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10 things you can do with your kids at home

It’s endless what you can do and find around your house to keep the kids entertained, but when you’re trapped inside and with everything closed, its time to start being creative. Here are some suggestions from the team at PARC:

 

1.Exercise: chasing a balloon, flying a kite, building an obstacle course outside, play hallway soccer, scavenger hunt in the back yard.

 

 

 

2.Bake and cook: getting the kids to help to follow a recipe step by step, preparation of vegetables, get them to cook dinner one night or lunch even!

 

 

 

3.Clean and organise: now is the time to do some autumn cleaning, try and make it fun listen to music, have some checklists with rewards!

 

 

 

4.Gather and donate: start gathering your non-essentials and toys that you no longer need and help others that might need it more than you, instilling these values at this time is vital.

 

 

5.Read or listen to an audiobook or podcast together: grab your favorite book the bedtime reading is always done at the end of the night, choose a new location like outside under the gum tree or inside the cubby house, these bonding times will be treasured forever.

 

 

 

 

6.Build a fort: kids love to imagine collect the old sheets, any cardboard boxes lying around, fairy lights and make a fortress for your little princess or prince.

 

 

 

7.Play a board game: get the Monopoly out and don’t put it away see how long you can play for it could last for days! Set up games in different rooms like Jenga on the porch! Jigsaw on the lounge coffee table.

 

 

 

8.Watch a favorite movie together: make use of all the fantastic choices you have on the Disney channel, Netflix or if you still have them round fire up the old DVD player!

 

 

 

9.Put on your favorite song: kids love dancing get those tunes and have a dance-off. Pop online and do some YouTube choreography dance lessons or dress up and do a performance!

 

 

 

10.Do some arts and crafts: painting, playdoh, finding things around the house you can use to create like toothpicks, boxes, paddle pop sticks, felt, wrapping paper.

 


The is the new normal for now, so embrace the change and think outside the square… you never know you might have too much fun!

 

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Take a dip in the bay this May! 🌅

Join the @SouthSideFestivalFrankston team for the South Side Sea Soak. Cold-water immersion has long been attributed with both physical and mental health benefits so what better way to celebrate the bay this May?

South Side Sea Soak
Saturday 11 May, 8am
Frankston Foreshore, outside Frankston Life Saving Club
FREE
Tickets at southsidefestival.com.au

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ANZAC Day is an important day for our nation as we pause and reflect on the service men and women who have fought to protect our country. 🇦🇺🇳🇿🌹

PARC will be open with reduced hours on Thursday 25 April 2024. 

Centre: 1pm-7pm 
Waterslide: 1pm-6pm 
Cafe: 1pm-5pm 
Childcare: Closed
PARC Swim: No Classes
Group exercise: Reduced timetable, check Customer Portal for classes. 

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Did you know that our vision is that 'Every Child In Frankston Can Swim'?🌳👶🏻

The Rotary Peninsula 2.0's Birth Tree is one way that's helping us to achieve this vision. ⚙️

By joining the Birth Tree, you get your child's name on this year's plaque. Plus through the Birth Tree, $45 of every contribution goes straight back to PARC and PINES to help more children build confidence in the water. Your contribution will go directly to funding baby swim programs. It's a great gift to welcome a child into our ever-growing community in Frankston.🏊

You can purchase a place for a baby born this year on the birth tree by heading to our website in the link below. Or for older children, you can add them to the Family Garden. Find out more in the link in our bio.

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Who's joining us tomorrow for our last PINES Free Family Friday of the season? 

Help us see out the PINES season with a bang and head down to our gorgeous outdoor pool for:

✅ Free entry between 4pm-7pm
🌭 Free sausage sizzle 
💦️ Waterslide (weather dependent) 
🎨️️ Face painting 
🙌️ Giveaways 
🥳️ And lots of fun in the water! 

It has been an incredible season and we can't wait to celebrate with our wonderful community.

We can't wait to see you there!

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Spots are still available for our PARC Fit Outdoor term 2! 💪

Due to popular demand we have added another term of PARC Fit Outdoor, running over 6 weeks and set outside in the beautiful surrounds of Beauty Park and Frankston Pier, our 60 minute sessions are a great way to start your mornings. 🌳🏋️‍♀️🏃‍♀️🌿

PARC Fit Outdoor Term 2 kicks off next Monday 15 April! With three different days to choose from across the week, there's still time to book your bootcamp style outdoor training sessions.

To register head to our Customer Portal in the link in our bio.

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Don't forget to book into our Living With Wildlife activity on Friday! 🌿🐨🌿

This arts and crafts this hands-on activity is perfect for children curious about nature!  Creating a habitat for butterflies using native seeds and clay, children will make 'seed balls' to take home and start a butterfly patch in the garden. 🦋🐝🪲

Bookings are essential, so please head to the link below to book your child in for a session. If you cannot attend your booked session, you can cancel through the Eventbrite page.

All items are provided and no live animals, insects or lizards are used. 

📆 When: Friday 12 April 
🕐 Sessions times between 12pm-2pm

To book for our Living With Wildlife activity please head to:
https://bit.ly/3PRZQdM

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