Child’s Play Crèche

Welcome to

Child’s Play Crèche

Providing Quality Childcare in Riverside, Galway City since 1991.

At Child’s Play we are dedicated to the welfare and happiness of our children. The warmth and friendliness of our staff can be felt the moment you walk in the door, creating a cozy and inviting environment in our crèche. We accept children from 1 year to primary school age.


At our crèche, we pride ourselves on providing a stimulating and comfortable environment for your little ones. We understand the importance of having dedicated spaces for both indoor and outdoor activities, which is why we offer state-of-the-art facilities to cater to your child’s needs.

Ball Pit
Tree House
Play Kitchen
Dress Up Area
Sensory Area


We pride ourselves on having a dedicated and passionate team of staff who are committed to providing the best possible care for your child. We believe that our staff are the heart and soul of our crèche, and we are proud to have such a dedicated team working with us.

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Yvonne has been with Child's Play for the past 26 years. She is friendly, approachable and has a wonderful team working alongside her.


Child’s Play Crèche promotes healthy eating by providing a well-balanced and nutritious diet for all children attending the crèche. Our Healthy Eating Policy is underpinned by the Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Pre-School Services by the Dept. of Health and Children. For further information please see the Parent Handbook and our Policies and Procedures below.


The NCS and/or ECCE subsidy that you receive will be deducted from the monthly fee, for further information on our fee policy see the parent’s handbook below.

NCS Scheme


You may be eligible for a subsidy through the National Childcare Scheme (NCS). For more information on this and to apply, please click here or contact the NCS parent portal 01 9068530.

ECCE Scheme


The ECCE Scheme runs from September to June each year. The programme is open to all children who are 2 years and 8 months before 1st September. For more information on the ECCE Scheme, please click here.



Once your childcare place has been confirmed please complete the enrolment form and direct debit mandate and email them to

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