Let’s get active!
Book a Bayley Stay today!
Short Term Accommodation continues to offer rousing weekend activities!
Bayley House has two specifically designed short term accommodation houses that can each accommodate five guests. Our short term accommodation provide guests with tailored and individualised supports to allow participation in activities that are fun and of interest to them.
Our STA activity weekends provide the perfect opportunity for you to try something new in a supported, safe way. Why not buddy up with your friends and book a weekend together?
How does this work?
Activities will run across both houses, where possible and commence on a Friday afternoon once you arrive. Any key activity dates will be listed in the description below.
|September||Friday 1 – Sunday 3||Spring with friends. This weekend it’s all about friendship and hanging out with your mates.|
|September||Friday 8 – Sunday 10||Plant, blossom, grow. Roll up your sleeves as we explore the garden and head to Myuna Farm.|
|September||Friday 15 – Sunday 17||Dates with Mates. Endless possibilities await you and your mates as you take control and plan your own weekend supported by our awesome staff.|
|September||Monday 18 – Friday 22||Bayley Staycation week! A week of creativity as we visit McClelland Sculpture Park, ACMI and a walking tour of Melbourne street art. Totes Melbourne!|
|September||Friday 22 – Sunday 24||Spring into this indulgent weekend of rest and pampering topped off with a visit to All Things Equal cafe which is sure to impress the foodies.|
|September||Monday 25 – Thursday 28||Staycation mode activated! Royal Botanic Gardens, 10 Pin Bowling, the Barbie movie… sign up for this one, you know you want to.|
|September||Friday 29 – Sunday 1 October||Footy Fever! The big dance, here we are at the end of the season and footy fans will be in their element with this weekend!|
|October||Friday 6||Creative Canvas & Gallery Showcase
Art buffs, you’re in for a treat! A night of arts and creative appreciation! Create your own canvas masterpieces or flaunt your favourite art pieces at our home galleries!
|October||Saturday 7||Melbourne Museum! Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature
Did someone say Harry Potter? Get ready to be submerged into the magical world of Fantastic Beasts as we head off to the Melbourne Museum to explore this extraordinary exhibition!
|October||Sunday 8||Queen Vic Market
The Ultimate Foodie Tour is a delicious and fascinating walking around the iconic Queen Victoria Market. Taste the freshest… Hot jam donuts! Hot Dogs! Fresh Produce! And Baked goods!
|October||Friday 13||Spa Night Indulgence
Let’s get SPOILT! A night of indulgence that’s all about relaxation! Pamper yourself with spa treatments and home baked goodies! Or video games and hot dogs! You choose!
|October||Saturday 14||Beach Bliss Bonanza
Are you ready to experience beachside bliss at Melbourne’s famous Mornington Peninsula?! Soak up the sun, savour a barbeque feast, and stroll along an iconic jetty! It’s the ultimate chillax session by the sea!
|October||Sunday 15||Zen Escape
Wind down the weekend with a day of tranquillity and self-care! Experience relaxation like never before with meditation, yoga, and soothing activities designed to rejuvenate your mind and body!
|October||Friday 20||Pizza Palooza & Movie Magic
A movie night that’s not just about the screen. We’re talking pizza-making madness! Grab your friends and create the wildest pizza toppings while enjoying your favourite films.
|October||Saturday 21||Grazeland Gastronomy
Foodies, unite! Join us at Grazeland, the foodie wonderland. Delight in global cuisines, groove to live tunes, and soak up the food festival vibes!
|October||Sunday 22||Sushi Showtime
Roll up your sleeves for a sushi-making session and create sushi art! Get ready for a culinary extravaganza! Mix and match fillings and create your own sushi sensation!
|October||Friday 27||Game Night Throwdown
Ready, set, game! Bring out the board games, cards, and video games for an epic night of friendly rivalry, laughter, and strategy!
|October||Saturday 28||Dandenong Ranges Day Dash
Adventure seekers, gear up for a day trip to the Dandenong Ranges! Lush forests, stunning gardens, and a memorable hike or nature walk await your crew!
|October||Sunday 29||Picnic Party in the Park!
Nature is calling, and we’re answering! It’s a picnic extravaganza! Snacks, sandwiches, and epic frisbee showdowns await!
Mid-week Guests Staying can enjoy:
- Coffee dates
- Exploring the local community
- Destination drives and adventures
If you’d like to know more about Bayley Stays, any of the activities or supports offered at our Short Term Accommodation services, please contact a member of our STA Leadership Team.
Bayley Stays FAQS
Will the activities run across both houses?
Wherever possible activities will run from both Lonsdale Avenue and Asling St
What if I do not want to join a particular activity but want to book in at that time?
We fully support choice and control at Bayley House so participation in activities is absolutely optional.
Will day to day activities like walks or going for a coffee still occur?
Certainly, we wish to engage our clients in all types of daily activities which will still go ahead.
How does this contribute to reaching my NDIS goals?
Many NDIS participants have goals in their plans such as accessing the community, building social connections, developing independence. These activities are designed to work towards achieving your goals.
How long does it take until I can use STA?
Our STA Leadership and Intake team will work with you confirm your STA booking as quickly as possible.
Do you have vacancies?
Yes, we currently have vacancies at both of our STA houses however activities fill fast so get in quick!
For further information and an overview of our Short Term Accommodation service please click here.