Centre Activities

Please see our timetable for details on when these activities run

Baby Massage, including GroBrain

Classes delivered by qualified instructors, suitable for babies six weeks to ten months. GroBrain will support you with 'tuning' into baby's cues, cries and providing comfort, using smiles, cuddles, and eye contact.

Bilingual Beginnings

For bilingual families with a child under five years, come and meet other parents and find out about the importance of first language when your child is learning English.

Bumps and Babes Storytime

Come along and meet other expectant / new mums and dads and share stories, songs and rhymes that will help your baby's development. For children under 1 year.

Come Talk with Me

Come Talk with Me speech and language groups are a great opportunity for you to learn more about how you can support your child's language development. By invitation only. Term time only. 

Family Support Service

Family Support and Outreach Workers can offer free and friendly support to all families in our area with children from birth to five years and those receiving antenatal care.

Lets Cook

Learn to prepare easy meals for the family using fresh ingredients. By invitation only. Term time only. 


Facilitated by Bournemouth Maternity Unit, speak to your midwife to book an appointment.

Nurturing Programme - The Parenting Puzzle

A programme to help parents develop their parenting skills, covering many topics such as why children behave as they do, recognising feelings, approaches to discipline and building cooperation. For parents in the Queen’s Park area with a child under five years.

Parent Forum

Held twice a year, come, and hear our plans for the centre and share your ideas. A great chance for parents to have their say about centre activities and share their feedback. Children under five welcome.

Play & Learn 

These sessions must be booked by calling the centre up to 2 days in advance. A fun session for children from birth to five.  Explore activities and new experiences together, all designed to support your child's interests, creativity and learning needs. Take away great ideas to try at home too. Our friendly, experienced team will also give you advice, guidance and information in lots of other areas and share with you other activities that you can enjoy together in your local community. 

Ready, Steady, Go

A group to help you support your child to become life ready. With a focus on children's confidence, self-esteem and physical development, whatever the goal, we will make sure your children are ready for their next step. For children age one to five. By invitation only. Term time only. 


Further Information 

Contact Us

Queen's Park Children's Centre
East Way, Queens Park, Bournemouth, Dorset

01202 519727

Email Queens Park


c/o St Michaels School, West Hill Road, Bournemouth, Dorset

01202 519727

Email Westbourne