If you’re looking for a baby group, toddler group, or preschool activity, then either scroll through, or click on your area here to check out what’s available on Monday.

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Heysham Lancaster Morecambe
Milnthorpe S. Lakes

Bolton Le Sands & Carnforth

Please let us know if you hear of anything happening here on a Monday so we can get it added.


Pre-School Dance Sessions for Everyone
Venue: sports hall at Caton Community Primary School, Caton, LA2 9NH
Time: 1.00pm-1.30pm termtime
Cost: £2 per child, no need to book in advance
Contact: Claire at the preschool on 07746 857904 with any queries
Everyone is invited to come and join in with a few of the children from infinity preschool as they do a dance session with Miss Helen, who is an experienced dance and acro teacher. They will learn balancing and listening skills, as well as developing confidence and coordination


Parent & Toddler Session (termtime only)
Venue:Old Holly Farm, Cabus Nook Lane, Garstang, PR3 1AA
Tel: 01524 791200
Cost:£4 per child
Time: Monday 9:00am-11:30am
Toddler session in the Soft Play Barn.  The admission price includes juice and a biscuit for your little one, and a hot drink for you to enjoy.
Toddler/3-5 years


Glasson Parent and Toddler Group
Venue: Thurnham Glasson Church of England School, Marsh Lane, Glasson, LA2 0AR
Tel: 01524 751425
Time: 2.30pm-3.30pm
Cost: Free
Friendly local toddler group. Parking outside venue.
Toddler/3-5 years


Zumbini with Suze – new from Jan 2020
Venue: St James’ Hall, Heysham
Tel: 07565881469 to reserve your place
Time: 10.00-10.45am
Cost: £5 per child (£2.50 for siblings)
Music and movement class for 0-4 year olds.
Baby/Toddler/3-5 years


Baby Sensory –
Venue: WOW centre, Harper’s Mill, White Cross, LA1 4XQ
Contact: Heather on 07903920369 or
various start times: from 9.30am up to 12.30pm
Cost: 7 week term costs £49
Award-winning, sensory-rich development classes; designed to support you and your baby from birth. Regular exposure to an incredible range of sounds, smells, sights, textures, music, dance, signing and massage all help rapidly develop the brain in your baby’s first years. We’ve done the research; so you can enjoy the fun.
Read more and see ALL times and venues in our baby sensory – full details post.
Facebook: BabySensoryLancaster

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Energy Zappers
Venue: Salt Ayre Leisure Centre, Doris Henderson Way, Lancaster LA1 5JS
Time: 9.30am – 11.30am (term time only)
Tel: 01524 847 540
Cost: £2.50 per child
Jump, climb, slide, swing and explore the Energy indoor soft play centre then have a go at a range of ‘learning through play’ crafts, activities, songs and games (different activties each week).
All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult; juice and biscuits provided for the children. No need to book, simply turn up and join in. See all pre-schooler classes/facilites on the salt ayre – full details page.
Suitable for pre-schoolers aged 0 – 4 years

Venue: Vale of Lune Rugby Club, Lancaster 
Cost: £6.00 per class for termly bookings. (limited PAYG places £7)
10.00am – Happy House (toddling to 4 years, younger siblings welcome)
11.00am – Baby Beeps (sitting to toddling)
12.15am – Baby Bells (newborn to sitting)
Hartbeeps creates magical, musical adventures for your child’s early years, taking you and your little one on a sound journey and bringing the story to life. Expect puppets, props, music, lighting effects, parachutes, music, drama, creative play, dance and movement (dependent on age) – all with a sprinkling of magic. Get more details here.

Yoma Explorers: Parent and Baby yoga
Venue: Laura Sandham School Of Dance, The Storey, Lancaster LA1 1TH
Tel: Aurea on 07779232866
Time: 11:00-12:00
Cost: £6.50 per class, bookings are a whole half-term block at a time.
Stretch, run, sing, and relax while you connect with your little one.
parents and children 5-20 months, for tentative crawlers to confident walkers

Yoma Toddler: Parent and Toddler Yoga
Venue: Laura Sandham School Of Dance, The Storey, Lancaster LA1 1TH
Tel: Aurea on 07779232866
Time: 1:30-2:30
Cost: £6.50 per class, bookings are a whole half-term block at a time.
Yoga moves are woven together with a creative story/adventure each week. 
​Parents and children 18 months-4 years

Baby Massage (run by Lune Park staff alongside the hv clinic)
Venue: Barton Road Community Centre, Barton Road, Lancaster. LA1 4ER
Time: 1.15pm-1.45pm termtime
Cost: Free but needs to be booked
Tel: 01524 581280 (Lune Park)

Toddler Music & Movement
Venue: Lancaster Library
Time: 11am-12pm
Cost: Free
Toddler group suitable for confident walkers.  No booking required.

Crafty Kids
Venue: Skerton Community Centre, Slyne Road, LA1 2JH
Time: 10.30am-1.30pm
Cost: £1.50 per child (under 1s free)
A chance for parents and carers to come and enjoy some craft activities, with lunch included.

Space Babies (0 – 18months) & Mini Movers (18months – 3years)
Venue: Ludus Dance, Assembly Rooms, King street, Lancaster, LA1 1RE
Tel: 01524 35936
Time: 10.30am-11.15am for Space Babies, 11.15am-12.15 for Mini Movers
Cost:  £3.50 a session. This is a movement-based session.

Little Stars
Venue: Lancaster Methodist Church, Scotforth Rd, LA1 4TE
Time: 10.00am-12.00pm termtime and most school hols (has broken up for the summer though, and returns on Monday 9th Sept 2019)
Cost: 50p donation
Baby and toddler playgroup, new for 2019


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diddi dance
Creation Dance Academy (down the prom from Aldi, next to the Boardwalk Pub), LA4 4DQ
Tel: 07738406349
Classes bookable online –
Time: 9:45am
Description: funky pre-school dances classes for girls and boys 18 months-4 years. 
Read more and see all available times and venues in our diddi dance – full listings post.

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Reading Fairy Classes
Strathmore Hotel, Marine Road East, Morecambe, LA4 5AP
TContact: Kelly Akister, 07985364584
Cost: £6 per class, booked termly
Times: 9.30-10.15 Toddler Tales (1- 2 years); 10.30-11.15 Story Stars (2- 3 years); 11.30-12.15 Reading Recruits (3-5 years)
Description: Babies and children love the magic of Reading Fairy classes and events: from sensory songs and storytelling to fun phonics, first words, book time & more!
Read more and see all available times and venues in our Reading Fairy full details post
Facebook: @readingfairylancaster
Instagram: reading_fairy_lancaster

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Morecambe Bay Slings
Venue: Poulton Children’s Centre
Tel: Tamsin on 07747698747 –
Time: 11am-1pm fortnightly.
We offer help with slings, sling hire (including a free stretchy wrap hire for babies under 6 weeks) and it’s just a nice place to hang out with other parents with young children too. We’ve even booked out the sensory room as well as our main room to help you and your baby relax on your visit to us. (We also do weekly sessions on Thursdays in Lancaster and a monthly Saturday meet.) See all dates and find out more about what we do in the our full details post here.

The Creation Station ‘Little Explorers’in collaboration with Energy Soft Play(for age 15mths-5yrs)
Venue: Salt Ayre Leisure Centre
Tel: 01524 847 540
Time: 10.00-11.00am (first Monday of the month only)
Cost: £6 per child.
Short description: Hands on arts and crafts sessions to develop children’s creativity and inspire their imaginations!  After your session, show your ticket (on the same day) to get access to the soft play for free. Read more and see all times, venues in our creation station – full details post.
Facebook: TCSLancaster/
buy tickets from Salt Ayre on this link.

St Marys Playgroup
Venue: St Mary’s Church Hall, Matthias Street, Morecambe LA5 5JR
Cost: £2 which includes snack time
Time: 10:00-11:30am termtime
This is a baby and toddler group linked with St Mary’s Church and Primary School.  A friendly group with lots of toys and activities for the children.
Contact through the facebook group ‘St Marys Playgroup Morecambe’

St Christopher’s Baby and Toddler Group
Venue: St Christopher’s Church Hall, St Christopher’s Way, Bare, Morecambe, LA4 6AA
Time: 10.00am-12.00pm termtime only
Cost: £2.50 per child (50p for additional siblings). Price includes a selection of healthy snacks and juice for children, plus tea/coffee and snacks for adults.
Description: Bring your little ones to our fun and friendly playgroup. Perfect for pre-schoolers, this weekly group offers plenty of playtime, creative activities and singing. Just turn up. Parents, grandparents and carers all welcome!
Contact: using the facebook group ‘St Christophers Baby and Toddler Group’.

Zumbini with Michelle
Venue: DW Sports, Central Dr, Morecambe LA4 4DW
Time: 9.30-4.15am
Further info and booking: Michelle Lamb, 07929 616158,

Chat, Play and Read
Venue: Westgate Neighbourhood Centre, Langridge Way, Westgate, Morecambe.  LA4 4XF
Time: 9.30-10.30am termtime only
Cost: Free
Tel: 01524 581280 (Lune Park)
See all activities at Westgate here.

Little Lights toddler group – Mondays during term time 
Venue: Torrisholme Methodist Church Norwood Ave 
Tel: Sylvia 07964435660
Cost: £1 per adult children free
Time: 09:30-11:30
A fun friendly play group with crafts songs and snack

Parents and Toddlers
Venue: Salvation Army, 131 Balmoral Rd, Morecambe, LA3 1HJ
Time: 9.30-11.30am, termtime only
Cost: £1.50 per family
This playgroup runs at the same time as a breastfeeding support group, which is in the same building.


Rhythm Time – Monday
Kendal Leisure Centre
Venue: Dalton Leisure Centre Dalton 
Every baby, toddler and pre-schooler is an individual with great potential. We’ll teach you how to make music fun for your child, and show you how you can help to unlock their potential by singing and making music together. Amazing isn’t it?
Time: Various sessions throughout the day toddlers (14months to 3 years), Babies ( 0 to 13months),Pre school (3 to 5 years) 
To book a free session go to :

Baby Explorers
Venue: Kendal West Children’s Centre
Time: 10.00-11.30am
Dates: 7th Jan – 11th Feb 2019
Cost: Free – booking essential
Tel: 01539 734456
Sensory and messy play for children aged 0-1 and their parents/carers


Venue: Milnthorpe Children’s Centre, Firs Rd, Milnthorpe, LA7 7QF 
Time: 10.30am-12pm
Dates: 7th Jan – 11th Feb 2019
Cost: Free – Booking essential
Tel: 01539 734456 (Kendal West Centre)
A 6 week programme for children aged 1-3 years based around stories, songs, books and rhymes.

South Lakes

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Venue: Lightburn House, Brogden St, Ulverston, LA12 7AT
Time: 10.45-11.45am Age: 1 year 7 months to 4 years
Time: 12.15-11.15pm Age: 13 months to 4 years
Time: 1.45-2.45pm Age: 13 months to 1 year 8 months
Cost: £7 each per child when paying termly with sibling discounts available
Toddler Sense introduces a whole new world of adventure for toddlers and children from 13 months to 4 years. See full details in our recommended classes post here.

Castle Street baby and toddler group
Venue: Castle Street Community Centre, Castle Street, Kendal, LA9 7AD
Time: 9.30am-11.15am
Cost: 12 months+ £3, under 12 months £1.50, siblings/up to 6months £1
creative crafts,ride on toys,soft play,healthy snack & singing.
contact: Jem 01539739154
Baby, Toddler

Clinic and Play
Venue: Windermere Library, Broad Street, Windermere
Time: 10.00am-11.30am, 2nd & 4th Mondays
Cost: FREE
The play session is termtime only, but the clinic is year-round
Baby, Toddler

Family Drop-in Toddlers & Preschoolers
Venue: Ambleside Parish Centre
Time: 1pm-3pm termtime only
Cost: £1.50 per session
Tel: 015394 34172

Venue: Grange Pre-school, The Pavilion, Yew Tree Rd
Time: 9.15am-11.15am, term time only
Tel: 015395 58414
Cost: £4 accompanied, £8 unaccompanied. Payment by the half term.
Your children can stay and play and learn supervised by qualified staff.
2.5-4 years

Allithwaite Toddlers
Venue: Allithwaite CE School, Church Rd, LA11 7RH
Time: 9.15-11.00am (termtime only)
Facebook: Allithwaite-School-Toddlers-1521396224753548/
Cost: £1.50 for 1 child, £2 for 2
Open to parents/carers with newborn-pre school children 0915-1100 (Monday term time only) come and have fun, craft activities, singing & dressing up!
Baby, Toddler, Preschool