Hull 0-5s Weekly Classes & Groups

Hull Weekly Classes Tuesday

Classes, activities and groups for babies, toddlers and pre-school children  in Hull, on a Tuesday.

We endeavour to keep these listings as up to date as possible but please contact all providers before attending anything, as Covid restrictions ease. Most are pre-book in advance only and the providers will have the very latest covid guidance and class information. Thank you.

crafty cat events anlaby, childrens craft sessions and partysCrafty Cat events (formerly Deliciously Crafty in Anlaby) have a range of weekly craft sessions for all ages. Different themes each week and crafts to take home at the end:

  • Mondays: 10.00 Sensory Tots (walking – 2.5 years), 12.00 Music Time (age 0-2)
  • Tuesday: 1.45 Messy Crafts (12-36 months)
  • Wednesdays: 10.30 Storytime, 12.00 Music Time (age 0-2)
  • Thursdays: 10.00 Mums Friendship group, 6.00 Youth Club (age 10-13)
  • Fridays: 1.30 Sensory Tots (2.5 years+), 3.00 Friday Treat Time
  • Saturdays: 9.30-12.00 SEN Sensory Play or Autistic Art group
  • Sundays: 2.00 Family Sessions

The cafe and play area is also open for drop-in’s – for a drink/snack and to try some crafts or use the play area.

Special craft sessions run in school holidays, also provide children’s birthday parties for a range of themes and ages.

Full details of each session and booking online is on their website here. You can follow them on facebook here.

272 Hull Road, Anlaby, HU4 7RR.

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Flex Dance

flex dance hullFlex Dance, musical theatre and street dance classes for children aged 4 to 11 years, plus Youth Classes too. Fun, non-competitive classes with 2 optional performances each year. Classes held in lots of venues across Hull and West Hull villages.

Flex Tots, for 2 -4 years on Wednesday and Saturday mornings at Active + and Friday mornings at St Marks church Anlaby.

Book your FREE TRIAL now. For more info and bookings text Sam on 07921 222710, or visit their website here or follow them on facebook here.

gravity trampoline park hull logo1 hr sessions just for children under 5 and their parent/carer. Run Term Time –

  • Monday 10.00 and 11.00
  • Tuesday 1.00 and 2.00
  • Wednesday 10.00 and 11.00
  • Friday 9.00 and 1.00
  • Saturday 9.00

£6 for the child, and parent goes free. Sessions can be booked online, by phone or just turn up.

Also 1 hour SEN sessions: Sunday at 9.00, Thursday at 1.00

For more info and bookings call 0330 1595815, email, or find out more on their website here.

St Stephens Shopping Centre, Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LN

healthy lifestyles hull physical activity sessions for tots in HullHull City Council’s Healthy Lifestyles Team deliver a programme of early years physical activity sessions across the city. These sessions aim to provide a platform for children aged 2 to 5 years to be able to exercise in accessible venues around Hull, whilst engaging them in activities, building their skills and enhancing key stages of their development. Sessions provide the perfect stepping stone as children look to increase social and fine motor skills before entering nursery and school environments. Sessions include:

  • Parent and tots dance
  • Athletics
  • Learning to ride a bike
  • Tots rugby

and much more. Sessions are very low cost, most are £1 and some are FREE! You can find the latest timetable on their facebook page.

Some of the sessions require booking in advance. For more information and to book a place, contact via our facebook page or Twitter and Instagram @HealthyLifestylesHull, or email

Louise Dell Performing Arts have been a dance school in Hull for 25 years. We follow the IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) syllabus, with lots of opportunities for taking part in exams and shows. Louise has 30 years experience as a dance teacher, with a 100% pass rate for exams and many ex pupils now working within the trade.

Ballet, Tap, Street dance, Freestyle, Ballroom & Latin, Musical Theatre – from age 3 years to 18. Classes in West Hull and Hessle at All Saints Church Hall, Hessle Scout Hut (behind All Saints Church Hall) St Joseph’s Church Hall, Boothferry Rd, Eastfield Pre-School and Primary School.

NEW classes in contemporary modern jazz! From age 6, at St James Centre, First Lane Hessle.

For more information please contact Louise on 07876 547282, email, or please visit their website here or facebook page here.

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Puddle Ducks


Puddle Ducks are award winning providers of swimming lessons to babies, toddlers, pre-school and school age children. Our classes are designed to promote bonding, water confidence and water safety in a fun and loving environment. We take your little ones through a structured programme designed to develop their natural affinity with the water and encourage them to learn to swim independently. Our approach ensures that your child’s needs are expertly fulfilled – never forcing development, but rather nurturing it to ensure a positive experience and love of swimming.

Our baby and pre-school programme is offered through five levels:
Floaties (0-6 months), Splashers (6-15 months), Kickers (15 months – 2.5 years), Little Dippers (2-5 years) and Dippers (2-5 years)

We run classes 7 days a week at the following locations in Hull and East Riding:

  • The Village Hotel, Hessle: Monday, Friday, Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning
  • Everlast Fitness Club (formally DW Fitness, Hull): Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday morning
  • Nuffield Health, Hull marina: Thursday morning (from Sept ’21 new Friday class)
  • Frederick Holmes School Hull: Fridays
  • The Palms Leisure Club (Carnaby, Bridlington): Saturday morning

For more info call 07825 269146 (Monday to Friday 9am-1pm), email or visit their website here or  facebook page here. 

reading fairy hull and east riding, reading classes for toddlers and pre schoolersWelcome to Reading Fairy Hull And East Riding! Our main role is to inspire the next generation of readers. Here at Reading Fairy our classes are designed to foster a love of reading for life. Each class develops the building blocks for learning to read through a range of fun play-based language activities and songs. We will guide you through our five part interactive session which includes; storytelling, fun phonics, music, speaking and listening activities and a shared book time.

All classes on a Tuesday at All Saints Church Hall in Hessle and on a Thursday at Kings Church in Beverley, split by age:

  • Book Babies (12mths-18mths)
  • Toddler Tales (18mths -2 year olds)
  • Story Stars (2-3 year olds)
  • Reading Recruits (3-5 year olds)

Our ‘Reading Recruits’ classes are perfect for children preparing for school in September- Phonic Fox will be teaching letter sounds and early words with songs, games and printed activity sheets and we’ll be building confidence and language through storytelling, music and books.

For the full timetable and bookings please visit their website here. Or call Amy on 07885941077 or email

the happy baby hive baby massage and baby sensory in swanland and ferriby, east riding of yorkshire baby classThe Happy Baby Hive offers inclusive parent and baby classes, specially tailored to support physical and mental wellbeing for both baby and parent. All classes deliver practices that:

  • provide skills to comfort unsettled babies
  • support infant development
  • provide support for new parents
  • promote relaxation and wellbeing for both baby and parent

Baby Massage and Baby Yoga both provide a wonderful bonding experience for parent and baby. They also provide many amazing benefits including providing relief with issues such as colic and teething, promoting relaxation and aiding sleep, boosting wellbeing and aiding development. All courses cover all these fantastic benefits and more.

The massage course is aimed at babies from 6 weeks until crawling and the yoga course is aimed at babies 12 weeks till walking. Both courses run for 5 weeks, each hourly session includes added extras for mums as well as drinks and biscuits.

Classes are currently held on Monday’s in Swanland, Tuesday’s at The Trees on Cottingham Road Hull and Friday’s in Little Weighton; Baby Massage is £45/course and starts at 10am and Baby Yoga is £40/course and starts at 11:30am.

Email Natalie at to book your place. For more information and bookings visit the website here, or you can follow them on facebook or Instagram.

Us Mums - Physical Activity & Wellbeing sessions for Mums in HullUs Mums is a physical activity and well-being programme for pregnant women and new mums in Hull. They run several different sessions, such as:

  • Buggy Walks
  • Mum and Baby swim
  • Relaxation and Meditation
  • Pelvic Floor strengthening classes
  • Pregnancy Yoga
  • Aqua Natal
  • Mum and Baby fitness

and other activities. The sessions strive to increase physical activity levels and improve women’s emotional well-being during this unique life stage.

Sessions run Monday to Friday at Children’s Centres, leisure centres, local parks, and community venues across the city at a low cost, ranging from £1 – £2 per session, with some session being free of charge. Simply register with your local Children’s Centre to be able to attend.

Some of the sessions require booking, please check our latest timetable on facebook or email

water babies baby swimming lessons in hull and east riding of yorkshireWater Babies is the world’s leading Baby and Toddler swim school, swimming over 50,000 babies per week.

We’ll teach you to teach your little one to swim, from lesson one we’ll get your little one used to the sensation of water, developing their natural instincts and transforming these into core aquatic skills. Throughout our programme we use lots of song, games, toys and sensory activities suitable to each child’s stage of development, ensuring both you and your little one are having lots of fun whilst having precious time together and developing new skills. Swimming offers precious one to one time for you and your little one, whilst also offering the opportunity to meet lots of other parents and children in a relaxed and friendly environment. By the end of our programme your little one will be swimming freely using different strokes and be able to keep themselves safe in and around water.

We work closely with Swim England, the governing body and we’ve woven their learn to swim framework through our programme. So you’ll be simply amazed at the progress your little one makes. And not only will they be able to swim independently and have learnt a skill for life – they will have grown in confidence too. Classes:

  • Everlast Hull, Mount Pleasant, Hull: Monday 9am – 12pm, Thursday 9am – 12pm
  • Nuffield Health Club, Hull Marina Mondays 1pm – 3pm, Tuesday 10am – 12pm, Sunday 9am – 11am and 1.15 – 3.15pm.
  • Market Weighton: Monday 10am – 1pm, Wednesday 10am – 1pm, Friday 9am – 12pm, Saturday 9.30am – 1.30pm.
  • Carnaby, Bridlington

If you have any questions, want to know more or to get your little one signed up just get in touch. Call 01423 457000 or email Check out their website or facebook page here for more information. Happy splashing!


Swimming lessons suitable for school age children and above, taught by Janet and Emma.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Friday evenings, & Saturday mornings at Hymers College, HU3 1LW
  • Wednesday and Thursday evenings at Ganton School, HU4 7JB

For more info call 07749 569422 or email

Baby Sensory

Sensory-rich development classes designed to support you and your baby from birth.  Regular exposure to an incredible range of sounds, smells, sights, textures, music, dance, signing and massage all help rapidly develop the brain in your baby’s first year. For babies from 0-13 months:

  • Monday in Brough – 10am, 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm
  • Tuesday in Victoria Dock and Anlaby 10am, 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm
  • Wednesday in Hessle and Wawne 10am, 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm
  • Thursday at Priory Baptist Church 10am, 11.30am and 1pm
  • Friday in Beverley and Woodmansey 10am, 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm

For more information about any of these classes, call 07885941077 or email

Bransholme Bodmin Road Church Mums & Tots Group

Play session for 0-5 year olds, term time only. 9.15am, £1 per family.

Bodmin Road Church, Padstow Close (Roebank Arc), Bodmin Road, Bransholme, Hull, HU7 4HE. 01482 834417.

Child Health Clinics & Weigh In Clinics

Hull – The Hull Health Visitors are encouraging parents to contact their health visitor if they have concerns and if their baby needs weighing, they will then either be booked into clinic or they will be visited at home as they are now back to full face to face service.

East Riding – The ISPHNS team are now offering child health clinics again in Anlaby, Brough, Beverley, Cottingham, Driffield, Goole, Hessle, Hedon, Hornsea, Pocklington. Venues, days and times may have changed from before Covid. All are strictly by appointment only – please contact your Health Visitor or the Duty Officer to book.

Creative Explorers

Age 0-walkers: Tuesdays 10-10.45 and 11-11.45 at Hessle Community Centre. The sessions include sensory learning in a themed sensory room. Creative artworks and keepsakes are created each week and educational songs designed to encourage babies to clap and interact with new words.  A perfect session for mums to bond with their little ones.  All delivered by a qualified and experienced art teacher. £4 a week to be booked in a term block.

Age 1-4 years: Fridays 10-11am and 11.15am-12.15 at Hessle Town Hall. Explorative play, creative stations which are themed each week, inspirations from children’s books, finished with educational song time. Numerous crafts are created to take home each week. Sessions are £5.50 a week to be booked in a term block.

To book email Lindsay on 

Lindsay also runs a breastfeeding support group on a Tuesday 1-2pm, Nurse and Natter at Hessle Community Centre.

Empire Dance

Fun, friendly dance classes in freestyle disco and street dance for children.

Tuesdays at Marist Parish Church Hall, Cottingham Road:

  • 5.30pm – 3 to 6 years
  • 6.15pm – 7 years +

Wednesdays at North Hull Community Centre, 37th Avenue:

  • 4.45pm – 3 to 6 years
  • 5.30pm – 7 years +

(Also adult classes on both days at 7pm)

For more info contact Laura on

Fenchurch & Octagon Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Sept 2021 Regular sessions are running with limited numbers. Please call to book a place.

Fenchurch Children’s Centre, Fenchurch Street, Hull, HU5 1JF. 01482 497800.

Also incorporates Octogan – The Octagon Family Centre, Walker Street, Hull, HU3 2RA. 01482 497800.

Freesoles Dance

Ballet, Tap, Street Dance, Contemporary and Acrobatics classes delivered by qualified and experienced teachers . For ages 2 years and upwards.

  • Monday, Wednesday & Saturday at Hessle Town Hall, HU13 0RR
  • Tuesdays at D’Angelo Dance Academy, Holderness Road, HU9 1ED

Places are available for new starters from January 2022, for more information and to book a class email

Fun Time Learning, Baby & Tots Playgroups

Fun time Learning run 3 different sessions each week across Hull and the East Riding:
  • Let’s get Baby – Mondays and Thursdays in Anlaby
  • Let’s get Learning – Mondays and Thursdays Brough
  • Let’s get Outdoors – Tuesdays in Anlaby
Each session helps to promote childrens learning, creativity and social skill. We have very a large range of activities for little ones to explore each week.

£5/session, block booking required. Contact Aimee on for booking and more info.

Goodwin Breastfeeding Weekly Support Groups Hull

A fantastic group offering support and confidence to new mums in Hull, which is part of the Goodwin Trust. They offer video support and messenger support through their Facebook page, or via the helpline 07980 731013 (staffed 8am-10pm daily). They also go into hospital to offer support on a regular basis.

Their regular weekly groups for mums to drop into for help and support are:

  • Mondays 10am-12pm: Manor Farm, Willerby Road, HU5 5JW (starts 6th June 2022)
  • Tuesdays 1-2.30pm: Rainbow Children’s Centre, Wheeler St, HU3 5QE (fortnightly)
  • Tuesdays 11am-2pm: Cups and Scoops, 209 Chanterlands Ave, HU5 3TP
  • Wednesdays 1-2.30pm: Bransholme Playgroup, Bransholme Methodist Church, HU7 4RS
  • Thursdays 10am-12pm: World of Wonder, Hull Community Church, Newland Ave, HU5 2NB
  • Thursdays 1.30-2.30pm: Marfleet Children’s Centre, HU9 5AN
  • Fridays 10am-12pm: Lemon Tree Children’s Centre, JU7 5DD
  • Fridays 9.30-11am: Christ Church Newland Toddlers, 552 Beverley Road, HU6 7LG

Contact for advice – 01482 487811, or email

Hull Libraries Under 5s Sessions

Sessions for the Under 5s across Hull Libraries:

Baby Bounce:

  • Monday 1.30 at Central Library
  • Tuesday 2.00 at Avenues Library
  • Wednesday 9.45 at Ings Library & 10.15 at Fred Moore Library
  • Friday 9.30 at Freedom Centre, 10.30 at East Park Library

Toddler Time:

  • Monday 10.00 at Central Library, 10.30 at East Park Library
  • Tuesday 10.00 at Freedom Centre, 10.15 at Western Library
  • Thursday 2.00 at Avenues Library

Toddler Tunes:

  • Tuesday 1.30 at Bransholme Library
  • Wednesday 10.45 Ings Library
  • Thursday 11.00 at Central Library
  • Friday 10.30 at Freedom Centre


  • Thursdays 9.45 at Central Library.

Spaces are limited so please make sure you book your place, call 01482 210000, or link here.

Street Dance Ings & Central Libraries

Join in with some sensational street dance sessions and learn some funky moves, for ages 5-11 years. Book online, contact the library for more info.

  • Tuesdays 4.00 – 4.45pm at Ings Library
  • Saturdays 10.15 – 11am at Central Library

Ings Library, Savoy Rd, Hull HU8 0TY 01482 331250
Central Library, Albion Street, HU1 3TF 01482 210000

JB Cheer Academy

JB Cheer Academy teaches Cheerleading, Tumbling and our New Urban Cheer classes, we offer both recreational and competitive classes from 4+ years.

Classes are held at The Academy, St Mary’s College, Hull on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Also run Cheerleading Tryouts, for those wanting to join and compete. We competed this year for the first time at UKCA in Manchester and plan to do more competitions.

£5 per session.  For more information please email

We also run Cheer Tots and Cheer Tots Tumble for ages 2+.

JPs Performing Arts

JP’s Performing Arts and Spark Gymnastics Academy run from Barton, Anlaby and Victoria Dock Hull, for toddlers up to age 15.

Anlaby Studios:

  • Wednesdays: Pre School Performing Arts (Starts 12th January 2022)
  • Thursdays: Primary Performing Arts (age 5-8), Junior singing and drama (age 9-15)

Spark Gymnastics Academy (Barton):

  • Thursdays: Pre School Perform and Play session – (age 0-4)
  • 1st Sunday of every month: Musical Theatre Primary (Age 4-8) and Musical Theatre Primary (age 9-15)

For School Pupils only (after school):

  • Victoria Dock Primary – Monday, Performing Arts. Thursday, Dance.
  • Carr Lane Primary – Tuesday, Dance and Musical Theatre. Thursday, Drama.

For booking and more information please contact Jayne on

Launch Pad – Trampolining & Gymnastics

Gymnastics and Trampolining classes in West Hull for children aged 18 months and upwards. Classes include:

  • Launch Pad Tots – ages 18 months to 4 years.
  • Recreations classes – ages 4+
  • DMT (Double Mini Trampoline) – ages 4+
  • Bounceability – accessible friendly sessions for ages 4+

Pre-school classes on Monday afternoons, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from September 2021.

Disability specific classes run on a Saturday. Launch Pad also run special sessions for clubs, pre-schools and schools to come in and use the facilities, and you can even hold your birthday party there.

For more information call 01482 327332 or email

Unit 5 Trackside Business Park, Hawthorn Avenue, Hull, HU3 5EN

Lemon Tree Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Planning to restart from 1st October with Baby Jabadu

Lemon Tree Children’s Centre, Lothian Way, Hull, HU7 5DD.  01482 828901.

Please call to check sessions are on and to book places.


Little Stars Baby Massage

Little Stars Baby Massage – Classes starting September 2021 in East Hull.

Starts Tuesdays 14th September 9.30-10.30, at Sutton Methodist Church Hall, Sutton Park.

The 5 week course covers massage techniques for colic, constipation, teething, and much more. You’ll build connection and grow in bond with your baby, whilst meeting other parents and having lots of fun too.

For more details and booking please email

Little Stars Holderness Road

A variety of classes in Dance, Musical Theatre & Cheerleading, for ages 2-18 years, running from Tuesday to Saturday.

For more information contact Sammy on  07415 888611. 159 Southcoates Avenue, Hull.

Longhill & Acorn’s Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Some sessions starting Nov 2021 – call for more info.

Acorn Children’s Centre, Nestor Grove, Bilton Grange, Hull, HU9 4DB. 01482 708953.

Longhill site, Shannon Road, Hull, HU8 9RW. 01482 612542.

Love and Learn with Leah

I’m Leah, I’m an early years practitioner, a baby massage instructor & a tummy time practitioner based in East Hull. I run baby massage classes in 5 week blocks & one off messy play and massage classes in the local area.  Through my classes, I support parents and carers in spending some quality time together, my baby massage routines support bonding between parent & baby as well as helping both parent & baby to relax. Find out more by emailing me –

Marfleet & Mersey Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Winter 2022 timetable:

Mersey: Monday – Early Explorers (crawling to 3 yrs), 11am, Wednesday – Babbling Babies (0 to crawling), 9.30am

Marfleet: Tuesday – Early Explorers, 1.15pm, Thursday – Babbling Babies, 1pm, Friday – Sensory Session, (0-3 yrs), 10am

Marfleet Children’s Centre, Preston Road, Hull, HU9 5AN. 01482 705333.

Mersey Children’s Centre, The Sunshine Centre, Derwent Street, Hull, HU8 8TX. 01482 705333.

Move to Music at Woodford and Ennerdale

Move to Music is our pre-school fun and physical activity session where tots and young children aged 18 months to four years can develop movement and coordination skills essential to a child’s wellbeing through gymnastic activities, fun games, music and dance.

Woodford Leisure Centre (HU8 8JU):

  • Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays – 10.00am, 11.15am, 1.00pm, 2.15pm.

Ennerdale Leisure Centre (HU7 6EA):

  • Mondays – 10.00am, 11.15am, 1.00pm, 2.15pm
  • Tuesdays – 10.00am, 11.15am

£4.45 per child, book online.

For more information call 01482 331332 (Woodford) or 01482 331136 (Ennerdale)

Nurse & Natter Breastfeeding Group

A lovely free group to meet fellow feeding mums, swap parenting stories or access information and support.

Tuesday 1.00-2.00 at Hessle Community Centre.

Please email Lindsay on for more information.

Park Street Performing Arts Dance and Musical Theatre

Park Street Performing Arts Centre provide tuition in dance, drama, the performing arts and much more! Call 01482 222452 for more info.

Park Street (behind St Stephen’s Centre), Hull, HU2 8RR

Priory, Windmill & Ainthorpe Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Autumn 2021 timetable is running, contact the children’s centres for more info.

Priory Childrens Centre, Priory Road, Hull. 01482 305770. Also incorporates: Windmill Childrens Centre and Ainthorpe Childrens Centre, Hull.

REA Tots & Babies

Rose Elliott Academy of Arts runs classes for ages 4+. Also for younger children, REA Tots & Babies:

REA Tots & Babies is a super fun class designed to enable your little ones to explore their imaginations, whilst engaging with class friends and parents, your child will learn with sound, movement and acting.

Tuesday’s at Bilton Village Hall and Wednesday’s at Sutton Village Methodist Church Hall, Hull:

  • 10:00am – 10:45am (12-18 months)
  • 11am – 12:00pm (18 months – 3yrs)
  • 12:30pm – 1:15pm (6 -12 months)

Taster class available. For more details and bookings please call Rose on 07414826669, email

Rhythm & Dreams Dancing Centre, Ballroom, Latin, Freestyle & Baby Ballroom

Ballroom, Latin and Freestyle dance classes for under 6s, under 8s and under 10s. Come along just for fun or to do exams and competitions.

Rhythm and Dreams also run Baby Ballroom for under 3s on Thursdays, and adult fitness Latin-in-Line on Fridays

For more info and to book call 01482 448347 / 07876 455394 or email

Rhythm & Dreams Dancing Centre, 833-839 Hessle Road, Hull, HU4 6QF


Classes still suspended – hoping to start Nov/Dec 2021

Rock-a-tots is a movement and music class for little ones.

Tuesday Mornings 10.00-11.00 (Term Time Only)

Church On The Way, Princes Avenue, Hull, HU5 3QA

For more information contact Vicki Lane on 07801163420

Salvation Army Icehouse Parent & Toddler group

No restart dates yet (Sept 2021)

9.15 – 11.15. The Salvation Army Icehouse, 80 Adelaide Street, Hull HU3 2EY. 01482 212475.

Parent and tots session, all welcome. On Tuesdays and Fridays.

Sarah Spence Football Academy

Sarah Spence Football Academy provides football-related physical development activities for young children aged from walking to 6 years. Children attend regular sessions with other children of a similar age, where they master both motor and social skills under the watchful eye of highly qualified coaches. Active participation of parents in the sessions is also a key feature.

Sessions run from Active+ (Little Monkeys), National Avenue, Hull, all for age walking to 6 years:

  • Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9.45
  • Saturdays and Sundays mornings.

First session is a one off £5 to see if your child enjoys it, when you book your taster you get into Little Monkeys soft play after the session for free! (mid week sessions only). If you want to join it is £26 which includes 4 weeks of sessions. (T shirt with your child’s name on the back is £12, or full cotton kit including named T shirt, shorts and socks is £48).

For more info and to book email Sarah on

Sportsability Swimming Lessons

Sportsability Swim School provide swimming lessons for all ages and abilities: preschool from age 3 upwards and also all age children and adults. Small groups. 1-2-1s also available. Covid-19 trained teachers. Experienced and qualified instructors.

Classes at The Mercure Hotel Willerby and in Dunswell.

Please contact their friendly swim team on 01482 229676 or for more information and to book a place.

Stars After School Playgroup

Tuesdays during term time, 3.30-5pm. An after school playgroup for children aged 4-8 (Foundation stage up to year 3).  Siblings welcome.  Refreshments, free play, crafts, challenges and bible stories. For more information contact Claire on

St Mark’s Community Church, Hull Rd, Anlaby Common, HU4 7RT

State of The Arts Academy

State of The Arts Academy deliver professional, inclusive and affordable performing arts training to all ages and abilities from their purpose-built venue in Hull’s Old Town. Their aim is to provide an accessible and friendly environment where students can develop and excel in their chosen avenue of creative performing arts.

Venue includes: large dance studio, with sprung-floor and mirrored-wall, extensive black-box performing arts studio, light and spacious drama studio, large rehearsal studio, equipped music department, private tuition rooms and a café. Regularly put on shows.

Classes run Monday to Saturday and include: Boys Dance, Open Dance, Street Dance, Ballet, Tap Modern, Musical Theatre, Singing, Panto. From tots to adults plus specific SEN sessions.

For more info call 07928 077862, email 42-43 High Street, Hull, HU1 1PT.

The Deep – Little Nippers

Not restarted yet (updated Sept 2020)

9.30 – 11.00. The Deep, Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP (Sat Nav HU9 1TU).  01482 381000.

Don’t get crabby, come to little nippers for a discovery and play session. Enjoy a sing-a-long and story time in The Deep’s soft play area. Suitable for children aged 2 and under. Pay admission to The Deep once, and receive a Day Plus Pass which entitles you to visit as often as you like for free. Booking not required just turn up on the day. (Term time only).

The Parks & McMillan Children’s Centres Weekly Sessions & Groups

Autumn 2021 sessions are running, but you will now need to book a six week slot for each session. Call the numbers below for more info.

The Parks Children’s Centre, Courtway Road, Hull, HU6 9TA. 01482 803 978.

McMillan Children`s Centre, 21st Avenue, Hull, HU6 8HS. 01482 850200.

The Space Dance & Space2Dance Studio Classes

The Space Dance Studio – Grafton Street, Hull, HU5 2NP.

The Space2Dance Studio – St Aidan’s Church, 139 Southcoates Avenue, HU9 3HF

Classes include (contact them for latest timetable):

Toddle’n’Ballet 2-5 Yrs, Toddle’n’Street Dance 2-5 Yrs, Toddle’n’Happy Feet  2-5 Yrs, Toddle’n’Floor Gymnastics 2-5 Yrs, Street Dance 6 -11 Yrs, Street Dance 12-18 Yrs, Musical Theatre 6-16 yrs, Ballet 5-8 Yrs, Floor Gymnastics 6-11 Yrs, Ballet, Tap and Modern 5-9 Yrs, Contemporary Class 9-16 Yrs, Urban Ballet/Commercial (Ballet with Funk) 12-18 Yrs, Ballroom/Latin 6-11 Yrs, Urban Ballet 6-11 Yrs

For more information call 07340 688279 or email

Toddler Sense

Award-winning, sensory-rich toddler development programme, suitable for ages 13 mths to 4 yrs.

On Tuesdays: at Pocklington Cricket Club, Burnby Lane, Pocklington, YO42 1UJ. Please contact Steph Pears for more info and booking for Pocklington on

For classes in Hull and Beverley, for more info contact Heather on

  • Monday – North Ferriby Village Hall
  • Tuesday -Bricknell Avenue Methodist Church, Hull
  • Wednesday & Friday -St Nicholas Parish Hall, Beverley
  • Thursday – St Marks Church Hall, Anlaby

Tree Babies and Tots

A relaxing group for parents with young babies or toddlers. Sessions are focused on parental wellbeing, time to relax, maybe do some breathing and stretching exercises, some journaling and/or art while your little one explores our natural material in play. Have a cup of tea, meet and share time with other parents.

Hull: We are fortunate to have received funding to run our Hull group. This will take place on Fridays 10.30 – 12.00 at Hull Transport museum and will be FREE !

Hessle: Our Hessle group will move indoors to the Lady of Lourdes Church Hall, Swanland Road. This will take place on Tuesdays 11.00-12.00. There is a cost of £5 PAYG for this group as we do not have funding but have subsidised the price.

Both sessions include refreshments and craft materials. No booking required just turn up! For more info call 07900920583 or email

Victoria Gregson School of Dance

Street, Musical Theatre, Commercial Dance and Cheerleading:

  • Mondays at Tower Hill Methodist Church Hall, Hessle, HU13 0SP: Starting at 4.00pm – various classes with a range of ages from 3 to 11+ years.
  • Tuesdays at Priory Baptiste Church, Hotham Road, Hull, HU5 5RN: Starting at 4.00pm – various classes with a range of ages from 3 to 16 years

For more info call Vicky on 07742 339000 or email

Violin Tuition

The Avenues, Hull

Discover the Violin! Join a 6-week introductory course for children aged 3-12 to discover this wonderful musical instrument! Learn core musical skills, start to read music, and inspire a lifelong musical journey. No instrument necessary – it’s a great way to find out if your child is ready to start regular lessons.

Individual violin lessons for children and adults also available.

For more information and full venue address call Anna on 07946 746 967, or e-mail

West Hull Gymnastics Preschool Class

Freeplay on gymnastics apparatus, action songs to music, a themed activity and parachute games. Enjoy an uninterrupted hour of fun and games with your little one. Starting 19th October 2021. Term time only.

  • Tuesdays, 10–11.00am for ages 1-4 yrs. £4.00 per child.

For more info call 01482 325847 or email

Tigers’ Trust Arena, Walton Street, Hull. HU3 6GA.

Wheeler Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Aiming to restart some sessions soon – call for info and booking

Wheeler Children’s Centre, The Rainbow Centre, Wheeler Street, Hull, HU3 5QE. 01482 502466.