Half term fun is on offer to younger visitors to Wolverhampton's WV Active leisure centres during the school holidays from Monday to Friday, 26 to 30 October, 2015.

WV Active Aldersley, WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams and WV Active Central are hosting a wide range of activities throughout half term week.

Children can have a go at badminton, table tennis, football and tennis at WV Active Aldersley, have a go at Erban Dance, a new and innovative dance company for young people. Its youth gym is open every morning and Wolverhampton and Bilston Athletics Club is holding a week long athletics programme - including fancy dress on Halloween.

The pools at WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams and WV Active Central will be hosting crash course swimming sessions while Central Baths will be inviting kids to take part in fun float sessions throughout the week

WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams is laying on fun and games for 8 to 12 year olds on Monday (26 October) while WV Active Kids - taking place at WV Active Aldersley on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (27 to 29 October) from 10am to 1pm - includes multi sports, arts and crafts and giant games of Connect 4 and snakes and ladders for children aged 5 to 11.

And Toddler Sense is holding Spooky Wooky parties for very young visitors, featuring soft play, inflatables, a shadow puppet show, disco and refreshments at Aldersley Leisure Village on Thursday (29 October).

Councillor Steve Evans, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for City Environment, said: "There's plenty to keep younger visitors to our leisure centres active and entertained this half term and I'd urge parents to book early to avoid disappointment."

To find out more about the half term programme, or WV Active facilities, please log on to Type=links;Linkid=4852;Title=WV Active;Target=_blank; or call 01902 551010.

As well as being great places to get fit and healthy, WV Active Aldersley and Central have branches of Costa Coffee, the UK's most popular coffee brand, while WV Active Bilston-Bert Williams is home to the popular Bert Williams Café.

  • released: Wednesday 21 October, 2015