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 2014 Sept/Oct 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)

 Download your $14.50 Winter Madness Family Voucher and save $10!

Guided Walks

Guided Walk: Darval Park and Steam Trains
1 July 2014 - Enjoy a guided walk in Darvall Park followed by a 30 minute steam train display/ride.

Guided Walk: Putney Park and Meet the Wildlife
1 October 2014 - Meander along the shoreline of the Parramatta River and discover the different textures and shapes of plants in the park.  


Skate Clinic - Learn to Skate
2 July 2014 - Develop your skills and learn new tricks.

Go4Fun School Holiday Session
3 July 2014 - Free fun holiday workshop for kids.

Go4Fun School Holiday Session
10 July 2014 - Free fun holiday workshop for kids.

Page Last Updated: 12 August 2014

Related Links

Lifestyle and opportunity @ your doorstep