Playgroups & Classes West Hull

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THURSDAY PLAYGROUPS & CLASSES IN WEST HULLFor other days use the left navigation panel.

Below is a list of all the local playgroups, classes, activities and clinics across this area (west of Beverley Road to Hessle). 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

ALL LISTINGS: PLEASE CHECK STATUS OF ALL CLASSES PRIOR TO ATTENDING

In line with Government guidance on COVID-19, many of our local baby and children’s classes and activities are currently not running, or have moved to online classes. For any of the listings on here please check with the organiser if it is on or off before attending.

I am endeavouring to keep the listings as up to date as possible but please check with organisers first, thanks for your understanding.


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Flex Dance – West Hull & West Hull Villages Classes

flex dance hullMusical 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 in East Hull at:

  • Monday: Christopher Pickering Primary, Greenway Academy, Hallgate Primary, Hall Road Academy, St Thomas More Primary
  • Tuesday: Appleton Primary, Thorseby Primary, Hallgate Primary
  • Wednesday: Anlaby Primary, Cottingham Road Baptist Church, Croxby Primary, Wold Academy,
  • Thursday: Bricknell Academy, Endike Academy, Priory Baptist Church
  • Friday: Kirkella St Andrews Primary,
  • Saturday: Kirkella St Andrews Primary, Bricknell Academy

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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Launch Pad – Trampolining & Gymnastics

Launch Pad TrampoliningGymnastics and Trampolining classes in West Hull for children aged 18 months and upwards. Sessions run daily from Wednesdays to Sundays (with extra days coming soon!) Classes include:

  • Launch Pad Tots – ages 18 months to 4 years.
  • Recreations classes – ages 4+
  • DMT (Double Mini Trampoline) – ages 4+
  • Bounceability – accessible friendly sessions for ages 4+

Disability specific classes run on a Saturday. Launch Pad also run special sessions for clubs, pre-schools and schools to come in and use the facilities, and you can even hold your birthday party there.

For more information call 01482 327332 or email info@launchpadacademy.co.uk. You can also visit their website here, or find them on Facebook here.

Unit 5 Trackside Business Park, Hawthorn Avenue, Hull, HU3 5EN


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Rock Up Toddler Climb

rock up soft play hullClimbing sessions for the ‘Under 5’s’ at Rock Up in St Stephens

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10.30 – 11.30am
  • Thursday 12.30 – 1.30pm
  • Sunday 9.00 – 10.00am

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 information please visit their website here.

Rock Up, St Stephens, HU2 8LN.


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Sling Fit Mama

sling fit mama hull beverleySling fit mama is a class combining fitness, toning and strength, it will help to strengthen all the muscles weakened by pregnancy and childbirth. The classes are carefully structured to have your baby in a sling throughout the duration, so it is great for bonding with baby and stealing a quick kiss.

There are obviously no nursery fees or guilt of leaving your baby… you can actually do something for YOU that benefits you both. Your teacher is also a baby wearing peer support worker, so is on hand to help with any sling needs.

Classes are held at:

  • The Village Hotel, Priory Park, Hull: Mondays 11.45 – 12.45
  • Mamas & Papas, Kingston Retail Park, Hull: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10.15 – 11.15
  • Anytime Fitness Beverley: Tuesdays 1.30 – 2.30
  • The Health Hub Driffield: Thursdays 1.30 – 2.30
  • More classes to come soon
Booking is essential. For more info and booking email slingfitmama.hull@outlook.com, visit their website here or follow them on facebook here.

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State of The Arts Academy

state of the arts academy hullState of The Arts Academy deliver professional, inclusive and affordable performing arts training to all ages and abilities from their purpose-built venue in Hull’s Old Town. Their aim is to provide an accessible and friendly environment where students can develop and excel in their chosen avenue of creative performing arts.

Venue includes: large dance studio, with sprung-floor and mirrored-wall, extensive black-box performing arts studio, light and spacious drama studio, large rehearsal studio, equipped music department, private tuition rooms and a café. Regularly put on shows.

Classes run Monday to Saturday and include: Boys Dance, Open Dance, Street Dance, Ballet, Tap Modern, Musical Theatre, Singing, Panto. From tots to adults plus specific SEN sessions. Full class timetable on their website here.

For more info call 07928 077862, email info@stateoftheartsacademy.co.uk, visit their website here or follow them on facebook here.

42-43 High Street, Hull, HU1 1PT.


Anlaby – Anlaby Studios Drama Classes

Anlaby Studios is an in-house performing arts centre with studios to hire. Every Thursday they have a performing arts class:

  • 5.30 – 6.30pm for ages 4-8 years
  • 6.30 – 8.00pm for ages 9-15 years

For more info contact Chloe on 07414 444685, email contact@anlabystudios.com. Also run a variety of children’s dance classes. Anlaby Studios, 18-22 Wilson Street, Anlaby, HU10 7AN.


Avenues Library – Under 5s Sessions

Free Drop in Sessions, Sept 2019 – July 2020, term time only.

  • Tuesday, 2.00 – 2.45 Baby Bounce
  • Thursday, 2.00 – 2.45 Toddler Time

Avenues Library, 76 Chanterlands Ave, Hull HU5 3TS 01482 331280


Avenues – Little Fishes Toddler Group

1.30 – 3.00. St Cuthbert’s Church (Church Hall), Marlborough Avenue, Hull.

Toys, craft, songs and stories for under 5s, with refreshments for mums. £1 per family. For more information contact Sonya on 01482 342848 or Sonyacowan@hotmail.com.

Also at St Cuthbert’s – Refresh: Bible Study for Mums. Every other Wednesday in termtime, 1.00 – 2.30. Eat lunch, chat, study the Bible and pray together. Babies and children are welcome, there are lots of toys to play with. A friendly, supportive group, all welcome. Free.


Beverley Road – Riverside ABC Toddler group

1.15 – 2.45. Riverside Community Centre, Parkstone Road, Hull, HU6 7DE. 01482 804312

£1.50/family.


Beverley Road – The Dancing Goat Coffee House Breastfeeding group

10.30 – 11.30 every Thursday. 554 Beverley Road, Hull, HU6 7LG. 01482 341618

Breastfeeding support group with Peer supporters


Child Health Clinics Hull – Latest Timetable

The Hull Health Visitors team have sent me their latest timetable for the Hull Child Health Clinics, where you can weigh your baby and seek advice from your local Health Visitors (updated Feb 2020) –

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City Centre – Gravity Trampoline Park Disability Sessions

Gravity, St Stephens, Hull. Disability sessions run 1.00 – 2.00 and 4.30 – 5.30.

Trampolining has been shown to help people with a wide range of sensory, developmental and physical disabilities. Our tailored Disability Sessions offer a completely dedicated yet fun environment with sensory engagement in mind, offering therapeutic exercise to people which have a wide variety of disabilities and additional needs – Reduced Sound and Lighting, Sensory Tents and Apparatus, Dedicated, Fun Environment. There is also a range of specialist equipment available for use during classes such as sensory tents and balls.

Sessions are £10 for two bouncers (bouncer and carer) without socks, or £12 including socks. This is inclusive of a hot drink in our café bar after your bounce! Book Online or by Phone on 01482 231707.


Cook Stars – Children’s Cookery Classes

Cook Stars offers children (age 2-17 years) fun affordable cooking classes in the Hull and East Riding area:

  • Monday, 12.30-1.45 – Cottingham Civic Hall (2-5 yrs)
  • Alternate Mondays, 6.00-7.45 – Little Weighton Village Hall (11-17 yrs)
  • Tuesday, 4.15-5.30 – Soccer Kings (4-11 yrs)
  • Wednesday, 4.15-5.30 – Victoria Dock Village Hall (4-11 yrs)
  • Thursday, 10.00-11.00 – Little Monkeys, includes free soft play, (2-5 yrs).
  • Saturday, 9.40-10.55 (2-5 yrs) & 11.00-12.15 (4-11 yrs) – Tickon Village Hall

All ingredients included, plus a craft activity and recipe card to keep. For more information and to book please call Sarah on 07555 575605 or email sarah.pittaway@cookstars.co.uk.

They also offer a great range of kids parties too.


Anlaby & Welton Defence Lab Kids

The DL Kids Personal Development Programme will teach your child how to protect themselves against bullies, build confidence, improve fitness, and many other amazing attributes!

  • Tuesdays, Welton Memorial Hall, HU15 1ND
  • Thursdays, Hull Collegiate School, Anlaby, HU10 7EH

Class times in both locations are:

  • 5.00pm – 4-7 year olds
  • 6.00pm – 8-12 year olds.

For more information call 0800 772 0854.


Dunswell – Sportsability Preschool Swimming Lessons

Sportsability Swim School is run from a private pool in Dunswell. Pre-school swimming lessons are available throughout the day, Monday to Saturday. For children ages 2.5 years and upwards, with 2 highly experienced and qualified instructors and only 6 children in the pool. SEN specialists.

The cost is £40 per month for weekly 30 minute group lessons. Please contact their friendly swim team on 01482 229676 or sportsabilityswim@gmail.com for more information and to book a place.

Primary school classes are available weekdays after school and Saturdays. Adults and Private lessons also available. Ideal setting for SEN children. Non-intimidating environment in a beautiful facility.

Ings Lane, Dunswell, HU6 0AL.


FREE Parenting courses – HENRY

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

This free 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:

  • Asda Mount Pleasant
  • Marfleet Children’s Centre
  • Hessle Road Network
  • Parks Children’s Centre

Please call 01482 828901 or email healthylifestylesteam@hullcc.gov.uk to for latest days and venues and to book a free place (or contact your Children’s Centre direct), or go to www.henry.org.uk.


Hessle – Paint Tots

New creative learning and sensory play group in Hessle for children aimed at 0-4 years. Children are encouraged to explore different themed creative play areas, take part in song and parachute play and build on their knowledge of colours and shapes.

  • Tuesdays, 10.00 – 11.00 (1-4 years): Creative Playgroup – Creative Stations, exploratory play, building on knowledge of colours and shapes, music and rhymes. All influenced by well known books, art, music and films.
  • Thursdays, 10.00 – 11.00 (0-24 months): Creative Sensory Group – A quiet calm setting, sensory play, introduces colours and shapes, first paintings, magical song time. All influenced by well known books, art and nursery rhymes. For more information email contact@painttots.co.uk

Hessle Community Centre, The Hourne, HU13 9LJ


Hessle – Play and Learn

1.30-2.45pm Play and Learn is for parents and carers of children aged 0 – 5 years. A session of talking, singing, messy play and movement. Term time only. For more information call Hessle Children’s Centre on 01482 629085

Tower Hill Methodist Church, Hessle, HU13 0SP


Hessle Road – Rhythm & Dreams Dancing Centre, Baby Ballroom

10.00. Rhythm & Dreams Dancing Centre, 833-839 Hessle Road, HU4 6QF

Baby Ballroom classes, suitable for toddlers from 12-36 months.

Rhythm and Dreams also run Latin and Ballroom classes for children and Freestyle classes for children on Saturdays and adult fitness RhythmFit on Thursdays. Come along just for fun or to do exams and competitions.

For more info and to book call 01482 448347 / 07876 455394 or email buildingdancers@aol.com.


Hessle – Storytime at Hessle Library

10.00 – 10.30am. Free, story session for pre-schoolers. No need to book just turn up. For more info call 01482 393939.

Hessle Centre, Southgate, Hessle, HU13 0RB


Hull Central Library – Under 5s Sessions

Free Drop in Sessions, Sept 2019 – July 2020, term time only.

  • Monday, 10.00 – 11.00 Toddler Time
  • Monday, 1.30 – 2.15 Baby Bounce
  • Wednesday, 1.15 – 2.00 Toddler Tunes
  • Thursday, 10.15 – 11.00 Story Time

Hull Central Library, Albion St, Hull HU1 3TF 01482 210000


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 emily@reviveacademy.com


Kixx Football Academy

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.


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 3 to 18 years:

  • Mondays: Hessle (LAMDA)
  • Tuesdays: Willerby (Musical Theatre) & Anlaby (Acting & Musical Theatre)
  • Wednesdays: Hedon & Welton (Musical Theatre)
  • Thursdays: Willerby (Acting)
  • Saturdays: Cottingham (Acting), Beverley (Musical Theatre & LAMDA).

They also run Dance Classes, for ages 6-18 on Saturdays at Welton Memorial Hall.

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


Orchard Park – Mosaic Play Area & Mini Music Makers

Mosaic Community Hub (part of Mosaic Church), Endike Lane, Hull, HU6 8AE

Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10.00 – 2.00.

Mosaic Community Hub has a brand new FREE play area for under 5’s!! Includes soft play, buggies, Duplo bricks, books etc, but now we have even MORE fun things for your children to play with…art easel, ride-ons, creative magnets, and more. Plus, there are 5 gorgeously comfy sofas for you to relax on whilst chatting with friends and watching your kids play. With our cafe selling great coffee,cakes,light lunches,kids lunch boxes at great prices, we’re sure you’ll love it!

Plus, Thursdays 10.30 – 11.30 is our Mini Music Makers group for parents/carers of under 5’s to have fun singing, playing instruments, and making music together. Just £1 per family (inc.drinks for adults and children).


Parent & Tots Dance

Parent and Tots Dance from the Hull Healthy Lifestyles team. Suitable for families with under 5s, during term time only. £1 per family. Sessions last 45-60 minutes.

  • Monday, 10.00am – New Venue from 2nd March 2020 – Kingston Wesley Church, Holderness Road, HU9 3LP
  • Tuesday, 9.15am – Bodmin Road Church, HU7 4HE & 10.00am – Fenchurch Children’s Centre, HU5 1JF
  • Wednesday, 9.30am – Acorns Children’s Centre, HU9 4DB & 11.00am Mosaic Church, HU6 8AG
  • Thursday, 10.00am – Priory Baptist Church, HU5 5RN & 1.30pm – Parks Children’s Centre, HU6 9TA
  • Friday, 10.00am and 10.30am – Rainbow Centre, HU3 5QE

For more information email usmums@hullcc.gov.uk


Priory, Windmill & Ainthorpe Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Priory Childrens Centre, Priory Road, Hull. 01482 305770. Also incorporates: Windmill Childrens Centre and Ainthorpe Childrens Centre, Hull.

Latest timetable (Feb ’20), please call to check sessions before attending:

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Swim Pods

Children’s swimming lessons suitable for non-swimmers to improvers aged 3+. Times vary:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday – Frederick Holmes School, Inglemire Lane, Hull, HU6 8JJ (term time only)
  • Thursdays – Mercure Grange Park, Grange Park Lane, Willerby, HU10 6EA (all year round)

For more info call Peter on 07884 480013


Temple Gym Mums & Babies Exercise Class & Yoga Class

New mums and babies exercise classes, a workout for mum which babies and tots can join in with. Suitable to bring babies 6 weeks old (as long as they have had injections) to 3 years old. Classes delivered by an experienced instructor qualified in post natal fitness.

12.30 every Friday, class lasts 1 hour. Meet other mums in our lovely new gym on Humber Street, stay for a drink or snack afterwards in our cafe.

Member £1, non-members £4. Limited spaces so please call to book – 01482 327253.

New on Thursdays – PLANKS Mum & Baby Yoga, 11am. For postpartum mums and babies. Stretch, strength and bonding time. Suitable for all.

Temple Gym, 27 Humber Street, Fruit Market, Hull.


The Parks & McMillan Children’s Centres Weekly Sessions & Groups

The Parks Children’s Centre, Courtway Road, Hull, HU6 9TA. 01482 803 978.

McMillan Children`s Centre, 21st Avenue, Hull, HU6 8HS. 01482 850200.

Latest timetable (Jan 2020):

parks childrens centre timetable jan 2020


The Space Dance & Space2Dance Studio Classes

The Space Dance Studio West Hull Timetable – Grafton Street, Hull, HU5 2NP

  • Monday – Toddle’n’Ballet 2-5 Yrs, Street Dance 6 -11 Yrs, Street Dance 12-18 Yrs
  • Tuesday – Toddle’n’Happy Feet  2-5 Yrs, Musical Theatre
  • Wednesday – Ballet 5-8 Yrs, Toddle’n’Street Dance 2-5 Yrs, Floor Gymnastics 6-11 Yrs
  • Thursday – Toddle’n’Ballet 2-5 Yrs, Ballet, Tap and Modern 5-9 Yrs, Contemporary Class 9-16 Yrs, Urban Ballet/Commercial (Ballet with Funk) 12-18 Yrs
  • Friday – Toddle’n’Floor Gymnastics 2-5 Yrs, Toddle’n’Street Dance 2-5 Yrs, Ballroom/Latin 6-11 Yrs, Urban Ballet 6-11 Yrs
  • Saturday – Toddle’n’Street Dance 2-5 Yrs, Street Dance 6-11 Yrs, Street Dance 12-18 Yrs, Musical Theatre 6-16 Yrs

The Space2Dance Studio East Hull Timetable – St Aidan’s Church, 139 Southcoates Avenue, HU9 3HF

  • Tuesday – Ballet, Tap & Modern 6-11yrs, Toddle’n’Ballet 2-5yrs, Ballet 6-11yrs, Contemporary 12-18yrs
  • Wednesday – Musical Theatre 6-16yrs, Beatball 6-14yrs
  • Saturday – Toddle’n’Street 2-5yrs, Toddle’n’Ballet 2-5yrs, Street Dance 6-11yrs

For more information call 07340 688279 or email info@thespacedance.co.uk


Us Mums – Pregnancy & New Mums Exercise

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).  Run by Hull City Council Healthy Lifestyles Team.

No need to book, just turn up. For more info call 01482 828901 or you can find their full monthly timetable on their facebook page here.


West Hull – AquaSwim

Swimming lessons suitable for ages 3 years + from beginners to elite level, taught by Janet and Emma.

  • Wednesdays and Thursdays at Ganton School, HU4 7JB from 5.30pm
  • Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Hymers College, HU3 1LW from 5.45pm

For more info call 07749 569422 or email janet.whincup@hotmail.co.uk.


West Hull – Little Monkeys Crazy Club & Baby Sensory

Fun sessions on Thursdays at Little Monkeys Soft Play:

  • Baby Sensory, 10.00-11.00am. Brand new baby sensory room, learn through colour and sound. £3 per child.
  • Beatles Crazy Club, 10.00-11.00am. Creative activities, juice and biscuits included. £5 per child.

Access to soft play included in the price.

Hull Indoor Sports Centre, Harpings Road, National Ave, Hull HU5 4JF. 01482 447766


West Hull – Noah’s Ark Toddler group

9.00 – 11.30am. Parent and child group open during term time. Toys, snack time, singing and crafts. £1 per child, small charge for refreshments. For more info email bellbarbara21@yahoo.co.uk

Derringham Bank Methodist Church, Willerby Road, Hull, HU5 0DT.


Western Library – Under 5s Sessions

Free Drop in Sessions, Sept 2019 – July 2020, term time only.

  • Thursday, 1.15 – 2.15 Toddler Time

Western Library, 262-264 Boulevard, Hull HU3 3ED 01482 331217


Wheeler Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Wheeler Children’s Centre, The Rainbow Centre, Wheeler Street, Hull, HU3 5QE. 01482 502466. Latest timetable (January ’20):

Please note – Parents & Tots Dance session at The Rainbow Centre on Friday has changed times – now 2 sessions (9.30 – 10.20 and 10.30 – 11.20).

rainbo centre wheeler childrens centre timetable hull


Willerby – Tiny Toes Preschool Music Class

9.30-10.00am, term time only. A fun introduction to dance for boys & girls from walking to 4 years. Get your little ones active and their imagination flowing! Everyone welcome. For more information call Amanda on 07801044079 or email alcschoolofdance2004@gmail.com

St Luke’s Church in Willerby HU10 6PA