Swanson A childcare centre your family will love

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Purpose-built for children aged 3 months to 5 years, Active Explorers Swanson offers the highest quality care in a nurturing, inspiring and multicultural environment. With rooms specifically designed for each age and stage, we help our kids build confidence, creativity and a sense of adventure.

Our primary care focus fosters rich relationships with both children and whanau, while our exciting outdoor area is the perfect setting for activities that cultivate learning, develop gross motor skills and encourage social play. A well thought out curriculum, delivered by educators who love what they do, ensures Active Explorers Swanson kids are happy and engaged.

We are the home of enquiring minds and creative thinking. Come join our family.

Centre Hours:

Monday to Friday: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Half day/full day options
Closed Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Ages Catered For:

3 months – 5 years

ERO Report

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6 Rooms
20 Hours Free ECE
Large Outdoor Area
Transition to School Programme
Purpose Built
Extended Hours

Active Explorers have been a God send for my two wee ones.  I'm so happy with the care and love given to my children.  The support they have provided to them to develop into confident, independent, happy kids is awesome.  Thank-you


I'm so glad we chose Active Explorers as the centre to look after our son when I returned to work. The teachers made our son's transition from one centre to this one so easy. He was comfortable from day one in such a fun and caring environment. We cannot thank the teachers enough for helping us shape the fun, caring, smart little man we have today.

Anna North

I love how all the teachers teach and interact with my daughter.  All meals for the day are provided, which is very helpful.

Amy Brent-Jones


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