Playgroups York


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Bootham Babies – Parent, baby & toddler group

Bootham Junior School.

Free, weekly parent, baby and toddler group, supported by our Early Years Team, an opportunity to try simple games, musical activities and crafts.

Age Range: Birth – 3 years
Fridays 9am – 10:30am (Term Time)

Known for friendliness, a warm welcome is guaranteed!

Rawcliffe Lane (off Clifton Green)
T: 01904 655021

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Poppleton Under Fives

Popp & Play

A drop in stay and play session for children 0 – 4 years offering a range of fun role play, craft, outdoor play and musical activities. Snack included.

£3 first child, £2 subsequent children
Fridays 9.15am-11.15am

Baby Cafe

Informal drop in session and social meet up.  Baby toys are available in a separate carpeted area of the hall.  Baby weighing scales available at every session!

£2 entry includes hot drink and cake
Fridays 9.15am-11.15am

T: 07523 497704
Methodist Church Hall, The Green, Upper Poppleton, York, YO26 6DP

Bishopthorpe Pre-School Playgroup – Tiny Tots

Birth – 3years
Mondays & Fridays 10.00am – 11.30am, Term time only, Drop in sessions – no need to book
£3.50 per child over 1 year, £2.00 per child under 1 year
Includes craft/playdough/baby corner/books/puzzles/creative play/large apparatus/sit’n’rides/refreshments/singing circle
Bishopthorpe Village Hall, Main Street, Bishopthorpe, York, YO23 2RA (Parking available right outside or you can catch the no 11 bus)
Contact Jennie on 07949 785461

Cotton Tails Playgroup

Friday 1pm – 2.30pm
A parent led playgroup of volunteers. A group of lovely mummys getting together once a week to support each other and stimulate our childrens minds.
£1 per family and £2 for carers with 2 or more children.
Westfield Childrens Centre, Askham Lane, Acomb, YO24 3HPP
T: 01904 555288

Jellytots at York Baptist Church

Term time Wednesdays and Fridays 10.00am-11.30am
York Baptist Church (use door facing Priory St).
50p voluntary contribution.
Suitable for babies & toddlers with their parents/carers.
Lots of toys; includes a craft activity and song time to finish. Drinks and snacks available (free).
Join the facebook page ‘Jellytots parent and toddler group (York)’ for the most up to date information

York Baptist Church, Priory St, YO1 6EX

T: 01904 640124

Osbaldwick Toddler Group

Drop in Group
Every Friday
9.45 am – 11.15am

Come along and meet other parents/ carers,
Play activities for your baby and child 0-5 years
Information and advice on play.

Osbaldwick Primary School (site), Osbaldwick Lane, YO10 3BT
T: 01904 552320

Story time and Rhymetimes at York’s Libraries

Thursdays 10.30am – 11am

Thursdays 10.30am – 11am

Tuesdays 10.30am -11am
Fridays 10.30am – 11am
Under 5’s Play morning: Wednesday 10am – 11am

Thursdays 10.30am – 11am

Thursdays 11am – 11.30am
Saturdays 11am – 11.30am

Thursdays 2.15pm – 2.45pm

Tuesdays 2.30pm – 3pm
Saturdays (University term time only) 11 – 11.30

Fridays 2.30 – 3pm

New Earswick
Tuesdays 10am – 10.30am

Fridays 2.30pm – 3pm

Tuesday from 11-11.30am

Tang Hall
Story and Rhyme times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10.30 – 11 am
Playtimes: Tuesday and Thursday 10.30 – 11 am
Playdough sessions: Every weekday morning 11am – 12 noon in the Cafe.

Story and Play: Monday 10am-10.45am
Storytimes: Tuesday 10.30am-11am, Thursday 1.30pm-2pm
Rhymetimes: Wednesday 1.30pm-2pm, Friday 10.30am-11am

Teeny Tots & Tinys – Chapelfields

Every Friday 10 – 12
£1 entry fee per family (includes snack & refreshments) with the option to stay for lunch for 50p per child.

Sanderson House, Bramham Rd, York, YO26 5AR

T: Stacey – 07908842572 / Tracey – 07598401216

Tots time

Fridays at 9.30am term time

An hour or so of play, followed by snack time then songs and stories.
If the weather is good we may be outside (there is a secure lawned area).
Teas and Coffee (and maybe cake) for us older ones.
£1.50 per child.

Healaugh Memorial Hall, Healaugh, LS24 8BD
T: 07795302119 (Richard)


Parent, Baby and Toddler Group
West Thorpe Methodist Church, YO24 2PN
Fridays 9.30 – 11 am during term-time

Time to play and chat
Bible story, songs and prayers
Craft activity
Drink and biscuit provided
No charge – donations welcome
For more details contact Becky.

T: 01904 703666

York Steiner School Parent & Toddler Groups

Weekdays 9.30 – 11.30 am

For children up to 3½ years and their carers.
Come together for a relaxing time in a friendly and supportive environment.
We provide natural play materials that nurture the child’s senses and stimulate creativity.
Groups are run by experienced members of our Early Years staff.

The York Steiner School, Danesmead, Fulford Cross, Fulford, York, YO10 4PB
T: 01904 654 983 (Book your first free taster session)