Looking for an exciting way to keep your children entertained over the school holidays? Let them enjoy a wide range of fun activities at a YMCA Holiday Program.

Bookings for our 2019 winter program open Monday 17 June.

With a variety of exciting incursions and activities, the kids are sure to have a fun, action packed day. Our program is open to primary school aged children (5 to 12 years). YMCA’s school holiday programs are jam-packed with activities designed to stimulate inquisitive minds, get kids physically active and discover new interests with friends and energetic facilitators.

Our experience working with children means that we understand their individual needs - we know it’s not a one size fits all approach! That’s why we have a range of programs to help improve your child’s physical and mental wellbeing. They will also have lots of fun with us! 

We run the program from Rosebrook Building (59 Dimboola Rd, Horsham) through a partnership with Horsham Rural City Council.

Your children will be engaged in a range of activities, including:

Cooking

Mindfulness

Gardening & recycling

Sports & team games

  • Session Information

    Educator-to-Child Ratios

    1:15 ratio for children over preschool age (5 years). 
  • Enrolment

    To book your child into our Holiday Program:

    1. Download and complete a 2019 enrolment form for each child (NB: annual requirement only)

    2. Download and complete a booking form for each child, indicating which days you would like your child to attend once you and your children have read the brochure and activities information for activities running each day during the current program. These documents are all released prior to each program.

    3. Form(s) to be submitted in person at the centre due to privacy laws.

    4.  Please provide all supporting documents when enrolling your child. This applies to families who have not previously attended any programs or where circumstances have changed. 

    This includes copies of:

    Birth Certificate

    Immunisation Records 

    Child Health Record, if available (for sighting only) 

    Custody Orders, where applicable 

    Medical Management Plans (Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Allergy or other) where appropriate

    Due to DHS requirements the enrolment form must be handed into our centre so that staff can sight your child's immunisation record, health record and birth certificate - these must be original and a copy will be kept on file. Can't find your immunisation certificate? You can download a copy from the Australian Childhood Immunisation register.

  • Fees, Payment and Subsidy
    Fees

    Cost $77.14 full day (No half days available)

    Excursion days or special activities may incur additional costs. 

    Members of Horsham Aquatic Centre receive a 10% discount.

    Any late booking (after the enrolment closing date) will incur a $20 late administration fee. This fee will be charged per family and does not include bookings for any optional activities.

    Payments
    Account payments are processed by direct debit fortnightly, unless you make alternate arrangements. Direct debit information must be collected as part of enrolment process.

    You will be contacted within 5 working days in regards to payment. We request all amounts owing be paid before commencement of the program. 
    Child Care Subsidy

    This program qualifies for the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) offered by the Federal Government.

    The CCS is calculated by a number of factors including: activity level, combined family income, service type and hourly rates.

    Click here to learn learn more about the subsidy.

  • Location

    The program is run from the Rosebrook Building (59 Dimboola Road, Horsham).

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