Activities

Spring Term 2024 Activity Guide

09/01/2024

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.


All Star Tennis

2024 see’s All Star Tennis celebrate 25years in Wandsworth! Join their weekly classes for toddlers to teens, and adults too.  Helping everyone to develop and progress their game in a fun a friendly environment. Clubs are suitable for all levels, with groupings depending on age and ability. With limited spaces still available, join them on court saving 20% on your booking with code SPRING20!

Age: 3 to teens

Date: Spring 1st Half courses run between 13th January to 10th February and the second half runs 19th February to 28th March.

Locations: Wandsworth Common, King George’s Park, Tooting Common, Wandsworth Park, Leader’s Gardens and Furzedown Rec

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

 

Angel Swim London

Angel Swim run private swim lessons for babies and children with small classes of 4:1 and 2:1 in warm, private swimming pools 30 – 32 degrees with incredible, experienced instructors.

Locations:

  • Chelsea – Park Walk Primary School SW10 0AY
  • Balham – Alderbrook Primary School SW12 8PP
  • Battersea – Latchmere Leisure Centre SW11 5AD

Website: https://www.angelswim.london/

 

Art- K Clapham and Art-K Wandsworth

Art-K Clapham and Wandsworth provide weekly art classes for children ages 6-16 and adults, running throughout the Spring term. They explore materials such as clay, water colour paints, acrylic paints, oil pastels, soft pastels and sketching pencils through a mixture of 2D and 3D projects

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

Age: 6-18 years

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

 

Baby Sensory –  Read Clapham Mums article

Baby sensory is a multi-award winning class specifically designed for babies from birth to 13 months to aid your child’s development, give you loads of ideas to continue at home, and not to mention have a great time with us every week.  The programme is founded on decades of scientific research and is packed with an incredible variety of sounds, smells, lights, textures, music, dance, signing, massage and so much more.

Classes in Balham – Monday and Tuesdays, Brixton – Wednesdays, Clapham – Thursdays and Battersea – Fridays.

Age: For babies from birth to 13 months

Website: www.babysensory.com/clapham or www.babysensory.com/balham 

 

Funky Moves

Funky Moves is a five star dance company providing high quality, energetic and insanely fun dance classes and parties for kids in Clapham. EVERY.BODY.DANCE. That’s our ethos so they’d love as many kids as possible to experience their funky vibe and get their bodies moving!

Age: 4 to 12 years

Location: Harris Academy, Clarence Avenue

Dates: Sat 6th January – 23rd March (no class on 10th & 17th Feb due to half term)

Times: 9.30am – 10.20am (Ages 4-6 Yrs) / 10.30am – 11.30am (7-12 Yrs)

Website: https://www.funkymoves.com/

 

Hartbeeps

Multi award winning immersive, sensory music classes for the little folk and their grown ups! Filled with original music, sensory lighting and textures, massage, dress up and role play. Classes for Newborn-4 years old in Brixton and Clapham on Mondays, Wandsworth on Mondays and Thursdays, Battersea on Wednesdays and Thursdays and others. Hartbeeps is inspired by curiosity, backed by research and sprinkled with magic since 2003

Age: 0 to 4 years old

Website: https://bookeo.com/hartbeepswestandswlondon

 

Julian Cousins Sports – Read Clapham Mums article

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 Tennis 4-6 years Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday at 4 pm
  • Juniors 7-12 years Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday at 5 pm
  • Teenage Tennis 12 years+  Monday 6 pm

Location: Clapham Common Tennis Courts

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

 

Junction Theatre Academy

Get ready for a magical journey as JTA unveil the spellbinding theme for their next term’s skills term: ‘Magic at the Musicals’! Whether you’re captivated by the gravity-defying world of Wicked, the whimsical charm of Mary Poppins, the hilarious adventures of Shrek, or the magical allure of Aladdin, this term is set to be filled with theatrical magic!

 Age : 5-15

Dates: Saturdays, January 6th-March 30th (12x Weeks, week off February 17th)

Times: 10am-1pm (3 hours)

Location: Lambeth College, Clapham Common

Price:  Young Creative (Clapham Mums Discount): £17.50/per week (paid termly)

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

 

Lavender Leonardos Children’s Art School

Lavender Leonardos is a small independent, children’s art studio set in a unique creative space in Battersea. Our mission is to teach and inspire children and adults of all levels of experience, in a fun and friendly environment. They offer in person and online art classes with sessions aimed at 6yrs+, 9yrs+ & 13yrs+, in addition to 1:1 tuition, birthday parties and printmaking.

Age: 6 years+

Location: Lavender Hill, SW11 5QL

Website: www.lavenderleonardos.art

 

⭐Little Giants Volleyball – Read Clapham Mums article

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

 

Open Air Fit

Saturday Football for kids age 2-12

Led by popular former professional player Mel Capleton, high level football coaching expertise is used to develop the skill and 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. For children age 3-12 and are split into age appropriate groups.

Location: Wandsworth Common in the Dog Free Zone opposite the Skylark Cafe

Dates and Times: 13 January – 30 March – (12 weeks) from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Cost: £126 for the term (plus 10% sibling discount) or you can book individual tickets weekly @£12.00 per session

Website: www.openairfit.com/booking/

After School Football with Open Air Fit

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

Location: Wandsworth Common in the Dog Free Zone opposite the Skylark Cafe

Dates and Times:  Monday 15th January  – Monday 18th March.  9 weeks (excluding half term Feb 12th 2023)  from 04:00 pm

Cost:  £108 for the term

Website: www.openairfit.com/booking/

Goalkeeping Sessions for children age 8+
45 minute sessions run by former professional goalkeeper, Mel Capleton.  In these sessions the children will be working on speed, agility, quickness, ball handling, quick feet, positioning and how we put those together in a game situation.

Location: Wandsworth Common in the Dog Free Zone opposite the Skylark Cafe

Dates and Times: Thursday 11th January – Thursday 21st March  excluding half term Feb 16th (10 weeks) from 05:30 pm

Cost:  £120 for the term

Website: www.openairfit.com/booking/

 

Pointe Black

Pointe Black is a Black owned ballet company and offer regular classes, pop-ups & intensives fused with aspects of Black culture providing a safe, diverse & inclusive dance environment for all.

Technique classes (age 5y+) are held on Monday’s at BBO Battersea Reach, Juniper Dr, London SW18 1TA. Please check out their website for full Class information and everything Point Black, merchandise, opportunities to support us and links to socials

Age: 18 months to 15 years

Location: Caius House, 2 Holman Rd, London SW11 3R

Date and Time: Saturdays between 12:15-17:30

Website: www.pointeblack.co.uk

 

Robot Reg

Fabulous, fun and active phonics sessions with lots of music, singing and activities based on a letter sound a week with a good dose of silliness and bubbles. Minis classes are jam packed fun focusing on speech and language development and the Preschool classes are just as much fun but also have the advantage of giving your little one a boost when they start school!

Private tuition and group sessions as well as parties available on request.

Dates, Times, Age and Location: 

  • Mini Phonics with Robot Reg (for 1 and 2 year olds): Wednesdays at 10.15 am in the Clapham Contact Centre (SW4 9JU)
  • Preschool Phonics with Robot Reg (3 and 4 year olds): Fridays at 4pm in Northcote Library (SW11 6RD)

Website: https://robotreg.co.uk/pages/battersea-and-clapham Email:- lara@robotreg.co.uk Mobile:- 07954 622 371

 

⭐ The Little Gym Wandsworth and Fulham – Read Clapham Mums Article

The Little Gym’s child development-focused weekly gymnastics classes are now back for 2024, offering a physically engaging and enriching experience for children of all ages. Join them as they foster real skills, confidence, self-esteem and a love for movement in a nurturing and fun environment”

Location: Unit 8, Compass House, Riverside West, Smugglers Way, London SW18 1DB

Age: Classes available for children from 4 months to 12 years

Dates and Times: Options every day of the week! -Please see our schedule link for class times.

Website: https://wandsworthfulham.thelittlegym.co.uk/

⭐The Little Gym Wandsworth and Fulham is offering £40 off to all Clapham Mums subscribers who would like to join their programme.

 

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