FAQ’s

What is the address of the Brighton Recreational Centre?

Our address is 93 Outer Crescent, Brighton VIC 3186. Our contact telephone number is (03) 9592 3033.

What are your Opening Hours?

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 9:30pm
Friday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am – 4:00pm

We are closed on all Victorian public holidays and between Christmas and New Year.

What are the term dates for 2019?

Term 1: Tuesday 29 January-Saturday 6 April, 2019

Term 2: Tuesday 23 April – Saturday 29 June, 2019

Term 3: Monday 15 July – Saturday 21 September, 2019

Term 4: Monday 7 October – Thursday 19 December, 2019

Please note: Not all programs held at the Centre are run in accordance with the above term dates.  Please check the individual program on our website for specific start dates and number of classes held each term.

What classes do you have for 1-5 year olds?

Brighton Recreational Centre offers a number of programs for children from the age of 1 to 5 years old. Please click here to see the list of Pre-School programs we have available.

What classes do you have for school aged children?

Brighton Recreational Centre offers a number of programs for school aged children. Please click here to see the list of School Age programs we have available.

What classes do you have for Adults?

Brighton Recreational Centre offers a number of programs for adults. Please click here to see the list of Adult programs we have available.

Do you have any classes for special needs children?

The Brighton Recreational Centre is committed to providing programs for all ages and abilities. We currently offer a dynamic dance class through BAM Allstars as well as a unique neuro-movement program run by Angel Art.

Do you have Squash Courts available for hire?

Yes, the Brighton Recreational Centre has two squash courts which are available to hire during the week and on weekends. For more information regarding our hire rates and how to book please click here.

Is there a group of squash players I can join?

For information regarding the Brighton Squash Club please contact Mike Edney on 0419 584 550 or email mike@squashplus.com.au.

Can you do a trial class of any program?

We offer a trial class for our Pre-School programs run by the Brighton Recreational Centre. Should you chose to enrol in the class after completing the trial, you will be required to pay for that class and all remaining classes for the term. Trial classes for our School Age and Adult programs can be arranged subject to availability. You will be required to pay a 1-class fee for the trial class.

When can we book into the School Holiday Program?

Bookings for our School Holiday programs open at 7pm on the Wednesday during the 4 th last week of each term.

April School Holiday Program – Bookings open Wednesday 13 March, 2019 at 7pm.

July School Holiday Program – Bookings open Wednesday 5 June, 2019 at 7pm.

September School Holiday Program – Bookings open Wednesday 28 August, 2019 at 7pm.

January School Holiday Program – Bookings open Wednesday 20 November, 2019 at 7pm.

For more information on how to book into our School Holiday programs please click here.

How much is the Gymnastics Victoria fee for this year?

The Gymnastics Victoria fee for Kindergym and our Junior gym programs is an annual fee of $30.00.
The Gymnastics Victoria fee for our school age gymnastics classes including our Tumbling classes is an annual fee of $50.00.

This fee runs with the calendar year, however the fee will be reduced by 50% if you join one of our Gymnastics programs in term 4.

What are your gymnastics classes like? Are they structured?

All of our gymnastics classes are structured but vary depending on the age group and level of the participants. For an example of how one of our Beginner classes is run please click here. For more information on our range of gymnastics programs and what they entail please click here.

Do gymnasts get involved in competitions at all levels?

Gymnasts enrolled in our Pre-School gymnastics classes and our Beginner classes do not compete in competitions. We hold one Team Challenge competition for gymnasts enrolled in our Intermediate and Advanced classes which is held in Term 2.

Gymnasts enrolled in our GymStar and ALP Squad programs do compete in a Levels program and competitions. These programs are by invitation only.

We hold an annual Gymnastics Display in Term 4 as an opportunity for all our school age gymnasts to present to their family and friends the skills they have learned that year.

When are you getting more boys gymnastics classes?

Due to the high level of demand for our Boys Gymnastics classes, we have added a new Beginners class in Term 1, 2019. Any additional classes for boys will be assessed based on demand, and subject to space in the Gymnasium and the availability of coaches. If you would like to put your name down on our waitlist to join our Gymnastics class for boys, please call the Centre on 9592 3033 or email enquiries@brightonrec.com.au.

Are your Coaches, Educators and Class tutors qualified?

Brighton Recreational Centre employees are qualified and skilled in the areas of expertise undertaken at Brighton Recreational Centre. All staff hold a current Working with Children’s check.

How does your occasional care program run?

For information about our Occasional Care program please click here or call the Centre on 9592 3033 to speak directly with our Child Care coordinator.

What do you offer in the way of parties?

We offer Gymnastic Parties on Sundays or you can hire one of our rooms and run your own birthday party on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information about our birthday parties please click here.

Can we rent a room?

Yes, we have a number of rooms at our Centre which are available to hire (subject to availability). For more information about our room sizes and inclusions click here. To make a booking please call the Centre on (03) 9592 3033.

Do you have a basketball court?

No, we no longer have a basketball court to hire at the Centre. Due to our Gymnastics Club at record numbers and gymnastic programs running 7 days per week, we now have our Gymnastics Centre set-up permanently on this court.

Do you have a swimming pool?

No, there is no swimming pool at the Brighton Recreational Centre.

Do you have a gym?

No, we don’t have a permanent fitness gym set up here at the Centre. However, we do offer a number of Healthy Living and Fitness programs for members of our community. Click here to view our Healthy Living programs.