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School is out! Which means you will need to find ways to keep your kids entertained throughout the holidays. Here are some affordable and free options to help you survive the next two weeks.
Keep them Active with Sports and Workshops
Kids DIY Easter Craft Workshop
Join us for a fun kids DIY Easter Craft Workshop on Wednesday, April 17th from 10.00am to 11.00am. Children will have a chance to hand make their own bunny or chick as well as other Easter decorations.
Only $10 per child. Bookings essential, call 5622 8900 or email email@example.com
Combat school holiday boredom with the awesome line-up of Glee Club activities at CEX Coffs Harbour
- Tuesday 16 April 2pm: Free Easter Arts and Crafts
- Thursday 18 April 11am: Easter Cooking Class $5
- Friday 26 April 2pm: Free Kids’ Bingo Session
Limited places available, pre-register your children to attend these activities by calling 02 6652 3888.
Harbour Tennis Academy
The Harbour Tennis Academy run tennis clinics during the school holidays and is suitable for ages 3-17 years. This is an excellent way for all children to learn to improve their game through intensive coaching and playing. Children are placed in a group in accordance with their standard and age.
Courses are running Monday 15th through to Thursday 18th April. For more information call Allan on 0419 655 437
PCYC Coffs Harbour
School Holiday fun at PCYC Coffs Harbour. They have a number of different activities to choose from. Kids are required to bring their lunch and/or snacks. Courses cost $20 per workshop or $35 for a full day (prices includes PCYC membership).
You can also use your Active Kids voucher towards these activities.
Minecraft marathon comes to Coffs
- Hours: 8.30am – 5.00pm at Sportz Central, Bray Street
- Each day is broken in two 4 hour sessions
- Students can enrol for the morning or afternoon at $25 per session or stay for the day for just $40
- Students should bring a snack and drink, plus lunch if staying for the whole day.
Classes are available for current (2019) Kinder to Year 10 students. Register at Computer Capers
The Great LEGO Building Challenge
Come and join in the creative free family fun of The Great LEGO Building Challenge!
Taking place each day between 22-27 April contestants stretch their imagination and creativity by constructing LEGO masterpieces of their own design from a selection of Lego valued at over $4000.00. At the conclusion of each 20 minute heat, all contestants receive a Bookmark of Excellence, and first, second and third places will be chosen, with LEGO prizes awarded. First and second place winners are invited to return to the Centre on Saturday 27th April to participate in the finals, which comprise of the top 20 builders from the week in each age group who will compete for great LEGO Prizes
Virtual Cartooning Workshops
The Bunker Cartoon Gallery along with one of Australia’s best cartoonists and illustrators, Phil Judd, will be hosting a Virtual Cartooning Workshop on Wednesday 24 April. Catering for ages 6 to 16, with all materials supplied.
Book for one session or book them all! There are limited spaces available for each of the three sessions, so call 02 6651 7343 to secure your spot
Come and monkey around at TreeTops! Open every day for the school holidays. Swing on over to our website and book your spot! Tree Tops
Coffs Coast Adventure Centre
Flip Fly Fun is open during NSW School Holidays only. Prices are per individual activity and include as many turns as you can fit into your 30 minute session.
A maximum of 8 people can participate in each session, so it’s a good idea to book ahead.
- FLY – SkyWire – 8:30am-2:00pm
- FLIP – Zorb Ball – 9:00am – 2:30pm
Weight Restrictions Apply. See the website for further Details: Coffs Coast Adventure Centre
Knights Quest: School Holiday Adventure Program
Fun, Exciting, Safe holiday care program run by a qualified sports coach.
- Live Action Role Play games
- Treasure Hunts
Bookings not required. Held at Coffs Harbour Showground in school holidays for ages 5-15. Enquire 0417 275 011
See Website: Coffs Harbour Sword Club
School Holiday Marine Magic
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park has got you covered for some magic and fun in the School Holidays with many exciting marine experiences for the whole family!
Not only will you have a slippery smooch from a dolphin & a slightly wet hug from a seal every day, but you will also see our fun, interactive daily marine discovery
For the Marine Ranger in the family (aged 8-16yrs) why not book into a full day of our Junior Marine Ranger Program!
Day Trip from Coffs
If you don’t mind heading out of town for the day, The Glass House at Port Macquarie is running a design and digital day along with creative arts sessions.
Young Movers & Shakers
Tuesday 16 April and Thursday 18 April, 9am-3pm.
A design and digital experience for our young movers and shakers to develop creative confidence and problem-solving skills through STEAM – coding, animation and music making.