WEDNESDAY 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.
Hull Indoor Sports Centre (Little Monkeys), National Avenue, Hull.
Winifred Holtby School, Leads Road, Hull, HU7 4PW.
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 and Victoria Dock 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 email@example.com or check out their facebook page here.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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.
Unit 5 Trackside Business Park, Hawthorn Avenue, Hull, HU3 5EN
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.
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.
Dance and baton twirling group for 3-15 year olds.
Wednesdays, 5.45-6.30pm. For more info contact Andrea on 07789 543711
St Marks Church Hall, Anlaby Common, Hull, HU4 7RY
Anlaby Park Methodist Church, 256 Hull Road, Anlaby Common, HU4 7RR
£2 per child, £1 for siblings. Each week there is a different theme. Book through their facebook page APMC Children & Youth.
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.
10.00 – 3.00 every Wednesday. World of Wonder, Hull Community Church, corner of Newland Avenue and Cottingham Road.
Breastfeeding support group with Peer supporters
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.
9.45 – 10.30. Larkins, Newland Avenue, Hull.
The Singing Teddies class teaches French to little ones through singing, dancing and playing fun interactive activities. Recommended age – toddlers and pre-schoolers. £2.50 per child (concession for more children), paid in 6 week blocks per half term.
For more information please contact Sandrine on 07914 914776 email 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.
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 – email@example.com or 01482 497811
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) –
Relaxed art sessions at Humber Street Gallery, for children 0-5 years, 10.30-12pm, every other Wednesday (dates are 24th January, 7th & 21st February, 6th & 20th March 2020)
Bring your babies and toddlers along to our sensory development sessions led by local artist Rachel Elm. Inspired by our exhibitions, little ones are invited to play with a variety of materials to create their own musical instruments, costumes and more.
Tickets are £3 per child. Please book under the child’s name who will be attending. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Booking is via Eventbrite.
Humber Street Gallery, 64 Humber Street, Hull, HU1 1TU.
Wednesdays, 5.30 – 6.30pm. Hull Central Library, Albion Street, Hull. 01482 210000.
Kids craft session for ages 4-14 years, cost 50p.
Also a Make & Take session on the last Saturday of the month 2.00 – 3.30, cost £2.50.
Cook Stars offers children (age 2-17 years) fun affordable cooking classes in the Hull and East Riding area:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
They also offer a great range of kids parties too.
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 email@example.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.
Wednesdays, 10.15-11.15am. Free Lego Club – weekly drop in session for children aged 4-14 years.
Fred Moore Library, Wold Road, Hull HU5 5UN 01482 331239
Free Drop In Sessions, Sept 2019 – July 2020, term time only.
Fred Moore Library, Wold Road, Hull HU5 5UN 01482 331239
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:
Wednesdays, 4.30-5.30pm. After school Lego Club – Free weekly drop in session for children aged 4-14 years.
Gipsyville Library, 730 Hessle Road, Hull, HU4 6JA
10.00 – 11.00. Parents and Tots (children 18 months to 5 years) Gymnastics sessions, runs term time only. £1 per family. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Gipsyville Library, 730 Hessle Road, Hull, HU4 6JA
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.
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 email@example.com
10.00 – 11.30am, term time only. Parent and toddler group with fun, play and friendship for all the family. £1 per child (siblings under 6months free).
St Nicholas Church, Junction of Hessle High Road and Pickering Road, Pickering Rd, Hull HU4 6SA 01482 504088
9.30 – 11.00am. Volunteer run playgroup for children under 5 and their adult carers. 50p per person including refreshments. Term time only.
St. James Centre, 169 First Lane, Hessle, HU13 9EY
9.30 – 11.00. A parent and toddler morning with crafts, books & singing, during term time. Full breakfast menu available from 9.00 – 11.00am. All children must be accompanied by an adult. £1 per child.
Wingfield Farm, Boothferry Road, Hessle, HU13 0JL.
Wednesdays, 5.30-6.30pm. After school Lego Club – Free weekly drop in session for children aged 4-14 years.
Hull Central Library, Albion Street, HU1 3TF
Free Drop in Sessions, Sept 2019 – July 2020, term time only.
Hull Central Library, Albion St, Hull HU1 3TF 01482 210000
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
Moo Music sessions are weekly interactive music and movement sessions for 0-5 year olds. We sing, we dance, we learn, we play and we have lots of moosical fun. They have lots of classes across the Hull and East Riding Area.
We are FEDANT qualified instructors and are very excited to be continuing our baby massage course. 4 week courses are available for £30.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and booking. Soft Gymnastics Play available soon.
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 Clowesemail@example.com.
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:
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.
Swimming lessons suitable for ages 3 years + from beginners to elite level, taught by Janet and Emma.
For more info call 07749 569422 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teaching all aspects of self defence, all ages welcome from 4 years plus, both able and disabled children of all abilities. Encourage confidence building and train in a friendly environment.
To book or for more info call Chris on 07977 468220 or email email@example.com
Priory Baptist Church, Hotham Road South, Hull, HU5 5RN
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.
Tot’s Rugby Sessions for children ages 2-5 years.
£1 per session, no need to book, just turn up. Term time only. For more info 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).