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Play at the Bay

Play, explore and experience: there is an activity for everyone!

Play at the Bay is a program being run from 16 to 27 April 2018.  The concept encourages children to play, explore and experience by offering workshops for a wide range of ages.

For more detailed information on each workshop and to book, click on the below categories

Bookings are essential and places are going fast so make sure to book on time to secure your spot. Please note that registrations will close 24 hours prior to each activity, unless otherwise stated. 

Terms and conditions apply for each workshop, please ensure you read these carefully prior to purchasing tickets.

We hope you will enjoy the Play at the Bay program.

Be Active

  • Bubblemaker Party - Tuesday 24 and Thursday 26 April 2018
    Experience scuba diving under the direct care and supervision of a PADI Pro and play underwater games such as footy, catch and swim through hoops.   

    Ages 8 - 14
    $30 + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Sport with Ready Steady Go Kids -Tuesday 24 April 2018
    Ready Steady Go - Kids have fun as you try Cricket, Football, Soccer and Tennis.  Kids will develop the fundamentals of sports and develop essential motor skills in a fun, non-competitive environment. Groups of up to 12 kids will rotate through each sport and see the fun that can come from sport and physical activity

    Ages 2 - 6
    $5 + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Family BARRE - Tuesday 17 and Friday 20 April
    Family BARRE classes at Aleenta BARRE Glenelg these school holidays. Come for a 30 minute family friendly BARRE class - a blend of yoga, Pilates and BARRE moves for both parents and kids.

    Ages 5 and over
    $20 (adult + 1 child) and $5 for any additional children + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Sensory Playgroup - Monday 16 and Wednesday 18 April 2018
    See, touch, hear, smell, taste & discover sensory playgroup!  Craft, water play, climbing, toys, sensory tables and much more.  Sessions also include songs, music and parachute play.

    Ages 1 - 5
    $7.70 + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Baby Sensory Playgroup -Monday 16 and Wednesday 18 April 2018
    Discover and develop your baby's sense, inspire learning through creative and sensory play!  Lots of sensory activities inside and outside play spaces.  Sensory art, sensory baskets, sensory play.  Sessions also include songs, music and parachute play.

    Ages 0 - 14 months
    $7.70 + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

Art and Crafts

  • Beadwork on the Beach - Wednesday 18, Thursday 19, Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 April 2018
    Boys and girls are invited to come and create a memorable key ring for Mother's Day or design yourself a bag tag, bracelet or necklace.  Have fun threading beads of all colours & designs and build your own masterpiece. 

    Ages 5 - 13
    $9.70 + booking fees

    Bookings are essential, places are limited. Register now.

  • Lotions and Potions - Monday 16, 23 and Tuesday 17, 24 April 2018
    Learn how to make your own organic lip balm and body lotion, fragranced with essential oils of your choice giving you the inspiration to start your own potions.  Every person will take home one lip balm and one body lotion with your own decorated label.

    Ages 8 - 16
    $26 + booking fees

    Bookings are essential, places are limited. Register now.

  • Face Painting at the Children's Playspace Glenelg - Tuesday 17, Thursday 19 and Friday 20 April 2018
    Colourful, vibrant & fun full face painting by Mary.  Professional quality face paint products used.  Choose your colours and walk away with your favourite design.  Please note there may be a short wait as Mary will have 6 spaces available within a 30 minute block

    $7.70 + booking fee

    Bookings are not essential, payment can be made on the day to Mary but to avoid disappointment we recommend booking online.  Register now.

  • Animation Workshop - Monday 16 and 23 April 2018
    Learn where film animation began by making cool flip books, phenakistoscopes, zoetropes and thaumatropes. 

    Price is for activity only and does not include movie ticket.  Spaces are limited.  Movie session will go on sale 5 days prior, please visit www.eventcinemas.com.au for bookings and more information

    Ages 8 - 12
    $10.80 + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

Fun with Food

  • Chocolate Classes  - Tuesday 17 and 24, Friday 20 (SOLD OUT) and 27 April 2018
    Learn and taste all about the different types of chocolate and how it is grown and made into a chocolate bar. Decorate your own Easter egg to take home.
    Ages 6 - 12
    $17.35 + booking fees


  • Kids Pizza Making - Wednesday 18, Thursday 19 and 26, Friday 20 and 27 April 2018
    Make and bake your own organic pizza at the award winning Goodlife Glenelg
    Ages 5 -15
    $15.80 + booking fees

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

Outdoor & Environment

  • Aboriginal Wiltja Workshop and Dreaming Stories -  Monday 23 April 2018 
    Join Tamaru from the Deadly Mob to learn about Kaurna Culture and hear Aboriginal Dreaming Stories.  Help build a traditional Wiltja shelter and take part in fun activities

    Ages 6 - 12
    $5.50+ booking fees

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Gumboot Planting -  Wednesday 18 April 2018
    Come and learn about the importance of native bees to our environment and create a gum boot plant for winter

    Ages 4 and over
    FREE

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • CANCELLED - Nature Play - Geocaching Workshop - Monday 16 April 2018 
    A high-tech treasure hunt that combines navigation technology with an outdoor adventure. Problem solve with team members and use creative thinking in this fun and interactive session.  Minimum numbers are required for this workshop to run.

    Ages 8 and upwards
    $6 + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • CANCELLED - Nature Play - Natural Elements -  Monday 16 April 2018
    A multi sensory learning experience  allowing children to discover, create and design using natural elements from the earth.  Workshops include loose parts, sensory play and seed bombs.

    Ages 4 - 8
    $6 + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

Just for Fun

  • POSTPONED- Race Around the Bay- Sunday 15 April
    Unfortunately we haven’t reached our minimum team registrations the Race Around the Bay so we have decided to postpone the event until later in the year. HoldUp Youth Committee have put a lot of effort into organising this awesome event and we think we have a really great format together so we want to make sure that there are enough teams on the day to make it a great competition!

  • Fairy School and Superhero Academy - Monday 16, Tuesday 17, Wednesday, 18, Thursday 26 and Friday 27 April 2018
    Calling all fairies, mermaids, pirates and superheros. We are so excited to have you at Fairy School and Superhero Academy. Every day is a different theme but all will include dancing, games, singing, craft and more. Come in your best dress ups! 

    Ages 3 - 10
    $14 + booking fees

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • SOLD OUT - Circus Workshop - Tuesday 17 April 2018
    A highly skilled performer will demonstrate and guide the children on how to use juggling balls, plate spinning, flower sticks, balance sticks, hula hoops and hand held stilts.

    Ages 5 - 12
    $6 + booking fees
    Bookings are essential, places are limited

  • The EMU Tree Music Workshops - Monday 16 April 2018
    We are working with Chris Teusner from The EMU Tree to offer 4 Mixed Technology Music Workshops:
    - Intro to Garage Band on iPad
    - Intro to Garage Band on iMac
    - Advanced Garage Band on iMac
    - Intro to Logic Pro X

    Ages 8 - 25 
    $5 (per workshop) + booking fees

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.
  • Acting Out - Thursday 26 April 2018
    Explore and celebrate the art of drama with Acting Out.  Children will build on their own storytelling skills and learn stagecraft improvisation.

    Ages 5 - 7 years
    Free

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Make a Scene - Thursday 26 April 2018
    Whether your child is new to drama or has been making a scene for years, this class will teach budding actors should performance skills and will build on their storytelling talents

    Ages 8 - 10
    Free

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Creating your own Cartoon Character - Tuesday 17 April 2018
    Stand up comedy meets cartoon workshop!  No artistic ability is needed or assumed, just the willingness to give it a go and laugh a lot.

    Ages 7 and under
    Free

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Unfinished Cartoon Masterpieces - Tuesday 17 April 2018
    Stand up comedy meets cartoon workshop!  No artistic ability is needed or assumed, just the willingness to give it a go and laugh a lot.

    Ages 8 and older
    Free

    Bookings are essential, as places are limited.  Register now.
  • Dino Dig at Wiggly Worms - Monday 23 April 2018
    Explore pre-historic times with our sensory messy play activities, as you dig and free the fossilised dinosaurs. Create your own dino prints and explore the dinosaur swamps.

    Ages 1 - 6
    $10 + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

 

Music and Dance

  • Fancy Pants Family Music and Literacy Event - Sunday 15 April 2018
    Fancy Pants' book presentation by author Kelly Hibbert and illustrator Amanda Graham followed by a lively performance by the Glenelg Brass Band.  Children can create some giant Fancy Pants to display in the Kibby Reserve Garden.
    Ages 4 and older
    $6 Adult and $4 Child + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Uke 'n' Play at the Bay Tuesday 24 April 2018
    Strum-along, hum-along and sing-along in the fun-filled workshop.  No previous experience needed.
    Ages 5 and older
    $3.00 + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Monkey Rock Music - Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 April 2018
    From toddler to primary school, Monkey Rock Music is a fully participatory show from Ottawa, Canada. In this fully interactive show, you'll hear kids' classics, learn hilarious and catchy new songs, and even sing along to a favourite classic rock song or two.
    Ages 1 - 10
    $5.60 + booking fee

    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.

  • Baby and Toddler Disco - Tuesday 24 April 2018
    The Baby Disco is the perfect opportunity to hit the dance floor with your little ones.  Enjoy the great music, bubbles, disco lighting and balloon drop.
    Ages 0 - 5
    $3 + booking fees
    Bookings are essential, places are limited.  Register now.
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