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School holiday activities


Summer holiday activities 2023

We have lots of affordable, fun activities on offer to keep our younger visitors entertained and active during the school summer holidays, between Monday 29 July - Friday 30 August. See below for just some of the activities we have happening over the summer and we will be adding more shortly.

During the summer holidays we also have swimming lesson crash courses available with special offers for anyone already on our swimming lesson scheme and anyone that would like to join! Find out more about this special offer.

Please note, that Monday 26 August is a bank holiday and the opening hours of the leisure centres will be affected. Visit our bank holiday opening hours webpage.

Redhill Leisure Centre

Badminton (half price 9am-4pm Monday to Friday)

Monday 29 July - Friday 30 August

Up until 4pm, sessions with a Gedling Leisure card cost £5.50 adults, £3.80 juniors. Without a Gedling Leisure card, sessions cost £6.35. Full price applies after 4pm.

Roller disco

Fridays, 5-6.30pm
For ages 5 to 16 (an adult must stay in the sports hall for under 8s)
£4.10 with a Gedling Leisure card (free for Xtreme DNA members). Includes skate hire if needed

Bring your own roller skates or roller blades, or we have a limited amount of skates available to hire for free at the centre (available on a first come first served basis). It is recommended that skaters bring and wear protective gear such as knee pads, wrist guards etc if needed.

Capoeira - Parent and Junior classes

Special sessions for both children and parents to join in. (Please note the usual evening sessions are not running over the summer holiday).

Tuesday 6 and 27 August 1-2pm

With a Gedling Leisure card, this session costs £3.90 juniors, £7.60 adults, £6.10 concessions or free with a junior Xtreme DNA or adult DNA membership.

To book onto any of these activities at Redhill Leisure Centre or for more information, please visit or call the centre on 0115 901 3630, book online or on the Gedling Leisure app 7 days in advance (bookable on the day only for non-card holders).

 

Carlton Forum Leisure Centre

Swimming lesson 5 day crash courses  - see special offer!

Monday 5 - Friday 9 August

Monday 12 - Friday 16 August 

9.30am - Stage 3/4

10am - Stage 2

10.30am - Stage 1

11am - Stage 1

Current swim scheme learners will get 5 lessons for the price of 4, meaning the 5 day course is £26.80.

For new learners, the cost is £33.50 for the 5 days (25 minute lessons each day). Special offer - no joining fee if you go on to join our swim scheme after the crash course. T&Cs apply - learn more.

Call or visit the centre to check availability and to book a place. 

Private swimming lessons

Monday 5 - Friday 9 August

Monday 12 - Friday 16 August 

9.30am, 10am, 10.30am and 11am daily

£17.70 per 30 minute lesson. These are lessons with a ratio of 2 to 1. Call or visit the centre to check availability and to book a place. 

 

Calverton Leisure Centre

Swimming lesson 5 day crash courses - see special offer!

Monday 29 July - Friday 2 August

Monday 12 - Friday 16 August

Monday 19 - Friday 23 August

9am - Stage 1

9.30am - Stage 2

10am - Stage 3

10.30am - Stage 4+

Current swim scheme learners will get 5 lessons for the price of 4, meaning the 5 day course is £26.80.

For new learners, the cost is £33.50 for the 5 days (25 minute lessons each day). Special offer - no joining fee if you go on to join our swim scheme after the crash course. T&Cs apply  -learn more.

Call or visit the centre to check availability and to book a place. 

Family Swim

Wednesdays, 11-12pm

29 and 30 July, 11.30-12.30 pm

1, 2, 5, 6 8 August, 11.30-12.30 pm

12,13,15,16 August, 11.30-12.30 pm

19, 20, 22,23 August, 11.30-12.30 pm

27, 29, 30 August, 11.30-12.30 pm

£5.40 adults, £3.50 juniors with a Gedling Leisure Card. £6.20 without a Gedling Leisure Card.

Pool Inflatafun (under 8s and non swimmers must be accompanied by an adult in a 1 to 1 ratio).

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-1.45pm and 2-2.45pm

£5.40 adults, £3.50 juniors with a Gedling Leisure Card. £6.20 without a Gedling Leisure Card.

Bouncy Castle Fun (ages 0-13. All children to be supervised by an adult)

Monday - Friday from 29 July and throughout August (excluding Monday 26 August), 10-11.30am

£4.80 with a Gedling Leisure card.

Badminton, squash and table tennis 

Please contact the centre to check availability.

Call 0115 901 3800 or visit reception to book any activities at Calverton Leisure Centre 7 days in advance with a membership or Gedling Leisure card (bookable on the day only for non-card holders).

 

Arnold Leisure Centre

Swimming lesson crash courses 

Monday 29 July - Friday 2 August - 5 day course - see special offer!

Tuesday 27 - Friday 30 August - 4 day course

8am - Stage 1

8.30am - Stage 1

9am - Stage 3

9.30am - Stage 2

10am - Stage 1

Current swim scheme learners will get 5 lessons for the price of 4 and so the cost for the 5 day course is £26.80. The 4 day course is also £26.80.

For new learners, the cost is £33.50 for the 5 days (25 minute lessons each day). Special offer - no joining fee if you go on to join our swim scheme after the crash course. T&Cs apply - learn more.

Call or visit the centre to check availability and to book a place. 

Water Polo (8-14 years of age)

Mondays, 2.30-3.15pm

Each session cost £4.10 with a Gedling Leisure Card. £4.70 without a Gedling Leisure Card.

Float Fun 

Mondays, 1.15-2.15pm (main pool)

Tuesdays, 2-3pm (small pool)

Wednesdays, 1.30-2.30pm (small pool)

Fridays, 1.30-2.30pm (main pool)

£5.40 adults, £3.50 juniors with a Gedling Leisure Card. £6.20 without a Gedling Leisure Card.

Swim 4 All 

Wednesdays, 2.30-3.30pm (main pool)

£5.40 adults, £3.50 juniors with a Gedling Leisure Card. £6.20 without a Gedling Leisure Card.

Call 0115 901 3690 or visit reception to book any activities at Arnold Leisure Centre 7 days in advance with a membership or Gedling Leisure card (bookable on the day only for non-card holders).

Take a look at what's on at the Bonington Theatre too, which is within the same building as Arnold Leisure Centre.

 

Please visit or call a leisure centre for more information on any of our summer holiday activities. For prices of all of our activities, please visit the price list webpage.

Don’t forget that we also have a great range of children’s party packages available all year round, perfect for upcoming celebrations. 

 

HAF activities and food programme

The Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF)

The Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF) aims to support the wellbeing of children aged between 5 – 16 years by providing a variety of activities and food during school holidays. Activities and food are offered for children who receive benefits-related free school meals during the Summer holidays.

Find out more on the Nottinghamshire County Council website.