Youth Services Summer Holiday Program 2019

Week 1



Monday 7 January
Fitzroy Pools
Come join us for some fun in the sun at Fitzroy Pools! We will meet some of our local lifeguards who will give us a rundown of what a day in the life of a lifeguard looks like and enjoy some leisurely swimming before enjoying a BBQ by the pool. 

Venue/Address: Fitzroy Leisure Centre, 160 Alexandra Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065

Pick up and drop-off times
Richmond: 10am to 4pm  
Collingwood: 10:30am to 3:30pm  
Yarra Youth Services: 10:30pm to 3:30pm 

popcorn

Tuesday 8 January
Aqua Man
Action, Fantasy and Adventure! Aqua Man has it all! Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be the hero of the world. 

Venue/Address: Kino Cinemas Collins Street, Melbourne 3000

Pick up and drop-off times
Richmond: 10am to 4.30pm 
Collingwood: 10.30am to 4pm
Yarra Youth Services: 10.30am to 3.45pm

escape room wall

Wednesday 9 January
Escape Room

An escape room is a puzzle game where a group of players are placed in a room and they have to solve a series of puzzles to escape the room within the time limit. Escape rooms are themed to a story and in Escape the Vault’s room the player is dropped into an action packed situation and have to escape before they are caught or in some cases disappear from existence entirely. 

Venue/Address: Escape the Vault Escape Rooms, Level 1, 376 Swan Street Richmond, VIC 3121

Pick up and drop-off times
Richmond: 9am to 3.30pm
Collingwood: 9.30am to 3pm   
Yarra Youth Services: 9.30am to 3pm

black and white yarra youth services logo

Thursday 10 January
Youth Centre day in

Youth Centre open for young people to program their own day, make lunch, play pool, table tennis, use sports equipment, create and jam in the arts and music studios with our Artists in Residence and Yarra Libraries facilitators. 

Venue/Address: Yarra Youth Centre, 156 Napier Street, Fitzroy

Pick up and drop-off times
You will need to make your own way there. The day will start at 11.30am and finish up at 3.30pm

Week 2

Kids playing lasertag

Monday 14 January
Bowling and lasertag
What’s better than a session of bowling? Bowling followed by Laser Tag! Whether you’re competing to be crowned Bowling Champion or just a fan of this awesome game come and join in on the fun! Followed by an action packed Laser Tag session which has been taken to the next level with Strikes arena decked out with amazing props, easy to use weapons and the perfect soundtrack to set the scene. 

Venue/Address: Shop 305, Level 3/211 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Pick up and drop-off times
Richmond: 9.30am to 3.45pm
Collingwood: 10am to 3.30pm
Yarra Youth Services: 10am to 3.15pm

A group of kids with their go karting helmets on

Tuesday 15 January
Ace Karts - Go Karting
Ace Karts racing is as close as you get to pro racing without the fire proof suit. One of Melbourne’s best outdoor tracks, with a series of intensifying bends that will test the limits of your cornering skills. Come and see if you have what it takes to be a pro racer. 

Venue/Address: Ace Karts, 20 Carrington Drive, Albion 3020

Pick up and drop-off times
Richmond: 10am to 3.45pm
Collingwood: 10.30am to 3.30pm
Yarra Youth Services: 10.30am to 3.15pm

Kids playing in a wavepool at MSAC


Wednesday 16 January
Indoor wavepool
MSAC is a state of the art aquatic facility, we will be enjoying beautifully heated pools where we can enjoy a leisurely swim and build on our swimming skills and take full advantage of the wave pool and waterslide!

Venue/Address: Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC), 30 Aughtie Dr, Albert Park VIC 3206

Pick up and drop-off times
Richmond: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Collingwood: 10am to 4.15pm  
Yarra Youth Services: 10am to 4pm  

black and white yarra youth services logo

Thursday 17 January
Youth Centre day in
 
Youth Centre open for young people to program their own day, make lunch, play pool, table tennis, use sports equipment, create and jam in the arts and music studios with our Artists in Residence and Yarra Libraries facilitators.   

Venue/Address: Yarra Youth Centre, 156 Napier Street, Fitzroy

Pick up and drop-off times
You will need to make your own way there. The day will start at 11.30am and finish up at 3.30pm

Week 3

Kids on a rock climbing wall

Monday 21 January
Bouldering
Think caves, low overhangs & giant rocks. Northside Boulders have something for everyone with indoor walls that equates to 3.8m high walls of all angles, with nice soft mats to fall on. Whether you prefer a 10 degree overhang or an effectively upside down 60 degree overhang, Northside Boulders will have you covered. 

Venue/Address: 1 Studley Street, Abbotsford, 3067

Pick up and drop-off times
Richmond: 9.30am to 3.30pm
Collingwood: 10am to 3pm
Yarra Youth Services: 10am to 3pm

Children having a water fight in a park

Tuesday 22 January
Games day and picnic 
Come down to Atherton Gardens where we will be competing in multiple games to test which team/person is the ultimate games champion! We will be playing games such as Water balloon Dodgeball, Sponge Relay Race, Watch Your Step, Soccer and many more! There will be plenty of time to rest and replenish ourselves with a delicious picnic in the sun.  

Venue/Address: Atherton Gardens, 156 Napier Street, Fitzroy 3065 

Pick up and drop-off times
Richmond: 10am to 3.45pm
Collingwood: 10.30am to 3.30pm
Yarra Youth Services: 10.30am to 3.15pm

Fun Fields theme park map

Wednesday 23 January
Fun Fields

Fun Fields We are heading to Melbourne’s best Theme Park Fun Fields! Relax by the heated wave pool at Volcano Beach, try out the multiple World Record Holder rides such as The Kraken, Typhoon and Gravity Wave. Enjoy a session of mini golf, go karting or tobogganing and test all the parks waterslides and rides such as Voodoo 360 and Blackbeard’s Fury. You won’t want to miss out on this epic day! 

Venue/Address: Fun Fields theme park, 2365 Plenty Rd, Whittlesea, VIC 3757

Drop off and pick-up times
Richmond: 9am to 5pm
Collingwood: 9am to 4.30pm
Yarra Youth Services: 9.30am to 4.15pm

black and white yarra youth services logo

Thursday 24 January
Youth Centre day in 

Youth Centre open for young people to program their own day, make lunch, play pool, table tennis, use sports equipment, create and jam in the arts and music studios with our Artists in Residence and Yarra Libraries facilitators. 

Venue/Address: Yarra Youth Centre, 156 Napier Street, Fitzroy

Pick up and drop-off times
You will need to make your own way there. The day will start at 11.30am and finish up at 3.30pm