We’ve partnered with local businesses to bring you our Summer School Holidays Activity Guide, and there are plenty of classes and activities to keep the kids entertained over the long break. There are also some fantastic offers exclusive to Melville Mums!

Use the quick links below to view more info – keep checking back as we’ll be adding more to the guide over the coming weeks.

If you’d like to be a part of the guide, contact us at hello@melvillemums.com.au for more info.

Applecross Calisthenics Club (O’Connor)

Our Applecross Calisthenics Club January School Holiday Workshop is open for bookings! Perfect for friends and family who would love to try calisthenics for the first time. 

  • Thursday, 19 January 2023
  • 8:30am- 11:30am 
  • Applecross Studio, 1/79 Forsyth Street, O’Connor 
  • $5 per child
  • For 5-12 Year Olds

For all children aged 5 – 12 years old, calisthenics builds both confidence and co-ordination. So, if you love dancing, gymnastics and having fun, grab a friend and register today!

To register visit www.calisthenicswa.com.au

Aquafanatics (Salter Point)

Swimming Intensives – January 2023 Holidays:
January 9th to 13th
January 16th to 20th
Monday to Friday | 8 – 10.30AM
Sessions every 30 minutes

Bookings: Just head to our customer portal to enrol https://app.iclasspro.com/portal/aquafanatics

SPECIAL OFFER – 10% discount for new enrolments using code ‘melvillemums’.
*Just add the discount code as a note when doing the enrolment. Discount will be applied when enrolment is confirmed by our admin.

CircusWA (Fremantle)

Summer holidays are almost here and it’s the perfect time to to jump right into circus. Flip, fly, hoop, juggle and climb into The Big Top with an array of exciting courses for all ages and abilities, taught by trainers we know and love as well as some fantastic guest teachers flying over from Naarm (Melbourne).

Whether you want to brush up on the basics, be brave and learn a new skill or just move your body while you make new friends, we have it all waiting for you.

Bookings: Info on specific classes including dates, times, prices and where to book in our holiday programs page on our website.

SPECIAL OFFER – Melville Mums receive 10% off with exclusive code ‘MM10’

Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair (Perth)

Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair is back this summer with a very Festive Edition! Nine rides take centre stage, including state of the art Dodgem Drift 2 bumper cars and the show stopping Dream Swinger. The whole family will love the sideshow games including the skill testing Rabbit Shooting Gallery, the must-try Laughing Clowns or fan favourite Fishing Pool. 

Celebrate the most wonderful time of year with snow tipped Christmas Trees, Showbags, Santa Claus Live, Roving Entertainers and Falling Snow! Get creative at Santa’s Creation Station and don’t miss the incredible FIREWORKS display! 

Soak up the festive energy and enjoy the beauty of Perth in its premiere family precinct. Entry to the Fun Fair is FREE!

Friday 2nd December 2022 – Monday 2nd January 2023

Ride and Game tokens and wristbands can be pre-purchased online at https://elizabethquayfunfair.com.au

Unlimited Ride Wristbands and/or Game/Ride Tokens can either be pre-purchased online, or purchased on the day.

Entry is FREE and no ticket or registration is required.

Fremantle Leisure Centre (Fremantle)

Fremantle Leisure Centres annual January Holiday Swimming Program is back and bookings are now open! We are running 2 series consisting of 5 consecutive days of lessons:

Series 1: Monday 9 January – Friday 13 January 2023
Series 2: Monday 16 January – Friday 20 January 2023

Your child will swim 5 days in a row at the same time each day! Bookings are open to all students in our Learn to Swim Under 5’s, Over 5’s and Dolphins swim programs. Students not in our program can book in after completing a free swim assessment with our friendly team.

Learn to Swim Under 5s / Over 5’s: $86.00 per week
Dolphins (1:1 lessons for children with special needs): $142.50 per week


Bookings: January Holiday Program classes are now available to book through our online swim program platform. If you are already enrolled in our program, ensure you book your child into their current swimming level. If your child has not been enrolled with us, please book into a free assessment to find out the correct level to book into. Visit https://www.fremantle.wa.gov.au/quick-access-0 to book your free assessment.

To find a suitable class on the timetable firstly filter by HOLIDAY CLASSES and ensure your child’s level is also selected. To book into Series 1 classes select a class with the NEXT CLASS date as Jan 9. To book into Series 2 classes select a class with the NEXT CLASS date as Jan 16.

Kids Are Kids! (Bateman, Piara Waters)

Mandarin Stars Perth South (Ardross)

Consider giving your child an invaluable life gift and the powerful advantage of speaking Mandarin! 

Mandarin Stars offers immensely FUN Mandarin classes for children this summer holiday from WED. 4th Jan – FRI. 6th Jan 2023 at Ardross Primary School. We will be connecting students with the Chinese language and culture through the festivities of the Chinese New Year – year of the RABBIT, Chinese cooking and food, calligraphy, craft, yoga movement and much more! Check out our workshop program for all the details.

Come and be a Mandarin Star in the NEW YEAR!

Bookings: To find out more and to make a booking please email perthsouth@mandarinstars.com.au

SPECIAL OFFER – Mention Melville Mums to receive 5% off your booking

Therapy for Kids Perth (Myaree)

Therapy For Kids Perth School Holiday Groups 
1. Handwriting Bootcamp 10am-11.30am weekly for 6 weeks (starting 10th December) 
2. Lego masters fine motor skills 1pm-2.30pm for 6 weeks (starting 10th December)
3. Kindy Readiness program 9am-11.15am for 8 weeks (starting 6th December) 
4. Mind gym 12.30pm-2pm for 6 weeks (starting 21st December) 
5. Art and emotional regulation 1.30pm-3pm weekly for 6 weeks (Starting 22nd December)
6. Social Skills 3pm-4.30pm weekly for 6 weeks (from the 23rd December) 

Half Day Workshops 
1. Sensory Scent of Christmas workshop (one off 22nd Dec ) 8.45am -12.15pm 
2. Christmas Art workshop (one off 20th Dec) 1pm-4.30pm 
3. Super hero super me (one off Wednesday 21st Dec) 8.45am – 12.15pm
4. Self confidence, theatre and public speaking (three date options) 6th Jan 8.45am – 12.15pm, 13th Jan 8.45am – 12.15pm, 20th Jan 8.45am – 12.15pm

Bookings: Places limited – All sessions run by Occupational Therapists and Therapy assistants
Email: otforkidsperth@gmail.com
Phone: 65072966 Or 0435084047
Website: https://therapyforkidsperth.com.au

For even more kids activities and classes, make sure to check out our local business directory. You can also head to our What’s On calendar to browse events happening in the local area.

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