We believe that children are never too young to join our YMCA community, and one of the best ways to do that is to join one of our Baby & Toddler Groups. Hosted at a variety of our Nursery & Pre-school locations we offer a mixture of weekly and monthly sessions for everyone to come and enjoy. Take a look below to find your nearest group:


Portsea Nursery – All About Families 

Every: Tuesday 10am – 11.30am (no booking necessary)

Free (donations welcome)


Playing at Eastleigh Pre-school.

Eastleigh Pre-school – Messy Play 

Every: Friday (term-time only)

£0.50 per child

Please note that spaces are limited. Advanced booking is required; please call 02380 641718.

Child playing outside at Treetots

Fairthorne Manor – Treetots 

Every: Friday & Monday 10am – 11.30am (term time only). See our exciting programme below.  To discover more click here.

Children playing in nursery

Shanklin Nursery – Baby & Toddler Group 

Every: Thursday 10am – 11.30am
(no booking necessary)

£1 per family

Messy play at Newport Nursery

Newport Nursery – Baby & Toddler Group 

Every: Friday 1.30pm – 3pm (no booking necessary)

£1 per family

Playing at Whale Island Nursery

Woolston Nursery – Messy Play 

Every: Tuesday 1pm – 2pm (no booking necessary)

£1 per child

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