Activities at The Brooks Children's Centre


You are invited to come along to The Brooks Children’s Centre and see our new reading area, where you can stay and read with your child and borrow from a range of fantastic books from our free library service. Receive a free book bag on joining!

Weekly timetable - August 2019


Monday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Antenatal clinic

  • 5 August 
  • 12 August
  • 19 August
  • 26 August    Bank Holiday

9.00am - 4:00pm

By appointment only



No Clinic today - rescheduled to Wednesday
28 August

Health visitor drop in and baby weigh

  • 5 August
  • 12 August 
  • 19 August
  • 26 August   Bank Holiday

1.30pm - 3.00pm




No need to book, drop in.



No Clinic today


Tuesday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Edleston Stay & Play


This group does not run through the summer.

We will be back in September.

Babies Together

  • 6 August
  • 13 August
  • 20 August
  • 27August


9.30am - 11.30am   

The group is primarily for children under the age of 1,
whereby parent and child can stay and play in a
relaxed and informal setting.

No need to book, just come along. 


Health Visitors

Stop 7 and 10

  • 6 August
  • 13 August
  • 20 August
  • 27 August

9.30am - 4.00pm

By appointment only

am  7 - 9 month checks

pm 2 year old checks


Wednesday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Parenting Journey            

Stop 9

7 August                    

1:00pm to 2.30pm


A fun and active play session introducing
"5 a day" for your child's learning and development.

Parenting Journey

Stop 6

14 August


10.00am to

This Stop is delivered by Health Visitor Professionals
and Family Service Workers.

The focus of this Stop is communicating with your baby
and weaning. Please contact a Children's Centre to book
your place.

Parenting Journey

Stop 2

21 August

10.00am to 11.30am

At this Stop Health Visitors and Family Service Workers
provide support to expectant parents offering advice and
information prior to baby’s birth.

This is also an opportunity to look around the Children’s
Centre. Invite letters are sent by health visitors. Please
call the Children's Centre  if you are unable to make your
session date.

Parenting Journey

Stop 5

28 August

1.30pm to 3.00pm

Stop 5 for babies 9 – 16 weeks. This Stop is delivered by
Health Visitors and Family Service Workers. It is an
opportunity for new parents to visit the Children’s Centre
and meet other parents.

The focus of this Stop is safety in the home and
communicating with your baby. Invite letters will be
sent to you. Please confirm with your Children's Centre if
you are unable to make that date.

Sensory experience

7 August


14 August




10.00am -12.00pm

1.00 - 3.00pm



The sessions are suitable for babies and parents/carers to enjoy our sensory equipment and resources in a quiet relaxing
environment. A none staff led sensory session.

Please telephone or call in to the Centre for more information
and to book a session.The sessions are for one hour and we can have up to six babies per session.

The sessions are held on most Wednesdays.

 21st August



28 August                 

10am to 2pm


10am to12noon

Milldale Trip  Please note this trip is now fully booked.


Summer Fun Theme Day - Activities with beach sand theme.

 Ante Natal Clinic

28 August

 9am to 4pm

 By Appointment only.

Rescheduled clinic due to Monday Bank Holiday


Thursday activities
Activities Time Activity details 

Antenatal Clinic 

1 August

8 August

15 August

22 August

29 August

9.00am - 4:00pm 

By appointment only.                                                     





Friday activities at The Brooks children's centre
ActivitiesTimeActivity details

Stay and Play Together                        



9 August



No Stay and play

10:00 am- 11:15am



10:00am -12:00

Play sessions for 0 to 4 year olds, including messy play, fun with books and painting and singing. No need to book, just come along.


Summer Fun Messy Play bring spare clothes.

Term time group only.  We will return after the school holidays in September.

If you have a concern about a child or your enquiry is urgent contact CheCS on 0300 123 5012 and out of hours on 0300 123 5022.

Contact us

The Brooks Children's Centre
Balmoral Avenue

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