Before/After School Care


** Please contact YMCA as soon as possible to enrol your child/ren, as there may be a waiting list for the day/s you require.


Quality, reliable, affordable Before & After School Care (BSC & ASC) is provided every school day by the YMCA of Canberra in St Jude's school hall. This service is provided from the beginning of the school day - 7.30am until the first school bell and at the end of the school day until 6pm, Monday to Friday. Positions are available on a permanent or casual basis.

Before and After School Care:

The YMCA of Canberra offers Before & After School Care at St Jude’s Primary for primary school aged children. 

Activities include, but are not limited to craft, games, movies, sport, cooking and much more. The children are provided with a healthy snack each day.

Vacation Care during School Holidays

Please see the following link if you are interested in Vacation Care (VC) for your children at St Jude's during school holiday breaks: YMCA Vacation Care 

YMCA's Goals

The goals of the YMCA are:

School Holiday Program:


The YMCA of Canberra offers Vacation Care every school holidays in several locations throughout Canberra for primary school age children. Vacation Care with the YMCA offers supervised care by qualified staff, fun and interesting activities and a special excursion or activity every day of the program. Bookings are available from Week 8 each Term.

For more information about these programs, please visit the YMCA of Canberra Website   The YMCA Children’s Services Headquarters can be contacted on 6242 4040 or by emailing



Page Updated: 1 November 2017