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Winter School Holidays Activities Guide

Wondering how to keep the kids entertained these Winter School Holidays? To make planning a school holiday activity for your little ones that much easier, the Inner West Mums’ Winter School Holidays Activities Guide features a range of fun activities for all ages and abilities, from toddlers to school aged kids.

Pick from art classes taught in a studio with an eco-friendly garden, tennis classes, performing arts and nature play. There’s also a youth orchestra, public speaking, debating and more.

Some of these businesses are also offering discounts for the Inner West Mums community, so be quick as spots fill up fast! And don’t forget to check if they accept Creative Kids or Active Kids vouchers too.

Artspark Studio | Bricks for Kids | Camperdown Tennis | Flying Yogis | Futures Extensions PLCGeckoSports | Little Kickers | Make Believe Performing Arts Club | NumberWorks’nWords | Speaking Schools Australasia | Sydney Youth OrchestraTherapies for Kids

Artspark Studio


Artspark Studio is a sun-filled Art and Sewing school located in the middle of Rozelle. Our eco-friendly garden is a home to chickens and guinea pigs. It is a perfect place to relax, play and source materials for projects.

This school holiday’s projects include: watercolour, gold leaf and crystal ball to make beautiful shiny mobiles, papier mache or sewing technique to make miniature versions of your pets, and create your own imaginative island!

We hope you can join us!

Cost: Half day Art workshops $77, All day sewing workshops $143, Extended hours $11 per hour


Enquiry: or call ChiChi 0434 154 811

Voucher: Creative Kids


Bricks for kids


With our unique BRICKS 4 KIDZ models and Imaginative Play, the kids are always having fun at our School Holiday Programs with LEGO® and Robotics!

Our school holiday activities are designed for kids ages 5–11, staffed by trained and screened BRICKS 4 KIDZ instructors, and have the best child : staff ratio around!

Cost: From $110 per day



Voucher: Creative Kids

Locations:  Leichhardt/Balmain/Ashfield/Sydney Olympic Park

Days: Monday to Fridays : Monday June 26th through to Monday July 17th


Camperdown Tennis


Tennis Camp – is a school holiday program for primary aged kids 5 to 12 of all skill levels, who want to improve their skills and have fun with professional coaches. Options are 8am to 3pm (Tennis Camp only) or 8am to 5:45pm (Tennis Camp plus aftercare).

Tennis Play – is a school holiday program for primary aged kids 5 to 12 of all skill levels, where kids play tennis against other kids for 3 hours. Options are 1pm to 4pm on Mondays or 9am to 12pm on Fridays, school holidays only.

Cost: $30 for Tennis Play, $80 or $100 for Tennis Camps

IWM Offer: Enter CODE at Checkout for discount:
* Super Early Bird Disocunt for Tennis Camps, $20 off: CODE: TOPSPIN (expires 9th June)
* Early Bird Discount for Tennis Camps, $10 off: CODE: DOUBLES (expires 23rd June)

For Active Kids Vouchers:
* please email your voucher to us and we’ll process your registration.
* only one discount offer allowed per enrollment



Voucher: Active Kids


Futures Extension Centre at PLC Sydney


We are very excited to share that PLC Sydney Futures Centre will be running several courses for junior and senior students in the last week of the July holidays (Monday, 10 July to Friday, 14 July). Our holiday programs are open to boys and girls across various Year Groups from any school.

The Junior and High Potential and Gifted Students holiday programs are designed to stimulate and excite young learners. The programs allow students to extend themselves outside of the core offering provided at most schools while also having fun during their holidays.

The English and Mathematics workshops will give Senior students the opportunity to get a head start by clarifying their understanding, building a solid foundation and extending their knowledge on various topics.

There is a strong focus on preparation for the upcoming HSC trial examinations, and students will have the opportunity to sit mock HSC English and Mathematics exams, which will simulate the conditions expected in the Trail exams.

For further details about the holiday programs and enrolments, please visit our website

Cost: $80-200

Days:  10-14 July 2023

Booking: Ph: 9704 5634/5713, Email: , Website:


Flying Yogis


Flying Yogis Holiday Camps are an institution in the Inner West. Your Gymnasts; Acrobats; Yogis; Dancers; Artists; Dreamers and Funlovers will love our programs.
Untiil 9th June we have early bird specials helping you with the ever tightening budgets; we always offer 5 days for the price of 4; and take creative kids vouchers.

Cost: $110 per day before June 9; $125 per day from June 10; 5 days for price of 4.

Days: 4/7-17/7 Monday – Friday . 9am- 3pm (before / aftercare 8:30am- 5:30pm)

IWM Offer: If you haven’t been to Flying Yogis before and find out about this camp from IWM pages, email us for a further $15 discount.



Voucher: Creative Kids


GeckoSports Inner West Sydney

A fun and interactive themed program that is suitable for kids of all fitness levels.

The program starts with a warm up games, and then an obstacle course with things like:

Balance beam, hurdles, speed ladder, boxing kickpad, tyres (flipping/ rolling), tunnel crawl, agility poles (crawling under, jumping over, zigzag running), jumping spots, etc.

Followed by fun games like dodgeball survival run, laser-beam duck & jump, Ninjas & warriors (oz tags/ races), target throwing challenges etc.


Use your Active Kids voucher during the Earlybird booking period and add a special GeckoSports MEMBER Pack in your booking!

* GeckoSports T-shirt
* Sweat headband
* Drink bottle or Bouncy ball

Cost: $75 Earlybird or $100 regular

IWM Offer: Discounts
* 25% discount (Earlybird) bookings at least 2 weeks before the event.
* 25% discount for siblings


Enquiry: or 0400 989 229 (Natascha)

Voucher: Active Kids

Days: Tuesday 11th July @ Ashfield Park 9am-1pm

Monday 17th July @ JF Laxton Reserve Dulwich Hill 9am-1pm


Little Kickers Canada Bay/Canterbury


We have four different soccer classes each tailored to a different age group. However, Little Kickers is not a guaranteed passport to soccer fame! The real goal of Little Kickers is to use soccer as a FUN forum to instill in children a little extra confidence, coordination, control, and a sense of camaraderie, through our award-winning program.

Cost: $87 per month, rolling membership, One off $50 registration includes uniform

IWM Offer: mention IWM on booking and receive a free personalized uniform


Enquiry: , 0403500441

Voucher: Active Kids


Make Believe Performing Arts Club


Make Believe Performing Arts Club Holiday Camp is a daily 3-day camp. (cost is total for the 3 days inc tuition, materials & afternoon snack). Our workshops follow a similar format to our term classes. They are a combination of singing, drama, dance & craft activities designed to help build confidence, creativity & social skills. There will be a short performance at the end of the third day. Make Believers will get involved in character development, brainstorming, making props/scenery and choreography. We teach the individual in each child, in a relaxed environment. We don’t expect a polished performance but are rewarded seeing the confidence of kids standing up on stage. It’s a team effort with everyone playing their part – not just the lead roles.Extended hours available for busy parents – limited places so please email for availability.

Cost: $232



Voucher: Active Kids, Creative Kids


NumberWorks’nWords, Leichhardt


Warm up those holiday brains this winter school holidays and get your child ready and motivated for the second half of 2023! This may mean an individually tailored program or perhaps preparation for a specific test, such as the OC Placement Test.

There are five days available on weekdays from Monday 10 July – Friday 14 July 2023: 10:00am – 2:30pm N.B. 12:00pm – 12:30pm is a supervised lunch break. There is also a study skills program for high school students from Tuesday 11 July to Thursday 13 April: 3:00pm – 4:30pm.

Your child does not need to be a current student of NumberWorks’nWords to join. You can enrol for the entire program, just a few days, or just a few hours – it is up to you!

Cost: $65 per hour

IWM Offer: Free initial assessment

Booking: 02 8068 6624 | |

Enquiry: 02 8068 6624 |

Voucher: Creative Kids

Days: Monday – Friday; from Monday 10 July – Friday 14 July 2023


Speaking Schools Australasia


This set of specialist public speaking and debating programs is perfect for parents who want to give their children the opportunity to build confidence in a fun and welcoming environment.

Each of their workshops – running across Sydney, including Burwood in the Inner West – is designed to empower every student to build their confidence and communication skills whilst having plenty of fun.

Perfect for students of all ages, these programs are run by an experienced team of coaches dedicated to providing an enjoyable and supportive learning environment for all participants!

Cost: From $230 for three days

Days: Monday to Friday, 10 – 14 July 2023

IWM Offer: Early Bird Discount (Expires Midnight, 28 May 2023)



Voucher: Creative Kids


Sydney Youth Orchestra


With no audition required, SYO Winter School is suitable for any child who plays an orchestral instrument; from those in their first year of playing, through to primary, secondary & tertiary level players.

Join SYO for a week of music making in a vibrant and engaging atmosphere where you can stretch yourself musically, meet new friends and most importantly, have fun!

Winter School promises to be the very best orchestral training holiday program for young musicians with no audition required and no need to be an SYO member.

The holiday program is suitable for any child who plays an orchestral instrument; from those in their first year of playing, through to primary, secondary & tertiary level players.

After five, jam-packed days of music learning led by some of Australia’s finest conductors and tutors; your hard work will be celebrated at a concert on Saturday 15 July. See you there!

Cost: Standard Winter Program – $595



Voucher: Creative Kids


Therapies for Kids



We have a range of activities planned, where your child will learn new skills, have fun and make new friends! Led by our team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists and exercise physiologists.

What’s on:
* School Readiness: Mon-Fri 9-11am daily
* Learn to Ride a Bike: Mon-Fri 2-3pm daily
* Teen Social Club: 11-1pm daily
* Intensive Therapy for School Age – daily

Please call us on 02 9519 0966 to book or
All NDIS approved

Cost: Please call to confirm

Booking: Phone 02 9519 0966 or



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