Playgroups & Classes Ripon and Nidderdale

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Playgroups and classes

Harrogate and the surrounding areas are a fantastic place for bringing up children and there is plenty going on  children.

Below is a list of all the local playgroups and drop in clinics throughout the week and also details of all the children’s activities classes available across our area. Please contact the organisers directly if you would like to find out further information or to confirm class times or costs.

If you know of any other classes or groups which are not already listed, then please contact us here. Basic listings are free. ’Featured’ listings are £10 per month. For our full advertising rates then please click here.

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MINI SWIMMERS

 

Swimming lessons for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.

Get in touch to book a FREE trial lesson!

At Mini Swimmers our lessons are highly structured and use progressive practices to teach you how to teach your little one to swim.

We are passionate about promoting water confidence along with techniques to develop the core skills which could save their life.

We reward the children through the STA’s internationally recognised Starfish & STAnley Award Scheme.

Classes:

Ripon Grammar School: Saturday mornings & Sunday afternoons

The Crown Hotel, Boroughbridge: Thursday & Saturday Mornings

W: www.miniswimmers.co.uk

T: 07825 997999 E: info@miniswimmers.co.uk

Let’s go swimming!


Bewerley Riding Centre

Open Tuesday to Sunday offering daytime and evening lessons.

  • Riding Lessons (All Ages and Abilities)
  • Family/Group Riding Lessons
  • Jumping Lessons
  • Cross Country Schooling
  • Dressage Lessons
  • Pony Trekking
  • Pony Parties
  • Hacking

Call 01423 712 249

Bewerley Old Hall Cottage, Pateley Bridge, HG3 5JA

 


Boroughbridge Junior Football Club

Serving Boroughbridge and surrouding villages. Boroughbridge Juniors is an F.A. Charter Standard Club and committed to The F.A. Respect campaign.

Currently running boys teams from 5 to 17 and girls from 5 to 12 years of age.

Games and training sessions take place at Boroughbridge High School and Boroughbridge Senior Club on Saturday and Sunday mornings.   

07764 775130


Boroughbridge Junior Football Club

Boroughbridge Junior Football Club serves the local community and surrounding villages.   For boys and girls from 5 – 17 years of age.

Games and training sessions take place at Boroughbridge High School and Boroughbridge Senior Club on Saturday and Sunday mornings.  

Chairman: 07764 775130


NIdderdale Pool

Source: https://www.harrogate.gov.uk/downloads/file/2777/nidderdale_pool_programme_-_4_september_2017_to_29_march_2018

One to One Swimming Lessons From Harrogate Borough Council

ASA qualified swimming teachers. Lesson packages available.

Half-hour lessons:

  • one-to-one £23.75
  • two to one £30.30
  • three to one £35.90
  • four to one £41.70

One-hour lessons:

  • one-to-one £35.40
  • two to one £42.75
  • three to one £51
  • four to one £57.70

For more information, or to book, contact your local pool.

Source: Harrogate Borough Council

Ripon CIty Panthers Jr FC

Football for girls and boys from 5-18 years.

The Club provides a safe and friendly environment where the children of Ripon and surrounding districts can learn new and enhance their existing footballing skills. The Club supports fair play and enjoyment. Winning is not the prime objective. Ripon City Panthers are a FA Charter Standard club with Community Club status and is run entirely by volunteers.

Hell Wath, Hell Wath Lane, Ripon HG4 2JT


Ripon Spa Baths Schedule

Source: https://www.harrogate.gov.uk/downloads/file/2784/ripon_spa_baths_programme_-_4_september_2017_to_29_march_2018

Swimming Lessons At: Ripon Spa Baths, The Hydro, Nidderdale Pool, Starbeck Pool, Knaresborough Pool

For pre school children

Raindrops and Raintots – These lessons are for children aged 6 months to 3 years. The parent/carer is in the water providing one-to-one support. Lessons include structured play, songs and an introduction to basic swimming.

Children aged 4 plus

Each colour band in the rainbow, red through to gold, represents a level of swimming, combining stroke technique, water safety, water skills and stamina.

  • red – children are introduced to a structured type of swimming class, with the emphasis on basic movement skills (multi stroke) – 5m – learn to swim stages 1 and 2 – duckling 5
  • orange – children are introduced to a structured type of swimming class, with the emphasis on basic movement skills (multi stroke) – 10m – learn to swim stages 3 and 4
  • yellow – consolidates previous learning and starts to refine the strokes on front and back – 25m and 50m – learn to swim stage 5
  • green – the main focus is building confidence and competence in all strokes, targeting streamlining skills throughout – 100m – learn to swim stage 6
  • blue – in this class, the strokes must now comply with ASA laws – 200m – learn to swim stage 7
  • indigo – the focus is on efficient stroke technique and stamina work – 400m – learn to swim stage 8
  • violet – we reinforce coaching and training principles – 800m – learn to swim stage 9
  • gold – this class consolidates the competitive aspects of the sport – 1000m – learn to swim stage 10 – honours

Source: https://www.harrogate.gov.uk/info/20104/swimming_and_diving_lessons/579/swimming_lessons_for_children


Swimperfect

Swimming lessons take place at Ripon Grammar school on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening (5:00-6:30) and a Sunday 9-12.

4 swimmers per teacher is the maximum in each 30 minute lesson. Swim Perfect is approved by Swim England. Follows the Swim England Learn to swim programme.