Community activities

We have a varied programme of family activities taking place throughout the autumn and winter.

Half term activity afternoon

Chinese LanternGet involved in Free Half Term activities at Hawtonville Community Centre on Friday 20 February from 12pm to 3pm.‌

A variety of activities are on offer for children aged 8 - 14 years including football, cricket, cooking and art linked to the theme of Chinese new year. 

Half term at our Leisure Centres

Our leisure centres have special half-term holiday programmes to keep your kids busy and active during the holiday.

Cricket sessions

Free Cricket sessions for young people aged 8-14, all abilities welcome. 

Dukeries Leisure Centre

Every Monday, 5pm - 6pm, starting Monday 2 February

Newark College

Every Thursday, 6.30 - 7.30pm, starting Thursday 29 January

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 Thursday from 5pm-6pm, starting on Thursday 29 January.

Mum's and daughter's fitness class

Free Mums and Daughters fitness classes including boxercise, circuits and more.

Every Tuesday 5pm-6pm, starting Tuesday 3 February at Hawtonville Community Centre.

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:

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
    NG23 5QX