Lyons Early Learning Centre

Lyons Early Learning 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.

Opening Hours:
7.30 am to 6.00 pm
Monday to Friday
Lyons Early Childhood School
38 Tarraleah Cres, Lyons



Lyons early education and care

Lyons Early Learning Centre offers a play based program in a caring and stimulating environment. Our early education and care service provides high quality care for children from 6 weeks of age to 5 years including a preschool program run in conjunction with Lyons Early Childhood School.

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 Early Learning Centre.

Lyons Out of School Hours Care and Preschool Care

Lyons Early Learning 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..  Please contact the Lyons OSHC coordinator on 0437 112 788 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it...

Lyons School Holiday Program

Lyons OSHC also provides holiday care for Kindergarten to Year 2. The program for the autumn 2021 school holidays can be downloaded here.

To book into the summe rholiday program, please view the Booking Management on My Family Lounge guidance here.

School Holiday Programs are run by qualified staff from Lyons Early Learning 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.

Enrolments and fees

For more information on how to enrol please click here.

Policies & the law

To view or download our Children's Services Policies, click here

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

Link: Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010

Link: Education and Care Services National Regulation 2011

Lyons Early Learning Centre receives support from the ACT Education Directorate.