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.

Wednesday 5:30pm – 6:15pm

Little Legs for children aged 18months to 5 years.

Where all children should start their journey. We offer soft play and parent play sessions to ease children Into our fun & safe environment.

BSA Sports Centre, Swinton,
Lowfield Lane,
YO17 6SE

Contact Robbie of Hawkes Health & Fitness

07584 418403
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Hunmanby Community Centre.

Play group sessions on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

It’s £2 per child plus £1 additional child. Sessions must be pre-booked and paid in advance.

Contact 07533 741937
Facebook Page
Facebook Group


Swimming lessons for babies, toddlers and pre-school children designed to promote bonding, water confidence and water safety in a fun and loving environment.

Our baby and pre-school programme is offered through five levels. We are currently holding 4 of these levels at:

Palms Leisure Club, Ferns Farm Hotel, Main Street, Carnaby, Bridlington YO16 4UJ

9.30am – Kickers (15 months – 2.5 years)
10am – Splashers (6-15 months)
10.30am – Little Dippers (2-5 years)
11am – Floaties (0-6 months)

If you would like to book or require more information, please call our office on 07825 269146

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07825 269146
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Soccer Star Starters

(Child only, parents watch)

Contact Robbie of Hawkes Health & Fitness on 07584 418403

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


A morning filled with dance and singing learning basic dance moves and movement to music along with singing to help with speech and language.

Every Saturday 9.30am-10.30am | Dance & Sing


£4 per session

Twilight Productions
Roscoe Studios, Roscoe Street, Scarborough Yo12 7BY
07538 728766

Little Rainbows Mini Club

Lots of exciting activities for you all to explore.
Thursday Mini Club starts 15th April 9.15-10.30 at Green Lane Centre
Saturday Mini Club starts 24th April. We now have two sessions, morning 10-11.30 and our afternoon session 1-2.30.
01947 821988
50 Flowergate, Whitby YO21 3BB

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!

Ta Da’nce

Classes for dancers of all ages in Filey and Hunmanby, with the aim of developing confidence and dance technique in a fun and welcoming Covid secure environment.

�Dance Classes From 4 Years Old – Ballet, Tap, Modern/Jazz, Acrodance.
�Parent and toddler sessions
�Adult classes
�Fun and Friendly

Contact Mary-Ann on 07784 130698

Tiny Dancers at Yorkshire Coast School of Ballet

Classes due to restart in person in April 2021

Tiny Dancers (for 2 to 4 year olds) are first steps towards ballet. Parents / Grandparents / Carers are encouraged to support, explore, discover and encourage dance, musicality, co-ordination, balance, motor skills.

Classes are 45 minutes long.

Thursday and Saturday mornings in Scarborough

Yorkshire Coast School of Ballet via the Facebook page
07759 289525

Toddlers Dance Class

This is a toddlers dance class that will rotate through different dance styles, for example the children will get the opportunity to try ballet, cheerleading and freestyle!

Thursday morning 9.30-10.00 and Saturday morning from 9.00-9.30.

This class is open to all genders, ages from 2-4.

Benson Stage Academy, Commercial Street Scarborough

07749 377598

Water Wobblers Scarborough

CANCELLED due to reduced pool time as a result of COVID – 19 for foreseeable future – Watch the Facebook, possibility of May to September 2021

All our courses are run in 5 week blocks to be paid in advance with a £15 deposit to secure your place and the rest to be on the first lesson.

Pre School Classes (3 & 4 years) and a Parent and Baby / Toddler Class (12 weeks to 3 years) on Monday mornings.
Parents and Baby / Toddler Class on Tuesday mornings
Classes for age 4+ on Saturdays.

Contact Maria on 07823 381113
Green Gables Hotel, West Bank, Scarborough