Vacancies at The Yard

Have you ever wanted to work for The Yard, or perhaps you just fancy a change? Well, we are currently recruiting for a number of part time positions in Kirkcaldy, Dundee and Edinburgh. If you are someone who understands the value of play, is creative, a real team player and has experience of working with disabled…

The Yard Dundee is officially open!

Yes, you read that right! As of Monday 15 February we had officially launched our new adventure play service in Dundee, and the day was an overwhelming success. True to its reputation, Bonnie Dundee did not disappoint. The sun was shining and thankfully Jack Frost stayed home for the day allowing a fantastic array of…

A fond farewell – the work continues…

Unfortunately, yes, I have now moved on and left The Yard for new adventures and a new post. My time at The Yard has been a wonderful experience filled with fantastic memories. I am extremely sad to say goodbye to The Yard, yet I am moving on happy, knowing that The Yard is in a great…

Upcoming Dates for the diaries

As the February break closes in, please see our opening times during School Break. During the February break the following family sessions are available: Mon 15 February – 10 am to 2:45pm Tue 16 February  – 10 am to 4pm Wed 17 February – 10 am to 4pm Thu 18 February  – 10 am to 3:45pm…

Finishing the year off strong- 2015

Hello All! Before you ask, yes, the Christmas sweater is on, Mariah is serenading my heart in the background and I am currently staring at a plethora of tinsel around my computer screen. You would think it’s almost Christmas or something. I hope the festive season has been treating you well, and in case you haven’t…

The Yard Christmas Party

Ho Ho Ho! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to celebrate the festivities than with our famous Yard Christmas Party! Saturday 12 December – Free & Available to Members and their siblings only! This year we have it all – Christmas games, a Disco, face painting, Frozen karaoke, Stina sparkles, Presents…

Name The Yard Monkey!

The Yard would like to introduce you to our new friend! We are having a little problem as he has no name. Can you help? We would love to get your ideas for our Monkey’s name.  Yard Members can pop your ideas in the suggestion box at our reception. Alternatively, you can send us your great…

Containing our smiles – Dundee and Fife

Hello everyone! ‘Crate’ news from last week! Tuesday I hit the road running and was able to view two excellent venues in Kirkcaldy. There is more information required from the two premises before I can consider the venues, but it was a fantastic day making progress, regardless of the weather. Wednesday was a big day…

November brings in new hope

Hello all! Progress has been slow lately, but that doesn’t mean plans aren’t well underway. Dundee is looking great following the recent addition of the fire pit and fencing. I can’t wait to see all of the great barbecues, marshmallow roastings and story telling events around the pit. Just to give you an image of the…

Bonfire night…one to remember remember!

Calling all Yard members! Remember remember… we are celebrating bonfire night on Thursday 5 November at The Yard. Our bonfire night is going to be a wonderful spectacle of fire, safety and fun. You will not want to miss it! There will be soup, stovies, a brass band and a supervised and enclosed bonfire. There…

Cinderella and The Yard

**Only £6 pp! – A Yard discounted price to our members ** This year Scottish Ballet will be performing Cinderella at The Festival Theatre and providing a new Relaxed Performance for children and young people with additional support needs and all their family to enjoy. We have been informed that the event will be  very…