Better Holiday Schemes

Better Holiday Schemes in Belfast  are designed to help your kids get active, introduce them to new and exciting activities, and create a fun-filled experience they will remember forever.

There are loads of fun activities on offer during the school holidays. With great value sports from fencing to swimming, arts and crafts and games to enjoy, we have plenty for your children to burn off some energy, make new friends, try new sports and have a lot of fun.

 

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Summer Holiday Schemes

Summer Holiday Schemes are open to children aged 5 to 14 from Monday 1st July to Friday 23rd August. They run Monday to Friday from 10am to 2pm each day. 

Sport specific schemes will run from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday.  

Choose from our centres

Andersonstown Leisure Centre

Enjoy a wide range of activities at Andersonstown Leisure Centre Holiday Scheme including:

  • Swimming
  • Multi Sports
  • Leisure Water
  • Arts and Crafts

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 2pm each day

 

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Avoniel and Templemore Baths

Enjoy a wide range of activities at the Avoniel and Templemore Baths Holiday Scheme whilst making new friends in a fun and safe environment including:

  • Swimming (delivered in Templemore)
  • Multi Sports
  • Arts and Crafts

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 2pm each day

Scheme will take place at Avoniel with the swimming element delivered in Templemore Baths.

 

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Ballysillan Leisure Centre

Enjoy a wide range of activities at Ballysillan Leisure Centre summer scheme whilst making new friends in a fun and safe environment including 

  • Swimming
  • Multi Sports
  • Inflatables
  • Arts and Crafts

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 2pm each day

 

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Falls Leisure Centre

Enjoy a wide range of activities at Falls Leisure Centre Holiday Scheme including:

  • Swimming
  • Multi Sports
  • Arts and Crafts

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 2pm each day

 

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Indoor Tennis Centre and Ozone Complex

Enjoy a wide range of tennis activities at the Ozone Holiday Scheme whilst making new friends in a fun and safe environment including:

  • Laser Quest
  • Multi Sports
  • Arts and Crafts

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

 

10am to 1pm and 1pm to 4pm each day

 

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Grove Wellbeing Centre

Enjoy a wide range of activities at Grove Wellbeing Centre Holiday Scheme including:

  • Swimming
  • Multi Sports
  • Arts and Crafts

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 2pm each day

 

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Lisnasharragh Leisure Centre

Enjoy a wide range of activities at Lisnasharragh Leisure Centre Holiday Scheme including:

  • Swimming
  • Multi Sports
  • Arts and Crafts

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 2pm each day

 

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Olympia Leisure Centre

Enjoy a wide range of activities at Olympia Leisure Centre Holiday Scheme  including:

  • Swimming
  • Multi Sports
  • Arts and Crafts

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 2pm each day

 

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Shankill Leisure Centre

Enjoy a wide range of activities at Shankill Leisure Centre holiday scheme including: 

  • Swimming
  • Multi Sports
  • Arts and Crafts

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 2pm each day

 

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Whiterock Leisure Centre

Enjoy a wide range of activities at Whiterock Leisure Centre Holiday Scheme including:

  • Swimming
  • Multi Sports
  • Arts and Crafts

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 2pm each day

 

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Sport Schemes

Football Scheme

Avoniel and Brook Leisure Centre

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 1pm each day

For children aged 5 to 14

Perfect for your young footballer.  Sessions will focus on passing, dribbling, 1v1s, attacking, defending, shooting and small-sided games all delivered in through fun and safe activities.

 

Contact Avoniel

 

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Gymnastics Scheme

Belvoir Activity Centre

Wednesday 3rd April to Friday 5th April

10am to 1pm each day

For children aged 5 to 14

Suitable for experienced gymnasts and those wanting to try the sport for the first time.  Sessions will deliver splits and tumbles through fun games whilst making new friends in a safe environment.

 

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Swimming Short Course

Our swimming short courses are a perfect way for your child to develop their swimming over a concentrated number of days.  Gain confidence and improve technique all under the guidance of our highly qualified swim teacher team.  Courses aimed at entry level swimmers. Our swimming short courses will take place in the following centres and dates:

 

Andersonstown Leisure Centre - 3rd to 5th April

Grove Wellbeing Centre - 3rd to 5th April

Olympia Leisure Centre - 3rd to 5th April

Templemore Baths - 1st to 5th April 

 

For children aged 4 to 13

 

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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Better Holiday Schemes are open to children aged 5 to 14 from the date the scheme starts (variations in some schemes). 

You can only access places on the scheme by completing the online booking process. 

Please bring the following items with you to the leisure centre in order to complete the application process:

  • Confirmation of booking
  • Proof of the parent/guardian’s identification and address, plus any supporting documentation to authenticate a concessionary rate
  • Proof of the child’s date of birth
  • Refunds will not be given for non-attendance
  • Means tested benefits: if you receive certain types of means tested and associated benefits, your children may qualify for a concessionary rate.  If this is the case please add voucher code BELFAST37.
  • Those availing of the concessionary rate will be required to evidence on the first day of the scheme.  Failure to produce evidence will result in the full charge being applied.

Means-tested and

associated benefits (MTB)

Valid supporting information needed

Income support,

Jobseeker’s allowance, Pension credit or ESAIR

a typed letter from a local Social Security Agency

the letter must show your name and address

the letter must be stamped and dated (the date should not be more than 6 months old)

Tax credits and health

charges exemption

a form of photographic identification

proof of your address

a Health Charges Exemption Certificate within date (white card)

Housing benefit

a typed letter from the NI Housing Executive

the letter must show your name and address

the letter must be stamped and dated (the date should not be

more than 6 months old)

National Asylum Support

a typed letter from NAS

photographic identification (ARC card)