Clubs for School Kids Stratford-upon-Avon

Wednesday 4yrs+

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.

Please contact the organisers directly if you would like to find out further information or to confirm class times or costs.

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Broom Swim School

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).

– 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

Bunkers Hill Swimming

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

Clopton Scout Group

Offers activities for boys and girls aged 6-11.

Beavers: Wednesdays 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Cubs: Wednesdays 6:30pm to 8pm

Where: Thomas Jolyffe Primary School, Clopton Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6TE

Email: Jo Benjamin

Croft House Pool Swimming

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

Hadland School Of Dance & Drama

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

JDC Dance Group

Dance classes, along with dance parties great for girls aged 3-13.  Parties last between 1hr-2hrs

When: Wednesdays – 5:30pm Baby Tots and 6:30pm Juniors

Where: Stratford Upon Avon High School, Alcester Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9DH

Tel: 07713 562094

JNB Dance Academy

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

JNB Gymnastics Academy

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

Shottery Scout Group

Offers activities for boys and girls aged 6-14.

Beavers: Wednesdays 6pm to 7pm

Cubs: Thursdays 6.30pm to 8pm

Scouts: Tuesdays 7pm to 8:30pm

Where: Scout Hut, The Willows, Off Albany Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6PQ

Email: Kath Pester

Stratford Hockey Club

When: Wednesdays (term time September to Easter) 6pm to 7pm for Y6 and below; 7pm to 8pm to Y7 and above

Where: Stratford High School, Alcester Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9DH

Tel: 07932 874493

OFFER: 3 free try-out training sessions


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

USKO Karate

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