Kids and Parents

SURVEY - Chittering Out of School Care. -CLOSED

The Shire of Chittering is currently surveying its residents to ascertain the current and future Out of School Care requirements in Chittering.  The results of the survey will form part of an Early Years Plan going forward.  

Forms can be downloaded below, or you can complete the survey online by clicking on the link.  

Your feedback is appreciated.

Health Country Kids

Child Health Services are one component of the overarching WA Country Health Service Healthy Country Kids program, along with Child Development Services and School Health Services.

Click HERE for a brochure

School Holiday Activities


Activities are run throughout the April, July and October School Holidays. Keep an eye out through your local school newsletter, community notice boards, check out the Shire Events Calendar or keep up to date via the Shire Facebook page.

July School Holiday Activity - 
Filmbites, Screen Acting and Special Effects Workshops

These workshop will be supported by BEAT and held on Wednesday 17th July and Thursday 18 July.  If you have an interest in Cinema, or Acting then these workshops could be for you.  

For more information, click HERE to download the flyer/registration forms.  

Spaces are limited so get in quick.  Complete the form and return to   You will be notified via your nominated email if you have been successful in registering for a place.  



Local Playgroups

Bindoon Playgroup

Bindoon Playgroup
Meet: Fridays @ Chinkabee Complex, Bindoon
Time: 9.30am
Contact: Jenny Johnson
Mobile: 0411 383 876

Safer Swimming

Gingin Aquatic Centre

The outdoor pool is open during the summer months and offers assorted classes including Swimming Lessons.

Gingin Aquatic Centre

For more information about how to keep safe in the water this summer visit - Keep Watch at

Childcare in Chittering

The following childcare options are available in the Shire of Chittering.

Use the links below to email one of the childcare centres in Lower Chittering.

Patch of Heaven Family Day Care

Patch of Heaven Family Day Care

Maryville Downs Family Day Care

Maryville Downs Family Day Care

Dental Health Service

Children from pre-primary until year 11 are eligible to enrol in the school dental service. The Moora Dental Van goes to most of the schools in Chittering so all children are covered. If your child attends a school outside of the Chittering area, they should still be covered by their schools dental health service.

If you would like to access these services contact your local school who will have contact details. Alternatively you may contact Dental Health Services on 9313 0555 for more information.

Child Car Restraint (Type 1 Fitting)

Did you know that the Shire of Chittering has a trained CCR fitter at the Administration Centre. Give Lynette a call on 9576 4600 to book in and have your restraints fitted!

Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Outdoors in Chittering

The Shire of Chittering has a number of ways to get your family out and about discovering nature and each other. Follow the links to find out more.

Parks and Facilities - Discover the local parks and reserves, including camping areas and areas of natural beauty.

Trails - Take a walk along our trails and discover our local flora, fauna and history.

Events Calendar - Find out what's on in your community this month and get involved.

Other Outdoor Events and Initiatives

Nature Play WA
Early Years for Parents (0-3)