Directory of extracurricular activities for kids – Sunshine Coast

Looking to get your Sunshine Coast kids active and learning a new skill? The Sunshine Coast is brimming with extracurricular activities for kids. From theatre and art to dance and inclusive sports, there’s something for everyone.


Absolute Aerials, Chevallum

Junior, tween and teen classes in aerial silks, lyra, dance and gymnastics. |  @absoluteaerials


Amy Beccari Dance Studios, Mountain Creek

ABDS offers a wide range of dance styles for both boys and girls from 2.5 years of age.

0411 801 144 | |   @abdskids


Ausfunk Cheer & Dance, Marcoola

Competitive and recreational classes in cheerleading, hip-hop, lyrical, pom and tumble gymnastic skills. It is a home for athletes to grow friendships and self confidence, develop skills in teamwork, accountability and trust.

0400 156 375 | | @Ausfunk | Facebook


Brazilian Skills Soccer, Various locations

Based on the Sunshine Coast, programs include mini soccer for toddlers and skills development for 5 to 12yrs. Sessions in Nirimba, Caloundra, Buderim, Coolum, Peregian and Tewantin.

0452 255 177 | | Facebook | @brazilianskillssoccer


Bubble & Kick, Forest Glen

Learn-to-swim lessons for babies through to the development squad. Their mission is to provide the highest standard of learning to swim and water safety education that is personalised, inclusive, safe, progressive, and fun!


Chony’s Art Room, Coolum & Nambour

Kids get to explore various forms of art such as watercolour painting, clay sculpting , oil drawing and more. Primary sessions and teen sessions available!


Clippers Basketball, Buderim

Clippers Basketball Association is committed to providing a wide range of opportunities for the Sunshine Coast basketball community.
Offering Mini Clippers, Junior Basketball, a training academy and school holiday programs, it’s the home of kids basketball on the Sunshine Coast.


Dance Edge / The Ave Studios, Warana

The Ave Studios is the Sunshine Coast’s own dance hub where dancers come together to train, perform, collaborate and grow!


Dance Empire Sunshine Coast, Caloundra, Maroochydore, Buderim, Mudjimba and Peregian

Dance Empire Sunshine Coast offers Kinderballet classes across the Sunshine Coast for students aged from 15 months to 9 years. With no uniforms, no enrolment fees, limited class sizes, makeup lessons and free ballet shoes it’s easy to see why Dance Empire are the Sunshine Coast’s most loved introduction to pre-school ballet.

0405 478 909 | | Facebook


Dance Fitness 4 Kids, Mooloolaba


Does your child LOVE music? Does your child LOVE to dance? If you answered yes, Dance Fitness 4 Kids is for YOU!  DF4K is a high-energy class designed for kids, keeping them active while having a blast with their friends.

0412 050 651 | | Facebook | @dancefitness4kids


Flinders Aquatic Academy, Buderim

Flinders Aquatic Academy Logo

Flinders Aquatic Academy (FAA) is a swim school and squad program owned and operated by Sunshine Coast local Olympians Christopher and Melanie Wright. We cater for babies through to the competitive squad athlete and design our swimming lessons to support the capabilities of each individual. Our vision is to develop excellence in swimming through skill acquisition and development, while imparting a true love and respect for the water. | @flindersaquaticacademy


Flying Fish Swim School, Maroochydore

Flying Fish Swim School is a family-owned and run passionate swim school with a dynamic team of experienced instructors!  Their two indoor salt mineral learn-to-swim pools run at 32 degrees. Their 25m pool is also heated at 28-30 degrees.

07 5443 1159 | | Facebook | @flyingfish_swimschool


Goodlife Swim School, Buderim

Goodlife Swim School is a Royal Lifesaving QLD Love2Swim endorsed Swim School. It offers a pathway from casual introductory Bubble Babies lessons through to squads with the option to engage in social or competitive swimming through the Goodlife Community Swimming Club.


Glitter & Goop, Maroochydore

Glitter & Gloop is passionate about providing a fun and welcoming space where all ages can experiment with different crafts, gain confidence and enjoy their creative self.


HYPT, Buderim

Hypt Vacation Care

HYPT is the ultimate kids venue – with something for everyone, all under one roof.

  • Multiple party themes for boys and girls
  • Weekday soft play centre open!
  • Messy play and music classes for under 5’s
  • School holiday workshops from 0-14 years
  • Braiding Bar open 7 days
  • Tilly Belle little miss beauty spa
  • Milkshake bar and coffee shop


Infinity Martial Arts, Aura

Infinity Martial Arts runs BJJ (Brazilian Ju Jitsu) classes for kids from ages 2 through to teens.

Juiced Up Groms, Sunshine Coast

Our mission at Juiced Up Groms is to introduce kids to healthy food and active living while educating parents on how to make this possible. Outdoor programs and events, online programs, birthday parties and more.


Just Acrobatics: Warana & Mudjimba

Just Acrobatics offers classes for kids in aerial, acrobatics, and tumbling. With expert instructors and state-of-the-art facilities, your child will soar to new heights in a safe and supportive environment. Along with the after school program, they also offer school holiday workshops, home school classes and a tiny tumblers program for ages 2-4! Have fun while getting fit, flexible and strong with Just Acrobatics.

(07) 5493 3987 | | Facebook | @justacrobatics


Karate Academy of Power, Maroochydore

Tailored for all ages and skill levels, the programs offer a unique blend of traditional karate and modern training techniques. From kids to adults, there’s a place for everyone in our dojo.


Little Kickers, Sunshine Coast

0458 782 922 | | @littlekickersaustralia  | Facebook

Little Kickers offers fun soccer training program for children aged 3.5  to 8 years across various locations on the Sunshine Coast.


Little Seed Theatre Company, Noosa

Little Seed is a renowned local theatre producer and training ground for dedicated young performers on the Sunshine Coast. They provide expert-level tuition in Acting, Musical Theatre and Film, plus run a highly regarded school holiday program.


Maroochy Beach Gymnastics, Maroochydore

Maroochy Beach is the premier gymnastics club on the Sunshine Coast, offering progressive classes for boys and girls from preschool to state level champions.


Matrix Guitar School, Buderim

Matrix Guitar School is THE place to learn guitar on the Sunshine Coast. Conveniently located in Buderim, we teach all ages and levels. Our motto is “Get Good…Fast!” for a reason!

Contact us for your free introductory lesson by visiting

@matrixguitarschool |


Matt Fiddes

Young children and adults are welcomed at all levels to learn how martial arts can be combined with fun, fitness and structure to help anyone get the most out of their life.


Motiv8 Sport

Super fun, super engaging multi-sport day camps are the heart and soul of the Motiv8sports system. Designed for kids from kindergarten to year six, the camps are for all abilities and focus on energy and effort rather than a child’s sporting ability.


Playball, Sunshine Coast

Playball is passionate about introducing your child to the wonderful world of Sports. Encouraging your kids to be active, develop skills, and build confidence in a range of kids sporting programs that will be sure to set a strong foundation for an active future.


Rackley Swimming, Caloundra & Kawana

Rackley Swimming provides swim classes from babies through to teens. Rackley Swimming lessons are unique because of their passion for teaching. Rackley Swimming allows your little ones to learn to swim at their own pace in manageable small classes.


Ready Steady Go Kids, Noosaville, Cooroy, Maroochydore

Ready Steady Go Kids is Australia’s largest multi-sport program for 1.5 – 6 year olds. Children enjoy our classes at 193 locations across Australia – join us today!


Shapland Swim School: Aura, Buderim

Shapland Swim Schools teach semi-private swimming lessons to children of all ages, including babies starting from 3-6 months old.


Suncoast Spinners

Suncoast Spinners Wheelchair Basketball Inc is a sporting club that offers services of wheelchair basketball and wheelchair Rugby to the Sunshine Coast and extended regions.


Sunshine Coast Youth Choir, Buderim

Do you love to sing? Come join Sunshine Coast Youth Choir. We welcome all 8-18 year olds interested in singing. No previous experience or audition necessary. New members are invited to attend a free rehearsal before signing up. We rehearse each Thursday afternoon during Queensland state school terms. | @SCOYC


Sunshine Coast Youth Theatre, Noosa

SCYT offers a range of weekly classes and holiday programs in Musical Theatre, Acting, Glee, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Sport Aerobics, Cheerleading and more. Open to all abilities, ages Prep to 18 years.

0422 221 783 | | @SunshineCoastYouthTheatre | Facebook


Swim 1, Coolum

Swim1 is an award-winning family-owned swim school operated by Advanced (Silver Licenced) coach Chris Spencer.


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By Tanya Nissen
Tanya is mum to two teenage girls and is the Production Manager for Kids on the Coast/ Kids in the City. She has experience working in the print & digital publishing industry for a number of years with skills in keeping the production schedule organised, social media and website design. When not being taxi-Mum to her girls, Tanya enjoys camping, reading, digital scrapbooking and boating. Kids on the Coast is a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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