October Half Term

Every school holiday we have an exciting programme of activities at our sports centres and swimming pools.

There is a lot going on this half term. Find out what’s happening near you from Monday 21st October – Friday 25th October.

The best way to access our October half term programme is through our iCard Young Person membership for just £14.50 per month. Find out more about the iCard Young Person Membership and Sign up Below.

Gainsborough

Northgate

Whitton

Crown Pools

Find a Centre

Gainsborough Sports Centre

DAILY SCHEDULE

Monday 21st

10:00am -11:00am

Thriller Dance | 6 – 14 years | £3.00

12:00pm – 1:30am

Halloween Family Rollerskating | 5+ Years | £3.00

 

Tuesday 22nd

10:00am – 12:00pm

Parents & Toddlers Soft Play | 0 – 4 years | Free
No need to book – just turn up on the day!

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Family Trampolining | 5+ years | £3.00

Wednesday 23rd

11:15am – 12:00pm

Musical Shake & Play | 18 Months – 4 years | £3.00

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Holloween Bouncy Play | 3 – 7 Years | £3.00

Thursday 24th

10:00am – 11:00am

Little Pumpkins Arts & Crafts | 18 Months – 4 years | £3.00

11:00am – 12:00pm

Spooky Arts & Crafts | 5 – 14 Years | £3.00

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Boxing | 5 – 16 Years | £3.00

Friday 25th

10:30am – 2:30pm

ITFC Day Camp | 7 – 14 years | £10.00*

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Disco Skate | 5+ years | £3.00

SESSION SCHEDULE

Boxing

5 – 16 years | £3.00

Thursday

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Learn new skills and boxing techniques from an experienced boxing coach. It’s a great way to teach discipline and have a fun workout.

Disco Skate

5+ years | £3.00

Friday

3:00pm – 4:30pm

A fun skating session with disco lights lead by Ipswich Skating Club.

Family Trampolining

5+ years | £3.00

Tuesday

3:30pm – 4:30pm

A coached trampolining session that all the family can enjoy.

Halloween Bouncy Play

3 – 7 years | £3.00

Wednesday

1:00pm – 2:30pm

A fun Halloween bouncy play session located in our main hall with our bouncy castles, ball pool and soft play. Please come in fancy dress.

Halloween Family Rollerskating

5+ years | £3.00

Monday

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Come and join us in Halloween fancy dress for our “spooktacular” rollerskating session for all the family.

ITFC Day Camp

7 – 14 years | £10.00*

Friday

10:30am – 2:30pm

A multi sports day camp in partnership with Ipswich Town offering football, rounder’s, basketball and more.

Booking unavailable online – please phone 01473 433655 or visit us in Centre to book”

Little Pumpkins Arts & Crafts

18 Months – 4 years | £3.00

Thursday

10:00am – 11:00am

Fun and simple Halloween crafts for toddlers and parents.

Musical Shake & Play

18 Months – 4 years | £3.00

Wednesday

11:15am – 12:00pm

Join in with your toddler and sing and dance your way through a series of simple moves to music and get creative when making a fun shaker.  

Parents & Toddlers Soft Play

0 – 4 years | Free

Tuesday

10:00am – 12:00pm

This is an un-staffed session allows you to spend quality time with your toddlers and make friends when you stay and play in our ball pit and soft play equipment. Teas and coffees included.

No need to book – just turn up on the day!

 

Spooky Arts & Crafts

5 – 14 years | £3

Thursday

11:00am – 12:00pm

Make your spookiest card or paint your scariest vampire in our Halloween crafts session.

Thriller Dance

6 – 14 years | £3

Monday

10:00am – 11:00am

A Halloween-themed dance session with fun music and lighting! Fancy dress welcome.

*Not included in DD Membership, DD Members receive 25% discount.

**Not included in DD Membership

How to book

Full payment is required at the time of booking. You can book your place online, by calling us on 01473 433655 or by visiting one of our centres.

Northgate Sports Centre

DAILY SCHEDULE

Monday 21st

10:00am – 11:30am

Bouncy Play | 3 – 7 years | £3.00

9:30am – 10:30am

Racquet Sports |  years | £3.00

10:30am – 11:30am

Racquet Sports |  years | £3.00

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Xtreme Bubble Football | 12 – 16 Years | £3.00

Tuesday 22nd

9:30am – 10:30am

Athletics | 5 – 9 years | £3.00

10:00am – 11:30am 

Archery | 7+ Years | £7.50**

10:45am – 11:45am

Athletics | 10 – 16 Years | £3.00

2:30pm – 4:00pm

Skating | 12 – 16 years | £3.00

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Wildcats Girls Football | 5 – 11 Years | £3.00

Wednesday 23rd

9:00am – 1:00pm

ITFC Day Camp | 7 – 14 years | £10.00*

2:30pm – 4:00pm

Family Rollerskating | 5+ years | £3.00

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Little One’s Skating | 3 – 7 years | £3.00 

Thursday 24th

10:00am – 11:00am

Football | 5 – 9 years | £3.00

11:00am – 12:00pm

Football | 10 – 16 years | £3.00

10:00am – 11:30am

Archery | 7+ years | £7.50**

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Little Ones Skating | 3 – 7 years | £3.00

2:30pm – 4:00pm

Family Rollerskating | 5+ years | £3.00 

Friday 25th

10:00am – 11:00am

Family Trampolining | 3+ years | £3.00

10.00pm – 11.30am

Xtreme Archery | 12 – 16 years | £3.00

11:00am – 12:00pm

Family Trampolining | 3+ years | £3.00

 

 

SESSION SCHEDULE

Archery

7+ years | £7.50

Tuesday

10:00am – 11:30am

Thursday

10:00am -11:30am

Suitable for beginners and intermediates, Mums and Dads welcome to book too. All equipment provided.

Athletics 5 - 9 years

5 – 9 years | £3.00

Tuesday

9:30am – 10:30am

Take your first steps towards the next Olympics with this fun athletics session. Will take place outside if dry and indoors if wet. Please dress appropriately.

Athletics 10 - 16 years

10 – 16 years | £3.00

Tuesday

10:45am – 11:45am

Take your first steps towards the next Olympics with this fun athletics session. Will take place outside if dry and indoors if wet. Please dress appropriately.

Bouncy Play

3 – 7 years | £3.00

Monday

10:00am – 11:30am

Enjoy the 2 jungle themed bouncy castles and soft play

Family Trampolining

3+ years | £3.00

Friday

10:00am – 11:00am

11:00am – 12:00pm

Mums and Dads welcome to book and bounce too. Children under 7 must have an adult stay with them.

ITFC Day Camp

7 – 14 years | £10.00*

Wednesday

9:00am – 1:00pm

A multi sports day camp in partnership with Ipswich Town offering football, rounder’s, basketball and more.

Junior Football 5 - 9 years

5 – 9 years | £3.00

Thursday

10:00am – 11:00am

Come along to learn skills and techniques in our fun coached football sessions. Sessions will take place outside.

Junior Football 10 - 16 years

10 – 16 years | £3.00

Thursday

11:00am – 12:00pm

Come along to learn skills and techniques in our fun coached football sessions. Sessions will take place outside.

Little Ones Skating

3 – 7 years | £3.00

Wednesday

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Thursday

1:00pm – 2:00pm

A session for juniors to practice their skating in a disco atmosphere. Skates are limited, so please bring your own if you have them.

Racquet Sports

7 – 12 years | £3.00

Monday

9:30am – 10:30am

10:30am – 11:30am

Our coached Badminton, Short Tennis and Squash sessions will be a big hit this summer! Come and try our beginners indoor racquet activities for 7-12 year olds.As well as learning and developing your skills there will be a chance to play friendly matches against the other children to show off your new talents! 

Skating

5+ years | £3.00

Tuesday

2:30pm – 4:00pm

Wednesday

2:30pm – 4:00pm

Thursday

2:30pm – 4:00pm

Wildcats Football

5 – 11 years | £3.00

Tuesday

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Xtreme Archery

12 – 16 years | £3.00

Friday

10:00pm – 11:30am

Sharpen up your bow and arrow skills and bring them along to this fun and energising extreme session.

Xtreme Bubble Football

12 – 16 years | £3.00

Monday

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Come and get in one of our zorb balls and play football matches and drills including mini sumo with your
friends. Sessions will take place outside.

*Not included in DD Membership, DD Members receive 25% discount.

**Not included in DD Membership

How to book

Full payment is required at the time of booking. You can book your place online, by calling us on 01473 433655 or by visiting one of our centres.

Whitton Sports Centre

DAILY SCHEDULE

Monday 21st

11:15am – 12:00pm

Musical Shake and Play | 18 months – 4 years | £3.00

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Family Rollerskating | 5 years + | £3.00

 

Tuesday 22nd

9:00am – 10:30am

Bouncy Play | 3 – 7 years | £3.00

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Disability Junior Football | 8 – 16 years | £3.00

 

Wednesday 23rd

10:00am – 12:00pm

Soft Play | 0 – 4 years | FREE

No need to book – just turn up on the day!

11:00am – 12:00pm

Spooky Arts and Crafts |  5-12 years | £3.00

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Wildcats Girls Football | 5 – 11 years | £3.00

Thursday 24th

9:00am – 1:00pm

ITFC Day Camp | 7 – 14 years | £10*

Booking unavailable online, please phone 01473 433655 to book your space

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Learn to Skate | 5+ Years | £3.50

Friday 25th

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Cheerleading | 6 – 9 years | £3.00

SESSION SCHEDULE

Musical Shake and Play

18 months – 4 years | £3.00

Monday

11:15am – 12:00pm

Join in with your toddler and sing and dance your way through a series of simple moves to music, and get creative by making a fun shaker.

Bouncy Play

3 – 7 years | £3.00

TUESDAY

9:00am – 10:30am

Enjoy the treasure island themed bouncy castles and soft play

Cheerleading

6 – 9 years | £3.00

Friday

2:00pm – 3:00pm

A coached session for any little performers who would love a chance to dance and chant to music.

Disability Junior Football

8 – 16 years | £3.00

Tuesday

5:00pm – 6:00pm

A fully inclusive football session designed to get the kids moving around and getting active using lots and
games and activities. The sessions are adapted to meet the needs of the young people taking part.

Family Rollerskating

5+ years | £3.00

Monday

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Rollerskating in a disco atmosphere for all the family. Limited skates are available; please bring your own if you have them.

ITFC Day Camp

7 – 14 years | £10.00*

Thursday

9:00am – 1:00pm

A multi sports day camp in partnership with Ipswich Town offering football, rounder’s, basketball and more.

Booking unavailable online – please phone 01473 433655 or visit us in Centre to book

Soft Play

0 – 4 years | £Free

Wednesday

10:00am – 12:00pm

This is an un-staffed session that allows under 5’s to let themselves loose on our soft play area which includes soft play equipment and a ball pool. The session is open so you can come and go as you please.

Spooky Arts & Crafts

5 – 12 years | £3

Wednesday

11:00am – 12:00pm

Make your spookiest card or paint your scariest vampire in our Halloween crafts session.

Wildcats Girls Football

5 – 11 years | £3

Wednesday

4:00pm – 5:00pm

*Not included in DD Membership, DD Members receive 25% discount.

**Not included in DD Membership

How to book

Full payment is required at the time of booking. You can book your place online, by calling us on 01473 433655 or by visiting one of our centres.

Crown Pools

DAILY SCHEDULE

Monday 21st

LEISURE POOL

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Fun Session | £5.20 adult, £3.75 child

TEACHING POOL

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Day 1 – Swimming Lesson Crash Course (non swimmers) | 4 – 8 years | £20 for 4 days**
Not bookable online – please phone 01473 433655 or visit Crown Pools to book

Tuesday 22nd

LEISURE POOL

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Fun Session | £5.20 adult, £3.75 child

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Family Tuesdays 

COMPETITION POOL

12:00pm – 12:45pm

Diving Crash Course | 8 – 16 years | £5.90**

Must be able to swim 25m and be confident in deep water.

TEACHING POOL

9:00am – 9:30am

Day 2 – Swimming Lesson Crash Course (non-swimmers) | 4 – 8 years | £20 for 4 days**
Not bookable online – please phone 01473 433655 or visit Crown Pools to book

Wednesday 23rd

LEISURE POOL

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Fun Session | £5.20 adult, £3.75 child

TEACHING POOL

9:00am – 9:30am

Day 3 – Swimming Lesson Crash Course (non-swimmers) | 4 – 8 years | £20 for 4 days**
Not bookable online – please phone 01473 433655 or visit Crown Pools to book

Thursday 24th

LEISURE POOL

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Fun Session | £5.20 Adult, £3.75 Child

TEACHING POOL

9:00am – 9:30am

Day 4 – Swimming Lesson Crash Course (non-swimmers) | 4 – 8 years | £20 for 4 days**
Not bookable online – please phone 01473 433655 or visit Crown Pools to book

Friday 25th

LEISURE POOL

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Fun Session | £5.20 Adult, £3.75 Child

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Family Fridays | £4.30 Adult, £3.05 Child

 COMPETITION POOL

11:15am – 12:15am

Junior Jet Skis & Sea Scooters | 8 – 14 years | £5**

12:15pm – 1:15pm

Junior Jet Skis & Sea Scooters | 8 – 14 years | £5**

SESSION SCHEDULE

Diving Crash Course

8 – 16 years | £5.90

Must be able to swim 25m and be confident in deep water.

TUESDAY

12:00pm – 12:45pm

Learn to dive or brush up on your existing skills with our swimming instructor, all participants must be able to swim 25m+ and be confident in deep water.

Family Fridays

All Ages | £7.75 per family (2 Adults, up to 3 kids)

Friday

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Family fun with music, waves floats and rafts.

Family Tuesdays

All Ages | £7.75 per family (2 Adults, up to 3 kids)

Tuesday

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Family fun with music, waves floats and rafts.

Fun Session

All Ages | £5.20 Adults, £3.75 Child

Monday

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Tuesday

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Wednesday

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Thursday

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Friday

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Family fun with waves floats and rafts.

Junior Jet Skis & Sea Scooters

8 – 14 Years | £5**

Friday

11:15am – 12:15pm

12:15pm – 1:15pm

A fun packed hour session, 30 minutes exploring the underwater world with our fantastic Sea Scooters and 30 minutes riding the Jet Skis. Please note all participants must be able to swim 25meters + and be confident in deep water

Swimming Lesson Crash Course

4 – 8 Years | £20**

Monday

9:00am – 9:30am – Day 1

Tuesday

9:00am – 9:30am – Day 2

Wednesday

9:00am – 9:30am – Day 3

Thursday

9:00am – 9:30am – Day 4

Intensive swimming lessons for non-swimmers and beginners

Not bookable online – please phone 01473 433655 or visit Crown Pools to book

 

*Not included in DD Membership, DD Members receive 25% discount.

**Not included in DD Membership

How to book

Full payment is required at the time of booking. You can book your place online, by calling us on 01473 433655 or by visiting one of our centres.

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