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.

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

A Spooky Event For The Whole Family

On Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th YMCA Bowl will be hosting their spooktacular HallowPins event! The ghostly event will start at 6pm and last 2 hours. Your HallowPins ticket will include:

  • 2 hours of bowling
  • Halloween Themed Platter for a family of four
  • Halloween themed games and prizes
  • Fancy dress competition

Just £30!

Join us if you dare! To secure your lane today call 01253 824108!

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

Harry’s Halloween Party 

Come and join Harry on Wednesday 31st October to celebrate Halloween. The party starts at 5.00pm and lasts until 6.30pm, giving the kids a chance to burn off some energy before consuming all that ‘Trick or treat‘ you’ll be collecting on your way home.

Tickets are £5 each (Includes. play and Snack attack – Sandwich, crisps and drink). Tickets must be booked in advance by calling 01253 724117. Prizes will be awarded for the best fancy dress! 

YMCA Fleetwood’s Halloween Disco Party

On Wednesday 31st October, YMCA Fleetwood we will be hosting a Halloween Disco Party in their giant dome with fun, games, gore and more! The party starts at 5.00pm and lasts until 7pm.

Tickets are £5 per child or £8.50 for two. 

Holiday Clubs

The October break is not far away and we want to help you with the tricky task of balancing your work and life commitments with those of your children.

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 October Half Term , starting Monday 22nd October until Friday 26th October (Excludes Weekend & Bank Holidays) 

Just £15.50 (members) and £17.50 (non members). Drop Off: 8.30am. Pick Up: 6pm. For more information and to book contact YMCA Thornton on 01253 824108.

YMCA Lytham’s Multi-sport Club | 01253  739166

YMCA Lytham’s BRAND NEW fun-filled multi-sport 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 October Half Term , starting Monday 22nd October until Friday 26th October (Excludes Weekend & Bank Holidays) 

From just £12.00 a day! New Time: 8.30am – 3pm. For more information and to book contact YMCA Lytham on 01253 739166. Packed lunch required

YMCA St Annes’ Y:KIDS Footy Camp | 01253 724117

YMCA St Annes will be hosting a couple of Halloween themed Y:Kids Footy Camps.

  • Wednesday 24th – Year One Children
  • Thursday 25th – Year Two Children

Just £10 per children. Both days will run from 9am until 4pm. For more information and to book contact YMCA St Annes on 01253 724117 or email

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 October 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.

YMCA Fleetwood Halloween Pool Party

YMCA Fleetwood will be hosting their first ever Halloween pool party on Sunday 28th October at 1.30pm until 2.30pm. There will be spooky changing rooms, orange coloured learner pool with floats & Halloween themed inflatables and their giant aqua run inflatable for over 8’s. The price is £6 per child and adults go free! (up to 2 adults per child), all under 8’s must be supervised by an adult. Price includes entry to the fun session, plus a milkshake and hot dog in the marine splash café after the event.