We’ve got lots of wonderful Whitsun fun for children of all ages at Aneurin Leisure this month, whether you’d like to get creative with some messy play, enrich your imagination with some storytelling, find your next adventure or get active with a range of sports – we have something for everyone!
Throughout the Whitsun holidays each of our libraries at Abertillery, Brynmawr, Blaina, Cwm and Tredegar will have free character hunt activities for children to keep them entertained as they pick out their holiday reading choices. There will also be free Storytime sessions at Cwm Library on 2nd June from 3pm – 4pm and at Tredegar Library on 3rd June from 10.30am – 11.30am. Ebbw Vale Library will also have some face painting fun on 1st June from 10am – 12pm and 3pm – 5pm (£1 per child) and lots of children’s activities happening throughout the day.
Come and celebrate National Picnic Week at Bedwellty House & Park with our very special Teddy Bears Picnic Family Fun Day on Tuesday 30th May for ages 3+. Throughout the week we also have messy play with Goldilocks Makes a Mess on Wednesday 31st May (suitable for under 3’s) and Louby Lou’s Storytelling and Build a Bear Workshop on Thursday 1st June for children aged 5+. For more information call 01495 353397 or visit www.bedwelltyhouseandpark.co.uk
For the young adventure seekers out there Parc Bryn Bach will be hosting five days of exciting Adventure Activities from 30th May to 2nd June. Activities include canoeing, bush craft, climbing, archery, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, caving, laser tag and gorge walking. The activity days are suitable for ages 8 - 12 years and cost just £15 per person, which includes expert tuition from our qualified instructors, return transport to activity sites and all equipment. For more information call 01495 355920 or visit www.parcbrynbach.co.uk
If you’d like to develop your sports skills this Whitsun, our three Sports Centres are offering the perfect opportunity with a range of Netball, Rugby and Football camps, including the prestigious Cardiff City Soccer School which will be returning to Ebbw Vale Sports Centre on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd June, to book online visit www.cardiffcityfoundation.org.uk.
If you’re little footballers would prefer to play a game with their friends rather than attend a skills camp, all our Sports Centres are also offering Pay & Play on their Astro Turf pitches for just £1 per person between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday (subject to availability).
The fun doesn’t end there though; at Abertillery Sports Centre we also have a Streetgames session for children aged 8+ on 31st May and an Inflatable Fun session with A1 Jump and Bounce on 2nd June for children from birth to 12 years.
If wheels are more your thing we have a variety of sessions for children to enjoy with their scooters; bring your scooters, skates, heelies and skateboards and join our Roller Disco at Abertillery Sports Centre on 1st June or try our Ramps and Scooters sessions at Tredegar Sports Centre on 1st and 2nd June.
For more information visit www.bglife.co.uk or call your local Sports Centre on Abertillery 01495 357779, Ebbw Vale 01495 357777 and Tredegar 01495 355958.