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

Cawood Babies and tots

New Group for babies and toddlers from birth to 3 years of age.

All Parents, Expectant mums, Grandparents and Carers welcome.

Come join the fun every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

£1.50 per session. Includes tea, coffee and a snack for the children.


Old Boys School, Cawood, YO8 3TP


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

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.

Song Stars

10.30am – 12.00pm.
The Storehouse Youth and Children’s Work Centre, Mansfield Street, YO31 7US.
Free but donations welcome towards new equipment and refreshments.
Sessions include playtime followed by a fun musical session exploring nursery rhymes & Bible Stories.
Bring your pack-up for afterwards too!
Contact Rachel, Kat and Katie on 07914289321.


St Chads Playgroup

St.Chads Playgroup are now running the autumn term Playgroup on Mondays and Tuesday mornings 9.30-11.30 £5.00 per session
Leave your 2 -4 year olds to have fun in a safe environment contact Deborah Willits

T: 07720 377838

St Edwards Baby and Toddler Group

St. Edwards Church (in the scout hut)
Tuesday & Thursday – 1.15pm to 2.45pm
We offer a friendly, relaxed, environment, caring staff and the chance for parents and carers to play an active part in their child’s pre-school learning. Drink, chat & Play,

T: 07952 002164

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) 10.30am – 11am

Wednesdays 2.30pm – 3pm
July 2016: Haxby Explore is currently operating from Oaken Grove community centre as a temporary measure following structural problems. See details on the Haxby Explore webpage.

New Earswick
Tuesdays 10am – 10.30am

Fridays 2.30pm – 3pm

Mondays 3.30pm – 4pm (Exciting brand new storytime starting Mon 12 Sep)

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

Sutton Music Group

Term time only, 10.15-11.30.
Just £2 per session pay as you go, singalong to piano music for children, play with a selection of instruments, join in with our ribbon dance and parachute fun. At Sutton Upon Derwent village hall. Suitable from birth to preschool. Sessions followed by refreshments and cake! Check out our Facebook page.

Teeny Tots & Tinys – Chapelfields

Every Tuesday and 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: Megan – 07432051115 / Stacey – 07908842572 / Tracey – 07598401216

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

Phoenix Under 5’s

Tweenies is a playgroup session for 2-3 year 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.

Parent-led baby group for 0-2year old babies and their carers. We have weighing scales on site for you to use and a range of toys. Includes a healthy snack and drink for children and a hot drink for parents.
Wednesdays 9.45 – 11.30
£2 donation

Park Grove School, York, YO31 8LP

T: 01904 554494

You & Your Little Ones – Baby / Toddler Play Group

The Rock of York, Priory Street, York YO1 6ET. Tuesdays during term time from 10:30am-12:30pm.
For ages 0-4. £2 entry per child. 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