The Crèche program is open to members seeking supervised care for their children.

Children are supervised by qualified carers in our dedicated crèche room, an interactive space equipped with games and toys. We provide children with the opportunity to socialise in a family or multi-age setting, where they can explore new experiences in a stimulating and caring environment. We welcome children from six weeks through their preschool years.

Session information

Session Times

  • Session one: 8:45am - 10:45am
  • Session two: 10:15am - 12:15pm

Operating Days

Weekdays: 8:45am - 12:15pm

Weekends: Closed

Public Holidays: Closed

We may close for up to two weeks over the Christmas and New Year period.

Fees

Access to the crèche is for children of Gym & Swim membership holders.

The cost is $1.50 per child.

  • Enrolment, Bookings and Cancellations

    Enrolment

    For each child you wish to enrol in our creche service, you need to:

    • Fill out the enrolment form available at the front desk.
    • Provide an original birth certificate, Immunisation History Statement, and other supporting documents (for example, a Health Care Card or anaphylaxis management plan) where necessary
    • Please bring these forms into the centre.

    We recommend enroling 24 (weekday) hours prior to your creche session, allowing time for an orientation meeting with our Children's Service staff to:

    • Give you a tour of the creche
    • Check your enrolment form and supporting documents
    • Discuss your child's needs and your expectations. 

    This can be arranged at reception or by calling the centre on (08) 8198 0198 during business hours

    Bookings

    Once enrolled, you can make a booking in person or by calling the centre on (08) 8198 0198 during business hours. Bookings can be made up to a week in advance. Bookings are essential and can be made on a casual basis.

    Cancellations

    If possible, please give us 24 hours notice of cancellations. Where that's not possible, please let us know by 7.30am on the day of your booked session.           

  • What to Bring
    Bring all the things your child will need during their care. Please ensure all items are clearly labelled with your child's name. If your child is on medication, please hand this directly to staff when you arrive.

    Infants and toddlers

    • Bottle (with expressed milk, pre-made formula or cow's milk as required)
    • Fruit snack - No apples or grapes
    • Water bottle or sippy cup
    • Dummy in sealed container, if required
    • Nappies, wipes and plastic bags
    • Change of clothes
    • Sun-safe hat - we recommend the legionnaire style (brim at the front, flap at the back)
    • Sunscreen
    • Comfort item (soft toy or blanket), if required
    • Sleeping sheet set or blanket for nap time, if required

    Older children

    • Fruit snack - No apples or grapes
    • Water bottle
    • Change of clothes (some types of play may be messy)
    • Extra pairs of underwear, especially if toilet training
    • Sun-safe hat
    • Sunscreen

    Do NOT bring

    • Fizzy drinks, lollies or chocolates
    • Nuts or Nutella - we have a nut-free policy to avoid anaphylaxis
    • Toys - unless they are comfort items. If you bring toys, we'll remove them and give them to you when you collect your child
    • Pets

    Guidelines for Creche

    Help us run a safe and welcoming creche service by following our guidelines.

    • Do not bring your child if they are unwell
    • Sign in when you arrive, and out when you leave
    • Ensure you bring all the things your child will need for the session
    • Label all your child's belongings

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