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October Half Term holiday activities

Oct 12 2022

Need some entertainment during the school holidays this October?

We have lots of fun activities on offer across our Active Nottingham leisure centres. See below what is happening:

Clifton Leisure Centre: 17-28 October 2022

Swimming

Pre-booking is required for both the Swim for Fun and Swim for Fun with Flume sessions. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance via the Active Nottingham app or here. Timings are subject to change without prior notice. Please ensure you check the Active Nottingham app or timetable in advance for the most up-to-date timings.

Little Treasures Soft Play

A two-story play frame packed full of challenges for your child. Pirates and princesses can explore the Octopus lair and the fun hanging features of the biff snakes – a unique and challenging under-the-sea adventure. Suitable for toddlers as well as children, with different designated areas to keep everyone on the hunt for treasure!

Little Treasures is open Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm and weekends from 9am – 3pm.

Pre-booking is required. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance via the Active Nottingham app or here. Timings are subject to change without prior notice. Please ensure you check the Active Nottingham app or timetable in advance for the most up-to-date timings.

Birthday Parties

Don’t forget, Clifton has recently upgraded its party room to make your child’s birthday extra special. They have a range of children’s party packages available, perfect for any celebrations you might be having.


Ken Martin Leisure Centre: 

Pool Parties

Join us by the pool this half-term and dream of sunnier climates. Come along to Ken Martin and enjoy music by the pool and splash about with our inflatables.

When are the pool parties? Every weekday during the October half-term – 17 – 28 October 2022. Session times:

  • Monday 17/24 October: 1.30-2.30pm
  • Tuesday 18/25 October: 1.30-2.30pm
  • Wednesday 19/26 October: 1.30-2.30pm
  • Thursday 20/27 October: 1.30-2.30pm
  • Friday 21/28 October: 1.30-2.30pm

Swimming: Tuesday 18 to Friday 28 October 2022

Pre-booking is required for both the pool party and Swim for Fun sessions. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance via the Active Nottingham app or here. So grab your swimming clothes, get booking and we’ll see you by the pool. Timings are subject to change without prior notice. Please ensure you check the Active Nottingham app or timetable in advance for the most up-to-date timings.


Harvey Hadden Sports Village: 17 – 28 October 2022

Pool Parties

Join us by the pool this October Half Term with friends and family and splash about with our pool inflatables.

When are the pool parties? Monday to Friday, between 17 and 28 October. Session times:

Week commencing 17 October 2022:

Monday 17 October
Pool depth - 1.24m
Tuesday 18 October
Pool depth - 0.96m
Wednesday 19 October
Pool depth - 0.96m
Thursday 20 October
Pool depth - 1.24m
Friday 21 October
Pool depth - 1.24m
1.15-2.15pm1.30-2.30pm1.30-2.30pm1.15-2.15pm9.30-10.30am
2.30-3.30pm2.30-3.30pm2.30-3.30pm2.30-3.30pm10.30-11.30am
11.30-12.30pm
1-2pm
2-3pm

Week commencing 24 October 2022:

Monday 24 October
Pool depth - 1.24m
Tuesday 25 October
Pool depth - 0.96m
Wednesday 26 October
Pool depth - 0.96m
Thursday 27 October
Pool depth - 1.24m
Friday 28 October
Pool depth - 1.24m
9.30-10.30am1.30-2.30pm1.30-2.30pm1.15-2.15pm9.30-10.30am
10.30-11.30am2.30-3.30pm2.30-3.30pm2.30-3.30pm10.30-11.30am
11.30-12.30pm11.30-12.30pm
1-2pm1-2pm
2-3pm2-3pm

Rollerblading

Rollerblading is a fun activity for both children and adults to enjoy. Over time it will help to develop agility, balance, coordination and speed. Rollerblades and safety equipment will be provided – but feel free to bring your own rollerblades if you have them!

Currently available at Harvey Hadden Sports Village, Cycle Circuit every Tuesday.

Pre-booking is required for all pool parties and rollerblading sessions. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance via the Active Nottingham app or here. Timings are subject to change without prior notice. Please ensure you check the Active Nottingham app or timetable in advance for the most up-to-date timings.


Southglade Leisure Centre: 17 – 28 October 2022

Hunter the giant inflatable is floating in the pool at Southglade Leisure Centre

Pool Parties

Join us by the pool this October half-term with friends and family and splash about with our inflatables.

When are the pool parties? Every Tuesday and Thursday, between 17 and 28 October. Session times:

  • 1.15 pm – 2.15 pm
  • 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Pre-booking is required. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance. Timings are subject to change without prior notice. Please ensure you check the Active Nottingham app or timetable in advance for the most up-to-date timings.

Swim for Fun with Flume

A great way to work on your swimming skills whilst enjoying our great flume ride! (Height restrictions apply – 1.2meters minimum, single riders only).

When are the Swim for Fun with Flume sessions? Session times are listed below, including Pool Party times:

Monday 17 & 24 OctoberTuesday 18 & 25 OctoberWednesday 19 & 26 OctoberThursday 20 & 27 October Friday 21 & 28 October
1.15-2.15pm
Swim for Fun with Flume
10.30-11.30am
Swim for Fun with Flume
10.30-11.30am
Swim for Fun with Flume
1.15-2.15pm
Pool Party
1.15-2.15pm
Swim for Fun with Flume
2.30-3.30pm
Swim for Fun with Flume
1.15-2.15pm
Pool Party
1.15-2.15pm
Swim for Fun with Flume
2.30-3.30pm
Pool Party
2.30-3.30pm
Swim for Fun with Flume
2.30-3.30pm
Pool Party
2.30-3.30pm
Swim for Fun with Flume

Pre-booking is required. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance. Timings are subject to change without prior notice. Please ensure you check the Active Nottingham app or timetable in advance for the most up-to-date timings.


Victoria Leisure Centre: 17 – 28 October 2022

Join friends and family at Victoria Leisure Centre this October Half Term with their Swim for Fun sessions.

Monday 17 & 24 OctoberTuesday 18 & 25 OctoberWednesday 19 & 26 OctoberFriday 28 October
12.15-1.15pm
Swim for Fun (small pool)
1.30-2.30pm
Swim for Fun (main pool)
9.30-10.30am
Swim for Fun (small pool)
10-11am
Swim for Fun (small pool)
1.30-2.30pm
Swim for Fun (main pool)

Pre-booking is required. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance. Timings are subject to change without prior notice. Please ensure you check the Active Nottingham app or timetable in advance for the most up-to-date timings.


Djanogly Community Leisure Centre: 17 – 30 October 2022

Join friends and family at Djanogly Community Leisure Centre this October Half Term for their Swim for Fun, Swim for All and Splash About sessions.

Mondays 17 & 24 OctoberTuesday 18 & 25 OctoberWednesday 19 & 26 OctoberThursday 20 & 27 OctoberFriday 21 & 28 October Saturday 22 & 29 OctoberSunday 23 & 30 October
10-11am,
2.30-3.15pm
Swim for All
8.15-9am,
10-10.45am,
2.30-3.15pm,
4.15-5pm
Swim for All
1.30-2.15pm
Swim for Fun
1.30-2.15pm
Swim for Fun
8.15-9am,
2.30-3.15pm,
6-7pm
Swim for All
2.15-3pm
Swim for Fun
1-1.45pm
Swim for Fun
1.30-2.15pm
Swim for Fun
11-11.45am,
1.30-2.15pm
Swim for Fun
2.30-3.15pm
Swim for All
8.15-9.15am,
2.30-3.15pm,
5.45-6.45pm,
Swim for All
1.30-2.15pm
Swim for Fun
3-3.45pm
Swim for All
2-2.45pm
Swim for All
10-10.45am
Splash About

Pre-booking is required. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance. Timings are subject to change without prior notice. Please ensure you check the Active Nottingham app or timetable in advance for the most up-to-date timings.


Booking and times:

For Little Treasures, please visit Clifton Leisure Centre or call 0115 876 1600 to book.

*Activities per site may vary and are subject to availability. Pre-booking required. Timings are subject to change without prior notice. Please ensure you check the Active Nottingham app or timetable in advance for the most up-to-date timings.