Hey, look what hobbies I found!

  • September 19, 2016 at 3:02 am #1372

    List the new hobbies or activities that you found for Strategy #2: “Add, Don’t Subtract”

    Please use the following format so that other parents can effectively search for things they are interested in.

    1) What activity
    2) Where (suburb, postcode)
    3) Contact details
    4) Anything else you would like to mention about it

    If you want to search for activities in this list, go back to the forum’s home screen and search by hobby/activity or by location.

    Let’s build ourselves an awesome database of new hobbies for our gamers!

  • September 19, 2016 at 3:07 am #1374

    1) Free Boxing Classes and other after school programs
    2) 179 Inkerman Street, St.Kilda VIC 3182
    3) St. Kilda PCYC – http://stkildapcyc.org/
    4) Great community of young people that are into fitness

  • September 27, 2016 at 11:14 pm #1513

    1) Escape Room Melbourne (check out other escape rooms all over the city as well)
    2) 12-18 Yarra Street South Melbourne, Melbourne VIC 3025
    3) http://www.escaperoom.com.au/
    4) Solve puzzles to get out of a locked (not really) room using teamwork

  • September 27, 2016 at 11:16 pm #1514

    1) Lasertag, Laserforce, go karting, mini golf, arcade games
    2) 370 Huntingdale Rd, Oakleigh South VIC 3167
    3) Sidetracked Entertainment Centre http://www.sidetracked.com.au/
    4) Awesome for school holidays, and the best laser tag experience in Melbourne

  • September 27, 2016 at 11:18 pm #1515

    1) Lasertag, Bowling
    2) Melbourne Central, 211 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000
    3) Strike Bowling Melbourne Central http://www.strikebowling.com.au/
    4) cheap and unlimited lasertag during school holidays

  • October 23, 2016 at 10:04 am #1720

    Banksy exhibition in CBD $25 over 12 $10 6 – 12. under 6 free. https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=BANKSY16

  • October 23, 2016 at 10:05 am #1721

    1) Clip n climb – Rock Climbing meets theme park
    2) 144 Murphy Street, Richmond, Melbourne
    Moorabbin Supercenter, 444 Warrigal Rd, Heatherton VIC 3202
    3) 03 9421 6600 http://www.clipnclimbmelbourne.com.au/ or http://www.upunlimited.com.au
    4) This place was certainly different and great exercise

  • October 24, 2016 at 5:54 am #1724
    Mark and Lisa

    1) Introduction to lawn bowling
    2) Elsternwick Park Bowling Club – 170 Glen Huntly Rd Elwood
    3) epsc.org.au / 9531 4841
    4) Free for juniors under 18, Saturday kids comp, bar for adults!

  • October 24, 2016 at 5:58 am #1725
    Mark and Lisa

    1) Scouts (youth aged 10 to 14)
    2) 1st Elwood Scout Group, 85 Ormond Rd Elwood
    3) Web: ElwoodScouts.asn.au. Email: enquiries.elwood1st@gmail.com
    4) $372/year plus any weekend camp costs.
    “The great thing that the Scout Movement has to offer, probably better than any other organisation in the whole of Australia, is the opportunity for young people to discover their key strengths and utilise them on a regular basis.
    The happiest people on the planet have discovered what their core strengths are and use them every day.” – Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

  • April 15, 2017 at 3:23 am #4160

    1) Moonlit Animal Sanctuary
    2) 550 Tyabb-Tooradin Rd, Pearcedale. VIC.
    3) Open 10am to 5pm daily. Cafe onsite or byo picnic. BBQ facilities – need booking. 03 5978 7935
    4) This place is amazing. Get in touch with our native animals. It can easily take up a whole day and you would never be bored. Spend as much time as you like feeding very friendly kangaroos and wallabies that are free roaming. Pat a koala, hold a live python, walk with a dingo, watch an entertaining eco show and learn about our endangered animals. Meet the wombats and learn about how dangerous these cuddly looking creatures can really be, talk to the cockatoos and check out the blue tongue lizards.

    So great to see how this sanctuary is making a difference and creating breeding programs for our endangered animals. Spend a day there and your visit will help this amazing place to provide a ‘sanctuary’ for these animals, rather than a zoo, and establish more breeding programs for our endangered animals. Can’t get better than that!

  • August 9, 2017 at 4:19 am #4926

    1) Archery Attack
    2) 118-120 Henty St, Reservoir VIC 3073
    3) https://archeryattack.com/
    1300 949 444
    4) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAf15eoSU2E

  • February 16, 2018 at 5:18 am #5692

    Hey Conveiently found
    Victorian Historical Combat Academy vhca.org.au who run a friendly but focused training on Italian sabres (sword) fighting (and occasionally other weapons) at the conveniently located Moorabbin Primary School Hall. What gamer has no interest in swords or dueling?
    Classes Wednesday 7:30 to 9:30 or Saturday or Saturday 2:30 to 4:30
    Try for free – than $50 per month
    My son and I are doing it together and my daughter wishes to try this weekend as well.
    Having done other martial arts we find the less formal nature of this very welcoming and quite pleasant and very suitable for those who have done no combat arts and are of modest fitness.

  • October 8, 2018 at 7:32 am #6776
    Brooks Inoue

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  • November 27, 2018 at 9:07 am #6819

    1) Social Gaming – Level Infinity eSports Centre
    2) A: 1/164 Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
    T: 03 9654 0558
    3) https://www.levelinfinitygaminglounge.com
    4) High quality gaming experience built for esports teams with top end gaming systems. It is very reasonably priced and located in the middle of the city. Perfect for a social gaming sesh with your buddies.

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  • January 31, 2020 at 5:44 am #7647

    1) Board games, role player games, organised games space + cafe/bar – ‘Games Laboratory’
    2) Melbourne city centre, 328 Little Lonsdale Street
    3) https://www.gameslaboratory.com.au/
    4) this is a big, open two-level space that seems to be run by gamers, has a nice welcoming, communal vibe to it. There is a games library where you can choose a board game for (last I remember) gold coin donation. They also have organised Dungeons and Dragons and Magic the Gathering type games. Plus a downstairs cafe/bar with games. No cats though. The cat cafe is down the road.

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