Childcare at Somerville Recreation Centre

Our fully equipped Childcare facility is designed to assist parents and guardians in pursuing their recreational and fitness interests within the facility. Enabling you to utilise one of the many facilities at Somerville Recreation Centre with peace of mind knowing that your child is being taken care of in a safe, supportive, well equipped environment.

Your children will love coming to visit our friendly, experienced and professional staff at Somerville Recreation Centre. We will encourage your children to have fun and develop to their full potential with the range of suitable activities and programs offered to your children. Our program offers a balance of education and enjoyment, in an environment where safety is of paramount importance.

Please download and complete an enrolment form, to be processed prior to your child being accepted into our program. Bookings are essential and can be made one week in advance, with payment made on the day of attendance.

Enrolment Form & Important Documents

Please print, fill out and return the attached forms BEFORE your child's first day.

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday, 9am - 2pm (all ages)
  • Thursday, 9am - 12pm (all ages), 12pm - 2pm (3+ years only)
  • Friday, 9am - 2pm (all ages)
  • Closed on Monday, Wednesday, weekends and Public Holidays


  • Catering for children from 6 weeks old up to school age
  • All staff have a minimum Certificate III in Children’s Services
  • Occasional Care available
  • This service is available to both members and non-members.
  • Registered with the Department of Education and Training

Bookings & Payments

Types of Bookings

  • Program Childcare - For children whose parents/guardians are present the Centre, actively involved in Group Fitness, Reformer Pilates or Stadium activities.
  • Occasional Care - For children whose parents/guardians are not present in the venue or not actively involved in activities. 

Bookings & Payments

  • Bookings can be made 1 week in advance, with payment made on the day of attendance.
  • Bookings run for a duration of 90 minutes, 3 hours or 5 hours.


  • There is no cancellation fee when the facility is notified at least 24 hours prior to your booking.
  • If cancellation is less than 24 hours or you are a no show, the cancellation fee is 100% of your booking.

Late Pick Up Fee

  • If the Centre is required to stay open due to late pick-up, a fee of $23.90 per 15 minutes (or part therof) will apply. 

Fees as of 01/07/2024

  60 min 90 min 3 hour 5 hours 10 Session Pass
Program Care (per child) $6.90 $10.35 $20.70 $34.50 $62.10
Occasional Care (per child) N/A $36.45 $72.90 $121.50 N/A

*Late Pick Up Fee: $24.90 per 15 mins or part therof

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