There’s no such thing as a boring school holidays on the Northern Beaches, we’ve got lots of activities to keep the kids entertained during their break.

NSW School Holiday Dates


Spring: 30 September - 11 October
Summer: 23 December – 28 January

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Vacation Care

Beacon Hill, Cromer, Curl Curl, Forestville and Manly Vale

Our Vacation Care has it all! All day care for children between 5 – 12 years old. Exciting excursions, discos, craft and sports days with a difference. Check out what's coming up.

Kids on the Coast

The Coastal Environment Centre in North Narrabeen offers a fun-filled, action-packed school holiday program. A great opportunity for children to learn about our environment with unique themed activities such as survival workshops, marine science adventures and more. Check out what's coming up.

Swim Programs

Dive into school holidays with our intensive swimming and stroke correction classes. It’s great for improving your child’s skills and their confidence in the water. Warringah Aquatic Centre also offers giant inflatable fun during the school holidays as well as on the first Sunday of every month. Check out what's coming up at Manly Andrew Boy Charlton and Warringah Aquatic Centre.


Your local library is a great place for kids and young people with fun and educational activities during school holidays, such as author talks, workshops and craft activities. Check out what's coming up.

Glen Street Theatre

Inspire the kids with a trip to the theatre! Glen Street Theatre puts on a number of shows for kids and school groups during the year. Check out what’s coming up.

Manly Art Gallery & Museum

Give your child the opportunity to learn about different art forms and mediums with fun and educational art workshops inspired by the exhibitions on display. Sessions run throughout the year, as well as during school holidays. Check out what's coming up.