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School holidays fun at the Games

14 Feb 06 07:13

A free gift for all kids at the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning Athletics sessions, while stocks last.

The Athletics is a great day out. Tickets start from as little as $15 and includes a free gift for all kids at the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning sessions, while stocks last.

Tickets start at just $15 and include free public transport on the day of your event* Plus any child (2-12 years) that attends a morning Athletics sessions will score a bonus Games gift consisting of a pair of Thundersticks and a voucher book with over $100 worth of value. It’s great family value, an easy day out and a once-in-a-lifetime experience all in one!


The voucher book includes:

  • A $5 kick-start Junior bank account from Games sponsor NAB
  • A free Cadbury Freddo on the day of the event
  • 1 free child with every paying adult at Phillip Island Penguin Park
  • 2 free children with every paying adult at the Melbourne Observation Deck
  • 2 free children with every 2 paying adults at Sovereign Hill
  • 1 free child with every paying adult at Melbourne Aquarium
  • 2 free children with every paying adult at the AFL Hall of Fame and Sensation

Both the Thundersticks and the value booklets will be handed out upon arrival at the MCG via the security checkpoints.


The morning sessions are:


10am - 11:30am, Monday 20 March

10am - 1:30pm, Tuesday 21 March

10am - 1pm, Wednesday 22 March


These sessions include the spectacular High Jump, Long Jump, Pole Vault, Discus, Hammer Throw and more, as well as athletes racing around the brand new track. 


And the fun keeps coming. Take the short stroll from the MCG to other Games venues like Federation Square, Birrarung Marr and Alexandra Gardens to join Melbourne’s biggest ever festival. There’ll be 2,500 entertainers from around the Commonwealth entertaining young and old alike at Festival Melbourne 2006.  And it’s all free!

* Metcard services only.

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