Now, you may think that Everyone Active only offers traditional gyms, group fitness classes and swimming pools. However, while many of our centres do offer these facilities – along with others – we also boast a portfolio of centres across the country that offer facilities perfect for school holiday activities with the family.
There’s all sorts of activities to ranging from ice skating, skiing, caving, bowling, climbing, high ropes, golf, outdoor swimming pools, fun inflatables at pools, water flumes and a whole host of other activities.
Keep reading to find out which of your fun school holiday activities are available at your local centres.
One of the only outdoor swimming pools in the Warwick area, the lido at Abbey Fields Swimming Pool is open from May to September, making it perfect for enjoying the hot weather during the summer holidays. If the weather’s less than perfect (surely not!) then the indoor pool is also perfect for everyone to enjoy.
Alongside its wealth of facilities that are ideal for everyone to enjoy, Alton Sports Centre boasts both a climbing wall and soft play facilities. The climbing wall is perfect for thrill-seekers both young and old, offering a challenge for beginners and more experienced climbers alike. There are plenty of routes to choose from, it’s up to you to pick the best way to the top! Meanwhile, the soft play area is perfect for smaller children to burn off all that energy!
The outdoor pool at Aylesbury’s Aqua Vale Swimming & Fitness Centre is the ideal place to while away those long summer holidays, splashing around in the pool or relaxing in the lazy river. It’s not just these that make Aqua Vale a great place to visit though. There’s also a fantastic indoor pool – ideal if the sun’s not shining – alongside a well-appointed gym, group fitness and cycling studios and outdoor artificial pitches.
Basildon Sporting Village plays host to just about every sport you can think of. Alongside world-leading swimming pools, a sports hall, an athletics stadium, group fitness studios and any number of other facilities, it’s also home to Max Whitlock and the South Essex Gymnastics Club. There’s also a fantastic climbing wall that is great fun for climbers of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re a beginner or a more experienced climber, this is a fantastic facility for the whole family to enjoy.
Here at Coral Reef Waterworld, you’ve got an awesome range of activities to enjoy. There are five fantastic interactive flumes to thrill you, alongside a free-form leisure pool with fountains, bubble pools and even a pirate ship. If all this excitement gets too much for you, there’s a lazy river to relax on, as well as a spa for the grown-ups to enjoy while the kids are in the pool.
Here, we boast a fantastic outdoor swimming pool, as well as a kids’ paddling pool with fountains, both of which are perfect for the whole family to enjoy throughout the summer. As well as these brilliant facilities, there are also a whole host of other activities that you and your family can enjoy, including football, squash, the indoor swimming pool and the gym too.
Here you’ll find the only public lido in Leicestershire. It’s perfect for enjoying those long summer days, cooling off in the water and splashing around having fun. There are actually two pools that make up the lido – the 30m main pool and a smaller 10m one – both of which are available for hire for birthdays or other private events, as well as being open for public swimming sessions throughout the summer months.
K2 Crawley has a huge number of facilities available, making it perfect for enjoying any number of school holiday activities. Prime among these is the 12m climbing wall that provides a fun and challenging time for climbers of all ages and abilities, with a variety of possible routes to the top. Can you master them all?
The ice rink at Lammas Leisure Centre is a fantastic place to enjoy the school holidays. Whether you’re an experienced skater, or you’re keen to learn, Lammas is the place to be. We’ve got loads of fully-qualified coaches on hand to help you improve your skating, or yu can just skate for fun. It’s the perfect place for a family day out.
When it comes to school holiday activities, Mid Suffolk Leisure centre is the place to be this summer. Not only does it boast East Anglia’s premier indoor climbing facility in the form of The Cragg climbing wall, but there’s also Play World that features a whole host of different activities for children aged up to 12. The Cragg has 330m2 of climbing surface, a dedicated bouldering areas and more than 30 lines to climb, with ever-changing routes to the top, making it great fun for the whole family. There’s also the fantastic Play World facility that has all sorts of features to suit kids of all ages. These include ball cannons, under-5s play area, slides, Go Karts, Cannon Tent, Disco Dome, the football zone and aerial glide.
With stunning views out over Plymouth harbour, Mount Wise Swimming Pools are some of the best outdoor pools in the country. Not only are they incredibly picturesque, but they’re great fun too. There are three pools – a main pool, fun pool and a paddling pool – all of which are great for enjoying those summer days. The Leisure Pool is especially good, with its fountains, whirlpool, stepping stones and bubble pool making the water even more fun.
There’s plenty to enjoy about the Redcar & Cleveland Leisure and Community Heart, with its swimming pool, gym, group fitness studios, sports hall, sauna and steam room, but it’s the FlowRider where the magic really happens. This thrilling ride simulates surfing by generating a stationary wave with a thin sheet of water no more than 8cm deep. It takes practice, but once you’ve mastered it, you can carve, turn slide and ride on this thrilling piece of kit. It’s a great school holiday activity to enjoy.
Salt Hill Activity centre is unlike any of our other centres. For starters, it doesn’t really have any traditional leisure facilities and focuses instead on fun activities designed for everyone. The centre boasts ten-pin bowling lanes, a thrilling caving system, high ropes, a fabulous trampoline park and an indoor soft play centre that means there’s sure to be a school holiday activity here for everyone to enjoy.
Ice skating’s not just a winter sport; you can enjoy it all year round at Romford’s Sapphire Ice & Leisure Centre. The perfect school holiday activity, ice skating is fantastic fun for beginners and more experienced skaters alike and it’s ideal for families to enjoy together. If you don’t fancy skating, or need a change from the rink, then Sapphire also has a plethora of other activities available for you to enjoy.
Like ice skating, skiing doesn’t have to be a winter-only activity. Silksworth is the North East’s premier dry slope skiing and snowboarding facility, boasting three separate slopes. There’s a 160m main slope, as well as two nursery slopes, meaning skiers and snowboarders of all abilities can hone their skills on these slopes before heading off to the real thing. We have fully-qualified coaches to help everyone enjoy their time on the slopes, regardless of their ages and abilities. Meanwhile, you can also enjoy snow tubing on our slopes, with all the fun, but less of the effort of skiing or snowboarding!
Slough Ice Arena is the perfect place to take the family for some fantastic school holiday activities. Whether you want to enjoy the ice rink, the Clip ‘n Climb area, or the more serious climbing wall we’ve got at Slough, we’re sure to have you covered. The centre has recently been extensively renovated as well, making it an even more tempting destination for the whole family.
The outdoor pool at Stratford Park Leisure Centre is perfect for enjoying those hot summer’s days. Whether you want to swim to get fit, splash about with friends or enjoy the diving boards, our outdoor pool is perfect for you. If the weather’s not playing ball, there’s also an indoor pool, a gym and a sports hall to enjoy at the centre.
If you want to have fun on the water, then the Surrey Docks Fitness & Water Sports Centre is the place to go. Here, you can try your hand at all manner of aquatic activities, including sailing, kayaking, power-boating, canoeing and any number of other thrilling escapades. Surrey Docks truly is a unique facility and one you won’t want to be missing out on!
As well as world-class swimming and gym facilities, the Sunderland Aquatic centre hosts the enormous Atlantis Mega Inflatable assault course in its pool every single weekend. This is the ultimate inflatable challenge. Can you complete the course without falling in? This is the perfect fun school holiday activity for the whole family to enjoy.
The Tinside Lido is nothing short of iconic. Its stunning Art Deco design has been a feature of Plymouth’s harbour-side since 1935 and the pool itself is consistently voted in the top 10 outdoor pools in Europe. The view out over Plymouth harbour is one thing, but the swimming experience is quite another. The large pool is perfect for everyone to enjoy the salt water, while the large number of water features and fountains make it even more beautiful and enjoyable to experience.
If you’re looking for school holiday activities in the Taunton area, then look no further than the Vivary Golf & Adventure Centre. As well as the brilliant 18-hole golf course, the adventure centre offers activities to get everyone excited. There’s foot golf, crazy golf and a fantastic high ropes course to challenge even the bravest, as it includes a totem pole, climbing wall and a power fan descender.
The indoor climbing facilities at Westway are some of London’s biggest and best. There are over 110 lines for climbing up to 13.5m, as well as extensive bouldering facilities. All this makes Westway a fantastic day out for the whole family. As well as climbing, you can also enjoy activities such as tennis, football, table tennis and any number of other fantastic games and sports that are sure to keep you occupied over the long school holidays.