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Holiday Care Clubs

South Ayrshire Holiday Care Clubs offer fun filled programmes for children during school holidays, October, Easter and Summer. Our Holiday Care Clubs are registered with and regulated by the Care Inspectorate and take children aged 3 - 14 years old.

Where can I access childcare during the school holidays?

South Ayrshire Council deliver Holiday Care Clubs from:-

Dundonald Holiday Club 
Dundonald Activity Centre
Castle Drive
Monday 16th October - Friday 20th October 2023

Dalmilling Holiday Club
Dalmilling Primary School
Tuesday 17th October - Friday 20th October 2023

What are the charges?

For session 2023-24 Holiday Care Club charges will be:-

  • Full day (8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)   £21.00
  • Half day (8 a.m. - 1 p.m./1 p.m. - 6 p.m.) £12.60
  • Full week (Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. ) £94.50    

If you have not already registered with the childcare service you will require to pay an annual £10 registration fee per family.

All payment must be made 14 days in advance to secure your child/s place. No refunds will be given for places booked and paid for and not used.

We accept many of the government childcare voucher schemes; you may be eligible for help with your childcare costs through Working Families Childcare Tax Credits.

Please see full Terms and Conditions for more information.

What will my child do whilst at the Holiday Club?

South Ayrshire Council Childcare Service's aim to deliver high quality childcare which supports children to be happy, make friends and develop skills for life. Our Holiday Club programme for October 2023 will be available soon.  

We want your child to enjoy their time with us and will consult with them as they join the clubs. If there is anything in particular that you think we could provide or a specific interest your child has please let us know.

Programme of activities can be viewed as download below.

How do I book a place at the holiday club?

Applications can be made by completing the online registration and booking form here:

Holiday Care Club Registration and Booking Form

The application form will remain open until 29th September 2023. For any enquires after this date please contact Childcare Services directly or call  01292 612029

Please Note: Making an application does not guarantee a place.  Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Confirmation of availability, charges and how to pay will be sent to you via email.

Where our services are full a waiting list will apply.

Our services will operate with a minimum of 10 bookings. If we are unable to operate a service due to insufficient bookings we will give you 7 days' notice and we will offer to transfer your booking to another South Ayrshire Council service, where operating or provide a refund.

Will I need to provide lunch and snack for my child?

Yes. Please provide your child with a healthy packed lunch and 2 healthy snacks and drinks for the morning and/or afternoon depending on your bookings. Please ask staff for information on healthy snacks and lunches.

For further information please contact or call the team on 01292 612029.