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School holiday activities at QE Leisure Centre

QE Leisure Centre offers an exciting range of holiday activities for children of all ages. 

Fun First Club

Welcome to QE Fun First Club offering a daily programme of sporting activities and creative arts and crafts. Our aim is to have the 'best fun' this holiday! This day includes:

  • free swimming with rafts and balls
  • wide range of active sports in and outdoors
  • huge bouncy castle
  • get messy with some arts and crafts
  • safe, friendly and fun environment
  • supervised by fully trained staff
  • make new friends
  • suitable for the working parent

Time: 8.45am to 4pm

Extra time available: 4pm to 5.30pm (extra charge of £2)


Dates

  • Monday 22 to Friday 26 July 2019
  • Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August 2019
  • Monday 5 to Friday 9 August
  • Monday 12 to Friday 16 August
  • Monday 19 to Friday 23 August
  • Tuesday 27 to Friday 30 August

Price

£19.50 per day

Ages: 5 to 13 years

Special offer

Receive a weekly discount for booking all 5 days charged at £80

Equipment needed: packed lunch, plenty to drink, swim kit, wet weather coat, sun cream

Extra time: stay until 5.30pm for just £2 extra! Ideal for working parents

Biiiggg Bounce

  • Tuesday 30 July, 6, 13, 20 and 27 August
  • 10 - 11.30am
  • £5.40 per session
  • 5 - 12 years

Come try this Olympic sport and learn all the moves and routines to help make you into a top trampolinist! Socks must be worn.

Fit Kids

Experience the treadmills, cross trainers and bikes, work out with your friends in our body sense cardio gym with an instructor.

  • dates: Wednesday 24 and 31 July 7, 14, 21 and 28 August 2019
  • time: 4.30pm to 5.30pm
  • price: £4.10
  • ages: 8 to 15 years

Wet 'n' Wild

Every day in the holidays!

A fun, exciting session with a large inflatable in the pool! This is a stand alone session and not included in a public swim or Pass-sport for youth.

Dates:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (8-15 years) - 1.45 - 2.45pm
  • Wednesday and Friday (under 8 years)* - 1.45 - 2.45pm
  • Saturday (8-15 years) - 2.45 - 3.45pm
  • Sunday (Under 8 years) - 2 - 2.45pm
  • Sunday (8-15 years) - 3 - 4pm

Price per session: £3.70 (Child) £4 (Child & Adult under 8 session)

*All under 8s must be accompanied by an adult in the under 8s session.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Children may be asked to swim 1 width of the pool at the deep end without an aid.

View our holiday swimming pool timetables online.

Edge Indoor Climbing Courses

Experience our newly extended Edge Indoor climbing wall, under qualified instruction. All sessions will cover basic skills including belaying, rope work, traversing and vertical ascending.

  • time: 9.30am to 10.30am and 10.45am to 11.45am
  • dates: Monday 29 July, 19 and 26 August and Thursday 1, 15 and 22 August
  • price: £8.50 per session
  • ages: 8 to 12 years
  • equipment needed: drink and snack, trainers or climbing shoes

See our climbing page for more information on our climbing wall.

Outdoor Climbing Sessions - Portland's Cliffs

Participants must have climbing experience and be a competent belayer. Maximum of six climbers per session but must have full group to run. BMC participant forms to be completed for each child prior to leaving. Please provide an email to reception on booking so that joining instructions can be sent prior to the day. Free transport provided.

  • time: departing from QE Leisure Centre 8am sharp, returning around 4.30pm
  • date: Friday 2, Monday 12 and Friday 16 August
  • price: £65 per person, 15% discount for existing QE climbing club members (£55.25)
  • ages: 12 - 17 years
  • max 6 per session

Pass-Sport for Youth

The passport to a healthier you! Available from 12 noon to 5pm every day throughout the holidays. Enjoy any or all of the following activities for just the one price:

  • badminton
  • racket ball
  • table tennis
  • squash
  • swimming
  • football

For all aged 11-18 years (in full time education)

Price: £3.90 for up to 5 hours of activities (subject to availability, all activities are unsupervised)

Essentials - packing your bag!

Fun first club: Packed lunch, plenty to drink, swim kit, wet weather coat, sun cream

Football/Multi Sports: Trainers, shin pads, drink, packed lunch, training kit, sun cream, wet weather coat

Trampolining: Drink, socks must be worn

Climbing Indoors: Drink, snack, trainers or climbing shoes

Teen Fit: Drink

Teeny Topple: Small drink and snack, socks must be worn

Book a place

There is limited availability for some of the activities so we advise booking to avoid disappointment.

Last minute postponements, cancellations or changes will be posted on our Facebook page and where possible on the website. 

Contact us to book a place: 

Queen Elizabeth Leisure Centre

Name: Customer Service Team
Email: Queenelizabeth@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01202 888208
Full contact details for Queen Elizabeth Leisure Centre

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