Paint and Play

Join us for some fun in the park!

It's free!

Who: Kids – birth to 5 years - with their mums, dads and carers.
What: A fun time for kids to paint, do puzzles, do activities, play games, meet other kids, parents and carers and connect with other families..
Where: Ainslie; Dunlop; Florey; Franklin, Griffith; Holt; Isabella Plains, Kambah; Lyons; Narrabundah; Ngunnawal; Weston.
When: During school terms. Contact the agency to confirm starting dates.

We'll see you there (weather permitting)

Remember to use sunscreen and wear a hat in warm weather
and wear a coat and hat in cold weather  

For information about Paint  and Play you can contact ACT PlaygroupsExternal Link on 1 800 171 882 or  via their facebook pageExternal Link.

You can download a poster for display in your reception area about Paint and Play here [PDF 271KB]

Locations across Canberra

Sessions run during school termsPaint and Play Image

Ainslie

Location: Ainslie (Wakefield Avenue)
Day: Wednesday (weekly)
Time: 9:30am to 11:00am
Agency/Partner: Parentline; YMCA
Enquiries: 6287 3833 (Parentline ACT); 6242 4040 (YMCA)

Dunlop

Location: Dunlop "Playgroup in the Park" (Cnr Evelyn Owen Crescent and Ross Place)
Day: Thursday (weekly) Run from week 2 to week 9 during school terms
Time: 9.45am to 11.00am
Agency/Partner: Belconnen Community Service
Enquiries: 6278 8115 (BCS)

Florey

Location: Florey (Primary School Forecourt, Ratcliffe Crescent
Day: Friday (weekly) Run from week 2 to week 9 during school terms 
Time: 9:30am to 10:45am
Agency/Partner: Belconnen Community Service; Florey Primary School
Enquiries: 62640200 (BCS)

Florey Paint and Play is undercover and not subject to rain. 

Franklin

Location: Oodgeroo Avenue, Franklin
Day: Thursday (weekly) during school terms
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Agency / Partner: ACT Playgroups, Anglicare, Franklin Early Childhood School
Enquiries: ACT Playgroups 1 800 171 882

Holt

Location: Holt Community Hub, 80 Beaurepaire Crescent
Day: Tuesday (weekly) during school terms
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30am
Agency / Partner: ACT Playgroups, Anglicare
Enquiries: ACT Playgroups 1 800 171 882

Isabella Plains

Location: Isabella Plains Early Childhood School, Ellerston Avenue, Isabella Plains “Backyard Rangers”
Day: Friday (weekly) during school terms
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Agency / Partners: ACT Playgroups, Isabella Plains Early Childhood School
Enquiries: ACT Playgroups 1 800 171 882

Kambah

Location: Kambah Adventure Park, Springbett Street, Kambah
Day: Friday (weekly)
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am
Agency / Partner: Anglicare
Enquiries: 6291 4396 (Calwell Early Childhood Centre)

Lyons

Location: Lyons (Ulverstone Street, park in Tooms Place and walk across oval)
Day: Thursday (weekly)
Time: 9:30am to 11:00am
Agency/Partner: YMCA; Woden Community Services; Smith Family; Noah’s Ark
Enquiries: 6242 4040 (YMCA)

Narrabundah

Location: Narrabundah Early Childhood School (23-27 Kootara Crescent)
Day: 2nd Saturday of each month
Time: 9:30am-11:00am
Agency: Narrabundah Early Childhood School
Enquiries: 6142 3828 (Narrabundah ECS)

Ngunnawal

Location: Ngunnawal (Platypus Park, cnr Riley Street and Paul Coe Crescent)
Day: Tuesday (weekly) from week 2 to week 9 during school terms
Time: 9.45am to 11.00am
Agency/Partner: Anglicare, Salvation Army 
Enquires: Anglicare 6142 1117 

Weston

Location: Weston Community Hub - (parking off Hilder Street or in Dillon Place, near the skate park)
Day: Wednesday (weekly)
Time: 9:30am to 11:00am
Agency/Partner: Communites@Work; Noah’s Ark, Woden Community Services, The Smith Family.
Enquiries: 6293 6500 (Communites@Work)

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