Categories: Child health, Healthy living


The Hoop app helps you keep your children active by providing information on nearby activities, thousands of which are completely free. 

It also has recommended ages for each activity, so you only see things that are right for your family.

This app is currently under reassessment for Data Protection following changes introduced by GDPR.


Who is it suitable for?

Anyone with children aged 11 years old and under.

How does it work?

Use Hoop to find out what children's activities are going on in your area and where. 

These include:

  • drop-in baby and toddler groups
  • drama, singing and dance workshops
  • exhibitions for kids
  • live family performances and shows
  • arts and crafts and messy play
  • local festivals and markets
  • soft play and story time

Report an issue

You can contact the developer directly to report any issue or if you have any questions about this product.

Please share the details through our contact form for our records.

How do I access it?

Hoop is free to download from the App Store and Google Play. 

Page last reviewed: 07/06/2019
Next review due: 07/06/2022


The app developer is solely responsible for their app's advertisement, compliance and fitness for purpose. Unless stated otherwise, apps are not supplied by the NHS, and the NHS is not liable for their use.

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