Marble Hill Playcentres

Marble Hill Playcentres is situated in Marble Hill Park, Twickenham, and is a much-loved local not-for-profit establishment offering unique, quality indoor and outdoor play opportunities for children aged 0-15yrs and for those with additional needs. All children must register before entering, and this can be done online, via their website or on arrival.

The One O’Clock Club – for children aged 0-5yrs

Marble Hill PlaycentresThe One O’Clock Club offers a positive and vibrant play environment for children to enjoy alongside a friendly social environment for parents and carers. It’s a drop-in play centre with indoor and outdoor facilities, and a variety of activities to cater for babies and children in their early years. Experienced Playworkers are always on hand to offer play opportunities Marble Hill Playcentresfor parents and carers, and to offer help and advice. Facilities include table top toys; climbing frames; sand pits; bikes and walkers; play house; home corner; book corner; shop corner; baby corner; art and craft activities; water and bubble play; parachute play; and singing sessions.

The One O’Clock Club is open Monday to Friday 1.00-4.00pm during term time and the school holidays, and costs £2.00 per adult and £2.00 per child.

The Adventure Playground – for children aged 5-15yrs

Marble Hill PlaycentresThe Adventure Playground has a completely separate area to the One O’Clock Club, with a variety of indoor and outdoor facilities including four rope swings of various sizes; an aerial runway; climbing frames; a fire pit; and a skate boarding ramp. It is the only open-access adventure playground in Richmond upon Thames – children may come and go as they please, although the staff will make every effort to ensure it’s so fun that they don’t want to! The Adventure Playground is kids-only (except for the staff supervising), Marble Hill Playcentresso parents are not allowed in the playground except on their first visit settle their child in – even then they’re encouraged not to stay too long, so their child can explore the playground themselves. Marble Hill Playcentres also provides children with impaired mobility the opportunity to play alongside their peers on a specially designed birds nest swing and wheelchair accessible walkway.

The Adventure Playground is open Monday to Saturday 12.00-6.00pm during the holidays, and Tuesday to Friday 3.30-6.30pm / Saturday 12.00-6.00pm during term time. It costs £4.00 per child on Saturdays and during the holidays, and £2.00 per child during the week in term time.

Inclusive Play Project – for children aged 0-15yrs

This extremely successful project includes exclusive play sessions designed specifically for children and young people with additional needs, their parents, caregivers and siblings. There is no need to pre-book your visit. Marble Hill Playcentres also has an Inclusive Playworker who supports children with additional needs within the mainstream sessions. One-to-one support is also available for your child if they need it in order to access the mainstream sessions.

The Inclusive Play Project is open Saturdays 10.00am-12.00pm. Sessions are free, but please remember that they are a charity and your donations will help them make it a better service.

Marble Hill Playcentres is based at Marble Hill Park, Richmond Road, Twickenham TW1 2NL. They can be contacted on 020 8891 0641 or by emailing info@marblehillplaycentres.com.

 

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