YMCA Ballarat is a community based organisation that delivers programs and services that build strong people, strong families and strong communities within our region.

We work in partnership with local government, non-profit groups and other community service organisations to provide programs and services to more than 500,000 Australians every week in health and fitness, recreation, children's services, youth and family services.

YMCA Ballarat Inc. manages a number of facilities, and provides services and programs including our After School Care (OSHC) and School Holiday Programs.



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    Latest News
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    Thursday, 27 November 2014
    Natural Play Space popular with kids and wildlife
    Newstead Preschool's children make good use of their outdoor "Natural Play Space" and are often visited by a range of bird species and wildlife which inspire activities and arouse curiousity. Read More

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
    How do I suspend my membership?
    We understand that you may choose to suspend your membership during the holiday season. Simply send us an email to or complete a suspension request form next time you visit the centre. Read More

    Wednesday, 19 November 2014
    Enjoy swimming outdoors this summer
    BALC members can enjoy the Eureka Pool and Buninyong Pools during the summer months. This year, members must complete a request form available from the centre to ensure quick entry to the outdoor pools. Read More

    Tuesday, 18 November 2014
    South Castlemaine Kindergarten's ride-on Show and Tell
    Show and Tell can certainly get exciting at South Castlemaine Kindergarten. One of the Koala Group's children brought in a very special large item that had all the kids keen to be involved. Read More

    Tuesday, 11 November 2014
    Christmas & New Year opening hours at Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre
    We wish all our customers a healthy and active Christmas and advise that Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre will be open through out the Christmas and New Year period with slightly reduced opening hours. Read More

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
    Grant for Community Garden
    Delacombe Community Garden has received a generous grant from the City of Ballarat Community Impact Grant Program to assist with its future planning and construction. Read More

    Monday, 27 October 2014
    Y-Voice to receive $1,000 grant from State Government
    YMCA's Y-Voice program will receive a welcome Shape It! grant of $1,000 from the Victorian Government to assist with funding materials and resources. Read More

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