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Events and activities for parents and babies, toddlers and school aged children in the Wollongong and Illawarra area.

Wings Over Illawarra 2019! SAVE with an EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ON ALL TICKET PRICES (expires 31 January 2019)

Saturday 4 May - Sunday 5 May, 2019. Gates open 9am - 5pm. Airshow 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Ages: All ages family-friendly event!
Cost: SAVE with an EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ON ALL TICKET PRICES (expires 31 January 2019)
Venue: Illawarra Regional Airport
Wings Over Illawarra 2019 - something for EVERY FAMILY MEMBER! Australia's best annual airshow spectacular, right here in the Illawarra, returns Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 2019 - make sure you put the dates in your diaries and join us for an aviation extravaganza! Tickets ON SALE NOW! EARLY BIRD SPECIAL PRICING - SAVE over 35% on family and kids tickets.
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UniActive Swim School: Professional instructors, quality facilities and fresh air. Registrations open for Term 1.

Term 1 starts Tuesday 29 January

Ages: 3 years +
Cost: Learn to Swim : $15 per class. Squads: $13 per class. Special offer: 50% discount for third child (must be from the same family). Prices are subject to change.
Venue: UniActive
Located within the University of Wollongong grounds, we have been teaching children to swim for over 25 years.
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Dance World - join our dance family in 2019! Kids and adults classes - ENROL TODAY!

Term 1, 2019

Ages: For boys & girls aged 2.5 years +
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Dance World
We provide a friendly, safe and positive environment for our students and are a family-run business. Our experienced teachers are nurturing, giving confidence and support to your child. We promote a sense of community and respect and enjoy seeing the long lasting friendships our students make.
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KMA Martial Arts Wollongong - fitness and self-defense for Women, Men and Children!

Term 1, 2019

Ages: 3 years of age - adults
Cost: Classes start from $15
Venue: KMA Martial Arts Wollongong
KMA Martial Arts provides physical training and continual learning, in a fun and friendly atmosphere, suitable for kids and adults alike
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Southern Healthcare Specialists - help is at hand for parents worried about their child's feeding/eating

Monday to Friday

8:30am to 5pm

Ages: Clinic is accessible to children ages 6 months - 16 years with feeding difficulties
Venue: Southern Healthcare Specialists
Southern Healthcare Specialists is a specialist centre located in Corrimal NSW who strive to provide excellent quality care to the Illawarra. We offer a range of specialist services - one of them being our Paediatric Feeding Clinic.
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Black Diamond Drama & Singing Studio

Term 1, 2019 classes - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday

Ages: Young & old!
Cost: Refer Facebook page
Venue: Black Diamond Drama & Singing Studio
Black Diamond Drama & Singing Studio in Bulli offers drama, musical theatre classes as well as singing tuition for young and old commencing Monday 4th February.
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Burgh Kids & Teens 2019 Classes. Circus, Parkour, Dance, Acrobatics and much more!

Term 1 starts Monday 4 February

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Ages: 3 years +
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Burgh
We provide an exciting programme of performance skills that encourage kids and teens to participate and socialise in a happy and fun environment! Whether you like circus, acrobatics, dance, parkour or drama... we have it all!!
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Circus Monoxide - Term 1 bookings now open! Trial classes available before term starts. Claim your Active Kids Rebate.

Trial Classes available week before term starts. Classes start Monday, February 4.

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Ages: 2 years - adult
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Circus Monoxide
Term 1 bookings are NOW OPEN, so get in early to guarantee your spot! We have changed a few class times and added some new exciting classes. Classes start Monday, February 4.
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CIY.CLUB Kids Coding Workshops. Get coding in Term 1, 2019!

Starting 4 February (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday)

Afternoon sessions

Ages: 7 - 17 years
Cost: Contact CIY Club
Venue: Science Space, Bulli High School & Warilla Library
Our popular After School Coding Club will be starting back up again 15 October for Term 1, 2019 at 3 locations across Wollongong!
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Da Vinci Art Studio - Beautiful, creative art space open to all ages and skill levels.

Classes commence 4 February

Open for enrolments from 1pm - 5pm from 29 January to 1 February.

Ages: Primary, High School & Adults
Venue: Da Vinci Art Studio
Da Vinci Art Studio is a local, beautiful and creative space offering fine art classes open to all ages and skill levels - and are now taking enrolments for their Term 1, 2019 program.
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Gravity Gym - Term 1, 2019 Bookings NOW OPEN! NEW Street Gym & Ninja Classes

Term 1, 2019

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Ages: From 6 months!
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Gravity Gymnastics is a brand new indoor gym space for bubs, kids and teens of all shapes, sizes and abilities! AND they are excited to introduce their Term 4 Schedule of classes for ages starting from 6 months - right up to adults!
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Join our beautiful Little Groovers Family in 2019! Enrolments for Term 1 are now open!

Term 1, 2019

Ages: 18 months - 5 yrs
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Jamberoo, Dapto & Windang
Little Groovers is now offering classes across three venues Jamberoo, Dapto & Windang! Little Groovers specialises in pre-school dance focusing on classes for children 18 months - 5 years.
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Miss Zoe's School of Dance - 2019 Registration Dates for Wollongong, Kiama & Coledale. *First 2 weeks FREE!

Term 1, 2019 starts Monday 4 February

Ages: 2 years - adults
Cost: No registration fee. First 2 weeks are FREE at Kiama & Coledale Studios
Venue: Wollongong, Kiama & Coledale
Come and see the Miss Zoe's difference! Register for our Wollongong or Kiama studio classes for 2018!
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Ready Steady Go Kids Wollongong & Shellharbour - Term 1 enrolments NOW OPEN for this award-winning multi-sport program!

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Ages: 1.5-6 year olds
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Bulli, Coniston, North Wollongong, Unanderra, Horsley and Albion Park.
TERM 1 ENROLMENTS NOW OPEN! WINNER! National What's On 4 Kids Awards - BEST National Pre-Schooler Activity for 2017, 2016 & 2015.
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Magic Zoom Holiday Workshops - LEGO, Slime Play, Remote Control Car Races, Playdough + Magic Sand! Check out our 3 month unlimited-entry holiday deal!

2 - 28 January. Open 10am - 4pm during the holidays

Ages: Refer listing for workshop ages
Cost: Workshops are $4 for a child holding a valid Zoom pass ticket
Venue: Magic Zoom
Check out our Summer School Holiday Deal of $48 per child for a 3 month UNLIMITED ENTRY
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Carmel & Co Gymnastics - Gym 4 Fun School Holiday Program. Our popular Ninja Warrior and Wipe Out Games are back!

2 - 25 January

7.30am - 6pm

Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: $30 for morning or afternoon session/$50 for full day
Venue: Carmel & Co Gymnastics
Starting from $30, we have half and full day options with a variety of themes and activities, from Mini Olympics and Pit Relays! Don’t forget to book your spot soon to avoid missing out, especially for our ever popular Tramp & Bungee day!
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Putt Putt at Illawarra Golf Complex - a fun and inexpensive summer holiday activity for all the family!

Open 7 days from 8am - 6pm during summer

8am - 6pm

Ages: All ages!
Cost: $9 per person 1st game, $6 per person 2nd game, 3rd game free (same visit). Range balls $16 per bucket of 100. Hire Club $3 each.
Venue: Illawarra Golf Complex
Get one FREE game of Putt Putt! Illawarra Golf Complex is the home of golf in the Illawarra. We offer a golf driving range, lessons and a putt putt course for some extra fun for the kids these holidays.
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Hangdog Climbing Gym – Introducing Happy Hounds Holiday Climbing Classes! Also our popular Family Pass is back!

Summer School Holidays

Ages: From 4 years
Cost: Summer School Holiday Specials
Venue: Hangdog Climbing Gym
SAVE with discounted cimbing or a Family Pass these Summer School Holidays at Hangdog Climbing Gym!
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Fire Breathing Dragons - Wollongong Botanic Garden Summer School Holiday Program

21 - 25 January

10am - 12.30pm daily

Ages: Activities are suitable for children aged 3 to 10 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: $13 per child. $24 for family of two or more children.
Venue: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Summer is the time for surfing, swimming and having fun on holidays, but this time of the year is also the bushfire season. Join the friendly fire breathing dragons near the Garden's playground to learn how to become bushfire wise.
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Creative, educational, fun, Animation Workshops - using Lego, clay, toys and art!

7 - 25 January

9am - 3pm

Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: $55 - $65 (includes all supplies including state-of-the-art tablets for every child.)
Venue: Kiama, Shellharbour & Nowra
Kickstart the school holidays with six hours of non-stop motion animation FUN at Rockshelf Academy for to 5-12 year olds in Kiama, Shellharbour & Nowra.
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Hangtime Trampoline Park - 2 Hour Jump & Pizza Special! Flight School Workshops are back! And jump for just $10 after 5pm!

Summer School Holidays

Ages: 2 years +
Cost: Offers: 2 hours Jump Time + Pizza for $25 / 1 hour of jumping for $10 (normally $15) / Flight School Workshops $25
Venue: Hangtime Trampoline Park
Summer School Holiday Workshops PLUS Glow Disco is back for Friday nights these school holidays! And jump for just $10 after 5pm!
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Revolution Laser Arena - 2 hours of unlimited laser for $15! And Glow Laser & Pizza is back!

Summer School Holidays

Ages: 5 years +
Cost: Offers: 2 hours of laser tag + pizza for $25 / 2 hours of unlimited laser for $15
Venue: Revolution Laser Arena
Save on Midweek Entry these school holidays and Thursdays are all about pizza and laser!
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Early Start Discovery Space - School Holidays Summertime Fun

January School Holidays

Ages: From Birth to 10 years
Cost: $15pp with FREE and paid workshops/activities. Concessions available.
Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Head to the Early Start Discovery Space these holidays and you’ll find loads of summertime fun. During the four weeks of January they have free exhibitions, amazing shows and a series of hands-on workshops. All this on top of a huge range of daily activities.
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Inflatable World Wollongong - open every day during the school holidays!

January Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday from 10am til 2pm (closed Sundays)

Ages: All ages
Cost: From $10
Venue: Wollongong Indoor Sports - Home of Inflatable World Wollongong
Inflatable World Wollongong is THE place for family fun in the school holidays! Open every day, 10am til 4pm.
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Science Space - Summer of Science. Jurassic January stomps in on 2 January for 4 weeks!

2 - 27 January. Extended opening hours during the school holidays

Ages: 6 - 12 years
Cost: Refer website for admission/entry and holiday program costs.
Venue: Science Space
Whether you are looking to escape the dry as a bone heat or you’re taking Jurassic measures to excite your child’s imagination - Science Space is the place to be these Summer holidays. We’ve been in serious planning mode and have pulled together a DINOmite school holiday schedule for you this year.
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Magic is in the Treetops this Summer at Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures!

15 January - 31 January

Open every day during the school holidays!

Ages: All ages!
Cost: Treetop Walk: Adults from $22.50. Children from $13.50. Zipline Tour (includes Treetop Walk): Adults from $60. Children from $36
Venue: Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures
This summer, Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures will be transformed into a magical fairy wonderland and children from all across the land will be able to help our little fairy and elf friends find their treetop homes. It is YOUR mission to help the fairies and elves living at Illawarra Fly to find their very own fairy home.
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Wollongong City Gymnastics - Holiday FunGym Program for all abilities!

Monday 14th, Friday 18th, Monday 21st or Wednesday 23rd of January

9am- 12 noon

Ages: For girls and boys aged from 4 - 12 years of age.
Cost: $45 per session
Venue: Held at Wollongong PCYC
Wollongong City Gymnastics is offering exciting holiday gymnastic program for children aged 4 to 12 years old – no experience needed, we cater for all abilities.
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Circus Monoxide - Have your child join the circus! Great vacation care option for working parents.

7 - 25 Jan

From 8.30am to 5.30pm

Ages: 5 - 13 years of age
Cost: 5 day week - $340. Full day on any or choose several days - $80
Venue: Circus Monoxide
If you want to tumble, fly, do amazing tricks and have fun at the circus, book a spot in our holiday program!
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Water Worx is back! Grab your 2 hours of unlimited fun this summer!

27 December 2018 - 28 January 2019

10am - 4pm

Ages: All ages welcome!
Cost: FREE spectator entry or purchase a 2-hour wristband for unlimited fun! 2hr Water Worx Pass - $25 for children and $15 adult. Epic Racer Slide and Pool Entry Pass.
Venue: Dapto Showground
Get in early and secure your tickets to the Illawarra's first inflatable water park these summer school holidays!
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Bulli PCYC - Gymnastics, Basketball & Parkour Summer School Holidays Program

9 - 29 January

9am - 2pm/3pm

Ages: All ages
Cost: 15% Early Bird Discount if you book before 20 December!
Venue: Bulli PCYC
Need something for the kids to do during the school holidays? PCYC Bulli offers short workshops during the holidays catering to all kids!
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‘Kidz Create’ Workshop at Zig Zag Hub - parents can utilise co-working space to work while kids get to create!

Friday 25 January, 2019

10am - 1pm

Ages: 6 - 10 years of age
Cost: First Child: $25, Second Child: $18, 3 Hour Co-Working Space: $15
Venue: Zig Zag Hub
‘Kidz Create’ Workshop
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Big Fat Smile – Fun Club December/January School Holidays Program. Illawarra wide!

Monday - Friday from early til late December/January School Holidays

Ages: 5 - 12 years of age
Cost: Costs are applicable for the child care subsidy
Venue: Across Wollongong and the Illawarra NSW
Fun Club kids say we have the coolest school holiday program around!
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CIY.Club - Get coding these Summer School Holidays! NEW Minecraft Team Play Camp!

2 - 23 January

9am - 3pm

Ages: 7-17 years
Cost: $99
Venue: Science Space (Wollongong), Shellharbour City Library & Collective Minds (Huskisson)
Includes popular Game Coding Camps - kids will learn awesome skills and will LOVE this holiday club
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Fun-damentals Summer School Holiday Program - find out why kids AND parents cannot get enough of this super popular program!

7- 25 January (Monday - Friday)

8am - 6pm

Ages: Primary School Age
Cost: Basic Rate $50 (eligible for CCR & CCB). Sibling discounts.
Venue: Lindsay Park Primary School
Fun Games, Sports, Arts and Crafts, Creative Arts for all skill and age levels
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Go4Fun Healthy Kids Program - Registrations for Term 1, 2019 now open for fitter, healthier and happier kids!

Term 1, 2019

4pm - 6pm

Ages: 7 - 13 years
Cost: FREE
Venue: Wollongong & Dapto
The Go4Fun program runs once a week during school term and focuses on healthy eating and getting active.
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Gravity Gymnastics School Holiday Program - EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT for full day! Half day option also. Themed days!

7 - 25 January

Morning, afternoon & full day sessions available

Ages: 3 years+
Cost: From $20!
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Looking for something to do in the holidays? Bring your friends for some energy burning fun! Get 50% off your 3rd day and family discounts available!
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Kids' Uni 2018 Summer Vacation Care Program

20 December 2018 - 29 January 2019

8am - 6pm

Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: $70 per day. CCB & CCR approved.
Venue: Innovation Campus - UOW
Jam packed with fun activities, theme days & excursions to entertain the children!
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Questacon's FREE Byte Wise Exhibition touches down! Plus get crafty in our Creative Room!

11 - 25 January

Open during Wollongong Central Trading Hours

Ages: All
Cost: FREE
Venue: Wollongong Central - Crown Street Mall
Questacon's travelling exhibition, Byte Wise, will hit Wollongong Central these January school holidays! Plus your kids will love our DIY Arts & Crafts Creative Room - also FREE these School Holidays at Wollongong Central!
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Sunset Cinema Wollongong - Exclusive Parents Guide 20% Discount Code - Date Night, Girls Night and Family Movies!

Thursday 13 December - Saturday 23 February

Gates open at 7pm

Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for Adult, Child, Concession and Family ticket prices
Venue: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Sunset Cinema Wollongong is back with a stellar line up of awesome movies that are perfect for watching during summer under the stars! Tickets are on sale now!
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Super Size your Bounce at Flip Out Albion Park! Open every day of the School Holidays!

Open every day of the school holidays!

Sun to Thur 9am – 9pm, Fri & Sat 9am – 10pm.

Ages: All ages!
Cost: Summer Super Size Offers!
Venue: Flip Out Albion Park
The big green trampoline has arrived in Albion Park! Come in and meet the friendly team at Flip Out's brand new venue in the Illawarra! Flip Out Albion Park opens these October School Holidays and will be open every day of the holidays so you can get your bounce on!
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The 171st Kiama Show 2019 - FREE Kids Competitions in the Junior Pavilion! Become a Member and entry is FREE!

25 & 26 January 2019

Gates open at 9am daily

Ages: All ages family-friendly community event
Cost: Adults: $15 each day, Junior: $5 each day (6 to 16 years), Family: $35 each day (2 adults and 2 children aged 5 to 15 years old), Concession: $10 each day.
Venue: Kiama Showground
KIDS! Want to compete at the Show? We have great competitions in Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Horses, Show Jumping, Woodchop and the very popular Pet Show!
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