School Holiday Activities In Frankston City

Summer Fun Pass 2017-2018


Gravity Zone
One hour jumping session plus socks OR two games of laser tag plus socks. Valued at $22.
Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre
Entry for one child, summer meal deal and beach ball. Valued at $18.80. 
Sand Sculpting Australia
“Aladdin & The Arabian Tales” exhibition - entry for one child and one large sand bottle. Valued at $21.

Valid for redemption between 26 December 2017 to 25 April 2018. 

Sand Sculpting Australia

Frankston Waterfront
510N Nepean Highway
Frankston 3199
Sand Sculpting Australia
P. 03 5986 6684
Open daily at 10am

  • Saturday 16 to Sunday 24 December 2017 Santa’s Sand Land  
  • Tuesday 26 December to Tuesday 25 April 2018 Aladdin & The Arabian Tales

Sand Sculpting Australia returns with Santa’s Sand Land and Aladdin & The Arabian Tales at Frankston’s Waterfront this summer. Explore the magical stories of the 1001 Arabian Nights, made completely from sand.

Suitable: All ages

Bookings: Fees apply.   

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Hangout - For Youths

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

  • Frankston Youth Central - 9768 1366
  • Carrum Downs - 0439 351 426 
  • Frankston North - 0488 599 249
  • Frankston South - 0439 351 433
  • Karingal - 0488 590 448
  • Langwarrin - 0488 590 917
  • Seaford - 0488 591 421

Bookings now open

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
    Monday 8, Tuesday 9, Thursday 11, Friday 12 January 2018
    10am and 12.30pm
    Cube 37
    Join out talented team and using your imagination make artworks and inventions from recycled materials.
    Visit all our art stations , including paper craft, woodwork, sewing room, painting, clay, construction with recycled materials and surprise us with your original creations.

Suitable: Ages 4 - 12 years

Bookings: $15 First child, no charge for Adult/Guardian
Bookings and more information or 03 9784 1060  

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 summer. Join our local Park Ranger and be amazed by the history, native flora, fauna, geology and coastal scenery right here on our doorstep.

  • Guided Ranger Walk - Frankston Foreshore and Kananook Creek

    Tuesday 2 January from 10am to 12pm  
    Experience the foreshore through the Coastal Arts Discovery Trail
    Suitable ages: All ages.

  • Junior Explorers - Studio Park, Langwarrin  
    Wednesday 3 January from 10am to 12pm

    Join the ranger to discover some bush secrets
    Suitable Ages: 6-12yrs   

  • Guided Ranger Walk - Bunarong Park, Frankston
    Tuesday 9 January from 10am to 12pm 
    Join the ranger to experience one of Frankston’s best panoramic views
    Suitable Ages: All ages

  • Junior Explorers - Keast Park, Seaford Foreshore
    Wednesday 10 January from 10am to 12pm
    Be an archaeologist for the day, exploring tracks with a ranger 
    Suitable ages 6-12yrs

  • Guided Ranger Bush Foods Walk - George Pentland Botanic Gardens, Frankston 
    Tuesday 16 January from 10am to 12pm
    Join the ranger to learn about Aboriginal bush foods and medicines
    Suitable ages: All ages.

  • Junior Explorers - Flame Robin Reserve, Langwarrin
    Wednesday 17 January from 10am to 12pm
    Help the ranger ponder life in a pond
    Suitable ages 6-12yrs

  • Guided Ranger Walk - Stringybark Reserve, Langwarrin
    Tuesday 23 January from 10am to 12pm 
    Join the ranger and learn how our bushland is managed
    Suitable Ages: All ages
  • Junior Explorers - Belvedere Bushland Reserve, Seaford
    Wednesday 24 January from 10am to 12pm
    Explore life among ancient sand dunes with the ranger
    Suitable ages 6-12yrs

What to bring

Warm clothing, hat, sunscreen, water bottle, sturdy shoes, rain jacket, camera, mosquito repellent, light snack, touch if its an evening event 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: Small booking applies. 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

Keep the kids warm and active at PARC Beach these Summer school holidays

PARC has created the perfect school holiday destination for a family day out, including relaxing private Beach Boxes serviced by poolside waiters

Fees apply

Frankston City Libraries

Carrum Downs Library
203 Lyrebird Drive
Carrum Downs VIC 3201
P. 03 8773 9539

Frankston Library
60 Playne Street
Frankston VIC 3199
P.  03 9784 1020

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

Bookings open: Monday 18 December and can be made in person, by calling 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

Booking: Can be made in person or call 8773 9545
Cost: Low cost or free

Frankston South Community and Recreation Centre

Location: 55 Towerhill Road 
P. 03 9293 7122   

These action packed and fun filled activities will be delivered from Tuesday 9 January and to Thursday 25 January 2018.

  • Magical Mandala Workshop
    Tuesday 9 and 16 January (2 days) 10am-3pm
    Learn the ancient art of creating a personalised Mandala over two sessions. By the end of the workshop participants will have a personalised art piece that you can hang from home.
    No artistic experience required.
    Age: 10-14 years
    Cost: $50 for 2 sessions, BYO morning tea and lunch
  • Badminton Clinics
    Tuesday 9 January (2 Sessions)
    1.30pm-2.30pm or 3pm-4pm
    David Mackenzie will coach participants with the support of three Senior Coaches from the Mornington Peninsula Badminton Association. No experience necessary.
    All equipment provided.
    Age: 10-18 years
    Cost: $5 per child
  • Flash Mob Dance Sessions
    Wednesday 10 January (4 Sessions)
    10am-10.45am, 11am-12pm, 12.15pm-1.15pm or 2pm-3pm
    Learn a flash mob dance to be showcased at a major Frankston City event in February.
    An event for all ages
    Cost: $12 per person
    Rehearsals for February performances will be held on:
    Friday 19 January 1pm-2.30pm
    Friday 2 and 9 February 5.30pm-6.30pm
  • Karate with GKR
    Thursday 11 January (2 Sessions)
    10.30am-11.30am or 11.30am-12.30pm
    Learn and develop your skills in Karate sessions.
    Age: Parents and children 8+
    Cost: $7 per person
  • Inflatables Cancelled
    Monday 15 January (3 Sessions)
    9.30am-10.15am,10.30am-11.15pm or 11.30am-12.15pm
  • Badminton Clinics
    Tuesday 15 January (2 Sessions)
    1.30pm-2.30pm or 3pm-4pm
    David Mackenzie will coach participants with the support of three Senior Coaches from the Mornington Peninsula Badminton Association. No experience necessary.
    All equipment provided.
    Age: 10-18 years
    Cost: $5 per child
  • Ready, Set, Ride - Bike Clinic (2 Sessions)
    Wednesday 17 January

    A qualified mountain bike instructor will teach the basic skills required to ride confidently on and off the road, including gear use and brake control. Session includes bicycle games and off-road challenges.
    Session 1: 7-9 years 10am-11am
    Session 2: 10-12 years 11.30am–12.30pm
    Cost: $12 per child (BYO: Bike, water bottle, helmet and sunscreen)
  • Ready, Steady, Go (3 Sessions)
    Friday 19 January

    Come and join Australia’s leading multi-sport and exercise program for children aged 18 months–6 years old! Learn the fundamentals of ten different sports while getting a full body, gross motor work out.
    Session 1: 18 months-3 years 9.30am-10.15am  
    Session 2: 3-4 years 10.15am-11am
    Session 3: 4-6 years 11am-11.45am
    Cost: $12 per child
  • Hey Dee Ho Music Session Cancelled
    Monday 22 January 10am-11am
  • Dance Workshops
    Tuesday 23 January
    A fun and unique program combining dance technique and choreography skills.
    Session 1: Parents and children 6+ 10.30am-11.30am Cost: $25 (includes one child and one adult. Additional children $5)
    Session 2:
    6-12 years 11.45am-1.15pm Cost: $15
  • Hip Cat Circus Workshops Cancelled
    Thursday 25 January

Terms and Conditions

Bookings and payment are essential prior to participating in activities
Payment can be made in person at the Centre (cash only) or online via Summer Holiday Bookings
Participants must complete a Registration Form, available at the Centre
Activities may be altered or cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances

Bookings: Open on Friday 11 December

Langwarrin Community Centre

Location: 2 Lang Rd
P. 03 9789 7653

  • Summer program to be advised

Bookings: Can be made in person or call 9789 7653
Cost: Low cost or free

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery

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

Cost: Gold coin donation

Frankston Skate Park

Location: 16N Cranbourne Road
P. 03 9769 6579

  • Open every day

Cost: Free

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. 
Cost: Free

Peninsula Youth Music Society: Summer Music School

Location: Mount Erin Secondary College
Robinson Road
Frankston South

  • Monday 8 to Friday 12 January 2018
    9.30am to 1pm
    Finale concert at Frankston Arts Centre at 7.30pm on Friday 12 January

A range of options available including beginner classes for ages 5 to 18yrs.

Bookings: Fees apply

Community Centres and Neighbourhood Houses

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.  

Contact Us

Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
Frankston 3199
P. 1300 322 322

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