Baby and Toddler Weekly Classes


Groups and classes for children with additional needs in Poole and surrounding areas.

AFC Bournemouth Dissability Programme

The disability programme offers a range of competitive and recreational sport opportunities as well as ensuring that all programmes run by the Community Sports Trust are accessible and inclusive for all.

Weekly Training

Younger players: Thursdays 4-5:30pm at Littledown Centre .

Adults: Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm at Pelhams Park.


For further details contact the Disability Inclusion Development Officer, Hannah Powis on 07393462166.



Coda is a unique, award winning and innovative resource based near Christchurch.

  • Music making for babies and adults
  • Music lessons and tuition
  • Music therapy and music for health and wellbeing – working with children and adults with a wide range of disabilities.
  • Choirs, groups, ensembles and courses for adults

And more.

For more information e-mail


Daisy Chains

Daisy Chains is a group for families with children who have additional needs. Diagnosis or not we welcome children of any age with their parent or carer. Siblings are also welcome. Come and join us for a play and a chance to chat with like minded families. The building is safe and secure with a hall, kitchen and large garden. FREE event.

Thursday: (during school holidays): 10:00 am – 11:45 am.

Dorset Forest School

Dorset Forest School is a community interest company (C.I.C).

Holton Lee Playgroup

Once a month, from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm.

For more information contact Jenny on 07508 019221.

Special Education Needs

For more information contact Maddy on 07957 390087.

School Holidays

We run the sessions at 3 bases in Dorset, at Holton Lee (Tuesdays), as well as Howards Woods and Thorncombe.

For more information contact Ashley on 07852259787.


Elite Academy of Dance Poole

Dance classes in Oakdale, Poole & West Moors, and Ferndown.

Toddlers to young adults.

First lesson free and 25% discount for first term.

For further information contact



Gators Plus Gateway Church Poole

A group for pre-schoolers who struggle with other playgroups. Whether they’ve been diagnosed with a learning difficulty or not, the group welcomes everyone.

Meeting every first and third Tuesday of each month.

Tuesday: 10:00 am – 11.30 am, Gateway Church, 502 Ashley Rd, Parkstone (BH14 0AD). Tel:01202 746 938.



Lollipops Cafe Bournemouth

Beautiful soft-play centre in Westbourne, between Bournemouth and Poole. Delicious cafe, awesome birthday parties, regular activities during term time as well as special clubs and events during the school holidays.

For more information contact 01202 766710. 

Renascence Gymnastics

RENASCENCE is a Gymnastics Club based in Poole, Dorset. We offer these disciplines to all ages from tots to adults, and also have the provisions for disabilities. Renascence runs from a dedicated centre in Corfe Mullen.

For further details e-mail