We believe that children are never too young to join our YMCA community, and one of the best ways to do that is to join one of our Baby & Toddler Groups. Hosted at a variety of our Nursery & Pre-school locations we offer a mixture of weekly and monthly sessions for everyone to come and enjoy. Take a look below to find your nearest group:


Portsea Nursery – All About Families 

Every: Tuesday 10am – 11.30am (no booking necessary)

Free (donations welcome)

A weekly stay and play for under 5s and their families. Join us for lots of exciting activities and the chance to meet new people or catch up with friends. Hot drinks available for parents/carers and snacks for all children.

Playing at Whale Island Nursery

Andover Nursery – Messy Play 

Every: Thursday 10:15am – 11:30am

£2.50 per child and £1 per sibling

Please note that spaces are limited. Advanced booking is required; please call 01264 310140 or message us via Facebook.

Child playing outside at Treetots

Fairthorne Manor – Treetots 

Every: Friday & Monday 10am – 11.30am term time only and selected weekends throughout the year.

Just £5 per child.  Book online or call 01489 785228. Advanced booking required.

Check out our dates and programme below. Further information can be found here

Messy Play

Fairthorne Manor – Messy Play 

Join us for our Monthly Messy Play Session at Fairthorne Manor. 10am – 11.30am

Just £3 per child with free tea and coffee for the adults.

Book online or call 01489 785228. Spaces are limited and advanced booking recommended.

Weston Woolston Messy Play

Woolston Nursery – Messy Play 

Every: Tuesday 1pm – 2pm (no booking necessary)

£1 per child

For more information or any questions, please contact us on [email protected] or message us via Facebook

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