YMCA Early Years Management currently manages six kindergartens in the Region, on behalf of the local communities.

kinder1.bmpWe support ​community kindergartens, easing the administrative burdens on staff, parent advisory groups and families. We also provide staff with professional development and support, in order to promote and maintain quality kindergarten education for 3 to 5 year olds.

For further information, please contact YMCA Early Years Management on (03) 4311 1500 or the kindergarten on the numbers below.​

​​2019 Ope​n Days​
for 2020 enrolments


Ararat North Kindergarten​ ​Monday 27 May, 2019: 2.30pm​ - 3.30pm​​​​​
Carey Street Kindergarten​ ​​​Monday 27 May, 2019: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Jack and Jill Kindergarten Monday 27 May, 2019: 2.45pm - 3.45pm
St Andrews Kindergarten, AraratMonday 27 May, 2019: 3.00pm - 4.00pm
Lake Bolac Kindergarten​ Tuesday 28 May, 2019: 1.30pm - 2​.30pm
Willaura Kindergarten Tuesday 28​ May, 2019: 2.15pm - 3.15pm​​


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Looking for Open Day information for other YMCA managed Kindergartens? ​See here​.

Information for Families
Download:  2020 Kindergarten Information Brochur​e ​

2020 Enrolments ​

​Click on the link below                                                                                              

​for families new to our kindergartens.

2019 Enrolments
Enrolling for 2019? (your child will be attending this year -​ 2019)  - please contact our office on (03) 4311 1500 or email: ballarat.earlyyears@ymca.org.au for more information.


Ararat North Kindergarten

Blake Street, Ararat
P: 5352 ​2211


4 Year Old Program​ 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00am - 2:00pm

3​ Year Old Program​ (PreKinder)​
Wednesday 9:00am - 2:00pm (with 4yo)​


Carey St Kindergarten

9 Carey Street, Ararat
P: 5352 7738
E: careystkindergarten@ymca.org.au

4 Year Old Program
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday  9:00am - 2:00pm

3​ Year Old Program​ (PreKinder)
Friday  9:00am - 2:00pm

Jack & Jill Kindergarten
Robsons Lane, Ararat
P: 5352 2673
E:​ ararat.jack.jill.kin@kindergarten.vic.gov.au

4 Year Old Program
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm

3 Year Old Program​ (PreKinder)
Monday  9:00am - 2:00pm

​St Andrews Kindergarten
Barkly Street, Ararat
P: 5352 262
E: st.andrews.ararat.kin@kindergarten.vic.gov.au

4 Year Old Program​ 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00am - 2:00pm



3​ Year Old Program​ (PreKinder)
 9:00am - 2:00pm

Lake Bolac Kindergarten
Montgomery Street, Lake Bolac
P: ​5350 2438
E:​ lake.bolac.kin@kindergarten.vic.gov.au

4 Year Old Program
y, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30am - 1:30pm

3​ Year Old Program​ (PreKinder)
Tuesday 8:30am - 1:30p​​m (with 4yo)

Willaura Kindergarten
Main Road, Willaura
P: 5354 1390


4 Year Old Program
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00am - 2:00pm



3​ Year Old Program​ (PreKinder)
Tuesday 9:00am - 2:00pm (with 4yo)



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