Playgroups York


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Monday 10.00am-11.30am, Knavesmire Childrens Centre (Term time only)

Tuesday 1.30pm-3pm, Knavesmire Childrens Centre (Term time only)

Free Play, snack, craft, story & songs for 0-5s. Drop in any time.

T: 01904 555255

Copmanthorpe Tiny Tots

Tuesday 9.15-11.15am Methodist Church Main Street
Informal drop in for parents/carers of babies 0-18months
Qualified staff ensure a safe and welcoming environment. Appropriate toys, Song time and Baby Scales
Refreshments for adults. Opportunities to meet/socialise and share experiences with others
£3 for first child. £1 for second
For further details or to ensure personal welcome 07716 653801

John Lewis – Parent & Baby Morning

Tuesday morning – 9.30am – 11am

Join us every Tuesday morning to spend time meeting other parents or catching up with friends.
Enjoy unlimited filter coffee and tea when you purchase a scone.
Starts 20/03/18 onwards.

The Place to Eat, 1st Floor, John Lewis, Vanguard shopping park, Huntington, York, YO32 9AE
T: 01904 557950

Melbourne Chat & Play group

Tuesdays 9.45 – 11.15 (term time only)

Toys, books, dressing up and singing, with a secure garden for summer.
Snacks, tea & coffee for the grown ups. Join us for fun and friendship. £2. Children from birth to 3. All parents and carers welcome.

Melbourne Methodist Chapel, Main Street Melbourne york YO42 4QE

NCT bumps and babes – Dringhouses

10.30am-12pm, St Edward the Confessor Church hall, Tadcaster Road.

A relaxed group for bumps and children up to crawling that meet weekly to chat and meet others with babies or bumps. Refreshments and toys provided! £2.

We’ll be running throughout summer. Open to everyone. NCT membership not required.

Find us on Facebook : NCT York Bumps and Babes Tadcaster Road

Phoenix Under 5’s Tweenies

Tweenies is a playgroup session for children aged 18months -3 years olds and is staffed by a Level 3 Childcare practitioner who leads free-play, themed craft activities and stories and song. Parents must stay in session until your child is 2.5 after which you have to option to leave your child if you wish.
Includes snacks and drinks for children and parents.
Tuesday & Thursday 9.30 – 11.30
£4 per session, £6 if you leave your child

Park Grove School, York, YO31 8LP
T: 01904 554494

Squeals on Wheels

9 – 11am on Tuesday mornings in term time

We offer friendship, support and advice of a peer group, a gateway to the local community, a bridge to the life of the Church and a chance for a small child to experience other children and fun activities. Any parent or carer and baby or toddler is welcome. The charge is £1 per family/carer for each session attended.

St Aidan’s Church, Ridgeway, York, YO26 5DB
T: 01904 330569 (Jennifer Deamer)

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

Mondays 3.30pm – 4pm

Tang Hall
Saturdays 10.30am – 11am (storytimes) and Thursdays 10am – 10.30am (rhymetimes)

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

Storytime – The Bothy at Deans Garden Centre

Every 2nd Tuesday of the month

Only £5 (£2 for additional children), this includes a free drink at the Bothy coffee shop and a free book for your child to take home (worth £3.99). Sibling discount available.

The Bothy, Deans Garden Centre, Stockton Lane, Stockton-on-the-Forest, York, YO32 9UE

Tockwith under 5’s playgroup.

9.30am – 11.30am. Tockwith Village Hall.
From birth-5yrs. £2 for children under 1 and £3.50 for children over one.
Free teas/coffees, childrens snack, weekly craft, inside and outside play, singing time, regular classes/events.

T: 07919 222751

Tuesday Toddlers

Tuesdays, termtimes only, 10am – 11.30am

Come and join us every Tuesday morning for fun activities, messy play, crafts and toys suitable for children aged 0 to 5. We have a fantastic venue at the Avenues Children Centre with plenty of space inside and outside, great resources, and friendly adults to talk to.
This parent-run playgroup runs of donations of 50p per child, which includes snack. Our sessions always finish with a short singing time.

The Avenues Children’s Centre (Willow room), Sixth Avenue, York, YO31 0UT

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)

You & Your Little Ones – Baby / Toddler Play Group

Q Church, Priory Street, York YO1 6ET. Tuesdays during term time from 10am-11:30am.
For ages 0-4. £2 entry. No need to book, just turn up!
A lively play group with a wide selection of toys and play equipment (including a mini bouncy castle!)

T: 01904 659475