Playgroups and activities

Council run playgroup

This playgroup is facilitated by a Council appointed early childhood professional who provides experiences and opportunities for children and their families to engage with each other in a fun and friendly environment. The group can also provide resources and information on parenting, and support agencies and services in the community. Playgroups meet weekly during school terms.

Families must have a Playgroup Victoria  membership to attend. You can join at Playgroup Victoria quoting the relevant playgroup ID number. Once you have obtained your playgroup membership contact Lee.Fereday@nillumbik.vic.gov.au to register.

Nillumbik Little Owls Playgroup ID# 116740

A supported playgroup for parents and children requiring parenting or social support.

Coniston Street Family Centre
28 Coniston Street, Diamond Creek

Mondays 10am -12pm during school terms

For information, contact Lee.Fereday@nillumbik.vic.gov.au

 

Community run playgroups

These playgroups are run by families attending the playgroups.

Grandparents Playgroup ID# 116170

Meet other grandparents caring for children and give children in your care a playgroup experience.

Coniston Street Family Centre
28 Coniston Street, Diamond Creek

Tuesdays 10am - 12pm during school terms.

For information, contact Lyn Clements 0419 617 839 or ettenyl66@gmail.com

Multiple Births Playgroup ID #116342

An opportunity to meet other families with twins, triplets, or quads

Coniston Street Family Centre
28 Coniston Street, Diamond Creek

Thursdays 9.30am - 12:00pm (during school terms)

For information  clarissakvalentine@gmail.com or danilupeski@hotmail.com

Nillumbik Bush Playgroup ID #116659

Open to families with children under five and their siblings. There is a range of ages so the group is suitable from babes in arms up until the very adventurous pre-schooler and there are usually some enthusiastic primary school aged siblings too.

Bush playgroup is an active and fun way to spend a morning with like minded families at a beautiful setting in your own neighbourhood! Wear appropriate clothing for mud pies, tree climbing and hut making. You must be a member of Playgroup Victoria to cover public liability insurance.

Bush Playgroup is generally held on the second Saturday of each month 10.00am - 12.00pm

For information, https://m.facebook.com/groups/1230643300288213?tsid=0.5392029947048389&source=typeahead   You will then be notified of the exact location.

 

For a list of other community playgroups in the Shire, see www.playgroup.org.au

  

Coniston Street Family Centre

28 Coniston Street, Diamond Creek

The venue is available for hire for playgroups, functions and events.  
For information contact Stephanie Xiao on 9433 3149 or Stephanie.Xiao@nillumbik.vic.gov.au

Activities

Pram walking groups

Pram walks give parents with young children the opportunity to get out of the house, chat with other parents and improve their health and fitness.

The group leaves from Diamond Creek on Thursdays and finishes with a coffee or play in the local park.

9.15am - 10.15am

Thursday

For information contact 9433 3165 or familyservices@nillumbik.vic.gov.au