Activities for young people

Working alongside local, regional and national partners, the sports development team and leisure centres help young people to get involved with sport in a fun and safe environment.

Term time activities

For specific activities available at each leisure centre around the county, please go to the home page and select the relevant leisure centre from the list at the bottom of the page. 

Holiday activities

Leisure centres offer a variety of activities through the summer holidays - which you can find below listed by centre. Intensive swimming lessons are also offered at a number of leisure centres and you can find detail on these courses on our Aqualetes swim school webpage.

Kick it Out

'Kick it Out' is Football's equity and inclusion campaign and uses football as a tool to promote inclusion, challenge discrimination and to work for positive change.

Wiltshire Council team up with Swindon Town Football in the community to deliver local events during October half term for young people aged 10 to 19. The events feature an individual Swindon Town Foundation Skills Zone and alongside these activities, the events also include tournaments for players in Years 8 and 9, the winners will compete in a grand final at half-time during Swindon Town fixture at the County Ground.

The local events will also feature the Ability Sports programme for young people aged 10-19 years with a disability.

In the meantime if you wish to have further information on the Kick It Out programme sportsdevelopment@wiltshire.gov.uk or telephone 01722 434437.

StreetGames sports programme

StreetGames is a national sports charity that supports a network of projects which give sports, training and volunteering opportunities to young people in disadvantaged communities across the UK. StreetGames are aligned with Sport England's Youth Sport Strategy.

Visit the StreetGames website for more information about the national work of StreetGames.

Read about the StreetGames report looking at the health of young people and the economic cost of inactivity

The Inactivity TimeBomb StreetGames Cebr report April 2014