Monday, 10 September 2018

Your kids can spring into these school holidays with fun activities across the Northern Beaches.

Enjoy fun outings, games and craft at one of our all day Vacation Care centres
Tue 2 – Fri 12 Oct, 7:30am – 6pm (excluding weekends and public holidays)
Parents can relax knowing their kids will be well looked after by our experienced and motivated educators.

Great excursions are planned to the Monkey Baa Theatre, Ultimate Family Entertainment, Botanic Gardens, Our Big Kitchen, Berry Island Reserve and more. We also have a heap of action planned in-centre with laser tag, wildlife visits, science days, scavenger hunts and discos.

Where: Cromer, Curl Curl, Forestville and Manly Vale
Please note our Beacon Hill centre is closed for renovation. In the meantime, join the fun at one of our other centres.
Cost: $69 (Child Care Subsidy available).
Bookings: Now accepting enrolments
More information -

Embrace nature at the Coastal Environment Centre, North Narrabeen
Tue 2 - Fri 12 Oct (weekdays only, 10am – 3pm)
Our jam-packed Kids on the Coast program includes becoming a coastal ranger, learning about marine science adventures and more.

Where: Coastal Environment Centre, 1 Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen
Cost: $61 per activity, ages 6 - 12
Visit our event calendar and search ‘kids on the coast’ for more information.

Make the most of your local library
Your local library is a great place for kids and young people with fun and educational activities these Spring School Holidays. Activities including Lego ® Workshops, Magic Shows, Creative Garden Craft and a Design your own Lego ® Mini Figure Competition are on offer.
Bookings: Open 10 Sep. Visit the Library website for more information.

Creative Workshops at our Manly Art Gallery & Museum
Tue 9 Oct, 10am – 12pm or 2 – 4pm
Explore the celebrated art of Reg Mombassa and Peter O’Doherty whose allegorical landscapes and suburban scenes have helped shaped our views of Australia. Artist Helen Earl will guide you through the creation of drawings and collages inspired by Manly’s built environment.

Where: Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade, Manly
Cost: $30 (materials and refreshments included), ages 6 - 12
Bookings essential: 9976 1421 or

Holiday learn to swim
Dive into these school holidays with classes to improve your child’s skills and confidence in the water.

Manly Aquatic Centre
Intensive swimming and stroke correction
Four day classes: $74; Five days classes, $92.50

Warringah Aquatic Centre
Intensive swimming and stroke correction classes
Four days: $74.60; Five days: $93.25

Holiday springboard diving clinic
One hour session everyday for five days: $96.25

U-rippa program
This rip and river simulator program will teach your kids the skills to avoid and survive life threatening situations in the water.
Cost: 30 minute session: $18.65

More on our school holiday activities