Pakenham YMCA Early Learning Centre

Pakenham YMCA Early Learning Centre
9 Gateway Avenue, Pakenham, VIC, 3810
4.0 Average score
Mon-Fri 6:30AM - 6:00PM
Licensed for 104 Children
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Welcome to Pakenham YMCA Early Learning Centre

Welcome to Pakenham YMCA Early Learning Centre. Our early learning programs give your child a great start to life.

The Y has provided care for young people across Australia for over 20 years and has industry-leading safeguarding polices in place; so, you can be assured that your child will be cared for in a safe environment.

We're committed to heling your child reach their potential. Our programs encourage children to be curious, confident and independent thinkers, who love learning and improving their capabilities. As a not-for-profit organisation, we are committed to supporting children and families and we achieve this by creating strong relationships with parents, guardians and communities.

We provide:

  • Excursions to local schools and playgrounds
  • Weekly incursions including library and Mandarin through Early Learning Language Australia (ELLA)
  • Healthy meals and snacks throughout the day prepared by our experienced On-site Chef 
  • All rooms open to an outdoor play space and doors are open most of the day allowing children the opportunity to explore freely and make connections with their environment.
  • Long opening hours - 6:30am to 6:30pm

Our centre is located on the grounds of John Henry Primary School in Pakenham which gives us unique opportunities to develop school-readiness. It also offers parents a convenient one drop-off and pick-up location for children of all ages.

We have a spacious, natural yard that allows the children to engage in out indoor-outdoor program throughout the day. Our yard has space for climbing equipment for children of all ages, two sandpits, water play, mud play and vast spaces for learning.

If you'd like to know more about what Pakenham YMCA Early Learning Centre offers, please book a tour via our website

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$135 Avg price / day

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Education and care for children aged for babies six weeks old to children five year of age. 

  • Babies: 0 – 18 months
  • Toddlers: 18 months – 3 years
  • Kindergarten: 3 – 5 years

Our caring and qualified educators tailor programs to your child’s individual needs

and interests to ensure they thrive and meet key developmental milestones. We teach fundamental language, literacy, and numeracy skills along with social and emotional learning which helps prepare children for school and future success in life.

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9 Gateway Avenue
Pakenham, VIC, 3810
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Centre Reviews

4.0 (15 Reviews)
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Very uncooperative and unhelpful. More concerned about crossing the t's and dotting the i's than being helpful. One of the worst experiences ever.

Would recommend to a friend
Shraddha Rana
Sep, 2023

My child is loving it, happiness on her face describes it all

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navdeepkaur brar
Oct, 2022

Great centre and lovely friendly staff both my kids love attending YMCA and I never feel anxious when they are in their care. Highly recommend

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Felicity Erzeren
Oct, 2022