Classes where parents can exercise with their baby and toddler in Halifax and Calderdale.
***Although many classes are starting to get back to normal, some have changed days and venues to fit in with new regulations regarding COVID-19, and some have not yet reopened. We strive to keep details up-to-date, but PLEASE CHECK with organisers before setting off to a class/playgroup.***
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Aquanatal, mum and baby aquafit and exercise sessions at Calderdale’s leisure centres.
£5.20 per session (£4.20 PTL), or free if you have a Lifestyles membership .
Aquanatal: Mondays, 9.30-10.15am, Brighouse Pool.
Mum and Baby Aquafit: Mondays, 10.15-10.45am, Brighouse Pool. Wednesdays, 3-3.30pm, Sowerby Bridge Pool. Thursdays, 1.45-2.15pm, Todmorden Sports Centre.
Mum and Baby Exercise: Wednesdays, 11.15am-12.15pm, North Bridge Leisure Centre. Thursdays, 2-3pm, Brighouse Pool.
Class using baby massage, yoga, pilates, sensory play and postnatal fitness to enhance the bond between mum and baby.
From post six week check to fast crawling.
Spring term: February 28-April 11. Thursdays, 1.15-2.15pm.
Pre-school dance parties for tots and their grown ups.
Classes include: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10am, The Limelight Studio, Rastrick (enjoy free juice and fruit; Tuesdays, 10am, The Edge Play Gym, Brighouse (free play afterwards); Thursdays, 10am, Jungle At The Junction, Queensbury (includes an hour of free play either before or after class).
Boogie Babes. Contact Lisa on 07779 154 126. www.boogiebabes.biz
Buggy4Fitness is a fun, hour-long outdoors, postnatal workout, focussing on a wide variety of postnatal-specific exercises. Mums of all fitness levels are welcome. You can join as early as 6-10 weeks after birth.
Sessions include: Buggy4Fitness, HIIT, FitnessMix and Strength & Conditioning. Venues include Manor Health, Wellholme Park, The Stray and Play Palace.
Baby massage, baby yoga and toddler yoga.
Thursdays at PB Play Village, Halifax.
Call 01422 242679 to book.
Fun dance class for children aged 18 months to 3 years.
Tuesdays, 9.30am. Fridays, 10.15am.
Mum and babies exercise class. Fun, friendly and suitable for all levels of fitness.
Every Monday (except bank holidays). 9.40-10.30am. £4.
Friendly walk and chat around Wellholme Park on Fridays, every fortnight, followed by a brew and biscuits at Wellholme Children’s Centre.
Meet at the children’s centre at 9.15am prompt, for a 9.30am departure. For more information, visit the FB page.
All new Core Power Flow evening classes designed for mums.
Ryecroft Hall, Tong Valley between Leeds and Bradford. BD4 0RJ
Tel Jules on 07503 713647
Parent and toddler open play at Utopia Gymnastics, Brighouse. For children under 4. Free play on the gymnastic equipment. Pay as you go, £5 per session. includes a free tea or coffee in the cafe afterwards.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11am-noon.
Fun, sensory, educational sessions for tots, kids and teens.
Primal Tots (0-4): Mondays, 10am.
Primal Kids (4-11): Mondays, 4.30pm. Thursdays, 5pm. Sundays, 11am.
Primal Teens (12-16): Tuesdays, 5pm. Wednesdays, 5pm. Saturdays, 11am. Sundays, noon.
Fun and swinging dance and gentle movement classes for mums and dads with their little ones in slings and baby carriers.
Musical styles include pop, hip hop, Charleston, Cha Cha, Salsa, Meringue, Bachata, Raggaeton, Swing, Disco, Musical Theatre, Ballroom and more.
Participants are encouraged to wear their littles ones in high quality slings and carriers and spaces are always available for people wanting to try it out.
Sling Swing Calderdale: Mondays, 11am – noon at The Edge Play Gym, Brighouse, and 1.30pm – 2.30pm at VH Fitness, Charles Street, Halifax.
Thursdays, 11.30am – 12.30pm, The Mill, Shaw Lodge Mills, Halifax.
Contact Fiona on 07740 346457.
Buddy Bears, walking to 4 years. £1.60 per family. Wednesdays, 9.30-11am. Term time only. Illingworth Community Children’s Centre, 01422 243633
Tiny Treasures, 0-walking, £1.50 per family. Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm. Elland Children’s Centre, 01422 266197
Baby Group, walking to 5 years. £1.50 per family. Wednesdays, 9.15-10.45am, term time only. Whinney Hill Community Centre
Mini Movers Stay and Play, community group, £1.60 per family. Wednesdays, 1.45-3.10pm. Moorside Community Primary School.
Well Baby Clinic (free, run by the health service), Drop in session. Wednesdays, 9-10.30am. Creations Community Children’s Centre, 01422 434006.
Sweaty Mama Halifax is a fun and effective fitness class that let’s you bond with your baby whilst burning fat! Suitable for ALL levels of fitness, for ages 6 weeks to four-years-old. Get fit, meet other mums and have fun. £35 for a six-week block booking.