Weekly Classes & Playgroups 0-5 Ryedale

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Playgroups and classes

Ryedale and the surrounding areas are a fantastic place for bringing up children and there is plenty going on  children.

Below is a list of all the local playgroups and drop in clinics throughout the week and also details of all the children’s activities classes available across our area. Please contact the organisers directly if you would like to find out further information or to confirm class times or costs.

If you know of any other classes or groups which are not already listed, then please contact us here. Basic listings are free. ’Featured’ listings are £10 per month. For our full advertising rates then please click here.

Featured Listing

Aquastars

Family owned swim school.
Structured fun swimming lessons, using toys, floats and games to teach water safety and self-rescue skills.

Stimulating lessons to develop co-ordination, strength and stamina.

Sensitive to parent and child’s individual needs.

All children will be working towards awards throughout their time with us.

Tuesday:
10:30 Toddlers
11:00 Babies

Friday:
10:30 Toddlers
11.00 Babies

Saturday:
09:30 Toddlers
10:30 Toddlers
11:00 Babies

At Stamford Bridge Junior School, 5 Church Road, Stamford Bridge, YO41 1BP

ALISON TURNER
Mobile: 07854 725211
E-mail: askaquastars@gmail.com
Website
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Butterflies Pre School Dance Class

Saturday

9am – 9.30am Dance 123:0 (parents may stay) 2 – 2.5 years

9am – 9.30am Dance 123:1  2 – 2.5 years

9.30am – 10am Dance 123:2  3 – 2.5 years

9.30am – 10am Dance 123:3  3.5 years plus

Trial dance sessions are available at only £5 per session. Term fees start from £60

Butterflies Dance & Performing Arts
The Former Police Cells, 2 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS
Phone:01845 522570

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Butterflies Pre-School Tap

Saturday 10am – 10.30am

Tap 1 – 3 years plus

Trial dance sessions are available at only £5 per session. Term fees start from £60

Butterflies Dance & Performing Arts
The Former Police Cells, 2 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS
Phone:01845 522570

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Discover Gymnastics in Malton

Monday and Friday evenings
Saturday mornings.

Separate boys and girls classes.
Boys at the moment is 4-7 years
Girls is 4-16 years

Trials available.

Charlotte Burgess

info@aerialgymnasticsyork.co.uk

Website


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Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts

The Pauline Quirke Academy is a weekend performing arts school for 4-18 year olds.

Students spend 3 hours with us, rotating through hour long sessions in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & Television. Students split into groups according to their age and are taught by specialist teachers (Poppets class for the younger ages are shorter and last 90 minutes). Classes are held every weekend at:

Scarborough – Scarborough Sixth Form College, YO12 5LF (Sundays 9.45am – 1.00pm)
York – Huntington School, YO32 9WT (Saturdays 9.45am – 1.00pm and 1.45pm – 5.00pm)

For more information please visit their website (www.pqacademy.com), or call 07753 179070 or email james@pqacademy.com.


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Rugby Tots

Start your child’s sporting journey with our high energy, fun packed classes that use the fundamentals of Rugby to develop core ability and build confidence. These structured play sessions take boys and girls on a journey of sporting imagination with engaging and energetic coaches supporting them every step of the way whilst teaching how to catch, pass, kick, run with the ball and play as part of a team.

Monday:
Heworth Church Hall, York
10:00am Age 2 – 3.5
10:40am Age 3.5 – 5

Friday:
Francis Scaife Sports Centre, Burnby Lane, Pocklington YO42 2QE
10:45am Age 2 to 3.5
11:20am Age 3.5 to 5

Haxby Memorial Hall, York
10:00am Age 2 to 3.5
10:40am Age 3.5 to 5

Saturday:
The Mount School, York
09:00am Age 2 – 3.5
09:40am Age 3.5 – 5
10:35am Age 5 – 7
11:30am Age 3.5 – 5

Fulford Comprehensive School, York
9:00am Age 2 – 3.5
9:40am Age 3.5 – 5
10:35am Age 5 – 7

Joseph Rowntree School, York
09:00am Age 2 to 3.5
09:40am Age 3.5 to 5
10:35am Age 5 to 7

Sunday:
Pocklington School (The Old Station Building), West Green, Pocklington, York YO42 2NJ
09:00am Age 2 to 3.5
09:40am Age 3.5 to 5

The Mount School, York
09:00am Age 2 – 3.5
09:40am Age 3.5 – 5
10:35am Age 2 – 3.5
11:15am Age 5 – 7

Joseph Rowntree School, York
09:00am Age 2 to 3.5
09:40am Age 3.5 to 5
10:35am Age 5 to 7

For more details, just call, email or visit our website
T: 0345 313 6716
E: york@rugbytots.co.uk
W: www.rugbytots.co.uk


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Soccer Star Starters

(Child only, parents watch)

Contact Robbie of Hawkes Health & Fitness on 07584 418403
robbie@hawkeshealth.org
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Tumble Tots

Tumble Tots from 6 months to 4 years
Gym Bobs from 4 to 7 years
A programme that has been going for over 37 years! Tumble Tots and Gym Bobs sessions use unique equipment and are run by staff specially trained to get the best out of your child, structured according to the different ages/stages of a child’s development.
Sessions include climbing, balancing, agility and coordination as well as song time for language development.
Child psychologists/educators agree that a structured programme in movement should be part of every child’s education.
Enjoy quality time with your child teaching them ‘skills for life’.
Class information is as follows:
Monday – The Regen Centre, Riccall
Tuesday – Huntington Memorial Hall
Thursday – The Poppleton Centre
Friday – Acomb Parish Hall
Saturday – St Wulstans, Fossway
Call 01904 412381
Visit www.tumbletots.com/york
Facebook Tumble Tots York
Mention RYEDALE MUMBLER for a free taster

 


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Turtle Tots

Turtle Tots North Yorkshire is a unique Swimming School starting with Mummies-to-be with Aqua Natal Yoga through to Baby, Toddler and Pre-school classes and School age children, so your child’s swimming journey doesn’t need to end at Pre-school stage with us, they continue into our Academy classes where they can feel safe and happy with familiar surroundings.

We pride ourselves on being a very different and holistic swim school and class emphasis is on nurturing the parent & child bond in the water at all stages. We start with gentle water massage and closeness with your baby in the early stages, whilst also teaching through play/word association. Our toddler and pre-school classes we teach them water safety skills, basic stroke skills, while keeping their attention span stimulated with lots of fun activity play and progression into independent swimming, but most importantly at their own pace. Our Turtle Swim Academy classes are suitable from 3.5 years old (confidence and ability assessed) open to existing swimmers from the Turtle Tots programme, children starting for the first time with swimming classes or transferring from other swim schools.

Our York Classes:
Monday Morning- Novotel, Fishergate, YO10 4FD; Baby and Toddler Classes
Tuesday Morning- Kilima Hotel, Holgate; Baby Level 1 and Toddler Intro
Wednesday Morning – Kilima Hotel, Holgate; Baby, Toddler and Pre-School classes
Thursday Morning – Kilima Hotel, Holgate; Baby, Toddler and Pre-School classes
Friday Morning- Novotel; Baby Level 1, Older baby and Pre-School
Saturday Afternoon – Archbishop Holgate School, Hull Road; Intro to swimming for Older babies and Toddler Classes
Sunday Morning- Kilima Hotel; Baby, Toddler and Pre-School classes

We also deliver classes on Saturdays in Harrogate and Sunday in East Leeds.

Free taster classes are also available and a 10% first term discount when you mention Mumbler.

Contact: Paula Stewart
T: 01423 210214
E: northyorkshire@turtletots.com

WEBSITE


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United Martial Arts College

💥EMPOWER YOUR CHILD💥

At UMAC we provide a safe structured environment for your child to learn and develop.

✅ENJOY EXERCISE

✅BUILD CONFIDENCE

✅HAVE DISCIPLINE

✅LEARN TO RESPECT OTHERS

✅HAVE FUN and MAKE FRIENDS

2/3yr
Saturday 9 am (weekday classes coming soon)

3/6yr Little Dragons
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4.30pm
Saturday 9.30am

7/12yr Ninja Kids
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5.15pm
Saturday 10.15am

Website
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56 Castlegate, Malton, YO17 7DT
07956 612667


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Water Babies

Baby swimming with Water Babies is an exciting, enriching experience for both you and your little one. As the UK’s leading swim school, not only do we teach vital lifesaving skills but we always incorporate lots of bonding, fun and socialising, so you can be sure that a Water Baby is a happy one! Our number one priority is to make sure you feel both happy and safe in the water.

Mondays: 10.00 – 13:00 New Earswick, Haxby Road, York, YO32 4AQ
Mondays: 09:30 – 12:00 Weighton Wold Pool, Beverley Road, Market Weighton, YO43 4NE
Tuesdays: 09:00 – 10.30am Aldwark Manor, Aldwark, YO61 1UF
Tuesdays: 09:00 – 11:30 Marriott Hotel, Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1QQ
Tuesdays: 10:00 – 11:30 Palm Leisure Club, Carnaby, Bridlington, YO16 4UJ
Tuesdays: 12:30 – 15:00 The Pheasant Hotel, Harome, Helmsley, YO62 5JG
Wednesdays: 10:00 – 12:00 Palm Leisure Club, Carnaby, Bridlington, YO16 4UJ
Wednesdays: 10:00 – 11:30 Weighton Wold Pool, Beverley Road, Market Weighton, YO43 4NE
Thursdays: 13:00 – 14:00 New Earswick, Haxby Road, York, YO32 4AQ
Thursday: 10:30 – 11:30 Marriott Hotel, Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1QQ
Fridays: 09:00 – 12:00 The Pheasant Hotel, Harome, Helmsley, YO62 5JG
Fridays: 9:30 – 11:00 Weighton Wold Pool, Beverley Road, Market Weighton, YO43 4NE
Fridays: 11:00 – 12:30 The Kilima Hotel, 129 Holgate Road, York YO24 4AZ
Fridays: 13:30 – 15:00 Marriott Hotel, Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1QQ
Fridays: 16:00 – 18:30 Energise, Cornlands Lane, York, YO24 3DX
Saturdays: 09:00 – 15:00 Energise, Cornlands Lane, York, YO24 3DX
Saturdays: 10:00 – 12:30 The Kilima Hotel, 129 Holgate Road, York YO24 4AZ
Saturdays: 13:30 – 16:00 Robert Wilkinson, West End, Strensall, York, YO32 5UH
Sundays: 09:00 – 15:00 Energise, Cornlands Lane, York, YO24 3DX
Sundays: 11:00 – 12:00 Palm Leisure Club, Carnaby, Bridlington, YO16 4UJ

Contact 01904 607110 or littlefish@waterbabies.co.uk for more information.

For any Mumblers that book onto a course, just quote RYEDALE MUMBLER and we will send them a free Splashabout Happy Nappy (required for the lessons) with their starter pack – worth £10.99.


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Acro

 

Acro for 4 years plus on Saturday at 1.30pm – 2.15pm at the Kirkbymoorside Methodist Hall

In this class pupils will learn things like cartwheels and forward rolls to more advanced techniques including balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, flexibility and strength.

Sarah-Louise Ashworth School of Dance
07801 885044

 


Ampleforth Youth Theatre

Classes for 3-5 year olds.

Combines dance, singing and drama,

Saturday mornings during term time

Laura Walsh 01439 766738


Ampleforth Youth Theatre

Saturday

Pre-School 9am – 10am Age 3 – 5.
Lessons include elements of singing, dancing and acting through imaginative movement and storytelling.

Main School Class 10.15am – 12.45pm Age 6 – 16
Training in three different disciplines of drama, music and dance, with the opportunity to participate in performances.

For further information:
01439 766738
Ampleforth Youth Theatre, Ampleforth College, York YO62 4ER


Art Club

Join us for a fun and engaging weekly art club session, which gives young people the change to get involved with a wide range of arts and craft activities.

Our sessions run term time on a Thursday from 4-5.15pm which are for young people aged 5-18 and on a Saturday there are two sessions for different age groups. Saturday from 10-11.15am is for young people aged 5-10. Saturday from 11.30am-12.45pm is for young people aged 11-18. 

4 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. Tel: 01845 526536


Art & Craft Courses by Ryedale Woodcarving Schoodio

Clay Modelling – reliefs and figurines
Wood engravings for Christmas Card printing

All ages and abilities

Location: Marton Village Hall

Every Saturday from 3rd November – 15th December
10:00 – Children
11:30 – Families
14:00 – Teenagers
15:00 – Adults

Price: £30/£24 for 3 sessions
Booking: Zita 07792577749


Baby Swimmers & Swimmers Academy

Babies can start at Baby Swimmers as soon as you and baby are ready and happy to do so.

Swimmers Academy run classes for children whatever their age and ability from beginners at 4 years old.

Tuesdays – New Earswick & Roko
Wednesday – Roko & Pocklington
Thursdays – New Earswick & Stamford Bridge
Fridays – Roko
Saturdays – Pocklington, Stamford Bridge & Strensall

Contact on:
0808 1 33 44 55 (Landline Free phone)
0333 8008 345 (Mobile Friendly)


Ballet at Helmsley Arts Centre

Children’s Ballet Classes at Helmsley Arts Centre
Saturdays in term time from 10am for children from 3 years and up
Mrs Jill Robertson, a qualified and registered teacher of the Royal Academy of Dance.
Enquiries Jill Robertson on 01642 762911 or Jean Kershaw: 01439 771109
Helmsley Arts Centre, YO62 5DW


Beginners Ballet

Saturday 9am – 10am for age 3 – 5 years

We offer classes in Street, Gymnastics, Tap, Acro, Modern Jazz, Freestyle Jazz, Ballet (both RAD and IDTA), Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Drama, Speech & Drama, Private Singing lessons, Zumba and Pilates, toddler dance (Mini Movers) and toddler Gymnastic’s (Gym Beans).

Dance Expression. Ryedale Indoor Bowling Club, Bowling Lane, Scarborough Rd, Norton, Malton, YO17 8EG
Phone 01653 691102 or 07849 865736


CLIC Craft Club

FREE Craft Club at Kirkbymooorside Library Saturday 10am – 12pm

Bring an adult if under 8 years.

Pipe cleaners, sellotape, masks, paint, paper, crayons, glue, string…..

Bring your imagination and let it go wild

No need to book

Phone 01609 534557
Email admin@kirkbylibrary.org.uk


Energi Toddlers

Energi Toddlers is the ultimate place in York to bring your 2 – 5 year olds. With dozens of interconnecting trampolines, foam blocks, Disney soundtrack and our super friendly staff, your little one will be grinning ear to ear. Best of all, we let you jump for free, so the fun’s not limited to your little ones!

Energi Toddler runs every weekday at 10am and Saturdays at 9am. Our huge café is the perfect place to refuel after your session with our freshly brewed coffee, Ringtons tea and delicious homemade cakes and sandwiches.

Sessions cost £4.95 per toddler and adults get to jump free of charge, so what are you waiting for?!


Heslerton Junior Football Club

Football fun for 3 – 5 year olds.

9.30am – 10.30am Saturday

Heslerton Junior Football Club

Sand Lane

West Heslerton

YO17 8SG

Phone Ali Horton 07779 721195

 

 


Jazz & Tap

Tap for 4 years plus on Saturday at 12.45pm – 1.30pm at the Kirkbymoorside Methodist Hall

A combination class where pupil’s are introduced to Basic style, steps and rhythm of Modern & Tap.

Sarah-Louise Ashworth School of Dance
07801 885044


Mini Musical Theatre

Saturday 9:30am – 10:30am ages 4 – 6 years

We offer classes in Street, Gymnastics, Tap, Acro, Modern Jazz, Freestyle Jazz, Ballet (both RAD and IDTA), Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Drama, Speech & Drama, Private Singing lessons, Zumba and Pilates, toddler dance (Mini Movers) and toddler Gymnastic’s (Gym Beans).

Dance Expression. Ryedale Indoor Bowling Club, Bowling Lane, Scarborough Rd, Norton, Malton, YO17 8EG
Phone 01653 691102 or 07849 865736


Pre School Dance

Pre school Dance for 3 years plus on Saturday at 10.00am – 10.45am at Hallgarth, Pickering

Our pre-school classes are devised especially for boys and girls aged 3 – 4 years. The emphasis is on the development of co-ordination, discovery of mime and musicality, and group participation.

Pre-School dance includes ballet, tap and free movement with the aim being to capture and nurture young children’s instinctive joy of movement and freedom of expression.

Sarah-Louise Ashworth School of Dance
07801 885044


Prep Ballet & Tap

Prep Ballet & Tap for 4 years plus on Saturday at 9.10am – 10.00am at Hallgarth, Pickering

The prep and foundation dance classes develop the pre-school pupil further and are aimed at boys and girls aged 4 – 6 years.

The class introduces basic ballet steps and exercises. Prep dance includes ballet, tap, free movement and theatre craft.

Sarah-Louise Ashworth School of Dance
07801 885044