Family Friendly

Horsham provides you with a family friendly atmosphere.

Horsham Aquatic Centre

The Horsham Aquatic Centre is a Horsham Rural City Council owned facility managed in partnership with the Victorian YMCA. The new Centre offers state of the art facilities including indoor and outdoor swimming pools and full gym facilities. The YMCA provides programs and services to make the Horsham Aquatic Centre unique and special to the visitor.

Stone Forest Adventure – Mini Golf

Try your hand at the Stone Forest Adventure 18 hole Mini golf course, located beside Toys Garden Restaurant. The course is as stunning as it is challenging. Or view the Great Wall of Horsham a work in progress once complete will run 200 metres around the stone forest golf course and gardens.

Lanes & Games – Ten Pin Bowling

Spend your morning or afternoon at the Horsham Lanes and Games indoor facility located off Dimboola Road. The complex offers 12 lanes for ten pin bowling and video games, a great place for the whole family to enjoy.

Parks and Gardens

Horsham is a lively city, centrally located in the Wimmera region. You can enjoy the beautiful Botanic Gardens, stroll amongst the ancient red gums lining the Wimmera River a favourite spot for rowing and bike riding with picnic and BBQ area.

With it’s well-keep parks and gardens be sure to spend some time at the outstanding adventure playgrounds. Located at May Park off Dimboola Road close to restaurants whilst the other is located at the rear of the Horsham Botanic Gardens where BBQ facilities are provided for your enjoyment.

Or why not explore the Adventure Island playground located on the Wimmera River. Drive around the Botanic Gardens along Barns Blvd and you will find a park that kids will love with it’s giant slide and other playground equipment.

The Horsham Police Paddock covers an area of 48.5 hectares on the northern edge of the city, providing recreational opportunities for walkers, cyclists, anglers, bird watchers in a natural woodland setting.

Centre Cinema

After a full day of exploring Horsham and surrounding area, relax at the Horsham Centre Cinema, the centre provides you with the latest movies, located in Pynsent Street, is only walking distance from local cafes and restaurants.

Cafe’s Restaurants and Hotels

With an abundance of Cafe’s, Restaurants and Hotels to choose from Horsham provides you with many eating places that will suit your family to enjoy a luncheon or evening meal. Cafe also stock their shelves with locally grown produce items.

Horsham Shopping

Families will experience the vibrant array of shopping everything you could possibly want is found right here. Select from independent and chain outlets to a mix of retail businesses, from boutique to surf wear and multi-national outlets, all within easy walking distance. Stroll along the streets and you will find just the thing that you have been looking for. Simply indulge yourself in a full and comprehensive range of shopping opportunities.

Country Markets

Horsham Region holds a number of country markets for you to visit and enjoy. You will find a selection of items ranging from crafts, home produce and old wares.

Why not visit:

  • Haven Market held on the first Saturday of each month at the Haven Recreation Reserve. Currently POSTPONED due to Covid Restrictions
  • Natimuk Farmers Market held every second Sunday of the month in the quaint township of Natiumk.  Currently POSTPONED due to Covid Restricitons
  • Jung Market held on the last Saturday of each month January to November and 3rd Saturday in December at the Jung Recreation Reserve. Currently POSTPONED due to Covid Restrictions