Weekly Classes & Groups (0-5 years) Scarborough & Whitby


Playgroups and classes

Scarborough & Whitby and the surrounding areas are a fantastic place for bringing up children and there is plenty going on for children.

Below is a list of all the local playgroups and drop in clinics throughout the week and also details of all the children’s activities classes available across our area. 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. Basic listings are free. ’Featured’ listings are £10 per month. For our full advertising rates then please click here.

In line with Government guidance on COVID-19, some businesses remain closed whilst others have the go ahead to open. Social distancing restrictions remain in place. For any of the listings on here please check with the venue if it is open or closed before attending.

I am endeavouring to keep the listings as up to date as possible but please check with venues first, thanks for your understanding at this crazy time, Team Mumbler.

Face to face support will be by appointment only, places must be prebooked. From 16th October 1pm – 3pm every Friday, at The Hive, Highfield Road, YO21 3LW, Whitby.
Currently we will only be allowing in one family at a time who require information and support, this won’t be a social group as of yet unfortunately.
We provide evidence-based information and support, tailored to your individual needs and goals.
We have conducted a risk assessment and have put many procedures in place in order to open up safely, we will give you further details upon booking.
If you need support, please give us a message to book a time slot and receive more information.
One to one telephone and video call support is still available.

Contact us

Facebook ‘Breastfeeding Support Whitby’ 

– Call us 07432 068143

Featured Listing


Virtual ante-natal sessions booked via the Midwifery Team

Places must be booked

01723 362205


On hold due to COVID19

SENSES offers a small, supportive parent and toddler group for children with additional learning needs, speech and language difficulties, challenging behaviour or disabilities, and their families.

At SENSES we provide a light and spacious setting with full disabled facilities, specialist equipment and great fun!

Qualified and experienced volunteers are on hand to work with each family, as well as encourage parent to parent support relationships.

Sessions run on Fridays from 10am – 12pm during TERM TIME

Sessions include:
* Free-play
* Multi-sensory experiences
* Planned constructive activities
* Story sack and singing
* Communal drink and snack time

Oasis Family Centre, Castle Road/ Oxford Street, Scarborough YO11 1XE

Featured Listing

Scarborough Strollers

CANCELLED for foreseeable future due to COVID-19

Any parents are welcome to join us for the opportunity to meet new friends whilst getting out for a walk around our wonderful town!

Children are welcome, with or without a pram, but please read the route and see if the length of each walk is suitable for your little one to manage on foot.

Alternate weeks the walk will be kept around the Marine Drive to try and keep central for those who don’t drive or can’t access walks further away, the in between weeks will be walks in the surrounding area of Scarborough, somewhere different every week to discover new areas and keep it fresh for the children! All walks will be pushchair friendly 😊

Keep an eye on the Facebook Page here

Featured Listing

Soccer Star Starters

(Child only, parents watch)

Contact Robbie of Hawkes Health & Fitness on 07584 418403

Featured Listing

Wilbur & Flops

Wilbur and Flops are continuing on Zoom to support children. A great opportunity to help and entertain your little ones with stories, rhymes. pre-phonics and phonics.

Email wilburandflops@gmail.com

3 – 5 year olds at Yorkshire Coast School of Ballet

Classes restarting in person April 2021

Classes as follows:

Thursday and Saturday mornings in Scarborough

Wednesday in East Ayton

Friday in Filey

Yorkshire Coast School of Ballet via the Facebook page
07759 289525

Bubbles Music Group

On hold due to COVID 19

Friday 10am


Burniston Methodist Chapel, High Street, Burniston YO13 0HJ

Dalby Diddys

SESSIONS restarting April 2021

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning. 

Forest School sessions for parents/ carers with their pre-school child/ren.

Term time only. No need for a Dalby Pass as we will give you a code

Dalby Forest Courtyard, Dalby Forest Drive, YO18 7LT

Book via the Dalby Diddys Facebook page, Hidden Horizons Facebook page or 01723 817017


On hold due to COVID19

Food, faith, fun for little people and their grown ups
2nd, 3rd, 4th Friday every month 9.30am – 11am
Term time only

Weekly information is posted on the FAMILYLights Facebook page

Meet at The Street, 12 Lower Clark Street. YO12 7PW

Love and Learn with Leah

Online pre-recorded tummy time workshops from birth to 5/6 months on the Love and Learn with Leah website for anyone to access now.

On Facebook too!

Messy Time Craft Shop Play Group

From the 12th April until May 14th 2021 they will be running play group every day Monday to Friday to allow you to use the sensory rooms.

Spaces are strictly limited.

10am till 11.30am then 12.30pm till 2pm
Prices are £3 per child and adult
01723 367818
35 Victoria Road, Scarborough, YO11 1SH
Visit the Messy Time Craft Shop Facebook page to keep up to date.