Find a Playgroup Map

Zoom out to see all playgroup locations across the Northern Territory. Click, hold and drag to move the view to your area. Each red Pin on the map represents one of the headings in the drop-down list below. Note that more than one Playgroup may be held at each Pin’s location. Click on a red Pin for a quick look at which playgroups are held there, and see the drop-down list for further information on those playgroups.

Playgroup House Marrara:

Defence Dandelions; Free Range Kids; German Playgroup; Little Wonders; Playgym; PlayConnect

Nightcliff Uniting Church:

Kapok Playgroup; Rainbow Bee Eaters

Community Garden, Alawa:

Little Gardeners

Malak Family Hub

Casuarina Uniting Church:

Sonseekers Playgroup

Rossiter St, Rapid Creek


Driver Family Resource Centre:

CALD; Tumbledown Tots

Palmerston Child and Family Centre

Frangipani Friends

Batchelor Area School

Batchelor Playgroup (Playsteps)

Berry Springs Primary School

Berry Springs Playgroup (Playsteps)

Fred's Pass Reserve

Fred’s Pass Reserve Playgroup, Lakeview Hall

Girraween Pre-school

Girraween Playgroup

Howard Springs Pre-school

Howard Springs Playgroup

Playgroup House Alice Springs

Alice Springs Family Daycare; Alice Springs Playgroup

ASEC Hall Alyangula

Alyangula Playgroup

4CS Building Nhulunbuy

Nhulunbuy Playgroup Association

Manthathpe Community Space

Mamay Marra Kathu Wurdanturturt Waran

Jabiru Courthouse

Jabiru Playgroup

Lions Club, Yulara:

Yulara Community Playgroup

Northern Suburbs

Playgroups held at Playgroup House Marrara (same building as Darwin Toy Library):

Marrara Playgym (community): Monday 9:00am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Playgroup NT staff on 8945 7775

Little Wonders (community): Wednesday 9:30am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Playgroup NT staff on 8945 7775

Defence Dandelions (supported): Thursday 9:30am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Frances on 8945 7775 or email

PlayConnect (supported): Friday 9:30am-11:30am, Playgroup House Marrara. Contact Leanne on 8945 7775 or email For children who may have Autism Spectrum Disorder characteristics

German Playgroup (community): Saturday 9:15am-11:15am, Playgroup House Marrara (fortnightly). Contact Martina on 0401 862 429 or email

Playgroups held at Nightcliff Uniting Church:

Rainbow Bee Eaters (community) Steiner Inspired Playgroup: Thursday 9:00am-11:00am, Nightcliff Uniting Church, 21 Cummins Street Nightcliff.

* Please note there is a short wait list for this playgroup

Contact Leesa via email

Playgroup at Casuarina Uniting Church:

Sonseekers Playgroup (community): Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am-11:30 am, Casuarina Uniting Church, 45 Vanderlin Drive, Wanguri. Contact Roslyn on 8927 1746.

Rossiter Street Playgroup, Rapid Creek:

Rossiter Street Playgroup (community): 5 Rossiter Street Rapid Creek.

This playgroup has sessions every day of the week at various times. Please visit their Facebook page for session times. 

Playgroups held at Charles Darwin University

The playgroups at Charles Darwin University are currently closed. Please check back in Feb 2021 to see the new timetable. Thank you 

Tuesday AM: 9:15am-10:45am, for pre schoolers

Tuesday PM: 1:15pm-2:30pm, for babies and young toddlers

Wednesday AM: 9:15am-10:45am, for mixed age groups

Wednesday PM: 1:15pm-2:30pm for mixed age groups

Thursday AM: 9:15am-10:45am for mixed age groups

Thursday PM: 1:15pm-2:30pm for mixed age groups

Contact Kim Chapman on 8946 6522 for information on vacancies. Each playgroup is located in building Orange 4 at Charles Darwin University.



Playgroups held at Driver Family Resource Centre:

CALD (supported, Culturally And Linguistically Diverse): Monday 9:00am-11:00am, Driver Family Resource Centre, 29 Driver Avenue. Contact Trudie on 8945 7775 or email

Tumbledown Tots Playgroup (community): Contact Trudie on 8945 7775 or email Thursday 9:00am-11:00am, Driver Family Resource Centre, 29 Driver Avenue. 

Playgroup held at Palmerston Child and Family Centre:

Frangipani Friends (supported): Tuesday 9:00-11:00, Palmerston Child & Family Centre, 2 Brennan Circuit, Farrar.

Contact Trudie on 8945 7775 or email

Playgroup held at Good Shepherd Lutheran College, Palmerston

Little Lambs (Playgroup held at the school): Wednesday 9:00am-10:30am, Good Shepherd Lutheran College, 5/13 Emery Ave, Woodroffe NT 0830. Contact Catherine on 8983 0300

Rural Areas

Alice Springs

Playgroups held at Playgroup House Alice Springs

Alice Springs Playgroup (community): Wednesday 9:30am-11:30am, Playgroup House Alice Springs.

Contact Rachael on 0429 461 547 or email

Remote NT

Playgroup at Batchelor Area School:

Batchelor Playgroup: Friday 8:30am-10:30am, Batchelor Area School, 71 Kirra Crescent.

Contact Sara 0407 013 342 on or email

Playgroup at Berry Springs:

Berry Springs Playgroup: Wednesday 8:30am-10:30am, Berry Springs Recreation Reserve, Cox Peninsula Road.

Contact Sara 0407 013 342 or email

Playgroup at Fred's Pass Reserve:

Fred’s Pass Reserve: Tuesday 9:30am-11:30am, Lakeview Hall, Bee’s Creek Road.

Contact Jess via email or through their Facebook page

Playgroup at Girraween Pre-school:

Girraween Playgroup (community): Wednesday 8:30am-10:30am, Girraween Pre-school.

Contact Julie on 8983 3300 or email

Playgroup at Howard Springs Pre-school:

Howard Springs Playgroup (community): Tuesay 8:30am-10:30am, Howard Springs Pre-school Parent’s Room. 

Contact Sara on 0407 013 342 or email

Playgroup in Alyangula

Alyangula Playgroup (community): Wednesday 8:30am-10:30am and Sunday 3:30-4:30pm, ASEC Hall.

Contact Bellinda on 0447 163 741 or email

Playgroup in Jabiru

Jabiru Playgroup (community): Tuesday 9:30am-11:30am, Jabiru Courthouse.

Contact Belinda on 0400 027 261 or email

Playgroup in Nhulunbuy

Nhulunbuy Playgroup Association: Tuesday and Thursday 9am-11am, rear of the 4CS Building, Arnhem Rd.

Contact Kathryn on 0458 269 998 or email

Playgroup in Wadeye

Mamay Marra Kathu Wurdanturturt Waran: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am-11:30am, Manthathpe Community Space.

Contact Miromiro on 0477 555 319 or email

Playgroup in Yulara

Yulara Community Playgroup (community): Thursday 8:30am-10:30am, Lions Club, Gregory Street Yulara.

Contact Kate on 0414 227 841 or email