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Queenstown school holiday programme

QLDC Sport and Recreation's Queenstown-based holiday programme is filled with fun for kids aged 5-12 years. Each day is based around a key activity with additional sports, activities and games to keep kids busy and active.

Watch this video to see all the fun we have!

Easter 2021 programme

Bookings for the Easter 2021 school holiday programme will open two weeks prior.

Check back nearer the time to see the latest brochure showing activities on each day.

You can pick up a booking form from Queenstown Events Centre reception or download a PDF from this page that you can complete digitally and return to secure your place.

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Important Information (Queenstown programme):

  • Junior and senior programmes are run separately

  • Session spaces are limited so advance bookings are recommended

  • Bookings are essential and all payments must be made in advance

  • Bookings can be made via email (with a copy of your booking form, either a scanned hard copy or a PDF completed on screen) or in person at Queenstown Events Centre customer services desk

  • Bookings will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment

  • NO REFUNDS, FAMILY CREDITS, OR DAY EXCHANGES will be made for changes or cancellations to bookings

  • Certain circumstances resulting in absences may be considered for Holiday Programme credit but there will be no refunds

  • If applying for an Oscar subsidy please make your booking directly with on 03 450 9005 or email kids@qldc.govt.nz.


Programme Hours & Prices

  • Day session: 8.00am - 3.30pm, prices start at $38 for both Juniors and Seniors

  • Late session: 3.30pm - 5.30pm, $10 per child

  • Drop offs: Doors open at 8.00am but no later than 9.00am please as it is very disruptive. Late fees will be charged if you pick your child up after 3.30pm (unless you have pre-booked the late session for that day) and additional costs if after 5.30pm.


Other Information

  • All children MUST bring water bottles and hats, plus warm clothes

  • Sessions are based from Queenstown Events Centre, Queenstown Memorial Centre or Arrowtown

  • The staff-child ratio will be no less than 1:10 and 1:8 on away days

  • Packed lunches are recommended, however $5 lunch combos, $2.50 pizzas and $2 noodle cups are available most days. Please place your order in the morning with the supervisors. Pizzas are available for purchase at Queenstown Events Centre ONLY

  • The holiday programme has a 'no nut' policy

  • Please bring a warm jacket and shoes on cold days and sun hats on hot days

  • Please name all clothing. Lost property will be held for two weeks after the Holiday Progamme finishes, before being take to Happiness House

  • Please do not bring valuables to the holiday programme, including new toys, iPods, PSPs jewellery or money.

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