Keep The Kids Busy This April School Holidays

Published on 01 April 2022

splattered paint, art equipment and child's hand

Keep the kids active and engaged these school holidays with Fairfield City Council’s April school holiday program.

Events and workshops are being held at Fairfield City Leisure Centres, Fairfield City Open Libraries and Fairfield City Museum and Gallery. There is lots happening for children to burn their energy, continue learning, and keep up their creativity during the school break.

Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone is encouraging parents and carers to take advantage of the variety of activities on offer. 

“We want to ensure that children can keep busy and active through the holidays, so I encourage parents to register for the school holiday activities happening across our City,” Mayor Carbone said.

Registrations are essential and details can be found below. Positions may be limited so register early.

Enquire within our services to use First Lap, Creative Kids or Active Kids vouchers.

Fairfield Easter Fair

This Easter event will be packed with rides, showbags, an Easter egg hunt, food trucks, fireworks each night and lots more. Entertainment includes animal farms, dog and reptile shows, wood carving, antique trucks and sandcastles.

Cost: $2 entry, $25 ride wristband for online purchases or $30 at the gate

Thursday 14 April – Tuesday 19 April
Fairfield Showground 10am – 10pm

Easter bunny visits

Special guests are coming to Fairfield City and they’re bringing sweet treats! Find them roaming the streets and handing out free Easter eggs.

Thursday 7 April
Canley Heights Town Centre 12pm – 2pm
Canley Vale Town Centre 3pm – 5pm

Friday 8 April
Cabramatta Town Centre 10am – 1pm

Wednesday 13 April
The Boulevarde, Fairfield Heights 10am – 12pm 

Thursday 14 April
Fairfield City Centre 11.30am – 1.30pm

Fairfield City Leisure Centres

Active Kids School Holiday Program

Fairfield Leisure Centre and Fairfield Youth & Community Centre
55 Vine Street, Fairfield
Children aged 5-12 will have a blast at the Active Kids School Holiday program held between 11-14 April and 19-22 April. Sessions run from 8.30am-4pm daily and incorporate a variety of physical activities to allow children to learn new skills, make friends, improve their confidence and stay active. Prices start at $50 per child, per day. Discounts are available for multiple children and/or days.

Learn to Swim Holiday Program

Private lessons and an intensive class program are available from 11-14 April and 19-22 April at Cabravale, Fairfield and Prairiewood leisure centres.

For enquiries and enrolments call Cabravale Leisure Centre 9725 0335, Fairfield Leisure Centre 9725 0336 or Prairiewood Leisure Centre 9725 0337.

Aquatopia Water Park

Prairiewood Leisure Centre

Prairie Vale Road, Prairiewood

Check out the new 55-metre wave pool, giant slides, Adventure Aqua Tower or Wave rider before the season closes at the end of the holidays. Prices start at $16 per person or $59 for a family pass for Fairfield City residents. Aquatopia is open every day of the school holidays except Friday 15 April.

For more information and where to buy tickets visit

Fairfield City Museum & Gallery

634 The Horsley Drive, Smithfield | 9725 0190
Bookings essential. Register at

Ceramic Relief Self Portraits

Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10 per participant
Make a unique version of yourself using clay. Learn simple clay making techniques from artist David Capra.
Tutor: David Capra
Monday 11 April 10.30am – 12pm

Bedroom Dioramas

Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10 per participant
Make a detailed diorama of your bedroom! Bring any useful props and crafts to help build your own miniature bedroom.
Tutor: David Capra
Monday 11 April 12.30pm – 2pm

Easter Cupcakes

Ages: 6-12
Cost: $19 per participant
Master baker Karina will help you decorate your delicious Easter themed cupcakes. Every participant will take away their own creations.
Tutor: Karina Santillan
Tuesday 12 April 10.30am – 12pm

Mono Printing Fun

Ages: 8-15
Cost: $10 per participant
Create your own unique mono print painting using acrylic paint and then applying it onto paper.
Tutor: Svetlana Panov
Thursday 14 April 10.30am – 12pm

Wax Resist Landscapes

Ages: 5-12
Cost: $10 per participant
Learn how to draw a landscape with wax crayons and watercolour paints to reveal a technique called wax resistant.
Tutor: Svetlana Panov
Tuesday 19 April 10.30am – 12pm

Clay Owl Décor

Ages: 5-12
Cost: $10 per participant
You will be guided on how to cut clay into an owl shape, add texture and then finish off the piece with bright coloured paint to hang on your wall.
Tutor: Svetlana Panov
Thursday 21 April 10.30am – 12pm

Recycled Paper For Tots

Ages: 3-5 (parents welcome to join)
Cost: $8 per participant
Keep little hands busy in this fun and sensory workshop where we’ll recycle scrap paper into colourful handmade paper. All materials are provided, please bring along some scrap paper if you have it.
Tutor: Gemma Mckenzie-Booth
Friday 22 April 10.30am – 11.30am

Recycled Paper For Kids

Ages: 6-12
Cost: $10 per participant
Make your own beautiful handmade paper by recycling waste paper from the art room. All materials are provided, please bring along some scrap paper if you have it.
Tutor: Gemma Mckenzie-Booth
Friday 22 April 1pm – 2.30pm

Upcycle your Kicks

Ages: 12-17
Cost: $12 per participant
Join sustainable fashion designers Lakshmi and Susan Gowda, a mother-daughter duo, for a fun upcycle workshop to revamp your shoes. Paint and decorate your kicks and leave the workshop with a ‘new’ pair of shoes.
Tutor: Lakshmi and Susan Gowda
Wednesday 20 April 10.30am – 12pm

Fairfield City Open Libraries

Our libraries have a range of dedicated children’s activities. For enquiries call 9725 0333.

Easter Preschool Storytime

Ages: 3+
Hop on over to the library and join us for our Preschool Easter Storytime where we will read bunny-themed books, sing songs and do a fun Easter craft.
Registration required.

Monday 4 April
Smithfield Library 10.30am – 11.30am

Wednesday 6 April
Whitlam Library Cabramatta 10.30am – 11.30am
Bonnyrigg Library 10.30am – 11.30am

Friday 8 April
Fairfield Library 10.30am – 11.30am
Wetherill Park Library 10.30am – 11.30am

Easter Take and Make Craft*

Ages: 5+
Collect a fun Easter themed craft to take home.
*Available until supplies last

Kits are available for patrons to pick up at the library within the time-frame advertised.

Saturday 9 April – Thursday 14 April
All libraries 9.30am – 5pm

Easter kids flicks

Bring your own popcorn and settle in for some Easter movie favourites.

Thursday 14 April
Whitlam Library Cabramatta 11.30am – 1pm

Big Bang Science Workshop: The Great Egg-scape

Are you up for the challenge? Can you help your team solve a ‘complex’ of scientific puzzles – using just what you already think you know? Look out for traps, beat the clock and don’t get distracted by unexpected Easter eggs. Your time starts…

Wednesday 20 April
Whitlam Library Cabramatta 10am – 11am

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