Classes

This page provides a focal point for classes of all kinds beyond formal schooling. Fees are payable for most of these classes; do ask about these before you join a class.
Please check the Sport & Leisure page for the non-class sporting activities and for swimming lessons.

After school clubs | Pre-school groups

Skills classes

Ballroom Dancing Clases

Contact: Peter J Bailey, DanceTech Ballroom Academy
Bollington Civic Hall, Palmerston Street, Bollington
Tel: 07742 104405
Email
Web site

There is a charge for these sessions.

Footloose Dance Academy

Contact: Footloose Dance Academy
Bollington Civic Hall, Palmerston Street, Bollington
Tel: 07951 054547
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There is a charge for these sessions.

Women’s Self Defence

Contact: 0800-0435203

Saturdays 4.30 to 5.30pm, at St. John’s School, Grimshaw Lane

Bollington ‘University’

Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road, Bollington

A variety of classes are organised and run at the Arts Centre, known colloquialy as Bollington ‘University’. Check the web site for details.

Foreign Language Classes

Contact: 01625 583897 (Spanish), 01625 572130 (Italian)

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Spanish and Italian language classes are held at the Arts Centre on Wednesdays.

French conversation classes are held at the Arts Centre on Thursdays at 9.30am. Send email for more information.

Embroidery Class

Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road, Bollington
Contact: 01625 560459

For beginners and advanced, held at the Arts Centre on Mondays. 

Computer Classes

Bridgend Centre, 104 Palmerston Street, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5PW 
Tel: 01625 576311
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Computer classes are held on Tuesdays, 10am to 3.30pm.

Computer ‘Buddy’ Sessions (one to one computer skills sessions) are held at Bollington Library on Tuesdays, contact: 01625 378266.

Fitness Classes

Move Well ~

Physiotherapist: Hannah Atkin
Bollington Health & Leisure, Heath Road, Bollington Cross
Tel: (Hannah) 07495 746319
Email
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Strengthening, movement patterns and body awareness, balance, coordination and functional exercises all in one class – led by physiotherapist Hannah Atkin.

Yoga

Yoga with Deborah
Bollington Civic Hall, Palmerston Street, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5PW 
Contact: Deborah
Tel: 07772 967746
Email
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Yoga

Bridgend Centre, 104 Palmerston Street, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5PW
Tel: 01625-576311
Email
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Gentle Yoga classes led by a qualified instructor, every Thursday morning from 10:30 – 11:45.

Karate 

Email

Meetings on Mondays evenings at the Scout Hut (Albert Road).

Bokwa Classes

bokwa Leader: Wendy Reid
Mobile: 07515 385774
Email

BOKWA is an energetic and exciting dance class that combines cardio conditioning, strength training and flexibility. It integrates customary African dance with boxing manoeuvres, Capoeria 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.

Buggyfit Classes

Bollington Recreation Ground, Adlington Road, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JT

Leader: Wendy Reid
Mobile: 07515 385774
Email

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 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
Email

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
Email

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

A wide variety of swimming and other physical excersice courses are available at the Bollington Leisure Centre.

Music 

Piano Tuition

Tutor: Pam Dooley
Tel: 01625−572039
Email

Pam specialises in one to one tuition.

Samba Drumming

Dog & Partridge Inn, Wellington Road, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5

Weekly group learning and practice sessions for this popular band. Plenty of time for new joiners!