Programs for Families with Young Children

Families who attend Burroughs Branch of the YMCA Family and Community Partnership Play & Learn Groups have shared the following resources. Click the links for information about schedules and prices.  You can call the YFCP at 508-865-5920 to get more information.

BB Kidz, Marlborough – Indoor play facility with inflatables, slides, climbing structures and games. Open 7 days with a Toddler Time (age 3 and under) on Mon. – Thurs.

Drop-In FREE Playgroups, Oxford – Infant/Toddler Time (ages 0-2) with activities designed to promote early language and Play-to-Learn Group (ages 2-5) with activities designed to strengthen skills across all developmental domains. No registration required.

Gigueres Play Gym, Cherry Valley - One hour of drop-in free play for children (ages walking to 6 years old) accompanied by an adult to climb, bounce, swing and roll in the gym.

Gigueres Trampoline, Webster - One hour of drop-in free play for children (ages walking to 6 years old) accompanied by an adult to climb, bounce, swing and roll in the gym.

Goldfish Swim School, Marlborough – New facility with year-round swim lessons for children ages 4 months to 12 years and for swimmers of all abilities.

Hulafrog, Local things for kids to doFree website which includes events, directories, classes/camps, birthdays, schools/childcare and places to go. Search by state and town.

Jump Nation, Shrewsbury – Jump, bounce and slide on giant inflatables. Open Jump times are listed on the “Jump Calendar”. Children must be 34" or taller to play on the inflatables.

Kids Zone Dental Moms Club FREE Play Group, Oxford – Join other Moms to socialize while children play (second Friday of each month). Coffee, juice and continental breakfast are served. 

Kidz Central Open Gym, Auburn & Webster - A tumble, play and gymnastics program for children ages 10 months-6 years old.

Leap and Learn Children’s Play Program, Auburn - Two classes are available for “Crawlers/Walkers” (6-18 Months) and “Explorers” (18 Months – Preschool). Children will navigate a safe environment by running, jumping, leaping & rolling through obstacle courses and parachute play.

Macaroni Kid – Free website with children’s events, articles and a business directory. Search your state and town for daily and weekly events.

Northborough Recreation Open Play, Northborough - The Town Hall Gym & Rec Center is open to play with an obstacle course, balls, mats, tunnels and scooters.

Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Westborough – Toddler Time for children to jump on trampolines with adult supervision.

Sparetime Recreation Candlepin Bowling, Whitinsville – Bumper bowling and kids’ play area; hourly bowling for children up to age 6.

Stay ‘N Play Playgroup, Hudson – Drop-in playgroup with multiple play rooms with crafts, bouncy house, rice table, toys, snack and music time. ($1 per family suggested donation)

Whitin Community Center, Whitinsville – Current swim and gym classes are listed in the “Program Guide”. Member and non-member prices are included.

YMCA Boroughs Family Branch, Westborough – Current classes are listed in the “Program Guide” for swim, sports, dance, games, storytimes and more! Member and non-member prices are included.

Zoinks Fun Factory, Oxford – Jump, bounce and slide on giant inflatables. Open Play/Play Times are listed on the Open Play calendar.