Playgroups & Classes East Hull


MONDAY PLAYGROUPS & CLASSES IN EAST HULLFor other days use the left navigation panel.

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

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Dunswell – Sportsability Swim School

sportsability swimming lessons 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, or check out their website here. You can also follow them on facebook here.

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FREE Parenting courses – HENRY

HENRY health exercise nutrition for the really youngHENRY is Health Exercise and Nutrition for the Really Young. It’s an 8 week parenting course with a crèche included, open and free to Hull residents.

The programme is for parents or carers of children aged 0 to 5 years old and covers topics such as positive mealtimes, active play and managing behaviour.

Courses held in 8 week blocks at:

  • Monday at Marfleet Children’s Centre, 1 – 3pm
  • Monday at Lemon Tree Children’s Centre, 12.45 – 2.45pm
  • Tuesday at Acorns Children’s Centre, 12.45 – 2.45pm
  • Tuesday at Rainbow Children’s Centre, 1pm – 3pm
  • Tuesday  at Parks Children’s Centre, 9.30 – 11.30am

Please call 01482 828901 or email to book a free place (or contact your Children’s Centre direct).

Or go to or their facebook page for more information

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GKR – Karate For Everyone

GKR Karate (Go-Kan-Ryu) brings the exciting Martial Art of Karate in reach of everyone. Classes are disciplined yet fun, allowing the whole family to experience the enriching benefits of karate while learning and developing skills at their own pace. We cater for children from 5 years through to teens, adults and families.
Karate training builds confidence, positive attitude, determination, focus, and of course fitness. GKR Karate promotes strength of mind and body, humility, bravery and it is these attributes that build strong, focused, thoughtful, courageous individuals.
Classes held on various days at venues across our region in: Welton, North Ferriby, Goole, Anlaby, Beverley, Tickton, Market Weighton and in Hull at Portobello, Marfleet and Bransholme.
FREE trial classes available, please contact for details on when your next nearest one is. For more details please contact Daniel on 07592197242 or You can also check out their hub on facebook here.


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Preston – My Baby Can Dance

my baby can dance9.45 – 10.30. Preston Community Hall, Main Street, Preston

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.

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

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Sutton Park – Rose Elliott Academy of Arts

St Andrews Church, Sutton Park, Hull.

  • Mondays: Age 4-6 years 4.00 – 5.00, age 7-9 years 5.15 – 6.15
  • Wednesdays: Age 4-6 4.00 – 5.00, age 10+ years 5.15 – 6.15

Rose Elliott Academy of Arts is school designed for those who wish to meet there full potential as a musical theatre performer, to meet new friends and have plenty of fun. All classes consist of acting, singing and dancing preparing themselves to perform musicals such as Lion King, Wizard of Oz, Hairspray, Shrek, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda and many more.

First class free!!

Also for younger children, REA Tots, Musical Theatre classes for pr-schoolers. Wednesdays at 1.30pm.

For more details and bookings please call Rose on 07414826669 or email . 

You can also check out her facebook page here.

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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.

Acorn & Longhill Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

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

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

Please call before attending sessions to check there are places. Please note there are some changes to the timetable below:

  • Little Explorers at St Marks is no longer running
  • Wansbeck playgroup is no longer running
  • New session  – Baby Explorers, Fridays 10am – 11am, for non-walkers only (no need to book just turn up)
  • Baby Bounce at Ings Library is now 9.45 – 10.30.


This is the page for MONDAYS groups and classes. To change day click the links to the left 

Beverley Road – Child Health Clinic

1.00 – 3.00. Fenchurch Children’s Centre, Fenchurch Street, Hull, HU5 1JF.

Weigh-in and Health Visitor advice.

Beverley Road – The Space Dance Studio Classes

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

  • 1.30 – 2.15 – Baby Ballet, 2-5yrs. £3.50
  • 4.15 – 5.15pm – Street Dance 6-11yrs. £4

Classes are part of the Baby Dance Scheme. Children will meet our new friends and be encouraged to work towards structured goals and targets each lesson. Each parent will receive a detailed weekly lesson plan so that they can help the children practice at home and encourage their focus for each lesson. At the end of each term the children will receive a badge and certificate.

For more information call Samantha on 07896 626110 or email

Bilton – Chatterboxes

1.30 – 2.30. St Peters Church, Church Lane, Bilton, HU11 4AA

6 week course £28.50. Session for 18 months to 3 years to promote language and play. Call to book – Claire 07891 952869

Bilton Grange – Child Health Clinic

1.30 – 3.30. Acorn Children’s Centre, Nestor Grove, Bilton Grange, Hull, HU9 4DB. 01482 708953.

Weigh-in and Health Visitor advice.

Bransholme – Babies Playgroup

1.00 – 2.30. Bransholme Methodist Church, next to North Point Shopping Centre, Hull, HU7 4DW

50p/child. Call for info – Julia 07814 799813

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.

Burstwick – Parent & Toddler group

1.15 – 3.15. Burstwick Village Hall, Burstwick, HU12 9EA

£2.50/child + 50p per additional child. Suitable for 0 to 5 years

City Centre – Baby Bounce at Central Library

1.30 – 2.15. Albion Street, Hull, HU1 3TF. 01482 210000

Free. Songs and rhymes for under 18 months.

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 – Transport Tots at Streetlife

10.00 – 11.30. Streetlife Museum, Museums Quarter, High Street, Hull

For Under 5s with cars, trains and planes on the brain! Toys, songs, crafts and a story exploring different themes each week. Term Time only

Free, Drop in.

City Centre – Toddler Time at Central Library

10.00 – 11.00. Albion Street, Hull, HU1 3TF. 01482 210000

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

City Centre – Toddler Town at Rock Up

10.00 – 11.30. Rock Up, St Stephens, 110 Ferensway, Hull, Kingston upon Hull, HU2 8LN

Rock Up’s ‘Toddler Town’ offers young children free run of the soft play area and arena. With Scuttlebugs and trikes to whizz around on, they can use the arena as their own play village with play tents, road signs and dress up items. (Term time only).

No need to book. For more info call 01482 968000.

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

Mini Kicks

Mini Kicks is a bespoke football based academy specifically designed for children aged between 2-8. We aim to provide a fun and friendly environment in which children can not only develop there football skills but also their confidence, social skills and physical ability. Come join the team.

At lots of venues across Hull, Beverley and West Hull Villages, mostly on Saturdays and Sundays. Including Beverley Leisure Centre, Haltemprice, Wolfreton School Willerby, Hessle, Dunswell, Hull university and Andrew Marvell College Hull.

For more info call 07889084750, or email

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.

Hedon – Little Dribblers Football

9.15. Hedon Scout Hut, Sheriff Highway, Hedon.

Call for info and to book Dave Aitcheson Smith – 07762 774536

Holderness Road – A Ward Dance Academy

10.00 – 11.00. A.Ward 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. Please contact Jess for more info and bookings on 07495 452111.

Holderness Road – Alphabet Mondays Toddler group

9.30 – 11.15. St Johns Community Church, Rosmead Street, Hull, HU9 2TB

Playgroup run by Lynsey & Steve (who also run LSACHILDMINDING)

£2 per family/group, includes fruit & toast/drink & hot drinks for the adults. Need to pre-book for school holiday sessions. Contact Lynsey or Steve for more info – 07891 368434

Holderness Road – Bumps & Babies

12.30 – 2.30 every Monday. Acorns Cafe, Acorns Children’s Centre, Nestor Grove, Bilton Grange, Hull, HU9 4DB. 01482 708953

Free, drop-in service for all mums and mums-to-be. A chance to meet up, or meet new friends in a relaxed and informal environment. Play area available. Impartial information from Doula Project and Breastfeeding Peer Support Service.

Holderness Road – East West MMA Hull

Classes start from 4.45pm. 122 Courtney Street, (off Mount Pleasant), Hull

Martial arts based fitness and self defence suitable from age 4 upwards. From £20/month. Classes on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. For more info call 07542 103533.

Holderness Road – Multiple Madness

10.00 – 11.30. Sacred Heart Church Hall, Southcoates Lane (entrance off Cundall Close), Hull, HU9 3AP.

A parent led playgroup for Parents/Grandparents/Carers of twins, triplets, quads and more and also a great support for parents to be who are expecting twins, triplets etc.

As parents of multiples ourselves we are fully aware of how daunting and scary it can be to venture out to a playgroup where not everybody is in the same situation as you. At Multiple Madness we fully understand everything each other is going through and are there to offer support if needed and also just to enjoy meeting other multiple parents whilst our children can socialise with others whilst playing a safe environment.

Every Monday during term time, school holidays and on Bank holidays unless otherwise stated. £2 per family, includes a drink and snack for all. For more info email

Kingswood – Roar Dance Academy

Kingswood Academy, Wawne, Road, Bransholme, Hull.

  • Ballet and tap for ages 3-6 years, 4.00 – 5.00
  • Musical Theatre and Dance for 7 years+, 4.00 – 6.00
  • Acro Dance for 7-16 years, 6.00 – 7.00

From £3.50 for 1 hour. Also runs Street Dance and Gymnastics on other days. For booking and more information contact Becky on

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.

Long Riston – Baby & Toddler Playgroup

Long Riston Village Hall, Main Street, Long Riston, HU11 5JF

9.00 – 11.00 Mondays, 9.30 – 11.00 Thursdays.

Contact Beeford Children’s Centre for more info on 01262 481699

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 (says draft but this is the most up to date they have). NB Escourt sessions are no longer running.

Preston Road – Child Dynamix Play Session

4.00 – 5.30. The Hut Youth Centre, Preston Road, Hull, HU9 5UY

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

Sutton Park – Little Dippers at Ennerdale Leisure Centre

1.00 – 1.30, 1.30 – 2.00, 2.00 – 2.30.  Sutton Road, Hull, HU7 6EA.

£3 per adult, children free. A fun and relaxing session run by qualified swimming instructors. Need to call to book – 01482 331136

Victoria Dock – Eden’s Baby Experiences, Baby Massage

Victoria Dock Village Hall, Southbridge Road, Hull

Eden’s Baby Experiences run regular baby massage courses from Victoria Dock Village Hall, 9.45 – 10.45. The courses run for four weeks and is suitable from birth until your child is activity moving around.  Each week you will learn new massage strokes that help you and your child relax and bond together. Each stroke has many health benefits including a massage routine to help with colic. Massage mats, oils and handout are provided.

The course costs £25. For bookings and to find out about the next start dates call Nicola on 07749 951168, or email,

Edens Baby Experiences also run Messy Play sessions for 6 months to 5 years and do parties. For more info and bookings contact them via the details above.

Victoria Dock – Footsteps School of Dance, Tots Sing & Dance

Victoria Dock Village Hall, South Bridge Road, Hull.

10.30 – 11.15 Tots Sing & Dance, 4.45 – 5.15 4-6 years Sing & Dance

Musical instruments, puppets, accessories singing and dancing to songs from Cebeebies, Milkshake and other learning songs

£3. Suitable for 1 – 3 years olds. Contact for info – Louise 07771 822838

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.