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 April School Holiday Program.

Activities at Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre (RALC)

Under the new rainbow arches at RALCHoliday Intensive Swim Program

Consecutive 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)

Sports and Activities

Kids Club - Cartooning Workshop with Mike
Monday 30 March 2015 - Come and join us for a fantastic afternoon of cartooning fun!

Skateboard Clinics
Tuesday 7 April 2015 - A great way for kids to get active.

Social Skills Therapy Groups for Children
Wednesday 8 April - Thursday 9 April 2015 - To help children with their social skills in a group setting.

Go4Fun School Holiday Session
Thursday 9 April 2015 - Free fun holiday workshop for kids at Eastwood Park.

Guided Walk at Shrimpton Creek
Wednesday 15 April 2015 - Enjoy a guided walk and a tree planting session.

Go4Fun School Holiday Session
Thursday 16 April 2015 - Free fun holiday workshop for kids at Ryde Park.

Kids Club - Scienza Viva
Monday 2 April 2015 - Let’s have fun with science workshop!

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: 24 March 2015

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