Childcare in Ivanhoe
Ivanhoe is a leafy, very safe suburb with easy access to almost any part of Melbourne. The suburb is popular for its family homes and welcoming atmosphere. Transport links include two railway stations and major road networks. Several famous Australians are current or former Ivanhoe residents, namely entertainers Cate Blanchett, Carrie Bickmore, Peter Hellier, and Paralympian Sam Bramham. It borders the Yarra River and encompasses part of two attractive parklands.
Food and Activities
Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub provides residents with not just a modern and accessible library but an art gallery, conference centre, mother and child medical service, theatre and café. The Upper Heidleburg Rd is Ivanhoe’s main coffee strip, with many restaurants, cafes, and shopping favourites present, with meet and eat venues in other parts of the suburb. Sporting opportunities are plentiful including soccer, basketball, football, cricket and athletics.
Childcare centres are evenly spread across Ivanhoe, and offer parents a range of options. For families who need long day care The Hive, Gum Nut, Smart Start, Community organisations and others provide nurturing centre based care with an emphasis on play based learning guided by the children’s own interests. Family day care and out of school care is also available. Vacancies are open for all care options.