School's Out! Kid's Activities & Holiday Clubs

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 Holiday Clubs to Air Skate Park and YMCA Bowl.

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.

Harry’s £1 Wednesdays (School Holidays Only)

On Wednesday 29th May, all entries £1 from 1.30pm. Last admission 5pm, closes 6pm

YMCA Fleetwood

Marine Splash Pad and Café

Come and make a splash to beat the summer heat at Marine Splash Pad and Café. Marine Splash at YMCA Fleetwood provides youngsters with the opportunity to splash through fountains, water jets and water tunnels, with a paddling area also included. Marine Splash is now open weekends, bank holidays and throughout the school holidays from 10am-6pm (Opening times are weather dependant and may vary on Bank Holidays). For more information, visit our page here

Mermaid Session

  • Wednesday 29th May 10:00am – 11:00am

Free for Y:Youth Members, £6 for Non Members. Session can be booked one week prior for Y:Youth members. Non members can book same day with payment

Activity Fun Session

  • Monday – Thursday (27th May – 30th May)  13:00 – 14:00 (Fun session that will include activities ranging from waterwalkerz, water polo, kayaks and surfboards)
  • Friday (31st May) 13:00-14:00 (Aqua Run Inflatable, Over 8s Only. Floats and balls in Learner Pool for under 8s)

Free for Y:Youth Members, £5 for non members. Session can be booked one week prior for Y:Youth members. Non members can book same day with payment

Free Floats & Ball Session in Learner Pool

  • Tuesday– Thursday (28th May – 30th May) 10:00 – 12:00
  • Friday (31st May) 09:00 – 11:00

Day Camps

The May Spring Bank 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 Holiday Club | 01253 824108

YMCA Thornton’s action packed holiday club 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, school yard games, arts and crafts, skating in Air Skate Park and much more!

Available throughout May Half Term Holidays, starting Tuesday 28th May up to and including Friday 31st May 

From £18.00. Drop Off: 8.30am – 9am. Pick Up: 5pm – 5.30pm. For more information and to book contact YMCA Thornton on 01253 824108.

YMCA Lytham’s Y:Kids Footy Day Camp | 01253  739166

YMCA Lytham’s fun-filled Y:Kids Footy Day Camp will keep children in Reception and Years 1-3 active all day long with fun multi-sports games and team building activities. Plus, there will still be time to have plenty of laughs throughout the day! Max. 30 children.

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Just £10 per day. 9.00am-3.00pm. Pre-booking Essential. For more information and to book contact YMCA Lytham on 01253 739166. Packed lunch and water required

YMCA St Annes Y:Kids Footy Camp | 01253  724117

YMCA St Annes Y:Kids Footy Camp for Reception and Years 1-3 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.

Available Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th May

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

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 May 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.