what we do

Vacation Care

The Y School Holiday Programs

The Y Vacation Care provides primary-aged children with fun, engaging, and diverse autumn school holiday activities in a safe and nurturing environment.

Our school holiday programs are jam-packed with activities designed to stimulate inquisitive minds, get kids physically active, and discover interests. Vacation Care is an opportunity for your child to meet new friends and socialise with others of different ages and diverse backgrounds. Our activity-based programs are developed by qualified educators who take into account individual children’s interests and needs, aimed at providing a wide variety of experiences for all children to enjoy.

Activities can include

  • Gymnastics, Stunt Monkeys, Tumbling, Sports and games
  • Arts and crafts
  • Music and dance
  • Excursions and more!

Contact us to book

Vacation Care at INEA YMCA, Walkerville, operates each day of the school holidays, except for public holidays.

Opening hours are 7:15am – 6:00pm Monday to Friday.

Booking is easy! Contact us today…

Come along and join in the fun! There’s something here for everyone!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend?

Our Vacation Care services are open to school aged children who are eligible to attend primary school.

How much does it cost?

We are a Child Care Subsidy (CCS) eligible service, which means your out of pocket expense will vary based on your individual eligibility requirements. For your individual fee reduction and to check your CCS eligibility, simply log into MyGov and complete your CCS assessment, or call us on 8344 3811.

What do I need to bring?

Children are required to bring a water bottle and broad brimmed hat, as well as wear weather suited clothes and preferred footwear is runners or something similar. Children are required to bring their own morning tea, lunch, unless we specify otherwise. Afternoon tea is provided each day.

Statement of Philosophy

The vacation care program endeavours to provide a high quality program for primary school-aged children to enjoy, thrive and be challenged in that is rich in opportunities to learn, develop and have fun. We are an inclusive program of children with additional needs and take pride in supporting all children. We foster children to develop active bodies, creative minds and healthy spirit.




  • 28/9/2020 - 2/10/2020
  • 5/10/2020 - 9/10/2020

opening hours

  • 7.15am - 6pm Daily
  • Excursions leave at 9am


  • 39 Smith Street
  • Walkerville SA 5081