baby play balls, Baby & Toddler Classes Surbiton Do you live in Surbiton? Esher? Thames Ditton? Kingston? Teddington? Hampton Court? New Malden? Coombe? Looking for fun developmental classes for under 5’s in Surrey?

Gymboree Surbiton would like to invite you and your little ones for a free trial class today! Every day we run award-winning and fun-filled classes for babies and children from 0-5 years, and are based in the centre of Surbiton!

Check out our full SEPTEMBER timetable of classes, including baby massage & baby signing  in the tab above

Member Feedback

Just see for yourself the impact our classes & teachers have on our members!

‘We just wanted to say thank you for all your amazing support and fun over the last 6 months. Leo and I havetoddler airlog, Baby & Toddler Classes Surbiton had a blast and wouldn’t change it for the world. From his first baby massage session which he screamed through most of  (he just wanted to watch what was going on!), to his last Music session on Monday with the giant drum – a heart felt thank you for everything.’  Feb 2016

‘Gymboree is what makes our magic Monday’s so special ! Isla just loves Gymboree!’ May 2016

‘Thank you very much for letting us attend your Daddies day event.  It was very enjoyable and remarkable to see how the Gymboree philosophy translates into real child-centred play.  You are all amazing practitioners!’ June 2016

To book a free trial and start your very own Gymboree journey please follow this link!

We offer the UK’s highest quality classes available for 0-5s

Gymboree’s commitment to quality is unsurpassed and every day thousands of parents and carers across the UK choose Gymboree because they want the best for themselves and their children. Gymboree classes utilise a unique and impressive combination of music, movement, Picture of equipment at Gymboree Surbitonprops, imaginary play and custom-designed and patented apparatus, all to create a fun and magical world where children learn, thrive and most importantly have fun.

We are the experts in early childhood development

At Gymboree we are often told by parents, “You are the only class that
manages to engage my child.” This is not a coincidence! It is a reflection of the fact that Gymboree are the experts in early childhood development and as such, we know children; we know what works, what engages, and what is appropriate for the many different developmental stages between birth and age 5. Gymboree has published its own best-selling books on “learning through play” and develops its class curriculum with the involvement and input of experts from around the world.

We actively involve parents and carers in our classes

Gymboree classes are recognised for our unique approach to parent/carer involvement which encourages adult participation in and understanding of all class activities. Research has shown that Picture of equipment at Gymboree Surbitonyoung children learn best – and have the most fun – when parents and carers enter their world of play and imagination. At Gymboree, every adult is an active participant and play partner, making your time at Gymboree all the more fun and enjoyable.

We are world leaders with almost 40 years of experience

Gymboree began in 1976 when Joan Barnes, a mother from
California, tried to find a safe, fun place featuring age-appropriate activities for parents and young children to play together. Unable to do so, she did what any enterprising person would – she started her own! Gymboree has been proudly inspiring parents and children ever since. Today, with classes in Picture of equipment at Gymboree Surbiton, Baby & Toddler Classes Surbitonover 700 locations in over 40 countries, Gymboree is the global leader in early childhood development programmes. Why settle for less?

Gymboree Surbiton also offers FREE Baby Massage courses for parents and babies and Baby Signing classes too! See our Timetable tab above for more information on what we have to offer.


Found at our site:

  • A buggy park
  • Toilets
  • A clean baby changing station so you won’t mind changing your baby’s nappy!
  • Baby bouncers so that you can go to the toilet or just put your shoes on without having to put your little one on the floor
  • A potty if your child is toilet training
  • Breastfeeding cushions and bottle warming facilities
  • Ample car parking in the area using public car parks and street parking

Getting to us:

  • Driving from Kingston takes only 5 minutes and only 10 minutes from Esher.
  • Buses 281, 71, K1, K3, K4 also stop at Victoria Road in Surbiton (outside Sainsbury’s) right by our site!
  • Parking is available directly outside Gymboree on St Marys road and on the high street (pay & display), as well as Sainsburys on Victoria road and Waitrose on Claremont road too.


All of our staff are police checked in accordance with DBS regulations (visit DBS website).

toddler handle ball, baby and toddler classes surbitonWe offer a range of award winning classes throughout the week for newborn babies and up to children of 5 years!

 Please download our current timetable to see what Gymboree classes we have on offer and contact us to book your FREE trial class!


Gymboree Surbiton May 2017 timetable

Gymboree Surbiton June 2017 timetable

Not only do we offer Gymboree sessions but we teach baby massage and baby signing too!


Baby Massage in Surbiton (IAIM)


We are passionate about the importance of touch and bonding with your baby and massage is a great way to introduce this to you both! Research shows that the first 1000 days of a child’s life are highly influential on their life-long mental health, and we want to help you along that crucial journey. Our Baby Massage course consists of 5 sessions each lasting 1 hour in our beautiful venue in Surbiton.

We invite babies (under 1 year) and their parents along to learn all about the importance of touch and hope you will use this course as an opportunity to  bond with your baby whilst learning and practising the different massage strokes with our fully qualified IAIM instructors Katie,Lucy  & Natalie. Our sessions take place on Tuesday afternoons from 12:30pm – 1:30pm.

Please contact for more information and to reserve your space.

To learn more about Infant massage please follow this link!

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Baby Signing in Surbiton

Makaton Signing for Babies (MSB) is a fantastic course for babies and children under 5 and we are happy to announce that we now offer it here at Gymboree Surbiton! Over your 6 sessions, with our fully qualified instructors Soniya & Katie, you will learn the full MSB syllabus as well as tips and fun activities to help you to continue signing in your baby’s normal routine. So avoid those toddler tantrums and help your babies to communicate better with Makaton! The course costs £6.50 per session plus £6 for the purchase of your very own Makaton Signing for Babies pocket book to remind you of all that you learn! This £6 goes straight to the Makaton charity helping to support them in all they do.

Please contact to book your space.

To learn more about Makaton Signing for Babies please follow this link!

OPEN GYM SESSIONS We also offer drop-in free play sessions for our members at least once a day. Members can simply come along and play for free for 45 minutes.  Our amazing indoor activity Playfloor offers a chance to stay in the warmth whilst giving you and children things to do! Stuck at home or been out in the cold all day? Pop in and have some fun at Open Gym.

MAKE UP CLASSES We have a unique ‘catch-up’ policy – any missed class can be made-up with an extra class to be taken within a month! Make-ups must be pre-booked and are subject to availability – please email or call to book in.



Parties at Gymboree, Baby & Toddler Classes Surbiton


Here at Gymboree Surbiton we run fun-filled bespoke parties every weekend at our site, as well as parties on the go in your home or hired venue. Whatever you’re celebrating Gymboree Surbiton has the party to suit your needs!


Please download our GYMBOREE SURBITON PARTY INFORMATION and let us help you have a stress-free, wonderful day to remember!




'The party was great, very well organised and fun!' October 2015, 3rd Birthday 

'Mollie had an absolutely brilliant time, as did all her little friends. - Thank you again for making her 2nd birthday a day to remember!. From our point of view it was so brilliant as it was just so easy - we could also enjoy ourselves!' November 2015, 2nd Birthday 

'The party was amazing. Stepan and all his guests had a great time! Kim was brilliant as always! Thank you so much for all you help!' December 2015, 1st Birthday 

'We all really enjoyed the party. Both Katie and Soniya did a superb job. All the references to Paddington throughout the games were so creative and made the party so special and memorable!' January 2016, 3rd Birthday 

'We had a great time & Kim was fantastic. We are so pleased we booked with you guys' April 2016, 3rd Birthday (Play & Learn)

'Amelka and her friends enjoyed the party and everyone was impressed with the friendly atmosphere at Gymboree. Thank you once again. You are true stars and made Amelka’s birthday very special!' May 2016, 3rd Birthday 

Call us on 0208 398 9360

or email

for more information on booking your own bespoke Gymboree party!


Keep checking this page for more Gymboree Play & Music Events & Fundraisers!!

Our ‘Just Giving’ page is now LIVE! please follow this link to donate to the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity!

December 16th: Christmas party!

Gymboree Surbiton are proud to be fundraising for Rainbow Trust This Christmas. Book your place in our Winter Wonderland Christmas party for the chance to meet Santa and get into the festive spirit. (Santa visit includes gift worth £16!)

When: Friday 16 December, 2.00pm – 3.15pm

Where: Surbiton Plaza, 16 St Mary’s Rd, Surbiton KT6 4EP

Tickets: £10 per child (max 20 children strictly under 5)

Please contact the team via email ( for information on how to book your tickets!

Christmas Opening Times

Open as normal until 23rd December

Closed: 24th – 27th December

Open: 28th – 30th December

Closed: 31st December – 2nd January

Open as Normal from the 3rd January

We are really excited for Christmas this year but of course if your regular class is affected by our Christmas closure, please book a make up class with the team either on site or via email.

Happy holidays!

September 23rd: Gymboree Bubble ball!

Gymboree Surbiton is happy to announce we are taking bookings for our upcoming Bubble Ball!

So book your place, dust down your Sunday best and come along to our Bubble Ball Friday 23rd September!

Our ball will celebrate all things bubbles, as well as raise money for the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity. Tickets cost just £7 per child, 100% of which will go straight to the charity, funding the great things they do.

The party will start at 2:00pm lasting one hour.

You don’t have to be a member to attend, so email or call 020 3609 8007 to book your space and avoid disappointment!

September: National Bubbles Week


Join us during the week commencing 19 September for all things bubbles! We will be hosting special sessions for babies, toddlers, 3 years and over  and you don’t have to be a member to book in!

On Sat 24 September, we will be hosting our annual Gymboree Surbiton Open Day in honour of Surbiton Festival!

October: 40 years of Pumpkin Parties at Gymboree

Dress up your little ones as pumpkins and ghoulies and join us at our Pumpkin Parties on Friday 28 September.

December: 40 years of Christmas at Gymboree!

Don’t miss our Christmas Parties on Friday 9 and Friday 16 December. Christmas games, Santa’s grotto and much more. Wear your Christmas Jumpers and dress your little ones up too!

All events must be pre-booked. Please email or call  020 3609 8007


May 2017: Bank Holidays

We hope everyone is enjoying the start of Spring! Just to remind you all we will be closed on Monday 1st and Monday 29th May for the Bank holidays.

Please contact the team should you need to book a make up class.

Spring 2017: Fundraising

Thank you so much to everyone who sponsored Gymbo the Clown for the London Marathon.
Here you can see he was still smiling right up to the finish line! Well Done Gymbo!

Of course, if you still wish to donate please follow this link:


Easter 2017: Bank Holidays

Wishing everyone a wonderful Easter weekend! Just to remind you all we will be closed for Good Friday (14th) & Easter Monday (17th). Please contact the team should you need to book a make up class. Don’t forget we are open on Saturday 15th as usual.

Spring 2017: Gymboree Play & Music Surbiton Refurbishment

We are very excited to announce that Gymboree Surbiton is undergoing a renovation this spring! Not only will we have a new site layout, we are also welcoming the much anticipated new Gymboree Equipment too!

To allow for all of this work to take place we will be closed from:

 Monday 27th March and reopening on Tuesday 4th April.  

When we are back up and running we will be extending our usual make-up policy to 3months so you can book any missed classes due to the closure, at a time that suits you.

With our new site will come a brand new timetable! Please speak with your teacher to discuss your classes should you need to move*.

Follow our renovation on Facebook

*If your class time still exists as part of the new timetable you will be automatically assigned a space.

Raffle Winners Announced!Gymbo picking winning raffle tickets

Thank you to everybody for buying raffle tickets throughout the month of April! We raised £73 from your kind donations for the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity! Gymbo has picked the winning numbers and our winners are…

Ana & Isabelle – One Month’s Membership!

Miu & Oscar – One Month’s Membership!

Lucy & Leo – Bubble Ooodles Hamper!

Steve, Valerie, Eloise & Eric – Bubbles Ooodles Hamper!

Michelle, Tom & Edwin – Gymboree Toy Hamper!

Katie, Freddie & Florence – Gymboree Toy Hamper!



May 2016: Bank Holiday Closures

Just to remind everybody that we will be closed Monday 2nd and Monday 30th May for the bank holidays. If you will miss a class due to this closure please contact us to book your make-up session.

Easter 2016: Showtime! The Very Hungry Caterpillar

children tasting fruit

children in very hungry caterpillar show


We had a great time in the Easter holidays learning all about healthy eating, growth and change whilst exploring The Very Hungry Caterpillar!
Look out this summer for more 3-5years Theatre Art’s sessions to book your little superstars into!


April 2016: Raffle Tickets on Sale!!!

Throughout April Gymboree Surbiton are selling raffle tickets and raising money for the Rainbow Trust children’s charity.

With 2 chances to win a free month’s membership at Gymboree Surbiton, 3 chances to win a bubble hamper and 2 more chances to win a Gymboree toy hamper make sure you buy your tickets!

Tickets cost £1 each of £4 for a strip of 5!

We will be holding our draw and announcing our winners on Tuesday 3rd May.

Good luck!

Money raising update:

Gymbo has totalled up all of your donations and we can reveal that Gymboree Surbiton have raised a whopping…..£323.80 for the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity so far this year!

Thank you to everyone who has donated so far!

March 2016: Easter Closures

Happy Easter from Gymboree Surbiton!

Just to remind everybody that we will be closed on Friday 25th March and Monday 28th March for the Easter bank holidays.

We will be open as usual on Saturday 26th March so come along for Open Gym 8:30 – 9:45 and see Soniya!

If you do miss a class due to the bank holiday closures please contact Gymboree Surbiton to arrange any make-up sessions

February 2016: Happy Valentines Day!

rainbow trust logoThank you to everyone who came and helped us celebrate Valentines day last week at our Love & Friendship parties! These events kick-started our fundraising campaign for the year raising a fantastic £156.50! This year we are raising money for the Rainbow trust, supporting all of the wonderful work they do for families with children living with life threatening illnesses across the country!

For more information on events that members & non-members can get involved with please check out our Celebrating 40 years of Gymboree tab.

To learn more about the Rainbow Trust please follow this link!

October 15: Little London Awards

Gymboree UK were delighted to receive an award for ‘Best Toy or Accessory’ at the Little London awards 2015. Our Bubble Ooodles were short-listed and went on to win this amazing award!Little london award 2015 winnerSteph accpeting award with Caprice

Our Programming and Operations Manager Steph Bradley went along to the glam awards ceremony at the Hurlingham Club, Fulham where she was presented with the award by mum and TV personality Caprice Bourret. Thank you to all the amazing Bubble Ooodle lovers that voted!

September 15 Cherish Childhood Events

Throughout the month of September, Gymboree Surbiton hosted lots of fun events for parents and children to celebrate our Cherish Childhood campaign in association with the NSPCC. Events included a Teddy Bear’s Picnic, Messy Play and Friendship days. Thank you to everyone that came and donated money, we managed to raise £150!

June 2015: Summer Classes

This summer we will be adding a whole new Drop Off timetable for any children that are 3-5 years. If you are looking for something to do with your little one whilst on school holidays or pre-school breaks then look no further! Gymboree Pre-School: Monday and Wednesday 9.40-11.40 Gymboree Summer Club: Saturday 1-2 Gymboree Theatre Workshops: Gruffalo – 4th-7th August Ocean Adventrue – 18th-21st August Musicals – 25th-28th August Book in advance to secure your place. Call 020 3609 8007 or email

June 2015: Cherish Childhood

Thank you to everybody who has come along to support our Cherish Childhood events so far this year! We are well on our way to reaching our combined Gymboree UK target of £30,000 all aid of the fantastic work carried out by the NSPCC!  Please check back here for more Cherish childhood events to come this year!

May 2015: Cherish Childhood Play in May

Come and join Gymboree Surbiton as we continue our Cherish Childhood events! This time we are celebrating Play in May with some May Day activities! Think Morris dancers, fêtes and some good old musical classics! Open to members and non-members 11.30am-12.15pm: Messy Play in May 12.30pm-1.15pm: Messy Play in May 12.30pm-1.15pm: Play in May 1.30pm-2.15pm: Play in May 2.30pm-3.15pm: Music Madness in May 3.30pm-4.15pm: Sensory Baby Play in May We are cherishing childhood with the NSPCC, as every childhood is worth fighting for. All our events are FREE and open to members and non-members. There will be donation buckets for you to contribute towards the NSPCC’s crucial work if you wish. #cherishplayinmay #nspcc For more details and to book your place please contact 020 3609 8007 or

March 2015: Cherish Childhood Launch

Click here to see the full Cherish Childhood timetable – Cherish Childhood Timetable March 2015

At Gymboree we want Mums and Dads to take a moment out of their busy schedules and come and be in the moment, cherishing their child at sessions led by our trained Gymboree teachers. From March onwards at Gymboree Surbiton, little ones and their carers will be able to come and have tea with the fairies, tame a dragon, get messy with art activities or hang out with their Daddy at special Cherish Daddy Events. We are cherishing childhood with the NSPCC, as every childhood is worth fighting for. All our events are free and open to members and non-member. There will be donation buckets at all of our events for you to contribute towards the NSPCC’s crucial work if you wish. Come along and join in the fun. Let’s hold onto childhood, at least for today St Patricks Day: Cherish Childhood Launch Party – Tuesday 17th March 11:30am-12:30pm or 1pm-2pm Think rainbows and leprechauns, lucky charms and pots of Gold as Gymboree Surbiton Cherishes Childhood! #cherishchildhooduk #NSPCC Cherish Childhood Play Session – Monday 23rd March 12:30pm-1:15pm or 4pm-4:45pm  Jumping and laughing, bubbles and maracas, just a few ways to show we only grow up when we forget how to play! #cherishplay #nspcc Cherish Messy Play – Tuesday 24th March 11:30am-1pm Planting and painting, printing and framing, cherish those moments that will become cherished memories! #messyplay #nspcc Cherish Toy Time – Wednesday 25th March 12:30pm-1:30pm Teddy bears and dolls, trucks and scooters, the list is endless! Which toy do you cherish? #cherishedtoy #nspcc Cherish Baby Day – Thursday 26th March  9:30am – 10:15am – Baby Class – non members 10:30am – 11:15am – Sensory Lights Open Gym – members and non-members 11:30am – 12:15pm – Baby Class – members Cooing and rooting, tracking and touch, activate these senses as we prepare babies for the journeys to come! #babyday #nspcc Come and Have tea with the Fairies and Tame a Dragon! – Friday 27th March 3:30pm-4:30pm Fairies and tea parties, dragons and dens, imagination is key to unlock these magical moments! #fairytea #tameadragon #nspcc Cherish Daddy Day – Saturday 28th March 9:30am – 10:15am – Messy Play 9.30am -10:15am – Little construction helpers play time 10.30am – 11:15am – Little construction helpers play time 11.30am – 12:15pm – Sensory Baby Play 11.30am – 12:15pm – Beatles Music class 12.30pm -3pm – Open house for all Dads and children Freeze dance and bubbles, parachute and airlog .. Gymbo loves these and your Daddies will too! #cherishdaddy #nspcc Contact 020 3609 8007 or for more details. #cherishchildhooduk

October 2014: Gymbo Tips

Gymboree Surbiton has started sharing ‘Gymbo Tips’ for members and non-members on our Facebook page. To continue your Gymboree learning at home, check this out every Monday. Here is a little preview: Gymbo playing with instrumentsThe Purpose of Repetition: Repetition, why don’t our little ones get bored? Repetition is vital in learning, even us grown-ups need a few lessons when learning something new! Each time we repeat something for our child it develops their long term memory to able to store a life-times full of skills and memories. Not only is repetition great for learning new things but it is great for little one’s confidence as they love predictability, this makes them feel like the have control and understanding of a situation. So fear not your little one will still smile, sing and dance even at the thousandth time you sing Incey-Wincey spider! Don’t forget to like our page for lots of savings on membership, parties and of course more great #gymbotips

12th July 2014: Gymboree Surbiton Celebrate thier 1st Birthday!

Come along and help Gymbo and the team celebrate their 1st Birthday Party! There will be bubbles, parachute, music and even and appearance from Gymbo the clown! We will be open from 10am-4pm for members and non members to drop in and have a play session. We have a GREAT raffle and cake sale with all proceeds goin