School’s Out! See our ACTION PACKED Summer Holiday Activities!

Don’t struggle for low cost ideas to keep the kids entertained and active during the school holidays. YMCA has everything from fantastic and fun Swimming Activities, Sports Camps and Adventure Fun Swims to the BRAND NEW Air Skate Park and YMCA Bowl. Plus much more . . .


Air Skate Park – Inside YMCA Thornton

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.

More details and opening times are available at:

YMCA Bowl – Inside YMCA Thornton

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.

Summer Holiday Offers:

  • Family Bowl Offer – Just £20 for up to 6 players to play for 1 hour.
  • Pin Busters Offer – Everyday between 10am – 12pm: Pay just £2 per gameUp Your Alley – Grab 3 games for the price of 2! Available Monday – Friday between 3.00pm – 5.00pm.  Also, available Saturday and Sunday between 5.00pm – 7.00pm.
  • Up Your Alley Offer – Grab 3 games for the price of 2! Available Monday – Friday between 3.00pm – 5.00pm.  Also, available Saturday and Sunday between 5.00pm – 7.00pm.

More details are available at:

Harry’s Indoor Soft Play Centre – YMCA St Annes

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 the crocodile lake.

Summer Holiday Offers: 

  • Harry’s Half Price Monday! 6 months – 17 months…Just £1.25. 18 months plus…Just £2.10.
  • Harry’s Friday Snak Attack! Just £5 entry, includes sandwich, crisps and juice.

More details are available at: Harry’s Indoor Soft Play.

Holiday Camps at YMCA Thornton, YMCA Lytham & YMCA Ansdell 

YMCA Thornton | 01253 824108

Every day is different! – Each action packed day will include a mix of four activities from the following…

Dodgeball, Squash, 10 Pin Bowling, Table Tennis, Football, School Yard Games, Quick Cricket, Skate Board / Scooter coaching, Uni Hockey, Handball & Basketball.

The holiday club will be available from Monday 18th July – Friday 2nd September (Excludes Weekends & Bank Holidays), 8.30am – 6.00pm.

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 | 01253 739166

Holiday Club for ages 4 (Reception class) – 11 yrs.

A school holiday club held at YMCA Lytham that includes a variety of activities including arts & crafts, fun games and more.

The holiday club will be available from Monday 25th July – Friday 2nd September 2016 (Excludes Weekends & Bank Holidays), 8.30am – 5.30pm.

Just 15.50 (members) and £17.50 (non members). For more information, contact YMCA Lytham to book your child’s place on 01253 739166.

YMCA Ansdell |  01253 796663

Junior Netball, Every Wednesday. From 27th July – 31st August. 9.00am -1.00pm, (8.30 am drop off). Just £12 per child

Junior Athletics, Evert Thursday. From 28th July – 1st September. 9.00am – 1.00pm, (8.30 am drop off). Just £12 per child

YMCA St Annes| 01253 724117

Junior Boot Camp every Tuesday and Thursday. Starts Tuesday 2nd August 2016. For more details click here or contract centre directly.

Professional Football Coaching for Goalkeepers 

YMCA Lytham welcomes Pete Williams a professional goalkeeping coach who has worked at a host of Premier League Clubs and across Europe including Barcelona and Juventus.

Every Tuesday and Thursday through the summer holidays starting 26th July to Thursday 26th August.

11am – 12pm:  9-11 years                         12.30-1.30: 12 – 16 years

£5 per session, maximum of 16 children per session so please book early to avoid disappointment.  Children must have own gloves.

This is professional coaching and will be quite intense so only goalkeepers that currently play in teams are advised to attend.

Swimming activities @ YMCA Fleetwood, YMCA St Annes Pool & Gym, YMCA Rural Splash Kirkham, YMCA Garstang and YMCA Poulton

Activity times may vary. Please visit here for full list of up to date activities and times.

YMCA Fleetwood | 01253 771505


Monday to Friday, 10.00 am – 12.00 noon. 

Free floats and balls in the learner pool.*


Monday to Thursday, 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm. 

Combination of seadoos, pedlerz, water walkerz, lifeguard games, floats and balls.*

Fridays, 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm.

Party Day!*

Main Pool activities are for ages 8+. 

*Each activity is priced at £2 per child per hour plus the price of a swim wristband. 

Finding Dory Swim Sessions

Dive into a summer of activity inspired by Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory at YMCA Fleetwood! Open to families of all ages and abilities  from 22 July – 4th September.

Click here for more information.

Marine Splash Pad and Cafe 

7 days a week throughout the School Holidays (weather permitting).

YMCA St Annes Pool & Gym | 01253 722986


Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11.00 am – 12.00 noon.

Kids Floats and Games


Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm.

Kids Swim for £2.

Tuesdays and Fridays, 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm. 

Kids Floats and Fun Session.

Tuesday to Friday, 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm. 

Half Price Family Swim.

Saturdays, 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm.

Kids Floats and Games.

YMCA Poulton | 01253 891629


Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9.00 am – 10.30 am. 

Intensive Swimming Lessons. Pre-booking essential, please contact centre for more information.

Thursdays, 10.45 am – 11.45 am. 

Inflatable Session. Just £3.95 per person.

Fridays, 9.00 am – 11.00 am

Toddler Lessons. Pre-booking essential, please contact centre for more information.

Fridays, 11.00 am – 12.00 noon. 

Family Float Session. Just £3.95 per person.


Tuesdays, Drop and Spa, 1.00 pm – 3.00pm. (Pre booking essential) 

Relax whilst the kids (ages 8+) play games in the pool and studio. From £17.

Tuesdays, 1. 15 pm – 2.15 pm. 

Inflatable Session. Just £3.95 per person.

Wednesdays 2. 45 pm – 3.45 pm. 

Family Float Session. Just £3.95 per person.

YMCA Kirkham Rural Splash | 01772 682989


Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9.30 am – 11.45 am. 

Kids Swim for £2, plus bring your own inflatable.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9.00 am – 11.30 am. 

Inflatable Session.


Monday to Friday, 12.00 noon – 1.00 pm 

Adults Only Swim

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 1.00 pm – 4.00 pm. 

Half Price Family Swim

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1.00 pm – 4.00 pm. 

Kids Swim for £2.

Saturdays, 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm. 

Inflatable Session.

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