Established in 1850 YMCA South Australia is one of Australia’s oldest and most respected community organisations. As a community-based organisation, we work collaboratively with government, non-profit groups and partners to provide a range of programs and services to build healthier, happier, connected communities.

What to Expect

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Quality Educators

We seek high quality, experienced and passionate Educators which actively contribute to the quality of OSHC programming and an enjoyable experience for students. Lead by the OSHC Director, Educators provide an environment that will challenge, stimulate and support each child on an individual level.

Convenient Bookings

Bookings can be completed online, on the App or over the phone. In addition to utilising the latest technology to manage bookings, our friendly OSHC Support Team is available over the phone Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm.

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Child Enjoyment

YMCA OSHC has the right mix of physical activity, intellectual stimulation and rest keeping kids wanting to come back. We also pride ourselves in delivering the best Vacation Care program in South Australia.

Fresh Healthy Food

We source our food from within the local community using markets and other local food co-ops if available within the area. Healthy and nutritious breakfasts, snack and afternoon tea are always available for students.

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Are you a Governing Council or School Board of an independent or private school considering outsourcing Out of School Hours Care? Partner with YMCA OSHC!

As an innovative and achievement driven organisation, the YMCA has grown to be one of the most trusted and successful providers of Out of Hours School Care (OSHC) services in Australia.

Our approach to the provision of OSHC is based on a productive, transparent and collaborative working relationship with the Governing Council or School Board and broader school community.

"I can recommend YMCA as an effective and reliable OSHC provider. They deliver an excellent service to our families and School"

Mike Walsh
Principal, Craigmore South Primary School

Our goal aligned to your School’s objectives, is to deliver OSHC services that exceed expectations and value add to the school community in a way that no other operator can deliver. Our successful approach in addressing the objectives of the school are defined by:

  • Facilitating an environment that encourages widespread community involvement
  • Collaboration with the school and parents to determine and establish appropriate approaches to programs that engage and inspire students
  • An investment in the broader school community
  • Maximisation of OSHC usage

"YMCA has ensured that it is focused on being an active member of our school community"

Cleo de Gouw
Deputy Principal, Westbourne Park Primary School

Electing to outsource OSHC services is an important decision for every school. Partnering with an industry leader such as the YMCA will create benefits and synergies for the school that may otherwise be unattainable, with access to industry best systems and programs that exceed the National Quality Framework and a collaborative approach to program design through consultation with the children, families and the school community.

Think we might be the right fit? Speak directly with Komala Champion, Head of Children's Services on 8200 2513.

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Contact the Adelaide based OSHC Support Team for all general enquiries, enrolments and bookings (available 9am-5pm Monday through Friday).

08 8200 2516 |

Contact your local OSHC site (phone number on location page) directly for site-specific enquiries for the Educators such as relaying messages to children or following up on left behind personal items. For all other enquiries and bookings please contact the OSHC Support Team.