School Holiday Programs

Inner West Council runs a range of regular school holiday programs for 12–18 year olds. Please refer  to the links below of programs that are available:

 

Please refer to community-based school holiday programs occur around the Inner West Council local government area.

 

 

Inner West Council April 2018 School Holiday Program


Monday 16 April 10:30am – 2:30pm
Ages 12–18

Indoor Rock Climbing - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: $10
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus - 10:30am

Indoor Rock Climbing at St Peters. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes. Do not wear skirts, tight jeans, thongs or sandals. Shorts should be long enough to fit under a rock climbing harness.

Tuesday 17 April 10am – 2pm
Ages 12–18

Filmmaking - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Leichhardt Town Hall - 107 Norton St, Leichhardt

An introductory workshop in learning to make a short film in the format of a film trailer. Including how to use a video camera, sound recording and filming an actual film trailer. Lunch provided.

Wednesday 18 April 10:30am – 4:30pm
Ages 12–18

Luna Park - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: $35
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus - 10:30am

Enjoy the wonders of Luna Park. One of Sydney’s most iconic theme parks. Bring lunch or money for lunch. A whole day of excitement and unlimited rides.

Thursday 19 April 1pm – 4pm
Ages 12–18

Mystery Movie 1 - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Meet at Hoyts Cinema - Broadway Shopping Centre - 1pm

A mystery movie at Hoyts Cinemas, Broadway (rating TBC). Bring lunch or money to buy snacks. Times are subject to change (depending on session times).

Friday 20 April 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Ages 12–18

Skyzone (After Dark) - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: $20
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus, 6:00pm

Trampolining at Skyzone Indoor Trampoline Arena, Alexandria. Socks must be worn for trampolining. Bring money to buy dinner on the way home.

Monday 23 April 1pm – 4pm
Ages 12–18

Mystery Movie 2 - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Meet at Burwood Event Cinema - time TBC

A mystery movie at Event Cinemas, Burwood (rating TBC). Bring lunch or money to buy lunch. Times are subject to change (depending on session times).

Tuesday 24 April 10am – 2pm
Ages 12–18

Choose Your Own Adventure

  • Cost: $10
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus - 10am

This unique activity gives you the chance to choose your own adventure. A bus will be waiting to take us anywhere in Sydney. We will meet and discuss the possibilities. Then off to a destination of your own choosing – Kingpin Bowling? Lunch? Deserts? The choice will be yours!

Thursday 26 April 10am – 2pm
Ages 12–18

Tools Workshop - CANCELLED

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Leichhardt Town Hall - 107 Norton St, Leichhardt

Power Tools for young women (Coping saws and Jigsaws) – an introductory workshop to encourage young women to safely utilise power tools for your crafting needs. Wear comfortable clothing and closed shoes. Lunch provided.

Friday 27 April 7pm – 11pm
Ages 12–18

Ice Skating (After Dark) - BOOKED OUT

  • Cost: 15
  • Venue: Meet at Leichhardt Town Hall to catch the Council bus - 7pm

Two hours of skating at Macquarie Ice Skating Rink. Bring dinner or money to buy food.

Register for School Holiday Programs here

Registration, Consent and Further Information

  • Registrations essential and conditions, limits and fees apply
  • Concessions apply for eligible parents/guardians
  • Parents/guardians must complete the registration and consent form below to register, select activities and provide consent for their child
  • Once Council receives your registration and consent form, you will receive an email (within 1 business day, where possible) to advise whether your registration has been successful or whether you have been waitlisted
  • Information regarding payments and concessions is included in this email
  • Please pay in advance. Payments made on the day of the activity incur an additional $10 fee
  • All School Holiday Program activities are supervised by Inner West Council Council staff (Youth Workers)
  • Council staff will not wait longer than 15 minutes for late arrivals
  • Activities requiring transportation using Council's bus - participants will be transported from Leichhardt Town Hall to the activity location and then returned to Leichhardt Town Hall upon completion of the activity. For After Dark activities, participants living in the Leichhardt Ward or Balmain Ward of the Inner West Council Local Government Area may be dropped off home by the Council bus (see Inner West Council Local Government Area Ward Boundaries map). Participants living outside of these areas will be returned to Leichhardt Town Hall
  • Finish times for activities requiring transportation using Council's bus, are approximate times only for drop off at Leichhardt Town Hall
  • All School Holiday Program activities are subject to change
  • Outdoor activities are subject to environmental factors and may be postponed or cancelled at Council's discretion
  • Additional activity/venue specific forms may be required for some School Holiday Program activities. Where required, these forms will be emailed to parents/guardians
  • Participants are not permitted to leave a School Holiday Program activity until the completion of the activity unless consent outlining alternative arrangements is provided in writing by a parent/guardian
  • The information collected in the School Holiday Program registration and consent form is for Council use only. Council uses this information for the purpose of delivering and managing the School Holiday Program. This information is stored in a secure electronic record management system

Further Information

  • For further information contact Council on 9392 5271
  • Inner West Council Local Government Area Ward Boundaries

Cancellations

  • To cancel a booking contact Council on 9392 5271
  • No shows and/or cancellations with less than 24 hours notice, incur a fee (the full cost of the activity)
  • Cancellations with more than 24 hours notice do not incur a fee. Where a payment has been made, the payment is transferrable to another activity/person.

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