Playgroups and Pre-School classes
Wharfedale & Craven 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.
Fisical Toddler Fitness session at St Stephen’s Church Hall, Steeton.
Wednesday 10.30 – 11.30 am
Are you a single parent? / or newly single parent? Confused about the future? feeling lonely? come along to chat to other parents in a similar situation.
Support available to help you support your child, think about finances and lots more – Under 5’s
Welcome to come along and play.
Monday 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm Skipton CC
Tuesday 10am – 11am South Craven CC
Wednesday 10.15 – 11.15 am North Craven CC, Settle Site
Relaxed session, Autism friendly.
For more details please contact Skipton Library on
Wednesday 11 – 11.30 am
Friday 2.00 – 3.00 pm
Good quality play experiences in a caring environment. Play is seen as the most important learning medium for the preschool child. A variety of well-planned activities.
The Playgroup meets in the smaller Primary Hall on Monday to Friday mornings 9.30 to 11.30 am during school term times. It has been in operation for many years with a qualified and dedicated staff and supportive parents.
Contact : Judith Duxbury
Stay & play session at St Stephen’s Church Hall, Steeton.
Wednesday 9.30 am – 10.30 am
£1 per family.
Story Time is for children aged between 2 and 5, held on the first Wednesday of the month. The library opens from 2 pm for children to borrow from the Library. Story Time starts at 2.30 pm and finishes at 3.15 pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Spaces are limited to 10 children so sign up in the Library or telephone: 07582 102 307
Silsden Community Library, Silsden Town Hall, BD20 0AJ Silsden
For more details please contact Skipton Library on 01609 534548.
Grassington Town Hall
Stay & Play session. Term Time only.
9.15 am – 11.00 am
The Hive, Elliott St, Silsden, Keighley BD20 0DE
Join in special Toddler Sessions at Thornton Hall Country Park (Monday – Friday term time only, 10am – 3pm).
Only £6 per toddler, 1 adult goes free (refer to admissions Ts&Cs).
Additional daily activities included. Visit the Farm Park website for the current schedule.
Every Wednesday 9.30 am – 11 am
A sensory play session for children from birth to five years. The cost is £3 including coffee and cake for grown-ups, and a drink and fruit snack for the children. Runs most Wednesday’s, even in the holidays.
Barden Tower, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, BD23 6AS
SESSION MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE.
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