Playgroups

A playgroup is where young children, accompanied by a parent or carer, meet regularly to socialise and play together.

Playgroups are great fun for both grown ups and children. They provide parents and caregivers with the opportunity to meet new people, gain support and ideas. They allow babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to socialise as they play and learn together. All playgroups are different but the emphasis is on fun and friendship.

Cost is low – either free or $1 or $2 per session. Most playgroups close during school holidays.

This list was updated August 2019. A printable PDF version is also available for download below.

Shepparton

Venue Day Time Contact
Kids Connection Playgroup
Baptist Church, 600 Wyndham Street, Shepparton
Monday to Thursday 9.30am - 11.30 am

Jackie: 0412 755 862
Gowrie St. Primary School
Gowrie Street, Shepparton
Mondays 9.30am - 11.30am Jenny: 0488 567 038
MOPS Playgroup
9 Pine Road, Shepparton
Fortnightly on Wednesdays during school terms 9.15am - 11.30am Linda: 0425 294 833
Wilmot Rd Primary School
Wilmot Road, Shepparton
Paint & Play Sessions
Tuesday 11.00am - 1.00pm Claire: 5821 4953
Thursday 1.30pm - 3.00pm
Arthur Mawson Playgroup
Hayes St, Shepparton
Tuesday 9.00am – 10.45am Jenny: 0488 567 038
Little Steps Playgroup
St Andrews Church (old kinder)
St Andrews Road, Shepparton
Tuesday 10.00am – 11.30pm
*Free bus pick up available
Ester: 0413 697 420
Leslie Gribble Playgroup
13-15 Westmorland Crescent, Shepparton
Wednesday 9.00am - 10.30am Jenny: 0488 567 038
Music Memory Box
Mercy Place, 351-359 Archer Street, Shepparton
Wednesday
(fortnightly)
10:30am – 11:30am Nicole: 5832 0900
South Shepparton Play Group
11 Service Street, Shepparton
Tuesday 10.00am – 11.00am Dawn: 5821 6172
Lulla’s Children and Family Centre
44 Edward St, Shepparton
Monday 9.30am – 11.30am Cate:
0439 170 002

Mooroopna

Venue Day Time Contact
Rodney Neighbourhood Kinder
Corner of Midland Highway and Echuca Road, Mooroopna
Wednesday 9.00am – 11.00am Pam: 5825 1200
Mooroopna Primary School
O’Brien Street, Mooroopna
Thursday (Playgroup) 9.15am – 10.30am Cathy: 5825 2060
Friday (Mother Goose) 9.30am – 10.30am
Echuca Road Kinder
160 Echuca Road
Wednesday 9.15am – 11.15am Jenny: 5825 2698
Save the Children Kindergarten
17 O'Brien St, Mooroopna
Thursday 10.00am – 12.00pm Cate:
0439 170 002
Mooroopna Anglican Church
Corner of Young and Camp Street, Mooroopna
Tuesday 10.00am – 11.30am Phone: 5825 2031

Tatura

Venue Day Time Contact
Tatura Playgroup
Christian Community Church
295 Dhurringile Road, Tatura
Wednesday 10.00am - 11.30am Jacinta: 0409 921 367
Gowrie Park Playgroup
Gowie Park Kindergarten,
35 Hughes Street, Tatura
Friday 12.15pm - 2.00pm Jenny: 0488 567 038
Sacred Heart Primary School
69 Hogan Street, Tatura
(commencing mid-March)
Friday 9.00am – 11.00am Anne-Marie: 5824 1841

Merrigum

Venue Day Time Contact
Merrigum Kindergarten
145 Waverly Street, Merrigum
Friday 9.30am – 11.00am Jenny: 0488 567 038

Tallygaroopna

Venue Day Time Contact
Tallygaroopna Primary School
Victoria Street, Tallygaroopna
Thursday (fortnightly during school terms) 9.00am - 10.30am School: 5829 8264

Congupna

Venue Day Time Contact
Congupna Primary School
3580 Katamatite / Shepparton Road, Congupna
Thursday 9.00am - 11.00am School: 5829 9286

Kialla

Venue Day Time Contact
Kialla Central Primary School
Central Road, Kialla
Friday 9.30am – 11.00am School: 5827 1373

Katandra West

Venue Day Time Contact
Katandra West Primary School
17/27A Bankin St, Katandra West
Friday (fortnightly) 9.00am – 10.30am Tamara: 0488 619 412

Murchishon

Venue Day Time Contact
Murchison Pre-School
14 Watson St, Murchison
Friday 10.00am – 12.00pm Cate:
0439 170 002

For information on playgroups running outside of Greater Shepparton please contact Cate Thomas, Team Leader, Save the Children Mobile Playbus, on 0439 170 002.

Printable version - Updated September 2019

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