Winter School Holiday Activities

In Brisbane

Keep the kids busy this winter school holidays with Brisbane City Council’s fantastic free and low-cost school holiday activities for all ages happening across the city.

For less than a coffee and muffin at your local café, you can get the kids off the couch and their screens and out exploring Brisbane’s libraries, parks, the Planetarium and Mt Coot-tha.

Winter School Holidays Brisbane

Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

Looking for something out of this world these school holidays? Then take the kids on a journey through space at the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. There’s never been a better time to check it out – the historic structure has just reopened following the installation of a new six-projector digital system in the Cosmic Skydome.

Aliens, stars and the solar system are just a few of the exciting topics children and families can learn more about these school holidays at Brisbane City Council’s Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.

Families can also enjoy the show narrated by Harry Potter star Rupert Grint, ‘We Are Aliens!’ which takes viewers on an epic ride in the hunt for evidence of alien life.

Skate Parks and BMX Parks

Whatever their wheel of choice, kids can skateboard, blade, BMX or scooter to 20 BMX parks and 37 skate parks across the city and enjoy the great outdoors this winter school holiday.

Council skate parks have facilities on offer for people of all ages to feel welcome, learn new skills and get active and healthy. And, if the kids get bored of doing 180s and board slides, they can ride their scooter or BMX at many skate parks, too.

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Indoor Pools

Just because it is winter doesn’t mean that kids can’t dive in and enjoy a swim, with 12 of Brisbane’s 22 pools heated and open for business.

With opening hours catering to dedicated lap swimmers and families alike, pools are a low-cost activity for the whole family.

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Kids Classes

Keep kids fit, healthy and warm this winter holiday with this great range of classes available, and the chance to make new friends:

Fitness, Fun & Games - This fitness and fun outdoor exercise session targets young children and teenagers and includes skipping and hula hooping to assist in improving cardio, strength and core stability. The session also includes sports drills that assist with motor coordination for sports such as netball, soccer, volleyball and basketball.

Revolutions Skateboarding Workshop - Kids can gain confidence, get comfortable with their balance and learn a whole new set of skateboarding skills with excellent ASF coaches. Open to friends and family. All levels, including absolute beginners, are welcome.

Kickboxing - Fun kicking and striking pads for beginners.

Zumba® Kids - Be active, be healthy and be happy - it's a dance party! Kids will learn different types of dance to modern music in this fun party workout.

Winter School Holidays Brisbane

Need to know - To find out about all the fun activities for kids visit Brisbane City Council’s website and search ‘More to See and Do’.

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