Roxby Downs is often referred to “as the perfect town for young families” with daily activities for children aged 0-5 years. Activities include story time at the Community Library, dance lessons, playgroups, Lego club, a Splashpad, swimming pools and neighbourhood playgrounds.
The town has a 60 seat movie theatre and a newly built Youth Centre equipped with a community kitchen.
There are two schools and two child care centres. There are families with au pairs/nannies and also family day care options.
Roxby Downs provides a safe, sheltered environment for families to spend quality time together experiencing all that the Australian outback has to offer!
A beautifully renovated space that re-opened in March 2016 after a major refurbishment, now also included is a Community Kitchen that can be utlised by many different community groups.
that is part of the Council & Community Board collaborations that caters to Youth in years 7 to 12.
Youth & The Arts
In March 2004 there was a community art project for the Youth of Roxby at the time. The mural that resulted was where the current Tiled Mural is on the wall of the Roxby Link Complex opposite the swimming pool.
For more information about the mural - visit the artist's website at http://www.akajimmyc.com/Roxby_Downs04
School Holiday Activity July 2017
This school holidays there is something to do every weekday.
- Nippy Gym is holding a Mega-Session (combining both session 1 & 2 into a big session) for the same fee of $6 single pass or $10 family pass.
- Nippy Gym (Stadium 2 in Roxby Link) and the Roxby Link Creche facilities are open to children up to 10 years old during these holidays.
- Lego club will be in the Library on Fridays during these holidays and is for ages 5-10.
- Toddler Storytime will only be on Fridays with a wonderful crafty session.
- See the schedule below for the daily activities available.
Roxby Link has a very large range of Sports and Recreation available to children and youth including a child minding service for people attending the Roxby Link Centre.
*click on the links below for more information*
A separate Play Café with play equipment for the kids, providing a great family environment.
A wonderful experiential service for children 6 months to 5 Years old.
Gold coin donation and maximum 1 hour session - bookings essential.
Water safety is important in such a hot environment around the pool.
With such a large population of children, the Roxby Link Cinema endevours to provide a suitable movie each week for children.
The Roxby Community Library runs Toddler Story Time sessions twice a week.