Stratford and the surrounding areas are a fantastic place to bring up children and there is plenty going on for both pre-schoolers and over 4’s.
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Just Dance offers classes from age 2yrs and upwards. Styles covered are ballet, jazz, lyrical and show case.
Mondays 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Tuesdays 5:15pm and 6pm
Air track gymnastics at Wilmcote Village Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9XL
Thursdays 5pm and 5:45pm
Air track gymnastics at Meon Vale Village Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 8QR
Saturdays at Stratford Girls’ Grammar School, Shottery Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9HA
– Mini Gems 9am-10am
– Mini Gems advance 10am-11am
– Little gems 11am-12:30pm
– Diamonds 12:30pm-2pm
Tel: 07789 865659
Indoor, bespoke, ASA registered swim school based in the private gardens of The Grange in the village of Broom
– 9:00am-10:00pm Monday to Friday, and 9.00am-6pm Saturday (closed Sundays).
BABY & TODDLER CLASSES:
– Structured adult participation sessions to introduce young children to water.
– Classes run in the mornings on Monday to Friday dependent on age group.
– Aimed at 3 and 4 year olds.
– The year before a child starts full time school is a fantastic opportunity to teach swimming and basic water safety skills.
Where: The Grange, Mill Lane, Broom, Alcester, B50 4HS
Tel: 01789 772249
Child lessons every school night from 3:15pm to 7:15pm and Saturdays 9am to 12 noon; also preschool froglets and parent & baby; aquanatal on Fridays. Private lessons also available.
Where: Bunkers Hill Swimming, Barton Road, Welford Upon Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 8HQ
Tel: 01789 751016
Private swimming pool located just outside of Stratford-upon-Avon. Heated to 32.6°C. The pool is 10m x 5.5m with a depth 1m which gradually deepens to 2m. Host to Swim Schools; Flippers, Water Babies, Turtle Tots, Puddle Ducks, Aqua Beans. Lessons available for all ages from babies to adults.
Aqua fit, Aqua Natal classes and Private Pool Hire sessions are also available.
Where: Croft House Pool, Banbury Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 7NF
Tel: 01789 295885 or 07791 554013
Various classes for children from age 3 in ballet, modern theatre, tap and drama.
When: Classes take place all day Saturday and after school on Monday to Thursday evenings
Where: New Broad Street, Stratford-Upon-Avon, CV37 6HW
Tel: 01789 296133
JNB Dance Academy offers high quality training in a wide variety of dance styles, including classical ballet, modern jazz, tap, contemporary and commercial. We have a dance class to suit everyone!
We offer pre-school classes two mornings a week for children aged 2+, both with parents/guardians and independent sessions, in order to give them a fun and creative introduction to dance.
Our after school sessions offered in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and commercial allow students to develop their own style and build up their technique, creativity and performance skills.
Mondays and Thursdays; 9.30-10.15am for pre-schoolers
Where: Featherbed Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0ER
Tel: 07516723024 or 07776373471
Sessions for toddlers, juniors, 11+ and beyond.
The MUM & ME preschool sessions run 7 days per week, 50 weeks per year (closed during the two weeks over Christmas and all bank holidays).
Where: Unit 5 Featherbed Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0ER
Tel: 07776 373471
Dance and Gymnastics classes for children ages 3-15yrs.
Classes at Stratford High School on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays in Ballet, Freestyle, Gymnastics and Lyrical.
4.30-5.00pm Under 6 Gymnastics (with our new tumble track!)
5.00-5.30pm Under 6 Ballet
5.30-6.15pm Intro to competition class
6.15-7.00pm Beginner Ballet
5.30-6.30pm Beginner Dance (freestyle and lyrical)
6.30-7.30pm Advanced Lyrical
10.00-11.00am Beginner Dance
11.00-12.00pm Beginner Gymnastics (with tumble track)
12.00-12.45pm Boys only Dance
All classes are FREE to try and then pay as you go after.
All children have the chance to dance in shows, take exams, compete with our competition team or just dance for fun and to make lots of friends.
Where: Stratford High School, Alcester Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9DH
Tel: 07875847353 / 07874881528
Years 3 and 4 girls needed urgently!
Mondays: Evening (term time) at Stratford Girls Grammar School, Shottery Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9HA
Thursdays: Evening (term time) at Stratford Leisure Centre, Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6YY
Email: Ellen Lavery on email@example.com
Swimsmiths are committed to providing the best swimming teaching for your child. All our lessons work towards the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) Learn to Swim Framework. The plan prides itself on offering a structure that enables swimmers to progress in a fun environment.
When: Monday to Saturday
Where: The Croft Preparatory School, Loxley Road, Alveston, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7RL
Tel: 07956 319781
Offers activities for boys and girls aged 6-14.
Beavers: Mondays 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Cubs: Mondays 6:45pm to 8.15pm
Scouts: Thursdays 7pm to 8.30pm
Where: Scout Hut, Rear of Home Guard Club, Main Street, Tiddington, Warwickshire, CV37 7AY.
Email: Mike Hayward firstname.lastname@example.org
Mondays: 6pm to 7pm for children aged 5+ and adults 7pm to 8pm at Rosebird Community Hall, Shipston Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 8LU
Wednesdays: 11am women’s only beginner class at Stratford Methodist Church Hall, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BG
Wednesdays: 5pm to 6pm for children aged 5-11 years at Stratford Methodist Church Hall, Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BG
Tel: Luke/Ed Mountney 07976 247182 or 01386 831695
SPECIAL OFFER: Free taster class