MAIN EVENT

Nick Jr.'s PAW Patrol - Ready for Action SHOWTIMES: TBA
Paw Patrol

Back by popular demand! At CC Kids Day Out this year, PAW Patrol stars Chase & Marshall. Together, they work hard to protect the Adventure Bay community believing, “no job is too big, no pup is too small!” All of the pups have special skills, gadgets and vehicles that help them on their missions – whether it be rescuing a kitten or saving a train from a rockslide. Airing on Nick Jr., the popular series features a curriculum that focuses on citizenship, social skills and problem-solving.

deaf societyThe Deaf Society will be providing Auslan Interpreters.

MAIN EVENT

Dreamworks Trolls Show SHOWTIMES: TBA
Trolls

Exciting Trolls Show from Dreamworks, a first for Kids Day Out!

deaf societyThe Deaf Society will be providing Auslan Interpreters.

EARLY CHILDHOOD THERAPISTS

children therapist services

Early childhood therapists on hand for parents information. See below or visit here

SERVICES

Central Coast Services

Providing safety, education and awareness in a fun way. See Captain Wally from the Fun Engine, Brisbane Waters LAC & Kariong Fire Services.

ENTERTAINERS & EXHIBITS

Meet and Greet

Roving Entertainment for all the family, including Gotham's Finest characters, Healthy Harold, Big Dog, The Fun Engine, Fire Brigade & more.

AUSTRALIA WALKABOUT WILDLIFE PARK

Aust Walkabout Park

Come meet the Walkabout Wildlife Park Team for a Wild Animal Encounter at Central Coast Kids Day Out. Interactive on-stage animal encounter with a variety of our backyard critters. More animal encounters available at our stand, plus your chance to purchase heavily discounted tickets to come and visit the park with the family. See you soon for a Wild Animal Adventure.

LITTLE KICKERS

Little Kickers Football

Little Kickers and Little Rugby provide football, soccer, tag based rugby league and rugby union activities for children aged between 18 months and 7 years. At Little Kickers and Little Rugby we use these soccer and tag-based rugby activities as a fun forum to instil children with a little extra confidence, co-ordination, control and sense of camaraderie; which will stand with them in very good stead for the future. Guided by the likes of FFA qualified coaches, preschool teachers, child health specialists and pro-active parents, the Little Kickers and Little Rugby programmes are an ever-evolving quest to teach fundamental soccer and football techniques and elementary life skills in a vibrant, group play environment.

OBSTACOOL

OBSTACOOL

Obstacool is a course specifically designed for boys and girls aged 4-12. Run, jump, climb and crawl through a course consisting of pyramids, tunnels, tyre runs, stepping stones plus our mammoth 40m inflatable 'Big Bopper' which is an obstacle course in itself. The course is fun and safe and suited to all fitness levels as participants are encouraged to run at their own pace. One lap is NEVER enough!

CENTRAL COAST MARINERS

Central Coast Mariners

The Central Coast Mariners goal is to become the most innovative, entertaining and community minded sports brand in Australia. We regularly pledge our support to a variety of initiatives that we believe enhance not only our Club brand, but also the lives of people within the Central Coast community. We are the community club who call the beautiful Central Coast Stadium home. Join the Mariners on the oval.

GOSFORD MUSICAL SOCIETY MADAGASCAR

Gosford Musical Society

Coming up in the January school holidays, Madagascar Jr. will be presented by Gosford Musical Society Juniors. Based on the animated Dreamworks film, this bright and colourful musical is fun for the whole family. Enjoy a preview of a few songs from our show. To come see us in January, make sure to book on the Laycock Street Theatre website.

DANELAW MEDIEVAL SOCIETY

danelaw medieval guild

There will be a static display of Medieval arms & armour & 2 combat displays. Society members will be roving around during the day for meet & greets.

GOTHAM'S FINEST

Gothams Finest

Popular with kids & adults of all ages, Gotham's Finest are back yet again.

DANCE@NIKKI WEBSTER

nikki webster dance school

Dance@Nikki Webster is Australia's premier Performing Arts centre with 3 amazing studios, one of which in Erina

JB DANCE

JB Dance

JB Dance brings together students from all over the Central Coast to perform in a fun and friendly environment. We have 17 locations all over the Central Coast! Our JB Dance Show Team will bring the high energy performance "Hairspray", inspired by the 60's themed movie, and we will also be showcasing other exciting new routines which will entertain everybody! At JB DANCE we are dedicated to creating quality dancers and cater for students from Beginner to Advanced Levels from 18 months as well as our brand-new adult classes! We are also committed to providing good quality tuition at reasonable rates to assist parents, we encourage a stress and pressure-free learning environment where students can learn at their own pace. If you would like your child to try their first week free or would like to enrol at one of our studios, please head to our website. Our classes are from $5.50. If you would like to chat with us, please come and visit us at our booth at CCKDO.

BWDANCE

BW Dance

BWDance operates studios at Point Clare during the week and Saturday mornings at Narara and will be celebrating their 10th year of operation in 2018 we cater for students aged from 2 and a half to teens. We offer Royal Academy of dance classical ballet, Glenn Wood Tap, jazz, musical theatre, lyrical, contemporary and hip hop ranging from just $5-50 with many performance opportunities including eisteddfods and exams, age appropriate routines and affordable costumes as well as a particular focus on good technique and safe dance practice as well as kind and caring teachers who will treat you like part of the family. Boys, girls and beginners are very welcome. Special classes are available for ages 2.5-5 years on Wednesday mornings at Point Clare, Sugarplum ballet and Jellybean jazz (parents welcome). As a special offer to Kids Day Out patrons please collect your 50% off your term fees for term 1 2018 (new students only, some conditions apply). Feel free to come and meet the teachers and ask what classes would suit your child for next year.

PENINSULA PACIFIC ISLAND GROUP

Peninsula Island Pacific Dance

Meet members of the Peninsula Pacific Island Group who have performed all over the Central Coast in school and community events over the past 7 years, dancing traditional Tahitian, Maori and Samoan hula’s. We cater for students aged 4 to 18 and run our Group on Wednesday afternoons from 4:15 to 6:15pm at the Ettalong Scout Hall. Come visit us and receive your first lesson for free! If you fall in love with hula, one hour classes are only $8. Meet the real life Moana and have your very own photo taken with her and the Heart of Te Fiti. You may also get to meet Hei Hei if he can make it! Moana will be demonstrating dances over the course of the day for all the children to participate in. She will also have arts and crafts for you to enjoy including making your own Tiki bookmark, colouring-in competition and much much more.

THE MAD COW THEATRE COMPANY

mad cow theatre company

Exciting & fun! We are pleased to have Mad Cow Theatre back again at Kids Day Out. See them at their stall or watch out for the "Roving Maniacs".

SANDY BIGARA ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

sandy bigara

Led by lead vocalist Sandy Bigara, supported by the Gosford Community Choir, the singers will perform an interactive set of well known and loved songs, with a magical musical instrument ensemble of performers from the audience. Playing a selection of acoustic percussion instruments like bells, triangles, djembe drums, tambourines and shakers, the audience based ensemble will turn this Singa Little Longa into a real live band! 'Playing with Kids' has never been this much fun!

MMAD MOVES

MMAD Moves

MMAD is a Central Coast based charity that runs music and dance programs all over Australia. Our charity exists to provide young people with the opportunity to be believed in and make positive choices. STREET DREAMS - Street Dreams is an early intervention dance and mentoring initiative delivered by MMAD across 15 different areas of NSW, QLD, VIC & SA. Street Dreams inspires over 400 children and young people each week to realise their potential, connect with positive community networks and improve their health and wellbeing through dance.

STALLS

CCKDO Stalls

Variety of stalls from government agencies, community & local businesses.

WORKSHOPS

CCKDO Workshops

All the usual interactive, educational & fun workshops for all the family.

SCHOOL BANDS

School Bands

The best of the best showcasing at this year's CCKDO.

PETTING ZOO

Petting Zoo

Cute hands on for young and old, always a popular attraction at Central Coast Kids Day Out.

ECO GARDENS

Eco Gardens

We teach worm farming, composting, arts & environment, about the trees, plants, birds & native animals around the garden.

CCC

Coast Community Connections

Coast Community Connections provide high quality services to children, families & people with a disability on the Coast.

ROCK DANCE STUDIO

Rock Dance Studio

Dynamic Dance Studio performs.

PARTY Chameleon

Party Chameleon

Face painting in the Quad area.

SPORTS

Kids Sports

Sport & fitness on the oval. Soccer, Baseball, Cricket, Rugby. Get involved & have fun.

Rides

Pavier Rides

Once again Pavier thrills us with their rides & amusements for young and old. Always a highlight at Kids Day Out.

The Fun Engine

Capt Wally from the Fun Engine

Visit Capt Wally in the Fun Engine Bus.

SES

SES

Activities for the children, meet Paddy the Platypus.

Big Dog

Big Dog

Come and meet this lovable dog who has given so much joy to many children on the Central Coast and Newcastle.

Healthy Harold

Healthy Harold

HEALTHY HAROLD teaching healthy eating habits for a fundamental healthy lifestyle.

The RYSS Bus

RYSS

Our intrepid BUS Crew will be setting up a Chill Zone; external gaming with Rocket League & Just Dance, HUGE Jenga, Connect 4, UNO, Dominoes.

AFL

AFL central coast

Kids, get involved & have fun with the "Big Kick".

Pony Rides

Horsepower

Ever popular pony rides with Horsepower Riding Academy.

The READ Clinic

The READ Clinic

Andrew Sozomenou is a Senior Registered Psychologist, specialising in a number of therapeutic approaches for children & families.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Early childhood intervention service for babies and children diagnosed with physical and intellectual disabilities.

GIGGLE & SING

Wiggle & Giggle

MUSIC THE FUN WAY! Music & movement classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

JAZZ BAND

high school jazz band

Saxy Brass from Gosford Primary School.

KIDSAFE

Kidsafe Hunter

A leader in injury prevention with relationships with government, research and advocacy organisations.

BBMA MARTIAL ARTS

BBMA Martial Arts

Be sure to visit the BBMA Stall where demonstrations of Martial Arts movements & skills occur during the day.

BRACKETS & JAM

Brackets & Jam Drumming

Drumming workshops throughout the day. A drum circle is a great way for a community to come together, and to celebrate life.

NARARA RURAL FIRE BRIGADE

NSW Fire Brigade

Smoky the Koala, the fire truck & crew at this year's KDO.

NSW POLICE

NSW Police

Represented at CC Kids Day Out 2018.

DR JOHN IRVINE

Dr John Irvine

Dr John Irvine has been one of Australia’s most heard, seen and read child psychologists.

NSW FIRE BRIGADE

NSW Fire Brigade

Fire & Rescue NSW are represented again at this year's KDO.

Stone & Sprocket

Stone & Sprocket

Rebecca has a wealth of experience specialising in early childhood, early intervention, primary school & adult learning.

Perform-Ability

Perform Ability

Perform-Ability is a dance, drama and music program for people of all ages with special needs and disabilities.

Developing Dreams

Developing Dreams

Catherine & Kristine provide access to strategies & support to foster emotional & mental health of children, mothers, educators.

Kids Workshops

kids activities at KDO

Something for everyone, young or old. Kids sporting activities and more.

NAB Auskick

NAB Auskick

Join in all the fun on the oval.

Jane Beale

Speech pathologist

Speech Pathologist and founder of Sign and Speak Australia and All Areas Speech Pathology since 2011

Our Connecting Place

Our Connecting Place

From sleepless nights with a new baby, to toilet training, school issues, sibling rivalry, and more.

Playgroup NSW

Playgroup NSW

Connects people to strengthen child, family and community wellbeing: playing, learning and building communities of support.

CC Disability Network

Central Coast Disability Network

Since 1979 we’ve been bringing people and services together to promote possibilities for local people with disabilities.

Kooloora Preschool

Kooloora Preschool

Acknowledging the cultural differences of Aboriginal students and their families in the learning environment.

CC Family Support Services

Central Coast Family Support

We aim to strengthen family relationships and increase the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.

Engaging Interactions

Engaging Interactions

An Early Intervention service supporting children and their families through the DIR Floortime® approach.

YARRAN

Yarran

Registered agency providing key worker and therapy support for children with developmental disabilities.

CC Women’s Health Centre

Central Coast Womens Health

Holistic health, counselling, domestic violence support, anxiety management, self-esteem, yoga, massage & coffee mornings.

Moore Speech Pathology

Moore Speech Pathology

With a passion for communication & feeding for people of all ages our services include assessment, therapy & training.

Donna Brooks

Donna Brooks

Donna is focussed on actively supporting families in their parenting roles and is a strong advocate for children.

Young Academics

Central Coast Kids Day Out

We aim to provide an environment that’s an extension of home, whilst promoting their individual sense of identity and capabilities to succeed.