School Holiday Fun with Aneurin Leisure
Throughout the summer holidays we have a fantastic range of events and activities for children of all ages and interests at our Aneurin Leisure venues across Blaenau Gwent.
Join the Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge at your local library and team up with futuristic family, the Rockets, for an exciting space mission to track down books nabbed by a mischievous band of aliens! Ask at your local library for more information or visit our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BlaenauGwentLibraries/
Discover adventure at Parc Bryn Bach with our exciting range of Adventure Activity Days from 19th – 30th August; Bush Craft and Archery on Mondays and Fridays, Canoeing and Kayaking on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and Climbing and Archery on Wednesdays. Our activity days are suitable for ages 8 - 12 years and cost just £15 per person (includes all equipment and expert tuition). For more information call 01495 355920 or visit www.parcbrynbach.co.uk
Our popular weekly Playschemes will be returning to our three Sports Centres this summer, offering a fun mix of activities for children aged 8+ such as netball, football, basketball, racket sports, inflatable fun, swimming and much more, for just £7 per day (which includes lunch). Tredegar Sports Centre will also have a Mini Playscheme every Monday from 10am – 12pm for children aged 3 – 7 years.
Do you have a little Novac Djokovic or Serena Williams at home who would like to try some tennis this summer? Why not bring them along to one of our Racket Sports Taster Days for ages 7 – 15 years at Abertillery Sports Centre (25th July and 20th August) or Tredegar Sports Centre (every Monday) for just £3 per child.
Abertillery Sorts Centre are also hosting Roller Discos on 30th July and 13th August (10am - 11am for under 5’s and 11am – 12pm for 8 – 12 years) and a Family Fun Day on 8th and 29th August. For more information on any of our Sports Centre activities please visit www.bglife.co.uk or call Abertillery on 01495 357779, Ebbw Vale on 01495 357777 and Tredegar on 01495 353395.
Bedwellty House & Park in Tredegar have a jam packed summer programme this year, with lots of activities for children of all ages. Join storyteller extraordinaire Louby Lou on a range of enchanted Story Trails through the park this summer; Fairy Hunt on 25th July, Giants & Goblins on 1st August, Teddy Bears Picnic on 14th August, Peter Pan’s Picnic & Story Trail on 29th August and The Frog Prince on 22nd August.
For the creative kids out there we have two great workshops this summer; get messy with our gooey Slime Workshop on 28th August, or join the fizzology experts from LUSH and create two fabulous bath products at our LUSH Workshop on 5th August. On 5th August we also have a day of Animal Fun with crafts, games, activities and a one hour animal encounter show where you may get to meet meerkats, pigmy hedgehogs or a bird of prey! If your children love Fortnite, they won’t want to miss our Fortnite Themed Nerf Wars sessions on 23rd July and 12th August where they can floss like a boss with our entertainment team.
Throughout the summer we also have a range of free activities happening in Bedwellty Park, including National Play Day on 7th August from 11am – 3pm, Turn Up & Play sessions every Thursday 10am – 12pm and Wild Tots Play sessions every Friday 10am – 11.30am. For more information on any of these activities call Bedwellty House on 01495 353397 or visit www.bedwelltyhouseandpark.co.uk