12 of the best after school clubs in South West London
Whether you’re looking for some extra help with maths and coding or fun in the fresh air, here are some of the best clubs and activities for children of all ages.
If your child is artistic and is looking for a relaxing wind down after a busy school day, then Art- K is a great option. It provides children with art education in drawing, painting and 3D modelling and prides itself on a warm and nurturing environment for children to paint in.
Are you concerned that AI will take over the work force? Well for those wanting to keep their children up to speed on their STEM, then Code Ninjas offers the opportunity for kids to learn to code, while building their own video games.
Back Flip Gymnastics
Based at the ground of The Old Rutlishians Sports Ground in Wimbledon, Back Flip Gymnastics offers classes for boys and girls of all abilities and all ages.
Whilst playing games and activities, the children are encouraged to play, enhance their co-ordination, balance and flexibility.
If you’re looking for an introduction to golf for your kids, and you don’t want to wait until the spring, then this virtual indoor golf is just the ticket. There are groups and sessions for golfers of all ages and standards and interactive games to keep the youngest of players interested.
ROSE YOUTH THEATRE ACADEMY
RYT Academy runs classes from Reception which are fun and engaging and suited to those looking to carve out a career on the stage, as well as kids interested in improving their confidence and life-skills.
Classes are held every day of the week, at Rose Theatre, Kingston and local external venues.
One of the longest standing activity centres for kids and teenagers, Camp Beaumont is most often known for its holiday camps. But it also offers after school clubs which vary in length and can include homework club, or other activities like arts and crafts, tennis, trampolining and archery.
Village School of Dance
If your kids are into their dance and looking for somewhere to express themselves and move, then The Village School of Dance offers classes in tap, modern and Acrodance. It also runs Diverse Dance Mix. There are classes for all ages on every day of the week.
Stagecoach Performing Arts
Stagecoach is becoming an increasingly popular club for any budding actors. With classes all across south west London, children will be given the opportunity to sing, dance, act and be creative within a nurturing environment.
We Make Footballers, Kingston
Football loving kids aged 4-12 year olds are taught all the skills at this popular club in Kingston. Whatever your child’s needs, whether it is confidence building or they are aiming for a footy career, this is a top training option and has both indoor and outdoor fields.
Open Air Fit
If your child doesn’t have a specific sport they’re interested in, but they want a physical club which will encourage and develop their own sporting potential at their own pace then Open Air Fit is a great option.
Another opportunity for budding gymnasts is Gymfinity in Wandsworth.
There are gymnastics, dance and ninja classes for children of all levels from babies to 16 year olds.
Smart Raspberry Cooking
Cooking is a fun activity and can also give kids some great life skills. Smart Raspberry Cooking offers cooking for pre-schoolers, children and teenagers.
Classes can be in person or on Zoom and there are holiday workshops and weekend classes.