Children & youth community activities

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This community noticeboard is provided to inform you about what is happening in and around your area. Content provided is supplied by community groups and supporting organisations. While care is taken, the City of Swan cannot be held accountable for the accuracy of the information below. If you have queries related to any of the information listed, please contact the relevant group.

Swan-Mundaring Breastfeeding Association

We are an inclusive, friendly and accepting group offering peer support and encouragement for parents. Come along and meet new friends, chat with mothers who have 'been there' and connect with trained breastfeeding volunteers.

When: Every Monday during school term, 9.30am - 11.30am
Where: 
Koongamia Child Health Centre
Contact: 
Pip at abaswanmundaring@gmail.com

Brockman Community House

The Term 3 program is now out for an array of community support activities from Brocky Baby Club, playgroup, childcare and much more. The programs aims to help grow healthy, active and empowered communities. Visit the Brockman House website for more information.

Meerilinga Children and Family Centre Ballajura

Playgroup: A fun place to meet new families and play with your children in a supportive, friendly, child focused environment. Bring fruit and a hat.

When: Thursdays 9.30 - 11.30am
Where: 2 Community Mews, Ballajura
Cost: $30 per term
Contact: 9249 6980 or ballajura@meerilinga.org.au

Early Learning Program:  Pre-kindy ages 2.5 - 4 years. Choose the better alternative to childcare for your child! Get your child school-ready and learning through play in our quality nature-based Early Learning Program. Choose which day/s suit your family. Apply now for 2018!

Session times: Monday to Friday, 8am - 4.30pm
Payment plans are available, discuss your options on enrolment 
Contact: 9249 6980 or ballajura@meerilinga.org.au

Room hire: Meerilinga are offering room hire of the Meerilinga Children and Family Centre, Ballajura. It features natural outdoor play areas, great for all weather, child friendly and safe, office rooms available, kitchen facilities and large rooms. For more information, call 9249 6980 or email ballajura@meerilinga.org.au. 

Munchkinsmuzic

A new music program for 2 - 4 year olds and their caregivers in the Swan Valley.  

When: Thursdays, 9.30am - 10.10am or 10.30am - 11.10am
Where: Swan Valley Community Centre
Cost: $100 per term
Contact: 9296 1976 or enquiries@swanvalleycommunitycentre.com

Bullsbrook Community Kindy

Community Kindergartens are purpose built stand-alone facilities away from school grounds. They are staffed by Department of Education teachers and education assistants and follow the early years learning frameworks. They focus on play-based learning and create a safe environment to allow the children to develop their ability to apply their knowledge and skills independently.

Bullsbrook Community Kindergarten have been providing a fantastic start to the educational experience of children in the Bullsbrook area for over 40 years.

2019 enrolments are now open. Children turning four before June 30, 2019 are eligible to attend kindergarten in 2019.

Contact our friendly staff on 9571 1392 or email bullsbrook.c.kindy@bigpond.comfor more information.

Soccajoeys

A fun and enjoyable soccer program for boys and girls aged 2.5 to 8 years. Soccajoeys is Australia’s favourite childhood development soccer program. Our mission is to give children the opportunity to develop skills for life through soccer.

Classes encompass physical, social and educational outcomes to foster and nurture every child. Soccajoeys provides an inclusive and dynamic environment for children to experience the joys of the world’s most popular game and develop a healthy and active lifestyle.

We offer a range of age specific programs where children can learn to play soccer and progress from one program to another, developing their skills every step of the way.

For further information and to register, visit the website, email joondalup@soccajoeys.com or call 1300 781 735.

Art classes for kids

Grade 1 - 3, Grade 4 - 6, 15 kids per class. Bookings are essential.

When: Tuesdays during the school term, 3pm - 5pm
Where: Ethel Warren Community Centre
Cost: $5 per child and insurance
Contact: 0417 941 514 or info@ezereve.com

Archery WA school holiday sessions

Come n’ Try Course includes equipment, an instructor and a 10 target course set at different distances up to 20m. Course takes approx. 90 minutes to complete. Highest scores go up on the leader-board. Bookings essential.

When: Sessions run every half hour from 10am to 12pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Where: International Shooting Complex, Whiteman Jules Steiner Memorial Drive, off Beechboro Road North
Cost: $20 per person, ages 8 and up
Contact: To book, phone 0400 921 133 or email archeryparkwa@gmail.com.

Screen skills for young people

Filmbites Screen Academy is Perth's own screen skills training specialists for young people. Choose from half, full and multi day workshops in Screen Acting, Film-making, Gaming, 2D and 3D Animation and Screen Presenting. Multiple Australian Teachers of Media award winners. Visit the Filmbites website for full workshop details or phone 9209 2689.