Sept/Oct School Holidays

Tuesday 14 September 2021

There's so many great things to do this coming holidays at the Leanyer Recreation Park and Palmerston Water Park. We've created a program of events and activities that will excite and entertain you and the whole family over two weeks.

At the parks you can join in on the 3x3 basketball competitions, skateboarding lessons, children's circus tricks and giant bubbles, pool party DJs, all the food vans and Malak Marketplace stalls, live music, sports activities and more!

Not to mention we're extending the park's operating hours to include night water slides and pool and water play into the evening to help keep you cool during the hot nights ahead.

Read on to download a copy of the full program.

Download your copy of the first week's program HERE (JPEG), for activities & events Monday 27th September to Friday 1st October 2021. 

Download your copy of the second week's program HERE (JPEG), for activities & events Monday 4th to Friday 8th October.  

Download your copy of the full two week program HERE (PDF).

 

For all details on each day's activities in order of dates, see the details below. 

Activity Title:

Circus Play Space & Giant Bubbles

Date:

Monday 27th September

Time:

11am – 1pm

Organisation:

Tip Top Circus Entertainment

Description:

Circus and bubble fun on the Palmerston Water Park lawns. Come and enjoy giant bubble and circus fun play in a welcoming environment. Starring two Tip Top Circus entertainers with a passion for all things fun and creative! Suitable for young children through to 12 years.

Location:

Palmerston Water Park

Cost:

Free

Contact:

www.facebook.com/PalmerstonWaterPark/

Other Information:

All facilitated events are supervised by professionals holding current Ochre Cards parents. SLSNT may ask a parent or carer present if media consent is given for any promo photos to be taken of children participating in this activity. 

Activity Title:

Footy Fun at Leanyer Rec Park

Date:

Tuesday 28th September

Time:

11am – 1pm

Organisation:

AFL NT

Description:

AFL NT returns to Leanyer Recreation Park with fun footy games and giveaways! Suitable for young children through to teenage years

Location:

Leanyer Recreation Park

Cost:

Free

Contact:

www.facebook.com/leanyer.recreation.park

Activity Title:

Pool Party DJs 

Date:

Wednesday 29th September

Time:

2:30 – 7:30pm

Organisation:

Surf Life Saving NT / Primetime Entertainment

Description:

We're bringing back the good times these holidays on Wednesday the 29th of September with our Pool Party DJs at Leanyer Recreation Park!

Special DJs James Sonix and Emily Wilson will be getting the party started from 2:30pm playing non-stop hits from poolside until the evening by 7:30pm. SLSNT will bring the beach balls and floatation activities to keep you entertained in the water and most importantly the Water Slides, pool and wet play will all be open until 7:30pm!

What would a party be without ice-cream right? To satisfy the sweet tooth 'Curled Icecream' are coming with their delicious range of desserts made with the magic of their super cold plates. To counter the sweet tooth Spiral Spuds and Pizza & Pasta legends Taste of Italy will serving delicious bites throughout the day. Yum!

The Pool Party officially kicks off at 2:30pm, bring your family and friends and make a day of it!

Location:

Leanyer Recreation Park

Cost:

Free

Contact:

8985 6588 www.facebook.com/leanyer.recreation.park 

Activity Title:

Next Level 3 on 3 @ Palmerston Water Park + Night Water Slides 

Date:

Thursday 30th September

Time:

5:00 – 8:00pm

Organisation:

Surf Life Saving Northern Territory, MADE Concepts, PaRBA, Level Up ESports

Description:

A huge evening event at Palmerston Water Park featuring a purpose built half court courtesy of Made Concepts. Set up in the Carpark this court will be an ultimate experience for any serious or casual basketballer. Not into sport but love videogaming? This event is definitely for you too! Level Up Esports will be bringing their gaming package set up to the park kiosk to include in the night’s entertainment. That’s not all, we’ve got table tennis, night water slides and wet play until 7:30pm to keep everyone cool into the evening! As if things couldn’t get any better, Ice Age Ice Creams will be bringing their van to the park to keep you satisfied with sweet treats & hot dogs! Don’t miss this one.

Location:

Palmerston Water Park  - Carpark for Half Court 3 on 3 from 5:00pm, Water Park for Slides & Wet Play until 7:30pm

Cost:

Free

Contact:

www.facebook.com/PalmerstonWaterPark/

www.facebook.com/madeventspromotions

www.facebook.com/Palmerston.Regional.Basketball 

Activity Title:

Beach to Bush – Nippers Surf Sports

Date:

Friday 1st October

Time:

10:00am

Organisation:

Surf Life Saving NT

Description:

Beach to Bush is back this holiday at the Waterfront Rec Lagoon! Our lifeguards will be offering from Surf Sports games and activities designed to teach children basic Nippers sports skills in the water while also teaching the young ones about open water safety in the Top End. This is a free and supervised two-hour activity. Parents or carers must sign in their children prior to participating.

Location:

Darwin Waterfront Recreation Lagoon

Cost:

Free

Contact:

8985 6588

Activity Title:

Skateboarding Lessons & Skate Session  

Date:

Friday 1st October

Time:

4pm – 6pm

Organisation:

Build Up Skateboarding NT

Description:

Free skateboarding lessons for beginner skaters just starting out through to intermediate level skaters looking to hone their skills. Two experienced skateboarding instructors will be on deck ready to train up any skater in this special free two-hour session at Palmerston Skate Park.

Location:

Palmerston Skate Park

Cost:

Free

Contact:

www.facebook.com/Buildupskateboarding

www.facebook.com/PalmerstonWaterPark/

Activity Title:

Circus Play Space & Giant Bubbles

Date:

Monday 4th October

Time:

11am – 1pm

Organisation:

Tip Top Circus Entertainment

Description:

Circus and bubble fun on the Leanyer Recreation Park lawns. Come and have some great fun with giant bubbles and circus play in a welcoming environment. Starring two Tip Top Circus entertainers with a passion for all things fun and creative! Suitable for young children through to 12 years.

Location:

Leanyer Recreation Park

Cost:

Free

Contact:

www.facebook.com/leanyer.recreation.park

Activity Title:

Live from the Slides

Date:

Tuesday 5th October

Time:

11am – 2pm

Organisation:

Surf Life Saving NT

Description:

Live From the Slides is a free lunch time gig to take a break from the home or office. Head down to Palmerston Water Park, grab a snack or drink from the food van and enjoy live music performances from three of Darwin’s most exciting singers.

Location:

Palmerston Water Park

Cost:

Free

Contact:

www.facebook.com/PalmerstonWaterPark/

Activity Title:

SLSNT Water Play

Date:

Wednesday 6th October

Time:

12pm – 3pm

Organisation:

Surf Life Saving NT

Description:

Leanyer Recreation Park pool will feature some free floatation devices, pool toys and things to keep kids and parents entertained in the water.

Location:

Leanyer Recreation Park

Cost:

Free

Contact:

www.facebook.com/leanyer.recreation.park

Activity Title:

Northern Suburbs 3 x 3 Tour Competition

Date:

Thursday 7th October

Time:

5pm – 9pm

Organisation:

Palmerston and Regional Basketball Association

Description:

Palmerston and Regional Basketball Association presents the Northern Suburbs 3 x 3 tour.

Come down to Leanyer Basketball Court, register your team of three and compete in the Northern Suburbs Tour under the lights! There will be food, music and more!

Location:

Leanyer Recreation Park Basketball Court

Cost:

Free

Contact:

www.facebook.com/Palmerston.Regional.Basketball 

Activity Title:

Skateboarding Lessons & Skate Session  

Date:

Friday 8th October

Time:

4pm – 6pm

Organisation:

Build Up Skateboarding NT

Description:

Free skateboarding lessons for beginners just starting out through to intermediate level skaters looking to hone their skills. Two experienced skateboarding instructors will be on deck ready to train up any skater in this special free two-hour session at Leanyer Skate Park.

Location:

Leanyer Skate Park

Cost:

Free

Contact:

 

Activity Title:

Malak Marketplace Pop Up Markets @ Leanyer Rec Park

Date:

Friday 8th October

Time:

4pm – 9pm

Organisation:

Malak Marketplace

Description:

Delicious Malak Marketplace Food Stalls are operating from Leanyer Recreation Park from 4pm Friday the 8th of October. IN addition there will be live music, entertainment in a family friendly food market atmosphere! Come and make dinner easy and stay a little while longer. The Water Slides and Wet Play Area will be open into the evening until 7:30pm. Don’t miss this fantastic family foodie evening at Leanyer Rec Park!

Location:

Leanyer Recreation Park

Cost:

Free entry, food and refreshments available for purchase

Contact:

www.facebook.com/malakmarketplace

Sept/Oct School Holidays