This is a fabulous website which can help you find any park in Shellharbour, Kiama, Wollongong or Shoalhaven local government areas. It details facilities such as public toilets, barbecue and picnic equipment, shade and shelter, play equipment, parking and supervision needs.
Under the Play Resources link, it also has links to other websites about play.
Mini Music operates on a Friday morning (9.30am & 10.30am) and is a simple interactive programme of music and movement that encourages parents & carers to interact with their preschoolers. There is a cost of $2 per child and bookings are essential. Contact can be made through the Church Office.
The Salvation Army Family Church
Address: Cnr Leawarra & Ulster Avenues WARILLA
Postal: PO Box 40 WARILLA 2528
Phone: 4296 9070
Carmel & Co Gymnastics
Gymnastics classes for children aged from 10 months, and a school holiday program for children aged 4 - 12 years.
Address: 28 Sunset Avenue BARRACK HEIGHTS
Phone: 4297 4400
Illawarra Toy Library
Address: 12 Churchill Ave, Warrawong
Ph: 4274 7114
Open: Tuesday - Thursday 8am - 4.30pm
Play Session: Wednesday 10am - 11.30am
Childrens's Resource Library (Illawarra Multicultural Services)
Resource Library that caters for children 0-12yrs. Useful resources for students, caregivers, childcare services and members of the public. Courier options are available (fees apply).
For further information contact Ann-Margaret on 42296855.
Address 27 Atchison St Wollongong 2500
Playpower *The Benevolent Society
Making the most of everyday moments
Information and resources about play and growth and development for parents and carers. Resources can be purchased which help make the most of everyday household objects as play items.
TIPS FOR ENJOYING (OR SURVIVING) CAR TRIPS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN
Tips from Shellharbour City Council staff click HERE
More travel with kids tips, including: packing for baby, combating car sickness, secrets to happy car travel, driving itineraries, and car games.
Raising Children Network ~ Travel with Children
Lots of suggestions for safer, happier travel of different types with young children. Information about what to take, car, bus, train and air travel tips, and avoiding travel sickness.
Children and the Media
Researched information about the effects that the media and computer usage has on children. Provides movie reviews from a child's point of view (click HERE for Know Before You Go Movie Reviews) and recommended video titles for different age groups.
Kids’ Adventure Passport and the Premier’s Adventure Challenge
Encourages young primary school student explorers to discover the State’s museums and galleries with their families. General admission is free for the passport holder on weekends, public holidays and during school holidays. Visit the NSW Government Arts website for more information - click HERE
Fun Stuff that’s Free
Share your favourite things to do with babies, toddlers and preschoolers in our city that cost nothing.
Email your ideas to Council's Community Services Department, Shellharbour City Council