Kindergarten is a program for 3 and 4-year-old children.

Find a kindergarten

Children having a splendid time at their kindergarten


Young children clapping during a song

Kindergartens operate within long day care (child care) called integrated kindergarten or in stand-alone kindergarten called sessional kindergarten.

Kindergartens dotted on a map

Find a kinder near you! This map shows the locations and contact details for over 65 kindergartens in Darebin.

Paint brushes and paint palette with young child - “And there's never any mess afterwards!” said no-one ever

Find out about the systems we use to register your children for Kindergarten

Young girl holding plastic balls at kindergarten
The annual allocation process starts mid-July for 4-year-old-kindergarten and mid-August for 3-year-old kindergarten.
3 year old boy laughing
Early start kindergarten provides two years of free or low-cost kindergarten to eligible three-year-old children.
Kinder art masterpieces

Kindergarten is a one to two-year program for children before they start primary school. 

using phone laptop and credit card for online payment

Make online payments by credit card. You can also find out about other payment options.