With most playgroups closed over the summer holiday, how to get out of the house over the next six weeks?
NB: This list is a work in progress. If you know of anything else that should be included, do let me know!
For soft play, swimming, playgrounds, paddling pools & local attractions see the Resources page
Playgroups for under 5s:
Diddi Dinos - large well-equipped outside play area and inside toys and crafts
When? Mon – Fri, morning sessions 10.00 – 13.00; Afternoon sessions 13.30 – 16.30
Where? Crystal Palace Park, 27 Crystal Palace Road, SE26 6UF
How much? First child: £3, Sibling: £2, baby under 1 year £1
Barnardos the Triangle – soft play, outside playarea and weekly themed play sessions with toys and crafts
NB Older childrens workshops also running throughout the holiday - see full brochure
When? Mon – Fri, morning sessions 9.30 – 12.00; Afternoon sessions 13.30 – 16.00
Where? 2 Coxwell Rd, SE19 3BG (behind Sainsburys)
How much? £5.50 for the first child, £4 for the second or third child, or £3.50 per child for families who receive benefits. UNDER 1s: £3.50 for children aged 6 months to 1 year, 50p for babies under six months.
Toddlers World – bouncy castle and soft play
When? Mon – Thurs 10.00 – 12.00
Where? Crystal Palace Sports Centre
How much? £5.25 non-members; £3.85 members
Peter Pan Play Group - inside toys, ride-ons, playdough and singing.
When? Tuesdays and Fridays, 9.30 -11.30
Where? Phoenix Centre, 66 Westow St, SE19 3AF
How much? £1 per person
Fox Tots – contact Rosie to book at email@example.com
Who? baby and toddler music (older siblings welcome)
When & where? Mondays at Sparrowhawk, Crystal Palace ; Tuesdays at Rosie’s house, Sydenham; Wedsnesdays at the Golden Lion, Sydenham
How much? £8, siblings £2.50