Get out and active in Charnwood this summer

A range of summer activities are on offer for children, young people and families in Charnwood.

The borough council’s Active Charnwood team has put together a range of events and sessions at various locations in the area.

New for this year are abseiling, archery legends, beginner’s taekwondo, hockey and indoor bowls. 

Activities will run from Monday 16th July to Friday 24th August at locations including Loughborough, Birstall, Mountsorrel, Shepshed and SystonBookings are being taken from Monday 18th June.

Zoe Griffiths, sport and active recreation manager at the council, said: “There is a lot on offer and as well as some great new activities we’ve also got firm favourites like cricket and tennis. Our holiday programme provides a number of opportunities to get active this summer and with 33 different activities and 100 sessions we are sure there’s something for everyone.”

Activities also include boxing, climbing, dodgeball, forest schools, geocaching, laser quest, yoga and more.

Sessions start at £3 and discounts are available for Wild Card holders. If you are aged five to 16, or have a disability, and live or go to school in Charnwood, you may be able to sign up to the Wild Card scheme by visiting www.charnwood.gov.uk/wildcard

For a full list of activities available this half-term, please visit www.charnwood.gov.uk/holidayprogrammes to book, call 01509 634 561 or email [email protected].