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

Location: Clip 'n Climb, Unit 12 Kingsway Park Close, Mackworth, Derby DE22 3FP

Description: Climb exclusively with children of the same age, tuck into their lunch before continuing with their next fun activity.

Website: clipnclimbderby.co.uk

​Jabberjacks Baby & Toddler Activity Classes

Location: Shardlow

Jabberjacks classes use puppets, music, rhyme and storytelling to create a learning and fun activity class. 

Website: www.jabberjacks.co.uk/south-derbyshire or call 07712 275679


Description: Messy play sessions! Activities include painting, malleable activities, colouring, sensory & messy play plus much more. Each session is themed to different genres, bringing together education and creativity.

​TinyTalk Derby and Belper

Various locations in Derby and Belper. See link below for more details.

Baby signing and toddler talking.

Website: www.tinytalk.co.uk

Baby College Derby

Classes at Borrowash, Allestree and Oakwood

Parent and Baby development classes. Fun, interactive sessions providing Baby with a complete neurological workout. 

Website: www.babycollege.co.uk

Bump to Baby Fitness

Bump to Baby Fitness is a fun and friendly exercise class for mums to get fit, make friends and have fun! Suitable for all abilities

Website: www.facebook.com/BumptoBabyFit

Cine babies at QUAD

QUAD, Market Place, Derby DE1 3AS

Screenings for parents/carers with babies under 12 months old

More info: www.derbyquad.co.uk

Close2you Infant Massage Classes

Alfreton and Claycross

4 week courses for parents to learn the ancient art of massage, to aid them with the skills to ease symptoms of colic, constipation, reflux and aid the symptoms of congestion and colds without the use of medicine. Massage aids bonding, relaxation and sleep.

Website and online booking: facebook.com/close2youinfantmassage

Cradle Club

Free. At Libraries across Derby. See link below for more details.

Cradle Clubs are free weekly sessions for parents and carers with babies up to 2 years old to meet socially and have fun with their little ones. They offer a time to play, have fun, share stories, sing and laugh together. 

Website: www.inderby.org.uk/cradleclubs

Derbyshire Toy Library Stay and Play Sessions

Belper, Crich, Wirksworth, Matlock, Kilburn

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. 

Website: www.derbyshiretoylibraries.org

Free Bumps to Babies Coffee Morning

Various locations across Derby.

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

Get Your Club Listed Here!

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

Jumping Clay Derby

Location: Unit D, Markeaton Craft Village, Markeaton Park, Derby, DE22 3BG

Description: JumpingCLAY is a jasmine scented, mess free clay that when you roll into a ball, bounces when thrown or dropped. It is 100% safe & non-toxic composed of water dissolving fillers that allow the clay to dry at a steady rate, preventing any cracks from forming, or it falling apart during the process.


Listen Love Learn at QUAD

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

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

Little O Toddler Trampolining at Oxygen Freejumping

Oxygen Freejumping, Derwent Parade, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8BW

This is your toddler’s time to experience everything the big kids love about Freejumping. Your little one can get their first experience of trampolining on our interconnected Freejump zones, frolic in the foam pit, or even take a gentle jump into the airbag.

Website and online booking: oxygenfreejumping.co.uk/activities/little-os/

Loving Hands Baby Massage and Yoga

Oakwood, Ripley and Ilkeston

Small, friendly 5 and 6 week baby Massage and Yoga courses. The massage course covers a full body massage routine routine which includes strokes to help relieve symptoms of colic, wind, constipation, congestion and teething which can be a very stressful for both parent and baby.

More information: https://lovinghandsbabymassage.wordpress.com

Puddle Ducks Derbyshire

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

Description: Swimming lessons

Website: www.puddleducks.com/derbyshire

Rhymetimes for babies and toddlers - Derby City Council

Various libraries across Derby. See link below for more details

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

Sign Stars Academy

Chellaston, Melbourne, Castle Donington

Our classes are full of fun with signing songs, games and sensory play to aid learning. 

St Peters Poppets (baby & toddler group)

Youth Room, St Peters Church Hall, Chellaston, Derby

Why not try St Peters Poppets, the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month? It runs 2pm-3.15pm in the back room of the church hall - babies and toddlers, children under 5 and their parents/grandparents/carers are all welcome. There will be toys, songs and stories as well as tea, coffee, biscuits and cake! Come along and give us a try.

Email: amandasandland@hotmail.com

Sticky Fingers Cookery Club

Locations: Various locations across Derbyshire. See link below for more details

Description: Make, bake and take!

Website: www.stickyfingerscookeryparties.co.uk

Tiny Talk South Derbyshire and Ashby De La Zouch

Various locations in South Derbyshire and Ashby De La Zouch. See link below for more details.

Baby signing class.

Website: www.tinytalk.co.uk

Tots Make and Do at Derby Museums

Fridays 10-11.30am

Derby Museums, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS

Tots Make and Do is a weekly session where we welcome 2-5 year olds and their grown ups for crafts, games and stories inspired by our fabulous collections.

More info: www.derbymuseums.org/whats-on

Windmill Playgroup Derby

1 Windmill Close, Boulton Moor, Derby DE24 5AJ

We are a community playgroup in Boulton Moor, Derby. Come and join us for rhymes, sensory play and lots more Monday, Thursday and Friday 10-11.30am.

Contact Catherine (Playgroup Leader) 07525 396601


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