Children and families

Fountains Children's Centre

We provide free weekly fun activities for parents, carers and their children and support and advice for families and expectant parents in the Fountains, Vauxhall, Walton and County areas.

If you've never used a children's centre before you'll need to register your details before accessing services. Complete your registration online or visit your nearest children's centre to register.

Find us

Fountains Road, Kirkdale, L4 1QH

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Opening hours


Activity timetable

  • Baby Yoga

    A class for babies 3 to 12 months and parents to enjoy gentle breathing and relaxing postures.

    Monday 10am — 11am

  • Early Communication Group

    Play based targeted group offering advice and strategies to support children's communication skills.

    Monday 1pm — 2pm.

    Contact us to book.

  • All about Baby

    Under 1's stay and play to support all areas of development

    Tuesday 9.30am — 10.30am.

    Contact us to book.

  • Mini Munchers

    Come and have a healthy brunch with us. For children aged 1 year plus.

    Tuesday 11am — 11.45pm.

    Contact us to book.

  • Welcome to the World

    A 6-week antenatal course to prepare you for the birth and bringing your baby home.

    Tuesday 2pm — 3pm.

    Contact us to book.


  • SWAN Support with additional needs

    If you have a child with additional needs, come along to a safe and stimulating environment. Parents and carers receive guidance from our experienced team and other specialist agencies. Your children can enjoy activities and meet new friends.

    Wednesday 9.30am — 10.30am.

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  • Development Matters

    Support for any development concerns you may have about your child.

    Wednesday 10.30am — 11am.

    Contact us to book.

  • Baby Sensory Group

    Play based sensory themed activities to support development. For babies up to 18 months.

    Wednesday 1pm — 2pm.

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  • Nurture

    A 10-week course to build your confidence in understanding your child's social and emotional development, including strategies to support routines and boundaries.

    Creche available.

    Thursday 9.30am — 11.30am.

    Contact us to book.

  • Baby Massage

    Discover how to massage your baby which supports bonding and also baby's emotional and physical development. Suitable for age 6 weeks plus.

    Thursday 1pm — 2pm

  • Stay and Play

    A fun interactive play group for ages 0-5 to help prepare children for school.

    Friday 9.30am — 10.30am.

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You can also attend parent and toddler activities at our partner centres, Vauxhall, Walton and County.

Other services at this centre

Parenting advice and support

Parenting advice and support is available 5 days a week. Please contact the centre for more information.


We run various courses throughout the year for parents who have children aged 0-4 years. Contact us to find out about courses that might interest you.