Half-term fun in store for Lichfield and Burntwood youngsters

Leisure centre staff Sam Corbet, Emma Tye and Jack Wort

Leisure centre staff Sam Corbet, Emma Tye and Jack Wort

Youngsters in Lichfield and Burntwood are being offered the chance to try a variety of activities during half-term.

Lichfield District Council’s Burntwood, Friary Grange and King Edward VI leisure centres have announced activities including basketball, swimming, triathlon training and play schemes.

Neil Turner, Leisure Services Manager, said:

“These coaching courses are a great opportunity for kids to keep fit and healthy and make some new friends. Whether your child wants to try out a new sport or just improve their skills, there’s an activity course running at Burntwood, Friary Grange or King Edward VI leisure centre this half term that they’ll enjoy.”

Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment. For more information, or to book a place on any of the half term activities, please call Burntwood Leisure Centre on 01543 308810, Friary Grange Leisure Centre on 01543 308842 or King Edward Leisure Centre on 01543 308782.

Among the activities on offer are:

  • Junior Triathlon Training Camp at Friary Grange Leisure Centre. Offering eight to 16 year olds the chance to learn all aspects of competing in a triathlon, including swimming, cycling, running, transition and core strengths.
  • The Basketball Coaching Course at King Edward VI Leisure Centre. Giving boys and girls the chance to hone their ball skills. The course, which is aimed at five to 15 year olds, will teach the art of dribbling, shooting, scoring and more.
  • The Den at King Edward VI Leisure Centre for five to eleven year olds offers arts and crafts, sports and games from 9am to 5pm each day.
  • The Playscheme at Burntwood Leisure Centre offers half-term entertainment for five to 11 year olds from 9am to 4pm each day.

Visit www.lichfielddc.gov.uk/halfterm for a full list of half-term activities and the swimming timetable.

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