Holiday Activities

There are lots of things to do with children in the holidays. If you know of any other activities please let us know.

Cartooning Workshop

Holiday Cartooning Workshops

Journeys to the Centre of Your Mind is a 2 day cartooning workshop for 9 ‐ 14 year olds on Monday July 13th and Tuesday July 14th 2015. This session will be held at 131 Macquarie Street, Hobart. For more information and to book a place go to their website.

Bush Kids

Run by the Hobart City Council, Bush Kids programs are designed for specific age groups from 2-10 years and include a variety of exciting nature based activities for kids attending with a parent or guardian. All programs cost $5 per child.

September Holiday Music Classes

Have you booked in for our October Holiday Music Classes?
Lessons available in Guitar, Bass, Uke, Piano, Keyboard, Drums or Vocal for Beginner, or Continuation. Form-A-Band Classes also available.

Classes run 45min each day through either week, subject to numbers. (Monday Oct 28 - Friday Nov 2 and/or Monday Nov 5 - Friday Nov 9).
$80/wk including resources for Intro classes ($48 for 3-day classes wk1).


Come'n'Try Jitterbugs 9.00- 9.30 Mon Sep 28 OR Tue Oct 6 ($10) for 2 y.o.
Come'n'Try BeeBoppers 9.00- 9.30 Wed Sep 30 OR Thu Oct 8 ($10) for 3 y.o.
Piano/Keyboard Intro 9.30-10.15 (wk1 runs Mon-Wed, wk2 runs Mon-Fri)
Piano/Keyboard Cont. 11.00-11.45 (wk1 runs Mon-Wed, wk2 runs Mon-Fri)
Guitar Intro 9.30-10.15
Guitar Cont. 10.15-11.00
Drums Intro 11.45-12.30 (available wk 2 only)
Vocal Intro 10.15-11.00 (wk1 runs Mon-Wed, wk2 runs Mon-Fri)
What about Uke, Bass, Sax, Song-Writing, Form-A-Band? Can do! Contact Lyndon.

To book your spot now, or for more info, please phone Geoff or Lyndon at Geoff Long Music 41 Burnett St North Hobart on 6234 1456 or 0484 707 402 or email

Holiday Fun with LINC

Why not visit your local LINC or library over the school holidays. You can borrow books, use a computer or attend an activity. Many LINCs and libraries have organised holiday activities. Find out what's on these holidays at a LINC or library near you; visit the LINC Tasmania website for more details:

TMAG School Holiday Program

TMAG has lots of activities planned for the 2015 school holidays. You can see their July Holiday programme here.

Gymnastics & Sports

Various places run a variety of sporting or gymnastic programmes for all ages. These include:
Bridgewater PCYC Green Point Road, Bridgewater. 6263 5277
Hobart Gymnastics Academy 27-29 Hurst St Bridgewater. 6263 3460
Hobart PCYC 300 Liverpool Street, Hobart. 6230 2246 Vacation Program
Hobart YMCA 8a Constance Ave, Glenorchy 6272 8077
Kingborough Sports Centre Kingston View Drive, Kingston 6211 8262 Vacation Program
Police Academy Youth Club Rokeby Police Academy, Mill Point Road, Rokeby. 6230 2832

Hobart Aquatic Centre

Davies Street, Domain, Hobart. Phone 6222 6999

The Aquatic Centre runs holiday activities. During the June 2012 holidays they will run SPLASH, 4 - 15 June, Weekdays 11.30am - 3.30pm. Normal entry fees apply or Family ticket $20. *excludes public holidays. SPLASH has floating inflatables for the kids including a giant slide, obstacle course, and the log runner! Email or phone for details.

Royal Botanical Gardens

Domain, Hobart

Usually has Holiday Activities. Contact the Learning and Community Engagement unit on 6236 3086 or by email at: for more details. You might also find details on their website.

Stomp Fitness

Stomp Fitness is a new Tasmanian owned & operated exergaming gym that is family-friendly and encourages parents and their children to workout together. Exergaming is a combination of video gaming and exercise. The result is a fun, interactive game that promotes physical fitness for all ages.

During school holidays we'll be running daily group fitness aimed at families of school-aged children.
Level 1, 69 Liverpool Street Hobart. Phone 0439 771 183