Dance

Bath Sports & Leisure Centre
N Parade Rd, Bath
BA2 4ET

Better, Bath Sports and Leisure Centre offers a variety of quality fitness facilities and leisure activities to help you keep active and lead a healthy lifestyle. The centre has recently undergone a major ยฃ1m refurbishment of the Gym in Bath which now holds a 120-station Gym, 25m six lane Swimming Pool, separate teaching pool, fun Leisure Pool with flume and play features, a highly successful Better Swim School, take part in lots of team sports in our 4 court sports hall and an extensive Fitness Class programme which includes 50 weekly live fitness classes such as Zumba, Pilates & Extreme Air but if you can not make our programmed classes try out our Virtual Studio which includes access to over 800 classes which can be accessed at a time which suits you with our handy on-demand feature New to the centre is Bath’s first 8 lane bowling alley, 5 storey soft play facilities and Extreme Trampoline Park. There is something for everyone at Better Bath Sports & Leisure Centre.

Bop About Dance ๐ŸŽ€
Wallington Hall
Church Street
Bradford on Avon

BA151LN
We provide fun, relaxed childrenโ€™s dance classes in Bradford on Avon!

๐ŸŽ€ Bop About Dance offer fun, relaxed Dance classes to toddlers, preschoolers and children up to age 10. Whether your child just loves to bop around when the Strictly Come Dancing theme starts or is enchanted by beautiful Nutcracker ballerinas, come on down!

Children are taught a variety of dance movements in a fun atmosphere with props such as pom poms and twirling ribbons provided. So if itโ€™s princesses and unicorns your child loves, or recreating their favourite moves from Mary Poppins Returns, Bop About Dance aims to provide a positive experience of Dance for everyone!

Children get to wear whatever they feel most comfortable in to class, whether thatโ€™s an Elsa costume or T-shirt and leggings! Families get to watch sessions to cheer on their child, siblings are most welcome too. Trial sessions are available and no previous experience is required. Sessions take place weekly in central Bradford on Avon; a 20 minute drive from Bath.

Thursdays

๐Ÿ’œ 9:45am Preschool Ballet (age 3+)
๐Ÿ’œ 10:15am Toddler Ballet (age 2+)
๐Ÿ’— 10:45am Improvers Preschool Ballet (age 3.5 +)
๐Ÿ’œ 3:45pm Reception Ballet (age 4-5)
๐Ÿ’— 4:15pm Year 1 Dance (age 5-6)

Fridays

๐Ÿ’— 1pm Improvers Preschool Ballet (age 3.5+)
๐Ÿ’œ 1:45pm Preschool Ballet (age 3+)
๐Ÿ’œ 2:15pm Toddler Ballet (age 2+)
๐Ÿ’— 4pm Year 2-5 Dance (age 6-10)

Definitions: ๐Ÿ’œ the class is 30 minutes (ยฃ3.75) and ๐Ÿ’— the class is 40 minutes (ยฃ4.75).

For more information and to book a trial session, please visit www.bopaboutdance.com

Chew Valley Leisure Centre
Chew Lane,Bristol,
BS40 8QB
We operate a range of sport and leisure facilities at Chew Valley Leisure Centre. We offer a range of junior courses including dance (jazz, cheerleading), balanceability (pre-school learn to cycle)and soccer tots. We also have a bouncy castle available for hire for birthday parties.

Better are a charitable social enterprise.

01275 333375
Hills School of Irish Dance
Irish dance classes in Bath

By providing children with a positive and fun learning environment, The Hills School of Irish Dance teaches both traditional and modern styles of Irish dance. We encourage both teamwork and individuality, while our regular fitness classes support each dancer to reach their full potential. Starting from age 4, our classes cater for all levels, from beginner to competition standard.

As a registered CRN school, we provide high quality, energetic sessions run in an organised and safe environment.

We have regular performances around the Bath area and love to be involved in the community as much as we can. Contact Rebecca for more details of our workshops and show team performances.

07818518012
Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts Bath (PQA)
Ralph Allen School, Bath
BA2 7AD
The Pauline Quirke Academy is a weekend performing arts school for 4-18 year olds. We have created a safe, fun and inspiring environment where children can make new friends, build confidence and learn new skills.

Students spend three hours with us, rotating through hour long sessions in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & Television. Our specialist modules, packed full of tips that Pauline has learnt from nearly 50 years in the business, will teach you everything you need to know to act, sing, dance or direct like a professional. By working with people we believe are outstanding in their field, we aim to provide our students with a constantly evolving experience- something that is fresh, exciting and bang up-to-date.

PQA believe in inspiring and rewarding our students, so we offer free group Trinity exams, masterclasses, cinema screenings, the chance to join our exclusive agency – Quirky Kidz and the opportunity to perform in Londonโ€™s West End.

07594841850
Stagecoach Bath
Hayesfield School, Bath
BA2 3LA
Stagecoach Bath provides quality part-time training in the performing arts for children aged 4-18yrs. Our aim is to nurture and develop young potential through singing, acting and dance classes in Bath, stretching young imaginations and helping to develop confidence, physical awareness, communication and articulation – as well as being educational and fun.
Open every weekend during term time and workshops during the school holidays, come join the fun!

At Stagecoach we teach our students so much more than how to sing, dance and act. We help them blossom into well-rounded individuals, ready to embrace life and all its opportunities.
With 30 yearsโ€™ experience in teaching the performing arts, we understand how to get the best out of our young performers. We delight in seeing our students have fun, make friends, learn new skills and discover hidden talents.
We encourage them to take โ€˜safe risksโ€™ through rehearsals and performance, which brings out a willingness to take on new challenges. None of us know what the future holds, which is why itโ€™s so important for todayโ€™s children to be resilient, brave and self-assured.
Furthermore you can rest assured that your child is in safe hands as we adhere to the strictest child safety policies.
As well as our weekly classes we also offer LAMDA, Trinity exams, performance opportunities locally and in the West End and our very own Stagecoach Agency.
Class times and locations:-

Early Stages Classes (4 – 6 year olds)
Friday 4.00-5.30 at St Philip & St James Church, Bath BA2 2QF
Saturday 9.15 – 10.45 Hayesfield Lower School, Bath BA2 3QX
Saturday 10.00 – 11.30 Hayesfield Lower School, Bath BA2 3QX
Saturday 1.30 – 3.00 Hayesfield Upper School, Bath BA2 3LA

Main School Classes (6 – 16 year olds)
Saturday 9.30 – 12.30 Hayesfield Lower School, Bath BA2 3QX
Saturday 10.00 – 1.00 Hayesfield Lower School, Bath BA2 3QX
Saturday 2.30 – 5.30 Hayesfield Upper School, Bath BA2 3LA

Further Stages (14 – 19 years old)
Saturday 2.30 – 5.30 Hayesfield Upper School, Bath BA2 3LA

At Stagecoach Bath children and teenagers are welcome to try our singing, dancing and acting classes during a two week trial – a great way to settle in and discover all that Stagecoach has to offer. Contact Sandra for more information.

Hayesfield Upper School
07912501377
Susan Hill School of Dancing
4 Fortescue Road, Radstock, Bath
BA3 3PH
A bespoke dance school & studio with opportunities for all

Our dance school and studio are based in Radstock, seven miles south of Bath. We have a variety of teachers offering different subjects and workshops. We take children from 18 months in our Ballet with Mummy classes. From 3 years of age children move into our pre school classes. We offer a range of classes for all children in Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Street Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Freestyle and Contemporary

01761 438885
The Cheer Lab
Central Bath
The Cheer Lab is the UK’s leading dance studio focusing on NFL style cheer dance. We aim to promote self-confidence while making dance accessible and fun for all.
We offer classes in a variety of styles and welcome beginners to professionals, from the age of 3 and upwards. Our mission is to share the joy of dance and enrich the lives of our students.

Holly, founder of The Cheer Lab began her professional career in 2009 and has preformed all over the world.
In 2016 Holly made history when she was named โ€˜The first British Born Cheerleader in the NFL’.

07484379272
Writhlington Leisure Centre
Writhlington Leisure,
Knobsbury Lane,
Writhlington,
Radstock,
Somerset
BA3 3NQ
Writhlington Leisure is a community focused charity providing a diverse range of Sports and Leisure activities for the local communities of Radstock and Midsomer Norton.

We operate two sites; Writhlington Leisure Centre in Radstock and Midsomer Norton Leisure Centre. Our facilities offer both individuals and families the ultimate fitness and leisure experience including fully air conditioned gyms, a softplay activity centre, workout classes, swimming, badminton, tennis, gymnastics, dance, trampoline, cricket, football, climbing wall and a range of fitness activities, as well as specific fitness sessions for children.

01761 252631