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YMCA Banstead Children’s Centre is open for information and advice from 09:00-12:30 weekly during term-time.

As a designated Sure Start Children’s Centre, we offer support to families with children under five years old, in and around the Banstead area. We run a timetable of activities during term-time for parents and childminders including baby massage, sing and sign sessions, messy play and cooking.

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“Staff are friendly, helpful and kind – it’s a pleasure coming here.”

Cost
We charge a minimum £2 donation per child for each session unless otherwise stated.

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May half -term activities

Click on the image to download a PDF of the May half-term timetable

Monday

Messy Play 09:30-11:00
Learning through sensory and exploration play. Dress for mess! Includes a healthy snack and singing session.

New Birth Celebration 12:30-13:30 | Monday 21 May
For newborns – six months. Find out about your local Children’s Centre and services on offer including a free voucher for Little Sensory Stars.

First Aid 12:30–13:30 | contact us for the next available date
Basic First Aid course. Please call 01737 362058 to book your place.
£5.00 per booking

Y-Yoga 12:45-13:30 | Starting Monday 11 June
A fun interactive yoga session for children aged 2 and over to help with balance and co-ordination.
5 week course | £10

Tuesday

27 Month Checks
Booked by your local clinic or Health Visitor

Rhyme Time at Banstead Library 10:15-10:45
Singing and rhyming session held at Banstead Library.

Children’s Centre Play Bus (Netherne) 10:30-11:30 | FREE
A monthly free stay and play session on the last Tuesday of each month and on selected Thursdays in August. Come and explore the Children’s Centre Play Bus with fun activities on and off the bus, crafts, singing and more.
Tuesday 29 May | Tuesday 26 June | Thursday 2 August | Thursday 9 August | Thursday 16 August | Thursday 23 August

Chatterbox 11:15-12:15  | contact us for the next available date
An activity session to promote school readiness and support children with their language skills (ideal for 2 + years). Please phone to book your place on this popular six week course.

Wednesday

Sign and Sign 09:45-10:45 (14-30 months) | 10:45-11:45 (5-13 months)
These sessions are provided by an outside organisation and must be pre-booked. Please contact Alex Ashion
T 07932 443809
E alexsingandsign@gmail.com

Rhyme Time at Pistachios in the Park 10:00-10:45 | First Wednesday of every month 
Join us for a fun interactive music session, including props, instruments and puppets.
Lady Neville Recreation Ground, Avenue Road, Banstead, SM7 2PF

Thursday

Netherne Stay and Play 10:15-11:15 
A free weekly stay and play session at the Netherne Village Hall for residents living locally. A baby weigh-in is available the second Thursday of every month.

Little Sensory Stars Stay and Play 11:00-12:00 | crawlers-18 months
A fun, interactive session for young explorers to develop their senses.

Baby Massage 12:30-13:15
Baby Yoga/Postnatal Pilates 13:30
These sessions are provided by an outside organisation and must be pre-booked. Please contact Alison Joyce
T 01737 361524

Little Sensory Stars 13:00-13:45 | newborns to just crawling
5 week course – book & pay in advance
A fun, interactive session for babies to help stimulate and develop all their senses using play, songs and sensory equipment to support babies’ growth and development.

Friday

Sign and Sign 09:45-10:45 (14-30 months) | 10:45-11:45 (5-13 months)
These sessions are provided by an outside organisation and must be pre-booked. Please contact Alex Ashion
T 07932 443809
E alexsingandsign@gmail.com

Rhyme Time at Banstead Library 10:15–10:45
Singing and rhyming session held at Banstead Library.

Bake, Rattle & Roll 11:15–12:30
£3.50 per child | £2 per additional child
Come to a fun cooking sessions for under 5’s. We look at healthy eating options and cook using fresh ingredients. This session is not open to childminders.

Little Kickers East Surrey 13:00 (3.5 – 5 years) | 13:55 (18 months – 3.5 years)
To book please contact Yvonne Phillips
T 01737 300 624
E yphillips@littlekickers.co.uk

Find out more

YMCA Banstead Children’s Centre is open for information and advice from 09:00-12:30 weekly during term-time. For more information, please contact Angelina McLoughlin.

T 01737 362058
E Angelina.McLoughlin@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk

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Banstead Children’s Centre
The Horseshoe, Bolters Lane, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 2BQ