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Find a Playgroup Map

Zoom out to see all playgroup locations across the Northern Territory. Click, hold and drag to move the view to your area. Each red Pin on the map represents one of the headings in the drop-down list below. Click on a red Pin for a quick look at which playgroups are held there (note that more than one Playgroup may be held at each Pin’s location).

Click the below timetable for a full list of Playgroup NT’s Community, Supported & Affiliated playgroups. 

Playgroup Timetable January 2024

 

St Mary's Catholic Primary School:

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School Playgroup

Playgroup House Marrara

Defence Dandelions; Free Range Kids; German Playgroup; Little Wonders; Playgym; PlayConnect

Anula Primary School:

Anula Primary School

Nightcliff Uniting Church:

Kapok Playgroup; Rainbow Bee Eaters

Rainbow Bee Eaters Playgroup

Rainbow Bee Eaters

St Peter's Anglican Church:

St Peters Anglican Church Playgroup

Casuarina Uniting Church

Sonseekers Playgroup

Rossiter Street Playgroup

 

Driver Family Resource Centre:

CALD; Frangipani, PALS

Palmerston Child and Family Centre

Frangipani Friends

Batchelor Area School

Batchelor Playgroup (Playsteps)

Berry Springs Primary School

Berry Springs Playgroup (Playsteps)

Fred's Pass Reserve

Fred’s Pass Reserve Playgroup, Lakeview Hall

Girraween Pre-school

Girraween Playgroup

Howard Springs Playgroup

Howard Springs Playgroup; PALS

Playgroup House Alice Springs

Alice Springs Playgroup

Alyangula Playgroup

Alyangula Playgroup

Nhulunbuy Playgroup

Nhulunbuy Playgroup Association

Manthathpe Community Space

Mamay Marra Kathu Wurdanturturt Waran

Jabiru Courthouse

Jabiru Playgroup

The Yilli Gathering Play Session

Northern Suburbs

Playgroups held at Playgroup House Marrara (next to Darwin Toy Library):

Monday Marrara (community): Monday 9:00am-12:00pm, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Playgroup NT staff on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Free Range Kids (community): Tuesday 9:00am-12:00pm, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Playgroup NT staff on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Wednesday Wonders (community): Wednesday 9:00am-12:00pm, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Playgroup NT staff on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Defence Dandelions (for Defence families): Thursday 8:30am-11:00am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Cindy on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Little Dragonflies Playgroup (Disability/Developmental concerns. No formal diagnosis required): Friday 9:30am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Cindy on 0437 711 672 or email [email protected]

German Playgroup (community): Every second Saturday 9:30am – 12pm, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Tanja 0447 831 485

Playgroups held at Darwin Gymnastics Marrara

PALS (Play and Learn Supported): For children aged 1-5 years

Tuesday 10:00am–10:45am, Darwin Gymnastics Club, Marrara Sporting Complex (Multi-purpose Hall), 10 Abala Street, Marrara

Commencing Tuesday 27th February 2024. Spaces are limited, please contact Playgroup NT prior to attending. Cindy 0437 711 672 or [email protected]

Playgroups held at Casuarina Library

PALS (Play and Learn Supported): BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL Monday 9:30am-10:15am, Casuarina Library, Community Room, Bradshaw Tce, Casuarina.

Commencing Monday 5th February 2024. Spaces are limited, please contact Playgroup NT prior to attending. Cindy 0437 711 672 or [email protected]

Playgroup at Casuarina Uniting Church:
Sonseekers Playgroup (community): Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am-11:30 am, Casuarina Uniting Church, 45 Vanderlin Drive, Wanguri. Contact Roslyn on 8927 1746.
Playgroups held at Casuarina Square
Tiny Tots: Monday 9:00am – 11:00am, Casuarina Square Shopping Centre. Contact 8920 2345 or [email protected]
Rossiter Street Playgroup, Rapid Creek:
Rossiter Street Playgroup (community): 5 Rossiter Street Rapid Creek.

This playgroup has sessions every day of the week at various times. Please visit their Facebook page for session times. 

Playgroups held at Nightcliff Uniting Church:
Rainbow Bee Eaters (community) Steiner Inspired Playgroup: Thursday 9:00am-11:00am, Nightcliff Uniting Church, 21 Cummins Street Nightcliff.

* Please note there is a short wait list for this playgroup

Contact Valerie via email [email protected]

Playgroups held at Berrimah
The Yilli Gathering Playgroup: Thursday 9:30am – 11:00am, Yilli Rreung, 94 Boulter Road, Berrimah. Contact Barbara 0438 322 110 or [email protected]

The Yilli Gathering Play Session, provides a 90 minute playgroup that incorporates heritage and cultural programs and learning spaces.

Palmerston

Playgroups held at Driver Family Resource Centre:
CALD (Supported Playgroup, for Culturally And Linguistically Diverse families): Monday 9:00am-11:00am, Driver Family Resource Centre, 29 Driver Avenue, Driver

Contact Trudie on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Frangipani Friends (Supported Playgroup, for parents or carers who have Post Natal Depression and/or anxiety): Wednesday 9:00-11:00, Driver Family Resource Centre, 29 Driver Avenue, Driver

Contact Trudie on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Playgroup held at Good Shepherd Lutheran College, Palmerston
Little Lambs (Playgroup held at the school): Wednesday 9:00am-10:30am, Good Shepherd Lutheran College, 5/13 Emery Ave, Woodroffe NT 0830. Contact Catherine on 8983 0300
Playgroup held at Palmerston Christian School, Marlow Lagoon
Mainly Music (Music Playgroup held at the school): Wednesday 9:00am-10:30am, Palmerston Christian School, 50 Waler Rd,. Marlow Lagoon. Contact Nicole on 0408 152 869

Rural Areas

Playgroup at Batchelor:
Batchelor Playgroup: Thursday (Every second week) 8:30am-11:30am, Batchelor Area School – Pre-School area. Contact Sara 0407 013 342 or email [email protected]
Playgroup at Berry Springs:
Berry Springs Playgroup: Wednesday 8:30am-10:30am, Berry Springs Recreation Reserve, Cox Peninsula Road. Contact Sara 0407 013 342 or email [email protected]

Southport Community Playgroup: Monday 9:00am-11:00am, Mira Square,10 Barrow Street, Southport. Contact Sara 0407 013 342 or email [email protected]

Playgroup at Fred's Pass Reserve:
Fred’s Pass Reserve: Tuesday 8:30am-10:30am, Lakeview Hall, Bee’s Creek Road.

Contact Jess via email [email protected] or through their Facebook page

Playgroup at Howard Springs:

Howard Springs Playgroup (community): Tuesday 8:30am-10:30am, Howard Springs Pre-school Parent’s Room. Contact Sara on 0407 013 342 or email [email protected]

Flying Foxes – Playconnect+ (For children aged 0–8 years with a disability and/or developmental concern. No formal diagnosis required): BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL Wednesday 9:00am-10:30am, Howard Hall 315 Whitewood Road, Howards Springs. Contact Cindy on 0437 711 672 or email [email protected]

Playgroup at Humpty Doo:
Mums & Bubs Playgroup (community): Monday 9:30am-11:30am, Living Water Op Shop, Shop 15, Challoner Circuit, Humpty Doo. Contact Sara on 0407 013 342 or email [email protected]

Alice Springs

Playgroups held at Playgroup House Alice Springs
Alice Springs Playgroup (community): CURRENTLY NOT RUNNING – A volunteer playgroup coordinator is required to rebuild this playgroup. For more details click here. Wednesday 9:00am-11:00am, Playgroup House Alice Springs, 3 Echunpa Street, Alice Springs.

Contact Playgroup NT on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Leaning with Families (FAFT Program): Monday, Thursday & Friday 9:30am-1:00pm, Playgroup House Alice Springs, 3 Echunpa Street, Alice Springs. Enrolment is required. 

Contact Beverley Angeles on 0437 387 988 or email [email protected]

Remote NT

Playgroup in Alyangula
Alyangula Playgroup (community): Wednesday 8:30am-10:30am, ASEC Hall.

Contact Sarah on 0487 437 427 or email [email protected]

Playgroup in Jabiru
Jabiru Playgroup (community): * Currently not running

Jabiru Area School, FAFT Building, 40 Waterhouse Road, Jabiru.

Contact Playgroup NT on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Playgroup in Nhulunbuy
Nhulunbuy Playgroup Association: Tuesday and Thursday 9am-11am, rear of the 4CS Building, Arnhem Rd.

Contact Kathryn on 0458 269 998 or email [email protected]

Zoom out to see all playgroup locations across the Northern Territory. Click, hold and drag to move the view to your area. Each red Pin on the map represents one of the headings in the drop-down list below. Click on a red Pin for a quick look at which playgroups are held there (note that more than one Playgroup may be held at each Pin’s location).

Click here Playgroup Timetable for a list of Community & Supported playgroups in the Northern Territry 

St Mary's Catholic Primary School:

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School Playgroup

Playgroup House Marrara

Defence Dandelions; Free Range Kids; German Playgroup; Little Wonders; Playgym; PlayConnect

Anula Primary School:

Anula Primary School

Nightcliff Uniting Church:

Kapok Playgroup; Rainbow Bee Eaters

Rainbow Bee Eaters Playgroup

Rainbow Bee Eaters

St Peter's Anglican Church:

St Peters Anglican Church Playgroup

Casuarina Uniting Church

Sonseekers Playgroup

Rossiter Street Playgroup

 

Driver Family Resource Centre:

CALD; Frangipani, PALS

Palmerston Child and Family Centre

Frangipani Friends

Batchelor Area School

Batchelor Playgroup (Playsteps)

Berry Springs Primary School

Berry Springs Playgroup (Playsteps)

Fred's Pass Reserve

Fred’s Pass Reserve Playgroup, Lakeview Hall

Girraween Pre-school

Girraween Playgroup

Howard Springs Playgroup

Howard Springs Playgroup; PALS

Playgroup House Alice Springs

Alice Springs Playgroup

Alyangula Playgroup

Alyangula Playgroup

Nhulunbuy Playgroup

Nhulunbuy Playgroup Association

Manthathpe Community Space

Mamay Marra Kathu Wurdanturturt Waran

Jabiru Courthouse

Jabiru Playgroup

The Yilli Gathering Play Session

Northern Suburbs

Playgroups held at Playgroup House Marrara (next to Darwin Toy Library):
Monday Marrara (community): SESSION FULL / BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL  Monday 8:30am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Cindy on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Free Range Kids (community): Tuesday 9:00am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Playgroup NT staff on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Wednesday Wonders (community): Wednesday 9:00am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Playgroup NT staff on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Defence Dandelions (Defence families only): Thursday 9:00am-11:00am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Cindy on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

PALS (Play and Learn Supported): BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL Thursday 9:00am-11:00am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Cindy on 0437 711 672 or email [email protected]

Little Dragonflies Playgroup (Neurodiverse Focus): Friday 9:30am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Cindy on 0437 711 672 or email [email protected]

German Playgroup (community): Every second Saturday 9:30am – 12pm, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Tanja 0447 831 485

Playgroups held at Darwin Gymnastics Marrara
PALS (Play and Learn Supported): For children aged 1-5 years

Tuesday 10:00am–10:45am, Darwin Gymnastics Club, Marrara Sporting Complex (Multi-purpose Hall), 10 Abala Street, Marrara

Commencing Tuesday 29th August 2023. Spaces are limited, please contact Playgroup NT prior to attending. Cindy 0437 711 672 or [email protected]

Playgroups held at Nightcliff Uniting Church:
Rainbow Bee Eaters (community) Steiner Inspired Playgroup: Thursday 9:00am-11:00am, Nightcliff Uniting Church, 21 Cummins Street Nightcliff.

* Please note there is a short wait list for this playgroup

Contact Valerie via email [email protected]

Playgroup at Casuarina Uniting Church:
Sonseekers Playgroup (community): Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am-11:30 am, Casuarina Uniting Church, 45 Vanderlin Drive, Wanguri. Contact Roslyn on 8927 1746.
Rossiter Street Playgroup, Rapid Creek:
Rossiter Street Playgroup (community): 5 Rossiter Street Rapid Creek.

This playgroup has sessions every day of the week at various times. Please visit their Facebook page for session times. 

Playgroups held at Casuarina Square
Tiny Tots: Monday 9:00am – 11:00am, Casuarina Square Shopping Centre. Contact Dustie 8920 2308 or [email protected]
Playgroups held at Berrimah
The Yilli Gathering Playgroup: Thursday 9:30am – 11:00am, Yilli Rreung, 94 Boulter Road, Berrimah. Contact Barbara 0438 322 110 or [email protected]

The Yilli Gathering Play Session, provides a 90 minute playgroup that incorporates heritage and cultural programs and learning spaces.

Palmerston

Playgroups held at Driver Family Resource Centre:
CALD (Supported Playgroup, for Culturally And Linguistically Diverse families): Monday 9:00am-11:00am, Driver Family Resource Centre, 29 Driver Avenue, Driver

Contact Trudie on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Frangipani Friends (Supported Playgroup, for parents or carers who have Post Natal Depression and/or anxiety): Wednesday 9:00-11:00, Driver Family Resource Centre, 29 Driver Avenue, Driver

Contact Trudie on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Playgroup held at Good Shepherd Lutheran College, Palmerston
Little Lambs (Playgroup held at the school): Wednesday 9:00am-10:30am, Good Shepherd Lutheran College, 5/13 Emery Ave, Woodroffe NT 0830. Contact Catherine on 8983 0300
Playgroup held at Palmerston Christian School, Marlow Lagoon
Mainly Music (Music Playgroup held at the school): Wednesday 9:00am-10:30am, Palmerston Christian School, 50 Waler Rd,. Marlow Lagoon. Contact Nicole on 0408 152 869

Rural Areas

Playgroup at Batchelor:
Batchelor Playgroup: Friday 9:00am-12:00pm, Batchelor Area School – Pre-School area

Contact Batchelor Area School on 8976 0008

Playgroup at Berry Springs:
Berry Springs Playgroup: Wednesday 8:30am-10:30am, Berry Springs Recreation Reserve, Cox Peninsula Road.

Contact Sara 0407 013 342 or email [email protected]

Southport Community Playgroup: Monday 9:00am-11:00am, Mira Square,10 Barrow Street, Southport

Contact Sara 0407 013 342 or email [email protected]

Playgroup at Fred's Pass Reserve:
Fred’s Pass Reserve: Tuesday 9:00am-11:30am, Lakeview Hall, Bee’s Creek Road.

Contact Jess via email [email protected] or through their Facebook page

Playgroup at Girraween Pre-school:
Girraween Playgroup (community): Wednesday 8:30am-10:30am, Girraween Primary School, OSHC Building

Contact Sara on 0407 013 342 or email [email protected]

Playgroup at Howard Springs:
Howard Springs Playgroup (community): Tuesday 8:30am-10:30am, Howard Springs Pre-school Parent’s Room. Contact Sara on 0407 013 342 or email [email protected]

PALS (Play and Learn Supported): BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL Thursday 9:00am-11:00am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Cindy on 0437 711 672 or email [email protected]

Alice Springs

Playgroups held at Playgroup House Alice Springs
Alice Springs Playgroup (community): Wednesday 9:30am-11:30am, Playgroup House Alice Springs, 3 Echunpa Street, Alice Springs.

Contact Playgroup NT on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Ampe Mapeke – A fastworks program

Wednesday 12:30pm-2:00pm, Playgroup House Alice Springs, 3 Echunpa Street, Alice Springs.

Contact Kathryn on 0447 316 159  or email [email protected]

Remote NT

Playgroup in Alyangula
Alyangula Playgroup (community): Wednesday 8:30am-10:30am, ASEC Hall.

Contact Sarah on 0487 437 427 or email [email protected]

Playgroup in Jabiru
Jabiru Playgroup (community): * Currently not running

Jabiru Area School, FAFT Building, 40 Waterhouse Road, Jabiru.

Contact Playgroup NT on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Playgroup in Nhulunbuy
Nhulunbuy Playgroup Association: Tuesday and Thursday 9am-11am, rear of the 4CS Building, Arnhem Rd.

Contact Kathryn on 0458 269 998 or email [email protected]