As well as activities and events, Penarth BATS maintains a list of local activities for under-5s.

If you would like to advise us of any corrections or new listings, please email us at penarthbats@yahoo.co.uk.

Up and coming Bats events

Nearly New Sale
Saturday 4th November 2-3:30pm at the Paget Rooms, Penarth. For more information click here.

Breastfeeding support

Penarth Baby Latte
Mum-to-mum breastfeeding support group, with trained counsellors.
Wed, 10-12am, Albert Road Methodist Church.

Pre-school playgroups

Elfed Avenue Playgroup
United Reform Church Hall, Elfed Ave, Penarth
Mon,Wed and Fri 9.15-11.45am (2033 0601)

Tabernacle Playgroup
Tabernacle Baptist Church, Plassey Street, Penarth
Mon- Fri 9.15-11.45 am (2070 2690)

Cylch Meithrin Bethel
Bethel Chapel, Plassey Street, Penarth
Mon- Fri 9.15-11.45am (2091 9477)

Cylch Meithrin Dinas Powys
Mon-Wed and Fri mornings (2051 2405)

Jubilee Playgroup
Jubilee Hall, Smithies Avenue, Sully
Mon-Fri 9.15am-12.15pm (07521 820232)

State nurseries

Cogan School Nursery, Cawnpore Street, Penarth (2070 8497)
Victoria School Nursery, Cornerswell Road, Penarth (2070 9225)
Albert Road Nursery, Albert Road, Penarth (2070 7682)
Ysgol Gymraeg Pen-y-Garth, Redlands Road, Penarth (2070 0262)
St Joseph’s School Nursery, Sully Road, Penarth (2070 2864)
Bute Cottage Nursery, Bute Lane (2070 2957)
Sully Nursery, Burnham Avenue (2053 0377)
Dinas Powys Nursery, Cardiff Road, Dinas Powys (2051 2151)
Llandough Nursery, Dochdwy Road, Llandough (2070 2835)

Places to go

Penarth Library, Stanwell Road, Penarth

Dinas Powys Library, Fairoaks, Dinas Powys

Sully Library (part time), South Rd Sully

Cardiff Central library
Storytime sessions on Tuesdays 10.30am and 1.30pm. Rhyme time on Wednesday. No pre-booking required.

Techniquest
Hands on science centre, with regular special toddler days. Stuart Street, Cardiff Bay

Cosmeston Country Park
Free park with lakes, ducks and swans, adventure play area, café. Lavernock Road, Penarth

Museum of Welsh Life, St Fagan’s
Large park with reconstructed historic buildings. Adventure play area, cafés. Free admission – parking charges apply. St Fagan’s (just off A4232)

Dyffryn Gardens
Extensive gardens. Admission charge to gardens, but café and play area outside pay area. St Nicholas, access from A48 or Five Mile Lane.

Amelia Trust Farm
Farm animals, café and nice walks. Free (donations welcome.) Five Mile Lane, Barry.

Penarth Leisure Centre
Swimming pool, creche, soft play, tiny tots gym and Gullyvers playcentre (see below). Andrew Road, Cogan.

Barry Leisure Centre
Swimming pool and soft play Greenwood Street, Barry

Cardiff Central Youth Club (2046 1988)
Well-equipped gym with regular ‘stay and play’ parent and baby/toddler gym sessions during the week. See website for details.
Ocean Way, Cardiff

Planet Gymnastics (2034 3585)
Well-equipped gym with morning ‘stay and play’ gym sessions and afternoon pre-school gym classes. See website for details.
Glynstell Close, off Hadfield Road, Cardiff

Play centres

(phone for prices, offers and opening times)

Parc Play Indoor and outdoor play (2034 5696)
Curran Embankment, off Penarth Rd

Play Zone (2023 9777)
Unit 4 Stadium Close, off Penarth Rd

Gullyvers Adventure Playcentre (2070 0717)
Upstairs at Penarth Leisure Centre, Andrew Road, Cogan. Open for some sessions in school holidays, by arrangement at other times. Ring for details.

Adventure Island (01446 733344)
3-10 Esplanade Buildings Barry Island

Play Barn (also outside play area)(01446 710428)
Three Horseshoes Pub, Moulton, nr Barry (off Five Mile Lane)

Coconuts play centre (01446 740404)
Off Sully Moors Rd, between Sully and Barry.

Classes – various times and venues

Monkey Music Classes in Penarth. (01656 649190)

Tiny talk Baby signing classes in Dinas Powys and Sully. (07906 675762)

Musical minis Classes in Sully. (01446 420060)

Hei di Ho Welsh language music classes in Penarth. (2065 5031)

Sing and sign Baby signing classes in Cardiff.

Tempo Tots Cymru Music classes in Penarth for little ones from 3 months to 4 years old (07913 103 927)

Baby Splash swimming lessons for 3months to 3 years. At Penarth leisure centre on Saturday mornings, and other venues around the Vale of Glamorgan. Call for details and to book a six-week block of sessions. (07890 909 498)

Tots Play Classes in Penarth and Barry (email rachel@totsplay.co.uk)

I’m a yogi Yoga classes for Mums and toddlers aged 2-4 years. Penarth Trinity Methodist Church on Mondays 10.30-11.30am; Cafe Junior, Fanny Street on Tuesdays 9.45-10.45am. (Contact Sinead on 07817642385 or sinead@imayogi.co.uk).

Hartbeeps Baby and Toddler multi-sensory music classes. Running every Thursday at the Kymin. Contact Tracy or Rhiannon on 07870450383  or tracy@hartbeeps.com).

Monday

9.30-11am
Under 5s Parent and Toddler, Albert Road Methodist Church Hall (step-free access down the side of the building from Albert Crescent).

9.30-11.30am
Dinas Powys Under 5s, St Mary’s Church, Edith Road, Dinas Powys.

9.15-11.15am
All Saints Toddlers, All Saints Lesser Hall, Victoria Square. (2025 1558)

10.30am
Baby Yoga The Kymin, Penarth – 6 week course (2070 5716)

1-3pm
Soft Play Barry Leisure Centre

Tuesday

9.30am – 2.30pm
Soft Play Penarth Leisure Centre (01446 403000)

9.30-11am
Scallywags, Back of Bethesda Church Hall, Fairoaks, Dinas Powys

10-11.30

Baby Yoga The Kymin, Penarth. (07773 278 918)

10.30-11.30am
Little Splodgers Pre-school art sessions at the Art Department, Tennyson Road, Penarth (07919 212 199)

1.30-3pm
Trinity Toddlers, Woodland Place, Penarth (2040 4833 or 2071 1291)

2-3pm
Storytime, Penarth Library (2070 8438) phone in morning to book place

2.30-3.15pm
Song and storytime, Dinas Powys Library

7.30-8.15pm
Pregnancy yoga, The Kymin, Penarth.(07773 278 918)

Wednesday

9.15 – 12.15
Soft Play Barry Leisure Centre (01446 403000)

9:30am-2:30pm
Soft Play Penarth Leisure Centre (01446 403000)

9.30-11.30am
Dinas Powys Under 5s, St Mary’s Church, Edith Road, Dinas Powys.

9.30-11.30am
Little Notes, Trinity Methodist Church, Woodland Place (Room 2).
Music classes bursting with live music (harp, cello, singing and more!) for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.  Book your place by visiting.  Contact Rebecca Warner 07852 167664 / rebecca@warner.wales

9.30-11.15am
Tea and Toast Trinity Church Hall, Woodland Place, Penarth

10am
Woodland Toddler Group Cosmeston Country Park – meet in the car park, near the cafe.

Thursday

9.15-11.15am
Tea and Toast Toddler Group, St Augustine’s Parish Hall, Penarth

9.15 – 12.15
Soft Play Barry Leisure Centre (01446 403000)

9.30 – 11.30am
Soft Play Penarth Leisure Centre (01446 403000)

9.30-11.30am
Dinas Powys Parent and Toddler Group, Murchfield Community Hall, Dinas Powys (07800 734 025)

9:30-10am
Jolly Babies music (0-15 month) at Trinity Methodist Church, Woodland Place, Penarth £4.00

9.45-11.30am
Mums and Tots, Salvation Army, Penarth (2070 0858)

10:00-12 noon
Hartbeeps, The Kymin, Beach Road, Penarth – Tracy & Rhiannon (07870450383)

10.15-10.45am
Music with Mummy (1-3 years) at Trinity Methodist Church, Woodland Place, Penarth £4.00 (siblings under 12 months attend for free)

10.30-11.30am
Yoga for parents, St Mary’s Church Hall, Edith Road, Dinas Powys (07935 226 047)

1-3pm
Soft Play, Barry Leisure Centre (01446 403000)

1.30-3pm
Trinity Toddlers, Woodland Place, Penarth (2040 4833 or 2071 1291)

1:30-3pm
Cylch Ti a Fi, Capel Bethel, Plassey Street, Penarth. (Entrance down the path at right side of Chapel). Welsh language parent and toddler group – warm welcome to Welsh speakers, learners and non-Welsh speakers.

Friday

9.30-11am
Penarth Under 5’s Parent and Toddler, Albert Road Methodist Church Hall (step-free access down the side of the building from Albert Crescent).

9.30-11am
Cylch Ti a Fi, Methodist Church, The Kynance, Dinas Powys. Welsh language toddler group.

9.30-11.30pm
TABS Toddlers Tabernacle Baptist Church, Plassey Street, Penarth (2070 2690)

10-11.30am
Parent and Toddler Group, Brockhill Community Centre, Penarth (2070 4406)

10.30-11.30
Mother and Baby Swimming session, Barry Leisure Centre (01446 744770)

11.30am
Buggy Fit Cosmeston Lakes Country Park (meet by cafe) (07792 023870)
More info at www.buggyfit.com

1:30-3:30
Twinkles twin group at Bethesda Chapel, Dinas Powys every other Friday during term time. £1 per family, drinks provided, contact Ellie Foote on 07515870061 or check facebook page for dates.

1.30-3.15pm
BATS Coffee Session various venues

Many of these groups make a small charge and are run by the parents/carers themselves so you will be expected to help with activities, coffee-making, clearing away equipment etc

Also see the ‘What’s On’ sections in the Penarth Times, and the regional ‘Primary Times‘ and ‘Early Times’ magazines, available free of charge in public libraries.

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