kids summer activity programs

If you are looking for fun but affordable kids activities during the summer, the city of Graz offers two great programs – weekly sport courses for only €10! and Freizeithits creative program (offered by partner organisations – see program for prices). Please note these are not full day programms, but rather for a few hours each morning.

Places are limited and go fast. To be eligible you must have your main residence in Graz. Registration starts June 8 at 5:30 am on-line for the Friezeithit program and 7.30 am online for the sports program. Be sure to sign up for an account at at least 4 days before registration opens so that it will be confirmed and active by the start of registration. For the sports program it is also possible to register in person at the Sportsamt on the first day of registration from 7:30. From the second day of registration 8:00 – 14:00 Monday – Thursday and 8:00 – 12:00 Fridays in person and anytime on-line.

The city of Graz also supports other programs such as a full day sports program with child care for kids 6 – 12 yrs with ATG and VGT for €150 a week, registration on June 3rd with (sign up for an account by May 29th to able to register on-line).

The Fratz-Graz abenteuerspielplatz opens again on June 2nd and offers free drop off childcare for kids from 6 yrs in the afternoons. You are also welcome to stay with your children while they play in their urban garden playground. Activities are offered most afternoons.

For younger kids, the Spielmobile travels to parks all over Graz offering free fun activities between 3 pm and 6 pm. Check out the calendar to see when they will be visiting a park near you! (Bring a mask and disinfectant with you).

If you have kids between 6 and 10 yrs who need to improve their German, the city of Graz together with Deutsch&Mehr are offering free summer german courses between 13 July and 28 August (bookable on a weekly basis).

You can use your ZWEI UND MEHR-Steirischer Familienpass for free entry for your kids for the Joanneum museums, for example the new CoSA science or Nature History museum (adults are required to purchase a ticket). The museums will open from July 1st.

Everything is subject to change, depending on new Corona measures from the government. So be sure to check the links for up-to-date information.

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