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Date posted 19 Oct 2021

Looking for things to keep the kids entertained this half term? Head to your local Better Islington centre for a range of fun activities to do. From trampoline, family fun swims, tennis courts and holiday courses, there’s something for everyone. 

Activities can be booked at the link below:


Swim School Short Courses

Why not keep the kids active while learning a life skill with our Swim School Holiday Courses. Courses are available at Archway Leisure Centre, Cally Pool, Ironmonger Row Baths and Highbury Leisure Centre.  There are foundation and development levels available. Lessons run daily from Monday to Friday.

To find and book a holiday short course:



No matter your fitness ability, our Swim for All sessions are perfect if you're looking to build your confidence, work on your strokes, float away any stress, or just simple want to enjoy a more casual swim with your family and friends.

Archway Leisure Centre will be running family fun swims where you can enjoy the slide and other exciting pool features.

Whittington Park Football Camp

Whittington Park will be hosting children's football camps throughout the October Half Term (25th-29th October). Sessions are held Monday to Friday 10am-3pm and are a great opportunity for your child to develop their football skills. 

Cost per week (Monday-Friday): £25 for non-members, £20 for members (only weekly tickets available) – payment by cash on the first day.

Please contact Nathan.joshi@gll.org more information.


Soft Play

Treat the kids to an indoor adventure at Sobell Leisure Centre. Give them the freedom to play and use their imagination with our specialty built play areas with lots of different interactive sections.

Socks must be worn at all times and parental supervision is required.

Sobell Trampoline Park

The Better Trampoline and Play Park at Sobell lets you bounce, balance and burn calories while having a heap of fun. Our unique bounce arena has a mix of nine fun features, so there's something for everyone to enjoy.


Multi-Sports Camps at Finsbury Park Leisure Centre

Access to Sports are offering free Multi-Sports holiday camps for ages 8-16 years including football, basketball, dodgeball and cricket. Activities take place from 1030-1230 & 1300-1500 from Monday to Thursday 25-28 October.  If you are interested and eager to get your kids involved, please visit www.accesstosports.org.uk/bookings to register and keep your kids energetic and active this half term!

Court Bookings

Book a court to play your favorite racket half term! There are a variety of activities available, including tennis, squash, badminton and table tennis.

Junior Gym

With a Junior Membership from Better, your child can stay active this half term at Junior Gym sessions. Whether with friends or siblings, why not get them to work together and get stronger?