After School Care is a terrific solution for busy families and provides a stimulating environment for your child to grow and learn.

Our program is open to primary school aged children (5 to 12 years).

We cater to the needs and interests of all ages under our care.

We run the program from Rosebrook Building (59 Dimboola Road, Horsham) through a partnership with Horsham Rural City Council. Our team will collect your child from their school gates and safely transport them to the hall in a bus. The program is open to primary school children from all schools in the Horsham community.

Children will be engaged in a range of activities, including:

Homework time

Creative & expressive arts

Sports & team games

Cooking

  • Session Information

    Educator-to-Child Ratios

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

    Operating Hours

    Weekdays: 3:30 PM* – 6:00 PM
    Weekends: Closed
    Public Holidays: Closed
    We offer a School Holiday Program between terms.
    *Start time may vary based on when your school ends and transport requirements.

  • Enrolment, Bookings and Cancellations

    Enrolment

    For each child you wish to enrol in our school care service, you need to:

    • Complete an enrolment form 
    • Provide a birth certificate, Immunisation History Statement, and other supporting documents as necessary (e.g. Health Care Card or anaphylaxis management plan).
    • Enrolment documents should be submitted in person at Horsham Aquatic Centre.

    We recommend completing an orientation meeting with our Children's Service Coordinator to:

    • Tour our childcare facility
    • Check your enrolment form and supporting documents
    • Discuss your child's needs and your expectations

    You can book an orientation meeting by calling the centre on (03) 5382 2576 during business hours.

    Bookings

    Once enrolled, you can make a booking by calling the centre on (03) 5382 2576 during business hours.

    Bookings can be made a week in advance.

    Cancellations

    If possible, please give us 24 hours notice of cancellations.

    Where that's not possible, please let us know by 7:30am on the day of your booked session. If cancellation occurs within 24 hours due to illness, we will offer a credit on presentation of a Doctor's Certificate.   

  • Fees, Payment and Subsidy
    Fees

    Horsham Aquatic Centre members receive a discounted rate.

        Members  Non-members
    Casual Booking  $48.71 per child, per day  $49.80 per child, per day
    Permanent Booking  $42.89 per child, per day  $47.68 per child, per day

    All prices above are before CCS.

    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.

    Alternatively, one-off payments can be made in person or over the phone.
    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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