Your local Sport Centre will have lots of different classes and activities running which often include swimming, trampolining, ball and racket games.  Whilst there are many classes for pre schoolers during term term you will also find an extensive list of activities for children of all ages during the holiday periods.

Classes in Ferndown, Wimborne, Dorchester, Poole, Southbourne, and Christchurch

BabyBallers Dorset offers football and child development sporting activities for boys and girls aged 16 months - 5 years old. BabyBallers believe in learning through play to help your child get ready for for their future lives at school and beyond.

For more information, please visit BabyBallers.


Classes in Ringwood, Verwood, Ferndown, Wimborne and Bournemouth

Through a structured, yet fun format, Mini Athletics enhance athleticism of 2-7 year olds. These skills can then be used in a wide range of sports, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.
They win the gold medal for developing physical, cognitive and social skills!

Didee Athletes - 2-3.5 years
Little Athletes - 3.5-5 years
Mini Athletes - 5-7 years

For more information, please visit Mini Athletics or email [email protected]

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Classes in Wimborne and Christchurch

Bourne 2 Bounce are a British Gymnastics registered competitive Trampoline and Double Mini Trampoline (DMT) club that offers both recreational and competitive options for children aged 5 - 16 years.

For more information, please visit Bourne to Bounce.

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Classes in Poole

CASA Mini Sports classes are a great way to improve your little ones confidence as well as fundamental skills such as agility, balance and co-ordination through fun and imaginative sport games and practices.  The enthusiastic coaches will encourage your children to count, work with others and recognise colours and shapes alongside developing an understanding of sports.

For more information, please visit CASA Mini Sports.

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Classes in Bournemouth and Ringwood

Little Kickers is the world's biggest provider of football classes for pre-schoolers, with a focus on offering children a positive introduction to the sport through fun and interactive classes.

There are four different classes tailored specifically to the needs of the children, between 18 months and 7 years of age.  It's the perfect way to ignite an enthusiasm for sport that will stay with them for life.

For more information, please visit Little Kickers.

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Classes in Bournemouth

Various 'Pay and Play' activities include Mini Gym, Trampolining, Spring and Jump, Mini Movers, Soccer and Kidagility.

For more information, please visit BH Live Active.

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Classes in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Canford Magna

Rugbytots is the UK’s first rugby specific play programme which is aimed for children 2 - 7 years of age.  The fun structured play sessions will engage the child and teach them how to catch, pass, kick and run as well as how to play as part of a team.

For more information, please visit Rugbytots or Email [email protected]

For more classes in Dorchester and Gillingham, please visit Rubgytots or Email [email protected]

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Classes in Weymouth

Physical play and tumbling session for pre schoolers.

For more information, please visit Sam Wilson Fitness.

Classes in Bournemouth

Soccer Stars Youth Football Academy is for children aged 4-12 years.  Qualified coaching staff provide group coaching at The Bourne Academy School as well as Birthday Parties and Holiday Clubs in the Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch area.

For more information, please visit Soccer Stars FA, Email: [email protected] or Call 07548 588919

Classes in Poole

Mums and Tots - With qualified staff and the security of parents alongside them, tots can explore rebound, movement and balance with a variety of apparatus including trampolines, balance beams, trampettes and more.
Mini Olympics - This is a stand alone class where pre-school children can start to develop some sporting skills on the mini olympic gymnastics equipment.

For more information, please visit Renascence Trampolining.

Classes in Ferndown

Focussing on strength, balance and flexibility the children will enjoy using a variety of different apparatus including a vault, balance beams, yoga blocks and soft play.

For more information, please visit Studio One.

Classes in Colehill and Verwood

Tumble Tots prides itself on being the UK’s first structured physical play program for children from 6 months to 7 year olds. Tumble Tots allows children the opportunity to participate in an active physical play program using specially designed colourful equipment.

For more information, please visit Tumble Tots.

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Classes in Bournemouth

Mini Soccer Advance provide excellent coaching to the younger generation creating an environment where children can live an active and healthy lifestyle.  Whether it’s your child’s first steps into sport or to develop a budding talent, they can instruct children aged 5 – 8 years.

For more information, please visit Mini Soccer Advance or Email: [email protected] 

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Classes in Bournemouth, Poole and Salisbury

Surge Martial Arts is a fun, family orientated, fitness based Kickboxing class for all abilities and ages from 4yrs+. There’s a Nano Ninjas class, a family class and an adult only class which are all suited and tailored for all abilities.

Luke and his assistant instructors will help you and your children achieve the very best out of your sessions. They will help with self confidence, discipline, strength, balance and focus plus much more, all whilst having fun!

For more information, please visit Surge Martial Arts.

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Classes in Bournemouth

Netball training for 4-8 year olds. Training sessions are run by qualified PE teachers with 15 years of netball coaching experience.

Sessions are aimed at giving kids an opportunity to develop their fundamental skills whilst learning and developing the basics of netball.

For more information, please visit Netball Stars on Facebook.

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Cube Sports Coaching provide home educators with private physical education provision, 1-1 sport-specific coaching, wellbeing sessions and group multi skills sessions.

For more information, please visit Cube Sports Coaching.

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Classes in Christchurch, Wimborne and Ferndown

Brought to you by Embrace, Mindful Movers classes are suitable for toddlers aged 1-3, accompanied by parents, carers, grandparents or childminders. Taught by a qualified Primary School teacher with a specialism in Early Years Education, classes support your child's physical, social and emotional development.

Sessions are fun and interactive, helping children to master new skills by exploring their senses, taking part in a wide variety of games and confidence boosting exercises. Our classes aid concentration, balance and body awareness through children's yoga poses in a creative and engaging way, as well as developing your child's fine and gross motor skills using a range of physical play equipment. Pay per session, or get a discount for booking a six week block, term time only.

For more information, please visit Embrace or Email: [email protected]

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