Exploring the ‘Secret’ Spaces of Colonel Light Gardens in South Australia
Hidden lanes, parks and tennis courts make Colonel Light Gardens a quirky Adelaide suburb to visit. Such spaces have also inspired a podcast called Model Suburb.
by Carla Caruso
The suburb of Colonel Light Gardens is like Adelaide’s answer to Pleasantville.
Think wide, winding tree-lined streets, 1920s bungalows, […]
Exploring the ‘Secret’ Spaces of Colonel Light Gardens in South Australia
[ January 23, 2021 to January 24, 2021. ]
Come n Try at Ready Steady Go Kids
Children aged 1.5 – 6 years old can attend a free come and try session with Ready Steady Go Kids at Marion Leisure Centre and St Clair Recreation Centre.
Children will be able to try some of the sports on offer, have fun with different games and receive coaching […]
[ February 10, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. February 17, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. February 24, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 3, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 10, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 17, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 24, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 31, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. April 7, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Free yoga for wellbeing at the Parks Library
Children aged 3 – 5 and their carers can participate in yoga, games, songs and stories at the Parks Library.
The sessions are free thanks to a grant from the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and will be run by Syeda who will also teach you mindful breathing practices that you […]
2021 Lolly Jar Circus Classes – Bookings Now Open
Bookings for Term 1 Lolly Jar Circus classes are now open. LJC brightens the lives of young people with tumbling, balancing, stilt-walking, trapeze, hula-hooping, juggling, plate-spinning and much more.
Lolly Jar Circus welcomes all young people and is the only circus school in South Australia inclusive of […]
[ January 17, 2021; ]
Somerton Squash Centre Open Day – Kids Come and Try Free
On Sunday 17 January 2021 Somerton Squash Centre will hold an Open Day with the aim of getting kids involved with a free “come and try”.
Activities will be provided with free racket and court hire along with a sausage sizzle, cupcakes and juice boxes. There […]
Harbour Town Adelaide Ice Skating
Frozen Wonderland Ice Skating has opened at Adelaide’s Harbour Town.
Located in the northern undercover area, the ice rink is open 7 days a week. There are no bookings required, simply turn up to a dedicated session time. Each session goes for 1.5 hours.
The recommended age is 4 years and over – […]
[ January 7, 2021 to January 8, 2021. January 11, 2021 to January 15, 2021. January 18, 2021 to January 22, 2021. ]
Cirkidz School Holiday Program – Summer 2021
Calling all energetic and fun-loving kids! Cirkidz is open these school holidays, and you are invited. Are you ready for the kind of active fun you can only get at the circus? Their fun and friendly trainers are waiting to share their skills in the fully-equipped and air-conditioned SA […]
[ January 16, 2021; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. ]
Dance Star Preschool Dance & Disco Party
The Australian Company of Performing Arts is hosting a 2 hour pre-school dance and disco party during the January school holidays.
The Australian Company of Performing Arts is an Adelaide based studio offering students a complete education in all facets of the performing arts – dance, vocal, drama and performance […]
[ January 8, 2021; January 13, 2021; January 15, 2021; January 20, 2021; January 22, 2021; ]
MARS Marden Sporting Complex School Holidays
Marden Sporting Complex will be hosting two January school holiday programs including a range of sports and physical activities.
Pop In & Play:
Pop in anytime between 9am – 2pm on Friday 8, 15 & 22 January 2021. All equipment provided for free play.
There will be a huge range of equipment available […]
[ February 13, 2021 to February 14, 2021. ]
MS Mighty Swim
Dive in and make a difference – the MS Mighty Swim challenges you and your team to swim for 24 hours while raising funds to support people living with multiple sclerosis.
Get your team together and swim the most laps while making a difference. The MS Mighty Swim is a beloved community event for […]
[ December 19, 2020 to December 24, 2020. December 26, 2020 to December 31, 2020. January 1, 2021 to January 26, 2021. January 30, 2021 to January 31, 2021. ]
The Big Wedgie in Adelaide during the Summer School Holidays
The Big Wedgie returns to West Beach Parks these School Holidays, with Nova 919 presenting 5 awesome inflatable waterslides, so family fun for all ages!
The Big Wedgie is the world’s TALLEST and most EXTREME inflatable waterslide – and they even have the world record to prove it! Standing […]
[ January 10, 2021; ]
Blitz Golf & Project One Putt Junior Putting Clinic
Blitz Golf is bringing its fast-paced and family-friendly tournament back to Glenelg Golf Course this summer.
Blitz Golf is an afternoon designed for all-ages entertainment and fun, where everyone is invited including families, sports lovers and event goers. The event is FREE for under 18s and will feature […]
[ November 17, 2020 to November 18, 2020. November 20, 2020 to November 22, 2020. November 24, 2020 to November 25, 2020. November 27, 2020; ]
Fitness in the Parks
A series of fitness sessions will be hosted in parks across the City of Burnside. Enjoy fitness with a range of programs including Stretch and Balance, Hip Hop Dance, Qi Gong, Hula Hooping and Zumba.
All sessions are FREE, with qualified instructors, suitable for all ages* and offered in Burnside parks.
Locations & Times:
[ October 31, 2020 to November 29, 2020. ]
Port Walks – A Month of Walking Tours
Port Adelaide Guide is happy to present a festival of walking tours, Port Walks. They have a fantastic program of guided walks lined up highlighting Port Adelaide’s rich history, unique environment, diverse culture, and ongoing tradition of folklore and storytelling.
There are a variety of different tours to choose […]
FREE Family Open Day at North Adelaide Golf Course
***EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19. Event organisers hope to schedule this event at a later date.
Looking for an event that’s different, fun for the family, and right on your doorstep? On Sunday 22 November, you can enjoy a day out on Par 3 Golf Course. It’s shorter […]
Stay Active Children’s Sports Programs 5th Birthday Party
**Update 17 November: Event cancelled due to COVID-19**
Stay Active Children’s Sports Programs are having a fun-filled 5th birthday party at Wigley Reserve, Glenelg on 22 November 2020. If your children are sport obsessed, they are going to love it.
Much like a Sports Day, they’ll spend 15-minutes at each […]
[ November 5, 2020; November 12, 2020; November 19, 2020; November 26, 2020; ]
An Hour with Dad at the Road & Cycle Safety Centre
Four weekly sessions held each Thursday at the Road & Cycle Safety Centre in Ridgehaven.
This program is for dad/pop/male carer and children in their care aged 3 to 10 years. Partners and other siblings are welcome to join in on the last night, 26 November 2020, to […]
[ November 14, 2020; ]
Transition Sports Family Day Fundraiser
Transition Sports are hosting a cancer fundraiser at Titanium Security Arena to raise money for a great cause.
Transition Sports are a basketball academy for children aged from 8 to 18 and are about coaching them about basketball skills, the ins and outs of the game and how to be a player […]
[ October 31, 2020; ]
Halloween Party at the IceArenA
The IceArenA will be hosting a frighteningly fun Halloween Party.
On Saturday 31 October 2020, you can skate in from 7:30pm when the IceArenA celebrate one of their favourite holidays in style. Those who attend are also encouraged to get into the spirit of Halloween and dress to scare. The best costume […]
[ October 24, 2020 to November 30, 2020. ]
Virtual 2020 Westpac City-Bay Fun Run
Participants from all around Australia have registered for the Virtual 2020 Westpac City-Bay Fun Run with participants coming from South Australia, Queensland and neighbouring states.
The Westpac City-Bay Fun Run presented by Sunday Mail is not going ahead this year (the 8 November 2020 event has been cancelled). However, your training […]
[ November 22, 2020; ]
Wellness Walk 2020 – Walk for Mental Health
The Wellness Walk is a family-friendly event to raise awareness of severe and complex mental illness and promotes walking as a way to improve mental wellbeing.
The act of walking is an opportunity to reflect that recovery is a step-by-step, one-step-at-a-time experience. On Sunday 22 November 2020, Wellness Walk […]
[ October 10, 2020; ] [caption id="attachment_140042" align="alignnone" width="630"] Boardwalk on the Steub Trail (Credit: Walking SA)[/caption]
Steub Trail to Mt Lofty Summit, Cleland Conservation Park Officially Opened
Ever wanted to hike to the Mt Lofty Summit without the steep incline? This new trail is for you. The 3.8-kilometre Steub Trail begins at Cleland Wildlife Park and gently climbs through forest woodlands on […]
[ October 1, 2020; ]
Billion Steps Challenge
Join South Australia’s first Billion Steps Challenge and help SA reach its goal of 1,000,000,000 steps.
Wellbeing SA, in partnership with the 10,000 Steps Program, is excited to bring South Australians together to reach one billion steps. They know that every step counts and the more we move, the more health and wellbeing benefits […]
Family Swimming at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre
The Adelaide Aquatic Centre is a great place for families to visit during the October School Holidays. Open 7 days a week, your little one can enjoy the play spaces, fountains, and shallow water of the family leisure pool, while the older kids take the plunge in the lap […]
[ September 28, 2020 to October 2, 2020. October 6, 2020 to October 9, 2020. ]
Cirkidz School Holiday Program – Spring 2020
Treat your kids to a Cirkidz Circus workshop to burn off pent-up energy while learning real circus skills from Cirkidz fun and friendly trainers. There is a range of programs to choose from with morning, afternoon and full-day sessions. Cirkidz have also modified their program to make […]
[ October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020. ]
Big Walk for Little Kids
Camp Quality is encouraging South Australians to walk big for kids facing cancer this October.
National children’s cancer charity, Camp Quality, has launched ‘Big Walk For Little Kids’ – a brand-new, COVID-safe walking challenge to raise much-needed funds to support children facing cancer.
The inaugural event suits all fitness levels and asks everyday […]
[ October 25, 2020; ]
Walk to D’Feet MND
This major event symbolises the hope that one day this dreadful disease will be defeated whilst serving as a memorial to those lost to MND.
Walk to D’Feet MND is a 5km walk or roll, raising money to support local people living with motor neurone disease. By registering and fundraising through your online […]
[ September 11, 2020; ]
National Walk Safely to School Day
Primary school aged children across Australia will make those important steps towards a healthier future by participating in National Walk Safely to School Day on Friday 11 September 2020.
National Walk Safely to School Day is a community initiative that aims to raise awareness of the health, road safety, transport and […]
[ September 4, 2020; ]
White Balloon Day
Bravehearts’ White Balloon Day is Australia’s largest and longest running campaign dedicated to preventing child sexual assault.
Held annually during National Child Protection Week, on the first Friday of September, White Balloon Day unites communities to make a commitment to protecting kids. This will be the 5th running of the White Balloon Day Coastal […]
[ September 25, 2020 to October 11, 2020. ]
FREE School Holiday Sports Program
Registrations are now open for the City of Charles Sturt’s FREE School Holiday Sports Program for children aged 3-17 years.
To be held from Friday 25 September 2020 to Sunday 11 October 2020, with 21 sports providers offering 68 activity sessions across the City, including cheerleading, karate, soccer, football and more.
Children will […]
[ January 16, 2021; ]
5K Foam Fest in Adelaide 2021
They guarantee you’ll be foamy, muddy and wet by the end of the 5k Foam Fest!
The 5K Foam Fest is a one of kind Obstacle Course based Fun Run. With a variety of obstacles and a ton of foam the run is an exciting challenge for experienced and beginner runners […]
[ August 24, 2020; ]
Adelaide Aquatic Centre Reopening for Recreational Swimming
Having already reopened for public lap swimming this month, the Adelaide Aquatic Centre has now announced that recreational swimming can resume from Monday 24 August 2020.
This means that the pools are reopening for everyone, including kids and families, to have fun. To best ensure COVID-19 regulations are met, please be aware […]
[ November 6, 2020; ]
Legacy’s Remembrance Walk 2020
Walk to remember a loved one; father, mother, grandmother, grandfather, sister or brother or walk to show support for the families who lost their loved one during war or peace keeping whilst serving our country.
Legacy’s Remembrance Walk is a time to reflect, to learn and pay tribute to Military troops and their […]
Adelaide 36ers legends Brett Maher and Scott Ninnis Return as Community Coaches
The legends will run programs alongside Head Coach Conner Henry and the 36ers players which will include the school holiday training camps kicking off in October, primary and secondary school clinics and district basketball coaching clinics.
Brett and Scott will bring over 40 years of […]
[ November 29, 2020; ]
The Great Southern Run Fest 2020
The Great Southern Run Fest 2020 offers a half marathon, 10K and 5K events to be run or walked over a stunning and varied course around Aldinga Bay, South Australia. There is also a free kids beach run.
The Great Southern takes in sections of scrub, wetlands, beach, esplanade and quiet […]
[ October 11, 2020; ]
Race Around The Bay
If you’re up for a bit of friendly competition and a Sunday trip to the Bay, HoldUp are running the Race Around the Bay on Sunday 11 October 2020.
Teams will race around Glenelg over two hours to complete as many activities off their race list as they can. The team with the […]
The Adelaide100® Walking Trail
A loop walking trail of over 100km that takes in the coast, waterways and Adelaide Hills, the Adelaide100® is a trail that is being built and marked. Linking up existing infrastructure and creating short distance links to create the 100km trail, it is anticipated being completed mid 2021.
The first post of the official Adelaide100® […]
[ September 6, 2020; ]
Kuitpo Forest Trail Running SA Series | 2020
The Kuitpo Forest event is the first race for TRSA in 2020.
With 3 courses in 2020, this event will take participants through an amazing mix of scenic pine plantations and native bush – be prepared to see parts of Kuitpo Forest that you have not seen before.
You will […]
[ September 11, 2020; ]
Lights Out – Latitude Adelaide
Lights Out returns this September for an epic end of term celebration.
Join Latitude Adelaide on Friday 11 September 2020 for an event packed with glow sticks, smoke machines, a DJ dropping the best tunes, and 3 hours of unbelievable aerial action.
Due to capacity restrictions there are a limited number of tickets […]
Waterfall Gully to Mount Lofty Summit Hike
Adelaide’s favourite hike through Cleland Conservation Park, from serene Waterfall Gully all the way up to the summit at Mount Lofty.
It is a challenge to complete, but there are many reasons why the hike from Waterfall Gully to Mount Lofty Summit is so popular. From families with babies […]