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Charnwood Borough Council

February Half Term Sport & Leisure Programme

2011

Book now to avoid disappointment!

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. Sport and Leisure are piloting some new activities free of charge so make the most of these this February Half Term. Don't forget to use your Wild Card for the South Charnwood, Loughborough and Soar Valley Leisure Centre activities. 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, Orienteering, Sports Leadership course and something for the parents. Dont forget about our free Play Ranger Tour! Theyll be just as action packed as last year offering sports, crafts, and games for all the family.

HOW TO BOOK
1. Select the activity you would like your child to attend 2. Complete the booking form in full 3. Please return the booking form and payment to Leisure Services (address stated on the booking form) 4. Sit back and wait for the fun to start You can also book activities over the telephone!

Call 01509 634673


Monday - Friday between 9:30am and 4:30pm

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.Activities available will be football, kwik cricket, team games and much more. Please come wearing warm clothes. No booking required. 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, including map reading, running and route choice decisions (without getting lost or falling over!) Following a course, you will work together in a team to solve clues which will lead you to your destination. 1.50 for the car park, payable on entrance (please note exact money is needed). Please come wearing warm clothes and suitable footwear.This session will be split into two groups family event (under 8's accompanied by parents) and 8-16's. Booking required along with a 2 returnable deposit.
Area Wanlip Venue Watermead Park John Merricks Car Park Postcode LE7 1PD Age Range
Family Event Under 8s 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. Parents come and try Zumba, get health checks, 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. Zumba is one of the fastest growing fitness sessions in the country, come and join our instructor who will take you through a Latin inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party thats moving millions of people toward joy and health. Booking required for Zumba and Multi Sport Activities. Dont forget to bring a drink.
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

2.50 for adults 1 for children

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. It encourages participants to take responsibility for others, develops organisational and communication skills and instils confidence in people for whom leading groups in sporting activities is a new experience.The majority of the course is practical in nature with an emphasis on learning through doing, rather than through written work. For more information or to book please contact Nick Farmer @ Rawlins College 01509 622827 10 deposit required returnable upon completion of the course.
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: 1.80 Wild Card Price: 1.35 Concessionary Wild Card Price: 0.90

Try and complete this giant floating obstacle course as quick as you can, race a friend and slide down into the water.The Twin Track has two obstacle courses side by side, starting from the shallow end of the pool make your way along the track to the large slide at the deep end. Children must be capable of swimming 50m and be confident in deep water. 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, for ages 5-7s and 8-12s, for more information and to book please contact:

01509 611080
Soar Valley activities run from the Monday 21st February Friday 25th February, for ages 5-7s and 8-12s, for more information and to book please contact:

0116 2375267

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, use community facilities and play! All sessions are free to attend, come and have a go! Events listed as Family Events are for all the family to participate in. At these activities all under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.

CREATIVE PLAY

Full Price:

Wild Card Price:

Concessionary Wild Card Price:

FREE

FREE

FREE

These sessions are all about bringing out your creativity.Activities included are junk modelling, badge making, drawing, painting and much more. Come along and create something to take home. No Booking required
Area Loughborough Venue The Hut, 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. Can you pass the water, 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. Come prepared to smell, look, feel and listen to nature - but probably not taste unless you bring a snack! Boots or wellies and warm clothing recommended. 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. Remember to dress in warm clothes. 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. 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

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, pogo sticks, skipping ropes, pick up sticks and much more. Retro play allows children to explore traditional play ideas and gives parents the chance to relive their childhood. 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, LE12 5TD Sports ground

You can now book activities over the telephone!

Call 01509 634673


between 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday-Friday only
This information is available in different formats. To access these phone (01509) 634560

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, Charnwood Borough Council, Southfields, Loughborough LE11 2TT - enclosing a cheque/postal order made payable to Charnwood Borough Council For further details ring Leisure Services on 01509 634673 9.30am-4.30pm

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. To book brothers/sisters/ friends together, please ensure application forms and cheques are sent to us in ONE envelope, stapled together. Please use additional blank sheets for siblings and friends.

Free School Meals - If you are eligible for free school meals, your school may be able to support you in funding this activity. Please ask your school office to return this form if they agree to funding the activity.

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 9.30am-4.30pm 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. If your child has any medical condition, disability, allergy or any special dietry requirement please provide full details below. Please continue on a separate sheet if necessary

Leisure Services cannot administer participants medication. Name of Doctor Practice Tel No.

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. 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, ticking one of the three boxes. Dont forget to add the appropriate amount to your total cheque and any recent photograph of your child (head

DONT FORGET
Please attach photograph here, writing your name clearly on the back of the photograph. A photograph is not required to purchase the card. It does not have to be a Passport photo.

and shoulders - no hat or sunglassses)

Box 1 - If I live outside the borough, please stamp here to verify that the named person goes to school in the borough

I live within Charnwood Borough and enclose 1.50 for my annual card. I live outside Charnwood, but go to school in Charnwood and enclose 2.50 for my annual Card. (Please provide an authorisation stamp from your school in Box 1) I live within Charnwood but I am eligible for free school meals. Cost: FREE

*Normal Wild Card prices - 3.00 Charnwood resident, 5.00 non Charnwood resident that goes to school in Charnwood. Offer valid until 31st March 2011.

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