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Action packed school holiday adventures in NPSP


A range of diverse and exciting activities are on offer these school holidays for young people who live, work, study or play in the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters.

Mayor Robert Bria said the City is the ideal place to spend the school holidays – with the activities not only being entertaining and fun, but also educational.

“Young people are integral to Council’s vision of a progressive City which is prosperous, sustainable and socially cohesive, with a strong community spirit,” Mayor Bria said.

“Supporting young people to engage in their community, lead healthy lifestyles and pursue opportunities for learning, helps to build their confidence and capacity—contributing to the prosperity and resilience of the broader community.

“It is absolutely paramount that the Council continues to seek out and deliver new and appealing activities to keep young people in the community engaged, while teaching them skills for the future,” he said.

Young people are being encouraged to take part in:

Pop-up Wheel Park

Bring along your favourite set of wheels, be it a bike, scooter or skates, and enjoy a fun and free day out at the Council’s dedicated wheel park.  Don’t forget to play it safe and bring your safety gear. Join in the fun from 8 – 23 January 2022 at Fogolar Furlan, 69 Briar Road, Felixstow.


Race Day

Test your skills at our race day. Bring your bike, helmet and plenty of energy to get your race on.

Groups will be separated by ages, 5 - 7 year olds, 8 - 10 year olds, and 11 - 13 year olds. Come along to Drage Reserve from 10am on 15 January.


Skill Sessions

The Skill Sessions have something for everyone – from pasta making, to skincare for beginners. Bees wax wraps, bouldering and more!  Available to young people aged 10 to 18 who live, work or study within the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters. Open your mind to new possibilities and get involved! The Skill Sessions are held from 17 – 21 January in a variety of locations.


Norwood Splash  

Bounce into fun this summer at Norwood Pool these school holidays. Challenge yourself on the pool inflatable, the fastest time will win a prize! Norwood Splash will be held on Sunday 23 January and Sunday 20 February.


Friday Nights by the Pool

Join the fun at Friday Night at the Pool at Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre this summer. Designed for young people the Swimming Centre will be alive with entertainment including music, games and inflatables on 10 December, 14 January and 11 February.

These youth specific activities are in addition to the range of Christmas events that the Council has planned. Booking are essential for most of the events. For more information

Media enquiries: Mayor Robert Bria on 0431 754 077