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Adventure Play

Coldharbour Adventure Play Centre is for young people from age 6 - 16

The centre is free and provides a fun, safe environment for children to play, under the supervision of qualified, experienced play workers who are always there to make it really fun!!
Your child can enjoy activities such as arts, crafts, pool, snooker, table tennis, cooking, music and much more!

Our center provides free, safe, open access play facilities for all children and young people in the borough meaning children can come and go as they please, but they must be registered to attend.


Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts

Some good reason for young people to participate in arts and crafts

Bilateral Coordination

Crafts such as colouring, drawing, cutting, all require your child to use both of their hands together. This skill is important in other areas of their lives as they continue to grow, such as writing, tying shoes, typing and so much more.

Fine Motor Coordination

In order to draw shapes, cut patterns, and hand writing, your child is required to use their fine motor coordination. These skills similarly translate to other areas of their lives, such as dressing, eating, and in the academic setting.

Self Regulation

Crafts that require drying require waiting! This is a great lesson for children to demonstrate self control and patience. Also, as always things might not go exactly as we hoped! Crafts are a great way to promote flexibility in your child. There is no right or wrong way in exploring one’s own creativity!

Self-esteem booster

Although we want to challenge our children, it is also important to initially choose arts and crafts that are at your child’s skill level. Completing the crafts successfully will give them a great sense of accomplishment and pride. As children become more confident they can begin to explore more complicated and challenging forms of craft making.

Bonding and fun

Your children will love spending time with others in a friendly safe environment creating something to take home or display.


Open Access

Open Access

The purpose of the provision is to provide staffed play opportunities for children in the absence of their parents. Children are not restricted in their movements, other than where related to safety matters and are not prevented from coming and going as and when they wish.

Children have the freedom of choice as to what range of play activity they wish to undertake and with whom they play.

Children are required to complete a registration form with emergency contact information.

If you would like to fill out a form in advance please contact us on coldharbour@gll.org and we can email one to you.