Playgroups & Pre-School Classes Wharfedale

Sunday Pre-School: Wharfedale

Playgroups and Pre-School classes

Wharfedale 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

Rugby Tots

Rugby Tots – Leeds, Ilkley & Otley


09.25 am Age 2 – 3.5 years. 30 mins

10.00 am 3.5 – 5 years. 45 mins

Burley in Wharfedale Queens Hall


09:00am Age 2 – 3.5 years. 30 mins

09:35am Age 2 – 3.5 years. 30 mins

10:10am Age 3.5 – 5 years. 45 mins

11:00am Age 3.5 – 5 years. 45 mins

Moorfield School, Ilkley


09:30am Age 2 – 3.5 years. 30 mins

10:05am Age 2 – 3.5 years. 30 mins

10:40am Age 3.5 – 5 years. 45 mins

Otley Prince Henry’s Grammar School, Otley


Featured Listing

Rugbytots Guiseley & Bradford

Our fun, structured play sessions take children on a journey of sporting imagination with engaging & energetic coaches supporting them every step of the way. Learn how to catch, pass, kick, run with the ball & play in a team. Our motto is simple; “make it more fun”.

“Be prepared to run across the jungle, wade through quicksand or sprint through Rugbytots Valley avoiding the smoking boulders. Protect your egg, launch a missile or attack the pirates & seize the ship, all this of course, whilst trying to avoid the evil sidelines!”

Age 2 – 3.5: Toddler classes require full parent participation. A fantastic opportunity for you & your child to spend quality time together. Teaches your child about shapes, colours, numbers & counting. 30-minute class.

Age 3.5 – 5: Classes introduce children to Rugby & the specific skills involved, providing a positive environment for children to discover a new world of sporting imagination. 45-minute class.

Age 5 – 7: Classes gently introduce the basic rules of Rugby. 5-7-year olds focus on fun, encouragement, building self-esteem and confidence. 45-minute class.

Click here to book a class or email



Aireborough RUFC (Outdoor classes for Summer term. Indoors at Benton Park School from September)

09:00 am Age 2 – 3.5 years

09:35 am Age 2 – 3.5 years

10:10 am Age 3.5 – 5 years

11:00 am Age 5 – 7 years


Bradford & Bingley Rugby Club (Outdoor classes for Summer term. Indoors at Beckfoot School from September)

09:30 am Age 2 – 3.5 years

10:05 am Age 2 – 3.5 years

10:40 am Age 3.5 – 5 years

11:30 am Age 5 – 7 years 

Abbey House Museum

Regular events

Messy monkeys – every Friday (term time) (2pm to 4pm)

Join us at Abbey House Museum for messy creative fun with art materials and the best bit is we clear up afterwards!  Please wear suitable messy clothing as sometimes we paint and sometimes we get wet!

Arty smarties – every Sunday (2pm to 4pm)

An afternoon of relaxing craft activities for families in our Victorian Street.


Phone 0113 230 5492

Babyballet, Guiseley

Babyballet is a fun, award-winning pre-school dance concept for girls and boys from 6 months to 6 years. Babyballet dance classes allow babies, toddlers and young children to enjoy the physical and social benefits of ballet, in a safe, positive environment.

@ Nuffield Health, Guiseley

9-9.35am – Movers – 3 -4years
9.40-9.55am – Totstap – 3 plus – (open to all pupils attending a Groovers or Movers ballet class)
10-10.35am Groovers – 4-6years (NEW)
10.45-11.20am Tinies  – 18m to 3 years