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Lyons Children's Centre

Lyons Children’s Centre is part of the Lyons Early Childhood School providing high quality long day care for children from birth to five years. Lyons Children's Centre also provides before/after school care and holiday care for preschool to Year 2.

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Lyons Long Day Care:

Lyons Children's Centre offers a play based program in a caring and stimulating environment.

The Centre is registered with the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority and follows the Early Years Learning Framework and the National Quality Framework.

Please note there is currently a waiting list for Long Day Care at Lyons Children's Centre.

Lyons Out of School Hours Care and Preschool Care:

Lyons Children's Centre provides before and after school care for children in preschool to Year 2.

If you'd like to make an appointment to discuss your needs, please contact the Lyons Manager on (02) 6142 0054 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Lyons Holiday Program:

Lyons Children's Centre also provides holiday care for:

  • 3 to 4 year old Growing Wings Summer Program
  • Junior Program for Preschool to Year 2 

Both Holiday Programs are run by qualified staff from Lyons Children's Centre and cater for up to 20 children daily. These programs offer a play-based program based on the Early Years Learning Framework. The programs offer fun, stimulating activities, as well as time to relax and make new friends. Nutritious and healthy meals are provided. These programs are open to children currently attending Lyons Early Childhood School and their siblings.

For more information, please contact Enrolments on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 6147 3318.

Downloads:

To view the Preschool Holiday Program Schedule of Activities for April 2018, click here

Lyons Children's Centre:

Opening Hours:
7:30am to 6:00pm
Monday to Friday
Address:
Lyons Early Childhood School
38 Tarraleah Cres, Lyons

 Fees:

Current fees as of 16 April 2018

Lyons Children's Centre Fees
Long day care, including Holiday Care
(five days per week)
$109.80 per day
Long day care, including Holiday Care
(less than five days per week)
$110.60 per day
P-2 After School Care (Permanent) $26.70 per afternoon 
P-2 After School Care (Casual) $27.70 per afternoon 
Preschool Before School Care (Permanent) $18.60 per morning 
Preschool Before School Care (Casual) $19.10 per morning 
K-2 Before School Care - One Hour (Permanent) $12.75 per morning
K-2 Before School Care - One Hour (Casual) $14.15 per morning

Commonwealth Government Child Care Benefit is available for eligible families.

Enrolments and Bookings:

As preschool wrapround care is available fortnightly, please contact Enrolments via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone (02) 6147 3318.

Existing families

Please log in to your existing account below. If you have any difficulty accessing your account please phone (02) 6147 3318 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note:  It is important that you do not register if you have previously used any childcare service provided by Woden Community Service. Registering again will create a separate account and will affect your bond, automatic payments, childcare benefits and childcare rebates.

Log in:

If you have already received your registration details, please log in with your email and password.

New families

When you wish to enrol or make a booking, you will need to register to submit a booking request. Please also complete the Direct Debit Form and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note: It is important that you do not register if you have previously used any childcare service provided by Woden Community Service. Registering again will create a separate account and will affect your bond, automatic payments, childcare benefits and childcare rebates.

Register

Policies & The Law

To view or download our Children's Services Policies, click here. This requires a login, available from your childcare service.

Click on the below links to access the Education and Care Services National Law Act and Regulations:

Download: Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010

Link: Education and Care Services National Regulation 2011

Lyons Children's Centre receives support from the ACT Education and Training Directorate.

Want to know more?

For more information, please contact the Lyons Manager on (02) 6142 0054 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Acknowledgement of Country

"Woden Community Service acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners of this land and their continuing connection to land and community. We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have come from other nations to live on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and elders past, present and future."