School Holiday Activities

City of Parramatta Council's Holiday Activities will once again provide plenty of fun filled activities for children. Art and cultural activities are on offer, plus children can be enrolled into a selection of great sporting programs.

Winter 2016 School Holidays Online Brochure

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Enrolment


For your convenience most of our council activities have moved to an online enrolment system. Below are few easy to follow steps to help you through the process. If you’re still not sure how to register online, please call the Recreation Programs and Services team on (02) 9806 5130.

  1. Find the program you would like to enrol your children in and click the Register button.
  2. View the program details and then under quantity pick the number of children you would like to enrol in our program; proceed by clicking Register.
  3. Enter your information first, under the heading Ticket Buyer. Then for each child, you will need to complete the fields listed under Ticket Information.
  4. Once all fields with a red asterisk are completed, click Complete Registration at the bottom of the page.
  5. A confirmation page will appear once your registration has been successfully received. You will also receive a confirmation email.
Don't have internet access?

If you’d like to attend a program that requires an online registration, check out our offline options below. Please note: We will not take any phone registrations. For assistance enrolling online visit the following Council facilities:

  • Granville Youth Centre, 3A Memorial Dr, Granville

Internet access is also available at all of our libraries, please be mindful that you may need to book a computer in advance.

If you need to cancel or change your enrolment, please contact the Recreation Programs and Services team on (02) 9806 5130 or email: recreation@parracity.nsw.gov.au. Due to popularity, all of our programs are likely to have waiting lists. To be fair to all, we ask that you give us notice if you won’t be attending on the day, so that we can offer the place to another child.

If less than 7 days notice is given, no refund under any circumstances will be available (if applicable).

Yes. Activities may be cancelled if insufficient enrolments are received or in the case of poor weather. If an activity has been cancelled, participants will be notified, and a refund (if applicable) will be issued. Please ensure contact details are correct on the enrolment form for this purpose.

Looking to advertise your company’s services within our school holiday guide? Approximately 12,000 copies are distributed to primary schools throughout the Parramatta local government area. In addition to this a database of over 1775 recipients are sent an electronic copy via email – your organisation could take advantage of this massive distribution list for just $150! To find out how to get involved please contact the Recreation Programs & Services team on 9806 5130 or recreation@parracity.nsw.gov.au

04Jul 2016 Dance2Music Australia Workshops (4 to 16 years)
4th Jul 2016 9:00am-1:30pm

Get confidence with Hip-hop, Zumba or Music/Singing.

04Jul 2016 Naidoc Week - Community Day
4th Jul 2016 9:00am-3:00pm

Aboriginal Cultural activities

04Jul 2016 Gunya Workshop (7-12 years) - NAIDOC Week at Guildford Library
4th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.

04Jul 2016 Young Scientists Education Workshop (8-12 years) at Parramatta Library
4th Jul 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

Are you a keen scientist?

05Jul 2016 Naidoc Week - Oz Tag Tournament
5th Jul 2016 9:00am-5:00pm

Oz Tag Tournament

05Jul 2016 Gunya Workshop (7-12 years) - NAIDOC Week at Dundas Library
5th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.

05Jul 2016 YOGA 4 Kids School Holiday Workshop (4 to 12 years)
5th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:30pm

Your child will leave this workshop happy, confident and calm.

05Jul 2016 Make your own Suncatcher (5-12 years) at Constitution Hill Library
5th Jul 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

Make your own Suncatcher!

06Jul 2016 Naidoc Week - Artworks
6th Jul 2016 9:00am-3:00pm

A day of painting and drawing.

06Jul 2016 Experience Krav Maga Systems (6 to 12 years)
6th Jul 2016 10:00am-11:00am

Learn reality-based defensive systems

06Jul 2016 Gunya Workshop (7-12 years) - NAIDOC Week at Ermington Library
6th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.

06Jul 2016 Ditch the Device (7-14 years) at Guildford Library
6th Jul 2016 10:30am-12:00pm

Fun and games at Guildford Library!

06Jul 2016 Gunya Workshop (7-12 years) - NAIDOC Week at Parramatta Library
6th Jul 2016 1:30pm-3:30pm

NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.

07Jul 2016 Naidoc Week - Blue Mountains Tour
7th Jul 2016 9:00am-5:00pm

Visiting lookouts and waterfalls in the Blue Mountains

07Jul 2016 Environment Rangers (7 years and older)
7th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

Be a Ranger for the day and learn how scientists, educators and national parks find and monitor wildlife.

07Jul 2016 Gunya Workshop (7-12 years) - NAIDOC Week at Constitution Hill Library
7th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.

07Jul 2016 SpinJoy Hoop Making Workshop & Class! (8 to 12 years)
7th Jul 2016 10:00am-11:30am

Decorate your own hoop and learn some wicked circus tricks

07Jul 2016 Learning Theatre through Games in two sessions (6-12 years) at Parramatta Library
7th Jul 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

If you want to build confidence and love theatre then this is the activity for you!

07Jul 2016 Gunya Workshop (7-12 years) - NAIDOC Week at Granville Library
7th Jul 2016 1:30pm-3:30pm

NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.

08Jul 2016 Pasifica Youth Leadership Forum
8th Jul 2016 9:30am-3:00pm

Leadership and life skills program.

08Jul 2016 Nature Recyclers Storytime at Ermington Library
8th Jul 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

Learn about composting.

08Jul 2016 Taekwondo for Children at Dundas Library (5 to 10 years)
8th Jul 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

Learn what Taekwando is all about.

08Jul 2016 Unicycle Workshop (all ages)
8th Jul 2016 1:00pm-2:45pm

Learn to rise a unicycle at the Parramatta River Foreshore

11Jul 2016 ANZ Tennis Hot Shots (6 to 12 years)
11th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

Learn how to play tennis at Binalong Park tennis courts

11Jul 2016 Ice Skating
11th Jul 2016 10:00am-4:00pm

Ice Skating at Macquarie Ice Skating Rink

11Jul 2016 Minibeast Muster (7 years and older)
11th Jul 2016 10:00am-11:30am

Be a Ranger for the day and learn how scientists, educators and national parks find and monitor wildlife.

12Jul 2016 A Trick of the Eye (5 to 12 years)
12th Jul 2016 9:30am-2:30pm

Baffle the eyes and confuse the mind with optical illusions.

12Jul 2016 Cricket NSW Clinic
12th Jul 2016 10:00am-2:00pm

Cricket NSW Clinic

12Jul 2016 Jack Newton Junior Golf (8 to 12 years)
12th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

Jack Newton Junior Golf provides a Fun and Safe beginner’s golf program for school students.

12Jul 2016 Taekwondo for Youth at Dundas Library (11 to 17 years)
12th Jul 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

Learn what Taekwando is all about!

12Jul 2016 Come and Try Girl Guides! (7 to 10 years)
12th Jul 2016 1:30pm-4:00pm

Read more details about this event.

13Jul 2016 Basketball Super Clinic (5 to 11 years)
13th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

Kids will have fun learning the game during a fast paced day of physical exercise

13Jul 2016 Basket weaving (5-12 years) at Granville Library
13th Jul 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

Basket craft at Granville Library!

13Jul 2016 Wildlife Wooden Wind chimes at Ermington Library (5 to 12 years)
13th Jul 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

Exciting craft at Ermington!

13Jul 2016 Worm Farming Workshop (5-12 years) at Constitution Hill Library
13th Jul 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

Learn about compost and worms.

13Jul 2016 Young Scientists Education Workshop at Guildford Library
13th Jul 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

For keen scientists!

13Jul 2016 Basketball NSW Clinic
13th Jul 2016 12:30pm-2:30pm

Basketball NSW Clinic

14Jul 2016 2 Day RSA and RCG Course
14th Jul 2016 9:00am - 15th Jul 2016 4:00pm

2 Day RSA and RCG course.

14Jul 2016 Kids in the Kitchen (7 to 12 years)
14th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:30pm

This hour long session introduces kids to two quick and healthy dishes

14Jul 2016 2 Day RSA and RCG Course
14th Jul 2016 9:00am - 15th Jul 2016 4:00pm

2 Day RSA and RCG course.

15Jul 2016 Parramatta Touch Football Development Day (6 to 12 years)
15th Jul 2016 10:00am-12:00pm

Touch Football provides a fun, fit and friendly atmosphere at all levels

15Jul 2016 Mega Mystery Movie Session 1 (11-18 years) at Parramatta Library
15th Jul 2016 11:00am-1:00pm

Movies! Popcorn! Snacks!

15Jul 2016 Lunge into Fencing with the Warriors (6 to 12 years)
15th Jul 2016 1:00pm-3:15pm

This session will include fun fencing-related games, fencing technique and tactics, and free-play.

15Jul 2016 Mega Mystery Movie Session 2 (11-18 years) at Parramatta Library
15th Jul 2016 2:00pm-4:00pm

Movies! Popcorn! Snacks!

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Last updated on 20 Jun 2016