Gap Childcare Services

Based in Govanhill Neighbourhood Centre in Glasgow since 1994, GAP Childcare Services offers out of school care, mobile crèche and holiday playscheme services to the local community and neighbouring communities. 

GAP is a fun, friendly environment where children can play, socialise and develop life skills in a safe and secure setting.

GAP provides flexible, high quality childcare at affordable prices. GAP is part funded through Glasgow City Council Children and Families and has strong links within the area.


Providing OOSC to children aged 5 to 14 yrs (16 ASN) 50 weeks of the year. We collect children from the following schools:

  • St Brides Primary
  • Holycross Primary
  • Cuthbertson Primary
  • Battlefield Primary

Secondary school pupils make their own way to GAP, although we do expect them to arrive at a set time and we have their mobile number for contact. We accommodate children from the following secondary schools:

  • Shawlands Secondary
  • Holyrood secondary

We also make early pickups for the children attending Primary 1 in the first two weeks.


The mobile crèche service brings the equipment and staff to a venue of your choice, we offer a flexible service and can accommodate children aged between 6 weeks and 5 years. This service is available city wide and is available 40 weeks of the year.


We offer an all day service to all families with children aged between 5- 14 yrs. The service opens at 7.30am to enable parents to attend work or college/ Uni and closes at 6.00pm Monday – Friday. Children are provided with a morning and afternoon snack but are required to bring a packed lunch. The service takes the children on various trips and is value for money.

Sunday  00:00 - 00:00  Closed
Monday  09:00 - 18:30  Open
Tuesday  09:00 - 18:30  Open
Wednesday  09:00 - 18:30  Open
Thursday  09:00 - 18:30  Open
Friday  09:00 - 19:00  Open
Saturday  09:00 - 17:30  Open
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