Playgroups

Participation in playgroup provides a range of benefits to both children and their parents.  For children the benefits relate to the contribution that play makes to child development, while for parents playgroup offers social support and reduces social isolation.

Playgroups are an enjoyable and regular outing for families where they can share their parenting ideas and experiences.

Starting, finding and assisting playgroups in Casey

The City of Casey Playgroup Development Officer can:

  • Help you start a new playgroup
  • Connect you with other support services
  • Support the needs of your local playgroup
  • Assist residents to locate and join playgroups

Playgroups directory

Search the Casey Directory to find a playgroup in your area.

Having difficulty contacting a playgroup?

For further information about community playgroups in the City of Casey or if you are having difficulty contacting a playgroup, please call the Playgroup Development Officer on 9705 5200.

Supported Playgroups

Supported Playgroups are free and provided weekly during school terms, for eligible families with children aged 0-4 years.

At a Supported Playgroup you can meet other local families, learn about your child's development and learn about parenting through the 'Smalltalk' program.

To find out if you are eligible for a Supported Playgroup, contact the City of Casey Supported Playgroup Officer on 9705 5200 or email PlaygroupReferral@casey.vic.gov.au.

Pop Up Playgroup Program

Council is hosting a pop-up play session for children 0 - 4 years during school terms in 2017 at various parks in Casey.

Come along and join in the free playgroup  activities with your child including story time, sand play, block play, baby play, imaginary play, music, art and active play. Please bring your hat and snacks.

You can also access information about Council’s extensive   programs including; Playgroup, Maternal & Child Health, Kindergarten and Family Day Care while you play together.

Event program

Term 3 2017

Wheeler Park Drive, Cranbourne North
9.30 am - 11.30 am
Wednesday 19 July
Wednesday 2 August
Wednesday 9 August
Wednesday 16 August

Please note: extreme weather venue is Arbourlea Family and Children’s Centre, Wheeler Park Drive Cranbourne North

Pasadena Park, Pasadena Boulevard, Clyde
9.30 am - 11.30 am
Monday 21 August
Monday 28 August
Monday 4 September
Monday 11 September
Monday 18 September

Please note: extreme weather venue is Selandra Family and Community Centre 45 Haflinger Avenue, Clyde North

Further information about playgroups

For general information on playgroups contact:

Playgroup Victoria Inc.
346 Albert Street, Brunswick 3056
Telephone: (03) 9388 1599
Email: pgvic@playgroup.org.au
Visit the Playgroup Victoria website.