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art / art galleries

  • Market Gallery 322 & 324 Duke Street 0141 564 6602
  • Wasps Factory
    77 Hanson Street 0141 554 8299
  • Impact Arts
    The Factory, 319 Craigpark Drive. 0141 575 3001
  • The Duchy  (closing 27th May 2013)
    23/25 Duke Street, Glasgow G4 0UL
    tel: 01412378754
    The duchy is a new non-profit artist run gallery and studio space located in two adjoining shopfronts on Duke Street, Glasgow. Our intention is to support emerging and early career artists committed to their practice, providing space to create and show work.
  • Parade Artists
    WASPS Artists Studios, 77 Hanson Street G31 2HF
    A collective of jewellers, ceramicists, textile artists and painters.
  • Glasgow Ceramics Studio
    Wasps Artists' Studios, 77 Hanson Street G31 2HF
    The Glasgow Ceramics Studio is a an artists' cooperative of eighteen ceramic artists.
  • The Young Gallery 112 Sword Street,G31 1SF
    Scotland's first dedicated young people's gallery


  • Pilates with Gillian
    Citypark Fitness, 368 Alexandra Parade Glasgow G31 3AU
    Tel: 07889921212 Email:
    Pilates with Gillian is a physiothetapy-led modified Pilates class instructed by Gillian O’Kane, a fully qualified Chartered Physiotherapist trained through the Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute (APPI). Classes are on Saturday mornings 10-11am,  are 1 hour long and run in 8 week blocks, bookable in advance.
  • Yoga with Sarah
    Every Wednesday 5.45pm-6.45pm Beginners/Intermediate Class
    Citypark Fitness and Beauty, Citypark, Alexandra Parade, Glasgow G31 3AU
    tel: 07800 652367
    Qualified yoga instructor in Ashtanga yoga and vinyasa flow.
  • Silver Deal Active
    Whitehill Pool (Tues 11.30am)
    Ladywell Community Hall (Wed 1.15pm)
    Wellpark Hall (Thur 12.00pm)
    Tel: 0141 287 4685
    Easy exercise classes where everyone aged 60 and over are welcome to join. This is a FREE physical activity initiative organised by the East Glasgow Community Health and Care Partnership. Classes are designed with you in mind to help you improve strength, stability, mobility and increase self confidence. There is also a free Arts & Crafts class at Whitehill Pool (Mon 12-1pm).
  • Glasgow Club Whitehill Pool 240 Onslow Drive G31 2QF 0141 276 0823
    Whitehill Pool is a popular community facility that has undergone a recent refurbishment. Along with a 25m pool and all the modern gym equipment you could wish for, there’s also a full timetable of fitness classes in the dance studio.
  • Zumbatomic Dennistoun Sports Trust Hall, 1 Findlay Drive
    email: tel: 07917432933
    Thursday classes
    7:00-8:00pm Adult Zumba (age 14+) £3.50
  • pump 118 Whitehill Street, Glasgow G31 2LT 07496003462
    Pump & Burn - Buggie Pump classes at Alexandra Park. Group fitness training.
    Come along to any of our classes or contact us for more information.
  • Whitevale Bowling Club 235 Whitehill Street 0141 564 1165
  • Alexandra Park Golf Club Alexandra Park 0141 556 1294
  • Dennistoun Photographers
    Informal photography group based in Dennistoun.
  • Dennistoun Sports Trust 1 Finlay Drive, Dennistoun G31 2LP
    email: Call David: 07411227921

  • Dennistoun Day Care Centre
    Dennistoun New Parish Church 9 Armadale Street G31 2UU
    Telephone 0141 554 1350
    Older persons day care centre
  • Lodge Scotia Masonic Club
    133 Whitehill Street Dennistoun G31 2LS
    Lodge Scotia No.178 includes office bearers, history, meetings, pictures and contacts.
  • 1282 Social Club
    The club is open to the public on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. The club can be hired for private functions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. The Main Hall is available on Saturday and Sunday afternoons for christenings and communions. The Main Hall is also available Monday to Saturday to cater for funerals. Private hire is not open to the public. We also do a full wedding package. Why not give us a call or pop in at any time Saturday or Sunday with your enquiries and have a look around our newly refurbished premises.
    15 wood Street, Dennistoun tel: 0141 554 1498
  • Whitehill Former Pupils Football Club
    The club would like to welcome anyone interested in joining an East-End football club playing at amateur level. We play on a Saturday afternoon and train at Whitehill Secondary on a Tuesday evening at 7 pm. Players are welcome to come along and train alongside us either for getting fit or to play.


  • Dennistoun Dance Academy
    Our lady of Good Council, Chapel Hall, Craigpark, Dennistoun
    Dance classes on Fridays from 4.30pm onwards from age 3 years upwards in Ballet, tap, streetdance, cheerleading, acrobatics, jazz and highland.
    Fully qualified coaches in all subjects taught. Cheerleading squad training on Saturdays.
  • Frostbite Dance Whitehill Secondary School, Dennistoun
    tel: 447527708937 email:
    Dance school based in Whitehill Secondary School on a Monday Night from 6.30pm-9.30pm We are a competitive dance team in Cheerleading, Hiphop, Jazz and Arcobatics.
  • Jacqueline Duffy Dance School
    St Andrews Church Alexandra Parade email:
    Dance classes for children & adults in varies styles of modern dance. Mondays 3-11yrs, Tuesdays 12-Adult. Zumba class Tuesdays at 8-9pm. Wednesdays Modern Stage Exams and Street Dance Classes. For further information please contact Jaqui on 07837 496734 or Nicola on 07773 407749.
  • PULSE Dance & Theatre Arts
    email: web:
    Pulse Dance & Theatre Arts is an innovative and exciting school run by Jacqueline & Nicola Duffy, which has been based in Glasgow's East End for the last 18 years. We offer fun and diverse classes in various dance styles including jazz, contemporary, streetdance and rock and roll. We also run a Glee Club offering tuition in singing, acting and dancing and have recently started a DanceFit class specifically for adults. Prices are extremely competitive and all classes are taught by highly qualified and experienced professionals who are fully CRB checked and first aid trained.
    Classes run as follows:
    Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday Classes at St Andrews Church, Alexandra Parade, Dennistoun
    Thursday Classes at St Mungos Academy, Crownpoint Road, G40
    3-5yrs - 3.30-4.30pm
    6-8yrs - 4.30-6.00pm
    9-11yrs - 6.00-7.30pm
    12-14yrs - 4.30 - 6.00pm
    15-17yrs - 5.00-6.30pm
    18yrs+ - 6.30-8.00pm
    16yrs+ - 8.00-9.00pm
    6-11yrs 5.00-6.30pm
    12yrs+ - 6.30-8.00pm
    5-16yrs - 5.00-7.00pm
    Please contact Jaqueline on 07837496734 or Nicola 07773407749 for further information


  • Kintail 113 Barrack Street 0141 553 0902


halls & sports centres

  • Haghill Park Community Sports Centre
    415 Cumbernauld Road 0141 550 8727
  • Eastend Healthy Living Centre 183 Crownpoint Road G40 2AL
    The East End Healthy Living Centre is a community-led partnership, providing people living in the East End of Glasgow with opportunities to improve their physical, mental and social wellbeing. The East End Healthy Living Centre, is located in what was the Crownpoint Sports Centre.
  • Bluevale Neighbourhood Centre 30 Abernethy Street 0141 550 0750
  • Reidvale Neighbourhood Centre
    13 Whitevale Street Dennistoun Glasgow G31 1QW
    Telephone: 0141 554 5315
  • Ladywell Tenants Hall 32A Drygate
  • Meadowpark Centre 41 Meadowpark Street
  • Wellpark Community Hall 11 McIntosh Street
  • Whitehill Community Centre Ingleby Drive 0141 551 0469

martial arts


  • Clyde Amateur Rowing Club The West Boathouse, The Weir, Glasgow Green G1 5Q
    Open to all Dennistoun residents to come along and try out rowing. It's a great way to get fit, meet new people and experience the thrill of competition! We welcome all ages and abilities, so you don't have to be fit to start. Visit our website to find out more. Go on, try a gold medal sport!
  • Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club The Weir, Glasgow Green
    An invitation to visit Scotland's oldest rowing club in continuous existence based on the River Clyde is offered to all Dennistoun residents to introduce them to the sport.



  • Whitehill Amateur Swimming Club c/o Whitehill Swimming Pool Onslow Drive
    We are a voluntary organisation and have been established for 30 years to promote and manage the teaching, knowledge and practice of swimming skills.
  • Whitehill Swimming Pool 240 Onslow Drive 0141 276 0823
  • Temple Swimming Club c/o Whitehill Swimming Pool, 240 Onslow Drive 0141 276 0823
    Swimming club for people with a disability.

travel agents

  • Instant Holidays Darren Morris G31 2PX tel: 0141 556 5466 fax: 0141 556 5476
    Local home based travel agent. I'm ABTA bonded and can offer all travel needs including late deal holidays. Don't book until you call me.
  • Rena Faulkner Travel Counsellors tel: 0141 550 4977
    For all your travel requirements, Short Breaks, Flight Only, Package Holidays, Cruises or Accommodation only from Scotland to any Worldwide Destination call your local Personal Travel Counsellor. Winner Queens Award for Enterprise. Travel Counsellors Trust guarantees complete financial protection on every booking.


  • Whitehill Theatre, Whitehill Secondary School, 280 Onslow Drive, Glasgow. G31 2QF

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