Savvy ways to survive the school holidays in Bankstown

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It’s that time of year again – already! Summer school holidays in Bankstown mean you need a quick list of fast, easy and budget-friendly ways to entertain the kids.

Fun, free and cheap kids activities around Bankstown that will fit your budget

Active outdoor fun for free!

Celebrate summer school holidays in Bankstown! Wear the kids out with some active outdoor fun.

Summer reading fun

  • Little bookworms can supercharge their summer with the Summer Reading Club at Bankstown libraries.
  • The club encourages kids to discover great authors and illustrators as they explore or develop a love of reading.
  • The 2017 Summer Reading Club theme is ‘Game on!’ and kids can get set for a summer reading celebration of sports, games, technology and team spirit.
  • Register at your local Bankstown library branch – reading kicks off from 1st December and finishes 31st January.

More free and creative library fun

There will be an awesome array of free kid’s activities hosted by City of Canterbury-Bankstown Libraries these school holidays.

  • With library locations including Campsie, Earlwood, Lakemba and Riverwood, there’s always a huge range of activities to choose from.
  • School holiday workshops typically include games, art and craft, bingo, recycling to make art, making picture frames and pyjama story time.
  • Keep an eye on Bankstown Council’s website for the program, full details and bookings.

Be in the centre of the action

Canturbury-Bankstown’s Children’s Centres run some affordable Vacation Care programs for primary school aged kids.

  • The action-packed program of activities includes themed sports days and fun excursions.
  • Check the council’s website for full program details and booking information.

Teen time

For high school kids aged between 12 and 18 years, the Belmore Youth Resource Centre have you covered.

  • The BYRC runs a great range of fun activities and supervised excursions for teens to learn new skills and make new friends.
  • Their school holiday program typically includes activities such as skater skills and science workshops, and trips to laser tag, Luna Park and the Olympic Park pool.

Get arty

Creative kids should head to the Bankstown Arts Centre for some of their fun school holiday workshops.

  • Workshops include themed sessions with materials and techniques. Past activitis have included a kid’s party and comedy workshop, crafty and cardboard costume making and hula hoop fun.
  • There’s something to suit all ages. Check for the updated online program for dates, details and booking information.

Holiday mania at the club

The Bankstown Sports Club have an awesome array of activities to entertain the kids these school holidays in Bankstown.

  • Their school holiday program has shows, classes, art activities and meal deals for kids of all ages.
  • With prices from just $5, events include the XTreme Magic Show, Crazy Science show, sand art, cake and churros making, Build a Bear workshop and kids yoga.
  • Check the website for event and booking details.

Need some extra school holiday cash?

  • If you need a fast small cash loan to help see you through the school holidays, City Finance understand and are here to help.
  • Just pop in and visit our friendly staff at our Bankstown branch, or give us a call today on 9708 4211.
  • You can also apply online today!