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.

One to one video call and telephone support.
The social group on a Friday 10-11:30am at The Hive, Highfield Road, Whitby YO21 3LW. Spaces must be pre-booked as we have to limit numbers. At the moment it is outdoors, it’s in a private enclosed garden area, with garden furniture and a play park. FREE

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


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

The cost is £2 per family and there is no need to book.

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

Further information can be found on:

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.


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

Friday 10am


No need to book but it does help with planning snacks etc if you have booked. Keep an eye on Bubbles Music on Facebook

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!