Parkside Community Association
176 Goodmayes Lane
Essex, IG3 9PP

Tel: 0208 590 7497 / 0208 590 2071
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Other Activities at the Parkside Community Centre

There is a wide range of activities run by outside individuals and organisations that hire space at the community centre.

Full details of what is currently on offer can be found below.

Excellent Tuition

Personalised result orientated support for english, mathematics and science by qualified, experienced teachers.

Taking place on a Friday 5.30pm-7.30pm/Saturday 1pm-5.30pm.

Contact us on 07954665629. (children)


An excersise method that involves gentle stretches to lenghthen and release tight muscles and strengthen and tones weak muscles.

Taking place on a Monday 8.30pm-9.30pm

Contact Tulsi 07872 644427(adults)


Ripple Dance Club

Learn to jive, waltz, salsa, chacha etc plus more. No partner required just come along. Taking place on a Wednesday 7.30-10.30pm

Contact Ken 0208 599 5449 (adults)

All are welcome, with or without a partner. The cost is £6.00.

Lets learn French (la Jolie Ronde)

Fun and edcuational acitivities small classes,taking place on a Thursday 4.30pm-6.30pm and Mondays 4.30-6.30pm.

Contact Josiane 07788616740 (children)

Brewers Academy of Perfroming Arts

Modern Theatre, Ballet, tap, jazz, modern, street dance, singing, drama. Taking place on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

Contact Elizabeth Brewer 0208 595 5923 (children)
Karate Do Federation

For adults and children, beginners welcome.

Taking place on a Thursday 6pm-7pm and Saturday 1pm-2pm.

Contact Sensei Lee on 07807 868525 and 07531 177 105
Towns Women Guild

We meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month 10am-12.30pm

There is a varied programme of talks, competitions, discussions,fund raising and outings. Please come along you will be sure of a warm and friendly welcome. 


 Tuesdays - 7pm - 8pm

Fridays 7.15pm to 8.15pm

- Zumba

£4 Per class

Contact Vera on 07447039968


If you love embroidery come and learn new skills have fun and make new friends.

Taking place on a Thursday 10am-11.30am (term time only)

Contact Rosy 0208 517 2448. (adults)

Taking place on a Monday 7.15pm-8.15pm.

Contact Tracy 07758 123881
Fitness class for the over 50's

Mixed abilbity class which is part of the borough's healthy life style programme. Mondays 2pm-4pm

Contact 0208 708 0952

Art & Craft Classes

Fridays 4pm to 5.15pm

Age 5yrs +

Explore the creativity in you!

Drawing, colouring, painting & crafts.

For more details please contact Uma on 07882470769

South Indian Classical Dance

Taking place on a Sunday 3pm-4pm

Contact Hausika 07944166742 (children)

Line Dancing

Intermediate level

 Wednesdays 8pm - 10pm

Please call Shelley for more information on


Bharata Natyam Indian Classical Dance for Children and Adults.

Also, Carnatic Vocal music classes for children & adults

Taking place on a sunday 9.30am-5.30pm

Contact Mina 07950942082

East London Mugendo Academy of Fighting Arts

Classes: Thursday 6.30pm - 7.30pm

for ages 5+

The Mugendo 'Unlimited Way' is a martial art which is a mixture of different fighting styles allowing you to adapt in any given situation using minimum movemnt conflicting maximum damage. This fighting art is used only in self defence, it uses the whole body as a weapon, both standing and on the ground using techniques for instance (Kicking, Punching, Wrestling, Grappling, etc.) They are practised for a variety of reasons including:

Self Defence

Physical/Mental Health & Fitness

Release of Stress


Self Control

Spiritual Development.

Contact: Sensai Lakh Athwal

Beginners Dance Class

Learn Waltz, Jive, Sals, Cha Cha & More.

Tuesdays 9pm - 10.15pm
(25th February onwards)
All Ages Welcome

Keep Fit and Have Fun
£6.00 per class - no partner required
Enquiries: 0208 599 5449

Maguire O'Shea Academy

Mondays - 6.15pm -8.15pm

Wednesdays - 5.30pm - 6.30pm (Beginners)

Call Kathleen on 07846978198

Self Defence

 Wing Chun Kung Fu

Thursdays 8pm – 10pm

Beginners Welcome

Call Terry on 07546 519742

Ripple Tea Dances

Every Thursday 2-4 PM

Ballroom / Sequence etc


Admission £3

Refreshments available

Contact Ken Morum on

0208 599 5449

Kumon Tuition

Monday & Friday Evenings -

Please contact Kumon Centre on 0203 371 0082 

Let's learn Portuguese

We are qualified teachers teaching Portuguese to Children

Aged 3 to 12 years

Saturdays 2.30-4pm (Term time only)

Includes Portuguese Language, Drama & Arts and Crafts!

If you are interested please call us on

Tel: 07879546868 or 07786330854





Feel free to contact Parkside Community Centre on