Play at the Bay – Glenelg | Autumn School Holiday Activities | 16-27 Apr 2018

Play at the Bay

Play, explore and experience: there is an activity for everyone!

Play at the Bay is a program being run from 16 to 27 April 2018. The concept encourages children to play, explore and experience by offering workshops for a wide range of ages.

Bookings are essential and places are going fast so make sure to book on time to secure your spot. Registrations will close 24 hours prior to each activity unless otherwise stated.

Be Active

Bubblemaker Party
Experience scuba diving under the direct care and supervision of a PADI Pro and play underwater games such as footy, catch and swim through hoops.

Tuesday 24 & Thursday 26 April 2018 | Ages 8 – 14 | Cost: $30 + booking fee


Sport with Ready Steady Go Kids
Ready Steady Go – Kids have fun as you try Cricket, Football, Soccer and Tennis. Kids will develop the fundamentals of sports and develop essential motor skills in a fun, non-competitive environment. Groups of up to 12 kids will rotate through each sport and see the fun that can come from sport and physical activity

Tuesday 24 April 2018 | Ages 2 – 6 | Cost: $5 + booking fee


Family BARRE
Family BARRE classes at Aleenta BARRE Glenelg these school holidays. Come for a 30 minute family friendly BARRE class – a blend of yoga, Pilates and BARRE moves for both parents and kids.

Tuesday 17 & Friday 20 April 2018 | Ages 5 and over | Cost: $20 (adult + 1 child) and $5 for any additional children + booking fee


Sensory Playgroup 
See, touch, hear, smell, taste & discover sensory playgroup! Craft, water play, climbing, toys, sensory tables and much more. Sessions also include songs, music and parachute play.

Monday 16 & Wednesday 18 April 2018 | Ages 1 – 5 | Cost: $7.70 + booking fee


Sensory Playgroup for Babies
Discover and develop your baby’s sense, inspire learning through creative and sensory play! Lots of sensory activities inside and outside play spaces. Sensory art, sensory baskets, sensory play. Sessions also include songs, music and parachute play.

Monday 16 & Wednesday 18 April 2018 | Ages 0 – 14 months | Cost: $7.70 + booking fee


Art & Crafts

Beadwork on the Beach
Boys and girls are invited to come and create a memorable key ring for Mother’s Day or design yourself a bag tag, bracelet or necklace. Have fun threading beads of all colours & designs and build your own masterpiece.

Wednesday 18, Thursday 19, Monday 23 & Tuesday 24 April 2018 | Ages 5 – 13 | Cost: $9.70 + booking fees


Lotions and Potions
Learn how to make your own organic lip balm and body lotion, fragranced with essential oils of your choice giving you the inspiration to start your own potions. Every person will take home one lip balm and one body lotion with your own decorated label.

Monday 16, Monday 23, Tuesday 17 & Tuesday 24 April 2018 | Ages 8 – 16 | Cost: $26 + booking fees


Face Painting
Colourful, vibrant & fun full face painting by Mary. Professional quality face paint products used. Choose your colours and walk away with your favourite design. Please note there may be a short wait as Mary will have 6 spaces available within a 30 minute block

Tuesday 17, Thursday 19 and Friday 20 April 2018 | $7.70 + booking fee


Animation Workshop
Learn where film animation began by making cool flip books, phenakistoscopes, zoetropes and thaumatropes.

Price is for activity only and does not include movie ticket. Spaces are limited. Movie session will go on sale 5 days prior, please visit the Event Cinemas website for bookings and more information

Monday 16 & Monday 23 April 2018 | Ages 8 – 12 | Cost: $10.80 + booking fee


Fun with Food

Chocolate Classes 
Learn and taste all about the different types of chocolate and how it is grown and made into a chocolate bar. Decorate your own Easter egg to take home.

Tuesday 17, Tuesday 24, Friday 20 & Friday 27 April 2018 | Ages 6 – 12 | Cost: $17.35 + booking fees


Kids Pizza Making
Make and bake your own organic pizza at the award-winning Goodlife Glenelg

Wednesday 18, Thursday 19, Thursday 26, Friday 20 & Friday 27 April 2018 | Ages 5 -15 | Cost: $15.80 + booking fees


Outdoor & Environment

Aboriginal Wiltja Workshop and Dreaming Stories
Join Tamaru from the Deadly Mob to learn about Kaurna Culture and hear Aboriginal Dreaming Stories. Help build a traditional Wiltja shelter and take part in fun activities

Monday 23 April 2018 | Ages 6 – 12 | Cost: $5.50+ booking fees


Gumboot Planting
Come and learn about the importance of native bees to our environment and create a gum boot plant for winter

Wednesday 18 April 2018 | Ages 4 and over | Cost: $8.50 + booking fees


Nature Play – Geocaching Workshop
A high-tech treasure hunt that combines navigation technology with an outdoor adventure. Problem solve with team members and use creative thinking in this fun and interactive session. Minimum numbers are required for this workshop to run.

Monday 16 April 2018 | Ages 8 and over | Cost: $6 + booking fee


Nature Play – Natural Elements
A multi-sensory learning experience allowing children to discover, create and design using natural elements from the earth. Workshops include loose parts, sensory play and seed bombs.

Monday 16 April 2018 | Ages 4 – 8 | Cost: $6 + booking fee


Just for Fun

Fairy School and Superhero Academy
For all fairies, mermaids, pirates and superheroes. Fairy School and Superhero Academy are very excited to have you. Every day is a different theme but all will include dancing, games, singing, craft and more. Come in your best dress ups!

Monday 16, Tuesday 17, Wednesday, 18, Thursday 26 & Friday 27 April 2018 | Ages 3 – 10 | Cost: $14 + booking fees


Circus Workshop 
A highly skilled performer will demonstrate and guide the children on how to use juggling balls, plate spinning, flower sticks, balance sticks, hula hoops and hand held stilts.

Tuesday 17 April 2018 | Ages 5 – 12 | Cost: $6 + booking fees


The EMU Tree Music Workshops
Holdfast Bay are working with Chris Teusner from The EMU Tree to offer 4 Mixed Technology Music Workshops:

  • Intro to Garage Band on iPad
  • Intro to Garage Band on iMac
  • Advanced Garage Band on iMac
  • Intro to Logic Pro X

Monday 16 April 2018 | Ages 8 – 25 | Cost: $5 (per workshop) + booking fees


Acting Out
Explore and celebrate the art of drama with Acting Out. Children will build on their own storytelling skills and learn stagecraft improvisation.

Thursday 26 April 2018 | Ages 5 – 7 years | Cost: FREE


Make a Scene
Whether your child is new to drama or has been making a scene for years, this class will teach budding actors should performance skills and will build on their storytelling talents

Thursday 26 April 2018 | Ages 8 – 10 | Cost: FREE


Creating your own Cartoon Character
Stand up comedy meets cartoon workshop! No artistic ability is needed or assumed, just the willingness to give it a go and laugh a lot.

Tuesday 17 April 2018 | Ages 7 and under | Cost: FREE


Unfinished Cartoon Masterpieces
Stand up comedy meets cartoon workshop! No artistic ability is needed or assumed, just the willingness to give it a go and laugh a lot.

Tuesday 17 April 2018 | Ages 8 and over | Cost: FREE


Sensory Seasons at Wiggly Worms
Come and celebrate the seasons of Summer, Winter, Autumn and Spring. With craft and sensory activities. Exploring a frozen winter wonderland, digging on a summer beach and creating beautiful spring crafts.

Tuesday 17 April 2018 | Ages 1 – 6 | Cost: $10 + booking fee


Dino Dig at Wiggly Worms
Explore pre-historic times with our sensory messy play activities, as you dig and free the fossilised dinosaurs. Create your own dino prints and explore the dinosaur swamps.

Monday 23 April 2018 | Ages 1 – 6 | Cost: $10 + booking fee


Jungle Party at Wiggly Worms 
Dress as your favourite animals and come and party in the jungle. Climb and explore like monkeys or prowl around like a lion. Fun jungle games and crafts for your little ones to participate in.

Friday 20 April 2018 | Ages 1 – 6 | Cost: $10 + booking fee


Music & Dance

Fancy Pants Family Music and Literacy Event
Fancy Pants’ book presentation by author Kelly Hibbert and illustrator Amanda Graham followed by a lively performance by the Glenelg Brass Band. Children can create some giant Fancy Pants to display in the Kibby Reserve Garden.

Sunday 15 April 2018 | Ages 4 and over | Cost: $6 Adult, $4 Child + booking fee


Uke ‘n’ Play at the Bay
Strum-along, hum-along and sing-along in the fun-filled workshop. No previous experience needed.

Tuesday 24 April 2018 | Ages 5 and over | Cost: $3.00 + booking fee


Monkey Rock Music

From toddler to primary school, Monkey Rock Music is a fully participatory show from Ottawa, Canada. In this fully interactive show, you’ll hear kids’ classics, learn hilarious and catchy new songs, and even sing along to a favourite classic rock song or two.

Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 April 2018 | Ages 1 – 10 | Cost: $5.60 + booking fee


Baby and Toddler Disco
The Baby Disco is the perfect opportunity to hit the dance floor with your little ones. Enjoy the great music, bubbles, disco lighting and balloon drop.

Tuesday 24 April 2018 | Ages 0 – 5 | Cost: $3 + booking fees


Check out our April School Holiday Guide here

april school holiday 2018

For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Holdfast Bay website here

What:  Play at the Bay | School Holiday Activities

When: Monday 16 – Saturday 27 April 2018 | See dates for each activity above

Where:  Various Locations around Glenelg

Who: See age recommendations for each activity above

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: City of Holdfast Bay


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