Summer Fun at The Park Leisure Centre
16th July 2017
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For many parents the six week summer holidays can be an ordeal, with keeping the kids happy, occupied, and finding activities and days out  to burn off some energy.

Well help is at hand at The Park Leisure Centre;  they have a wide range of activities for children over the break, with everything from canoeing to roller disco’s. There’s something to keep event the most sporty child happy!

Places will be limited on some of the courses and activities, so don’t hang about – make sure you book your places as soon as possible!

Here’s the full list of activities available:


Learn 2 Climb

Rock Hoppers can reach the summit of our indoor climbing wall! £18.00, 3 day courses. Ages 6+

Tues 25th to Thurs 27th July (2 courses)

Course 1: 11am-12.30pm

Course 2: 1pm-2.30pm

Tues 29th to Thurs 31st August (2 courses)

Course 1: 11am-12.30pm

Course 2: 1pm-2.30pm

Come and learn the basics of climbing, with the emphasis on agility, balance & co-ordination with a healthy dose of fun!

Led by our experienced & qualified climbing instructor. *Please bring a drink


Learn 2 Canoe

Come and try Canoeing in a safe & warm environment! £22.00, 4 day course. Ages 8+ can swim 25m

Mon 7th to Thurs 10th Aug 9.30am – 10.30am

Learn basic boat control, paddle strokes, with fun & games.

Led by our experienced & qualified instructor. *Please bring a drink


Learn 2 Swim

Increasing confidence and ability in swimming. £15.00 3 day courses.

Mon 24th-Wed 26th July

New! Sea Pups (Parent & Child aged 1-3)9am-9.30am

Jake’s Shipmates (aged 4-6) 9.30am-10am

Mon 14th-Wed 16th Aug

Captain Hooks Crew (aged 6+) 9am-9.30am

Jake’s Shipmates (aged 4-6) 9.30am-10am

Great for all kids and kids currently on our term time swimming lessons to get some extra sessions.
Swim England Accredited swimming course with our experienced and qualified instructors.


Learn 2 swim Like an Olympian

Improving swimming techniques in breathing and strokes. £16.50 3 day courses.

Great for club swimmers & those currently on our term time courses! For kids Aged 7+ and can swim 100m

Improving Front & Back Crawl – Mon 31st Jul to Wed 2nd Aug 9.30am-10.30am

Improving Breast Stroke & Butterfly – Mon 21st Aug to Wed 23rd Aug 9.30am-10.30am

Led by our experienced and qualified Swimming Instructors.


Learn 2 Turn & Dive

Improving techniques in rolling turns & diving £11.00 2 day course.

Great for club swimmers & those currently on our term time courses!
For kids Aged 7+ and can swim 100m

Tues 29th & Wed 30th Aug 9.30am-10.30am

Led by our experienced and qualified Swimming Instructors.


Rookie Lifeguard

Calling all budding Lifeguards! £19.50 3 day course.

Lifesaving & First Aid skills, with games in the pool & activity room. Ages 8-11 years who can swim 100 metres.

Mon 14th to Wed 16th Aug 9am-11am

An exciting course that teaches children how to swim and enjoy water safely, whether in shallow or deeper water. Led by our experienced and qualified Swimming Instructors. *Please bring a drink



A fun gymnastics course for girls & boys for all abilities from complete beginners to club level. Ages 6+ years

Tues 8th to Thurs 10th Aug

– Group 1: 2.30pm-3.15pm

– Group 2: 3.30pm-4.15pm

Just 4 places per group! Led by our experienced & qualified Gymnastics Instructor. *Please bring a drink


 Zumba Kids

Dancing & Fitness Classes for Mini Movers! £3.50 per session. Ages 5+

Every Mon & Wed 12.30pm-1.15pm in the Dance Studio (Closed Bank Holiday Monday 28th August)

Every Saturday 11am – 11.45pm in the Dance Studio

Fun Dance fitness class sessions, with easy to follow moves to their favourite tunes! Led by our experienced & qualified fitness instructor. *Please bring a drink


New! Mini Bootcamp

A fun workout for boys & girls who love fitness.  £3.50 a session. Ages 5+

Mon 7th, Wed 9th, Fri 11th August

Mon 14th & Tues 15th August

Mon 21st, Wed 23rd & Fri 25th August

Wed 30th August & Fri 1st September

All 1.30pm-2.15pm , in the Dance studio.

Play games, run about and burn off lots of energy! Led by our experienced & qualified fitness instructor. *Please bring a drink


ClubMAX Gym

Kids can burn off extra energy in our fantastic kids gym for 8-15 year olds!

45 min sessions, only £1.50 per session

Mon to Fri 2.30pm, 4.30pm & 5.30pm

Saturday & Sunday Open Sessions 12pm-1.30pm

Swimming Fun

Fun swimming sessions on your own, with your friends and family

General swimming sessions in both pools, plus slide, waves and Pirate Cove interactive splash zone for little ones in the Leisure pool:

Mon to Thurs 11am – 6.30pm (Tuesday & Wednesday 5.30pm-6.30pm 2 lanes to BASC)

Fridays: 11am – 4.30pm

Saturdays & Sundays 9am-4.30pm

(Closed Bank Holiday Monday 28th August)


Park Pirate playtime, pirate themed interactive splash zone plus toys and pool floats in the Leisure Pool:

Every Sunday 11am – 12pm – Leisure Pool


Early Bird Swimming, for a relaxing lane swim: Main Pool only

Every Week day Mon-Fri 7.30am-8.45am

Every Sunday 9am-10.30am

(Closed Bank Holiday Monday 28th August)


Roller Discos

Come and enjoy rock n rolling to your favourite tunes! 45 min sessions, cost £2.70 kids, £4 adults.

Wednesdays 12.30pm-1.15pm

Fridays 5pm-5.45pm (from 4th august)

Saturday & Sunday 1pm-1.45pm


PlayMAX Soft Play

Lots of fun and adventures for little ones in our soft play area! Cost £2.50 a session. Ages 0-8 years.

Mondays 9am-12.30pm

Tuesdays 9am – 3.30pm / PlayMax Playtime 9am – 12pm

Wednesdays 11.30am – 6pm

Thursdays 9am – 12.30pm / PlayMax Playtime 9am – 12pm & 3.15pm-6pm

Fridays 9am – 3.30pm

Saturdays & Sundays 9am – 11.15am & 3.45pm – 4.30pm

Baby Sensory Room

Multi-sensory stimulation and learning using lighting effects, colour, sounds, scents and textures, for an experience of wonder & exploration!

Cost £2.90 per baby from 0-13 months per 30 minute session

Times as PlayMAX above.


So don’t miss out, book those places now, and take some of the stress out of the summer holidays!

To book a place, or to find out more info on any of the courses give The park Leisure Centre a call on 01229 871146 or head to where you can browse the site and book online!

Have a great summer!

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