Welcome to Whitefriars School OSHC

YMCA Whitefriars OSHC centre provides an Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) service for families that require before and after school and school holiday care for students aged 5 years to 13 years. 

Our service is available Monday to Friday during the school term from 7.30am to 8.30am and 3:05pm to 6pm and can be accessed on a permanent or casual basis.

YMCA OSHC caters for children from schools within the Woodville area, but also welcoming children from schools in the wider community if they can be dropped off at the centre.

We offer a relaxed, safe and happy environment for children to participate in programmed activities while also being able do their own thing. CCB is available for all primary school enrolled children.

Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) is a valuable and integral part of Whitefriars School and we acknowledge their support of our services.

We provide activities promoting positive, healthy children with a non-biased focus. While children are playing the have access to:

  • Learn new skills and interests
  • Develop guiding values to help them make healthy life choices through interactions with other children and staff
  • Participate in a supportive, caring and encouraging environment
  • Contribute their ideas and opinions to the program in ways that are valued and respected
  • Build self confidence, a positive identity and social skills

Activities include:

  • Physical activities that develop fitness, coordination and sportsmanship
  • Healthy eating and cooking that teach valuable life skills
  • Creative art projects that develop an appreciation of different cultures
  • Music, dance and drama experiences that help children to express themselves
  • School Holiday Activities in Adelaide Central and various trips to regional areas.

Bookings are essential. You will also be required to fill in an enrolment form for each child utilising this facility prior to their first visit. For further information or to make a booking contact (08) 8200 2516 or bookings.oshc@ymca.org.au

Download our Family Handbook

Download an Enrolment Form

Download a Booking Form Term 3

Download our Direct Debit Request Form

Vacation Care

We  provide children to have fun, enjoy playing together, develop friendly relationships and learn useful skills. Vacation Care is offered during the school holidays. This includes activities at both the school site and excursions to outside activities.

Download our Vacation Care Program for July 2018

Download a Direct Debit Request form

Bookings are essential. Child Care Benefit is available for families of primary school enrolled children registered with the Family Assistance Office. 

Whitefrairs School Vacation Care News

Nut Free Policy & Anaphylaxis
Please be aware that there are children enrolled in this service, who are at risk of anaphylaxis. In the circumstances, we have a nut free policy & do not allow children to share food, as there are also other foods that can trigger an anaphylaxis reaction. Thank you for your co-operation.


Opening Times

Before School Care

Monday - Friday 7.30am - 8.30am


After School Care

Monday - Friday 3.05pm - 6.00pm


Vacation Care

(School holidays & school closure days)

Monday - Friday 7.30am - 6.00pm
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