Charnwood Borough Council

February Half Term Sport & Leisure Programme

2011

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Friday between 9:30am and 4:30pm . Loughborough and Soar Valley Leisure Centre activities. HOW TO BOOK 1.Welcome! Have some fun this February Half Term Holiday! Leisure Services are offering a range of exciting activities designed to keep everyone entertained over February Half Term. Orienteering. Don’t forget about our free Play Ranger Tour! They’ll be just as action packed as last year – offering sports. Sit back and wait for the fun to start You can also book activities over the telephone! Call 01509 634673 Monday . New activities will be available in the Easter and Summer programmes for you to get even more from your Wild Card! Activities include Multi Sport activities. Sports Leadership course and something for the parents. Sport and Leisure are piloting some new activities free of charge so make the most of these this February Half Term. Complete the booking form in full 3. and games for all the family. Select the activity you would like your child to attend 2. Don't forget to use your Wild Card for the South Charnwood. Please return the booking form and payment to Leisure Services (address stated on the booking form) 4. crafts.

MULTI-SPORTS AT COBDEN Full Price: Wild Card Price: Concessionary Wild Card Price: FREE FREE FREE You will be able to do a variety of sports and games on the MUGA at Cobden Primary School with our enthusiastic coaches. payable on entrance (please note exact money is needed).50 for adults £1 for children . Area Wanlip Venue Watermead Park – John Merrick’s Car Park Postcode LE7 1PD Age Range Family Event Under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult Date Tuesday 22nd February Time 1pm – 3pm PARENT AND CHILD SESSIONS New for February! Multi Sport activities for the kids. Area Syston Venue Wreake Valley Community College Hind Leys Community College & Shepshed High School Postcode LE7 1LY Age Range 7-12 years Date Friday 25th February Wednesday 23rd February Time 1pm – 3pm Shepshed LE12 9DB 7-12 years 1pm – 3pm £2. £1. No booking required. Zumba is one of the fastest growing fitness sessions in the country.50 for the car park. Please come wearing warm clothes and suitable footwear. Booking required along with a £2 returnable deposit. Please remember to bring a drink. Area Loughborough Venue Cobden Primary School Postcode LE11 1AF Age Range 5 – 11 Years Date Monday 21st February Time 10am – 12noon Free Taster Session ORIENTEERING AT WATERMEAD PARK This beginner session will introduce you to orienteering. get health checks. Don’t forget to bring a drink. running and route choice decisions (without getting lost or falling over!) Following a course.This session will be split into two groups family event (under 8's accompanied by parents) and 8-16's. you will work together in a team to solve clues which will lead you to your destination. Please come wearing warm clothes. including map reading. Parents come and try Zumba. catch up with friends and find out more about what other fitness activities are on in Charnwood while the kids take part in multi sport activities with our two multi sports coaches.Activities available will be football. team games and much more. calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. come and join our instructor who will take you through a Latin inspired. Booking required for Zumba and Multi Sport Activities. kwik cricket.

for more information and to book please contact: 0116 2375267 . It encourages participants to take responsibility for others. rather than through written work.The majority of the course is practical in nature with an emphasis on learning through doing.90 Try and complete this giant floating obstacle course as quick as you can. Children must be capable of swimming 50m and be confident in deep water.LEVEL 2 AWARD IN SPORTS LEADERSHIP Full Price: Wild Card Price: Concessionary Wild Card Price: FREE FREE FREE The award gives people aged 16 and over the skills needed to lead groups in safe sporting and recreational activity.35 Concessionary Wild Card Price: £0. develops organisational and communication skills and instils confidence in people for whom leading groups in sporting activities is a new experience. starting from the shallow end of the pool make your way along the track to the large slide at the deep end. race a friend and slide down into the water.The Twin Track has two obstacle courses side by side.80 Wild Card Price: £1. For more information or to book please contact Nick Farmer @ Rawlins College – 01509 622827 £10 deposit required returnable upon completion of the course. for ages 5-7’s and 8-12’s. for more information and to book please contact: 01509 611080 Soar Valley activities run from the Monday 21st February – Friday 25th February. Booking required Area Syston Syston Venue South Charnwood Leisure Centre South Charnwood Leisure Centre Postcode LE7 1LY LE7 1LY Age Range 8 – 15 Years 8 – 15 Years Date Monday 21st February Friday 25th February Time 10am – 11am 10am – 11am Loughborough & Soar Valley Leisure Centre Loughborough activities run from the Monday 21st February – Friday 25th February. Area Quorn Venue Postcode Age Range 16+ Years Date Monday 21st February – Friday 25th February Time 10am – 4pm Rawlins LE12 8DY Community College South Charnwood Leisure Centre TWIN TRACK Full Price: £1. for ages 5-7’s and 8-12’s.

painting and much more. Cameras will also be used to take pictures of your walk and you will be able to get a copy of your photos to take home. look. CREATIVE PLAY Full Price: Wild Card Price: Concessionary Wild Card Price: FREE FREE FREE These sessions are all about bringing out your creativity. feel and listen to nature . Booking required Area Loughborough Venue Dishley Pool Postcode LE11 5 Cotton Way Age Range Family Event Date Tuesday 22nd February Time 10am – 12 noon PARENTS AND PLAY Full Price: Wild Card Price: Concessionary Wild Card Price: FREE FREE FREE Have some fun. bring a parent (or both!). grandparent or adult with you to play some games and sports. At these activities all under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult. Come prepared to smell. wind and camouflage test? Remember to dress in warm clothes! Booking required Area Loughborough Venue Outwoods Postcode LE11 3YG Age Range Family Event Date Wednesday 23rd February Time 2pm – 4pm NATURE WALK Full Price: Wild Card Price: Concessionary Wild Card Price: FREE FREE FREE A nature walk using our senses to explore the meadows and woods of Dishley Pool Wildlife Area.Play Ranger Half Term Activities Play Rangers are funded by the Big Lottery Fund and they aim to give children and families opportunities to come out into Charnwood. Can you pass the water. No Booking required Area Loughborough Venue The Hut. Don't worry as the emphasis will be on having fun! Booking required Area Thurmaston Venue Elizabeth Park Sports Centre Postcode LE4 8FN Age Range Parents & 8 – 13Years Date Thursday 24th February Time 10am – 12noon . Old Ashby Road Postcode LE11 4PG Age Range Family Event Date Wednesday 23rd February Time 10am – 12noon DEN BUILDING Full Price: Wild Card Price: Concessionary Wild Card Price: FREE FREE FREE Test your skills by competing against each other to see who can build the best den. come and have a go! Events listed as ‘Family Events’ are for all the family to participate in. badge making. Remember to dress in warm clothes.but probably not taste unless you bring a snack! Boots or wellies and warm clothing recommended. use community facilities and play! All sessions are free to attend. Come along and create something to take home. drawing.Activities included are junk modelling.

LE12 5TD Sports ground You can now book activities over the telephone! Call 01509 634673 between 9. Retro play allows children to explore traditional play ideas and gives parents the chance to relive their childhood. To access these phone (01509) 634560 .30pm Monday-Friday only This information is available in different formats.4. Booking required Area Sileby Venue Sileby Community Centre Postcode LE12 7RX Age Range Family Event Date Monday 21st February Time 1pm – 3pm TREASURE HUNT Area Burton on the Wolds Venue Postcode Age Range Family Event Full Price: Wild Card Price: Concessionary Wild Card Price: FREE FREE FREE Can you find the treasure? Come along and follow the clues and photos to seek the treasure! Remember to dress in warm clothes. Booking required Date Friday 25th February Time 10am – 12noon Burton on the Wolds.RETRO PLAY Full Price: Wild Card Price: Concessionary Wild Card Price: FREE FREE FREE Come along and play like mum and dad used to! Play with space hoppers.30am . pick up sticks and much more. skipping ropes. pogo sticks.

Loughborough LE11 2TT .30am-4. Southfields. Charnwood Borough Council. your school may be able to support you in funding this activity. Free School Meals .30pm Total cost of activities + Cost of WILD Card £ £ £ I enclose a cheque/postal order made payable to Charnwood Borough Council for the amount of PLEASE NOTE: Activities book up quickly so please give alternative dates if possible. please ensure application forms and cheques are sent to us in ONE envelope.February Half Term Activity Booking Form First name Date of birth Surname Age Address Postcode Ethnicity School Wild Card No ACTIVITY VENUE DATES: TIMES: PRICES White Mixed Black or Black British Asian or Asian British Other Please return to: Leisure Services. Please use additional blank sheets for siblings and friends.If you are eligible for free school meals. Please ask your school office to return this form if they agree to funding the activity.enclosing a cheque/postal order made payable to ‘Charnwood Borough Council’ For further details ring Leisure Services on 01509 634673 9. . To book brothers/sisters/ friends together. stapled together.

Please continue on a separate sheet if necessary Leisure Services cannot administer participants’ medication.00 non Charnwood resident that goes to school in Charnwood. A photograph is not required to purchase the card. Name of Doctor Practice Tel No.If I live outside the borough. writing your name clearly on the back of the photograph. (Please provide an authorisation stamp from your school in ‘Box 1’) I live within Charnwood but I am eligible for free school meals. £5.00 Charnwood resident. It does not have to be a Passport photo.£3.30am-4. Emergency Contact Tel 1: Emergency Contact Tel 2: Name of parent picking up child: Signature: Date: PHOTOGRAPHS may be taken at an event by the Press or for promotional use by Leisure Services. ticking one of the three boxes. disability.30pm Monday-Friday only Medical Details and Parental Consent Please note: this section MUST be completed and SIGNED or we will be unable to process your booking form. and shoulders . but go to school in Charnwood and enclose £2. Offer valid until 31st March 2011. allergy or any special dietry requirement please provide full details below.no hat or sunglassses) Box 1 . I live outside Charnwood. Cost: FREE *Normal Wild Card prices .50 for my annual card. If your child has any medical condition. If you do NOT wish photographs to be taken of your child/ren please tick this box CARD RM LICATION FO APP If you wish your child to receive a Wild Card please complete the section below. please stamp here to verify that the named person goes to school in the borough I live within Charnwood Borough and enclose £1.How did you hear about the programme? (please tick) School Newspaper Library Telephone Leisure Centre Friend Club/ Group Radio Direct mail Other PLEASE NOTE: You can now book activities over the telephone! Call 01509 634673 between 9.50 for my annual Card. Don’t forget to add the appropriate amount to your total cheque and any recent photograph of your child (head DON’T FORGET Please attach photograph here. .

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