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Fun Bus Mobile Playgroup

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The Fun Bus mobile playgroup welcomes everyone with children from 0 to 5 years old to come along and join us to play, laugh, sing and have fun.

About Fun Bus

Fun Bus playgroups are a FREE, fun and informal space where parents, carers, babies and children aged 0 to 5 years can come together in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Locations and Times

Fun Bus operates weekdays between 9:30am and 11:30am at different locations throughout the municipality of Darwin.

Indoor Season

The Fun Bus indoor season will finish on Friday 26 March 2021.

Monday Bagot Community Bagot Road, Ludmilla
Tuesday Malak Community Centre 13 Malak Crescent, Malak
Wednesday  Malak Community Centre 13 Malak Crescent, Malak
Thursday Lyons Community Centre 25 Damabila Drive, Lyons
Friday Lyons Community Centre 25 Damabila Drive, Lyons

Download a Copy of the Fun Bus January-March 2021 Program

Outdoor Season

The Fun Bus outdoor season recommences from Monday 29 March to 3 December 2021.

Monday Bagot Community Bagot Road, Ludmilla
Tuesday Wanguri Park Wanguri Terrace, Wanguri
Wednesday Water Gardens Freshwater Road, Jingili
Thursday Yanyula Park (behind shops) Yanyula Drive, Anula
Friday Bicentennial Park (near the playgroup) Esplanade, Darwin

Download a Copy of the Fun Bus March-December 2021 Program

Fun Bus COVID-19 Guidelines

Annual Closures

Please note the Fun Bus does not operate:

  • on public holidays
  • during the December/January school holidays.
At Fun Bus, children can:

Engage in new experiences
Interact with other children and adults
Encourage sharing
Make new friends
Strengthen a healthier relationship with parents /carers
Learn and develop social and creative skills through play.

The Fun Bus is not only a fun and engaging place for children. Parents and carers can benefit in a number of ways.

At Fun Bus, parents and carers can:

Meet other parents and develop new friendships
Share ideas, information, concerns and experiences
Play with your children in a fun, safe and friendly environment
Learn and develop skills with your children through play
Discover new ideas for extra fun at home
Find out more about services and support within the local community.

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