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School Holiday Activities – Central Highlands

Council’s YouthInc group and youth development and library teams are offering an action-packed program to keep children and teenagers engaged and entertained during the school holidays.

From games nights to pilates and laser tag and pool parties, the program has indoor and outdoor activities for every interest including:

  • Handball and pizza night in Blackwater,
  • games nights in Blackwater and Emerald,
  • Pilates session and Nerf Battle in Rolleston,
  • clay modelling and pool party in Springsure; and
  • excursion to the Yeppoon Lagoon and Rockhampton Bowl and Leisure Centre and more.

Parental permission is required for activities involving travel and minimum age applies for some activities. All activities require booking or sign on and participant number limits apply, and are subject to change with relevant COVIDSafe requirements

Get all the details here.

BLACKWATER, BLUFF, DINGO AND DUARINGA:

Handball and Pizza Night – Thursday 7 January: This activity runs at the Blackwater PCYC from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Entry is free of charge and open for anyone aged 6 and above. Parent sign-in required for all participants on entry.

Yeppoon Lagoon – Tuesday 12 January: This excursion will depart the Blackwater PCYC car park at 7:00 am and return at 5:00 pm. Activity includes lunch and swimming at Yeppoon Lagoon. Participants need to being swimwear with them as well as a hat, water bottle, sunscreen and a change of clothes. This activity is restricted to participants aged 10 and above. Additional permission form is required. BOOK ONLINE HERE.

Rocky Bowl and Leisure – Tuesday 19 January: (Cost $20) This activity will depart the Blackwater PCYC Car Park at 8:00 am return at 4:00 pm. Activity includes two games of bowling and two games of laser tag at the Rockhampton Bowl and Leisure Centre at a reduced rate. Participants must wear enclosed shoes or bring a pair of socks with them. This activity is restricted to participants aged 10 and above. Additional permission form is required. BOOK ONLINE HERE.

EMERALD:

FREE MOVIES Emerald Cinema Complex – Friday 8 January: Free entry to movies. Bookings essential with limited spaces for each session.

6:00 pm – The Croods: A New Age (PG) – BOOK ONLINE HERE

8:00 pm – WW84 [Wonder Woman 1984] (M) – BOOK ONLINE HERE

Emerald Pool Party – Saturday 9 January: Join us at the Emerald Aquatic Centre with free entry between 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Free entry for all members of the community (limited to 400 entrants). Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by a parent or guardian. Sign-in mandatory on entry. Normal pool rules apply for this event.

Emerald Green Space – Friday 15 January: Free games night. Join us for table tennis, pool, Nintendo, board games or just to simply hang out. Session times listed below:

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm for ages 11 to 14

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for ages 15 and over

*Sign in on entry

Emerald Green Space – Monday 18 January: Join us in the Green Space for a free Rock Art session. Session times listed below. limited spaces apply. Book online by clicking on the session time.

Session 1 – 10:00 am

Session 2 – 11:00 am

ROLLESTON AND SPRINGSURE:

Kindness Rocks Art Activity – Monday 11 January: Join us at the Rolleston Library for free a Rock Art session from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Spaces are limited for this sessions so please book online to attend this activity. All materials will be provided for this activity. BOOK ONLINE HERE.

Clay Modelling – Wednesday 13 January: Join us at the Springsure Library for free a  Clay Modelling session from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Spaces are limited for this sessions so please book online to attend this activity. All materials will be provided for this activity. BOOK ONLINE HERE.

Rolleston Pool Party – Thursday 14 January: Join us at the Rolleston Pool with free entry between 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm. Free entry for all members of the community. Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by a parent or guardian. Sign-in mandatory on entry. Normal pool rules apply for this event.

Springsure Pool Party – Saturday 16 January: Join us at the Springsure Pool with free entry between 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm. Free entry for all members of the community. Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by a parent or guardian. Sign-in mandatory on entry. Normal pool rules apply for this event.

Rolleston Kids Pilates Sessions – Tuesday 19 January: Join Cate from Tailor’d Pilates for free kids Pilates Sessions. Spaces are limited for this sessions so please book online to attend this activity. Bring a towel, closed in shoes and water bottle. make sure to wear something comfortable to move around in.  Book online by clicking on the session below:

Session 1 – 9:30 am (ages 2 to 6)

10:30 am free morning tea for everyone

Session 2 – 11:00 am (ages 7 and over)

Box Fort Nerf War – Wednesday 20 January: Come and join the chaos and mayhem of a Box Fort Nerf War and battle it out with other teams. This activity runs from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Rolleston Transaction Centre Hall. Nerf guns are provided but feel free to bring your own gun and darts (just make sure they are labelled). paces are limited for this sessions so please book online to attend this activity. BOOK ONLINE HERE.

 

 

 

Event Times

DateStart TimeEnd Time
2021/03/07 06:00 pm 08:00 pm
2021/01/19 08:00 am 04:00 pm
2021/01/18 10:00 am 12:00 pm
2021/01/19 09:30 am 12:00 pm
2021/01/20 10:00 am 12:00 pm
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