Activities for Under 5s in Mackay

Activities for Under 5s in Mackay

Mackay Council
2017 Sports Expo and Sign-on Day – Sunday 12 February from 9.00am to 1.00pm at the MECC.
The annual expo and sign-on day has become an important event on Mackay’s sporting calendar
The expo allows local sporting groups and clubs to showcase their sports and encourages Mackay residents to stay active. Approx 100 clubs will be exhibiting. It’s a great event for people of the region to bring their kids to and also for adults to see what a wonderful range of diverse sports and activities that are on offer
Special guest QLD Firebirds Netball sharp shooter Romelda Aiken will be attending this year.
The event, facilitated by Mackay Regional Council, is supported by corporate partners Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal.


PCYC Mackay
Police-Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) Mackay offers excellent sporting and recreational facilities. Unleashing kids’ potential starts at PCYC Mackay.
Their aim is for programs to be dynamic, fun and affordable. The PCYC staff provide quality care and are committed to ongoing improvement.
They also have a variety of room hire options: Stadium, Childcare Room, Pulse Room, Meeting Room
Facilities: • Playground • Bike Track • Outdoor Basketball Court • Indoor Stadium (can cater for basketball, netball, volleyball, roller derby etc)
Services: • After School Care • Before School Care • School pick up and drop off • Vacation Care • Venue Hire, including corporate functions, birthday parties with a jumping castle – indoors
Sports & Activities: • Archery • Badminton • Basketball – Aspidowns Basketballs • Bicycle Education • Karate (Juniors and Seniors) • Fitness – Mums and Bubs, Bootcamp, Boxing • Playtime Play Centre (6 months – 5 years)
Norris Road, North Mackay QLD 4740
Tel. 4942 3296
mackay@pcyc.org.au
For more information, visit the website.


Ready Steady Go Kids
Ready Steady Go Kids is a multi-sports program for 2.5 – 7year old’s.
Each term they work on 5 sports and focus on a specific gross motor, hand-eye/foot-eye and/or balance activity to complement the sport component of the program, in a fun environment. Ready Steady Go Kids instructors also lead and educate on other important components of the program such as warm-up, stretching, team-building and sportsmanship.
Classes run for 45 minutes are all classes are held indoors. They also offer a FREE trial lesson.
Classes are held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings.
Please call the centre  1300 766 892 or visit the website for more information. Book a FREE trial lesson.


Mackay Regional Council
Toddler Time
This language development and social interaction session is for toddlers up to two and a half years. With nursery rhymes, finger plays, action songs and a story, it’s a great way to spend a morning.

Time and locations:
Gordon White Library
Monday, 9.30am – 10am

Mirani Library
Wednesday, 9.30am – 10am

Dudley Denny City Library
Friday, 9.30am – 10am

Baby Bounce
Baby Bounce promotes language development in babies from birth to walking. The session features nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and stories.
It’s never too early to talk, read and tell stories with your child.

Time and locations:
Mirani Library
Monday 9.30am – 10am

Dudley Denny City Library
Monday 11am – 11.30am

Sarina Library
Tuesday 9.30am – 10am

Gordon White Library
Thursday 10.30am – 11am

Held during the school term.

Story Time
Story Time enhances language and literacy development and is aimed at children aged 2.5 to 5 years. The session features stories, nursery rhymes and songs.
Sharing stories, singing and talking to your child is fun and good for their brain development.

Time and locations:
Mirani Library
Tuesday, 9.30am – 10am

Walkerston Library
Tuesday, 10.30am – 11am

Sarina Library
Wednesday, 10am – 11am

Gordon White Library
Wednesday, 10.30am – 11am
Friday, 9.30am – 10am

Dudley Denny City Library
Thursday, 10.30am – 11am
Held during the school term.

Many Cultures Story Time
Many Cultures Story Time is an innovative program of stories, songs and rhymes. Sessions are specifically targeted at children aged 2 to 5 years from culturally and
linguistically diverse backgrounds.

  • Indigenous Australians
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Australian South Sea Islanders
  • Speakers of languages other than English
  • Recent immigrants to Australia

Bring your children aged 2 to 5 years to our fun sessions, which are held in a safe, inclusive environment and meet other families from diverse backgrounds.


North Mackay Little Athletics
Offering athletics for children as young as three, North Mackay Little Athletics introduces tiny tots to the world of athletics through a range of athletic based games and activities.
Come and Try Day: 19th February 2017
Tel: 0413 594 559
For more information, check our Facebook page.


Mackay Gymnastics
Kindergym is for boys and girls aged 2 – 3 years but Mackay Gymnastics also offer enrolments for children aged from 18 months following approval.
Children in Kindergym experience a wide range of movement activities, and are encouraged to think, create, construct and solve problems with their own bodies. Starting with a fun warm up, children enjoy a fun, circuit based set-up with safe, stimulating activities, with movement opportunities for each child to play and learn.
Kindergym classes have parent/carer participation. Classes run for 45 minutes.
Tel: (07) 4942 0032
For more information, please visit the website.


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