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New Macc-Sportz Holiday Programme a big Success

Posted: 31-Jan-2014 by Maccabi VIC

The new Macc-Sportz Holiday Programme for kids aged 7 – 12 years of age held from 16 – 18 December at Bialik College was a big hit with over 100 Macc-Sportzers participating in three action packed days of sports and fun.

Stephen Connolly, Programme Co-ordinator, together with his team of Melbourne Sports Institute Coaches and Maccabi Victoria Youth Leaders ran 3 full days of sports rotations, giving the kids a great taste of a range of sports skills and play including, Basketball, Soccer, Netball, Football and Tennis.

The kids also loved sessions of Hockey, Golf, and Cricket run by our Maccabi Hockey Club, Maccabi Golf Club and Maccabi Ajax Junior Cricket Club.  By all accounts, we could have a few stars of the future in our midst!

Swimming sessions and watersports fun in the magnificent Bialik college Swimmming Pool were a welcomed addition to the programme – especially on the very hot days. And other highlights included the Dance Session and Ten-Pin Bowing/Laser Tag outing which were also a lot of fun.

Make sure you take a look at the great photos (courtesy of Rebekah Halprin) in the photo gallery below - and lots more will be available for your viewing on the Maccabi website ( and Maccabi Victoria App soon too. 

We are already starting to plan the next Macc-Sportz Holiday Programmes for 2014 and this is where we want to hear from you.  If you have not yet completed the feedback survey, we would very much appreciate your feedback in our 5 minute online survey, so that we can bring you the best holiday programme in town. 

Please click on the link to complete:



We do have some items left behind at the holiday programme, so if you are missing your favourite sun hat, tennis racquet, drink bottle, lunch box or jumper, please contact the office on 9563 5885 asap. 



To all the fantastic Macc-Sportz coaches and assistants - Stephen Connolly, Daniel Halprin, Toni Hamilton, Joel Hamilton and Dana Hamilton and Alex Lehrer.

To the volunteers from participating Maccabi Clubs  - the Maccabi Hockey Club, Maccabi Golf Club and Maccabi AJAX Junior Cricket club - for running popular introductory skills sessions in their respective sports.  For any queries on these clubs and all of our clubs, please go to and click on ‘clubs’.

To Michelle Segman and Daniel Jamie for Dance Session

To Rebekah Halprin for taking so many great photos

To Mikayla Wald and Madi Batchelor for helping out as Pool Life Guards

To the Macc-Sportz Committee and MacVic office staff

To Bialik College for the great facilities

To Rocky from Ormond Fruit Supply for his generous donation of fresh fruit.

And to all the Macc-Sportzers who got Macc-tive this summer at the Macc-Sportz Holiday program – we look forward to seeing you again next time.

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