Under 5’s


Crèche is a free service provided by Hackham West Community Centre for participants and volunteers of the Centre, who are attending workshops, groups, courses and counselling. The Crèche is staffed with qualified educators and dedicated volunteers. Children from the age of 4 months up until they start school can attend. Crèche provides children with the opportunities to learn and play in a safe, fun and inclusive environment. Crèche is vertically grouped with inside and outside experiences.  Come along to explore, create and discover.

Bookings are essential and can be made at reception or through the Under 5’s Program coordinator.

Crèche opens Monday to Friday, starting week 2 of each term. Sessions and times vary depending on the community needs and centre programs. Please always check opening times for availability.

Please bring along to Crèche a piece of fruit or healthy snack for a shared morning fruit time, nappy, a hat, comforter and any bottles that your child may need. Crèche is unable to provide a sleep room.

Please contact the Under 5’s Program coordinator for further information on 8384 1065.



Playgym is a fun, energetic and interactive program for the whole family to attend up until the child starts school. Playgym encourages the development of physical skills, focusing mainly on gross motor and muscle movement.

Playgym is a structured session facilitated by a Senior Educator which also involves games and songs. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to play and move along with their child and participate in the activities.

Playgym is on Monday mornings during school term. Starting week 2 of each term. Your first visit is free and then cost $2 per child for the session.

Playgym provides 2 sessions – Under 3 and half year olds from 9:45 – 10:30am and over 3 year olds from 10:45 – 11:30am. Please bring along a piece of fruit for a shared morning snack in between sessions.

You can find Playgym in the main hall of the Community Centre. Come along to move, learn and grow.

Please contact the Under 5’s Program coordinator for further information on 8384 1065.


Baby Playgroup

Baby Playgroup is a free program for parents/caregivers and babies aged 0-2 to meet in a supported, inclusive, safe, fun and friendly play environment. Baby playgroup provides opportunities for parents to enjoy one on one time playing, singing and learning with their child, whilst making connections and forming friendships.

Baby playgroup is facilitated by a Senior Educator and is based on the needs of the participants. Parents stay with their baby during the Playgroup to play, sing and move.

Baby Playgroup is on Tuesday mornings during school term, starting week 2 of each term. Baby Playgroup runs from 10am to 11:30am in the main hall of the Community Centre. No bookings for Baby playgroup are required.

We believe at Baby Playgroup that…We are our own child’s best support and we aim to strengthen and nurture this by providing new ideas and information for you and your baby.

Crèche is available for older siblings so time can be spent with your baby while older siblings are cared for. Please refer to the Crèche for further information. Crèche bookings are essential.

Please contact the Under 5’s Program coordinator for further information on 8384 1065.

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