Spring School Holiday Guide

Spring 2020 School Holiday Inspiration

We have created our essential Spring 2020 School Holiday Guide, which has a plenty of inspiration to help you choose fun and engaging kid’s activities this Spring. Featuring a wide-range of activities such as sewing classes, sports, acrobatics and literacy programs – this guide really is the best place to start your search. Be quick, as some classes have an early bird or IWMs discount especially for you!

Many of these activities are organised by registered Active Kids or Creative Kids providers, so don’t forget to make use of those vouchers.

AcroPals Holiday Camp

Acropals class

Acrobatic classes for kids Ages 6 to 14 years – beginners through to advanced aerials, back handsprings and flips!

Two days of acrobatics, two levels, two locations! Learn from the best teachers, with the best airtracks in the Inner West at Sydney’s first acro-only school.

Thursday 8 October, Marrickville

  • Beginners through to aerial preparation
  • 5 to 10 years old
  • A full day of acro, plus we will be having fun with slime!

Friday 9 October, St Peters

  • Intermediate through to advanced flips
  • 9+ years old
  • From aerials, back handsprings through to tumbling. We will also have a video/photo shoot!

Where: Marrickville and St Peters
When: 8 October & 9 October
Cost: $90 per day
Bookings: www.acropals.com

Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP)

ATYP - girl acting

Drama classes for primary school-aged children and high school students

The Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is the national youth theatre company offering high quality drama classes led by professional performing artist tutors. In the Spring school holidays young people from Kindy to Year 12 will make new friends, learn about performing, gain confidence and most importantly have a lots of fun in a safe and inspiring environment.

Where: Glebe, Chippendale, Darlinghurst, Surry Hills
When: 28 September – 9 October
Cost: From $280 per week (Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm). Early bird prices until 5pm, 14 September. Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Website: www.atyp.com.au/workshops/holidays/
Enquiries: hello@atyp.com.au

Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz

LEGO workshops for kids aged 5+

During the October holidays Bricks 4 Kids Inner West will be hosting workshops in Ashfield, Balmain, Leichhardt and now at a new location in Olympic Park! The workshops will feature STEM-based fun LEGO themes and robotics!

Where: Ashfield, Balmain, Leichhardt & Olympic Park


  • Ashfield: 28 September – 2 October (age 5+)
  • Balmain: 28 September – 2 October (age 5+)
  • Leichhardt: 6 October – 9 October (age 7+)
  • Olympic Park: 6 October – 9 October (age 5+)                                                                                    

Cost: From $95 per day. Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: www.bricks4kidz.com.au

 Flying Yogis
Flying Yogis

Yoga, tumbling, mindfulness & acrobatics for kids aged 5 to 12 years

A day at Flying Yogis includes yoga, acrobatics, gymnastics, hip hop, art, music and cooking! There are two programs on offer these school holidays for Kindy to Year 3 and Years 4 to 6.

Where: Annandale
When: 28 September – 9 October, daily.
Cost: $90 per day. Five days for price of four. Special discount if you mention IWM. Active Kids and Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: www.flyingyogis.net.au

Gallery NTK Art School

Gallery NTK

Fine Art tuition in all media for kids in Kindy to Year 12

These school holidays Gallery NTK will be running fun art workshops for Kindy kids to Year 12. The classes are led by fully qualified art teachers and professional artists and focus on skills in clay-making, painting and drawing.

Where: Croydon
When: 28 September – 9 October
Cost: $50.00 half day and $100 full day. Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: www.galleryntk.com.au  

GeckoSports Inner West

Geckosports camp

Multi-sport fitness classes for primary school kids

GeckoSports, in Ashfield is running three programs, suitable for kids aged 5 to 12 years who love sports or fitness games and are looking for a fun day with friends.

  • Mini Olympics (5 to 12 years old)
    Tuesday 29 September and Friday 9 October
    Sports fun – sprints, hurdles, high jump, long jump, relays, discus and shot put
  • Ninja-warrior Sports Fun (5 to 12 years old)
    Friday 2 October and Tuesday 6 October
    Obstacle course, dodgeball and target throwing
  • Teens Bootcamp Fitness Fun (12-17 years old)
    Friday 9 October
    Tabata fitness stations, music challenges and obstacle course

Where: Ashfield Park
Cost: $55 (early bird $40 – book before 13 September). Siblings 25% discount.
Bookings: https://geckosports.com.au/inner-west-sydney/

Gymkidz Gymnastics

Children at Gymkidz

Gymnastics camp for kids aged 4 to 12 years

The Gymkidz holiday program is perfect for parents looking for a dynamic and exciting activity day. The program is gymnastics focused but include a variety of stimulating physical and motor-skill development with games, acrobatics and circus, and dance all in the care of a qualified team of instructors. We have a limit of 14 – 21 children per camp and children are grouped according to age and ability.

Where: Newtown
When: 28 September – 9 October
Cost: $90 per day. Active Kids and Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: https://www.gymkidz.com.au/holiday-camps
Enquiries: info@gymkidz.com.au 

Haberfield Tennis Centre

Haberfield Tennis - July School Holiday Guide

Tennis lessons for kids aged 4 years and up

Haberfield Tennis Centre is offering private or semi-private tennis lessons during the October school holidays for children of all ages and levels.

Where: Haberfield
When: 28 September – 9 October, daily.
Cost: $45 for 30mins or $80 for 60 minutes
Bookings: info@haberfieldtennis.com.au

Inner West School of Dance

Recreational dance classes for children aged 2 to 16 years

The Inner West School of Dance provides relaxed and friendly classes where children can learn Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop and Lyrical. Led by qualified and talented teachers, children are able to learn to dance in a non-competitive environment, increase their musicality and boost their self-esteem while having fun and making friends.

Where: Marrickville, Leichhardt, Haberfield
Enquiries: admin@innerwestschoolofdance.com.au
Website: www.innerwestschoolofdance.com.au

Inkling Writing Studio

Inking Writing Class

Fun, imaginative creative writing workshops children aged 7-10 years and 10-12 years

Inkling writing studio offers inspiring, supportive small group classes where children can develop their writing skills and confidence. We believe that children flourish in creative and supportive environments, where there is time and space to imagine and express ideas freely.

Where: Hunters Hill
When: Thursday 1 October and Thursday 8 October
Cost: $90 for 10am- 3pm workshop. Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Website: https://inklingwriting.com.au
Enquiries: alison@inklingwriting.com.au

Julie Peadon Art

Julie Peadon Art

Fun Fine Art half & full day workshops for Kindy to Year 12 

These school holidays, Julie Peadon Art is offering fun, fine art workshops exploring the great art movements both historically and in a contemporary world while practicing drawing, painting, printing, sculpture and mixed media

Where: Drummoyne
When: 28 September – 9 October
Cost: $50 half day and $100 full day. Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: www.juliepeadonart.com

Jump StART Youth Theatre

Jump StART

Online and face-to-face drama workshops for Kindy to Year 12

These holidays Jump StART is going online AND in person to bring together students in a collaborative environment. These fun workshops are designed to challenge young actors of all ages and experience levels. With sessions such as the Pirate Ship and the Audition Room.

Newtown + Online
When: 28 September – 9 October
Cost: $30-70. Early bird discounts available until 12 September! 10% off when you use code innerwestmums at checkout.
Website: https://jumpstartyouththeatre.com/workshops/
Enquiries: hello@jumpstartyouththeatre.com

KICKS Afterschool Leichhardt


Martial art + fun indoor/outdoor activities for children aged 4 to 12 years old and teens

KICKS Afterschool holiday program includes martial arts classes and fun activities like cooking, games, art and craft! Our center has an indoor and outdoor area where kids can burn off some energy and play exciting games!

Where: Leichhardt
28 September -12 October, daily.
$70.00 full day (8.00am-6.30pm), $55 (8:00am-3pm), $30 (3:00pm-6.30pm). Sibling discount. Active Kids vouchers accepted.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KicksLeichhardt/
Enquiries: leichhardt@kicksafterschool.com

Kids Got Skillz

Kids Got Skillz - holiday camp

Workshops for children, promoting self-esteem and happiness for kids aged 5-12 years old

Kids Got Skillz are running a Digital Detox Workshop – helping kids develop life skills and focus in everyday life. Activities include cooking, photography, craft and mindfulness.

Where: Stanmore
When: 31 September and 1 October
Cost: $100 per day. Creative and Active Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: www.kidsgotskillz.com.au

Kidz Artworx

Kidz Artworx girl holding picture

Art School specialising in art classes for primary school kids

Kidz Artworx is running fun and creative art workshops to suit everyone including drawing, cartoons, print making, painting and clay and design. The workshops are designed to encourage kids’ in their creative thinking and visual language and provide them with skills in various areas. All materials are provided and there is a great outdoor play area too.

Where: Burwood
When: 28 September – 9 October
Cost: Early bird discount until 20 September: $49.50 for 3 hours, $99 full day. Creative Kids voucher accepted.
Bookings: www.kidzartworx.com.au

Leap into Literacy

Boy on computer

Online literacy progams for children aged 5 to 12 years old

Leap into Literacy is offering two programs for children aged 5 to 7 years and 8 to 12 years old. The online programs are PhD designed reading and writing classes that help increase your child’s confidence and create a lifelong love of literacy.

Where: Online
Cost: $99 for 4 lessons. 25% sibling discount. Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Website: www.leapintoliteracy.com
Enquiries: info@leapintoliteracy.com.au



High-energy sport, dance and activity camps for Kindy to Year 6

Motiv8sports help kids get excited about sport and learn all about teamwork and sportsmanship in a safe and fun setting.

Where: Concord
When: 7 & 8 October
Cost: $99 for 2 day camp (8:30am-3:30pm). Creative Kids Voucher accepted.
Bookings: www.motiv8sports.com.au
Enquiries: innerwest@motiv8sports.com.au

Paper Rock Scissors Art Studios

Paper Rock Scissors - Inner West Mums Activities Guide

Art workshops for primary school aged kids
Paper Scissors Rock will be running art workshops in two groupsKindy to Year 2 and Years 3-6. Workshops will be running at both locations – Rozelle and Summer Hill. There will be lots of creative and fun art projects to suit all levels of ability. Each day offers a new workshop with fun techniques that you may not get to try every day. Morning sessions and afternoon sessions available, or stay for the entire day. Extended hours available.

Where: Rozelle and Summer Hill
When: 28 September – 9 October, daily.
$60 + GST per session. $120 + GST full day. Creative Kids voucher accepted.
Bookings: www.paperrockscissors.com.au

PCYC Glebe/Leichhardt


Gymnastic and multi-sport progams for children aged 5 to 12 years

Choose from gymnastics, multi-sport or dance sessions these school holidays at PCYC located in Forest Lodge. BYO morning and afternoon tea, lunch and water bottle.

Where: Forest Lodge
28 Sept – 9 October
Cost: $40 per day, $75 (2 days), $110 (3 days), $135 (4 days). Active Kids voucher accepted.
Enquiries: glebeleichhardt@pcycnsw.org.au      

Red Devils Football Academy

Red Devils Soccer camp

Red Devils Football Academy will be running soccer camps suitable for all age groups and skill levels during the Spring school holidays. Holiday soccer camps are run by professionally trained coaches (FFA Certified) with a focus on calm and constructive teaching.

Where: PCYC Marrickville
When: 7, 8 and 9 of October, 9am-3pm
Cost: From $110
Bookings: www.reddevilsacademy.com.au
Enquiries: info@reddevilsacademy.com.au

Resilience in Kids

Resilience building workshops for children in Kindy to Year 6

Resilience in Kids is offering fun and play-based resilience building workshops both face-to-face and online via Zoom. Workshops focus on building resilience through fun activities, including; drama, art, craft, storytelling, discussion and games. Workshops are run by deeply experienced resilience coaches.

Where: Online + Lower North Shore
When: 28 September – 1 October, 5 October – 8 October
Cost: $39 online workshop. $120 face-to-face. Creative Kids voucher accepted
Bookings: www.resilienceinkids.com.au

Speaking Schools Australasia

Sydney Speaking School holiday camp

Fun and supportive public speaking classes for children to find their voice & build resilience

If your children are struggling with their confidence, their ability to express themselves or structure their thoughts, then this course is ideal. These Spring school holidays, SSA Speaking School is offering a range of online and face-to-face holiday workshops in debating and public speaking. Run by a team of highly experienced public speakers and debaters, workshops are aimed at helping students of all ages and backgrounds find their voice in a fun and supportive environment.

Where: Burwood + Online
When: 28 September – 9 October
Cost: Online courses from $180 for four days. Face-to-face from $220. Creative Kids voucher accepted.
Bookings: www.speakingschools.com.au
Enquiries: manager@speakingschools.com.au

The Athletic Buddha

The Athletica Buddha - July School Holiday Guide

Interactive activities and games for children aged 6 to 12 years

The Athletic Buddha health and fitness centre will be running two sessions for children in the school holidays. The first is the Sports, Strength and Science Workshop and the second session Gymnastics, Dance, Slime Making Workshop. There will also be fun interactive games and prizes!                                               

Where: Concord West

  • Sports, Strength and Science Workshop: 30 September
  • Gymnastics, Dance and Slime Making Workshop: 7 October

Cost: 30 September: $115, 7 October: $82. Creative and Active Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: https://theathleticbuddha.com.au



HSC workshops for Year 12 Students

Tutoring4All is offering a range of HSC Maths and English workshops for Year 12 students this October school holiday.

Where: Five Dock
When: 1, 2, 6 & 7 October
Cost: $75 per 2 hour workshop
Bookings: https://forms.gle/v5JLisr3A1HNkAYZ8
Enquiries: info@tutoring4all.com.au                                                                                                                                                                                 

UsefulBox Sewing

UsefulBox Sewing

Learn to sew classes for children aged 8+

Let’s get the kids sewing in the October holidays with these two fun topics: Sewing Machine 101 and Learn to Make a Funky Bum Bag!

Where: Marrickville
When: 30 September – 9 October
Cost: From $75 per class. Bring a friend and use code IWMKIDS for 10% off.
Bookings: www.usefulbox.com.au
Enquiries: usefulboxblog@gmail.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Sign up to our Fortnightly Newsletter


  • No comments yet.
  • Add a comment

    Sign up to our Newsletter to be the first to know of
    upcoming events, competitions and everything Inner West!

    You have successfully subscribed to the newsletter

    There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

    Inner West Mums will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.