Whats On


This September marks the 10th anniversary of the Central Geelong School Holiday Fun Program. To celebrate our 10th year, we've created a whimsical new look and we have a new name - Central Geelong Kids Fun Program.

Get a Copy:

To download a copy of the spring Central Geelong Kids Fun Guide click here. You can also pick up copies from CoGG Customer Service Centres, Visitor Information Centres and participating Central Geelong businesses.

What's Inside:

We have a new look, but the Kids Fun Guide layout remains the same with:

  • Loads of fantastic free activities
  • Special offers and discounts from Central Geelong businessees
  • A fun illustrated map of Central Geelong (so you know where the activity venues are located).

The Central Geelong Kids Fun Guide lists free activities on offer in Central Geelong as well as special offers and discounts available from Central Geelong businesses

Whats New:
We’ve included a new section, Other Great Activities. This section lists competitions and activities, events or exhibitions that may have a minimal cost, but offer great value.

The spring program theme is Creatures. There are a number of great free activities featuring; furry farmyard critters, scaly reptiles, magical creatures, Ninja Turtles, puppets, dragons, monsters and more - to keep the kids entertained.

The program begins on Saturday, 20th September and concludes on Sunday, 5th October 2014.

Activity Bookings:
Bookings via our online booking system will open here on Friday, 12th September at 12pm. Where bookings are required, places are limited to four children per booking; accompanying adults do not need to book.

How to care for pets with the RSPCA
Meet RSPCA educator Emily and her dog Chico. Learn about the role of the RSPCA in helping animals. Discover the needs of pets through interactive games. Hear about amazing animal rescues. Make a toy for a cat or dog being cared for at the RSPCA shelter.
When: Friday, 26 September
Where: GAPA, Level 1/37 Gheringhap Street
Session 1 10:30am - 11:30am (5-8 yrs)
Session 2 12:00 - 1:00pm (9-12 yrs)

Free Singing Workshops
Lift your voice in song with a special singing workshop. Adults are welcome to join in.
When: Thursday 25 September
Where: Wesley Centre, 100 Yarra Street
Session 1 11–11.30am (5-8 yrs)
Session 2 1-2pm (9-15 yrs)

Carousel Morning Tea & Storytelling
Bronte Stead will read from his book ‘The Broken Horse!’ Kids will receive a morning tea pack and a buy one, get one free Carousel ride voucher.
When: Monday, 29 September, 9.30am – 10.30am
Where: 1 Eastern Beach Rd, Waterfront Geelong
Bookings: Click here

More Activities:

Don’t miss out on these great events:

National Wool MuseumSuperCroc Exhibition: Click here for more information.

Dentalspa Geelong – Looming Creations Competition: Visit their Facebook page or website for details about how to enter.

The Mik Maks LiveClick here for more information.

To cancel a booking please contact us at centralgeelong@geelongcity.vic.gov.au or call 03 5272 4297 - so that another family can take your place. 

When you attend our activities, children need to be supervised at times by a parent or guardian.

To celebrate the launch of the new look Central Geelong Kids Fun Guide - Central Geelong Marketing have three family passes to give away, valued at $68 each, to the Family Magic show, Still Awake Still. For more details or to enter see our competitions page: centralgeelong.com.au/competitions

Social Media:
To keep up to date about competitions and program activities, including availability of sessions or any cancellations, follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Schools, Kindergartens and Play Groups:
If you would like to receive multiple copies of the Kids Fun Guide, email us at centralgeelong@geelongcity.vic.gov.au or call 03 5272 4298, and tell us how many copies you need and we’ll post them to you.

To automatically receive a copy of the Kids Fun Guide prior to the Autumn, Winter and Spring school holidays, click here and register your details. We’ll notify you by email when the Fun Guide is available to download.

We hope to see you in Central Geelong during the next school holidays!