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NSM Essential Guide to Winter School Holidays: Sports Edition

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If you’ve got a child that loves staying active and learning new sporting skills, then our dedicated Sports edition of the NSM Essential Guide to Winter Holidays has lots of great options – soccer, rugby, tennis, swimming intensives and multi-sports programs – there’s something for kids of all ages and sporting skills!

For lots more events these holidays, click here for vacation care, performing arts, public speaking, free activities, attractions, workshops, cooking, resilience, education and more!


Icon Gymsports (Hornsby)

NSM OFFER: Book three 2-hour sessions and receive the 4th FREE! Must be within the same day. Mention North Shore Mums during/after booking and Icon Gymsports will book your FREE session for you. 

Icon Gymsports

Whether you’re looking for an energetic holiday activity or a full day of daycare, Icon has something for every family during the school holidays. Get active at Icon’s premier gymnastics facility while enjoying a wide range of games, activities and gym sports. Activities are different every day and anyone is welcome!

Icon boasts the premier gymnastics club facility on Sydney’s North Shore, being the largest in the area and featuring the latest state of the art equipment. Kids will go wild tumbling on the Olympic sized sprung floor, jumping along the 10 metre trampoline, landing in the foam pits, swinging on the bars and balancing on the beams.

Each day starts with an Early Care session (7:30am-9am) followed by four 2 hour sessions, offering Gymnastics, Games, Tumbling, Parkour and Ninja. You can book into just one 2-hour session, a few sessions, or a whole day! Activities within each session are different every day.

  • When: Monday 8 – Friday 12 July, Monday 15 – Friday 19 July
  • Time: 7.30am – 5.00pm
  • Where: Icon Gymsports, 19-21 Leighton Place, Hornsby
  • Suitable for: 5 – 12 years
  • Cost:
    • 7.30-9am session: $10/$12 (member/non-member)
    • 1 x 2-hour session: $23/$25 (member/non-member)
    • 2 x 2-hour sessions: $37/$40 (member/non-member)
    • 3 x 2-hour sessions: $46/$52 (member/non-member)
    • 4 x 2-hour sessions: $48/$56 (member/non-member)
  • Book:, call (02) 9482 4341 or email

Humpty Sports Holiday Camps (Castle Cove)

Humpty Sports Holiday Camps

Looking for some holiday fun for your little ones? Enrol them into Humpty Camp! This multi-sport holiday program is designed specifically for children 2.5 to 6 years and is run by energetic and professional staff. It offers a wonderful opportunity for children to develop their sporting and social skills and to increase their self confidence in a safe, caring and fun-filled environment. Theme days, craft activities and lots more make for a great time.

  • When: Monday 8 – Friday 12 July, Monday 15 – Friday 19 July
  • Time: 9am-1pm or 9am-3pm. Drop off from 8.30am
  • Where: Willis Park, 325a Eastern Valley Way, Castle Cove
  • Suitable for: 2.5 – 6 years
  • Cost:
    • 9am-1pm camp: $65 day or  $285 for 5-day camp
    • 9am-3pm camp: $85 day or $365 for 5-day camp.
  • Book:, call 9417 7888 or email

Little Legends Sports & Rugby Program (Willoughby, St Ives, Lindfield, Lane Cove)

NSM OFFER: Early Bird offer – $20 off if booked before 6 June. PLUS NEW Extended Hours times of 8am to 6pm

Little Legends Sports and Rugby Camps

Holidays Sports: Keep your kids active, outdoors and entertained these holidays. Showcasing a variety of popular sports, kids will be kept busy with skills training and games. A fun holiday activity that provides kids with opportunities to meet new friends and learn new skills.  Held locally at Club Willoughby, from 9am – 3pm with extended care available from 8am to 6pm.

Rugby Clinic: Delivered to be fun, motivating and instil safe technique. Locations in St Ives, Lane Cove and Lindfield.

Where LEGENDS Begin

  • When & Where
    • Holiday Sports: Willoughby 9-11 July and 16-18 July
    • Rugby Clinic: St Ives, Monday 8-9 July. Lane Cove, 10-11 July. Lindfield 15-18 July
  • Suitable for: 4-12 years
  • Cost: $70 per day
  • Book:


Evergreen Soccer School Holiday Camps (East Lindfield)

NSM Offer: Early bird special – book before Monday 24 June and receive 10% off

Evergreen Soccer

A fun filled action packed week of football and sporting activities, Evergreen Soccer caters for all levels of footballers whether they are first time beginners or seasonal rep players, everyone always enjoys their time with Evergreen soccer. Whether it’s an extra opportunity to hang out with mates and have fun or if its that extra chance to fine tune their skills during the holidays, then Evergreen Soccer is the place to be. All various levels and ages split into separate groups in order to maximise the players enjoyment and development during the holidays.

  • When: 8-11 July, 9am to 12pm
  • Where: Wellington Oval, East Lindfield
  • Suitable for: 4-14 years
  • Cost: $40 per day, $150 for 4 days
  • Book:

Sydney FC School Holiday Clinics (Manly, Northridge, North Ryde)

NSM Offer: Sign up before 21 June to go into a draw to win one of SIX Sydney FC shirts signed by the Championship winning squad.* T&C’s Apply and are available at

Sydney FC School Holiday Clinics

Are you looking for a fun-filled healthy activity for your child in the school holidays?
Why not sign them up to play football the Sky Blue Way? Sydney FC’s football clinics are open for bookings now, offering three fun-packed days of football action for your kids.

It’s a mid-season chance to brush up on skills or an opportunity for kids to learn to play a safe sport under the watchful eye of Sydney FC’s coaches. Each child receives a free training kit and Sydney FC cap to take home – plus a three game Sydney FC Membership for next season. Don’t miss this holiday treat!

  • When & Where
    • North Ryde (Macquarie Uni): Monday 8 July – Wednesday 10 July ; Monday 15 July – Wednesday 17 July. 9 – 3pm
    • Northbridge (SHORE War Memorial Playing Fields, corner of Alpha Road & Sailors Bay Road, Northbridge): Wednesday 10 July – Friday 12 July. 9am – 3pm.
    • Manly (LM Graham Reserve, Balgowlah Road, Manly): Wednesday 17 July – Friday 19 July. 9am – 3pm.
  • Suitable for: 6-11 years
  • Cost: From $265
  • Book:


Love n Deuce Tennis Camp (St Leonards and Castle Cove)

Love n Deuce

Love’n Deuce Tennis Holiday Camps run a brilliant program which focuses on tennis skill development and game play, and other sport activities add to the fun. These camps are an excellent way for children to develop their tennis skills, make new friends and have some fun. Kids are placed in groups, from beginner to advanced, according to their age and playing experience.  The Top Gun program, aimed at kids 10 to 17 yrs, provides a great mix of coaching drills, tactical play and tournaments. The singles tournament of the week has a $200 prize pool! Come for a full week or just a day! Come and join! Tennis, The sport for life!!
  • When: Monday 8 – Friday 12 July, Monday 15 – Friday 19 July
  • Where: Talus Street, St Leonards (Red, Orange, Green & Yellow Ball/Top Gun); Willis Park, 325a Eastern Valley Way, Castle Cove (Red, Orange & Green Ball),
  • Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm. Drop off from 8.30am and after camp care from $10/hr available 3.30pm – 6pm
  • Suitable for: 5 – 17 years
  • Cost: Camp 1: $75/day, $310/5-day camp.
  • Book: or call 9901 3144 (St Leonards) or 9417 7888 (Castle Cove)

Grand Slam Tennis Holiday Camps (Naremburn, Cammeray)

Grand Slam Tennis

School holidays are a perfect time for kids to get outside and have some fun.  What better way to keep the kids entertained and keep fit than with a holiday tennis camp at Grand Slam Tennis.

  • Half and full day camps packed with Hot Shots Tennis and outdoor play in a fun and safe learning environment
  • A great way for kids to concentrate and improve their tennis skills
  • Lunch included and after camp supervision available
  • Suitable for all ages and standards
  • When
    • Wednesday 10 July – Friday 12 July: Wheatleigh St Tennis Centre, Naremburn
    • Monday 15 July – Friday 19 July + Monday 22 July: Cammeray Tennis Club, Cammeray
  • Suitable for: 3-15 years (Introducing tennis 3-5 years, Red ball 5-8 years, Orange ball 8-10 years, Green ball 9-12 years, Normal ball 12-15 years)
  • Cost: $85 for Full Day (9-3pm)and $55 for Half Day (9-12pm). After Class Care available from 3-5pm $25. Book 3 full days and receive $30 off, book 4 full days and receive $40 off, book 5 full days and receive $50 off.
  • Book: or email [email protected].

Inspire Tennis & Sports Holiday Camps (Killara, Roseville, Terrey Hills)

Inspire Tennis’ School Holiday Programs are fun, exciting and provide a learning pathway for every child. The school holiday camps are held in a variety of convenient tennis club locations on the North Shore. There’s  Multisports, ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Only, High Performance Tennis Training Clinics and more. The School Holiday Programs are a brilliant way to spend over 20 hours per week improving kids tennis skills, or there is flexibility with casual bookings if preferred & BEFORE & AFTER CARE. School Holiday Programs are held every week of the holiday periods rain, hail or shine!

  • When: Camp 1: 1-5 July, Camp 2: 8-12 July, Camp 3: 15-19 July, Camp 4: 22 July (Pupil Free Day)
  • Where: Killara, Roseville, Terrey Hills
  • Suitable for: 3 – 15 years
  • Cost: From $40/day
  • Book: Inspire Tennis School Holiday Programs North Shore are held at Killara, Roseville / Chatswood and Terrey Hills. Click here to enrol now.


Carlile Swimming  School Holiday Intensives (Lane Cove West, Castle Cove)

Carlile Swimming

Get a month’s worth of lessons in just one week! Swimvac is a great way to fast track the swimming skills of preschool and school age children. It is designed to boost confidence and competence through the intensive, daily repetition of lessons, and can produce significant improvements. Don’t let winter put you off – it’s the perfect time to progress your child’s swimming skills ready for hours of playing in the pool and water based family holidays in the warmer months. Carlile Swimming offers warm, indoor pools and more than 60 years of award winning, world recognised expertise in swim education. Book early as these classes are popular!
  • When: Monday 8 – Friday 12 July and Monday 15 – Friday 19 July
  • Where: 2b Holly Street, Castle Cove & 1/4, 4 Sirius Avenue, Lane Cove West
  • Suitable for: Preschool and school age
  • Cost: $91 for 5 days of lessons
  • Contact: Castle Cove 9417 2060 and Lane Cove West 9188 1027
  • Website:

Turramurra Learn to Swim (Turramurra)

Want to see your child make real progress with their swimming in just five days? Then book them in for an intensive five-day swimming course with Turramurra Learn To Swim. The 30-minute morning lessons are structured according to ability and age to ensure children have the best learning environment while also having fun! With only one class at a time, distractions are reduced. A comfortable air-conditioned area is provided for parents and the pool is indoors and heated to 33C.

For lots more events these holidays, click here for vacation care, performing arts, public speaking, free activities, attractions, workshops, cooking, resilience, education and more!

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