School holiday programs

School holiday programs
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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Programs across Canterbury-Bankstown

Children and young people are in for a treat this school holiday with a range of fun activities, events and workshops taking place in the City of Canterbury Bankstown.
Find out what’s happening these scho​ol holidays near you!

​​​​Summer School Holiday Programs

Library and Knowledge Centres

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

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

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.

Activities include:

  • ​Bowling;
  • Cooking;
  • Dancing;
  • Laser tag;
  • Swimming; and ​
  • Surfing.

Bus to Beach

Bus to B​each​ is our free bus service connecting local young people with the beach during the summer holidays.

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.​