Kids & Family

Whether it is for learning, play, celebration or time with family and friends our great programme of activities has something for everyone.

Training Provider NEW Soft Play Room coming soon

Our new soft play room is now open! You can drop into the soft play session on Tuesday’s any time between 9:15am and 12noon and enjoy the extra option of the Splash pad any time between 9:00am and 5:00pm.

Offering your child the experience of enjoying sensory activities in a colourful child friendly environment, featuring sensory lighting and wall activities.

Along with the opening of the new room, we are offering entry to soft play and the splash pad at £5 per child every Tuesday, giving families more options of activities when visiting the centre.

This new offer will be replacing the Sense and Play and Bop-a-Roo sessions.

For further information, contact or to book a space, call 01242 528 764.

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Due to popular demand, from 1 April, the room will be open Monday to Friday, 9:15am and 12noon. The Soft Play and Splash Pad offer at £5 per child will also be available during these times.

Family Swim Swim Family Swimming and Diving Courses

Intensive swimming courses

Help your child to become a more confident swimmer ahead of the summer holidays with our intensive swimming courses.


Course dates:

Monday 23rd August– Friday 27th August

5 day course costs £26.40

Time                    Class One                    Class two
09:30am               Stage 1                        Stage 3

10:00am               Stage 2                         Stage 1

10:45am               Stage 1                         Stage 3

11:15am               Stage 2                          Seahorse (3 year olds)

£26.40 for five 30-minute sessions.
One-to-one sessions can also be arranged for £23.50 per 30-minute session.


  • Parents of seahorse stage, stage 1 and stage 2 children are asked to accompany swimmers in the water.
  • Stage 3 children can swim by themselves. Our new FitStop café will be open serving a range of food and drink.
  • Normal swimwear required.

How to book

Email, call 01242 528764 or visit the reception desk at the centre.

Children’s diving taster sessions

Led by a professional diving instructor, this is an exciting opportunity to try out diving with these taster sessions.

No previous experience of diving is needed but children will need to be water confident and be able to return independently to the side of the diving pit.

Dive Taster

Course dates :

Session 1:

Thursday 26th August



Session 2:

Friday 27th August



How to book

Email, call 01242 528764 or visit the reception desk at the centre.

Gymnastics (currently not available)

We are now offering an even wider Gymnastics programme for children and teenagers! We have spaces open on our highly qualified, professionally coached sessions.

Monday, 16.00 – 17.00pm, 4-6 years
Monday, 17.00 – 18.00pm, 6-9 years
Monday, 18.00 – 19.00pm, 10+ years

Wednesday, 16.00 – 17.00pm, 4-6 years
Wednesday, 17.00 – 18.00pm, 6-9 years
Wednesday, 18.00 – 19.00pm, 10+ years

There is a monthly direct debit of £25.99.

If you would like further information or to get a membership form, please call 01242 528764

Badminton Badminton Pre-School Gymnastics (currently not available)

Pre-School Gymnastics is the perfect activity to get your little one ready for a life of physical movement; develop their basic skills including running, jumping and balancing in a high quality, safe environments. Suitable for 3 – 5 year olds.

Wednesdays, 13.15 – 14.00pm
Wednesdays, 14.00 – 14.45pm

There is a monthly direct debit of £25.99.

To join this course or for further information, please call us on 01242 528764.

High Energy High Energy Trampolining (currently not available)

Trampolining is a fun, thrilling class that lets your children bounce and develop a range of new gymnastic movements! Our coaches are high qualified and experienced so don’t miss out on the chance to join in!

Mondays, 16.00 – 17.00pm, 5-9 years
Mondays, 17.00 – 18.00pm, 10-16 years
Mondays, 18.00 – 19.00pm, 10-16 years

Thursdays, 16.00 – 17.00pm, 5-9 years
Thursdays, 17.00 – 18.00pm, 10-16 years

There is a monthly direct debit of £25.99 or a 12 week cash option of £78.60.

If you wish to join in with this course or find out more information, please call 01242 528764

Our Partners Home Education Sport Programme (currently not available)

We now offering a continuous, various Home Education sport programme throughout the year. Join us today for high standards, professional coaching and fun sessions.

Home Education Gymnastics, Mondays, 15.00 – 16.00pm
Home Education Diving, Tuesdays, 13.00 – 14.00pm
Home Education Trampolining, Fridays, 14.45 – 15.45pm


For more information regarding availability and price, please call 01242 528764.


Home Education

Toddler Mini Gym (currently not available)

Spring into the Mini Gym and start to develop your child’s confidence with walking, balance and co-ordination. In the Mini Gym, your toddler can jump to new heights whilst developing their social skills.

Wednesdays in the Sports Hall, session times are:
09.15 – 10.00am
10:15am to 11:00am
11:15am – 12:00pm

6 – 12 months: £2.20
12 months – 5 years: £4.20
6 – 12 months + 12 months – 5 years: £5.40

Please note, we recommend booking these sessions in advance where possible on 01242 528764.

Family Friday Soft Play (currently not available)

Dive right into our weekly Soft Play Party with a bouncy castle and stimulation circuit with plenty of fun and games alongside. Our ever popular sessions draws children from all over Cheltenham ensuring your little one’s social skills are developed. This is a weekly favourite at Leisure at Cheltenham!

Fridays in the Sports Hall, 10.30 – 11.15am

6 – 12 months: £2.20
12 months – 5 years: £4.20
6 – 12 months + 12 months – 5 years: £5.40

Please note, we recommend booking these sessions in advance where possible on 01242 528764.


Please note, we recommend booking these sessions in advance where possible on 01242 528764.

Family Swim Swim Family Family Swim Sessions

Parent and Toddler sessions

We currently offer hourly slots in the teaching pool and the Splash Pad. To find out what availability we have please visit

Swim info Kids Parties (currently not available)

Organising a children’s party can often be a messy and costly experience. At Leisure at Cheltenham we have the perfect answer – we’ll organise it for you!

Our birthday parties have been carefully devised to ensure that every child has an action packed and enjoyable time, filled with fun and games. We provide a happy, caring and safe environment for everyone. Our experienced staff are trained to cope with any eventuality, so you can be sure your children are in safe hands.

Members also get up to 20% off the hire! Even more reason to team up with leisure at cheltenham.

The sections below will provide information on all the parties we have on offer.

To enquire about organising a party, Contact our sales team to book your party! Call 01242 528 764 or email You can alternatively complete our online enquiry form at the bottom of this page.

*Our sales team are in the office Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Alternatively, you can call our desk on 01242 528 764.

Family Swim Splash Pool Party (currently not available)

Parties are available to book in our Splash pool. These are available to book Monday to Sunday, any time between 9:15am and 4:15pm. Sessions last for one hour.

£75 per party

The pool is recommended for children 5 years and under. However, children up to 8 years of age can use the Splash pool.

Swim ratios: 1 x adult = up to 2 x children aged 0-8 years.

Maximum number a party is 30

Please ensure children who require nappies wear a swim nappy whilst in the splash pad.

There is an option to add food at an addition cost.

Contact our sales team to book your Splash party! Call 01242 528 764 or email

Click here for further information on our standard Splash sessions.

Public Swim Float Fun Party (currently not available)

Float Fun parties take place in the teaching pool.

£88 per party

These are available to book:

Saturday’s, any time between 4:00pm & 7:00pm.
Sunday’s, 4:00pm to 5:00pm and 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

Sessions last for one hour.

Swim ratios
1 x adult = up to 2 children aged 0-3 years
1 x adult = up to 3 x children aged 4-7 years

Maximum number a party is 30

There is an option to add food at an addition cost.

Contact our sales team to book your Float Fun party! Call 01242 528 764 or email

Click here for further information on our standard Float Fun sessions.


Party Go-Kart Party (currently not available)

Go-Kart Party

Ages 4-9yrs
Max 12-16 Children

The Go -Kart Party delights children with their first real driving experience.

The electric powered Go-Karts travel between 3 and 6 mph, with lights accurate steering, the carts have smooth controls that youngsters find driving extremely easy.

All children receive a safe driver award and a special trophy is awarded at the end to the birthday child.

For more information and availability please call Mel directly on 01993 841337 or click here

Party Party Soft Play Party (currently not available)

Soft Play Party

Soft play parties are suitable for under 7s. Come and play on our soft play equipment or bounce away on our bouncy castle. Enjoy an hour’s worth of fun in our sports hall. Supervised by a leisure assistant but parental supervision is required to help support the children.

  • Maximum number: 18
  • Soft play parties are available at various times most weekends
  • Its recommended to bring a CD along to this party with your child’s favorite music on
  • £62.00

Contact our sales team to book your Soft Play party! Call 01242 528 764 or email

Party Party Sports Party (currently not available)

Sports Party 

Sports parties are ideal for children seven years and over. The parties offer one hour of sports fun in half of our sports hall supervised by a leisure assistant. Maximum number of young people is 20.

  • Choose from football, basketball and dodgeball or a combination of these. Equipment is provided
  • Sports parties are available at various times most weekends
  • Add an extra to your party with a bouncy castle which is suitable for any party goer up to 1.8 metres in height
  • Cost: £73.00

You have the option of booking 2 sport activities for the hour or 1 activity and the bouncy castle*

Contact our sales team to book your Sports Party! Call 01242 528 764 or email

Party Party Birthday party food (currently not available)

Party food is optional and is supplied by Leisure at Cheltenham.

If you wish to book food for your party, please contact our sales team by phone 01242 528 764 or email

Party food must be booked 14 days prior to the date of the party, final numbers must be confirmed 7 days prior to the date of the party.

To view our New party food menu click the link below.

New party food menu

Swim info Birthday Party Enquiry Form

Birthday Party Enquiry Form

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