Holiday Activity & Food

FREE CLASSES AND SESSIONS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE HOLIDAYS

Funding for these sessions has been provided by the Department for Education in partnership with Babergh District Council and West Suffolk Council as part of the Suffolk Holiday Activity Programme.

ADVENTURE DAYS

Adventure days
Adventure Days

EVERYONE SLEEPS WELL AFTER ONE OF OUR OUTDOOR, ADVENTURE DAYS!

For children aged 8-12, action-packed, safe, structured activities with fresh air in abundance, all under the careful eye of experienced outdoor instructors.

Includes forest games, fire-lighting, combat archery, archery, catapult building and Geocaching.

Email us using the button below to enquire about a free place.

TEEN CHALLENGE

teen challenge
Teen Challenge
FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 11-16

Meet new people and try new things with our Teen Challenge Days. Book on to one of these active and exciting days. Every session will include new and challenging activities. Everyone that attends will get a free hot lunch as well as taking part in at least two of our awesome activities. Challenge yourself!

Join in the fun with activities such as; snorkelling, mountain biking, climbing, cooking lessons, and a cinema visit!

Email us using the button below to inquire about a free place.

FAMILY PARK COOKING

family park cooking
Family Park Cooking

Adults and children take part in an amazing unique experience, away from the normal pressures of life.

These sessions are only available for families in receipt of free school meals.

These sessions are for parents and children age 5-16 years (younger siblings may attend)

The days run from 10:00-14:00 and include:-

  • Outdoor family activities 
  • Outdoor cooking class and lunch provided
  • Recipe book and videos
  • Food box for a family of 4

Email us using the button below to inquire about a free place.

FREE SWIM & LUNCH

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Free Swim & Lunch

We’re offering unlimited FREE swimming sessions with a lunch, to support children who are entitled to free school meals, young carers, and those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)*. Sessions are available to those aged 5-16.  The rest of the family can now swim for FREE with their children!

FIND OUT MORE

View dates and locations below, then fill out your details using the form provided so that a member of the team can get in touch.

Brandon

ADVENTURE DAYS:

Available dates

19-20 December

Venue
Brandon Leisure Centre, Church Road, Brandon, IP27 0BJ

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

FAMILY PARK COOKING:

Available dates

19-20 December

Venue
Brandon Country Park (The Engine House), Bury Road, Brandon, IP27 0SU

Meeting Point
Orchard car park (please do not park in the main car park)

TEEN CHALLENGE DAYS:

Available dates

21 December

Venue
Brandon Leisure Centre, Church Road, Brandon, IP27 0BJ

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

 

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BURY St Edmunds

ADVENTURE DAYS:

Available dates

19-20 December

Venue
Bury Leisure Centre, Beetons Way, Bury Saint Edmunds, IP33 3TT

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

FAMILY PARK COOKING:

Available dates

19-22 December

Venue
Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5LU

Meeting Point
Meet in the Walled Garden Behind GARDENERS COTTAGE (Don’t go to the main car park)

TEEN CHALLENGE DAYS:

Available dates

22 December

Venue
Bury Leisure Centre, Beetons Way, Bury Saint Edmunds, IP33 3TT

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

 

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Sudbury

ADVENTURE DAYS:

Available dates

19-20 December

Venue
Kingfisher Leisure Centre, Station Road, Sudbury, CO10 2SU

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

FAMILY PARK COOKING:

Available dates

21-22 December

Venue
Stevenson Centre, Stevenson Approach, Great Cornard, Sudbury, CO10 0WD

TEEN CHALLENGE DAYS:

Available dates

22 December

Venue
Kingfisher Leisure Centre, Station Road, Sudbury, CO10 2SU

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

 

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Haverhill

ADVENTURE DAYS:

Available dates

21-22 December

Venue
Haverhill Leisure Centre, Ehringhausen Way, Haverhill, CB9 0ER

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

FAMILY PARK COOKING:

Available dates

21-22 December

Venue
East Town Park, Coupals Road, Haverhill, CB9 7UW

Meeting Point
Meet in the main car park

TEEN CHALLENGE DAYS:

Available dates

19 December

Venue
Haverhill Leisure Centre, Ehringhausen Way, Haverhill, CB9 0ER

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

 

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Hadleigh

ADVENTURE DAYS:

Available dates

21-22 December

Venue
Hadleigh Pool & Leisure, Stonehouse Road, Ipswich, IP7 5BH

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

TEEN CHALLENGE DAYS:

Available dates

19 December

Venue
Hadleigh Pool & Leisure, Stonehouse Road, Ipswich, IP7 5BH

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

 

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MILDENHALL

ADVENTURE DAYS:

Available dates

21-22 December

Venue
Mildenhall Hub, Sheldrick Way, Mildenhall, IP28 7JX

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

FAMILY PARK COOKING:

Available dates

21-22 December

Venue
Mildenhall Scout Group, St Andrew’s Street, Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 7HB

Meeting Point
Meet in the main car park

TEEN CHALLENGE DAYS:

Available dates

20 December

Venue
Mildenhall Hub, Sheldrick Way, Mildenhall, IP28 7JX

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

 

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Newmarket

ADVENTURE DAYS:

Available dates

19-20 December

Venue
Newmarket Leisure Centre, Exning Road, Newmarket, CB8 0EA

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

FAMILY PARK COOKING:

Available dates

19-20 December

Venue
The Jarman Centre, 119 Duchess Drive, Newmarket, CB8 9HB

Meeting Point
Meet in the main car park

TEEN CHALLENGE DAYS:

Available dates

21 December

Venue
Newmarket Leisure Centre, Exning Road, Newmarket, CB8 0EA

Meeting Point

Leisure Centre reception

 

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Stowmarket

ADVENTURE DAYS:

Available dates

TBC

SEND Sessions: TBC

FAMILY PARK COOKING:

Available dates

21-22 December

Venue
1st Combs Scout Hall

Meeting Point

1st Combs Scout Hall, Combs Wood Dr, Stowmarket IP14 2RJ

 

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Lowestoft

FAMILY PARK COOKING:

Available dates

19-20 December

Venue
TBC

Meeting Point

TBC

 

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FREE SWIM & LUNCH

We’re offering unlimited FREE swimming sessions with a lunch, to support children who are entitled to free school meals, young carers, and those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)*. Sessions are available to those aged 5-16.  The rest of the family can now swim for FREE with their children!

The free swim initiative will run throughout the holidays, providing eligible children with FREE access to the selected sessions at our participating pools.

*subject to availability

To view available sessions, click your local pool below.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: PLEASE READ BEFORE BOOKING

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

HOW TO BOOK FREE SESSIONS

You must contact haf@acleisure.com to prove that you meet the eligibility criteria

The amount of sessions you can book per child is unlimited – however, each session has to booked separately.

Only parents and guardians of children in receipt of free school meals, young carers, and children with special educational needs (SEND) can book via this link.

For any other siblings or friends that don’t qualify – you will need to book a paid-for session via the ‘PAID FOR SWIMMING’ link at the bottom of this page.

Just follow the relevant ‘BOOK’ button below – choose your date & time and follow the instructions to book.

By booking one family ticket, you are entitled to 4 spaces. Either 2 adult & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children. These children must be aged 5-16 and qualify for Free School Meals.

Parent & Child tickets are also available with a ratio of 1 adult to 1 child. Child must be aged 5-16 and qualify for Free School Meals.

Junior tickets are available for those aged between 11-16 that are eligible for Free School Meals.

Please select number of tickets (spaces) in the non-members box- refer to the following space description above.

If you’re unable to book online – you can contact us by email haf@acleisure.com or call us on T 01284 757473

Book your swim sessions at the following centres:

Kingfisher (Sudbury)

FREE SWIMMING SESSIONS:

19 December – Wet ‘n’ Wild – 12:00-13:00
19 December – Wet ‘n’ Wild – 14:00-15:00
20 December – Floats ‘n’ Fun – 12:00-13:00
20 December – Floats ‘n’ Fun – 14:00-15:00
21 December – Casual Swim – 14:30-15:30
22 December – Wet ‘n’ Wild – 12:00-13:00
22 December – Wet ‘n’ Wild – 14:00-15:00
23 December – Floats ‘n’ Fun – 09:30-10:30
23 December – Floats ‘n’ Fun – 11:30-12:30
24 December – Casual Swim – 10:00-11:00
28 December – Casual Swim – 14:30-15:30
29 December – Wet ‘n’ Wild – 12:00-13:00
30 December – Floats ‘n’ Fun – 11:30-12:30

 

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Bury Leisure Centre

FREE SWIMMING SESSIONS:

 

19 December – Floats & Fun – 13:00 -14:00
20 December – Floats & Fun – 10:00-11:00
21 December – Floats & Fun – 10:00-11:00
22 December – Floats & Fun – 13:00-14:00

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Hadleigh Pool & Leisure

FREE SWIMMING SESSIONS:

20 December – Casual Swim – 10:30-11:30
20 December – Wet ‘n’ Wild – 12:00-13:00
22 December – Casual Swim – 10:30-11:30
22 December – Wet ‘n’ Wild – 12:00-13:00
23 December – Casual Swim – 10:30-11:30
23 December – Floats ‘n’ Fun – 13:30-14:30
27 December – Floats ‘n’ Fun – 10:30-11:30
28 December – Casual Swim – 10:30-11:30
29 December – Casual Swim – 10:30-11:30
30 December – Casual Swim – 10:30-11:30

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Haverhill Leisure Centre

FREE SWIMMING SESSIONS:

20 December – Casual Swim – 09:00-11:00
20 December – Floats ‘n’ Fun – 12:00-13:30
21 December – Casual Swim – 09:00-10:30
21 December – Floats ‘n’ Fun – 12:00-13:30
22 December – Casual Swim – 09:00-11:00
23 December – Casual Swim – 10:00-12:00
23 December – Floats ‘n’ Fun – 13;30-15:00

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Mildenhall Hub

FREE SWIMMING SESSIONS:

 Main Pool

20 December – Floats & Fun – 10:15-11:15
21 December – Floats & Fun – 11:15-12:15
22 December – Floats & Fun – 12:45-13:45
23 December – Floats & Fun – 10:15-11:15

Teaching Pool

20 December – Floats & Fun – 10:30-11:30
21 December – Floats & Fun – 10:00-11:00
22 December – Floats & Fun – 10:30-11:30
23 December – Floats & Fun – 13:15-114:15

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Newmarket Leisure Centre

FREE SWIMMING SESSIONS:

 Main Pool

19 December – Floats & Fun – 09:15-10:15
21 December – Floats & Fun – 10:30-11:30
22 December – Floats & Fun – 10:30-11:30
23 December – Floats & Fun – 10:30-11:30

 

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