Holiday Camps

Keep your kids active during the school holidays with Life Leisure!

We host a number of holiday camps throughout the year, suitable for children aged 5 – 12 years and teens aged 13 – 16 years.

Our fully qualified coaches will deliver a variety of fun and enriching activities each day, making sure your children have the best experience with us.

To find out more about each holiday camp, including how to book, click the cards below!

Life Leisure Kids Camps

(5 – 12 years)

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Life Leisure Kids Holiday Camps

Life Leisure Kids Camps

(5 – 12 years)

Our Life Leisure Kids holiday camp is perfect for children aged 5 – 12 years. These camps are designed to engage children through arts & crafts, multi-sports, music and more!

Next holiday camp details:

Dates: Monday 5th June – Friday 9th June (Five day week)

Times: 9.00am – 3.00pm (Late pick up option available from 3.00pm – 5.30pm for £2.50 per day)

Price: £15 per child per day or £65 for the week!

To book, please contact your site of choice or book online. Limited places available.

Call the Avondale team: 0161 477 4242

Call the Stockport Sports Village team: 0161 494 3140

*Please remember to bring your own lunch and plenty to drink.

Avondale timetable

Stockport Sports Village timetable

HAF Holiday Camps

5 – 12 years

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HAF Holiday Camps

5 – 12 years

We are proud to participate in the Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF), offering holiday camps for children on benefits-related free school meals (FSM).

There will be various enriching and physical activities on offer each day, a free meal for each child or young person and a safe and welcoming environment for all to enjoy.

Free kids holiday camp details:

To register your interest for a free place, please complete our eligibility form here. You will receive a response within 48 hours if your child or young person qualifies for a free place.

Please note, centres will not be able to book you onto a free place before you have received confirmation from the form.

Timetable of activities

HAF Teens

(13 – 16 years)

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HAF Teens

(13 – 16 years)

**Not currently available**

How to apply

To apply for a HAF Teens membership, please email

Once your application has been approved, your HAF Teen membership will be processed and confirmed via email. This may take up to 3 working days.

What will they have access to?

Your teen will be able to access everything with in our teen membership offer, which you can find more details of here.

Free Lunch:

Those visiting a Life Leisure centre on a HAF Teens membership will be eligible for a free lunch that day at participating cafes which will be confirmed during the holidays. All you need to do is collect a wristband from reception and hand it in at your chosen cafe.


Is my child eligible for a place?

Life Leisure Kids camps are open to all children aged 5 – 12 and all of our camps are also SEND inclusive.

Funded places on the HAF holiday camps are allocated based on eligibility provided by the Department For Education.

Where do the activity camps take place at?

Our holiday activity camps take place across various Life Leisure facilities. It is possible camps will also be available at other Life Leisure centres throughout the year so please keep an eye out on our website for updates.

Where do I drop off/pick up my child from?

There will be posters and banners showing where registration is but also our welcoming staff will be pointing you in the right direction. Registration will be in the same place every day.

What should my child wear?

Each child should wear appropriate clothing to do some physical activity in and appropriate for the weather whether that being sun cream or waterproof jacket also suitable footwear for the day ahead. Our arts and crafts activities and cooking can get messy, and we would rather your child’s best clothes don’t get ruined. Aprons will be provided for cooking.

Do you have drinks breaks?

Yes. Please make sure your child brings plenty of drinks, there will be regular drinks breaks.

Does my child need to bring a packed lunch?

Lunches will only be provided to children and young people attending our Free HAF camps. If you are attending a Life Leisure Kids Camp then please make sure your child brings along a lunch and plenty to drink.

Who are your staff?

All our staff come from different backgrounds, but all have one thing in common which is offering the BEST diverse activity camps with diverse opportunities for children and young people. Our staff are recruited for their attitude, enthusiasm, and dedication to caring for children. Some are primary PE leads, some are coaches, some are youth workers, we have play leaders chefs and volunteers. Naturally they are cleared by the Criminal Records Bureau at the Enhanced Level.

How do I know what my child is doing during the day?

Every single day numerous activities are available. If you wish to find out exactly what your child will be doing on that day, please ask the coaches in the morning what options they have available for the day.

Can I get some feedback on my child's day?

Certainly. At the end of each day our staff will be more than happy to talk to you in the collection area and tell you all about how much fun they have had in their group on that day.

What if I want to change my booking?

If you need to change your booking, please contact the site directly. You can also ask our wonderful coach’s on the day if it’s during the camp and they will take all the necessary steps in helping you.

What can you guarantee me as a Parent/Guardian?

  • Every child day will have a wide variety of games and activities.
  • Children will be well supervised.
  • Children will make new friends.
  • All staff are 100% committed to delivering an enjoyable fun filled week for kids.

What are event days?

Often, we have ‘special guests’ visit us on site, offering children slightly different experiences to what we normally provide.

What if my child is upset by something or someone?

Each coach is trained to deal with any situation that’s put before them to keep everyone safe and engaged throughout the day.

What time should I arrive back for my child?

We would like parents to be arriving 5 minutes before the end so that it ensures the smooth transition, and the children aren’t waiting around for too long after their day of fun filled activities.