Childcare in Altona
Altona is a coastal suburb on Hobson’s Bay in Melbourne’s south west, with a large industrial centre to the north offering numerous employment opportunities. Cherry Lake, which sits in the west of the suburb, is part of historical wetlands and an important wildlife habitat.
Food and Entertainment.
As well as the popular Cherry Lake for playgrounds, picnics and trails, Altona has many sports clubs, an Historic Society and golf club. On the coast, Altona Beach offers long stretches of stunning white sand, drawing swimmers, snorkellers and sunbathers, while the historic Altona Pier provides both berthing and fishing, especially off kayaks who float off the end of the pier. Numerous dining venues offer great quality fare.
Altona offers several child care options for local families, though parents are advised to put their child’s name down early to ensure they secure a place. Out of school care is offered at the local schools and some private centres and Altona early learning centres offer a welcoming place for all children. Programmes ensure children follow their own interests and opportunities for play based learning are plentiful.
Altona is an attractive suburb for all families, offering beaches, lakes, great schools and plenty to do.