Three Year Old Activity Program

Council's Three Year Old Activity Programs offers children a range of stimulating, planned activities implemented by quality staff. Activities include art and craft, music and movement, storytelling and painting.

Apply for an Activity Program

Step 1.Application Form

Download the Three Year Old Activity Program Form(PDF, 1MB).  Please note, a non-refundable $16 application fee appplies.

Step 2.Nominate Three Activity Programs

You will be required to nominate three Activity Program preferences as part of your application. Please try to choose centres that you would be happy to accept a place at. You are welcome to contact any of the centres to arrange for a tour to help you decide which one will best suit you and your child.

Step 3.Prepare Supporting Documents

To complete your application you will need:

  • Proof of child's birth. Please provide one of the following:
    • A copy of the child's birth certificate
    • A copy of the child's passport
    • An Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) from the Services Australia website.
  • Proof of residence in Hume. Please provide one of the following:
    • A copy of your current driver's license
    • A copy of rates notice
    • A copy of any utility bill.

Step 4.Submit your Application

Take your application form with supporting documentation and non-refundable application fee to one of Council's three Customer Service Centres:

  • Broadmeadows Customer Service - 1079 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows
  • Craigieburn Global Learning Centre - 75-95 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn
  • Sunbury Global Learning Centre - 44 Macedon Street, Sunbury

Applications open on the first business day in March each year, one year before the year of attendance. Your child must turn three years of age by 30 April in the year of attendance:


Date of Birth


 Between 1 May 2017 and 30 April 2018


 Between 1 May 2018 and 30 April 2019

 2023  Between 1 May 2019 and 30 April 2020


Children who do not turn three years of age between the commencement of term one and 30 April, are only able to participate in the program with a parent or guardian and will remain the care and under the responsibility of the parent or guardian.

Three Year Old Activity Program Policy(PDF, 145KB)

2021 Three Year Old Activity Program Timetable(PDF, 87KB)

Term Fees for 2021 are $62 per term. Term fees are non refundable and no pro rata fees are applicable.

Council's preferred method of payment of activity program fees is by Direct Debit. Please complete the Direct Debit Arrangement form online.

Alternatively, you can download and manually complete the Direct Debit(PDF, 254KB) request form and submit it via email or in person at our Customer Service Centres.

There is no fee subsidy available as the Three Year Old Activity Program is not funded by the State Government.

In order to be considered in the initial placement intake (end of August), your application must be submitted by 30 June in the year before your child attends. Any applications received after this date will be processed throughout the year.

Offers will be made by email or mail. Offers are made based on date of application.

If you are offered a place, you will have two weeks to accept and respond.

If there are no places available at your preferred activity program, we will let you know of places available at other centers. You may choose one of them or remain on a waiting list.

If you have received a placement offer for your child, please return your printed form by email to or in person at any Customer Service Centre.

To make changes or cancel your child's application, you may complete the Change, Defer or Cancel your Application/Placement form online. 

You can also download and complete the Cancellation of Placement Preschool / Activity Program Form(PDF, 655KB) and submit it via email or in person at our Customer Service Centres

For any changes to program preferences submitted by 30 June in the year before attendance, the original registration date will be retained.

Changes to preferences submitted after 30 June in the year before attendance will result in a new registration date.

Find the closest centre to your home by using our handy online mapping tool or check out the full list below.

Search for centres




Aitken Hill 
Cnr Elevation & Waterview Boulevard
9205 2200


Bank Street
26 Bank Street, Craigieburn
9308 1129


Craigieburn Leisure Centre
Craigieburn Rd West, Craigieburn
9308 2022


Craigieburn Global Learning Centre
75-95 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn
9356 5148

Gladstone Park 

Taylor Drive
91 Taylor Drive, Gladstone Park
9338 2009


Barrymore Road
31 Barrymore Road
9333 3063


Bradford Avenue
24 Bradford Avenue, Greenvale
9333 1488


Greenvale West
7 Ventura Way, Greenvale
0418 352 037


33 Toyon Road, Kalkallo
9356 6770


Merrifield North (operating from 2021)
Cnr St George's Blvd and Blackmore Road, Mickleham
9205 2200 

Roxburgh Park

Roxburgh Park Youth and Recreation Centre
Cnr Lakeside Dve and Donald Cameron Drive, Roxburgh Park
9308 0028 


Elizabeth Drive Child and Family Centre
511 Elizabeth Drive, Sunbury
9205 2829


Dulap Wilim Hub - Sunbury Heights
Enter through Leichardt Street, Sunbury
9205 2200


Dornoch Drive
9744 7462