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

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Summer holiday timetable 2018

09:00–12:30 weekdays | Centre open for information and advice.
Please note, unless otherwise stated, a donation of £2 is payable per session.

Monday 6, 13 and 20 August
Soft Play & Bounce (Under 5’s)
10:00-11:30 | £2.00 per child
Stay and Play session at the centre with lots of toys, bouncy castle and singing

Tuesday
27 Month Checks (booked by your local clinic or Health Visitor)

Wednesday 25 July and 22 August
Little Sensory Stars Stay and Play (Crawlers to 18 months)
Drop-in | £2.00 per child
A fun, interactive session for young explorers to develop senses, using play, songs and equipment to support growth and development.

Wednesday 1 August
Rhyme Time Pistachios in the Park
10:00–10:45 | Free
Join us for a fun interactive music session, including props, instruments and puppets.
Lady Neville Recreation Ground, Avenue Road, Banstead SM7 2PF

Wednesday 15 August
Teddy Bears Picnic, Pistachios in the Park
11:00-12:00 | Free
Join us for some fun Teddy themed activities. Please bring a picnic, blanket and teddy. (Weather permitting)
Lady Neville Recreation Ground, Avenue Road, Banstead SM7 2PF

Thursday 2, 9, 16 and 23 August
Children’s Centre Play Bus, Netherne
10:30-11:30 | Free
Stay and play session at Netherne including arts & crafts and singing

Friday 3, 10 and 17 August
Soft Play & Bounce (Under 5’s)
10:00-11:30 | £2.00 per child
Stay and Play session at the centre with lots of toys, bouncy castle and singing

Monday (term-time)

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 | Check course start dates at reception
A fun interactive yoga session for children aged 2 and over to help with balance and co-ordination.
5 week course | £10

Tuesday (term-time)

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.
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 (term-time)

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 (term-time)

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 (term-time)

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