Weekly Classes & Groups (0-5 years) Calderdale

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Playgroups and classes

Calderdale and the surrounding areas are a fantastic place for bringing up children and there is plenty going on for 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

The Forgotten Forest – Outdoor Play Provision in Brighouse

The Forgotten Forest is a lovely little place where children and adults can play and reconnect with nature.

Learn The Forgotten Forest way:

  • Make natural crafts
  • Take part in nature activities
  • Make dens
  • Climb trees
  • Play in the mud kitchen
  • Relax in the hammock
  • Chill in the tipi
  • Enjoy hot chocolate and marshmallows around the campfire
  • Learn how to use tools and equipment to make log dogs and fairy houses
  • Songs, stories & games
  • Sensory play

The opportunities are endless! Most of all, have fun and follow your imagination!

Regular sessions include:

  • Little Explorers (Under 5’s) every Monday
  • Home education sessions on Fridays
  • School holidays special events
  • Children’s parties! Choose your own theme! See a review here.
  • Family fun on Sundays

Adult events coming soon!

For more information, visit forgottenforest.net To book and see the schedule of upcoming events, click here. FB: forgottenforestbrighouse. Party bookings now being taken. Contact Sarah on 07708 398548 or s_arahparker@hotmail.com.


Family Fun Swims

Fun swimming for adults with children.

Brighouse Pool (teaching pool): Mondays (under 5s), noon-1pm;  Fridays (under 5s), 9am-1.15pm; Saturdays (under 11s), 1.30pm-2.45pm; Sundays (under 11s), 9am-1pm.

Sowerby Bridge Pool (teaching pool): Mondays (under 5s), 9.15am-11.15am; Fridays (under 5s), 11am-1pm; Sundays (Under 5s), 9-11.30am.


Family Skating – YMCA

Family roller skating sessions at the Halifax YMCA.

Fridays: 6-8pm, open age. £3.50 per person including boot hire.

Saturdays: Noon-1.30pm. £3 per person including boot hire.

Sundays: 2-3.30pm. £3 per person including boot hire.

  • Halifax YMCA. 13 Crossley Street, Halifax. o1422 353626.

Family Swimming

Family Swimming sessions are times to swim with children under eight.

Brighouse Pool: Mondays, 9.30am-noon; Wednesdays, 10am-noon

Halifax Pool (teaching pool): Mondays, noon-1.15pm & 3-3.45pm; Tuesdays, noon-3.45pm; Wednesdays, 10am-1.30pm & 2.15-3.45pm; Thursdays, noon-1.15pm & 2.30-3.45pm; Fridays, noon-3.45pm; Saturdays, 1-2.15pm; Sundays, 9am-4.30pm

Sowerby Bridge: Tuesdays, 3-4pm; Thursdays, 3-3.30pm; Fridays, 3-4pm; Saturdays, noon-2pm; Sundays, 9am-12.30pm

Todmorden Pool: Sundays, 10am-noon

 


Gymnastics Classes – Utopia Gymnastics

Little U’s, structured classes for children aged 2-4.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9.30am & 10.15am and Sundays at 9am (3-4 year olds).


Ogden Otters

Swimming lessons and baby and toddler swimming in a warm, well-lit pool. All the changing rooms have baby changing tables with ample seating in reception where people can enjoy a coffee while watching our large screen TVs.

Baby and toddler swimming: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Swimming lessons: daily.

Ogden Otters, Ogden, Halifax. 01422 247500.


Rugbytots

Dynamic, weekly play sessions for boys and girls aged 2-3.5 to develop their physical and social skills.

Sundays, 9am, The Halifax Academy, Gibbet Street, Halifax.

  • Rugby Tots, 0345 313 0065.

 


Rugger Ratz

Rugger Ratz is a fun, energetic introduction to rugby, designed to give your child a head start with the sport skills that are essential for many different sporting activities.

Age 2-3: Saturdays, 10.15am-10.45am. Sundays, 10am-10.30.

Age 3-5: Saturdays, 9.30am-10.15am, 10.45am-11.30am. Sundays, 10.30am-11.15am.

Age 5-6: Saturdays, 9.15am-10am. Sundays, 9am-9.45am.

Age 6+: Saturdays, 10am-10.45am.

Rugger Ratz, Inspire Centre, Calderdale College, Saturdays and Sundays. Contact 07875 233495.