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SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN IN MANCHESTER

Welcome to Manchester's School Holiday Activity page.

We're delighted to let you know that our Summer holiday programme is now live. Activities will take place from Tuesday 23rd July to Sunday 1st September 2024 

We've got lots to keep the kids entertained from low and no cost activity to our drop in sessions and coached camps.


JUNIOR SPORTS CAMPS, CASUAL SESSIONS & FAMILY ACTIVITY

Come on down to our Basketball Camps at Belle Vue Sports Village and get some top tips and tricks from these coached sessions to help you keep the scoreboard ticking over!

Community Camp - ages 8 to 13
Tues to Friday 23rd to 26th July
Monday to Friday 12th to 16th  August 
10am to 2pm
£40

Shooting Camp - ages 11 to 16
Monday 5th & Tuesday 6th August
Tuesday 27th to Wednesday 28th August
11am to 1pm
£24 

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Join us at Manchester Regional Arena, to enjoy a host of fun and energetic activities. Sports include Athletics, Basketball, Squash, Tennis, Rugby and much more. Every day is different and children get to experience all sports on offer.

Monday to Friday from 22nd July to 30th August*
10 - 4pm each day or for no extra charge children can join us from 8.30am for a toast and fruit breakfast
6 – 13 years
£17.50 per day - packed lunch and a drinks bottle required 

*except Monday 22nd and Friday 26th July

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Let the kids learn a new skill over the holidays whilst keeping active with our Rise Gymnastics Camp at Moss Side Leisure Centre.

Suitable for all levels, your child will develop whilst buildng their confidence and co-ordination skills.

Friday 26th July, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th August

12noon to 2pm 
Ages 5 to 12 
£10

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A fun aquatics holiday camp aimed at ages 8 to 13.

Activities include Swimming | Water Polo | Diving | Fun with Floats | Gymnastics |Table Tennis |Games | Netball |Arts and Crafts and much much more!

Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August
Monday 12th to Friday 16th August
Tuesday 27th to Friday 30th August
10am to 2.30pm 
£12 per day or 
£50 per week (£40 for 27-30 August)

Bring your own suitable swimming attire, and a packed lunch.

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Join us throughout the school holiday in our fantastic pools. Sessions are available at:

Abraham Moss Library & Leisure Centre
Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre
Broadway Leisure Centre | East Manchester Leisure CentreHough End Leisure Centre |North City Family & Fitness Centre

Days and times vary - click on your centre name above or click the button below and search for your preferred centre.

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For adults and juniors take the plunge from our diving platforms! To take part you must complete a short swim test to show you're able to swim 25m.

Sessions take place daily:

Tuesday 25th & Friday 26th July
Monday 5th to Friday 9th August
Monday 19th to Friday 23rd August
13.15 - 14.15 and 14.30 - 15.30
£4.45 Junior and £6.30 Adult

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Improve your squash skills on the Manchester Squash Academy camp at the National Squash Centre. Suitable for existing squash players ages 11 to 15, players must have suitable squash experience.

Our camps are led by an England Squash qualified coach.

Tuesday 30th July & Tuesday 27th August
10am to 4pm
For ages 11 to 15
£27.50

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For 11-17 year olds, join us in our fantastic gyms. Available at:

Abraham Moss Library & Leisure Centre | Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre | Belle Vue Sports Village | Broadway Leisure Centre East Manchester Leisure Centre | Hough End Leisure Centre | Manchester Aquatics Centre | Moss Side Leisure Centre | North City Family & Fitness Centre | Whalley Range Sports Centre

Click below and search for your chosen centre. Bookings are available 7 days in advance.

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Join us at the National Cycling Centre. Our expert British Cycling qualified coaches help you improve your Track Cycling skills on our world famous velodrome. Coaches will help you to ride the track confidently and progress. Bikes and safety equipment provided. Participants must be able to ride a bike confidently.

Mondays - 22nd & 29th July and 5th August
11am to 1pm
For ages 9+
£15.50

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TENNIS & FOOTBALL CAMP - MANCHESTER TENNIS & FOOTBALL CENTRE

Join us at for our starter tennis & football camps, perfect for boys and girls aged 5 to 12.

You'll learn the basics of both tennis and football in a fun friendly environment.

July: Monday 29th, Tuesday 30th & Wednesday 31st 

August:
Friday 2nd, Wednesday 21st, Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd & Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th, Thursday 29th, Friday 30th 


9.30am to 3.30pm f
or ages 5 to 12
£17.50 per day

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Join us at the National Cycling Centre. Our expert British Cycling qualified coaches will help you develop your cycling skills to ride the track confidently and progress. Bikes and safety equipment provided. Participants must be able to ride a bike confidently.

Mondays - 22nd & 29th July and 5th, 12th, 19th August 
Fridays - 26th July and 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th August 
9am to 2pm for ages 7+
£35 per day

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Join us outdoors at Platt Fields for our free Balance Bike and BMX Racing taster sessions. Our expert British Cycling qualified coaches will help you develop your child's skills to ride the track confidently and progress. Bikes and safety equipment provided. Participants must be able to ride a bike confidently.

Thursdays 
25th July and 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th August
1pm to 3pm
For Juniors who have the ability to ride a bike
Just turn up on the day

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Free 30 minute Water Safety lessons for ages 4 to 15.

Abraham Moss Library & Leisure Centre
Mon 12th, Weds 14th, Friday 16th & Sat 17th August
15.45 to 18.15

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Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre
Monday to Sunday from 5th to 30th August 
15.45 to 18.15

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ATHLETICS SPECIFIC CAMPS AT MANCHESTER REGIONAL ARENA

For our Athletics Specific Camps this Summer we're excited to offer training in some fantastic disciplines with some incredible athletes.

Tuesday 30th July - Sprints with Success Eduan
Tuesday 6th August - Hurdles with Alex Wort
Tuesday 13th August - Shot Put with Alex Wort
Thursday 15th August - Long Jump with Mikey Fennel
Monday 19th August - High Jump with Seum Okome
Tuesday 20th August - Javelin with Alex Wort
Wednesday 21st August - Triple Jump with Seun Okome

10am to 12noon, for ages 10+ 
£9.50 per session

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Looking for an unforgetable outdoor adventure? Join us at Debdale Outdoor Centre for action-packed days filled with windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, and sailing!   

Feel the thrill of windsurfing as you ride the waves. Paddle your way round the scenic reservior with kayaking and canoeing. Experience the rush of rafting as you navigate round the waters. Set sail and explore the beauty of the water from a different perspective  

Monday to Friday throughout the summer
9am to 4pm
For ages 6 to 18
£20 per day 

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Family Racket Sports! Learn new skills on the badminton court or tee up some family rivalry with a game of table tennis or squash!

Abraham Moss Leisure Centre (B, Sq & TT) 
Ardwick Sports Hall (B) 
Belle Vue Leisure Centre (B, TT)
Denmark Road Sports Centre (B, TT) 
 
East Manchester Leisure Centre (TT)
Hough End Leisure Centre (Sq, TT)
Moss Side Leisure Centre (B & Sq)
National Cycling Centre (B)
National Squash Centre (Sq)

Click on the centre name or below to book. Bookings can be made 7 days in advance.

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We know keeping the kids entertained all summer can be expensive so we've also got a great range of low or no cost activities for them to take part in.

  • Squash
  • BMX Racing at Platt Fields
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports
  • Swimming Lessons
  • Table Tennis
  • Family Fun Swims
  • And much more!

 

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Come and join the fun at North City!

With multi-layered climbing frames and elaborate mazes, our soft play area is certain to keep babies, toddlers and kids active and entertained, whatever the weather.  

Our soft play is the perfect place for kids to have a whole heap of fun, whatever the weather!

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Fun for all the family! Take the Aqua Splash challenge this school holiday and try your nerve on our giant pool inflatables.

Abraham Moss Library & Leisure Centre
Broadway Leisure Centre
Manchester Aquatics Centre

Click on the centre name above to book or hit the link below and search for your chosen venue. 

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