free swim & lunch this Easter

DIVE IN THIS EASTER HOLIDAY WITH A FREE SWIM & LUNCH!

Sessions available from Monday 11 – Sunday 24 April across our West Suffolk and Babergh sites. Free swim & lunch sessions are open to any children aged 5-16 that are eligible for free school meals.

Parents can now swim for free too with their children as part of a family ticket, as well as have a complimentary hot drink and sausage roll (vegan/veg optional)!

 

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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Keep active, and energised this HALF-TERM

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

*Subject to session availability

Eligibility for free swims

Child must be in receipt of free school meals, a young carer, or have special educational needs (SEND).

Participating pools – Bury Leisure Centre, Haverhill Leisure Centre, Newmarket Leisure Centre, Mildenhall Hub, Hadleigh Pool & Leisure, and Kingfisher Leisure Centre (Sudbury).

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How to book FREE SWIMMING

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 contactus@acleisure.com or call us on T 01284 757473

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When booking a free swim session, you will need to complete a short questionnaire to prove your eligibility. Tickets are available as Junior ticket, a Parent & Child ticket, or as a family ticket. A Parent & Child ticket is 1Adult:1Child, a family ticket is classed as 2 adult:2children or 1 adult: 3 children (children aged 5-16), and a junior ticket is 11-16 years.

VIEW SESSION TIMES

BURY LEISURE CENTRE

Main pool (Family swim 5-16 yrs)

11 April- 13:30-14:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
13 April- 13:30-14:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)

Teaching pool (Family swim 5-16 yrs)

12 April- 12:00-13:00 (Family Swim)
14 April- 10:00-11:00 (Family Swim)

Main pool (Junior Swim 11-16 yrs)

15 April- 13:30-14:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
16 April- 11:30-12:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
17 April- 11:30-12:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
18 April- 12:00-13:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
19 April- 12:00-13:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)

Haverhill Leisure Centre

Main pool (Family swim 5-16 yrs)

15 April- 12:00-13:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
15 April- 13:15-14:15 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
16 April- 11:30-12:30 (Family Swim)
16 April- 13:00-14:00 (Family Swim)
17 April- 11:30-12:30 (Family Swim)
17 April- 13:00-14:00 (Family Swim)

Main pool (Junior Swim 11-16 yrs)

13 April- 12:00-13:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
14 April- 12:00-13:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
15 April- 12:00-13:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
21 April- 12:00-13:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
22 April- 12:00-13:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)

Newmarket Leisure Centre

Main pool (Family swim 5-16 yrs)

15 April- 14:15-15:15 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
16 April- 13:45-14:45 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
17 April- 13:00-14:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)

Teaching pool (Family swim 5-16 yrs)

15 April- 10:00-11:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
16 April- 15:00-16:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
17 April- 14:00-15:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)

Main pool (Junior Swim 11-16 yrs)

13 April- 10:30-11:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
14 April- 10:30-11:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
15 April- 10:30-11:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
21 April- 10:30-11:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
22 April- 10:30-11:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)

Mildenhall Hub

Main Pool (Family swim 5-16 yrs)

11 April- 11:15-12:15 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
12 April- 13:30-14:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
13 April- 13:30-14:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
14 April- 13:30-14:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
15 April- 13:30-14:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
18 April- 14:00-15:00 (Float ‘n’ Fun)
19 April- 09:00-10:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
22 April- 09:00-10:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)

Teaching Pool (Family swim 5-16 yrs)

11 April-11:15-12:15 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
12 April- 11:15-12:15 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
14 April- 13:30-14:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
15 April- 13:30-14:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
18 April- 14:00-15:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
19 April- 10:00-11:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)

Hadleigh Pool & Leisure

Main pool (Family swim 5-16 yrs)

15 April- 10:30-11:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
15 April- 12:00-13:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
16 April- 12:30-13:30 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
16 April- 14:00-15:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
17 April- 10:30-11:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
17 April- 12:00-13:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
18 April- 10:30-11:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
18 April- 12:00-13:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
24 April- 11:30-12:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
24 April- 13:00-14:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)

Main pool (Junior Swim 11-16 yrs)

13 April- 13:30-14:30 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
14 April- 13:30-14:30 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
16 April- 12:30-13:30 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
19 April- 13:30-14:30 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
20 April- 13:30-14:30 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)

Kingfisher Leisure Centre

Main pool (Family swim 5-16 yrs)

15 April- 10:30-11:15 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
15 April- 11:30-12:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
16 April- 12:00-13:00 ( Wet ‘n’ Wild)
16 April- 14:00-15:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
17 April- 11:00-12:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
17 April- 14:00-15:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
22 April- 10:30-11:15 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
22 April- 11:30-12:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
23 April- 12:00-13:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
23 April- 14:00-15:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)

Main pool (Junior Swim 11-16 yrs)

15 April- 10:30-11:15 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
15 April- 11:30-12:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
16 April- 12:00-13:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
16 April- 14:00-15:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
17 April- 11:00-12:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
17 April 14:00-15:00 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
22 April 10:30-11:15 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
22 April- 11:30-12:30 (Floats ‘n’ Fun)
23 April- 12:00-13:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)
23 April- 14:00-15:00 (Wet ‘n’ Wild)

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