Document 75086

This list has been produced by:
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Family Information Service,
The Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX
Tel: 020 7361 3302
Email: [email protected]
Updated October 2012
Children’s Activities (0-11 years)
Children’s Activities
Address 3 Burlington Gardens, London, W4
Telephone 020 8968 0855
Email [email protected]
Children’s Activities
Aqua Babies/Crèche/Gymnastics/
The above leisure activities are for kids of all
Aqua Babies: for more information ring 01708
768 400. Babies must have had their first 3
sets of injections.
Crèche (3 months to 4 years): Advance
booking is advisable. Mondays to Fridays
09:30am to 10:30am and 10:35 to 11:30am.
To book call 020 7727 9747 during the above
Gymnastics: please call 020 7727 9747.
Swimming courses are throughout the year.
Please call 020 7727 9747 x 213
Paint Pots Creative Classes
Art, craft and music sessions for toddlers to
grown-ups. The classes include cooking up a
story, (Early Montessori) Baby Moves & Music
for babies starting from when they can sit up,
Creative Dance, Toddler Art and Music. The
ages range from 6 months through to children
6 years old. We also do summer school,
Christmas school and other holiday clubs e.g.
film club as well as parties.
Age group 6 months - 6 years
Fees Please check the website for fees
Opening hours/days Please check the
website for timetable
Nearest transport Bus: 211. Tube: Earl’s
Office address Paint Pots Montessori School
Ltd. Studio 53, Battersea Business Centre,
103 - 109 Lavender Hill SW11 5QL
Venue addresses: St Mary The Boltons
Church Hall, The Boltons, London, SW10 9TB
Nottinghill Venue: St Mary of the Angels,
Moorhouse Road, London, W2 5DJ
Telephone 08456 43 44 41/ 42
Email [email protected]
Bramley’s Big Adventure
Bramley's Big Adventure is an indoor
adventure playground for children up to 11
years old. A large building under the Westway
flyover, containing a giant three level playframe
with slides, ball pools, swings, climbs, spooky
den, giant balls, sound effects and separate
under 5's and baby areas. Parents can relax in
the Cafe area meeting friends, reading or
having a meal.
Age group 1 to 11 year olds
Fees: Please see on website as prices vary
and are subject to change without notice.
Opening hours/days Monday to Friday:
10.00am - 6.00pm. Weekends and holidays:
10.00am - 6.30pm
Nearest transport Tube: Latimer Road. Bus:
Address Bramleys Big Adventure, 136
Bramley Road W10 6TJ
Telephone 020 8960 1515
Email [email protected]
Young Artist
Specialist art lessons for keen artists providing
private tuition & small intimate classes at your
home which ensure individual tuition. Keen
Artists 5 – 10 years and 10+ years are all
Fees please contact the school for fees
Opening hours/days holidays, term time and
after school
Nearest transport Tube: Holland Park
(Central Line) Bus: 94, 148
Chatterbooks are reading groups for children.
Our aim is to inspire you to read and develop
confidence in expressing your opinions as well
as talk about books. The patron of the
Chatterbooks scheme is writer Jacqueline
Club active: for 5-11 years old. Designed to
stimulate in the areas of sport, activity and
Club fitness: activities for children aged 8-14
years plus. Keep young bodies fit and healthy
in the gym and studio
Club coaching: let specialist instructors
introduce a sport to your child, or coach them
to a higher level;
Holiday activities: Activities for kids during the
school holidays; we'll keep them busy, teach
them skills and ensure they have a good time
Birthday parties: where better than David Lloyd
to celebrate?
Age group 14 – 17 year olds
Fee Please contact provider for details
Opening hours/days Wed 5:15-6:00pm
Nearest transport Tube: Gloucester Road.
Bus: 74
Address Point West, 116 Cromwell Road,
Telephone 020 7341 6400
Email [email protected]
Chatterbooks are open to library members
aged 8 to 12 years old and they meet once a
month, on either Wednesdays or Saturdays.
Age group 8 to 12 year olds
Opening hours/days See website for various
library opening times
Address Please see link
Telephone 020 7361 3010
Email [email protected]
Baby RhymeTime and Storytime
There are free events for under fives at all
Kensington and Chelsea’s libraries. Storytimes
and rhyme times last about 20 minutes.
Children and their carers can join in songs and
rhymes or listen to stories.
Age group under 2s
Fees free, no tickets required; please arrive
promptly to ensure a place – maximum 30
Opening hours/days Please visit website for
timings for various libraries
Address please visit website for various library
Telephone 020 7361 3010
Email [email protected]
Electric Cinema Kids Club
Films for children.
Age group 3-16 year olds
Fees Adult and child: Film £5.50
Opening hours/days Please check website
for details
Nearest transport Tube: Notting Hill Gate,
Ladbroke Grove, Westbourne Park
Bus: 7,23,52,70
Address Electric Cinema 191 Portobello Road
W11 2ED
Telephone 020 7908 9696(Box Office)
Email [email protected]
Electric Scream! (Re-Opening late
Electric Scream! is a screening slot set up
exclusively for parent (and carers) and their
babies under the age of 1 year. At Electric
Scream!, parents and carers can enjoy fulllength features with babies on their laps
without worrying about a babysitter or
disturbing others.
Age group Newborn to 1 year old
Fees from £8.00
Opening hours/days Monday: 11.00am
(except Bank Holidays)
David Lloyd Kensington
David Lloyd Leisure has an extensive
programme of activities for children specifically
tailored to meet the members' local needs.
Few of activities include:
Club pool activities: kids love water and under
parental supervision they can splash around at
these sessions to their hearts' content
Club play: for 3-4 years old. We've all kinds of
fun play sessions and activities for kids; they'll
love it!
Nearest transport Tube: Notting Hill Gate,
Ladbroke Grove, Westbourne Park
Bus: 7,23,52,70
Address Electric Cinema 191 Portobello Road
W11 2ED
Telephone 020 7908 9696(Box Office)
Email [email protected]
Gymboree Play and Music (Kensington and
Classes featuring play, music and movement.
Gymboree classes use song, dance,
movement, imaginary play, colours, textures,
drama and more. There are play classes,
music classes and art classes. Classes offer
sensory stimulation and learning through fun,
dedicated solely to under 5s and featuring a
parent or carer as an active class participant.
Age group Newborn to under 5 years
Opening hours/days 09.00am to 5.30pm
(classes at different times)
Address St. Augustine's Church 117 Queen's
Gate, London SW7 5LP
Telephone 0207 581 3511
Email [email protected]
Gate Picture House Kids Club
A Saturday children’s matinee of a recent hit or
an old favourite, plus fund activities. Become
an annual Kids’ Club member for a small fee,
and save money on your ticket every time you
visit. Please note: parents may leave children
over 8 years old alone in screening but should
be aware that the cinema is not providing any
official childcare.
Age group 5 to 14 year olds
Fees Please contact the number below for
ticket prices for kids
Opening hours/days Saturdays Matinees
Nearest transport Tube: Notting Hill Gate.
Bus: 27, 28, 31, 52, 70, 94, 148, 328, 390.
Address Gate Picturehouse, 87 Notting Hill
Gate W11 3JZ
Telephone 0871 902 5731
Email [email protected]
Harrow Club
The Harrow Club W10 is a charity working
primarily with young people in the deprived
urban neighbourhoods of North Kensington.
Our work targets NEET young people, young
offenders, our local Traveller Community and
all young people from local schools and the
community. We work in partnership to provide
accessible and affordable sporting and
recreational activities.
Age group 8 to 25 year olds
Opening hours/days Please see website for
various activity class times
Nearest transport Tube: Latimer Road. Bus:
Address 187 Freston Road, W10 6TH
Telephone 020 8969 2528
Email [email protected]
Gymboree Play and Music (Bayswater)
Classes featuring play, music and movement.
Gymboree classes use song, dance,
movement, imaginary play, colours, textures,
drama and more. There are play classes,
music classes and art classes. Classes offer
sensory stimulation and learning through fun,
dedicated solely to under 5s and featuring a
parent or carer as an active class participant.
Age group Newborn to under 5 years old
Opening hours/days Monday - Friday
09.00am to 5.30pm (classes at different
Nearest transport Tube: Bayswater,
Queensway. Bus: 70
Address Whiteley’s Shopping Centre, 1st floor
Bayswater, W2 4YN;
Telephone 020 7229 9294
Email [email protected]
Holland Park Ecology Centre
The Centre contains displays and information
about the local and natural history of Holland
Park and other sites of Nature Conservation
Importance within the Borough. The Ecology
Centre at Holland Park runs a series of events,
activities, educational visits, workshops and
volunteer days for schools, groups, children
and the public. Contact The Ecology Centre or
the Children’s Information Service for details
prior to the holiday.
Age group all ages
Fees please refer to website
Opening hours/days ongoing programme
Nearest transport Tube: Holland Park,
Kensington High Street.
Bus: (Kensington High Street) 28, 328, 27, 9,
10, 49 (Holland Park Avenue) 94, 148.
Address Old Stable Yard, Holland Park, W8
Telephone 020 7938 8186
Email [email protected]
Opening hours/days Term times: Monday to
Friday 15.30am-18.45, Saturday 11am – 5pm,
Holidays: Mon to Fri 10:30am to 5:30pm
Nearest transport Tubes: Ladbroke Grove,
Westbourne Park
Address Venture Community Centre, 103a
Wornington Road, London, W10 5YB
Telephone 020 8960 3234
Email [email protected]
Jungle Gym
Adventure experience for young children. Safe,
Jungle Gym includes climbing areas, fun slide,
ball and soft play area. Maximum height of
child is 4 feet.
Age group 1 to 7 year olds
Fees under 2 is £1.55, Over 2 is £3.05
Opening hours/days Monday – Sunday:
9.00am to 6.00pm.
Nearest transport Tube: Ladbroke Grove
(Hammersmith and City line). Bus: 7, 23, 52,
Address Kensington Sports Centre, Walmer
Road W11 4PQ
Telephone 020 7727 9747
Email [email protected]
Queen’s Ice and Bowl
Family oriented Leisure Centre offering ice
skating, Ten Pin Bowling, Sega Games, and
American Pool. Centre also includes a fast
food outlet and a licensed bar.
Age group All ages
Fees Skating: £10 children, £10.50 Adult, £2
skate hire.
Bowling is £6.50 per game and 50p shoe hire.
Opening hours/days Children’s skating
classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays 16:45
until 17:30. Public skating on Monday-Friday
10am to 18:45 and 20:00 to 23:00 and
Saturday-Sunday 10am – 18:45 and 19:30
until 23.00.
Bowling Monday to Sunday 10am to 11pm.
Nearest transport Tube: Queensway,
Bayswater. Buses: 70, 94, 12, 148, 7, 23, 36,
Address 17 Queensway W2 4QP
Telephone 020 7229 0172
Email [email protected]
Natural History Museum
One of the most famous museums of nature in
the world, offering visitors of all ages a wide
variety of lively and stimulating exhibitions
about the natural world. Particular children’s
favourites include the ‘Dinosaurs’ exhibition,
build a volcano and fun and games.
Age group All ages
Fees Admission is free but there are
sometimes charges for special exhibitions.
Opening hours/days Everyday 10.00am5.50pm (except 24-26 December).
Nearest transport Tubes: South Kensington.
Buses: 14, 49, 70, 74, 345, C1, 360, 414
Address Cromwell Road, SW7 5BD
Telephone 020 7942 5011
Science Museum
Museum containing exhibitions and hands-on
galleries about science, technology and
medicine. Live shows, an IMAX cinema,
simulators and opportunities to drink and shop
provide everything for a really great experience
for children and adults of all ages.
Age group All ages
Fees Free Admission but charges apply to
some exhibitions and the IMAX Cinema.
Opening hours/days Daily 10.00 - 18.00 (last
entry 17.15) except 24 to 26 December.
Nearest transport Tube: South Kensington.
Buses: 9, 10, 14, 49, 52, 70, 74, 345, 360, 414,
Address Exhibition Road, SW7 2DD
Telephone 0870 870 4868 or 020 7942 4000
Notting Hill Adventure Playground
Community Centre serving the North
Kensington area. The organisation runs an
inclusive programme of activities, courses and
events for local people. Welcomes users with
Age group 5 - 15 years
Fees Free
St Barnabas Church, Kensington
Sunday morning’s downstairs at St Barnabas
is the place to be no matter what age you are!
We run 4 age appropriate groups for children
between the ages of 0 and 10. Each group is
jam-packed with fun, games, great worship,
prayer, teaching, arts and crafts and much,
much more.
Bright Stars Under 4s
Age 4-6
Blast Off
School years 6-11
School year 7-10
Age groups 0 - 10
Opening hours Sundays 10:30am – 12:00pm
Nearest transport Tube: High Street
Kensington, Holland Park, Kensington Olympia
and Earls Court. Busses: 27, 9, 10, 49, C1
Address 23 Addison Road, W14 8LH
Telephone 020 7471 7000
Email [email protected]
Address 4 Gilston Road SW10 9SL
Telephone 020 7370 1000
Email [email protected]
Girlguiding UK
Rainbows (5-7), Brownies (7-10), Guides (1014). Please contact Girlguiding UK for
associations in your area.
Age group 5 to 14 year olds
Opening hours/days Monday - Friday 9.00am
- 5.00pm (Head office)
Nearest transport Victoria Station
Address Girlguiding UK, Commonwealth
Headquarters,17-19 Buckingham Palace
Road. SW1W 0PT
Telephone 020 7834 6242
Email [email protected]
The Scout Association
Please ring for information on your nearest
scout group.
Age group 6 to 25 year olds
Opening hours/days Monday - Friday
08.00am - 07.00pm Saturdays: 9.00am 12.00noon
Address Scout Information Centre, Gilwell
Park, Bury Road, Chingford, E4 7QW
Telephone 0208 433 7100
Email [email protected]
Activities for under 5’s using music, African
drumming, puppets and lots of theatricality.
The class is fully inclusive for children with
special needs.
Age group under 5’s
Fees child: from £8.00/£5.50 concession.
Siblings: from £10.00/£8.00 concession
Opening days term time and after school
classes. Check website for timings.
Office address Whippersnappers, Brockwell
Lido, Dulwich Road, SE24 0PA
Venue addresses The Holland Park Youth
Hostel, Holland Park, W8 7QU and Life Centre,
15 Edge Street, Kensington W8 7PN
Telephone 020 7738 6633
Email [email protected]
Chelsea Ballet Schools
Ballet, pre-school, modern dance and tap
classes take place every week day during the
afternoon and early evening. Classes in
Scottish reels are held during the Christmas
and Easter holidays. Workshop in ballet and
musical theatre are held during every school
Age group 2 ½ to 18 year olds
Opening hours/days Office: 9.00am - 4.50pm
Venues St Barnabas Church Hall, 14
Ranelagh Grove SW1 8PD,
Gems Hampshire School, The Old Library, 15
Manresa Road, SW3 6NB and
St Barnabas Parish Hall, Dulwich Village,
SE21 7BT
Office Address 6 Upper Cheyne Row, SW3
5JN. Classes held SW1/SW3
Budokwai Judo Club
Toddlers play group, gym, paints, clay. Martial
arts: Judo, Karate, aikido, Brazilian ju-jitsu.
Age group toddlers: 6 months to 3 years.
Martial Arts: 4 years +
Opening days Term times, Mon - Fri 09:30 to
Fees £185.00 per term per class per child
Nearest transport Tube: Fulham Broadway or
South Kensington. Busses: 4, 14, 211, 345.
Telephone 020 7351 4117
Email [email protected]
Venue address The Peacock Theatre,
Portugal Street, WC2A 2HT
Telephone 020 8969 1555
Email [email protected]
Kensington Ballet School
The school provides a fun but structured
introduction to the joys of dance.
Age group 18 months - 9 years
Opening hours/days Please see website for
various times
Office address Karen Lowe and Richard
Fisher, 21 Shaftesbury Avenue, Bedford
Bedfordshire, MK40 3SA
Venue addresses & fees Please see website
for various venues
Telephone 07957 650 042
Email [email protected]
Portobello Dance
The Mark Elie Dance Foundation is a
registered charity (supported by Campden
charities and Awards 4 All) which offers innercity children training in Classical ballet, Tap,
Jazz and Street.
Age group 3 years to adults
Fees £7.00 per class, 6 weeks £42 and £10
Opening hours/days Saturdays 9:00am to
Nearest transport Westbourne Park,
Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill tube
Address The Tabernacl, Powis Square,
London W11 2AY
Telephone 07947 484 021
Email [email protected]
La Sylvaine School of Dance
The primary aim of the school is to teach
children how to extend their potential through
the disciplines of dance and performance.
Age group 3 to 18 year olds
Fees: Please see website for fee details.
Opening hours/days Please see website for
Office address 26 Hardinage Road, London,
NW10 3PJ
Venues Bousfield School, Chelsea Theatre,
Holy Trinity, Lycee Francais, Oratory Primary
School, Our Lady of Victories, Parsons Green
and Redcliffe School.
Telephone 020 8208 5007
Email [email protected]
Drama classes for children aged 3-16 in
Kensington, Chelsea and across London.
Representation for professional work in
television and film and other related fields.
Age group 4 – 18 years
Fees £110 for 1 hour classes per term; £190
for 2 hour classes per term; 20% discount for
Opening hours/days weekly classes during
term time, please see website for details.
Office address 34 Credition Road, NW10 3DU
Venue address Notting Hill Preparatory
School, 95 Lancaster Road, London W11 1QQ
Telephone 020 8969 3249 or 020 8767 5298
Email [email protected]
London Children’s Ballet
The London Children's Ballet was founded in
1994 to give talented young dancers aged 914, from a wide cross section of the
community, a unique opportunity to perform as
part of a professional ballet production. The
children's six month LCB experience gives
them time to develop not only as promising
young dancers, but also as responsible and
hard-working young adults.
Age group 9 to 14 year olds (boys 9-16 yrs)
Opening hours/days LCB meets on Sunday
pm from Jan to April. Monday - Friday Office
Hours): 9.30am - 5.00pm
Office address 73 St Charles Square, W10
Perform workshops: drama, dance and singing
for young children with almost 3,000 attending
every week across London and the South
East. Each child starts with a Free Trial
Session. All teachers are Criminal Records
bureau checked and First Aid trained.
Age group 3 months to 12 year olds
Fees contact provider for details
Opening hours/days contact provider for
Office address Perform, 49 Chalton St
London NW1 1HY
Venue address Check the website to find your
nearest venue by entering your postcode.
Telephone 020 7255 9120/0845 400 4000
Email [email protected]
Registration fee: £10 per child
Opening hours/days Saturdays 10.00am 12.00noon during term
Venue address St. Mary Magdalene CE,
Primary School, Rowington Close,
London W2 5TF (Please don’t contact school
Le Club Tricolore
Teaches fun French to children aged 2½ to 5,
and 5-10 year olds. Small groups - each run by
trained native speakers.
Age group 2½ to 11 years old
Fees pls refer to website.
Opening hours/days contact providers for
more details
Office address 10 Ballingdon Road, SW11
Venue address Please see website for details
Telephone 020 7924 4649
Email [email protected]
Nearest transport Tube: Bayswater,
Email [email protected]
Club Petit Pierrot
In a happy atmosphere French is taught to the
children through play, using a wide variety of
our stimulating language games and exercises,
songs, dances, educational toys, stories,
puppets and through role-play. It is suitable for
either beginners, advanced or children already
studying French at school and even bilingual
Age group 8 months to 11 year olds
Fees Fees (for 12 week term):
½ hour - £119 per term
¾ hour - £172 per term
1 hour - £205 per term
1½ hours - £245 per term
Play session supplement: £30 per term
*10% reduction for any child coming
Opening hours/days Opening hours are
different for each venue, please contact for
more details.
Office address 80 Mendora Road, London,
Venue address Held at various venues (see
Telephone 020 7385 5565
Email [email protected]
Blueberry Playsongs
Blueberry Playsongs is where young children
learn to have fun with music! Established in
1991, we run weekly music groups in the
London area.
Age group 6 months to 3 year olds
Fees Please see website for details
Opening hours/days Chelsea: Friday 09:30 –
10:45; Notting Hill: Tuesday 9:30 – 11:30
Nearest transport Tube: Sloane Square/
Notting Hill Gate
Office address 17 Brookview Road, SW16
Venue address Chelsea Methodist Church
155a Kings Road; Tabernacle Arts Centre,
Powis Square, London, W11 2AY
Telephone 020 8677 6871
Email [email protected]
German Saturday School
The German Saturday School Central London
(Bayswater) was established in April 1994 and
offers tuition for children aged 4 to 16 on
Saturday mornings. Our classes start at
reception and continue up to GCSE Level and
Age group 3 to 16 year olds
Fees Lessons: 10.00 - 12 noon on
approximately 10 Saturdays per term.
School fees: £120 to £150 per term (depending
on age)
Culture Kids
Culture Kids is more than just a music class for
pre-school children, it is a journey into the
magical world of texture, colour, shape, time
and space. Cooking and art classes are also
Age group 7 months - 4 years
Fees Please visit website for fees
Opening hours/days Please visit website for
details of opening times for individual venues
Office address 1 Merton Park Parade, SW19
Venue address Various according to class,
please website for more details.
Telephone 020 8540 4203
Mobile 07834 718 347
Email [email protected]
Nearest transport Tube: South Kensington
(Circle, District, Piccadilly)
Buses: 49, 211
Venue address The Vestry, St Luke's Church,
Sydney Street, SW3 6NH
Telephone 020 8744 5189/ 0790 661 9144
Email [email protected]
The Music House for Children
The Music House for children is not for profit
organisation to provide musical experiences
from toddler and baby sessions to group
instrumental lessons, workshops and
Age group 0 to 6 year olds
Opening hours/days please refer to website
for details
Venues please refer to website
Office address 306 - 310 Uxbridge Road,
W12 7LJ
Telephone 020 8932 2652
Email [email protected]
Monkey Music
Monkey Music aims to introduce babies and
pre-school children to music in a way that they
can easily understand and enjoy. Original and
traditional songs, colourful visual props,
rhythms, movement and lots of persecution
instruments all lead to great fun and loads of
Age group 3 months to 3 year olds
Fees Please contact provider for details
Office address Monkey Music Ltd, Unit 8
Thrales End Farm, Thrales End Lane,
Harpenden, Herts AL5 3NS
Venue address Please visit website for details
of various venues in the borough.
Telephone 01582 766464 (head office)
Email [email protected]
W11 Opera for Young People
Since it was founded in 1971 by local parents
wishing to stage an opera for young people
each Christmas, it has commissioned and
produced over 30 new operas. Selection is by
open audition. Production team and orchestra
are fully professional. Performances are family
shows. Auditions for 2013 will be held in early
September next year. Please check back on
website for further details which will be posted
in the spring.
Age group 9 to 18 year olds
Fees details on our website
Opening hours/days please refer to website
Nearest transport Tube: Holland Park.
Bus 9, 148.
Venue address Rehearsals take place at St
James’ Norlands Church, St James Garden
W11 4EQ
Email [email protected]
Music For the Young
Wonderful introduction to music through
rhythm-percussion, melody-toys and
movement-drama. Structured classes in a fun
environment all accompanied by piano.
Age group 6 months - 6 years
Fees 6 months to 3 years: £6.50 per class
3 - 4 years: £8.50 per class
Fees include refreshments (only for 6 months 3 years) and there is a reduction for siblings.
Opening hours/days
Tuesdays (Term Times):
9.45am to 10.30am and 10.45am to
11.30am(6mths - 3 years)
3.15pm to 3.45pm(3 - 4 years)
3.45pm to 4.15pm(4 - 6yrs)
Aquakiddies/Babies teach essential baby
swimming skills for babies and toddlers and
strongly emphasise ‘having fun’.
Age group 0 to 5 year olds
Fees £50 for 5 week course
Venue opening hours/days Tues to Fri 9am
to 2:30pm
Office address Aquakiddies/Babies, Sussex
house, 23 Cuckfield Road, Hurstpierpoint,
West Sussex, BN6 9RW
Venue address Kensington Leisure Centre
Walmer Rd London W11 4PQ
Telephone 01273 833101
Email [email protected]
[email protected]
Age group All ages
Opening hours/days
Mon - Fri 6:30am - 10:30pm
Sat 8:00am - 8:30pm
Sun 8:00am - 10:30pm
Nearest transport Tube: Sloane Square,
South Kensington.
Buses: 319, 49, 211, 11 & 22
Address Chelsea Manor Street, SW3 5PL
Telephone 020 7352 6985
Canalside Activity Centre
Sports activities for young people include
canoeing, kayaking, bell boating, trampolining,
low rope course and team building.
Age group 9 to 19 year olds
Fees £4 per session
Opening hours/days of Youth Club Tuesday
4:30pm -7:30pm; Thursday 4:30pm – 7:30pm;
Saturday 10:30am – 4:00pm;
Venue Address Canalside Activity Centre,
Canal Close, Ladbroke Grove,
London W10 5AY
Telephone 020 8968 4500
E-mail [email protected]
Hyde Park Riding School Ltd
Our riding stables cater for riders of all abilities,
previous experience is not necessary. Hyde
Park Stables London takes adults and children
for both group and private rides and riding
Age group 5 years upwards
Fees Group lessons at £64 per hour. For
private lessons see the website for details.
Opening hours/days
Tuesday to Friday 7.15 am to 5.00 pm
Saturday and Sunday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Nearest transport Tube: Lancaster Gate or
Paddington, Bus 49, 98, 274, 390
Address of stables 63 Bathurst Mews, W2
Telephone 020 7723 2813
Email [email protected]
Cremorne Riverside Centre
Canoeing centre in the south of the borough,
designed to cater for children and young
people who live in the local area. Kayaking is
delivered on the Tidal Thames and we also
travel further afield to introduce young people
to whiter water, surf and sea kayaking.
Age group 9 to 19 year olds
Fees RBKC membership £10 pa. Non RBKC
residents is £20pa.
Opening hours/days Sundays, Mondays and
Wednesdays during term time from 11am –
Venue Address Cremorne Riverside,
Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 0QH
Telephone 020 7349 9591
E-mail [email protected]
Kensington Emperors Swimming Club
Teaches swimming to disabled people of all
ages and all disabilities. GP’s permission to
swim required. Pool is accessible, including
Age group All ages
Fees £15 per annum (seniors);
£7 per annum (Juniors)
Opening hours/days Friday: 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Nearest transport Tube: Ladbroke Grove,
Shepherd’s Bush. Bus: 12, 49, 94, 295
Address Kensington Sports Centre, Walmer
Road W11 4PQ
Telephone 020 8841 3577
Email [email protected]
Kensington Leisure Centre
Swimming, fitness classes, fitness gym,
badminton, football, volleyball, basketball,
squash, gymnastics, wrestling, martial arts,
Chelsea Sports Centre
Sport Centre facilities include - swimming pool,
sports hall, gym, aerobics studio, outdoor
Swimming Nature
Since 1993, we have been teaching hundreds
of thousands of children to swim the natural
way. Lessons during school terms, half-terms
and school holidays.
Age group 3 months and upwards
Fees Please check the website
Opening hours/days Monday to Friday:
9.00am - 6.00pm. Saturday: 9.00am - 1.00pm
Office address 35 Lonsdale Road, NW6 6RA
Venue address check the website for a centre
near you.
Telephone 08445 04 05 06
Email [email protected]
trampolining, table tennis, indoor junior tennis,
children’s soft play area, café-bar, crèche, club
room, outdoor floodlit Astroturf.
Age group All ages
Opening hours/days
Mon - Fri 6:30am - 10:00pm
Sat 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sun 8:00am - 10:00pm
Nearest transport Tube: Latimer Road,
Holland Park, Ladbroke grove.
Rail: Shepherds Bush
Bus: 7, 23, 52, 295
Address Walmer Road, W11 4PQ
Telephone 020 7727 9747
Email [email protected]
Westminster Boating Base
Westminster Boating Base is an independent
charity teaching dinghy sailing, power boating,
kayaking and canoeing in central London.
Age group 10 to 23 year olds
Fees Donation to the charity at your discretion
Opening hours/days Monday – Friday
9.00am – 5.00pm (all enquiries)
Nearest transport Tube: Pimlico and Vauxhall
Address 136 Grosvenor Road, SW1V 3JY
Telephone 020 7821 7389
[email protected]
Kiddikicks provide the very best football
coaching for toddlers and children under 8
years of age. Kiddisports offers cricket,
hockey, bat and ball and rugby skills
Age group 18 months – 8 years
Opening hours/days. Please see the website
or phone for timetables.
Venue Address Hyde Park and South
Office Address Kiddikicks Sports Limited, 26
Thackeray Street, W8 5ET
Telephone 020 7937 7965 / 0845 602 8276
Email [email protected]
Westway Riding Stables
Horse Riding School is open for all abilities and
for most ages.
Age group over 5 year olds and upwards
Fees please enquire with provider
Opening hours/days Every day: 8.30am 9.00pm
Nearest transport Tube: Latimer Road,
Ladbroke Grove. Buses: 295, 7, 220, 70, 52,
302, 23
Address 20 Stable Way, Latimer Road, W11
Telephone 020 8964 2140
Email [email protected]
Sports Academy
Traditional sports to bring back traditional
values. We have courses in football, tag rugby
and cricket within a setting that teaches good
sportsmanship, the rules of the game,
friendship and working as part of a team. The
academy runs in term time only and is for
primary school children.
Age group 5-10
Fees contact provider for details
Opening hours/days
Please contact provider for details
Address Rugby Portobello Club, 221 Walmer
Road W11 4EY
Telephone Riley Taggart on 020 7229 2928
Email [email protected]