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.
There is a charge for these sessions.
‘Strictly’ Dance Classes for Children
Children’s BALLROOM & FREESTYLE dance lessons.
Every Friday after school. Please call 07742 104405 or email for details.
There is a charge for these sessions.
Designed for children aged 2 and 3. Must be accompanied by an adult.
Contact: 0800 0435203
Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road, Bollington
A variety of classes are organised and run at the Arts Centre, known colloquially as Bollington ‘University’. Check the web site for details.
Spanish, French conversation and Italian. See web site for details.
For beginners and advanced, held at the Arts Centre on Mondays.
Computer classes are held on Tuesdays, 10am to 3.30pm.
Cooking classes in your own home or premises, or at Adlington Village Hall, Mill Lane, Adlington. All details on the web site.
Strengthening, movement patterns and body awareness, balance, coordination and functional exercises all in one class – led by physiotherapist Hannah Atkin.
Mamas Who Move
We welcome mums/dads and their babies who are struggling to find time to workout while looking after a little one. Classes are gentle circuit style workouts that focus on those all important legs, bums and tums. We go at your pace and focus on our mental as well as physical wellbeing. Message me for more info.
Classes are Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30, Bollington Arts Centre, Wellington Road.
Bollington Yoga, classes led by qualified instructors at
104 Palmerston Street, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5PW
(used to be Mother Nature Sanctuary)
Tel: 07476 053453
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Wide variety of classes – see the page!
Tuesday evening 19:00-21:00 Hatha Yoga
Thursday evening 19:00-21:00
Chair Yoga – Friday 12:30-13:30
Friday afternoon 13:30-14:45
North West Chinese Kickboxing club has a class at Bollington Health & Leisure,
This is a great opportunity for beginners. Come and give it a try – all welcome and it’s pay as you train, no upfront costs or joining fees.
Meetings on Mondays evenings at the Scout Hut (Albert Road).
|Leader: Wendy Reid
Location: Various, see below
Mobile: 07515 385774
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 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
A fun and inclusive dance class which is adapted for adults of all abilities and can be taken seated throughout if required. The class includes lots of stretches for the body, exercises to help with coordination, and movement to music.
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!”
A wide variety of swimming and other physical exercise courses are available at the Bollington Leisure Centre.
Pam specialises in one to one tuition usually at her house in Kerridge.
Weekly group learning and practice sessions for this popular band. Plenty of time for new joiners!