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Date posted 24 Jun 2021

GLL and Active Cornwall are working together to offer children the opportunity to take part in the Time2Move Holiday Programme, a Government Funded Scheme.  

The Government Scheme has been running since 2018, and provides Local Authorities with funds to deliver programmes of physical and enrichment activities, and food provision to those disadvantaged children within our communities. In an announcement in November 2020, the government extended the scheme across the country to run throughout the 2021 holiday periods.

For many the holiday periods can place many pressures on families, working parents, low income families, and with increased costs in trying to find care, affordable activity provision, and food provision these types of schemes can give stability and engagement for many children.

Activity programmes offered by many providers are open to ALL children aged 5 -16years, but ages ranges may vary dependant on the provider. These programmes will also support those families with greater needs, there will numbers of FREE places for children who are eligible for Free School Meals.

3 of our Cornwall Centres will be offering their facilities to support programmes of activities delivered by our partners Active Cornwall for children 5 – 12years; Bodmin Leisure Centre, Helston Leisure Centre and Launceston Leisure Centre will open their doors to the Time2Move Holiday Programme.

The activity days will be fun -packed and will include multi sports, FUNdamentals of movement and multi skills activities run by high quality approved coaches from Active Cornwall.

The centres will also include a 1 hour closed swimming session each day of activity for those children attending the programme.

Timings:

Bodmin – Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10.30am – 3.30pm ( 1hr Swim 2.30pm – 3.30pm) continuing for 4 weeks each Tuesday and Thursday from Tues 27th July to Thurs 19th August

Launceston – Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: 10am – 2pm (1hr Swim 10am – 11am) continuing for 4 weeks each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Mon 26th July to Fri 20th August

Helston – Mondays and Tuesdays from 1.30pm - 2.30pm closed swimming session. Weeks Beginning 26th July, 2nd August, and 9th August

To find out more information on how to book your child /ren’s place then visit www.activecornwall.org/T2MHolidayProgramme