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 February 2018. A printable PDF version is also available for download below.


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
Tuesday and Thursday 9.00am - 11.30am Jaye: 5821 3100
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
Tuesday 11.15am - 1pm Claire: 5821 4953
Wednesday 2pm - 3pm
Ave Maria Playgroup
25 Graham Street, Shepparton
Monday 9.30am – 11am Liz or Jan: 5831 3000
Patricia Smith Playgroup
38 Packham Street, Shepparton
Monday 9.30am - 11.30am Jenny: 0488 567 038
Uniting New Arrival / Mulitcultral Playgroup
136 Maude Street, Shepparton (church next door)
Tuesday 10am – 12 midday Alison: 5831 6157
Arthur Mawson Playgroup
Hayes St, Shepparton
Tuesday 9am – 10.45am Jenny: 0488 567 038
Little Steps Playgroup
St Andrews Church (old kinder)
St Andrews Road, Shepparton
Tuesday 10am – 11.30pm
*Free bus pick up available
Ester: 0413 697 420
Little Berries (for kinship carers)
GV Christian Fellowship
Corner of Numurkah and Pine Roads, Shepparton
Wednesday 10am – 12 midday 5822 8100
Leslie Gribble Playgroup
13-15 Westmorland Crescent, Shepparton
Wednesday 9am - 10.30am Jenny: 0488 567 038
Music Memory Box
Mercy Place, 351-359 Archer Street, Shepparton
10:30am – 11:30am Nicole: 5832 0900
South Shepp Play Group
11 Service Street, Shepparton
Tuesday 10am – 11.30am Dawn: 5821 6172


Venue Day Time Contact
Rodney Neighbourhood Kinder.
Corner of Midland Highway and Echuca Road, Mooroopna
Wednesday 9am – 11am Pam: 5825 1200
Mooroopna Primary School
O’Brien Street, Mooroopna
Thursday (Playgroup) 9am – 10.30am Cathy: 5825 2060
Friday (Playgroup) 9.30am – 10.30am
Tuesday (Mother Goose) 10.30am - 1pm
Mooroopna Park Primary School
(SCA Mobile Playscheme)
MacIsaac Road, Mooroopna
Thursday 9am – 11am Cate: 0439 170 002
Mooroopna Anglican Church
Corner of Young and Camp Street, Mooroopna
Tuesday 10am – 11.30am Cindy: 5825 2031


Venue Day Time Contact
Tatura Playgroup
Christian Community Church
295 Dhurringile Road, Tatura
Wednesday 10am - 11.30am Coady: 0428 339 623
Gowrie Park Playgroup
Gowie Park Kindergarten,
35 Hughes Street, Tatura
Friday 12.15pm - 2pm Jenny: 0488 567 038
Sacred Heart Primary School
69 Hogan Street, Tatura
Friday 9am – 11am Anne-Marie: 5824 1841


Venue Day Time Contact
Murchison Preschool
(SCA Mobile Playscheme)
14 Watson Street
Friday 9.30am – 11.30am Cate: 0439 170 002


Venue Day Time Contact
Merrigum Kindergarten
145 Waverly Street, Merrigum
Friday 9.30am – 10.30am Jenny: 0488 567 038


Venue Day Time Contact
Tallygaroopna Primary School
Victoria Street, Tallygaroopna
Thursday (fortnightly during school terms) 9am - 10.30am School: 5829 8264


Venue Day Time Contact
Congupna Primary School
3580 Katamatite / Shepparton Road, Congupna
Friday (fortnightly during school terms) 9.30am - 11.00am School: 5829 9286


Venue Day Time Contact
Kialla Central Primary School
Central Road, Kialla
Friday 9am – 11.30am School: 5827 1373

Katandra West

Venue Day Time Contact
Katandra West Primary School
17/27A Bankin St, Katandra West
Friday (fortnightly) 9am – 10.30am Sarah: 5828 3098


Venue Day Time Contact
Undera Kindergarten
55 Anderson St, Undera
Thursday – 12 midday Judith: 5826 0252

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 February 2018

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