School holiday programs

School holiday programs
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#CFS​ervices - Council's leisure centres, Arts Centre and libraries are the place to be these school holidays for the City’s children and youth. School Holidays Programs canterbury bankstown Council's leisure centres, Arts Centre and libraries are the place to be these school holidays for the City’s children and youth. School Holiday Programs; Library Services
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Spring School Holiday Activities

Love your grandparent activity
Show your grandparent you’re thinking of them and create something special you can present as a gift using everyday objects around the house.
  • ​When: Monday 20 September, 11am-4.30pm
  • Who: Ages 8-18 years
  • Where: Online Zoom
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register here
Police colouring competition
We’re hosting a colouring in and drawing competition with your local Police Area Commands. Join in for your chance to win one of six Safety Gift Bags and your very own CBCity Monopoly board game.

Basketball Trick Video Competition
Send 5-10 second video of you doing a basketball trick.
One entry per person

Bath bomb workshop - SOLD OUT
Learn how to make six different types of bath bombs and enjoy soaking them in with a relaxing hot bath afterwards.
  • When: Tuesday 21 September, 11am-2pm
  • Who: Ages 12-18 years
  • Where: Online Zoom
  • Cost: $5
  • Register here
Pottery workshop - Youth - SOLD OUT
Make your own piece of earthenware.
  • ​When: Wednesday 22 September, 11.30am-2.30pm
  • Who: Ages 12-18 years
  • Where: Online Zoom
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register here
Snack and paint - SOLD OUT
Join our social online art workshop to create your very own masterpiece while enjoying munching down on your favourite snack.
  • ​When: Thursday 23 September, 2-5pm
  • Who: Ages 12-18 years
  • Where: Online Zoom
  • Cost: $5
  • Register here
Trivia and Bingo!
It’s Friday! Let’s kick back, play games, eat snacks and have a laugh together.
  • ​When: Friday 24 September, noon-4pm
  • Who: Ages 12-18 years
  • Where: Online Zoom
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register here
Scavenger Hunt
Join us in our chilled out online space where we can enjoy fun wellbeing activities.
  • ​​When: 27 September, 11am-2pm
  • Who: Ages 12-18 years
  • Where: Online Zoom
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register here
Tween Chats - SOLD OUT
A chilled out online space where can catch up and make some slime and other fun wellbeing activities.
  • When: 28 September, 11am-2pm
  • Who: Ages 8-12 years
  • Where: Online Zoom
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register here
Pottery workshop - Tweens - SOLD OUT
Make your very own piece of earthenware.
  • ​When: 29 September, 11.30am-2.30pm
  • Who: Ages 12-18 years
  • Where: Online Zoom
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register here
Cupcake decorating - SOLD OUT
Let’s make some delicious cupcakes together and decorate them by playing our fun games along the way.
  • ​When: Thursday 30 September, 11am-4pm
  • Who: Ages 12-18 years
  • Where: Online Zoom
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register here
Online escape room - SOLD OUT
You’re trapped in a virtual room and you need to get out. Team up and work together to find clues that will lead closer to your escape, with a chance of winning a major prize once you make it through.
  • When: Friday 1 October, 1-5pm
  • Who: Ages 12-18 years
  • Where: Online Zoom
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register here

​​Library and ​​​​Knowledge Centres

Keep your children entertained at your local library and knowledge centres​ during school holidays!

Bankstown Arts Centre

Bankstown Arts Centre has a fantastic range of programs for children.

Bankstown Arts Centre
5 Olympic Parade
Bankstown NSW 2200

Belmore Youth Resource Centre

Belmore Youth Resource Centre runs a great range of activities and supervised excursions for young people aged 12 to 18 years.

Belmore Youth Resource Centre (BYRC)
Building 3, 38-40 Redman Parade
Belmore  NSW  2192
Phone: 9718 9848

Children's Centres

Our Vacation Care program offers plenty of choice for parents and is an inexpensive way to keep their children active during the break. We host an action-packed program of activities at our Children's Centres, for children aged between five and 12 years. Some of the activities which take place include:

  • Planetarium;
  • SkyPeak;
  • Foosball;
  • Mini Olympics;
  • Bollywood;
  • Sports; and 
  • Art workshops.

Parents are advised to pack the following for their children to bring with them:

  • Nutritious lunch and drink;
  • Hat, sunscreen; and 
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes.

This program is for children, so getting dirty is part of having fun!

Please refer back for an updated program of events and​ details of registration.

Vacation Care Centre

Clemton Park Public School
185 Bexley Road, Earlwood NSW 2206

Contact 9718 6766 or 0414 191 275

Other activities

Canterbury-Bankstown is always hosting fun events for young people! These include dance parties, camps and mini Olympics activities. Other activities are recreational in nature with fantastic health benefits, like Zumba.

We also often host educational sessions over the summer holidays; ranging from safer driving classes, swimming lessons, classes for parents, and trips to museums or gardening. You can learn a life skill or simply meet new people.