Revamped Pirate Ship park

The much loved Pirate Ship park in Aberfeldie (officially Riverside Park), re-opened Monday 15 January, with a fresh new look, thanks to Moonee Valley City Council. Kids review: Climbing to the …

January school holiday – competition

We are thrilled to offer the Moonee Valley Kids community the opportunity to enter a competition, thanks to the Clocktower Centre.  Cinderella We have one double pass (2 tickets), valid for …

Competitions: September school holidays

We are thrilled to offer the Moonee Valley Kids community the opportunity to enter 4 fabulous competitions, thanks to the Clocktower Centre and the Incinerator Gallery. You are welcome to enter …

Competition – Wind in the Willlows

We are thrilled to have one family pass (4 tickets), valid for entry to Wind in the Willows at the Clocktower Centre on Sunday 30th July at 10am, thanks to the Clocktower …

July school holiday competitions

We are thrilled to offer the Moonee Valley Kids community the opportunity to enter 3 fabulous competitions, thanks to the Clocktower Centre and the Incinerator Gallery. You are welcome to enter …

Halloween 2017

If you’re planning on taking the kids trick or treating (Tuesday 31st October), download the Halloween letter. Halloween activities in Moonee Valley: Spooktacular Halloween at Westfield Airport, Saturday 28 October from …

Craftercise – review and competition

We were recently invited to attend a Craftercise session, located in Airport West. Wow, what an amazing program! Read about our experience, then enter our competition for your chance to …

Competition – The Muppet Movie

Movies at the Clocktower Centre return these school holidays with The Muppet Movie (G) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (G). We’re thrilled to have 2 family passes to giveaway, …

Planning school holiday fun

School holidays are a great time to explore and participate in different activities. Our school holiday guide has ideas of things to do locally, or visit Busy City Kids for ideas of …

Silver slide park

Our kids love going to the ‘silver slide’ park, also known formally as Montgomery Park. Located in Essendon, it’s a great park with many things to do: the silver slide – …

A letter to The Wiggles

To The Wiggles, We were so excited to see you perform recently in Moonee Valley at the Clocktower Centre! Songs, dancing, music and movement – the kids, small and big, were …

Dinner

Make a night out with the kids fun, with these kid-friendly venues. On certain nights, there may be kids’ entertainers, face painters, magician or free kids’ meals. Some have an …

Breakfast and lunch

We’ve found Moonee Valley’s kid-friendly cafes, great for breakfast and lunch. The type of places where there may be play equipment, toys, kids’ menu or coloring in. Click on the …

Mixed Sports

Mixed sports are perfect for younger kids, giving them a go at different sports. The sports are changed every few weeks allowing the kids to develop different skills. Ready, Steady, Go …

Cricket

Cricket helps kids develop motor skills, work as part of a team and gets them moving! Kids will be taught cricket skills in a fun and social environment. Click on the …

Football

Football coaching gives kids the chance to develop motor skills, working as part of a team and learn to play footy in a fun, safe and social way. Most clubs offer programs …

Performing Arts

Performing Arts is a lot of fun for kids! It builds their creativity, self-expression and self-confidence, while helping develop life skills. Click on the name of the performing arts school you’re interested …

Music

Babies and children love making music! From banging a pot to shaking a rattle, music makes kids happy. Embrace their enjoyment of music, there’s music classes available locally for kids of …

Art

Art is a wonderful way for kids to discover the world. It helps develop their imagination, learn about different colors, textures and it’s lots of fun! Click on the name of art …

Yoga

Yoga has many benefits for children, such as increasing body awareness and co-ordination, calming and clearing the mind, and relaxing the body. Yoga is a gentle activity which teaches children invaluable life …

Tennis

Tennis provides opportunity for kids to develop hand-eye coordination, gross and fine motor skills and coordination of their body. There’s lots to think about and coordinate as they run around hitting …

Martial Arts

Karate, Taekwondo, Jiu Jitsu and other Martial Arts help develop motor skills, concentration, teamwork and self-discipline. Each discipline offers something different, while all centre on the premise of connecting body and …

Swimming

Moonee Valley has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, all offering swimming lessons throughout the year. Swimming lessons equip kids with skills so they become confident and familiar with water – and importantly, …

Halls For Hire

Hiring a hall is ideal for self-catering, decorating and setting up a venue to suit your party needs. Most venues provide tables, chairs, kitchens, heating/cooling and sound systems. Click on …

Fancy Venues

Baptisms, naming days, 1st birthday, Communions and Confirmations may require a more formal setting, and these fancy venues are perfectly suited to these type of functions. As a sit-down meal or …

Toy Library

Moonee Valley Toy Library is a treasure trove of toys for children. There are over 2,500 toys available to hire, with toys suitable for children from birth to 6 years …

Book Library

Moonee Valley Libraries offer free programs for children of all ages. All 5 branches hold the following programs each week, during school terms. We love that no booking is required, …

Party Venues

There are many great kids’ party venues available locally. Venues which host kids’ parties will often facilitate all the party games, activities, provide catering, may provide invitations and keep the kids …

Dance

Dance classes are a wonderful way for children to move their bodies, develop an ear for music and an appreciation for rhythm, intonation and different styles of music. Each dance school …

Gymnastics

Gymnastics – besides being lots of fun – helps kids increase their strength, flexibility, endurance and coordination. It’s a great way for children to use their brains and their bodies, as …