East Riding 0-5s Weekly Classes & Groups

East Riding Weekly Classes Saturday

Classes, activities and groups for babies, toddlers and pre school children in the East Riding of Yorkshire, on a Saturday.

As Covid restrictions ease, many classes and groups are restarting (outdoor from 29th March, indoor from 12th April 2021). We endeavour to keep these listings as up to date as possible but please contact all providers before attending anything, most are pre-book in advance only and the providers will have the very latest covid guidance and class information. Thank you.

cookstars hull and holderness

Classes restarted in venues and continuing online:
  • Saturdays, 10.00-11.15, in Tickton
  • Wednesdays, 4.00-5.15, at Darby and Joan, Cottingham
  • Thursdays, 5.00-6.15, online
We would love to welcome more Cook Stars to these sessions. More information and booking here.
As with all of our online sessions you will receive a shopping and equipment list prior to the session.

For more information and to book please call Sarah on 07555 575605 or email sarah.pittaway@cookstars.co.uk. Or you can find more info on her website here or follow her on facebook here.

  • miss fleur school of dance dinky dancers east riding swanland Has your little person got bags of energy?
  • Do they enjoy music and dancing?
  • Would you love a structured class for you both to attend when lockdown lifts?

Look no further, as here at the Fleur Elizabeth Academy we offer just that!

We have an amazing range of professional, quality classes for boys and girls from walking to 18 years old. Your child will be nurtured, motivated and taught with care and encouragement by a fully qualified team of fabulous teachers. Whether you choose our DINKY DANCERS, for children from 18 months to 3 years old, or our PRE SCHOOL DANCE, for children from 3 to 5 years, you will find fun, interactive, compelling classes that your child will love!

Our DINKY DANCERS class is a most wonderful introduction into the world of dance. Boys and girls can attend from 18 months with parent, carer or grandparent, who will take part in the class with them. An innovative and inspirational class, Miss Toni will take you through a magical 45 minutes, introducing the elements of dance, incorporating props and imagination to encourage bonding and confidence. Language, concentration, manners and socialising, alongside bodily awareness and are all positive elements of this class. £6 per class. Classes are:

  • Swanland Village Hall, Tuesday at 9.30am
  • North Ferriby Parish Rooms, Wednesday at 9.15am and 10.15am.

PRE SCHOOL DANCE. £5.50 per class. Classes are:

  • Swanland Village Hall, Friday 2pm
  • St Andrews Memorial Hall, Kirk Ella, Saturday 9am

Contact us today via email fleur@fleurelizabethacademy.co.uk, our facebook page, or visit our website. Or please feel free to phone the Principal, Miss Fleur on 01964 550996, if you would like a chat about what we could offer your child.

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Flex Dance

flex dance hullClasses Restart 12th April 2021 

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 venues across Hull and East Riding villages. Venues have changed since Covid19, contact Sam to find out where the latest venues are.

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.

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Goldstar Active

Classes restarted 12th April 2021.

In Willerby (York Way, next to Aldi, behind Stor-More) and now in Brough!

Gymnastics, trampolining and much more at Goldstar!  Classes on every day of the week term time:

  • Gymnastics classes for boys and girls, 4+ years
  • Little Stars – specifically for 2-5 years, pre-school gymnastics classes. Your Little Star is in great hands, Kelly, our coach has an unrivaled 24 years of experience in Pre-School Gymnastics, the children love her, she has a great balance of pushing them to try new things, whilst being very conscious, of their age and ability!
  • Shooting Stars – Trampolining classes (Willerby only). Bounce until their hearts content on our 5m x 3m Competition Specification Trampoline, complete with with end decks at each end with a padded wall and matted flooring, to ensure your Childs safety! If you’d like to try a taster session (suitable for all ages) or even join, follow the link here.

Also run school holiday camps during school holidays for ages 4+ and hold children’s birthday parties.

For more info please call 01482 656438 or email  hello@Goldstaractive.co.uk or visit the website here.

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Little Messys Goole

litt;e messys goole football sessions from walking to 15 yearsLittle Messys Goole have spaces for their fun filled football sessions for boys and girls from ages 18 months up to 15 years. The sessions are focused on children having fun, making friends and gaining confidence with supportive coaches who are passionate about children’s development.

All abilities welcome, whether your child is a natural footballer or complete beginner they will have a home at Little Messys.

  • Mondays, Goole and Howden: Baby Messys
  • Tuesdays, Goole: Ages 4-7 and 8-11
  • Wednesdays, Goole: Ages 4-7s
  • Thursdays, Goole: SEND all ages
  • Fridays, Goole – Baby Messys and Mixed Age Group
  • Saturdays, Goole: Ages 3-6, 7-9 and 9-14
  • Sundays, Goole: Baby Messys, age 4-7 and 7-9
Contact goole@littlemessys.co.uk to find out more information on days and times for your child’s age group. Or you can visit their website here, or follow them on facebook here.
Restarted in venues 12th April 2021
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 upwards. 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 ldpahull@gmail.com, 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.

And although we have spent many years carefully developing our progressive lesson plans to develop swimmers, our teachers adapt every activity to suit each child. 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 hull@puddleducks.com or visit their website here or  facebook page here. 

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Rugby TotsClasses restart 10th April 2021

Start your child’s sporting journey with our high energy, fun packed classes that use the fundamentals of Rugby to develop core ability and build confidence. These structured play sessions take boys and girls on a journey of sporting imagination with engaging and energetic coaches supporting them every step of the way whilst teaching how to catch, pass, kick, run with the ball and play as part of a team.

  • Saturdays at Hymers College Hull and at Driffield Leisure Centre
  • Sundays at Pocklington Independent School, Old Station Building and at Hull Collegiate School, Anlaby

All classes are – 9.00 (2-3.5 years), 9.40 (3.5-5 years) and 10.35 (5-7 years).

For more information call Rob at Rugby Tots York, East & Humber on 0345 313 6716 or email york@rugbytots.co.uk.

Or you can book on their website here or follow them on facebook here.

water babies

Classes restarted 12th April 2021

Baby and Toddler 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. We offer classes across the area for little one from birth through to school age. Latest timetable (April 2021):

  • Everlast Hull (formerly DW Fitness, Mount Pleasant, Holderness Road Hull): Monday 9am – 12pm, Thursday 9am – 12pm, Friday 9am – 12pm.
  • Nuffield Health Club (Hull Marina) – Mondays 1pm – 3pm, Tuesday 10am – 12pm, Sunday 9am – 11am.
  • Hymers College Hull: Sunday 1.15 – 3.15pm.
  • Market Weighton: Monday 10am – 1pm, Wednesday 10am – 1pm, Friday 9am – 12pm, Saturday 9.30am – 1.30pm.

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 littlefish@waterbabies.co.uk. Check out their website or facebook page here for more information. Happy splashing!

Anlaby Studios – Children’s Dance Classes

Classes restarting 12th April 2021

Anlaby Studios is an in-house performing arts centre. Pre-Covid Children’s timetable (please contact them for latest):

  • 2-4 years: Parent & Tots Dance, Friday at 9.45am.

For other age groups (4-5 yrs, 6-7 yrs, 8-9 yrs, 10-13 yrs, 14-16 yrs) classes run throughout the week in:

  • Ballet, Modern, Tap
  • Acrobatics, Flexibility/Stretch
  • Street, Hip Hop
  • Musical Theatre, Drama

Also Boys Only Dance for ages 8+ – Ballet Monday at 6pm, Contemporary Thursday at 6pm.

Also run childrens drama classes.

For more info contact Chloe on 07414 444685, email contact@anlabystudios.com.

Anlaby Studios, 18-22 Wilson Street, Anlaby, HU10 7AN.

Baby Sensory

Restarting April 2021

Baby Sensory sessions running across the Hull and East Riding Area for babies from 0-13 months. 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.

  • Mondays, 4 classes from 10am-2.30pm at Brough Scout Hut, Elloughton Road, HU15 1AE
  • Tuesdays, 4 classes from 10am-2.30pm at St Mark’s Anlaby Common, HU4 7RT and 4 classes from 10am-2.30pm at Victoria Dock Village Hall, HU9 1TL
  • Wednesdays, 4 classes from 9.30am-2.15pm at Hessle All Saints Church, HU13 0AD
  • Thursdays, 3 classes from 10am-1.00pm at Priory Baptist Church, Hull, HU5 5RN and 4 classes from 10am-2.30pm at David LLoyd Leisure Centre, Raich Carter Way, Hull, HU7 3DB
  • Fridays, 4 classes from 10am-2.30pm at King’s Church Beverley, Swinemoor Lane, HU17 0JX. And 4 classes from 9.30am-1.45pm at David LLoyd Leisure Centre, Raich Carter Way, Hull, HU7 3DB
  • Saturdays, 4 classes from 10.30am-1.30pm at Kings Church, Beverley HU17 0JX

For more information about any of these classes, call 07885941077 or email beverley@babysensory.co.uk.

Beverley – AFC Tickton Football Classes

Classes restarting April 2021

Saturdays at 10.00:

  • FA affiliated Development Sessions – for 5 years+
  • School of Football – for 3 – 4 years

Longcroft Sports Hall, Beverley HU17 7EJ

Calvella School of Performing Arts Anlaby

Classes re-opening 12th April 2021

Ballet and tap lessons for ages 2 – 15 years. Saturday mornings and Monday evenings, various times by age. Street jazz classes on Wednesday evening, times by age. Classes include warm up, then work on a routine for an exam / show. One set of IDTA exams a year in May, and two shows, in July and January.

Also adult tap and fitness classes, and a children’s musical theatre workshop in August. For more info call 07818 085919.

Calvella School of Performing Arts, Pryme Street, Anlaby, HU10 6DQ.

CB Swimming

Classes restarting April 2021

Swimming classes taught by local, independent instructor Chris. Suitable for 3 years plus, £8 per lesson.

Now swimming at Stamford Bridge pool:

  • Mondays from 6pm for older children
  • Wednesday from 10am for babies and toddlers
  • Saturdays from 3pm for babies, toddlers, then older children.

For more info call 07900 930802 or email chris@cbswimmingschool.com

Delanoy Dancers: Ballet, Tap & Modern

Children’s classes restart in person from April 12th 2021 (adult classes due to restart in person from 17th May 2021)

Delanoy Dancers in Beverley opened its doors in September 2019 for children aged from 18 months to 18 years, with classes in ISTD Ballet, Tap and Modern, Boys Street Dance and Adults Ballet, Tap and Fusion (blend of jazz, contemporary and commercial)

  • Saturday: St Mary’s Parish Hall (18months-12 years)
  • Monday: St Nicholas’ Community Centre (11-18years and adults)
  • Wednesday: Lockington Village Hall and Leven Recreation Hall (18months-4 years)
  • Wednesday: Tokenspire Business Park (adults)
  • Friday: Cherry Burton Village Hall (18months-4 years)

For more information or to book a trial class contact Fiona Delanoy on 07944 280 716 or email delanoydancers@gmail.com.

Dexterity Gymnastics Academy

Classes Restarted 14th April 2021 – with spaces available for all ages and abilities.

Fantastic Gymnastics for girls and boys 4 years upwards. A British Gymnastics registered club with fully qualified British Gymnastics coaches who care about what they teach. Gymnasts of all abilities and levels welcome and our motto at every level is Be the best gymnast you can be!  We have sessions at Bishop Burton College Sports Facility:

  • Beginners classes on Wednesdays, Thursdays Fridays and Saturdays. Times vary by age/ability, please contact for details.
  • Advanced and national grade classes also available

For more information please email dexteritygymnasticsacademy@gmail.com.

Fit For All – Ballet & Tap Classes

Re-started 12th April 2021

Fit For All dance classes in Swanland. Classes throughout the week for all age groups.

Starts from 2 years, with our parent/child new starters class. Children over 3yrs who can dance without parent support in the room can join our United ballet, tap and cheer class.

Saturdays: Under 5s ballet and tap – 9.30am Parent & Child Class, 10.15 Ballet, Tap and Cheerleading. First class FREE then £4.50 per session.

Please get in touch for more information – call Anneke on 07801752684, email fitforall@icloud.com.

Hessle – Hessle Sporting, Football Training

Football training restarted September

The Recca (King George V Playing Fields), Boothferry Road, Hessle.

Hessle Sporting Club Development Centre provide Saturday football training for Nursery (3 & 4 year olds) and Reception (4 & 5 years old) 9.00-10.00, then Year 1 10.00-11.15.  Players progress into 5 a-side teams to join the Hull Boys Sunday Football League.

£2.50/session. For more information please ring Sue on 07943 479853.

Hull Football Skills Academy

Restarting 3rd April 2021

A local, independent football school. Football coaching for 2 to 13 year olds, in a positive, fun and safe environment, led by FA qualified coaches on Saturdays:

  • 9.30 – 10.30 – age 4-7 (basic)
  • 9.45 – 10.30 – age 2-4 (little feet)
  • 10.30 – 11.30 – age 8-12 (intermediate)
  • 11.30 – 12.30 – age 8-13 (advanced)

For more info call Owen on 07773 137966 or email  owen@hullfootballskillsacademy.co.uk.

Cottingham High School, HU16 5TA

JPs Performing Arts

Classes will be re-starting April 2021 with restricted numbers.

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

  • Barton: Thursday – Preschool Perform and Play, Saturday – Primary & Junior Musical Theatre
  • Victoria Dock: Tuesday – Primary Performing Arts & Primary Dance
  • Carr Lane: Tuesday – Primary Dance & Primary Musical Theatre, Thursday – Primary Drama
  • Anlaby Studios: Thursday – Primary & Junior Performing Arts

For booking and more information please contact Jayne on jpsperformingarts@gmail.com.

Kixx Football Academy

Classes restarted April 2021

Kixx (formerly 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 their 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 Nathan on 07889084750 or email nathan.peat@kixx.org.uk.

Love and Learn with Leah

I’m Leah, I’m an early years practitioner and a tummy time practitioner based in East Hull. I have pre-recorded tummy time workshops from birth to 5/6 months on my website for anyone to access now. I hope to start live classes online and in person classes in the coming months.

In my role as a tummy time practitioner, I support parents and carers in introducing tummy time through parent based holds and positions, this can be from birth however can also start from older ages, or when advised by your medical professional if your baby has a disability or medical condition.

I’m also planning on training to become a baby massage instructor this year and will be able to add this element to my classes.

I can help you find fun activities to engage your baby in tummy time too! Find out more by emailing me – loveandlearnwith-leah@hotmail.com

Mini Athletics Hull & East Riding

Classes have restarted. Mini Athletics Hull & East Riding was launched by the parents of 2 young girls in September 2019 who are passionate about getting children active and interested in sport from an early age.  The classes are designed to get kids active, healthy, interacting with each other and hopefully grow a love for sport, as well as making use of all that boundless energy.

It is an athletics based class which develops all core skills – running, jumping and throwing – the foundation of all sports which can help children go on to do various sports as well as athletics.

  • Wednesdays: Victoria Park, Victoria Dock, Hull
  • Thursdays: King George V Playing Field, Hessle.

10.00-10.45am for ages 2 to 3.5 years, 11.00-11.45am for ages 3.5 to 5 years.

  • Saturdays: Molescroft Pavilion, Beverley.
  • Sundays: Swanland Playing Field, Swanland.
  • Sundays: East Park, Holderness Road, Hull.

9.00-9.45am for ages 2 to 3.5 years, 10.00-10.45am for 3.5 to 5 years, 11.00-11.45am for ages 5 to 7 years.

All classes will be outdoors and we will continue to implement our strict COVID safe procedures. £6.50 per session. For more information and to book a class, please email amarshall@miniathletics.com, or call 01482 420230.

My Baby Can Dance – East Riding

No planned restart dates yet (March 2021)

My Baby Can Dance (for children 1-4 years) and My Newborn Can Dance (for birth to walking) is an award winning movement to music, pre school activity with early years education. Your little ones 1st steps to learning! In a weekly session we combine movement to music with activities, singing and musical instruments, numbers, colours, phonics and shapes also looking at topics such as the world around us and health & hygiene and road safety for children.

Pre-covid timetable (please check which venues have restarted) –

  • Tuesday: Molescroft Pavillion, Beverley, HU17 7HT
  • Thursday: Driffield Scout Hut, YO25 6ST and Pocklington Scout Hut, YO42 2QD
  • Friday: Brough Methodist Church, HU15 1DL and Market Weighton Scout Hut, YO43 3FE
  • Saturday: Molescroft Pavillion, Beverley, HU17 9GG

Contact them for times and ages. For Brough classes call Sam on 07495856993. For all other venues contact Vanessa on 07974631162, email vanessahmbcd@gmail.com.

Classes also run in Hull, find them here.

Northern Lights Drama – Acting & Musical Theatre Classes

Classes restarting in the studio on 12th April 2021

Northern Lights Drama is an independent theatre school that runs weekly Acting, Musical Theatre, and LAMDA Classes (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) for ages 3 to 18 years. Running a reduced timetable currently:

  • Mondays in Hessle: (2 venues – Hessle Town Hall and Hessle Memorial Hall), Intermediate Musical Theatre Class 5pm, Intermediate Acting Class 5pm, Senior Singing Class 6.30pm
  • Wednesdays in Welton: Intermediate Musical Theatre Class 4pm and 5.40pm. Senior Musical Theatre Class 7.20pm.
  • Saturday in Beverley: Intermediate Musical Theatre Class 9.15am and 9.45am, Senior Musical Theatre Class 11am and 11.30am.

For more information or to book a FREE trial class please call 01482 641690 or email info@heynld.co.uk.

PQA Beverley & PQA Hull

Classes restart 17th April 2021

PQA is a weekend performing arts Academy providing tuition for children and young people from 4-18 years. Students spend three hours with us, rotating through hour-long sessions in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & Television. Students are split into groups according to their age with tailored classes and expert performing arts teachers. Poppets class for 4-5 year olds are shorter and last 90 minutes.

We provide a space for children and young people to express themselves, build confidence and, most importantly, have fun! The PQA model was created by Pauline Quirke and her dedicated team of performing arts specialists. With Academies across the UK, our inspirational Principals and teachers work tirelessly to ensure every student receives unrivalled support and amazing opportunities. This results in Academies that deliver the highest educational values possible, with industry standard teaching and continuous opportunities for our students to thrive and flourish.

Our teachers are all professionally trained in their respective fields and have experience in leading arts education, performing professionally and directing films and TV shows. They have been carefully chosen for their passion to inspire and motivate so that our students can achieve their very best!

Classes are held every Saturday for the Beverley and the Hull PQA Academies at Hull Collegiate School, Tranby Croft Anlaby East Yorkshire HU10 7EH:

  • Beverley academy:  9.45am – 1.00pm (9.45am – 11.30am for Poppets)
  • Hull academy: 1.45 – 5.00pm (1.45 – 3.30pm for Poppets)

For more information please call James on 0800 5316282 or email james@pqacademy.com.

For 4 free weeks at PQA simply visit our website and request your FREE info pack today. In the ‘Other Information’ section of your enquiry enter the following code: PQAMumbler and we will be in touch.

Preston – Little Dribblers Football

Restarting April 2021

Sessions are Saturday mornings at Preston Playing Fields:

  • 9.00am – 1-4 years
  • 10.00 – 4-8 years

For more information call Dave Aitcheson Smith – 07762 774536

Rainbow Tots Baby Massage

Classes started October Saturdays, 10.00 – 11.00 at St Marys Church Hall, Brough (more classes coming soon).

This 4 week course teaches massage techniques to help babies with problems they may have such as constipation, colic or teething pain. Baby massage will help build upon your bond with baby, as well as allow you to make new friendships in your area with other new mums. Each class will incorporate connecting exercises, baby sensory and lots of fun!All participants will receive a treat bag and there will be a graduation with certificate to celebrate your course completion!

For all bookings and enquiries please email rainbowtotsbabymassage@gmail.com, or call Natalie on 07792716055.

Sportsability Preschool Swimming Lessons

Classes restart 12th April 2021

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 sportsabilityswim@gmail.com for more information and to book a place.

Teo’s Tennis Junior Squads Swanland

Restart 12th April 2021

After school and weekend junior squads tennis training for children aged 3-18 yrs in Swanland.

  • 3-11yrs – Every day apart from Sunday
  • 10-14yrs – Tues/Wed/Fri
  • 14-18yrs – Tues/Wed/Fri

For more info call Teo Arkut on 07890 783807 or email info@teostennis.com

The club also run school holiday programmes and kids parties.

Swanland LTC, Swanland, East Yorkshire, HU14 3NE

Total Fitness Willerby Becky Adlington’s Swim Stars

Classes restarting 12th April for current customers, and 19th April for new starters

Swimming lessons for 3+ years on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and Saturday mornings. Call for info and to book – 0161 9790499 or email info@beckyadlingtonsswimstars.com.

Total Fitness Gym, Beverley Road, Willerby, HU10 6ED