Monday Baby and Toddler Classes in South, East and West Leeds.

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Water confidence builds life confidence.

Our leading swim programme has been developed to build water confidence and skills throughout your little one’s first five years. We work closely with Swim England, the national governing body for swimming, and we’ve woven their learn to swim framework through our programme. You’ll love nothing more than seeing their progression as your little one moves from fun floating, kicking and splashing to swimming independently.

And not only will your little one develop key aquatic skills, but we’ll also give them the knowledge to keep themselves safe. By the end of their journey, your child will be able to independently swim to the side and climb out to safety, wherever they are.

You can be safe in the knowledge that you’re learning from the best. Our teachers are the only ones who can hold Swim England’s Level 3 qualification, the highest that can be achieved. And they’re the most passionate around, there to guide you at every stroke of your little one’s journey. Because the more confident they are in the water, the more confident they’ll be out of it too.

So what are you waiting for? When they’re ready, we’re ready.


01943 862802
horseyhorsey@waterbabies.co.uk
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Bloom Wakefield provides multi-sensory baby development classes for babies from 6 weeks to 15 months old.

We are passionate about Babies and Mothers well-being; we aim to provide friendly, fun classes to promote both bonding and babies development.

 

🐛Caterpillar Club 0-6 months
A musical sensory baby development class for younger babies featuring a calming baby massage at the end of class to ensure a long nap for your baby.

🐝Busy Bees 6 months-15 months
A fun musical baby development class focusing on both gross and fine motor skills, language and communication and body awareness. A fun bright class aimed at strengthening the bond and making both mum and baby smile.

We have small, welcoming classes and a new theme every week.

 

Local Classes

Mondays Busy Bees 10:00am

Mondays Caterpillar Club 11:15am

Bell Lane Community Centre, Ackworth, WF7 7JH

 

Tuesdays Busy Bees 10:30am

Tuesdays Caterpillar Club 11:45am

Sandal Methodist Church, Sandal, WF1 5NU

 

Wednesdays Busy Bees 10:00am

Wednesdays Caterpillar Club 11:15am

The Brig, 1 Saint Mary’s Road, Normanton, WF6 2JH

 

WednesdaysBusy Bees 10:30am

WednesdaysCaterpillar Club 11:45am

Xplore Soft Play, Xscape, Castleford, WF10 4TA

 

Thursdays Busy Bees 10:00am

Thursdays Caterpillar Club 11:15am

Xplore Soft Play, Xscape, Castleford, WF10 4TA

 

Thursdays Busy Bees 10.15am

Thursdays Caterpillar Club 11.30am

Hemsworth Community Centre, Hemsworth, Pontefract, WF9 4LN

 

Thursdays Busy Bees 10:00am

Thursdays Caterpillar Club 11.15am

Rothwell Methodist Church, Butcher Lane, Rothwell, Leeds, LS26 0DB

 

Fridays Busy Bees 10:00am

Fridays Caterpillar Club 11:15am

Ferrybridge Progressive Club, Knottingley, WF11 8JX

 

Fridays Busy Bees 10:00am

Fridays Caterpillar Club 11:15am

St Mary’s Church, Church Lane, Garforth, LS25 1NR


 07837 957351
emma@bloombabyclasses.com
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Funky Jives classes are fun movement to music and dance sessions using a variety of dance props (pom poms, scarves, ribbons, maracas, handbells and hoops). We also enjoy parachute and bubble fun at the end of the children’s sessions.

Weekly classes:
  • Mondays: Tinies (1-3yrs) 9.30-10:15am
  • Mondays: Under 5s (3-5yrs) 10:30-11:15am
  • Fridays: Tinies. (1-3yrs) 9.30-10:15am
  • Fridays: Under 5s (3-5yrs) 10:30-11:15
All classes take place at Walton School of Dance, Barleyhill Road, Garforth, LS25 1DW.
Any questions or queries please email me.
Class prices are £5 per session or £4.50 per session when booking a block with Half price sibling
Party prices start at £30 (1 hour)
Community workshops start at £20
For Childminding, nurseries and schools please get in touch to discuss

07540 893173
funkyjives@gmail.com
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Free events for under 5s and their grown ups, just turn up. Singing and rhymes, stories and music!

Monday, 10:30-11:30 – Dewsbury Road, Headingley, Pudsey

Monday, 13:30-14:30 – Oakwood

Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 – Beeston, Halton, Hunslet, Moor Allerton, Morley, Otley

Tuesday, 13:30-14:30 – Bramley

Wednesday,10:30-11:30 – Ardsley and Tingley, Calverley,  Chapeltown, Garforth, Guiseley, Rothwell

Wednesday, 13:30-14:30 – Horsforth, Kippax, Wetherby

Thursday, 10:30-11:30 – Armley, Central, Chapel Allerton, Middleton, Seacroft, Yeadon

Thursday, 13:30-14:30 – Holt Park

Friday, 10:30-11:30 – Compton Road, Crossgates

Friday, 13:30-14:30 – Farsley

Enrol your child in a Pyjama Drama class today and watch their communication skills and confidence soar!

Not a stage school or an ‘acting’ class, Pyjama Drama develops key skills by creating imaginary worlds for children to explore through play. From blasting into space, swimming with mermaids, taking baby to the doctor or dancing with the dragons, each weekly adventure supports language and communication, develops physical skills, and targets social skills like confidence and co-operation.Classes for babies and children up to 7 years. Sing, dance, pretend and play, make friends along the way and develop skills for life!

No obligation three-week trial available. For more information email sara@pyjamadrama.com


0113 834 6522
sara@pyjamadrama.com
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We are passionate about music and the amazing developmental benefits it has on young children!!

Rhythm Time is an award-winning provider of multi-sensory, fun and educational music classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Our classes include a variety of multi-sensory musical activities designed to enhance the development of your little one delivered in a friendly and relaxed setting.  Lots of fun for everyone!!

“Rhythm Time has been absolutely amazing for me and my daughter.  We have been going to class since she was 12 weeks old and is now 17 months!  I have met wonderful friends and it allow my daughter to come out of her shell (she is a little shy!!) in a kind and nurturing environment.  I cannot recommend it enough and hope to be coming to class for months to come yet!!!”

Local classes

Monday

  • 9.40am- The Church of the Nazarene, Albion Street, Morley, Leeds LS27 9BX – Toddlers (13 months +)
  • 10.20am- The Church of the Nazarene, Albion Street, Morley, Leeds LS27 9BX – Toddlers (13 months +)

Tuesday

  • 9.40am- The Old School Room, Tong Lane, Tong, Bradford, BD4 0RP- Toddlers (13 months +)
  • 10.25am- The Old School Room, Tong Lane, Tong, Bradford, BD4 0RP- Baby (0-13 months)

Thursday

  • 9.30am- Tingley Methodist Church, Westerton Road, Tingley, Wakefield, WF3 1BD- Pre- School (3-5 years)
  • 10.10am- Tingley Methodist Church, Westerton Road, Tingley, Wakefield, WF3 1BD- Toddlers (13 months+)

Friday

  • 9.30am- Spen Victoria Cricket Club, Spen Lane, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, BD19 4PJ- Toddlers (13 months +)
  • 10.15am- Spen Victoria Cricket Club, Spen Lane, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, BD19 4PJ- Pre- School (3-5 years)

07725 574900
lauren.l@rhythmtime.org
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A1 Football Factory

Premium Indoor 3G football pitches, fun house indoor adventure / soft play area & sports bar. Adult 5-a-side, kids’ parties, kids’ coaching and school holiday camps available. Football development programmes from key skills (age 2+) to elite level.

Soccer Tots runs Monday, Friday, Sun for 2-4yrs

Soccer 7 runs Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday for 4+yrs

Advanced Development Programme runs Thursday, Friday for 7+ yrs.

 

A1 Football Factory, Tavern Works, Skinner Ln, Pontefract WF8 1HG. 01977 525545.

ARTventurers West Leeds

At Award-winning ARTventurers we run colourful, creative (often messy!) art, craft and creative play sessions for babies, toddlers and children!

The aim of ARTventurers sessions is to nurture and develop your child’s creativity. We provide them with the opportunities, guidance, inspiration and materials to EXPLORE, experiment and EXPRESS themselves through a range of COLOURFUL art, creative and sensory activities.

Mondays: Rawdon

Thursdays: Rawdon

Fridays: Pudsey

Email: gillwood@artventurers.co.uk

AVT Youth Academy – Mixed Martial Arts

AVT Youth Academy primarily focuses on offering Muay Thai kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for kids, both of which are incredibly technical sports that require a huge amount of application and discipline. Suitable for ages 4+. Call 07453 311972 for more info.

Based at Trident Fitness Gym, Howley Park Rd, Morley LS27 0QT.

Babyballet Leeds East & Tadcaster

Bringing the magic of Babyballet to children in the East Leeds area.

Our preschool dance and ballet syllabus offers four stages of ballet dance classes, for young children aged 6 months to 6 years, plus a tap class for children over 3 years.

Classes run in Colton, Sherburn in Elmet, Rothwell, Garforth, Tadcaster, Swillington.

Contact Miss Lea to enquire on 07856560252

Baby Swimmers

Why not bring your little one swimming! Baby Swimmers & Swimmers Academy runs classes from 6 weeks old up to 14 years old, with classes in Leeds every day. Through fun and games see your little one progress to a confident little swimmer! For older kids we develop stamina and technique. Call 0333 8008 345 for details.

Local classes at:

  • The Forum, Quarry Hill, LS2
  • Hilton Leeds, LS1
  • Holiday Inn, Garforth, LS25
  • Kool Kids, Bramley, LS13
  • Milestone School, Pudsey, LS28
  • Pennyfields, LS6
  • Temple Moor High School, LS15

Babyballet Leeds Central & North

Preschool dance classes for children aged 18 months to 6 years – fun and informal dance classes, teaching the basics of ballet. Including ballet and tap for boys and girls; babies, tots, toddlers, pre-schoolers and school starters.

Classes are Monday-Saturday in Morley, Middleton, Pudsey, Kirkstall, Yeadon, Alwoodley, Boston Spa, Horsforth, Moortown, Bramhope, Guiseley

Contact Jane or Louise on 07702 965932.

Caroline Dixon Street Dance & Drama

Street dance classes

Age 3-6 years Mondays 4.15-5pm

Age 6-12 years Mondays & Tuesdays 5-6pm

Drama classes

Tuesdays 6-7pm suitable for age 5-16 years.

Kippax ex-service and social club, Church Lane, Kippax. Contact Caroline Dixon via Facebook for more information.

City of Leeds Trampolining Club

We have trampoline lessons for all abilities! Participants are taught the basic shapes and somersaults, and recreational lessons follow the British Gymnastics reward scheme recording achievements with certificates, badges and medals. Recreational classes from age 3 years, available every day. Contact us to book a free taster session.

Leeds Rebound Gymnastics Centre, 6 Gelderd Trading Estate, LS12 6BD. 0113 243 3881

DAZL Dance Classes

DAZL – Dance Action Zone Leeds offer safe, fun, energetic and affordable dance classes daily Mon-Sat at venues across South Leeds. DAZL has a focus on participation and reducing inequalities for children and young people across the city of Leeds. Activity is based in venues at the heart of the communities.

Contact 0113 270 6903 (ext 182) or 07519 018675.

Dream Time Baby Massage

Dream Time Baby Massage helps develop your baby’s senses through strong loving touch, song, gentle movement and social time. Building strong bonds and lasting memories between mum and baby. Our massage sessions involve singing, bubbles, yoga, soft gymnastics and a full baby massage every week with our special blend of Dream Time oils.

Little Wigglers (6m+) is an active, busy class for older babies who are interested in the world around them.These sessions involve advanced baby gymnastics, bonding through rough and tumble, singing, baby sign, and story time

Classes available in Horbury and Woodlesford.

Contact Fiona at fiona.dreamtime@gmail.com

First Touch Football Academy

A curriculum specific to toddlers, pre-schoolers and reception children. Sessions are 30 minutes and guarantee fun, confidence building, football basics, fundamental early-movement development, increasing social skills. It’s the perfect intro to football training and helps them gain the skills to give them a massive head start for the future. Outdoors all year-round.

Classes run at John Smeaton Leisure Centre, LS15 8TA on Mondays 4.30-5pm/ 5pm-5.30pm/ Wednesdays 5pm-5:30pm/ Fridays 5pm-5:30pm

Fun and Phonics

An award-winning pre-school program enjoyed by children of all pre-school ages. Every week we enjoy, Rhythm, Rhyme, Movement and introduce a new letter and sound through play; FUN games, crafts and Multi-Sensory activities.

Classes run on Mondays in Garforth; Monday and Wednesdays in Pudsey; Tuesdays in Tinshill, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in Crossgates.

Find online or call Claire for info 07845 454585.

Hargreaves Academy of Theatre Dance

Dance classes at Oulton and Swillington. Gymnastic, Street-dance, Ballet & Tap,
All ages from tiny tots.
Call 0790 4154382 for more info or find us on Facebook.

Helen Lamb School of Theatre Dance

The Helen Lamb School of Dance trains children of all ages and abilities, to an extremely high standard in ballet, tap, modern jazz, disco, gymnastic dance and musical theatre. We teach the love of dance in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Classes are held Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Rothwell Methodist church and Rothwell Scout hut. Contact Helen on 07956 424432.

The Hunslet Club

The Hunslet Club provides a wide ranging evening and weekend programme of youth based activities including football, drama, boxing, Irish dance, cheerleading, gymnastics, street dance and other leisure activities for hundreds of young people every week to help them reach their full potential and enjoy themselves. New members are always welcome

Hillidge Road, Hunslet, LS10 1BP. 0113 271 6489.

Junior Kitchen

COVID Update: numbers are restricted, and chairs and tables have been incorporated to enable parents to watch from a seated area.

Junior Kitchen teach, make, bake and decorate with children to create fun but educational cooking workshops.

Junior Kitchen is Open for Bookings: Parties, Tots, One on One, Weekend Baking, Schools, Clubs, Team Building, Cooking Lessons, Baking Lessons. Or Pop in midweek for a Coffee & Cake at the new Bakery and cake stand.

All bookings can be made via website: www.juniorkitchen.co.uk

1D Albion Street, Morley, LS27 8DT. 0113 253 7161

Leeds Gymnastics Club

Gymnastics club in Seacroft. Offering baby & toddler classes, recreational kids classes, men’s & women’s artistic classes, school holiday camps and more. Classes Monday-Saturday.

Limewood Road Seacroft Leeds LS14 1AB. 0113 265 66 62

Leeds Rebound Gymnastics Club

Daily gymnastics, tumbling and trampolining classes in South Leeds, suitable for age 3+.

Gymnastics promotes co-ordination, balance, flexibility and strength, as well as offering children the opportunity to make friends and have fun whilst working their way through British Gymnastics awards in order to gain badges, medals and certificates! Contact 0113 243 3881 for more info.

Leeds Rebound Gymnastics Centre, 6 Gelderd Trading Estate, LS12 6BD.

Leeds United Foundation Wildcats Girls Football

Have fun, make friends, play football with Leeds United Foundation Wildcats girl’s football. £3 per session and is for girls aged 5-11 years. Every Monday 4.30-5.30pm. Contact Gary on 0113 367 6598 for details.

Football World, Pontefract Lane, Leeds, LS9 0RA.

Little Buddies Multisports

Little Buddies is a fun multisports class for children under 5 years of age. Over the course of a 7 week block they will learn skills from a range of different sports such as Basketball, Football, Rugby, Tennis, Athletics, Gymnastics and much more.

All the sessions will be delivered by an experienced qualified P.E Teacher.

Mondays (term time)

9.30 – 10.20am  =  Confident walkers up to Age 3

10.30am  – 11.20am  =  Age 3 – 5 year olds

Venue:  Swillington Village Hall, Church Lane, Swillington, LS26 8DX. Email us at lbmltd@yahoo.com or find on Facebook

Lorraine School of Theatre Dance

We are an established local school covering a range of classes including: Ballet, Tap, Freestyle/Street dance, Musical Theatre, Modern Jazz, Theatrcraft, and Acro. Age range 3yrs upwards. Teachers CRB/DBS licensed. Give us a call or bob in for a chat.

Weekly classes held at Kippax Community Centre, Gibson Lane, Kippax, Leeds LS25 7BA

Enquiries to Lorraine 07904643502.

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Mini Maestros Wakefield

Mini Maestros offers creative music classes for babies as young as 3 months, toddlers and pre school children. Each session creates a relaxed environment for building confidence, social and basic music skills. We use a variety of simple percussion instruments, visual aids, action songs, nursery rhymes, games and more.

Classes run in;

  • Wrenthorpe
  • Outwood
  • Stanley
  • Horbury
  • Lofthouse

My Baby Can Dance Leeds

Pre-school activity sessions based on movement to music & multi sensory early years learning developing little ones physical & emotional needs. Recommended for age 1-4 years.

Classes running Mondays and Thursdays in Morley.

Contact Cheryl on 07508 118969, email cherylmbcd@gmail.com, or find on Facebook.

Number Train

Your child + number train = confidence in Maths! Climb aboard the Number Train as it takes your preschool child on a different journey of discovery each week – space travel, silly supermarket shopping, pirates, dinosaurs, zoo and more – all with an underlying focus on maths!

Classes run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday in Horsforth; Thursday and Friday in Oakwood. Contact Annette 07852 989523.

Parent & Carers Walking Wellbeing Group

A chance to meet other parents and carers, socialise and connect. Come with your young ones and bring your snacks and drinks for little ones. Free tea/ coffee for adults

Mondays 10.30-12pm

Meet at: The Old Gipton Fire Station, Gipton Approach, LS9 6NL

To register contact jessa@space2.org.uk/07734773951

Playbox

Mondays, Wednesdays & alternate Saturdays. 3-5pm

Creative activities, sports and games. Pop in and play! Open to all ages.

Rein Park (from Nov 2021, it will be in Kentmere Community Centre)

Puddle Ducks South Leeds

Puddle Ducks runs baby and toddler swimming classes in Wakefield, Barnsley and South Leeds. Our Baby & Pre-School programme (0-4 years) provides a wonderful bonding experience; progressive lesson plans instil water confidence and love of swimming. Classes taught by highly trained and qualified teachers.

Contact Faye and her team on on 07498 051476.

Read our Mumbler review of Puddle Ducks baby swimming classes in South Leeds.

 

Roche Blackbelt Academy

Here at our family run club the teaching of karate & kick boxing is a full time passion for us, our instructors are martial arts qualified and have been teaching for many years. Check out our fully fitted centre.

Classes run Monday to Saturday – call us today to book your free trial lesson 07557733918

SLP Junior Academy

SLP Junior Academy offers complete training for children from 2.5 years upwards in all aspects of The Performing Arts, to the highest standard. Acting, Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Musical Theatre, Arco, Tap, Tiny Tots classes. Classes run Monday-Saturday.

5 Chapel Lane, Garforth, LS25 1AG. 0113 286 8136

Striker Tots

Striker Tots teaches and develops basic football skills eg dribbling, passing, shooting and heading. Sessions also benefit children’s fitness, balance, co-ordination and social skills. From confident walkers up to 6 years.  See www.strikertots.co.uk for more details.

Local classes:

Mondays – Morley

Wednesdays – Morley / Ossett

Thursdays – Cleckheaton / Birstall

Fridays – Morley / Armley

Saturdays – Morley / Wakefield / AberfordCurrently on hold 18.10.20

Sundays – Ossett / Morley / Cleckheaton

The Hunslet Club

The Hunslet Club delivers a range of activities to children and young people aged from 18 months to 25 years. Regular weekly classes include gymnastics, boxing, football, rugby, dance, hip hop, cheer dance, majorettes, drama, ballet and tap.

Open 7 days a week with activities running 4pm–9pm weekdays and 9am-2pm weekends. Call 0113 271 6489 for details.

Tom Ball Live, TBL Academy

Tom Ball Live encompasses an Academy in Musical Theatre, Agency and Production Company. Our Academy specialises in dance, singing and drama. Private or group lessons. Combined or individual disciplines. Exams & productions. Find us online or call for info 0113 273 4843.

Limewood Road LS14 1LU Leeds, UK

Tumble Bees

Tumble Bees classes are based around the early years FUNdamentals of gymnastics. Action packed fun with songs and skills matching the themes. Learn to roll, balance, count, co-ordinate and socialise.

Monday – Friday at The Hive, Tingley.

Walk-In Wednesdays @ 12:30pm – Play Only sessions where no booking is required. Just turn up with your child up to 5years, pay £5 and supervise them. (siblings under 1 free).  A qualified gymnastics coach will be overlooking the session offering assistance/advice as needed.

Tel: 07866 618455 (Jayne Bellwood) Email: tumblebees@hotmail.co.uk

Under 5s Playgroup at Little Angels Soft Play & Cafe

Monday & Tuesday 9am-11.30am £2 per child

Unit 10/10A The Sugar Mill Business Park , Leeds

 

Walton School of Theatre Dance

Dance school in Garforth offering ballet, tap, modern, singing, gymnastics, national, jazz & hip-hop. With the opportunity to be involed in competitions, shows, galas and events. From age 2. Find our class timetable online or call for details.

Barleyhill road, Garforth, LS25. 07426 012288.

Water Babies Yorkshire Central & West

Water Babies runs fun, innovative baby swimming classes teaching vital water confidence and safety skills from birth. Our overall aim is to teach you to teach your baby to swim. Find us online or call for info 01943 862 802.

Leeds City Hilton, Neville Road, Leeds, LS1 4BX  – Monday  & Tuesday

Temple Moor School, Field End Grove, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 0PT  – Wednesday

ZEST Dance Studios

We offer classes in ballet, tap, modern jazz, theatre craft, musical theatre, freestyle and cheerleading. School holiday workshops, competitions and shows. Classes run Monday to Saturday, from age 2 years. Find us online or call for information. 

Zest Dance Studios, Woodkirk Valley Country Club, WF12 7JL. 07949 148328

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