Playgroups & Classes Wakefield

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Playgroups and classes

Wakefield 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

Ballerina School, Ossett

@West Yorkshire Theatre Dance Centre WYTDC

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 4-4.45pm

Friday mornings 10.15-11am

Saturday’s 8.45-9.30am and 10-10.45am.

please enquire if you are interested in a Monday morning 10.20-11.05am class.

 

 

Attending a class at our Ballerina School, whether Mummy & Me or Nursery Dance, you are guaranteed a magical time! Twirl like a Princess, fly like a Fairy, march like a Soldier and much, much more….through our unique programmes, together you’ll enjoy the health, physical and social benefits of the basic fundamentals of ballet and dance in a nurturing, safe, positive environment.
Ballerina School provides a studio where every child can build their confidence, musicality, balance and co-ordination. This is achieved through creative and artistic development, drawing from the children’s imaginations and honed into basic Dance and Classical Ballet technique.

We invite parents in to watch the first class so that you can see what we do and help settle your child if needs be! It’s a great way for you to meet the teacher and get a feel for us as a dance school!

Call: 01924 266 374


Featured Listing

Puddle Ducks Swimming

We want every child to love swimming, respect the water and swim beautifully.

That’s why our standards are the highest and our approach is unique.

 

At Puddle Ducks, our highly trained and qualified teachers are experts at identifying children’s levels of ability and adapting activities to the individual, nurturing confidence and encouraging natural ability.

Our lessons are taught in specially selected pools with limited class sizes.

Classes incorporate rhyme (our bespoke songs have been written by professional musicians) and movement based on extensive child development research.

Our programmes and teacher training are continuously developed in the latest techniques, ensuring our teaching standards remain the highest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Swimming Programmes

We run three core swimming programmes. Each is tailor-made to give your child confidence in the water and to teach them the technique to grow and become strong swimmers.
Baby & Pre-school (for babies and children aged 0-4 years)
Swim Academy (for children aged 4-10 years)
Aquanatal (for mums-to-be)
Price info

Classes are booked and paid in cycles of 10 lessons (there may be holidays in between)

£20 off by quoting MUMbler on your first booking for new customers (not valid for aquanatal classes)

Local classes

Sandal Castle VA Community Primary School
Barnsley Road,
Sandal,
Wakefield
WF2 6AS.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
9.30am Kickers (15 months to 2.5 years)
10am Splashers (6 to 15 months)
11am Floaties (birth to 6 months)
11:30am Little Dippers (2 to 5 years)

 

Newhall Farm Private Pool
70 Wakefield Road,
GrangeMoor,
Wakefield
WF4 4BG.

Monday
10am Little Dippers (2 to 5 years)
10.30am Floaties (birth to 6 months)
11am Kickers (15 months to 2.5 years)
11.30am Splashers (6 to 15 months)
12pm Little Dippers (2 to 5 years)

4pm – 6pm  Swim Academy classes (4-10years)

Tuesday
10am Kickers (15 months to 2.5 years)
10.30am Little Dippers (2 to 5 years)
11am Splashers (6 to 15 months)
11.30am Dippers (advanced 2 to 5 years)

Wednesday
10am Little Dippers (2 to 5 years)
10:30am Splashers (6 to 15 months)
11.00am Kickers (15 months to 2.5 years)
11.30am Floaties (birth to 6months)

4pm – 6:30pm Swim Academy classes (4-10years)

Thursday
10am Splashers (6 to 15 months)
10.30am Floaties (birth to 6 months)
11am Splashers (6 to 15 months)
11.30am Kickers (15 months to 2.5 years)

Friday
11.30am Little Dippers (2 to 5 years)
1pm Floaties (birth to 6 months)

2pm Splashers (6 to 15 months)
2.30am Kickers (15 months to 2.5 years)

Saturday
9.30am Little Dippers (2 to 5 years)
10am Little Dippers (2 to 5 years)
10.30am Kickers (15 months to 2.5 years)
11am Kickers (15 months to 2.5 years)
11.30am Splashers (6 to 15 months)
12.30pm Floaties
1pm Splashers
1.30pm Little Dippers
2pm Little Dippers
2.30pm Kickers
3pm Floaties

St Wilfrid’s School
Cutsyke Road,
Featherstone,
Wakefield
WF7 6BD

Sunday

2.30pm little Dippers (2 to 5 years)
3.00pm Little Dippers and Kickers (2 to 5 years) (15 months to 2.5 years)
3.30pm Splashers and Little Dippers (6 to 15 months) (2 to 5 years)
4.00pm Splashers and Kickers (6 to 15 months) (15 months to 2.5 years)
4.30pm Dippers and Little Dippers (advanced 2 to 5 years) (2 to 5 years)
5.00pm Little Dippers (2 to 5 years)


Aquastar Swimming School, Wakefield WF5 and WF7

@St Wilfred’s Catholic High School

Tuesday-Friday 6:15pm-8:15pm

Saturday 12:30-4pm

Sunday 9-11:30am

@Ossett Academy

Monday4:30-7:30pm

Tuesday 4-7pm

Sunday 4-6pm

Aquastar swimming school  is a local family run business, we are an ASA swim school member.
We provide a calm and relaxed environment where your child can learn to swim or improve their technique. All our swimming instructors are qualified to ASA level 2 standard with over 100 years combined teaching experience.
You can feel secure in the knowledge that they are in safe hands and learning from the experts

Contact Scott 07990538516


Dad’s Group


Fun at Castleford Museum

A fun activity in the museum that everyone can join in with!

Whether handling museums objects or taking part in a fun craft activity, there’s something to do every Saturday at Castleford Museum.

What will it be this week?


Fun at Wakefield Museum

A fun activity in the museum that everyone can join in with!

Whether handling museums objects or taking part in a fun craft activity, there’s something to do every Saturday at Wakefield Museum.

What will it be this week?


Gravity Trampoline park (year round)

Parent and Toddler sessions

You and your toddlers have the full use of the park without older kids so they have more space and can play as they learn, building confidence at their own pace. There are other toddlers around too so it’s good to mix.
Toddlers must be over 18 months but under 5 years and accompanied by an adult. One adult can accompany up to two toddlers

TERM TIMES EVERY: Mon & Wed 10:00 | Tue & Fri 13:00 | Sat 09:00
HOLIDAY TIMES EVERY: Sat 09:00
P&T THEMED SPECIALS: last Friday of every month 10:00 & 13:00 – TERM & HOLIDAYS


Ossett Arts

Ossett Arts, a creative hub based in Ossett town.
Every Saturday we hold our Kids Art classes @ 10am to 11.30am and 11.30am to 1pm.
£6 per session, materials included, new project each week, from painting to edible mosaic.
Ask about our Arty Parties!
Call: Jenny 07956 674 305
ossett.arts@hotmail.com


Rugrats Rugby

A strong emphasis is placed on best practice to create a fun, energetic and safe environment that will allow your child to experience rugby skills such as running with ball, finding space, catching, kicking, scoring a try as well as working in a team and taking turns. Fun with foam balls that helps improve your child’s core skills including agility and balance. Great way to build your child’s confidence and make new friends.

Saturday
9.05-9.35 kick start class aged 2-3.5
9.40-10.20 try time class aged 3.5-5
10.25-10.55 kick start class aged 2-3.5

Crofton Community Centre
Middle Lane
Crofton, Wakefield
WF4 1LB

@Crofton Community Centre, Middle Lane, Crofton, Wakefield, WF4 1LB

Call: ‭‭07984 596 662‬‬


Striker Tots, Wakefield WF2 0

Saturday

@Kirkhamgate Village Hall

Tiny Strikers 2-3.5 years 9am and 9:45am

Monster Strikers 3.5+ years 10:30 and 11:15am

The programme teaches and develops all the basic football skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting and heading. The sessions are also beneficial for children’s fitness, balance and co-ordination and provide an excellent opportunity for children to meet other kids and develop their social skills such as teamwork, sharing and communication.

Call:  0113 8800840


Swim Start, Ossett WF5

Saturday

@Ossett Academy

Parent and Child (3mths-3 years £9 per session booked in blocks)

12:30   18mths-3years

1pm     3mths-18mths

 

PreSchool (age 3-5 £7 per session booked in blocks)

2pm and 2:30pm

 

Beginner (age 4+ £7 per session booked in blocks)

12:30-1pm, 1-1:30pm, 1:30-2pm, 2-2:30pm

For children from the age of 3 months.
Our small classes, maximum 5 in a class, makes sure that our instructors are able to give each child the attention during the lesson they need to progress as quickly as possible.

Call: 07478 487 427


The Swim Specialist, Sandal WF2 6

Saturdays (Groups sessions only ) and Sundays (2:1, 1:1 and group sessions)

@Sandal Castle Primary School

Saturday and Sunday Group Sessions

Stage 1 / 10:00am – 10:30am
Stage 1 / 10:30am – 11:00am
Stage 2 / 11:00am – 11:30am
Stage 2 / 11:30am – 12:00pm
Stage 3 / 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Stage 4 / 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Stage 5 / 12:30pm – 1:00pm

Sunday (2:1 and 1:1 sessions)

Slot 1 / 2:00pm – 2:30pm
Slot 2 / 2:30pm – 3:00pm
Slot 3 / 3:00pm – 3:30pm
Slot 4 / 3:30pm – 4:00pm
Slot 5 / 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Slot 6 / 4:30pm – 5:00pm

Group lessons are available to all children between the ages 4yrs+.
We accommodate swimming lessons to children of all abilities.
We have a maximum group size of 6 children per teacher.
This allows for maximum engagement, whilst encouraging children to make new friends and work as a team.

Call: Nathaniel 07592 930 378