Spring School Holiday Activity Guide 2019

Spring is on its way! Along with the change in weather and temperature, it’s also time to organise activities over the spring school holidays!

The holidays are on their way and that means it’s time to find new activities!

We have partnered with local Northern Beaches businesses to deliver to you this list of activities for your children over the Spring School Holidays. These activities are always very popular, so make sure you book quickly!

Don’t forget to check back regularly as we will continue to add new activities. And if you are running activity and would like it added, simply click here.

There are also some special discounts available so don’t forget to mention Northern Beaches Mums!

Manly Warringah Gymnastics Club


Have fun these school holidays at Manly Warringah Gymnastics Club.

Join in for a day of organised games, activities, movies, and leap into the giant foam pit. Their holiday program is suitable for all school-aged kids and is a great opportunity to make new friends. All staff are fully accredited and will keep the kids entertained the entire day.

MWGC is the perfect venue for your children to spend their holidays!

Monday 30 September – Friday 4 October
Tuesday 8 October – Friday 11 October

$55 Short Day: 9:00AM – 3:00PM
$73 Long Day: 8:30AM – 4:00PM

No bookings will be made without payment. No refunds will be given. Minimum age is 5 years old.

What to bring and wear:

  • Packed lunch, morning tea and drink
  • No peanut butter or nuts
  • Suitable clothes for gymnastics (e.g. shorts and t-shirt or leotard)

Phone: 9972 9222
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.mwgymclub.com/
Location: 24 Middleton Road, Cromer

Motiv8sports Northern Beaches

Book your child in now to get MEGA motivated for Motiv8sports 2-day multi sports camp. Campers who attend Mega Camp will compete for the EAST SIDE ALL STARS, WEST SIDE ROLLERS, SOUTH SIDE SONICS & NORTH SIDE COMMANDO’S earning points over the 2 days to be crowned Mega Camp champions.

With their trademark array of non-contact sports and team building challenges, this is sure to be the best two days of your child’s holidays. Mega Camp is designed to cater for all sporting abilities with a strong focus on energy and effort rather than sporting capability.

Check out their Facebook page to see the raving reviews received from the parents of happy children. Don’t miss out! Their July camp’s SOLD OUT with 450 campers booked!

  • Kindy to Year 6
  • 2 full days 8:30am – 3:30pm (non-sleep over)
  • Non-stop sports, music and high energy all day long
  • New campers receive their very own ROOKIE Jersey as part of their milestone rewards program that they get to wear during camp

Dates & Venues:
Killarney Heights High School – September 30th & October 1st
Northern Beaches Secondary College Freshwater – October 8th & 9th

Price: $112.50 – $125.00 for 2 days

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – SAVE 10% FIRST 100 CAMPERS ONLY! Click on the website below to book.

Phone: 0402 281 842
Email: [email protected] 
Website: https://motiv8sports.com.au/franchise/northernbeaches/
Facebook: Motiv8sports Northern Beaches

C.A.P.A. Academy

The best school holiday workshops on the Northern Beaches. 

Step into Spring School holidays by attending fantastic workshops at C.A.P.A Academy Warriewood.

Students enjoy a variety of performing arts workshops, (dance, singing, acting and acrobatic arts) in a friendly professional environment. Qualified teachers and industry specialists instruct excellent workshops in state of the art facilities.

Students are able to attend individual days or receive a discount on the full 4-day program. $75.00 per day or $270.00 for 4 days. 

CAPA Academy accept both Creative and Active Kids Vouchers. 

Times: 9am-3pm daily.  Age groups: 5-8years, 9-12 years, 12+years

Tuesday 8th October: Acrobatic Arts, Circus, Lyra and Silks
An introduction into the world of circus arts Cirque Du Soleil style. Learn tumbling, balancing, strength, flexibility, aerial and partnering skills. 

Wednesday 9th October: Drama “Shakespeare” Day
Students spend the day exploring character journeys and scenes from Shakespeare’s greatest plays. Witchcraft, wizardry, fairies, spells, tricks and plenty of fun. 

Wednesday 9th October: Dance Workshop (for intermediate and advanced level dancers only ). Limited places.
Take classes with Top LA choreographers via the CLI Studios virtual learning centre. Dancers will learn the latest techniques, progressions and combinations in a variety of genres.  Hip Hop with Twitch, Acro Dance with Jordan Clarke and Contemporary with Allison Holker. This is a great workshop for students who would like to be extended. 

Thursday 10th October: Singing, Performance
Bring along your favourite songs, work with a vocal coach on solo and group items, then add movement and choreography to enhance your performance for the end of day presentation. 

Friday 11th October: Dance, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre
Learn the latest Hip Hop moves (break dancing, popping, locking, freezes) and memorable dances from great TV musicals e.g. Grease, High School Musical, Descendants etc.

Limited spaces. BOOK NOW to avoid disappointment. 

Phone: 0402 726 676
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://capa-academy.com.au
Location: Unit 24/14 Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood

Glen Street Theatre

Glen Street Theatre presents shake & stir theatre co Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts

7-9 October 2019

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts bursts off the page in a spectacular live show, taking the world’s best-loved fairy tales and rearranging them with some surprising and hilarious twists. Frighteningly funny and seriously silly, this is the perfect family entertainment – it delights and disgusts in equal measures.

Ideal for ages 5-12 and the whole family.

BOOK ONLINE or call.

Phone: 9975 1455
Website: https://bit.ly/2H539Lx

Little Tradies

Little Tradies provides an innovative, fun and exciting framework for children from the ages of 4 to 12 years old. Their practical activities help children to experience how things work, move and fit together – enabling them to be hands-on with the equipment, learn safety techniques, sharing with their peers, builds self-confidence and the ability to face new challenges. Children will develop problem-solving skills when exploring and discussing design solutions. Furthermore, the activities also include caring for their equipment and tools, cleaning and tidying up their workspace.

Spring Holiday Camps – 3x days, 1.5hrs per class
Week 1 – 30 Sept, 1 Oct & 2 Oct
Week 2 – 8 Oct, 9 Oct & 10 Oct

Enrol now!

Phone: 0422 446 094
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.littletradies.com.au
Facebook: Little Tradies

Northern Beaches Council Vacation Care

Springing into these school holidays with awesome excursions to Luna Park, Glen Street Theatre for Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts, putt putt golf, Brookvale Gymnastics, a Teppanyaki restaurant, Hoyts Entertainment Quarter and a city walk around the Opera House and Sydney Harbour. They also have a heap of action planned in-centre including Taronga Zoomobile, Wheels Day, wheelchair basketball, a Halloween party and Koori Kinnections cultural workshop and much more!

Daily fee is $72 (Child Care Subsidy available).

View the brochure.
Bookings open Monday 9 September, 7am

Phone: 9942 2312
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au/

Bricks 4 Kidz Northern Beaches

YIPEE! BRICKS 4 KIDZ Spring School Holiday Workshops with LEGO and Robotics are READY for your future LEGO master!

Join them for the best holiday programs in Sydney! From workshops with Space, Ninjas, and Amusement Parks to the Junior Robotics Program, kids will have a BLAST. And their POPULAR Movie Mashup and Emmet’s Adventures workshops are just plain FUN!

Older kids can experience the cutting edge of technology with their LEGO MINDSTORM EV3 Robotics programs (Ages 9+)!

Spots are limited so book quick!

p.s. Use your Creative Kids Rebate to save up to $100 and create something great!

Phone: 0476 884 100
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.bricks4kidz.com.au/sydney-northern-beaches/

Camp Kedron

Come along to Camp Kedron for an awesome week of activities, outings, new friends and fun.

Primary Camp
FOR: Primary-schoolers aged 9-12
DATES: Sept 29 – Oct 4
COST: $240 (includes all meals, accommodation and activities)

High School Camp (includes 2 days water-skiing & tubing)
FOR: Students in years 7-11
DATES: Oct 6-11
COST: $240 (includes all meals, accommodation and activities)

Book online at their website or call for more information.

Phone: 9450 1296
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.campkedron.com/
Location: Ingleside

Resilience In Kids

Build your child’s resilience in their popular 1-day school holiday camps!

Their camps are for K-6 children experiencing everyday challenges. They are fun and play-based and include drama, art, craft, storytelling and LOTS of games. Kids LOVE them!

They explore a whole range of topics, including confidence, friendship, emotions, the growth, mindset, positive psychology and LOTS more, all in a safe and supportive environment.

Give your child important life skills these school holidays.

After school term-time Resilience Workshops and Resilience Coaching for children and parents also available.

When: Mon-Thurs 30 Sept to 10 Oct 9:00am – 4:00pm
Where: Collaroy Plateau (Wheeler Heights Public School), Roseville (East Roseville Scout Hall), Neutral Bay (Whoosh Club) and the Inner West.
Cost: $105 per child per day
Bookings: http://www.resilienceinkids.com.au/bookholidayworkshops
Further information: Visit the website, email or call.

Phone: 0406 776 800
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.resilienceinkids.com.au/
Facebook: Resilience in Kids

St Ives Village

October School Holiday Fun at St Ives Village

Build different robots following a set of guided instructions.
Monday 30th September – Friday 4th October
9:30am-11:30am or 12:00pm-2:00pm daily
$10 + BF. Tickets via https://stivesvillagerobokids.eventbrite.com.au

‘Nelly the Curious Elephant’ live 25min performance
Tuesday 8th – Friday 11th October
9:30am, 10:15am & 11:00am
Level 1. No bookings required

Decorate a 4inch cake in a 30min workshop hosted by Rebecca Lauric Patisserie
Monday 30th September & Tuesday 1st October
9:30am, 10:15am or 11:00am
$15 per child. Tickets via https://rlcakedecorating.eventbrite.com.au

Phone: 8422 400
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.stivesvillage.com.au/
Location: 166 Mona Vale Road, St Ives

Ladies Running Errands Northern Beaches

Meet Theresa Finister Lynch, owner of Ladies Running Errands Northern Beaches. She’s your “go-to lady” when you need a breather from daily activities especially when the kids are on holidays.

Services include:

  • 24-hour airport and cruise transfers – all age child seats supplied
  • School holiday activity pick up and drop-offs 
  • Home cooking for the whole family
  • Pet minding & transportation
  • Personal shopping trips
  • Mobile spray tanning

Phone: 0432 144 861
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://northernbeaches.ladiesrunningerrands.com.au/
Facebook: Ladies Running Errands Northern Beaches

Frontrunner Learning Centres

Is your child struggling with Reading, Writing, Maths or poor results at school?

“I can’t do this… I am just too dumb!”

Frontrunner Learning Centres focus on your child’s…

  • Motivation
  • Lack of confidence
  • Anxiety
  • Freedom from fear of failure
  • Willingness to do the best and never give up
  • Lack of interested or even laziness

Help them to find the love of learning.

Life-changing tutoring solutions!

They offer a free assessment which you can book online!

Website: https://www.frontrunnerlearningcentres.com.au/

Grace City Church


Grace City Church runs an annual Kids Club for school-aged students in years K-5 here at the church building in Collaroy Plateau. It runs from 9am-12pm for three days during the October Holidays. It’s a time of fun, activities, craft, games, food and much more! This year they will be entering the land of Narnia… 

COST: $15 per day or $35 for all 3 days
EARLY BIRD RATE: $10 per day or $25 for 3 days (register by 8 September)

Website: http://www.gracecitychurch.net/kidsclub


October Holiday Program

Looking for a fun way to keep those sleepy brains running over the holidays? Searching for an extra boost to ensure you finish the year with a bang? 

Their holiday program could be just the thing you’re looking for! 3 Days (6 hours in total) 


Tues 1 Oct, Wed 2 Oct, Thur 3 Oct
Times: 10am-12:10pm OR 1pm – 3:10pm 

Tues 8 Oct, Wed 9 Oct, Thur 10 Oct
Times: 10am-12:10pm OR 1pm – 3:10pm

Phone: Dee Why – 9982 4859 | Mona Vale – 9979 5476
Email: Dee Why – [email protected] | Mona Vale – [email protected]
Website: https://numberworksnwords.com/au/
Facebook: NumberWorks’nWords Maths and English Tuition

Goodwin’s Tennis

Keep your kids active & entertained these school holidays & book them in for Goodwin’s Tennis’ October school holidays tennis camps. It’s a great way to have fun while learning a sport they can play for life!

  • Ages 4 & up welcome
  • Experienced, qualified coaches
  • Hot Shots tennis
  • Full week & daily bookings available
  • FREE before & after camp care
  • FREE McDonald’s lunch each Friday
  • Lots of fun & prizes to be won!

Phone: 9979 6772 / 0410 523 726
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.goodwinstennisacademy.com.au/
Facebook: Goodwin’s Tennis Academy
Location: Mona Vale Tennis Club, Kitchener Park, Mona Vale

The Uniform Exchange

If your child is starting at any of these schools next year, pop in to the Uniform Exchange at 993 Pacific Highway Pymble.

  • Barker
  • Knox Grammar School
  • Loreto Normanhurst
  • Abbotsleigh
  • Roseville College
  • Northern Beaches Christian School
  • St Leos College
  • Brigidine College
  • Ravenswood
  • Pymble Ladies College

They have over 7000 great quality used uniforms in stock as well as some secondhand textbooks. Open 6 days a week throughout the year.

Phone: 9988 3374
Website: http://www.theuniformexchange.com.au/

The Newport

The Newport’s waterfront location and stunning Pittwater views have made it a northern beaches go-to for decades. With an alfresco marketplace feel, you can choose your own adventure within the variety of food outlets and experiential areas; each with their own style and personality. There is lots to offer for the kids over the school holidays, so you can relax while they have fun! 

When: 30 Sept – 11 Oct

  • Mondays 5pm: Cinema by the Sea, showcasing all your favourite movies on our Big Screen on the deck!
  • Tuesdays 9:30am: Mother’s Group with Learn to the Beat
  • Wednesdays 12pm: Kids in the Kitchen
  • Thursdays 12pm: Little Creative Co. Party Time
  • Fridays 12pm: Crafternoons with Little Lane Workshops

Cost: Free
Bookings: Not required

Website: http://merivale.com/thenewport
Location: 2 Kalinya Street, Newport

The Collaroy

With a beachside backdrop, The Collaroy is the perfect spot to entertain the kids these school holidays. With something to do every day, why not grab a coffee, a glass of wine, or a bite to eat with your friends, whilst the children are entertained. 

When: 30 Sept – 11 Oct

  • Mondays all day: Dress ups
  • Tuesdays 10am: Kids yoga
  • Wednesdays 11am: Little Creative Co. Party Time
  • Thursdays 10am: Parents & Bubs Breaky Club – Enjoy a coffee or breakfast at the Kiosk while you catch up with friends (and maybe meet some new ones) whilst the kids are entertained with our educational music & activity class. 
  • Fridays 11am: Reptile Man

Cost: Free
Bookings: Not required

Website: http://merivale.com/thecollaroy
Location: 1064 Pittwater Road, Collaroy Beach

NRMA Parks and Resorts

New beachside glamping at NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort on the Central Coast

Get back to nature with the family these spring school holidays, at NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort’s new pop-up glamping experience. A beachfront location right on Umina Beach, the glamping experience combines the comforts of a hotel with the adventure of camping. Each bell tent includes a queen-size bed and two single beds. From $245* a night. Surrounded by Brisbane Water National Park, facilities include resort heated pools and spas, a waterslide, splash park, playground, jumping pillows, kids activities, camp kitchen and direct beach access.

Phone: 1800 611 522
Website: http://www.nrmaparksandresorts.com.au/special-offers/school-holiday-glamping-experience/
Address: Sydney Avenue, Umina Beach

Play World Australia

Looking for the ultimate school holiday activity for your 4–12 year olds? Want to create some epic family memories? 

Back by popular demand, Play World Australia is a two-day play date for the coolest kids in Sydney! Bring your friends and meet new ones, as the kids play and interact with the latest toys, games and entertainment! 

When you walk through the doors of Play World, be prepared to be WOWed. We promise you’ll literally say “wow”. From games to robots, toys & craft, our Play Partners have created some epic play experiences you’ll love! Joining presenting partner Nintendo this October are SpongeBob SquarePants, Cartoon Network’s We Bare Bears, WWE, Foxtel, Spotlight, Kids Helpline, PCYC and so many more! 

That’s not all! At Play World Australia you’ll get to meet YouTubers, comedians, magicians, scientists, slime experts, dancers and more! Plus, there’s a main stage chock full of epic content. 

The best part about Play World? All the content is included as part of your entry ticket! 

So if you’re looking to win the title of “coolest parent/auntie/uncle/friend” this October School Holidays, the only place to bring the kids is Play World Australia!

Kids (4-12 Years): $19.95
General Admission: 13+ Years $24.96
Tiny Tots: 0-3 Years FREE
1 Kid + 1 General Admission: $39.95
2 Kids + 2 General Admission: $69.95
Tickets here

When: 5-6 October 2019

Website: https://www.playworldaustralia.com.au/en.html
Facebook: Play World Australia
Instagram: playworldaustralia
Location: International Convention Centre, Sydney, Darling Harbour

Jack Sharp Magic

This school holidays, Northern Beaches magician Jack Sharp is back with his ever-popular fun Magic Camp on Thurs 3rd Oct, 9am to 3pm at Collaroy Plateau Public School.

Live magic performances, balloon twisting, face painting, juggling and much more…

Bookings are now open.

*Also includes a session with the wonderful Bricks4Kidz

Cost: $60pp

Phone: 0414 444 760
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.jacksharpmagic.com.au/

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club

Welcome to the Alfred’s Australian Sailing Kids Learn to Sail & Youth Out There Programs.

Sailing is one of the most satisfying and fulfilling sporting activity, it is such an incredibly versatile sport, it can be enjoyed by young and old, at adrenalin pumping levels or an avenue to enjoy a a Sunday afternoon on Pittwater. Best of all, it all starts these October Holiday’s. 

Be it Learning to Sail or joining our Youth program and enjoying a variety of on water activities, SUPs, Windsurfing, Keelboats or Dingy sailing. Each 4 day courses (09:00-03:30) are delivered by Australian Sailing (AS) accredited instructors following a national syllabus

Phone: 9998 3700
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.rpayc.com.au/courses
Facebook: The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club – RPAYC
Location: 16 Mitala Street, Newport

Sports Camps Australia

Sports Camps Australia offers school holiday camps all over Sydney but the following are closest to you:

Surfing in Mona Vale, Swimming in Hornsby (Intermediate & Advanced camp available) and Basketball in Willoughby. 

They are known for their fantastic coaches and premium camps offered. Get your kids to have some serious fun with Sports Camps Australia.

Please give them a call if you have any questions or would like to register, they would love to hear from you.

Phone: 1800 753 127
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.sportscampsaustralia.com.au/

You still have the chance to be a part of the Spring School Holiday guide!

The Spring School Holiday Guide is the perfect guide to showcase your business and activities!

We are still accepting submissions for the guide at a discounted price (as you have missed the special edition newsletter). You can still be part of all the other platforms including website, Facebook and Instagram.

Click here to find out how.

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