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Contact Details

Our Details are...

Phone - 07903009962

Coordinator - Claire Russell

Please get in touch if you have any questions.

About Us

Alva Play Pals provides flexible, affordable care for children before and after school.  The service is located in Alva Primary School and run by qualified staff.  Children have access to a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities, including toys, games, crafts, gardening, trips to the park, ball and racquet sports.  

Opening Hours

Play Pals is open from 8am to 9am, and again from 3pm to 6pm.


The fees for term 2015 to 2016 are as follows -

  • 8am to 9am: £5
  • 3pm to 6pm: £12

Cheque and bank transfer payments are accepted. Details are as follows -

Bank of Scotland 

Account number: 00133556

Sort Code: 80-05-28

Age Range

Children are accepted from 4 ½, through to 15 years of age.


Pick ups are currently available from inside Alva Primary School and at Menstrie Primary School.

Childcare Vouchers

Childcare vouchers are accepted. Please contact us for further information.

Flexible Booking System

We offer a flexible booking system which can cater for childcare needs that change on a week by week basis.