kids classes summer term twickenham

We’ve put together this handy reference guide to local kids classes and activities that take place from Easter until the summer holidays – baby classes, toddler classes, and classes for older children. And when we say local, we mean local, with all the classes featured here available in Richmond, Kew, Ham, or very close by.

There’s a lot here, so the listings are split into four sections to help you find what you’re looking for: 1) Creative Craft & Forest School; 2) Drama, Dance & Singing; 3) Music & Developmental; and 4) Sport & Movement. 

As always, if there’s anything you’d like to see added, just let us know. We have endeavoured to make sure that all the information here is correct and up to date, but please do also let us know if you discover any inaccuracies.

NB We have included pricing information where possible here, but it’s worth speaking direct with the classes as most offer a free trial and lots offer sibling discounts, but some also charge a membership fee. Most classes that charge by the term will also allow you to join mid-term – if there is space – for a reduced rate.

 

1) Creative, Craft & Forest School

 

Art Clubs, Orleans House Gallery

Twickenham

For children from 5 to 15 years old.

orleans house gallery art clubs bannerExciting weekly workshops offer budding young artists the opportunity to explore a broad range of artistic media and practice with experienced gallery artists. A varied selection of projects which allow participants to try more messy and adventurous media than may be possible at school. Classes take place on Wednesdays & Thursdays from w/c 22nd April. Classes cost £132.00 for the term (£12.00 per class). Please email info@orleanshousegallery.org for more information.

Mini Professorssee Richmond Mums review

East Sheen, Teddington

For children from 2 to 5 years old.

An exciting programme which opens up a whole new world of scientific adventure to pre-school children. Sessions are packed full of experiments, singing, and stories, making science fun and enjoyable. Classes take place on Wednesdays & Thursdays from w/c 22nd April. Classes cost £108.00 for the term (£9.00 per class). Please email richmond@miniprofessors.co.uk for more information.

Picassos In The Park

Barnes

For children from 5 to 10 years old.

Each week children will draw on inspiration from and explore the works of iconic artists, using their techniques and subject matter to create their very own masterpieces. Children are encouraged to explore their creativity, to challenge their visual perceptions and above all to have fun! Classes take place on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from w/c 22nd April. Classes cost £180.00 for the term (£15.00 per class). Please email picassosinthepark@gmail.com for more information.

See Saw, Orleans House Gallery

Twickenham

For children under 5 years old.

Multi-sensory sessions designed to encourage creativity, curiosity and develop skills in communication, co-ordination and social interaction. Sessions include music, play materials, soft play, creative activities, stories and rhyme time in a relaxed informal environment. Classes take place on Fridays throughout the year (please check on bank holidays and over Christmas). Classes cost £6.00 per session, or £3.00 for siblings. Please email info@orleanshousegallery.org for more information.

Wild Education – see Richmond Mums review

Kew (more venues should be added soon)

For pre-school children.

Forest school activities encouraging child-led learning and allowing children time to play, reconnect with their environment, learn to take risks and have their own adventures. Classes take place on Fridays from w/c 22nd April. Classes cost £132.00 for the term (£12.00 per class). Please email info@wildeducation.co.uk for more information.

 

2) Dance, Drama & Singing

 

The Barnes Musical Theatre Club

Barnes

For children from 4 to 14 years old

Drama techniques, voice training, dance movements and lots of drama games are explored through a well-known musical each term – Juniors 4-7yrs & Seniors 8-14yrs. Classes encourage confidence, co-ordination and friendships and are a great way for the children to express themselves creatively and release all that energy! Classes take place on Mondays. Please email info@barnesmusicaltheatreclub.com for more information.

Butterfly Ballet

Barnes

For children from 2 years upwards.

Children are introduced to ballet training in an imaginative and creative way. Classes develop the key ballet skills and also include the opportunity to dance ‘The Butterfly Adventures’ – a series of magical rhyming picture books. For children over the age of 5, the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus is taught and children can prepare for and enter examinations from Pre-Primary level up to Advanced. There are performance opportunities at Barnes Fair and a bi-annual show. Classes take place on Tuesdays to Saturdays from w/c 22nd April. Classes cost £105.00-£138.00 for the term, depending on age/level (£9.55-£12.55 per class). Please email info@butterflyballet.co.uk for more information.

Clifford Studios

Barnes

For children from 2.5 to 13+ years old.

Developing strength and flexibility, and making dance captivating and interesting through shows, exams and the unique approach and attitude of their teachers. Pupils learn not only pirouettes and high kicks but also the value of commitment, hard work and discipline. Classes take place Mondays to Saturdays from 23rd April. Classes cost £88.00-£198.00 for the term, depending on the type / length of the class (£8.00-£18.00 per class). Please email info@cliffordstudios.co.uk for more information.

Elizabeth Samuel Drama

St Margarets

For children from 4 to 14 years old.

A unique independent school dedicated to nurturing and caring for each individual student. Small classes are specially designed to improve confidence, develop impressive communication skills and inspire students to achieve their best. Classes take place on Saturdays from 27th April. Classes cost £156.00 for the term (£13.00 per class). There is also a drop-in option available for £20.00. Please email sam@elizabethsamuelsdrama.com for more information.

 The Garland Dance Academy

East Sheen

For children from 18 months to 18 years old.

Dance classes are held in a fun environment with a disciplined but playful approach – pre-school, ballet, tap and modern theatre dance classes are all available. Pupils develop skills in their chosen art by utilising a variety of techniques, expressive movement, mime and props. Please email naomi@thegarlanddanceacademy.com for more information.

Hummingbird School Of Dance

St Margarets, Twickenham

For children from 2.5 years old.

Unique classes designed to inspire the next generation of dancers to flourish and soar – pre-school, ballet and modern classes are all available. Hummingbird strives to inspire students through encouragement, fun and friendship. Classes take place on Mondays & Saturdays from 27th April. Classes start at £80.00 for the term, depending on length of class (£8.00 per class). Please email principal@hummingbirddance.co.uk for more information.

Just Imagine Ballet

East Sheen, Kew, St Margarets, Richmond, Teddington, Twickenham

For babies and children from 6 months to 16 years old.

Just Imagine is an inclusive ballet school and performing arts company for all ages and abilities. Their classes include ballet, contemporary, tap, street and musical theatre. They value creativity and expression, and focus on the healing and nurturing aspects of the creative arts. Classes take place on Mondays to Saturdays from 23rd April. Please email info@twinkletoesballet.com for more information.

Little Voicessee Richmond Mums review

Putney, Richmond, Teddington

For children from 4 to 12 years old.

Performance arts training, teaching singing and drama to the highest standard whilst building confidence and promoting children’s personal and social development. Classes give your child specific individual tuition within a small class size. Classes take place Mondays to Thursdays from 23rd April. You can also get up to £60.00 off the term with Richmond Mums! (Mention Richmond Mums for £40.00 off; Richmond Mums members get £60.00 off.) Please email ashlea@littlevoices.org.uk for more information.

Mampara Dance

Barnes, St Margarets

For children from 5 to 16 years old.

Dance, cheerleading and tumble (gymnastic) classes with a fantastic team of fun and funky teachers. Everything children could ask for to get fit and funky with jazz, hip-hop, cheerleading, tumble, stunts and more. Classes take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from w/c 29th April. Classes cost £130.00-£145.00 for the term. Please email info@mamparadance.com for more information.

Marble Hill Dance Studio

St Margarets, Teddington, Twickenham

For children from 2.5 to 18 years old.

A community dance school with emphasis on the three fundamentals of theatre dance – ballet, tap and modern. Classes improve posture and poise and boost confidence and self esteem, helping to create new friendships and build social skills as well as giving all round training in dance. Classes take place on Mondays to Saturdays from 23rd April. Please email info@marblehilldancestudio.co.uk for more information.

MV Academy

East Sheen, Mortlake, Richmond

For children from 4 to 18 years old,

The MV Academy aims to provide pupils with a high level of training training in acting, singing and dancing. They pride themselves on being an exciting and inspiring school, with endless opportunities to perform. They also offer examinations for those who wish to take them. Classes take place on Mondays to Saturdays. Please email themvacademy@outlook.com for more information.

Pauline Quirke Academy

Richmond

For children from 4 to 18 years old.

A weekend performing arts academy, where students spend three hours rotating through hour-long sessions in comedy & drama, musical theatre and film & television (1.5hrs for children aged 4-5yrs). Modules are packed full of tips that Pauline has learnt from nearly 50 years in the business. Classes take place on Saturdays from 27th April. Classes cost £44.00-88.00 per month, depending on length of class and payable by direct debit (equates to £12.00-£24.00 per class). Please email oliver.mason@pqacademy.com for more information.

Perform

Barnes, East Sheen, Kew, Mortlake, Richmond, Teddington, Twickenham

For children from 4 to 12 years old.

A unique mix of drama, dance and singing specially formulated to guide, inspire and encourage every child’s true potential… focusing on individual development rather than the ability to learn words and moves. Classes take place every day of the week from 23rd April. Please email enquiries@perform.org.uk for more information.

Petite Performers

Barnes, East Sheen

For children from 18 months to 6 years old.

A unique curriculum in ballet, tap, hip hop and drama, with bespoke music and original choreography. Children take part in a magical journey each week as they creatively explore new adventures together. Classes takes place Mondays to Fridays from w/c 29th April. Classes cost £90.00 for the term (£9.00 per class). Please email barnes@thepetiteperformers.com for more information.

Southwest School Of Ballet

Barnes/East Sheen, Putney

For children from 2.5 to 18 years old.

Unique and inspiring ballet and tap classes designed to promote the joy that dance can bring. For little ones, classes that gently stimulate and encourage each child to explore and use their imagination, improve physical skills and develop musicality. For older ones, RAD exams are offered from Grades 1 to 8, as well as Advanced 1. Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays from 23rd April. Please email karen@southwestballet.co.uk for more information.

Stagecoach

Kew, Richmond, Teddington, Twickenham

For children from 4 to 18 years old.

Teaching children and teenagers creative courage… how to sing, dance and act, not only to perform on stage and beyond, but more importantly to perform better in life. Classes take place on Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays from w/c 23rd April. Classes cost £168.00-£336.00 for the term, depending on the length of the class (£14.00-£28.00 per class). Please call 0800 915 0199 for more information.

Step On Stage Academy

Hampton Hill, Twickenham 

For children from 3 to 18 years old.

An independent, award-winning, performing arts school and youth theatre, who offers a huge range of acting, music, dance and musical theatre classes, as well as performance opportunities. Classes take place on Mondays to Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays. Their classes range from 30 minutes to 3 hours, and they have an award-winning auditioned youth theatre who perform several times a year. Please email info@steponstageacademy.co.uk for more information.

Tessa’s Jazz Hands

East Sheen

For children from 4 to 11 years old.

Competition-winning musical theatre after-school club – perfect if your child loves to sing, dance and act. Classes take place on Wednesdays from w/c 22nd April. Classes cost £30.00-£45.00 for the half-term depending on age / length of class (£6.00-£9.00 per class). Please email tessasjazzhands@gmail.com for more information.

Twickenham Academy

St Margarets

For children from 1.5 to 18 years old.

Dedicated to providing a unique experience for each pupil, Twickenham Academy teach classes in ballet, tap, modern, street dance and limbering. They have a fully equipped dance studio with reception and viewing area for parents. Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays from 27th April. Please email twickenhamacademyofdance@gmail.com for more information.

White Rabbit Drama Club

Twickenham 

For children from 3 to 11 years old.

A small, independent drama company who believes in offering high quality, affordable access to the arts to all children. They teach children to use their own imaginations and experiences to create fun and exciting drama. Classes take place on Mondays to Wednesdays from 23rd April. Classes cost £80.00-£99.00 for the term depending on age / length of term (£7.50-£9.00 per class) or £75.00 for a 10-class pass for children aged 3-4yrs. Please email whiterabbitdramaclub@gmail.com for more information.

 

3) Music & Developmental

 

Baby Sensory – see Richmond Mums review

Barnes, Brentford, Hampton, Isleworth, Richmond, Teddington, Whitton

For babies from birth to 13 months old.

Baby development activities to develop early communication skills, using a combination of original and traditional songs and rhymes to stimulate the senses and delight your baby. Classes take place on Tuesdays to Thursdays (Brentford/Isleworth/Whitton) from w/c 22nd April, on Tuesdays to Thursdays (Barnes/Richmond) from w/c 13th May, and on Mondays & Thursdays (Hampton/Teddington) from 25th April. Classes cost £66.00-£102.00 for the term, depending on location and length of the term (£8.25-£9.00 per class). Please email isleworth@babysensory.co.uk, richmond@babysensory.co.uk or teddington@babysensory.co.uk for more information.

Busylizzy Baby Classessee Richmond Mums review

Richmond, St Margarets, Twickenham

For babies from 3 weeks old to walking

Busylizzy richmond twickenhamA range of baby and toddler classes suitable for all stages of development. Baby Boogie brings out your baby’s rhythm, co-ordination and self-confidence; Baby Music is an interactive, baby music class with lots of stimulating melodies and jangly percussion to sing and play along to; Mini Explorers incorporates physical, multi-sensory and holistic activities using a variety of props; and Mini Musicians combines song, dance, rhythm and play. Classes take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from w/c 29th  April. Membership to Busylizzy costs £72.00 per month (8 mum / mum & baby classes) to £99.00 per month (unlimited classes), plus a joining fee. You can get 50% off the joining fee with Richmond Mums! Please email richmond@busylizzy.co.uk for more information.

Diddi Dance – see Richmond Mums review

Hampton, Isleworth, Richmond, St Margarets, Teddington, Twickenham

For toddlers and children from 18 months to 4.5 years old.

diddi dance bannerLittle ones can get down and boogie at these classes that are packed with fun, energy and enthusiasm, and with a different theme each half-term – the first half of the spring term is salsa! Classes take place on Mondays to Saturdays from 23rd April. Classes cost £32.00-£40.00 for the half-term, depending on the day / number of classes (£8.00 per class). Please email mona.zaharia@diddidance.com for more information.

Gymboreesee Richmond Mums review

Putney, St Margarets

For babies and children from birth to 5 years old.

A fantastic range of fun classes that encourage development and learning through play, art and music in their bespoke gyms. Classes take place on Mondays to Saturdays throughout the year. Classes cost £45.00-£68.00 per month depending on the membership package / location, and this also gives you access to open gym sessions. Please email putney@gymboreeclasses.co.uk or stmargarets@gymboreeclasses.co.uk for more information.

Hartbeepssee Richmond Mums review

Barnes, East Sheen, Kew, Hampton, Putney, Richmond, St Margarets, Teddington, Twickenham, Whitton 

For children from 6 weeks to 4 years old.

hartbeeps bannerEducational, interactive and fun classes that grown-ups can enjoy together with their little ones. Classes have been designed by child development experts and combine music, dramatic play, story telling, creative movement and baby signing. Classes in Barnes, East Sheen, Kew & Putney take place on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays, and other classes take place on Mondays to Fridays from 23rd April. Barnes, East Sheen, Kew & Putney classes cost £38.00-£47.50 for a half-term (£9.50 per class) or £12.00 on a drop-in basis. Other classes cost £32.00-£40.00 for a half-term (£8.00 per class) or £11.00 per class on a drop-in basis. You can also get a free trial (usually £5.00) with Richmond Mums (not applicable at Barnes, East Sheen Kew & Putney). Please email kimmy@hartbeeps.com for more information on Barnes, Kew & Putney or abi@hartbeeps.com for other classes

Humming Bee Music

St Margarets

For babies and children from birth to 4 years old.

A weekly music and movement class for pre-school children, based on the Kodály principles of teaching musicianship. With an emphasis on live music making, participants sing, play, listen, and move to music. Classes take place on Sundays from 28th April. Classes cost £8.00 per class and should be booked online. Please call 07905 884151 for more information.

Monkey Musicsee Richmond Mums review

Barnes, East Sheen, Kew, St Margarets, Teddington

For babies and children from 3 months to 4 years old.

monkey music richmond bannerA fun, stimulating and inspirational way to enjoy the wonders of music with your child – classes designed to nurture a lifetime of music. Using a unique blend of songs, little ones use actions, explore musical sound play and engage with colourful props and percussion instruments. Barnes classes take place Mondays to Thursdays from w/c 29th April; East Sheen classes take place on Thursdays & Fridays from w/c 22nd April; and Kew, St Margarets & Teddington classes take place Mondays to Fridays from w/c 29th April. Classes cost £95.00-£132.00 for the term, depending on location / length of term (£9.50-£12.00 per class). When you sign up after your free trial class, you can also get half price membership (£9.00 instead of the usual £18.00) with Richmond Mums at Kew, St Margarets & Teddington! Please email putneybarnesfulham@monkeymusic.co.uk, chiswick@monkeymusic.co.uk or kew.teddington@monkeymusic.co.uk for more information.

Pandemonium

Brentford

For children from 0 to 4 years old.

Sing songs and play simple percussion instruments with your children in a fun and lively workshop, which is a brilliant way to introduce music to your children, teaching the basics including rhythm, rhyme and simple games. Classes take place at Watermans Arts Centre on Wednesdays from w/c 29th April. Classes cost £5.00 per session on a drop-in basis. Please call 020 8232 1010 for more information.

Penny Poppins

Barnes, Mortlake

For babies and children from newborn to 3 years old.

Musical playtime classes that encourage children to have lots of fun whilst learning through music and singing. Classes take place on Tuesdays & Fridays. Please call 07813 803776 for more information.

Rhyme Time

Barnes, East Sheen, Putney 

For all pre-school children.

Lively pre-school music and movement classes that help children develop their abilities, skills and confidence by unlocking their natural love of music. Sessions are interactive and fun for you and your child.  Classes take place on Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays from 23rd April. Classes cost £8.00 per class on a drop-in basis.

Rhythm Time

Hampton, St Margarets, Teddington

For babies and children from birth to 3 years old.

rhythm time bannerRhythm Time is passionate about music and how it can help enhance little ones’ development, with every child seen as an individual with great potential. Classes make music fun and show how to unlock children’s potential by singing and making music together. Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 23rd April. Please call 07378 348247 for more information.

Sing & Sign

Barnes, Putney

For babies and toddlers from 6 months to 2 years.

Developed with the help of speech and language professionals, these classes teach parents how to sign with their babies and encourage amazing early communication. They combine the benefits of both music and baby signing, creating a relaxing, enjoyable and un-pressured way for you and your baby to learn. Classes take place on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from w/c 29th April. Classes cost £120.00 for the term (£12.00 per class). Please email louisedent@singandsign.co.uk for more information.

Singing Hands

St Margarets, Teddington, Twickenham

For babies and children from 3 months to 4 years old.

The amazing world of signs through songs, rhymes, stories and games. Classes take place on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 23rd April. Classes cost £85.00 per family for the term (£8.50 per class). Please email info@singinghands.co.uk for more information

Tempo Totssee Richmond Mums review

Twickenham

For babies and children from 3 months to 4 years old.

tempo tots bannerA truly unique series of interactive classes and concerts for little ones. Each 40-minute class is jam packed with live music, singing, dancing, stories, bubbles, puppets and playing musical instruments all aimed to help your little ones develop their social skills, communication, and movement whilst having fun! Classes take place on Mondays & Fridays from 23rd April. Classes cost £45.00 for a block of five or £90.00 for a block of ten (£9.00 per class), which can be used over a six-month period. Mention Richmond Mums and you can pay £9.00 on a drop-in basis. Please email bookings@tempo-tots.com for more information.

Tiny Tunes

Richmond, St Margarets, Teddington, Twickenham, Whitton 

For children from 3 months to 5 years old.

Pay-as-you-go music and dance classes, promoting critical listening skills, language and literacy, creativity and coordination in the future. Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 23rd April, with some running throughout the holidays. Classes cost £6.00 per class on a drop-in basis. Please email info@tinytuneslive.com for more information.

 

4) Sport & Movement

 

All Star Cricket 

Barnes, Hampton Hill, Richmond, St Margarets, Teddington

For boys and girls from 5 to 8 years old.

An activity and game-based programme which is suitable for all skill levels, providing your child with the foundations to begin a lifelong love of physical activity and cricket, whilst making friends in a safe and enjoyable environment, Classes take place on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from 11th May. Classes cost £40.00-£55.00 for the term, depending on location / length of term (£5.00-£7.00 per class).

Best Tennis

Hampton, Richmond, Teddington, Twickenham

For children aged 3 to 16 years old.

Best Tennis makes tennis accessible for all the family, which is an excellent way to get fit, make new friends and this fantastic sport inside or out. Classes take place on Mondays to Sundays from April. Classes cost £120.00-£144.00 for the term (£12.00 per class). Please email philip@besttennis.co.uk for more information.

Half Backs see Richmond Mums review

St Margarets, Teddington, Twickenham

For children from 2 to 6 years old.

An early years sport company providing effective, fun and educational classes. The sessions are designed to teach children the values of rugby union, enabling them to develop their confidence, physical and social skills. Classes take place on Saturdays & Sundays from 5th January. Classes cost £120.00 for a 15-session pass (£8.00/class), £90.00 for a 10-session pass (£9.00/class), £50.00 for a 5-session pass (£10.00/class) or you can pay-as-you-go for £10.00/class. You can also get 10% off all online purchase with Richmond Mums! Just enter the code TWICKMUMSRICH at checkout. Please email info@halfbacks.co.uk for more information.

Hotshots Netball

Twickenham

For children in Years 4 to 6.

A netball club interested in developing a player’s passion for netball – open to all levels of ability with the aim of improving each individual’s potential. A different set of skills is focussed on each week; sessions are game based, fun and energising, designed to make participants think whilst improving overall fitness. Classes take place on Saturdays.

Kiddikicks see Richmond Mums review

East Sheen

For toddlers and children from 18 months to 7 years old.

Unique, fun learning techniques to develop real football and other sports skills in a safe and creative environment. Classes take place on Thursdays from w/c 22nd April. Please email info@kiddikicks.co.uk for more information.

KidsCoach

Richmond, Twickenham

For children from 3 to 11 years old.

Fun sports coaching sessions to develop your child’s sporting skills in a safe, fun environment. Classes take place on Mondays to Fridays from 23rd April. Classes cost £88.00-£99.00 for the term (9.00 per class). Please email sports@kidscoach.uk.net for more information.

Kids Works

East Sheen

For children from 3.5 to 12 years old.

Sessions are relaxed and fun-like, but always maintain a sense of purpose. In addition, sessions are purposely active to suit children’s natural exuberance and love of movement and physical challenges. Classes take place on Saturdays from 27th April. Classes cost £115.20 for the term (£9.60 per class). Please email enquiries@kidsworks.co.uk for more information.

The Little Gymsee Richmond Mums review

Chiswick, Hampton Hill

For babies and children from 4 months to 12 years old.

Seriously fun gymnastics classes for little ones, in a safe, nurturing and non-competitive bespoke environment. These exceptional classes take place every day of the week in Chiswick (which also offer dance and karate) and Hampton Hill. Classes are payable by a monthly plan, costing £52.00 per month (dance) or £88.00 per month (gymnastics/karate) in Chiswick or £65.00-£75.00 per month (depending on age) in Hampton Hill. Bugs classes (4-10m) cost £170.00 for a 10-class pass in Chiswick, or £150.00 in Hampton Hill. Please call 020 8994 3729 (Chiswick) or 020 8977 0099 (Hampton Hill) for more information.

Playball

Barnes, Hampton, Richmond, St Margarets, Teddington

For children from 2 to 4 years old.

Action-packed classes that immerse kids in fun, age-appropriate, high quality games and activities, such as ball skills, running, jumping, dodging, balancing and lots more. Classes take place on Mondays to Fridays from w/c 22nd April. Classes cost £117.00-£129.00 for the term, depending on location and length of the term (£9.75-£10.75 per class).

Puddle Ducks

Ham, Hounslow

For babies and children from birth to 4 years old.

Puddle Ducks’ baby-led approach ensures your child’s needs are expertly fulfilled – never forcing development, but nurturing confidence and unlocking their potential to swim. Classes take place on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays from w/c 22nd April. Classes cost £144.00 for a block of eight classes (£18.00 per class) and you can join at any point. Please email southwestlondon@puddleducks.com for more information.

Richmond Gymnastics Association

Kew

For babies and children from 8 weeks to 5 years old.

Popular classes where pre-school gymnasts learn early balance, co-ordination and gymnastics skills through a variety of fun activities each week. Classes take place on Mondays to Fridays from w/c 7th January. Classes cost £25.00-£135.00 for the term depending on age (£2.08-£11.25 per class). NB Classes for school-aged children are also available but a waiting list exists for these. Please call 020 8878 8682 for more information.

Rocks Lane Multi-Sports Centresee Richmond Mums review

Barnes

For children from 3 to 14 years.

A huge range of football, netball and tennis classes available for all ages at this wonderful Barnes facility, plus the chance to compete in football and netball at Rocks Lane’s Friday Night Fives / High Fives sessions. Classes take place every day of the week from 23rd April. Please call 020 8876 8330 for more information.

Rugby Tots

Barnes, Richmond, Twickenham

For children from 2 to 7 years old.

A specifically-designed play programme using the multiple skills of rugby to create a fun and enjoyable environment whilst developing basic core motor skills. Classes take place on Saturdays & Sundays from 27th April. Classes cost £76.00-£104.50 for the term, depending on location / length of term (£9.50 per class).

Sheen Parks Tennis

East Sheen, Kew, Richmond, Roehampton, Twickenham

For children from 3 to 16 years old.

An award-winning specialised tennis coaching programme for children of all ages – starting with pre-school tots classes which concentrate on developing essential skills whilst having lots of fun, then moving on through mini-red, mini-orange and mini-green tennis which use a gradually bigger court and faster balls as children progress, ending with the usual yellow ball for ages 11 and upwards. Classes take place every day of the week from 23rd April. Classes cost £102.00-£214.50 for the term, depending on  age / length of class (£8.50-£17.87 per class). Please email info@sheenparkstennis.co.uk for more information.

Sheen Tennis Academy

East Sheen

For children from 6 to 18 years old.

Tennis training for a wide variety of ability, which allows players to develop their technical and tactical ability, whilst improving their fitness and health. Learning is placed alongside fun and enjoyment, and group sizes are capped at six players to ensure that everyone can see progression and players aren’t lined up waiting to hit a ball. Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from w/c 22nd April, at Sheen Lawn Tennis & Squash Club. Classes cost £170.00-£205.00 for the term, depending on length of the class (£14.17-£17.08). Please email olliefriend@sheentennisacademy.com for more information.

Spin Into Tennis

Chiswick (Dukes Meadows)

For children from 3 to 18 years old.

A professional, community based coaching service, whose aim is to teach and support children whilst they develop their tennis skills, whether they play for fun, fitness or want to compete at a higher level. Classes take place Mondays to Sundays from 23rd April. Classes cost £115.50-168.00 for the term, depending on age / length of class (£10.50-£14.00 per class). Please email enquiries@spinintotennis.com for more information.

Sport4Kids Football

Twickenham

For children from 18 months to 7 years old.

Children are grouped into three age categories – Tots, Kickers and Strikers – and Sport4Kids’ dynamic pathway not only progresses children’s ball skills but also their communication and social skills. They focus on fun and encourage teamwork as children increase in confidence. Classes take place on Sundays throughout the year. Classes cost £33.75 per month (£7.80 per class), with no minimum term. Please call 0300 303 3866 for more information.

Sport4Kids Rugby

Twickenham

For children from 18 months to 7 years old.

Children are grouped into three age categories – Tots, Cubs and Lions – and Sports4Kids delivers exciting play-based activities for the youngest children, safely introducing the fundamentals of rugby movement and motor skills which are ingrained as they progress into competition. Classes take place on Sundays throughout the year. Classes cost £33.75 per month (£7.80 per class), with no minimum term. Please call 0300 303 3866 for more information.

Sports Academy UKsee Richmond Mums review

Richmond

For children from 4 to 16 years old.

An exciting and action-packed multi-sports program of 18 different sports a year, comprising three hours per week for 6 to 16 year olds and 90 minutes for 4 & 5 year olds. Every weekend your child will participate in a team sport, an individual sport and a team building challenge. Classes take place on Sundays from 28th April. Classes cost £172.50 or £345.00 for the term (£14.37 or £28.74 per class). Please call 0800 0248 842 for more information.

Swimway

East Sheen, Kew

For children from 6 months to 9 years old.

Parent & baby and children’s swimming lessons, which combine the best aspects of various different approaches to swimming instruction. Swimway specialises in private or semi-private lessons, which allows the instructor to create a specific lesson plan for each student. Classes take place on Mondays to Fridays from 23rd April. Classes cost £231.00-£539.00 for the term, depending on the number of pupils in the class (£21.00-£49.00 per class). Please email info@swimway.co.uk for more information.

Try Time Kids Rugby

Richmond, Twickenham

For children from 2 to 7 years old.

Try Time is passionate about getting children running around outside whatever the weather, being active, having loads of fun and learning valuable, lifelong skills. Kids rugby teaches mulitiple sports skills and also wonderful, wholesome principles like teamwork, respect, discipline and a bit of healthy competition! Classes take place on Saturdays from 5th January. Classes cost £130.00 for the term (£10.00 per class).

Waterlife

Ham

For babies and children from 3 months to 4 years old.

Enthusiastic and experienced ‘in-water’ swimming instructors ensure each child reaches their full potential, expands their natural swimming ability, and gains water confidence and life-saving skills in a fun and relaxed environment. Classes take place on Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays from w/c 22nd April. Classes cost £147.00-£160.00 for the term, depending on the length of the term (£13.33 per class). Please email info@waterlifeswimschool.com for more information.

We Make Footballers

Richmond, Teddington, Twickenham

For children from 4 to 12 years old.

Accessible and affordable football training through programmes expertly designed by a network of FA qualified coaches. We Make Footballers focuses on individual skill and technique, teamwork, and most importantly fun! Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays. Classes cost £70.00-£87.50 for a block of 9 or 10, depending on venue (£7.00-£9.72 per class). Please email info@wemakefootballers.com for more information.

 

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  • Another idea for you:

    Hampton and Kempton Waterworks Railway. A steam railway that is great for children of all ages, and their Mums. Open every Sunday from 10.30 until 4 pm, and some Saturdays.Adults £2.50 children 5 to 16 years £1, under fives go free!

    The railway is connected to Kempton Steam Museum, Kempton Park Waterworks, Sanakey Lane, Hanworth, Post code TW13 6XH, phone 01932 765328.

    website: http://www.hamptonkemptonrailway.org.uk

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