School Holidays

Each school holidays City of Ryde hosts a variety of activities and programs to keep our local kids busy.

Activities at the City of Ryde Libraries


For each holiday there is a theme, with lots of activities including crafts, story times and singalongs. Participants must have their own Library Membership Card to book.

See the full 2015 January School Holiday Program.

Activities at Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre (RALC)


Holiday Intensive Swim Program


Under the new rainbow arches at RALCConsecutive days of ‘Learn to Swim’ lessons rapidly develop skills and confidence in swimmers. Specific skills programs for butterfly and breaststroke development, as well as the unique ‘Take Your Marks’ program (learning racing techniques for starts, turns and finishes) are also available.

For further details go to the Holiday Intensive Program page.

Fun in the pools!


The wave pool and giant slide operate daily throughout the school holidays*, and you might also like to try out our new fun features: the rainbow water arches and tipping buckets. The water temperature at the Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre is a pleasant 29° all year round and you’ll never have problems with sunburn, sand in your cossie or bluebottles!

(*as gazetted by the NSW Dept of Education and Training for Public Schools)

To find out more about what's on at the RALC during the December/January School Holidays, download the RALC School Holidays flyer (PDF 593 KB).

Sports


Scooter Clinic
Tuesday 13 January 2015 - A great way for kids to get active.

Go4Fun School Holiday Session
Thursday 15 January 2015 - Free fun holiday workshop for kids at Eastwood Park.

Go4Fun School Holiday Session
Thursday 22 January 2015 - Free fun holiday workshop for kids at Monash Park.

Other School Holiday activities


There are a range of activities being held around Ryde during the school holidays. For a full list, visit our What's on for Kids page.

Page Last Updated: 12 December 2014

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