Fun activities for children during the school holidays at Ards Blair Mayne.
Summer 2023 at Ards
See below for a whole host of activities for 8 year olds and over to enjoy during the summer holidays.
There's a great range of fitness activities for 11 to 15 year olds this summer.
These activities are only available to Junior Fitness or Child add on members (including the special Summer One Month Fitness membership, see details below).
|Date: 3 July to 25 August
Day and Time: Monday 3.30pm to 4pm, Wednesday and Friday 2pm to 2.30pm
Cost: included in membership
Booking: Book online
|Junior Strength Training courses|
The Junior Strength Training course focuses on learning to use pin loaded equipment, press-ups and air squats safely with the correct technique.
|Junior 60 Challenge|
|Junior Fitness members can take part in our 6 week challenge running throughout the summer. Please ask for details at the complex.|
|Junior Summer Fitness Membership|
|11 to 15 year olds can take out one month fitness membership for the summer holidays.
Membership is subject to our terms and conditions of Junior Fitness membership as set out in our Admissions Policy.
Membership is available online. Cost: £21
3 day course for boys and girls aged 12 to14 to maintain or improve their fitness over the summer holidays in a fun, safe, well organised and supervised environment.
Activities include tailored Group Cycle and Bootcamp classes followed by supervised football in the Dome.
Date: 2 to 4 August
Day: Wednesday to Friday
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Booking: at the centre.
Learn to kayak in a safe environment on our 4 week course in the Minor Pool.
Date: 21, 28 July, 4 and 11 August
Course 1 - 3.15pm to 4.15pm
Course 2 - 4.15pm to 5.15pm
Booking: Courses now fully booked.
3 week scheme for children aged 5 to 15 year olds with a disability. The first hour will be in the Sports Hall followed by an hour in the Minor Pool.
Dates: 25 July, 1 and 8 August
Time: 1.15pm to 3.15pm
Booking: fully booked.
A responsible adult/carer who is 18 years or over must be in attendance at all times. For children aged 7 years or under the parent/carer must accompany them in the water.
8 to 15 year olds can play badminton, tennis, football, pickleball, basketball for just £2 per person per hour 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday. Please note: activities are subject to availability.
The Aqua Run will be back in the Minor Pool this summer for some slippery fun at the following times:
Date: 6, 27 July, 3, 10, 17 and 24 August
Time: 2.15pm to 4.15pm
Cost: Normal swim price.
Please note that Thursday 10 August session will only run from 2.15pm to 3.15pm
The water is 1.6 metres deep, so children must be confident in deep water. Lifejackets will be issued to be worn throughout the Aqua Run session.