School holiday fun in the Derwent Valley

A WIDE range of school holiday activities is available this summer, including free activities at the New Norfolk Library and Mt Field National Park, and a full program hosted by Kids in the Valley.

KIDS IN THE VALLEY PROGRAM: The following school holiday activities are free and available for children aged from 6-12. Bookings are essential and some sessions are already fully booked. For more information email Sarah Davidson at or register online. Sessions with vacancies at the time of writing are:

  • Wednesday, January 11: B-Active Fit and Fun at Freedom Health and Wellness.
  • Monday, January 16: Games Day at Derwent Valley Community House.
  • Tuesday, January 17: Netball Tasmania Clinic at the Derwent Valley PCYC, New Norfolk.
  • Friday, January 20: Volleyball Clinic at the Derwent Valley PCYC, New Norfolk.
  • Monday, January 23: Lawn Bowls at the New Norfolk Bowls Club.

NEW NORFOLK LIBRARY: Bookings required. Call 6165 6381 or email The available sessions are:

  • January 9-13: Paper Animals – have fun with paper folding and looping to create your own animal pals. Ages 3+
  • January 18: First Aid for Kids – presented by St John Ambulance. Find out how to stay safe and apply first aid in an emergency. Ages 6-10
  • January 23-27: Build and Create – let your imagination run wild at our free-play build and create sessions. Ages 3+
  • January 25: Badge Making – come along to this fun session to design and create your own badge. Ages 3-10

MT FIELD NATIONAL PARK: The summer discovery ranger program has been running since late last month. Activities are free of charge, but park entry fees apply. Click here for the latest activity details.

See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



Local Weather

COVID-19 Advice and Links

Latest headlines

Filter by topic

New Norfolk News Archive

RSS Tas articles feed

Logo of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News

Subscribe to free daily news email

* indicates required
/ ( mm / dd )