School holiday programmes

By Chris Waugh | Posted: Tuesday December 5, 2017

A quick round-up of holiday programmes, starting with those closest to Amesbury then radiating outwards.


Kelly Club Amesbury Pre-Christmas holiday programme from 14th December (from 1pm) through to Friday 22nd December 2017, activities include; Wet N Wild, Scavenger Hunt, Cup cake decorating, Sports, Christmas Activities games and much more.

Kelly Club Amesbury January Holiday Programme is starting from the 8th January 2018 – 29 January 2018.

Kelly Club Holiday Programmes focus on giving children aged between 5 and 13 the opportunity to do things they enjoy in a safe, supportive and encouraging environment. The programmes are packed with activities to entertain and inspire children.

For full details and to enrol into our programmes visit email or call 021 133 2891


Kelly Sports will be back in Term 1 with their fun and exciting classes.

“Back to School Sports” (Yrs 1-4) – Friday 3.05pm-4.05pm - Come and try Football, Cricket, Turbo Touch and Dodgeball. Try 2 weeks each of these sports. We use games & drills to teach game sense and team play.

It’s a great way to try new sports, learn new skills and improve ability. We use games & drills to teach game sense and team play. Learn the fundamental skills for all sports – throwing, running, jumping, striking, balance and many more – all while having a great time!

JANUARY FOOTBALL MORNING HOLIDAY WORKSHOP (Yrs 1–6) Wests Club Rooms, Wilton (all weather indoor surface). Improve technique by working on the core skills of control, dribbling, passing, tackling & shooting with head coach Martin.

Tues, Wed & Thurs 9.30am-12.30pm (9th, 10th & 11th Jan/16th, 17th & 18th Jan/23rdth, 24th & 25th Jan).

For full details and to enrol into our programmes visit email [email protected] or call 04 972 7201

Drama Holiday Programme – Drama Remedy

Drama Remedy has got a great line-up for this summer starting off with a Christmas Holiday Programme – Twas the Night Before Christmas. Followed by collaborative January Holiday Programmes with Crafty Club & Elements Rhythmic Gymnastics. To enrol or find out more details of these exciting and enjoyable workshops contact (04) 478 5962 or 022 027 3316 [email protected] or visit our website

Christmas Craft Workshop at Churton Park Community Centre

Christmas craft workshop for 5-12 year olds at the Churton Park Community Centre, Tuesday 19 December, 2-4pm. Layer colourful sand make a gel candle, and mix colour and science to design a bookmark and Christmas decoration. $24.50 per child, all materials supplied. More info at Bookings to [email protected]

Tawa Recreation Centre Dec 17/Jan 18 School Holiday Programme

We are providing a 2 day programme on 21 and 22 December, numbers are limited so get in quick.

For all Wellington City Council holiday programmes, go to and book now or call us on 232 2260.

We are OSCAR approved.

Bigair Gymsports

We can help make your Christmas Shopping much easier this year! Send the kids to BIGAIR GYM for our Drop & Shop! Get your Christmas shopping done while your children have some active fun at BIGAIR! From Monday the 18th to Thursday the 21st of December, Bigair Gym will be running their popular pre-CHRISTMAS DROP & SHOP HOLIDAY PROGRAMME!

Our JANUARY HOLIDAY PROGRAMME runs from Monday the 8th to Friday the 26th Jan 2018. Children will enjoy fun and active sessions full of gymnastics circuits, gymchallenges, competitions, free play, structured games, and talent quests. Children that love gym and parkour will love practicing and extending their skills during these sessions.

BIGAIR GYM offers classes in trampoline, parkour, cheerleading, and tumbling. We have gymnastics classes for toddlers, pre-schoolers, and school aged children. We also host kids Birthday Parties! Term 1 2018 bookings open from Monday 27th Nov 2017, classes fill up fast so call BIGAIR today!

Book into the Holiday Programme or for Term 1 2018 classes online or contact BIGAIR TAWA on 232 3508, email [email protected] or contact BIGAIR OWHIRO BAY on 383 8779, email [email protected] we would love to hear from you!

Craft House

Bookings are now open for January school holiday craft classes at Craft House, for more info and to sign up go to or call 499 4499.

Sustainability Trust

Pre-Xmas Kids’ Workshops: Dec 18, 19, 20, 8.45am to 12noon

Sustainability-themed workshops for kids aged 5 to 12 while you get Xmas errands done. Build a garden out of wooden pallets, upcycle found materials for Xmas decorations and cards, and take a walking tour of green Wellington. $28 per session, bookings essential:

Wilderkids: Jan 15 to 26, 8.30am to 3.30pm

A school holiday programme which gets kids exploring nature in Wellington Town Belt. Build a hut, make weed pesto, forage for food and bugs – and plenty more fun! $56 per day, bookings essential. $10 places available for Community Services Card holders, please see for more.

Capital Gym Sports Christmas Kids Club

Need childcare before Christmas? Need to do some last-minute shopping without the kids around? Bring your kids into Capital GymSports for a day of games and supervised free play. Monday 18th - Friday 22nd December, drop off 8am, pick up before 5:30pm. Important Information:

  • Only offered to children aged 5+ years.
  • Parents must sign their children in and out every day.
  • Children must bring their water bottle, packed snacks and/or lunch if they are here multiple hours.
  • Bookings are necessary. 

Please complete our booking form and email it to the office. 

For more information, please refer to our website:

Wellington Zoo January School Holiday Programme

Bookings are now available for our popular Zoo Holiday Programme!

With a different action packed programme each day, your little monkeys will have an unforgettable holiday experience and be inspired about animals and conservation, all while having fun getting stuck into exciting activities.

Spaces are limited so secure your spot these January school holidays!

Welcome Tours Inter-Generational School Holiday Fun and Learning

With the end of year fast approaching, many parents are wondering how to manage child care and keep kids busy over the long Summer break.

Welcome Tours has come up with a novel concept that benefits everyone. We have designed a three-day small-group tour to the Wairarapa, designed specifically for grandparents and primary school-aged children. 

The Fun-times School Holiday Tour itinerary is based on activities that will appeal to both generations and makes it easy to spend quality time together. It's the kind of thing special memories are made of. 

You may have seen a feature about the tour in the Dominion Post or on Stuff. Bookings and enquiries can be submitted via the website or call Sue on 04 478 6033 for a chat.

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