About Vacation Care

Our Vacation Care service offers children aged 5-14 years a wide variety of arts, crafts, games, sports, excursions and educational experiences during the school holiday period. We offer age-appropriate programs and activities in a safe, secure and caring environment with staff supervision at all times.

We operate our program at four different venues which are tailored to different age groups.

Kids Club

We have two Kids Club services at West Pymble and St Ives.

These facilities provide mainly centre-based care, recommended for children aged 5 - 9 years (but open for children aged 5 - 12 years).

Children participate in a wide variety of fun, musical, craft, sport and cooking activities, supervised by experienced staff in a safe and caring environment.

The program also offers up to three age-appropriate excursions within the Sydney metropolitan area each week.

Recommended age: 5 - 9 years

Standard hours: 7.30am - 6pm

Daily fee: $54 + excursion and workshop costs (compulsory on workshop and excursion days)

West Pymble Kids Club

Address: West Pymble Community Hall, Lofberg Road, West Pymble. The hall is located next to West Pymble KU Community Pre-School.

Facilities: Large hall with air conditioning new kitchen, close to netball courts, Bicentennial Park, play equipment and access to West Pymble Pool in summer.

St Ives Kids Club (open at new venue)

Address:  Corpus Christi Catholic School, 17 Link Road, St Ives, 2075

Facilities: Large hall and break out room with air con, new kitchen, undercover/sheltered play area, large oval, basketball courts and playground.

Kids Getaway

Kids Getaway is recommended for children aged 8 - 14 years.

It provides excursions to a variety of different locations around Sydney and beyond, supervised by experienced staff.

There are also centre-based activities and workshops including arts and crafts, sport, table tennis, videos, music, board games, Play Station, pool table, Wii and more!

Recommended age: 8 -14 years

Standard hours: 7.30am - 6pm 

Daily fee: $54 + excursion and workshop costs (compulsory on workshop and excursion days)

St Ives Kids Getaway

Address: St Ives Community Hall, off Memorial Avenue, St Ives, 2075

Facilities: Large hall, close to sports facilities including oval, tennis courts, skate ramp and shopping centre. Indoor facilities include a kitchen, pool table, Wii, television and table tennis

Note: Children can bring money for lunch on in centre days as they have the option of visiting the St Ives Shopping Village to buy lunch.

West Lindfield Kids Getaway

Address: West Lindfield Community Hall, 2-10 Bradfield Road, Lindfield 2070

Facilities: Large hall, close to sports facilities including oval, and local shopping village. Indoor facilities include a kitchen, Wii, television and table tennis

Note: Children can bring money for lunch on incentre days as they have the option of visiting the West Lindfield Shopping Village to buy lunch.

Parent Handbook

We encourage all parents with children enrolled in our Vacation Care program to familiarise themselves with our Parent Handbook.

Download the Parent Handbook. (pdf. 3MB)