Activities for children

Sports and swimming 

Council’s leisure and aquatic centres offer preschool, school holiday and learn to swim programs. To see what’s available in your local area visit:


Local libraries run programs for children that include rhyme time, storytime and school holiday programs. Find a library near you to discover what’s on.


Playgroups offer opportunities for babies and pre-schoolers to socialise and develop new skills while their parents or caregivers. Parents and caregivers also have opportunities to build friendships with other families within the community. Most playgroups meet weekly for a few hours during school terms. Visit Playgroup Victoria to find a playgroup near you.

Toy Libraries

Toy Libraries are a non-profit organisation run by volunteer members, providing a cost-effective way for parents to access fun and educational toys and play material. Toys available for loan cater for children from birth to eight years. Visit Toy Libraries Australia for more information.