Occasional Care

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The Hamilton Indoor Leisure and Aquatic Centre (HILAC) welcomes parents / guardians to leave their children with professional Early Childhood Educators in our Occasional Care Centre.
Children may be left at the Centre while parents/guardians:
– Access the facilities of the Hamilton Indoor Leisure and Aquatic Centre
– Attend other commitments outside the Leisure Centre.
Our Occasion Care Centre caters for children from the age of 7 weeks to 7 years old.
Occasional Care


Prior to your child attending the Occasional Care Centre, parents/ guardians are required to complete an enrolment form; these are available from HILAC reception or by emailing occ@sthgrampians.vic.gov.au


Our Friendly Educators offer a stimulating program of educational experiences set in a safe and nurturing environment. The children are encouraged to make choices practice independence and interact with peers. Our Program is based on the interests and developmental stages of the children in accordance with the Early Years Learning Frame Work for Australia.
We also offer an indoor/outdoor program utilizing our secure playground (weather permitting).

Operating Hours

Monday to Friday 9 am to 12 noon, including School Holidays unless otherwise advertised.


Casual Bookings are made through Hamilton Indoor Leisure and Aquatic Reception no later than the day prior to when care is required.
Ongoing Bookings (pre booked days /times) are available on a school term basis. Care is available on an hourly basis.


Payments are made at HILAC Reception prior to leaving your child/ren in Occasional Care.

The cost is $11 per child per hour.

Our service is approved under the Family Assistance Law therefore Child Care Subsidy is available.

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