Kindergartens & Schools


There are eight kinders across Ararat Rural City - outlined below.


YMCA Kindergarten’s

Grampians YMCA manages enrolments for six of our kindergartens centrally. An Enrolment handbook for YMCA Kindergartens can be found through This Link.

Below is a list of Grampian’s YMCA Kinder’s and a video tour:

Ararat North Kindergarten

Carey Street Kindergarten

Jack and Jill Kindergarten

Lake Bolac Kindergarten

St Andrews Kindergarten

Willaura Kindergarten

Along with the sessional kindergartens, Ararat has two long day care centres that offer 3 and 4 year old kinder programs along with long day care for 6 week to school age children.


Ararat Early Learning Centre

Phone: 03 5352 2892


Locally owned and operated by Kerri and Scott Turner

Ararat Village - Early Learning Centre

Phone: 03 5352 1473