The Active for Life team have put together a list of ideas to help you get active with your family and friends over the summer in Brighton & Hove.
Many of the ideas and activities are free. Where there's a cost please check with the activity provider for more information on concessionary rates.
Head to one of the cities parks for a picnic and play.
There are 45 play park areas in the city that are being refurbished over the next three years. To book sports pitches and courts send an email to email@example.com. uk.
Freedom Leisure centre sites across the city are running a summer of holiday activities. These are for children aged 3 to14 years old.
The activities include:
- dance at the King Alfred
- family fitness at Moulsecoomb
- trampoling at Portslade
- tennis at Withdean
Find out more on the Freedom Leisure website.
You could learn to skateboard, ride a BMX or a scooter. These activities are very popular in the city.
Visit one of the 3 Freedom Leisure swimming pools in the city:
Don’t forget that all people under 16 years of age who go to school in Brighton and Hove can register for a free swimming card.
Holiday Activities and Food programme
The summer 2021 free Holiday Activities and Food programme is for those aged 4 to 16 who are in full-time education and receive benefits-related free school meals.
A range of community organisations and playscheme providers are providing activities during the summer.
- personal development
The children and young people receive a free healthy and tasty meal. They can also take part in interactive ways to learn more about healthy eating.
Kipling Gardens, Rottingdean
Did you know these beautiful gardens are named after Rudyard Kipling who wrote the Jungle Book.
Breeze up to the Downs
Take the 77 bus up to Devils Dyke for a walk in the Southdowns national park.
Seafront health walks
Join the Signed Seafront Healtwalk that covers four miles of seafront between Hove Lagoon and Brighton Marina. There are regular information boards along the route and distance markers so that you can see how far you've walked.
Stanmer Park has a wealth of different areas for families to explore. These include
- beautiful woodland walks
- rolling fields
- bike paths
- structured play facilities
As part of the regeneration of the park and woodland there are fun free activity ideas put together by the park team.
For more information about summer activities and other general family advice you can visit: