Life with kids in Sydney's East
Kikstarters is a children's Soccer program aimed at developing children's soccer skills as well as improving their gross motor skills and promoting social interaction.
All sessions are based around a philosophy of learning through play and are age specific.
Playgroup sessions are a great opportunity for your children to have fun, make friends and learn new skills. They are also a great way for you to relax and meet other parents and carers with their under 5’s from your local area.
Have fun with your little one and meet other mums and bubs in your area.
Playgroup in North Bondi is the heart of the Bondi Beach Playgroups. Located next to the Early Childhood Health Centre on the corner of Wairoa Avenue and Brighton Boulevarde, this safely fenced all-weather venue offers the convenience of indoor and outdoor play sessions for children of all ages.
Visit the Children's Library for Dads Read. Featuring stories, songs and activities especially for 0-5 year olds and their male carers. The whole family is invited!
Rhymes, songs, stories and music for children aged between 0 - 11 months and their parents or carers every week of the year, except school holidays and public holidays.
Like all surf lifesaving clubs, South Maroubra holds junior lifesaving activities on the beach on Sunday mornings throughout the Summer lifesaving season. Nippers are an opportunity for kids to enjoy a run on the beach and a splash in the surf and to catch up with their friends. Of course, Nippers also offers those kids who are keen an opportunity to compete against athletes from other surf clubs throughout Sydney and NSW. South Maroubra proudly holds a long history of success at the highest levels of Junior Competition.
The Ian Potter Children’s WILD PLAY Garden, is a beautiful, state-of-the-art nature play space designed to engage the five senses, and help to reconnect children to nature.
Lionel Bowen Library boasts a collection of 124,000 items including books, magazines, CDs and DVDs. The library has a dedicated Local History room, study room (bookings required), has free Wi-Fi, 23PCs (including three PCs reserved for seniors and four reserved for children), four Macs and photocopying, scanning and printing facilities.
Coogee Minnows is Australia's longest continually running Junior Surf Lifesaving Club and a dynamic part of the Coogee Beach community.
Minnows offers a fun and active lifestyle choice for children between the ages of 5 and 13, as well as a solid base for learning and competition in beach activities. Kids in Minnows are tought everything from sun and surf safety, beach sprints and board paddling, all the way to life saving skills like CPR and water rescues.
I CAN READ Bondi Junction offers a range of unique reading and writing programs and other literacy programs designed to establish literacy skills from the early age of about 2.5 years onwards.
Waverley Library has storytime and rhymetime activities for babies and preschoolers each week during school term time.
Rhymes, songs, stories and music for children 12 - 23 months and their parents or carers every week of the year, except school holidays and public holidays.
Centennial Park is a grand park in the Victorian period tradition featuring formal gardens, ponds, grand avenues, statues, historic buildings, sporting field, 3km walking/jogging track, picnic spots, playground, Centennial Parklands cafe and restaurant.
Skate Now provide skateboarding lessons in a range of formats from one-on-one private lessons to large clinics for schools, vacation care and also community organisations. They also host skate parties.
Come join the AWARD winning soccer academy and experience quality, year round soccer coaching and 5 A-Side matches for your children! Three locations in the Eastern Suburbs; Lyne Park in Rose Bay, Lough Playing Fields in Double Bay and Centennial Park.
Nippers is about learning new skills, gaining confidence and having fun in a safe beach environment. For Nippers, the beach is the classroom. They gain confidence by passing the 'tests' of swimming, board paddling, beach sprinting, dolphin-diving, spotting a rip, having fun with new friends and discovering things about themselves.
The Heffron Pedal Park is a fun, miniature road network for kids to ride bicycles and scooters. The Pedal Park features various road signs, road markings and road rule information signs to help children develop vital road safety riding skills.
Playgroup is a lightly structured, informal gathering where parents, carers, babies, toddlers and preschool aged children come together in a relaxed and friendly environment to connect, play and learn.
Little Athletics at South Eastern is about having fun, making friends and enjoying the competition. This year more than ever our focus will be on the athletes own achievements and emphasis on beating their own previous best.
From September to March each year ESLAC offers boys and girls, aged 4 to 17, the opportunity to learn, train and compete in a full range of athletic events. Our regular Friday night competitions take place at ES Marks Athletic Field where we aim to continue the Field’s 100 year tradition of community based athletics participation and competition.
A private swim school that offers a range of swimming lessons and programs for children of all ages. They believe that swimming and water safety is an essential life skill and are dedicated to sharing their love for the water!
Little Heroes Swim Academy provides a variety of programs for children of all ages and abilities.
North Bondi Nippers is for kids aged from 5-13 who want to improve their surf and beach skills, make new friends and have fun! The minimum age for Nippers is 5 years old and they must be this age as of September 30, 2016.
The Bondi SBLSC Nippers Committee (BNC) run the “Bondi Nippers” each Sunday at the world famous Bondi Beach during the summer months between October and March.
The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is Australia’s leading centre for education and training in the performing arts.
Paint and play offers a program where children learn, grow and develop through play by planning and implementing developmentally appropriate experiences to foster cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in each child.
PeekyMe offers fun and creative craft boxes for children aged 3-7 years. A beautifully packaged box is delivered to your door each month with all the materials and instructions to discover, explore and create with your little one.
The Kids Judo program at the University of New South Wales are classes where kids have fun developing their skills and get a good dose of exercise at the same time. This is also a very successful competitive program teaching effective competition judo, having turned out many junior national champions, medalists and international competitors.
Indoor Tennis lessons. Tennis Quest believe tennis is complex so kids need fun aids like projected targets, electronic scoring to make it more rewarding and fun. To help them develop basic control we offer them a simple structured pathway which offers amazing results from the ages of three. Indoor tennis cuts out wind, harmful UV rays and enables them to improve quicker. Our goal is to develop and stream kids so they play to the maximum of their ability. We also conduct speciality programs for poorly coordinated kids or kids with ADHD.
Did you know that Surry Hills has more people making and creating within its boundaries than any other place in Australia?
This makes Surry Hills a fabulous destination to bring your kids. Think play; think design; think learning; think delightful discoveries upon your wanderings.
Kids fitness program at Agoga gym in Bondi.
An all abilities LEGO® club for children in school years 4 - 6. Show off your brick skills with fun monthly themes and challenges.
Come, relax and catch a movie at the Bring Your Baby sessions at Event Cinemas located on Level 7 & 8 at Westfields Bondi Junction.
Each Big Steps Little Feet class is jam packed with invaluable experiences, and enough magic, beauty, inspiration and encouragement all for the love of dance.
Your toddler or preschooler will love Tutu Studios ballet and dance classes for children 18 months – 7 years in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. Tutu Studios has a reputation for beautiful classes that are loved by children and parents alike with just the right mix of dance, imagination and play. We have studios at Randwick, Clovelly, Maroubra, Kensington, Alexandria, Daceyville and Coogee.
Gymbaroo is an educational centre aimed at helping parents and carers learn more about the importance of early childhood development.
Holdsworth is a non-government, membership based incorporated association working for the community.
They are part of your community and their aim is to enhance the quality of life of individuals, families and the community through the provision of quality services.
Storytime is an opportunity for preschool children aged 3 to 5 and their parent or carers to share the joy of literature, language rhythm and rhyme. Each session consists of a theme which incorporates songs, rhymes and a craft activity which helps to promote reading readiness. All this and it's free!
It's free, fun and an interactive program designed for babies aged 0 to 2 years. The session combines rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments. Rhyme Time encourages parents and carers to become fully involved with their babies and toddlers by associating books and songs with parental time and attention.
Bop 2 Books is a weekly program for children 24 - 35 months. Featuring rhymes, music and stories for young children and their parents or carers every week of the year, except school holidays and public holidays.
Bowling lanes, disco, bar and great spot for birthday parties.