Playgroups & Classes Doncaster

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Playgroups and classes

Doncaster 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.

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Puddle Ducks Doncaster & South Humberside

Puddle Ducks Doncaster’s Baby & Pre-School programme (0-4) provides a wonderful bonding experience and our progressive lesson plans instil a water confidence and love of swimming. Our nurturing teachers – the most highly qualified in the business – tailor activities to your child’s abilities and needs and we make learning to swim fun! Our baby & Pre-school programme is offered through five levels Floaties (0-6months), Splashers (6-15months), Kickers (15months to 2.5 years),Little Dippers (2-5 years) and Dippers (2-5 years)

For older children, whether they have come from a pre-school class or never been in the water before, Swim Academy (4-10 years) will take your child from ‘getting their faces wet’ to being an independent swimmer and who knows, maybe a future Olympic champion.

Aegir School, Gainsborough: Saturday 11.30pm (Dippers), 2.00pm (Kickers), 2.30pm (Little Dippers), 3.00pm (Splashers), 3.30pm (Floaties)

Coppice School, Hatfield: Monday 09.00am (Little Dippers), 09.30am (Kickers), 10.00 (Splashers), 10.30am (Floaties)

DW Fitness Gainsborough:  Thursday 10.00am (Little Dippers), 10.30am (Kickers), 11.00am (Splashers), 11.30am (Floaties), 12.00pm (Dippers) & Saturday 9.00am (Kickers), 9.30am (Little Dippers), 10.00am (Splashers), 10.30am (Little Dippers), 11.00am (Dippers)

DW Fitness Selby: Thursday 10.30am (Splashers), 11.00am (Little Dippers), 11.30am (Kickers), 12.00pm (Floaties) & Sunday 2.00pm (Dippers), 2.30pm (Little Dippers), 3.00pm (Little Dippers), 3.30pm (Kickers), 4.15pm (Floaties), 4.45pm (Dippers), 5.15pm (Splashers)

Epworth Swimming Pool: Tuesday 10.00am (Little Dippers & Dippers), 10.30am (Kickers & Splashers),  Wednesday 9.00am (Floaties), 9.30am (Splashers) Friday, 8.30am (Dabblers), 9.00am (Little Dippers), 9.30am  (Little Dippers) & Sunday 2.30pm (Floaties), 3.00pm (Splashers), 3.30pm (Kickers), 4.00pm (Little Dippers), 4.30pm (Dippers), 5.00pm (Kickers)

Heatherwood School, Doncaster: Monday 4.00pm (Dippers), 4.30pm (Kickers), 5.00pm (Dippers), 5.30pm (Splashers), 6.00pm (Floaties) & Tuesday 4.00pm (Little Dippers), 4.30pm (Floaties), 5.00pm (Kickers), 5.30pm (Kickers), 6.00pm (Splashers)

Ivy House, Marshchapel: Wednesday 10.00am (Little Dippers), 10.30am (Kickers), 11.00am (Splashers), 11.30am (Floaties)

John Whitgift Academy, Grimsby: Tuesday 4.00pm (Little Dippers), 4.30pm (Kickers), 5.00pm (Splashers), 5.30pm (Floaties), 6.00pm (Dippers), Friday 3.30pm (Splashers), 4.00pm (Kickers), 4.30pm (Little Dippers), 5.00pm (Floaties) & Sunday 8.00am (Kickers), 8.30am (Splashers), 9.00am (Dippers), 9.30am (Little Dippers), 10.00am (Kickers), 10.45am (Splashers), 11.15am (Little Dippers), 11.45am (Dippers), 12.15pm (Kickers), 12.45pm (Little Dippers)

Oak House, Tickhill: Wednesday 10.30am (Little Dippers,) 11.00am (Splashers), 11.30am (Kickers), 12.00am (Floaties),  4.45pm (Swim Academy Level 1), 5.15pm (Swim Academy Level 2), 5.45pm (Swim Academy Level 3)  Thursday,  1.30pm (Floaties), 2.00pm (Splashers), 2.30pm (Little Dippers), 3.00pm (Dippers), 3.30pm (Kickers) 4.15pm (Swim Academy Level 2),  4.45pm (Swim Academy Level 4), 5.15pm (Swim Academy Level 3), 5.45pm (Swim Academy Level 1) Friday 12.30pm (Dippers), 1.00pm (Little Dippers), 1.30pm (Kickers), 2.15pm (Splashers), 2.45pm (Floaties), 3.15pm (Kickers) & Saturday 9.00am (Dippers), 9.30am (Little Dippers), 10.00am (Kickers), 10.30am (Splashers), 11.00am (Floaties)

Owston Hall Hotel: Wednesday 10.00am (Little Dippers), 10.30am (Kickers), 11.00am (Splashers), 11.30am (Floaties)

Treetops Cottages, Grasby: Monday 10.00am (Splashers), 10.30am (Kickers), 11.00am (Little Dippers), 11.30am (Floaties) & Tuesday 4.30pm (Swim Academy Level 1), 5.00pm (Swim Academy Level 2), 5.30pm (Swim Academy Level 3)

Willow Lodge, Bubwith: Monday 1.30pm (Dippers), 2.00pm (Little Dippers), 2.30pm (Kickers), 3.00pm (Splashers), 3.30pm (Floaties), 4.15pm (Swim Academy Level 1), 4.45pm (Swim Academy Level 2), 5.15pm (Swim Academy Level 3), Friday 10.00am (Little Dippers), 10.30am (Kickers), 11.00am (Splashers), 11.30am (Floaties), &  Saturday 9.00am (Kickers), 10.00am (Little Dippers), 11.15am (Splashers), 12.15pm (Little Dippers)

Signhills Academy, Cleethorpes: Saturday 11.00am (Little Dippers), 11.30am (Kickers), 12.00pm (Splashers), 12.30pm (Floaties)

Call 07884 933789 for more information or email doncaster@puddleducks.com

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Rugbytots

Rugbytots enables boys and girls aged 2-7 to develop their social and physical skills in a fun, positive environment.

Monday
3.20pm – Epworth Primary Academy, Doncaster (School Pupils Only)

Wednesday
9.15am – Sunny Bright Day Nursery (Nursery Pupils Only)

10.15am – Little Einsteins Nursery (Nursery Pupils Only)

Friday
10.00am – Cantley Scout Hut, Doncaster

Saturday
9.55am & 10.45am – St Francis Church Hall, Bessacarr

Sunday
09.15am & 10am – Cantley Scout Hut, Doncaster

email: jez@rugbytots.co.uk, 0345 313 0289

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Airkings Toddler Sessions

Airkings Trampoline Park, Transpoint, Doncaster Road, Kirk Sandall, Doncaster, DN3 1HT

Toddler sessions run Friday 10m-11am, 1pm-2pm, Saturday 10am-11am and Sunday 10am-11am

£2.50 for one toddler and one adult. Additional toddlers/adults £2.50 each.

Contact 01302 890513


Bronte’s of Thorne

Cafe and play area opened in Summer 2018.

I haven’t visited, but it has received a lot of lovely comments in the Doncaster Mumbler chat group.

“It’s got a little cafe (cakes are yummy) and then a play area with dress up and the like and then also a sensory room” Catherine,  Doncaster Mumbler Chat Group Feb 2019

“I am a regular at Brontes. Been going since it first opened and love it! My daughters are almost 2 and almost 7. They both love it and so do their friends of similar ages. The owners are very friendly and always happy to help with anything. And their food is delicious! I recommend the milkshakes and the home made sausage rolls. They do an amazing afternoon tea for £12.95 each” Emily, Doncaster Mumbler Chat Group Feb 2019

Bronte’s of Thorne, 6 Market Place, Thorne, Doncaster


Doncaster Dome

Doncaster Dome is one of the region’s premier sports, leisure & entertainment destinations, with over 50 activities taking place under one roof.

Make a splash in the Lagoons; a magical 7-pool water world waiting to be explored or Cut the Ice in the Ice Caps; the UK’s only split level ice rink with interconnecting ramps linking two Ice Pads together.

Parent & Toddler Swimming (term time): 

Monday 10.00am to 1.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am to 1.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am to 1.00pm
Thursday 10.00am to 1.00pm
Friday 10.00am to 1.00pm

Swimming Lessons

Monday 4.00pm to 7.00pm
Tuesday 4.00pm to 7.00pm
Thursday 4.00pm to 7.00pm
Saturday 8.00am to 10.00am

Ice Skating Lessons

Tuesday 4.00pm to 8.00pm (suitable for beginners of all ages)

 

The Dome also has a Playzone, where your children can adventure into the world of Aztecs and battle through the two-tier soft play area. Suitable for 0-12 years, with a dedicated toddler soft  play area

 

Doncaster Dome Leisure Centre, Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN4 5

Tel 01302 370

 


Jungle-mazeia

Doncaster’s newest and wildest indoor play area and private party venue.

Opening Hours:
Closed Monday
Tuesday 10am-5pm (Exclusive SEN session 5pm-6pm)
Wednesday 10am-6pm
Thursday 10am – 6pm
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm

Term Time Prices: Children 1+ Years £3.95 (adults and babies under 1 FREE).

  • Play and Eat Deal £5.95 (Mon-Fri until 2pm)
  • After School Deal £5.95 (3.30pm-5.30pm term time only, includes a choice of meal and a cup of juice)
  • Childminders £2.00 (Term time only)
  • Nurseries Please contact us for a price. Discount available depending on the number of children

School Holiday Prices: 1+ Years £4.95 (adults and babies under 1 FREE).

  • Play and Eat Deal £6.95 (Mon-Fri until 5pm)
  • Childminders £3.00

Unit 1D Island Drive, Capitol Business Park, Thorne, DN8 5UE

 

 


Kixx (Formerly Mini Kicks)

The Kixx programme has offered a high energy, fun, age appropriate introduction to physical activity through football over the past 6 years!

New for 2019 – Their new 18 month sessions are an innovative programme with a mixture of sensory play, football skills and learning.

Weekly Sessions:

Saturday

  • Kixx (18 months-2 years) – 9.00am-9.40am  @ XP School
  • Kixx (2-3 years) – 9,00am, 9.40am, 10.20am @ XP School
  • Kixx (3-6 years & 6-8 years) – 9.20am, 10.00am, 10.40am, 11.20am, 11.40am @ Keepmoat Stadium
  • K+ (6-8 years) -11am-12pm (hours session)

Sunday

  • Kixx (2-3 years) – 10.20am @ Dearne Valley Academy
  • Kixx (6-8 years) – 9.00am, 9.40am, 10.20am @ Dearne Valley Academy
  • Kixx (3-6 years & 6-8 years) – 9.40am, 10.20am, 11.00am @ Goals Academy

Monday

  • Kixx (3-6 years & 6-8 years) – 4.15pm, 5.00pm @ Scawsby Academy

Tuesday

  • Kixx (2-3 years) – 9.00am @ Doncaster Dome
  • Kixx  – 4.30pm, 5.15pm @ Hayfield Academy
  • Kixx – 4.30pm, 5.10pm @ Bircotes Academy

Wednesday

  • Kixx 4.25pm, 5.10pm @ Rossington Academy

Thursday

  •  Kixx 4.40pm @ Tickhill Academy

Friday

  • Kixx 4.30pm, 5.15pm @  Adwick Academy

 


Mini Wheelers

Learning to ride a bike is one of life’s milestones, providing children with their first taste of independence.

Mini Wheelers offer courses specially designed to teach children 2 1/2 to 7 years, the skills to learn to ride a pedal bike confidently and safely.

Sunday, Level 1 10am to 10.45am, Level 2 11am to 11.45am.

Wednesday, Level 1 1pm to 1.45pm.

Wilby Carr Community Centre, Aldesworth Road, Cantley, DN4 6LD

Contact Andy 07919 142160


Rock Up

We love Rock Up! It’s perfect for the whole family.

Our nearest venues are:

Sheffield – The Atrium, Meadowhall Centre, Meadowhall Way, Sheffield, S9 1EP (Rock Up is near M & S)

Hull – St Stephen’s Shopping Centre, 110 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LN

Activities

Toddler Climb is the perfect opportunity for your pre-schoolers to enjoy some of the older kids fun (when they’re not around). These slower paced sessions allow ages 4 and under the chance to try out any of our climbs. And when they’ve had enough they can head over to soft play. Currently Hull offer Toddler Climb on Fridays and Sundays from 9am.

Rock Stars is the popular climbing club for 4-10 year olds. Aimed at building confidence, ability, strength and agility. Currently held at Hull, enquire regarding dates and times  01482 968 000


The Dance Space

Wide range of dance, fitness and theatre classes.

The Dance Space

Top Street

Bawtry

Doncaster DN10 6JU

01302 710600

 


Water Babies

Water Babies baby swimming lessons are fun, improve water confidence and brain development.

Quest Park, Silk Road, Wheatley, Doncaster, DN2 4LT
Sunday 10.00am, 10.30am, 11.00am, 11.30am, 12.00pm, 12.30pm, 1.00pm, 1.30pm, 2.00pm

Heatherwood School, Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6HQ
Thursday 4.00pm, 4.30pm, 5.00pm, 5.30pm

The Grange, Church Lane, Austerfield, Doncaster, DN10 6QY
Tuesday 10.00am, 10.30am, 11.00am

Misterton Primary School 
Monday 10.30am, 11.00am, 11.30am

Aegir Community School 
Saturday 8.30am, 9.00am, 9.30am, 10.00am, 10.30am, 11.00am, 11.30am, 12.00pm, 12.30pm

 

Water Babies South Yorkshire 01909 776660 

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