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Holiday fun will keep young active this summer

Wondering how to keep the children entertained during the long summer holidays?

Then get them down to Bert Williams Leisure Centre, Central Baths and Aldersley Leisure Village. They are planning a host of activities on offer for children and young people - and places are available now.

At Bert Williams Leisure Centre in Bilston, young people can enjoy swimming and fun float session sessions, table tennis and badminton, junior circuits, the youth gym and be put through the Junior Boot Camp. There are also parent and toddler swim sessions and swimming lessons.

Highlights at Aldersley Leisure Village include athletics sessions run by Wolverhampton & Bilston Athletics Club and Sportivate, Bikeability level 1, 2 and 3 sessions and supervised leisure rides. There are also badminton, tennis and table tennis sessions, along with spin classes and a youth gym.

Children can also take part in The Working Theatre Group's sessions which include music, dance and drama, or have a go at circus skills such as walking on stilts and juggling courtesy of Splat Circus. Children up to the age of five can enjoy special Toddler Sense sessions.

Meanwhile Central Baths offers swimming, synchronised swimming, snorkelling and fun float session sessions, crash course swimming lessons and rookie lifeguard courses.

Councillor Elias Mattu, Wolverhampton City Council's Cabinet Member for Leisure and Communities, said: "We've got loads of fantastic activities and events planned at our leisure centres over the summer holidays.

"With everything from athletics, badminton and table tennis to swimming and snorkelling, there's sure to be something for everyone. We've also got some very special events lined up, including circus skills sessions and activities especially for toddlers."

For more information on the summer holiday sessions, and other activities at Bert Williams Leisure Centre, Central Baths and Aldersley Leisure Village, please visit Leisure centres. Alternatively, please call Bert Williams Leisure Centre on 01902 552430, Central Baths on 01902 552150 and Aldersley Leisure Village on 01902 556200.

  • released: Wednesday 16 July, 2014