Summer School Holidays 2017/2018

How fast does a school year go? Summer holidays can be a long long time if there are no planned activities. Time to plan a few activities for the kids to help ensure you all have a fun couple of weeks off school.

Carlile Swimming School Holiday Program

Give your child the best opportunity to boost their water confidence and build on swimming skills. Swimvac tuition with Carlile Swimming is great for kids who need a little more practice or on the verge of promotion.

Dates & Cost: 
Week 1 – Monday 8 January to Friday 12 January (5 lessons in one week for a cost of $89)
Week 2 – Monday 15 January to Friday 19 January (5 lessons in one week for a cost of $89)
Week 3 – Monday 22 January to Thursday 25 January (4 lessons in one week for a cost of $71.20)

Tadpole to Marlin classes – Half hour lessons between 1 pm and 3 pm

Kingfish and Superfish classes – 45 minute lessons between 1 pm and 3 pm

Address: Carlile Swimming, 4 Sirius Road, Lane Cove West NSW 2066
Book Here: Bookings
Phone:  9188 1027
Website: www.carlile.com.au/swimvac
Facebook: facebook.com/carlileswimming

carlile

Brewer Swimming – Intensive Swimming Holiday Programme Riverview

The Summer holidays are a great time to progress swimming skills and prepare for school swimming carnivals.

Brewer Swimming Learn to Swim, Refine Technique and Squad programs are designed to cater for every individual, aiming to develop water confidence, facilitate water safety skills and challenge swimmers to achieve their goals. Brewer Swimming is a boutique, family run swim school creating a personal, trustworthy and familiar experience. Qualified and enthusiastic instructors provide first class instruction, demonstrations, and stroke correction.

When: 8-12 January, 15-19 January, 22-25 January 2018
Time: 8.30 am to 11 am
Where: The Gartlan Centre, Saint Ignatius College Riverview
Suited for: Parent & toddler classes through to Squad Level
Cost: Week 1 & 2: $100 per week (Five 30-min group lessons/60-min squad), Week 3: $80 (Four 30-min group lessons/60-min squad)
Website: www.brewerswimming.com.au
Book: by email – enquiries@brewerswimming.com.au
Phone: 0419 801 474

brewer swimming

Inspire Tennis at Longueville Tennis Club

Inspire Tennis has 7 weeks of school holiday camps during December and January. Camps are held rain, hail or shine during all school holidays, casual booking and excursions are available.  FREE before care and racquet hire is available. There are half day or full day options available.

Cost: $38/half day and $48/full day
Date: Throughout December and January School Holidays 2018
Time:
 Before and After care until 6 pm
Address: Longueville Tennis Club Corner of Kenneth Street and Dunois St Longueville (Kenneth Smith Oval)
Book Here: Bookings
Email: info@inspiretennis.com.au
Phone: 1300 712 713
Website: www.inspiretennis.com.au
Facebook: facebook.com/inspiretennis

GPA Tennis Summer Camps – Mowbray Public School

Tennis Coach Gian Arpino is holding school holiday camps for school kids from Kindy to Year 6.

Cost: $45 per day or $160 for 4 days
Date: 8th January to 11th January 2018
Time: 9 am – 12.00 pm
Address: Mowbray Public School Tennis Courts, Mowbray Rd and Hatfield St
Lane Cove
Bookings:  email  – gian@gpatennis.com.au
Phone: 0412 387 276
Website: https://www.gpatennis.com.au/
Facebook: @GPAtennis
Phone: 0412 387 276
Emailgian@gpatennis.com.au

Lane Cove Tennis Club – School Holiday Camp

A school holiday tennis camp for children 5 – 17 years will be held from Monday 18th December through to Friday 22 December. Come every day or one or two days. The day’s activities start at 9 am and go till 3 pm. The days are packed with stroke tuition, drills, games and other activities. Led by resident coach, Andrew Scanlan and other accredited tennis coaches.

The camp is aimed at introducing beginners to the game – showing them how to hold a racquet through to strokes. For young players who have had some lessons they will have the opportunity to develop their strokes, learn footwork skills, learn how to score and test their skill in playing games and sets. All children will gain confidence in how to hit a ball, move on the court and play. Racquets are available. Use of orange, green, red and yellow balls. Children are required to bring their own lunch and refreshments.

Cost: $75 per day or $300 for the week
Date: 18th December to 22 December 2017.
Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Address: Lane Cove Tennis Courts, Central Park, Kenneth Street
Phone: 0419 240 958
Booking: call Andrew Scanlan on 0419 240 958 or email lctennis@gmail.com
Email: lctennis@gmail.com
Website: www.lanecovetennis.com

 

Kids Circle

This Summer, Kids Circle has lined up another attractive and varied School Holiday Program, so children can explore different quality workshops. There is always something for all tastes and interests!

  • Cooking with a certified Le Cordon Bleu Chef Gene Cameron, and book reading and cooking with the author of Dinner Detectives Series, Yves Stening.
  • Construction workshops with Young Engineers and Geomag.
  • Sports? Amazing Young Warriors sports session.
  • Art lovers: A variety of Art Workshops with clay, origami, mixed media on canvas and more!
  • Visit from Surf Life Saving NSW, dancing workshops, science experiments and much more!

Book the workshop your children might like, or even a whole week so they can have the opportunity to try them all!

Suitable for kids 5-12 years old. All materials and ingredients are included.

Limited spots left!  Come and explore

Cost: Morning Workshops: $50, Afternoon Workshops: $45, Full Day Workshops: $90. Free extended hours. All materials and ingredients included. Free extended hours. Siblings and more discounts available on the website.
Date: Monday 15th – Friday 19th January 20187 and Monday  22nd to Thursday 25th January 2018
Time: Half-Day 9am-12:30pm & 1pm-4pm or Full-Day 8am-6pm. Extended Hours: 8am-9am & 4pm-6pm
Address: 28 Chatswood Avenue, Chatswood (North Shore Temple Emanuel, VJ Hall)

Book Here: Bookings
Email: info@kidscircle.com.au
Websitewww.kidscircle.com.au
Facebook: facebook.com/kidscircleaus

 

Sydney Therapy & Co. Literacy Workshop

Kindergarten  + Year One Readiness Skill Building Workshop

Sydney Therapy & Co have a Speech Pathologist and Occupational Therapist team bringing a “bridge the gap” workshop. Aimed at targeting early literacy and handwriting skills for writing and sound and strategy skills for reading. Two full days of fun, craft, games and group work to learn essential skills. Your child will take away improved skills for reading strategies, greater knowledge of using letter-sound relationships, appropriate pencil grasp, fine motor skills for handwriting as well as scissor control and coordination. This program has been designed with our experienced team so your child can develop skills for early success at school plus practical ideas to take home.

The program is not limited to children with difficulties, but also children who need to access explicit instruction in:

Phonics awareness
Reading strategies
Pencil Grasp
Letter formation
Scissor use
Gross motor skills

Email admin@sydneytherapyco.com.au for the full program outline

Cost: $449 per student -inclusive of two days + summary report.
Early Bird PRICE – $389 closes 31st December
Valued at $889 for assessment and 8 x 45 min groups)
Date: Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th January 2018 (Two-day program)
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Address: Unit 5, 46 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove (behind the Smash Repairs)
Book here: Bookings
Phone: 0449 619182
Email: info@sydneytherapyco.com.au
Website: www.sydneytherapyco.com.au
Facebook: facebook.com/vanessasydneytherapyco

 

Sydney Speech Clinic  – School Readiness Group – Get Set for Kindergarten

Sydney Speech Clinic is offering an intensive School Readiness Grop providing fun, positive and evidence-based learning opportunities for building skills in the essential areas of Language, Speech and Early Literacy Skills

Cost: $195
Date: 17th January to 19th January 2018 9.30 am to 11 am
17th January to 19th January 2018 1.30 pm to 3 pm
Address: Suite 18, Level 1 101 to 104 Longueville Road (park in Little Street Car Park)
Book Here: Bookings
Phone: 0403 291 443
Email: email@sydneyspeechclinic.com.au
Websitewww.sydneyspeechclinic.com.au
Facebook: facebook.com/sydneyspeechclinic

 

School Holiday Learn to Sail

Greenwich Sailing Club’s annual learn to sail program is suitable for children from 10 to 14 years old. Over 3 days the students are coached by a professional instructor in all the basics of dinghy sailing. After the training, children are competent to compete in our Sunday afternoon racing series and will receive ongoing coaching through the year. The training fee includes membership of the club for 12 months as well as boat hire until the end of the sailing season.

Cost: $400
Date: 15th January to 17th January 2018
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Address: Greenwich Sailing Club, Manns Place, Greenwich
Book Here: Bookings
Phone: 0468 655 228
Email: training.gsc@gmail.com
Websitewww.gsc.org.au
Facebook: facebook.com/GreenwichSailing

Little Legends – Multi Sports

Little Legends aims to build a lasting love of exercise through a wide variety of age specific sports, games and activities that are suitable for both girls and boys of all athletic abilities (all children will be kept in age groups throughout the day). They begin the day with warm-up games, throughout the day we rotate between different sports, games and action packed activities which will leave your children asking for more. Some of the games we play include bull rush, relay races, soccer, netball/basketball, capture the flag, music games and many more.

CLUB WILLOUGHBY 26 Crabbes Ave, Willoughby ASCHAM SCHOOL 188 New South Head Rd, Edgecliff.
December
January   December
 Mon 18th  Mon 22nd  Thu 14th
 Tue 19th  Tue 23rd
 Wed 20th  Wed 24th  Tue 19th
 Thur 21st Thur 25th  Thu 21st
 Fri 22nd

 

Register Here

 

 

Kidfit Club – School Holiday Camps

Kidfit has some great activities planned during the January school holidays.  You can book online here.

 

Centrehouse Arts Centre

Centrehouse Arts Centre has several school holiday activities planned, but they always book out – so get booking now! More info HERE.

 

Food Faith Community Garden – Hughes Park

Come along to the Lane Cove community garden on Sunday, Jan 7th to learn about propagating root vegetables, making ‘seed bombs’ and maintaining worm farms and composting systems. Kids will love the activity Nick Farrar is leading. He will show us how to make seed bombs or living time capsules made from clay, worm castings and seeds. Bring along some organic root vegetables such as whole potatoes and ginger and learn about how to simply propagate them in the garden.  Further information here.

RSVP to info@foodfaith.com.au.

Fitness Revelation

Something for mum or dad, Fitness Revelation is running a $49 for 30 Days special for group exercise during the School Holidays for new enquiries.  You can book here

Bring your kids for FREE and the kids can run around on the green (the class is only for adults).

 

Keep checking for more activities in January 2018 as we will add them as we hear about them.

 


Do you have a local issue you would like help with? ITC is here to help just email us at info@inthecove.com.au

  • Sign up for the weekly In the Cove Newsletter
  • Like us on Facebook
  • Follow us on Instagram @inthecove
  • Tweet us on Twitter @InTheCoveITC
  • Pin us on Pinterest inthecoveITC
  • Tell your friends about ITC (they will thank you!!). Remember to tell them that ITC is a website and they do not have to have access to any Social Media to enjoy ITC – we often speak to people who tell us they want to follow ITC but don’t have Facebook or Instagram account (you don’t need them)