There are always plenty of fun school holiday activities for the
kids at Whiteman Park. Check out what's on next school holidays to keep
your kids entertained!
October 2014 School Holiday Activities
As the weather starts to warm and the days start to clear, bring the kids to enjoy a day out at Whiteman Park - complete with some fantastic school holiday activities this October. Remember, bookings for most of these activities can be made on 9209 6000. Enjoy!
fettler (ˈfɛtlə) - noun - a person who does repair or maintenance work on a railway
One of the old Fettler's has lost his gang who've been repairing railway tracks in Whiteman Park. Follow him on his journey to find them, helping him with the strange clues along the Great Baked Bean Tin Trail. Join the Fettlers Orchestra at the end of the show with some 'make-do' instruments and railway themed songs - just like the fettlers of old did!
After the show visit the ‘I’ve Been Working on the Railway
’ exhibition at Revolutions Transport Museum. Find out about the real people who built the mighty mining railways of the north, what they brought with them and what they have left us with. Dates
: Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 October Times
: 10.30am, 11.30am &12.30pm Cost
: $5.00 per child Bookings essential. Part of this program is outdoors, so please ensure weather appropriate clothing (hats, sunscreen, wet-weather gear) is worn. Adult supervision required.
TRACKING DOWN THE TREASURE
School Holiday Fun at Revolutions
Revolutions Transport Museum is dotted in gold! Grab the map, join the hunt and work your way around to spot the treasure! There's also a chance to win a rich reward, so hurry in and track your way to a prize.
Be sure to check out the perplexing puzzles, creative craft, groovy games and compelling colouring-ins too. Dates
: Saturday 27 September - Sunday 12 October Times
: 10.00am - 4.00pm Cost
: Entry by donation*.
POTTERY CENTRE - 'PLAY WITH CLAY' POTTERY CLASSES
It’s time to get creative as you explore the wonderful world of clay. Children have an opportunity to create clay masterpieces using their best tools – their hands and imaginations! To book, please call Carol on 9404 6040 or the Pottery Centre on 9249 4380.
Dates: Tuesday 30 September
Wednesday 1 October
Tuesday 7 October
Wednesday 8 October
Times: 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm
Cost: 6 years and under $8.00 for 1 hour,
7 years and up $10.00 for 1 hour, $13.00 for 1.5 hours
Location: Pottery Centre, Village
Note: Pieces will be fired by request only. Adult supervision is required.
must be accompanied by an adult.
Bookings are essential for shows/performances and for *vacation care groups.
All prices refer to children 3 years and over.
Cancellation fees of 50% will apply for all cancellations less than five (5) working days before program.
Whiteman Park reserves the right to alter program details as required without prior notice.
Vacation Care Information
Park offers a broad range of vacation care programs that will make your
next school holiday outing simply wonderful! Discover why we are such a
popular destination for vacation care groups with all the following
- a number of activities to choose from, with different options to suit various interests, ages and budgets.
- spacious lawn areas to play on.
- complimentary shelter hire with paying programs.
- a large fenced playground located in the centre of the Village area.
- family friendly destination.
- fantastic value for money.
- free parking.
Please note the following:
- Bookings are essential to guarantee the availability of your activity choice.
- Supervising adults are admitted free on a 1:10 ratio.
- All prices refer to children 3 years and over.
- Cancellation fees of 50% will apply for all cancellations less than five (5) working days before program.
Please contact our Bookings Officer
if you would like to know more about the Vacation Care programs on offer next school holidays