Please be aware that most groups require a small donation per family, often between £50p to £2. Please check with the group directly.

If you can’t find a playgroup in your area, please check our Weekly Classes & Groups (0-5), as some have been listed there for each day of the week. The local Libraries also run groups for babies and toddlers. See here.

***Please always check the group is running before attending. If you notice something wrong with a listing, please contact us here***

Baby and toddler groups near Poole town.


Featured Listing

Little Fins Club

Running at the Dolphin Shopping Centre on the third Wednesday of each month. You can expect a different theme each session alongside with arts & crafts, story-telling, playing and lots lots more.

The group runs from February to October and it’s due to start on 20th February with a disco dance!

Future dates have been confirmed as follows:

20th March

17th April

15th May

19th June

17th July

21st August

18th September

16th October

Wednesday: 9.30am – 11.30am. Dolphin Centre (outside Beales), Poole, BH15 1SZ. Tel: 01202 673 906

Featured Listing

Poole Park Toddler Group

Thursday (term-time only): 10:30 – 12:oo, Poole Park, at the Cricket Pavillion. £1 per family, hot drinks and biscuits and friendly chat, contact Jenny Holness on FB.


AJ’s Funtime

Parent/carer and child group.

Tuesday: 1:15 pm-2:45 pm, Poole Methodists, The Spire, High Street, Poole, BH15 1DF. Tel: 01202 916525.

Please follow the link for more details.


Little Lights baby and toddler group

A friendly and welcoming place to meet other parents/carers, have a cuppa and enjoy time with your little ones. Separate non-walkers area, toys, craft activities and more.

Term time only.

Thursday: 10:00 am – 11:30 am,  The Lighthouse Family Church, D22 Admiralty Park, Station Road, Holton Heath, Poole, Dorset BH16 6HX. Tel:  01202 628965


Please follow the link for more details.

Life Church Stay and Play Poole

Stay & Play Drop In / Play Cafe in Poole Town Centre. A perfect place for a quick coffee & chat with plenty of toys and activities for your little ones!

Tuesday: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Life Church Poole, Kingland Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1SH.  Tel: 01202669957

Please follow the link for more details.

Little Jemms St James Poole

A friendly and fun baby and toddler group offering a wide range of activities including crafts, painting, rides on, kids house and much more.

Meeting at the Church Centre opposite the Church.

Term time only.

Monday: 9:15 am – 11:15 am, St James’ church, Thames Street, Poole, BH15 1JN. Tel: 01202 677117.

Please follow the link for more information.

Music and Mime at Poole Museum

A fun music and signing group for babies and toddlers at Poole Museum. Sing nursery rhymes, make music and learn simple signs for everyday communication. Suitable for babies and toddlers (0-3 years old).

Term time only. Arrive early as spaces are limited.

It is also recommended to give them a phone call before attending, as the group may not be running every week.


Friday: 10:30 am – 11:30 am, Poole Museum 4 High St, Poole BH15 1BW. Tel:01202 262600.


Music Tots Parent & Toddler Group

For parents and toddlers.

Tuesday: 9:45 am – 11:15 am, 2 New Orchard, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1LY. Tel: 01202 679939

Please follow the link for more details.

St Clement’s Parent and Toddler Group

A friendly and welcoming parents and pre-schoolers group in Poole. Toys, games, refreshments and more.

Running during term-time only.

Wednesday:  9.30 am – 11.15 am,   St Clements Church Hall, 55 Kinson Ave, Poole, BH15 3PH. Tel:  01202 733390.

Please follow the link for more details.


Tiddlers Toddlers Group

Longfleet Baptist Church Hall, 138 Wimborne Road, BH15 3DH. The entrance is just around the corner in Marnhull Road.
Thursday Mornings (term time only) 9.45 am to 11.45 am.
Birth-5yrs. Costs £1.50 for 1 adult & 1 child, 30p each additional child, £1 each additional adult.

Thursday: 9.45 am to 11.45 am, Longfleet Baptist Church Hall, 138 Wimborne Road, BH15 3DH.