Clubs & Classes

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Looking for something to do?  Maybe a new class to visit with the kids, or somewhere you can chat over a cuppa with other parents?  Take a look at our list below – we’re sure you’ll find something that’s just right for you (and don’t forget to tell them who sent you!!).

 
 
 
 
 

Unless stated otherwise, clubs and classes run in term time only.  If you’re planning to try a club for the first time, always contact the club in advance to check whether you need to book a place.  We strive to be as accurate as possible, but we’re only human and classes sometimes change – please let us know if you find a listing to be incorrect, and we’ll update it ASAP.  Thanks!

 

Monday 

 
Monkey Music
0930, 1010, 1050 & 1130 (age-dependent, please check when booking)
Victoria Hall, West Green Lane, Hartley Wintney RG27 8RE
Award winning music classes for babies and young children from 3 months to 4 years. Their progressive, educational and fun four stage curricula – honed over twenty years – is designed to nurture a lifetime of music. First class free. To book your free class contact Sue at fleet@monkeymusic.co.uk or 01252 501910.
 
Funtime Dance and Drama
0930, 1000 & 1030
Farnborough Leisure Centre, Westmead, Farnborough GU14 7LD
Tots Dance (from walking to 4 yrs), for more details contact contact Teresa on 07585 793749 or info@funtimedanceanddrama.co.uk
(Funtime also run an adult ballet class on Monday at Farnborough Leisure Centre at 2030.)
 
Jo Jingles
0930-1015 Jingle Toddlers (12mths-2yrs); 1030-1115 Jingle Juniors (2-4yrs); 1130-1215 Jingle Babies (3mths-walking)
Willis Hall, Sandy Lane, Church Crookham GU52 8LD
Jo Jingles is the UK’s leading provider of preschool music classes, taking babies from 3 months of age until school age.  Classes include age appropriate songs, actions, movement and instruments to aid developing children with motor skills, language and co-ordination, and include simple music theory for older children.  Classes are well-structured, educational, themed and (most importantly!) great fun for both adults and children.  Booking is essential!  Fees depend on the length of the term but generally for a 6 week half term they will be in the region of £37, with half-termly or termly payment options available.  There are no joining fees.  New customers can attend a trial class at a cost of £3, which is refunded upon signing up for a half term or term course.  Contact Kirsty Parsons on 01252 612196 or 07701 019113, or by email at jojinglesfarnham@gmail.com
 
Young Entertainers Musical (YEM) Theatre School
From 1515
Southwood Infant School, Southwood Lane, Farnborough GU14 0NE
Hip Hop and Jazz dance classes for younger children.
or
From 1800
Gower Lodge, Fleet Road, Cove, Farnborough  GU14 9RA
Senior Jazz and Contemporary dance classes.
All classes start from £4 each, paid termly.  Tap and Private Musical Theatre/Singing/Drama lessons also available (private lessons £10 per 30mins, tap from £4.50).
First class is free (except private tuition),  £20 registration fee payable (which goes towards uniform costs).  For further information contact Lucy on 07739 814 940 (for ballet, tap, private musical theatre/drama/tap, Rock Choir and bookings) or Kim on 07545 154 743 (for jazz, contemporary, hip hop, Sunday workshops and private musical theatre/drama).
 
Reach up Reach out
0915-1100
Turners Wood Children’s Centre, Turners Way, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1GX
A group for parents with children with additional needs to meet other families, share experiences and play.  Call 01252 813 756 for details.
 
Bumps and Babies
1030-1145
WI Hut, Green Lane, Hartley Wintney RG27 8DL
A very lively club, set up and run by the Mother’s Union of St John’s church.  It is a space and support for mums and mums-to-be, dads, carers, babies and pre-school children.  Plenty of toys, chat, tea and coffee, and entry is free of charge.
 
Church of Our Lady Toddler Group
0930-1100
Our Lady’s Hall, Church of Our Lady, Kings Road, Fleet
Contact the church on 01252 616963.
 
Crookham Village Mother and Toddlers group
0930-1100
Crookham Village WI Hall, The Street, Crookham Village, Fleet, GU51 5SJ
A friendly and informal group with toys, colouring and sticking and songs at the end of every session.  Pop along for a cuppa and a chat.
 
Bumps and Babies
1030-1145
Church on the Heath, The Key, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
Coffee and chat for parents or mums-to-be.  Contact the church on 01252 400 236.
 
Pre-school Playgroup
0900-1300
The Elizabeth Hall (Hall 2), The Elizabeth Hall, Raven Road, Hook RG27 9HH
 
Toddler Praise
1100-1145
Church on the Heath, The Key, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
Monthly, 1st Monday.  Fun service for all.
 
Play and Learn
1330-1500
Turners Wood Children’s Centre, Turners Way, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1GX
0 to 5yrs.
 
Bumps and Babes
1030-1200
The Bell Tower, All Saints Parish Church,The Bury, Odiham RG29 1LZ
For both for parents-to-be and for parents/carers with babies.
 
Storytime
1400
Fleet Library, 236 Fleet Road, Fleet GU51 4BX
Fun stories for 2-5 year olds, free entry. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Telephone 0845 6035631.
 
Early Days Support Group
1530-1630
Fleet Fireflies, Fleet Library, 236 Fleet Road, Fleet  GU51 4BX
A support group for first time parents to come and meet other first time parents & share experiences.  0-9 months.  Contact 01252 616 909.
 
Trampolining
1715-1815 (5-8yrs); 1815-1915 (9-12yrs)
Hart Leisure Centre, Hitches Lane, Fleet GU51 5HS
Call to book 01252 629 974.
 
TKD Tigers
1615-1700
Ancells Farm Community Centre, 1 Falkners Close, Fleet  GU51 2XF
TKD Tigers for 3-6 year olds. The TKD Tigers programme has its roots in the Korean Martial Art of Taekwon-Do
 
Taekwon-Do – TKD
1715-1815
Ancells Farm Community Centre, 1 Falkners Close, Fleet  GU51 2XF
Taekwon-Do for 6-11 year olds.
 
Girls’ Brigade
1745-1900 Explorers (4-7yrs); 1745-1915 Juniors (7-10yrs); 1845-2015 Seniors and Brigaders (10-13yrs and 13-18yrs respectively)
Fleet Methodist Church, Reading Road South, Fleet GU52 7TF
The aim of the Girls’ Brigade is to seek, serve and follow Jesus Christ. We have 40 girls in the Girls’ Brigade Company with three officers and six auxiliary staff.  Contact the church on 01252 812275.
 

Tuesday

 
Elements Baby Massage
1030-1130
The Church on the Heath, The Key, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
Baby massage with Elements Beauty.  The next course begins on Tuesday 25th March 2014, and classes run for 5 consecutive Tuesdays.  Each class lasts for one hour, and over the duration of the course you will learn to perform a full body massage including teething and colic relief routines.  Baby Massage is a gentle course that encourages your baby’s development and strengthens the bond between babies and parents.  Suitable for babies from birth to crawling, the 5 week course costs £50 and pre-booking is essential.  Call Caroline on 01252 624 289 or email caroline@elementsbeauty.me for a booking form.
 
Monkey Music
0915, 0950, 1025, 1105 & 1145 (age-dependent, please check when booking)
The Church on the Heath, The Key, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
or
0930, 1005 & 1040 (age-dependent, please check when booking)
Crookham Street Social Club, The Street, Crookham Village GU51 5SJ
Award winning music classes for babies and young children from 3 months to 4 years. Their progressive, educational and fun four stage curricula – honed over twenty years – is designed to nurture a lifetime of music. First class free. To book your free class contact Sue at fleet@monkeymusic.co.uk or 01252 501910.
 
Funtime Dance and Drama
1330 & 1430
Farnborough Leisure Centre, Westmead, Farnborough GU14 7LD
Tots Dance (from 2 to 4 yrs).  Also Junior Ballet at 1630, and Junior Street Dance (4yrs+) at 1700.  For more details contact contact Teresa on 07585 793749 or info@funtimedanceanddrama.co.uk
(Funtime also run an adult tap class at Farnborough Leisure Centre at 2045.)
 
Jo Jingles
1000-1045 Jingle Toddlers (12mths-2yrs); 1100-1145 Jingle Juniors (2-3yrs)
Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham GU9 7QR
Jo Jingles is the UK’s leading provider of preschool music classes, taking babies from 3 months of age until school age.  Classes include age appropriate songs, actions, movement and instruments to aid developing children with motor skills, language and co-ordination, and include simple music theory for older children.  Classes are well-structured, educational, themed and (most importantly!) great fun for both adults and children.  Booking is essential!  Fees depend on the length of the term but generally for a 6 week half term they will be in the region of £37, with half-termly or termly payment options available.  There are no joining fees.  New customers can attend a trial class at a cost of £3, which is refunded upon signing up for a half term or term course.  Contact Kirsty Parsons on 01252 612196 or 07701 019113, or by email at jojinglesfarnham@gmail.com
 
Little Lambs Toddler Group
0915-1030 or 1045-1200
Church Crookham Baptist Church (hall at the back)
Aimed at children aged from newborn to 4 years, with lots of activities for all the children.  The cost is £1 if you’re bringing one child; £1.50 if you’re bringing more than one.  Some of the sessions have a waiting list, but vacancies do occur regularly throughout the year.  To find out more contact Helen Butler on 01252 623 022 or email her at helen_butler@crookhambaptist.org.uk
 
United Reformed Church Toddler Group
0945-1115
United Reformed Church, 25 Kings Road, Fleet GU51 3AF
Aimed at children from newborn to 5yrs.  A parent-run group with lots of toys and a safe environment to meet new people, with refreshments and rhymes at the end of the session.  £1.50.
 
Early Birds Young Parents Group
1130-1300
Little Saplings Children’s Centre, Church Lane, Hartley Wintney RG27 8DY
A small group for parents/expectant parents under 24 with children under 5yrs.  Perfect for building you and your child’s confidence.  Activities include story time, singing, art, messy play and many more.  Light lunch provided.  Walk in service.
 
Ancells Farm Baby & Toddler Group
0930-1100
Ancells Farm Community Centre, 1 Falkners Close, Fleet  GU51 2XF
£1.50 per family.
 
Pre-school Playgroup
0900-1300
The Elizabeth Hall (Hall 2), The Elizabeth Hall, Raven Road, Hook RG27 9HH
 
Baby Sensory
1000-1100 7-13mths or 1130-1230 birth-13mths
Zebon Copse Centre, Danvers Drive, Church Crookham, Fleet GU52 0ZE
Baby Sensory run award-winning baby development classes.  You and your baby will experience different sensory activities designed to support your baby’s sensory development every week.  These classes are very popular, and pre-booking is essential.  Contact Erin on 07810 458 657  or camberley@babysensory.co.uk
 
Parent and Baby Stay & Play
1315-1445
Stockton House School, Stockton Avenue, Fleet  GU51 4NS
Run most weeks during term time.   The group is predominantly aimed at parents/carers with children aged from birth to 3 years of age.  The session allows you to meet other parents from the local area whilst letting your child take part in a variety of fun filled, exciting and stimulating experiences and activities.  Complimentary refreshments are available during the afternoon.  For more information and to book a place please contact Vikki Fry on 01252 616 323.
 
Trampolining
1545-1645 (4-6yrs); 1645-1745 (7-12yrs); 1745-1845 (Juniors advanced)
Hart Leisure Centre, Hitches Lane, Fleet GU51 5HS
Call to book 01252 629 974.
 
Rock It – Fleet Phoenix
1630-1830
The Point Youth Centre, Harlington Way, Fleet  GU51 4BP
A music session supporting young musicians aged 11-25yrs old. It is a referral project offering free guitar and drum tuition, giving young people an amazing opportunity to learn, develop and be creative.
 
HYPElet – Fleet Phoenix
1900-2100
Point Youth Centre, Harlington Way, Fleet  GU51 4BP
A free junior youth club project for 12-14 year olds. A creative and challenging programme in a supportive, fun and welcoming environment, enabling young people to learn, develop and respond to change.
 
Play & Learn
0930-1100
Wild Rose Children’s Centre, Tweseldown Road, Church Crookham  GU52 8BW
A Play & Learn session for children aged 0-5yrs. Activities include playing together, story time, singing, outdoor play and more.  Contact 01252 810904 for details.
 
Child Health Clinic
1300-1430
Fleet Fireflies, Harlington Centre, Fleet Road, Fleet GU51 1BX
A drop in clinic to get your baby weighed, and a chance to speak to the Health Visitor.  Call 01252 616 909 for details.
 

Wednesday

 
Monkey Music
0930, 1005, 1040 & 1115 (age-dependent, please check when booking)
St Swithuns Parish Centre, Firgrove Road, Yateley GU46 6NH
Award winning music classes for babies and young children from 3 months to 4 years. Their progressive, educational and fun four stage curricula – honed over twenty years – is designed to nurture a lifetime of music. First class free. To book your free class contact Sue at fleet@monkeymusic.co.uk or 01252 501910.
 
Talking Tots
0945 and 1045 (age-dependent, please check when booking)
40 Degreez Centre, Dogflud Way, Farnham GU9 7UD
Fun, colourful and interactive classes that aim to develop your child’s language, social communication and pre-literacy skills.  Aimed at children from 12 months to school age.  £5.50 per class (half-termly in advance), plus a £6.00 membership fee.  Contact Kirsty to book a place: kirsty@talkingtots.info or on 07786 279 863
 
Jo Jingles
0930-1015 Jingle Toddlers (12mths-2yrs); 1030-1115 Jingle Juniors (2-3yrs)
Parsonage Farm Infant School, Cherry Tree Close, Cove, Farnborough GU14 9TT
or
0930-1015 Jingle Toddlers (12mths-2yrs); 1030-1115 Jingle Babies (3mths-walking); 1130-1215 Jingle Juniors (2-3yrs)
Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham GU9 7QR
Jo Jingles is the UK’s leading provider of preschool music classes, taking babies from 3 months of age until school age.  Classes include age appropriate songs, actions, movement and instruments to aid developing children with motor skills, language and co-ordination, and include simple music theory for older children.  Classes are well-structured, educational, themed and (most importantly!) great fun for both adults and children.  Booking is essential!  Fees depend on the length of the term but generally for a 6 week half term they will be in the region of £37, with half-termly or termly payment options available.  There are no joining fees.  New customers can attend a trial class at a cost of £3, which is refunded upon signing up for a half term or term course.  Contact Kirsty Parsons on 01252 612196 or 07701 019113, or by email at jojinglesfarnham@gmail.com
 
Funtime Dance and Drama
1330 & 1400
The Harlington Centre, Fleet Rd, Fleet GU51 4BY
Tots Dance (from 2 to 4 yrs).  For more details contact contact Teresa on 07585 793749 or info@funtimedanceanddrama.co.uk
 
Baby Bond baby massage
1000-1100
Little Saplings Children’s Centre, Church Lane, Hartley Wintney RG27 8DY
or
1300-1400
Turners Wood Children’s Centre, Turners Way, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1GX
Over the duration of the course, Baby Bond’s trained instructors can teach parents how to perform a full baby massage.  Baby massage is an amazing way to build the bond between parents and babies and has lots of heath and wellbeing benefits.  Cost of the course is £50 if you join alone, reduced to £45 if you join with a friend.  Each course is five weeks long and each class is one hour.  Start dates for each course vary – please contact Karley (karley@baby-bond.co.uk or 07780 665 078) or Sally (sally@baby-bond.co.uk or 07884 313 371) for more information and booking.
 
Tots Time Gym Sessions
0930, 1015 and 1100 for 45 minutes
Hart Leisure Centre, Hitches Lane, Fleet  GU51 5HS
Preschool movement and fun sessions to encourage coordination, balance, exercise and play. Call 01252 629 974 for further information or to book.
 
Zebon Copse Toddler Group
0930-1100
Crookham Hall, Zebon Copse Centre, Danvers Drive, Church Crookham  GU52 0ZE
£2.00 for one parent & child, and £2.50 for more than one child.  Contact Tabby Powell on 01252 617 394 or 07960 513 179, or by email at tabby@jtpowell.co.uk.
 
Pre-school Playgroup
0900-1300
The Elizabeth Hall (Hall 2), The Elizabeth Hall, Raven Road, Hook RG27 9HH
 
Multiple Birth Group
1115-1245
Little Saplings Children’s Centre, Church Lane, Hartley Wintney RG27 8DY
Stay, Play & Learn and share experiences.  *Not every week* – see website for available dates.  Booking required.
 
Little Elves Parent & Toddlers
0945-1115
The Key Centre, The Key, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
With craft tables, refreshments, baby section & ride on toys.  Contact 07921 813 930 for further details.
 
Toddle Along
1000-1130
Fleet Baptist Church, 115 Clarence Road, Fleet, GU51 3RS
For toddlers and babies with their parents, grandparents or carers, with a wide variety of toys and organised craft activities.  Refreshments are available, with squash and a biscuit provided for the children.  For further details or enquiries about spaces please contact the church office on 01252 812590 or email office@fleetbaptist.org.uk
 
Child Health Clinic
1300-1400
Wild Rose Children’s Centre, Tweseldown Road, Church Crookham  GU52 8BW
A drop in clinic to get your baby weighed, and a chance to speak to the Health Visitor.  Call 01252 810 904 for details.
 
2nd Fleet Boys’ Brigade
1800-1900 Anchor Boys (5-8yrs); 1830-2000 Junior Section (8-11yrs); 1900-2100 Company Section (11-15yrs); 1900-2130 Seniors (15-18yrs)
Fleet Methodist Church, Reading Road South, Fleet GU52 7TF
Boys’ Brigade is an international organisation over 125 years old. 2nd Fleet is one of two BB Companies in Fleet and we have been running since 1986.  Contact the church on 01252 812275.
 

Thursday

 
Monkey Music
1000, 1035, 1110 & 1145 (age-dependent, please check when booking)
The Church on the Heath, The Key, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
Award winning music classes for babies and young children from 3 months to 4 years. Their progressive, educational and fun four stage curricula – honed over twenty years – is designed to nurture a lifetime of music. First class free. To book your free class contact Sue at fleet@monkeymusic.co.uk or 01252 501910.
 
Talking Tots
0940, 1035 and 1130 (age-dependent, please check when booking)
Church on the Heath, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
Fun, colourful and interactive classes that aim to develop your child’s language, social communication and pre-literacy skills.  Aimed at children from 12 months to school age.  £5.50 per class (half-termly in advance), plus a £6.00 membership fee.  Contact Kirsty to book a place: kirsty@talkingtots.info or on 07786 279 863
 
Jo Jingles
1330-1415 Jingle Preschool (3-5yrs)
Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham GU9 7QR
Jo Jingles is the UK’s leading provider of preschool music classes, taking babies from 3 months of age until school age.  Classes include age appropriate songs, actions, movement and instruments to aid developing children with motor skills, language and co-ordination, and include simple music theory for older children.  Classes are well-structured, educational, themed and (most importantly!) great fun for both adults and children.  Booking is essential!  Fees depend on the length of the term but generally for a 6 week half term they will be in the region of £37, with half-termly or termly payment options available.  There are no joining fees.  New customers can attend a trial class at a cost of £3, which is refunded upon signing up for a half term or term course.  Contact Kirsty Parsons on 01252 612196 or 07701 019113, or by email at jojinglesfarnham@gmail.com
 
Baby Bond baby massage
1000-1100
Water Lilies Children’s Centre, Green Lane, Frogmore GU17 0NY
Over the duration of the course, Baby Bond’s trained instructors can teach parents how to perform a full baby massage.  Baby massage is an amazing way to build the bond between parents and babies and has lots of heath and wellbeing benefits.  Cost of the course is £50 if you join alone, reduced to £45 if you join with a friend.  Each course is five weeks long and each class is one hour.  Start dates for each course vary – please contact Karley (karley@baby-bond.co.uk or 07780 665 078) or Sally (sally@baby-bond.co.uk or 07884 313 371) for more information and booking.
 
NKB Personal Training and Kickboxing for women and girls
2000
55 Fleet Road, Avondale Business Park, Fleet GU51 3PJ
A mixture of circuit fitness and learning non-contact kickboxing techniques for women and girls.  Ideal for losing weight, toning up and having fun!  Normal circuit classes £5 per person.
Can also offer smaller sessions (i.e. trainers plus participant and a friend) – circuits and kickboxing sessions for those that cannot make the classes – £35 per hour.  Suitable for 16yrs+, no experience or fitness level required.  Younger age group classes available (6yrs+ boys and girls) – contact for availability in the area.  Get in touch to join (pre-booking required) on 07769 887 331 or email mimz@mimzfit.co.uk
 
Funtime Dance and Drama
0930, 1000 & 1030
The Harlington Centre, Fleet Rd, Fleet GU51 4BY
Tots Dance (from walking to 4 yrs).  For more details contact contact Teresa on 07585 793749 or info@funtimedanceanddrama.co.uk
 
Funtime Dance and Drama
 1000
Farnborough Leisure Centre, Westmead, Farnborough GU14 7LD
Tots Dance (from 2 to 4 yrs).  For more details contact contact Teresa on 07585 793749 or info@funtimedanceanddrama.co.uk
 
Young Entertainers Musical (YEM) Theatre School
From 1515
Southwood Infant School, Southwood Lane, Farnborough GU14 0NE
Ballet classes for younger children.
or
From 1800
Gower Lodge, Fleet Road, Cove, Farnborough  GU14 9RA
Ballet classes for older children.
All classes start from £4 each, paid termly.  Tap and Private Musical Theatre/Singing/Drama lessons also available (private lessons £10 per 30mins, tap from £4.50).
First class is free (except private tuition),  £20 registration fee payable (which goes towards uniform costs).  For further information contact Lucy on 07739 814 940 (for ballet, tap, private musical theatre/drama/tap, Rock Choir and bookings) or Kim on 07545 154 743 (for jazz, contemporary, hip hop, Sunday workshops and private musical theatre/drama).
 
Baby Rhymetime
0945-1010, 1030-1055 or 1115-1140
Fleet Library, 236 Fleet Road, Fleet GU51 4BX
Songs and rhymes for under 2′s.  First come, first serve basis. All children must be accompanied by an adult, free entry. Telephone 0845 6035631.
 
Pre-school Playgroup
0900-1300
The Elizabeth Hall (Hall 2), The Elizabeth Hall, Raven Road, Hook RG27 9HH
 
Toddle Along
1000-1130
Fleet Baptist Church, 115 Clarence Road, Fleet, GU51 3RS
For toddlers and babies with their parents, grandparents or carers, with a wide variety of toys and organised craft activities.  Refreshments are available, with squash and a biscuit provided for the children.  For further details or enquiries about spaces please contact the church office on 01252 812590 or email office@fleetbaptist.org.uk
 
Stay and Play
0930-1130
The Elizabeth Hall (Hall 1), The Elizabeth Hall, Raven Road, Hook RG27 9HH
Parent and toddler group.
 
Child Health Clinic
0930-1100
Turners Wood Children’s Centre, Turners Way, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1GX
A drop in clinic to get your baby weighed, and a chance to speak to the Health Visitor.  Call 01252 813 756 for details.
 
Youth Cafe
1830-1945 (11-14yrs or school years 7-9); 2000-2130 (15-18yrs or school years 10-13)
Church on the Heath, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
With a tuck shop, pool table, air hockey, table tennis, football table, Wii, games, crafts, plus space to chill & chat.  Free to attend, all welcome.
 

Friday

 
Monkey Music
0945, 1020, 1055 & 1130 (age-dependent, please check when booking)
St Peters Parish Church, Church Avenue, Farnborough GU14 7AP
Award winning music classes for babies and young children from 3 months to 4 years. Their progressive, educational and fun four stage curricula – honed over twenty years – is designed to nurture a lifetime of music. First class free. To book your free class contact Sue at fleet@monkeymusic.co.uk or 01252 501910.
 
Jo Jingles
0930-1015 Jingle Toddlers (12mths-2yrs); 1030-1115 Jingle Juniors (2-3yrs); 1130-1215 Jingle Preschool (3-5yrs)
Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham GU9 7QR
Jo Jingles is the UK’s leading provider of preschool music classes, taking babies from 3 months of age until school age.  Classes include age appropriate songs, actions, movement and instruments to aid developing children with motor skills, language and co-ordination, and include simple music theory for older children.  Classes are well-structured, educational, themed and (most importantly!) great fun for both adults and children.  Booking is essential!  Fees depend on the length of the term but generally for a 6 week half term they will be in the region of £37, with half-termly or termly payment options available.  There are no joining fees.  New customers can attend a trial class at a cost of £3, which is refunded upon signing up for a half term or term course.  Contact Kirsty Parsons on 01252 612196 or 07701 019113, or by email at jojinglesfarnham@gmail.com
 
Baby Bond baby massage
1330-1430
Wisteria Children’s Centre, The Bridewell, The Bury, Odiham RG29 1NB
Over the duration of the course, Baby Bond’s trained instructors can teach parents how to perform a full baby massage.  Baby massage is an amazing way to build the bond between parents and babies and has lots of heath and wellbeing benefits.  Cost of the course is £50 if you join alone, reduced to £45 if you join with a friend.  Each course is five weeks long and each class is one hour.  Start dates for each course vary – please contact Karley (karley@baby-bond.co.uk or 07780 665 078) or Sally (sally@baby-bond.co.uk or 07884 313 371) for more information and booking.
 
Little Lambs Toddler Group
0915-1030 or 1045-1200
Church Crookham Baptist Church (hall at the back)
Aimed at children aged from newborn to 4 years, with lots of activities for all the children.  The cost is £1 if you’re bringing one child; £1.50 if you’re bringing more than one.  Some of the sessions have a waiting list, but vacancies do occur regularly throughout the year.  To find out more contact Helen Butler on 01252 623 022 or email her at helen_butler@crookhambaptist.org.uk
 
Funtime Dance and Drama
1000 & 1030
The Harlington Centre, Fleet Rd, Fleet GU51 4BY
Tots Dance (from 2 to 4 yrs).   For more details contact contact Teresa on 07585 793749 or info@funtimedanceanddrama.co.uk
(Funtime also run an adult ballet class at 1100 and an adult tap class at 1230.)
 
Stepping Stones
0945-1145
Turners Wood Children’s Centre, Turners Way, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1GX
1st Friday of the month.   A support group for families with a child/children with Down syndrome.  A chance to share experiences, get support and play.  Call 01252 813 756 for details.
 
Pre-school Playgroup
0900-1200
The Elizabeth Hall (Hall 2), The Elizabeth Hall, Raven Road, Hook RG27 9HH
 
United Reformed Church Toddler Group
0945-1115
United Reformed Church, 25 Kings Road, Fleet GU51 3AF
Aimed at children from newborn to 5yrs.  A parent-run group with lots of toys and a safe environment to meet new people, with refreshments and rhymes at the end of the session.  £1.50.
 
Noah’s Ark toddler group
1000-1130
Church on the Heath, The Key, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
Parent and toddler group.  Contact the church on 01252 400 236.
 
Mini Music Makers
1000-1040 Musical Babies (0 to standing); 1100-1140 Musical Standers (standing to 5yrs)
Ancells Farm Community Centre, 1 Falkners Close, Fleet  GU51 2XF
Booking required via Turners Wood Children’s Centre.  Call 01252 813 756 for details.
 
Multiple Birth Play & Learn
1330-1500
Turners Wood Children’s Centre, Turners Way, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1GX
Twins, triplets, multiples and expectant parents all welcome.  Call 01252 813 756 for details.
 
Baby Explorers
1000-1130
Wild Rose Children’s Centre, Tweseldown Road, Church Crookham  GU52 8BW
A group for parents with babies from birth through to standing, giving parents the chance to meet other new parents and share experiences.  Breastfeeding support available.  Contact 01252 810 904 for details.
 
Trampolining
1545-1630 (3-5yrs); 1630-1730 (6-11yrs); 1730-1830 (12-16yrs)
Hart Leisure Centre, Hitches Lane, Fleet GU51 5HS
Call to book 01252 629 974.
 
SAS (Saints ’n Sinners)
1900-2100
Fleet Methodist Church, Reading Road South, Fleet GU52 7TF
FMC youth club for all students, year 7+.  Time to chill, chat, for music, table tennis, pool, air hockey and food.  Subs £1.00 per session.
 
Place2B Youth Club
1830-2130
The Key Centre, The Key, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
Youth club for Year 6/7 children.
 

Saturday

 
Funtime Dance and Drama
1045
The Harlington Centre, Fleet Rd, Fleet GU51 4BY
Tots Dance (from 2 to 4yrs).  Also Mini Street Dance (4yrs+) at 1115, Street Dance (7yrs+) at 1145 and Junior Ballet (4yrs+) at 1215.  Contact Teresa on 07585 793749 or info@funtimedanceanddrama.co.uk.
 
Family Storytime
1500
Fleet Library, 236 Fleet Road, Fleet GU51 4BX
Every 1st Saturday of the month.  Stories and crafts for families with children aged 4-8yrs.  No need to book, just turn up, free entry. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Telephone 0845 6035631.
 

Sunday

 
Sporty Rascals
0900, 1000 & 1100 (age-dependent, please check when booking)
The Key Centre, Elvetham Heath, Fleet GU51 1HA
Fun classes to enhance physical and social development by getting children active and confident in sport.  Rugby, cricket and multi-skills for boys and girls aged 18mths – 5yrs (classes are split into similar age-groups, please enquire when booking).  Cost is £120 for a 12wk programme, with each session lasting 45 minutes.   Pre-booking is essential as places are limited to 10 children per session.  Book via the website (www.sportyrascals.co.uk), by email at info@sportyrascals.co.uk or call 07505 582 938.
 
Young Entertainers Musical (YEM) Theatre School
Various times throughout the afternoon
Ancells Farm Community Centre, 1 Falkners Close, Fleet  GU51 2XF
1200-1230: Baby Ballet/Musical Movement (ages 2-4) £2.50 per class, paid termly.
1230-1400: Workshop 1 – Includes Hip Hop/Tap and Musical Theatre (ages 4-8yrs).  From £7 per 1.5hr session, paid termly.
1400-1600: Workshop 2 – Hip Hop/Tap, Drama and Musical Theatre (ages 9-13yrs).  From £7 per 1.5hr session, paid termly.
1600-1800: Workshop 3 – Street Jazz, Drama and Musical Theatre (ages 14-18+yrs).  From £7 per 1.5hr session, paid termly.
1800-1900: YEM Rock Choir (ages 14+yrs).  £3 per session, paid termly.
Tap and Private Musical Theatre/Singing/Drama lessons also available (private lessons £10 per 30mins, tap from £4.50).
First class is free (except private tuition),  £20 registration fee payable (which goes towards uniform costs).  For further information contact Lucy on 07739 814 940 (for ballet, tap, private musical theatre/drama/tap, Rock Choir and bookings) or Kim on 07545 154 743 (for jazz, contemporary, hip hop, Sunday workshops and private musical theatre/drama).
 
Farnborough Bowl 
Kids bowl free on Sundays between 10-12pm when accompanied by a full paying adult and the under 3’s are always free.

 

If you know of a great class which hasn’t been listed or would like to list a class, please let us know at Fleet@mumsintheknow.co.uk 

 

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