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This page provides a focal point for classes of all kinds beyond formal schooling. Fees are payable for all these classes; do ask about these before you join a class.

After school clubs | Pre-school groups

Ballroom Dancing Clases

Bollington Civic Hall

Contact: Peter J Bailey, DanceTech Ballroom Academy
Bollington Civic Hall
Tel: 07742 104405
web siteExternal link

There is a charge for these sessions.

Footloose Dance Academy

Contact: Footloose Dance Academy, Bollington Civic Hall
Tel: 07951 054547
web siteExternal link

There is a charge for these sessions.

Bokwa Classes

Leader: Wendy Reid
Mobile: 07515 385774

BOKWAExternal link is an energetic and exciting dance class that combines cardio conditioning, strength training and flexibility. It integrates customary African dance with boxing manoeuvres, CapoeriaExternal link and Dance Steps. Bokwa fitness is exciting, energetic, exhilarating and constantly remains challenging, however is tailored for every type of individual to boost fitness and assist with weight loss.

Classes take place at Bollington Civic Hall on Wednesdays 7.15-8.15pm, and at St John's School on Fridays from 7.15 - 8.15pm.

There is a charge for these sessions.

Buggyfit Classes

Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JTExternal link

Leader: Wendy Reid
Mobile: 07515 385774

Buggyfit is the ultimate fitness class for new Mums wanting to get back in shape after their new arrival.  This power walking class, with strengthening and toning exercises is proving to be the answer to shifting postnatal weight and re-toning your body after giving birth.  This one hour workout enables you to meet new friends, and baby/toddlers come too!

Buggy fit classes will run in all weathers unless the Met Office advises to stay at home. "It's more than just a walk in the park!"

Classes in 2012 include ...

Bollington Recreation Ground: weekly 9.30 - 10.30am

Also in Macclesfield ...

West Park, Macclesfield: weekly 10 - 11am

Zumba Fitness Classes

Dean Valley School, Albert Road, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5HS

Leader: Janice Watkins
Tel: 01625-573449
Mobile: 07939 621434

The latest thing in fitness with fun available ...

Dean Valley School, Monday evening at 6.30pm - 7.15pm
St John's School, Wednesday evening at 6.30pm - 7.15pm

There is a £4 charge for these sessions.

Janice has also recently been licensed in Zumba Gold for the more mature mover and shaker! and will have some classes up and running in the New Year - please call or email for details.

Ihulahoop Aerobics Classes for Adults

Tutor: Sarah Pineger
Mobile: 07921 138316

Bollington Methodist Church, Wellington Road
Friday night 7pm – 8pm

Beginners are welcome and hoops are provided. Whether you want to trim up your lovely, but stubborn tummy & body, learn to move & dance in a whole new way or impress your friends with your new amazing tricks, hula hoop dance & aerobics sessions are for you.

Sarah says "I learnt to hoop when I was 35 and it has helped me go from a size 18 to a size 12. You'll love it!"

Swimming Courses

At Bollington Leisure Centre.


Piano Tuition

Tutor: Pam Dooley
Tel: 01625−572039

Pam specialises in one to one tuition

Samba Drumming

Weekly group learning sessions aiming to have a competent Samba band ready for the 2014 Festival. Plenty of time for new joiners!

Bollington 'University'

Various Bollington 'University' classes are held at Bollington Arts Centre on Wellington Road. Check the web site for detailsExternal link.