Junior Holiday Activities

Keep your kids active & entertained during the school holidays!

Holiday Camps

We offer a variety of Multi-Sport Camps, as well as sport specific camps, so you’ll be sure to find the perfect fit for your child!

Click to expand the options below to find out more about the camps we have available.

  • Ofsted Certified Junior Multi Sport Camps (6-15 years) - Summer Camps


    Location: York Sport Centre

    Age: 6-15 years

    Time: 08:30-17:30

    Type Per day One Week (4 days) One Week (5 days)
    Full price £20 per day £70 £90
    Concession* NA £65 £85

    *Concession price available to UoY, YUSU, York Science Park and York Commercial Services staff. University ID required.

    Example of camp daily schedule:

    Time Sport/Activity Session
    8.30-9.30am Registration and Free Play
    9.30-10.00am Ice breaker games and Treasure Hunt
    10.00-11.00am Sport/Physical Activity Session 1: Bench Ball / Dodgeball or Squash
    11.00-12.00pm Sport/Physical Activity Session 2: Tennis
    12.00-2.00pm Lunch & DVD
    2.00-3.00pm Sport/Physical Activity Session 3: Invasion Games
    3.00-4.00pm Sport/Physical Activity Session 4: Ping Pong Challenge
    4.00-5.30pm Arts and Crafts and Collection 

    For any further queries please contact sports-development@york.ac.uk


    We welcome your feedback, so please complete the Feedback Form with any feedback you wish to share with us.

  • Cycling Camps (May Half Term and Summer 2018)

    Keep your children active and entertained during the school holidays with our Cycling Holiday Camps!

    Delivered throughout the school holidays, our variety of different cycling camps are designed to develop your child’s skills.

    The Camps are delivered by a qualified DBS certified cycling coach who will teach fun activities to engage your children.

    For Further Information

    For any further information, please complete the enquiry form and a member of the Cycling team will be in touch.

    Please note, food and drink provisions will not be provided so please ensure your child is sent with any required provisions. 

    Bike and helmet hire is on a first come first serve basis, we advise you bring your own bike and/or helmet if you are able too. 


    Click here to book your place!

    Cycling Camps Timetable

    Facility Camp Day Time Date Age Group (years) Cost
    York Sport Village Rider Red Wednesday 10-11am 1st August 4-6 £5
    York Sport Village Beginner Road Cycle Thursday 10-12pm 2nd August 9-12 £10
    York Sport Village Advanced Road Cycle Friday 10am-2pm 3rd August 12+ £15
    York Sport Village Beginner Road Cycle Thursday 10-12pm 23rd August 9-12 £10

    Click here to book your place!





    We welcome your feedback, so please complete the Feedback Form with any feedback you wish to share with us.

  • Holiday Swim Courses

    October Holiday Swim Scheme

    We are offering stages 1-4 for children aged 5 years and over. The classes run for five mornings during the October holidays as follows: –

    Monday 29th October – Friday 2nd November.


    The five day course costs £32.50. The classes have a maximum of eight children to one teacher, although we aim for 6.

    Lessons take place every half hour (8 am, 8.30 am and 9 am), with stage 1 and 2  at 8am and 8.30 am and finally stage 3 and 4 at 9 am. We currently have space on all classes. Please use the following link to check which stage your child should be http://www.swimming.org/learntoswim/asa-awards-badges-certificates/

    After the success of our first Rookie Lifeguard course during Easter we are running another course in the October holidays for :-

    Rookie Bronze stage 3 & Silver stage 1 (for those who have already completed Rookie Bronze 1 & 2 award) Tuesday 30th October – Friday 2nd November . Cost £40.00 


    This course is designed for children in stage 6 and over and consolidates the skills they have learnt in the first Bronze stages. The course will include swimming in full clothes and swimming up to 50 m using front crawl, breast stroke and lifesaving backstroke.

    If you do wish to book a place I will need your child’s name, date of birth, address with postcode, contact telephone number and the date, stage and time you wish to book.

    Please email: swimming@york-sport.com

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