School Holiday Activities

We've got your holidays covered with activities at our libraries, swim centres and in Lake Mac's amazing natural environments!

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Date Time Name Description Location Age Cost Bookings
Monday 30 September 11.15am, 1pm or 2.30pm

Junkyard Beats

Recycled music workshop

In the hands of Junkyard Beats, ordinary household items are transformed into extraordinary booty shaking musical instruments and unwanted junk comes alive in exciting and surprising ways. Charlestown Library Suitable for ages five years and over $8 Bookings are essential at library.lakemac.com.au/events
Monday 30 September-Friday 4 October 8.30am Learn2swim Week

Free learn to swim lessons for beginners five years and under. Learn CPR techniques and basic first aid at a workshop presented by Council's Lifeguards.

Enjoy a demonstration then practice what you learn on CPR mannequins.

West Wallsend, Speers Point, Charlestown and Swansea Swim Centres Five years and under Free

Bookings essential.

Call your local Swim Centre

Monday 30 September-Thursday 3 October 10.30am-12.30pm

Laser Warriors Outdoor

Laser Tag at Lake Mac Swim Centres

Experience adrenaline pumping, full throttle Laser Tag in a pool environment! Charlestown and Speers Point Swim Centres Six years and over

$20 for participating person.

Spectators $3

Bookings essential call Charlestown on 4921 0782 or Speers Point, 4921 0580
Monday 30 September-Friday 4 October 8.30am Holiday Intensive Program. (Learn2swim week discount applies to this week only) 5-days of intensive lessons to reinforce the skills gained in learn to swim classes and help your child retain information quicker. Watch your child improve their ability over the course of just one week. West Wallsend, Speers Point, Charlestown and Swansea Swim Centres Three years and over 5-day program 20 per cent discount $48 save $12

Bookings essential.

Call your local Swim Centre

Tuesday 1 October 10am- noon Make a Splash Story Time Visit The Rover and listen to a story in their chilled zone, borrow a book or play one of the giant games. Older brothers and sisters may enjoy too. Speers Point Swim Centre Children up to five years of age. Free No bookings required
Wednesday 2 October 10am-noon Cyanotypes Learn the exciting photographic process of creating blue prints while being inspired by the current exhibition. Swansea Centre Suitable for ages 10+ Tickets $15 Bookings essential at cyanotypesholiday.eventbrite.com.au
Wednesday 2 October 10am-noon Make a Splash Story Time Visit The Rover and listen to a story in their chilled zone, borrow a book or play one of the giant games. Older brothers and sisters may enjoy too. Charlestown Swim Centre Children up to five years of age. Free No bookings required
Thursday 3 October 10am 3D Splat drawing workshop: Design a treehouse Learn how to draw cool 3D designs using the SPLAT, a simple drawing tool suitable for any age. Charlestown Library 7-10 years $10 Bookings are essential at library.lakemac.com.au/events
Thursday 3 October Noon 3D Splat drawing workshop: Design futuristic transport Learn how to draw cool 3D designs using the SPLAT, a simple drawing tool suitable for any age. Charlestown Library 10-14 years $10 Bookings are essential at library.lakemac.com.au/events
Thursday 3 October 10am Gardening for kids: veggies and native plants Learn how to plant veggies and start your own native garden to attract wildlife to your garden. Toronto Library Five years and over Gold coin entry Bookings are essential at library.lakemac.com.au/events
Thursday 3 October 9.30-11.30am Make a Splash Story Time Visit The Rover and listen to a story in their chilled zone, borrow a book or play one of the giant games. Older brothers and sisters may enjoy too. West Wallsend Swim Centre Children up to five years of age. Free No bookings required
Friday 4 October 9.30am Storytime - Building stories Join us for a special storytime about buildings and construction. Swansea Library 3-8 years Free Bookings are essential at library.lakemac.com.au/events
Saturday 5 October 9.30-11.30am Make a Splash Story Time Visit The Rover and listen to a story in their chilled zone, borrow a book or play one of the giant games. Older brothers and sisters may enjoy too. Swansea Swim Centre Children up to five years of age. Free No bookings required
Tuesday 8 October to Friday 11 October 8.30am Holiday Intensive Program 4-days of intensive lessons to reinforce the skills gained in learn to swim classes and help your child retain information quicker. Watch your child improve their ability over the course of just one week. West Wallsend, Speers Point, Charlestown and Swansea Swim Centres Three years and over 4-day program $48

Bookings essential.

Call your local Swim Centre

Tuesday 8 October to Thursday 10 October 10am-2pm, drop in at any time Big Draw on the Foreshore

Bring your imagination to life at the Big Draw Festival 2019 with giant chalk boards. This event is a fun way for kids to enjoy the benefits of being creative while being inspired by the outdoors

Warners Bay Foreshore

Suitable for all ages

Free Bookings are essential at eventbrite.com.au
Tuesday 8 October 11am Llama sun-catcher Make your own sun-catcher from recycled materials to take home Windale Library 4-10 years Free Bookings are essential at library.lakemac.com.au/events
Wednesday 9 October 10.30am Llama sun-catcher Make your own sun-catcher from recycled materials to take home Cardiff Library 4-10 years Free Bookings are essential at library.lakemac.com.au/events
Wednesday 9 October 2pm Book poetry Discover how simple it is to create poetry using pages from old books. Then turn your poetry into a work of art by adding illustrations. Morisset Library Suitable for ages 10 years and over Free Bookings are essential at library.lakemac.com.au/events
Thursday 10 October 10am Funky Junk Wearable Art Learn some simple techniques you can use to give everyday objects new life, and turn trash into wearable art. Belmont Library Suitable for ages 12 years and over $15 Bookings are essential at library.lakemac.com.au/events

Page last updated: 19 September 2019