School Holiday Activities In Frankston City

Summer School Holidays 2016-2017

Summer Fun Pass

Summer Fun Pass 2017

Join in the fun this summer with the Frankston Summer Fun Pass! Three days of jam-packed fun across Sand Sculpting Australia, Gravity Zone Seaford and the Peninsula Aquatic Centre for $30.

The Summer Fun Pass is exceptional value with all three offers valued at $61.80 - bundled into the discounted $30 price.  A fantastic easy gift for Christmas or birthday presents, or just a wonderful way to fill your summer school holiday calander for the kids!

Included in the Frankston Fun pass: 

1. Gravity Zone - One hour of jumping and one laser tag mission – total value $22.

2. Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre - Entry for one child, summer meal deal and beach ball - valued at $18.80. 

3.Sand Sculpting Australia “Lands of Imagination” exhibition - entry for one child and one large sand bottle - valued at $21.

Valid for redemption between 26 December 2016 to 28 February 2017. 

Please note: The Frankston Summer Fun passes will be posted to you. You must present the voucher (not the email confirmation) upon entry at each attraction.

The Waterfront Festival 2017

Frankston Waterfront
7N Pier Promenade
Frankston 3199
P. 1300 322 322

  • 11am-10pm Saturday 14 and 11am-6pm Sunday 15 January 2017 

Cost: FREE with charges for rides, food and amusements  

Sand Sculpting Australia - Land of Imagination

Frankston Waterfront
510N Nepean Highway
Frankston 3199
P. 03 5986 6684

  • Opens 10am from Friday 16 December 2016 to Tuesday 25 April 2017

Cost: Prices and opening hours visit Sand Sculpting Australia page

The Hangout - For Youths

Holiday activities for 12 - 17 year olds.
Many activities are free or low cost.
Excursions attract fees.

Bookings open: Monday 5 December 2016

Booking Essential on 9768 1366. 

Charges apply

Places are limited and all bookings, payments and forms are required to be returned to Frankston Youth Central (located next door to the Frankston Library). 

Frankston Arts Centre

37 Davey Street
Frankston 3199
P. 03 9784 1060

  • Hot Arts for Cool Kids at Cube 37
    Monday 9, Tuesday 10, Thursday 12, Friday 13 January 2017

    Join our talented team and help transform the Glass Cube into a magic world adventure land! Using recycled materials at our art stations, such as paper craft, woodwork, sewing, painting, construction materials, let your imagination run wild and create a masterpiece for display.
    Ages 4yrs to 12yrs. Must be accompanied by an adult   
    Cost: $15 First child/ $10 subsequent child
  • CIRCUS Fun for Everyone at Cube 37
    Monday 23 January at 10.30am-12pm
    Age 5yrs-8yrs $20 (1½ hours)
    Monday 23 January 2017 at 1pm-3pm    
    Ages 9yrs to 13yrs. drop off only
    Introducing circus kills in a positive learning environment, activities include aerials, acrobalance, tumbling, mini tramp, hooping, juggling and much more!
    Max 30 participants
    Cost: $25 (2 hours)
  • Superhoodz - Show, workshop super fun for kids
    Tuesday 24 January at 10.30am-11.30am
    Aspiring young dancers will get the chance to learn from one of Australia’s best hip-hop crews when Superhoodz rock the Frankston Arts Centre this month. Four members of this young, vibrant and fresh dance crew, who reached the semi-finals of Australia’s Got Talent in 2012, will perform a half-hour show on Tuesday, January 24, followed by a 30-minute interactive workshop for boys and girls aged 5-16.
    Children $19.50
    Adults $10.00
    Family $70.00 (2 adults + 3 children)

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Frankston Visitor Information Centre

7N Pier Promenade
Frankston Waterfront
P. 1300 322 842
Open: 9am to 5pm, seven days
(Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday)

Guided Ranger Walk and Junior Explorer Activities of Frankston's natural attractions

Come and explore some of Frankston's most popular natural attractions this autumn. Join our local Park Ranger and be amazed by the history, native flora, fauna, geology and coastal scenery right here on our doorstep.

  • Junior Explorer Artists - Studio Park, Langwarrin
    Tuesday 3 January 9.30am - 11.30am
    Join the ranger to take an artist’s viewpoint of the bush.
    For children 6-12 years, with an adult.   
  • Guided Ranger Walk - Frankston Foreshore and Kananook Creek
    Wednesday 4 January 9.30am - 11.30am
    Experience the foreshore through the Coastal Arts Discovery Trail
    Open to all ages.

  • Guided Ranger Walk - Bunarong Park, Frankston
    Tuesday 10 January 9.30am - 11.30am
    Join the ranger to explore one of Frankston’s best kept bushland secrets.
    Open to all ages.

  • Guided Ranger Bush Foods Walk - George Pentland Botanic Gardens
    Wednesday 11 January 9.30am - 11.30am
    Join the Ranger to learn about plants used by Boonwurrung people for food, medicines and tools.
    Open to all ages.

  • Junior Explorers - Wittenberg Reserve
    Tuesday 17 January 9.30am - 11.30am
    Become an adventurer for the day exploring the bush with a Ranger.
    For children 6-12 years, with an adult. 

  • Guided Ranger Walk - Seaford Wetlands, Seaford
    Wednesday 18 January 9.30am - 11.30am
    Join the ranger and learn about these internationally important wetlands and local Boonwurrung culture.
    Open to all ages.

  • Junior Explorers - Little Boggy Creek, Langwarrin 
    Tuesday 24 January 9.30am - 11.30am
    Help the ranger ponder the pond life in one of Frankston’s longest creeks.
    For children 6-12 years, with an adult. 

  • Junior Explorers  - Belvedere Bushland Reserve, Seaford
    Wednesday 258 January 9.30am - 11.30am
    Explore ancient sand dunes with the ranger
    For children 6-12 years, with an adult. 

What to bring

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle, sturdy shoes, rain jacket, camera, mosquito repellent, light snack and your sense of adventure.
Children to be accompanied by an adult. No Dogs Please.

Bookings Essential

Bookings can be made in person at Frankston Visitor Information Centre or

Cost: $5 adults, $3 concession, $2 children, under 3 free. Booked tours are non-refundable.

Meeting Locations: Meeting locations will be given upon confirmation of booking.

Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre

16N Cranbourne Road
P. 03 03 9781 8444

PARC is the perfect school holiday destination for the ultimate family day out! The Summer school holiday campaign features something for everyone.

  • Inflatable Splash Town returns to PARC. Measuring in at 19m x 19m, it is the first of its kind for aquatic centres across Victoria and continues to give children an exclusive water sport experience like never before. Splash Town has 10 timeslots daily and is available for children aged 6 and up. Bookings are essential. Parents can head online to book a spot at   
  • Families can also enjoy the range of entertainment facilities at PARC, including the award-winning AquaPlay™ Playground, toddler pool, and slides, and 114-metre long Constrictor™ raft water slide
  • Tuesday 3 to Sunday 29 January: The school holiday program will run from 10.30am-3.30pm daily. Kids club activities will run from 1pm-3pm weekdays. Activities include arts and crafts, sandcastle making and board games.

Open everyday over summer except Christmas Day

Pines Forest Aquatic Centre

Forest Drive
Frankston North 
P. 03 9786 4568

Open everyday over summer except Christmas Day

Frankston City Libraries

Carrum Downs Library
203 Lyrebird Drive
Carrum Downs VIC 3201
Phone: 03 8773 9539
Fax: 03 9782 0187
Frankston Library
60 Playne Street
Frankston VIC 3199
P.  03 9784 1020
F. 03 9784 1750

Seaford Library
1/6 Broughton Street
Near the corner of Station and Broughton Streets
P. 03 9784 1048

Bookings open on Monday 19 December: 03 9784 1020 or
Cost: Free or a small charge

Sessions are specifically designed for each age group. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Frankston North Community Centre

Location: 26 Mahogany Avenue
Frankston North
P. 8773 9545

Pines Flora and Fauna Reserve
Wednesday 28 December to Wednesday 25 Jan 2016

 All Junior Ranger activities are suitable for children aged 6-12 years who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Cost: Free.
Booking: Can be made in person or call  8773 9545

Frankston South Community and Recreation Centre

Location: 55 Towerhill Road 
P. 03 9293 7122   

  • TBA

Booking: Can be made in person or call 9293 7122    

Langwarrin Community Centre

Location: 2 Lang Rd
P. 03 9789 7653

  • TBA

Bookings: Open on Thursday 29 November on 9789 7653

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery

Location: 390 McClelland Drive
Langwarrin, VIC 3910
P. 03 9789 1671

Frankston Skate Park

Location: 16N Cranbourne Road
P. 03 9769 6579

Throughout the summer school holidays Frankston Skate Park will be offering daily skateboard clinics and lessons. Getting on a skateboard for the first time can be daunting, that’s why Frankston Skate Park staff offer a fun and professional entry level program for beginners and intermediates. Lessons run daily with each session running for one hour, all equipment provided.

  • Wednesday 18 January
    Skate, Scoot and BMX competition
  • Saturday 28 January
    Australian Skateboard League (ASL) National Qualifier

Parks and Reserves

Location: Frankston City
Cost: Free
Open: Everyday
Suitable for all ages

Frankston City offers plenty of Parks and Reserves to help keep you active and healthy. 

Wells Street Market

Wells Street
P. 1300 322 322

  • Open every Thursday 8am to 2pm

Community Centres and Neighbourhood Houses

Pines Cricket Club
Forest Drive 
Frankston North 

  • Wednesday 18 January 2017 at 9am

Cost: Free school holiday activity.

Vacation Care in Frankston

Vacation Care programs are operated by a range of providers across Frankston City and are usually situated at primary schools or Community Centres.  For enrolment information contact your local primary school or visit My Child website for a list of providers.  

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