School Holiday Activities In Frankston City

The Hangout - For Youths

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

Bookings open: Tuesday 13 June

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
    Cube 37 at Frankston Arts Centre
    Monday 3 at 10am - 12.30pm
    Tuesday 4 at 10am - 12.30pm
    Thursday 6 at 10am - 12.30pm
    Friday 7July 2017 at 10am - 12.30pm
    Ages: Suitable for 4 - 12 years
    Cost: $15 First child, no charge for Adult/Guardian

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.

  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt
    Frankston Arts Centre
    Wednesday 12 July at 10am and 12pm
    Suitable for all ages
    From $17.50

Bookings: 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 autumn. 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 / Kananook Creek
    Tuesday 4 July 1pm - 3pm
    Join the ranger to explore the Coastal Arts Discovery Trail plus a beach and creek side ramble.
    Open to all ages
  • Astronomy Talk - Baxter Park, Frankston South
    Tuesday 4 July 6pm - 7.30pm
    Join the ranger under the stars for an overview of “our place in space”. 
    BYO folding chair or picnic rug, warm clothing, beanie, gloves, blanket and torch.
    Open to all ages

  • Junior Explorers - Belvedere Bushland Reserve, Seaford
    Wednesday 5 July 10am - 12pm
    Join the ranger to search for hidden bush secrets
    For ages 6 - 12yrs with an adult

  • Guided Ranger Walk - Kananook Creek, Seaford
    Tuesday 11 July 1pm - 3pm
    Join the ranger for a Banksia Woodland wander along the creek and foreshore.
    Open to all ages

  • Spotlight Walk Stringybark Reserve, Langwarrin
    Tuesday 11 July 6pm - 7.30pm
    Experience the bush as it comes to life after dark.  BYO warm clothing and torch.
    Open to all ages

  • Junior Explorer - Upper Sweetwater Creek, Frankston
    Wednesday 12 July 10am - 12pm
    Join the ranger to learn about Boonwurrung bush foods and tools.
    For ages 6 - 12yrs with an adult

What to bring

Warm clothing, 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: 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 winter school holidays

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

  • Family entertainment includes the award-winning AquaPlay™ Playground, toddler pool, and slides; Splash Town, our giant inflatable obstacle course; the brand new Python raft waterslide and 114-metre long Constrictor™ raft waterslide.
  • School holiday program runs from 3 to 14 July
  • To book Splash Town sessions and your private Beach Box, visit
  • Python slide opening times: 10am to 7pm daily during school holidays 10am to 6pm on public holidays

Cost: 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: Friday 16 June 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   

Highlights Include:

  • Thursday 13 July
    The Great Frankston South Paper Plane Flying Day
    10am to noon for 5 to 12 yrs
    1pm to 3pm for 12yrs and over
    No need to bring anything. We will supply paper and extra designs for inspiration. 
  • Tuesday July 4
    Basketball 9.30am - 11am
    Hockey 11.30am - 1pm
    Volleyball/Prymeball 1pm - 2.30pm
  • Tuesday July 11
    Soccer 9.30am - 11am
    Cricket 11.30am - 1pm
    Badminton 1pm - 2pm

Cost: Only $3 per session.

Langwarrin Community Centre

Location: 2 Lang Rd
P. 03 9789 7653

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

Mulberry Hill

385 Golf Links Road
Langwarrin  3910
P. 03 5971 4138

Spencer Leason Park is open daily.

Easter Sunday from 11am to 4pm

Cost: Adult $7.50, Child/Concession $6.50, Family $18.50

Hockey Clinics

Peninsula Hockey Centre
Monash University (Parking end of Bloom Street)
P. Cheryle  9766 7478

  • Monday 3 and Monday 10 July from 9am to 12pm
    Everyone welcome to come, have fun, learn new skills whilst trying a new sport
    Equipment is available to use. BYO Mouthguard

Cost: $5 per session.

Suitable for ages: 5 to 12yrs

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.  

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