Playgroups & Classes East Hull


TUESDAY 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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Bilton – REA Tots

1.30 – 2.30. Bilton Village Hall.

Start your child’s journey into the world of musical theatre. REA has designed a class for tots, enabling them to explore their imaginations whilst engaging with class friends and parents, learning through sound, movement and acting. We will feel the excitement through songs, musical instruments, lights, bubbles and much more. Suitable for ages 18 months to 3 years.

Classes also in Sutton Park Hull on Wednesdays.

Also for older children, Rose Elliott Academy of Arts, from ages 4+.

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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Bilton – Rose Elliott Academy of Arts

Bilton Village Hall.

  • Age 4-6 years: 4.00 – 5.00
  • Age 7+ year: 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.

Classes also in Sutton Park Hull on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Also for younger children, REA Tots, Musical Theatre classes for pre-schoolers.

First class free!! 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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City Centre – Baby Swimming with Water Babies

Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn, Hull Marina

Classes for beginners on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons.

Baby swimming with Water Babies is an exciting, enriching experience for both you and your little one. As the UK’s leading swim school, not only do we teach vital lifesaving skills but we always incorporate lots of bonding, fun and socialising, so you can be sure that a Water Baby is a happy one! Our number one priority is to make sure you feel both happy and safe in the water.

Classes also available at Total Fitness Willerby, Market Weighton, Dunswell and Winifred Holtby School Hull, from birth to school age.

Check out their website or contact 01904 607110 or for more information. Happy splashing!

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City Centre – The Deep Little Nippers

the deep9.30 – 11.00 (1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month). 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.

For more info on The Deep see their website 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 Ainthorpe Primary School, 1 – 3pm
  • Tuesday at Lemon Tree Children’s Centre, 12.45 – 2.45pm
  • Wednesday at Stepney Primary School, 9.30 – 11.30am
  • Wednesday at Parks Children’s Centre, 9.30 – 11.30am
  • Thursday at Acorns Children’s Centre, 1 – 3pm

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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Kingswood – Music with Mummy

David Lloyd Gym, Kingswood.

Music classes for little ones with singing and musical instruments. Jolly Babies is suitable for 0-1 years and Music with Mummy for 1-3 years.

  • Music with Mummy: 10.15 and 11.00.
  • Jolly Babies: 11.45 and 12.30.

For more info visit their website here or facebook page. Classes are £4 each, call Kelly Webster on 07787 172825 to book.

Kelly also runs classes in Beverley on Fridays at Beverley Racecourse and Mondays and Wednesdays at Molescroft Pavilion.

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Sutton Fields – My Baby Can Dance

my baby can danceMonkey Bizness, Unit 1 Malmo Park, Bergen Way, Hull, HU7 0YQ.
9.30 – 10.15 and 10.15 – 11.00.

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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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.

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Victoria Dock – Footy Tots

9.30 – 10.30. Victoria Dock Village Hall

Footy Tots is a unique parent interactive pre-school football programme for children from walking to 5 to develop physical fitness and mental agility.

Classes also at Winifred Holtby Hull, Hull Indoor Sports Centre (National Avenue Hull) and Bilton.

£20 a month and a £10 signing on fee for which you receive your footy tot kit. For more info and to book email or check out 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.

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 Drama & Musical Theatre

Bilton Village Hall.

4.45 – 5.45 suitable for ages 3-6 years. Also an older class at 5.45 suitable for ages 7-14 years.

Musical Theatre and Drama classes. First session free, £4 per session after. Classes also at St Columba’s Church Hall in East Hull and Anlaby.

For more info and to book call Kimberley on 07885 374495 or email

Bransholme – Bodmin Road Church Mums & Tots Group

9.00 – 11.00 Bodmin Road Church, Padstow Close (Roebank Arc), Bodmin Road, Bransholme, Hull, HU7 4HE. 01482 834417.

Play session for 0-5 year olds, term time only. For more info call 01482 834417.

Bransholme – Child Health Clinic

9.30 – 11.30. Bransholme Health Centre

Weigh in and Health Visitor advice

Bransholme – Roar Dance Academy

North Bransholme Community Centre, Hull. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Classes in ballet, tap, musical theatre, contemporary, acro dance, adult dance, fitness, gymnastics and street dance.

For boys and girls from 3 years to adults, all abilities. For booking and more information contact Becky on

Bransholme – Toddler Tunes at Bransholme Library

1.30 – 2.30. Bransholme Library, Goodhart Road, Hull. 01482 331234

Free, session for under 5s with nursery rhymes, songs, musical instruments and lots of fun. No need to book, just turn up.

City Centre: Culture Tots – Tiny Maestros & Sling Songs

Rock Up, St Stephen’s Centre, Ferensway, Hull.

Join us in the party room at Rock Up for some unique musical adventures! You can stay on for soft play for just £1 after class, and there’s a great cafe available too!

  • 10.00 Tiny Maestros – Adventures in classical music for ages 0-5 (older home educated children are especially welcome too!)
  • 10.45 Sling Songs – babywearing music and fun!

Classes cost £4 if booked for the term, and pay-as-you-go places will be bookable nearer the time if there are places available. You can also attend unlimited classes for £22 per month. Please contact Anna at or 07946 746 967 for more info.

City Centre – Explore Art: Gallery Expedition at Feren’s Art Gallery

10.00-11.30. Feren’s Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square, Hull.

Explore Art: Gallery Expedition – For mini artists. Explore texture, light, shape and colour each week through toys, song, materials and movement. Suitable for children aged 5 and under. (Term Time Only). Free, Drop in.

City Centre – Ferens Explore Art: Gallery Expedition

10.00 – 11.30. Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square, Hull.

Explore Art: Gallery Expedition. For mini artists, explore texture, light, shape and colour each week through toys, song, materials and movement. Suitable for children aged 5 and under. Free, Drop in (Term Time Only).

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 – Park Street Performing Arts Dance Classes

5.00 – 6.00. Park Street (behind St Stephen’s Centre), Hull, HU2 8RR

Primary ballet, tap and modern (7 – 8 yrs). £6. Call 01482 222452 for more info. Also dance classes and musical theatre on Saturdays for 2 – 8 yrs.

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

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.

Goals Football Coaching Sessions

Goals Hull, Ipark, Innovation Drive, Hull, HU5 1SG.

Goals provide children’s football coaching on a safe, fully enclosed, floodlit pitch. Coaching is tailored to specific age groups to provide an enhanced learning experience, the ideal environment to watch your child grow in confidence and ability. Sessions held at:

  • Saturdays: 10.00 – 11.00 ages 3-5, 11.00 -12.00 ages 4-14 years,
  • Tuesdays: 5.00 – 6.00 ages 8-12 years
  • Wednesdays: 5.00 – 6.00 ages 6-9 years

First session is FREE and £3.50 thereafter. There is no booking and paying per term, just pay as you play.

For more info and to book call 01482 730100, email

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.

Music With Mummy

  • Mornings: Alexandra Hall, Hedon.
  • Afternoons: Victoria Dock Village Hall, Hull

Music classes for little ones with singing and musical instruments.  Jolly Babies is suitable for 0-1 year and Music with Mummy for 1-3 years.

For more info or to book call Lucy on 07548 080743 or email

Holderness Road – Child Dynamix Play Session

4.00 – 5.30. Marfleet Community Centre, Swanfield Road, Hull.

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

Holderness Road – Child Health Clinic

9.30 – 11.30. Morrill Street Health Centre.

Weigh-in clinic and Health Visitor advice

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 – 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 – Starting Blocks Toddler group

10.00 – 11.30. St Columba’s Church, 139 Laburnum Avenue, Hull, HU8 8PA

£1 + 50p per additional child.

Holderness Road – Tigers Trust, Roary’s Tigers

4.15 – 4.55. Acorn Children’s Centre, Nestor Grove, Bilton Grange, Hull, HU9 4DB

Football sessions for children aged 2 – 5 years. £1 per family. Call to book via Acorns Children’s Centre on 0482 708953.

Hornsea – Pre-School Play

9.30 – 10.30. Hornsea Leisure Centre. 01964 533366

£2.20. Pre school fun session in the sports hall

Kingswood – Cinebabies at Cineworld

Kingswood Retail Park, Gibraltar Road, Hull, HU7 3DB.

Films that you can take babies along with you to watch, so you can still go to the cinema without needing childcare. Lights are kept up and the sound low, and films are shown without ads or trailers so there is less chance for restless babies. Everybody is respectful of each other and if babies cry or are restless, its fine.

Different films each week, see Mumbler Events Calendar here or call 0871 2002000

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.


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 (December ’18) –

marfleet childrens centre hull timetable

Preston – Preston Toddler Group

9.30 – 11.15. Preston Methodist Church, 2 Main Street, Preston, HU12 8UA

Preston Toddler Group – Crafts, play, refreshments, singing & much more. Meet other parents/carers and have a chat.

Term Time. £2 per family. Contact for more info – 01482 896426

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

Preston Road – Toddler Time at Freedom Centre Library

10.00 – 11.00. The Freedom Centre, Preston Road, Hull, HU9 3QB. 01482 710100

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

Sproatley – Toddler group

9.15  Sproatley Pavilion, Main Street, Sproatley, HU11 4PJ

£2/family, suitable for 0 to 4 years

Wawne – Let’s Play

9.00 – 10.30 (fortnightly). Wawne Primary School, in the school hall.

Free. Suitable for 0-5 years. For more info and dates contact Beeford Children’s Centre on 01262 481699

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.