Glenkens Baby and Toddler Group

Baby and Toddler is a parent, toddler and baby session on Friday mornings from 10am to 12pm, during both term-time and holidays.


Baby and Toddler is a ‘stay and play’ parent led group for children aged 0-4 during term-time and 0-12 during school holidays.


We have a wonderful activity room for arts and craft fun, a hall space for indoor games, soft play for babies and a lovely garden to access.


The sessions include snacks for the toddlers and babies and teas and coffees for the parents/carers. The costs are:


0-6 months FREE,

6 months – 1 year £1

1 year and above £2.

(Additional children over 6 months pay a reduced rate of £1)

(Occasional very special events such as Owl Magic and Animal Man mini Zoo incur an increased cost of £5 for the first child, these sessions are well advertised in advance)


We have regular visits from the Health Visitor, Nursery Nurse and Peer Breast Feeding Support as well as events linking into the amazing talents of the Glenkens and surrounding areas community spirit! Our previous events have included baby massage, messy play, forest skills, den building, bug hunts, clay prints, fancy dress, music dance and stories.


The sessions are run through volunteer support from our wonderful parents and caregivers, operating an opening and snack rota, creating and leading fun activities for the sessions and supporting fundraising events for our GCC Charity Organisation. If you would like to get involved please get in touch via Facebook, our web page or chat to us in the session.


Find us on Facebook – @GCCBabyToddler  for up to date information and events.

Glenkens Baby and Toddler Group is part of the Glenkens ELC

Glenkens Early Learning and Childcare

Glenkens ELC is a community based project offering three services. Bright Stars - Glenkens Community Nursery, Glenkens Baby and Toddler Group and Glenkens Holiday Club based in the Glenkens Community Centre, Kirkland Street, St John’s Town of Dalry (opposite the school).
Many thanks to our supporters!
Glenkens Community Arts Trust (GCAT), Natural Power, Cash for Kids, Glenkens Community Shop and the Big Lottery.
Partner Provider with Dumfries and Galloway Council

CatStrand            Opening Hours
High Street                  Mon - Fri
New Galloway          10am - 5pm
Castle Douglas       Sat        Sun
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