2021 Lunar New Year Pop-up Activations

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Celebrate Lunar New Year and ring in the year of the Ox at one of our 5 pools and leisure centres.

Decorated in the spirit of Lunar, our centres will play host to a range of activities for pool patrons between 1 pm - 4 pm.

Join us for an afternoon of:

  • Lion dancing
  • live cultural performances
  • free craft workshop
  • food stalls
  • firecrackers

Bookings are essential and limited spaces are available due to COVID-19 regulations. 

Bookings now open. Bookings available online, in-person or over the phone. Please see booking details below.

Blacktown Aquatic Centre - 8869 9000. Members book here. Non-members book here.

Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope - 9421 2600. Members book here. Non-members book here and select "Wave Pool" session.

Charlie Lowles Leisure Centre Emerton - 8822 6000. Members book here. Non-members book here.

Mount Druitt Swimming Centre - 9625 6360. Members book here. Non-members book here.

Riverstone Swimming Centre - 9627 1496. Members book here. Non-members book here.

Conditions of entry:

Patrons wishing to attend will be required to pay the leisure centre’s entry fee or have a membership pass to the leisure centre as well as adhere to the venue's conditions of entry.

See Event Program below*: 

Riverstone Swimming Centre
 Time  Act
 1.10 pm

Official opening
Lion Dancing
Firecracker display

 1.35 pm Traditional Chinese Dancing
 4 pm  Percussion performance
 1 pm - 4 pm  Ink Art workshop 

 

Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope
Time  Act
1.10 pm 

Official opening
Lion Dancing
Firecracker display

1.35 pm Cultural Asian Dances
3 pm Percussion performance
3.15 pm Traditional Chinese Dancing
1 pm - 4 pm  Fan painting workshop 

 

Blacktown Aquatic Centre
Time Act
1.10 pm

Official opening
Lion Dancing
Firecracker display

1.35 pm Traditional Chinese Dancing
1.50 pm Percussion performance
3 pm  Cultural Asian dances
1 pm - 4 pm  Origami workshop

 

Mount Druitt Swimming Centre
Time Act
1.10 pm

Official opening
Lion Dancing
Firecracker display

2 pm  Percussion performance
3 pm Cultural Asian dances
1 pm - 4 pm  Brush Calligraphy workshop

 

Charlie Lowles Leisure Centre Emerton
Time  Act
1.10 pm

Official opening
Lion Dancing
Firecracker display

1.35 pm Musical act
1.55 pm Cultural Asian dances
3 pm  Percussion performance
1 pm - 4 pm  Lantern, Kite & Windwheel making workshop

 
*Event program correct at time of publish. May be subject to changes.  

Did you know? 

Lunar New Year marks the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar and hence, a New Year!

It is a traditional holiday celebrated by many East Asian countries, including China and Vietnam, where families come together and celebrate new beginnings. 

When

  • Sunday, 28 February 2021 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location

Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope
Riverstone Swimming Centre
Blacktown Aquatic Centre
Mount Druitt Swimming Centre
Charlie Lowles Leisure Centre