Featured Businesses

UniActive - Awesome Recreation & Aquatic Centre offering great programs for kids of all ages.

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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Flip Out Albion Park - Exclusive Hire for Parties, Weekly Playgroup and Jump Specials! Open 7 Days.

Location: Albion Park
Phone: (02) 4257 4092   Mobile:
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Sunday to Thursday: 9am-9pm Friday and Saturday: 9am-10pm
Come in and meet the friendly team at Flip Out's brand new venue in the Illawarra! Flip Out Albion Park Open 7 days a week, be sure to find time to come in and have a blast! So get your bounce on and more - check out all the activities on offer! Little Ninjas, Flip Our Playgroup, Flip Out After Dark and more!
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Novotel Wollongong Northbeach - Couple and family friendly room packages, dining and events! Wollongong beachside accommodation.

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4224 3111   Mobile: (02) 4224 3111
Ages: Family-friendly hotel!   Days / Hours: Open 7 days. 24 hour reception and room service
Stunning ocean views, spacious light filled rooms and a reputation for exceptional service has made the award winning Novotel Wollongong Northbeach an Illawarra gem! It is the perfect location for a fun-filled family getaway or romantic break!
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Big Fat Smile Community Preschool and Long Day Care. Illawarra-wide. Vacancies OPEN NOW FOR 2020.

Location: Across Wollongong & the Illawarra
Phone: 1300 002 237   Mobile:
Ages: 0 - 5 years   Days / Hours: Contact your centre.
Looking for quality childcare in 2020? Let us help you find a spot for your child at one of our Community Preschools or Long Day Care Centres. Your children are in expert care, we make sure of it.
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Big Fat Smile FUN Club - Before & After School Care for kids! Let us find you Quality Childcare - Illawarra wide, all ages

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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Kidz Active Play Parties! FUN, outdoor kids parties for all ages! Active Play/Creative Play packages.

Location: Mobile kids party entertainer
Phone:    Mobile: 0415 753 920
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Contact for available bookings.
Try a Kidz Active Play Party for your child's next birthday or special occasion! Packed with fun games incorporating physical activity, water games, party themes, prizes and funky music!
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NEW Long Day Care - Kids' Uni Early Education and Care Centre.

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4221 8035   Mobile:
Ages: 3 - 6 years   Days / Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm
UOW Pulse is excited to announce the opening of a new long day care centre providing the quality early education and care our team are known for at Innovation Campus and is now taking enrolments for children aged 3 – 6 years for January 2020 placement. Kids' Uni has provided high quality child care to the Illawarra for over 45 years, currently operating three early education and care centres at the University of Wollongong and Wollongong City Centre.
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Growing Stars Montessori School - Preschool Program. Enrolling for 2020! Flinders/Wollongong

Location: Flinders
Phone: 0490 350 861   Mobile: 0490 350 861
Ages: 3 - 6 years of age   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 8.30am to 3.30pm
At Growing Stars Montessori - we are not just child care. We are child education. We are now ENROLLING NOW FOR 2020 - limited spaces available. Call us today on 0490 350 861 or email info@growingstars.net.au for enrolment enquiries and information.
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Paint Make Play - Nerf Wars and Creative Art & Craft Parties for kids! We come to you - mobile party service! NEW Ponycycles Party option!

Location: Wollongong & Illawarra
Phone: 0433 910 158   Mobile: 0433 910 158
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Contact for available party bookings
Paint Make Play offers fantastic children’s mobile art and craft parties and wait for it - Nerf War Parties! For up to 20 children and parties are 2 hours long! For all ages and not just for kids!
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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: During NSW school term they are open from 10am - 4pm and closed on Wednesdays to the public.
Science Space is the largest hands-on science centre in NSW and among the TOP 10 Fun Places to take the kids ranked by Parents Guide Illawarra! Located at the University of Wollongong's Innovation Campus, the centre houses the DIGISTAR 6 Planetarium system, the largest and most digitally advanced planetarium in the state.
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Science Space - PARTY WITH US - enjoy 2 hours of non-stop birthday party FUN!

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4286 5000   Mobile:
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: During NSW school term they are open from 10am - 4pm and closed on Wednesdays to the public.
​Your child's birthday party crew will explore 2 floors of interactive exhibits as well as take part in a themed science activity led by your own Science Space party host/s!
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City Diggers Wollongong - the home of Rock 'n' Roll Wrestling - a great night of family-friendly entertainment and dining! $10 kids meals.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 8522   Mobile: (02) 4228 8522
Ages: All ages, family-friendly dining.   Days / Hours: Saturday 30 November at 6.30pm!
City Diggers Wollongong offers awesome family-friendly dining, regular kid-friendly events, including our next Rock 'n' Roll Wrestling Event on 30 November - kids and families welcome! Drinks at club prices, with snacks available for the kids! Be early for the restaurant as it is always a busy night with the wrestling in town!
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Kids & families come inside and explore Port Kembla Steelworks! Exclusive Tour Discount Offer!

Location: Conison
Phone: (02) 4275 7023   Mobile: (02) 4275 7023
Ages: Port Tours: All ages welcome. Steel Tours: Minimum age of 10yrs or older – accompanied by a responsible parent/guardian.   Days / Hours: Port Tours:
Kids and families can learn all about the vital role the Port Kembla Plant and Port have played in “Sustaining Australia”. In this interactive, immersive experience, kids get kitted out in safety gear (PPE) from glasses to high-visibility jackets (all provided) and take a fascinating journey and tour through what has made our region...
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Scarborough Hotel -* Book your Christmas Party with us and receive welcome round of Sav Blanc or premium beers!⠀

Location: Scarborough Hotel
Phone: (02) 4267 5444   Mobile: (02) 4267 5444
Ages: All ages, family-friendly dining   Days / Hours: Updated Opening Hours - refer website.
Christmas is but only a few weeks away but before that? It's Christmas party season! Tables are filling fast but we still have some group availability for the Nov/Dec period. We're also currently offering a welcome round of Sav Blanc or premium beers on us!
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Toyworld Kiama's Christmas Catalogue! On now until 15 Dec! Order NOW for Christmas.

Location: Kiama
Phone: (02) 4232 2684   Mobile:
Ages: Newborn - big kids!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5.30pm. Saturday 9am - 4pm & Sunday 10am - 4pm
NEW STOCK! NEW SPECIALS AVAILABLE! Catalogue offers only valid until 15 December, 2019, so be quick! Toyworld Kiama has a massive range of all the latest games, toys, puzzles, educational toys and more!
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Impressionable Kids - hand-made, customised, framed baby hand & feet sculptures. Wollongong appointments now available for Dec!

Location: Warrawong
Phone: (02) 9520 4002    Mobile: 0414 640 928
Ages: Impressions can be done at any age   Days / Hours: By Appointment
Impressionable Kids specialise in handmade, customised and framed baby hand and feet sculptures and are Australia's leader in framed children's memorabilia - they have been servicing Australia for over 20 years! AND Impressionable Kids now services Wollongong! Parents can now make an appointment with Nicole Vasquez - the Wollongong representative for Impressionable Kids! Nicole regularly conducts monthly Impression Appointments at Baby & Toddler Town, Warrawong.
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Dragonfly Parties - Provider of children's party entertainment. Illawarra / Wollongong.

Location: We service the Illawarra, Sutherland Shire & Southern Highlands.
Phone: 0422 219 477   Mobile: 0422 219 477
Ages: 2 years +   Days / Hours: Contact for availability/bookings.
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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Isha Knill - Advice and support for Illawarra Entrepreneurial Mums! How to run your home so your Business can FLY!

Location: FREE Webinar for entrepreneurial mums
Phone: 0410 029 004   Mobile: 0410 029 004
Ages: For mums jugglng running a business and raising a family!   Days / Hours: Contact for appointment times.
If you feel a bit overwhelmed trying to run your business around your family and want some help then please join me for my FREE Webinar on Monday 11 November! I offer practical strategies to transform your home, giving you the precious time you want to grow your business and develop a loving connected family at the same time!
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Marsden Clinical Psychology - Expert clinical Autism assessments and treatment - Kids Clinic. Woonona / Wollongong

Location: Woonona
Phone: (02) 9139 0126   Mobile: (02) 9139 0126
Ages: Kids, Teens & Adults   Days / Hours: Monday - Thursday from 8am to 7pm. Friday - 9am to 5pm.
Our Kids Clinic in Woonona is able to provide expert clinical assessment and treatment to children who are on, or are suspected of being on, the Autism spectrum. Dr Nick Marsden conducts comprehensive Autism assessments using the gold standard assessment measures. Dr Nick is also a part of a local multidisciplinary assessment team for Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disorders.
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Bright Smiles Multisensory Learning Centre. Specialist Tutoring for reading, spelling and maths. Expertise in dyslexia support.

Location: Figtree
Phone: 0412 818 541   Mobile: 0412 818 541
Ages: Students of all ages and abilities   Days / Hours: Mon to Fri 8:30am to 8:30pm
At Bright Smiles we provide specialist tutoring for students of all ages and abilities, struggling with reading spelling and maths - including students with dyslexia. We also offer a School Readiness Program for pre-schoolers supporting the transition to “big school”. High School & HSC Support also!
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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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The Illawarra Grammar School (TIGS) - Discover Your Child’s Potential. Prep -Year 12. Wollongong

Location: Mangerton
Phone: (02) 4220 0200   Mobile: (02) 4220 0200
Ages: Prep (from 3 years of age) - Year 12   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 8am - 4pm
TIGS now has an enrolment of over 1000 students, Preparatory to Year 12, housed in a modern educational setting with a well-established and acknowledged reputation for delivering programs of excellence.
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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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CIY.CLUB (Code it Yourself) Kids Coding Workshops! Minecraft, website design, apps, game coding and more! Claim your Creative Kids Rebate.

Location:
Phone: 0403 578 688   Mobile: 0403 578 688
Ages: 7-18 years   Days / Hours: After School and Holiday Workshops
Code It Yourself Clubs are an after-school, weekend and holiday club where kids come together to train to be creators of technology.
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Vennu - Illawarra! Discover local spaces to hire for your next party, special event or mums catch up!

Location: Illawarra/Shoalhaven (and NSW)
Phone: 1800 549 811   Mobile: 1800 549 811
Ages: All events!   Days / Hours: Online - 24 hours / Support Hours - 7 days, 7am - 7pm
An easy to use digital marketplace, Vennu showcases an abundance of unique community spaces to hire, saving time, money and effort - and insurance is also included! Parents will be inspired by over 50 cost effective community spaces for hire in the local area, suited to parties, kids parties, mothers group catch ups, sports, community get togethers, family events, performances as well as corporate meeting space and off sites.
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Mobile Revolution Archery Tag - Draw your bow, a NEW revolution has begun. Mobile kids parties - the newest party experience in town!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4243 7801   Mobile: (02) 4243 7801
Ages: 8 years+   Days / Hours: On request
A hybrid mix of paintball, archery and dodgeball, Mobile Revolution Archery Tag is latest action packed game for both adults and children providing pure adrenaline fuelled fun in a safe environment.
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Wollongong Botanic Garden - stunning playpark, gardens, events, nature and fab birthday party packages!

Location: Keiraville
Phone: (02) 4227 7667   Mobile: (02) 4227 7667
Ages: All welcome   Days / Hours: Non-Daylight Saving Hours: 7am to 5pm daily / Daylight Saving Hours: Weekdays 7am to 6pm & Weekends & Public Holidays 7am to 6.45pm / Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day only.
Wollongong Botanic Garden is a wonderful place to visit with its many garden collections to explore, picnic spaces to enjoy, an All Abilities Playground, a duck feeding area plus a range of family and child-focused activities including school holiday programs, garden workshops, theatrical tours and outdoor cinema.
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Butterfly House Experience - an AMAZING birthday party experience for your child!

Location: Across Wollongong & the Illawarra
Phone: 0414 867 499   Mobile: 0414 867 499
Ages: All Ages   Days / Hours: Contact via phone
Our Portable Butterfly House Experience comes to you! Butterfly Skye’s and Bug Shop has been providing unique, interactive experiences with live butterflies since 2007. If your child loves butterflies contact us for an amazing birthday party experience!
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Early Start Discovery Space – Where Curious Minds Play! Australia's only dedicated children's museum.

Location: Keiraville
Phone: (02) 4221 3777   Mobile:
Ages: From birth to 10 years   Days / Hours: Open Tuesday to Sunday 9am – 4pm. Closed Mondays and Public Holidays.
Sail the seas, dig for buried treasure, tour the tummy, make a LEGO movie, explore a cave – plus 9 more hands-on experiences. Perfect for children (birth – 10 years ) and parents to enjoy together.
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Hangdog - For kids who believe life is an adventure!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4225 8369   Mobile:
Ages: 3 years - 100!   Days / Hours: Monday – Saturday 10am to 9pm, Sunday 9am to 7pm.
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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Bubs to Tweens Indoor Market - pre-loved goods market for ages 0 - 12! Kid Entrepreneur stalls available!

Location: Across Wollongong and the Illawarra
Phone: 0429 990 645   Mobile: 0429 990 645
Ages: Caters for maternity, babies and children to age 12    Days / Hours: Regular market events - check our Facebook page for market dates.
Our market is an opportunity for parents to either buy quality pre-loved goods at reduced prices (most of which have barely been used), or to gather all their items no longer needed and sell them for some extra cash. Would your child love their very own stall at our market? We welcome kids who have their own products, items or pre-loved toys they would like to sell - we offer a 50% discount to kids who would like to hire a stall at our market!
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Why kids love Revolution Laser Arena!

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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Miss Zoe's School of Dance - Wollongong, Kiama & NOW Coledale. Enrol for 2020 - Award Winning Kid's Dances Classes

Location: Wollongong, Kiama & Coledale
Phone: 0407 921 054   Mobile: 0407 921 054
Ages: 2+ years of age to adults   Days / Hours: Open Monday to Saturday
Miss Zoe's School of Dance is a non-competitive dance school where the focus is on fun and fitness.
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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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Wollongong Central - bustling shopping and foodie destination! Sign up for our upcoming events!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 5999    Mobile:
Ages: Family-friendly!   Days / Hours: Monday - Wednesday & Friday 9am to 5.30pm, Thursday 9am to 9pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm
Wollongong Central is the leading retail and lifestyle destination in the region, delivering a world class David Jones, Mecca Maxima, T2, Peter Alexander and several more specialty stores. Wollongong Central is also a well-connected bustling hub of laneways, brimming with hole-in-the wall cafes and casual dining selections, all serving up delectable treats day and night. Check out our school holidays events, ashion previews, community events, interactive exhibits, live music, performances and entertainment and lots more!
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Bubble 'n' Bounce/eightfoxavenue Indoor Sports Centre - exclusive kids birthday parties at great prices! School Holidays Special Party Offer.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4228 8322   Mobile: 0403 400 100
Ages: All ages welcome!   Days / Hours: 8am - 11pm 7 days. No General Admission - bookings only (subject to availability).
Plan an unforgettable party at Bubble 'n' Bounce - get the whole venue for your exclusive use! You can create the party to remember that everyone will love. 2 Hours PLUS Party Packages including party host, pizza delivery, use of ALL sporting facilities, BBQ, barista for the parents and more! Book your exclusive 2 hour "Bubble 'n' Bounce" session for up to 20 kids for just $399 during the school holidays.
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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! FREE platter for Dec & Jan party bookings!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4227 6695    Mobile: (02) 4227 6695
Ages: 0 - 12 years   Days / Hours: Mondays - Fridays & Saturdays from 9am to 3pm, Sundays from 10am - 3pm
Our Private Party Packages are the ULTIMATE PARTY EXPERIENCE! PLUS - FREE wedges platter with each party package booked for December and January when you mention Parents Guide Illawarra! Bring your little stompers to the Illawarra’s most fun, safe, clean, and best value for money Play & Party Centre! We are open 7 days per week. Birthday parties are fabulous at Little Stompers! Let us do all the work and organise a stress-free party for you!
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Towers Counselling - Family Counselling, Child/Teen Therapy, NDIS Funded Appointments

Location: Wollongong & Thirroul. Counselling is available via a range of Informal sessions
Phone: 0412 361 008   Mobile: 0412 361 008
Ages: Adults + All children and teenagers are welcome, including those with special needs and with Autism Spectrum Disorder.    Days / Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm
Towers Counselling combines 30 years of working with children and teenagers with 9 years of counselling experience. For adults and teenagers, alternate spaces are available through this service, such as Walk and Talk therapy, cafe sessions, online counselling and phone counselling. Children and teenagers are unlikely to sit still and talk for an hour! A range of resources are used to help children express themselves. Fabric Therapy, books, cards, games, play therapy and gardening are some examples.
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Denny Nesbitt - Life and Career Coach. Are you a mum at a career crossroads? 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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Kazzajazz Modern Dance Studio - Ready Set Dance Classes / preschool dance classes up to 18 years / award-winning dance studio. Wollongong

Location: Coniston
Phone: 0414 668 723   Mobile: 0414 668 723
Ages: From 2 years of age +   Days / Hours: Refer to Timetable
Over the past 26 years Kazzajazz has trained many aspiring, talented and creative dancers to dream big, reach for their goals and enter the dance world as confident young adults! Our philosophy is to live each and every day to the fullest dedicating yourself to the finer arts, absorbing all there is to learn about DANCE! With our Ready Set Dance Dance Classes, this is your child's chance to be introduced to the fantastic world of dance. Whilst learning valuable social skills and making new dance-friends for life!
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Baby Sensory Illawarra - learning, development and sensory exploration for babies. Bulli and Shellharbour

Location: Northern Illawarra Uniting Church & Shellharbour i-Dance Performing Arts Studio
Phone: 0423 961 167   Mobile: 0423 961 167
Ages: For babies from birth to 13 months   Days / Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Everything we do at Baby Sensory is backed by over 35 years of expert research in childhood development. We provide objectives behind every activity we run, empowering you to make your baby’s first year a truly precious time of learning, development and sensory exploration ... in a fabulously fun way! Our multi-award winning classes and research-based program will introduce you and your baby (or babies) to a wonderful world of sensory delights, where you can relax, spend quality time with each other
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The Dance Affinity - dance classes for pre-schoolers, kids and teens. Unanderra / Wollongong

Location: Unanderra
Phone: 0439 932 623   Mobile: 0439 932 623
Ages: From 2 years - adults   Days / Hours:
The Dance Affinity is a dance and performing arts training studio providing classes that give you the ultimate dance experience! We are so much more than just dancing.... Join us in 2018 to be a part of The Dance Affinity journey as we enter our second year of operation. After an incredibly successful year one we can't wait to share our affinity with more student who have the desire to improve their overall wellbeing through dance in a positive and highly encouraging environment.
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Ava Dance Centre - December Open Week - FREE Trial Classes 9 - 14 Dec! Dance classes from 18 months to adults. Birthday party packages also.

Location: Berkeley
Phone: 0428 232 623   Mobile:
Ages: 3 years and above   Days / Hours: December Open Week - FREE Trial Classes 9 - 14 Dec! 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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Concept Beautie - *50% off Laser Hair Removal until 31 Dec, 2019! Laser hair removal, waxing & spray tans. Wollongong Beauty Salon.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4225 3328   Mobile: (02) 4225 3328
Ages: Women & Men   Days / Hours: Monday: 9am - 5pm, Tuesday: 9am - 7pm, Wednesday: 9am - 5pm, Thursday: 9am - 7pm, Friday: 9am - 5pm, Saturday: 8am - 4pm. 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! Join our Loyalty Program and for every 4th stamp collected, clients can claim 15% off the 5th treatment for FREE!
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EC Sportz Swim & Surf School - Intensive Swim Program OPEN NOW! Kids Swimming / Gym Classes / Kids Surfing Lessons. Wollongong / Port Kembla

Location: Wollongong & Port Kembla
Phone: (02) 4283 6333   Mobile: (02) 4283 6333
Ages: All ages - kids and adults!   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 7pm. Saturday 9am to 12pm. Sunday: Closed
Hey parents! Now that the outdoor season of soccer and football has finished, are you looking for awesome sports activities for the kids to do after school? EC Sportz runs swimming lessons, a learn to surf program and a gym for kids! We offer a FREE trial lesson for swimming and gym lessons and we are both an Active Kids and Creative Kids Rebate Approved Provider!
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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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Dr Grant & Thrive Skin Clinic - proud to introduce the revolutionary TIXEL® to the South Coast! Expert skin care for busy mums and working women!

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
Thrive Skin Clinic is proud to introduce TIXEL® to our clients and the South Coast! See an improvement in fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, skin discolouration, sun damage and skin tone and texture in as little as 1-2 treatments!
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KMA Martial Arts Wollongong - Term 1, 2020! Enrol now and pay $0 until school starts + no setup fee!

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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My Tiny Dancer - dance classes for 18mths to 5yrs. Give the Gift of Dance to a child with our Christmas Gift Pack!

Location: Corrimal, Figtree and Shellharbour
Phone: 0410 950 399   Mobile: 0410 950 399
Ages: 18 months to 5 years - dedicated to pre-school age children   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday
Rather then another toy for Christmas this year, instead give someone a great experience with the “Gift of Dance” gift voucher Purchase before 15 December to make Christmas delivery! 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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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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PCYC Bulli, Wollongong & Lake Illawarra - Kids Classes, Sports, Fun Activities and Holiday Workshops

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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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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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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Zyna Zumba! Dance and Fitness Class - Thirroul and Kiama Zumba

Location: Thirroul & Kiama
Phone: 0418 683 235   Mobile: 0418 683 235
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Thirroul - Tuesday from 7pm - 8pm. Kiama - Sat from 9am-10am
It's light hearted, infectious fun and every class feels like a party but you’ll really notice the fitness gains. You don't even have to know how to dance. Just move your body and follow the lead. Come try it, you will have a blast! And make new friends!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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Child Development Institute - Support for ASD Children & Families. ESDM at Home - Parent Workshop Series Nov & Dec dates. NDIS Funding can apply.

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4243 7899   Mobile: (02) 4243 7899
Ages: This workshop is suitable for parents or carers of young children with ASD, aged from 12 months to 6 years.   Days / Hours: 13, 20 & 27 November and 4 & 11 December. Each session will run on a Wednesday morning, 10am - 12pm.
Our aim is to work towards a world where children with ASD can participate fully in their communities. Spots now available for our Inclusions Readiness Program - this program is for children 18 months + to before they start school, and is designed to target the skills needed by children with ASD to participate fully in everyday life.
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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, kids activities and more!

Location: Warrawong
Phone: (02) 4276 1566   Mobile: (02) 4276 1566
Ages: Family-friendly   Days / Hours: Please refer to their website for event session times.
Santa is coming to town and his arrival kicks our Christmas celebrations up a gear! Come and say HI to some cuddly and friendly animals! Then come and have an afternoon of fun with Santa Claus for our annual High-Tea.
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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 - Stress less this Xmas/New Year and get home safely! Australia’s first and all-women rideshare service getting women & children to where they need to be this festive season.

Location: Across Wollongong!
Phone: 0410 508 460   Mobile: 0410 508 460
Ages: Women & children   Days / Hours: For all enquiries and bookings please contact Kirsty Hinton directly on mobile 0410 508 460.
Stress less with Shebah this Christmas and New Year period! With Shebah, our wonderful army of aunties will get you home safely this festive season and New Year. Feel safe getting to where you need to be across Wollongong no matter the time of day! So whether it is a night out with the girls, getting your child to and from a Christmas party or even if you cannot drive and you need to get your family to an important occasion, Shebah will help!
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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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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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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 (Sunday for birthday parties)
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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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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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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Book a Junior Groovers Disco mobile kids party before 1 Dec, 2019 and get $50 off your party booking PLUS FREE Party Favours!

Location: Across the Illawarra
Phone: 0411 453 433   Mobile: 0411 453 433
Ages: All ages and families welcome!   Days / Hours: Party must be booked in before 1 December, 2019
Book your party in before 1 December, 2019 to grab this awesome DISCOUNT PARTY OFFER WITH FREE INCLUSIONS! Book your child's next private birthday party with mobile disco party organisers, Junior Groovers Disco, and get *$50 OFF PLUS FREE L.E.D Flashing Necklaces, Glowsticks & Balloons for parties of up to 35 kids!
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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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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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Green Connect Illawarra - Farm Tours for kids teaching all about sustainability and going 'green'! Fruit & Veg boxes also available.

Location:
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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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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Magic Daniel Kids Parties - 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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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 3323   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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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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Dr Tahrir Basheer - Women's Health Illawarra. Caring, skilled & experienced female Gynaecologist. Wollongong.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4226 2844    Mobile: (02) 4226 2844
Ages: Couples & individuals   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 David Greening – Illawarra’s leading infertility specialist - helping couples become parents. Obstetrician and Gynaecologist / Wollongong.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4271 3900   Mobile:
Ages: Couples and families   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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Era Gaia - Illawarra's Local Solar Supplier. 15 years of renewable energy experience!

Location: Ultimo
Phone: 1300 372 777   Mobile:
Ages: Family-Friendly   Days / Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Era Gaia has provided solar to many homes all across the Illawarra! We have 15 years of passion for renewable energy. Arrange a meeting with one of our specialists to find out how much you could be saving by switching to solar energy. Call TODAY to SAVE on 1300 372 777!
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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: (02) 4222 9988
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! As an authorised Daikin and Fujitsu dealer, we supply, install and service quality residential air conditioners - we are proudly local and almost exclusively work in the Illawarra.
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Woonona Medical Practice - Offering best individual award-winning patient care for over 50 years. Same-day sick kids appointments now available!

Location: Woonona
Phone: (02) 4283 3433   Mobile:
Ages: All ages family-friendly practice   Days / Hours: Appointments available every day! Monday 8am - 6:30pm, Tuesday 8am - 6:30pm, Wednesday 8am - 6:30pm, Thursday 8am - 6:30pm, Friday 8am - 6:30pm, Saturday 8:30am - 2pm
Established for over 50 years, the experienced, specialised team of 10 doctors, 4 nurses and their Reception staff at WMP, continue to provide excellence in the treatment of family health. We also prioritise children (under 16 years) who need to see one a doctor on the same day.
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Wollen Architecture - award-winning, sustainable, creative design for real budgets.

Location: Based in the Illawarra, South Coast of NSW, Ben works on projects along the east coast of Australia and beyond.
Phone: 0407 928 870    Mobile: 0407 928 870
Ages: Families & Individuals   Days / Hours: By appointment
​Ben Wollen of Wollen Architecture specialises in designing creative sustainable architecture and providing project management that delivers construction to real budgets and timelines. He has extensive experience with family homes, office spaces and outdoor projects.
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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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The Little Physio - to help your child play, move and thrive. Paediatric physiotherapy - Corrimal.

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4207 9999   Mobile: (02) 4207 9999
Ages: 0 - 16 years   Days / Hours: Monday - Thursday from 7am to 7.30pm. Friday from 7am to 5pm.
The Little Physio is a paediatric physiotherapy clinic that has recently opened up in Corrimal, Wollongong in the PhysioHealth Building! We specialise in seeing children 0-16years, children with neuro-disabilities, developmental delay, neurological and orthoapedic conditions.
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​BabySafe Child Restraints Wollongong - Authorised Child Car Seat Fitter / Capsule Fitter / Pram Cleaning.

Location: Now offering a mobile-based service in the Wollongong area.
Phone: 1300 44 BABY(2229)   Mobile: 0434 630 945
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!
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Jump Start Kids Physiotherapy - paediatric physiotherapy clinic for children of all ages. Wollongong/Illawarra region.

Location: Wollongong clinic. Mobile clinic to Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast regions.
Phone: 0491 601 554   Mobile: 0491 601 554
Ages: Specialised paediatric physiotherapy for babies, children and teens​. We see children of all ages from newborns to 21 years of age.    Days / Hours: Monday - Thursday from 8am to 6pm
We are a specialised paediatric physiotherapy clinic providing tailored treatments for children of all ages in the Wollongong and Illawarra region. Our staff are passionate about working with children and they will provide your child with the care and attention they deserve. We see children of all ages from newborns to 21 years of age.
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ProAdmin Solutions - Your Personal Admin Assistant / PA / Outsource any business admin / task. 12 Gifts of Christmas Promotion - First Prize FREE Trial Pack PLUS Discounts available.

Location: Sydney and Wollongong
Phone: 0410 442 023   Mobile: 0410 442 023
Ages: Individuals and Businesses   Days / Hours: Contact for hours
Be one of the first 12 people to sign up to one of our Business Admin Solutions Packages and receive either a *FREE Trial Pack OR get up to *25% off ANY of our packages! Outsource your admin, tasks or projects to a trusted, skilled Business Admin Concierge Service! Enjoy a holiday or getaway, without worrying about your business or career. Don't let it become a burden. With the holiday season around the corner, ProAdmin Solutions can ease the pressure.
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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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