Playgroups York


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Beverley – Salt Revive Baby Group

Does your little one suffer from asthma, eczema or allergies? Join us on a Tuesday morning 9.30 – 10.00 for our discounted salt therapy baby group. Children must be aged between 6 months and 3 years. Meet other parents going through the same struggles, whilst experiencing the healing powers of salt. Limited availability so please call to book.

Salt Revive is a new salt therapy centre in Beverley, for adults and children. They also run children’s yoga workshops and you can book a session in their family room at any time.

Find Salt Revive at 85 Mill Lane, Beverley, HU17 9DH. Call them on 01482 679453 for info and bookings or email, or visit the Facebook page or website here.

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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

Chill Babys group

09.30 – 11 every Tuesday

Chill Babies is a friendly sociable group from from bumps to pre schoolers. We do ask that any older children are ok around younger babies.
Grap a coffee chat with other friendly mums, Dads.
Where possible please arrive with a sling, although pushchairs can at the moment be accommodated.

Chill in the community Cafe, Acomb (Upstairs)

Copmanthorpe Tiny Tots

Tuesday 9.15-11.15am Methodist Church Main Street YO23 3SU
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
Term time only
For further details or to ensure personal welcome
T: 07743 848541

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

Little Vines – York Vineyard Church

Little Vines is a playgroup for babies and toddlers, we meet every Tuesday 10.30-12 at the Melbourne Terrace Methodist Church.
We provide free refreshments for adults, and it’s a relaxed space for you to meet other parents whilst the little ones play.

Melbourne Terrace Methodist Church, Cemetery Road, YO10 5AH
T: 01904 272451

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

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 8LG
T: 01904 554494

Ready Steady Mums

RSM York is a free walking group for mums and their babies. Pregnant ladies also very welcome.

Monday at 10.30am Millennium Bridge entrance of Rowntree Park
Tuesday at 10.30am Tang Hall Explore Library YO31 0HA
Wednesdays at 10:30 meeting at the YHA Water End in Clifton.
Term Time only

It’s a great chance to meet other new mums and chat about what’s been happening with your little people whilst getting some fresh air and gentle exercise. We’re a really friendly bunch and it’s a great way to start the week!
We’re completely volunteer led so if anyone has any free time and a heart to support other mums whilst enjoying some fresh air yourself then we’d love to hear from you or just pop along on a Monday morning!

Find us on Facebook at Ready Steady Mums York

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)

St Chads Playgroup

9.30-11.30 Monday & Tuesdays
£5.50 per session 2-4 year olds, parents free to leave their children at these sessions to have fun in a safe environment
contact Deborah Willits

T: 07720377838
St Chad’s Church, YO23 1EY

Stay and Play at Bugthorpe Primary School

Every Tuesday in term time 9.15am-10.30am

Stay and Play for 2year olds and above. £2 includes drink and snack.

Bugthorpe Primary School YO41 1QQ
T: 01759368247

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
Every weekday 10-10:30am and Saturdays 10:30-11am

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 9.45am – 11am.

Only £5 (£3 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

Thorganby Playgroup

We are a mum led playgroup based in Thorganby village hall. We run every Tuesday, term time (with the exception of the summer holidays where we try to run through). It is £2 per session and 50p per additional child. We provide snacks for the kids and coffee, tea and biscuits for mums.

T: 07411927983 – Kat

Tockwith under 5’s playgroup.

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

T: 07515385956

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