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.

Featured Listing

Dive In

Dive In offer swimming lessons for children aged 3.5years upwards. We are committed to teaching children not only the skill of swimming but to be water confidence and safety. Our lessons are fun and relaxed delivered by our team of passionate teachers. Our class sizes are small with the teachers in the water with the children to ensure they have the support and encouragement close at hand. We deliver the Swim England Learn to Swim programme.

Palms Leisure Club, Carnaby, YO16 4UJ

Lesson Times:
Monday and Wednesday 4pm – 6pm
Saturday and Sunday 9am – 12pm

Contact Info:

07593 545237


All classes are very limited in numbers to just 5 per class to ensure social distancing is adhered to and will be held in the covid secure venue at Crows Nest Caravan Park.

Additional baby massage class to start on Wednesday 30th September 1pm.


Featured Listing

Playsongs Scarborough

On hold due to COVID19

Wednesday – 10am (term times)
Gallows Close Centre, Scarborough, YO12 6HZ

– Enjoy 40 minutes of musical fun with your child age 0-4yrs
– Songs, fun story theme, instruments, puppets & more!
– We finish with refreshments & chat – great snacks and drinks for children & adults!
– All of the above for £2.50 per family
– No need to book…just turn up!
– Led by Nicola Carpenter (Trinity Church children’s worker / Buttercup Music)

More info on Playsongs Scarborough Facebook page or contact Nicola: 07837 128873

Gallows Close Centre is off Endcliff Crescent in Barrowcliff or (on foot) off the Cinder Track at Newlands

On hold due to COVID19

Wednesdays 11am

Venue: OutReach Rooms, entry off Northway

Expect storytelling, singing, dancing, baby massage, sensory play, loads of fun and bubbles!

£3.50 per session

Stephen Joseph Theatre – Northway Entrance
Visit the website HERE for more details

On hold due to COVID19

Wednesdays 9.45am

Venue: OutReach Rooms, entry off Northway

A morning of storytelling, creative play, singing, movement, crafts & sensory activities.

£3.50 per session

Stephen Joseph Theatre – Northway Entrance
Visit the website HERE for more details

Read the Mumbler review HERE

Featured Listing

Water Babies

Baby 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.

Tuesdays: 10:00 – 11:30 Palm Leisure Club, Carnaby, Bridlington, YO16 4UJ

Wednesdays: 10:00 – 12:00 Palm Leisure Club, Carnaby, Bridlington, YO16 4UJ

Sundays: 11:00 – 12:00 Palm Leisure Club, Carnaby, Bridlington, YO16 4UJ

Contact 01904 607110 or littlefish@waterbabies.co.uk for more information.
For any MUMblers that book onto a course, just quote SCARBOROUGH MUMBLER and we will send them a free Splashabout Happy Nappy (required for the lessons) with their starter pack – worth £10.99.


3 – 5 year olds at Yorkshire Coast School of Ballet

Classes SUSPENDED due to COVID-19

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

Burniston Toddlers

On hold due COVID19

Wednesday 10am


Burniston Methodist Chapel, High Street, Burniston YO13 0HJ

Dalby Diddys

SESSIONS start Wednesday, 16th September 2020

Wednesday 10am – 12pm 

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

Fylingdales Parent and Toddler Group

On hold due to COVID19

Join for arts and crafts, sing-alongs, snack and play.
Wednesday (except 3rd Wednesday of the month/term time only)
10 – 11.30am
£2 per family

Fylingthorpe Methodist Church Hall

Junior Football Training

On hold due to COVID19

Fylinghall School Sports Hall
Wednedays 6.30 – 8pm
All juniors welcome
Cost £2.00
Just come along

For further details contact Neil Brearley 07969 108192

Little Builders at The Summit

On hold due to COVID19

Little Builders (Tuesday 10.00 – 11.30am) provides fun activity based mornings for 0 – 4s;

Busy Little Builders (Tuesday 1.00 – 2:30pm) provides sensory play primarily for 0-4s with special needs;

Tiny Little Builders (Wednesday 10.00 – 11.00am) provides fun for 0-18 months.

The Crèche is also open for parents & preschool children from 10-4, Tuesday to Saturday. Parents & Carers are asked to supervise their own children.

The Summit, St Nicholas Street
Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 2HF
Get Directions

01723 374516

Little Rockers

On hold due to COVID19

Wednesday 10 – 11.30am Term Time

Art, Craft, toys and Singing for the Under 5’s.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, Colombus Ravine, Scarborough YO12 7QZ

You need to register for this group via the Little Rockers Facebook Group

St John’s Baby & Toddler Group, Filey,

CANCELLED due to Covid-19 until after the refurbishment

We have all kinds of great things available for our under 5’s and their carers. Start time, 9.15am – 10.45am, Wednesday’s during term time.

If you are the carer of baby or toddler, you are very welcome to join us. simply turn up.
Start time, 9.15am – 10.45am, Wednesday’s during term time. Entry only £2.00 for the first child, £1 per sibling thereafter

Village Yoga

Every Wednesday 7pm
All Ages Welcome (Children and Adults)
Sawdon Village Hall
For more information contact Becky Hildreth 07951934488