Are you looking for a way to connect with like-minded families and your community? Our groups provide an excellent opportunity for families and children to share their experiences and build up a local support network.

All sessions are held at YMCA Horley Young People and Family Centre, The Old Fire Station, Albert Road, Horley, RH6 7JA (unless otherwise stated).

To find out more about any of our groups or services, please call us on 01293 775777.

Spring Term: Tuesday 2 January – Thursday 28 March 2024

Mondays

Child Health Drop-in
Alternate Mondays | 09:15- 11:30

Drop-in session for baby weigh-in & for advice. For next dates visit http://childrenshealthsurrey.nhs.uk/service-venues/horley-ymca

Café Milk
Mondays | 10:00–12:00 (term-time)

Relaxed café style breastfeeding drop-in. Antenatal mums, partners welcome too. Skilled, evidence-based support with infant feeding from an NCT breastfeeding counsellor and peer supporters.
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Horley Youth Club
Mondays | 15:00–20:00 (term-time)

Free youth club in Horley! Chill out with friends or make new ones while enjoying film nights, games, crafts, cooking, listening to music, PlayStation and much more!

15:00-16:00 | Youth Drop in / Youth café (years 6–11)
16:00-17:30 | Junior Youth Club (years 6–9)
18:30-20:00 | Senior Youth Club (years 9–11)

See our Horley Youth Club page for more information

Beatz music session
Mondays | 18:30-20:00 (term-time)

Free access to our music studio for young people aged 11-16. Call Steve Tait on 07523 331810 or email steve.tait@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk.

Tuesdays

Citizen’s Advice
Tuesdays | 09:30-12:15

Free appointments with a friendly advisor to get support with many issues incl. relationship breakdown, benefits, housing, power of attorney, work, debt and consumer issues. Call the centre on 01293 775777 to book.

Parenting Puzzle course
Tuesday 20 February – 12 March 2024 (4 week course)
09:45 – 11:45

A four week course that gives you tips and advice to make life a little bit easier and put some fun back into family life!

Topics include:

  • Understanding your child’s behaviour
  • Listening to how children communicate
  • Praise, encouragement and guidance
  • The power of play and positive moments
  • Learning strategies for building positive constructive relationships and calm, confident parenting
  • An understanding of empathy and the importance of listening and communication
  • Learn new tips for positive approaches to discipline and boundary setting

Run jointly by YMCA Horley Family Centre and Home-Start East Surrey. Open to all parents and carers.
Course costs £15.00 payable on booking (includes course materials and The Parenting Puzzle book). If payment is an issue, please talk to us.

Please call 01293 775777 or email horley@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk to book a place or to refer a family.

Rainbow Group
Tuesdays | 10:30-12:00 (term-time)

Drop-in play session for families with children under five with additional needs. An opportunity to meet other parents and get advice from an Early Support Keyworker.

The Be You Club!
Tuesdays | 15:15-16:45

A calm, safe environment including a range of activities and games for families with children aged 5–11 years promoting wellbeing and confidence. Siblings welcome. Includes a toasted snack and drink.

Cost: £1 donation. Please call 01293 775777 to book a place or to refer a family

Wednesdays

Playtime
Wednesdays | 10:00–11:30 (term-time)

An invite-only play session run together with HomeStart East Surrey for parents/carers with children aged 0-5 years old. Families can be referred for one of the following reasons:

  • Social isolation
  • Mental health and Wellbeing
  • Enhancing child play opportunities
  • Support with play and child development
  • Bonding and attachment

Cost: £1 donation. Please call 01293 775777 to book a place or to refer a family

Thursdays

Mini Movers (NEW!)
Thursdays | 09:45-11:15 (term-time)

A fun play session for parents with moving and crawling babies up to the age of 2 years who are ready to explore the world around them! If you feel you would benefit from this group, please speak to your health visitor or a family support worker at the centre so they can request a place for you.

Cost: £1 donation. Please call 01293 775777 to book a place or to refer a family

Baby & Me
Thursdays | 13:00–14:30 (term-time)

A  relaxed and friendly session for new parents and their pre-walking (non-mobile) babies. Come along and meet other new parents whilst you and your baby explore sensory play using natural and everyday objects coupled with some fun action songs! Learn about play and early baby brain development whilst building your confidence as a new parent. If you feel you would benefit from this group, please speak to your health visitor or a family support worker at the centre so they can request a place for you.

Cost: £1 donation. Please call 01293 775777 to book a place or to refer a family

Beatz music session
Thursdays | 15:00-20:00 (term-time)

Free access to our music studio for young people aged 11-16. Call Steve Tait on 07523 331810 or email steve.tait@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk.

WAVES (Wellbeing Awareness and Voice for East Surrey)
Thursdays | 15:45-17:15 (term-time)

For young people aged 13–19 who are experiencing emotional wellbeing and mental health needs. To find out more or join, email ella.sowton@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk or call 07300 862430.

Fridays

Baby Massage
Fridays (8 week course starting 26 January) | 10:30–12:00

Welcare in Redhill will be running an 8-week baby massage course starting on Friday 26 January. Suitable for babies over 8 weeks and not yet mobile. £20 per place.

Please call Welcare on 01737 780884 or email redhill@welcare.org to book a place.

Contact Us

For more information on groups or activities, please contact us.

T 01293 775777
E Horley@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk

Opening times
Monday – Friday | 09:00 – 17:00

YMCA Horley Young People and Family Centre, The Old Fire Station, Albert Road, Horley, RH6 7JA