Lane Cove School Holiday Activities October 2018

It’s school holiday time again and we have local activities for kids of all ages.

Carlile Swimming School Holiday Program

Give your child the best opportunity to boost their water confidence and build on swimming skills. An intensive week of 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 – Tuesday 2 October to Friday 5 October (4 lessons in one week, $72.80)
Week 2 – Monday 8 October to Friday 12 October (5 lessons in one week, $91)
Time: Tadpole to Marlin classes – 30 minute lessons between 1pm and 3pm
Kingfish and Superfish classes – 45 minute lessons between 1pm and 3pm
Address: Carlile Swimming, 4 Sirius Road
Lane Cove West NSW 2066
Book Here: Bookings
Phone: 9188 1027


Bop Till You Drop

Bop till you Drop run Performing Arts Workshops in the October School Holidays. Our workshops are designed for children aged 5 – 12years. These programs are educational with professional teachers who will gently encourage and teach your child new skills in DANCING, SINGING, ACTING, plus craft, cooking and science to break up the action packed day. There are 6 classes per day, each class runs for 45 minutes. This program is aimed at building self-esteem in your child. We allow them to be part of the creative process rather than dictating our ideas. This helps build their self-confidence and makes them feel proud of their achievements. The children will perform in a concert on the last day to show off their new talents and they will also be awarded a graduation certificate. The concert is an important part to building confidence and their public speaking skills. Also we want them to walk away with a big sense of satisfaction knowing they worked towards something and accomplished it.

Enter discount code (COVE18) for $20 OFF your booking.
(only available for 2 day bookings and not to be used with any other offer)

Cost: $150 for 2 days – $75 per day
Date: Tues 9 October & Wed 10 October 2018
Time: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm
Address: Lane Cove Golf Club 180 River Road Lane Cove (plenty of parking)
Phone: 1300 13 03 13
Email: [email protected]

Dates and Locations of other camps:

Tues 2 & Wed 3 October – GLADESVILLE

Wed 3 & Thurs 4 October – ST LEONARDS

Wed 3 & Thurs 4 October – WARRAWEE

Tues 9 & Wed 10 October – WAVERLEY


River Road Tennis Holiday Camps Lane Cove (with excursions and before and after school care)

Tennis, Ice Skating, Bowling, Laser Tag, Movies and Swimming. BBQ and Party on the last day of camp and free bus pick up from Lane Cove Library.

Hot Shots Red Camp 4 -7 years

Our camps include the use of a modified (red) court and red ball which allows the children of all skill levels to play the game
The children are also kept busy with a variety of gross motor and multi skills sports which are heaps of fun!!

Hot Shots Orange Camp 8 -10 years

Also using a modified court and the orange ball, this camp allows children to play on a larger court with slightly faster tennis balls. It teaches new strokes, skills and strategies using techniques that allow easier understanding and rapid progress with an emphasis still on having fun and enjoying tennis!!

Hot Shots Green Camp 11 years +

This more advanced camp uses a full court and standard yellow tennis balls, with the emphasis on improving skills and strokes and match play.

Hot Shots/Excursions Camp 7 years +

Tennis conducted by professional coaches in graded groups, plus an excursion of your choice and round robin tournament on the final day!!!


Monday – Ice Skating

Tuesday – Movies

Wednesday – Swimming

Thursday – Bowling and Laser  Tag

Afternoon Multi Sports Include: Dodgeball, Soccer, Basketball and Table Tennis


Week 1 – Tuesday 2 October to Friday 5 October
Week 2 – Monday 8 October to Friday 12 October
Time:  9 am to 3 pm with before and after school care hours if needed
Address: River Road Tennis Centre River Road
Lane Cove NSW 2066
Book Here: Bookings
Phone: (02) 9428 3336
Facebook: @riverroadtenniscentre

Free Teen Boot Camp

Cost:  FREE (yep FREE)
Date: 4th October 2018
Time: 10.00 am
Address: Blackman Park
Book Here: Empower360Fitness
Email: [email protected]


The Beautician – Teen Holiday Specials


Creation Collective (slime + bliss balls + procedure writing)
by Sydney Therapy & Co

Create your very own gooey slime & delicious bliss balls from scratch!

A morning of fun & learning working with Sydney Therapy & Co.’s Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology team. Combining sensory stimulating activities which develop fine motor skills, coordination and planning alongside procedure writing and sequencing.

Procedural texts provide a GREAT opportunity for practising sequencing information or directions so that people can successfully perform activities in safe, efficient and appropriate ways just like in recipes and science experiments. Giving students a good grasp of this type of genre writing has multiple possible real-life applications!!

It’s time to get your hands dirty making slime and bliss balls with the Sydney Therapy & Co. team. Sequencing the steps in order and writing a procedural text so you can make them again & again!

Eat your bliss balls for morning tea & take your slime home.  

For primary school students from Year 1`- Year 5

Cost: Early Bird $105 (book by 30/9)  Regular $135
Date: Two sessions offered on Thursday 4th OR 11th October 2018
Time: 9:30-12 noon (2 1/2 hours)
Address: Unit 6, 46 Burns Bay Road Lane Cove
Phone: 0449 619 182



Cost:  Varies depending on service requested.
Date:  Services Available throughout holiday period
Time: Various
Address: 1 Lincoln Street Lane Cove West 2066
Book Here: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]

Dance Sensation

Your child will love Dance Sensations Performing Arts Studio’s awesome Spring Camp!
They’ll learn new skills with friends and team up for some brilliantly fun games. Their caring staff will ensure your child has a fab time in their brand new 730sqm dance and drama facility!

Cost:  $250 for the 4 days or $70 per day
Date:  October 2 to 5 2018
Time: 9.00 to 3.00 pm
Address: Brand New Fab Studio at Ground Floor Unit 2/706 Mowbray Road Lane Cove North
Book Here:

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: 8th October to 10th October 2018
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Address: Greenwich Sailing Club, Manns Place, Greenwich
Book Here: Bookings
Phone: 0468 655 228
Email: [email protected]

Big Wild Imagination

Feed your child’s curiosity at Big Wild Imagination’s one-day workshops packed with art experiences and resources to ignite their senses. Think dough, paint, slime, lights, motion, sculpture, sand, clay, recycled materials and more, used in innovative ways to inspire open-ended creativity. And unlimited imagination!

The focus of our art sessions is on discovery and self-expression. Children work at their own pace with the freedom to explore ideas. There is no expectation for children to produce anything. Your child will gain leaps and bounds in problem solving, perseverance, experimenting, collaboration and confidence.

Cost: $80
Date: Thurs 4th, Fri 5th, Mon 8th, Tues 9th October 2018
Time: 9.00am to 3.30pm. Children can be dropped off from 8.30am and can be picked up as late as 5.00pm.
Address: Neutral Bay & Macquarie Park


KidFit Club

An exciting way for kids aged 5-12 to spend their holidays being healthy, active and most importantly having fun!! Kidfitclub has organised laser tag, ninja warrior fun, commonwealth games fun, mini masterchef and more.

Cost:  $250 for 4 Days (Sibling Discount)
DateMonday 8th October to Friday 11th Ocotber July (optional Cricket and Art Workshops on offer)
Time: 8.30 to 4.00 pm
Address: St Michaels Primary School Lane Cove (all welcome)
Book Here:
Email:[email protected]

Brewer Swimming

Bookings are now open for their October School Holiday Intensive Program.
Ph: 0419 801 474

Python Coding – 1 Day Boot Camp for Age 10+

Python is a simple and powerful programming language. It is not just for programmers, but also for other educational and technical professions, such as researchers, data scientists, artists and engineers. Students will not only learn the basic skills of a programmer, but also benefit from the powerful third party libraries that Python provides.

For zero starters.

In this course you will learn the basics of Python language:
– Variables, loops, conditional statements, functions, classes.
– Some graphical drawing techniques using PILLOW library.

Suitable for kids from year 5 and above (age 10+)

Cost:  $135
Dates:  Friday 5 October 9 am to 3 pm or Friday 13 October 9 am to 3 pm
Address:  Lane Cove Language and Cultural Centre, 3/118 Longueville Road, Lane Cove
Tickets:  Eventbrite

Parents Can Still Exercise

Attention Parents! There is no need to stop your exercise routine in the School Holidays – bring your kids to FitRev! During the School Holidays you can bring your kids to ALL our group training sessions for FREE. They can run around on the bowling greens at The Diddy while you train!

Time: All Class Times
Address: Fitness Revelation, Cnr River Rd West & Kenneth Street, Longueville
Email:[email protected]

fitness revelation fitrev

Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios (previously Centrehouse Arts Centre)

Gallery Lane Cove + Creative Studios has an action packed school holiday programme planned for your budding artists.  They will be held in the brand new Creative Studios. Bookings here. Before and After Care is also available, from only $8 per hour!


Pizza Making at Café Geo

Cafe Geo is holding pizza making classes these holidays.  Want to keep the kids busy and fed?  They will learn how to make great pizzas and will also receive a Qualified Pizza Chef Certificate.

Limited places available.

For bookings enquiries contact Café Geo via Facebook or Instagram Pages

Cost: $25 per person
Dates: Wed 3/10, Thurs 4/10, Wed 10/10 and Thurs 11/10 from 12pm to 2 pm
Address:  4/705 Mowbray Road West, Lane Cove North NSW 2066
Phone:  9418 7711


Lane Cove Podiatry

Every day Lane Cove Podiatry has children come to their surgery with foot pain and problems and it’s often because their shoes  are not either fitting correctly or are the wrong type for their foot or activity.  Often kids play sport in flat unsupported shoes and this can be the major cause of their foot pain.

Many parents buy school shoes that are way too long thinking that they will get more time out of them. This can cause tripping and pigeon toeing and exacerbate or cause foot problems.

Lane Cove Podiatry is offering free shoe checks in the school holidays where parents can bring in their children and their shoes and Lane Cove Podiatry will provide a 10 minute free foot and shoe check. They will also offer advice on the correct shoes for the child and discuss treatment options if there are some further concerns.

Please phone for a booking time.

Cost: Free (but bookings essential)
Dates: Thurs 4/10 from 4pm til 5 pm and Friday 5/10 from 1.30 -2.30 pm and 4 pm til 5 pm.
 57 Tambourine Bay Road, Riverview NSW 2066
 (02) 9420 4673

Spring Dance Camp at Burns Bay Dance Studios’

Come and join the fun at Burns Bay Dance Studios’ school holiday camps.  They have dance workshops, craft and activities, movie time and more.

Bring your dance clothes, lunch, drink bottle, hat and pillow.

Aged 4 years+

Late pickup available.

Send enrolment enquiries to [email protected]

Cost:  $60 per day (morning and afternoon tea provided)
Dates:  Monday 8 October to Friday 12 October
Address:  Suite 106, 47A Penrose Street, Lane Cove
Phone:  0402 779 330

Synergy Camp

Bookings are now open for our annual Sustainability camp. This year we have an amazing 3 day experience planned at the Nura Gunyu Aboriginal Education Centre on the South Coast. This camp is completely device free and open to Lane Cove young people currently in Year 6 to 16 years. Contact [email protected] for more information.

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