Jo Jingles – music and movement classes run weekly during term-time and are designed for preschool children aged 3 months to 5 years.
Jiggy Wrigglers – music drop-in sessions for under 5 year olds, £3.50 per session – run at Wickham and Denmead children’s centres.
Boogie Mites – music and craft drop-in sessions for under 5 year olds, first session free then £4 per session – run at Wickham children’s acentre.
West Meon Dance – ballet from 2 years 6 months at West Meon Village Hall, half hour lessons, £39.60 per term (10% discount if term paid in full in advance), contact Hazel Town.
Miss Natasha – ballet and tap from 2 years + at Soberton Village Hall and Hambledon Village Hall, £3 per lesson (trial lesson free).
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Playball Hampshire – sessions for preschool children to learn all sorts of ball skills, great for hand/eye coordination.
Swanmore Lawn Tennis Club – lessons for under 8 year olds (do not need to be a member of club), £4 per session (£3 if members), payable in advance for 6 weeks of lessons following a free trial lesson.
Wickham Lawn Tennis Club – Saturday morning parent and child lessons during term time, for 3 – 5 year olds, £5 per session for members, £7 non-members (free first lesson and discount for block booking)
Bishops Waltham Swimming Club – parent and toddler swimming classes (term time only) at Bishops Waltham Junior School pool, 3 months – 3 years old, and 3 years old – school age.
Solent Swim Academy – small group swimming lessons from 2 years 6 months at De Vere New Place and Skylark Golf & Country Club.
Taro Leisure Centre, Petersfield – parent and child swimming classes until 3rd birthday after which small group lessons accompanied by teacher.
Turtle Tots – swimming classes for babies and toddlers at various locations.
Meonstoke Toddler Group – Meon Hall (Pound Lane), 9.30-11.30am every Thursday during term time. Informal, friendly stay-and-play group for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers with their parents, grandparents or carers. Crafts, playdough, lots of toys and outside space when weather permits. £2 per family, including refreshments for all.
YMCA – Fairthorne Manor, Curdbridge – parent and Toddler group run twice weekly throughout the year, £5 per session for parent and one child (£1 per additional child). Outdoor fun exploring the woodlands whatever the weather so wet weather gear required. A holiday programme of activities is also available without age restriction.
Stay and Play – Droxford Village Hall, Knowle Village Hall and St Peter’s Church Hall. Timetable and locations change frequently, check website for current details.
Greenbeans Baby and Toddler Group – Thursday 10.30am-12pm throughout the year at the Sustainability Centre, East Meon. Walk in the woodlands, play and dig in the Green Beans Allotment, eco arts and crafts. No booking required. Refreshments available at the Beech Café.
Little Squirrels – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings and Wednesday afternoons, under 5’s outdoor/indoor activity session at the Queen Elizabeth Country Park, £4.50 per child, must pre-book – tel: 02392 505040.
Other daily baby and toddler groups are listed on Family Grapevine:
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