Birmingham has loads of fantastic sports programs on offer for toddlers and preschoolers.
Do your toddlers and preschoolers love to run around? Are they interested in football, cricket, rugby, gymnastics or other sports? Why not consider a sporting program designed just for them?
Birmingham has a number of sports programs that cater for the youngest members of the family. Some programs cater for children from just 12 months and are designed to teach them basic sporting skills, plus fundamentals such as teamwork, resilience and respect, all while having fun! If you've got a little sporting star on your hands, here is where you can help nurture their passion.
Toddler Tennis Location: Locations include Solihull, Harborne and Moseley.
Toddler Tennis has classes available for children as young as 2 years old! Classes are for children aged between 2 and 5 years.
Toddler Tennis can also organise birthday parties, plus they have multi-sports camps for children aged between 3 and 5 years.
Book a free trial.
Leapfrog Sports Location: Alderbrook School Sports Hall, Lode Heath School Gym, Kings Heath Boys School
Offers multi-sports programmes for children aged between 2 and 7 years.
Helps children have a go at a variety of sports and see which ones they have a passion for!
Free trial class available.
The Olympians Multi Sports Programme Location: Solihull
A multi-sports program for children aged 2 and over.
Range of sports includes football, basketball, cricket, hockey and rugby.
Try a class for free!
Little Kickers Location: Throughout UK, including Birmingham
Football classes for children aged between 18 months and 7 years old.
Classes have a focus on ‘play not push’ and along with the development of football skills, help children develop concepts such as colour and number recognition, sharing, following instructions and imagination.
RugbyTots Location: Throughout the West Midlands
Rugby classes for children aged 2 and over.
Classes are designed for children from 2 to 7 years and teach a range of skills including recognising shapes and counting.
Birthday parties also available.
Rock Tots Birmingham Location: The Climbing Depot, Birmingham
Rock climbing for children as young as 12 months old!
These sessions are designed for preschool children aged 18 months to 4 years and their parents, although younger children from 12 months can join in and have a go.
Classes incorporate balance, coordination and flexibility.
Birmingham Flames Gymnastics Club Location: Selly Oak
Has gymnastic classes for children aged 3 to 7 years.
All abilities are welcome, and older children can move onto advanced classes.
Fusion Gymnastics Club Location: Birmingham
Offers preschool gymnastics classes for children aged 3 and above.
Book a trial class to see how your toddler enjoys the class.
North Birmingham Community Gymnastics Location: Sutton Coldfield
Has a specialist preschool gymnastics programme.
Also has a trampolining class for children aged between 2 and 4 years.
For even more fantastic classes and programmes in Birmingham, read on here.
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