What’s on for kids in the Sutherland Shire this Easter holidays
In the Sutherland Shire, there’s no shortage of ways to keep the kids entertained this Easter holidays!
Need safe, fun, all-day experiences they can get involved in while you’re working? We’ve found them.
Looking for sports and camps to keep them off screens, and physically active during their break? We’ve sourced those too.
We’ve even found Easter-based family entertainment that you can enjoy with them if that’s what you’re after.
Whatever you’d like to do with your children in the school holidays can be done in the Sutherland Shire, and the details are all right here.
Sutherland Shire Children’s Services
IS YOUR VACATION CARE SORTED?
Don’t be alarmed, but it’s just over two (2!) weeks until the school holidays! Luckily, kids can bust a move at Vacation Care with Sutherland Shire Council Children’s Services. Book now to secure dates AND receive an early bird discount!
Plenty of fun is on offer – 9D mobile cinema, tie-dye t-shirt creations, mobile skateboarding school, disco and dance party, kung fu, excursions and more.
Live online booking system. Enrol now for Miranda, Burraneer Bay and Lucas Heights centres: sutherlandshire.nsw.gov.au/VacationCare Enquiries ph 9710 0466.
Make me a Rockstar
Kids spending too much time on devices? Do they love performing and looking for ways to express themselves (outside of apps and filters)?
Check out Make me a Rockstar’s Performing Arts workshops these Easter holidays!
Boys and girls aged 5-12 will love this day of fun. They’ll get a chance to create and perform to their hearts’ content while you cross some things off that to-do list or enjoy a well-deserved break. It’s a win-win!
The workshops are led by Local Business Award Finalist Lauren Ann- a singer-songwriter and drama teacher with a Bachelor of Music. They include:
– Opportunities for the kids to sing on microphones and learn about vocal technique and projection
– Involvement in performing arts activities/short skits
– Balloons and crazy-coloured hairspray
– Performances at the conclusion of the workshop.
When: Friday April 16th, 9:30-4:15pm (including performance)
Where: Menai Guides Hall, 69 Pyree St Bangor
Cost: $80 for the day. (Creative Kids Vouchers and NDIS funding accepted.)
Hilltop Swim Academy
Intensive swimming lessons
Swimming is a survival skill that your child can’t afford not to learn. Hilltop Swim Academy is running Intensive Swimming lessons during the 12th-16th April! The classes are open to all levels from parent and child classes for those who are just starting out, to swim squad for the more advanced. Suitable for ages 2+.
When: Monday 12th to Friday 16th April, 8:30am – 4:30pm
Where: 240 Burraneer Bay Road, Caringbah South.
Cost: $85 for 5 lessons
School holiday camps:
There are two Holiday camps to help you keep the kids busy and active this Easter holidays! The holiday camps will include a variety of sports, games and all-day craft, with lunch and drinks provided.
When: Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th April, 8:30am – 4:30pm
Where: 240 Burraneer Bay Road, Caringbah South.
Little Tennis Aces
Hop your way into the school holidays with the Little Tennis Aces (LTA) Easter Holiday Camp!
This jam-packed 6-hour tennis camp (held across 2 mornings) involves group kids tennis lessons, team-based events and games designed to improve self-confidence, gross motor skills and learning the rules and strokes of tennis in a fun environment.
Give the kids something fun to do before they head back to school, from keeping active, learning fundamentals of tennis, technique building, gameplay and most importantly having a blast!
When: Tuesday 13 April and Thursday 15 April, 9am-12:30pm
Where: Harold Fraser Oval tennis courts in Kogarah Bay
Cost: $60 for one-day attendance or $110 to attend both days.
Contact: Register via http://www.littletennisaces.com.au
When you need a break these Easter school holidays, head to Tradies Caringbah!
Their $10 School Holiday Special includes a kids lunch, entry into the Play Space plus a ticket in the draw to win a family pass to Symbio Wildlife Park! The Play Space is indoors and fully supervised, so you can relax and enjoy the views from Tradies Caringbah while the kids play!
This offer is available for Tradies Members Monday to Friday lunchtime throughout the Easter school holidays. The Symbio pass will be drawn on the 16th of April. For the Play Space trading hours and information, please visit https://tradies.com.au/caringbah/facilities-services/
When: Monday to Friday during school holidays, see website for trading hours
Where: Tradies Caringbah, 28-30 Banksia Rd, Caringbah
Cost: $10 per child
Contact: Tradies Caringbah website for booking details and more info.
Club Central Menai
Head down on Wednesday 31th March to Club Central Menai for a huge EASTER RAFFLE with Chocolates Galore! Special guest the Easter Bunny and his friends will be dropping in from 6pm, with raffle prizes drawn from 7.30pm.
You could win Easter eggs, mixed chocolate bundles, soft toys and seafood vouchers! Tickets can be pre-purchased at the venue with the raffle streamed LIVE on Facebook for anyone participating from the comfort of their home.
DOUBLE OFFER – Be onsite for the raffle & receive DOUBLE numbers for tickets purchased ON Wednesday 31 March!
PLUS, It’s going to be lots of FUN these Easter School Holidays at Club Central Menai! With two sessions of Kids BINGO on Friday 9th April for only $5 per child and our FREE kids’ movie Red Shoes & The Seven Dwarfs showing at Friday 16th April. For more information visit http://www.clubcentral.org.au.
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Still hunting for ways to spend the Easter school holidays?
You’ll find stacks more school holiday activities to keep the kids busy in our local business directory (keep checking back as they’ll continue to be updated over the coming weeks).
You can also check out the Mums of the Shire calendar to find out about fun and exciting events happening near you.