Children’s Multi Sports Classes

EDLC Children Multi Sports Classes

Our children’s multi sports classes runs for 40 weeks of the year, taking breaks during the school holidays. We have recently moved to a new direct debit booking system where further details can be found on the Children's Classes page.

The classes we offer can be found below with details on times, venues, cost and availability.  Please note classes are available on a first come first served basis and classes with limited availability may already be full.

For any questions on the classes we have to offer please contact Chris.Hynes@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

Squash

We offer bookable squash courts at Allander and Leisuredrome.

Allander Leisure Centre
Leisuredrome

Tennis

The following opportunities are available in East Dunbartonshire for tennis.

Casual Play.

Courts are available to book at:

Allander Leisure Centre (1 x indoor court)
Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre (2 x outdoor courts)

Please Note Tennis is not available at the Leisuredrome.

Children's lessons

Mini Tennis red, orange, green and full court available for children aged 6 to 14 years.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer tennis lessons at this time.  If you would be interested in tennis lessons for your child in the future then please email Chris.Hynes@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

Badminton

INTRODUCTORY

A chance for the younger ones to learn about badminton.  Fun games learning all about the court and equipment.  For ages P1+

Venue

Age

Day

Times

Availability

Cost

Leisuredrome

P1 to P3

Wednesday

4:00 – 4:45pm

Contact Chris for waiting list

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Allander LC

P1 to P3

Thursday

4:00 – 4:45pm

Contact Chris for waiting list

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Leisuredrome

P1 to P3

Friday

4:00 – 4:45pm

FULL – contact Chris for waiting list

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Allander LC

P1 to P7

Saturday

9:30 – 10:15am

Limited availability

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

BEGINNERS / IMPROVERS

More fun and games aimed at those new to the sport as well as those who have mastered the basics of the game.  Contains co-ordination, movement, racquet and shuttle skills and an introduction to singles and doubles play. For ages 8yrs+. (All players will receive a progress report after week 6 and 12)

Venue

Age

Day

Times

Availability

Cost

Leisuredrome

P4 to P7

Wednesday

4:00 – 4:45pm

Limited availability

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Allander LC

P4 to P7

Thursday

4:00 – 4:45pm

Good availability

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Leisuredrome

P4 to P7

Friday

4:00 – 4:45pm

FULL – contact Chris for waiting list

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Allander LC

P4 to P7

Saturday

9:30 – 10:15am

Limited availability

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

IMPROVERS / INTERMEDIATE

A course aimed at those with a firm grasp of all the major shots and a good understanding of the rules. Players should be competent at high/low serves, overheard clears, drop shots and be comfortable playing a rally of six shots or more. Aimed at S1 to S4 age group, however younger players may be promoted to the class based on their performance. For ages 11yr+. (All players will receive a progress report after week 6 and 12)

Venue

Age

Day

Times

Availability

Cost

Allander

S1 to S4

Saturday

10:30 – 12:00pm

Good availability

£24.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Badminton Games Classes

Badminton Games is aimed at those in P7 and above who have played badminton before.  It’s a supervised session with one of our EDLC badminton coaches and the focus is on playing games of badminton (both doubles and singles).  There will be a small element of group coaching in these classes but the majority will be games.  All equipment will be provided if you don’t have your own racquet.

Venue

Age

Day

Times

Availability

Cost

Leisuredrome

S1 to S6

Wednesday

5:00 – 6:00pm

Good availability

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Allander LC

S1 to S6

Thursday

5:00 – 6:00pm

Good availability

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Leisuredrome

S1 to S6

Friday

5:00 – 6:00pm

Limited availability

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

The following opportunities are available in East Dunbartonshire for badminton.

Casual Play

Courts available to book at any of the 3 Leisure Centres.

Children's lessons

Beginner, Improver and Intermediate lessons as well as Badminton Games available for children aged 5 years and over.

Athletics

Scottish Athletics state “It is widely recognised that athletic activities: running, jumping and throwing – underpin every sport in Scotland”

RUN/JUMP/THROW

Classes are predominantly “games based” with a focus on fun.

Venue

Age

Day

Times

Availability

Cost

Allander

P1 to P7

Friday

4:00 – 5:00pm

FULL – contact Chris for waiting list

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Allander

P1 to P7

Friday

5.00 – 6.00pm

FULL – contact Chris for waiting list

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

There are various opportunities in East Dunbartonshire to take part in Athletics.

Huntershill and Merkland athletics track are available for hire and individual use.  Please check your local leisure centre pages for more information.

Childrens Classes

We offer Run Jump Throw clubs for children in P1 to P7 at two of our leisure centres. 

During the school summer holidays we run week long camps which include athletics.  Details can be found in the Holiday Programme section.

Netball

The classes cater for all primary age children and working on passing, positions and games, all the while having fun.

Venue

Age

Day

Times

Availability

Cost

Allander LC

P4 to P7

Monday

4:00 - 5:00pm

Limited availability

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Allander LC

P4 to P7

Monday

5:00 - 6:00pm

FULL – contact Chris for waiting list

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

Leisuredrome

P4 to P7

Tuesday

4:00 – 5:00pm


FULL – contact Chris for waiting list

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

New classes for Netball.

We provide recreational courses at our Leisure centres, after school clubs within our primary schools and also link with the local netball clubs.

Our recreational courses will take place on a Monday at both Allander Leisure Centre and Leisuredrome, Bishopbriggs. 

We will be working with Active Schools to provide come and try blocks in the rest of East Dunbartonshire.  Please keep an eye out for these and we will be publicising them through the schools.

Basketball

Our basketball classes have recently returned to our Leisure centres due to popular demand.  Our classes will cover the basics of passing dribbling and shooting, as well as playing small sided games.  Included within the games will be understanding the rules and learning the court.  All sessions will be delivered through fun games and activities.

Venue

Age

Day

Times

Availability

Cost

Leisuredrome

P4 to P7

Tuesday

5:00 – 5:45pm

Limited availability

£20.50 per month (Direct Debit)

The following opportunities are available in East Dunbartonshire for Basketball.

Casual Play

Courts available to book at any of the 3 Leisure Centres.

Children's Classes

We offer Mini Basketball for age 8-12 and Basketball for age 12+

In addition to these sessions we work with the Active Schools team and provide 4 week blocks of after school sessions throughout the year.  These sessions will be advertised directly through the schools, so keep an eye out for these.

As well as the classes run by EDLC, Glasgow Fever Basketball Club run sessions for U12's in the Bearsden/Milngavie area.  More details can be found on their website.

Disability Sport

Sports Development Classes (Additional Support Needs - ASN)

There are various classes run by EDLC that cater specifically for children with additional support needs.

We have multi sport , swimming and gymnastics classes available.  In addition to this we have details of classes available in west Dunbartonshire and Inverclyde.

The Disability Sport Finder website(link is external) has all the information you are looking for.

For more information on the classes or for other sporting opportunities please call John Farr, Sports Development, 0141 578 8437 or email: john.farr@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

October Programme 2023

We are hoping to be able to run multi sports weeks camps during the October holidays 2023.  More information coming soon. To join our mailing list and to receive information on our camps first please email Chris.Hynes@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

For more information please contact Chris.Hynes@eastdunbarton.gov.uk