Playgroups & Classes West Hull


WEDNESDAY 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

City Centre – Baby Swimming with Water Babies

Spirit Health Club, Holiday Inn, Hull Marina.

Classes for beginners on Wednesday afternoons.

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.

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

Water Babies now offer monthly payment options for our classes, allowing you to spread the cost of your little ones swimming journey!

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

Featured Listing

Cook Stars – Children’s Cooking Classes

cookstars hull and holdernessVictoria Dock Village Hall, Hull. 4.15 – 5.30 for ages 2-12 years.

Mini’s (age 2-5) and Juniors (age 5-12). All ingredients included, plus a craft activity and recipe card to keep. Also includes an after school snack before the class starts. Parents are welcome to stay or drop off Juniors, under 5s need to be accompanied by an adult. FREE first class for all children, £8 thereafter.

For more information and to book please call Sarah on 07555 575605 or email You can also find more information and book directly on their website here or on you can follow them on facebook here.

Classes also in Cottingham and Beverley. They also offer a great range of kids parties too.

Featured Listing

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

Featured Listing

Parent & Tots Dance

Parent and Tots Dance from the Hull Healthy Lifestyles team, for when your baby is mobile to 5 years. For more info see the Us Mums Hull facebook page here.

parent and tots dance sessions in hull february 2019 timetable

Featured Listing

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 check their facebook page here.

February 2019 timetable:

us mums hull exercise sessions february 2019 timetable

Featured Listing

West Hull – Footy Tots

Hull Indoor Sports Centre (Little Monkeys), National Avenue, Hull.

  • Wednesdays: 10.30
  • Fridays: 10.30
  • Sundays: 9.00 for walking to 2 years, 9.45 for 2 to 3 years, 10.30 for 3 to 4 years, 11.15 for 5 to 7 years

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 in Bilton, Victoria Dock Hull and Winifred Holtby Hull. £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.

Anlaby Common – Anlaby Park Methodist Church Toddler group

1.30 – 3.00. Anlaby Park Methodist Church, 256 Hull Road, Anlaby Common, HU4 7RR

Call for info – Margaret 01482 653544

Anlaby Road – Tigers Trust, Roary’s Tigers

9.30 – 10.15. Airco Arena, Walton Street, Hull, HU3 6GA

Football sessions for children aged 2 – 5 years. £2 per family. Call to book on 01482 358371 (ask for Marc) or email

Anlaby Road – West Hull Gymnastics Club, Pre-School Class

11.00 – 12.00. Tiger’s Trust Arena, Walton Street, Hull.

West Hull Gymnastics Club have a new class for pre-school age children (walking to 4 years).

£3.50 per session pay as you come, so ideal for those whose work patterns fluctuate or who don’t want to fork out for a term at a time! The session includes free play time, action songs to music, looking at a different theme each week and of course, parachute games.

For more info call Hannah on 01482 325847.

Avenues – Pave Breastfeeding group

11.00 – 1.00 every Wednesday. Pave, Princes Avenue, Hull. 01482 342201

Breastfeeding support group with Peer supporters

Avenues – Rock-a-Tots

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.

Beverley Road – Breastfeeding Peer Support Service Infant Massage

1.30 – 2.30. Sidmouth School Foundation Unit (formerly Lambert Children’s Centre), between Newland Avenue and Beverley Road.

New courses of infant massage run by the Breastfeeding Peer Support Service. Courses are 5 week blocks, £1/session voluntary contribution. More more info and to book contact the Goodwin Trust – or 01482 497811

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 – Make & Take at Hull Central Library

5.30 – 6.30. Hull Central Library, Albion Street, Hull. 01482 210000.

Kids craft session for ages 4-14 years. Make & Take every Wednesday, cost 50p.

Also a Make & Take session on the last Saturday of the month 1.00 – 3.00, cost £2.50.

City Centre – Toddler Tunes at Central Library

1.15 – 2.00. Albion Street, Hull, HU1 3TF. 01482 210000

Free. Singing, dancing and playing with musical instruments for under 5s. Term time only.

Cottingham Road – Hull Choral Union Junior Chorus

6.00 – 7.00pm. Cottingham Road Methodist Church (on the corner of Chanterlands Avenue and Cottingham Road), Hull.

Local choir for children between the ages of 7-16. They sing a wide range of popular, classical and world music at local events and meet each Wednesday evening in term time.

If you are interested in joining or coming along to find out more, please contact Gabrielle Awre on 07743940603 or

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.

Fitmums & Friends Juniors: Junior Athletic Sessions

A fun junior athletics session for children years led by England Athletics trained coaches. This session covers all run, jump and throw disciplines, and is suitable for all abilities. At:

  • Beverley: East Riding Leisure Beverley. Mondays, 4.15 – 5.00 ages 5 to 7 years, 5.00 – 6.00 ages 8 to 10 years.
  • Cottingham: Cottingham High School. Saturdays 2.30 – 3.30 ages 5 to 15 years.
  • West Hull: Costello Stadium, Hull. Wednesdays, 5.00 – 6.00 ages 5 to 7 years. Saturdays, 9.00 – 10.00 and 10,00 – 11.00 ages 8 to 10 years.
  • Withernsea: Withernsea High School. Thursdays, 4.30 – 5.30 ages 5 to 10.

Also Fitmums & Friends 10 to Teens. A fun junior athletics session for children aged 10+ years led by England Athletics trained coaches. Tuesday 5.30pm-6.45pm, St Mary’s Sports College, Hull.

For more details, all groups can be found on their website here here or email to book.

Gipsyville – Parents & Toddlers Physical Activity Sessions

10.00 – 11.00. Gipsyville Library, 728-730 Hessle Road, Hull.

Parents and Toddlers (for children under 5) Physical Activity Sessions consist of dance, fitness and gymnastics, run by First Step Sports. £1 per family, just turn up on the day no need to book.
Every Wednesday from the 11th of April 2018 until Wednesday 23rd May 2018 & every Wednesday from the 6th June 2018 until Wednesday 18th July 2018.

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

Hessle – Baby Sensory

All Saints Church Hall, Hessle, HU13 0AD.  Times by age from 10.00 to 1.00.

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.

Also run classes in other venues across our area. Email for more information.

Hessle – House of Light Support Group

9.30 – 11.30. Springville Methodist Church, Hull Road, Hessle, HU13 9NP.

House of Light are a local charity who offer a warm, welcoming environment to support women affected by antenatal and postnatal depression and anxiety. Regular Hessle meet-up group, open to all parents antenatal or postnatal who are feeling anxious, overwhelmed or who just want to touch base and make connections with others who have similar experiences. £1 donation to Hope Cafe. Session is supported by 2 House of Light counsellors.

They also offer a general counselling service. Call them on 01482 580499, freephone 0800 0432031, email or text 07854 220790.

Hessle Road – Blue Whippet Cafe – Tea, Tots & Talk

11.00 – 12.30. Blue Whippet Cafe, 789 Hessle Road, Hull, HU4 6QE

Come and meet other Mums, Dads and tots in a friendly setting. Enjoy a cuppa and a bite to eat at great prices. Drawing, books and board games available.

Contact Jayne on 07428 620497 or email

Hessle – St James Playgroup

9.30 – 11.00. St. James Centre, 169 First Lane, Hessle, HU13 9EY

Playgroup for under 5s

Hessle – Wingfield Farm Parent & Toddler Morning

9.30 – 11.00. Wingfield Farm, Boothferry Road, Hessle, HU13 0JL.

All welcome. Join us for breakfast (available to purchase 9-11am), nursery rhymes, arts, crafts and stories.

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

Kingswood – Toddler Sense

David Lloyd Gym, Kingswood, Hull.

Award-winning, sensory-rich toddler development programme, where structured play goes hand in hand with imagination, adventure and the freedom to explore. Each week has a unique theme, with activities carefully constructed to stimulate your child’s brain, co-ordination and physical development. We’ve done the research, so you can both enjoy the fun.

Also at other venues in Hull and the East Riding. Email for more information.

Orchard Park – Clowes Methodist Church Little Smilers

9.15 – 11.30. Clowes Methodist Church, Greenwood Avenue (corner of Greenwood Avenue and 1st Avenue), Hull, HU6 9NA

Little Smilers Baby and Toddler Group. Pop in and play, free play with craft tables and a snack of toast and drink for both children and parents, suitable from birth to school age. Term time only. Also run themed family fun days every Wednesday during school holidays suitable from birth upwards.

For more info email them on

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).

Orchard Park – Toddler Time at Greenwood Library

10.00 – 11.15. 220 Greenwood Avenue, Hull, HU6 9RU. 01482 331257

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

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

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

Windmill Childens Centre and Ainthorpe Childrens Centre, Hull. Latest timetable (October ’18):



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 (February 2019):

the parks childrens centre hull timetable winter 2019

West Hull – AquaSwim

From 5.30pm. Ganton School, 294 Anlaby Park Road South, Hull, HU4 7JB

Swimming lessons suitable for ages 3 years + from beginners, taught by Janet and Emma. Wednesdays and Thursdays at Ganton and also Friday at Hymers.

For more info call 07749 569422 or email

West Hull – Baby Bounce at Fred Moore Library

10.15 – 11.15. Wold Road, Hull, HU5 5UN. 01482 331229

Free. Songs and rhymes suitable for under 18 months.

West Hull – Black Sheep Combat Bujutsu Self Defense

6.00 – 8.00pm. Priory Baptist Church, Hotham Road South, Hull, HU5 5RN

Teaching all aspects of self defence, all ages welcome from 5 years plus, both able and disabled children of all abilities. Encourage confidence building and train in a friendly environment. Also on Saturdays.

£3.50 per person. To book or for more info call Chris on 07977 468220 or email

West Hull – Bricknell Busy Bees Playgroup

9.45 – 11.30. Bricknell Avenue Methodist Church, 227 Bricknell Avenue, Hull, HU5 4TJ. 01482 842074

£2 for one adult and one child, 50p for each additional child. Includes drink and snack, crafts, play, singing, baby changing, bottle warming, car park, breastfeeding friendly and generally an all round super friendly group in a warm, clean hall with safe clean toys.

West Hull – Trev Welburn D.A.K.C Karate Club

6.00 – 7.30pm. Trev Welburns Karate Dojo, Harpings Road (off National Ave), Hull, HU5 4JG

Karate for kids, from 5 years old. No course fees just pay as you learn. Mixed team of Dan grade female and male instructors.

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday and Sunday mornings. Call for more info and to book – 01482 847698

Wheeler Children’s Centre Weekly Sessions & Groups

Wheeler Children’s Centre, The Rainbow Centre, Wheeler Street, Hull, HU3 5QE. 01482 502466. Latest timetable (January ’19):