School Holiday Activities - Spring 2019

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Overview

During the spring school holidays there are lots of great youth activities taking place across Baw Baw Shire: skating, basketball, parkour, art, writing, music, swimming and more!

Click through for the full program.

Saturday 21 September

West Gippsland Dance Festival

  • Cost: Single session $10 ($7 for students/pensioners), all day $20 ($16 for students/pensioners)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 8.30am to 6pm

The West Gippsland Dance Festival has run successfully since its inception in 1991 attracting competitors from around Gippsland and the Metropolitan area. Since that time it has grown from being a small regional festival to a highly regarded, major amateur dance competition. Held annually, the festival is conducted in September over 8 consecutive days for approximately 12 hours per day. Age groups range from Under 6 to 17 and over and sections cover classical, jazz, character, song and dance, tap, national, neo-classical/contemporary and hip hop. Dancers can compete in solos, duos / trios, troupes as well as championship sections.

For more information visit the Festival website.


Sunday 22 September

West Gippsland Dance Festival

  • Cost: Single session $10 ($7 for students/pensioners), all day $20 ($16 for students/pensioners)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 8.30am to 6pm

The West Gippsland Dance Festival has run successfully since its inception in 1991 attracting competitors from around Gippsland and the Metropolitan area. Since that time it has grown from being a small regional festival to a highly regarded, major amateur dance competition. Held annually, the festival is conducted in September over 8 consecutive days for approximately 12 hours per day. Age groups range from Under 6 to 17 and over and sections cover classical, jazz, character, song and dance, tap, national, neo-classical/contemporary and hip hop. Dancers can compete in solos, duos / trios, troupes as well as championship sections.

For more information visit the Festival website.


Monday 23 September

  • Skate clinic
  • Splash N Bounce
  • West Gippsland Dance Festival
  • West Gippsland Libraries Storytime at WGAC

Skate clinics (2 x sessions)

  • Cost: Free - bookings required (when booking, select Warragul Skate Park and pick your preferred day).
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm

Come down to the Warragul Skate Park on Burke Street, for a fun action-packed day. No experience required. 


Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


West Gippsland Dance Festival

  • Cost: Single session $10 ($7 for students/pensioners), all day $20 ($16 for students/pensioners)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 8.30am to 6pm

The West Gippsland Dance Festival has run successfully since its inception in 1991 attracting competitors from around Gippsland and the Metropolitan area. Since that time it has grown from being a small regional festival to a highly regarded, major amateur dance competition. Held annually, the festival is conducted in September over 8 consecutive days for approximately 12 hours per day. Age groups range from Under 6 to 17 and over and sections cover classical, jazz, character, song and dance, tap, national, neo-classical/contemporary and hip hop. Dancers can compete in solos, duos / trios, troupes as well as championship sections.

For more information visit the Festival website.


West Gippsland Libraries Storytime at WGAC

  • Cost: Free
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 10.30am

Story and craft session, with a mini panto!


Tuesday 24 September

  • Skate clinics 
  • Drumming workshop
  • Cheap Tuesday Swim
  • Free movie screening
  • Splash N Bounce
  • West Gippsland Dance Festival

Skate clinics (2 x sessions)

  • Cost: Free - bookings required (when booking, select Warragul Skate Park and pick your preferred day).
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm

Come down to the Warragul Skate Park on Burke Street, for a fun action-packed day. No experience required. 


 Drumming workshop (Healing the Beat)

Connect through the rhythmic beats on the Djembe drum in facilitated drumming circle. Learn the basic sounds, have some fun and beat that drum!


Cheap Tuesday Swim

Come along for Warragul Leisure Centre’s Cheap Tuesday Swim. Half price swims between 12pm – 3pm.

  • Cost: Child/concession entry $2.95. Adult entry $3.70. Family entry: $10.15. 
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: 12pm – 3pm

Free movie screening - Detective Pikachu

  • Cost: Free - bookings required
  • Location: Warragul Library, 75 Victoria Street
  • Time: 4pm - 6pm

Sit down, relax and enjoy a movie at the Warragul Library. We'll supply the popcorn!

Please note, the film that we are showing is Rated PG. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and it is recommended for under 15.


Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


West Gippsland Dance Festival

  • Cost: Single session $10 ($7 for students/pensioners), all day $20 ($16 for students/pensioners)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 8.30am to 6pm

The West Gippsland Dance Festival has run successfully since its inception in 1991 attracting competitors from around Gippsland and the Metropolitan area. Since that time it has grown from being a small regional festival to a highly regarded, major amateur dance competition. Held annually, the festival is conducted in September over 8 consecutive days for approximately 12 hours per day. Age groups range from Under 6 to 17 and over and sections cover classical, jazz, character, song and dance, tap, national, neo-classical/contemporary and hip hop. Dancers can compete in solos, duos / trios, troupes as well as championship sections.

For more information visit the Festival website.


Wednesday 25 September

  • Skate clinics
  • Drumming workshop
  • 3x3 basketball
  • Writing workshop
  • Splash N Bounce
  • West Gippsland Dance Festival

Skate clinics (2 x sessions)

  • Cost: Free - bookings required (when booking, select Warragul Skate Park and pick your preferred day).
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm

Come down to the Warragul Skate Park on Burke Street, for a fun action-packed day. No experience required. 


Drumming workshop (Healing the Beat)

Connect through the rhythmic beats on the Djembe drum in facilitated drumming circle. Learn the basic sounds, have some fun and beat that drum!


3 x 3 basketball

  • Cost: $2
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: 10am-12pm

Want an opportunity to compete against some of the best in Baw Baw? Or just looking for something fun and active? Well here it is! Come down and enjoy some fun 3 x 3 basketball. Bring your own team or join a team on the day.


Writing workshop

Everyone has stories only they can tell. But do you know what yours are, and how to write them? In this 2-hour workshop, professional author Nansi Kunze will introduce techniques for discovering and developing your personal writing style.

Topics covered will include:

  • Your unique perspective and writer’s voice
  • Identifying your genres and readerships
  • Reading to become a writer
  • The writing process and its most important features
  • The how, when and why of feedback and editing
  • Opportunities for development, including competitions
  • Question time

Bring along pen and paper or a device as there will be short, practical writing exercises to try out during the workshop. 


Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


West Gippsland Dance Festival

  • Cost: Single session $10 ($7 for students/pensioners), all day $20 ($16 for students/pensioners)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 8.30am to 6pm

The West Gippsland Dance Festival has run successfully since its inception in 1991 attracting competitors from around Gippsland and the Metropolitan area. Since that time it has grown from being a small regional festival to a highly regarded, major amateur dance competition. Held annually, the festival is conducted in September over 8 consecutive days for approximately 12 hours per day. Age groups range from Under 6 to 17 and over and sections cover classical, jazz, character, song and dance, tap, national, neo-classical/contemporary and hip hop. Dancers can compete in solos, duos / trios, troupes as well as championship sections.

For more information visit the Festival website.


Thursday 26 September

  • Skate clinics 
  • Drumming workshop
  • Splash N Bounce
  • West Gippsland Dance Festival

Skate clinics (2 x sessions)

  • Cost: Free - bookings required (when booking, select Warragul Skate Park and pick your preferred day).
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm

Come down to the Warragul Skate Park on Burke Street, for a fun action-packed day. No experience required. 


Drumming workshop (Healing the Beat)

Connect through the rhythmic beats on the Djembe drum in facilitated drumming circle. Learn the basic sounds, have some fun and beat that drum!


Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


West Gippsland Dance Festival

  • Cost: Single session $10 ($7 for students/pensioners), all day $20 ($16 for students/pensioners)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 8.30am to 6pm

The West Gippsland Dance Festival has run successfully since its inception in 1991 attracting competitors from around Gippsland and the Metropolitan area. Since that time it has grown from being a small regional festival to a highly regarded, major amateur dance competition. Held annually, the festival is conducted in September over 8 consecutive days for approximately 12 hours per day. Age groups range from Under 6 to 17 and over and sections cover classical, jazz, character, song and dance, tap, national, neo-classical/contemporary and hip hop. Dancers can compete in solos, duos / trios, troupes as well as championship sections.

For more information visit the Festival website.


Friday 27 September (Public Holiday)

  • Splash N Bounce
  • West Gippsland Dance Festival

Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


West Gippsland Dance Festival

  • Cost: Single session $10 ($7 for students/pensioners), all day $20 ($16 for students/pensioners)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 8.30am to 6pm

The West Gippsland Dance Festival has run successfully since its inception in 1991 attracting competitors from around Gippsland and the Metropolitan area. Since that time it has grown from being a small regional festival to a highly regarded, major amateur dance competition. Held annually, the festival is conducted in September over 8 consecutive days for approximately 12 hours per day. Age groups range from Under 6 to 17 and over and sections cover classical, jazz, character, song and dance, tap, national, neo-classical/contemporary and hip hop. Dancers can compete in solos, duos / trios, troupes as well as championship sections.

For more information visit the Festival website.


Saturday 28 September

  • Parkour and streetgames
  • Splash N Bounce
  • West Gippsland Dance Festival

Parkour and streetgames

  • Cost: Free
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 1pm-3pm

More details to follow.


Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


West Gippsland Dance Festival

  • Cost: Single session $10 ($7 for students/pensioners), all day $20 ($16 for students/pensioners)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 8.30am to 6pm

The West Gippsland Dance Festival has run successfully since its inception in 1991 attracting competitors from around Gippsland and the Metropolitan area. Since that time it has grown from being a small regional festival to a highly regarded, major amateur dance competition. Held annually, the festival is conducted in September over 8 consecutive days for approximately 12 hours per day. Age groups range from Under 6 to 17 and over and sections cover classical, jazz, character, song and dance, tap, national, neo-classical/contemporary and hip hop. Dancers can compete in solos, duos / trios, troupes as well as championship sections.

For more information visit the Festival website.


Sunday 29 September

Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


Monday 30 September

  • Skate clinics
  • Art printmaking workshop
  • Splash N Bounce

Skate clinics (2 x sessions)

  • Cost: Free - bookings required (when booking, select Warragul Skate Park and pick your preferred day).
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm

Come down to the Warragul Skate Park on Burke Street, for a fun action-packed day. No experience required. 


Art printmaking workshop

This art workshop will involve participants drawing a design, carving into soft lino and then printing their small block onto calico fabric and paper to take home.

No experience necessary.


Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


Tuesday 1 October

  • Skate clinics 
  • Cheap Tuesday swim
  • Splash N Bounce
  • Warragul Youth Theatre presents Hansel & Gretel

Skate clinics (2 x sessions)

  • Cost: Free - bookings required (when booking, select Warragul Skate Park and pick your preferred day).
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm

Come down to the Warragul Skate Park on Burke Street, for a fun action-packed day. No experience required. 


Cheap Tuesday Swim

Come along for Warragul Leisure Centre’s Cheap Tuesday Swim. Half price swims between 12pm – 3pm.

  • Cost: Child/concession entry $2.95. Adult entry $3.70. Family entry: $10.15. 
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: 12pm – 3pm

Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


Warragul Youth Theatre presents Hansel & Gretel

  • Cost: Adult $15, Youth U15 $10 (book online here)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 2pm

Warragul Youth Theatre Presents Adlib's 'Hansel and Gretel'. Hansel and Gretel must find the mysterious Witch and her gingerbread house to help save their father's music and the magic of the forest. Along with the help of some new magical fairy friends they must all work together the save their homes. Join Hansel and Gretel as they sing and dance their way through the forest in a fun heart-warming adventure for the whole family. 


Wednesday 2 October

  • Skate clinics
  • 3x3 basketball
  • Splash N Bounce
  • Warragul Youth Theatre presents Hansel & Gretel
  • Strange Garden Art Workshop

Skate clinics (2 x sessions)

  • Cost: Free - bookings required (when booking, select Warragul Skate Park and pick your preferred day).
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm

Come down to the Warragul Skate Park on Burke Street, for a fun action-packed day. No experience required.  


3 x 3 basketball

  • Cost: $2
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: 10am-12pm

Want an opportunity to compete against some of the best in Baw Baw? Or just looking for something fun and active? Well here it is! Come down and enjoy some fun 3 x 3 basketball. Bring your own team or join a team on the day.


Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


Warragul Youth Theatre presents Hansel & Gretel

  • Cost: Adult $15, Youth U15 $10 (book online here)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 11am and 2pm

Warragul Youth Theatre Presents Adlib's 'Hansel and Gretel'. Hansel and Gretel must find the mysterious Witch and her gingerbread house to help save their father's music and the magic of the forest. Along with the help of some new magical fairy friends they must all work together the save their homes. Join Hansel and Gretel as they sing and dance their way through the forest in a fun heart-warming adventure for the whole family. 


Strange Garden Art Workshop

  • Cost: Free - bookings required
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 10.30am-12.30pm

Come to this child-friendly art workshop where you will learn to create your own "Strange Garden" additions that you can either take home or add to larger installations. Facilitated by artist Eliza-Jane Gilcrist, primary and secondary school aged children are welcome to come and build their own "Strange Garden" shapes drawn on cardboard and then made into 3D shapes. Parent 'helpers' also welcome. Ugly material can become beautiful. Free event, registration not required.


Thursday 3 October

  • Skate clinics
  • Splash N Bounce
  • Warragul Youth Theatre presents Hansel & Gretel

Skate clinics (2 x sessions)

  • Cost: Free - bookings required (when booking, select Warragul Skate Park and pick your preferred day).
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm

Come down to the Warragul Skate Park on Burke Street, for a fun action-packed day. No experience required. 


Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time:All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


Warragul Youth Theatre presents Hansel & Gretel

  • Cost: Adult $15, Youth U15 $10 (book online here)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 2pm and 7pm

Warragul Youth Theatre Presents Adlib's 'Hansel and Gretel'. Hansel and Gretel must find the mysterious Witch and her gingerbread house to help save their father's music and the magic of the forest. Along with the help of some new magical fairy friends they must all work together the save their homes. Join Hansel and Gretel as they sing and dance their way through the forest in a fun heart-warming adventure for the whole family. 


Friday 4 October

  • Skate clinics
  • Teen Bootcamp
  • Splash N Bounce
  • Warragul Youth Theatre presents Hansel & Gretel

Skate clinics (2 x sessions)

  • Cost: Free - bookings required (when booking, select Warragul Skate Park and pick your preferred day).
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm

Come down to the Warragul Skate Park on Burke Street, for a fun action-packed day. No experience required.  


Teen Bootcamp

  • Cost: Free
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: 10am-10.45am

Teen Bootcamp workouts are designed to build strength and fitness through a variety of exercises.


Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.


Warragul Youth Theatre presents Hansel & Gretel

  • Cost: Adult $15, Youth U15 $10 (book online here)
  • Location: West Gippsland Arts Centre
  • Time: 11am

Warragul Youth Theatre Presents Adlib's 'Hansel and Gretel'. Hansel and Gretel must find the mysterious Witch and her gingerbread house to help save their father's music and the magic of the forest. Along with the help of some new magical fairy friends they must all work together the save their homes. Join Hansel and Gretel as they sing and dance their way through the forest in a fun heart-warming adventure for the whole family. 


Saturday 5 October

  • Parkour and streetgames
  • Splash N Bounce

Parkour and streetgames

  • Cost: Free
  • Location: Warragul Skate Park
  • Time: 1pm-3pm

More details to follow.


Splash N Bounce

  • Cost: $6
  • Location: Warragul Leisure Centre
  • Time: All day

Available everyday of the holidays, come on down and have a shoot around on the basketball courts then cool off with a swim - all for $6.

Conditions apply according to court availability.