Southport Playhouse

Short Session Child Care Centre

Welcome to Southport Playhouse

  Southport Playhouse is a non-profit community/parent run short-session childcare centre in South Melbourne, offering care to preschool children aged 18 months to 4 years in a caring and nurturing environment. Read more about our history, philosophies and our exciting community ethos here.

In 2016, we offer short-session programs on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursday and Fridays from 9.30 am to 12.30pm and an extended-hours program on Wednesdays from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Our play-based programs are designed to optimise your child’s learning potential and enhance their social experiences. To be added to our waitlist, please complete the enrolment form by clicking Waitlist Enrolments option.

If you have any further enquiries, you are welcome to contact us or simply pop in for a visit!


“My daughter loves Playhouse. She doesn’t want to come home. And I love that I can have a guilt-free break, knowing she is happy and well cared for.”