TUESDAY PLAYGROUPS & CLASSES IN WEST HULL. For 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.
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.
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:
First session is FREE. There is no booking and paying per term, just pay as you play. For more info and to book call 01482 730100, email email@example.com, or you can find more info on their website here.
Also new at Goals – Parent & Tots mornings, Fridays 9.30-11.30 twice a month, a playgroup in the cafe with different activities.
Goals Hull, Ipark, Innovation Drive, Hull, HU5 1SG.
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.
Kelly also runs classes in Beverley on Fridays at Beverley Racecourse and Mondays at Molescroft Pavilion.
Sling 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:
State 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.
42-43 High Street, Hull, HU1 1PT.
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. (Term time only).
For more info on The Deep see their website here.
10.00. Anlaby Park Community Library, Anlaby Common.
Mini Moppets is a new playgroup in our area. Class includes singing, signing, story telling, games, treasure basket, sensory, toys and parachute. Suitable for babies and toddlers under 3.
Run by Helen who is also a breastfeeding peer supporter for the Goodwin trust so it is a breastfeeding friendly group. She can also sign throughout the class so deaf families can attend.
£4 per family, pay on the day no block payments. Booking only. For more information email Helen on firstname.lastname@example.org.
12.00 – 2.00 every Tuesday. Lydia’s Cakeaway, Newland Avenue, Hull.
Drop in breastfeeding support group.
Free Drop in Sessions, Sept 2019 – July 2020, term time only.
Avenues Library, 76 Chanterlands Ave, Hull HU5 3TS 01482 331280
10.00 – 11.00. Church on the Way, Princes Avenue, Hull, HU5 3QA
Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Songs, dancing, musical instruments and toys. No need to book. Call for info – Vicky Lane 07801 163420.
Tuesdays 4.15 – 5.00pm. The Avenues, Hull
Discover the Violin! Join a 6-week introductory course for children aged 3-12 to discover this wonderful musical instrument! Learn core musical skills, start to read music, and inspire a lifelong musical journey. No instrument necessary – it’s a great way to find out if your child is ready to start regular lessons.
Individual violin lessons for children and adults also available. More classes can be scheduled.
For more information and full venue address call Anna on 07946 746 967, or e-mail email@example.com.
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.
For more information about any of these classes, call 07885941077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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) –
Park Street (behind St Stephen’s Centre), Hull, HU2 8RR
Call 01482 222452 for more info.
Fun, friendly dance classes in freestyle disco and street dance for children.
Tuesdays, 5.30pm – 4 to 7yrs, 6.15pm – 8yrs+
For more info contact Laura on email@example.com
Marist Parish Hall, Cottingham Road, Hull.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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:
Trampoline park located on the top floor of St Stephens (entry outside next to Next). Lots of fun for children and grown ups!
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.
St Stephens Shopping Centre, Ferensway, Hull.
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.
Hessle Community Centre, The Hourne, HU13 9LJ
12.30 – 2.30. Hessle Road Network, St Georges Road, Hull.
Baby and toddler group for young parents run by the Hessle Road Network. Info and support, arts and crafts, soft play, music. Free to attend. For more info call Gemma on 01482 606077.
9.15 – 11.15. The Salvation Army Icehouse, 80 Adalaide Street, Hull HU3 2EY. 01482 212475.
Parent and tots session, all welcome. On Tuesdays and Fridays.
1.30-3.00pm – Parent and Toddler group at St Thomas’ Church off Hotham Road. Come along, have a chat and a cuppa while you child has fun and plays. £1 per child. Call 01482 502992 for more information.
69 Louis Dr, Hull HU5 5NZ
CURRENTLY ON HOLD – contact them for new info
A Creche based at David Lloyd providing childcare for your child while you use the facilities. They also run 2 weekly fun sessions for non members, anyone can go along:
Both classes are £3 per child. For more information call 01482 625200
Hull David Lloyd Club, Raich Carter Way, HU7 3DB
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:
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 email@example.com.
9.30 – 11.00. Community Hall Orchard Park Health Centre, 210 Orchard Park Road, Hull, HU6 9BX.
Join our new baby and toddler group, welcoming all parents/carers with pre-school children. For more info call Debbie on 07762243302. Term time only.
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 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.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
10am – 11.30am. Peel Hall Church, Peel Street, Springbank, Hull HU3 1QR
Suitable for 0 to 5 years. Call for info – Jude 07793 863804.
Children’s swimming lessons suitable for non-swimmers to improvers aged 3+. Times vary:
For more info call Peter on 07884 480013
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):
The Space Dance Studio West Hull Timetable – Grafton Street, Hull, HU5 2NP
The Space2Dance Studio East Hull Timetable – St Aidan’s Church, 139 Southcoates Avenue, HU9 3HF
For more information call 07340 688279 or email email@example.com
Award-winning, sensory-rich toddler development programme, suitable for ages 13 mths to 4 yrs. Toddler Sense run classes over 4 days in Hull and Beverley, for more info contact Heather on firstname.lastname@example.org :
Also on Friday at Pocklington Cricket Club, Burnby Lane, Pocklington, YO42 1UJ and Tuesday at Low Catton Village Hall, Low Catton, Stamford Bridge. Please contact Steph Pears for more info and booking for Pocklington on email@example.com.
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.
Join us in the fabulous sensory room at the World of Wonder for a music and sensory class full of beautiful colours and twinkly lights!
Classes cost £5 if booked for the term, and pay-as-you-go places if available at £5.95. For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org or 07946 746 967.
World of Wonder, Hull Community Church, Newland Avenue, Hull.
Fun football themed sessions for children aged 2-5 years. All sessions last between 45-60 minutes and are run during term time only. £1 per family, no need to book, just turn up and have some fun.
For more information call 01482 358375 or email email@example.com
Street, Musical Theatre, Commercial Dance and Cheerleading.
Mondays at Tower Hill Methodist Church Hall, Hessle, HU13 0SP: 4.00 – 5.00 Pop/Street & Musical Theatre 3-7 years, 5.00 – 6.30 Pop/Street, Musical Theatre & Cheerleading 7+ years, 6.30 – 7.30 Commercial 11-16 years.
Tuesdays at Priory Baptiste Church, Hotham Road, HU5 5RN: 4.00 – 4.45 Pop/Street & Musical Theatre 3-7 years, 4.45 – 5.30 Mini Cheerleading 5-7 years, 5.30 – 6.30 Junior Commercial Street & Musical Theatre 7+ years, 6.30 – 7.30 Junior Cheerleading 7+ years, 7.30 – 8.30 Youth Commercial Street & Musical Theatre 11+ years.
For more info call Vicky on 07742 339000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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).