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Louise Heginbotham3 years ago

Keep the tykes happy in Newcastle

So you’ve survived the bulk of the school holidays but need some ideas for keeping the kids occupied over the last few days? We’ve done some research and found some great activities and events that are on over the weekend that the kids will love! Are you heading back to work soon too? We’ve also found some great Newcastle child care centres you can rely on to take care of your bub while you’re at work. Read on to discover where you can take the kids this weekend to tucker them out before heading back to school!

Check out some of these great activities for you and the kids to enjoy over the last days of school holidays. Going back to work? We’ve recommended some amazing Newcastle child care centres below!

Get out and about with the kids!

Automated bike racks make touring the city easy (stock image)
Automated bike racks make touring the city easy (stock image)

A great day out with the kids could be as simple as hiring a bike! Newcastle has some convenient automated bike rental facilities, so getting around and seeing the best of the city has never been easier. The bikes are available 24/7, and you also receive a free helmet, bike lock, as well as a map. Now all you have to do is explore the city!
Where: 3 Honeysuckle Dr, Newcastle NSW 2300


Are you after something a bit different?

Springloaded Trampoline Park

Oodles of fun, Springloaded Trampoline Park - Newcastle
Oodles of fun, Springloaded Trampoline Park – Newcastle

If you and the kids are after a great fun centre in Newcastle, you’ve got to head to Springloaded Trampoline Park. A massive facility, here you will find activities for kids of all ages, including a dodgeball arena, extreme trampoline zone, tumble trampolines, gymnastics classes, a kids-only area and fun jumping platforms. If you’re looking for fun activities for the kids under one roof, you simply cannot go past this trampoline park.

They’ve even got some great end of school holiday classes such as kinder springers, open gym and gymnastics classes, as well as junior and senior parkour classes. There really is something for everyone at Springloaded Trampoline Park!
Where: 26 Oakdale Rd, Gateshead NSW 2290


Need a hand with the kids?

Cameron Park Early Learning Centre

Always a good time here, Cameron Park Early Learning Centre - Newcastle
Always a good time here, Cameron Park Early Learning Centre – Newcastle

Catering for children from 6 weeks to 6 years of age, Cameron Park Early Learning Centre offers a fun and enjoyable learning environment for children. With a range of learning programs tailored to each age group, you can be sure the educators will take care of your child’s growing mind. Open from 7:30am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday, this child care centre is ideal for working parents or those with tight schedules. With a modern facility equipped with tablets and computers, your child will be well prepared for advanced learning later in life.
Where: 62 Harris St, Cameron Park NSW 2285


Does your child need before or after school care? We have you covered.

Merewether Heights OOSH & Vacation Care

The kids will always be kept occupied, Merewether Heights OOSH & Vacation Care - Newcastle
The kids will always be kept occupied, Merewether Heights OOSH & Vacation Care – Newcastle

For working parents, it can be especially difficult to work around school hours. If your child attends Merewether Heights Public School, you’re in luck! Inside this school you will find Merewether Heights OOSH and Vacation Care, which offers out-of-school-hours care for children between 4 and 12 years of age. Offering a homelike environment and open 50 weeks of the year, you can be sure your child will be comfortable and happy while in their care. Come down and have a chat to the lovely staff today!
Where: Merewether Heights Public School, Scenic Drive, Merewether Heights NSW 2291

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What is your favourite activity to keep the kids occupied? Let us know in the comments below!

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