Childcare

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Childcare will be closed for the Christmas / New Year break from Thursday Dec 24 and will reopen on Monday January 11 2021.

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

Open 8.45am to 1pm, Monday to Friday.

Closed on weekends and public holidays.

3 session times:

8.45am - 10.13am

10.15am - 11.43am

11.45am - 1.00pm

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 session
$9

One child for 4.25 hours
$25
Non-members
One child for 1 session
$15

One child for 4.25 hours
$46

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

Before you use the Centre you need to:

Step 1: Download and complete the enrolment form

Step 2: Make a time to do an orientation session at the Centre and pick up a copy of the Client Handbook

Step 3: Pay a $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.