Be Active has prepared a ‘spooktacular’ line-up of activities for Sefton’s youngsters this October Half Term (October 22-26).
Registration is now open and parents across the city region are encouraged to sign their youngsters up before the places are filled.
Be Active offers half term camp days and activities at leisure centres across Sefton including Bootle Leisure Centre, Crosby Lakeside Adventure, Litherland Sports Park, Maghull Meadows Leisure Centre, Netherton Activity Centre and Dunes Splash World.
Designed with October Half Term in mind, Spooky Spectacular camp days will include obstacles courses, archery competitions, hand ball, sports tournaments and more. Children are invited to attend in Halloween fancy dress on Friday, October 26.
The LFC Foundation will return with its popular sessions that include sports drills, challenges and small sided games with prizes to be won each day.
Dance Mash-ups will also return this October with sessions dedicated to The Greatest Showman and Disney villains.
Camp days are priced at £13 per day which is reduced if multiple days are booked. Discounted prices are also available to Active Choices card holders.
Be Active will also be launching a series of pool-based activities including Wave Rave pool parties, inflatable parties and a range of swimming sessions.
Cllr Ian Moncur, Sefton Council’s Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing, said: “As we approach the winter months it can become more difficult to find things to do with your children and keep them entertained and active.
“Be Active’s half term offers continue to grow and offer an exciting and affordable range activities to keep Sefton’s younger residents busy while they are not in school.”
As well as it’s half term camps, Active Sefton delivers a number of after-school and weekend activities throughout the year. Jump into Gymnastics classes for ages 2-8 are held weekly at Crosby Lakeside and Crosby Leisure Centre and Football for ages 2-10 is held on Saturdays at Dunes Splash World and Sundays at Netherton Activity Centre.
To book a place on any of the activities or to find out more information call 0151 288 6286 or 0151 934 4799.
To find out more about the activities on offer this half term visit www.sefton.gov.uk/BeActive
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Ditch Those Stabilisers back by popular demand!
Back by popular demand during the October half term school holidays, Sefton Council is proud to offer a number of ‘Ditch Those Stabilisers’ cycling events.
Children aged four and above can learn to ride a bike unaided at sessions in both Litherland and Southport.
The events, which take place a number of times throughout the year, always have a very high success rate, as staff from the Council’s highway safety team offer a range of practical advice to young riders and their parents.
Sessions are free but pre-booking is essential.
Join in the fun at Litherland Sports Park, Boundary Lane on Tuesday, October 23 between 9am-12pm or Shoreside Primary School, Westminster Drive on Thursday, October 25 from 9am to 12pm.
To register, please call on 0345 140 0845.
New training opportunities for school staff
The School Improvement Team currently have a range of courses available for teaching staff from Nursery through to Year 6.
Examples include: English and Mathematics for each year group, Poetry at KS2, Age related achievement in Maths, New to Outdoors learning (EYFS), Feel the Beat (EYFS), Subject Leader briefings.
Please check our service area for further details.