The April school holidays are fast approaching, but don’t worry there are plenty of fun activities to see and do with the kids over the Easter break.

Wollongong offers a variety of exciting activities that will give the kids the opportunity to reconnect with the outdoors after two years of on and off lockdowns. We’ve compiled a list of some great events to keep the little ones busy these holidays!

Your Ultimate Guide to School Holiday Fun

Sydney FC Wollongong Holiday Clinic. Have your child learn from the champions!

Thirroul: 12 April – 14 April

Wollongong: 19 April – 21 April

Bulli (girls only): 22 April

Time: 9am – 3pm

Soccer-mad kids of the Illawarra get excited! Sydney FC are returning these April school holidays with not one, but three Wollongong Soccer clinics! Cost includes training uniform and hat PLUS expert coaching for your little ones from some of the best in the business!  BOOK NOW!

Wollongong Art Gallery Holiday Workshops – CUBISM, CLAY, DIORAMAS and more! 

19 April- 21 April

The Wollongong Art Gallery offers holiday workshops packed with creative fun for kids to enjoy across the Easter break! The artist run workshops allow your little ones to express their creativity in a fun and safe environment and BONUS you can use your creative kids voucher at checkout! BOOK NOW  

Join us at Wollongong Central Showtime Carnival! 

Location: Wollongong Central

9 April – 13 April

Time: 10am – 3pm

If a long drive to Homebush sounds like a recipe for disaster you and the kids can enjoy Wollongong’s very own Easter show with showbags, rides, face painting and more at the Showtime Carnival this school holidays without the stress of Sydney traffic!  LEARN MORE

Treetop Arts – Flip, Balance, Fly and Spin these School Holidays 

19 April – 22 April

Enrol your kids this holidays at Treetop arts for a fun day gaining confidence and making friends! BONUS your little ones will learn a new skill in the process. Your kids can get creative and perform Circus tricks or learn to sneak like Ninja Warriors with both full day and half day programs available. BOOK NOW

Ready, set, code at Devika Learning’s stem-based boot camp! 

 9 April – 22 April

Learn the principles of coding in a fun environment at Devika Learning’s Tesla Obey my Command workshop! Future proof your child’s learning as they dive into cyberspace with a program designed to educate your little ones about new technologies, future proof their careers and equip them with the online skills needed in a safe and secure environment! BOOK NOW

Trees Adventure Nowra Park – Open these Autumn School Holidays for energetic explorers!

School Holidays: Monday – Sunday, 9am – 5pm

Adventurous kids can put their climbing boots on as they soar among the birds with qualified Treetop instructors. Open 7 days a week during school holidays at just $55 per child kids can enjoy a thrilling ropes course, aerial challenge or zipline. Trees Adventure, Nowra Park, NSW is located inside the Shoalhaven Zoo with discounts on zoo tickets available to Trees Adventure customers. BOOK NOW!

Wollongong Wolves Football Holiday Clinics 

19 – 21 April

9am – 2pm

If the Wollongong Wolves are more your style the club will be hosting an Autumn school holiday clinic. Your kids can enjoy a mini world cup, inflatable pitch, games and prizes at this three day camp. BONUS active kids vouchers are accepted at checkout. BOOK NOW 

My First Gym Figtree & Shellharbour – Holiday Program

11 April – 21 April

Does your little one want to jump like Simone Biles? Well get the kids involved at My First Gym Figtree & Shellharbour for a school holiday program packed with activities to keep your kids fit and healthy. Their awesome action-packed holiday program includes Ninja Warrior fun, Dance, Gymnastics, Parkour and Games & Challenges! BONUS it will burn some serious energy! BOOK NOW

Family Farm Tour at Green Connect

14 April – 23 April

Join Green Connect’s friendly, informative, hands-on tour for you and the kids! Bring the whole family to the Green Connect farm for a fun and educational farm tour where everyone can touch, smell and taste their way through their 11-acre farmlands and market gardens. BONUS it’s only a 13-minute drive from Wollongong CBD! LEARN MORE

Code Camp these Autumn School Holidays 

21 April – 22 April

Enrol your children into Code Camp this school holidays for two days of coding fun! Whether your kid strives to become a content creator or loves the mechanics of technology, Code Camp is the perfect place to spark your kids passion! BOOK NOW

Merrigong Creativity Camp – April 

 19 April – 22 April, 9am – 3pm

Sign your kids up for some School Holiday fun at Merrigong Creativity Camp! Under the guidance of professional performing and teaching artists, your little ones will enjoy four days of fun filled theatre and vocal games and challenges. BONUS a final performance of your kids creations will be a must see! BOOK NOW 

Project Bucephalus – Robo Camp is back!

11 April – 12 April

Get Ready to Robot! Project Bucephalus is returning for another round of Robo Camps for those STEM-minded kids wanting a more hands on experience. Students of all skill levels will explore the possibilities of LEGO robotics in a series of challenges and games – and have a lot of fun in the process! BOOK NOW!

School Holiday Mayhem at the Shellharbour club! 

11 April – 21 April

Head on over to the Shellharbour club for a holiday break packed with loads of fun for the whole family! Kids can look forward to Slime bingo, Encanto dance parties, Reptile shows and more with sweet treats available to fuel the fun! BOOK NOW 

Gravity Gym School Holiday Programs

11 April – 26 April

Keeping your kids busy in the school holidays does not need to be hard, Gravity Gym has a range of programs that suit all needs, ages and abilities. You do not need to be a registered member or have any previous gymnastics experience to participate in holiday programs. Bookings are casual with no minimum attendance requirements. Full & half day sessions available. BOOK NOW

11 April – 25 April

On your mark, get set, GO! Science Space Wollongong are all set and ready to go for their April school holiday STEM bonanza. LIVE SCIENCE SHOWS, PLANETARIUM SHOWINGS, Pop Up Activities and their Sport Science School Holidays Camps for ages 6-12 return! BOOK NOW 

11 April – 21 April

BOOK IN A FREE SCHOOL HOLIDAY CLASS at The Studio Kiama from 11 – 20 April for ages 3 – 14! Looking for a nurturing and fun holiday activity for your child or teen? Check out their dance, ballet, restore and align school holiday class timetable below! Perfect for rainy days and busy, little bodies this Easter! BOOK NOW

Need more School Holiday inspiration – we have more ideas here in Parents Guide Illawarra! CLICK HERE 
And don’t forget to check out our updated Your Guide to Lunch and Dinner Specials From Local Restaurants in and Around Wollongong article – CLICK HERE
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