4's and Under Climbing at Clip 'n Climb Derby

Dates and Times: Tues, Wed and Thu. 11.45am arrival

Location: Unit 12 Kingsway Park Close, Mackworth, Derby DE22 3FP

Suitable for: ages 4 and under (minimum weight 15kg)

Price: £8

Description: Bring your children to our exciting dinner time (11.45am) under 4 sessions on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays where they can climb exclusively with children of the same age. Straight after they will tuck into their lunch before continuing with their next fun activity.

  • 10 Minute Brief/Harnessing
  • Half an hour child climb
  • Followed by an afternoon of creative craft and soft play
  • PLUS a lunch box for the children. (the lunch box includes sandwich, drink, crisps, yogurt and raisins)

Website: clipnclimbderby.co.uk


​Jabberjacks Baby & Toddler Activity Classes

Day and Time: Thursday mornings at 10.00am

Location: Shardlow Village Hall, The Wharf, Shardlow, Derby DE72 2GH

Suitable for ages: 6 months to 4 years

Cost: £4.50

Description: Book your free trial for our baby and toddler activity classes to join in the fun with our puppets, music and play. Watch your child develop, grow and explore their creativity and expand their imagination. Ideal for young siblings. We offer pay as you go or a discounted full term payment rate.

Website: www.jabberjacks.co.uk/south-derbyshire



Bumps to Babies Coffee Morning

Days and Times: Thursdays 10am - 12pm

Location: Derwent Stepping Stones, St Mark's Road, Chaddesden Derby DE21 6AH

Cost: FREE!

Suitable for: Parents to be or new parents

Description: Whether you have a bump or a baby, your days been bright or blue, join our friendly volunteers from Derby Community Parent Programme for a cuppa and a chat.

More information: Call 01332 888091 or visit: www.facebook.com/DERBYCPP


Chilled Beans - Baby and Toddler Massage and Yoga

Day and time: Fridays 

  • Toddler Yoga at 10am
  • Mum and baby yoga 11:30
  • Baby Massage  1pm

Location: Breaston Scout Hut, Blind Lane, Derby DE72 3EA

Cost: Prices vary

Suitable for: Suitable for parents and their babies and toddlers.

Description: Baby Massage and Yoga, Pregnancy and Toddler Yoga classes

More information: www.chilledbeans.com


Cradle Club

Days, times and locations: 

Cost: FREE!

Suitable for: They are for babies up to the age of 2 years, their parents or carers.

Description: Cradle Clubs are free weekly sessions for parents and carers with babies to meet socially and have fun with their little ones. They offer a time to play, have fun, share stories, sing and laugh together. Staff will also provide the opportunity to hear and take part in stories, music, songs and rhymes.

More information: For further details, to see if a place is available or to be put on the waiting list, please contact the appropriate library or email childrens.services@derby.gov.uk or visit www.inderby.org.uk/cradleclubs


Derbyshire Toy Library Stay and Play Sessions

Locations, Days, and Times: 

  • Crich Glebe Field Centre, Crich DE4 5EU Monday 9.30am – 11.30am
  • Fritchley Primary School Activity Room - Church St, Fritchley, Belper DE56 2FQ Thursday 9.30am – 11.30am Term Time Only
  • Wirksworth Infant School, Harrison Drive, Cemetery Lane, Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4GZ Tuesday 9.30am – 11.30am Term Time Only
  • Belper Community Hall, Bridge Street, Belper DE56 1AB (Behind the library) Wednesday 9.30am – 11.30am
  • Kilburn Hall, Church Street, Kilburn, Belper, DE56 0LU Thursdays 9.30am – 11.15am Term Time Only
  • St Georges C of E School, Church Lane, New Mills SK22 4NP Thursday 9.15am – 10.30am Term Time Only
  • The Bungalow, Belper School, John O’ Gaunts Way, Belper DE56 1RZ Thursday 1.00pm – 3.00pm
  • Matlock Surestart Children’s Centre (Adjacent to Castle View Primary School), School Rd, Matlock DE4 3DS Friday 10.00am – 12.00pm

Cost: £3 per family for up to three children

Suitable for: Babies, toddlers and pre schoolers and their grown ups.

Description: Sessions run by our experienced play workers: come play with a broad range of toys, enjoy craft with our Early Years student, socialise over snack time, let someone else remind you of the words to nursery rhymes at song time; all with that crucial tea/coffee in hand for parents/carers. With fantastic outdoor space, particularity at Brooksite Bungalow, continue to enjoy STAY AND PLAY, as the weather hots up. (Please note Crich does not have outdoor space).

More information: www.derbyshiretoylibraries.org


Get Your Club Listed Here!

This is a new category so keep checking back soon because we will have lots more clubs and classes listed soon.

If you have a club or class that would be suitable then please get in touch (listings are FREE!): Promote@DerbyDaysOut.co.uk


Inflatable Fun Sessions at Go! Active @ The Arc

Days and times: Term Time Saturdays 9.30am - 10.15am and 10.15am - 11am

Location: Go! Active, High Street, Clowne, Derbyshire S43 4JY

Cost: £2.50 for 45 mins or £4 for 1.5 hours

Suitable for ages: 2 - 5 year olds and their grown ups

Description: Our large inflatables will give your child the exercise they need whilst having loads of fun.

More info: www.goactive.org.uk To find out more about Super Tots or to book onto a session please telephone 01246 242364 or email.


Listen Love Learn at QUAD

Days and Times: Tuesdays 12pm - 3pm

Location: QUAD Participation Space, QUAD, Market Place, Derby DE1 3AS

Cost: £1 per adult

Suitable for: Families with children under 5

Description: Listen Love Learn is a weekly creative programme for families with children under 5 years. It aims to enhance the participant’s confidence, support social inclusion and promote positive health and wellbeing, whilst engaging all participants in fun, creative and stimulating activities. The sessions are very informal and set in a relaxed environment.

More information: www.derbyquad.co.uk


Mini Dribblers at Go! Active @ The Arc

Days and times: Term Time on Monday's 9.30-10.15am (18 months - 2.5 years) and 10.30-11.15am (2.5 - 5 years).

Location: Go! Active, High Street, Clowne, Derbyshire S43 4JY

Cost: The first session is FREE then £3 thereafter

Suitable for ages: 18months  - 5 year olds and their grown ups

Description: Football based session for girls and boys. Your first session is free, then £3 thereafter. Just turn up and play. Last session before school holidays is 17 July 2017.

More info: www.goactive.org.uk To find out more about Super Tots or to book onto a session please telephone 01246 242364 or email.


Mini Movers at Go! Active @ The Arc

Days and times: Term Time on Thursday's 9.15-10am

Location: Go! Active, High Street, Clowne, Derbyshire S43 4JY

Cost: The first session is FREE then £3 thereafter

Suitable for ages: 18months - 4 year olds and their grown ups

Description: We will support your child with developing their skills including agility, balance and coordination and help them work their way through physical activity milestones for their age. Just turn up and play.

More info: www.goactive.org.uk To find out more about Super Tots or to book onto a session please telephone 01246 242364 or email.


Mumday Morning at Oliver's

Day and time: Mondays 10am - 12pm

Location: Oliver's 7-7a Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1BU

Suitable for: All those ladies who are pregnant, or a new parent (Mums and Dads!)

Description: We are opening the doors to Oliver’s to those who feel lonely or isolated, those who want and need the opportunity to talk freely about their own experiences. To feel at home. To receive support. To not be judged. And to most of all not have to pretend to be anything other than who they are. No cameras, no social media posts, no judgement.

More information: www.olivers.kitchen/mumday-mornings


Parent and Baby Morning at The Posthouse

Day and time: Mondays 1pm - 3pm and Wednesdays 10am - 12pm

Location: The Posthouse, Victoria Street, Derby DE1 1DD

Cost: Free entry

Suitable for: Suitable for parents and their babies and toddlers.

Description: Great way to meet new Mums and Dads, chat about parenthood ups and downs and if you have a toddler we have colouring to keep them occupied.

More information: facebook.com/theposthousederby


Puddle Ducks Derbyshire

Locations: Alfreton, Allestree, Ashbourne, Castle Donington, Burton on Trent, Derby, Etwall, Littleover, Wirksworth, Uttoxeter, Hinckley & Ibstock.

Ages: 0 - 10 years

Price: £11.50 to £12 per half hour session

Website: www.puddleducks.com/derbyshire

Email: Derbyshire@puddleducks.com

Number: 01332 605729


Rhymetimes for babies and toddlers

Days, times and locations:

Allenton Library: Wednesdays 10.30am to 11am
Allestree Library: Tuesdays 2.30pm to 3pm
Alvaston Library: Tuesdays 11am to 11.30am
Blagreaves Library: Mondays 11am to 11.30am and Tuesdays 2.30pm to 3pm
Central Library: Mondays 10.30am to 11am and Saturdays 10:30am to 11am
The Phillip Whitehead Memorial Library, Chaddesden Park Tuesdays 2.15pm to 2.45pm
Chellaston Library: Fridays 2pm to 2.30pm
Derwent Community Library: Thursdays 10.30am to 11am
Mackworth Library: Mondays 11am to 11.30am
Mickleover Library: Fridays 11am to 11.30am
Pear Tree Library: Mondays 2pm to 2.30pm
Sinfin Library: Mondays 2.30pm to 3pm
Spondon Library: Tuesdays 10.30am to 11am
Springwood Library: Thursdays 2.30pm to 3pm

Cost: FREE!

Suitable for: babies and toddlers aged up to 3 years with their parents and carers.

Description: Rhymetimes are free, half hour sessions of music and rhymes. Rhymes and songs are a great way of helping your child acquire good language skills and can really help with their future learning.

More information: www.inderby.org.uk


Roots Shoots and Welly Boots

Days, times and locations:

Mondays: Ticknall Village Hall 9.45am-10.45am, 11am-12noon

Tuesdays: Eventide Community Hall, Stanley Common 9.45am-10.45am

Thursdays: Hilton Village Hall, 9.45am-10.45am

Fridays: St Nicholas' Church Hall, Allestree 9.45am-10.45am and Risley Memorial Hall 9.45am-10.45am 

Make and Take sessions: Tuesdays at Swarkestone Nursery

Cost: £30 per 6 week block (first session free!)

Suitable for: babies, toddlers and their grown ups

Description: Roots, Shoots & Welly Boots sessions are designed to get your child outdoors from an early age. We offer a variety of engaging gardening & nature activities which capture the imagination of your child.

More information: www.rootsshootsandwellyboots.com


Sign Stars Academy

Days, Times and Locations:

Wednesdays 10:30am – 11:30am The Dragon, Willington

Thursdays 11:00am – 12:00pm Ockbrook & Borrowash Parish Hall, Ockbrook

Fridays 10:30am – 11:30am War Memorial Hall, Aston On Trent

Suitable for (ages): 0 – 18m

Price: £6.50 per class, first class free when booking a 10 week course SPECIAL OFFER – 2 Sessions FREE when signing up for our upcoming courses (£52 for 10 week course)

Description: Sign Stars Academy provides baby sign language courses for parents and their babies between 0-18 months. Our classes are immersive, exciting and full of fun with signing songs, sensory games, bubbles, music and more!

Website: www.sign-stars.com or www.facebook.com/SignStarsUK


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