Community activities

We have a varied programme of family activities taking place throughout the summer.

Play in the Park at Sconce and Devon

Newark and Sherwood Play Support are organising free sessions of supervised play for children aged 5-14yrs. (Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult)

Thursday 28 May at Sconce and Devon Park from 1-3pm with drumming, stilt walking, inflatables and crafts.

Thursday 30 July at Sconce and Devon Park from 1-3pm with drumming and inflatables.

Thursday 27 August at Sconce and Devon park from 1-3pm with drumming, inflatables and crafts.

Call 01636 647121 if you need further details.

Boys multi sport sessions

Free Junior boys all sports sessions for ages 8 - 12. Activities include football, cricket, fun games and much more!

Come along to Hawtonville Community Centre every Tuesday 6.15-7pm.

Mums and daughters fitness class

Free Mums and Daughters fitness classes for girls aged 8 - 16 years including boxercise, circuits and more.

Hawtonville Community Centre

Every Tuesday 5pm-6pm

Blidworth Community Leisure Centre

Every Thursday 4.15pm-5pm from 23 April

Dukeries Leisure Centre

Every Thursday 5.15pm-6.15pm from 23 April

Lego Links Club

Lego LogoCome and play for free at your local library with Newark and Sherwood Play Support Group at their Lego Links club for children aged 5-18 yrs.

See what you can construct in 2 hours, all Lego provided.

Sessions are supervised by 2 qualified DBS checked members of staff. Just turn up! 

Sessions are held at:

Ollerton Library on the first Saturday of every month from 9.30am to 11.30am

Newark Library on the second Saturday of every month from 10am to 12pm.

Balderton Library on the second Saturday of every month from 10am to 12pm.

For more details call 01636 647121

Street Dance @ Magnus School

Free sessions every Saturday starting 10 January 2015

1.30pm - 2.15pm

At the Magnus School, Newark (entrance via the sports centre)

For 12 - 17 years

For more details call Helen on 01636 655797

Leisure centres all year round!

With gymnastics, active trampolining, swimming, active dribblers football, active go karting and youth fitness in the junior gym, to name a few, plus the fantastic school holiday programmes, there’s something to suit children of all ages.

Download the timetable for your preferred leisure centre for the latest children's activities.

Children's parties

Give your child a birthday party to remember. We have an extensive range of fantastic parties for children of all ages and interests. Please contact your local Leisure Centre for more details, availability and pricing:

Free girls rounders

Free rounders sessions for girls aged 8-14 years. Every Thursday 5pm-6pm starting on 4 June 2015.
Come along to Flowserve Football Club to join the fun.

Free mums and daughters fitness class

Boxercise, circuits and much more every Tuesday 5pm-6pm.
Come down to Hawtonville Community Centre to get involved.

Contact us

01636 650000

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    Mon - Thurs 8:45am - 5:15pm
    Friday 8:45am - 4:45pm

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    Kelham Hall
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