So many fun activities have popped up for April school holidays in the local area and surrounds – sailing, sports, gymnastics, a magic show, ninja warrior, craft and more. Book quick, some of these fill up fast!

Evolve Sports, Northern Beaches

Evolve Tennis Academy & Game Ready Football unite to bring you the most exciting grassroot school holiday camps on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Our team of dedicated coaches across both codes aim to give an experience like no other, offering a structured program which is key to delivering your child/ren a quality array of Tennis & Football activities they will want to visit each and every school holidays

We cater for more children at Evolve Sports Camps than any other location on the beaches and it comes as no surprise considering whats on offer…

When: 6th-9th April + 12th-16th April (7.30am-5pm)

Extras: FREE Before & After Care (7.30am-9am & 3-5pm)

Discounts are currently open till 21st March

Contact: (02) 9971-0644

Website: https://evolvesports.com.au/evolvesports-holiday-camps

Balmoral Watersports Multi-activity School Holiday Camp

What an amazing school holiday activity to have nearby! Book your child in for 1, 3 or 5 days of fun on the water and sand on beautiful Balmoral Beach.

“During the day the kids will get up to various activities that includes sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, paddleboarding and a selection of on-land games, all of which relate to the water.

Our main goal is to introduce kids to different water sports, develop their skills and water awareness and encourage them to gain more confidence on the water. Kids can start from 5 yrs up to 15 yrs, must already be able to swim confidently! Days are split into 3 sessions with morning tea and lunch break. We also have a range of sailing boats, kayaks, SUP and windsurfers to hire 7 days a week.”

When: April 5th-9th & 12th-16th 2021.

Cost: Starts at $177

Location: Balmoral Beach

Book online: https://www.balmoralwatersportscenter.com.au/kids-teens

Other Contacts: 9960 5344 or info@sailingchool.com.au

Modbod Gym, Cromer

Our Easter Holidays Workshops are a great way for the kids to keep active, learn new skills and have plenty of fun! All our workshops are just 3 hours in duration, providing the perfect amount of time for the kids (ages 5 to 14) to burn off some excess energy and allow you time to get some work done. Our 3 main workshop offerings include:
1. Gymnastics Fun
2. Acro & Tumbling
3. Strength, Handstands & Movement

No prior experience is required for any of our workshops! Our coaches will do their best to tailor exercises to the individual’s ability and ensure there is a good balance between structured learning, games and fun! We’ve recently expanded t creating a more open space and adding in more gymnastics equipment (such as our 8 meter long trampoline). We have now increased our workshop capacity from 25 to 40 kids.

Location: Modbod Gym, 3-4/ Orlando Road, Cromer

Cost: $40/ child & 25% sibling discount

Dates: April 6th to 16th

How to book: Workshop Information: https://www.modbod.com.au/kids-workshops/

PCYC School Holiday Activities, Dee Why

Looking for things to do in the upcoming school holidays? PCYC NSW runs a variety of safe, fun, creative and inclusive school holiday activities for primary and high school aged youth. Our structured programs have a selection of sport and creative based activities to ensure we offer something for everyone!

From multi-sport, gymnastics and boxing to painting, dance and crafts. From pirate days and graffiti, to coding classes and skateboarding, we have lots on offer!

PCYC Northern Beaches school holiday activities are run by qualified coaches that have a passion for working with young people in a sport and recreation environment. Our programs are designed to be affordable for the local communities that surround our clubs ensuring a cost effective sschool holiday option for all families. We also accept Creative Kids vouchers at all of our clubs.

Location: 40 Kingsway Dee Why

What to bring: Recess, Lunch, Water Bottle, Enclosed Shoes

Times: Drop Off – 8am-9am Program – 9am-3pm Pick Up – 3pm-4pm *Must be picked up by 4pm or $20 late fee will be charged.

Dates: 6-9 April and 12-16 April PLUS April 19

Cost: $65 per day

Booking: https://secure.activecarrot.com/public/class/browse_holiday_program/1000/730

Manly Surf Guide Surfing Lessons, Dee Why

What could be better for little locals? Manly Surf Guide has made teaching surfing their business and in the school holidays they run surf camps that operate from Dee Why Beach from 10am-2pm. On the camp kids will learn:

  • Ocean safety & surf etiquette
  • Ocean & wave positioning
  • Paddling & catching waves
  • Control, standing up & riding waves

Good to Know: Surf school is for beginners to intermediate levels, for kids aged 6 to 15 years old. What’s included: 2 x surf Lessons, use of surfboard and wetsuit, lunch and beach games, surf education

When: 5th of April and runs through till Friday the 16th.

Cost: 1 day $79 per head or 5 day package $350 per head

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/msguide/

Coastal Environment Centre, Narrabeen

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Image: Northern Beaches Council

This would have to be one of the best resources in the area when it comes to helping kids be aware of how lucky they are to live by the coast! The Coastal Environment Centre (CEC) also offers a school holiday program with a difference. “With a unique theme for each day, your child will learn about our natural environment through a range of fun and interesting activities. This is a great opportunity for children to learn about our environment and how they can help preserve it. The holiday program is suitable for children six to 12 years. (unless otherwise noted).

Cost: $65

Location: Coastal Environment Centre, 1 Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen

Contact: 1300 000 232 Email: cec@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au W: https://www.northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au/environment/coastal-environment-centre/school-holiday-program

Pete the Sheep, Glen St Theatre

Adapted by Monkey Baa from the picture book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley, with foot-tapping music and lyrics by Phil Scott and comedic direction by Jonathan Biggins, Pete the Sheep is a lively and mischievous award-winning musical for young audiences and their adults.

This hilarious show, imaginatively told by four performers playing shearers, dogs and sheep explores the challenges and rewards of being an individual and will be a lasting tribute to honoring your own spirit and strength, whilst working with the flock.

Dates: Wed 21st – Sat 24th April

Location:Glen St Theatre Cnr Glen Street, Blackbutts Rd, Belrose

Cost: $28 pp, family tickets $100. (Members $25 pp)

Contact: https://glenstreet.com.au/whats-on/pete-sheep

Wild Ropes at Taronga Zoo

Image: Tim Coulson courtesy of Taronga Zoo

Swing, step and climb at Wild Ropes in Sydney’s iconic Taronga Zoo and wave a big hello to the koalas, emus and kangaroos at the Australian Walkabout. It’s the perfect activity for kids who love a fun challenge. The course can take from 45 minutes to two hours depending on the type of package and path you choose. Wild Ropes is welcoming all visitors every Wednesday to Sunday from 9:30am to 3pm. For more information and rules on COVID-Safety, visit Taronga Zoo’s website.

Address: Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman

Tickets: From $22.

Book by clicking here

Jonas Jost – The Ultimate Magic Show at Norths Cammeray

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Image: North Cammeray

The legendary and multi-award winning magician and illusionist, Jonas Jost, will hit the stage over the school holidays to give you and the kiddies an action-packed show. You’ll be treated to hilarious comedy and spectacular magic to give all of you much to chatter about when the curtains close. You can check out Jonas’ tricks and comedy on his YouTube channel to get yourself in the mood!

Location: Norths Cammeray
Date and time: 12 April, 11:30am
Cost: $15
How to book: https://boxoffice.norths.com.au/WEBPAGES/EntaWebShow/ShowDatesCombo.aspx

Alice in Wonderland Sand Sculpture at The Mix Chatswood Place

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Image: The Mix Chatswood Place

Are you ready to watch a hefty 10 tonnes of sand be transformed into a stunning Alice in the Wonderland sand sculpture? Visit The Mix Chatswood Place (plaza level) to see the maestros at work over several days. The display will be around until Sunday, 9 May.

Location: The Mix Chatswood Place
Date and time: 31 March, 1 April, 3 April
Cost: FREE
How to book: No booking required

The Midnight Gang at The Concourse Theatre

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Image: The Concourse

The Concourse will be welcoming the story of The Midnight Gang to its stage this April – a play by Maryam Master based on David Walliams’ bestselling novel. It’s about a 12-year-old Tom who unexpectedly finds himself lonely and lost in the children’s ward of St Crook’s Hospital, without his family and in the throes of the evil Matron. But as soon as the clock strikes midnight, he and his fellow young patients realise they can momentarily escape feeling stuck – they use their imaginations to take them on amazing, dream-come-true journeys. The play is suitable for children 6+ and their families. 

Location: The Concourse Theatre
Date and time: 16 April (1pm & 3pm) – 17 April (10am, 12pm & 3pm) – 18 April (10am& 12pm)
Cost: From $36
How to book: https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=MIDNIGAN21

 

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