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.
Salt Revive 85 Mill Lane, Beverley, HU17 9DH
Tuesday 1:30pm-3:00pm (Term time only), 60 Southbank Avenue.
Free Play, snack, craft, story & songs for 0-5s usually based around a Bible story. Also set up early years type activities to fit in with the theme. All welcome, drop in any time.
T: 07709959248 (Jenny)
Tuesday mornings – 9.30am – 11:30am
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.
The Place to Eat, 1st Floor, John Lewis, Vanguard shopping park, Huntington, York, YO32 9AE
T: 01904 557950
We are a friendly community group, run by parents, who meet every Tuesday 10-11:30am in West Bank Park, York. Whatever the weather, school hols included, we spend a couple of hours in the woods and meadows of the Park, doing nature games and crafts, building or making things with materials we find, telling stories and singing songs.
We are open to all – with a contribution of £1 a family (to cover basic equipment) – so if you want to join us, see you on Tuesday at 10am at the statue of Queen Victoria, at the top of the Rose Walk. (Bring something simple to share at snack time.)
‘When I moved to York I started going to Little Friends of West Bank Park and the kids and I have made some friends for life through the group.’
GH, Jan 2019
Join the FACEBOOK GROUP for more information
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.
‘Chat and play at Melbourne methodist church on a Tuesday morning is lovely.’
CAP, Feb 2019
‘Lovely friendly group at Melbourne, very relaxed.’
SS, Jan 2019
Melbourne Methodist Chapel, Main Street Melbourne york YO42 4QE
Tweenies is a playgroup session for children aged 18months -3 years olds and is staffed by Level 3 Childcare practitioners 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
£3 per session, £6 from 2.5 years old.
‘Really friendly group.’
GP, Dec 2018
Park Grove School, York, YO31 8LG
T: 01904 554494
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
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!
‘Ready steady mums have a walk from millennium bridge. Worth a meet up with them.’
CS, April 2019
‘Ready Steady Mums walking groups are great.’
HG, June 2019
Find us on Facebook at Ready Steady Mums York
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.
‘A really nice group.’
RK, Feb 2019
St Aidan’s Church, Ridgeway, York, YO26 5DB
T: 01904 554444
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.
‘St Chads by the racecourse is fantastic.’
VH, Jan 2019
‘St Chad’s is brilliant for two and three year olds. And they have excellent cake.’
LG, Sept 2018
St Chad’s Church, YO23 1EY
T: 07720377838 (Deborah Willits)
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
For more details about the sessions and libraries below see our post HERE
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
Duplo play session every Saturday morning from 10-11am
Thursdays 2.15pm – 2.45pm
Tuesdays 2.30pm – 3pm
Saturdays (University term time only) 11 – 11.30
Fridays 2.30 – 3pm
Thursdays from 2.15-2.45pm
Tuesdays 10am – 10.30am
Fridays 2.30pm – 3pm
Tuesday from 11-11.30am
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
We are a mum led playgroup based in Thorganby village hall. We run every Tuesday 10-11:30am, term time (with the exception of the summer holidays where we try to run through). It is £2.50 per session and 50p per additional child. We provide snacks for the kids and coffee, tea and biscuits for parents/carers.
T: 07411927983 – Kat
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.
‘Tockwith under 5s is an excellent group to go to.’
MC, May 2018
Tuesdays, termtimes only, 10am – 11.30am
Join us for fun activities, messy play, crafts and toys suitable for children aged 0 to 5. We have plenty of space inside and outside, great resources, and friendly adults to talk to. This parent-run playgroup runs on donations of 50p donation per child, which includes snack.
Find us on Facebook.
The Avenues Children’s Centre (Willow room), Sixth Avenue, York, YO31 0UT
T: 07960 801786
Tuesdays 11am – 12.30pm during term time in the Church Hall
Free, Fun & Friendly.
Toys, soft play, activities and healthy snacks for children
All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Come along and make some new friends.
T: 01904 706047
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 parent and toddler groups at the Steiner school in Fulford are lovely! Small groups, free play for the toddlers, craft for the adults and toddlers sometimes too, snack for everyone and then ring time songs and story.’
AH, Jan 2019
The York Steiner School, Danesmead, Fulford Cross, Fulford, York, YO10 4PB
T: 01904 654 983 (Book your first free taster session)