East Riding 0-5s Weekly Classes & Groups

East Riding Weekly Classes Wednesday

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

We endeavour to keep these listings as up to date as possible but please contact all class providers before attending anything. Some are pre-book in advance. The providers will have the very latest class information. Thank you.

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Crafty Cat Play Cafe

crafty cat play cafe in anlaby hull logoPlay cafe in Anlaby Common. Play sessions are fabulously fun, interactive play for children under 5 years old, including messy/sensory play, imaginative play, crafty play and open play. Regular play sessions run Mondays to Saturdays at various times, with special events throughout the week and in school holidays.

For older children 5+ they have crafts and activities. For families they have Games Night and Family Nights on Fridays.

NEW for mums – Mums lunch club. Thursdays at 11.30am. A hot buffet and chance to chat to other mums.

Please book all sessions in advance on their website here. Call 07398 149182, email info@crafty-cat-events.com. or follow them on facebook.

272 Hull Road, Anlaby, HU4 7RR.

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Goldstar Active Little Stars

goldstar active, gymnastics, tramolining and little stars pre school gymnastics in brough and willerbyGymnastics, trampolining and much more at Goldstar! Purpose built gymnastics studios in Willerby. Little Stars are fun, pre-school gymnastics classes for age 2-5 years. They run daily Monday to Saturday. Little Stars sessions (with parents) –

  • Monday and Wednesday 9.30am and 10.30am
  • Tuesday and Thursday 10.30am
  • Friday 9.30am
  • Saturday 9am
Little Stars (independent sessions) are Thursdays and Fridays 11.30am

Goldstar also run gymnastics and trampolining classes for ages 4+, Parkour sessions, home education sessions and school holiday camps during school holidays. For more info and bookings call them on 01482 656438, email hello@goldstaractive.co.uk or visit their website here.

York Way, Willerby, HU10 6HD (next to Aldi, behind Store More).

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Water Babies Baby Swimming

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: Monday and Thursday mornings
  • Nuffield Health Club, Hull Marina: Sunday mornings
  • Winifred Holtby Academy Hull: Saturday afternoons (all ages ranges) and Thursday evenings (for children 5years and above).
  • Bubwith YO8 6DQ, near Holme on Spalding Moor: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday mornings and Saturday afternoons
  • Also swim at 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 littlefish@waterbabies.co.uk. Check out their website or facebook page here for more information. Happy splashing!

Anlaby Studios – Children’s Dance Classes

Anlaby Studios is an in-house performing arts centre.

  • Saturday mornings – Parent & Tots Dance, Pre-Primary Ballet & Modern from 9am

For other age groups 4-18 years, classes run throughout the week in Ballet, Modern, Tap, Acrobatics, Flexibility/Stretch, Street, Musical Theatre and Drama.

For more info contact email contact@anlabystudios.com.

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

Aquastars Swim Academy

Swimming lessons for babies up to school age children through to competition level:

  • Mondays at Dunswell: 9.30-10.30am baby & preschool
  • Wednesdays at Mercure Willerby: 4.00-6.30pm beginner to pre competition
  • Thursdays at Skidby: 10.00-11.00am baby & preschool
  • Thursdays at Winifred Holtby Hull: 5.30-7.30pm, all abilities (also an adult class)
  • Fridays at Skidby: 9.30-11.30am baby & preschool plus preschool beginner
  • Sundays at Skidby: 9am-12noon all abilities
Also at Stamford Bridge Community Pool, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

All half hour lessons. All DBS checked instructors and fully insured and accredited swim school. Small groups. Fully insured and DBS cleared for all instructors. We offer a free first lesson which can be taken at any time during a block.

For more information please call 07854 725211, email askaquastars@gmail.com.

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:

  • Mondays in Brough
  • Tuesdays at St Marks Anlaby
  • Wednesdays in Beverley
  • Thursdays at Priory Baptist Church Hull
  • Fridays at David Lloyd Hull
For Hull classes please contact Hull@babysensory.co.uk, 07583019940
For East Riding classes please contact Beverley@babysensory.co.uk, 07940495780

Bloom Baby Classes

Multi award winning development classes are for babies from 0 – 15 months old.

  • Wednesday mornings – Brayton Community Centre (near Selby) YO8 9EL
  • Thursday mornings – Howden Shire Hall (Howden) DN14 7BJ

All activities have been researched in line with EYFS to engage your little ones, while promoting the bond between parent and baby. Each week is also a different theme so no class is ever the same! Limited spaces available so please contact Josie to book – 07896651198, josie@bloombabyclasses.com.

Bunny Hops – Pre school Gymnastics

Bunny Hops – Fantastic gymnastics for the under 5’s, from Dexterity Gymnastics Academy.

We run our pre school gymnastics classes at the Bishop Burton Sports College dance studio. The emphasis of the class is on fun, fitness, social, emotional, communication skills and basic fundamentals of movement and education. Classes on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – Bunnies (for walking to age 3), Rabbits (for age 3 – 4 years).

All our coaches are qualified through British Gymnastics and hold valid safeguarding certificates, are DBS checked and a first aid trained member of the team is always present.

For more info and booking email dexteritygymnasticsacademy@gmail.com.

CB Swimming

Swimming classes taught by local, independent instructor Chris, £10 per lesson.

Now swimming at Stamford Bridge pool:

  • Mondays: 6.00-8.30pm – 4yrs+
  • Wednesdays: 10-11am – Babies and Toddlers, 4.00-6.30pm – 4yrs +
  • Saturdays: 3.30-4.30pm – Babies and Toddlers, 4.30-6.30pm – 4yrs+

Residential Pool on Beverley Road, Hull:

  • Tuesdays and Fridays – Babies & Toddlers, 9.30-10.30am.

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

Child Health Clinics & Weigh In Clinics

Hull – Child Health Clinics are a drop in service, no need to book just turn up. Or you can text their Parent Line for for info about the clinics or any questions about your child’s health on 07312 263206. Latest clinic timetable (December 2023):

  • Monday: Fenchurch Family Hub 1-3pm
  • Tuesday: Priory Family Hub 10-12am, Acorns Family Hub 1-3pm
  • Wednesday: Lemon Tree Family Hub 1-3pm, Marfleet Family Hub 1.30-3.30pm (now every week)
  • Thursday: Orchard Health Centre 9.30-11.30am, Asda Mount Pleasant 9.30-11.30pm
  • Friday: Newington Health Centre 10-12noon

East Riding – The ISPHNS team run child health clinics at the children’s centre’s in Anlaby, Brough, Beverley, Cottingham, Driffield, Goole, Hessle, Hedon, Hornsea, Pocklington. All are by appointment only – please contact the children’s centre your Health Visitor to book.

Dexterity Gymnastics Academy

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.

East Riding Children’s Centre Sessions

The Children’s Centres in the East Riding run lots of good, mostly free classes and sessions for babies and pre-schoolers. They also have parenting classes and a range of other free support services. Call your nearest for info and latest timetable, or find it here. East Riding Children’s Centres are located at –

  • Anlaby – First Lane, Anlaby, HU10 6UE. 01482 565560
  • Beeford – Beeford C of E VC School, Main Street, YO25 8AY. 01262 481699
  • Beverley – Coltman Avenue, Beverley, HU17 9LP. 01482 880066
  • Bridlington – Butts Close and Shaftesbury Road, Bridlington. 01262 409596/ 395470
  • Brough – Springfield Avenue, Brough, HU15 1AE. 01482 669474
  • Cottingham – The Garth, Cottingham, HU16 5BP. 01482 845636
  • Driffield – Beckside, Driffield, YO25 6QN. 01377 240782
  • Hedon – 19 George Street, Hedon, HU12 8JH. 01482 899962
  • Hessle – The Hourne, Eastgate, Hessle, HU13 9LJ. 01482 629085
  • Hornsea – Eastgate, Hornsea, HU18 1DW. 01964 537160
  • Goole – Kingsway and Marshlands, Goole. 01405 761287/ 01405 762614
  • Market Weighton – Princess Road, Market Weighton, YO43 3BY. 01430 874090
  • Pocklington – Woldgate College, Kilnwick Road, Pocklington, YO42 2LL. 01759 307154
  • Withernsea – Withernsea High School, Hull Road, HU19 2EQ. 01964 612618

East Riding Leisure Soft Play Sessions

Soft play sessions at East Riding Leisure centres:

  • Beverley: Friday 9.30, 10.30, 11.30am, Flemingate, Beverley, HU17 0LT. 01482 393980
  • Bridlington: Tuesday and Friday 1pm Promenade, Bridlington YO15 2QQ. 01262 606715
  • Haltemprice: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am. Springfield Way, Anlaby, HU10 6QJ. 01482 652501
  • Hornsea: Tuesday and Friday 9.30am. Broadway, Hornsea HU18 1PZ. 01964 533366
  • South Cave: Friday 10.15. Church Street, South Cave, HU15 2EP 01430 422132
  • Withernsea: Tuesday 12pm. Station Road, Withernsea, HU19 2QA 01964 614000

Suitable for under 5’s. Please contact your local leisure centre to book a place.

East Riding Leisure Haltemprice: Swimming Lessons

Learn to swim at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice! 25m main indoor pool and a learner pool. Baby and Pre-school swimming lessons available daily during the daytime. Primary school age swimming lessons available daily after school and weekends. Children progress through a series of grades collecting badges.

The leisure centre also has a great cafe, large outdoor park and runs various other tots and children’s classes.

For more information and booking call 01482 652501.

Springfield Way, Anlaby, HU10 6QJ.

Fleur Elizabeth Academy of Dance – Dinky Dancers & Pre School Dance

Dinky Dancers for children aged 18 months to 3 years attending with parents/carers/grandparents who will also join in with the class:

  • Swanland Village Hall, Tuesday at 9.30am & 10.30am
  • North Ferriby Parish Rooms, Wednesday at 9.30am.

Preschool Class for children aged 3-4 years:

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

Email fleur@fleurelizabethacademy.co.uk or call the Principal, Miss Fleur on 01964 550996 for more info.

Hedon Library Bounce and Rhyme

10am. Fun nursery rhymes and storytime for preschool children. Book your place by calling or visiting the Hedon Centre or by email to: CSCHedon@eastriding.gov.uk

31 Augustine’s Gate, Hedon, HU12 8EX

Little Bunny Bakers, Beverley

Building confidence, key kitchen skills and friendships…both for your Baker and for you. Classes are one hour and ten minutes long and include a drink, snack and activity from The Magic Box too!

Meridian Gymnastics

We are a fully equipped gymnastics club, based in Beverley, with lots of sessions for pre-school and school age children, from beginners upwards.

Preschool classes run on a Wednesday and Friday.

We have a full sized sprung floor, vault, beams, A bars and high bar, trampettes and an airtrack. Whether you are a total beginner or done gymnastics before, come along and try us out.  We also run extra sessions over the school holidays.  Members and non-members all welcome for school holiday sessions.

For more information, please call/text 07940485263, email meridiangymnasticsltd@yahoo.co.uk.

Unit C1, Grovehill Industrial Estate, Beck View Road, Beverley, HU17 0GJ

Music With Mummy – Swanland, North Ferriby & Brough

Weekly music classes – Jolly Babies, 0 to 15 months, Music with Mummy, 15 months to 3 years, and Three Four Time , 3 to 4 years.

  • Tuesdays and Fridays at Swanland Village Hall, HU14 3QR
  • Wednesdays at North Ferriby Parish Hall, HU14 3DA
  • Thursdays at Brough Community Centre, HU15 1DF

For more information and to book call Mun Wah Wong on 01482 627938 or email munwahmusic@icloud.com

Northern Lights Drama – Acting & Musical Theatre Classes

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 4 to 18 years.  They have classes on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturdays in Welton, Beverley and North Ferriby.

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

Robot Reg, Phonics Class

New Phonic parent/preschool classes. Opening up a world of early literacy through songs, dance and games. Learn the sounds in a fun exciting way and help your child prepare for school –

  • Tuesday – Brantingham Village Hall – 9.15-10.00am
  • Wednesday – Hessle Town Hall – 9.15-10.00am
  • Thursday – Swanland Village Hall – 9.15-10.00am

For info and booking email: jojo@robotreg.co.uk.

Sportsability Swimming Lessons

Sportsability Swim School provide swimming lessons for all ages and abilities in small groups. 1-2-1s also available. All lessons are taught by experienced and qualified instructors. SEN sessions are also available.

Classes are held at private pools in Dunswell and Skidby and at Winifred Holtby Hull. All stages of children’s lessons, plus rookie lifeguard and adult lessons.

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

Swanland Library Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesdays 9.15-9.45am, term time only. This is a small library, therefore please contact the branch to book a place on 01482 634896.

Swanland Village Hall, Main Street, Swanland, HU14 3QR.

Teo’s Tennis Junior Squads Swanland

After school and weekend junior squads tennis training for children aged 4-18 yrs in Swanland.

  • 4-11yrs – Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat
  • 10-14yrs – Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri
  • 14-18yrs – 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

The Creation Station Driffield

Craft and creative sessions for children from 0 to 11 years, at various locations in the Driffield area.

The Creation Station also run parties across the East Riding.

For more information call Kirtsy on 07745 346 391 or email kirstyhickson@thecreationstation.co.uk

The Little Yorkshire Dance Academy

Magical, creative Performing Arts classes for little people across Yorkshire:

  • Monday mornings: South Cave
  • Friday mornings: Anlaby

The Little Yorkshire Dance Academy run 40 minute magical classes for both parent/carer and child. Focusing on fun, gaining confidence and developing strength through balance and coordination. Encouraging imagination and a love for dance using a variety of music and props.

There are classes suitable for children from just walking/moving about, up to preschool age.

Contact Joanna for more details on Hello@thelittleyorkshiredanceacademy.co.uk, 07969 205806. Or find us on Facebook and Instagram @thelittleyorkshiredanceacademy

TinyTalk East Riding – Baby Signing & Toddler Talking

TinyTalk Baby Signing classes are suitable from birth through to 24 months (depending on each child and their individual development). We learn useful signs through song, props, and play. NEW Toddler Talking for ages 18 months to pre-school.

  • Tuesday in Beverley at King’s Church
  • Wednesdays in Cottingham at Civic Hall
  • Thursdays in North Ferriby at the Parish Hall
  • Fridays in Gilberdyke at the War Memorial Hall

Please contact Emma at emmah@tinytalk.co.uk.

Toddler Sense

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

  • Monday – North Ferriby Village Hall
  • Tuesday – David Lloyd Gyms Kingswood, Hull
  • Wednesday & Friday -St Nicholas Parish Hall, Beverley
  • Thursday – St Marks Church Hall, Anlaby

For more info contact Heather on beverley@toddlersense.co.uk

Tornadoes Twirl and Dance Team

Wednesdays, 5.15-6.00pm. Dance and baton twirling group for 3-15 year olds. For more info call 07469077579

St Marks Church Hall, Anlaby Common, Hull, HU4 7RY

Waters’ Edge: Mini Mallards Tots Groups

Toddler group at Waters’ Edge Nature Reserve visitor centre. Runs every other Wednesday 10-11.30am.

£3 per child, need to book a place. Contact them for dates and bookings on 01652 631500 or email waters.edge@northlincs.gov.uk


Wild at Heart Hideaway

Wild at Heart Hideaway is a community play center on the outskirts of Driffield. Anybody can utilise WAH Hideaway through a huge selection of classes, courses, and daily sessions. Come and GLOW – EVERY morning 9am-12pm, plus various afternoon sessions from 1pm

Prices start at just £5 per session, including parking and refreshments. For more information on what the Hideaway has on offer and how to book visit their website, or call 01377 258698, email wildathearthideaway@gmail.com.

Wild at Heart Day Nursery, Four Winds Court, Market Weighton Road, Driffield, YO25 9LH

Willerby Methodist Church Time for Tots

Wednesday 1.30-3.00pm. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers all welcome with their grown-ups. Friendly group, includes arts and crafts, snacks, stories, songs, toys and more. £1.50 per family. No need to pre book, just turn up.

Contact Mandy for more information mandy.andrews@methodistyouth.org.uk.

Willerby Methodist Church, Carr Lane, Willerby, HU10 6JP