A fortnight of fun for October school holidays

Darwin Waterfront Corporation

These October school holidays will be packed with a vibranttwo week calendar of free fun at the Darwin Waterfront. Activities will be held each weekday from 10amto 12noon from Monday 30 September to Friday 11 October 2019.

Kids can get dancing from day one with a giant bubble disco.The Burning Circus will be pumping funky tunes and spreading bubble magicthroughout the parklands.

If creativity is on the agenda, children can get craftingwith a sand art and face painting play day, a brick building LEGO workshop or amorning of moulding and making slime.

A sports play day including rugby league, AFL Auskick and comeand try soccer is one of the active inclusions to the program along with theopportunity to shoot some hoops at a skills and drills session on the newlyinstalled 3X3 basketball court and a connect 4 inflatable basketball activity.

Little green thumbs can take part in a flower power workshop,planting sunflowers, hula hooping and dancing on the lawns.

To celebrate the Bridgestone World Solar Challengecommencing in Darwin, children can try their hand at building a solar poweredcar, boat or robot.

Making a return splash to the Recreation Lagoon, SurfLife Saving Northern Territory will facilitate a beach and boarding program asa water based inclusion to keep everyone cool.

All activities are targeted towards primary school agedchildren from 5 to 12 years. The diverse program enables children to learn newskills in a social and relaxed outdoor environment.

Patrons are reminded to be sun-smart and bring sunscreen, ahat and plenty of drinking water.

After the school holiday fun, families can stay a littlelonger and enjoy a picnic or lunch at a nearby caf or restaurant and aswim.

The Wave Lagoon is open every day from 10am to 6pm. $18 getsa family of two adults and three kids all day entry, single entry is $5 forchildren and seniors, or $7 for adults.

Families can also enjoy the free Recreation Lagoon, which isfully patrolled by lifeguards from 9am to 6pm daily. Other free facilitiesinclude the beach volleyball court on the sand at the Recreation Lagoon and the3X3 basketball court located beside the Wave Lagoon.

Download your freeschool holiday program. For moreinformation follow Darwin Waterfront on Facebook or visitwaterfront.nt.gov.au

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