Activities for under 5s

Music for Children

Jimmy Little Community Centre (Lilyfield Community Centre)

Address: 19 Cecily St, LILYFIELD 204
Days: Monday and Thursday mornings
Ph: 9343 0333
Cost: $210 per 10 week term
Activities: Music sessions and instrument playing, taught by professional musician.


Balmain Babyroo

Address: At 1B Booth Street, BALMAIN 2041
Ph: 0412 187 388
Days: Tuesdays and Thursday during school term time only.
Activities: Physical and Neurological classes for babies, toddlers and under 18 months.

Learn to Swim

Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre

Enmore Park Black St, Marrickville
02 9565 1906
Facilities include: Three pools, learn to swim classes, gym, fitness classes, creche, cafe, meeting room.
Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre website

Ashfield Pool

Frederick St & Elizabeth St, Ashfield
02 9797 8420
Facilities include: Four pools, learn to swim classes, childminding, cafe.
Ashfield Aquatic Centre websit

Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre

Station St, Petersham
9550 9145
Facilities include: Two pools, learn to swim classes, aqua aerobics classes.
Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre website

Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre

Mary St, Lilyfield
9555 8344
Facilities include: Six swimming pools, learn to swim classes, gym, fitness classes, creche, cafe.
Leichhardt Park Aquatic Centre website


Annandale Neighbourhood Centre

79 Johnston Street, ANNANDALE 2038
Ph: 9660 2828
Monday 9:30 Session Type: General
Tuesday 09:30 Session Type: General
Friday 09:30 Session Type: General


372 Darling Street, BALMAIN 2041 (PCYC Hall)
Thursday 10:00 Session Type: General

Red Bug Playgroup

All parents, grandparents and carers of children aged 0 - 6 years.
To check if the playgroup will be held, call the Infants Home on 9799 4844 or Inner West Council - Ashfield on 9716 1844.
When: Every Monday from 10.00am to 12.00pm
Where: Ashfield Park
Bring: Please bring hats, drink and a smile!
For further information please call Inner West Council - Ashfield on 9716 1844.

Leichhardt Family Day Care

22 Foster Street, LEICHHARDT 2040
Play sessions run Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30-11:30am (term time only)
$5 per session, 6th session free

Leichhardt Public School

Cnr Marion & Norton Sts, LEICHHARDT 2040
Ph: 0414 736 563
Monday & Wed 09:30 Session Type: General

Jimmy Little Community Centre

19 Cecily Street, LILYFIELD 2040
Ph: 9810 1622
Tuesday 9:30am Session Type: General
Wednesday 9:30am Session Type: General
Friday 9:30am Session Type: General

Rozelle Rascalls

Rozelle Neighbourhood Centre
665a Darling Street, ROZELLE 2039
Monday 10:00am Session Type: General
Thursday 10:00am Session Type: General

Community Play Centres

Little Nicholson Street Play Centre

13 Union St, EAST BALMAIN, 2041 (directly behind the East Village Hotel, accessed via the lane on the right hand side of the pub)
Days: Mondays to Fridays 9am to 5pm (and available for members to hire for parties on Saturdays)
Cost: First visit free then an option to purchase an annual family calendar year membership or casual 5 trip pass (see website for more details)
Facilities: Art room, play cottage and toys, ride-ons, sand pit, swings, highchairs and kids picnic tables all in a safe, enclosed space perfect for your 0-5yr olds.



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