Skerne Park Children's Centre (Area 1)

Visit our events for children and young people page for information about what is going on at Mount Pleasant as well as our other children's centres

Upcoming Events at Skerne Park

Monday 2 Years + Story Rhyme Time Skerne Park 1:00pm - 2:30pm Enjoy music, singing and storytelling to support families in developing their child’s language skills (Invite only – please ring reception on 405600).
Tuesdays Birth +  Well child Health Clinic Skerne Park 10:00am - 11:00am Friendly and relaxed session where you can weigh your baby and receive practical support.
Tuesdays 2 Years + Happy Eaters Busy Feet Skerne Park 1:00pm - 2:30pm Tasty cookery based activities to help you and your child to eat well and move more. A 6 week course (Invite only – please ring reception on 405600).
Wednesdays   Ante Natal Clinic Skerne Park 9:00am - 12:00 noon Please contact Reception on 405600 to make an appointment.
Wednesdays Birth + Breastfeeding Cafe Skerne Park 1:00pm - 3:00pm Friendly relaxed atmosphere, offering advice and support.
Thursdays 2 - 5 Years Play Together Skerne Park 10:00am - 11:30am Exciting activities for you and your child: outdoor play, let’s get creative, messy and move about.
Thursdays 0 - 2 Years Tiny Time Skerne Park 1:15pm - 2:45pm Activities for you and your baby to enjoy together.
Fridays 18 Months - 3 Years Little Additions Playgroup Skerne Park 1:00pm - 3:00pm Please book a place with Parkside Childcare on 353416. Cost per session £6.00.

Skerne Park children's centre is on Facebook [external link]

You may be eligible for free childcare

Visit the learning and skills pages for information about adult learning courses and family learning courses

Additional services

  • Sensory room - to book your one hour place please contact reception on 01325 405600
  • Parkside childcare - based at The Coleridge centre. Please contact 01325 353416 for more information
  • Skerne Park children's centre is a safe place to be


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