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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 here for a full list of Community & Supported Playgroups in the Northern Territory.

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

St Peter's Anglican Church:

St Peters Anglican Church Playgroup

Casuarina Uniting Church:

Sonseekers Playgroup

Rossiter St, Rapid Creek


Driver Family Resource Centre:

CALD; Tumbledown Tots

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 Pre-school

Howard Springs Playgroup

Playgroup House Alice Springs

Alice Springs Family Daycare; Alice Springs Playgroup

ASEC Hall Alyangula

Alyangula Playgroup

4CS Building Nhulunbuy

Nhulunbuy Playgroup Association

Manthathpe Community Space

Mamay Marra Kathu Wurdanturturt Waran

Jabiru Courthouse

Jabiru Playgroup

Darwin City

Playgroups held at St Mary’s Primary School:

St Mary’s Playgroup (school): Friday 9:30am – 11:30am, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School – 90 Smith Street, Darwin. Contact Briony on 8981 9796 or email [email protected]

Northern Suburbs

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

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

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

Defence Dandelions (supported): Thursday 9:30am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Jess on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

PlayConnect (supported): Friday 9:30am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Leanne on 8945 7775 or email [email protected] For children who may have Autism Spectrum Disorder characteristics

German Playgroup (community): Saturday 9:15am-11:15am, Playgroup House Marrara (fortnightly). Contact Martina on 0401 862 429 or email [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 Leesa 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 Anula Primary School

Anula Playgroup (held at the school): Wednesday 8:30am – 11:00am, Anula Primary School, After School Care Room Area 10. Contact School Front office on 8997 7500

Playgroups held at St Peter's Anglican Church

St Peter’s Anglican Church (community): Monday 9am – 11am, St Peter’s Anglican Church – Cnr Trower Road and Sabine Road, Millner. Contact Katherine on 0424244065


Playgroups held at Driver Family Resource Centre:

CALD (supported, Culturally And Linguistically Diverse): Monday 9:00am-11:00am, Driver Family Resource Centre, 29 Driver Avenue. Bookings essential due to Covid guidelines. Contact Trudie on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Tumbledown Tots Playgroup (community): Thursday 9:00am-11:00am, Driver Family Resource Centre, 29 Driver Avenue.    Contact Trudie on 8945 7775 or email [email protected]

Playgroup held at Palmerston Child and Family Centre:

Frangipani Friends (supported): Tuesday 9:00-11:00, Palmerston Child & Family Centre, 2 Brennan Circuit, Farrar.

Bookings essential due to Covid guidelines.  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

Rural Areas

Playgroup at Adelaide River:

Adelaide River: Tuesday 8:30am-10:30am, Community Access Shed, Swannel Street, Adelaide River (next to Adelaide River Primary School)

Contact Sara 0407 013 342 on or email [email protected]playgroupnt.com.au

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]

Playgroup at Douglas Daly:

Douglas Daly: First Thursday of every month 9:00am-12:00pm, Douglas Daly Community Hall

Contact Sara on 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 Pre-school.

Contact Julie on 8983 3300 or email [email protected]

Playgroup at Howard Springs:

Howard Springs Playgroup (community):

Starts first Tuesday of Term 2 / 20th April 2021

Tuesday 8:30am-10:30am, Howard Springs Pre-school Parent’s Room.

Contact Sara on 0407 013 342 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.

Contact Rachael on 0429 461 547 or email [email protected]

Remote NT

Playgroup in Alyangula

Alyangula Playgroup (community): Wednesday 8:30am-10:30am and Sunday 3:30-4:30pm, ASEC Hall.

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

Playgroup in Jabiru

Jabiru Playgroup (community): Tuesday 9:30am-11:30am, Jabiru Courthouse.

Contact Amene on 0498 632 999 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]

Playgroup in Wadeye

Mamay Marra Kathu Wurdanturturt Waran: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am-11:30am, Manthathpe Community Space.

Contact Miromiro on 0477 555 319 or email [email protected]