Mother and baby classes and playgroups

We are really fortunate in the Marlow area to have a fantastic selection of classes for our little ones. Its just a case of knowing where and when they are on, trying them out and choosing which ones are best for you.

Choose a category below to browse what’s on offer.



A week at a glance view of all baby/toddler classes


Local music classes for babies/toddlers


Gymnastics and Sport classes


Baby and toddler groups


Toddler and pre-school age dance classes


Parent and Child swimming lessons


Creative messy play


Classes for mum with baby


Language & educational classes for babies and toddlers


Baby massage classes near Marlow

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In this section:- Classes by type

Baby and Toddler Groups

  • Holy Trinity Toddler Group Cookham

    Focusing on children from birth to around 3 years old (although older ones are welcome), this very friendly group is able to utilise two large rooms at the Centre. One room offers art and crafts and the other has a large selection of toys for toddlers and babies. Each session starts with free play for […]

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    Tiny Talk Time

    Go along for stories, crafts and museum fun in this special time for 2 – 5 year olds. Tiny Talk Time runs on alternate weeks during school term time, with a different story or rhyme as the theme of each session. On weeks they are not running Tiny Talk Time, you can try out their Fox […]

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    Newfield Community Church play and coffee morning

    A friendly coffee morning great for mum’s at Newfield Community Church. There is coffee and cake for sale and the lounge area offers cafe style seating with a few sofas and plenty of space for all ages of pre-school children and babies to play with toys. There is a singing session and occasional seasonal crafts. […]

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    St Peter’s Baby and Toddler Group

    Friendly afternoon drop-in stay and play baby/toddler group run by St Peter’s School teachers and St Peter’s Church volunteers. It’s rare to have an afternoon group in Marlow- great for those with a different schedule or a lifesaver if nap time doesn’t go as planned! They have a dedicated baby zone and lots of breakaway […]

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    Messy Play in Marlow

    Weekly drop in group for parents and carers with children. Come along to meet the team and enjoy a cup of tea. A healthy snack will be provided.  Activities promoting children’s learning and development, focusing on communication, language, physical and personal, social and emotional. We support parents to recognise, celebrate and develop children’s progress. Where […]

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    Teeny Saints

    Teeny Saints is a church toddler group for children 0 to 3yrs old run by All Saints Church, Marlow. It’s a relaxed, friendly and informal group that runs every Thursday 10am until 11:30am. Teeny Saints is a great place to find support and community with other parents and an opportunity for children to engage in […]

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    Tiddlywinks Toddler Group

    An opportunity for parents/carers and pre- school aged children to meet in an informal setting. A large area and a vast selection of toys are available for children to play while parents enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and the chance to meet a friendly face. Songs and a bible story are followed by […]

  • St Johns Hall Toddler Group

    St John Ambulance Hall Toddler Group

    This toddler group meets every Tuesday in the St John’s Ambulance Hall in Marlow. It’s a group for all mum’s, gran parents and child minder’s to come and get involved in play and crafts whilst meeting up with others. Where/When Every Tuesday 9am until 12pm during term time and also some school holidays. St Johns […]

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    Cookham Come & Play Group

    A toddler group for children aged 0 to 5. There is outdoor play with a large sandpit, slide and ride-on toys and a variety of indoor play opportunities including painting and playdough and some singing and refreshments. Mums, dads, grandparents, childminders and carers are all very welcome.  On a Friday there is (very messy!) cooking with […]

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    Stay and Play at Herries

    Herries School presents a free opportunity for toddlers and babies to play in the spacious school hall. Soft play equipment is provided, together with an extensive arts and crafts table. Each session concludes with story-time and parents and carers are provided with complimentary tea and coffees. The toddler group is suitable for children aged 0 […]

Music Classes

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    Baby Sensory

    Welcome to the magical world of sensory learning, wonder, exploration, and extraordinary delights! Designed to stimulate, educate and provide precious memories during the all-important first year of life, the programme has won multiple awards both nationally and internationally since 2008. Each activity is carefully designed to stimulate your baby’s senses and move learning and development […]

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    Diddy Disco

    Diddy Disco is an active music class for babies & young children with singing along to nursery rhymes & action songs followed by dancing to Doodah/Party Songs & Pop Songs. Parents can join in or just watch whilst Dave The Disco engages with the children Cartoons and a Bubble Machine are on for the first […]

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    Bounce and Rhyme

    Bounce and Rhyme is a free class held in some libraries in Buckinghamshire. Bounce and Rhyme sessions are for babies and toddlers and their parents and carers. It’s fun way of sharing nursery rhymes, action songs and simple percussion music. You can also borrow some books from the Children’s Library to take home too after […]

  • Showstopper UK

    Musical Theatre music and sensory classes for babies from 0-walking. These classes are a unique blend of popular musical theatre show tunes, using the sights and sounds of the theatre world, as well as nursery rhymes and songs created especially for Showstopper Babies. There are also plenty of sensory props. With lights, music, singing, movement […]

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    Original and highly interactive sessions for babies & young children. With 100’s of original songs, remixed nursery rhymes, musical stories, BIG fun characters & colourful themes, there is so much to do, learn & make believe… There are 3 different classes available depending on the age of your child Baby Bells is for babies newborn […]

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    Baby College

    Baby College classes are for babies from birth to 3 years. Classes include a carefully designed mixture of physical, multi-sensory and cognitive games, exercises and activities including music, dancing, signing and much more – all designed to cover every aspect of your child’s development. Our structured programme provides your baby with a complete developmental workout. […]

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    Teddies Music Club

    Teddies is a mixed music class for 0 to 4 year olds. Sitting on chairs, you form a big circle as the class leaders play live music whilst leading the class in action songs,  finger rhymes and playing percussion instruments. The class lasts for 40mins plus additional time for coffee before and after. Where/When There […]

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    Moo Music

    Moo Music is a great fun and interactive regular music session for 0 to 5 year old children and their parents, grandparents or carers too, where the children sing, dance and play. Music is an essential part of every child’s development and the 100 original Moo Music songs used at the sessions are positive, uplifting, […]

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    Musical Mayhem

    MUSICAL MAYHEM is an award-winning live music experience giving babies and toddlers in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire a lively introduction to traditional, modern and original children’s songs.  Their 45-minute drop-in classes are run by a team of friendly local mums with musical talent. Live musical accompaniment is provided on various instruments including guitar, keyboard, harmonica, melodeon, […]


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    Little Wrigglers

    Each and every class is bursting with fun activities while building an understanding of dance and confidence through participation and peer interaction. So, whether your child is set for dance stardom or just likes a little wriggle, everyone can have a great time learning at Little Wrigglers. The syllabus is designed around the basic grass […]

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    Louise Parkes Dance

    Classes start for girls and boys from 3 years old.  From the very first steps, skips, runs, jumps and learning how to clap rhythms, we strive to give all our students individual attention and positive encouragement so whatever level your training takes you to, dance will become an important life skill that helps to build […]

  • Ballet Beats Toddler ballet classes

    Ballet Beats

    A fun, creative way for children to explore their dance skills. Each week they will have the chance to go on an adventure using imagination and play to help learn basic ballet techniques. Suitable for children aged 2 to 3 yrs. Where/When Every Tuesday during term times, 10am until 10:30 at Norden Farm, Maidenhead, SL6 […]

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    Marlow School of Dance

    Marlow School of Dance offer quality dance tuition in Ballet, Tap, Modern & Jazz from tots to teens. We give our students the opportunity to perform in large-scale shows, complete ISTD dance exams & perform at National level competitions. Start your little one off on a journey into the world of dance with our tots […]

Sport and Gym Classes

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    Their 5 Playball programmes progress from simple sport introduction to mini sport classes running parallel with the school academic year. Each programme caters for one age group and covers an extensive range of sport related skills that are pitched at the correct developmental level and is constantly reviewed to ensure your child develops at the […]

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    Booker Gym

    Booker Gym Club run pre-school gymnastics classes to help shape your child’s future health. They have lots of fun and learn all round fitness. They also build confidence, balance, co-ordination and the essential social skills they need for life. We are a Grass Roots club and our main aim and focus is for all our […]

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    Play and Bounce at Wycombe Leisure Centre

    On Monday, Wednesday and Saturday mornings Wycombe Leisure Centre sets up a large bouncy castle style structure in the sports hall aimed at toddlers and young children. Children up to 10 yrs of age are permitted and trampolines are available on Mondays during term time. Where/When Wycombe Leisure Centre. Monday and Wednesday 9.30am – 11.30am and […]

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    Phoenix Gym

    Phoenix Gymnastics Club was established over 35 years ago to provide quality gymnastics coaching at all levels for the children of Windsor and Maidenhead. We are one of the leading clubs in Berkshire, with a membership of over 1000 budding gymnasts. The gym has a wide range of sessions for all ages and abilities.  The […]

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    Little Kickers

    Little Kickers aims to give children a positive introduction to sport by teaching high quality football skills in a friendly, pressure-free environment. Little Kicks is the perfect introduction to the fun world of Little Kickers. Children are introduced to the basics of football (dribbling, striking, goal scoring etc.) in a play-oriented yet structured format, using child-friendly […]

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    The Little Gym

    For every stage of your child’s development – from 4 months to 12 years – The Little Gym offers a diverse line up of classes, camps and parties filled with movement, music, learning and laughter. Your little ones will make friends, reach developmental milestones and build self-confidence while having Serious Fun. Parent and Child Sessions […]

  • Rush Toddler Trampolining

    Rush is a trampoline park in High Wycombe. As well as an array of different jumping experiences for all ages, it offers Toddler Open Jumping sessions when the park is only open to under 4s (and their siblings). These typically quiet sessions are great for toddlers to explore and bounce. It also works well for […]

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    SOCATOTS is the world’s first pre-school, play based activity programme, specifically designed for children (girls and boys) aged between 6 months and 5 years old. SOCATOTS helps to give your child the best start in life and uniquely, helps you to develop a stronger bond with your child, whilst developing your child’s motor skills, movement, […]

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    Little Aces Tennis

    Little Aces Tennis are fun mini tennis lessons for 3-6 year olds in Marlow. Each lesson gives a fun introduction to tennis, whilst developing fundamental ball skills and hand eye coordination. Lots of fun games using mini rackets, sponge balls, balloons and beanbags. All run by Emma, an LTA Level 3 Professional coach. Where/When Classes […]

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    Rugby Tots

    Rugbytots was started in 2006 to fill a gap in the child development sector by using Rugby specific skills to aid in the development of young children. Our programme has been designed to develop your child’s physical, psychological and social attributes, as well as gently encouraging rugby specific skills such as running with the ball, […]

Language and Educational

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    At BilinguaSing, we’re passionate about children being introduced to a second language as early as possible and recognise that music, movement and sensory experiences are fundamental to a child’s development.We have 2 classes we offer Baby Loves Spanish “Baby Loves Spanish” Classes:  For babies from 6 weeks, crawlers & babies finding their feet.  Baby Loves […]

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    Under the Canopy Forest School

    Under the Canopy Forest School aims to provide an inspiring process for learners of all ages. Forest School takes place outdoors, in a woodland environment near Gerrards Cross, which encompasses a woodland, a dell and a meadow with a wide array of wildlife, flora and fauna. Forest School is a long-term learning process which should […]

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    Baby College

    Baby College classes are for babies from birth to 3 years. Classes include a carefully designed mixture of physical, multi-sensory and cognitive games, exercises and activities including music, dancing, signing and much more – all designed to cover every aspect of your child’s development. Our structured programme provides your baby with a complete developmental workout. […]

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    Mini Professors

    Mini Professors is aimed at being a fun way to introduce your child to the amazing world of science. For ages from 2-5 years, they explore a new subject each week taught through hands-on experiments, videos and story-telling. With amazing subjects like storms, the solar system and volcanoes, these innovative classes will help to prepare […]

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    TinyTalk Baby Signing

    Baby Signing in TinyTalk classes teaches babies sign language so they can communicate before they can talk. It is said that as early as 6 to 9 months babies can begin to tell you what they want and what they are thinking about by means other than speech. The class is targeted at babies from […]

Swimming Classes

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    High Wycombe Leisure Centre

    High Wycombe swimming pool is based near the Cressex roundabout and is part of a large leisure centre complex. There are 2 pools. The main pool is 50m long and suitable for older children whilst the smaller teaching pool is better for younger children as its quieter and warmer.  There is a splash area next […]

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    Maidenhead Leisure Centre (Magnet)

    The Magnet Leisure Centre, which is run by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and has great swimming facilities for all the family including young children. There is 25m 8 lane competition pool as well as a leisure pool (known as the teaching the pool) Spa pools and water features including slides. Younger children […]

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    Seriously FUN Swimming Lessons

    Term time and school holiday swimming lessons for Beginner to Advanced swimmers aged 3 to 12 years with a max of only 6 per children per class. We absolutely love teaching children to swim and will always do our absolute best to look after you and your child. Our classes are small allowing for individual […]

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    Water Babies Swimming

    Water Babies is all about baby swimming and baby can start swimming from birth – or as soon as mum is ready. Water Babies believes that little ones have a natural affinity with water, and they possess amazing natural reflexes in water; they work with these to develop your child’s confidence and skills in the pool. […]

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    Court Garden’s Swimming Lessons

    Court Garden Leisure Complex run a large number of swimming lessons across a range of standards, from mum and baby classes right through to after school classes. Water Babies – this is a drop in swimming class for babies aged 4 months to 18 months. This is a pay as you go session aimed at building […]

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    Dolphin Swimming Club

    Dolphin Club was started over 25 years ago with the basic objective of making both children and adults safe in the water. They have been fortunate in that the way the Club has developed. This has been partly due to its culture, one of professionalism whilst maintaining a friendly, caring and approachable feel which we are […]

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    Turtle tots swimming baby programme

    Turtle Tots baby swimming class is for newborn babies until 14months old.  At the classes you will learn how to swim with your baby above and below the water and how to teach your baby water confidence and key lifesaving skills. Equally importantly, the baby swimming classes provide a great bonding experience. Turtle Tots run […]

Baby Massage

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    Mind, Body and Bump

    Louise offers a range of baby massage courses with different focus’s according to age. There is newborn to 8 weeks, 8 weeks to 6 months and sitting/standing/walking 6 to 8 month olds.  She runs 4 week courses that you can book on to or you can arrange 1 to 1 sessions.  Where/When Check Louise’s website for […]

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    Mamadada baby classes are run by Amanda Tibbles, an experienced midwife, aromatherapist, baby massage and yoga instructor. She offers plenty of tips and support for new mothers. Amanda currently works with seriously ill babies and children at JR Hospital, Oxford. This is for Rosie’s Rainbow Fund Charity.  Outside of work, Amanda enjoys helping new mums […]

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    Baby Massage Matters

    Baby Massage Matters is a baby massage company based in Maidenhead ran by Debra. Through this Baby Massage Matters you can organise your own classes and they will come to your home or appointment venue to teach the class. The class is 45 minutes long. Participants learn a combination of Swedish and Indian Massage techniques […]

Creative Play

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    The Creation Station

    The benefits of children sharing creative play with their parent or key carer are well documented. However, it can be tricky providing your baby, toddler or preschool child with hands-on arts and crafts activities at home. As busy parents we can all struggle with ideas, time or energy and the thought of the clearing up […]

Classes for Mum (with baby)

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    Mum’s Fitness Classes

    What’s it all about? ‘Mum’s fitness classes’ has been started by Joanna Forest Smith who runs Playball South Bucks. She responded to a need for mums to be able to exercise and get fit, whilst having little time to themselves to go to the gym.  She has set up a fitness class that runs at the same […]

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    Phenix Yoga

    The postnatal period is one of great change and adjustment.  Yoga can be of great support in helping women transition as smoothly as possible through this special time.  The main physical focus of postnatal yoga is on dynamically but safely rebuilding core strength, providing comfort and stability for the lower back and pelvis, strengthening the […]

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    GoFigure Pilates

    Our post natal classes are all about making exercise accessible to you without the need for child care. It is an hour long class, that baby can come with. During this hour long class you will be guided through a combination of exercises which will, tone, strengthen and allow you to burn some calories along […]


Week at a glance of all classes


Music classes


Gymnastics and Sport classes


Baby and toddler groups


Toddler and pre-school age dance classes


Parent and Child swimming


Creative messy play


Classes for mum with baby


Language & educational classes


Baby massage classes

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