ACTIVITIES AT ACA
There are many regular activities going on at ACA run by either membership sections or external groups. Click on the button to see the full schedule and for further details see below.
The following activities require membership of ACA
ALWOODLEY SOCIAL CLUB
Alwoodley Social Club is affiliated to the ACA and is responsible for running the licensed bar on evenings and weekends.
The Lounge bar and Sports Bar / Family Room opening hours are as follows:-
Monday - Closed
Tuesday & Wednesday - 7.30pm to 11pm
Thursday & Friday - 5pm to 11pm
Saturday - 3.30pm to 11pm
Sunday - 1pm to 10.30pm
There is both Sky and BT Sport available showing football and other sports in the Sports Bar / Family Room
The Social Club also organises various events during the year such as New Year's Eve, Halloween Party, Bonfire Night , tribute acts and other themed evenings. See here for more details of upcoming events.
Alwoodley Art Group is a mixed group of enthusiastic amateur and semi-professional artists who meet every Thursday evening at 7.30pm to pursue their love of drawing, painting, etc.
We paint and draw in a wide variety of styles. We hold regular Workshop evenings and days and we enjoy demonstrations by professional artists throughout the year.
Further information https://www.alwoodleyartgroup-leeds.com/
Badminton is played in the hall on Mondays from 9pm and Wednesdays from 8.30pm. We have one full-sized court.
For more information please contact email@example.com
The Carpet Bowls Section meets each Friday at 2-30 pm. We bowl until about 4 pm when the Social Club bar is available for those who want to stay on for a drink and chat. New members always welcome!
Please contact Margaret Wilkinson on 2672627 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Alwoodley Chess Club: Meets Wednesdays 7pm. All standards welcome for competitive and friendly play.
Further information https://www.alwoodleychessclub.co.uk/
Leeds Junior Chess Club: Meets Sundays (term time) 5pm to 7pm. For children aged 7-18 – all standards welcome. Apply at https://www.leedsjuniorchessclub.co.uk/
Meets Fridays 2-5pm. Come and enjoy craftwork - knitting, cross stitch, etc in a friendly atmosphere. For more details contact email@example.com
Alwoodley Football Club was founded in 1999 in order to provide a social sporting football community within Alwoodley and the surrounding North Leeds Area. During the years the club has developed and had varying footballing success with county and league cup final appearance successes along the way. The club's ethos is centred around inclusivity, player development and a refreshed input into the local community.
We currently have 2 senior mens teams playing in both the supreme division of the Yorkshire Amateur League, and our development team playing in Division 1 respectively, playing on Saturday afternoons.
To keep up to date with the exciting plans taking place at the club please follow the social media handles below. To make further enquires in regards to the Football club please contact Simon Kamen the club chairman.
Social Media handles: Instagram @alwoodleyfc / Twitter @alwoodleyfc / Facebook Alwoodley Football Club
Club Chairman Simon Kamen: 07543728076
Alwoodley Sinfonia is an orchestral group that meets on Sunday mornings in the Council Room. We have vacancies for new players in all sections, especially strings and brass. Our conductor knows how to get the best from our range of abilities.
Our extensive music library includes orchestral music of Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, as well as shorter items –
marches, waltzes, and lighter pieces.
If you would like to come along and ‘try us out’ please contact Sophie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alwoodley Singers meet weekly on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm. The group rehearses and performs regular concerts at ACA. Anybody interested in singing who would like to join the group should contact Helen Narcross at email@example.com for further details.
Softball tennis is played in the Hall on Wednesdays from 11am to 1pm. For further details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We play in the hall on Monday evenings 7pm – 9pm using 4 tables usually. Everyone is welcome.
We also have a team in the Leeds League for those who would like to play competitively.
For more information contact us at email@example.com
The tennis section offers a mix of social and competitive play as well as coaching for both adults and juniors.
For more information see the website https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/alwoodleytennisclub
The following activities are run by external groups
ALWOODLEY MARTIAL ARTS CLUB
Alwoodley Martial Arts Club is a family friendly club. We deliver safe lessons in Karate and Okinawan weapons. All of our instructors are CRB vetted and undergo strict child safety training.
Classes run on Wednesdays from 6.30pm to 8pm in the Hall.
Cost £20 pcm
Contact Steven Leak
Award-winning, fun and informal dance classes for boys and girls aged 18 months to 6 years.With a real focus on learning through play, the babyballet® syllabus fits within the UK Government’s Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework. Our imaginative classes provide the opportunity for young children to learn and develop a number of key skills such as coordination, balance, counting and colour recognition as well as social skills such as sharing and turn-taking, all within a fun and positive environment! Using a range of props as well as our famous Teddy and Twinkle bears, our experienced teachers aim to instil confidence and a joy for dancing in all of our children!
Tuesdays - Tinies (18 months-3) 9.45am-10.20am
Wednesdays - Tinies (18 months-3) 9.45am-10.20am; Movers (age 3-4 years) 10.25am-11.00am
Saturdays - Groovers (age 4.5-6 years) 8.50am-9.25am; Groovers (age 4.5-6 years) 9.30am-10.05am; Tinies (18 months-3) 10.10am-10.45am; Movers (age 3-4 years) 10.50am-11.25am
£5.50 per class payable up front per time
Contact Laura Cartwright
0791 592 7267
Lively and funky toddler dance and music classes for girls and boys from 18 months to 5 year olds
Mondays and Fridays - 10am
£5 for your first trial session
Please contact Sarah
Relaxed lectures on a variety of topics by a former History teacher.
£4.00 inc coffee & biscuits
Contact Paul Bedford
0770 334 1575
Fun and interactive MOOsic and MOOvement sessions for under 5s. Voted 'Best Activity for under 5's by Mumbler. A 45 minute sessions with a different theme each week brought ti life through mucis, instruments, dancing, puppets, dress up, parachutes and many more props
Thursdays - 10am Mixed (siblings and children on the move)
Thursdays - 11.15am Baby (newborn-confidently walking)
Contact Emily Campbell
0773 286 6916
MUSICAL THEATRE LIFE
Musical theatre classes for children
3.50pm to 4.50pm Rec-Y2
5pm to 6pm Y3+
Contact Rebecca Skolnick
0781 445 1017
Contact Julia Wokes
0795 740 0227
The Townwomen's Guild (TG) is a friendship group for women. Alwoodley TG meet every 4th Monday of the month in the Council Room from 2pm to 4pm. There are regular speakers on a wide variety of topics. More details here
Move, breathe and release with your friendly local yoga class. Beginners and those with yoga experience are very welcome, classes are designed to take your needs into account and provide options for every body. Build strength and flexibility in mind and body, take some “me time” back during your busy week!
£7 drop in/ £8 including mat hire / multiclass discounts also available
Find out more and book at
Zumba with Kat
Dance & Fitness class with Latin and pop rhythms. Suitable for all levels of ability/fitness. Classes led by Licenced Zumba Instructor Kat Clark
£5.00 with every 10th class free
Contact Kat Clark
0787 517 1493