Summer Holiday Activities

See what we've got on during the Summer Holidays!

Pool Activities

Children’s Intensive Swim Lessons

Book now to avoid disappointment as limited spaces available

Monday 29th July - Friday 2nd August     

  • 8.15-8.45am Stage 1 Teacher: Billie Jo       
  • 8.45-9.15am Stage 2 Teacher: Billie Jo

Members £25        Non Members £30

 

Monday 19th - Friday 23rd August

  • 8.15-8.45am Stage 1 Teacher: Billie Jo       
  • 8.45-9.15am Stage 2 Teacher: Billie Jo
  • 3.30-4.00pm Stage 4/5 Teacher: Billie Jo   

Members £25 per course           Non Members £30 per course

 

Level 2 Swim Teacher Intensive Course

Discounted rate to help the trainee swim instructors achieve success during these intensive courses.

Monday 12th August – Thursday 15th August

  • 3.00-3.30pm Stage 1, 2, & 3
  • 3.30-4.00pm Stage 4, 5, 6, & 7

Cost £12

 

Water Polo Taster

JJ will be taking this water polo taster session.  Aimed at swimmers currently in Stage 6 and above, the session will cover skills and game play.

  • Wednesday 21st August
  • 2.00-3.30pm

Members £6.60     Non Members £8.10

 

Diving from Poolside

Janet will help you to learn how to enter the water safely and correctly. Aim to complete a surface dive, sitting dive and then moving onto full dives from poolside.

No minimum age, but MUST be confident in deep water and happy swimming underwater.

  • Wednesday 28th August
  • 2.00-3.30pm

Members £6.60     Non Members £8.10

 

Magical Mermaid and Merman

Join Mermaid MerShell & Mayim Mermaid Academy this summer for Magical Mermaid and Merman Lessons.

The UK’s longest running Mermaid Academy has a wealth of experience for you to begin your mermaid adventure and for fill your Mermaid Dreams.

Enjoy exercising, in a fun safe environment make friends, relax and be at one with the water as a Mermaid wearing a Beautiful Mermaid Tail!

Mayim Mermaid Academy host of the UK’s first Merlympics, has also been seen in BBC Breakfast, BBC South Today, CBBC, Cost Magazine and more recently CH 5.

 

We would love you to come join the UK Mermaid Academy POD.

Participant Requirements must:

Age 8 +

Mermaids and Mermen must be able to swim at least 25 to 50 Meters unaided and with out stopping.

Tread Water in both the shallow and deep end.

Turn 360 degrees in the water.

Back Float (Star) and transition to Front Float.

Front Float transition to Back Float.

Be able to swim without an aid and be confident in going under water.

Be confident demonstrating Breaststroke arms and Dolphin legs.

Step by step approach to using Mermaid Tails.

Safe Mermaid Swimming is our main priority.

 

  • Wednesday 7th August 2.45-3.45pm
  • Or Friday 16th August 11.15-12.15pm

Cost: £45 bookings and more information contact Shell: 07714991075

 

Active Splash Inflatable £4.85 per person
  • Thursday 8th August 1.15-2.15pm
  • Saturday 10th August 3.15-4.15pm & 4.15-5.15pm
  • Sunday 11th August 1.15-2.15pm
  • Wednesday 14th August 1.30-2.30pm
  • Thursday 15th August 1.15-2.15pm
  • Saturday 17th August 3.15-4.15pm & 4.15-5.15pm
  • Sunday 18th August 1.15-2.15pm
  • Wednesday 21st August 12.45-1.45pm
  • Thursday 22nd August 1.15-2.15pm
  • Saturday 24th August 3.15-4.15pm & 4.15-5.15pm
  • Sunday 25th August 1.15-2.15pm
  • Monday 26th August 2.30-3.30pm
  • Wednesday 28th August 12.45-1.45pm
  • Thursday 29th August 1.15-2.15pm
  • Saturday 31st August 3.15-4.15pm & 4.15-5.15pm
  • Sunday 1st September 1.15-2.15pm

Cycling Activities

Ditch the Stabilisers Beginners

Learning the basics to riding your bike, with the aim of removing the stabilisers

  • Tuesday 27th August
  • 9.00-10.30am
  • Any age
  • £10.85

 

Ditch the Stabilisers Improvers

Learning the basics to riding your bike, with the aim of removing the stabilisers

  • Tuesday 27th August
  • 11.00-12.30am
  • Any age
  • £10.85

 

Level 1 Bikeability

Understand and carry out essential bike checks, setting your bike up for a correct fit, cycling confidence, good bike handing, basic safety, and bike manoeuvres.

To attend the course you must be 6+ years

  • Course 1: Tuesday 6th August or Course 2: Wednesday 28th August
  • 9.00-12.00pm
  • £17.25

 

Level 2 Bikeability

This course will help to ensure your safety whilst cycling with on the road teaching; Practical experience and Learning the Highway Code.

To attend the course you:

Must be 9+ years (year 5 and above) and completed the level 1 course

Things to bring: A roadworthy bike (that is of correct size for the child), a cycle helmet and a drink.                                             

  • Course 1: Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th August (MUST attend both days)
  • Course 2: Thursday 29th & Friday 30th August (MUST attend both days)
  • 9.00-11.30am
  • FREE as funded through Dorset Council

Dry Activities                          

Jump into Gymnastics

Gymnastics is a fantastic sport for all ages and our sessions are developed through our close links with British Gymnastics.  If tumbling, rolling and jumping is your thing, then gymnastics is for you. Our sessions are based on the 'FUNdamentals' of movement that will help you progress into any sport or activity so it's a great starting point for any child wanting to do any activity.  

 

Days:         

  • Thursday 22nd August
  • Wednesday 28th August
  • Friday 30th August

 

Times:

  • 10.00-10.30am 2-4yrs     
  • 11.00-12.30pm 5-8yrs                           
  • 1.00-2.30pm 9+yrs                 

Cost per session:   Members £3          Non Members £4             2-4yrs session

                             Members £6.60     Non Members £8.10        5-8 & 9+yrs

 

Trampolining

Trampoline sessions are great fun for anyone from 3 years upwards. Whether you enjoy bouncing in the back garden and want to improve your skills, feel like trying it for the first time or looking to improve. Sessions are run by highly qualified staff to ensure it’s safe and fun so you can enjoy bouncing and learning new skills. Our sessions are developed through our close links with British Gymnastics.

                                               

Please wear socks and ensure long hair is tied back.

  • Day:            Tuesday 13th, 20th, or 27th August
  • Time  12.00-1.00pm 3-6yrs
  • 1.00-2.00pm 7+yrs
  • Day:            Friday 16th, 23rd, or 30th August
  • Time            9.00-10.00pm       3-6yrs
  • 10.00-11.00am     7+yrs

Cost:           Members £6.50 per session      Non Members £7.50 per session

 

Ability Counts Youth Football

We are working with Rob Amey and Dorset FA to deliver these indoor football sessions for 8-12yrs. Ability Counts is so called as it focuses on the ability, not the disability.  It is a pan-disability, meaning that there are numerous impairments that qualify you to participate essentially any disability or impairment that precludes you from participating in mainstream football.

  • Day:            Thursdays
  • Time:           5.00-6.00pm

Cost:           £3.75 per session

 

Crazy Creatures

Crazy Creatures offers something very different with lots to learn and lots of fun to be had for all ages! A whole host of amazing creatures from reptiles to insects, mammals to birds and invertebrates to amphibians from all over the world. There is plenty to see, admire and handle. All of our animals are owned by ourselves as pets and are risk and temperament assessed to ensure a fantastic display with the safety of the children and animals always put first.

  • Day:           Thursday 29th August
  • Time:           10.00-11.00am. 

Cost:           £5.50 per session

 

Outdoor Adventure

Activity must be booked in advance – Maximum of 16 places available

Join our activity leaders for an action adventure on how we used to play when we were children.  Building camps, seeking and capturing the other team flags, ambush, escape and more.

Things to bring to the activity: Packed lunch, drink, snack, sun cream, hat and Swim kit (Please bring drinks in a sports cap bottle to avoid spillage).

  • Day:            Wednesday 31st July
  • Time:           8.00am-5.00pm
  • Age:            8+

Cost:           Non Members £25 Members £20

 

Multi Activity Day Camp

Activity must be booked in advance – Maximum of 20 places available

Our Multi Activity Day is full of fun, and is exactly that packed with everything from traditional sports day events, sports, arts and crafts, to a cooling dip in the pool.                            

Things to bring to the activity: Packed lunch, drink, snack, sun cream, hat and Swim kit (Please bring drinks in a sports cap bottle to avoid spillage).

  • Day:            Wednesday 14th August
  • Time:           8.00am-5.00pm
  • Age:            8+

Cost:           Non Members £25 Members £20

 

Badminton

Activity must be booked in advance – Maximum of 20 places available

Badminton is an easy sport to learn and can be a very social game.  The speed of the shuttlecock also makes this one of the quickest of the racket sports. It can be played at any pace making it enjoyable for all ages.  David our qualified coach will help develop your skills and get a love for the game.

  • Day:            Monday 12th August
  • Time:           1.00pm-4.00pm
  • Age:            8+

Cost:           Members £15 Non Members £18

  • Day:            Monday 19th August
  • Time:           9.00am-12.00pm
  • Age:            8+

Cost:           Members £15 Non Members £18

  • Day:            Friday 23rd August
  • Time:           9.00am-12.00pm
  • Age:            8+

Cost:           Members £15 Non Members £18

 

Indoor Hockey

Activity must be booked in advance – Maximum of 20 places available

Indoor hockey is a variant of outdoor "field" hockey. Join JJ who is looking forward to helping you learn the sport, improve your skills, and play the game in this fun taster session.

  • Day:            Thursday 22nd August
  • Time:           9.00am-10.30pm
  • Age:            8+

Cost: Members £6.60     Non Members £8.10

 

Soft Play Arena

Activity must be booked in advance – maximum 16 places

Our uniquely designed soft play area enables you to build, crawl, jump, climb, bounce and play on the bouncy castle. This activity is ideal for smaller children as well as the more adventurous.

  • Day:                  Wednesday’s 24th, 31st July 7th, 14th & 21st August & Tuesday 27th August
  • Time:                9.30am – 11.30am
  • Age:                  3-6yrs

Cost:                  Non members £6.50 per session Members £5.50  per session

 

Family Pétanque

Pétanque, more commonly known as boule, is a game for everyone from 7 to 70 years old. Families can play together, compete together, share together and have fun together. Come and learn how to play this increasingly popular sport.

  • Day:                  Wednesdays
  • Time:                 2.00pm – 4.00pm
  • Age:                   7yrs - Adult

Cost:                  Non members £6 Members £4  Family £20.00

(Family 2 parents & 2 children/ 1 parent & 3 children)

 

Courts 4 Juniors
  • Day:                     From Wednesday 24th July – Sunday 1st September
  • Time:                             9.00am – 5.00pm (subject to availability)
  • Age:                     Under 18 years

Cost:                              £4 per court   £20 sports hall

Book a badminton, squash, table tennis or a tennis court for only £4

Book the whole sports hall for football, basketball or netball for only £20

To book any of our activities, please fill out the form below & a member of the team will be in touch: