Weekly classes and after school clubs for children aged 5 to 12 in Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and Surrounding Areas.

Please contact us here if you’d like to list your class.

Two Riversmeet Leisure Centre

Two Riversmeet Leisure Centre, Christchurch BH23 1HW.

A leisure centre in Christchurch where everyone can get active. Some of the facilities available include gym, swimming, football, golf, foot golf, cycling, squash and more.

Phone number: 01202 477987.

All Stars Cricket Programme for Kids

8 weeks of non-stop fun for boys and girls aged 5-8 years old. The activity and game based programme is suitable for all skill levels, providing your child with the foundations to begin a lifelong love of cricket, while making friends in a safe and enjoyable environment.

Sessions at Poole Grammar School, Gravel Hill, Poole

For more information e-mail pooletowncc@hotmail.co.uk.

Bournemouth Bears Baseball Team

We are a team that compete in different divisions which will suit any level of experience whether you are brand new to the sport, you’ve played other sports that have similar skills like softball or cricket, or you’ve been playing baseball for years!  We have a Triple A, Single A, Woman’s Team and a brilliant Junior Team for children from age 5+.

We are actively recruiting for players for all our teams so please get in touch if you want to #JointheRoar! 

Please contact us at wessexbears@hotmail.com.

Bournemouth Hockey Club

Bournemouth Hockey Club has 14 junior teams offering training and match play for youngsters as young as 6 through to 18. Training nights are spread across three evenings and regularly see over 150 children aged 6-16 attend.

Also regular training camps available during the school holidays.

For further information e-mail kevinandkate@thecandys.net.

Bournemouth Lions Netball Club

An exciting new club will begin training in January 2019. If you know somebody in years 3-10 who would like to join please get in touch!

Contact allie.stopler@sky.com.

Bournemouth Netball Club

We love welcoming new members, so if you would like to give netball a go, please get in touch!

  • Junior training: Years 3-6, 7-9 and 10+
  • Adult sessions
  • Back to Netball and Club training

Venue: David English Netball Centre, East Way, Bournemouth, BH8 9PZ.

For more information e-mail bournemouthnetballclub@hotmail.com.

Broadstone Cricket Club

Youth Teams training and match days at Broadstone Cricket Club

For more information contact:

U 8
Robin Wallis
U 9
James Whittle
U 10
Mike Holm
07974 670917
U 11
Rob Whittle
U 12
Rob Whittle
Stuart Fox (Girls)
stuartfox870@btinternet.com 07393327991
U 13
Lynda Le Boutilier
07973 743561
U 15
Diane Parkin
odparkin@hotmail.com 07724110982.

U12 girls – Stuart Fox
U15+ girls – Angie Brown dajzbrown@gmail.com

Dorset County Football Association

We develop and administer football across Dorset, offering opportunities to play, volunteer, coach and referee across all formats of the grassroots game in the county.

Training sessions available for everyone, from toddlers (aged 3+) to adults.

Also training and playing opportunities for children and adults with disabilities.

For more information contact 01202 682375.

Everyone Active Leisure Center Poole

Leisure centres in Poole, accessible to everyone. Enjoy a wide range of activities, from swimming lessons, gym classes, kids activities and various sports. You are guaranteed to find something to suit your needs.

Centres in Poole

  • Poole (Dolphin) Leisure Centre. Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1TN. 01202 677217.
  • Ashdown Leisure Centre. Adastral Road, Canford Heath, Poole BH17 8RE. 0120 260 4224.
  • Rossmore Leisure Centre. Herbert Avenue, Parkstone, Poole BH12 4HR.  01202 738787.

Birthday parties available.

Ferndown Leisure Centre

Cherry Grove, Ferndown, BH22 9EZ.

Swimming, gym and fitness classes, activities for children, birthday parties and more.

Phone number: 01202 877468.

Harry Lund Tennis Coaching – East Christchurch Sports & Social Club

East Christchurch Sports & Social Club, Grange Road, Christchurch, BH23 4JD.

We offer Tennis coaching for all ages and abilities throughout the week. We’re growing a community Tennis club, with over 200 players involved so far, and are striving to offer better sporting opportunities to all in the local area.

Contact us on 07855 436701 for more info.

JFGA Coaching

Tuesdays & Wednesdays – Gymnastic Classes at Muscliffe Primary School.
Fridays – Football Classes at Sir David English.
Saturday Mornings – Toddler, Intermediate & Advanced Gymnastic Classes at Lytchett Manor Sports Center.
Gymnastics or Football lessons with JFGA Coaching as well as 1-2-1 or small group sessions starting in September for children aged 3-12 years from £6.
To book, please call us 07809286106.

BH Live Active – Littledown Bournemouth

BH Live Active Littledown, Chaseside, Bournemouth BH7 7DX.

Littledown is an award-winning leisure centre where people can get active. Local families can enjoy the gym, crèche, activities for under 5’s, swimming lessons, after school activities and much more.

Other highlights include:

  • Littledown Juniors Football
  • ALTITUDE High Ropes
  • Kids Parties

For further information contact 01202 055500.

Longfleet Youth FC

FREE football training sessions for children under the categories U3’s, U4’s and U5’s.

Our coaches are fully qualified, CRC checked, safeguarded and first aid trained, so you can have peace of mind that your child will receive a safe and fun footballing experience with Longfleet Youth FC.

If you have a child interested in coming along to see if they enjoy football then please contact Club Secretary Beverley Bowers on 07703 744564

AFC Bournemouth weekly coaching sessions

Weekly coaching sessions to a variety of different age groups throughout the week. Sessions cover children from as young as one-years-old, to adults over 50.

Mini Cherries – (1-4 year old)

Wednesday – The Branksome Centre – 10.30-11.30am – £2.00

Thursday – The Shack, Muscliff – 10.30-11.30am – £2.00

Also: Minikickers (ages 4-11), Premier league girls sessions (ages 6-16), Premier league kicks (ages 8-13 and 14+), and more.

For more information contact 0344 576 1910

Oakmeadians RFC

Oakmeadians RFC is a traditional rugby club based at Meyrick Park, in “the heart of Bournemouth”.

A family-friendly community rugby club that has been growing for over 50 years with over 20 teams
from our Little Bears to the Oakmeadians Old Gits!
  • Ladies Teams
  • Men’s teams
  • O2 Touch
  • Acorns
  • Little Bears

For more information call 07715 531143.

Play Sportz

Various times, Mondays to Sundays.

Classes available in different venues in Wimborne, Ringwood, Ferndown, Corfe Mullen and Poole.

Pre-school activity classes for the under 7’s. The classes comprise of pre-school football training as well as developing all round ball skills using a variety of sports. We also host parties.

For further information contact David on 07885 791368.

Playball Poole

Sports classes to help children develop agility, balance and coordination, as well as endurance, strength and flexibility.

Holiday camps also available, tailored to meet the needs of younger children. These are based on sport skills for tennis, hockey, cricket, and just about any ball sport you can imagine!

Parties also available.

For further information contact 07878681241.

Poole Dolphins (Juniors U19’s & Youth U17’s)

British American Football based in Poole, Dorset. We are looking for junior players for our new team. We are aiming to run a Junior team (16-19 year old) 9v9 full contact team.

There is no strict minimum age, but 13+ is advised.

For further information check the Facebook Page: Poole Dolphins (Juniors U19’s & Youth U17’s)

Poole Hockey Club

Hockey coaching for both, senior and junior players at Ashdown Leisure Centre. Absolute beginners welcome!

For more information e-mail clubenquiries@poolehockeyclub.co.uk.

Poole Netball Club

Recruiting young players aged 8+ All coaches and volunteers are CRB checked. First session FREE.

Training venue: Talbot Heath School

For further information call 7789001026.

Poole Piranhas Basketball Club

Our home court is the indoor sports hall at The Bourne Academy which is specially adapted for full and cross-court basketball. We also have allocated daily access to our club branded outdoor sports court at The Branksome Centre.

We offer basketball opportunities for girls and boys aged 7 to 17. From Rookie to All-Star, recreational to competitive, we have it covered!

We do Training and Practice sessions, Game Night, Jr. NBA Day Camps and Birthday Parties.

Contact number: 07527091120.

Poole Rugby Club

New and Old players are welcome! Junior teams U6’s to U16’s: For boys and girls aged between 5-16. We’re looking for enthusiastic youngsters to join our teams. Training and Matches are on Sunday mornings 10am.


  • 1st XV
  • Vets

For more information contact poolerfc@hotmail.co.uk

Poole Town Cricket Club

Exciting coaching and playing programme is in place for indoor and outdoor cricket from Under 8s upwards.

For further details contact nicko.williams@yahoo.co.uk

Poole Town Youth FC

Football coaching by a family club. All coaches FA Qualified and CRB checked. Boys and girls of all ages, from under 7’s to 18’s.


For further details or to book a place call Elliott Head on 07974205066.

Rugby Tots

Offers fun, structured rugby play sessions for children aged 2 to 7 years.  Children are taken on a journey of sporting imagination whilst learning how to catch, pass, kick and play as part of a team.

Classes now available to book in BOURNEMOUTH, CHRISTCHURCH, WIMBORNE and POOLE.

For more information contact 0345 313 0069.

Saturday Soccer School

12pm-1.15pm, Saturdays (term time only).

Pipers Dr, Mudeford, Christchurch BH23 4TR.

Our Saturday soccer school takes place at Mudeford Wood multi sports court for boys & girls aged 4-11 years.

Mini Soccer (4-5yrs.) 12pm – 1pm cost £4.

Older Group (6-11yrs.) 12pm-1.15pm cost £5.

If you would like to book, please call 07757277450.

Soccer Stars Football Academy

Various times on Saturdays.

Soccer Stars Football Academy, Slades Farm Park, Ensbury Avenue, Bournemouth, BH10 4EU.

Soccer Stars Football Academy is a Youth Football Academy for children aged 4-12yrs. We also can be booked for fun football birthday parties.

Contact 07983 214617 for more information.

Swanage & Wareham RFC

Swanage & Wareham RFC has long been established as the premier rugby club in Dorset.


  • Senior teams
  • Ladies
  • Vets
  • Girls
  • Junior U6’s to U16’s
  • Under 6’s and Younger

New players welcome!

For more information please contact 01929552224.

The Junction Broadstone

Station Approach, Broadstone, Dorset BH18 8AX.

The Junction Sports & Leisure Centre has a huge variety of classes from pre-school up to adults. External Clubs offer football, tennis, dance and gymnastics for preschool & juniors and Fusion Fitness is aimed at 11 – 15 year olds, as an introduction to health and fitness, from just £10.00 per month. From the Gym, the Swimming Pool, Kidz Kingdom soft play area, Fitness Classes, Tennis Courts, Sports Hall, or refreshments from the Waterside Coffee Shop there is plenty on offer.

For more info call 01202 777766.