Featured Businesses

Sprouts Tutoring. Virtual Tutoring / FREE Trial / Preschool - Year 12 / Experience, passionate, qualified teachers.

Location:
Phone:    Mobile: 0481 304 674
Ages: Preschool-Kindy to Year 12   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday. Weekends by appointment.
At Sprouts Tutoring, our experienced, passionate tutors are all qualified teachers, holding Master's Degrees in General and Special Education, and have nearly two decades of experience working in education both her and overseas. Our Virtual Tutoring is up - and we want to help Illawarra families with learning at home - so come check out what fun is all about at Sprouts Tutoring!
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The Sensory Studio - Educational & Therapeutic Resources/Toys for Parents, Carers and Teachers of Children with Additional Needs. Contactless delivery on all product orders.

Location: Open for online ordering as of now.
Phone: 0491 717163   Mobile: We are available on 0491 717163 during business hours
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Due to the current health situation, our physical store will close from 12.30pm Friday 27 March. Our online store will remain open and we will continue to ship orders.
In this challenging time for families, we want to help your child feel supported, nurtured and engaged with their learning, schooling and the world around them.
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Fizzics Education - science shows & workshops for schools, parties and community events

Location: Across Wollongong, Illawarra and Sydney
Phone:    Mobile:
Ages: 3 - 12    Days / Hours: Mon-Fri, 9-5 (office hours)
Fizzics Education has been delivering inspiring and interactive science shows and workshops since 2004. They are passionate about delivering quality content that is fun and accessible for kids of all ages!
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Trees Adventure Nowra Park - Australia’s No. 1 Tree Ropes Course and Ziplining Experience - KIDS & ADULTS LOVE THIS!

Location: North Nowra
Phone: (02) 4421 4830   Mobile: (02) 4421 4830
Ages: 4 years +   Days / Hours: Tue-Fri 9:30am-5pm, Sat-Sun, 8.30am-5pm. Open everyday 8:30am - 5pm during school holidays.
Australia’s Number 1 Tree Ropes Course and Ziplining Experience! Only 1 hour from Wollongong, soar through the trees on flying foxes and thrilling aerial challenges! Trees Adventure is located inside the Shoalhaven Zoo so you can be a monkey while checking out the monkeys! A discount on zoo tickets are available to Trees Adventure Nowra Park customers.
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Local GP Steps Up With Thrive Medical

Location: Thirroul
Phone: 0404 123 781   Mobile: 0404 123 781
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Telehealth or in-clinic consultation
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, experienced local General Practitioner Dr Jemima Grant, is opening the doors of her aesthetic clinic space to support her community with much-needed medical services.
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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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Wings over Illawarra 2020 - NEW DATES ANNOUNCED: Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th November 2020.

Location: Albion Park
Phone: (02) 4208 3997   Mobile:
Ages: All ages family-friendly event!   Days / Hours: Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th November 2020. Airshow 11am - 4pm.
Wings Over Illawarra 2020 - something for EVERY FAMILY MEMBER! Australia's best annual airshow spectacular, right here in the Illawarra, returns Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May 2020 - make sure you put the dates in your diaries and join us for an aviation extravaganza! Tickets ON SALE NOW! SAVE on online tickets.
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3Sixty Indoor Skate Park Now Open! Wollongong. PLEASE NOTE: TEMPORARILY CLOSED.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4243 7805   Mobile: (02) 4243 7805
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Monday: 9am - 9pm, Saturday: 9am - 10pm and Sunday: 9am - 6pm.
Watch your kids challenge their limits at a skate park you can trust! Tiny Tot sessions all the way through to Advanced Riders!
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Advantage Skin Clinic - Complimentary skin consults/Product Orders/Medical Consults still available. Cosmetic Medical Skin Clinic / Skin Cancer Detection / Wollongong & Illawarra

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4201 0593   Mobile:
Ages: All ages and all skin types for both men and women.   Days / Hours: Advantage Skin Clinic is open Monday to Friday from 0900-1700 with after hours appointments available via bookings.
Whilst our doors may be closed for all aesthetic/cosmetic treatments, we will still be here to support our clients on their skin health journey. Advantage Skin Clinic is a medical skin cancer detection and medical cosmetic clinic. Born from the ethos of bringing skin care and clinical management together in a clinical and professional environment with the care of Doctors, nurses and dermal therapists.
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Kids' Uni Pre School North Wollongong

Location: North Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4221 8035   Mobile:
Ages: 3 - 6 years   Days / Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm
The opening of Kids’ Uni’s new Early Education and Long Day Care service at Innovation Campus is on track for late January 2020 and with the new service location providing increased convenience for some of our existing families, we are in a position to offer 2020 placements for children aged 3 to 6 years at Kids’ Uni Wollongong CBD and University of Wollongong centres.
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Soul Fit Woonona - MARCH MADNESS SALE: 2 Weeks FREE + $0 Joining Fee + 3 FREE PT Sessions! Ladies Gym / Classes / Studio / Childminding

Location: Woonona
Phone: (02) 4284 8549   Mobile: (02) 4284 8549
Ages: From 11 years of age   Days / Hours: 7 days from 5am - 10pm
Gym & fitness studio for local women. No contracts, no joining fees, kids corner, over 50 group training classes a week, personalised programs and a lovely supportive community!
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The Funpreneur - Business Coach, Wollongong. Enjoy more FUN and FREEDOM in your business. Business growth coaching

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 8279 6393   Mobile: (02) 8279 6393
Ages:    Days / Hours:
We believe in working smarter, not harder, to create freedom and put the fun back in your business. We hear it all the time "I'm just too busy"... If this is how you feel - The Funpreneur can help. The Funpreneur is about helping CEO's and Entrepreneurs enjoy more fun and freedom in their business
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Green Connect Illawarra - Green Connect is a social enterprise. They reduce waste and grow fair food.

Location: Green Connect Office - Port Kembla. Green Connect Farm - Warrawong
Phone: (02) 4243 1537   Mobile:
Ages: Farm Tours from 3 years of age   Days / Hours:
Green Connect is a not-for-profit social enterprise which focuses on creating jobs for former refugees and young people in industries that reduce waste and grow fair food – by which they mean food that’s good for those who eat it, those who grow it, and the planet.
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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 - Mini Ninjas Term 1 Program IS HERE! Exclusive Hire for Parties, Weekly Playgroup and Jump Specials! Open 7 Days.

Location: Albion Park
Phone: (02) 4257 4092   Mobile: (02) 4257 4092
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Sunday to Thursday: 9am-9pm Friday and Saturday: 9am-9pm
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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SINGsational - enrol now for singing, piano, guitar and music theatre lessons / Wollongong. $10 a class/Creative Kids Approved!

Location: Fairy Meadow
Phone: 0408 468 123   Mobile: 0408 468 123
Ages: All ages, styles, levels welcome   Days / Hours: Monday - Saturday
Does your child love to sing? Would they like to learn piano or guitar? Do they enjoy Musical Theatre? Enrolments are open now for all ages, styles, and levels, and from only $10 a class, at SINGsational! And they are an Approved Creative Kids Provider. Group & individual classes available.
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Illawarra Montessori Pre-School - Parent Information Session Wed 25 March. Open for 2020 Enrolments. Rated Exceeding National Quality Standards

Location: Berkeley
Phone: (02) 4271 7113   Mobile:
Ages: 2 - 6 years of age   Days / Hours: Open from 8am until 4pm on weekdays 50 weeks a year.
PARENT INFORMATION SESSION: Wednesday 25 March. At Illawarra Montessori Pre-School we take great pleasure in providing a boutique, family run centre offering exceptional education and care to 25 children from 2 - 6 years.
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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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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 - 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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Science Space - VIRTUAL SCIENCE SPACE IS LIVE! 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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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 - TEMPORARILY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. family-friendly dining with stunning ocean views. $10 coffee/cake/babycino offer / Weekly Playgroup

Location: Scarborough Hotel
Phone: (02) 4267 5444   Mobile: (02) 4267 5444
Ages: All ages, family-friendly dining   Days / Hours: Café – serving bakery items: 10am to 4.30pm. Lunch: 11am to 3pm. Closing times during weekdays may vary, however we close around 4.30pm. Trading Hours Weekends and Holidays: Weekend Breakfast: 9am to 10.30am / Lunch: 11am to 4pm. Closing times during weekends and holidays in summer may vary due to the weather, however we close around 5.30pm.
Scarborough Hotel is also a beautiful day out for the family - relax in the sunshine, kids can play on the huge lawn, sip on a glass of bubbly - enjoy brunch on the weekend or a long lazy lunch! Scarborough Hotel is a family friendly venue perched along the beautiful South Coast coastline with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.
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Toyworld Kiama - where the best toys live!

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
Toyworld is Australia's largest and best-known network of independent toy retailers that has been serving local communities for over 35 years - and is now open for business in Kiama!
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Better Rehab: In-home Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology. NDIS Registered. FREE Consultation. Wollongong.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: 0459 740 979   Mobile: 0459 740 979
Ages: Paediatric - adults   Days / Hours: Clinic and mobile-based service
Better Rehabilitation, an NDIS Registered Provider, offers both a dedicated clinic space in Wollongong as well as mobile services (perfect for busy, time-poor parents!), in occupational therapy, speech therapy and physiotherapy disciplines.
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Impressionable Kids - hand-made, customised, framed baby hand & feet sculptures. Wollongong appointments now available!

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 9520 4002    Mobile: 0414 640 928
Ages: Impressions can be done at any age   Days / Hours: By appointment on the 3rd Friday of every month.
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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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. ONLINE TUTORING AVAILABLE NOW. 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
In wake of current and changing COVID-19 measures, we are happy to work with students and their families to accommodate online tutoring sessions for new and existing students. At Bright Smiles we provide specialist tutoring for students of all ages and abilities. 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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Cedars Christian College. All the Credentials. For Life.

Location: Farmborough Heights
Phone: (02) 4271 8124   Mobile:
Ages: Prep (3 to 5 year olds) to Year 12   Days / Hours: Open 48 weeks a year from 8am - 6pm
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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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. OPEN DAY - Tue 10 Mar, 2020

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 – NEW DIscovery at Home ONLINE PORTAL! 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.
It's been an uncertain and challenging time. We're all struggling to provide some sort of routine and normalcy for our families. Working from home, homes schooling, whilst caring for younger children is tough – but the Discovery Space is here to help!
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Elite Active Dance - All ages/abilities/dance styles + Special Needs / Dapto. Term 2, 2020 enrolments open now.

Location: Dapto
Phone: 0404 792 077   Mobile: 0404 792 077
Ages: 2 years +   Days / Hours: Term 2, 2020 enrolments open now. Open Monday - Wednesday
Elite Active Dance an exciting new all-inclusive dance school in Dapto that is changing the face of dance where we believe in making dance accessible for all!
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Hangdog - For kids who believe life is an adventure! PLEASE NOTE: TEMPORARILY CLOSED.

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! PLEASE NOTE: TEMPORARILY CLOSED.

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 - NEW ONLINE Dance Classes / 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
In 2019 we opened our third studio in Coledale! We were excited to be bring our fun, non-selective and non-competitive classes to the people of the Northern Suburbs of the Illawarra. 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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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 - Come join us in 2020! 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
We are back in classes for 2020!! Love to see the new students and the enthusiastic students from last year!! Together we will shine and excel at Kazzajazz! The best performing arts space in Wollongong with fully qualified staff! Come for your free trial this week! 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!
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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 - 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: 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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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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Xtreme B-Force Martial Arts - Wollongong & Illawarra. Kids/teens/adults karate classes.

Location: Cringila
Phone: (02) 4268 8679   Mobile:
Ages: 4 years- adults   Days / Hours: Monday - Thursday.
A family-friendly, encouraging and inclusive premier training centre for aspiring martial artists for 4 years right up to adults!
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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 - Fun Filled, Fuss FREE classes for 18mths to 5yrs.

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
TERM 1 2020 ENROLMENTS OPEN NOW! Redeem your Active Kids or Creative Kids Voucher. 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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Thrive Skin Clinic - The Boutique Aesthetic, Laser and Skin Clinic

Location: Thirroul
Phone: 0404 123 781   Mobile: 0404 123 781
Ages: All ages and all skin types for both women and men.   Days / Hours: Thrive Skin clinic is open Monday – Saturday by appointment. Saturday appointments require a $50 deposit.
Thrive Skin Clinic is a boutique aesthetic, laser and skin clinic located in the Northern suburbs of Wollongong, NSW. Our discrete, female only clinic is supervised by Dr Jemima Grant and staffed by experienced cosmetic registered nurses and dermal clinicians.
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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 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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The Illawarra Early Parenting Centre - Figtree Private Hospital. Support Service for Parents.

Location: Figtree
Phone: (02) 4255 5000   Mobile:
Ages: Six weeks to 2 years of age   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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Shebah has turned 3! Australia’s first and all-women rideshare service getting women & children to where they need to be across Wollongong.

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.
We just turned 3 - we’re PROUD of our drivers for keeping thousands of women safe every week. We are PROUD of the enormous social impact the women of Shebah have with their community! With Shebah, our wonderful army of aunties will get you home safely. Feel safe getting to where you need to be across Wollongong no matter the time of day!
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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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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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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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Gravity Gymnastics - fantastic gym space for bubs up to teens! Adult fitness classes also available! PLEASE NOTE. TEMPORARILY CLOSED.

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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Headlands Austinmer Beach has it all! Family-friendly dining, romantic weekend away and THAT view! PLUS Kids eat FREE on Fridays.

Location: Austinmer
Phone: (02) 4200 1099   Mobile:
Ages: Family friendly – All ages   Days / Hours: 7 days a week. 7.30am - late. Kids EAT FREE on Fridays.
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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Junior Groovers Disco - mobile kids party planners. Wollongong / Illawarra

Location: Across the Illawarra
Phone: 0411 453 433   Mobile: 0411 453 433
Ages: All ages and families welcome!   Days / Hours:
Junior Groovers Discos are supervised and interactive kid-friendly events with games, activities, dancing & requests. Along with age-appropriate music, professional sound/lighting/effects and ALOT OF FUN! Junior Groovers Discos are held regularly across the Illawarra!
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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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Award-winning Tabatinga Family Fun & Social Centre at Dapto Leagues Club! Affordable, safe & friendly children's entertainment! Drop & Dine option available.

Location: Dapto
Phone: (02) 4261 1333   Mobile:
Ages: All ages!   Days / Hours: Mon-Thur 9:30am to 3:30pm, Fri-Sat 9:30 to 5:30pm* & Sun 9:30am to 4pm.* Drop & Dine 6pm to 9:30pm.
The award-winning chain of Tabatinga Family Fun Centres is now open at Dapto Leagues Club! Tabatinga is unique because it offers families a Drop & Dine Option every Friday & Saturday night whereby children can be dropped off at specific times to have their meal deal and play in a safe, secure and fully supervised indoor play facility, while parents enjoy the other facilities of the Club with the assurance that their children are happy, safe and nearby.
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Dr Simon Winder - Illawarra Women's Specialist Centre. Pregnancy Care, Obstetric, Infertility & Gynaecology Practice.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4226 6007   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm. Saturdays by special arrangement only.
We are an Obstetric, Infertility and Gynaecology Practice with a major focus on pregnancy care run by Dr Simon Winder, (Obstetrician and Gynaecologist), who is affiliated with Genea - a World-Leading Fertility organisation with cutting-edge technology. Our aim is to provide you with open and honest advice and the best personal and professional care for your pregnancy or gynaecological condition.
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Dr Lionel Reyftmann - Illawarra Gynaecologist, Specialising in Care and Treatment of Infertility

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4227 6589    Mobile: (02) 4227 6589
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm
Dr Lionel Reyftmann offers Gynaecology Services and Specialised Care of Infertility Cases with GENEA, the world leader in fertility and reproductive medicine & technology. Associate Professor Reyftmann is now looking to help more couples find the root cause of infertility problems and treat them appropriately so they too can enjoy the joys of parenthood.
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Dr Tahrir Basheer - Women's Health Illawarra. Caring, skilled & experienced female Gynaecologist. Expert advice on Hysterectomies. 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.One of her main areas of expertise is performing hysterectomies for women who may require one for many different reasons.
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Dr David Greening – Illawarra 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 - Be prepared for Winter weather! Authorised Daikin & Fujitsu air-con installer. Servicing all over the Illawarra. Asthma & allergy safe.

Location: Fairy Meadow
Phone: (02) 4222 9988   Mobile: (02) 4222 9988
Ages: Residential & Commercial   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm
WINTER IS COMING - now is the time to look at reviewing your existing air-con unit, upgrading or looking at winter-proofing your home for the cold season! TC Air have been proudly supplying the Wollongong area with air conditioning for over 25 years!
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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 - ONLINE CONSULTING AVAILABLE NOW. Paediatric physiotherapy - Corrimal.

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4207 9999   Mobile:
Ages: 0 - 16 years   Days / Hours: By Appointment
You can now stay in the comfort of your own home whilst we guide you on how to utilise your own environment and toys to facilitate your child to thrive! We know that targeted task specific therapy is the most effective and now we can show you how!
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​BabySafe Child Restraints Wollongong - Authorised Child Car Seat Fitter / Capsule Fitter / Pram Cleaning. Mobile service.

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
As a mobile service I come to you! Whether you are at home, work, the park, the hospital, anywhere convenient for you to have your child restraint fitted, inspected or adjusted. With each installation you are offered a full demonstration on how your child restraint works as well as how and when to adjust the harness. As an RMS certified fitter an RTMS certificate is issued. Dirty car seat?? Miss that new care seat feeling? I can also professionally clean your child restraint and reinstall it too!
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Jump Start Kids Physiotherapy - Paediatric physiotherapy clinic for children of all ages. Wollongong/Illawarra region. Baby head checks / posture checks for school aged children.

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​. 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.We now also offer a service for parents to check the head shape of their babies as it is very common to get flat spots on the back of babies heads. We also offer two valuable additional services to parents below: checking the correct head shape of babies and postural assessments for school age children.
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ProAdmin Solutions - Your Personal Admin Assistant / PA / Outsource any business admin / task.

Location: Sydney and Wollongong
Phone: 0410 442 023   Mobile: 0410 442 023
Ages: Individuals and Businesses   Days / Hours: Contact for hours
Outsource your admin, tasks or projects to a trusted, skilled Business Admin Concierge Service!
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Fizzy Pop Designs - Creative, imaginative & unique kids' Christmas gifts. 15% off special promo code offer for Parents Guide Illawarra subscribers! Offer ends 20 Dec.

Location: Online
Phone: Via email   Mobile: 0425 740 476
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Online store
Are you on the hunt for a unique gift for your kids this Christmas? A gift that will hang around long after Christmas day? Here at Fizzy Pop Designs we have a huge collection on nursery and kid’s wall art that is full of colour and imagination.
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Shellharbour Physiotherapy - specialists in paediatric and all levels of physiotherapy. Pilates classes also available. A mobile clinic too - so they can come to you!

Location: Shellharbour & surrounds.
Phone: (02) 4296 1555   Mobile:
Ages: Newborn +   Days / Hours: Mobile & clinic based. Shellharbour & surrounds.
Shellharbour Physiotherapy has been looking after the people of Shellharbour and the Illawarra for the past 25 years. Our team are professional and caring from the moment you come through the door. Our office staff strive to ensure you are well looked after. Our physiotherapists and exercise physiologists continually undertake further education to provide you with the best possible outcomes.
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Baby and the Beanstalk - welcome to the Illawarra's newest baby retail store! From prams to carriers to furniture. FREE car safety checks!

Location: Kanahooka
Phone: (02) 4208 2960   Mobile:
Ages: Baby retail store   Days / Hours: Monday 10am-4.30pm, Tuesday Closed (by appointment), Wednesday 10am-4.30pm, Thursday 10am-4.30pm, Friday 10am-4.30pm, Saturday 9am-3pm & Sunday 10am-3pm.
Baby and the Beanstalk is a family run store here to help you prepare and support your own growing family and new baby. So if you need a pram, monitor, car seat or furniture pop in and see us. We are also a Certified Child Car Seat Fitter AND we offer FREE safety car seat checks.
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ELOISE and HENRY - Beautifully handcrafted school shoes for girls!

Location: Online or come visit us!
Phone: 0420 697 253   Mobile: 0420 697 253
Ages: School age   Days / Hours: Online - always open!
The new handcrafted shoe store for girls! Designed to promote healthy foot development using soft, durable leather, at ELOISE headquarters, we believe we have crafted the perfect school shoe! View our products online now. Plus - find out how we love to give back to the community.
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Blue Chip Super - local experts when it comes to helping families create wealth with self managed super funds (SMSF). Wollongong office.

Location: Wollongong
Phone: 1300 975 999   Mobile: 1300 975 999
Ages: Families & Individuals   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Thinking about investing in property with your super? Discover how you can take control of your financial future by opening up your own managed super fund! Blue Chip Super is your one stop destination for your SMSF. Troy Mojoski and his team at Blue Chip Super have helped over 300 happy clients grow their wealth via a SMSF, many of whom are local families and couples who want to grow their wealth.
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