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Knox City Council has playgroup sessions where parents, carers and grandparents with babies and children 0-5 years are welcome to attend. You’ll find a fun, friendly playgroup operating from many locations across the municipality, with times and days to suit you, including culturally specific, young parent (under 25 years) and dads playgroups. Playgroups meet for up to two hours once per week.

Find Your Nearest Playgroup

Browse our map of Playgroups in Knox located in Knox City Council Children & Family Centres.
Contact details for Knox Community and Supported Playgroups can be found on the Knox Playgroup Listing.

To enquire about joining a playgroup, please complete our enquiry form

If you're interested in starting a playgroup, please email or call 9298 8348 for more information.

Active Family Playgroup Playday

Run, Skip, Play, Throw, Catch, Explore...
A fun, active playgroup for you and your children!

  • Fun, enjoyable, active play and activities
  • For families with children 0-5 years of age
  • Be dressed for outdoor active play, bring a drink and snack
  • No experience necessary, everyone welcome!

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, 3 May 2017.
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Venue: Park Ridge Children and Family Centre, Playgroup Room, 208 Dandelion Drive, Rowville.
Cost: FREE!
RSVP: To register to attend, call 9298 8348 or email

Learning Through Play

Playgroup provides a safe, stimulating environment that allows parents, carers and children the opportunity to:


  • Learn to play and socialise with other children
  • Increase their skills and confidence
  • Extend language and early literacy through words, books and stories
  • Are supported to enjoy active play and share healthy snacks
  • Experience children with diverse needs and different cultures

Parents and Carers

  • Build relationships and meet new friends
  • Access parenting information, resources and support
  • Learn about childhood development
  • Experience community involvement

Playgroup Sessions Can Include:

  • Indoor and outdoor play
  • Art and craft activities
  • Music and movement
  • Playdough and puzzles
  • Story time and books
  • Snack time

Supported Playgroups

Supported playgroups are offered to families with diverse needs and are conducted by a facilitator. These are free of cost local supported playgroups for parents and carers of young children 0-5 years with additional needs, developmental delay, disability, chronic medical condition or families in financial hardship, isolation or with limited family support.

Young Parents Supported Playgroups

Specifically for parents, Mums and Dads aged 25 and under with babies and young children.
Young Parent Playgroup provides an opportunity for young parents to meet other parents close to their age and build a peer support network. Free of cost to attend.

Playgroup Library

You’ll find a fun, friendly, free of cost Playgroup Library session operating once a term from various locations across the municipality.
Playgroup Library sessions offer families with babies and children an opportunity to meet new friends, enjoy play experiences, activities and participate in a story time session.

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