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Abseiling

Abseiling provides an adrenaline packed experience as you lean back and learn to trust your equipment. Taking place on the 0.5 metre vertical abseil wall, make sure you check out the view as you walk or bounce your way to the bottom.  You need to wear close fitting clothes, especially on your upper body and arms. Trousers are preferable and clean lightweight shoes are also needed. Long hair should be tied back and all jewellery removed.

                                                                                                            

A consent form will need to be filled in - a link will be sent to do this with your confirmation email.

 

22/07/2019 (13:45 - 15:15)

06/08/2019 (13:45 - 15:15)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 5 - 16 year olds

£12.00

(incl. VAT)
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Aerial Trekking

An exciting and challenging activity ten meters above the ground. Whilst attached to a safety cord, you will need to conjure up the courage to stride across the gap from the tower onto the course.

A consent form will need to be filled in - a link will be sent to do this with your confirmation email.

 

02/08/2019 (11:30 - 13:00)

23/08/2019 (11:30 - 13:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 8 - 16 year olds

£15.00

(incl. VAT)
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Archery Legends

Our 'Little Johns Band of Bowmen Experience' will introduce you to the wonderful world of archery in a controlled environment. You can learn to shoot real bows and arrows just like Robin Hood in our Dragon Range which is a specially designed, self-contained shooting area.
After a comprehensive safety briefing, you’ll be allocated a traditional bow, a quiver of arrows and our instructors will be on hand to help ensure you get the most out of your experience. All equipment will be supplied.

 

A consent form will need to be filled in - a link will be sent to do this with your confirmation email.

 

22/07/2019 (13:00 - 14:20)

05/08/2019 (10:00 - 11:20)

19/08/2019 (10:00 - 11:20)

  

  • Suitable for
  • 7 - 11 year olds

£12.00

(incl. VAT)
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Arts and Crafts

Come along and give a free rein to your child's imagination by taking part in creating a selection of seasonal fun arts and crafts activities – they may get messy! so please bring them dressed in suitable clothes. Each session will also have general art and Playdoh stations for those who like to be creative in a less structured way. There will be a sink at the venue for children to wash their hands after the session.

 

Anyone under aged 7 must be accompanied by an adult (16+) at all times.

 

17/07/2019 (14:00 - 16:00) Crafts based on “Summer”

24/07/2019 (10:00 - 12:00) Crafts based on “Pirates”

07/08/2019 (14:00 - 16:00) Crafts based on a “Day at the Zoo”

23/08/2019 (14:00 - 16:00) Crafts based on “Flying/Birds/Dragons/Unicorns”

 

  

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 10 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Boxfit

BoxFit is a fun social, non-contact introduction into recreational boxing. During the session will focus on participant’s fundamental movement, great for discipline and confidence whilst challenging energy in a controlled environment. 

Participants will engage in; 

 - Technical work 

- Games 

- Light Fitness 

- Pad work 

A t-shirt, shorts or leggings with comfortable footwear will be appropriate attire. A drink will be required (preferably water). Long hair will need to be tied back with all jewellery removed. 

 

16/07/2019 (10:00 - 11:00)

30/07/2019 (10:00 - 11:00)

 

 

  • Suitable for
  • 5 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Canoeing

If you can swim at least 50 metres and are confident in deep water this activity is for you! You will learn all the skills and techniques you need and under the supervision of a qualified instructor you will travel a short distance up the river Soar and back again to the Centre.  Please dress appropriately for the weather e.g. a (lightweight clothing and footwear – no denim or jeans).  You will also need waterproof clothing, a towel and a full change of clothes – just in case you do get wet.

 

A consent form will need to be filled in - a link will be sent to do this with your confirmation email.

 

18/07/2019 (11:30 - 13:00)

13/08/2019 (13:45 - 15:15)

 

 

  • Suitable for
  • 8 - 16 year olds

£12.00

(incl. VAT)
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Cheerleading

Fancy doing some cheerleading? Come and try this exciting new sport, delivered by the coaches from Wildfire Cheer Club. Get ready for lots of dancing, tumbling and even some high-flying stunts while having lots of laughs!
You need to wear appropriate clothes (a t-shirt and shorts or leggings) and clean trainers for indoor use. Long hair should be tied back and all jewellery removed.

 

Anyone under aged 7 must be accompanied by an adult (16+) at all times.

 

 31/07/2019 (10:00 - 11:30)

14/08/2019 (10:00 - 11:30)

  

  • Suitable for
  • 5 - 10 year olds

£6.00

(incl. VAT)
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Climbing

If you like a challenge and a bit of a thrill, our climbing wall experience is the one for you!
You will be guided through the sessions by qualified instructors using professional equipment.
You need to wear close fitting clothes, especially on your upper body and arms. Trousers are preferable and clean lightweight shoes are also needed. Long hair should be tied back and all jewellery removed.

 

A consent form will need to be filled in - a link will be sent to do this with your confirmation email.

 

16/07/2019 (14:00 - 15:30)

23/07/2019 (11:00 - 12:30)

05/08/2019 (14:00 - 15:30)

21/08/2019 (11:00 - 12:30)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 7 - 15 year olds

£12.00

(incl. VAT)
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Dance

Come and join dance professional, Danielle, for a fun filled Dance Workshop this summer. Using the latest chart music, each session comprises of; a warm up, technique, choreography, and dance themed games. Your child will be encouraged throughout to show off their personality and individuality.

There may also be an opportunity to create their own choreography, subject to age and ability.

Bring a drink, and wear clothing suitable for dance (t-shirt, leggings/jogging bottoms/shorts) with supportive footwear (trainers or plimsoles) No jeans or sandals/flip flops, please. It is advised that long hair is tied up away from the face, and all jewellery removed.

 Whether you dance regularly or just want to try it, everyone is welcome!

 

Under 7s need to be accompanied by a parent/carer for the duration of the activity.

 

19/07/2019 (14:00 - 15:30) – Thrussington Village Hall (6-8yrs)

26/07/2019 (10:00 - 11:30) - Elizabeth Park Centre, Thurmaston (9-12yrs)

01/08/2019 (10:00 - 11:30) - Jubilee Hall, Anstey (6-8yrs)

13/08/2019 (14:00 - 15:30) - Sileby Community Centre (9-12yrs)

 

 

  • Suitable for
  • 6 - 8 and 9 - 12 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Den Building

A fun activity where you can learn how to build a den, before competing against each other to see who can build the best den; can you pass our water, wind and camouflage test? It’s a great fun family activity and siblings aged under 4 are also welcome for free as long as there is at least 1 paying sibling attending. You need to wear appropriate clothing for the weather and remember to bring a drink.


There needs to be 1 adult per family group present at all times (aged 16 yrs+).

Please be aware that there is a car park charge of £1.00

 

01/08/2019 (14:00 - 16:00)

13/08/2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Dodgeball Games

Come for 2 crazy hours full of exciting dodgeball invasion games! As well as the original version of dodgeball, we will be playing other different variations of the game, such as army dodgeball, doctor dodgeball and prison dodgeball.


Anyone under aged 7 must be accompanied by an adult (16+) at all times.

 

23/07/2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

22/08/2019 (14:00 - 16:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 5 - 11 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Family Olympics

Two hours of non-stop action with everyone involved! Our family Olympic events will get families competing with one another in many different activities. At the end we might have a parent’s vs children all-star game! These sessions will be run by Charnwood Borough Council Sports Leaders. Please bring a drink and wear suitable clothing.

 

There needs to be at least one child between the ages of 4 and 16 years old and one parent or older 16+ sibling taking part. Under 4’s are welcome to come along for free and take part in some of the activities, if appropriate, provided they have an older sibling booked on and a parent. Families can book in as many members as they wish. Adults don’t have to pay, they go for free!

 

02/08/2019 (14:00 – 16:00) Glenmore Park, Shepshed

14/08/2019 (14:00 – 16:00) King Georges Playing Field, Barrow upon Soar

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Family Rounders

Come and play rounders with your friends and family. The session will comprise of some warm up games and activities for all participants to improve your rounders skills, such as throwing catching and batting. You will then play rounders, together with maybe one or two variations to the game.

 

These sessions will be run by Charnwood Borough Council Sports Leaders Please bring a drink and wear appropriate shoes and clothing.

 

There needs to be at least one child between the ages of 4 and 16 years old and one parent or older 16+ sibling taking part. Under 4’s are welcome to come along for free and take part in some of the activities, if appropriate, provided they have an older sibling who is booked on the event and a parent. Families can book in as many members as they wish. Adults don’t have to pay, they go for free!

 

26/07/2019 (14:00 – 16:00)

20/08/2019 (10:00 – 12:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Forest Schools

A great opportunity for children young and old to embrace the outdoors! You will play games, cook, build dens and make crafts to bring home. You need to bring a packed lunch.

 

Please be aware that there is a car park charge of £1.00

 

06/08/2019 (10:00 - 13:00)

23/08/2019 (10:00 - 13:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 7 - 14 year olds

£6.00

(incl. VAT)
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Frisbee Fun

Have fun learning how to throw and catch a Frisbee. A session packed with games and activities, finishing with a game of ultimate Frisbee to put your new skills into practice. Please bring a drink with you.

Please wear suitable clothing & footwear for the weather and bring a drink. This session will be run by Charnwood Borough Council Sports Leaders.

 

30/07/2019 (14:00 - 16:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Futsal (7-11 Years Old)

Futsal roughly translates from Spanish into indoor football. Why don’t you come along to this taster session and join in with this lively five-a-side game.

 

19/07/2019 (10:00 - 11:00) - Loughborough College Sports Hall

25/07/2019 (14:00 - 15:00) - Loughborough College Sports Hall

30/07/2019 (14:00 - 15:00) - Loughborough Leisure Centre

06/08/2019 (14:00 - 15:00) - Loughborough Leisure Centre

16/08/2019 (14:00 - 15:00) - Loughborough Leisure Centre

20/08/2019 (14:00 - 15:00) - Loughborough Leisure Centre

 

  • Suitable for
  • 7 - 11 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Futsal (11-16 Years Old )

Futsal roughly translates from Spanish into indoor football. Why don’t you come along to this taster session and join in with this lively five-a-side game.

 

19/07/2019 (11:00 - 12:00) - Loughborough College Sports Hall

25/07/2019 (15:00 - 16:00) - Loughborough College Sports Hall

30/07/2019 (15:00 - 16:00) - Loughborough Leisure Centre

06/08/2019 (15:00 - 16:00) - Loughborough Leisure Centre

16/08/2019 (15:00 - 16:00) - Loughborough Leisure Centre

20/08/2019 (15:00 - 16:00) - Loughborough Leisure Centre

 

  • Suitable for
  • 11 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Golf (7-9 Years Old)

Have you thought of ever trying golf? If so, this is a great activity for you. You will learn the basics of the golf swing and try out a few shots!, all taught by Matt Whelband, a PGA golf professional, who is experienced in teaching children of all ages and abilities.

 

 

18/07/2019 (12:00 - 13:00)

25/07/2019 (10:00 - 11:00)

08/08/2019 (10:00 - 11:00)

22/08/2019 (10:00 - 11:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 7 - 9 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Golf (10-12 Years Old)

Have you thought of ever trying golf? If so, this is a great activity for you. You will learn the basics of the golf swing and try a few shots!, all taught by Matt Whelband, a PGA golf professional, who is experienced in teaching children of all ages and abilities.

 

18/07/2019 (13:00 - 14:00)

25/07/2019 (11:00 - 12:00)

08/08/2019 (11:00 - 12:00)

22/08/2019 (11:00 - 12:00)

 

 

  • Suitable for
  • 10 - 12 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Horse Riding Lessons

Come along to learn the fundamentals of horse riding,as well as pony care and grooming. You will be coached by BHS-approved instructors. Whether you are a novice or experienced rider the riding school has a wide selection of horses and ponies, so they can match you with a suitable size and temperament of horse.
All riders need to wear ankle length trousers, a jumper or jacket and sensible low heeled footwear with no zips or buckles on the inside. No shorts, trainers, pumps, dolly shoes or open toed sandals are allowed. Please remember to bring a drink.


Anyone under aged 7 must be accompanied by an adult (16+) at all times and a consent form will need to be filled in - a link will be sent to do this with your confirmation email.

 

15/07/2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

22/07/2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

29/07/2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

05/08/2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

12/08/2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

19/08/2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

 

 

  • Suitable for
  • 5 - 16 year olds

£21.00

(incl. VAT)
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Hunting Bugs & Pond Dipping

Join our bug hunt in this exciting search for a vast array of bugs in the exciting wild life haven of Stonebow Washland including what bug lie beneath the surface of the ponds. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear suitable footwear. Siblings aged under 5 are also welcome for free as long as there is at least 1 paying sibling attending but they may need to share equipment.

                                                                                                                                       

Anyone under aged 7 must be accompanied by an adult (16+) at all times.

 

31/07/2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Inclusive Boccia / Kurling

Come and join in our inclusive boccia/kurling club where you will play boccia skittles, target practice as well as conventional boccia. You will also have the opportunity to channel your inner Winter Olympian in the exciting indoor kurling! Our Sports Leaders will adapt activities to suit all abilities. This activity is suited for children/young people aged between 5 and 16 with physical or learning disabilities and their siblings.

 

Family activity. Siblings and parents are encouraged to take part to make this a fun activity for the whole family. Siblings aged between 5 and 16 will pay the appropriate price with under 5's and parents participating for free.

 

A parent or carer aged 16+ must stay for the duration of the activity.

 

17/07/2019 (10:00 - 13:30)

20/08/2019 (14:00 - 15:30)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 5 - 16 yr olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Indoor Bowls

Charnwood Indoor Bowls Club are opening their doors this summer for some exciting junior taster sessions. Come along and try out a new sport! No need for any previous experience, just turn up and have a go! Please wear comfortable clothing and socks for on the bowling green.

 Venue information: Charnwood Indoor Bowls club is situated next door to Loughborough Leisure Centre.

 This activity is free of charge!

 

15/07/2019 (13:00 - 15:00)

29/07/2019 (13:00 - 15:00)

12/08/2019 (13:00 - 15:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 10 - 16 year olds

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Kite Flying

Come rain or shine but preferably windy, come and have a go at designing and making your own kite, then test your skill at flying. Please dress appropriately for the weather including suitable footwear as the session is outdoors. This session will be run by Charnwood Borough Council Sports Leaders.

We are happy for younger siblings under 4 to attend and participate in the activity with their sister/brother (aged 4 years+) but they will not be given their own equipment.

 

Under 7s need to be accompanied by an Adult (16yrs+).

Please be aware that there is a car park charge of £3.00

 

08/08/2019 (14:00 - 16:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Messy Play

Lots to fun and exciting activities for the whole family. Come prepared to get wet and messy! Lots of messy play stations including home-made play dough, spaghetti and paint. Waterslide and rockets for older siblings. Children using water slide must be fully dressed.

 

WARNING you may get wet. Bring a change of clothing and a towel.  This session will be run by Charnwood Borough Council Sports Leaders.

 

This is a family activity. Under 7’s will need to be accompanied by an Adult (16yrs+). We are happy for younger siblings (Under 4) to participate in the activity for free providing they have a sibling aged 4+ booked on and a present, but they may need to share equipment.

 

16/08/2019 (10:00 - 12:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Multi-Sports

Do you want to have lots of fun as well as trying out lots of different sports all in one session? Then this is the perfect for you. Come to our multi-sports sessions where you will learn the key skills in different team - based sports such as cricket, dodge ball, football, tennis and many more.


Anyone under aged 7 must be accompanied by an adult (16+) at all times.

 

18/07/2019 (14:00 - 16:00) - Towles Fields, Burton on the Wolds

26/07/2019 (10:00 - 12:00) - Towles Fields, Burton on the Wolds

16/08/2019 (10:00 - 12:00) - Rosebery St. Peter’s Community Centre, Loughborough

 

  • Suitable for
  • 5 - 11 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Orienteering

This session in The Outwoods will introduce participants to orienteering over a relatively easy course throughout the woods. The session will test and improve your map reading skills and how you work together as a team, to try to gather all the clues.

 

Anyone under aged 7 must be accompanied by an adult (16+) at all times.

Please be aware that there is a car park charge of £1.00

 

24/07/2019 (14:00 - 16:00)

09/08/2019 (14:00 - 16:00)

19/08/2019 (14:00 - 16:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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PL Kicks (8 - 11 Years Old)

Premier League Kicks is one of the Premier League's flagship community programmes.

Young persons will take part in constructive activities including a wide variety of sports, coaching, music and educational as well as personal development sessions providing opportunities for young people to develop skills and confidence.

 

17/07/2019 (14:00 - 15:00)

02/08/2019 (10:00 - 11:00)

15/08/2019 (14:00 - 15:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 8 - 11 year olds

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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PL Kicks (11 - 16 Years Old)

Premier League Kicks is one of the Premier League's flagship community programmes.

Young persons will take part in constructive activities including a wide variety of sports, coaching, music and educational as well as personal development sessions providing opportunities for young people to develop skills and confidence.

 

17/07/2019 (15:00 - 16:00)

02/08/2019 (11:00 - 12:00)

15/08/2019 (15:00 - 16:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 11 - 16 year olds

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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Skateboard and Scooter School (4 - 9 Year Olds)

Sessions will be run by Team Rubicon - We introduce and help develop skills on scooters, as well as the newest Olympic sport - skateboards! From the basic key skills such as balance and control, we aim to see if we can learn about jumps and tricks. Some of the younger pupils can learn about road safety too.

Two great sports that consistently help with building confidence in young people, building friendships through team work, and teach you a lot about perseverance.

Please bring a drink along and wear appropriate clothing, similar to a P.E. kit, bring water and an adult (e.g. a t-shirt and shorts or leggings) If you have long hair it needs to be tied back. All jewellery must be removed. All the helmets, pads, boards and scooters are provided so the sessions are accessible to all.

 

19/07/2019 (09:30 - 11:00)

31/07/2019 (13:00 - 14:30)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 9 yr olds

£6.00

(incl. VAT)
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Skateboard and Scooter School (10 - 16 Year Olds)

Sessions will be run by Team Rubicon - We introduce and help develop skills on scooters, as well as the newest Olympic sport - skateboards! From the basic key skills such as balance and control, we aim to see if we can learn about jumps and tricks. Some of the younger pupils can learn about road safety too.

Two great sports that consistently help with building confidence in young people, building friendships through team work, and teach you a lot about perseverance.

Please bring a drink along and wear appropriate clothing, similar to a P.E. kit, bring water and an adult (e.g. a t-shirt and shorts or leggings) If you have long hair it needs to be tied back. All jewellery must be removed. All the helmets, pads, boards and scooters are provided so the sessions are accessible to all.

 

19/07/2019 (11:00 - 12:30)

31/07/2019 (14:30 - 16:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 10 - 16 yr olds

£6.00

(incl. VAT)
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Taekwondo Taster Session

Try the exciting art of Freestyle Taekwondo. FREE sessions for beginners aged 7yrs+ involving basic stances, defences, strikes and kicks.

Freestyle Taekwondo takes traditional and contemporary aspects and combines them into a fast and fun martial arts experience.

 

Please bring an adult along, a drink and wear appropriate clothing, similar to a P.E. kit (e.g. a t-shirt and shorts or leggings) If you have long hair it needs to be tied back. All jewellery must be removed.

 

These sessions will be run by Blue Wave Martial Arts, for more information please go to: www.bluewave-taekwondo.co.uk OR find us on Facebook: @BlueWaveMartialArts

 

01/08/2019 (14:00 - 15:00)

15/08/2019 (10:00 - 11:00)

 

  • Suitable for
  • 7 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)
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Treasure Hunt

Experience a fun and exciting adventure. Follow the clues around the field and the spinney to complete the questions and find the treasure! It’s a great fun family activity and siblings aged under 4 are also welcome for free as long as there is at least 1 paying sibling attending.


There needs to be 1 adult per family group present at all times (aged 16yrs+).

 

09/08/2019 13:00 - 15:00

 

  • Suitable for
  • 4 - 16 year olds

£4.00

(incl. VAT)

This Girl Can Charity Night

This Girl Can Charity night is back! Get active, try something new and have fun, all proceeds will be donated to Living Without Abuse, a Charnwood based charity.

You will get to take your pick from activity taster sessions Konga, Boogie Bounce, Zumba, Netball Now, Yoga, Bangra Blaze, Burlesque and Bubble Football.

Also available on the evening will be Stalls which include information on health and wellbeing, or why not pamper yourself and take up the opportunity for a massage, body glitter or the nail bar.  All participants will receive a FREE T shirt!

£7.50

(incl. VAT)