Christmas and New Year’s Opening Hours 2023

Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas from everyone at Peninsula Leisure. Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year. 

Please find our hours for PARC, PINES and SKATE over the silly season below. 

PARC Centre opening hours 

  • Saturday 9 December: 7am – 6pm  
  • Monday 18 December – Friday 22 December: Normal hours 5am – 9pm 
  • Christmas Eve Sunday 24 December: 7am – 6pm  
  • Christmas Day Monday 25 December: Closed  
  • Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December: 7am – 7pm  
  • Wednesday 27 – Friday 29 December: Normal hours 5am – 9pm  
  • New Years Eve Sunday 31 December: 7am – 6pm  
  • New Year’s Day Monday 1 January: 7am – 7pm  
  • Tuesday 2 January: 5am – 9pm   

PARC Waterslide opening hours 

  • Monday 18 December – Friday 22 December: School holiday hours 10am – 7pm  
  • Christmas Eve Sunday 24 December: 10am – 6pm  
  • Christmas Day Monday 25 December: Closed  
  • Tuesday 26 December: Public holiday hours 10am – 6pm  
  • Wednesday 27 December – Friday 29 December: School holiday hours 10am – 7pm  
  • New Years Eve Sunday 31 December: 10am – 6pm  
  • Monday 1 January: Public holiday hours 10am – 6pm  
  • Tuesday 2 January onwards (weekdays): School holiday hours 10am – 7pm   

PARC Swim 

Lessons will finish on Sunday 17 December. We will be busy over the school holidays preparing for the start of Term 1, when lessons resume on Monday 29 January. 

PARC Group Exercise Timetable

Please note that for Group Exercise, we will have a limited instructor led timetable available over the Christmas period. Throughout January we will slowly ramp up the number of instructor led classes. You can view the timetable via the Customer Portal here.

PARC Café 

  • Friday 30 December: 9:00am – 3:00pm 
  • New Years Eve Saturday 31 December: 9:00am – 3:00pm 
  • New Year’s Day Sunday 1 January: 9:00am – 3:00pm 
  • Please note a limited menu will also be in place on these days. 

PARC Childcare  

 Childcare’s last day for the year will be Friday 22 December and will reopen on Monday 8 January 2024.  

Please allow a minimum of three business days to process enrolment forms. You can download the 2024 Enrolment form HERE. 

What’s on at PARC these summer holidays?  

Gather your pirate crew and embark on a thrilling adventure in a far-away tropical land, right in the heart of Frankston!  

This school holiday season, PARC has prepared the ultimate escape for the entire family. If the sun outside is scorching, worry not, because PARC has you covered with an indoor, pirate-themed school program that’s suitable for children of all ages.  

We’ve lined up a treasure trove of activities for you, including:  

  • Face painting   
  • Balloon entertainment  
  • Treasure Scavenger hunt  
  • A special visit from Marianna the Mermaid  

  Marianna will be visiting PARC on Friday, January 5th, and Friday, January 19th. Please be prepared for a busier-than-usual centre on these days.  

Our school holiday program will run on weekdays from Tuesday, January 2nd to Thursday, January 25th, between 11am and 3pm.  

Please note that activities will be scheduled on select days, so make sure to consult our calendar below for dates and times of all the poolside entertainment.  

Read more here.


PINES Centre hours 

  • Christmas Eve, Sunday 24 December: 8am – 6pm 
  • Christmas Day, Monday 25 December: Closed 
  • New Years Eve, Sunday 31 December: 8am – 6pm 
  • New Years Day, Monday 1 January: Public holiday hours 8am – 6pm 


Frankston Skate Park hours 

  • Christmas Day 25 December: Not staffed
  • Tuesday 26 December: 10am – 8pm 
  • New Years Eve 31 December: 10am – 8pm 
  • Monday 1 January: 10am – 8pm 
  • Friday 26 January: 10am – 8pm 

School Holidays (Dec 21 onward):  

  • Monday to Friday: 12pm – 6pm 
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 7pm 

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Take a dip in the bay this May! 🌅

Join the @SouthSideFestivalFrankston team for the South Side Sea Soak. Cold-water immersion has long been attributed with both physical and mental health benefits so what better way to celebrate the bay this May?

South Side Sea Soak
Saturday 11 May, 8am
Frankston Foreshore, outside Frankston Life Saving Club
Tickets at

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ANZAC Day is an important day for our nation as we pause and reflect on the service men and women who have fought to protect our country. 🇦🇺🇳🇿🌹

PARC will be open with reduced hours on Thursday 25 April 2024. 

Centre: 1pm-7pm 
Waterslide: 1pm-6pm 
Cafe: 1pm-5pm 
Childcare: Closed
PARC Swim: No Classes
Group exercise: Reduced timetable, check Customer Portal for classes. 

#parcfrankston #anzacday #publicholiday
Did you know that our vision is that 'Every Child In Frankston Can Swim'?🌳👶🏻

The Rotary Peninsula 2.0's Birth Tree is one way that's helping us to achieve this vision. ⚙️

By joining the Birth Tree, you get your child's name on this year's plaque. Plus through the Birth Tree, $45 of every contribution goes straight back to PARC and PINES to help more children build confidence in the water. Your contribution will go directly to funding baby swim programs. It's a great gift to welcome a child into our ever-growing community in Frankston.🏊

You can purchase a place for a baby born this year on the birth tree by heading to our website in the link below. Or for older children, you can add them to the Family Garden. Find out more in the link in our bio.

 #parcfrankston #frankston #FrankstonCity #rotary
Who's joining us tomorrow for our last PINES Free Family Friday of the season? 

Help us see out the PINES season with a bang and head down to our gorgeous outdoor pool for:

✅ Free entry between 4pm-7pm
🌭 Free sausage sizzle 
💦️ Waterslide (weather dependent) 
🎨️️ Face painting 
🙌️ Giveaways 
🥳️ And lots of fun in the water! 

It has been an incredible season and we can't wait to celebrate with our wonderful community.

We can't wait to see you there!

#parcfrankston #pinesfrankston #freefamilyfun #frankstoncity #outdoorpool
Spots are still available for our PARC Fit Outdoor term 2! 💪

Due to popular demand we have added another term of PARC Fit Outdoor, running over 6 weeks and set outside in the beautiful surrounds of Beauty Park and Frankston Pier, our 60 minute sessions are a great way to start your mornings. 🌳🏋️‍♀️🏃‍♀️🌿

PARC Fit Outdoor Term 2 kicks off next Monday 15 April! With three different days to choose from across the week, there's still time to book your bootcamp style outdoor training sessions.

To register head to our Customer Portal in the link in our bio.

#parcfrankston #outdoorexercise #groupoutdoorfitness #morningworkouts #frankston
Don't forget to book into our Living With Wildlife activity on Friday! 🌿🐨🌿

This arts and crafts this hands-on activity is perfect for children curious about nature!  Creating a habitat for butterflies using native seeds and clay, children will make 'seed balls' to take home and start a butterfly patch in the garden. 🦋🐝🪲

Bookings are essential, so please head to the link below to book your child in for a session. If you cannot attend your booked session, you can cancel through the Eventbrite page.

All items are provided and no live animals, insects or lizards are used. 

📆 When: Friday 12 April 
🕐 Sessions times between 12pm-2pm

To book for our Living With Wildlife activity please head to:

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