Spring School Holiday Program is now open! Scroll down to view the list of activities.

If your child needs quality care during school holidays, is between five and 12 years old, and enrolled in primary school – they will love YMCA School Holiday Programs!

About us

We're proud to support families in Truganina with our YMCA School Holiday Program.

The program is located within the YMCA Early Learning Centre on the grounds of Truganina South Primary School.

This program is run by YMCA Children's Programs – part of YMCA Victoria.

Next program

Bookings are now open for our Spring 2023 School Holiday Program based at Truganina South Primary School.

The program runs between Monday 18 September to Thursday 28 September, on weekdays.

We've prepared a range of engaging experiences that will spark your child's interests and connect them with new friends.

Current families can sign into My Family Lounge to make a booking.

New to our programs? Follow the steps outlined on our School Holiday Program Bookings page


Activity details

Week 1
18 September
Spring Has Sprung
Join us for a variety of spring themed craft activities, inspired by beautiful flowers We’ll also go outside to explore nature.
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $91.50
19 September
Rainbow Warriors
We're participating in a challenging obstacle course under a cloud of colour. Don't forget to bring a change of clothes.
Category: Incursion
Cost: $106.50
Note: Arrive by 9:45am
20 September
Emergency Services Day
Get ready for a day filled with excitement as we are given the opportunity to meet the real-life superheroes who keep our community safe! Come dressed as your favourite emergency service, do fingerprint dusting, create a home fire plan, and much more!
Category: Incursion
Cost: $106.50
21 September
Amazing Race
Work in teams to solve clues and complete the race. There will be plenty of tricks and roadblocks on the way so stay alert!
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $91.50
22 September
Inflatable World - Werribee
Get ready for an amazing day at Inflatable World. Bounce the day away with your friends!
Category: Excursion
Cost: $131.50
Note: Arrive by 9:45am
Week 2
25 September
Kids in the Kitchen
Start the day with decorating aprons and weaving placemats, then put them to use as we make some yummy food in the kitchen.
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $91.50
26 September
Funk and Groove
Get your dancing shoes on! We'll have a dance-off to your favourite tunes and make up our own dance routines.
Category: Incursion
Cost: $106.50
27 September
Super Mario Character Day
Come dressed up in your favourite Super Mario Character outfits for a day of Mario based activity fun!
Category: In-House Day
Cost: $91.50
28 September
Arcade Games, Bowling and Laser Tag - Melbourne
Children can have fun playing arcade games, laser tag and bowling!
Category: Excursion
Cost: $131.50
Note: Arrive by 9:00am
29 September
Closed - Public Holiday


Activities and learning outcomes

YMCA School Holiday Programs offer a variety of activities to interest your child, such as:

  • arts and crafts
  • music and movement area
  • outdoor and physical space
  • puzzles and board games
  • reading and quiet space
  • science, nature and sensory activities
  • incursion and excursions.

Strict departure hours apply for excursions (please note the times when booking the activity).

Session times

To accommodate our families, we offer YMCA School Holiday Programs between 6:30am and 6:30pm during the holidays (see the 'Next program' section above for dates).


Co-located programs

The Y also offers the following services at the same location:

What to bring

  • Lunch and snack (nutritious & NUT FREE)
  • SunSmart hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Weather appropriate clothing and shoes
  • Where activity involves water, please bring swimwear, towel and a change of clothes as required



We believe in an inclusive society for all children and families. Children with additional needs are welcome to attend our program. Families must contact the OSHC Coordinator at least four weeks prior to the holiday program to discuss the individual needs of your child and complete any funding applications. Find out more about inclusion at YMCA Children's Programs.

Activity types, prices and subsidies

YMCA School Holiday Program runs three types of activity days, which include:

  • In house: activities run by our Educator Team;
  • Incursion: activities run by visitors to our service;
  • Excursion: activities run at an off-site location.

Each activity day incurs a separate cost that is confirmed prior to each holidays when bookings are opened.

Program tables are available to view under the ‘Next program’ section, prior to the start of each school holiday. These detail the daily activities types and associated fees. 

Fees listed on program tables are not inclusive of any Child Care Subsidy (CCS) entitlements, which may reduce your out-of-pocket expense.


Debit process

Our programs operate on a fortnightly debit cycle, which withdraws payment for the next two weeks of care your family has booked.

If you book an additional day of care during our School Holiday Program, your account will be back charged in the following debit cycle.

Visit our payment information page for more details. 

Bookings and enquiries

To enrol your child in a YMCA School Holiday Program or submit a booking request, go to the how to enrol page for step by step instructions on how to to get started. Bookings are managed through an online system called My Family Lounge.

If you're not quite ready to book and have a few more questions, our team will be happy to help – simply fill in our enquiry form and someone will get back to you.

Contact details



Truganina South YMCA School Holiday Program is located at:

Truganina South YMCA Early Learning Centre
51-71 Federation Boulevard
VIC 3029

Other programs available at this location