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 the 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.

Grab an ultimate pass at Air Skate this summer for £50. Valid 23rd July until 2nd September 2018 during all public skate sessions

For more information, offers and opening times, please visit www.air-skate.co.uk or contact 01253 824108

YMCA Bowl

Enjoy quality, fun time together with the whole family. Located inside YMCA Thornton, the centre offers the latest bowling experience with action-packed competition guaranteed. YMCA Bowl offers the latest UV bowling experience with Glow-Bowl. During designated times only.

The centre will be open throughout the holidays for you all to enjoy the new experience.

For more information, offers and opening times, please visit www.ymcabowl.co.uk

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 Half Price Monday (School Holidays Only)

6 months – 17 months: £1.40

18 months+: £2.25

Harry’s £1 Wednesdays (School Holidays Only)

All entries £1 from 1.30pm. Last admission 5pm, closes 6pm


Holiday Clubs

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 the Summer School Holidays, starting Monday 23rd July until Friday 31st August (Excludes Weekend & Bank Holidays) 

Just £15.50 (members) and £17.50 (non members). For more information, contact YMCA Thornton to book your child’s place on 01253 824108.

YMCA Lytham’s BRAND NEW Multisport Club | 01253  739166

YMCA Lytham’s BRAND NEW fun-filled multisport club will keep children – ages 4 (reception class) to 11 years -active all day long with fun multi-sports games and team building activities. Plus, there will still be time to have plenty of laughs on the bouncy castle! Max. 40 children.

Available throughout the Summer School Holidays, starting Monday 23rd July until Friday 31st August (Excludes Weekend & Bank Holidays) 

From just £12.00 a day! 8.30am – 2pm. For more information, contact YMCA Lytham to book your child’s place on 01253 739166. Packed lunch required


Y:Kids Footy Camp

YMCA St Annes | 01253 724117

Join Chris Nay at YMCA St Annes for a day of action packed and fun fuelled footy fun! 10am – 3pm.

Just £10 per day

Reception – Wednesdays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th August

Year 1 – Thursdays 2nd, 9th, 26th, 23rd & 30th August

YMCA Lytham | 01253 739166

Join Chris Nay at YMCA St Annes for a day of action packed and fun fuelled footy fun! 10am – 3pm.

Just £10 per day

Reception, Year 1 & Year 2 – Fridays 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st August


Foot Golf

YMCA Lytham | 01253 739166

Played in a similar style to golf, with the exception that players use a football instead of a golf ball. The ball is kicked rather than struck with a club, working toward a 21-inch “cup” in place of the usual golf hole. The player who finishes the course with the fewest shots wins.

Open Monday – Saturday 10am-6pm & Sundays 10am-5pm until 15th September

£3.20 per person or £10 for a family of 4


Marine Splash

YMCA Fleetwood | 01253 771505

Marine Splash will be open 7 days a week during the school holidays from Saturday 21st July until Sunday 2nd September. All opening times will be weather permitting. Please visit our page here for more information.


Splashtastic Swim Activities Across All 5 pools!

All 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

We are pleased to announce that YMCA Fleetwood will be offering free swimming for children aged 16 and under during public swimming sessions this Summer holiday. NOW INCLUDING MARINE SPLASH (does not include fun swims or holiday activities). 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.