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

Paint The Gong REaD! Celebrate BrightSparks' 5th Birthday!

Thursday 2 May

9.30am - 11.30am

Ages: 0 - 5 years
Cost: FREE
Venue: Dapto Mall - Ground Floor
All families with children 0 - 5 years are invited to come and celebrate BrightSpark's 5th Birthday with us at Dapto Mall, Thursday 2 May from 9.30am - 11.30am!
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Wings over Illawarra 2019 is ready to take off! Australia's best annual airshow spectacular is almost here!

Saturday 4 May - Sunday 5 May, 2019. Gates open 9am - 5pm. Airshow 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Ages: All ages family-friendly event!
Cost: Book your tickets online and SAVE over 35%. Kids under 5 years of age are FREE.
Venue: Illawarra Regional Airport
Wings Over Illawarra 2019 - something for EVERY FAMILY MEMBER! Australia's best annual airshow spectacular, right here in the Illawarra, returns Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 2019 - make sure you put the dates in your diaries and join us for an aviation extravaganza! Tickets ON SALE NOW!
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Join us at the Illawarra Early Parenting Centre Open Day at Figtree Private Hospital!

Sunday 5 May, 2019

10am - midday

Ages: All welcome!
Cost: FREE Event
Venue: Illawarra Early Parenting Centre - Figtree Private Hospital
Do you have a little one aged between 2 months and 2 years of age? Do you need assistance with sleep routines, feeding or general parenting support? Join us at the Illawarra Early Parenting Centre Open Day at Figtree Private Hospital:
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Lah-Lah's Stripy Sock Club Live Show - Woonona Bulli RSL

Saturday 27 July, 2019

11am. Show duration: 50 minutes + 20 minute meet & greet

Ages: 2 - 7 years of age
Cost: ALL TICKETS INCLUDE:- A special Meet & Greet after the show with Lah-Lah and all band members- The chance to have your photo taken with Lah-Lah and the band! (No extra charges). Pre-show VIP Meet & Greet Tickets also available.
Venue: Woonona Bulli RSL
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Tiny Tots preschooler classes now open for Term 2 at Shellharbour City Physie and Dance - FREE Trial Lesson offer!

Classes resume on Monday 29 April.

9.15am

Ages: Tiny Tots Classes: 2 - 4 years
Cost: Refer website for fees.
Venue: Shellharbour City Physie and Dance
Looking for an activity for your little one? Something fun, affordable and helps develop gross motor skills and musicality? Then APDA Tiny Tots is for you!
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EC Sportz Swim & Surf School - enrol in Gym Kids or Swim Kids for Term 2 and get the other for FREE!

Term 2, 2019

Ages: All ages
Cost: Book and pay online with EC sportz before Friday 3 May, 2019 and get either Swim or Gym Kids Free for a whole Term!
Venue: EC Sportz Swim & Surf School
*Book and pay online with EC Sportz before Friday 3 May, 2019 into either our Term 2 Kids Swim School Program or Term 2 Gym Kids Program and get the other program FREE for a whole Term!
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AWAKEN Dance & Fitness Academy - join our stress free & fun dance school in Term 2!

Term 2, 2019

Ages: From preschool - adults!
Cost: Refer website for enrolment fees
Venue: AWAKEN Dance & Fitness Academy
We are all about fun, fitness & friendship!
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Circus Monoxide - Term 2 Enrolments NOW OPEN! Claim your Active Kids Rebate.

Classes start Monday, 29 April.

Refer timetable

Ages: 2 years - adult
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Circus Monoxide
Fly into the circus this school term! Classes at Circus Monoxide aim to develop strength, confidence and skills in a fun, accepting and non-competitive environment. There is something for everyone in these classes, from 2 year olds to adults, and for all skill levels. Try aerials, tumbling, or, try everything in a general circus class.
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CIY.CLUB Kids Coding Workshops. Claim your Creative Kids Rebate!

Starting 29 April (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

Afternoon sessions

Ages: 7 - 17 years
Cost: Contact CIY Club. Claim your Creative Kids Rebate.
Venue: Science Space, TIGS, Bulli High School & Warilla Library
Now every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday in Term 2!
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KMA Martial Arts Wollongong - SPECIAL OFFER: FREE T-Shirt and belt with EVERY Free Trial during Term 2! Claim your Active Kids Rebate.

Term 2, 2019

Ages: 3 years of age - adults
Cost: Refer website
Venue: KMA Martial Arts Wollongong
KMA Martial Arts provides physical training and continual learning, in a fun and friendly atmosphere, suitable for kids and adults alike
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Miss Zoe's School of Dance - Wollongong, Kiama & Coledale. *First 2 weeks are FREE for new students!

Term 2, 2019 starts Monday 29 April

Ages: 2 years - adults
Cost: No registration fee. First 2 weeks are FREE for new students at our Kiama & Coledale Studios
Venue: Wollongong, Kiama & Coledale
Come and see the Miss Zoe's difference! Miss Zoe's has been servicing the Illawarra for 12 years - they opened in Kiama in 2018 and in 2019 have opened up in Coledale!
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Term 2 Program enrolments NOW OPEN at your local PCYC! Bulli, Lake Illawarra & Wollongong

Term 2, 2019

Refer individual Term 2 programs for times

Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer individual Term 2 programs for costs
Venue: Bulli PCYC, Wollongong PCYC & Lake Illawarra PCYC
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!
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The Ballet Studio Woonona - discover the magic of dance for 3 - 6 year olds! Excellence in ballet tuition

Tern 2 Dates: Monday April 29 – Saturday July 6

Ages: 3 - 6 years
Cost: $125 per term
Venue: The Ballet Studio Woonona
The Ballet Studio Woonona is a boutique dance school providing excellent ballet tuition with the whole student in mind. Our teachers are highly qualified and teach to the internationally recognised Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus. We are now taking enrolments for our Term 2, 2019 Early Years and Junior School Program
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UniActive Swim School: Professional instructors, quality facilities and fresh air. Registrations open for Term 2.

Term 2 - Commences Monday 29 April

Ages: 3 years +
Cost: Learn to Swim : $15 per class. Squads: $13 per class. Special offer: 50% discount for third child (must be from the same family). Prices are subject to change.
Venue: UniActive
Located within the University of Wollongong grounds, we have been teaching children to swim for over 25 years.
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Carmel & Co Gymnastics' Gym 4 Fun School Holiday Program. Ninja Warrior and Wipe Out Games are back + Easter fun & games!

15 - 26 April

Full day, morning & afternoon sessions

Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: From $30 for morning or afternoon session.
Venue: Carmel & Co Gymnastics
Starting from $30, we have half and full day options with a variety of themes and activities, from Mini Olympics and Pit Relays! Don’t forget to book your spot soon to avoid missing out, especially for our ever popular Tramp & Bungee day!
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Sydney FC School Holiday Clinics are coming to Wollongong - starts 23 April!

23, 24 & 26 April

9am - 3pm each day. Registration will be at 8.30am on the first day.

Ages: 5 - 13 year old boys & girls
Cost: Prices starting at $230. Cost includes Sydney FC Training Shirt, Shorts, Socks & Hat
Venue: Ian McLennan Park
Fitness AND fun at Sydney FC Holiday Clinics
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Fairy Magic Returns to Illawarra Fly!

13 - 28 April

Open daily 9am – 5pm. Last entry to Treetop Walk is at 4pm

Ages: All ages!
Cost: Included in price of admission. Adults from $22.50. Children from $13.50. Zipline Tour (includes Treetop Walk): Adults from $60. Children from $36
Venue: Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures
It’s time to pull out the fairy dust - Fairy Magic is BACK at Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures this April school holidays, for some more magical fun!
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Lock in Mother's Day NOW at Novotel Northbeach

Mother's Day: Sunday 12 May

Brunch: 11am - 1pm & Lunch: 12.30pm - 3.30pm

Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Novotel Wollongong Northbeach - The Deck & Windjammers Restaurant
Give mum the day off & have brunch or lunch with us!
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School Holiday fun at your local PCYC! Bulli, Lake Illawarra & Wollongong

15 - 27 April

Refer individual school holiday programs for times

Ages: All ages
Cost: From $15 per child
Venue: Bulli PCYC, Wollongong PCYC & Lake Illawarra PCYC
Need something for the kids to do during the school holidays? The PCYC at Bulli, Lake Illawarra and Wollongong all offer short workshops during these April school holidays catering to all kids and all abilities!
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What's on in the City! A treasure hunt, an Easter sculpture and creative activities galore....

April School Holidays

Various times

Ages: Family friendly event
Cost: Free and paid activities
Venue: Wollongong Central
Easter egg hunt and easter-themed sculpture are all on at Wollongong Central these April School Holidays - with such an exciting and diverse lineup of activities, the kids wont want to miss out!
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Young Entrepreneurs Course - where teens develop critical skills, confidence and the steps to create their own business!

1, 8, 15 & 22 May 2019

4pm - 7pm

Ages: 12 - 18 years of age
Cost: $250 per student
Venue: Zig Zag Hub - Wollongong
WOW - a short course for High School kids to develop critical skills, build confidence and learn the steps to creating their own business! This fun, creative course inspires teen's to find and build their skills and confidence whilst guiding / mentoring them through the steps of business creation!
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You're invited! AWAKEN Dance & Fitness Academy - Corrimal Studio Launch

Saturday 27 April

10am - 11am

Ages: From preschool - adults!
Cost: FREE
Venue: AWAKEN Dance & Fitness Academy - Corrimal Studio
We'd love your family to join us at our official AWAKEN Corrimal Studio Launch Party on Saturday 27th April 2019 from 10am - 11am.
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Ava Dance Centre - School Holiday Program. Dancing, Acro, Singing and Arts & Craft! Full & half day options available

23, 24 & 26 April

Morning, Afternoon & Full Day options available

Ages: 5 years +
Cost: Starts at $30 for a half day
Venue: Ava Dance Centre
If your child loves to dance and would love to make new friends, Ava Dance Studio are excited to bring you their April School Holiday Program for ages 5 +! Everyone is welcome!
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Bundanon Field Day - Join us for a day of fun guided walks & activities all about reducing waste!

Sat 28 April 18

10am - 4pm

Ages: All ages
Cost: $12 adults, $8 concession, Under 16s FREE. Cost includes entry to Bundanon Open Day. CASH ONLY Event.
Venue: Bundanon Homestead
The annual celebration of Bundanon's bush and park land returns these April School Holidays!
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Circus Monoxide - April Holiday Program 2019. Circus tricks, movement & creativity for kids!

15 - 24 April

From 8.30am to 5pm

Ages: 5 - 13 years of age
Cost: Full day on any or several days - $85
Venue: Circus Monoxide
If you want to tumble, fly, do amazing tricks and have fun at the circus, book a spot in our holiday program!
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CIY.Club - Minecraft Team Play & Game Coding Camps these April School Holidays! Claim your Creative Kids Rebate.

15 - 24 April

9am - 3pm

Ages: 7-17 years
Cost: Claim your Creative Kids Rebate!
Venue: TBC
Includes popular Game Coding Camps - kids will learn awesome skills and will LOVE this holiday club!
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Early Start Discovery Space - April School Holiday Workshops & Shows!

April School Holidays

Refer website for schedule

Ages: 0 - 10 years
Cost: $7.50/non-members, $5/members
Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Calling all budding sleuths! Crack the code and uncover the Clues & Mysteries this April and the school holidays.
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FREE Holiday Kids Sport Session with Ready Steady Go Kids!

16, 17 & 27 April

Ages: 1.5 - 6 years
Cost: FREE Holiday Kids Sport Session
Venue: Eightfoxavenue Indoor Sports Centre (Coniston) & Bulli PCYC
Ready Steady Go Kids
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Gravity Gymnastics April School Holiday Program!

15 - 28 April

Morning, afternoon & full day sessions available

Ages: 3 years+
Cost: From $20!
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Bookings are now open for Gravity Gym's April Holiday Activities - get the kids out of the house and keep them active!
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Hangdog Climbing Gym -Youth & Family Passes available these school holidays!

School Holidays

Refer website for schedule.

Ages: From 4 years
Cost: April School Holiday Specials
Venue: Hangdog Climbing Gym
Get the kids rock climbing! Increase their confidence and fitness these School Holidays!
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Hangtime Trampoline Park - Unlimited jumping after 5pm, Flip Workshops and Disco Hangtime!

School Holidays

Ages: 2 years +
Cost: Unlimited Jumping after 5pm: $10pp. Basic Flip Workshops: $25pp. Friday Disco Hangtime: $15pp
Venue: Hangtime Trampoline Park
School Holiday Workshops
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Keep your child active and entertained over these school holidays with UniActive's School Holiday Camps!

15 - 26 April

Various times

Ages: 5-12 years of age
Cost: Refer booking form
Venue: UOW Recreation and Aquatic Centre
Keep your child active and entertained over the school holidays!
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Kids' Uni 2019 Autumn Vacation Care Program

15 - 29 April

8am - 6pm

Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: $72 per day. CCB & CCR approved.
Venue: Innovation Campus - UOW
Jam packed with fun activities, theme days & excursions to entertain the children!
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KISS Kiama Arts Festival 2019 - our biggest and best festival yet! Featuring local & international stars!

26 - 28 April

Refer 2019 Program for event times

Ages: All ages!
Cost: It's all FREE!
Venue: Black Beach, Kiama
KISS Kiama Arts Festival 2019
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LEGO City Play Zone at Warrawong Plaza these school holidays!

LEGO City Centre Play Zone: 23 & 27 April

Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE school holiday fun!
Venue: Warrawong Plaza
Warrawong Plaza again brings you loads of FREE school holiday fun and some Easter treats also this April!
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Putt Putt at Illawarra Golf Complex - a fun and inexpensive holiday activity for all the family!

Open 7 days

8am - 5pm

Ages: All ages!
Cost: $9 per person 1st game, $6 per person 2nd game, 3rd game free (same visit). Range balls $16 per bucket of 100. Hire Club $3 each.
Venue: Illawarra Golf Complex
Get one FREE game of Putt Putt! Illawarra Golf Complex is the home of golf in the Illawarra. We offer a golf driving range, lessons and a putt putt course for some extra fun for the kids these holidays.
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Revolution Laser Arena Holiday Special: $15 for two hours of laser tag!

School Holidays

Refer website for schedule

Ages: 5 years +
Cost: April School Holiday Specials
Venue: Revolution Laser Arena
Revolution Laser Arena is an immersive Laser Tag centre that boasts a movie set quality arena, the latest hi tech equipment, and brings together the best parts of laser tag and online gaming to create a truly unique experience!
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Shellharbour Tenpin Bowl - let the good times roll with our school holiday game & lunch deals!

Open every day of the holidays!

Ages: All ages!
Cost: Early Bird (9am - 11am): 2 games $12. 11am - 6pm: 1 game $10 / 2 games $16. KIds Lunch special available also!
Venue: Shellharbour Tenpin Bowl
Hours of fun and family-friendly enjoyment these April School Holidays without breaking the bank! What better way to spend the day then by having fun bowling!
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Superhero Science School Holidays - April 2019

Extended opening hours during the school holidays

Ages: 6 - 12 years
Cost: Science Camps: standard price $89 /per day
Venue: Science Space
Whether you are looking to escape the dry as a bone heat or you’re taking Jurassic measures to excite your child’s imagination - Science Space is the place to be these Summer holidays. We’ve been in serious planning mode and have pulled together a DINOmite school holiday schedule for you this year.
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Trees Adventure Nowra Park - KidZip is on these school holidays for energetic explorers!

Open 7 days a week during school holidays

Tuesday - Friday 10am to 5pm. Saturday - Sunday 9am to 5pm

Ages: From 4 years +
Cost: General tickets are from $25. KidZip sessions are $55, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9:30am of the school holidays.
Venue: Trees Adventure Nowra Park
Australia’s First Cliff Edge Experience! Only 1 hour from Wollongong, Trees Adventure Nowra Park is an exhilarating 2 Hour experience with 2m low easy courses up to 25m high insane ones! Soar through the trees on flying foxes and thrilling aerial challenges!
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