sKids Bucklands Beach |



For more information about our programmes please contact us.

  • sKids Centre Owner – Wayne Johnson
  • Onsite Mobile – 021 812 141
  • Programme Manager – Sue-Ann Wetselaar


To find out more about the programmes we offer and our opening hours please call or email us.

  • 2021 – Term 1 Holiday Programme || Download


All fees are based on your booking requirements with full time, part time and casual options available.

Please contact us directly for more information about fees.

All our programmes are OSCAR approved by the Ministry of Social Development and thus parents may be able to apply for Work and Income OSCAR subsidies towards the cost of their childcare. Eligible families could pay as little as $2.00 per day.

Come and visit us onsite to discuss your requirements.

Welcome to our sKids Centre @ Bucklands Beach, where the safety and care of your child is our number one priority. If you’re looking for a safe, structured and fun environment for your children then you’ve come to the right place.

It’s all about having lots of FUN and your kids will have so much fun at our sKids Centre that they won’t want to leave.

This is where your child will be in a safe and fun environment.

We’ll feed them, help them with their home work, let them play then do a fun activity with them so you can rest assured that they are safe, secure and having the time of their life.

To find out more about the programmes we offer and our opening hours please call or email us.

Open hours:

Monday to Friday 7.30am to 8.30am and from 3pm to 6pm.

Holidays hours are from 7.30am to 6pm

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What our parents and kids say

Hi Wayne,

Mick & I would be only to happy to share the fabulous experience we receive from having our son attend the Skids after school & holiday programs.
Since you took over Wayne, you’ve shown great leadership, the direction and focus has changed and there is such a positive vibe amongst the staff & I know my son benefits from it.
I’m also pleased to see the commitment shown with your staff in completing our son’s homework, and once that is out the way, he is able to participate in fun yet educational activities… It’s just magic really having our child there and experiencing additional learning activities, while having fun, and most of all allowing both of us to work full time, and feel
confident that our son is not missing out on anything because of us working.

Thanks Wayne
Yours sincerely

When I heard Wayne was taking over the Mellons Bay Primary after school care…. I promptly spoke with Wayne who was nothing short of amazing, friendly, and so approachable, fun and adaptable to my daughter, he made her feel very welcome, and was creative to make her feel a part of something. Not only did my daughter enjoy SKIDS, she was very upset when I pulled her out this term as Im on maternity leave. All the kids LOVE Wayne, his approach and his ways with the kids, and his staff are great too. He’s very easy to deal with, and now when I pick my daughter up, I love to stick around, talk to the other kids, and Wayne and his staff… He has turned this SKIDS from just an afterschool daycare, to an EXPERIENCE the kids are loving. I know from talking to other parents they feel the same way!

Thanks Wayne! Lucy and I are very impressed and Lucy I know cant wait to be back with you soon!

Cheers – Bo