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Active Lincolnshire is committed to providing opportunities for everyone in Lincolnshire to be active every day. We work with partners to address inequalities and inactivity, responding to the needs of people and places.

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Keeping Kids Active This Christmas

Keeping Kids Active This Christmas

Keeping kids active this Christmas - Explore fun (and free!) things for your children to do during the school holidays in Lincolnshire.

Most people are looking forward to taking a break and resting throughout the festive season, indulging in seasonal food and drink and generally being merry and bright. While it’s important to relax your family’s mind from work and school, keeping your body physically active has multiple benefits for our health and fitness. And keeping kids active at Christmas time is particularly important.

Lincolnshire County Council is working with schools, sports providers, leisure centres and early years and kids’ clubs to provide fun and exciting holiday clubs during the Christmas holidays.

With over 70 dates of fun and active activities across Lincolnshire, you’ll be sure to find something for your children during the school holidays.

Free clubs, activities, and festive fun across Lincolnshire

Choose from over 70 clubs and activities to keep your kids active this Christmas. Clubs are free to all children and young people eligible for benefits-related free school meals from Reception to Year 11. All food, drink and snacks are provided at each club too.

From festive cooking fun to music, games and sports, each club, funded by the Department of Education, is unique and offers lots of different enriching activities, suitable for children aged 5 to 16 years old.

For more general information about the clubs and activities available across Lincolnshire, please email Lincolnshire County Council at HAF@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Shining Stars Day Nursery

Location: Wainfleet St. Magdalen

Dates: 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd of December 8 am till 4 pm
Lots of festive fun with cooking activities, Christmas crafts, outdoor play, park trips.

All food, drink and snacks provided. Suitable for ages 5 -11 years.

Booking Information:

To find out what is on offer and to book email: wainfleet@childrenslinks.org.uk

Tel: 01754 881606

The Noise Academy

Location: Akēdo Bar, Lincoln

Dates: 23rd and 24th December

DJ Skills, gaming, music, fitness fun, learning about food and being healthy. All food, drinks and snacks are provided. Suitable for ages 10 – 16 years.

Booking Information:

To book email info@noiseacademy.co.uk

Tel: 0333 789 0153

Lincoln City Football Foundation

Location: LNER Stadium

Dates: Monday 20th, Tuesday 21st, *Wednesday 22nd and *Thursday 24th December (*Christmas Extravaganza Days)

Lots of different activities including arts and crafts, visits, drama and sports. All food, snacks and drinks are provided. Lunch in the LNER Stadium

Booking Information:

To book go to HAF@lincolncityfoundation.co.uk or www.lincolncityfoundation.com and quote HAFFunding

Premier Education

Locations: Lincoln Bishop Grosseteste College, Gainsborough, Market Rasen Leisure, Branston, Thurlby

Dates: Various dates available (8.30 am – 4.30 pm – drop off between 8.30 and 9.00 and collect from 4 pm – 4.30 pm)

A wide range of sports and activities, practical health and wellbeing, food education lessons, arts and crafts.

All food, drinks and snacks are provided.

Booking Information:

To book email premiereducationhaf@gmail.com or Tel 01953 499040

Visit www.premier-education.com and create an account

JB Sports Coaching

Location: Horncastle, Wragby, Coningsby, Sutton-on-Sea

Dates: 20th, 21st, 22nd December

Lots of exciting and festive activities, sports and games, arts and crafts, food tasting and much more! Suitable for ages 5 – 11 years.

Booking Information:

To book email: JBsportcoaching@g.mail.com or info@jbsportcoaching.co.uk

Tel: 01507 237227

Synergy Sports Coaching

Location: Lincoln College

Dates: 20th and 21st December

Exciting fun activities and sports games plus archery, fencing, Boxercise, golf, Scooter-Wise & Mini-Squash, food activities as well as lunch, snacks and drinks are all provided.

Booking Information:

To book email: LeeTurnbull@SynergySportsCoaching.co.uk or Free Holiday Camp Places – Synergy Education Group visit www.SynergySportsCoaching.co.uk

Tel: 01522 396039

Inspire+ Sports Coaching

Locations: Grantham, Stamford and Long Sutton

Dates: 20th, 21st, and 22nd December (9.30 am – 3.30 pm)

Lots of exciting activities from sports and games, music, cooking and much more!

All food, drinks and snacks are provided.

Booking Information:

To book https://inspireplus.magicbooking.co.uk/Identity/Account/Login

Tel 01476 578137 or email info@inspireplus.org.uk

Geoff Moulder Leisure Complex

Location: Boston

Dates: 20th and 21st December

Lots of activities including swimming, arts and crafts, ten pin bowling, pantomime, Christmas Clubbercise, and much more.

All food, drink and snacks provided. Suitable for ages 5-14 years.

Booking Information:

To book email: Leisure.centre@boston.gov.uk

Tel: 01205 363483

Boston United Football Stadium

Location: Boston

Dates: Saturday 18th December to 3rd January 2021

Fun and games, bowling, magic shows, Play Towers, pantomime, gymnastics, sports and games, First Aid training, Match Day and much more.

All food, snacks and drinks are provided. Suitable for ages 5-16 years.

Booking Information:

To book email:admin@bostonunitedcf.co.uk

Tel: 01205 364406 or 07545 308939

Gainsborough Trinity Foundation

Locations: Lincoln & Gainsborough

Dates: Various days available from Monday 20th – Thursday 23rd December in Lincoln and Gainsborough. Contact the club for arrival and finish times.

Each club consists of an all-expenses-paid full day trip to the Christmas Extravaganza at Rand Farm Park as well as fun games, activities, crafting opportunities, sports and so much more to keep you excited and engaged across each two-day club.

A hot meal, healthy snacks and drinks will be provided on each day so you will be well catered for! Suitable for ages 5-11 years.

Booking Information:

To book email: richard@gainsboroughtrinityfoundation.com

Tel: 07788 185743

Skegness Embassy Theatre

Location: Skegness

Dates: Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st December - 8.30 am – 4.30 pm

Lots of fun activities including dance skills, drama, learning about food and staying healthy and the theatre performance of ‘Sleeping Beauty’.

All food, snacks and drinks are provided. Suitable for ages 5 – 11 years.

Booking Information:

To book email; embassytheatre@mvtlc.org

Tel: 01754 474100

Magna Vitae Leisure Centre

Location: Louth

Dates: December 20th,21st, 22nd, and 23rd - 9am-3.30pm

Santa’s Design Lab with a variety of creative Christmas crafts, fun with food, soft dodgeball, energy burner, music production using interactive technology, DJing.

All food, snacks and drinks are provided. No need for your child to bring a packed lunch.Suitable for ages 4 - 14 years.

Booking Information:

To find out what is on offer and to book email: james.clough@mvtlc.org

Tel: 01507 607650

The Station Sports Centre

Location: Mablethorpe

Dates: 20th,21st, 29th and 30th December (10 am – 2 pm)

A range of activities are available including badminton, table tennis, ten pin bowling, arts and crafts, pottery painting, football and much more!

All food, drinks and snacks are provided, no need for your child to bring a packed lunch. Suitable for ages 5 - 11 years.

Booking Information:

To book email info@mvtlc.org

Tel: 01507 607650

Fit For Sport Holiday Club

Location: Grantham Meres Leisure Centre

Dates: Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st December

Six activity categories are: Skills for Sports, Let’s Get Moving, Learning to Thrive, Learn Through Play, Express Yourself and Wellness Warriors.

This Christmas, our usual activities will also come with a festive twist which will promise a number of brilliant opportunities to bring the magic of the festive season to life such as winter-themed sports, ‘Decorate the Tree Creations’, celebrations for our ‘Winter Party’ and much more!

All food, snacks and drinks are provided. Suitable for ages 4 - 12 years.

Booking Information:

To book https://www.fitforsport.co.uk/holiday-activity-camps/haf-funded-holiday-camps - enter FSMHAFGRANT21

Email: enquiries@fitforsport.co.uk

Or you can call our customer services team between 9 am - 5 pm Mon-Fri: 02087 424 990

MACCA Sports Academies

Location: Grantham Cricket Club and Easton on the Hill Cricket Club, Stamford

Dates: 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd December (10 am – 2 pm)

#GetActive - Multi-Sports (including football, basketball, netball, tennis, hockey, rounders, ultimate frisbee, Kwik Cricket and much more), Boxercise, yoga, HIT session (High-Intensity Training)

#BeCreative - Escape room, time capsule creation/a message to the future, arts and crafts, Junkeneering (a series of junk modelling challenges)

#BeHealthy - blind food tasting, grow your own, food quiz and lots of exciting activities.

All food, drinks and snacks are provided. Suitable for ages 5-16 years.

Booking Information:

To book email: macca.information@gmail.com

Tel: 07793505521

Sport2Day

Location: Holbeach

Dates: 20th and 21st December (8.30 – 4.30 pm)

Lots of fun and sporting activities and games, dodgeball, archery, hockey, football, basketball, forest skills, treasure hunts, capture the flag, learning about food and healthy living. All food, drinks and snacks are provided. Suitable for ages 5-11 years.

Booking Information:

To book email: info@sport2day.co.uk

Tel: 07702 529817

Acorn Childcare Centre

Location: Malcolm Sargent Primary, Stamford

Dates: Various dates, 10 – 3 pm

Fun activities for all children from sports and games, dance, crafting, cooking, music and much more.

Suitable for ages 5-11 years.

Booking Information:

To book email: enquiries@acornchildcarecentre.co.uk

Funded by the Department for Education.

Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Notice

Please ensure you read the terms and conditions and cancellation notice individual to the location/club/activity you are booking, available directly through each location/club/activity.

General Terms: If your child is unable to attend and a booking has been made, it is important that you contact the club at least 48 hours before to let them know your child is unable to attend so that the place can be offered to another child or young person.

For more general information email HAF@lincolnshire.gov.uk