Activities

Spring Term 2022 Activity Guide

07/01/2022

We have created a list of classes that are for babies, toddlers, and older children. We have everything from sports to art and craft, coding to dance, and everything in between! Please check the website for exact dates.


Acrodance Battersea

Acrodance’s pre-school program aimed for children aged 3-5yrs will see your child improve in balance, strength and flexibility, as well as, coordination, rhythm and motor skills. These classes are a mix of music song and dance, strengthening and flexibility poses and beginner tumbling steps and foundations e.g. back bends, splits, forward rolls, handstands, cartwheels.

Age: 3 to 5 years

Date and Time: Thursday mornings 10 am – 11 am

Location: BBO Studios in Battersea, SW181TA

Website: https://taylorcadona.aidaform.com/acrodance-battersea / Email: Misstaylorsdanceclasses@gmail.com

 

All Stars Tennis

Get the year off to a smashing start and join us on our After School Clubs and/or Saturday Clubs. All Star Tennis are all about learning tennis techniques and developing skills in a fun environment. You can join them for both halves of the term or just the second, the choice is yours!

Age: 3 years to teens

Dates: 10th January – 12th February & 21st February – 26th March

Location: Wandsworth Common, King George’s Park, Tooting Common, Leaders Gardens, Furzedown Rec, Wandsworth Park

Website: www.allstartennis.co.uk/junior-clubs/

 

Amanda’s Action Club

Amanda’s Action Club offer fun and active physical development classes for children ages 4 months to 3 years.

Age: 4 months to 3 years

Location: Broomwood Methodist Church, Kyrle Road (off Broomwood Road), Wandsworth, London, SW11 6BD

Dates and Times: Classes commence from Thursday 2nd September. Times: 9.45am to 10.30am and 10.30am to 11.15am

Website: https://amandasactionclub.co.uk/

 

Art- K Clapham and Art-K Wandsworth

Art-K is a creative hub for children from the ages 6-18 which provides children with a rounded art education in drawing, painting and 3D modelling. Our Art class environment is encouraging, inclusive and non-competitive.

Locations: Clapham 40 North St, Clapham Common, SW4 0HD, Wandsworth 93 East Hill, London SW18 2QD

Dates and Times:

Clapham Branch 

  • Monday         4.15pm-5.30pm,  6.30pm-7.45pm
  • Tuesday         4.30pm-5.45pm
  • Wednesday   4.15pm-5.30pm
  • Thursday       5.20pm-6.35pm
  • Friday            4.15pm-5.30pm
  • Saturday        9.00am-10.30am, 11.15am-12.45pm, 2.00pm-3.30pm
  • Sunday           9.00am-10.30am, 11.15am-12.45pm, 2.00pm-3.30pm

Wandsworth Branch 

  • Tuesday          4.35pm-5.50pm, GCSE class    6.30pm-7.45pm
  • Wednesday   4.00pm-5.15pm
  • Thursday        4.35pm-5.50pm
  • Friday             4.35pm-5.50pm
  • Saturday         9.00am-10.35am, 11.00am-12.20pm, 2.00pm-3.30pm

Age: 6-18 years

Website: https://www.art-k.co.uk/class-clapham/, https://www.art-k.co.uk/class-wandsworth/

 

Ashley Dance Academy 

Ashley Dance Academy offer Royal Academy of Dance Ballet, musical theatre Jazz and Tap classes in a friendly and professional environment.  Fun movement classes are available for pre-schoolers, building confidence and coordination. All ages and abilities welcome!

Age: For children from 2 years to adults

Locations: St. Barnabas Church, Clapham Common Northside

Website: https://www.ashleydanceacademy.co.uk/

 

⭐Baby College South West London

Baby College is unique, fun and sociable weekly development classes for parents/carers and little ones. Aligned with EYFS, these classes have been developed in Oxford by experts in Early Years Learning. Science-based and evidence-backed, they cater to 3 age groups from birth all the way to pre-school.

Dates, Times and Locations:

  • Tuesdays at Fresh Ground 68 Battersea Rise, SW11 1EQ. Times: 9:30am Infants (0-9m), 10:30am Toddlers (9-18m), 11:30am Juniors (18m-3y)
  • Thursdays at St Mary’s Church, Putney High Street, London SW15 1SN. Times: 9:30am Infants (0-9m), 10:30am Toddlers (9-18m), 11:30am Juniors (18m-3y)

  • Fridays at St John the Divine, Garratt Ln, London SW18 4EH. Times: 9:15am Infants (0-9m), 10:15am Toddlers Plus (9m – 3y)

Website: https://www.babycollege.co.uk/battersea-to-richmond

⭐Baby College is offering 10% discount on term bookings, email priya@babycollege.co.uk to avail the discount.

 

Baby Sensory

Baby sensory is a multi-award winning class specifically designed for babies from birth to 13 months. The classes assist with early learning and development through a variety of activities including: signing, massage, light shows, brain games, messy play, songs and puppet shows.

Age: For babies from birth to 13 months

Dates, Times and Locations:

  • Monday @ Balham Scout Centre: 9.45am – 10.30am (birth to 13 months), 11.00am – 11.45am (seven to 13 months), 12.15pm – 01.00pm (birth to six months), 01.30pm – 02.15pm (birth to 13 months)
  • Tuesday @ Balham Scout Centre: 9.45am – 10.30am (birth to 13 months), 11.00am – 11.45am (seven to 13 months), 12.15pm – 01.00pm (birth to six months), 01.30pm – 02.15pm (birth to 13 months)
  • Wednesday @ Effra Space, Brixton: 10.00am – 10.35am (birth to 13 months), 11.00am – 11.35am (birth to 13 months), 12.00pm – 12.35pm (birth to six months), 01.00pm – 01.35pm (birth to 13 months)
  • Thursday @ Clapham Methodist Church: 9.45am – 10.30am (birth to 13 months), 11.00am – 11.45am (seven to 13 months), 12.15pm – 01.00pm (birth to six months), 01.30pm – 02.15pm (birth to 13 months)
  • Friday @ MyGym Battersea – 10.00am – 10.35am (birth to 13 months), 11.00am – 11.35am (birth to 13 months), 12.00pm – 12.35pm (birth to six months)

Website: https://www.babysensory.com/clapham/

 

BAMA Martial Arts

BAMA kids kickboxing classes are high energy, respectful, safe, disciplined classes run by Chris Boado & his team. Each class is 60mins long & ensures children learn in a fun yet challenging environment.

Location: St Peter’s Hall, Prescott Place, SW4

Ages: 5 and above

Days and Times: Monday to Thursday 4.45 pm – 5.45 pm white belts, 5.45 pm – 6.45 pm senior belts

Website: http://www.bama.london/

 

BE Dance

BE.Dance classes focus on commercial dance, with fresh and fun choreography and also teach tap, musical theatre and lyrical dance styles. Taught by highly qualified and enthusiastic teachers, BE.Dance will motivate, encourage and inspire everyone who joins.

Ages: 4-18 years

Days and Locations:

  • Monday-Friday, Fresh Ground, 68 Battersea Rise, SW11 1EQ
  • Thursday All Saints Church, Brundell Road, SW17 8DQ
  • Saturday Alderbrook School, Oldridge Road, SW12 8PP

Website: www.bedance.co.uk

 

⭐Butterfly Kids Yoga Club

Are you looking for a fun after school club for your children that will benefit the mind and the body? Would you like to spend some quality time with your children having fun together? Butterfly Kids Yoga Club offer toddler yoga, children’s yoga and family yoga classes in Wandsworth and Southfields. First class is free!

Age: walkers to 12 years

Location:  St John the Divine, Garratt Lane, Earlsfield and St Paul’s Community Centre in Southfields.

Dates and Times: 

  • Kids Yoga (4-7 years old): on Saturdays 10.15am at St John the Divine, Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, SW18 4EH
  • Toddler Yoga: Saturdays 9.30am at St John the Divine, Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, SW18 4EH

Website: https://www.butterflykidsyogaclub.com/

⭐ Clapham Mums partner: 10% off first term using the code DWW471

 

Dulwich Lawn Tennis Club Inclusive Tennis

Dulwich Tennis Club will now be running sessions for d/Deaf and disabled children aged 6 – 11 years. Sessions are £3 and are pay as you go, however the first session is free!

Age: 6- 11 years

Location: Dulwich Lawn Tennis Club

Website: http://bit.ly/dulwichtennis

 

Get Set Go

GetSetGo! Family Club in Putney offers a range of clubs and classes for all ages of children including their swim, ballet & martial arts academies. There are also fitness classes for grown ups and a range of prenatal, postnatal and parent/baby classes on offer too. 7 days a week

Age: 0 -15 years

Location: Tileman House, 133 Upper Richmond Rd, London SW15 2TR

Website: www.get-set-go.com/club-putney

 

Hartbeeps

Hartbeeps offers musical, magical and multi-sensory sessions for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers! To join the exciting adventures, find your nearest class on the website.

Age: 0 to 4 years old

Locations, Dates and Times:

  • Contact Centre, Clapham Common, SW4 9EH  on Mondays. Times: 9.30am Happy house, 10.30am Beeps, 11.30am Baby bells
  • My Gym Battersea 140 Battersea Park Rd, SW11 4NB on Wednesdays. Times: 9.30am Happy house, 10.30am Beeps, 11.30am Baby bells
  • Fresh Ground, 68 Battersea Rise, SW11 1EQ on Thursdays. Times: 1.30pm Baby bells, 2.30pm Beeps, 3.30pm Happy house

Website: www.hartbeeps.com

 

⭐Jigsaw Arts

Jigsaw Performing Arts Schools offer drama, singing and dance classes for children aged 3-18 at Chestnut Grove Academy. Their classes are an excellent way to build confidence and social skills whilst engaging in exciting, fun and inspiring sessions.

Age: For children 3 – 18 years

Location: Chestnut Grove Academy, Balham, SW12 8JZ

Dates and Times: Classes are on Saturdays

  • 3-4 years: 9.30 am – 11.00 am, 11.30 am – 1.00 pm  (£30 two-week trial)
  • 5- 6 years: 9.30 am – 11.00 am, 11.30 am -1.00 pm  (£30 two-week trial)
  • 7-18 years: 10 am – 1.00 pm  (£60 two-week trial)

Website: https://www.jigsaw-arts.co.uk/performing-arts-school/balham

⭐ FREE welcome bag and t-shirt to all Clapham Mums.

 

Julian Cousins Sports

Julian Cousins offers a comprehensive range of tennis coaching for all ages and abilities at his base in Clapham Common.

Age, Dates and Times:

  • Mini Red 4-7yrs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday 4pm
  • Mini Orange/touch tennis 8-12yrs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday 5pm
  • Teenage Tennis 12yrs-16yrs  Monday 6pm

Location: Clapham Common Tennis Courts

Website: https://www.juliancousinssports.com/

 

Lavender Leonardos Children’s Art School

Lavender Leonardos is a small independent, children’s art studio set in a unique creative space in Battersea. Their mission is to teach and inspire children and adults of all levels of experience, in a fun and friendly environment.

Age: 6 years+

Location: Lavender Hill, SW11 5QL

Website: www.lavenderleonardos.art

 

⭐Little Giants Volleyball

The Little Giants Volleyball club has established juniors’ sessions seven days a week for two age groups: 7 to 12 years old and 12 to 18 years old.

Age: 7-18 years

Location: Clapham Leisure Centre, Caius House Youth Centre, Crystal Palace NSC, Brixton Recreation Centre

Website: https://www.claphammums.com/2021/little-giants-volleyball

⭐ Clapham Mums partner: 20% off, email littlegiantsvolleyballclub@gmail.com

 

⭐London Russian Ballet School

Be taught by Bolshoi, Mariinsky and English National Ballet Professionals! London Russian Ballet School, is 5 mins walk from Clapham North, and they welcome boys and girls 6-12years of all levels, to attend Ballet, Stretch & Contemporary daily.  Bursaries available, enquiries – info@lr-bs.com.

Age: 6-12 years

Location: 42 Clapham Manor Street London SW4 6DZ

Website: https://londonrussianballetschool.com/childrens-ballet/

⭐ Clapham Mums partner: 10% off using the code CM10.

 

Omnibus Young Company

Young Company members are encouraged to use theatre and the arts to build confidence and develop skills in an inclusive, safe and fun environment. These dynamic sessions cover different aspects of creating new theatre –including script-writing, directing, acting and stage design.

Age: 5 to 16 years

Location: Omnibus Theatre

Dates and Times: Saturday mornings

  • 9am – 10am 5 – 7 year olds
  • 10am – 11am 8 – 10 year olds
  • 11:15am – 1pm 11 – 16 year olds

Website: https://www.omnibus-clapham.org/young-company/

 

Open Air Fit

After school football for children in Reception through to Year Five led by popular former professional player Mel Capleton. The session will involve learning new skills, practising drills and finishing with a game.

Saturday football for kids 3-12 years, split by age groups. technique of each child, aimed at working on mobility, fitness, technical ability, strategy and social skills.  Every week, children play small-sided games so they all have the opportunity to get plenty of touches of the ball as well as helping them to become more comfortable and improve their skills – vital to a child’s development and growing confidence.

Age: 2 to 14 years

Location: Wandsworth Common in the Dog Free Zone (the fenced off area next to the Skylark Cafe by Dorlcote Road).

Website: https://openairfit.com/

 

Play with Clay

Fun, creative pottery classes for children 6yr and over. After one or two suggested projects to introduce a few different techniques in hand-building, children will get the freedom to work on their own ideas and have a very creative experience with clay making. The classes are in run in a very informal, fun atmosphere.

Location: Streatham & Clapham High School, 42 Abbotswood Road, Streatham SW16 1AW

Age: 6 years+

Dates and Times: 8 January, 15 January, 22 January, 29 January, 5 February and 12 February. Three classes: 9am – 10.30am, 10.30am – 12pm, 12pm – 1.15pm

Website: www.play-with-clay.com / Email: info@play-with-clay.com / Telephone: 07930 413 649

 

Playball

The Playball programs follow a holistic approach and offer learning opportunities and experiences relating to the cognitive, physical, social and emotional development of the child. Playball takes advantage of developmental windows of opportunity by providing a wide range of suitable movement skills and physical activities in a safe and secure environment – perfect for optimal learning!

Location: Clapham Common, Battersea Park, South Park Fulham, St Lukes Chelsea, Brockwell Park, Dulwich Park, Greenwich Park

Website: https://playballlondon.com/venues

 

Pointe Black

Pointe black is a Black owned ballet school in Battersea, offering classes to all ages! Their youngest student of 16 months, all the way to esteemed adult class, there is truly something for everybody. But this is more than just ballet, they campaign for racial equity, diversity and inclusion with the ballet world, as well as providing a studio where everyBODY is included.

Location: St John Bosco College

Ages, Dates, and Times:

  • Adults class £11 : Saturday’s 12noon – 1pm
  • G Troupe class £5 (under 5’s): 1:30pm – 2pm
  • J Troupe class £10 (5 – 10’s): 2pm – 3pm
  • M Troupe class £10 (11 – 14): 3pm – 4pm

Website: https://www.pointeblack.co.uk/

 

⭐PSSA London

Pop School & Stage Academy  prides itself in offering first class performing arts training for stage and screen in a supportive and fun environment.

Age: children aged 6-16 years

Location: St Anne’s School, St Ann’s Hill, SW18 2RU

Dates and Times: Classes are on Saturdays: Little Stage Academy (4-6 yrs)  10:00 am – 11:30 am  &   11:30 am – 1 pm   and Pop School & Stage Academy (6-16 yrs) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Website: https://pssa.co.uk/pssa-book-a-course/

⭐free trial and uniform t-shirt upon enrolment with discount code WCD768 when booking trial

 

⭐Rugbytots

The fun, structured play sessions are for boys and girls from 2-7 years old and take them on a journey of sporting imagination with engaging and energetic coaches supporting them every step of the way whilst teaching how to catch, pass, kick, run with the ball and play as part of a team. Rugbytots offer a FREE trial before signing up .

Age: 2-7 years

Location: Fresh Ground, Battersea Rise, SW11 1EQ

Dates and Times: Classes are held on Saturdays

  • 8.35am – 9.05 am – 2 years – 3.5 years (although we can take children from 18 months)
  • 9.10am – 9.55 am – 3.5 years – 5 years
  • 10am – 2 years – 3.5 years
  • 10.35am – 5 years – 7 years

Website: www.rugbytots.co.uk

⭐ Clapham Mums partner: 10% off first term, email josh@rugbytots.co.uk to get your code

 

Stagecoach Putney

Stagecoach performing arts Putney offers drama, dance and singing classes for children 4 to 18 years every Friday and Saturday at Brandlehow school SW15. Two week trials are available, no experience necessary just bags of enthusiasm!

Location: Brandlehow School

Ages, Dates, and Times:

Early Stages (90 minutes) : 4 to 6 years

  • Fridays: 4.15pm
  • Saturdays: 9.00am, 9.15 am, 11.15am & 2.15pm

Main Stages (3hours): 6 to 18 years

  • Fridays: 5pm
  • Saturdays: 10am or 2.30pm

Website: www.Stagecoach.co.uk/putney

 

Teddy Tennis

Teddy Tennis inspires children to get active and to learn to play tennis. It works by combining music, pictures and teddy bear characters into a totally interactive learning adventure that young children love.

Location: Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 4NJ

Ages: 2- 6+ yrs

Website: https://teddytennisuk.co.uk/centre/battersea/

 

⭐Tin Pan Annie

Tin Pan Annie Music run their award-winning music classes for babies & Young children in Clapham and Streatham Hill/ Balham area. Classes are jam packed with songs,  dancing, sensory scarves, puppets, percussion and bubbles and most importantly accompanied by real acoustic guitar.

Age: From babies from 4 months to 5 years

Dates, Time and Locations: 

  • Tuesdays at St Thomas’ Church, Telford Avenue, Streatham Hill, SW2 4XW with Tin Pan Harry at 9.45am (6months-3 years) and 10.30am (6months-3 years)
  • Wednesdays at St Barnabas’ Church, Clapham Common Northside, SW4 9SW with Tin Pan Annie at 3pm (babies), 3.45pm (6months-3 years) and 4.30pm (6months-4 years)
  • Thursdays at St Barnabas’ Church, Clapham Common Northside, SW4 9SW with Tin Pan Harry at 9.45am (6months-3 years), 10.30am (6months-3 years) and 11.15am (babies)
  • Fridays at St Thomas’ Church, Telford Avenue, Streatham Hill, SW2 4XW with Tin Pan Harry at 9.45am (babies) and 10.30am ages (6months-3 years)

Website: tinpanannie.co.uk/classes

⭐ Clapham Mums partner: 20% discount off your first booking of 6 classes or more. Please contact Tin Pan Annie to avail this offer.

 

Try Time Kids Rugby

Try Time Kids Rugby are passionate about getting children running around outside whatever the weather, being active, having loads of fun and learning valuable, lifelong skills. Book a trial and come try them out.

Location: Battersea Park (near the Albert car park just outside the café), Clapham Common (next to bandstand and cafe), Wandsworth Common (near the playground and café), Streatham Common, Tooting Commons, Brockwell Park

Date: Saturday and Sunday mornings (check website for nearest location, dates and times)

Age: For children between 2 to 7 years

Website: https://www.trytimekidsrugby.com/

 

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