Due to COVID-19, Braybrook, Maidstone and Maribyrnong Community Centres are currently closed and all playgroups will therefore not take place in Term 2. View a list of programs that are being offered online during this time here.

Parents, caregivers and their children meeting for interaction and fun. Playgroup provides opportunities for children to learn through play, participate in new experiences, develop and increase social skills, and learn sharing, co-operation and simple routines. Meet local families and develop new friendships. Relax and talk in a friendly environment and share your experiences and ideas.

The playgroups listed below are run at our community centres.

Find other playgroups in your area(PDF, 242KB) .

Note: All playgroup participants are required to become members of Playgroup Victoria for public liability insurance coverage.

Japanese playgroup

Maribyrnong Community Centre

A parent run playgroup for families of Japanese speaking background for all children aged up to 5 years.



Term 2 2020




9.30am - 12pm

7 April - 30 June

$2 per family

9032 4305 or email


Grans and Tiny Tots Playgroup

Maribyrnong Community Centre

Calling all grandparents who look after youngsters from birth - preschool age. Come along to our Playgroup with your tiny tot for some play fun, craft activities, story time and singing.



 Term 2 2020



9.30 -11.30am

15 April - 24 June

$2 per family plus registration with Playgroup Vic


Rainbow Playgroup - LGBTI

Maidstone Community Centre

This group has been created as a social group for gay, lesbian, queer, transgender and intersex parents and their parent friends in Melbourne’s inner west. Their hope is to connect LGBTQI parents so they can create positive friendships with other families and their children can fell part of a bigger community. Families who are friends of LGBTQI families are welcome.

 Day Time Term 1 2020 Cost
Wednesday  2 - 3.30pm

29 January - 25 March

 Gold coin contribution


Maidstone Community Playgroup

Maidstone Community Centre

Come and join our amazing new playgroup to connect with other parents while your children are having fun! Run by an experienced facilitator who will help your children explore the delights of planting , play dough, dress ups, water and planting in our gorgeous garden. Mums and dads will also be treated to special pampering sessions and guest musicians and artists will enhance the joy for everyone!

 Day Time  Term Cost
Wednesday 9.30-11.30am 29 January Ongoing  Gold coin contribution



Multicultural Playgroup

Braybrook Community Centre

Facilitated by Mackillop Family Services, our supported playgroup are for families with young children from diverse backgrounds who meet weekly for social interaction and fun, providing opportunities to learn through play. Includes a morning fruit snack. Everyone welcome, no pre registrations required.



Term 1 2020



10am - 12pm

6 February - 26 March