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)


Go4Fun North Ryde Program
Tuesday 27 January - Tuesday 31 March 2015 - Free 10 week program (held onTuesdays) for children aged 7-13 years who are above a healthy weight.

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.

Our Space Holiday Program

For ages 11-18 years old only. Bookings & Payment Required in advance.
Call 9874 7458 or 9876 3543 to register.

View the Our Space Holiday Program.

Girls Pamper Day & Light Refreshments: Cost $5
Monday, 12 January and 19 January 2015 from 11am - 1:30pm

Movies @ Macquarie Event Cinemas & lunch: Cost $10
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 from 12 - 4pm

Art - Silk Screen Printing & Lunch: Cost $10
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 from 12 - 4pm

Ryde Swimming Pools & Lunch —Cost $10
Friday, 16 January 2015 from 11am - 3pm

Art Program - Mixed Medium: Cost $5
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 from 12 - 4pm

Movie Day @ Our Space—Popcorn and drinks: Free
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 from 12 - 4pm

Sports Day @ STARS Sport’s Centre: Cost $5
Friday, 23 January 2015 from 11am - 3pm

Page Last Updated: 4 February 2015

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