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8 GREAT Clubs & Classes

3edd4cb438f881bcf37ea4f317bdad68.jpgLooking for inspiration for a new club or class to join in 2019?  We've got 8 of the best to choose from!

JASS Studios

JASS Studio's in Winton, Bournemouth are dedicated to providing quality education and specialist training in a range of theatre arts for all ages and abilities. At JASS Studio's they deliver fun, friendly and high quality teaching in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Street Dance, Drama, Singing, Body Conditioning, Flexibility, Commercial, and Musical Theatre. Our classes cater for beginners through to advanced level, and JASS students can become involved in shows, workshops, festivals, exams, JASS summer-schools and many other exciting projects. Based at our very own site in Winton, the stage school offers a safe and welcoming environment, with fully fitted barres, mirrors, 3 studios, CCTV, reception and waiting area. JASS studio's are also available to hire for rehearsals, auditions and as a party venue.


Little Stars from 2 and a half  with Pre-school funding from age 3


babyballet® Bournemouth and Poole is part of the babyballet® Ltd - a fun, award-winning pre-school dance concept for girls and boys from 6 months - 6 years - within a fun, safe and non competitive environment.

Classes can be found in Poole, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Lilliput, Kinson, Verwood, Canford Heath, New Milton, Lymington, Holt, Corfe Mullen and Wimborne.  NEW CLASSES NOW IN CHRISTCHURCH AND RINGWOOD!

Book a 3 week course for £15!

Helen O'Grady Drama Academy

'Development through Drama'.
We will help students aged 2 - 17 years grow in confidence, communication skills, 81deea808f6f7db71f677bc03da05f45.pngself-esteem, acting skills and have fun!

These aims are achieved through a highly developed, original drama programme. Each lesson is carefully planned. Curriculum includes introductory activities, speech, verbal dynamics, creative movement, mimes to music, language development, structured improvisations, scene starters, mini-scripts, parent day presentations and end of year productions.

Above all the classes are great fun!

Classes now available in;

Winton, Verwood, Christchurch, Swanage, Ferndown, Colehill, Southbourne, Ringwood, Branksome, New Milton and Broadstone.

Mini Soccer Advance

New football class excels at making learning fun!  Mini Soccer Advance provide excellent coaching to the younger generation creating an environment where children can live an active and healthy lifestyle.

MSA was set up with two things in mind. To bridge the gap for children taking their first steps into sport or progressing a budding talent. They want to give children a positive introduction to sport, not just football, so they’re more likely to stay healthy and active throughout their lives.

Football is all about teamwork and combining individual’s strengths. MSA encourage this from a young age and caters for girls and boys.

Sessions are held at an indoor facility at the following address; Harewood Ave, Bournemouth BH7 6NZ. Times range from 9:00am-12:00pm depending on the age of your child.

To book a free taster session for your child call/text 07401799993 or email

Want your child to have a birthday they remember? Don’t worry – they’ve got all you need for your child to have a fantastic day. c7ed6fbc2b8f82a1840b2a1bc616fbcd.jpgGet in touch for more details!

Swimming at Ferndown Leisure Centre

Pre-school lessons

Sessions are aimed at babies and toddlers aged between 0-5 years old and aim to build the foundation for a lifelong love of water.

Swimming Lessons for School Age Children

Seven stages of fun and exciting lessons developing all of the skills needed for children to be competent, confident and safe in the water.

Nature Clubs at Stour Valley

Give your little ones a love of nature with these fun activities.

Suggested donation £2.50 -No need to book.

Nature Tots

Tuesdays 10.30 - 11.30 am

Come along for a different activity each week.

For ages 2 - 4.


Nature Club

Thursday 10.30 - 11.30am

Pond Dipping

Wednesday 11am - 3pm

Pick up a pond ID sheet and tray, then go for a dip. Take a look at the amazing creatures to be found in the wildlife pond, or why not check out the river! Lots of fun for all ages.

Children must be supervised. Free of charge.

Kingfisher Barn, Stour Valley Nature Reserve, BH9 3NZ

Lola's Little Lemurs at Lemur Landings

Themed activity mornings for the under 5's at Tower Park.

Creative Fun - Does your little lemur love all things creative? Let their imaginations run wild at our Arty and Crafty Fun sessions, specifically created with pre-schoolers in mind, these are the perfect opportunity to let your little one's creativity flourish using all sorts of materials.

Foody Fun - Let your Little 6d0689fa33cf782c699c256c8af624d2.jpgLemurs get their hands into the mixing bowl for some messy foody fun. These sessions have been created to give your little ones the opportunity to have fun with food and learn new skills.

Character Visits - Our 'Along Came...' sessions will take place EVERY week featuring fun arts and crafts and the opportunity to spend some one on one time with our cheeky pair of Lemurs Lewey and Lola. 

Musical Mayhem - Is your little lemur a tuneful tot? Join us for these fun, engaging sessions where we make musical instruments out of everyday household objects.

Recycling Fun - Let your Little Lemurs imaginations run wild with these fun up-cycling tasks.

For session dates see the Lemur Landings Website. 

Golden Gecko Climbing Centre

Golden Gecko is the friendly indoor climbing centre based in Romsey for ages 5 and above. 

After school clubs run Wednesday to Friday from 4:30-6:30pm with a fun introduction to climbing for Little Gecko - 5 - 7yrs and Growing Geckos - 8-11 yrs. Growing Geckos weekly session will be split between the auto belays and an additional focus to include; bouldering or rope work. These courses can have extensive waiting lists so please contact them for space availability and exact session times.

£10 per session (£60 total)


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Splash time with Laura Sevenus

Splash time with Laura Sevenus

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Which Sports Team do you play for?

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Which Sports Team do you play for? Valuable lessons your children will learn playing the sport they love.


The powerful influence of sport on girls

The powerful influence of sport on girls

How can girls find the confidence to take part in sport, to help build confidence and self-esteem.

What's on this Easter

What's on this Easter

Are you looking for some fun through the Easter holidays? Maybe you want to go on an Easter Egg Hunt? Meet the Easter Bunny himself or visit somewhere new? Our What's On Guide will help you plan your diary for a packed fortnight local to you or maybe even further afield if you are feeling more adventurous! Click here and localise to get started!   

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