Winter School Holiday Activity Guide 2018

Winter is here… Along with the change in weather and temperature, it’s also time to organise activities over the winter 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 Winter 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 an 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!

Also, for more ideas on classes and activities check out our directory.



BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Northern Beaches 

Looking for ideas for things to do in the School Holidays? BRICKS 4 KIDZ® School Holiday Workshops are the BEST HOLIDAY FUN for kids in Sydney’s Northern Beaches!

From all new Superheros: Avengers v. Incredibles and fun Remote Control Mania, to Winter Brick Blast and EXCITING Coding with Robotics, and MORE, there’s fun activities for every child!

With convenient indoor locations across Sydney’s Northern Beaches and programs for those with an early start on Monday, 2 July straight through to Monday, 23 July, there is sure to be an option for you. Get in EARLY and don’t miss out on a spot!

Check out the website or call to find out all the details!

Phone: 0476 884 100
Email: northernbeaches-au@bricks4kidz.com
Website: www.bricks4kidz.com.au/sydney-northern-beaches
Facebook: Bricks 4 Kidz (Northern Beaches, Sydney)
Locations: Collaroy, Balgowlah, Curl Curl, Forestville, Belrose and Mona Vale


CAPA Academy

Magical Winter Wonderland Workshops

CAPA Academy offer the best performing arts workshops on the Northern Beaches. Qualified instructors and Industry specialists work with students to learn and extend their skills while having fun.

Dates: Monday – Friday 16th – 20th July.
Times: 9am – 3pm
Fees: $75.00 per day / $85.00 visual arts

Spaces filling fast BOOK NOW!

Juniors 5 + years
Monday: Sing and Dance SuperStar Video Clip
Perform in your very own video clip. Sing at the Karaoke and Dance Party.

Tuesday: Visual Arts Magical Winter Wonderland
Create magical winter art crystal glitter slime, snow storm jar, ceramic tiles.

Wednesday: Hip Hop Crew and Acrobatic Art
The hottest genres in Performing arts, develop skills in Acrobatics and be part of a Hip Hop crew!

Thursday and Friday: Musical and Theatre Magic
Sing, Dance and Act: learn songs from School of Rock/Aladdin and a scene from Harry Potter/Narnia to perform for family and friends.

Seniors 10+ years
Monday: Sing and Dance SuperStar Video Star
Create, choreograph, edit, costume and perform in your very own video clip.

Tuesday: Visual Arts
Create wonderful winter mosaics, design, decorate/paint clothing, jewellery making.

Wednesday: Acrobatic Arts and Hip Hop Crew Magic
The hottest genres in Performing Arts, join a Hip Hop crew and develop skills in Acrobatics.

Thursday and Friday: Musical and Theatre Magic
Sing, Dance and Act learn songs from Wicked/Pippin and a scene from Percy Jackson to perform for family and friends.

Phone: 0402 726 676
Email: admin@capa-academy.com.au
Website: www.capa-academy.com.au
Facebook: Capa Academy
Instagram: capaacademy
Location: Unit 24/14 Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood


Academy of Acrobatics and Gymnastics International (AAGI)

AAGI Gymnastics will be holding acrobatic and gymnastic camps throughout the Winter school holidays!

For beginners to experienced gymnasts their camps are fun for everyone! Ages 4 to 12 years old are welcome!

The camps run from 9am – 1pm and give everyone the opportunity to try different gymnastics equipment, acrobatics and some circus skills!

Located just behind Warringah Mall – so drop your kids whilst you go do the shopping!

Camps will be running on: 10th, 11th and 12th July AND 17th, 18th and 19th July

Phone: 9938 2017
Email: info@aagi.com.au
Website: www.aagi.com.au


Park House

Park House Mona Vale will be offering workshops for the kids every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during both weeks of the winter school holidays, including craft workshops, pizza + cookie dough making and much more..

Phone: 8998 3000
Email: reservations@parkhousefoodandliquor.com.au
Website: www.parkhousefoodandliquor.com.au


Motiv8sports Northern Beaches

Book your child in now to experience the best multi-sport camp on the planet! Three huge days…. 12 amazing sports, 12 individual events, 6 Olympic Face Offs, incredible coaching, non-stop motivation, unbelievable prizes and possibly an Olympic medal! At Motiv8, they focus on effort and energy, not sporting ability.
  • Kindy to Year 6
  • 3 full days 8:30am – 3:30pm
  • Non stop sports, music and high energy all day long
  • New campers receive their very own ROOKIE Jersey as part of our milestone rewards program for them to wear during camp
Don’t miss out! Book your place today.

Dates: Monday 16th – Wednesday 18th July
Price: $135.00 including Jersey

OFFER for Northern Beaches Mums – BOOK NOW to receive a FREE Jersey and Snapback Hat valued at $49!

Phone: 0402 281 842
Website: www.motiv8sports.com.au
Facebook: Motiv8sports Northern Beaches
Location: NBSC Freshwater Campus, 153 Harbord Road, Freshwater


Max Sports Physiotherapy Clinic 

Cook Eat Move!

Cook – Make your own pizza or lunchbox snacks
Eat – Eat your food for morning tea
Move – Games, exercise, music and fun

Running on Monday 9th July and Wednesday 11th July from 9am – 12pm, the unique Kid’s School Holiday program has been designed by a Physio and Dietitian to engage kids in healthy eating and exercise.

$60 per morning. Come to both or one only. Bookings essential. Health fund rebates may apply.

Phone: 8914 0508
Location: 50/5 Ponderosa Parade, Warriewood



NumberWorks’nWords Winter Holiday Program!

NumberWorks’nWords Dee Why and Mona Vale are once again running a Winter Holiday Program! This is a great way to hit the ground running for Term 3 2018.

The program will run in the second week of the holidays.

3 Days Only
When: Wednesday 18th July, Thursday 19th July and Friday 20th July
Time: 2pm – 4pm for both junior and senior students
Fees: $324 for 3 days (6 lessons). Fees are due in full to confirm your place.

Phone: Dee Why – 9982 4859, Mona Vale – 9979 5476
Email: Dee Why – deewhy@numberworks.com, Mona Vale – monavale@numberworks.com
Website: www.numberworks.com.au


Jack Sharp Magic


Northern Beaches magician Jack Sharp is back again with his fun magic camp.
“My kids didn’t want to go home” said one Mum after the last camp!

Learn the art of magic, balloon twisting, juggling, plate spinning plus much more. AND as a special bonus there will be a visit from Bricks4Kidz to add some creativity too.


Date: Tuesday 17th July
Time: 9.00am to 3.00pm
Venue: St. Rose Catholic Primary School, Collaroy Plateau
Cost: Early Bird $60pp (by July 1st). Regular $80pp

Phone: 0414 444 760
Email: jack@jacksharpmagic.com.au
Website: www.jacksharpmagic.com.au


Evolve Tennis

GET COURT UP with their Fab Holiday Camps this July School Break!

The teams at Evolve Tennis can’t wait to share their love of tennis and all things sporty with your children.

  • 3 AWESOME Locations
    • Collaroy Tennis Club (Long Reef),
    • Wyatt Park Tennis Centre (Belrose), AND
    • Careel Bay Tennis Centre (Avalon)
  • HOTSHOTS and Multisport Format – no boredom here
  • Experienced, Highly Qualified Coaches
  • FREE Before and After Camp CARE
  • Daily Prizes, Fun and FREE Pizza Party lunch each last day of camp
  • Suits ages 4 to 16 years – you can book single day, half day or full week bookings
  • BEST PRICED CAMPS of this kind on the beaches!

You can BOOK ONLINE and view all the pricing at here. They can’t wait to see you there!

Phone: 9971 0644
Email: evolvetennis@evolvetennisacademy.com
Website: www.evolvetennisacademy.com
Location: Collaroy, Belrose and Avalon


Marian St. Theatre for Young People: PEARLIE IN THE PARK – on stage this July

Magical Children’s Theatre right on your doorstep.

The popular children’s book by Wendy Harmer comes alive on stage and is the perfect way to introduce your children to the magic of theatre. With audience participation, songs and a relaxed atmosphere, this is a quintessential Marian St. Theatre for Young People production.

Pearlie is the fairy who looks after Jubilee Park. But one day Pearlie wakes up to find everything topsy-turvy. Hurly-burly Pearlie! What can have gone wrong!

Want more drama? Why not combine a drama workshop with the show! See more about the Ultimate Drama Day on the website.

Phone:1800 068 849
Email: info@mstyp.org.au
Website: www.mstyp.org.au
Location: Knox Cultural Centre, Wahroonga


St. Ives Village School Holiday Fun

Code 4 Fun
Create your own game in a 2 hour coding workshop!
$10 + booking fee required, includes a FREE kids milkshake.
Monday 9th – Thursday 12th July
Workshop 1, for Years 1 – 3: Learn simple coding and create your own game
10am – 12pm daily
Workshop 2, for Years 4 – 6: Build a more complex online game
12.30pm – 2.30pm daily
Bookings essential at website or Concierge L2.

FREE Science Workshops
Make your own slime!
Monday 16th – Friday 20th July
3 sessions daily, 9.30am, 10.30am and 11.30am
Bookings essential at Concierge L2 or phone 8422 4009.

Phone: 8422 4009
Website: www.stivesvillage.com.au


Hello Little Artisan

A process based art studio for kids.

The Messy Paint and Play Playgroup Sessions are the best messy art play date your child will ever have. Located in a garden studio, open ended art and sensory activities are provided for children to come and explore, create, and investigate at their own individual pace with their carer.

Dates: 12th & 13th July, 19th & 20th July
Ages: 2-5

Primary School Craft Workshops include:
Rainbow Fibre Art: Monday 9th July
Hoop Art and Simple Embroidery: Wednesday 11th July

Phone: 0400 320 772
Email: hellolittleartisan@gmail.com
Facebook: Hello Little Artisan
Location: 68 Earl Street, Beacon Hill


Brookvale Dance Centre

Join in the holiday FUN.

At Brookvale Dance Centre!

Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th July (9am-5pm)
Join Brookvale for a 2 day music video workshop, students contribute to the creation of a Music video.

Shot by a professional videographer, on top of dancing, students learn invaluable lessons including how to act and perform on set, take direction and work in different environments. Students will be given a copy of the video to keep.

Friday 13th July (6pm-10pm)
Join the ‘Step Up’ Movie night and social gathering, for students aged 7 and up!
The night includes, Step up movie, Food drinks and popcorn, Live Dj & Street Dance performances.

Brookvale Dance Centre offers weekly dance classes in all styles for all ages.
Register for a Trial class or book in for any of their holiday workshops online.

Phone: 0478 775 153
Email: bdc@brookvaledancecentre.com
Website: www.brookvaledancecentre.com
Facebook: Brookvale Dance Centre
Location: Unit 11C, 106 Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale


School Holiday Fun on the Northern Beaches

Noses are red, fingers are blue, it might be winter, but we have a heap for you to do!

Northern Beaches Council is hosting tons of exciting, fun-filled activities to keep the children entertained these winter school holidays.

Parents can relax knowing their kids will be well looked after by our experienced and motivated educators at one of their vacation centres, with great excursions planned to the SCG, Ice Zoo, Maritime Museum, Parkour Stunt Gym, Disney on Ice and more!

Or why not consider their jam-packed ‘Kids on the Coast’ program with survival workshops, marine science adventures and more at the Coastal Environment Centre, North Narrabeen. They also have exciting workshops and activities at their libraries and art gallery, along with learn to swim sessions at both Warringah and Manly Aquatic Centres.

Phone: 1300 434 434
Email: council@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au
Website: www.northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au


Holiday Learn to Swim

9 – 13 July

Dive into these school holidays with our intensive swimming and stroke correction classes at Warringah Aquatic Centre. It’s great for improving your child’s skills and their confidence in the water.
New swimmers will require an assessment.

Cost: 5 day program – $93.25
Bookings open: 25 June

Phone: 9451 8000
Email: wacprograms@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au
Website: www.northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au


Applause Musical Theatre Academy

Would your child or teen fancy a bit of royalty these winter holidays? If so, send him or her to a 2-day (K – 2) or 3-day (Years 3 – 6 and Years 6 – 11) “Royal” holiday workshop!

Budding performers will have a right royal old time singing and dancing to songs from fun, popular musicals. Script-work (from Year 3 up) and acting games to improve confidence, focus and communication skills are included too.

Trust us, after the performance on the last day, each performer will leave singing happily ever after!

Workshops offered in Killarney Heights, St Ives, Willoughby and Lindfield, 9.30am-3.30pm. Years 6-11 workshop goes from 10.00am – 4.00pm. Crowns and tiaras permitted.

Book here now.
Put NBM5OFF in the Promo Code to get 5% off.

Phone: 0405 495 099
Email: enquiries@applausemta.com.au
Website: www.applausemta.com.au


A.Ferrari Kitchen

Kids school Holiday Italian Cooking Class. Your kids get to cook 4 recipes and share a lovely lunch. Hands on, lots of fun, useful Italian cooking techniques, the aim is to get kids cooking for you at home.

Wednesday 11th and Wednesday 18th 10am-12pm
$60p.p. 6 to 16 years of age. (Includes class, recipes and lunch)
Call or text to book your spot.

Phone: 0424 643 364
Email: info@aferrarikitchen.com
Website: www.aferrarikitchen.com
Location: 1010 Pittwater Road, Collaroy


Goodwin’s Tennis Academy

Want to keep your kids entertained and active these school holidays? Why not book your kids in for one of our school holiday tennis camps!

  • Ages 4 & up welcome
  • Experienced, qualified coaches
  • Hot Shots tennis
  • Full week & daily bookings available
  • Free before camp care from 7:30am & after camp care until 5pm available
  • Free McDonald’s lunch on the last day of camp
  • Lots of fun & prizes
  • Camps run rain, hail or shine
  • Mona Vale & Narrabeen locations available

PROMO SPECIAL: Upon enrolment mention the code GOODWINS10 to receive 10% off your child’s  full week camp booking at any of our tennis camps.   

Phone: 9979 6772
Email: goodwinstennisacademy@outlook.com
Website: www.goodwinstennisacademy.com.au
Facebook: Goodwin’s Tennis Academy


Spoil Me Kids Day Spa

Spoil Me Kida Day Spa are excited to share their July holiday workshops! Each day is a fun filled experience. All materials are supplied, and each day they provide a delicious morning tea and hot lunch. Please email for more details on the workshops listed.
July Program:
Monday 9th – Unicorn Fun / Rainbow Unicorn Makeovers
Wednesday 11th – Make Your Own Perfume / Pamper Fun
Friday 13th – Art Attack / It’s Makeover Time
Monday 16th – Make Your Own Bathsalts / It’s Makeover Time
Wednesday 18th – Chocolate Overload / Pamper Fun
Friday 20th – Unicorn Fun / Rainbow Unicorn Makeovers

Phone: 0452 617 289
Email: zoe@spoilmekidsdayspa.com.au
Website: www.spoilmekidsdayspa.com.au
Facebook: Spoil Me, Kids Day Spa Parties
Instagram: spoilmekidsdayspa
Location: Shop 34/7-11 Collaroy Street, Collaroy


Football Fever at Westfield Warringah Mall

Kick off the school holidays at Westfield Warringah Mall and celebrate football fever. They will be rolling out the turf from 9th – 22nd of July with activities for the whole family including goal kicking competitions and soccer skills & drills. Keep an eye out for further information on July school holiday activity by following the Westfield Warringah Mall Facebook Page or check out the website at www.westfield.com.au/warringahmall


Manly Warringah Softball Association

Manly Warringah Softball Association is holding a FREE “Try Softball” Clinic. Come and have a go!
Experienced coaches and MWSA, NSW and Australian junior representative players will be there to help. Equipment is provided, morning tea is included and parents are welcome to join in!
From September to March each year MWSA runs a great summer sport for girls, and women of all ages. All the games played at North Curl Curl.
When: 20th July, 9am-12pm
Where: Abbott Road Softball Diamonds
Register now at www.mwsa.rocks
Twitter: MWSAsoftball


The Newport

The Newport has you covered these School Holidays, with all the activities ready to go for you and the kids from July 7-22. Packed full of entertainment – from kids cooking classes, to reptile fun and all the way over to Finding Dory & Cars 2 movie showings by the sea. So come on in, grab a bite to eat and they’ll take care of the rest.

Phone: 9997 4900


The Collaroy

The Collaroy has you covered these School Holidays, with two weeks packed of free entertainment & activities. From pamper fun, to reptile man and all the way over to Frozen & Minions screenings on movie night. So come on in, grab a bite to eat and we’ll take care of the rest.


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