Staying Active with Kids Over the School Holidays

24 Sept 2017, Spring School Holidays is such a great time to have loads of active fun with the kids! Warmer weather and Daylight Savings switching over part way through means there’s lots more daylight and even more reasons to get moving both outdoors and in. Here’s some great ideas to inspire you

Hiking – We are spoilt for choice with lots of bush surrounds in the local area. Lane Cove National Park, Spit to Manly Walk, Bondi to Coogee Walk, and short local trails around the back of East Ryde, North Ryde and Gladesville make

Long Walks РSome local favourite pathways include The Bay Run, Ryde River Walk (Putney to Parramatta), Five Dock Bay Walk, Concord Foreshore Trail, Mort Bay & Ballast Point Park Birchgrove РYOU CAN FIND MORE DETAILS IN A PREVIOUS BLOG HERE

Swimming – indoors or outdoors, we have lots of local swim centres in the area including Ryde Aquatic Centre, Homebush International Aquatic Centre at Olympic Park, Kurringgai Fitness & Aquatic Centre, Lane Cove Aquatic Centre just to name a few OR if the weather is warm enough make a trip to our amazing local beaches – so many to choose from

Indoor Rock Climbing – or abseiling depending on how old the kids are of course is loads of fun and a great all over body workout challenge too!

Bike Rides – get the family together on bikes and explore local parks and areas around where you live. Bicentennial Park at Homebush has some great bike paths which are suitable for the little ones and adults alike

Park Fun and Games – Plenty of free parks to choose from around Sydney, visit and old favourite or explore a new one. Take some ball activities from fun active time with the kids

Taronga Zoo – a great day out to see the animals and get lots of walking in around the hills of this beautiful zoo

Barangaroo Reserve – take a ferry into the city and explore this relatively new part of Sydney

The Rocks and Circular Quay – another ferry ride or bus ride and explore Circular Quay and the old streets of The Rocks

Sydney Botanical Gardens, The Domain and The Opera House – Take a picnic and explore this beautiful area of Sydney

Ice Skating – perfect activity for rainy days that still gets you moving and using those leg muscles, check out the local Macquarie Centre Ice Rink

Just a few ideas to get you started and there’s of course plenty more….

Don’t forget we also have SPRING HOLIDAY BOOTCAMPS with lots of session options either side of the October Long Weekend. Casual Drop in sessions for $20, or book and pay in advance 2 for $30, 4 for $52, 6 for $72 – mix and match sessions in either week to suit your school holiday plans.

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