Northern Beaches Mums Group
Northern Beaches Mums Group

Spring School Holiday Guide 2020

Spring is on its way! Along with the change in weather and temperature, it’s also time to organise things to do over the spring school holidays!

We have partnered with some local Northern Beaches businesses to deliver to you this guide for the Spring School Holidays.

Don’t forget to check back regularly as we will continue to add to the list. And if you are running an activity or have an offer and you would like it added, simply click here.

There are also some special discounts available, so make sure you mention
Northern Beaches Mums!

Carlile Swimming

Intensive Holiday Program

  • Monday 28th September to Friday 2nd October
  • Tuesday 6th to Friday 9th October

$94.30 (5 day week)
$75.45 (4 day week)

Does your child need that extra boost with their swimming skills and confidence? Then Carlile Swimming’s School Holiday Swim Program is perfect for them.

The daily repetition of classes helps children master skills and strokes, and can produce incredible improvements in just one week. This program suits every age and ability, and is particularly useful for children who are new to swimming or needing some improvement to reach the next level.

Carlile Swimming is running their popular Swimvac program at their Killarney Heights pool and all families from the Northern Beaches are welcome.

To book your child’s spot, please contact the pool today!

Phone: 9451 3677
Facebook: Carlile Swimming
Instagram: carlileswimming
Location: 14 Tralee Avenue, Killarney Heights

C.A.P.A Academy

A registered COVID-19 safe business.

The best school holiday workshops on the Northern Beaches.

Step into spring school holidays by attending four fantastic workshops at C.A.P.A Academy in Warriewood.

Students enjoy a variety of performing arts workshops (dance, acting, singing and acrobatics) in a friendly professional environment.

Qualified teachers and industry specialists instruct excellent workshops in state of the art secure facilities.

Limited numbers per day. Students can attend individual days or receive a discount on the full 4 day program.

Fee: $75.00 per day | $270.00 for 4 days
Accepts Creative Kids Vouchers towards workshops.

Times: 9am – 3pm daily
Age groups: 5 – 12 years

Tuesday 6th October: Performing Arts Workshop
A great day enjoying all the genres of the arts, dance, drama, singing and acrobatics.

Wednesday 7th October: Dance Workshop
Enjoy the day learning the latest moves, hip hop, jazz/funk and musical theatre.

Thursday 8th October: Drama Workshop
Spend the day exploring all aspects of drama – create characters, learn scripts and perform scenes.

Friday 9th October: Performing Arts Workshop
A great day enjoying all the genres of the arts, dance, drama, singing, and acrobatics.

Phone: 0402 726 676
Location: Unit 24, 14 Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood

Motiv8sports Northern Beaches

Get together a team of 4 mates and join Motiv8sports at the coolest 4 on 4 football (soccer) tournament on the planet. Make no mistake this is not a coaching clinic involving monotonous drills & skills.

Their 4 on 4 event is a tournament designed for kids to express themselves in a competitive environment.

This is the best two-day football experience for kids in Australia. They leave the sideline noise and technical coaching to the football experts and provide a tournament for kids to be kids. Motiv8sports are experts in running events that entertain, inspire, and Motiv8 kids to compete.

At an FSL tournament, the kids are the heroes in a parent-free environment. Their coaching team officiate, motivate, and provide guidance – no drills, no skills, no repetition, just fun competition.

What can you expect?

  • Street soccer knockout
  • 4-ball soccer tournament
  • 8 on 8 joint team soccer knockout
  • Sharp shooters challenge
  • Penalty shootout
  • FIFA next level challenge
  • 2v2 street edition
  • and loads more…

3 divisions: Junior 6 & 7 years | Elite 8 & 9 years | Pro 10 & 11 years

Don’t miss out – divisions sell out quickly!

Price: $100 for 2 days – every player receives their very own team uniform (jersey & shorts)

Date: 6 & 7 October
Venue: St Ives Showground
Time: 8.30am – 3.30pm daily

Phone: 0402 281 842
Facebook: Motiv8sports Northern Beaches

Splashed! Swim School

Fasttrack to swimming success at Splashed!

Their popular school holiday intensive program FastTrack is back this spring!

  • Do you have a frightened swimmer?
  • Has your child plateaued in their learning?
  • Need to master a specific stroke or water safety skill to move to the next level?
  • Are they ready to move up and want a kick start to the new exercises?
  • Do they just love to swim?

Good swimming technique takes time, repetition and practice. By enhancing regular swimming sessions with their intensive program, they achieve faster skill progression and a great boost to confidence and ability.

When: Monday 28th September – Friday 2nd October

Cost: $112.50
Email or call them today to book in, and visit the website for more information about FastTrack.

Phone: 9999 6715
Facebook: Splashed! Swim School
Location: Unit 25, 14 Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood

I Can Read System Australia

Creative Writing

Holiday Programmes Dee Why

Improve your child?s reading and writing these school holidays.

This course will first of all encourage the shy child to put pen to paper. It will follow a structured outline covering how to generate ideas, how to develop ideas, how to express ideas in creative ways, and how to write them in a composition.

For the confident writer, the course will channel his or her abilities into more fluent and creative written expression. All children will learn the fundamentals of what makes a good story while attending to grammar, syntax, and tense.

Setting, theme, characterization, plot and metaphor will be built into story construction. The course is practical and each child must bring an exercise book and pencils and pens.

Maximum 4 students per class (2 hours per day Monday to Friday).

Spaces are limited, so call for more information.

Phone: 9972 1419
Facebook: I Can Read System AUSTRALIA
Location: Shop 1, 16 Fisher Road, Dee Why

Vocal Expertise

At Vocal Expertise, Margi de Ferranti is giving your kids a chance to sing!

You would have seen Margi?s students in musicals such as ?Mary Poppins?, ?Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?, ?Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?, or ?School of Rock?. Margi teaches budding young singers at Ravenswood and Mcdonald College, and it is Margi?s goal to help children find the joy and fun in singing, even if it just breaks up the day for kids during these times.

?Margi is an amazing vocal teacher? I cannot recommend Margi highly enough?- Beth Alkhair (Oliver Alkhair?s Mum)

Private Lessons ? $40 each
Groups of 2 ? $25 per child
She will provide material and backing tracks for students to use.

All lessons are online and of 30-minute duration.

To make an enquiry or booking please contact Margi.

Phone: 0412 067 133
Facebook: Margi de Ferranti’s Vocal Expertise

Nurture by Touch

Nurture by Touch is a 4th trimester postpartum service. Jackie comes to the privacy of your home every day, post-birth, for 2 weeks and helps your body and mind to restore physically, mentally and emotionally, through the healing massage Jamu, binding and wrapping of the abdominal area and teas to support lactation.

Phone: 0419 200 150
Facebook: Nurture by Touch
Instagram: nurture_by_touch


NumberWorks’nWords October Holiday Program – Dee Why and Mona Vale

Looking for a fun way to keep those sleepy brains running over the holidays? Searching for an extra boost to ensure you finish the year with a bang? This holiday program could be just the thing you’re looking for!

When: Tuesday 6 October, Wednesday 7 October and Thursday 8 October
Times: 10am – 12.10pm and/or 1pm – 3.10pm

Sessions are 2 hours. For best results, it is recommended to attend all days, but you may choose selected days. Places are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Whether you want to focus on English, Maths or a little of both, let them know. The choice is yours! All sessions are catered to the individual.

New students will require an assessment prior – please click on the image to request your free assessment.

Phone: Dee Why – 9982 4859 | Mona Vale – 9979 5476
Email: Dee Why – | Mona Vale –

Cubs & Co.

Cubs & Co. is a Sydney-born brand bringing cool yet functional snapback caps and personalised hats the whole family can enjoy and quality you can count on when you need it most.

Cubs & Co. is designed for infants 3 months and up, toddlers, teens, and adults with 4 adjustable sizes so you can mix and match to your own unique style or match with your loves ones!

For all Northern Beaches Mums you can receive FREE shipping when you purchase 2 or more hats these school holidays!

Shop here.

Phone: 0403 192 894
Facebook: Cubs & Co.
Instagram: cubsandcoau

Aussie Gems Cheerleading & Gymnastics – lots of fun all day!

Spring Holiday Program at Aussie Gems

Age: 5 years and older

  • includes morning tea and lunch (GF and vegetarian available)
  • drop off by 9am


Everyday includes:

  • Ninja / Parkour
  • Basketball
  • Gymnastics / Cheerleading
  • Free play
  • Different craft activity to take home

Book online, call or email.

Phone: 9451 5706
Location: Unit 10, 25 Frenchs Forest Road East, Frenchs Forest

Aussie Gems Cheerleading & Gymnastics

Spring Holiday Program at Aussie Gems

Girls & Boys clinic: open to anyone interested in having a taste for recreation and competitive gymnastics.

MAG & WAG: Current competitive gymnastics to trial the facilities and train with their coaches.

POWER TUMBLING: If you want to learn to flip and somersault this is the class for you.

Costs: $25 for 1.5 hours | $30 for 2 hours
Book online, call or email.

Phone: 9451 5706
Location: Unit 10, 25 Frenchs Forest Road East, Frenchs Forest

Highrise Sports Centre

Cheerleading & Parkour Holiday Camps – Enrol Online!

A fun-packed day of cheerleading/tumbling and parkour related activities!

Learn new skills and enjoy the use of their state of the art facilities including their parkour room, trampolines, foam pit, jumping castle and 3 fully sprung floors. Highrise Sports Centre is the perfect place for your kids to spend their holidays!

Their staff are fully qualified & strictly follow their COVID safety plan.

Dates and times:
Monday 28th September – Friday 2nd October
Tuesday 6th October – Friday 10th October

Standard day:

  • Drop off 8.30am – 9.00am
  • Pickup 3.00pm – 3.30pm

Extended morning/afternoon hours available.

Costs: $60 pp – standard day | $15 pp per session – extended hours session
Sibling discounts available!

What to bring/wear:

  • Morning tea, lunch, & a drink bottle
  • Enclosed shoes (parkour camp)
  • Comfortable clothes to exercise in

Phone: 0435 398 252


Engage, Excite, Educate!

It’s back! TinkerTank Holiday Camps.

The spring school holidays are fast approaching, TinkerTank offers the complete holiday experience. Choose how many days you’d like and simply book! They’ll give their students a range of experiences like robotics, coding, 3D printing, animation, media and more.

These experiences are not only educational, but so much fun! Everything you do is project-based, meaning less talking, more action.

You can also bring home TinkerTank with their online workshops!

TinkerTank Workshops are the perfect way to sharpen your STEAM skills and bond with new friends, all online from the comfort of your home. With quality remote instruction and LIVE interaction – you’ll unlock your genius and create exciting projects!

3D Printing, Design, Animation, Robotics, Coding and MORE!

Phone: 1300 670 104
Facebook: TinkerTank
Instagram: _tinkertank_

NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park

With the school holidays right around the corner, it’s time for a family getaway. And you don’t have to go far to enjoy a relaxing holiday by the water with NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park situated on the edge of Narrabeen lake with the beach on the other side.

The kids can enjoy a range of in-park facilities including waterpark, playground, recreation room or head out and enjoy the fresh air with fishing, kayaking, swimming or surfing. Whether you prefer to relax in a cabin or set up under the stars on a site, they have plenty of accommodation options to suit your needs.

Plus, with flexible booking and cancellation conditions. Book your stay today!

Phone: 1800 008 845
Facebook: NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park
Location: 38 Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen

Anna Grace Wellbeing

“Be Your Authentic Self” is a teen empowerment workshop focusing on a range of wellbeing activities. It is a wonderful chance for the girls to find likeminded connections, have fun, be creative, and look at their unique strengths.

Time: 10.00am – 2.30pm
Date: Wednesday 7th October
Location: Elanora Heights (address to be confirmed)
Price: $59
Ages: 11 – 14 years

Healthy lunch, PDF booklet and journal will be provided.

This workshop includes:

  • Self care strategies
  • Astrology
  • Yoga & meditation
  • Gratitude practices
  • Mirror work
  • Positive affirmation
  • Vision boards
  • positive affirmations and mindset work
  • mindfulness practices

Phone: 0413 699 105
Instagram: anna.grace.wellbeing

Goodwin’s Tennis Academy

Keep your kids active during the upcoming school holidays & book them in for Goodwin’s Tennis Academy’s September/October tennis camps. It’s a great way to have fun while learning a sport they can play for life!

  • Ages 4 and up welcome
  • Experienced, qualified coaches
  • Hot Shots tennis
  • Full week & daily bookings available
  • FREE before & after camp care
  • FREE McDonald’s lunch each Friday
  • Lots of fun & prizes to be won!

Phone: 9979 6772 | 0410 523 726
Facebook: Goodwin’s Tennis Academy
Location: Mona Vale Tennis Club, Kitchener Park, Mona Vale

Seaforth Dance Academy

This school holiday SDA has two programs on offer for the little performer in your life!

September 30th – October 1st (9.00am – 4.00pm): K-6
Program includes jazz, acro, ballet, and contemporary dance workshops. There will be a picnic lunch in the garden along with talent shows and a popcorn movie afternoon on day 2.

October 10th (9.00am – 11.00am): ages 3+
The workshop includes ballet, craft, acro dance, and games for a very fun and busy morning together!

For more information, email us or book a visit at our website.

Phone: 0412 573 669
Facebook: Seaforth Dance Academy
Instagram: seaforthdanceacademy

Sydney Sixers


Woolworths Cricket Blast teaches boys and girls new skills in a Big Bash inspired fun and safe environment.

Action-packed sessions developing batting, bowling, and fielding skills.

Each participant will receive a Cricket Blast Pack and Sydney Sixers giveaways.

Date: Wednesday 30th September & Thursday 1st October
Time: 9.00am – 3.00pm
Location: Nolan Reserve, Manly Vale
Cost: Two Days $140 / One Day $80

Sign up here.

Phone: 0478 283 661

Phone: 9999 6715
Facebook: Splashed! Swim School
Location: Unit 25, 14 Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood

You still have the chance to be a part of the
Spring School Holiday Guide!

The Spring School Holiday Guide is the perfect guide to showcase your business and activities!

We are still accepting submissions for the guide. You can still be part of the other platforms including the website, Facebook, and Instagram. 

Click here to find out how.