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)


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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 

Dates vary, please see our Events page for next available session. 

£3 per child. Book online or call 01489 785228. Advanced booking required.



Playing at Whale Island Nursery

Woolston Nursery – Messy Play 

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

£1 per child

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