Summer holiday plans

If you’re currently making plans for the summer holidays, there’s lots to do in Brighton & Hove.

Summer Fun guide

Our Summer Fun guide is packed with information about events, activities and holiday clubs across the city, designed to keep children and families happy and healthy throughout the summer season.

From library reading schemes to sports camps, woodland walks to free swimming, cycle training to events in our parks, there’s plenty of suggestions to cover the six week holiday and beyond.

For parents and carers there’s important safety advice, support for children and families with additional needs, as well as information on financial help, free childcare, children’s centres and applying for a school place.

Activities for people of all ages

You'll find plenty of ideas for free or low cost activities to do in Brighton & Hove in our Healthy Lifestyles team's Get Active Summer brochure. It includes hundreds of fun, social and accessible ways for you to enjoy becoming or staying active in the city and is valid until the end of October.   

The Active for Life programme is delivered by our Healthy Lifestyles Team who offer help and advice on all aspects of living a healthy lifestyle, including being active, eating well, stopping smoking, drinking less alcohol and improving your wellbeing.

You can also search through hundreds of local sport, dance and physical activity sessions and events in Brighton & Hove using our online activity finder

Free swimming

Children aged 16 and under can swim for free in Brighton & Hove at:

  • King Alfred Leisure Centre
  • Prince Regent Swimming Complex
  • St Luke’s Community Swimming Pool

You just need to complete a registration form and take it to one of the pools.

Activities all year

There are loads of things happening across the city all year. Have a look at our leisure and libraries pages for child-friendly places to visit and things to do, from local arts and culture, museums and libraries to parks, green spaces and sports centres.

Find out more

For more information on upcoming events, things to do and places to eat, drink and shop have a look at the Visit Brighton website.


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