Playgroups & Classes East Hull


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Below is a list of all the local playgroups, classes, activities and clinics across this area (east of Beverley Road to Hedon). Please contact the organisers directly if you would like to find out further information or to confirm class times or costs.

If you know of any other classes or groups which are not already listed, then please contact us here

Featured Listing

Holderness Road – My Baby Can Dance

my baby can dance9.30 – 10.15 and 10.15 – 11.00. The Broadway Portobello Scout Hut, Holderness Road, Hull, HU9 3JJ.

Suitable for 12 months to 4 years. Fun dance class. Early years education is combined with dance, movement, great music and eye catching activities to create a family fun, structured and educational environment.

Also at Portobello Scout Hut at 11.15 – 12.00, Newborn Can Dance. Suitable for birth to walking.

For more information and to book call Janine on 07738 419545, or check out their website here.

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Kingswood- Dancestars

1.30 – 2.10. David Lloyd (DLKids Room), Kingswood

Dancing with the Emphasis on FUN! Dancestars is a fun, energetic dance class that will see your little one wiggle and giggle, move and groove to all the latest songs! Aimed at boys and girls with classes catering from walking upto 7 years. We provide the funky tunes…..the children do the rest!
Suitable for walking to 4 years.
Classes also in Beverley, Elloughton, Anlaby, North Newbald and Market Weighton. Classes are pay as you dance. We work with nurseries, schools and provide holiday clubs and parties too!
For more info contact Clare on 07943 112262, email, visit their website here or follow them on facebook here.

Featured Listing

Us Mums – Pregnancy & New Mums Exercise and Parent & Tots Dance

Us Mums are fun and effective fitness sessions suitable for pregnant women and new mums where you can bring your baby along (there are specific sessions for non crawlers). Also Parent and Tots Dance for when your baby is mobile to 5 years.

Run by Hull City Council Healthy Lifestyles Team. No need to book, just turn up. For more info call 01482 828901 or check their facebook page here.

us mums timetable November 2018

Beverley Road – The Space Dance Studio Classes

The Space Dance Studio, 107-109 Grafton Street , Hull, HU5 2NP.

Variety of childrens (and adult) dance classes on each day, please contact them for times and details:

  • Monday: Baby Ballet (2-5yrs), Street Dance (6-11 and 12-18 yrs), Adult Tap
  • Tuesday: Happy Feet (2-5 yrs), Home Education Dance (6-14 yrs), Musical Theatre (6-11 yrs), Street Comp Class (6-11 yrs), Adult Street Dance
  • Wednesday: Ballroom & Latin Social, Ballet (5-8 yrs), Baby Street (2-5 yrs), Floor Gymnastics (6-11 yrs), Adult Ballet/Modern
  • Thursday: Baby Ballet (2-5 yrs), Ballet, Tap & Modern (5-9 and 9-15 yrs), Contemporary Dance (9-16 yrs), Urban Ballet (12-18 yrs)
  • Friday: Baby Street Dance (2-5 yrs), Children’s Ballroom & Latin (6-11 yrs), Urban Ballet (6-11 yrs), Adult Ballroon & Latin
  • Saturday: Baby Street Dance (2-5 yrs), Street Dance (6-11 and 12-18 yrs), Musical Theatre  (6-11 and 12-18 yrs)
  • Sunday: Adult Flamenco Dance and Salsa Dance

Classes also run in East Hull at The Freedom Centre Studio.

For more information call Samantha on 07896 626110 or email

Bilton – Young HArts

9.30 – 10.15. Bilton Village Hall

Pre-school class including movement to music, storytelling and imaginative play. Suitable for ages 2 (slightly younger welcome to try it out). Accompanying adults have access to free tea and coffee and can sit back and relax and watch their little ones have fun.

First session free, £4 per session after. For more info and to book call Kimberley on 07885 374495 or email

Bransholme – Penine Rambler Mums & Tots Group

9.00 – 11.30. The Pennine Rambler, Pennine Way, Hull, HU7 5EF

Play session for 0-5 years, term time only, at the former pub on Mondays and Fridays. For more info please contact Oluremi on 07845754694.

City Centre – Gravity Trampoline Park Parent & Toddler Sessions

St Stephens Shopping Centre, Ferensway, Hull.

Trampoline park located on the top floor of St Stephens (entry outside next to Next). Lots of fun for children and grown ups! A floor of trampolines and bouncy activities.

They run Toddler Sessions where only under 5s can bounce and it’s only £5 for an adult and child session. Term time they run Mondays 10-11am, Tuesdays 1pm-2pm, Wednesdays 10-11am, Fridays 1pm-2pm and Saturdays 9am-10am. The last Friday of the month toddler session is a themed one. During school holidays they run every day 9-10am.

For more info and to book call 01482 231707.

City Centre – Hull Minster Little Fishes Baby & Toddler group

10.00 – 11.30. Parish Centre, opposite Hull Minster, Market Place, Hull, HU1 1RR.

Baby & toddler group. £1/family including refreshments. Call Amanda or Rachel for more info on 07727 691415

City Centre – Rock & Roll Reading

1.00. BBC Centre, Queens Gardens.

Story time for toddlers. Come along and relax in the heart of the city while your little ones enjoy stories and music. Run by Hull Training & Adult Education (this session is just for parents and their little ones to enjoy a storytelling session).

Free. For more info and to book a place call 01482 616120 or email 

City Centre – Rock Up Toddler Climb

Friday 9-10.30, Sunday 9-10. Rock Up, St Stephens, 110 Ferensway, Hull, Kingston upon Hull, HU2 8LN

Climbing sessions for the ‘Under 5’s’ will be running on Fridays and Sundays at 9am (all year round not just term time).

Our Toddler Climb sessions are the perfect opportunity for your pre-schoolers to enjoy some of the older kids fun! These slower paced sessions, allow your Under 5’s the chance to try out any of our climbs. And when they’ve had enough they can head over to soft play. It’s an informal climbing session – so if you’re doing the school run with an older sibling, there’s no rush to be with us at 9am prompt – although the climbing needs to take place before 10.30am Friday or 10am on a Sunday. Your entrance fee covers a session lasting an hour and a half.

We recommend that Toddlers should be able to walk and weigh a minimum of 22lbs to take part.

For more info and booking call 01482 968000.

A visit to Rock Up includes free parking at St Stephens after 5.30pm, up to 4 hours half price parking on weekdays and Saturdays and a fixed £2 charge on Sundays.

City Centre – Sensory Overload at Humber Street Gallery

10.30 – 12.00. Humber Street Gallery, 64 Humber Street (Fruit Market), Hull, HU1 1TU.

Every Friday in October, November and December 2018. FREE, just drop in.

A morning play and learning session for children aged 0 to 3 years old.  Children and parents are invited to get creative with coloured shapes and textures to produce their own foam collages. The exhibition in gallery one features a giant tipi, which includes a disco ball and pillows. The room is also filled with projections of Reid’s colourful abstract paintings. Part of the exhibition Jamie Reid XXXXX: 50 Years of Subversion and the Spirit.

City Centre – Tom Goodaire Tennis Coaching

Nuffield Health and Fitness, Kingston Park, Hull, HU1 2TX

Tennis lessons for all ages and standards, either as a one to one or in a group. Run by tom Goodaire who has 10 years experience and is the Head Coach of Hessle Lawn Tennis Club. First lesson £15 for an hour, equipment can be provided if needed. Can be booked for any day of the week, Monday to Sunday.

Also runs school holiday sessions. For more info and bookings contact Tom on 07581 309723 or email

Clough Road – St John Newland Toddler group

10.00 – 11.30. St John Newlands Church Hall, Clough Road (Beverley road corner, behind Sainsbury’s), Hull, HU6 7PA. 01482 343658

£1, suitable for 0 to 5 years

Dunswell – Sportsability Swim School

Run from a private pool in Dunswell.

New programme of swimming lessons from Sportsability, from a lovely private pool with exclusive use. Small class numbers, high quality lessons with highly experienced and qualified ASA Level 2 swim teachers.

Pre-school classes for ages 3-5 years running during the day. Primary school age classes running weekday after school and Saturdays. Private lessons also available. Ideal setting for SEN children. Non-intimidating environment, beautiful facility. Adult lessons also available upon request.

6 week block bookings, £39 per block. Please contact their friendly swim team on 01482 229676 or for more information and to book a place.

Fenchurch & Octagon Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

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.

Hedon Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Hedon Children’s Centre, George Street , Hedon , HU12 8JH. 01482 899962

Lots of good, mostly free classes and sessions for babies and pre-schoolers. Call them for their latest timetable or find it on the East Riding Council website here.

Holderness Road – D’Angelo Dance Academy

5.30 – 7.30. D’Angelo Dance Academy, 58/62 Holderness Road, Hull

A new, fun Ballroom and Latin class with your teeny tots. Learn to dance with your little ones whilst developing their coordination, balance and social skills. Suitable for ages 2-4 years (however younger children are welcome). Awards for the most improved every few weeks, and free juice and biscuit provided

£4 per adult and child. 01482 701701.

Holderness Road – Baby Sensory

10.00. Balfour Community Centre, Holderness Road, Hull

Award-winning, 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. We’ve done the research; so you can enjoy the fun.

Also run classes in other venues across our area. Email for more information.

Holderness Road – Hull Baby Massage

1.15 – 2.45. East Park Pavilion.

Parents are taught the IAIM (International Association of Infant Massage) five week baby massage course which looks at a different part of the body each week.

£35 for a 5 week course which includes refreshments (tea/coffee and biscuits) at every session, a complimentary bottle of oil and parent handbook, and a certificate on completion of the course. For more info and to book call Gemma on 07940 122651 or email

Holderness Road – Little Stars

159 Southcoates Avenue, Hull.

Classes running Tuesday to Saturdays.  Ballet, Tap and Musical Theatre Classes for 2-3 years.

First 2 classes are FREE! For more information contact Sammy on  07415 888611.

Holderness Road – Newborn Can Dance

11.30 – 12.00. East Park Pavilion, Holderness Road, Hull

Natural movement and sensory suitable for birth to walking. Wednesdays and Fridays

£20 for 5 weeks. For more info and to book call Janine on 07738 419545.

Holderness Road – Toddler Time at East Park Library

10.00 – 11.00. East Park Library, next to the cafe in East Park, Holderness Road, Hull. 01482 318830.

Free. Stories, rhymes, toys and crafts for under 5s.

Keyingham – Let’s Play

10.15 – 11.30. Keyingham Village Hall.

Free, weekly playgroup for under 5’s. For more info call Hedon Children’s Centre on 01482 899962.

Kingswood – Bosom Buddies

10.00 – 11.00 every Friday. Kingswood Pub, Kingswood Retail Park, HU7 3DD.

Breastfeeding support group. For more info call the Lemon Tree Children’s Centre on 01482 828901

Kingswood – Child Health Clinic

9.30 – 11.30. Kingswood House, Kingswood Health Centre.

Weigh-in and Health Visitor advice. Call Lemon Tree Children’s Centre for info 01482 828901.

(NB Fridays Kingswood child health clinic will be closing and relocating to Lemon Tree Children’s Centre from 23rd November 2018 1-3pm).

Kingswood – Little Angels

Kingswood House, Kingswood Retail Park, Ashcombe Road, Hull, HU7 3DD.

Baby Sessions: 10.00 – 12.00, Wednesdays. Suitable for babies to crawlers.

Stay & Play: 10.00 – 12.00, Thursday and Friday. A fun and interactive session for toddlers.  Includes dance, musical instruments and a range of other creative materials whilst learning rhymes and exploring music. For under 5s.

For more info email

Lemon Tree Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

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

Latest timetable (updated March ’18):

Little Stars Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Little Stars Children’s Centre, 95 Preston Road, Hull, HU9 3QB. 01482 790277.

Baby and childrens sessions running throughout the week, call them for latest timetable.


Long Riston – East Riding Kick Boxing Club

6pm – 7pm. Long Riston Village Hall, Main Street, Long Riston, HU11 5JF

£3.50 (discounts for additional children from the same family). Suitable for age 4+. Classes are non-competitive and for all abilities. Call for info – Joy  07752 208922.

Marfleet Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

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

Also part of Marfleet is Mersey Children’s Centre, The Sunshine Centre, Derwent Street, Hull, HU8 8TX. 01482 705333. Latest timetable (October ’18) –

Patrington – Baby & Toddler group

9.30 – 11.30. Patrington Village Hall.

Baby and toddler group run by local volunteers.

£2 per family, all welcome. For more information please call Lizzie 07748 966974.

Paull Playgroup

9.30 – 11.30. Paull Village Hall.

£1.50/child, includes drink and snacks for children and cuppa or juice for parents/carers. Term time only.

Preston Road – Aspire Pre-school Gymnastics

Multiple times on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Unit 8 St Johns Business Park, St Johns Grove, Hull, HU9 3RL

£3.50. Call for info and to book – 01482 374808

Preston Road – Baby Bounce & Toddler Tunes at Freedom Centre Library

The Freedom Centre, Preston Road, Hull, HU9 3QB. 01482 710100

  • Baby Bounce: 9.30 – 10.15. Songs and rhymes for under 18 months.  Free
  • Toddler Tunes: 10.30 – 11.15. Simging songs, dancing, playing musical instruments for under 5s. Free.

Preston Road – Child Dynamix Play Session

3.30 – 5.00. Craven Lea Community House, 1-3 Endeavour Crescent, Hull, HU9 5SZ.

Open access free play session run by Child Dynamix, suitable for ages 5-11 years, parents can drop off their child and pick them up at the end..For more info call them on 01482 781121

Preston Road – The Space Dance Studio

The Freedom Centre Studio, 97 Preston Road, Hull.

Variety of childrens (and adult) dance classes on each day, please contact them for times and details:

  • Monday: Baby Ballet (2-5yrs), Baby Ballet (2-5 yrs), Ballet (6-11 yrs), Contemporary (12-18 yrs)
  • Tuesday: Street Comp Class (3-6 yrs), Modern Contemporary (6-11 yrs), Adult Street Dance nd Adult Contemporary
  • Wednesday: Musical Theatre Tots (2-6 yrs), Musical Theatre (6-11 yrs), Boys Only Street (6-14 yrs)
  • Friday: Street Dance (6-11 and 12-18 yrs)
  • Saturday: Baby Street Dance (2-5 yrs), Baby Ballet (2-5 yrs), Street Dance (6-11 yrs), Cheerleading (6-14 yrs), Floor Gymnastics (2-5 and 6-11 yrs)

Classes also run at Grafton Street Studio, Hull.

For more information call Samantha on 07896 626110 or email

Roos – Baby & Toddler Group

9.30 – 11.00. Roos Primary School

Free. Term time play session for babies and toddlers. For more info call Withernsea Children’s Centre on 01964 612618

Skirlaugh – Let’s Play

2.30 – 3.30 (fortnightly). Skirlaugh Primary School, School hall. For dates and more info contact Beeford Children’s Centre on 01262 481699

Free. Suitable for 0-5 years.

Sutton Park – Annette Burley School of Dance, Musical Theatre

5.45pm – 6.30pm, St Andrews Sutton PK Community Centre

Musical theatre for 3-6 years. Followed by ballet and age 7+

For more info call 07901 858455 or email

Victoria Dock – Twin Club Hull

10.00 – 11.30. Victoria Dock Community Hall, South Bridge Road, Hull.

Group for all parents of twins. £2/family and includes drinks and healthy snack options for all.

Withernsea Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Withernsea Children’s Centre, Withernsea High School, Hull Road, Withernsea, HU19 2EQ. 01964 612618.

Lots of good, mostly free classes and sessions for babies and pre-schoolers. Call them for their latest timetable or find it on the East Riding Council website here.