July school holiday activities

News Update 13 June 2017

The City has a full programme of events and activities to keep the kids busy during the July school holidays.

George Burnett Leisure Centre

The City's George Burnett Leisure Centre July school holiday program is open for registrations and encourages children to have healthy, active lifestyles whilst learning new skills.

Three sports will be played each day and these include soccer, basketball, t-ball, tennis, netball and tabloid sports. With activities for children of all ages up to 10 years of age, participants and their parents will be sure to enjoy this fully supervised fun filled program.

A fruit platter is provided for morning tea. Bookings are essential as places are limited.

Basketball Clinics
A basketball focused clinic where children will be taught dribbling, passing, shooting, game play and team skills.
$20 for 1 day (3 hours each day)
5-8 Years - 9am-12pm, Friday 7 July 2017 
9-12 Years - 9am-12pm, Friday 14 July 2017

School Holiday Sports Clinics
Soccer, T-Ball, Cricket, Basketball, AFL and Tabloid Games
$40 for 2 days (3 hours each day)
5-7 Years - 9am-12pm, Tuesday 4 & Wednesday 5 July 2017
8-10 Years - 9am-12pm, Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12 July 2017

Enrolment closes for Basketball and Sports Clinics close 12pm, Friday 30 June 2017 or until classes are booked out. Contact the George Burnett Leisure Centre on 9474 0855 or email leisurecentre@southperth.wa.gov.au for more information or to register your child.

South Perth Libraries

Visit the libraries website for more events and activities or to register.

Pizza and Movie Sessions
For Frog, Dragon and Secret Club library members.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
5.30pm, Tuesday 4 July 2017
South Perth Library
Free, bookings required
Register here

12.30pm, Tuesday 11 July 2017
Manning Library
Free, bookings required
Register here

Pyjama Storytime
Dress in your best pyjamas and bring your favourite teddy for night time stories and craft. No bookings required. All ages welcome.

5.30pm, Wednesday 5 and Wednesday 12 July 2017
Manning Library

6pm, Thursday 6 and Thursday 13 July 2017
South Perth Library

Salvaged Storytime
Drop in to make some of our favourite craft activities from storytime this year. No bookings required. All ages welcome.

10am-12pm, Friday 7 July 2017
South Perth Library

1pm-3pm, Thursday 13 July 2017
Manning Library

LEGO in the Library
Drop in and make something awesome. No bookings required. All ages welcome.

10am-12pm, Tuesday 4 July 2017
Manning Library

10am – 12pm, Monday 10 July 2017
South Perth Library

Drop in and stay for as long as you like during the session. No bookings required. All ages welcome.

10am–12pm and 1-3pm, Saturday 1 July 2017
South Perth Library

10am–12pm and 1-3pm, Saturday 15 July 2017
Manning Library

Young Adults Disney Marathon
Unwind before you head back to school with three Disney favourites - The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and Tarzan, plus snacks!
For 12-18 year olds

1-4pm, Friday 14 July 2017
Manning Library
Free, bookings required
Register here
Children’s Book Week Opening
Celebrate the start of Children’s Book Week 2017 with the theme 'Escape to Everywhere' by joining us for a special session for children, parents, teachers and grandparents. Special guests:

  • Author/illustrator Kylie Howarth Fish Jam, Chip & 1,2 Pirate Stew
  • Musicians – Kaleidoscope Ensemble performing a musical interpretation of Somewhere Else by Gus Gordon
  • Mayor Sue Doherty

10.30am-12pm, Friday 18 August 2017
Manning Community Hall
2 Conochie Crescent, Manning
Free, bookings essential
Register here

Contact us

For more information, please contact the City.