Easter Holidays

Easter with Salford Community Leisure

The Easter holidays are nearly here! If you're looking to keep your children active, entertained and inspired this half term then we've got the perfect range of activities for all ages.

They can:

  • Have a go at exciting Watersports
  • Come along to our Sports & Performing Arts Camp
  • Improve their swimming technique
  • Enjoy Tudor and Victorian related activities at our museums

All our courses offer:

  • Competitive prices
  • Quality coaching
  • Safe venues

Or... if you're looking for things to do as a family during the holidays, then check out the range of events, activities and workshops at our fantastic museums and libraries across the city.


Unless otherwise stated please book your child onto activities here. If your child is a new member you will need to sign up your child first and then use their registration details (Member ID and PIN) to book and pay for the activity. 

Download our Easter booklet



Sports Camps

Children at Ambrose Barlow campSport and Performing Arts Camp (Ambrose Barlow)​

Monday 1 - Thursday 4 April 2019
Monday 8 - Thursday 11 April 2019

Come and join our team of experienced tutors and specialists in dance, drama and music plus qualified sports coaches. Off site activities will be available to children aged 8 and over. 

Children are required to bring a packed lunch each day. A light breakfast and afternoon snack will be provided for children attending the 8am to 6pm camp.

Book onto the 1st - 4th April Camp


Book onto the 8th - 11th April Camp


TimeCost per dayCost per week
8am - 6pm£20£68
9am - 3.30pm£15£44


For more information please call Cheryl Keenan on 0161 778 0769 or 07851 451 988.

School's Out!

Monday 1 to Friday 12 April, 10am-3pm (excluding weekends)
£3 per day | no booking required

Join in our exciting sport and leisure holiday programme with a variety of multi-sports, football on the 3G pitch and arts & crafts.

Sessions running from Monday 1 to Friday 12 April from 10am-3pm (excluding weekends).

Please bring a packed lunch and wear appropriate clothing.


For more information please contact Amy Hallsworth on 0161 778 0569 or email amy.hallsworth@scll.co.uk.

Gymnastics Camp

Monday 1 to Thursday 4 April, 10am-12pm 
£32 per child | booking required

Join in and have fun learning lots of gymnastics skills on exciting equipment in a safe environment with our British Gymnastics qualified coaches.

It's a great way to have fun whilst keeping active and making new friends! Suitable for ages 5 years +.


For more information contact the Gymnastics Team on 0161 778 0284 or email gymnastics@scll.co.uk.



Exciting watersports activities for 8 - 17 year olds. All activities are based at Helly Hansen Watersports Centre unless otherwise stated.

Book online or call the centre direct on 0161 877 7252.

Aqua Activities

Monday 8 to Friday 12 April 2018

Join our experienced instructors and try a number of fun and exciting watersports, including kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddle boarding, sailing and raft building. It's the perfect opportunity to keep active, learn new skills and make new friends. View full event.

Ages 8-17 years9:30am - 12:30pm£80
Ages 8-17 years1:30pm - 4:30pm£80

Junior Learn to Wakeboard

Monday 8 to Friday 12 April 2018

Learn how to wakeboard with our qualified instructors who will guide you through all the basics and help you master the skills of wakeboarding. Meet new friends and gain new skills along the way. 

Ages 10 - 17 years9:30am - 12:30pm£90
Aged 10 - 17 years1:30pm - 4:30pm£90


Swimming sessions

Child swimming

You can book onto any of our swimming activities online or by calling the relevant centre directly.

Fun 'n' Floats

Date | Time: Monday 8 to Friday 12 April, 10.45 - 11.45am
Wednesday 10 to Friday 12 April, 1.15 - 2.15pm
Cost: Adult £4 | Child £2.70
Venue: Broughton Leisure Centre

A fun pool session using floats and balls in the large pool.

Sessions running from:

  • Monday 8 to Friday 12 April, 10.45 - 11.45am
  • Wednesday 10 to Friday 12 April, 1.15 - 2.15pm

Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult aged 16+. Children under 5 should be supervised on a 1-1 basis as sessions can be busy.

Booking not essential but advised to secure a place. 

Distance Badge Sessions

Various dates see below, Swinton & Pendlebury and Worsley Leisure Centre
£6.40, booking required

Come and swim as far as you can in the large pool and achieve a distance award! Children must be Stage 4 swimming ability or above to attend.

VenueDate | Time
Swinton & Pendlebury Leisure CentreMonday 1 & 8 April, 10am - 12pm
Worsley Leisure CentreFriday 12 April, 9.15 - 10.30am

Stroke Development

Various dates see below, Eccles Leisure Centre
£6.40, booking required

If your child needs to improve/develop a specific swimming stroke, then these sessions will help them improve and move up a stage.

Swimming StrokeDate | Time
Breast strokeMonday 1 April, 9.30 - 10.30am
ButterflyThursday 4 April, 9.30 - 10.30am

Intro to Synchro

Tuesday 2 April, 10am - 11am, Eccles Leisure Centre
£6.40, booking required

Come and have a go at Synchro! Learn the basics and have a fun time too! Children must be Stage 5 swimming ability or above to attend.

Intensive Swimming Lessons

From Monday 1 to Friday 12 April, various centres
£32, booking required at reception or over the phone

Whether your child is new to swimming or takes part in our weekly swimming lessons, our intensive crash courses are the perfect way to give your child's swimming a boost. Suitable for children ages 4+ years.

Lesson programme

* Thursday lesson runs frm 10.15am - 10.45am. 

Broughton Leisure CentreStage 3Monday 8 - Friday 12 April9.00am - 9.30am
Broughton Leisure CentreStage 3/4Monday 8 - Friday 12 April9.30am - 10.00am
Broughton Leisure CentreStage 5/6Monday 8 - Friday 12 April10.00am - 10.30am
Broughton Leisure CentreStage 1Monday 8 - Friday 12 April10.30am - 11.00am
Broughton Leisure CentreStage 2Monday 8 - Friday 12 April11.00am - 11.30am
Broughton Leisure CentreSwim City KidsMonday 8 - Friday 12 April11.30am - 12.00pm
Worsley Leisure CentreStage 1Monday 1 - Friday 5 April*10.30am - 11.00am
Worsley Leisure CentreStage 2Monday 8 - Friday 12 April*10.30am - 11.00am
Irlam & Cadishead Leisure CentreStage 1Monday 1 - Friday 5 April9.30am - 10.00am
Irlam & Cadishead Leisure CentreStage 2Monday 1 - Friday 5 April10.30am - 11.00am

Learn to Dive Workshop

Monday 1 & 8 April, 11am - 12pm, Worsley Leisure Centre
£6.40, booking required

This special session will help children develop and improve their diving technique. Stage 3 swimming ability and above.

Stroke Development

Various dates see below, Worsley Leisure Centre
£6.40, booking required

If children are looking to develop a specific swimming stroke. then these sessions will help them improve and move up a stage.

Swimming StrokeStageDate | Time
Front crawlStage 6 +Tuesday 2 April, 11am - 12pm
Front crawlStage 4 & 5Thursday 4 April, 9.15am - 10.15am
Breast strokeStage 4 & 5Friday 5 April, 9.15am - 10.15am
Breast strokeStage 6Tuesday 9 April, 11am - 12pm
ButterflyStage 6Wednesday 10 April, 1 - 2pm
ButterflyStage 4 & 5Thursday 11 April, 9.15am - 10.15am

1:1 Swimming Lessons

Monday 1 - Friday 12 April, various times available, Worsley Leisure Centre
£25 per 30 minute lesson, booking required

Our qualified instructors will focus on individual swimming needs and improve confidence, ability and stroke technique,

Suitable for ages 3+ years.

Library activities

Goldilocks and The Three Bears Plus...

Goldilocks and The Three Bear Plus...

Friday 12 April, 11am - 12pm & 2 - 3pm
Walkden Library
£4, booking required

A theatre show for families and children of all ages. Why not celebrate the Easter break with a magic retelling of the fairy tale children will have heard before, inviting them to join in with a porridge fest.

If you go down to the woods today, you will be in for a very BIG surprise as everything is in disguise and the story goes into the skies with this comical show based on Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Told through a 6ft tall book with 2ft pop ups! 

This event is part of our Season 5 of our Salford Libraries Live programme.

Book now



Salford Museum & Art Gallery activities

Ordsall Hall activities