July School Holiday Inspiration

July 2020 School Holiday Inspiration

Now restrictions have relaxed, we are excited about all of the fantastic Inner West school holiday activity options and know you will be too! Many of those businesses that pivoted to online continue to offer their services but importantly, are now also offering face-to-face and group activities.

Check out our essential guide below, for an awesome mix of face-to-face and online activities guaranteed to help entertain, educate and inspire your kids. From acrobatics to art, drama, public speaking and sports. There’s something for kids of all ages and interests!

Many of these activities are organised by registered Active Kids or Creative Kids providers, so don’t forget to make use of those vouchers.



Acrobatic classes for kids Ages 6 to 14 years – beginners through to advanced aerials, back-hand-springs and flips!

Acropals is Sydney’s first acro-only school with classes for all ages and abilities taught by Australia’s top acrobatics teachers. This July school holidays learn acrobatics and air track tumbling in a friendly, non-competitive environment. AcroPals uses state-of-the-art equipment and has a massive assortment of air tracks to keep your kids safe while teaching them everything from a forward roll to a full twist back.

Where: Marrickville + Online
When: Monday 13, Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 July
Cost: See website for more information. Creative Kids and Active Kids vouchers accepted

Bookings: www.acropals.com

Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kids

LEGO workshops for kids aged 5+

During the July holidays Bricks 4 Kids Inner West will be hosting workshops in Abbotsford, Balmain and Leichhardt. The workshops will feature STEM-based fun LEGO themes and robotics!

Where: Balmain, Ashfield, Leichhardt
When: Monday 6 July – Friday 17 July
Cost: From $95 per day. Creative Kids vouchers accepted
Bookings: www.bricks4kidz.com.au

 Flying Yogis
Flying Yogis - Inner West Mums' Activities Guide

Yoga, tumbling, mindfulness & acrobatics for kids aged 5 to 12 years

A day at Flying Yogis includes yoga, acrobatics, gymnastics, tumbling and ninja skills followed by art, music and cooking!

Where: Annandale
When: Monday 6 – Monday 20 July. 9am-3pm. Before & aftercare available (8:30am- 5:30pm)
Cost: Please visit the website for more information.
Bookings: www.flyingyogis.net.au

Gallery NTK Art School

Gallery NTK

Fine Art tuition in all media for kids in Kindy to Year 12

These school holidays Gallery NTK will be running fun art workshops for Kindy kids to Year 12. The classes are led by fully qualified art teachers and professional artists and focus on skills in clay-making, painting and drawing.

Where: Croydon + Online
When: Monday 6 July to Friday 17 July
Cost: $50.00 half day and $99 for full day. Creative Kids vouchers accepted
Bookings: www.galleryntk.com.au

GeckoSports Inner West

Geckosports - July School Holiday Guide

Multi-sport fitness classes for primary school kids

GeckoSports, in Ashfield is running a three hour program, suitable for kids aged 5 to 12 years who love sports or fitness games and are looking for a fun day with friends.


  • Warm up games
  • Funny relay challenges
  • Obstacle course fun
  • (Shadow) boxing challenges (follow/ keep up with the coach)
  • Dodgeball Colosseum run


  • Warm up games
  • Fun fitness station circuit with a twist
  • Fitness challenges to music
  • Deck of cards team fitness challenge
  • Fitness freeze (with music)
  • All levels of fitness are welcome.
  • All the kids need is a desire to have lots of fun!

Please bring: water bottle, 2 healthy snacks, hat and apply sunscreen before arrival.

Cancellation policy: if our programs are not able to be delivered due to any COVID-19 restrictions or if it is raining, you will receive a full refund.

Where: Ashfield Park
When: 9am – 12pm on the following days:

  • Tuesday 7 July: GLADIATOR GAMES
  • Wednesday 8 July: FUN FITNESS BOOTCAMP
  • Monday 13 July: FUN FITNESS BOOTCAMP
  • Thursday 16 July: GLADIATOR GAMES

Cost: $40 (8 June – 30th June) $55 (after 30th June). Siblings received a 25% discount.
Bookings: www.geckosports.com.au

Gymkidz Gymnastics


Gymnastics camp for kids aged 4 to 12 years

GymKidz is a recreational gymnastics centre in Newtown. The Gymkidz holiday program are gymnastics focused but include a variety of stimulating physical and motor-skill development with games, acrobatics and circus, and dance all in the care of a qualified team of instructors.

Where: Newtown
When: Monday 6 – Friday 17 July
Cost: $90 per day. Active Kids and Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: www.gymkidz.com.au

Inner West School Of Dance

Inner West School of Dance - July School Holiday Guide

Recreational dance classes for children aged 2 to 16 years

The Inner West School of Dance provides relaxed and friendly classes where children can learn Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop and Lyrical. We have studios in Leichhardt, Marrickville and Haberfield and also offer online classes. Led by qualified and talented teachers, children are able to learn to dance in a non-competitive environment, increase their musicality and boost their self-esteem while having fun and making friends.

Where: Marrickville, Leichhardt, Haberfield + Online
When: Saturdays and weekday mornings and afternoons
Cost: From $120 (9 week term). Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: www.innerwestschoolofdance.com.au

Julie Peadon Art

Julie Peadon - July School Holiday Guide

Fun Fine Art half & full day workshops for Kindy to Year 12 

These school holidays, Julie Peadon Art is offering fun, fine art workshops exploring the great art movements both historically and in a contemporary world while practicing drawing, painting, printing, sculpture and mixed media techniques.

Where: Drummoyne
When: Monday 6 July to Friday 17 July
Cost: $49.50 half day and $99 for full day. Creative Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: www.juliepeadonart.com

Kidz Artworx

Kidz Artworx - July School Holiday Guide

Art School specialising in art classes for primary school kids

Kidz Artworx is running fun and creative art workshops to suit everyone including drawing, painting and clay, sculpture and design. The workshops are designed to encourage kids’ in their creative thinking and visual language and provide them with skills in various areas. All materials are provided and there is a great outdoor play area too.

Where: Burwood
When: Monday 6 to Friday 17 July, 9.30am-12.30pm, supervised lunch & 1.30pm-4.30pm
Cost: Early Bird discount until 28 July – $49.50 per workshop. $99 for a whole day. Creative Kids vouchers accepted
Bookings: www.kidzartworx.com.au

Kids Got Skillz

Kids Got Skillz - July School Holiday Guide

Workshops for children, promoting self-esteem and happiness for kids aged 5 to 12 years

Kids Got Skillz are running a Digital Detox Workshop – helping kids develop life skills and focus in everday life. Activities include cooking, photography, mindfulness and yoga.

Where: Stanmore + Online
When: Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 July
Cost: $100 per day. Creative and Active Kids vouchers accepted.
Bookings: www.kidsgotskillz.com.au

Haberfield Tennis Centre

Haberfield Tennis - July School Holiday Guide

Tennis lessons for kids aged 4 to 16 years     

Haberfield Tennis Centre is offering private or semi private tennis lessons during the July school holidays for children of all ages and levels.

Where: Haberfield
When: Monday 6 – Friday 18 July
Cost: $45 for 30mins or $80 for 60mins (up to 2 students)
Bookings: info@haberfieldtennis.com.au

Paper Rock Scissors Art Studios

Paper Rock Scissors - Inner West Mums Activities Guide

Art workshops for primary school kids
Paper Scissors Rock will be running art workshops in two groupsKindy to Year 2 and Years 3-6. There will be lots of creative and fun art projects to suit all levels of ability. Each day offers a new workshop with fun techniques that you may not get to try every day. Morning session and afternoon session available, or stay for the entire day. Extended hours available.

Where: Rozelle
When: Monday 6 – Friday 17 July
Cost: $60 + GST per session. Creative Kids vouchers accepted
Bookings: www.paperrockscissors.com.au

Resilience in Kids   Sydney

Resilience in Kids - Inner West Mums' Activities Guide

Resilience online workshops for children in Kindy to Year 6

Resilience in Kids is offering fun and play-based resilience building workshops via Zoom.. Workshops focus on building resilience through fun and play-based games and activities, including; drama, art, craft, storytelling, discussion and games. Workshops are run by deeply experienced resilience coaches.

Where: Online
When: 10-12pm and 2-4pm on 7-9 July and 14-16 July
Cost: $39 per workshop. Creative Kids vouchers accepted
Bookings: www.resilienceinkids.com.au

Speaking Schools Australasia

Sydney Speaking School - July School Holiday Guide

Fun and supportive online public speaking classes for children to find their voice & build resilience

Speaking schools is committed to delivering a live, interactive and fun online experience that will ensure every student is given plenty opportunities to practice, receive individualised support and grow as a speaker! Programs run over four days and there is a program to suit every level from Year 1 to Year 9 students.

Where: Online
When: 9:30 am – 1 pm.Monday 6 July – Thursday 16 July
Cost: From $180 for four days. Creative Kids vouchers accepted
Bookings: www.speakingschools.com.au
Enquiries: manager@speakingschools.com.au

Sydney FC – Rozelle and Chiswick

Sydney Football Club - Inner West Mums' Activities Guide

Football skills training program for kids aged 5 to 12 years

Sydney FC are running a three day fun-packed camp is a great outdoor activity and will help kids brush up on their football skills.

Where: Rozelle and Chiswick

  • Rozelle: Wednesday 8 to Friday 10 July
  • Chiswick: Monday 13 July to Wednesday 15 July

Bookings: https://my.sydneyfc.com/clinic-purchase


The Athletic Buddha

The Athletica Buddha - July School Holiday Guide

Interactive activities and games for children aged 6 to 12 years

The Athletic Buddha health and fitness centre will be running two sessions for children in the school holidays. The first is the Sports, Strength and Stillness Workshop and the second session Gymnastics/Dance/Slime Making. There will also be fun interactive games and prizes! Lunch and snacks included.

Where: Concord West

  • Sports, Strength and Stillness Workshop: Wednesday 8 July – 8.45am-3pm.
  • Gymnastics, Dance and Slime Making Workshop: Wednesday 15 July 11am-3pm

Bookings: https://theathleticbuddha.com.au
Call 0451 932 013

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