Whitworth Childrens Centre, Services and Activities for Families in Whitworth Rochdale

What’s On

Whats On

Please note sessions only run term time.

Please contact staff to find out about Holiday activities.

Adult Learning

Friday’s 10:00am-12:00pm
We run a range of courses such as numeracy, literacy and first aid. Please ring to find out courses and dates. There may be a small charge for the créche.

Baby Massage

Wednesdays –Please ring for times
Come and massage your baby in a relaxed group setting. Suitable from birth to crawling. Massage oil provided, just bring a towel. £1 per child. It is essential that you ring first as times and days can change.

Bouncing Babies

Mondays 10:00am–11:30am

Drop in play session for babies aged 0–12 months. We have lots of fun activities planned;  sensory play, messy play, general play and music sessions plus much more. £1 per child.

Help Direct

Help Direct can help and advise people on lots of different issues i.e;  money, relationship, benefits and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice. Please ring Whitworth Children’s Centre on 01706 648747 for more information on how to get an appointment.

Little Explorers

Mondays 1:30pm–3:00pm

A play session for children aged 0–5 years. Join the fun each week with different sessions designed to help develop your child’s language and communication skills and also enhance their knowledge and understanding of the world. These sessions include imaginative play, interactive story sessions and themed sessions. No need to book, just drop in. £1 per child.

From Bump to Birth and Beyond

A free 5 week course that is aimed at parents to be and their families. Sessions will include staying healthy during parenthood, expectations, caring for a new baby and keeping baby safe. Delivered by Whitworth Children’s Centre staff, Midwives and Health Visitors. Please ring 01706 648747 for more information and to book a place.

Fun 4 Families

Please enquire about our exciting Family Holiday Activities

Gym Toddle

Tuesdays 10:00am–11:30am

For children aged 18 months to 3 years old. Come and get active with your little ones. £1 per child.

 Little Swimmers

Mondays 1:00pm-2:00pm and Thursdays 9:00am–10:00pm

Parent and toddler swimming sessions for 0–3 year olds at Whitworth Leisure Centre. No need to book just turn up.

Story Sacks

NEW Bring your child’s imagination to life with one of our exciting new Story Sacks. Ask a member of staff if your are interested in borrowing one to take home.

Multi skills (Rochdale FC)

Fridays 3:30pm–4:30pm

This is a fun Multi Skills session run by fully qualified FA community coaches from Rochdale Football Club.  The session is aimed at parents and their children doing various family, sports activities.  This session is free of charge.


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