​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Before and After School Care

The Grampians Region YMCA offers Out of School Hours Care at the following sites:

Ararat 800 Before School and After School Care     0400 886 524                                            Mondays -Fridays BSC 6:45am -:8:45am      ASC/After Kinder Care - 2.00pm -6.00pm (School terms)

Stawell 502 After School Care                                          0400850245​                                          Mondays - Fridays ASC - 3.15pm -6.00pm (School terms)


​Portland After School Care                                              0419 904 056                                                                                                   Mondays - Fridays ASC - 3.15pm -6.30pm (School terms)

Grampians Region YMCA Qikids online enrolment​


To register for the My Family Lounge Service, click on the register button and create an account. You will be able to go on our waitlist and book in for casual days from within the My Family Lounge.

Existing parents simply enter your username (email address) and password to log in and manage your account.​



The types of bookings available at our OSHC services are detailed below. To book a child into our programs the relevant booking form needs to be completed (Before/After School Care and/or Holiday Program). These can be found on our website, at our Stawell Office and at our OSHC programs. Once enrolled, families can make bookings at our OSHC venues.

Permanent (ASC Only)

A permanent booking is defined as a child booked to attend the service on the same day/s each week or fortnight. Please refer to the Cancellation section of this handbook for information relating to changing or cancelling permanent bookings. Permanent bookings falling on a Public Holiday will incur the regular fee. 

Casual (ASC Only)

Casual bookings are days that do not fall into a regular weekly pattern. These bookings can be made via our OSHC venues by 1.30pm on the required day of care. Bookings will dependent on available spaces.

OSHC Direct Debit Form: OSHC Ballarat Direct Debit Form.pdf

​General Enrolment Forms for all sites                 

Download Family Handbook:   OSHC Ararat Stawell and Portland Family Handbook 2019.pdf


 For further information on any of these services please contact the Childrens Services Department on 0408531795 or  fill in our enquiry form

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