Lane Cove Summer School Holidays Activities 2019/2020

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.

Be Sporty

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

River Road Tennis Centre School Holiday Tennis Camps start in December (which is great for those schools that finish in early December). If you’re working right up to Christmas or you want some running around time.  This is the activity for your kids.

Tennis Camps at River Road Tennis Centre cater for children aged between 5 – 14 years where kids will learn tennis skills endorsed by Tennis Australia Hot Shots Program utilising smaller sized court as well as advice from our experienced coaches. Parents will be happy  these school holidays with before and after camp care options to ensure your kids remain active.

Their camps include:

  • Before Camp Care from 7.30am (with organised activity)
  • After Camp Care between 3pm and 6pm (with organised activity)
  • FREE Bus Pickup and Return
  • Sausage Sizzle (last day of week camps 1 and 2 only)
  • Daily lunch orders available
  • All equipment included
  • Camp held rain, hail or shine

Camp 1: Mon 9th Dec – Fri 13th Dec (5 days)
Camp 2: Mon 16th  Dec – Fri 20th  Dec (5 days)
Camp 3: Mon 23rd – 24th Dec (2 days)
Camp 4: 6th Jan – 10th Jan (5 days)
Camp 5: 13th Jan – 17th Jan (5 days)
Camp 6: 20th Jan – 24th Jan (5 days)
Camp 7: 28th Jan (1 day)

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
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: @riverroadtenniscentre

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.


School Holiday Programme starts on 6th -10th January, 13th -17th January and  20th -24th January

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


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.  They also have holiday art workshops and a cricket clinic. 

Cost:  $260 for 4 Days (Sibling Discount)
DateWeek One: Monday 13th, Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15th, Thurs 16th January 2020
Week Two: Monday 20th Tuesday 21st, Wednesday 22nd, Thursday 23rd

Time: 8.30 to 3.30 pm
Address: St Michaels Primary School Lane Cove (all welcome)
Book Here:  enrol here
Email:[email protected]

Social Skills and Literacy Groups with Sydney Speech

Sydney Speech Clinic are offering their popular groups these Summers holidays; Social Skills and Literacy groups.  See website for more information and booking links:

These group programs are designed to supplement a child’s learning by building on existing skills. Most importantly, these groups encourage the children in the group to learn from one another. We often find that children thrive in this group setting, and come out of the program feeling confident and empowered to apply the new skills that they have learned. Group programs offer a reliable and affordable way of maximising your child’s exposure to learning.

Social Thinking Groups

  • This group is being run in the January school holidays (see details below).
  • The total cost of the program ($430) includes all resources and materials.
  • 20th,21st,22nd January 2020 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) from 10.30am- 12.00pm.

Literacy Groups

Our popular literacy booster camps being offered during the January school holidays are as follows:

Children who will be in Year 1 or Year 2 in 2020

Mon,Tues,Wed (20th, 21st, 22nd January ) @ 10.30am – 12.00pm each day (1.5 hours each session).

Children who will be in Year 3 or Year 4 in 2020

Mon, Tues, Wed (13th, 14th, 15th January) @ 1.30pm – 3.00pm each day (1.5 hours each session). Times to be confirmed depending on numbers. Each group costs $430 per child for the 3 sessions and includes take home learning materials.

School Readiness Group

This program is being run over 3 days in the January School Holidays.  We plan to have two different time slots to try and accomodate everybody.

Group 1
Sessions will be held on Monday 13th, Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th January 2020 at 10.30am-12.00pm each day.

Group 2
Sessions will be held on Wednesday 22nd, Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th January 2020 at 9.00am-10.30am each day.

Lego® based therapy group

Our Lego® based therapy group is being offered during the January school holidays as follows:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (14th, 15th, 16th January ) @ 9.00 am – 10.30 am each day (1.5 hours each session).

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (20th, 21st, 22nd January ) @ 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm each day (1.5 hours each session).

If these times do not suit you please feel free to let us know ([email protected]) as additional or alternate groups can be formed depending on interest.  Each group costs $430 per child for the 3 sessions.

More Information:
Address: 1 Pottery Lane Lane Cove (Little Street Car Park Building)
Book Here: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]

Summer 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, yoga mat, towel, hat and pillow.
Aged 4 years+
Late pickup available. Send enrolment enquiries to [email protected]
Cost:  $71.50 per day (morning and afternoon tea provided)
Dates:  Wednesday 22 January to Friday 24 Jan 2019
Time: 9 – 3 pm
Address:  Suite 16, 47A Penrose Street, Lane Cove West
Phone:  0402 779 330

School Holiday Start Sailing at Lane Cove 12ft Sailing Club

Lane Cove 12ft Sailing Skiff Club has two sailing programs offered in December and January for 8-17 year olds that would like to discover sailing, or build on their sailing skills from a previous learn to sail course.
Sailing is a sport for life that promotes fun and friendship but also develops and builds life skills with independent thinkers, promotes problem solving, multi tasking and introduces organisation and leadership skills.  Both programs run from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily and include lunch, morning and afternoon tea as well as membership of the club for the 2019-2020 season and are supported by Australian Sailing accredited instructors.

Beginners in Sabots – Designed for children aged from 8 to 12 who would like to learn the basic skills of sailing. For those that have never sailed before or have limited sailing experience.

Beginners in Lasers – Designed for older students up to the age of 18 with no or little sailing experience.

Each program runs for 5 days and covers both theory and practice.

Cost: $430
Dates:   Course 1 Monday 16th to Friday 20 December 2019
              Course 2 Monday 20 to Friday 24 January 2020
Time: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Address: Lane Cove 12ft Sailing Skiff Club, Longueville Wharf, Stuart St, Longueville, 
Book Here: Bookings Course 1 and Bookings Course 2
Phone: 0468 655 228
Email: [email protected]

School Holiday Learn to Sail Greenwich Sailing Club

Greenwich Sailing Club’s annual learn to sail program is suitable for children from 10 to 15 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: 20th January to 22nd January 2020
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Address: Greenwich Sailing Club, Manns Place, Greenwich
Phone: 0468 655 228
Email: [email protected]

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.  It is fun holiday sport for ages 4 to 12

Cost: $220.
Date:  Thursday 19th and Friday 20th December 2019
14th to 17th and 21st to 23rd January 2020
Time: 9am to 3pm, rain, hail or shine 8am to 6pm hours available
Address: Club Willoughby 26 Crabbes Avenue, Willoughby
Book here:
Email: [email protected]


Gallery Lane Cove + Creative studios

Gallery Lane Cove + Creative studios have a fun filled holiday program from 14 -24 January 2019. The workshops cater for children aged 5 up to 16 years. Pottery, cartooning, textiles, drawing, sculpting… so many options to choose from. Full day classes or a half day, we have something for everyone!

Did you know Gallery Lane Cove + Creative studios offers before and after workshop supervision?

Drop your children off at 8.30 for supervision before the workshops start at 9.30 and we also offer after workshop care 4.15 /4.30 – 5.30pm. click here for more information

Mix and match morning classes with afternoon classes for a full day of creative fun! For all students doing morning and afternoon classes on the same day, we offer supervision  from 12.30 – 1.15 at no extra cost.

Address:  164 Longueville Road NSW (opposite the Library)
Phone: 9428 4898
Booking Info School Holidays:  Gallery Lane Cove
Email:  [email protected]
Facebook: @gallerylanecove

Brewers Swimming Intensive School Holiday Program 

For all ages and abilities from toddlers to junior squad!

Daily 30min lessons/45min junior squad/60min senior squad

Week 1: Monday 6th January – Thursday 9th January
Lesson Times: 8.30am – 10.30am

Week 2: Monday 13th January – Thursday 16th January
Lesson Times: 8.30am – 10.30am

​Week 3: Monday 20th January – Thursday 23rd January
Lesson Times: 8.30am – 10.30am

Terms & Conditions: We do not offer refunds.  In the event of an extended period of sickness or injury, we may offer a credit to the following term. An administration fee of $20.00 per swimmer will be charged.

Cost: $80.00 per week (Four 30min group lessons/45min junior squad/60 min senior squad) or $21.00 per session.
Address: Saint Ignatius College Riverview, 2066


Bop till you Drop Performing Arts Workshops

Our award winning 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. Our Performing Arts Workshops WON the People’s Choice Award at the 2019 What’s On 4 Kids Awards.

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)

Age: 5 – 12yrs

Cost: $65 per day (with COVE18 $20 OFF discount)
Siblings: $60 per day ($30 OFF, if booking two days)
Normal cost is $75 per day without discount code

We are also a Creative Kids Registered Provider which means you can redeem your $100 Creative Kids Voucher for our School Holiday Programs. (That’s $15 per day when using COVE18 Coupon Code and the Creative Kids Voucher).

Time: 9.00 – 3.30
Extended Hours: 8.00 – 5.00
Tues 14 & Wed 15 January – MOSMAN
Wed 15 & Thurs 16 January – CASTLE HILL
Tues 21 & Wed 22 January – LANE COVE
Tues 21 & Wed 22 January – WAVERLEY
Address:Lane Cove Country Club, 180 River Rd, Lane Cove
(ask us for Mosman/Waverley address)
Booking form: JAN 2020 – LANE COVE BOOKING FORM
Phone: 1300 13 03 13
Email: [email protected]

Have you ever imagined you were a gladiator facing a lion at the Colosseum? Perhaps you were an empress in ancient China or helped to build the Great pyramids.

Come and travel in our time machine. Learn about your chosen time in history. Create a time line and learn ancient forms of writing. Write your own fantastic Time Traveller tale.

More details-  Time Travellers January flyer

Address:  56 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill
Cost: $90 includes writing materials
Phone: 0414 462 476
Instagram: inklingwritingstudio

 Dance Sensation’s Drama and Dance Camp

Get that SUMMER FEEL at

Dance Sensation’s awesome Drama and Dance Holiday Camp!

They’ll learn new skills with friends and team up for some brilliantly fun games. Our caring staff will ensure your child has an absolute cracker of a time in our new 736sqm dance and drama facility!

Address: 2/706 Ground Floor Mowbray Rd, Lane Cove
Hours: 9am-3pm
Cost: $70 Single day, $250 all 4 days
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 8591 2269
Instagram: dancesensationaustralia

9 Degrees Lane Cove – Bouldering

Lane Cove has a new activity to try and it’s completely different to any other activity in Lane Cove!!

Bouldering is an activity that anyone can try.  You don’t need to purchase special equipment (it’s all available for hire at 9 Degrees).  It suits any level of fitness and beginners are very welcome.  9 Degrees tends to attract people with a zero-sporting background – repeat zero sporting background.  More info here.

This activity is suited to a family who have older kids or teenagers (15 years and over).  How many times do you hear there’s nothing in Lane Cove for teenagers to do?  Well now there is!!  This would be the ideal place for teenagers to have fun and meet their friends (all persons under 18 must have a signed waiver before using the facility).  Who knows your teenager might end up representing Australia at the Olympics!! Rock climbing is one of the new sports added to the 2020 Olympics.

Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult at all times unless under the supervision of an approved trainer or coach. One adult supervisor is necessary per 2 children climbing.

If you’re looking for something that’s a different, enormously fun, and a workout both physically and mentally then give bouldering a go.

Address:  1a/21 Mars Rd, Lane Cove Business Park
Hours: Mon – Fri 4 pm – 10 pm Weekends 9 am – 10 pm
Holiday Trading Hours:  Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.  Open Boxing Day and New Year’s Day 9 am – 10 pm
Cost: $20 for an adult, $18 for a student or child, shoe hire is free on your first visit and $7 after that.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0437 131 189
Facebook9 Degrees Lane Cove
Instagram: @9degreeslanecove

Photo @jeremylamx

Keep checking for more activities in January 2020 as we will add them as we hear about them.

Decorate your Own Gingerbread Cookie at Home HQ Artarmon

A great event for the whole family! Head to Artarmon HomeHQ and make your own Gingerbread Cookie!

Address: Home HQ Artarmon, Ground Level, 1 Frederick Street Artarmon
Hours: Saturday 7th December 10AM – 2PM & Saturday 14th December 10AM – 2PM
Cost: Gold coin donation for Royal North Shore Hospital
Instagram: homehq

LEGO Mania

The LEGO and brick events at Artarmon HomeHQ are always a huge hit.

Address: Home HQ Artarmon, Ground Level, 1 Frederick Street Artarmon
Date: 6 – 19 January 2020
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Cost: gold coin entry per participant
Instagram: homehq


Cameraygal School of Performing Arts- Theatre Workshops


Address: Living and Learning Centre, 164-180 Longueville Road, Lane Cove
Date: Week 1 Monday 13th – Friday 17th January
Week 2 Monday 20th – Friday 24th January
Time: 9am-3pm
Cost: $250
Facebook: cameraygalschool


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