Kids' holiday activity programme

Splash sessions

Featherstone Sports Complex:

  • 1:30pm-14:30pm Monday-Friday
  • 10:30am-11:30am Sunday

Minsthorpe Leisure:

  • Tuesday 1:15pm-2:15pm
  • Wednesday 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Thursday 1:15pm-2:15pm
  • Saturday 1pm-2pm
  • Sunday 10:45am-11:45am

Pontefract Swimming Pool:

  • 1pm-2pm Monday-Saturday
  • 10:30am-12noon Sunday

Normanton Leisure:

  • 1pm-2pm Monday-Friday
  • 12:45pm-1:45pm Saturday
  • 11:15am-12:15pm Sunday

Sun Lane Leisure:

  • 1:15pm-2:45pm Monday-Friday
  • 2pm-3pm Saturday and Sunday

Fast track lessons

Aimed at children aged 5yrs plus that are non-swimmers or with limited swimming ability (5 -10 metres).

Take the first steps of learning to swim with our Stage 1 Fast Track swimming Lessons.

Lessons run 30 minutes a day over a set period, with aim of developing aquatic skills and stroke development through fun games and activities. This will then ultimately provide the foundation skills to move into our mainstream lessons.

Prior booking needed via reception at site

£24 per 4 days (£6 per lesson)

  • Sun Lane - 12, 13, 14 and 16 August, 9:30am - 10am or 10am - 10:30am
  • Pontefract - 5, 7, 8, 9 August, 2pm - 2:30pm

Introduction to swimming 8yrs+

Aimed at children aged 8yrs plus that are non-swimmers or with limited swimming ability (5 -10 metres).

Take the first steps of learning to swim with our Introduction to Swimming Programme for children 8yrs+. With aim of developing aquatic skills and stroke development through fun games and activities. This will then ultimately provide the foundation skills to move into our mainstream lessons.

Lessons will run 5 consecutive Tuesdays 4pm - 4:45pm at Sun Lane Leisure starting 30 July finishing 27 August.

Prior booking needed via reception at site

£20 for 5 consecutive Tuesdays (£4 per lesson)

  • Sun Lane - 5 consecutive Tuesdays, 4pm - 4:45pm starting 30 July finishing 27 August

Frontcrawl, backcrawl, breaststroke and butterfly booster sessions

Suitable for children working towards stage 5 or above of the Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway

Stuck of a stroke and want to improve? Dive into one of our stroke booster sessions to practice and improve your technique. Sessions are a lined with the Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway

45minutes - prior booking needed via reception at site

£4

*Normanton Leisure will be holding Breaststroke and Butterfly Booster sessions for Stage 4 Only of the Swim England National Plan

  • Featherstone - Wednesday 7 August, 1pm - 1:45pm – Front crawl
  • Featherstone - Friday 9 August, 1pm - 1:45pm - Breaststroke
  • Sun Lane - Thursday 8 August, 9:30am - 10:15am  – Frontcrawl and backcrawl
  • Normanton - Thursday 8 August, 10am - 10:45am - Butterfly for stage 4
  • Normanton - Thursday 8 August, 10:45am - 11:30am - Breaststroke for stage 4
  • Pontefract - Monday 19 August, 2pm - 2:45pm – Frontcrawl
  • Pontefract - Wednesday 21 August, 2pm - 2:45pm – Backstroke
  • Sun Lane - Thursday 22nd August 9:30am - 10:15am  - Butterfly and breaststroke
  • Normanton - Thursday 22 August, 10am - 10:45am - Butterfly for stage 4
  • Normanton - Thursday 22 August, 10:45am - 11.30am - Breaststroke for stage 4
  • Pontefract - Thursday 22 August, 2pm - 2:45pm – Breaststroke
  • Pontefract - Friday 23 August, 2pm - 2:45pm – Butterfly

Synchronised swimming taster session

Suitable for children working towards stage 4 or above of the Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway

Learn the basics of synchronised swimming by designing and performing your very own routine.

45minute session - prior booking needed via reception at site

£4

  • Sun Lane - Friday 9 August, 9:15am - 10am
  • Sun Lane - Tuesday 20 August, 9:15am - 10am

Diving taster session

Suitable for children working towards stage 5 or above of the Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway

Take the plunge and dive into a whole new world of swimming! Join us for or first ever diving taster sessions! Learn the basics of diving safely through fun activities which follow the Swim England Aquatics Skills Framework.

45minute session - prior booking needed via reception at site

£4

  • Minsthorpe Leisure - Monday 12 August, 10am - 10:45am
  • Minsthorpe Leisure - Wednesday 14 August, 4pm - 4:45pm
  • Minsthorpe Leisure - Monday 19 August, 3pm - 3:45pm
  • Minsthorpe Leisure - Wednesday 21 August, 11am - 11:45am

Stage booster session

Suitable for children working towards their current stage of the Swim England Pathway who would like to practice and improve on their skills and stroke technique. This will help the children to progress further, quicker.

45minute slot - prior booking needed via reception at site

£4

  • Featherstone - Thursday 15 August, 9am - 9:45am - Stage 3
  • Featherstone - Thursday 15 August, 9:45am - 10:30am - Stage 4

Rookie lifeguard taster session

Suitable for children working towards stage 4 or above of the Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway.

Get an in site into what it is like to be a lifeguard! Learn the basics of personal survival, perform basic water safety techniques and simple rescues! Don't forget you'll need to bring shorts and t-shirt too!

45minute session - prior booking needed via reception at site

£4

  • Featherstone - Wednesday 21 August, 2pm - 3:15pm
  • Pontefract - Thursday 15 August, 2pm - 2:45pm

Competitive Swimming

Suitable for children working towards stage 5 or above who would like to learn the basics of competitive swimming as well as completing some speed races!

45minute session - prior booking needed via reception at site

£4

  • Featherstone - Thursday 8 August, 10:30am - 11:15am - Competitive Swimming

Competitive swimming taster session

Suitable for children working towards stage 5 or above of the Swim England Learn to Swim Pathway.

Get a taste of what it's like to be an Olympic Swimmer! Learn the basics of competitive swimming, practice tumble turns and diving, as well as completing some speed races!

45minute session - prior booking needed via reception at site

£4

WaterPolo

Suitable for children aged 8 years+ (who can swim at least 10m) who would like to learn the basics of water polo as well as taking part in a match.

45minute session - prior booking needed via reception at site

£4

Sun Lane - Friday 9 August, 10:15am - 11am
Sun Lane - Tuesday 20 August, 10:15am - 11am

Water polo taster session

Suitable for children aged 8 years+ (who can swim at least 10m)

Get a taste of passing, shooting and scoring a goal whilst swimming around in the pool with your team! Through fun games and activities swimmers will learn the basics of water polo skills and techniques that can be transferred into any ball game!

45minute session - prior booking needed via reception at site

£4

Distance swim

Suitable for any child who wish to attempt a distance of 25m or more. A qualified instructor will be on hand to guide and encourage swimmers to achieve their desired distance. Upon passing a distance children will be able to purchase a badge and certificate from reception!

£2.70 (standard Junior Swim Admissions Price) – no prior booking needed

Badge and certificates are £3.20

  • Featherstone - Thursday 8 August, 11:15am - 11:45am
  • Featherstone - Friday 23 August, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
  • Sun Lane - Friday 9 August, 10:15am - 11am
  • Sun Lane - Tuesday 20 August, 10:15am - 11am
  • Pontefract - Wednesday 12 August, 2pm - 3:30pm

Contact us

Sport and Active Lifestyles

Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Burton Street
Wakefield
WF1 2EB

01924 307820