Childcare

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Childcare is available for children from six weeks of age, giving you the option to use MAC's facilities, or simply to have some kid-free time.

Our experienced and qualified staff deliver interactive, developmental and fun activities both indoors and outside.

How long can you book for?

You can access childcare for a single session or stay for the full 4.25 hour blocks, with a maximum of 15 hours per child a week.

Session times

Childcare is available from 8.45am to 1pm, Monday to Friday and closed on weekends and public holidays.

We have three session times available as follows;

  • First session from 8.45am to 10.13am.
  • Second session from 10.15am to 11.43am.
  • Third session from 11.45am - 1pm.

How much does it cost?

Childcare is discounted for members who have a MAC membership and a MACqua education membership.

Please note that 10 visit passes are not available for purchase until further notice.

Type
Time
Fee
Members 


One child for 1.5 hour session
$11
One child for 4.25 hours
$27
Non-members


One child for 1.5 hour session
$16
One child for 4.25 hours
$49

Our Facilities

Staffed by qualified professionals, our childcare centre features:

  • Separate care areas for children of different ages, ensuring babies and older children have a safe and appropriate environment to play in.
  • An outdoor playground with a sandpit, climbing frames, grassed areas and decking.
  • Interesting and exciting toys and games which we update regularly to provide a stimulating playground experience.

Our Centre is registered to cater for a maximum of 25 children at a time.

Enrolling for the first time

Accessing our childcare services is a three step process.

Step 1

 

Download and complete the childcare enrolment form(DOCX, 148KB)


Step 2

 

Make a time to do an orientation visit of the Cnetre and pick up a copy of our Client Handbook.


Step 3

 

Pay the $15 registration fee.


Bookings

  • Enquiries, bookings and cancellations can be made by phone on 9032 4100 or follow the phone prompts to leave a message.
  • All bookings need to have purchased a Childcare pass via the Online Client Portal prior to calling the Centre for a booking.
  • During child care opening hours of 8.45 am - 1pm please call the direct line on 9032 4141.
  • Bookings can be made with childcare staff up to 2 weeks in advance.
  • Bookings can also be made by phoning ahead on the day to check availability.
  • Parents must ensure they arrive and depart according to the booked time.
  • Children are not permitted to arrive or depart without a parent or guardian.

Our Centre is registered with the Department of Early Education and Childhood Development to cater for a maximum of 30 children at any one time. All Centre activities comply with State Government Regulations.