Parents & Community - Out of School Care - YMCA Unley PS

Welcome to Unley Primary School OSHC

YMCA South Australia is an organisation committed to listening and actively responding to  community's needs. Our Out of School Hours Care and children's programs in South Australia are designed to impart positive values and partnerships within the wider community. We provide a safe, nurturing environment where your children can develop social skills, learn through play and build personal skills  that assist them in becoming positive, healthy young people who reach their full potential. Our Children’s Services programs include: Before and After School Care and Vacation Care. For further information visit YMCA Unley PS

We provide activities promoting positive, healthy children with a non-biased focus. While children are playing they have opportunities to - 

  • Learn new skills and interests
  • Develop guiding values to help them make healthy life choices through interactions with other children and staff
  • Participate in a supportive, caring and encouraging environment
  • Contribute their ideas and opinions to the program in ways that are valued and respected
  • Build self confidence, a positive identity and social skills

Activities include - 

  • Physical activities that develop fitness, coordination and sportsmanship
  • Healthy eating and cooking that teach valuable life skills
  • Creative art projects that develop an appreciation of different cultures
  • Music, dance and drama experiences that help children to express themselves
  • School Holiday Activities in Adelaide Central and various trips to regional areas.

Opening Times: 

Before School Care     Monday to Friday     7.30am - 8.35am 

After School Care        Monday to Friday     3.20pm - 6.00pm

Vacation Care              Monday to Friday     7.00am - 6.00pm

Bookings

As a new service provider, an Enrolment Form, Term 3 Booking Form and Direct Debit Form are required for all OSHC students prior to their first visit. For further information or to make a booking contact (08) 8200 2516 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vacation Care

We offer an exciting school holiday vacation care program for students aged 5 years to 13 years. With a wide range of supervised, fun filled activities on site as well as excursions and incursions your children will want to come back every day.

Bookings

Bookings are essential. You will also be required to fill in an enrolment form for each child utilising this facility prior to their first visit. For further information or to make a booking contact (08) 8200 2516 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The YMCA Out of School Hours Care (OSCH) SA is a Centrelink registered childcare provider. To register for Family Assistance and Childcare Benefit (CCB) please phone 13 61 50 or visit Family Assistance Website. Families for whom English is not the primary language may receive translation assistance by calling 13 16 73. All families wishing to use our OSHC service must register beforehand.

Regardless of your child's additional care requirements, we will be happy to discuss and explore the best solutions for you and your child's individual needs. Commonwealth support and funding is also available to assist child care services to include children with additional needs.

Child Care Benefit is available for families of primary school enrolled children registered with the Family Assistance Office. Call us for more details. 

Nut Free Policy & Anaphylaxis

Please be aware that there are children enrolled in this service, who are at risk of anaphylaxis. In the circumstances, we have a nut free policy & do not allow children to share food, as there are also other foods that can trigger an anaphylaxis reaction. Thank you for your co-operation.