Featured Businesses

Dapto Mall - Amazing NEW Kids Play NOW OPEN!

Location: Dapto
Phone: (02) 4261 8148   Mobile:
Ages: All ages and abilities   Days / Hours: Open 7 Days
Come along and check out Dapto Mall's NEW Kids Play Area on Level 1! Dapto Mall is exited to be able to families the creation of a safe and fun environment that will provide opportunities for children to actively use their senses as they play and explore. Designed around the theme, bringing the outdoors within, the NEW Kids Play Area caters for all children, with specific zones and sensory play for different abilities that include slides, tunnels, climbing areas and activity panels.
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Little Stompers - amazing Private Party Packages on offer! Have the entire venue for yourself and your guests!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4227 6695    Mobile:
Ages: 0 - 12 years   Days / Hours: Mondays - Fridays & Saturdays from 9am to 3pm, Sundays from 10am - 3pm
Bring your little stompers to the Illawarra’s most fun, safe, clean, and best value for money Play & Party Centre! Boasting a multi-level play maze, 3 lane slide and dedicated safe toddler and baby play zone PLUS 3 reserved party rooms and disco party zone! Parents and Carers Group Specials and Twins & Triplets savings also on offer.
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Illawarra Inflatable Play Centre - Warrawong. Get $50 off your next party for Parents Guide Illawarra subscribers!

Location: Warrawong
Phone: (02) 4275 2929   Mobile:
Ages: FUN for all ages!   Days / Hours: 7 Days from 9am - 5.30pm!
Book you next party with us and receive $50 OFF any of our Party Packages! Illawarra Inflatable Play Centre is great for Birthday Parties, Group Functions, Private Bookings, School Holiday Programs and general FUN for all ages! Towering slides, obstacle courses, bounce houses and much much more!
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Denny Nesbitt - life and career coach to motivated mamas. I help mums design and build careers and lives that feel right to them.

Location: Online and face-to-face coaching
Phone: Via email   Mobile: Via email
Ages: For mums   Days / Hours: Contact Denny
As a mum who has been unhappy at work, struggled to work out what to do next and come out the other side, I understand how hard it is. I realised that if my job was going to take me away from my babies I needed to enjoy it and it needed to fit around my life. Sounds impossible? I work with my clients to help them find, and keep, the life and career of their dreams. To strategise solutions to some of your biggest career change issues.
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The Ballet Studio Woonona - Excellence in ballet tuition. Discover the magic of dance for ages 3 years +

Location: Woonona
Phone: 0427 909 084   Mobile: 0427 909 084
Ages: 3 years +   Days / Hours:
The Ballet Studio Woonona is a boutique dance school providing excellent ballet tuition with the whole student in mind for both boys and girls. Our school teaches to the internationally renowned Royal Academy of Dance syllabus. Pre-school up to Senior dance programmes available.
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My Tiny Dancer - dance classes for 18mths – 5yrs. A joyful and stress-free experience for both you and your little dancer....

Location: Corrimal, Figtree and Shellharbour
Phone:    Mobile: 0410 950 399
Ages: 18 months to 5 years - dedicated to pre-school age children   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday
My Tiny Dancer is FUN for the kids (but totally stress-free for you! We work hard to make sure that your pre-schooler dance class experience with My Tiny Dancer is a beautiful one for you AND your child. From FREE trial classes, NO concerts or exams, easy online booking systems, pro-rata fees, money back guarantees and family-friendly venues, we’re all about making this part of your week totally stress-free.
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Ready Steady Go Kids - multi-award wining pre-school sports program! Bulli, Coniston, North Wollongong, Unanderra

Location: Mt Keira
Phone: 1300 766 892   Mobile: 0402 488 784
Ages: 1.5-6 year olds   Days / Hours: Monday - Saturday
The best way to introduce your kids to sport! The Ready Steady Go Kids sports class program is Illawarra wide and designed to introduce pre-schoolers to the fundamentals of 10 different sports, in a fun non-competitive environment.
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GymbaROO Illawarra - Learning has never been so much fun! 2019 What's On For Kids Award WINNERS!

Location: Berkeley
Phone: 0404 730 776   Mobile: 0404 730 776
Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years   Days / Hours: Thursday 9am - 4.30pm & Friday 8.25am-4.40pm
The best baby and toddler classes for infant neural and physical development. Research based programs of music and movement for fun, learning and fabulous outcomes! Be an active part of your child's early development and lay the foundations for future learning and success.
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Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Wollongong. Special Winter Membership offer with Parents Guide Illawarra! Special Packages for Families and FREE Uniform Offer also!

Location: Fairy Meadow
Phone: 0404 544 509   Mobile:
Ages: 2 years +   Days / Hours:
Book a FREE Introductory Class AND mention PARENTS GUIDE ILLAWARRA, and when you sign up for one of our membership options, you will receive 10% OFF your fortnightly payments! We are a traditional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gym based in Fairy Meadow. Our successful kids program improve social skills, enhance self-confidence, etc. Contact us today for a FREE introductory class!
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Fitness, Fun and Friendship all in one great location! PCYC Bulli, Wollongong & Lake Illawarra

Location: Bulli, Wollongong & Lake Illawarra
Phone: (02) 4284 3878 (Bulli PCYC), (02) 4229 4418 (Wollongong PCYC) & (02) 4296 4448 (Lake Illawarra PCYC)   Mobile:
Ages: All ages and abilities - everyone is welcome!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday
Your local PCYC at Bulli, Lake Illawarra and Wollongong offers diverse, high quality but cost effective after school classes that encourage fitness, fun and friendship! Our fun & affordable programs cater for pre-schoolers to adults. Plus SAVE $100 + MORE when you use your Active Kids OR Creative Kids rebate
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Dr Adrian Sjarif - Wollongong gets internationally-trained Reconstructive & Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4226 6111   Mobile: (02) 4226 6111
Ages:    Days / Hours: Contact surgery for consulting times
Dr Adrian Sjarif is sought after by patients not only for his attentive, compassionate and caring manner, but for is highly regarded and specialists training as a plastic and reconstrutive surgeon. Dr Sjarif's work in reconstructive surgery for breast cancer survivors, complex skin cancer removal, scar management, and maxillofacial procedures is complimented by his outstanding reputation as a highly sought after and respected breast surgeon.
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Zig Zag Hub - Co-share Work Space and Membership - Grow your business

Location: Wollongong
Phone: 0423 809 680    Mobile: 0423 809 680
Ages: From entrepreneurs to retiree's - be inspired, be productive   Days / Hours: Get a FREE day trial! Monday - Friday
The Zig Zag hub is a community of start-ups, freelancers and entrepreneurs co-working in a shared office space. Co-working can help you grow your business faster, expand your personal and professional networks, and find new clients. We also have a NEW Mentoring Program, scholarship opportunities for new startups and regular events for members. Find out all the benefits that working in a collaborative, co-working environment provides.
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Dr Grant & Thrive Skin Clinic. Expert skin care for busy mums and working women! *NEW CLIENTS get $50 off any treatments including injectables!

Location: Thirroul
Phone: 0404 123 781   Mobile: 0404 123 781
Ages: All ages and all skin types for both women and men.   Days / Hours: Monday 12pm - 6pm, Tuesday 12pm - 7pm, Wednesday 9.30am - 6pm, Thursday 9.30am - 6pm, Friday 9.30am - 6pm, Saturday 9 - 4pm by appointment
Dr Grant gets fantastic results for her clients treating wrinkles, adult acne, dull skin, pigmentation, rosacea and other irritating skin conditions. Dr Grant is a strong advocate that you don't have to spend the earth for quality evidence-based skincare. Her facials and skin treatments are the perfect solution for busy women who find it hard to find the time to treat themselves. Make time for a consult with Dr Jemima Grant today!
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Kidzpower Fitness - Get kids active, fit & healthy! Mobile Personal Trainers specialising in educating children of all ages in fitness and health.

Location: Bulli PCYC
Phone:    Mobile: 0415 753 920
Ages: 7 - 18 years   Days / Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday
I believe being active from a young age to have a positive connection to being Physically, mentally and emotionally connected, therefore giving our children the best start to life! Children want to be active and it’s up to us as parents to help our children build more physical fitness into their routine. With our busy lives these day’s as parent’s this is can be a challenge. Regardless of skill, ability or age, we welcome all kidz to get involved!
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The Illawarra Early Parenting Centre - Figtree Private Hospital. Support Service for Parents.

Location: Figtree
Phone: (02) 4255 5000   Mobile:
Ages: Children aged between two months to two years old   Days / Hours: Five day inpatient program (Monday – Saturday)
The Illawarra Early Parenting Centre helps you helps families establish effective sleep, settling and feeding routines to improve family health and wellbeing. A safe haven for parents and babies who are having a difficult time – a place where parents will be supported with compassion and guidance in their efforts to care for their little ones.
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The Parent Club - Workshops & events to help parents to ‘parent well’ through kindness, connection and compassion. Compassionate Parenting Seminar: Sat 27 July, 2019

Location: Regular workshops & events
Phone: 0424 967 273   Mobile: 0424 967 273
Ages: Parents, Carers & Grandparents   Days / Hours: Regular workshops & events
We assist parents to equip themselves with evidence based parenting strategies and techniques while also feeling tethered to a nurturing community of families. We offer group, individual and family support as well as regular events and workshops. Both Margie and Carlie are mums to beautiful little boys and found the transition to parenthood to be a time of confusion, unknowns and at times despair wrapped in a bubble of love.
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Warrawong Plaza - an amazing centre for family shopping, dining, movies and kids activities

Location: Warrawong
Phone: (02) 4276 1566   Mobile:
Ages: Family-friendly   Days / Hours: Monday - Wednesday & Friday: 9am - 5.30pm. Thursday: 9am - 9pm. Saturday: 9am - 4pm. Sunday: 10am - 4pm.
And when you have shopped till you dropped, take a break with shopping with over 22 places to eat! Recently given a makeover, Warrawong Plaza, it has become The Place where you can wine, dine & recline with 6 new restaurants and a Hoyts luxury cinema, that has recliners for every seat.
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Fit For Change - We help busy mums and dads get fit & healthy! 14 Days for $14 Introductory Offer!

Location: Thirroul
Phone: 0402 560 973   Mobile: 0402 560 973
Ages: 18+   Days / Hours: 6-7am, Tuesday-Friday, 9.20-10.20am Monday-Friday, 6:30-7:30pm Monday-Thursday, 7-8am Saturday & 8-9am Sunday
Alyssa, Kerry & Emma of the Fit for Change team, offer a timetable of thirteen group fitness classes from Monday to Saturday including HIIT, core, circuit, running and strength training with each class designed for all fitness levels and abilities. Choose your workout and join our supportive community of fellow mums and dads to safely return to exercise!
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Glow with Friends - Life changing skincare for tired mamas! Get your glow back....or your money back!

Location: Australia-wide
Phone: 0402 327 237   Mobile: 0402 327 237
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours:
It's time for you to treat yourself! With a fantastic 60 day 'empty bottle' money back guarantee, what's not to like? Get started today and find out all about one of the world's No. 1 skincare product range...
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Pinot and Picasso Wollongong - your next creative night out!

Location: Wollongong
Phone:    Mobile:
Ages: 18 years +   Days / Hours: Friday + Saturday @7pm and Sunday @2pm. Sessions run for 2.5 - 3 hours.
Your next creative FUN night out with the hubby, mums group, bestie or just yourself! You supply the wine - we take care of the rest! Pinot & Picasso is Australia’s #1 Paint and Sip Experience. With a great sound track, expert instruction and a few sips of wine you'll be moving closer to your very own Picasso – which you get to keep! And no artistic experience is necessary.
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Shebah - Australia’s first and all-women rideshare service getting women & children safely to where they need to go across Wollongong!

Location: Across Wollongong!
Phone: 0410 508 460   Mobile: 0410 508 460
Ages: Women & children   Days / Hours: Everyday via our Advanced Bookings system
Shebah is a company for women driven by women. We're always about keeping you and your little ones safe when getting around any day of the week (we also provide baby boosters). Whether you’re riding or driving in a Shebah, you can be assured of less stress and more peace of mind – always. Catching a Shebah means sitting in the front seat of the car without feeling vulnerable, no longer feeling limited by the time of day, knowing that your little one is in safe hands when you can’t drop them off and so much more. Get in the Driver's Seat and come work for Shebah!
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Soccajoeys - Kids just love these Illawarra soccer classes!

Location: Bulli, Coniston, North Wollongong, Helensburgh, Albion Park & Nowra
Phone: 0422 231 972 (Steve)   Mobile: 0422 231 972 (Steve)
Ages: 2.5 - 11 years   Days / Hours: Mornings/afternoons during weekdays & weekends
Soccajoeys is a well-established Australian indoor sports program and pioneered the first early childhood soccer specific development program for children in Australia! Your kids will get fit and active with Soccajoeys, plus develop soccer skills, self-confidence and self-esteem by learning the most popular sport in the world in a positive and fun environment.
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Ava Dance Centre - your child will create memories and friendships that will stay with them for life...

Location: Berkeley
Phone: 0428 232 623   Mobile:
Ages: 3 years and above   Days / Hours: Please contact dance studio for operating hours.
Located only 10 minutes from Wollongong's CBD, Ava Dance Centre provides high quality dance classes to girls and boys aged 3 years and above. Offering classes in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Lyrical, we welcome and encourage all students, from beginners to those with more experience.
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Banksia Room - family, parenting, teen & adult counselling in a calm, creative space. Specialising in kids and their parents.

Location: Woonona
Phone: 0437 967 360   Mobile: 0437 967 360
Ages: From 10 years of age - adults   Days / Hours: Mondays Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Offering family, parenting, teen & adult counselling. The Banksia Room is a safe, warm, calm, non-judgmental and peaceful space to talk about anything you or a family member may be struggling with. It’s a place where you will be listened to with kindness, respect and without judgement. Together we work towards facing your struggles with self compassion, creativity, courage and humour.
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Berrara Beach Holiday Chalets - stunning location for a romantic or family-friendly getaway in the scenic Shoalhaven....

Location: Berrara
Phone: (02) 4441 2176    Mobile:
Ages: Family-friendly   Days / Hours: Contact hosts
Situated on one of the most beautiful and peaceful headlands of the south coast of NSW, Berrara Beach Chalets incorporates fantastic accommodation options combined with uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean, Berrara Beach or Berrara Lagoon. Only an hour and a half 's drive from Wollongong and 7 kilometres from Sussex Inlet township.
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Cedars Early Learning Centre - giving 3-5 year olds the best possible start before 'big' school!

Location: Farmborough Heights
Phone: (02) 4271 8124   Mobile:
Ages: Prep - 3 to 5 year old   Days / Hours: Open 48 weeks a year from 8am - 6pm
By enrolling your child at ELC, your child will have a significant head start before they commence 'big' school. We strive to give all of our Prep students, the strongest possible start by building core competencies that are critical to their development through language, communication, and fine motor skills. Book a Tour today.
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Grasshopper Soccer is Australia's #1 non-competitive Soccer Program - now across the Illawarra!

Location: Figtree, Corrimal & Lake Illawarra
Phone: 0412 428 195   Mobile:
Ages: 2 -12 years   Days / Hours: Saturdays & Sundays
Be Outside, Have Fun and Play Soccer! Our non-competitive Soccer Program for girls and boys aged 2-12 years. Grasshopper Soccer Illawarra aims to teach and develop soccer skills among children in a safe & fun nvironment helping your child learn the basics of playing soccer in a fun way, gain self confidence and make new friends. Each Soccer program is catered for a specific age group and skill level and our soccer programs progressively provides a building block upon which children can improve on their game, character, self confidence and social skills.
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Tribe Kids is coming to Wollongong. Early Bird Special - book and pay for Term 3 by 31 May and pay only $150 for 10 weeks!

Location: Wollongong
Phone:    Mobile:
Ages: Tribe Kids: 3 - 12 years of age.   Days / Hours: Opening May 2019
We are excited to announce that TRIBE KIDS (3 - 12 years of age) is kicking off in Wollongong in July! We create a supportive environment with a strengths-based approach where our young people can develop a mind-body connection through fitness, yoga and meditation, ensuring your child leaves with improved self-esteem and a smile on their face. The program consists games and exercises utilising strength, power, endurance, cardiovascular fitness, yoga and meditation with an educative focus.
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Whole Body Natural Health – Family Friendly Naturopath. 15% off with Special Winter Promotion until end of July.

Location: Woonona & Thirroul
Phone: 0422 097 369   Mobile: 0422 097 369
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Days/Hours: 37 Gray Street, Woonona: Monday 9am – 5pm, Wednesday 9am – 5pm, Saturday by appointment. Thirroul Natural Healing Centre: Thursday 9am – 5pm. I also consult at Thirroul Natural Healing - refer to their website for online bookings with me.
Melanie is an accredited clinical Naturopath offering comprehensive one on one naturopathic consultations in a relaxed & child friendly environment.  Melanie uses a combination of clinical nutrition, herbal medicine & lifestyle modification to help manage a wide variety conditions.
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Flourishing Families Holistic Nutrition - focus on health/wellbeing for MUMS & kids! Stress-free & simple meal plans for families! Special offers and FREE e-Book.

Location: Fairy Meadow
Phone: 0408 850 943   Mobile: 0408 850 943
Ages: Kids, Teenagers, Individual & Families   Days / Hours: Monday: 9am – 6.30pm, Tuesday: 9am – 7pm, Thursday: 9am – 6pm, Friday: 9am – 5pm & Saturday : 8.30am – 2pm (every 2nd weekend)
Mums - do you put everyone's health and wellbeing before your own? Are you suffering from burn out, stress, hormonal imbalance, digestive issues, weight issues? I know what that's like! I would love to help you get your health back on track, so you can flourish. Hi, I’m Mel, a passionate Holistic Nutritionist and Meal Planning Specialist with a passion for and focus on family health - in particular women's health & gut health, as well as children & teenager health.
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Gravity Gymnastics - fantastic gym space for bubs up to teens! Adult fitness classes also available!

Location: Unanderra
Phone: (02) 4271 8014   Mobile: (02) 4271 8014
Ages: 6 months + adults!   Days / Hours: Open Monday - Saturday
Gravity Gymnastics is a brand new indoor gym space for bubs, kids and teens of all shapes, sizes and abilities! We are a family run business, we understand families and we love gymnastics! We offer not only gym classes, but tumbling, street gym/parkour, a boys' only gym, a girls' only gym, adult fitness classes and much much more!
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NumberWorks'nWords - Tutoring for English and Maths. Building confidence and a love of learning. Get a FREE assessment for your child!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4225 7721   Mobile:
Ages: 5-16 years   Days / Hours: 3.30pm - 7.30pm weekdays.
Kids Tutoring which is fun but gets great results... Our curriculum-linked programs are designed by experts to deliver the results your child needs (catch-up, extension or exam prep), while also building confidence and increasing love of learning. We teach children aged 5 to 16 and regular reports show how your child is improving. Every student has an individualised plan and works towards agreed personal goals. Results are celebrated.
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Acorn Lawyers - Affordable, efficient. Wollongong & Nowra. Family Law, Property and Wills.

Location: Wollongong & Nowra
Phone: (02) 4226 5711 (Wollongong) & (02) 4226 5711 (Nowra)   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5.30pm
Acorn Lawyers is a fast growing law firm whose legal practitioners have been providing expert legal advice to private and commercial clients in the South Coast of NSW area for over 40 years. Our clients say that we are what they have been looking for – intelligent and creative lawyers focused on providing practical solutions efficiently that are tailored to the specific legal needs of our clients.
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Big Fat Smile FUN Club - Before & After School Care for kids! Our people are trained and super cool.....

Location: Across Wollongong & the Illawarra
Phone: 1300 002 237   Mobile:
Ages: 5 - 12 years   Days / Hours: Contact your centre.
The kids will never be bored with activities like mad science, music, comedy and performance, film making, visual arts, sports, games and much more! Our network of 14 Fun Clubs provide an interconnected community of over 4500 children and 3500 families. Fun Club kids enjoy a safe, learning environment, a variety of activities, healthy food menus and much more!
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Circus Monoxide - unique circus training & gymnastic classes for kids and adults. Plus parties!

Location: Fairy Meadow
Phone: (02) 4285 0066   Mobile:
Ages: 2 years - adult   Days / Hours: Open every day for classes, birthday parties and venue hire
Develop amazing circus tricks and skills, get fit, improve confidence and agility. We offer huge diversity of classes from age 2-adults! Plus we offer unique party packages...
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Hangdog Super Party Special - Exclusive Parents Guide Illawarra Deal: Take $50 off your party!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4225 8369   Mobile:
Ages: 3 years - 100!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday 10am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 7pm & Sunday 9am to 6pm.
Host the ultimate Adventure Party that will THRILL your kids, without worrying about set up or safety! Rain, hail or shine Hangdog parties rock on!
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Hangtime's Crazy Party Deal - Exclusive Parents Guide Illawarra Deal: Take $50 off your party!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4243 7805   Mobile: (02) 4243 7805
Ages: Aged 2 - 200!   Days / Hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 9pm, Saturday 10am to 7pm, Sunday 10am to 6pm
Bounce, Flip and Learn to Fly in our purpose built trampoline playground. Looking for an awesome, action-packed, fun-filled party destination? Well, look no further, because Hangtime Parties get rave reviews from kids and parents and here's why!
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Laser Tag Party Deal - Exclusive Parents Guide Illawarra Deal: Take $50 off your party!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4243 7801   Mobile: (02) 4243 7801
Ages: 5 years+   Days / Hours: Wed/Thur/Fri 4pm to 9pm, Saturday 10am to 9pm & Sunday 10am to 6pm.
Get ready for the most adrenaline-pumping party! We don’t just do ‘laser tag’... We take party kids on a thrilling, adrenaline pumping journey into another world.
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Shellharbour Tenpin Bowl - *20% discount when you mention Parents Guide Illawarra!

Location: Warilla
Phone: (02) 4295 4300   Mobile: (02) 4295 4300
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to late, Saturday & Sunday from 10am to late
Hours of fun and family-friendly enjoyment without breaking the bank! Shellharbour Tenpin Bowl's 12 lane bowling centre provides a fun bowling experience for all ages! Whether your stopping by to enjoy a family event, bowling with friends, or just lunch at our cafe, we promise a great time. Let the good times roll with a bowling birthday party!
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Toddlers Palace Kindergarten - long day care vacancies available now in this established and renowned centre!

Location: Warrawong
Phone: (02) 4274 3571   Mobile:
Ages: 2 - 5 years of age   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 8am to 5pm
We are a long day care centre for children 2 to 5 years of age - and our educators have been working together as a team for over 23 years. We pride ourselves on our caring, friendly, nurturing environment - with our main focus being the safety, care, wellbeing and education of our children. We very much look forward to welcoming new families and expanding our community at Toddlers Palace Kindergarten in 2019. We pride ourselves on the legacy we have created with the families and their children that have come through our doors.
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Headlands Austinmer Beach has it all! Family-friendly dining, romantic weekend away and THAT view! PLUS Kids eat FREE on Tuesdays.

Location: Austinmer
Phone: (02) 4200 1099   Mobile:
Ages: Family friendly – All ages   Days / Hours: 7 days a week. 7.30am - late.
Headlands Austinmer Beach is the ideal location to sit back, relax and enjoy time with family and friends. Boasting a regularly updated list of weekly events, Headlands is also a popular choice for weddings, special events and family gatherings. Or just come and sit on our large lawn overlooking the ocean and enjoy a relaxing coffee or glass of wine.
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Hoskins Education & Care Centre - Long Day Care vacancies available now for babies & children

Location: Warrawong
Phone: (02) 4274 1988   Mobile: 0432 312 746
Ages: For babies and children aged between 6 weeks and 6 years.    Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 7.30am to 5.30pm.
Hoskins is very much proud of its tradition and looks forward to continuing on this path for many years to come - we hope your family will be part of continuing this tradition in 2019 and beyond!. Hoskins offers quality and individualised play based educational programs for babies and children aged between 6 weeks and 6 years between the hours of 7.30am - 5.30pm from Monday to Friday. They currently have vacancies for babies and children for 2019 - we very much look forward to welcoming new families!
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Junior Groovers Disco - regular children's disco events across the Illawarra! Hire us for your child's next bday party!

Location: Across the Illawarra
Phone: 0411 453 433   Mobile: 0411 453 433
Ages: All ages and families welcome!   Days / Hours: Refer Facebook page for schedule
Junior Groovers Discos are interactive, kid-friendly events with games, activities, dancing & requests. Along with age-appropriate music, professional sound/lighting/effects and ALOT OF FUN!
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Shellharbour City Physie and Dance - family friendly, award-winning club. Get fit & have fun!

Location: Shellharbour
Phone: 0409 563 546   Mobile: 0409 563 546
Ages: 2 years - adults   Days / Hours:
Shellharbour City Physie and Dance is an exciting, family friendly club, teaching the Australian Physie and Dance syllabus, in a safe, fun and motivational environment. The only place in the Illawarra teaching the APDA syllabus, SC Physie and Dance is the perfect place to help build self esteem and self confidence, while making life long friends!
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UniActive - Awesome Recreation & Aquatic Centre open for general admission

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4221 4700    Mobile:
Ages: 3 years +   Days / Hours: 7 days a week. Open from 6am.
UniActive Recreation & Aquatic Centre isn't just for students and grown ups - kids can join in on the fun with our wonderful range of fitness programs specifically designed for children. We also have School Holiday Sports Camps and we have been teaching children to swim for over 25 years in our Swim School. We are also an excellent and FUN venue for your child's birthday party!
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Green Connect Illawarra - Farm Tours for kids teaching all about sustainability and going 'green'! Fruit & Veg boxes also available.

Phone: (02) 4243 1537   Mobile:
Ages: Farm Tours from 3 years of age   Days / Hours:
Looking for something to do with the kids these school holidays? Green Connect are running interactive farm tours in January for kids from preschool age. We have two types of tours, one for the younger kids and one for the older students, where we explain a bit more about permaculture and sustainability. Green Connect Illawarra aims to do all this with and within our community, to make the Illawarra a more green, beautiful and environmentally sound place, and life, better.
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Little Groovers - kids dance classes in Jamberoo & Fairy Meadow!

Location: Jamberoo & Fairy Meadow
Phone: 0405 944 744   Mobile: 0405 944 744
Ages: 18 months - 7 years   Days / Hours: Classes are run 5 days a week across 2 locations.
Little Groovers is now offering pre school kids dance classes in Jamberoo & Fairy Meadow! Little Groovers specialises in pre school dance focusing on classes for children 18 months- 5 yrs. At Little Groovers we offer an encouraging, warm and positive approach to teaching. This creates a safe place that allows your child to be them self and develop at their own pace.
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Melodique Music School - Vocal Training, Piano, Flute & Guitar Lessons for you or your child!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: 0422 606 639   Mobile: 0422 606 639
Ages: Students of all ages and stages!   Days / Hours: During school term
Melodique Music School is Wollongong’s premium vocal, piano, flute and performance training, music theory coaching and artist development training - welcoming students of all ages and stages. We cater to adults every bit as much as children. Whether you are a professional or simply curious about singing or learning piano, you will love your lessons here. Just sing for fun or prepare for a special performance. Your lessons are tailored to you and your goals.
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Mercure Gerringong Resort - award-winning kid-friendly hotel - enquire about our Shoalhaven Zoo and Visit Jamberoo Packages!

Location: Gerringong
Phone: (02) 4234 1359   Mobile:
Ages: All Ages   Days / Hours: 7 Days
Situated in the seaside village of Gerringong, the award-winning Mercure Gerringong Resort is an inviting boutique hotel only five minutes from Werri Beach, situated on the South Coast of NSW. Whether you are escaping on a romantic couple's getaway, family holiday or spa vacation, you will feel completely relaxed and pampered. We offer the following great kid and family-friendly features - a kids pool, king/double rooms available, great kids menu in our dine-in restaurant AND we also offer a Jamberoo Package and Shoalhaven Zoo Package!
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Science Space - Interactive science FUN! Largest hands-on science centre in NSW! Birthday Party Packages available

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4286 5000   Mobile:
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Open 6 days from Thursday to Tuesday from 10am - 4pm. Closed on Wednesdays during school term.
The internationally-recognised, Science Space is the largest hands-on science centre in NSW! SO much fun to be had for kids of all ages
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Daniel Dwyer Kids Parties with Magic Daniel - Children’s Magician, Entertainer, Comedian. Party packages available!

Location: Across Wollongong and the Illawarra
Phone: 0422 646 922   Mobile: 0422 646 922
Ages: 2 - 12 years   Days / Hours: Party times!
Magic Daniel has a unique set of skills giving him the ability to offer a wide range of activities to make your next children’s party a magical success. Daniel also has a constantly growing selection of costumed characters to choose from to suit your event. Whether you need a Clown, Magician, Superhero, Pirate, Astronaut (the list goes on….) Traveling throughout the Illawarra performing at a celebration near you!
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Nurture and Grow - Midwife Support Service | Antenatal Classes | Breastfeeding Education | Lactation Consultant | In-Home Postnatal Support

Location: Wollongong & the Illawarra
Phone: 0413 309 213   Mobile: 0413 309 213
Ages: Pre-natal and post-natal support.   Days / Hours: Post-natal support up to 6 weeks that comes to your home
Nurture & Grow is a new Midwife Support Service offering home visits after your birth. Plus private Birthing Classes and Breastfeeding Education. Run by two passionate, highly qualified midwives and lactation consultants, who support and advise you right at the time you need it most
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Twinkle Tots Baby Music Classes. Suzuki Early Childhood Music for newborns - 3 years in Corrimal and Dapto.

Location: Corrimal & Dapto
Phone:    Mobile: 0400 399 014
Ages: Newborn - 3 years   Days / Hours: Classes available in Corrimal District Library and Community Centre & Dapto Ribbonwood Centre
Twinkle Tots Baby Music classes offer a weekly program for you and your child, aged 0 - 3 years, to explore music. The class activities are designed to support and stimulate early childhood language, auditory, motor and social development through music and the learning partnerships with parents and carers. Each class is led by two experienced music teachers with qualifications in Suzuki Early Childhood Music.
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Bellambi Bowling Club - Parents Guide Illawarra Discount Offer at this great family-friendly venue!

Location: Bellambi
Phone: (02) 4285 9444    Mobile: (02) 4285 9444
Ages: Family-friendly   Days / Hours: Mon - Tue 9am to 9pm, Wed - 9am to 11pm, Thu – Sat: 9am to 12am, Sun - 9am to 10pm
Your local community Club that rewards YOU! Whether you are looking for a place to eat, catch up with friends, have a roll-up, keep your kids entertained or simply relax, we are the place to be!
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Coffee Guru Play Cafe - Indoor Playcentre - amazing for kids (and parents!)

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4283 9900   Mobile:
Ages: Up to 8 years   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday: 7am - 5.30pm, Saturday: 7am - 4.30pm, Sunday: 7.30am - 3pm
With a free daily activity, great coffee and plenty of free play to keep the kids occupied, Green Bean Play Cafe is a great playdate option for parents!
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Yoga and Mindfulness for children and adults. Increasing a sense of calm and confidence. Northern Illawarra.

Location: Austinner & Coledale
Phone:    Mobile: 0427 131 701
Ages: Children – 5-12 years old, families and adults   Days / Hours: Wednesdays & Fridays
Erika Steller teaches with both deep respect for the ancient yoga tradition and the practices of mindfulness, as well as a sense of fun, joy and lightness. She has a down-to-Earth approach and a dedication to sharing practices and perspectives for enhancing our everyday lives. Erika's yoga classes for children are long running and are well-loved by children as well as parents, who see the benefits in their children.
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Illawarra Golf Complex - cheap family FUN and great kids party venue! Get your 3rd Putt Putt game FREE!

Location: Windang
Phone: (02) 4296 4427   Mobile: (02) 4296 4427
Ages: 3 years +   Days / Hours: 7 days per week 8am to 5pm Sat/Sun/Mon/Tue, 8am to 7pm Wed/Thur/Fri (bookings not required). Last balls sold ½ before close.
Looking for something fun to do with the family? Why not come down and smack some balls, hire clubs available for all ages from 3 years up. It's such a fun and different holiday activity outing - your kids will really enjoy it! Try buddying up your school child with a friend and bring them both down... Open 7 days! Great family day out on our 18 hole putt putt golf course!
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Tradies Helensburgh - Awesome Kids Club, views towards the Royal National Park + NEW playground

Location: Helensburgh
Phone: (02) 4294 1122   Mobile:
Ages: All ages & family-friendly!   Days / Hours: Sunday to Wednesday: 10am – 12am & Thursday to Saturday: 10am – 2am
Tradies Helensburgh is the perfect place for a family day out! The family-friendly Flame Tree Grill is renowned for its great value as well as a kids menu – there’s truly something for everyone! Try our famous $10 lunch specials or drop in for weekend Yum Cha. The Blue Gum Café has everything you need gather the whole gang around a family table and tuck in to kids milkshakes, Fix Coffee, cakes and more. Kids can enjoy our supervised Max’s World Kids Club!
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Award-winning Tabatinga Family Fun & Social Centre now open at Dapto! Affordable, safe & friendly children's entertainment! Drop & Dine option available.

Location: Dapto
Phone: (02) 4261 1333   Mobile:
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Mon-Thur 9:30am to 3:30pm, Fri-Sat 9:30 to 5:30pm* & Sun 9:30am to 4pm.* Drop & Dine 6pm to 9:30pm.
The award-winning chain of Tabatinga Family Fun Centres is now open at Dapto Leagues Club! Tabatinga is unique because it offers families a Drop & Dine Option every Friday & Saturday night whereby children can be dropped off at specific times to have their meal deal and play in a safe, secure and fully supervised indoor play facility, while parents enjoy the other facilities of the Club with the assurance that their children are happy, safe and nearby.
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Towradgi Park Bowls & Recreation Club - NEW Kids Playground! Awesome Uber offer! Family-friendly offers. And why locals love our menu!

Location: Towradgi
Phone: (02) 4285 5228   Mobile:
Ages: Family friendly!   Days / Hours: Mon-Wed: 9am to 11pm, Thu: 9am to 10pm, Fri-Sat: 9am to Midnight, Sun: 9am to 10pm.
NEW Kids Play Area! A great spot in the warmer months, where you can take a dip in the ocean, spend some time at the beach and then pop in for a delicious brekkie, lunch or early dinner with the family and kids! What about organising a babysitter, gather your partner or mates and utilise the awesome UBER Partnership with the Bowlo!
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Kiama Downs Medical Practice - A family owned, award-winning practice focusing on kids, women and adolescent health

Location: Kiama Downs
Phone: (02) 4237 7502   Mobile:
Ages: Family-focused practice   Days / Hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 5.30pm (late Tuesdays & Thursdays until 6.30pm for current patients)
Our team of four locally trained young doctors have a reputation for excellent family focused care and for being great doctors for babies, children and teens. Our doctors establish great rapport with children and adolescents and have additional paediatric emergency and paediatric general practice experience in pregnancy, fertility, skin cancer, women's health, men's health and mental health.
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Zyna Zumba! Fun, exercise and awesome music awaits! Thirroul Community Centre

Location: Thirroul
Phone:    Mobile: 0418 683 235
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Every Tuesday from 7pm - 8pm
Get yourself in shape at the ultimate dance-fitness party! Come and Zumba with me! I am currently licensed to teach Zumba, Zumba® Toning, Aqua Zumba®, Zumba Gold®, Zumba Gold® Toning, Zumba® Kids & Kids Jr.
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Dr Tahrir Basheer - Women's Health Illawarra. Caring, thorough, skilled & knowledgeable female Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4226 2844    Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday - Friday. Closed weekends and public holidays.
Dr Tahrir Basheer is a professional and highly experienced female Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who has been practicing female health in the Illawarra since 2005. She gives the optimum care in a very friendly and kind way to her patients. She explains and answer all the questions they have based on scientific evidence based medicine. Dr Basheer operates at Wollongong Private Hospital, Wollongong Public Hospital and Shellharbour Public Hospital.
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Dr Emma Tetstall- Specialist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with a focus on women-centred obstetric care in the Illawarra

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4271 5440   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Please contact Dr Tetstall's Consulting Rooms for available appointment times.
Dr Emma Tetstall is a specialist Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Ultrasound Specialist who practices women-centred obstetric care and has additional qualifications for management of high risk obstetrics, ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis. After completing her Ultrasound Fellowship she has returned to the area to raise her family.
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​BabySafe Child Restraints Wollongong - Child car seat / capsule fitter / pram cleaning. We come to you!

Location: Now offering a mobile-based service in the Wollongong area.
Phone: 1300 44 BABY(2229)   Mobile:
Ages: Baby capsules - child car seats   Days / Hours: Mobile-based service
BabySafe Wollongong is now open and taking bookings! We now offer a Mobile service in the Wollongong region, so we come to you! We are authorised by the NSW RMS to professionally install, inspect and adjust child restraints. We are also Sydney’s No. 1 Child Car Seat & Capsule Fitter.
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Concept Beautie - laser hair removal, waxing & spray tan experts! And so much more!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4225 3328   Mobile:
Ages: Women & Men   Days / Hours: Monday: 9am - 5pm, Tuesday: 9am - 7pm, Wednesday: 9am - 5pm, Thursday: 9am - 7pm, Friday: 9am - 5pm, Saturday: 8am - 1pm. Sunday: By Appointment
Take a little 'me' time mums and dads at one of Wollongong's most popular beauty salons! Offering waxing, threading, laser, tinting, special occasion makeup, spray tans and more!
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Dr David Greening – Highly experienced & qualified Illawarra Obstetrician and leading fertility specialist who is changing lives

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4271 3900   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm & Friday 9am-1pm
Dr Greening and his team are all about ensuring a positive outcome for patients, from conception right the way through to birth. Dr Greening is one of the region’s foremost experts, who has now become a published author, helping to educate and de-mystify both sexes on the underlying causes and reasons for fertility. Wherever you are in your reproductive journey, Dr Greening and his team are there to offer the best expert advice and support.
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T C Air & Electric - Authorised Daikin & Fujitsu air-con installer. Servicing all over the Illawarra. Asthma & allergy safe. Strong customer service focus.

Location: Fairy Meadow
Phone: (02) 4222 9988   Mobile:
Ages: Residential & Commercial   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm
TC Air have been proudly supplying the Wollongong area with air conditioning for over 25 years! We are proudly local and almost exclusively work in the Illawarra. All TC Air’s Daikin and Fujitsu installations of split, multi split and ducted air conditioners are covered by Daikin’s 5-year parts and labour warranty. Daikin’s split system air conditioners are approved by the National Asthma Council Australia’s Sensitive Choice® program. Come and visit or new showroom at Fairy Meadow!
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DPN - Illawarra. Local experts in property and finance help families live the life they want in the Illawarra!

Location: Cronulla
Phone: 1300 723 318   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 8.30am to 5pm
DPN is an award-winning, professionally certified property and financial services company. Since 1996, DPN has helped thousands of Australians build wealth through property. We have our own range of DPN home loans, as well as being an accredited mortgage broker for Australia’s leading ban
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Dr Lionel Reyftmann - Illawarra Gynaecologist, Specialising in Care and Treatment of Infertility

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4227 6589    Mobile: (02) 4227 6589
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm
Dr Lionel Reyftmann offers Gynaecology Services and Specialised Care of Infertility Cases with GENEA, the world leader in fertility and reproductive medicine & technology. Associate Professor Reyftmann is now looking to help more couples find the root cause of infertility problems and treat them appropriately so they too can enjoy the joys of parenthood.
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Fizzy Pop Designs - Creative, imaginative, FUN, kids wall art. 10% off special promo code offer for Parents Guide Illawarra subscribers!

Location: Online
Phone: Via email   Mobile: 0425 740 476
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Online store
I want to rid kids bedrooms and playrooms of boring blah walls; giving them a touch of happiness with imaginative designs! I scour the world to find artists with individual style, and along with my own designs, I have put together a collection of children’s wall art and décor that stands out as original and most importantly… is FUN.
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Harmony Naturopathics - restore and revitalise your health and well being the natural way.

Location: Thirroul
Phone: (02) 4268 1928    Mobile: 0400 338 037
Ages:    Days / Hours: Open 7 days (times vary according to bookings & shifts)
Treat and indulge yourself - naturally. Here at Harmony Naturopathics, we offer a unique blend of services combining modern clinical Naturopathic Health Care, Spa Level Remedial Massage & Beauty Treatments that will leave you feeling dazzling and whole again. Our friendly team at Harmony are all experienced, professional therapists with many years of bodywork training. We are mostly all industry association members and are accredited with all health funds for rebates for our massage & naturopathic services
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Kids' Uni After School & Vacation Care - Delivers More After School Fun and Less Fees!

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4221 8035   Mobile:
Ages: 5 - 12 years   Days / Hours: After School Care - NSW Public School Term Monday to Friday from 3pm to 6pm. Vacation Care – NSW Public School Holidays Monday from Friday 8am to 6pm.
Kids' Uni have introduced a new lower daily cost of just $35 per child for the premium after school care service starting July 2018 which includes a school pick up bus service from select local primary schools. Kids' Uni Innovation Campus service is rated as exceeding the National Quality Standard, you'll experience quality care and lots of fun now with less fees in a secure, social and friendly environment.
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Rachael Griffin - Brailey First National Real Estate

Location: Illawarra Region
Phone: (02) 4226 6626   Mobile: 0414 601 336
Ages:    Days / Hours: Open 7 Days
Having worked for 28 years in sales I have developed a passion for property and the people behind the property. It is important to me that I build trust with my clients so I can understand their needs, and what they truly desire from their sale or purchase. I know that it’s one of the biggest and most important decisions a person or family can make in their life time and I’m there to ensure my clients think both with their heart and their head.
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Shellharbour Physiotherapy - specialists in paediatric and all levels of physiotherapy. Pilates classes also available. A mobile clinic too - so they can come to you!

Location: Shellharbour & surrounds.
Phone: (02) 4296 1555   Mobile:
Ages: Newborn +   Days / Hours: Mobile & clinic based. Shellharbour & surrounds.
Shellharbour Physiotherapy has been looking after the people of Shellharbour and the Illawarra for the past 25 years. Our team are professional and caring from the moment you come through the door. Our office staff strive to ensure you are well looked after. Our physiotherapists and exercise physiologists continually undertake further education to provide you with the best possible outcomes.
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Warehouse One7 - child and adolescent counselling. Supportive and engaging space for kids and families.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4244 8118   Mobile:
Ages: Children of all ages can be referred   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 8.30am to 5pm
Warehouse One7, supported by Family Services Australia, is a unique and engaging therapeutic space for children, adolescents, and families (our photos will hopefully give a sense of this!). Located just 5 minutes south of the Wollongong CBD, we offer a range of assessment and intervention options for childhood psychological difficulties and assistance for parents in managing the complexities that can arise in family life.
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Dr Grace Kiiru - Consultant Paediatrician. Expert care for all your baby and child needs. Covering medical, behavioural & developmental issues.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4243 8991   Mobile:
Ages: Babies to Adolescents    Days / Hours: Monday - Wednesday from 9am to 5pm
A local female Paediatrician, Dr Grace Kiiru is a mum of two. Dr Grace offers full Paediatric services from birth to adolescents. She cares for unwell infants, covers any regular check ups, medical problems, learning difficulties and behavioural or developmental concerns and can quickly and accurately diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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Illawarra Family Day Care - quality, registered, home-based child care for ages 0-13. Illawarra-wide. Become a Registered Educator and work from home!

Location: Dapto / Illawarra wide
Phone: (02) 4261 8299   Mobile:
Ages: 0 - 13 years   Days / Hours: Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9am to 4.30pm
Illawarra Family Day Care provides quality childcare by professional educators in a child-centred registered home environment for 0 - 13 year olds across the Illawarra. They have also been operating over 40 years. By providing high-quality home based child care, IFDC believes that children are given the opportunity to experience care in an enriching environment - one that allows them to develop physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually at their own pace.
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Italiano per Piacere! Italian Language & Culture Program for Adults!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 8222   Mobile:
Ages: Adults   Days / Hours: 10 week program delivered as a 2.5 hour weekly for beginners and intermediate level
Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself into Italy’s vibrant culture and lyrical language without having to travel too far? Italiano per piacere! is a language program which caters specifically for adults who wish to acquire a conversational level of Italian and a better understanding of Italy and its culture. Our classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience.
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Lotus Patch - Mindfulness, Hypnobirthing and Infant Massage. Private tuition and home visits also available.

Location: Private and home visits available
Phone:    Mobile: 0481 481 539
Ages: Families and expecting couples   Days / Hours:
At the Lotus Patch, our philosophy is that we can also mend or repair our thinking and our mind to manage depression, reduce stress, improve our relationships, build resilience, improve our self esteem and so much more. Donnah Day’s experience with mindfulness and meditation spans nearly 40 years. Lotus Patch offers the unique and comprehensive antenatal education Hypnobirthing Australia™ program, Mindfulness-based stillness meditation courses and The First Touch (Infant Massage) Program.
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Natural Habitat Landscapes - experts in providing you with the outdoor space of your dreams.

Location: Illawarra, South Coast and surrounding areas
Phone: 0403 296 775   Mobile: 0403 296 775
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 8am to 5pm
Natural Habitat Landscapes are a local family owned landscaping company that has been operating in the Wollongong area for 11 years. Our team are skilled in all aspects of landscape construction. We have a small, highly skilled team who take a great deal of pride in providing exceptional service and results for our customers. Our aim is that your home will feel like a sanctuary - a holiday destination in your own backyard.
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Southern Healthcare Specialists - excellence in paediatric care across sleeping & feeding issues, speech delays, autism, anxiety and more.

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4252 7333   Mobile:
Ages: Babies - up to adults   Days / Hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30am - 5pm
Southern Healthcare Specialists, located in Corrimal, strive to provide excellent quality care to the Illawarra in the areas of Paediatrics,/Feeding Clinic, specialised assessment for children who have suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder, Speech Pathology, Sleeping Difficulties, EEG clinic (for cases of suspected epilepsy, head injury, disorders etc), Occupational Therapy for kids and much more.
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'Strong Kids' - balance, endurance, and overall fitness for kids! Claim your Active Kids Voucher.

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4207 9999    Mobile:
Ages: 6 - 16 years of age   Days / Hours: Currently classes run Monday and Tuesday afternoon, but we respond to demand each term.
PhysioHealth’s ‘Strong Kids’ is a 10 week research and evidence-based program both designed and delivered by our Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists who have a strong focus and passion for the benefits of resistance training for children. The program runs in accordance with school terms and focuses on the benefits of resistance training in children aged 6 to 16 years. Training in motor patterns, coordination and neuromuscular control can make changes to technique in order to prevent injury and make some great positive changes for the future.
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Timber Tots - handcrafted & personalised stencils, chalkboards and bespoke kids decor.

Location: Based in Wollongong. Home delivery and pick up options available.
Phone: 0403 690 594   Mobile: 0403 690 594
Ages:    Days / Hours: Online store
Timber Tots is a Wollongong-based family run business that design and create wooden and chalkboard stencils for kids. Our most popular range is our unique and personalised Let's Start Learning Collection (Alphabet, Shapes & Number stencils). We also create bespoke timber products for children's nurseries or bedrooms.
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Baby and the Beanstalk - welcome to the Illawarra's newest baby retail store! From prams to carriers to furniture. FREE car safety checks!

Location: Kanahooka
Phone: (02) 4208 2960   Mobile:
Ages: Baby retail store   Days / Hours: Monday 10am-4.30pm, Tuesday Closed (by appointment), Wednesday 10am-4.30pm, Thursday 10am-4.30pm, Friday 10am-4.30pm, Saturday 9am-3pm & Sunday 10am-3pm.
Baby and the Beanstalk is a family run store here to help you prepare and support your own growing family and new baby. So if you need a pram, monitor, car seat or furniture pop in and see us. We are also a Certified Child Car Seat Fitter AND we offer FREE safety car seat checks.
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City Beach Function Centre - Celebrate your child's christening, baptism or naming day. Function packages available!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 3188   Mobile: (02) 4228 3188
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Refer website
Wollongong's only 5 star beachfront wedding and events venue - now offering Christenings & Baptism Luncheon Packages! A christening, baptism or naming day is a great way to get the whole family together to celebrate your new arrival - mark this milestone with a meaningful celebration fit for a prince or princess!
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Corrimal & Balgownie Physiotherapy - Women's Health, Pilates, Post-Natal & Pregnancy, Massage and more!

Phone: Corrimal: (02) 4285 5016 | Balgownie: (02) 4285 9220   Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri: 8am to 7pm. Tues and Thurs 8.30am to 6.30pm
As one of the longest running physiotherapy practices in Wollongong, we are committed to delivering better treatment, better outcomes & better value! We are totally committed to studying some of the latest hands-on techniques and are regular teachers of other physiotherapists in this area. In addition to providing a full suite of Physiotherapy services, including a focus on Women's Health (including pregnancy and post-natal problems), we also offer Pilates Classes, Massage, Dry Needling & Acupuncture and Pelvic Floor Classes.
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Dr Jodi Croft - passionate advocator for women-focused Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Location: Wollongong Private Hospital
Phone: 1300 971 265   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours:
Dr Jodi Croft is a local Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who grew up in the Illawarra, has been living in Wollongong for the past 17 years and is mum to 3 young children. She is a passionate advocator for women-focused obstetrics and gynaecology. Dr Croft understands that all women are different and will tailor an obstetrics management plan to suit your needs.
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Eyecatcher Arts - Small classes for children who love to be creative!

Location: Woonona
Phone: 0419 279 113   Mobile: 0419 279 113
Ages: 5 years +   Days / Hours: Wednesday - Friday from 3pm to 7pm
Small arts & crafts classes for children and adults with a passion for being creative! We like to encourage individual style and most of all, make art fun and enjoyable for all ages!
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Inner Bliss Kids Yoga - teaching confidence, calm and flexibility. Based in Dapto

Phone:    Mobile: 0431 104 915
Ages: 5- 12 years   Days / Hours: Monday and Tuesdays 3.45pm-4.30pm (5 - 8 years) & Monday and Tuesdays 4.30pm-5.15pm (9 - 12 years)
At Inner Bliss Kids Yoga, our mission is to empower and inspire children to discover their own inner strength, develop their self-confidence and create their own sense of calm. Our classes include breathing exercises, yoga poses, yoga games, art, music and relaxation activities, where children are encouraged to express their creativity, have fun, make friends and enjoy the experience of yoga.
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Movelife Wollongong - Mindfulness, Movement, Nourishment, Creativity and Community!

Location: Bulli & Fairy Meadow
Phone:    Mobile: 0408 302 689
Ages:    Days / Hours: Refer 2018 Timetable. Classes start 23 July
Movelife is now in Wollongong! Now in two locations at Bulli and Fairy Meadow. Movelife transforms and creates a culture that empowers individuals, teams and organisations to make their move towards outstanding health, wellbeing and performance in all aspects of their life! Yoga, meditation, reiki healing and barre classes available now!
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The Leather Doctor - restoring your furniture to brand new again. Operating for 29 years!

Location: Campbelltown to the South Coast
Phone:    Mobile: 0418 661743
Ages:    Days / Hours:
The Leather Doctor has been operating for 29 years and has grown to become Australia’s largest mobile furniture repair network. Our materials are supplied by a select few high quality Australian manufacturers to ensure the highest quality finish and longevity in the repair work. Ian Dewey is a qualified Technician of Illawarra area he not only specialises in Leather we deal with all kinds of fabrics too. We are available in your area right from Campbelltown to the South Coast.
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Wollongong Private Hospital - Birthing Hospital and leading pre & post natal care in the Illawarra

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4286 1000   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Refer website for general visiting and admission hours.
Wollongong Private Hospital sets a new benchmark in private hospital facilities for the Illawarra and South Coast - offering a full range of medical, surgical and maternity services. Our Maternity Unit offers the region’s premier maternity experience. Your choice of Obstetrician and Paediatrician, experienced and dedicated team of Midwives and Nurses, Specialist Lactation Consultant, Outpatient breast care and feeding service, Post-natal physiotherapy classes, Breastfeeding classes and more.
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Caroline Jolly Interiors - Local design and style advice for your home or business

Location: Illawarra wide
Phone: 0490 341 249   Mobile: 0490 341 249
Ages: Home & Business Owners of any age!   Days / Hours: By appointment
Whether you need help renovating, selecting colours or furnishing you home - I can help with all this and more! I have been transforming homes, bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms and office spaces since 2015. I am local interior designer and am passionate about design and decor. My business, Caroline Jolly Interiors, is a one stop shop providing assistance for all aspects of your design from the floor to the ceiling. Whether you are after a new kitchen design, cafe fit out or a revamp of your interiors.
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Da Vinci Art Studio – Fine Art Classes, Art Parties for all ages & Art supplies

Location: Shellharbour City Centre
Phone: (02) 4295 1042    Mobile: 0414 829 548
Ages: Primary, High School & Adults   Days / Hours: 10 weeks approx. per school term. Days/Times as per the Enrolment Form.
Little Leonardo's Art Studio has serviced the Illawarra area for 8 years. We have now decided to evolve and refresh our image. Once an art service predominately for children, we now have young adults as well as adults who have joined our creative family. Our philosophy is to guide children and adults in understanding the fundamentals of art practice and art appreciation whilst having a lot of fun.
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Dr Kothari & Wollongong Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Wollongong welcomes a world class surgeon to our region.

Location: Wollongong Private Hospital & Shellharbour Private Hospital
Phone: (02) 4225 1999 (Wollongong) or (02) 4295 2968 (Shellharbour)   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 8.30am - 5.30pm. Saturday - Urgent Appointment on Request
Dr Kothari is a compassionate and highly trained Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, Laparoscopic and Robotic surgeon. Dr Kothari is the first Gynaecologist to do Robotic Surgery in the Illawarra - a first for our region! He lives locally and provides world class healthcare. Dr Kothari provides his personalised care with the following services in his consulting rooms at both Wollongong Private Hospital and Shellharbour Private Hospital:
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Dragonfly Parties - Creating unforgettable moments for children's parties! Mention Parents Guide and receive *FREE Party Goody Bags!

Phone:    Mobile: 0422 219 477
Ages: 2 years +   Days / Hours:
We are mobile party hosts who add a touch of sparkle to your children's parties & events! With a range of characters for both boys and girls, we can create a fun (and more importantly a stress free) party just for you! We provide high-energy games and activities (a.k.a we tire them out!) - we can provide costumed party hosts, face painters and balloon artists also - simply book online! Mention Parents Guide for FREE Party Goody Bags for your guests!
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ELOISE and HENRY - Beautifully handcrafted school shoes for girls!

Location: Online or come visit us!
Phone: 0420 697 253   Mobile: 0420 697 253
Ages: School age   Days / Hours: Online - always open!
The new handcrafted shoe store for girls! Designed to promote healthy foot development using soft, durable leather, at ELOISE headquarters, we believe we have crafted the perfect school shoe! View our products online now. Plus - find out how we love to give back to the community.
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Get Active Health Solutions. Personalised health & fitness coach, massage therapy and pelvic floor courses!

Location: Shellharbour & surrounds
Phone: 0404 142 135   Mobile: 0404 142 135
Ages:    Days / Hours:
I’m a Personal Trainer, Massage Therapist, Qualified Health Coach and a Natural Therapies Educator. I also conduct regular Pelvic Floor Courses within the community. If you want to receive personal mentoring for your health and wellness journey, please join my tribe! I am passionate about natural health and empowering both you and your family to achieve the best possible health outcomes.
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KMA Martial Arts Wollongong - SPECIAL OFFER: 2 weeks free trial of UNLIMITED classes. Receive a full Uniform Pack worth over $100 when you enrol!

Location: Coniston
Phone: (02) 4200 1309   Mobile:
Ages: 3 years of age - adults   Days / Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 9am – 11:30am & Monday to Friday 3:30pm – 8:30pm
KMA Martial Arts Wollongong is the perfect place to begin your martial arts journey. Offering you or your child an array of benefits, mentally, physically, emotionally and socially. We offer Martial Arts fitness and self-defense for Women, Men and Children 3 years and up. KMA Martial Arts provides physical training and continual learning, in a fun and friendly atmosphere, suitable for kids and adults alike. And because it is not a seasonal sport, your training can continue throughout 50 weeks of the year!
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Important Numbers

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1800 022 222

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Mental Health Line
1800 011 511 (24 hours, 7 days)

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