Holiday Activity Fund

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.

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Holiday Activity Fund
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Babergh District Council
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West Suffolk Council

ADVENTURE DAYS

Adventure days
Adventure Days

EVERYONE SLEEPS WELL AFTER 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.

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.

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.

Your Details

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Let us know which session you would like to book and for how many children.

Brandon

PAID ADVENTURE DAY – Ages 8-12

Dates
Monday 30 – Tuesday 21 May (2 days)

Session Time
10:00-16:00

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

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

Parking
We would like as many families to walk and cycle as possible
Please park in the Orchard car park
Please park considerately
Mind out for children

 

BOOK BRANDON

BURY St Edmunds

ADVENTURE DAYS – Ages 8-12

Dates
Sunday 29 May – Wed 1 June

Session Time
10:00-16:00

Venue
Nowton Park
Bury St Edmunds
IP29 5LU

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

We would like as many families to walk and cycle as possible
Please park considerately
Mind out for children

BOOK BURY

Sudbury

PAID ADVENTURE DAYS- Ages 8-12

Dates
Monday 30 – Wed 1 June

Session Time
10:00-16:00

Venue
Stevenson Centre
Stevenson Approach
Great Cornard
Sudbury
CO10 0WD

 

BOOK SUDBURY

Haverhill

PAID ADVENTURE DAY – Ages 8-12

Dates
Monday 30 – Wed 1 June

Session Time
10:00-14:00

Venue
East Town Park
Coupals Road
Haverhill
CB9 7UW

Meeting Point
Meet in the main car park

Parking
We would like as many families to walk and cycle as possible
Please park in the main car park
Please park considerately
Mind out for children

 

BOOK HAVERHILL

Newmarket

PAID ADVENTURE DAYS – Ages 8-12

Dates
Monday 30 – Wed 1 June

Session Time
10:00-16:00

Venue
The Jarman Centre
119 Duchess Drive
Newmarket
CB8 9HB

Meeting Point
Meet in the main car park

Parking
We would like as many families to walk and cycle as possible
Please park in the main car park
Please park considerately
Mind out for children

 

BOOK NEWMARKET

FAMILY SWIM

Family swim
Free family swimming this easter

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.  Parents can now swim for FREE with their children!

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

  • Family swim sessions
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild (applicable to sites with flumes)
  • Floats ‘n’ Fun

JUNIOR SWIM

Junior Swim
Free junior swim this easter

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.  Parents can now swim for FREE with their children!

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

  • Family swim sessions
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild (applicable to sites with flumes)
  • Floats ‘n’ Fun

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.

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

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