Family fun in the sun?

School's officially out for summer and you have six or so weeks of time to fill up with family fun. That's where Better comes in. From Aqua Splash fun at a pool near home to holiday summer camps, you're sure to find something to make it a summer to remember. Here's our pick of things to do with the kids over the summer holidays at a Better leisure centre around the UK. 

Epic splashes: Dive into summer

Boasting over 140 swimming pools, lidos and various outdoor swimming facilities nationwide, take to the water with your whole family this summer. From flumes and slides to wave machines, it'll be smiles all round whatever the weather. You can also sign up to swimming holiday courses to improve your child's water confidence. 

If you're heading to Cornwall, you'll find fun pools such as Waterworld in Newquay and Bude Leisure Centre. Holidaying near the Lakes? Kids aged 7 and above can learn how to swim safely in open water thanks to our Swimsafe structured 60-minutes lessons. 

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Aqua Splash

Soaking fun: Try Aqua Splash

Test the waters and take on the ultimate Aqua Splash challenge. Your task is to overcome the obstacles and try to reach the end of the course without falling in. Fun for little and big kids alike, find out about your local Aqua splash inflatable assault course below.



Take on Aqua Splash

All Summer long: Playtime

Head over to Cardiff, Western Leisure Centre, to bounce, climb, slide, jump and crawl your way around our new inflatable play obstacle course called Air-Venture. Suitable for ages 5 to 95, add this to your list of unmissable attractions if you're heading towards Cardiff. 

For the under 5s, you'll find Soft Play sessions at various centres across the country. With soft play equipment, inflatables, ladders, slides and more, there's plenty to keep the younger children entertained. 

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Kids rollerskating

Get your skates on

If you're heading near Bath for a week away, why not try some family fun on wheels? Come along to one of our roller skating sessions held on Monday and Wednesdays from 4:30pm to 7pm at the Bath Pavillion. Throughout the summer, you can also attend our special summer sessions on a Thursday from 11am to 1pm, where you'll receive a free day pass to our Better leisure centre with every ticket purchased.  

Need to cool off?  A trip to a Better ice rink could be just the ticket. Offering sessions throughout the summer, find out below how to find an ice rink near me or book in ice skating lessons for a fun day out. 

Roll with it

Make a racket

From badminton and squash to tennis, racket sports are guaranteed to serve up some fun and get you moving. Whether you're after a friendly rally or getting competitive among the family, feel revitalised and boost your sharpen up your skills on the court this summer.

Don't forget, we also offer golf at various locations up and down the country so you can perfect your swing on the golf course. 

Inspired by Wimbledon? You'll find tennis courses for kids at various centres throughout the country. To find out how to ace this summer, click the link below. 


Be a hit
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On your bike

Get away from the busy roads and traffic and take to the track at one of our cycling facilities in Cardiff, Bath, Carlisle or Manchester. It doesn't matter if you're a keen cyclist or looking to train a little one on their balance bike, you're guaranteed a day full of family fun on two wheels. Or why not head to Lee Valley for a day of BMX or an adventure in the VeloPark.

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Jump around this summer

Get your bounce on at our trampoline parks up and down the country. Come rain or shine, there's no better way to burn off excess energy and try out a range of activities with the whole family. You can also reach new heights on the climbing walls or try clip and climb as well as take younger ones to soft play.

With plenty on offer, make the most of your holidays with Better. 

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