Northern Beaches Mums Group
Northern Beaches Mums Group

Summer School Holiday Guide 2023

It’s time to organise activities over the summer school holidays.

We have partnered with local Northern Beaches businesses to deliver you this list of activities available over the Summer School Holidays. These activities are always VERY popular, so make sure you book quickly!

Queenwood Tennis Centre

Queenwood Tennis Centre, located in scenic in Oxford Falls, is the largest public tennis facility on the Northern Beaches with 12 tennis courts including 10 synthetic grass courts and 2 cushion hard courts. All courts have LED lighting and cabanas. 


Queenwood Tennis Camps are open to the community and suitable for beginner and intermediate level children. It’s a great way for kids to get active, meet new friends and build on their tennis skills. The camps offer a variety of fun and interactive games and activities. 

Choose from whole day, half day or hitting squads/match play for advanced players. Discounts apply for 5+ days for full day and hitting squads.


  • Friday 8 December
  • Monday 11 December – Friday 15 December
  • Monday 18 December – Wednesday 20 December


  • Monday 8 January – Friday 12 January
  • Monday 15 January – Friday 19 January

Click here to register


The adult clinics will be running Monday – Friday throughout the summer holiday period. For more information click here.


THE competitions will resume on Monday 5th of February 2024. Choose from Monday morning ladies doubles, Monday night mixed triples (teams of 3 – 2 sets of doubles, 1 set of singles), Tuesday night singles and Friday morning ladies triples. For more information on these competitions and how to register click here.

Phone: 9452 2298
Facebook: Queenwood Tennis and Sports Centre
Instagram: queenwoodtennis
Location: 1110 Oxford Falls Road, Oxford Falls  

Ladies Running Errands Northern Beaches

Make these summer holidays extra special and stress free with help from Ladies Running Errands, your No 1 Point-to-Point AIRPORT and CRUISE TRANSFER SPECIALIST on the Northern Beaches. All correct baby and child seating is always supplied, so that’s another thing you don’t have to worry about!

If the kids need to get back and forth from their holiday activities, or Mum and Day have functions to attend, or the fur babies need looking after or exercised while you’re away, owner Theresa Finister Lynch is still the one to call and she’ll take it from there. Bookings are essential – just send your enquiry or request to Theresa anytime 24/7.

Phone: 0432 144 861 – all bookings anytime 24/7
Facebook: Ladies Running Errands Northern Beaches

Modbod Kids

These school holiday workshops are a great way to keep the kids active, learning new skills, making new friends, and having lots of fun!

The 2 main workshop offerings include:

  1. Gymnastics Fun – recreational gymnastics suitable for all ability levels & newbies
  2. Acro & Tumbling – provides a great balance between learning new skills and having fun!
  • 3 to 6.5 hours of fun (can do half day or full day)
  • No prior experience is required
  • 5 years and older are welcome
  • Bring your own snacks
  • Qualified coaches
  • Limited spots
  • Prepaid only (book and pay online)

Phone: 0425 317 981
Facebook: Modbod Kids
Instagram: modbodkids
Location: Unit 3-5, 21 Orlando Road, Cromer

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club

Learn to sail on the pristine waters of Pittwater!  Nestled on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, this stunning marine playground offers the perfect mix of tranquillity and adventure.

Let RPAYC’s team of Australian Sailing accredited instructors entertain your little, and not-so-little, budding sailors this Summer school holidays. Everyone of all abilities can join in – no previous sailing experience is required!

The program includes a variety of sailing activities that are focused on having fun and learning basic sailing skills.

Registrations now open – visit the website or call to find out more.

Phone: 9998 3700
Facebook: Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club – RPAYC
Instagram: rpayc

Hacienda Haven Ettalong Beach

Settle into your home away from home at Hacienda, a bright coastal home with the water right on your doorstep and a short easy stroll to Umina or Ettalong shops and the Ferry wharf for Palm Beach. 

Perfect for a family getaway with the beach across from the house, flat paths making it perfect for family bike rides.

The property features beautifully styled interiors with three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a large entertaining terrace and alfresco covered area with BBQ as well as in house dining with a fully-equipped kitchen and luxe finishes. There is also a laundry on the 1st level with a washing machine. With water views and plenty of sunlight, the terrace is one of the best spots to chill out or enjoy a morning coffee. Linen is supplied.

Available for November, December until 19th December 2023 and from 8th January 2024.

Phone: 1300 161 122
Instagram: hacienda_ettalong_beach

Voyager Tennis

Tennis and Sports Holiday Camps

Invest in your child’s tennis journey or ensure they stay fit and healthy with a combo of tennis and multi-sports this summer at Voyager Tennis! Enrol in specially crafted tennis camps tailored for all skill levels. With a focus on skills development, match play, and coaching by seasoned professionals, these three different options for camps provide an excellent opportunity for your child, whether they’re playing for fun, gearing up for competition, or enhancing their UTR. 


  • Week 1: 18th – 22nd December
  • Week 2: 3rd – 5th January
  • Week 3: 8th – 12th January
  • Week 4: 15th – 19th January
  • Week 5: 22nd – 25th January
  • Week 6: 29th January 

Tennis and Sports Camp: Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, Cricket, Dodge-ball, Hockey, Volleyball, T-Ball and European Handball. 

  • All equipment is provided
  • 9am – 3pm with early and late supervision available  

Junior Tennis Camp: Join for a full fun day of tennis for all abilities with professional coaches, including skills development and match play

  • All levels and abilities welcome 
  • 9am – 3pm with early and late supervision available  

UTR Tennis Camp: The UTR performance holiday camps are a great opportunity to gain matchplay coaching and improve your UTR alongside our academy coaches and players. 

  • Groups split by UTR level  
  • 9am – 3pm 

Bookings: Full week and daily bookings are available and makeup lessons or credit is offered for wet weather cancellations. Single days or multiple day bookings are welcome (discounts apply for 5+ days). Active Kids vouchers are accepted.

Phone: 1300 870 286
Facebook: Voyager Tennis Academy 
Instagram: voyagertennis

  • Narraweena Tennis Club, 65A Mcintosh Road, Narraweena (Tennis and Sports camp)
  • Wakehurst Tennis, Upper Clontarf Street, Seaforth (Junior Tennis and UTR Tennis camps)

Bricks 4 Kidz

Grab a mate and create! Join a BRICKS 4 KIDZ® School Holiday worship for the BEST Summer Activity for kids in Sydney!!

  • Loads of super FUN workshops with LEGO, with favourites inspired by Star Wars™, Minecraft™, Pokemon™, Mario, Minions and other popular themes. 
  • For younger kids: Junior Robotics – fun, hands-on building and coding with LEGO® WeDo (Ages 7+) 
  • For older kids: LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics workshop led by our extraordinary team of ICTE Educators! (Ages 9+)
  • Programs from Monday 11th December for kids who wrap up early, all the way through summer to Wednesday 31st January
  • Great, easy locations – all indoors with aircon for those Summer days!

Phone: 0476 884 100
Facebook: Bricks 4 Kidz (Northern Beaches, Sydney) 
Locations: Collaroy, Balgowlah and Forestville


At TinkerTank holiday camps you can expect lots of animating, robotics competitions, coding challenges and many more surprises for kids to discover. Every day is different! Participants will learn coding, robotics, 3d design and printing, as well as animation.

Book now to reserve the holidays with TinkerTank: A Creative, Collaborative and Constructive Experience.

Holiday Hours:

  • AM Camps: 9am – 12pm
  • PM Camps: 2pm – 5pm
  • ALL DAY Camps: 9am – 4pm

Ages: 6 and up

Everything is better with a friend – be sure to let them know you are spending time with TinkerTank!

Phone: 1300 670 104
Facebook: TinkerTank 
Instagram: _tinkertank_
Locations: Brookvale and North Sydney

Manly Sailing

Get ready for summer… 

In the school holidays there is dinghy sailing, adventure programs and for the older sailors, keelboat sailing.

The holiday programs are the perfect opportunity to have fun, make new friends and try a new sport or improve your existing skills. 

Sailing is an amazing sport: helps build confidence, problem solving and make friends for life! Suitable for 7-17 years old.

For the adults there are lots of options: 

  • Luxury cruises on a unique classic sailing yacht
  • Learn to sail courses
  • International Yacht Training
  • Charter boat hire
  • as well corporate team building and kayaking experiences

Phone: 9977 4000
Facebook: Manly Sailing
Instagram: manlysailing
Location: Ground floor, Manly Yacht Club, East Esplanade

Project Performing Arts


Students are able to attend individual days or attend the full 3 day program.

  • $75.00 per day
  • $200.00 for the full 3 day program  
  • 9am – 3pm daily
  • Ages 5-12 years old

Tuesday 23rd January
DANCE / ACROBATICS / SILKS & LYRA: A fantastic dance workshop for students who want to extend their training in technique, flexibility, kicks, turns and tricking and tumbling. 

Wednesday 24th January
DRAMA: Stage fighting, characterisations, scripts and play. A wonderful workshop for students to expand their confidence, collaboration, creativity and co-operation though acting. 

Thursday 25th January
MUSICAL THEATRE/CIRQUE: A fabulous workshop for students to enjoy learning songs, choreography and portraying characters from film and theatre and exploring all aspects of Circus. Juggling, Unicycles, Tumbling.


Phone: 0402 726 676
Facebook: Project Performing Arts 
Instagram: project.performingarts
Location: 24/14 Jubilee Avenue, Warriewood

Bright Minds Co.

Join one of the expertly crafted Enrichment Workshops these coming January holidays!

Workshops will be facilitated by founder Kerrie who has over 20 years of experience in the classroom, more than 12 years teaching enrichment and post-graduate studies in gifted education.

Sessions are fun, interactive and fast-paced, suitable for Bright Minds of all kinds! Sessions run from 9.30am – 3pm in Collaroy.

Monday 15th January: STEM DAY
A fun-filled day of STEM challenges. Build, imagine, test, try again and explore!

Tuesday 16th January: MATHS DAY
Pack your big brain because we are heading into some tricky territory. Loads of maths and logic games, puzzles, challenges and mathematical disasters to assist with! 

Thursday 18th January: SCIENCE DAY
Get messy with all the experiments your parents hate you doing at home. The science sessions include all the ‘doing’ that kids love. Theme TBA.

Friday 19th January: Robotics/STEM Day
Embark on a series of STEM challenges that require you to program your tiny robot through/over/around!

Writing Day may be added if there is interest.

Investment is $90 per session.

Bright Minds Co. also offer 1:1 tutoring K-12, writing intensives (at sentence level) for struggling year 1 and 2 writers, a maths intensive for students needing revision in year 4 content, and a selective test prep series for students sitting the selective tests in 2024 or 2025.

Facebook: Bright Minds Co. 
Instagram: brightminds_co

The Boardriding Academy

The Boardriding Academy offers surfing and skateboarding holiday camps on the Northern Beaches, catering to all levels of ability.

Participants can learn to surf amidst the beauty of the beaches, joining other kids for an enjoyable time in the ocean. The camps provide boards and wetsuits, along with experienced coaches in the water to guide the children, making it an excellent way to spend summer holidays for those aged between 5 and 12.

Similarly, the skate camps offer a secure learning environment for ages 5 to 14, welcoming beginners and skilled riders alike. Coaches facilitate a mix of fun and challenging experiences, catering to all skill levels, from those new to boarding to those mastering tricks.

Instagram: beau_mitchell

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

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

We are still accepting submissions for the guide at a discounted price (as you have missed the special edition newsletter). But you can still be part of the other platforms including the website, Facebook and Instagram. 

Click HERE to find out how.