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School holiday activities


 

October half term fun - young girl smiling in pool

We have lots of affordable, fun activities on offer to keep our younger visitors entertained and active during the school holidays. See what's on below and visit or call a leisure centre for more information.

You can visit the swimming times page for a full list of the coming week’s pool timetables.

Download the Gedling Leisure app to get up to date information on all of our activities.

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

Redhill Leisure Centre

Notts County Football Club’s Holiday Camp comes to Redhill Leisure Centre this half term, for ages 6-14. Fun filled days of football with chances to win prizes, make new friends and build confidence. You can book just one week or both weeks. 

  • Monday 18 – Thursday 21 October, 9am – 3pm
  • Monday 25 – Thursday 28 October, 9am – 3pm

For more information and to book, visit the EFL Trust official soccer schools website.

Arnold Leisure Centre

We’re running our popular crash swimming courses at Arnold Leisure Centre this half term. They cost £30 for 5 consecutive days.

  • Monday 18 – Friday 22 October
    • 8 – 8.25am – Stage 1,
    • 8.30 – 8.55am – Stage 2

  • Monday 25 – Friday 29 October
    • 8 – 8.25am – Stage 1
    • 8.30 – 8.55am – Stage 2

 To book, please call Arnold Leisure Centre reception on 0115 901 3690.

Carlton Forum Leisure Centre

There’s lots happening in the pools, from crash swimming courses to fun with giant inflatables! You can also book private lessons with an instructor, just give us a call. We’ve got plenty to get involved in out of the pools too, including our Dino Dash inflatable fun, slime workshops and soft play sessions.

To book an activity at Carlton Forum Leisure Centre, please call 0115 987 2333.

Out of pool activities

  • Dino Dash inflatable session: £4.20, for under 8s. Under 5s must be accompanied by an adult.
    Mondays 9 - 10.30am

  • Dino Dash and sports fun: £4.20, for ages 8-12
    Mondays 10.30am – 12pm

  • Badminton: £4 per court
    Mondays – Fridays 1 – 4pm

  • Craft club: £3.30, for under 8s. Under 5s must be accompanied by an adult.
    Tuesdays 9 – 11am

  • Sports club: £4.40, for ages 8-12
    Wednesdays & Fridays 9 – 11am

  • Soft play sessions: £3.60, for under 5s. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    Wednesdays & Fridays 9 – 11am

  • Slime workshops: £3.30, under 5s must be accompanied by an adult.
    Thursdays 9 – 11am

Activities in the main pool

  • Inflatafun: £3.60 (free for members)
    Mondays & Wednesdays 1.30 – 2.30pm
    Fridays 5.45 – 6.45pm

  • Float fun: £3.60 (free for members)
    Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 30 – 2.30pm,
    Saturdays 1.30 – 2.30pm, 3-4pm
    Sundays 9.30 – 10.30am, 11am-12pm

  • Crash swimming courses: £30 for 5 consecutive days
    Mondays – Fridays 9-10am

  • Rookie lifeguard sessions: £6
    Wednesdays 6.45 – 7.30pm

  • Swim clinics: (Swim star members only) £6 per session
    Mondays – Fridays 11am – 12pm

Activities in the small pool

  • Float fun: £3.60 (free for members)
    Mondays 11am – 12pm, 1.30 – 2.30pm
    Tuesdays 12 – 1.30pm, 1.30 – 2.30pm
    Wednesdays 11am – 12pm, 1.30 – 2.30pm
    Thursdays 11am – 12pm, 1.30 – 2.30pm
    Fridays 11am – 12pm, 1.30 – 2.30pm, 6 - 7pm
    Saturdays 1.30 – 2.30pm, 3 - 4pm
    Sundays 9.30 – 10.30am, 11am – 12pm

  • Crash swimming courses: £30 for 5 consecutive days
    Mondays – Fridays 9-10am

Calverton Leisure Centre

There’s lots to do here, both in and out of the pool. To book an activity at Calverton call 0115 901 3800, or email calverton@gedling.gov.uk

  • Sports fun house: £3.60 for 0-13 year olds. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.
    Mondays and Fridays, 10.30 – 11.30am

  • Zoo trail: £3.60 For 0-8 year olds (all children must be accompanied by an adult)
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 10.30 – 11.30am

  • Splash tots: £4.70 adults
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am – 12pm

  • Pool inflatafun: £4.70 adults, £3 children
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-2pm

  • Family swim: £4.70 adults, £3 children
    Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 12-1pm

Please visit or call a leisure centre for more information on any of our half term activities.