Before & After School Care

Quality, reliable, affordable Before and After School Care is provided every school day by the YMCA of Canberra in our Hall. The service is provided from the end of the school day until 6pm, Monday to Friday.

YMCA's Goals

The goals of the YMCA Before and After School Care are:

  • To provide a safe, healthy and happy environment for the children and educators
  • To provide a program which meets the needs and interests of each child, to develop their full potential in all areas of development
  • To employ caring and appropriately qualified educators and promote ongoing staff training
  • To promote open communication between parents and staff and encourage parental involvement in the operation of the centre
  • To foster inks with the local community.

Before and After School Care:

The YMCA of Canberra offers After School Care at Weetangera Primary for primary school aged children. This service is provided from 7.30am until beginning of school day and the end of the school day to 6pm Monday to Fridays during the school term. Bookings can be made on a permanent or casual basis. Activities include, but are not limited to craft, games, movies, sport, cooking and much more. The children are provided with a healthy snack each day.

School Holiday Program:

The YMCA of Canberra offers vacation care every school holidays in several locations throughout Canberra for primary school age children. Vacation Care with the YMCA offers supervised care by qualified staff, fun and interesting activities, and a special excursion or activity every day of the program. Bookings are available from Week 8 each Term.

For more information about these programs, please visit the YMCA of Canberra Website. The YMCA Children's Services Headquarters can be contacted on 6242 4040 or by emailing cs.canberra@ymca.org.au;