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5 Fun Activities for the Summer School Holidays.

School’s out and it’s time to have some wholesome family fun!

If you’re looking for some exciting local activities to enjoy these summer school holidays, here are some ideas:


Splash around at Whittlesea Swim Centre
Whittlesea Swim Centre's GOswim Swimming and Water Safety School Holiday Program runs during the summer school holidays. The program is open to all ages and helps students work on their swimming technique and water safety skills while enjoying fun activities.

Lessons will run from Monday 10th January – Friday 14th January, and students will take part in a daily 30-minute session between 9am and 12pm. Students will also have unlimited swimming access before or after their lesson.

The program is free for current GOswim members and $66.50 for non-members. Whittlesea Swim Centre is a 22-minute drive from Lyndarum North.

Alternatively, head to Whittlesea Swim Centre from 9am – 6pm daily to simply enjoy their swimming facilities, including a 25m main pool, learner’s pool, toddler pool, splash pad and waterslide.


Funfields Whittlesea
Experience a day of full-on fun at Funfields, Victoria’s biggest theme park, located a short 21-minute drive from Lyndarum North! Funfields is open for the summer, featuring new and re-imagined rides including Dragon’s Revenge Swing, Mystic Kingdom, Pegasus Sky Bounce, Mystic Tree, Amazonia Water Play and more.

Funfields offers a range of ticket and pass options, so you can find the best deal for your family. General admission pricing is $48 for little ones and $55 for those over 130cm.

For more information about the park, open times, tickets and prices, click here.


TunzaFun and Village Cinemas at Westfield Plenty Valley
For an afternoon of total entertainment, Westfield Plenty Valley has you covered with games, activities and movies on offer!

TunzaFun Xtreme boasts over 1,000 square metres of attractions that every member of the family can enjoy, including arcade games, laser tag, climbing walls and a 9D cinema. Only an escalator ride away, you can catch the latest family flicks at Village Cinemas. For the ultimate child-friendly cinema experience, book a Vjunior viewing, which features dedicated play area in the foyer and cinemas that are exclusively designed for kids. Or to enhance the cinematic experience for bigger kids, Vmax, Vpremium and Gold Class sessions are also available.


Playshed Cafe
Enjoy a family play date with other parents and children at Playshed Cafe, just 20 minutes from your home at Lyndarum North. At Playshed Cafe, all the equipment is chosen specifically for small children (0-6 years of age) to create a wondrous, exciting and active learning environment. Parents can relax and enjoy their time at Playshed Cafe, knowing their children are discovering new textures, sensations, movements and abilities – safely.

As well as a fun, safe and child-friendly environment, you’ll also enjoy chef-prepared meals. Choose from a selection of freshly made sandwiches, burgers, wraps, toasties, focaccias and salads, as well as in house baked scones, muffins and slices for those after a sweet treat.


Lyndarum North Park
There really is no better way to spend a summer afternoon than heading to the local park for a picnic. Lyndarum North’s Park is designed for total fun, featuring slides, swings, climbing nets, basketball half court, picnic tables, open green space and so much more! For more easy and fun outdoor activity ideas this summer, read our blog.

We hope your summer holidays are filled with lots of fun and laughter! And don’t forget to ‘slip, slop, slap’ if you’re out in the sun!