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Meli Kindergartens
2024 Open Week

2024 Open Week

All 30 Meli Kindergartens will have an Open Day between May 13 and 17. See below for times and dates for each service.
Families are welcome to attend Open Days to experience our amazing kindergartens, meet our dedicated staff, ask questions and register your child for kindergarten.

Bell Park / Bell Post Hill

Bell Park Kindergarten
Thu 16 May, 2.15pm - 3.15pm
10-12 Barton St, Bell Park

Bell Post Hill Kindergarten
Tue 14 May, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
58 Ernest St, Bell Post hill

Bellarine

Beacon Point Preschool
Wed 15 May, 4.00pm - 5.00pm
49 Centaurus Ave, Clifton Springs

Clifton Springs Preschool
Tue 14 May, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
21 Central Rd, Clifton Springs

Drysdale Preschool
Thurs 16 May, 2.00pm - 3.30pm
17 Palmerston St, Drysdale

Portarlington Preschool
Tue 14 May, 2.30pm - 4.00pm
51-55 Newcombe St, Portarlington

Colac

Colac East Kindergarten
Wed 15 May, 3.00pm - 4.30pm
1 Polwarth Street, Colac

Winifred Nance Kindergarten
Wed 15 May, 2.30pm - 4.30pm
5 Gilmartin Street, Colac

Wydinia Kindergarten
Mon 13 May, 2.00pm - 3.30pm
19 Dunoon Street, Colac

Corio

William Hovell Preschool
Tue 14 May / Wed 15 May / Thu 16 May, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
28 Hendy St, Corio

Mount Duneed

Poa Banyul Kindergarten
Tue 14 May, 4.15pm - 5.45pm
122 Unity Drive, Mount Duneed

Belmont

Belmont Community Kindergarten
Mon 13 May, 3.00pm - 4.00pm
44 Kidman Ave, Belmont

East Geelong

Breakwater Preschool
Wed 15 May, 3.00pm - 4.00pm
201 St Albans Rd, East Geelong

Normanby Street Preschool
Mon 13 May, 4.15pm - 5.15pm
53 Normanby St, East Geelong

Grovedale

Greenville Kindergarten
Wed 15 May, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
58 Greenville Drive, Grovedale

Grovedale Kindergarten
Mon 13 May, 4.30pm - 5.15pm
81 Heyers Rd, Grovedale

Hamlyn Heights / Herne Hill

Herne Hill Kindergarten
Tue 14 May, 4.30pm - 5.30pm
2-24 Gwynne St, Hamlyn Heights

Rix Street Kindergarten
Wed 15 May, 4.30pm - 5.30pm
49 Rix St, Herne Hill

Highton

Bellevue Preschool
Tue 14 May, 4.00pm - 5.00pm
Rear 224 Roslyn Rd, Highton

Highton Preschool
Wed 15 May, 4.30pm - 5.30pm
74 Belle Vue Ave, Highton

Lara

Flinders Kindergarten
Fri 17 May, 4.15pm - 5.15pm
3 Kees Rd, Lara

Lara Kindergarten
Fri 17 May, 3.15pm - 4.15pm
10-12 Waverley Rd, Lara

Leopold

Allanvale Preschool
Wed 15 May, 3.00pm - 4.30pm
28 Allanvale Ave, Leopold

Leopold Kindergarten
Wed 15 May, 4.30pm - 5.30pm
29 Kanimbla Avenue, Leopold

Newcomb

Kirralee Kindergarten
Wed 15 May, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
53 Richard St, Newcomb

Newtown

Fyans Park Kindergarten
Wed 15 May, 4.00pm - 4.45pm
204 West Fyans St, Newtown

Queenscliff

Queenscliff Kindergarten
Thu 16 May, 4.15pm - 5.00pm
10 Stevens Street, Queenscliff

Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove Preschool
Thu 16 May, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
114 The Avenue, Ocean Grove

Woodlands Kindergarten Ocean Grove
Thu 16 May, 4.30pm - 5.30pm
15 Wyatt St, Ocean Grove

St Albans Park

St Albans Park Kindergarten
Thu 16 May, 4.15pm - 5.15pm
42/53 Homestead Drive, St Albans Park

2024 Term dates

Term 1 30 January to 28 March
Term 2 15 April to 28 June
Term 3 15 July to 20 September
Term 4 7 October to 20 December

 

All Meli Kindergartens are closed on the following dates in 2024:

Kindergarten Organisational Days Monday 29th January & Tuesday 30th January
Labour Day Monday 11th March
ANZAC Day Thursday 25th April
King’s Birthday Monday 10th June
Kindergarten Professional Development Day Tuesday 11th June
Kindergarten Professional Development Day Monday 5th August
Geelong Cup Day (Geelong Kindergartens) Wednesday 23rd October
Melbourne Cup Day (Colac Kindergartens) Tuesday 5th November
Orientation sessions for 2025 children Refer to your kindergarten
Kindergarten Organisational Day Friday 20th December
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