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Kids, School holidays, What to do

Active8Kids school holiday program

Active8Kids is a dedicated recreational gymnastics and parkour facility in Bondi Junction ran by a team of qualified, nurturing and professional coaches. We give children aged 0-11+ the opportunity to develop a range of gymnastics-based skills through structured sessions and play based activities. Our brand-new centre proudly opened a year ago! Our Kindergym classes begin with a circuit of large and small apparatus that focus on developing your little ones climbing, jumping and balancing skills. The coaches then lead the children through a themed group activity and cover all the basics shapes before heading into the ‘Bar Room’ to use…

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Kids, School holidays, What to do

Kickeroos and Shekicks Soccer Academy: Where Fun and Development Meet!

Are you looking for a soccer academy that not only fosters skill development but also prioritizes fun and social  interaction? Look no further than Kickeroos and Shekicks Soccer Academy, a premier institution dedicated to  nurturing young soccer talents aged 18 months to 12 years old. With a comprehensive program tailored to  different age groups and skill levels, Kickeroos offers a dynamic learning environment where children can thrive  both on and off the field.  At Kickeroos, we believe in starting early. Our program is structured to cater to children as young as 18 months  old, providing them with a playful introduction…

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Health & Wellbeing, Kids, Parenting, School holidays

What are Survival Swim Lessons and How are they Different?

The Kids Aquatic Survival School (KASS) program is very different to most swimming lessons. Regular swim lessons for 1 – 4 year olds are primarily water familiarisation, not survival lessons. One in every ten fatal drownings in Australia are children under the age of 4 so it only makes sense that these are the children that are also learning how to swim and float without floatation aids or parents holding them in the water singing nursery rhymes. KASS deliver Australia’s safest, most effective, accelerated aquatic survival program for non-verbal infants and young children. Our program focuses on aquatic survival skills…

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Inspiration, School holidays, What to do

The Perfect Weekend Getaway, 90 minutes from Sydney

For the ultimate family getaway it’s hard to look past Terrigal, the beating heart of the NSW Central Coast for young families. Popular with locals and holiday-makers alike all year round, Terrigal is a bustling coastal village with the warmth and charm of a small regional town, just 90 minutes drive from the CBD.  The Beach House, Terrigal While you immerse yourself in all Terrigal has to offer, why not settle in for a stay at The Beach House. This stylish, newly renovated townhouse is flooded with natural light and sleeps up to six adult guests (plus infants) across three…

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Events, School holidays, What to do

2024 Ingenia Holiday Parks Sydney Family Show

A Spectacular  Family Adventure at the Entertainment Quarter. The much-anticipated Ingenia Holiday Parks Sydney Family Show is set to captivate  audiences at the Entertainment Quarter from 23rd March to 1st April, offering families a  delightful and unforgettable experience filled with a myriad of fun activities.  This family-friendly extravaganza promises something for everyone, with an array of  attractions and entertainment for all ages. The Ingenia Holiday Parks Sydney Family Show  boasts an extensive line-up of exciting activities, including the thrilling Motorcycle and Bike  Stunt Show, an awe-inspiring Reptile Show, dynamic stage performances, and new this  year, the exhilarating Pig Racing –…

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Kids, School holidays

Getting ready to go back to school: ten tips for parents

School holidays are almost finished and it’s time to get back into familiar routines as your child heads back to school. To help take some of the stress out of returning to school,  here is a Top Ten help list: 1. Find school equipment and check uniforms and shoes still fit – your child may have grown. Give yourself enough time to organise replacements or a uniform alternative if needed. 2. Encourage your child to check their school timetable if needed, pack their school bag, and get their lunch box, drink bottle and uniform ready. 3. Plan ahead for making…

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Events, School holidays

THE ROCKS MARKETS – AUSTRALIAN EDITION

Watch as The Rocks transforms into a day-long market with countless stalls, live music and delicious street cuisine. Step into The Rocks Markets and explore the vibrant tapestry of unique offerings from diverse retailers.   Amacyn Natural Perfume entices with captivating scents, while Amaranta dazzles with exquisite jewellery. Ann Kohand Arthur Ave present fashion-forward finds, and BloomingGarden brings a touch of nature to the celebration. Delight in the flavours of Bondi Smokehouse and Crepe Lovers Sydney or indulge in Emporium of Chocolate’sartisanal treats. While you’re here, don’t miss the Oz Day 10K Wheelchair Race along George St and Hickson Road,…

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Inspiration, School holidays, What to do

5 best spots to enjoy a picnic in Woollahra

We are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful parks in the local Woollahra council area. Grab some friends and a picnic and make the most of the great outdoors. Here are 5 of our favourite local spots to enjoy a picnic. 1. Blackburn Gardens There’s plenty of space to roll out a picnic mat in the luscious Blackburn Gardens. Set up shop under the shade of the beautiful fig tree. Make sure to pack your swimmers so you can go for dip at Murray Rose Pool. 2. Cooper Park Cooper Park is one of our local area’s best…

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Kids, School holidays, What to do

Why art classes for kids are more important than ever?

While kids love to get their hands dirty with paint, the benefits of art classes for kids extend far beyond the creation of a pretty picture. Many studies now show that children regularly engaged in creativity, such as painting and drawing classes, develop a greater capacity for problem solving, visual understanding, out of the box thinking, and good communication skills. Getting time off the screens and engaging with hands on creativity, as well as making new friends is a huge bonus! Kids Art Classes  Allow your child’s artistic talents to blossom at The Art Studio’s best kids painting & drawing…

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Events, School holidays

Australia Day Community Event

Join the Randwick community to celebrate Australia Day with a range of food trucks as well as free kids activities, live entertainment and free ice cream at Kensington Park from 11am – 2pm on Friday 26 January 2024. Australia Day Community Event Time: 11am – 2pm Date: Friday 26 January 2024 Location: Kensington Park, 2R Edward Avenue Kensington For more information contact our Events Team on 9093 6200 (option 2) or email events@randwick.nsw.gov.au Roving Entertainment There will be roving entertainment for all to enjoy from 11am-2pm. Music from local band Nico Elvino Free face painting and giant bubble entertainment Stilt Walkers…

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