Weekly Clubs & Activities (4-12 years) York

Thursday

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Baby Swimmers

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Sing and play through our structured awards programme and see your baby progress to a confident little swimmer. From 6 weeks old to 12 years old.

Babies can start at Baby Swimmers as soon as you and baby are ready and happy to do so and through fun and games we progressively develop your babies  natural reflexes to encourage voluntary swimming movements in the water which will build a foundation for your baby to swim unaided.

Baby Swimmers benefits both parents and babies as whilst you are interacting and bonding in the water together, you are also benefiting from learning water safety and increased water confidence. It is also physically and mentally beneficial for your baby and enjoyable for you both.

Research has shown that early swimming can benefit your baby by helping to develop water confidence, strength, co-ordination & alertness, whilst also learning water safety and having fun.

We follow the Starfish Awards through the STA and once children are aged over 2 they progress on to the Stanley Awards.  Once your child reaches 5,  they progress onto Swimmers Academy, where we develop swimming techniques and build stamina, classes here are for beginners as well as children that have been through the Baby Swimmers courses.

Kilima Hotel, Holgate Road on Mondays
Roko on Tues, Wed and Friday for pre schoolers
New Earswick on Tues and Thursday for pre schoolers
Emperors Gym on Thursday for preschoolers
Robert Wilkinson School on Saturday for all ages and abilities
Pocklington School on Saturday for all ages and abilities and Wednesday after school for 4 years plus
Stamford Bridge on Saturday for all ages and abilities and Thursday after school for 4 years plus

Please contact Baby Swimmers for more information on;

T: 0808 1 33 44 55 (Landline Free phone) / 0333 8008 345 (Mobile Friendly)
E: info@babyswimmers.co.uk

WEBSITE



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Derwent Danceworks

Derwent Danceworks was established in 2009 by Principal Miss Kate Womersley in Thorganby (near Wheldrake). From humble beginnings the school has grown to include classes in Escrick and at Knavesmire Primary School, South Bank, York. Our IDTA timetable includes Ballet (for children, adults and even a beginners’ class for teens!) Tap, Modern Jazz, Freestyle, Streetdance, Musical Theatre, NATD Contemporary Dance, as well as Acro-batics Arts classes and Drama.

Our Ballet classes are from ages 2+ in Thorganby with other subjects from ages 4 or 5+, we have something for everyone – including Adult Ballet, Tap and StreetFit. Miss Kate has Distinction level teaching qualifications in three IDTA Faculties and all of our staff are qualified and DBS checked with many years’ experience and talent.

Our students can take exams and medal tests and we are proud of our 100% pass rate. We hold bi-annual shows, local performance opportunities, holiday workshops, trips and sessions with guest artists from across the industry. Derwent Danceworks has a strong reputation for inclusivity and aims for all our students to realise their potential. Classes start at £3.50 per week.

T: 07985687807
E: derwentdanceworks@hotmail.com
WEBSITE
FACEBOOK


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Evolution Dance

Come join our thriving, fun, friendly Freestyle dance school!

We offer I.D.T.A. exams, run our own competitions and perform whole school shows in a theatre each 18 months, along with offering regular performance opportunities and more!
Our classes provide an environment where students’ abilities and talents are celebrated, and we hope to instill confidence and provide skills that will positively affect other areas of dancers’ lives too.

“The best thing about Evolution Dance is Hayley. The energy and enthusiasm she emanates is the perfect recipe to ensure the children make progress, are successful, gain confidence and above all, have fun.”

“When I was looking for a dance class for M I had a clear idea of what sort of class I was looking for; contemporary, fun, supports movement development and inclusive and that is what Evolution Dance is.”

Mondays in Elvington Village Hall:
4-4.45pm: Juniors (4-7 years)
5-5.45pm: Seniors (8-10 years)
5.45-6.30pm: WOW (recommended for 7+)
6.30-7.15pm: Tweens & Teens (11+ years)

Wednesdays in St Mary’s Church Hall in Haxby:
8-9pm: Adult Class (18+)

Thursdays in St Mary’s Church Hall in Haxby:
3.45-4.30pm: Juniors (4-7 years)
4.45-5.30pm: Seniors (8+ years)
5.30-6.15pm: WOW Class (recommended for 7+)

E:evolutiondancewhp@yahoo.com
T: 07800 865214
www.evolutiondance.net
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Just Dance

Just Dance York has been a street and freestyle dance school in York for 8 years. The owner Stacey has danced for 20 years and taken part in many shows and events in that time. The school also has 2 other qualified teachers Millie and Gemma who have great experience in teaching and they both also have a great passion for dance. All of our teachers are qualified with the NCDTA.
Classes run on a Monday for girls are at Heworth hall, Melrosegate from ages 3-18. They also have a brilliant boys break/street class on a Thursday at Earswick village hall which includes and infant class (3-7) followed by junior class (8-15). All of our lessons are taught by professional teachers, are fun and well organised. Classes can get busy so we always request for people to contact us and book in advance. At only £4 per lesson Just Dance York try to keep prices reasonable and they also offer sibling discount each half term!

Just Dance York regularly perform around York as well as putting on their own big shows too. They also take examinations every other year which children can take part in if they wish too.

Come and see what Just Dance York is all about!

To join please contact Stacey-
E: justdanceyork@gmail.com
WEBSITE
FACEBOOK
INSTAGRAM


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Kindermusik with Cath Smithson

KindermusikWhere Music and Learning Play!

Cath provides Kindermusik music & movement classes in and around York for children and their parents – right from brand new babies through to 7 year olds.

Kindermusik classes include singing and vocal play, musical instrument & object exploration, creative movement and dance and listening purposefully in a small, friendly setting.

Come and join our unique Kindermusik Community. Trial class £5 (£8/two siblings).

PRE BOOKING ESSENTIAL!

FOUNDATIONS: Cuddle & Bounce (0-1s), LEVEL 1: Sing & Play (1-2s), LEVEL 2: Wiggle & Grow (2-3s), LEVEL 3: Laugh & Learn (3-5s), LEVEL 5: Young Child (5-7s), MIXED AGE: Family Time (0-7s)

MONDAY: St.Clement’s Church, Scarcroft Rd, YO23 1BG
9.30am Level 2: Wiggle & Grow (2-3 yr olds)
10.30am Level 3: Laugh & Learn (3-5 yr olds)
11.30am Foundations: Cuddle & Bounce (0-1 yr olds)
3.00pm Level 1: Sing & Play (1-2 yr olds)
4.15pm Level 5: Young Child – Semester 1 (5-6 yr olds)

WEDNESDAY: Clifton Parish Church, Clifton, YO30 6BH
9.30am Level 2: Wiggle & Grow (2-3 yr olds)
10.30am Foundations: Cuddle & Bounce (0-1 yr olds)
11.30am Level 1: Sing & Play (1-2 yr olds)

THURSDAY: St.Clement’s Church, Scarcroft Rd, YO23 1BG
2.00pm Level 3: Laugh & Learn (3-5 yr olds)
3.00pm Foundations: Cuddle & Bounce (0-1 yr olds)
4.15pm Level 5: Young Child – Semester 3 (5-7 yr olds)

FRIDAY: St Clement’s Church, Scarcroft Rd, YO23 1BG
9.30am Level 2: Wiggle & Grow (2-3 yr olds)
10.30am Level 3: Laugh & Learn (3-5 yr olds)
11.30am Foundations: Cuddle & Bounce (0-1 yr olds)
2.00pm Level 1: Sing & Play (1-2 yr olds)

SATURDAY: First Saturday of the month – VARIOUS LOCATIONS
10.00am Mixed Age ‘Family Time’ (0-7 years)
Saturday 1st September 2018
Saturday 6th October 2018
Saturday 3rd November 2018
Saturday 1st December 2018

Cath Smithson
Licensed Kindermusik Educator & York Primary Teacher
E: cathsmithson@live.com

WEBSITE
FACEBOOK


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Patricia Veale School of Dance

The Patricia Veale School of Dance is one of the most established schools in York with an excellent reputation of producing highly trained dancers in classical ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap and modern dance.

We offer professional ballet classes to everyone, from babies, children, teens and adults, to progress and develop skills in technique, knowledge and artistry. The first steps of a little ballerina starts right here with nurturing and careful training for young children that develops into many exciting years through a life of a dancer.

Situated in the heart of Acomb York in our own premises, with free parking. The school is a clean and safe environment with changing facilities, office and a fully equipped dance studio with ballet barres, mirrors, music system and a professional dance floor.

These unique, fun and exciting children’s ballet classes are created to nurture young children’s desire to dance and give inspiration to engage in their first little steps in dance.

With the use of props, imagery and enchanting music children are guided into a magical themed adventure packed with interactive exercises which gives children the ability to learn basic steps and techniques along with musicality that is required for a head start in dance, whilst having fun, developing confidence and interacting with other children to develop social skills.

The school encourages parents to take part in the younger classes so you can experience and become part of the children’s calm and inviting atmosphere.

Monday – 4:30-5:00pm Ballet for 5+ years
Wednesday – 4:00-4:45pm Tap & Jazz for 5+ years
Thursday – 9:30-10:00am Ballet for 2.5+ years
Saturday – 9:30-10:00am Ballet for 2.5+ years  10:00-10:30am Ballet for 4+ years

WEBSITE
T:01904 799640
E: info@pvdance.co.uk

6-8 Regent Buildings, York Road, Acomb, York YO26 4LT


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Sandra Poynter Swim School

Knowing how to swim is a must – it is a skill that could ultimately save you or your child’s life.
We are a welcoming swim school with experienced ASA qualified swimming instructors.
Our focus is teaching and developing efficient techniques and water skills for life.

Lessons are available;

  • At Archbishop Holgate’s School Hull Road York.
  • Tuesday 4pm – 6pm.
  • Thursday 5.30pm – 7.30pm.
  • Lessons from Beginners through to Coaching.
  • Cost is £60 x 10 weeks.

For more information please visit my website or contact me on;
T: 07806778973
E: Sandra.poynter12@gmail.com
WEBSITE
FACEBOOK


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Turtle Tots

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Turtle Tots North Yorkshire is a unique Swimming School starting with Mummies-to-be with Aqua Natal Yoga through to Baby, Toddler and Pre-school classes and School age children, so your child’s swimming journey doesn’t need to end at Pre-school stage with us, they continue into our Academy classes where they can feel safe and happy with familiar surroundings.

We pride ourselves on being a very different and holistic swim school and class emphasis is on nurturing the parent & child bond in the water at all stages. We start with gentle water massage and closeness with your baby in the early stages, whilst also teaching through play/word association. Our toddler and pre-school classes we teach them water safety skills, basic stroke skills, while keeping their attention span stimulated with lots of fun activity play and progression into independent swimming, but most importantly at their own pace. Our Turtle Swim Academy classes are suitable from 3.5 years old (confidence and ability assessed) open to existing swimmers from the Turtle Tots programme, children starting for the first time with swimming classes or transferring from other swim schools.

Our York Classes:
Monday: York- Novotel (am)
Tuesday: York- Kilima (am)
Wednesday: York- Alwark manor (am) Novotel (pm)
Wednesday: Aqua Natal – York – Principal Hotel (8pm)
Thursday: York – Kilima (am)
Friday: York – Novotel (am)
Saturday: York – Archbishops School (pm)
Sunday: York – Kilima (am)

We also deliver classes on a Friday & Saturdays in Harrogate and Saturday & Sunday in East Leeds.
Free taster classes are also available and a 10% first term discount when you mention Mumbler.

Contact: Paula Stewart
T: 01423 210214
E: northyorkshire@turtletots.com

WEBSITE


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York Swimming Academy

York Swimming Academy is one of York’s leading swimming lesson providers and is dedicated to delivering high quality swimming lessons for great value.

We implement Swim England’s Learn to Swim Framework, an all-inclusive programme designed to take the non-swimmer from his or her first splash to full competence in the pool. The framework has clear progressions between each stage and children are awarded a variety of certificates on their journey to becoming fully competent.

Our teachers are Swim England (ASA) qualified and classes are limited to 8 children per class. Our beginner classes have 2 teachers, teaching from inside the water.

Children can start in our ‘Ducklings’ Classes from just 2yrs of age. Whilst those children aged 4yrs and over can begin in our first of seven progressive stages. Spaces are available now for an immediate start!

Venues:

New Earswick Swimming Pool:

Thursday 16:00 – 18:00
Saturday 15:30 – 16:30 (starting September 2018)
Sunday 15:30 – 16:30

Stamford Bridge Swimming Pool:

Wednesday 16:30 – 18:30 (starting September 2018)
Sunday 09:30 – 11:00

T: 07562 48 42 30
E: info@yorkswimmingacademy.com
WEBSITE
FACEBOOK
TWITTER


Ainsty GTC (Gymnastics, Trampoline, Parkour, Playgym & GymPacT)

Ainsty GTC provides recreational Gymnastics classes at various sites around York, 7 days a week evenings/weekends.

Recreational Trampoline classes available 4 days per week.
Parkour classes are available 3 days per week.

Plus our new activity GymPacT (Gymnastics, Parkour and Trampoline) classes are available 2 nights a week at the Energi Trampoline Park.

T: 07856 602199


All Star Football Academy Development Sessions

1 hour per week professional football coaching in age specific groups for children and young adults from the age of 5 years old. Our development sessions programme runs during school term times and does not interfere with your local team commitments. You can join our development sessions at anytime through the year subject to availability.

T: 07711871170 (Christian Fox for North York)

T: 07824883973 (Chris Dowson for South York )

 


Brightwater Swim School

Our teachers are all fully qualified level 2 or higher and DBS checked.

York:
Sunday 1.45pm – 5:15pm at St Peters School, York
Saturday 3:45-6:45pm at the Mount School, York

Cundall:
Monday: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Wednesday: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Thursday: 5:00-7:00pm
Sunday: 9am – 12pm

Pocklington:
Sunday 9.45am – 12.15pm Pocklington School

T: 07794 457 683

10% Discount if you Mention Mumbler


Clare’s Kitchen

Clare’s Kitchen is an after-school and weekend cookery activity for primary aged children. As a team we explore recipes and develop life skills in a fun and educational setting.
Mondays – Knavesmire Primary
Tuesdays – Ralph Butterfield in Haxby
Thursdays – Clement Hall in Scarcroft
After school for 2 hours and a Sunday Junior Master Chef session 3 hours, 11am-2pm
T:07813182216


En Pointe Classical Dance School

At En Pointe we teach dance to infants, children and adults with passion. We’ve got fantastic facilities at our dance studios in York. We are renowned for our multi award winning classes in RAD Classical Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Musical Theatre, Commercial Dance, Pointe Work and Lyrical Dance.

T: 07557 355562

EnPointe Studios, Rose Ave, York, YO26 6RU


Field Academy of Irish Dancing

Come along to the Field Academy of Irish Dancing.
Classes are held on:
Tuesdays 6.30pm-7.30pm, Orchard Park Community Centre, Badger Paddock, Huntington
Thursdays 6.30pm-7.30pm, My Community Room, Tesco, Askham Bar
Saturdays 9.00am-11.00am, Foxwood Community Centre, Cranfield Place, York, YO24 3HY

First class is free then every class is £5. Taking ages 5+years

T: 07896 943798


Frenzy Youth Theatre York

Drama and Imaginative play classes for ages 2-18

Thursday Evenings at Raskelf Village Hall
Little Frenzy (4 – 7yrs) 4pm – 5pm
Youth Theatre (8-12yrs) 5.15pm – 6.15pm
First session is free, then it’s £5.50 a class.

Contact: Shawna Mitchinson (Miss) 07496727144


Froggy Legs Swim School

Children’s and Adults swimming lessons for all ages and abilities

For under 4 years
Carr junior school pool
Wednesday 9.30-11.00
Saturdays 8.30-9am

For 4 years plus
Carr junior school pool
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 3.30-5.30
Saturdays 9-1pm

Stage 5+
Tuesdays 7.30-8.30pm – St Peters School
Thursdays 5.30-7pm – The Mount School

T: 01904 339487


I can play tennis

Would you like your child to learn tennis in a fun, friendly and professional environment?
We provide expert tennis coaching for children from 4 years to 84 years!
We inspire children so that after their first lesson they can say “I can play tennis!” Find out more contact Matt on 07882267971


Katie Ventress School of Dance

A small, friendly dance school for children from 18 months – teenagers. Classes: ISTD Ballet, Tap, Modern Theatre Dance and Musical Theatre. 

Classes run Monday to Saturday. Get in touch for times.
Venues are: James St, YO10 3DW & York Railway Institute, Queen st, York YO24 1AD.

T: 07919 008078 (Katie Ventress)


Kidslingo

Kidslingo offers FUN, interactive & multi-sensory FRENCH & SPANISH classes for children (0-11yrs). Our Multi Award-Winning classes are an action-packed combination of songs, games, stories & let’s pretend. Book your FREE Taster.

SPANISH 18mths-5yrs – Tuesday 9.30am @ Rowntree Park Reading Café YO23 1JU
FRENCH 4-8yrs – Thursday 4.00pm @ Huntington Library YO32 9QJ

Helen Westerby
T: 07815 765989


Northern Dance Academy

Northern Dance Academy offers Ballet and Contemporary classes for adults at beginner, improver and advanced level. Classes are based at the York Railway institute and taught by highly qualified teachers ensuring a great atmosphere for you to learn to dance. Adult classes are on a Wednesday and Friday evenings and a Saturday morning.

For more information contact Sarah.
York Railway institute
T: 07917 176418


O’Connor Academy of Irish Dance

The O’Connor Academy of Irish Dance teaches children age 3+, in a safe and friendly environment. Classes are held from beginner to championship level, whether they want to compete or just dance for fun, it’s a great way to keep fit and make new friends!
Monday – English Martrys Church Hall YO244DA – 5pm
Thursday – St. Joseph’s Church Hall YO306JX – 6pm

T: 07506868448


Perform with Emma Bassett

DANCE – ACT – SING
PERFORM with Emma Bassett has availability in classes for age 3 up to adults. A combination of dance, acting and singing taught by fully qualified and experienced performing arts specialist Emma Bassett.
Explore our website for class times and arrange a FREE TRIAL when you mention York Mumbler!

T: 07720 717 858


Starbrite Studios

Providing fun and inspiring performing arts sessions. Based in Shiptonthorpe.
We celebrate individuality and versatility in our students and this can be seen from our success stories. We are professionally qualified, vibrant, and recognised as a fun and inspiring environment for people to be in.
Based in Shiptonthorpe and Upper Poppleton
Units 13-15 Brookfield Business Park, Clay Lane, Shiptonthorpe, York, YO43 3PU
T: 01430 803170


Yorkshire Rose Academy of Dance

Yorkshire Rose Academy of Dance provides dance classes for children and adults in and around the York area that are FUN, FRIENDLY and DISCIPLINED. There are a wide range of classes to choose from including: Ballet, Acro, Musical Theatre, Commercial, Street Dance, Contemporary, Tap, Modern, Zumba

Free trial classes available.

T: 07891 004850 (Kerry Whitfield )


Zoo Skatepark

The Zoo is the only indoor Skatepark in York, offering children and young people the opportunity to skate at a safe, community-focused and professionally run skatepark. We have regular two and three hour sessions for rollerblades, scooters, skateboards and roller-skates.

Under Sainsbury’s Car Park J Sainsbury Plc, Foss Bank, YO31 7JB
T: 01904551440