School's Out! Kid's Activities & Sport Camps!

Don’t struggle for low cost ideas to keep the kids entertained and active during the school holidays. At YMCA Fylde Coast, you will find everything from splashtastic Swimming Activities and fun-filled Sports Camps to Air Skate Park and YMCA Bowl.

Don’t forget…..with a Y:Youth membership many of our swimming activities throughout the school holidays (excl. 1-1 swim lessons at YMCA Poulton) are included within the membership at no extra cost! Also, you’ll receive discounts on our Sport Camps and much more throughout the holidays! Click here if you are interested in learning more about our Y: Youth membership!

Air Skate Park

Time to catch some air! The ramps provide the perfect platform for all riders, from beginners to pros, to enjoy a session in the skate park. Bring along your skateboard, BMX, skates or scooter – all are welcome!

The park inside YMCA Thornton is for age 8+ and will be open throughout the school holidays.

For more information, offers and opening times, please visit or contact 01253 824108


If you’re looking for a fun fuelled time then a game of bowling is just what you need. Whether socialising with your friends or spending quality family time together, the activities and family-friendly atmosphere you’ll find at YMCA Bowl will recharge your batteries and bowl away your blues. For more information, Half-Term offers and opening times, please visit

Harry’s Soft Play

Harry’s Kingdom encourages children to play and let their imaginations run wild! There are three separate play areas for juniors and pre-schoolers aged up to 10 years and babies from 6 months to explore. Harry’s dog Chester also likes to explore the kingdom. You might find him near the stepping stones looking for his ball, but beware of the crocodile lake. For more information, go to Harry’s Indoor Soft Play.

Opening times

Monday – Friday 10am -5pm (last entry 4pm)

Saturday 10am-6pm (last entry 5pm)

Sunday 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm)

Opening times subject to change due to private bookings

YMCA Fleetwood

Activity Fun Sessions (Monday 17th – Friday 21st February)

  • Monday – Thursday 13:00 – 14:00 (Fun session that will include activities ranging from mermaid sessions, waterwalkerz, pedalos water polo, kayaks, volleyball, floats, balls and surfboards)
  • Friday 13:00-14:00 (Aqua Run Inflatable – Over 8s Only. Floats and balls in Learner Pool for under 8s)

Free for Y: Youth Members, £3 for FY7 post code residents or £5 for non members.

Mermaid Swim Sessions!

Become a mermaid this half term at YMCA Fleetwood! Sessions will run from 10.00am – 11.00 am on Monday 17th and Wednesday 19th February.

Mermaids must be over 8 and be able to swim 50 meters.

Free for Y: Youth Members or £6 per session for non Y: Youth members.

Just 8 spaces available per session! One week priority booking for Y: Youth members! Non-members can book same day with payment. For more information and to book please contact YMCA Fleetwood on 01253 771505.

Sport Camps

The Summer school holidays aren’t far away and we want to help you with the tricky task of balancing your work and life balance.

YMCA Thornton’s Sports Camp | 01253 824108

YMCA Thornton’s action packed sports camp will keep children (ages 5-12) smiling all day long! They will be taking part in supervised activities including: Ten Pin Bowling at YMCA Bowl, Les Mills ‘Virtual’ Classes, Les Mills ‘Born to Move’ workshops, arts and crafts, skating in Air Skate Park and much more!

Available throughout the February Half Term, starting Monday 17th February up to and including Friday 21st February.

From £18.00. Drop Off: 8.30am – 9am. Pick Up: 5.30pm. Packed lunch, sports kit and trainers and water required.

Pre-booking essential.For more information and to book please contact YMCA Thornton on 01253 824108.

YMCA St Annes Y:Kids Footy Camp | 01253  724117

YMCA St Annes Y:Kids Footy Camp for Years 1-4 at school. Come and join in our Y:Kids Footy Camp at YMCA St Annes for a fun filled day of activities Max. 30 children. Plus 1 hour per day in Harry’s Soft Play Centre

Available on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th February during February half term

From £10 per day 9.00am-3.00pm. Pre-Booking Essential. Contact YMCA St Annes on 01253 724117. Packed lunch, sports kit, trainers and water required

YMCA Lytham’s Fun Friday | 01253  739166

YMCA Lytham’s fun-filled Friday will keep children from Reception to Year 6 active with fun multi-sports games and team building activities. Plus, there will still be time to have plenty of laughs throughout the day! Max. 20 children per session. Sessions are as follows:

  • Reception and Year 1: 9am-12noon
  • Year 2 – Year 6: 1pm – 4pm

Available on Friday 21st February 2020

Pre-booking Essential. From just £3.00 per session! Packed lunch, trainers and water required. For more information and to book contact YMCA Lytham on 01253 739166.

Splashtastic Swim Activities Across All 5 pools!

All of our YMCA Fylde Coast swimming pools change-up their timetables for the school holidays to give families more opportunities to have a splashing fun time! You can view each centre’s individual swimming timetable during school holidays below.

Free Swimming at YMCA Fleetwood

YMCA Fleetwood will be offering free swimming for children aged 16 and under during public swimming sessions this February Half Term. Just bring along proof of residency at an FY7 postcode, such as a recent utility bill or driving licence. Any children under the age of eight, must be accompanied by a paying parent or guardian aged 18 or over at a ratio of 2:1 as per normal swimming. For more information, please contact YMCA Fleetwood by calling 01253 771505.