Teen Holiday Program

Our Teen Holiday Program is an opportunity for teenagers aged 13 - 17 to get outside, have fun and connect with peers while experiencing a diverse range of sport and recreation activities The University of Western Australia (UWA) has to offer. The program is available throughout the year during each school holiday period.

  1. Program philosophy
  2. Current program
  3. How to enrol
  4. Program Information
  5. Location

Program philosophy

The Teen Holiday Program aims to connect teenagers with UWA early to experience its state-of-the-art learning opportunities, as well as extra-curricular sport and recreation activities alongside peers in a safe and inclusive environment. We look to achieve this by:

  • Exposure to Student Life at UWA – a World Top 100 university
  • Behind-the-scenes access to UWA education opportunities and learning spaces
  • The introduction to a diverse range of UWA sport and recreation activities
  • Provision of experienced and qualified instructors, all of whom have their Working With Children Check, First Aid and specialised sport and recreation qualifications
We have access to:
  • UWA’s state-of-the-art learning facilities on the historic Perth Campus
  • UWA’s state-of-the-art sporting facilities, including our Water Sports and Leadership Complex, Boatshed and Recreation and Fitness Centre

Current Program

Winter 2018 Program: Monday 2 July - Friday 6 July


Program Price: $80 per day per participant
  • Any 3 days for $210 (per participant)
  • All 5 days for $320 (per participant)
  • All days run from 9am – 4pm

    Drop off: 8.30-9am

    Pick up: 4-5pm

    Activity Schedule

    Our Teen Holiday Program is designed so that participants can experience a range of unique and interesting sport and recreation activities available at UWA and in the nearby community. It includes:

  • Marquee events: Are exclusive opportunities facilitated by qualified specialists from local venues, clubs and associations where participants can try a new sport or recreation pursuit in a safe and fun environment.
  • Sport and recreation activities: A range of different sport and recreation activities that the University of Western Australia has to offer, that focus on fun, fitness, personal development and/or leadership skills.
  • Our Winter program has been extended to provide participants the opportunity to experience more sport and recreation activities than ever before. For more information, check out the activity schedule below.

    Activity Schedule

    How to Enrol

    Enrolments for the Winter 2018 Program will open Monday 4 June and will close on Friday 29 June.


    To enrol into the UWA Teen Holiday Program, please follow the prompts in the link below. If you are having trouble with the online enrolment process please refer to our step-by-step guide.

    Enrol Now

    In person

    Alternatively, you can complete the Teen Holiday Program enrolment form and pay in person at the UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre reception, on the UWA Perth Campus. Please note that your enrolment will not be finalised until payment is received. We strongly recommend booking and paying for your course via our new online platform, as this will ensure your spot is secured immediately.

    Program Information

    All the information you need to know about our UWA teen holiday program can be found below.

    We look forward to seeing you soon.

    View Handbook


    The UWA Teen Holiday Program is based at the UWA Boat Shed situated on Matilda Bay at the north west end of the University of Western Australia's Perth campus.  


    UWA Boat Shed
    9 Hackett Drive,
    Crawley, Perth 6009


    Visitor parking is available in front of the centre.

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    Contact us

    If you have further queries, contact one of our UWA Sport Customer Service Officers.