We’re thrilled to report that some school holiday providers are still holding activities and workshops this spring – we’ve rounded up some of the best and we’ll keep adding to the list!

NIDA: TV Presenting @ Taronga Zoo for Grades 3–6

Let their creativity bloom this Spring with NIDA’s TV Presenting @ Taronga Zoo for grades 3–6! As they design and film a television lifestyle program set at Taronga Zoo, watch them develop skills in TV presenting and reporting, enhance their on-screen presence and increase their confidence. All participants will experience an ‘animal encounter’ presented by Taronga Zoo staff and receive a copy of their filmed segment.

Date: 29 Sep–1 Oct

Location: Taronga Zoo

Price: $380

To book: Click here

Carlile Swimming Intensive Holiday Program, Killarney Heights

Does your child need that extra boost with their swimming skills and confidence? Then Carlile Swimming’s School Holiday Swim Program is perfect for you. The daily repetition of classes helps children master skills and strokes, and can produce incredible improvements in just one week. This Program suits every age and ability, and is particularly useful for children who are new to swimming or needing some improvement to reach the next level.

Carlile Swimming is running their popular Swimvac program at Killarney Heights (and Lane Cove West) pools. To book your child’s spot, contact the pool today!

When: Mon 28th September to Friday 2nd October

Tues 6th October to Friday 9th October (Killarney Heights only)

Cost: $94.30 (5-day week) and $75.45 (4-day week)

Where: Carlile Swimming Killarney Heights 9451 3677, Carlile Swimming Lane Cove West 9188 1027

Evolve Sports Tennis and Game Ready Soccer, Avalon, Collaroy & Belrose

Come Join the Best Grassroots Holiday Program on the Northern Beaches 

Evolve Tennis & Game Ready Soccer have untied to bring you a holiday experience like no other, across multiple locations. For as little as $44.00 Daily (when full week booked) your kids will get qualified coaching from the best in the business. This amazing price also includes 7.30am Drop off & 5pm Pick up. Daily rates are also affordable & available.

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…

  • Structured Tennis & Soccer activities 
  • FREE Before & After Care (Drop off 7.30am / Pick up 5pm)
  • FREE Pizza Lunch every last day of camp
  • Experienced & Qualifed Coaches heading up all locations
  • Camps run ‘rain, hail or shine’ 
  • Senior First Aid Trained Head Coaches
  • The price… 

Further information, dates & online bookings available at https://evolvesports.com.au/evolvesports-holiday-camps

PCYC Lasertag, Ninja Warrior, Mini Olympics and More, Dee Why

The Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) at Dee Why is dedicated to getting young people active in life. “We develop their skills, character and leadership.” And they run some super fun and very reasonably priced school holiday activities as well.

PRIMARY SCHOOL (AGES 5-12), Full day School Holiday Program 9am-3pm (Drop off from 8am, Pick up till 4pm)

Please read through the terms and conditions in our enrolment form if it is your first time attending a PCYC School Holiday Program.

WHAT TO BRING: Water Bottle, Recess, Lunch, Enclosed Shoes

Contact: https://www.pcycnsw.org.au/northern-beaches/school-holiday-programs/

Sailing Camp, Middle Harbour Yacht Club

Learn to Sail these Spring Holidays

Sailing is the perfect way to get out in the fresh air, learn a new skill, meet new friends and participate in a satisfying and fulfilling sport that can be done in a team or as an individual. MHYC offers a simple training pathway through the Australian Sailing endorsed Tackers (7-12 years) and OutThere Sailing (12-17 years) programs.  All courses are delivered by experienced accredited instructors.

No prior sailing skills are necessary.

Week 1 – 29 September to 2 October – 0900 to 1530
Week 2 – 6 October to 9 November – 0900 to 1530

Cost: $495 for 4 days
Bookings: https://www.revolutionise.com.au/mhyachtclub/events/list/

NIDA Screen Acting Boot Camp for Grades 3–6, Mosman Art Gallery

Spring into action these school holidays with NIDA’s Screen Acting Boot Camp for grades 3–6 at Mosman Art Gallery! Watch your budding artist build their on-screen confidence and develop skills in improvisation, character development and script work in this three-day intensive workshop presented by the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

Dates: Oct 6-8

Location: Mosman Art Gallery

Price: $380

To book: Click here

Luna Park 85th Birthday Celebrations

Dust off your party hat Sydney! Luna Park Sydney is preparing to turn 85 years young on 4 October, and throwing one big birthday bash throughout the NSW October school holidays. Between 26 September – 11 October, you’re invited to join in the fun at Luna Park Sydney for a festive-filled experience like no other. Guests can expect exclusive birthday entertainment from the Showtime team, birthday festivities and the chance to win amazing prizes in the Park’s Birthday Bonanza giveaway.

Since 1935, Luna Park has been a source of shared laughter across many generations of Sydneysiders and visitors alike. Just like the rides, its history is one of twists and turns, and ups and downs; but always bringing smiles to the Harbour. Luna Park invites Aussies to take a trip down memory lane, and meander through a nostalgic time capsule with their digital 85-year tribute, online here.

Image: The Sun October 1968

School Holiday and birthday celebration tickets will be available to purchase at LunaParkSydney.com for a flat rate of $50 per guest, which provides guests access to Unlimited Rides for a specific date and time. Every guest must have a ticket to enter Luna Park during this period. Luna Park Sydney continues to take a highly precautionary approach to managing the spread of COVID19 and visitors can expect enhanced cleaning measures along with specific entry requirements for all staff and visitors including temperature and identity checks. In addition, it is essential that Guests understand that by entering Luna Park Sydney, they agree they are well and not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms as outlined in their Health and Safety Declaration Form.  

We’ll keep adding to the Guide if we uncover more great holiday activities so check back in!
If you’re running a school holiday activity, please get in touch to add it to our Guide via naomi@thelivingcollective.com.au

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