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

Disclaimer: The details of each event are subject to change and may be weather reliant. Please contact individual event holders prior to attendance to confirm details. Some events require pre-booking.

Paint the Gong REaD - join us for our FREE online reading and literacy events!

Ages: All families with children 0 - 5 years
Cost: FREE Online Events
Venue: Virtual Events
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Cedars Christian College. All the Credentials. For Life.

Ages: Prep (3 to 5 year olds) to Year 12
Cost: FREE Tours
Venue: Cedars Christian College
In all that we do at Cedars Christian College, we believe that to effectively prepare our students for the future, it starts by investing in their lives today. And that’s by providing a holistic education that can take them deeper, to go further, through academic excellence, faith and character development.
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Does your child struggle with anxiety? A course just for kids

Sundays commencing 11 October (7- week course)

3.30pm - 5pm

Ages: 8 - 12 years
Cost: $300 for the 7-week course plus $30 for the parent and child workbooks
Venue: Helping Kids Thrive Psychology
Children are taught how to recognise anxious thoughts and behaviours, and learn anxiety management techniques such as calm breathing, developing helpful ways of thinking, and relaxation.
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Gravity Gym - Term 4, 2020 enrolments! Claim your Kids Active or Creative Voucher

Term 4, 2020

Refer online schedule

Ages: From 6 months!
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Gravity Gymnastics is a brand new indoor gym space for bubs, kids and teens of all shapes, sizes and abilities! AND they are excited to introduce their Term 4 Schedule of classes for ages starting from 6 months - right up to adults!
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Ready Steady Go Kids - TERM 4, 2020 ENROLMENTS + NEW Bulli Classes. Get onboard with this award-winning multi-sport program!

Term 4, 2020. Starts Monday 12 October

Refer Term 4, 2020 Timetable

Ages: 1.5-6 year olds
Cost: Refer website. Last chance to use your Active Kids Voucher!
Venue: NEW Bulli Classes, Coniston, North Wollongong and Unanderra
National What's On 4 Kids Awards - BEST National Pre-Schooler Activity for 2017, 2016 & 2015.
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EC Sportz Swim Lessons - Term 4, 2020: Swim Lessons (FREE swim cap) and Saturday Nippers

Term 4 starts 12 October

Ages: Swimming lessons: babies to adults.
Cost: Active Kids & Creative Kids Provider.
Venue: EC Sportz Swim & Surf School
EC Sportz is a locally owned family run business with 30 years in the industry offering Swim Lessons for all ages as an Austswim and Royal Life Saving Recognised School. - and we are both an Active Kids and Creative Kids Rebate Approved Provider!
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Project Bucephalus - Robotics Online - After School STEM Robo Classes Term 3, 2020

Term 3, 2020

Ages: Weekly class is open to students aged 7+. Master Classs open to high school and older only.
Cost: Creative Kids Voucher Approved
Venue: Online Program
The Project Bucephalus Unlimited Program has been expanded to include “Robotics Online” – our attempt to continue offering STEM classes to families within their homes. Project Bucephalus Robotics is a Wollongong-based group that has many years of experience running robotics activities for children in the Illawarra & Shoalhaven.
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NumberWorks'nWords - Individualised Online Learning Program available now / FREE Assessment.

Term 3, 2020

Online Learning Program

Ages: 5 - 16 years of age
Cost: Contact centre
Students have missed a lot of school already, we can help them catch up and relieve you of the home schooling burden and boost your child's confidence and get them off to a great start in Term 2, 2020. We cater for ages 5 - 16 years of age across Maths and English.
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Gymbaroo Illawarra TERM 3 - Neuro-developmental programs for babies and children from birth to school readiness.

Term 3, 2020

Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years
Cost: $220 ten week term face to face IN-CENTRE, $130 ten week term ONLINE only
Venue: Berkeley Neighbourhood Centre
GymbaROO is the only parent-child program in the world that specialises in research-based, neuro-developmental, fun learning classes for babies to school aged children.
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Miss Zoe's School of Dance - Award Winning Kids Dance Classes. We are open for TERM 3 - enrol now!

Term 3, 2020

Ages: 2 years - adults
Cost: Active & Creative Kids Voucher Approved
Venue: MIss Zoe's School of Dance
Come and see the Miss Zoe's difference! We are now taking bookings via email now all 3 of our dance studios - Wollongong, Kiama and Coledale! This is your chance to join Wollongong's most popular and awarded dance school!
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My Tiny Dancer - dance classes for 18mths – 5yrs. TERM 3 Enrolments open now!

Term 3, 2020

Ages: 18mths - 5 yrs
Cost: Registered for both Creative AND Active kids vouchers and the 2nd round of Active kids vouchers are available as of 1st July.
Venue: Corrimal Community Centre, Figtree Community Hall, Flinders Child and Family Centre
My Tiny Dancer is FUN for the kids (but totally stress-free for you!)
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Join our beautiful Little Groovers family in 2020! Enrolments for Term 3 are now open!

Term 3, 2020

Ages: 18 months - 7 yrs
Cost: We accept both Active and Creative Kids Vouchers.
Venue: Jamberoo
Little Groovers is now offering classes across three venues Jamberoo, Dapto & Windang! Little Groovers specialises in pre-school dance focusing on classes for children 18 months - 5 years.
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Press Refresh Spring 2020 at Wollongong Central! FREE School Holiday Packs + MORE!

September School Holidays

Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE family FUN! FREE Kids Activity Packs
Venue: Customer Service Desk on Level 1, Crown Building
Press Refresh on School Holiday Entertainment these September Holidays! Looking to keep your kids busy these school holidays? You are in luck - our popular take home packs are back with a Spring edition.
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Sound & Music School Holiday Feature at Science Space

26 September - 11 October

Daily - check website for schedule and times.

Ages: Kids aged 6-12 years
Cost: Check our website for pricing.
Venue: Science Space
October School Holidays Will Be Music To Your Ears With Science Space
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​Tabatinga Dapto is Reopening! Monday 28 September

Updated trading hours during school holidays

10am-2pm, daily

Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Tabatinga - Dapto Leagues Club
​Tabatinga Dapto is reopening! Yes, you heard it right, Tabatha and her friends are back! Our fun and social centre will be reopening on the 28th September 2020, just in time for the school holidays. We missed you too so swing by when our doors open!
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All kids meals $9 each these September School Holidays! Woonona Bulli RSL

September School Holidays

Ages: For kids!
Cost: All kids meals $9 each these September School Holidays
Venue: Woonona Bulli RSL Club – Brasserie
All kids meals $9 each these September School Holidays at the family-friendly Woonona Bull RSL!
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Gravity Gymnastics - Sept/Oct School Holiday Program!

Sept/Oct School Holidays

Full & half day (morning & afternoon) sessions available

Ages: From 5 years of age
Cost: $45 for full day or $20 for half day
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Get the kids out of the house and keep them active! Themes include Ninja Fun, Street, Tumble & Tricks, Gymnastics and Games & Challenges!
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Say Hello to The Gruffalo and discover the NEW Gruffalo Spotters 2 App at Illawarra Fly

Saturday 26 September – Sunday 11 October

Open daily 10am – 5pm (last entry 4:00pm).

Ages: All ages!
Cost: The Gruffalo experience is included in price of Treetop Walk. Adults from $22.50. Children from $13.50. Zipline Tour (includes Treetop Walk): Adults from $67.50. Children from $40.50.
Venue: Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures
What could be better these school holidays than experiencing nature with a newfound perspective from the Illawarra Rainforest?
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EC Sportz - October School Holiday Program. Swimming, Sports + MORE!

6 - 8 October

9am -3pm with 1, 2 or 3 day options

Ages: 7 - 13
Cost: Rego Pack includes - Shirt, Bottle, Cap, Bag. We accept Active & Creative Kids Vouchers.
Venue: West Wollongong Primary School
EC Sportz is a locally owned family run business with 30 years in the industry offering Swim Lessons for all ages as an Austswim and Royal Life Saving Recognised School - PLUS we also offer a Kids Gym with Ninja Parkour, Weights, Boxing, Yoga, Running and Sport Games and MORE
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Family Farm Tour at Green Connect

Saturdays and Fridays of the school holidays. See website for more dates & times as they're announced.

1pm (tour goes for 60 mins).

Ages: All ages. The farm is not readily accessible by pram so you'll need to carry infants.
Cost: $14 pp, but kids from 0-2 yrs are free. If your child has had their 3rd birthday then they need a ticket.
Venue: Warrawong
Join our friendly, informative, hands-on tour for you and the kids!
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Circus Fun in the School Holidays

28 September - 8 October

9am - 3.30pm

Ages: Suitable for primary school-aged children.
Cost: You can book in for a day ($75) or a whole week ($320). You can also use a Creative Kids Voucher to gain a $100 discount if you book 2 or more days.
Venue: Circus Monoxide
Circus Monoxide’s popular holiday program is back! Students learn everything from trapeze to tumbling, tightwire to juggling. Circus is a fun way for your kids to be active while developing confidence, friendship and amazing skills
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FREE School Holiday Program - ADAPT Martial Arts & Boxing Academy

28 September - 8 October

Ages: Available for all primary and secondary school students.
Cost: FREE unlimited Martial Arts Classes for ALL school aged students during the spring school holidays!
Venue: ADAPT Martial Arts & Boxing Academy
Looking for something different and FREE for your child to do these school holidays? Adapt Martial Arts and Boxing Academy is offering a free spring holiday program, available for all primary and secondary school students.
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Project Bucephalus - Robo Camp is back! Face to face and virtual classes these holidays!

28 September - 9 October

9am - 3pm

Ages: Suitable for ages 7 and up.
Cost: Creative Kids voucher approved.
Venue: All workshops conducted at TAFE Campus (Wollongong), with the exception of Workshop #2: Robo Rally (Virtual).
Get Ready to Robot! Project Bucephalus is delighted to announce a partial return to face-to-face LEGO Robotics classes in the July school Holidays
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School Holidays Challenge at Hangdog Climbing Gym!

Sept/Oct School Holidays

Ages: From 4 years.
Cost: Refer at time of booking.
Venue: Hangdog Climbing Gym
Your favourite combination of fun and fitness is back!! Hangdog Climbing Gym is back and ready to throw some great new climbs your way.
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School Holidays at Revolution Laser Tag Arena!

Sept/Oct School Holidays!

Ages: 5 years +
Cost: Refer at time of booking.
Venue: Revolution Laser Arena
Revolution Laser Arena is back just in time for the holidays and we can't hold back our excitement!
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FREE Heartfulness Meditation And Relaxation At Wollongong

6.30pm  to 7.30pm   Mon 17 February 20 to  Thu 17 December 20

Venue: Corrimal District Library And Community Centre
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW 2518
Cost: FREE

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Mini Mondays - Science Playdate for 0-6 year olds

Every Monday

9.30am  to 10am   Mon 9 March 20 to  Tue 22 December 20

Venue: Science Space Wollongong
Address: 60 Squires Way North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 0-6 year olds
Cost: Children under 6 are free with one paid adult entry. Activity sessions are free! This new activity is FREE for all members.

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Active In-Betweens Calderwood Valley - School Holiday Program

10 am  to 2 pm   Tue 29 September 20 to  Thu 1 October 20

Venue: District Park- Escarpment Dr
Address: District Park Escarpment Dr Calderwood, NSW 2527 Calderwood New south Wales 2527
Ages: 9-12
Cost: FREE - with thanks to the Calderwood Valley Seedling Fund grant, we are able to offer the Calderwood Holiday program free of charge.

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