School Holiday Active Childcare & Experience Days

We are super excited to offer a massive range of unique, fun filled and inclusive school holiday activities all at superb value.

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All of our Active Childcare & Experience Days utilise a different combination of SSG activities and equipment to provide children with exciting, action-packed opportunities in a fun, friendly and safe environment. All activities are overseen by our professional staff and are the highest of standards (bench marked by our Ofsted registration).

Active Childcare

Our active childcare is available every day of the school holidays (except at Christmas) providing families with a consistent service they can be confident in. We offer this service to primary school aged children, following Osted benchmark quality guidance for safe and effective care as well adding a sprinkle of our SSG magic. Every day includes:


  • A different theme underpinning the day
  • Inflatable fun like no other
  • Wacky Crafts Sessions
  • Sports Activities
  • Adventure & Challenges
  • Physical Activity Fun

Children work in groups of similar age groups and have their own specific group leader for the day. All staff have training to ensure great pastoral care on top of all the fun activities to provide some of the best valua high quality of care available

Football Experience days

Our amazing football academy coaching team have develop a one day experience day for children who just want to give football a try or simply can get along to the school holiday academy. It remains something for everyone with a fun and focused approach that is super inclusive. We deliver an amazing range of skill  learning and development through great games and activities and conclude with some match play ensuring all children are involved in:


  • Match Play
  • Striking the ball
  • Dripping skills
  • Passing accuracy
  • Goalkeepoing knowledge
  • Much much more

So whether your child wants to be a super striker, passing master or a wonder winger we are the place to be. Groups work in age and ability groups to ensure they get the most from the academy and have the most fun. So get your boots on and come along.

Football School Holiday Academies

We offer one of the best opportunities to get children involved in our National ‘Great’ game. This three football academy is led by our fun and focused football academy coaches to help your football mad kids learn new or develop existing skills. Each day is different and utilises our amazing range of football academy equipment to deliver fun and inclusive sessions. Over the three days children will get involved in:


  • Match Play
  • Striking the ball
  • Dripping skills
  • Passing accuracy
  • Goalkeepoing knowledge
  • Much much more

So whether your child wants to be a super striker, passing master or a wonder winger we are the place to be. Groups work in age and ability groups to ensure they get the most from the academy and have the most fun. So get your boots on and come along.

Gymnastics Experience day

Our amazing weekend Gymnastic Academy team deliver these fantastic experience days for children who want to give gymnastics a try for the first time or for those who are already part of a club and just ant to day more. We provide an amazing environment, jam packed full of awesome gymnastics equipment fit for our young age groups. Staff have bags of experience and enthusiasm. During the gymnastics experience day children will take take part in fun games and activities to learn and develop their:


  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Shapes
  • Jumps
  • Movement
  • Free Play

They will work individual and also in pairs and small groups for maxising the learning and enjoyment. The different age groups will work to age and experience appropriate programmes so whether it learning the fundamental skills of gym or developing more advance aspects we have something for everyone.

Ultimate Adventure Games Day

This activity day will put adventure seekers through their paces. Activities included in this epic day are:

  • Terminator Turmoil
  • Inflatable Obstacle Course
  • Shootings targets with archery and sling shots
  • Team challenges
  • Orienteering

This day is best suited to adrenaline junkies who would love an action-packed day of new and exciting activities they may have never tried before and will certainly want to experience again!


Wacky Crafts & Mad Science Day

Our Wacky Crafts & Mad Science Day is the perfect day for all children who love to get creative and messy.

Messy Makers will enjoy slime making as part of our ever-popular slime factory, designing their own sock puppets and learning origami.

The Mad Science elements of this super fun day include fast fun science such as dancing liquid, lava-lamp making, paper hovercrafts and exploding paint.

Children will finish the day feeling excited about the new activities they have experienced and will be inspired to learn more!

Active Adventure Hot Shots EXPERIENCE Day

Our Active Adventure Hot Shots Day is sure-fire way of keeping active kids entertained during school holidays!

During this activity day participants become Hot Shot Academy trainees and will move through the Academy testing their skills in a range of target challenges and games.

Activities include combat gaming, nerf gun challenge, sling shots, archery, and much more.

Trainees will graduate from the Hot Shot academy at the end of the day, having enjoyed new experiences, learnt new skills and having had a fun-filled, action-packed day while making friends!


Active Adventure High & Mighty EXPERIENCE Day

Our Active Adventure High & Mighty Day is one of our most popular school holiday activities. This day involves a group of adventurers finding themselves stranded and needing to complete exciting missions to reach the safety of home.

Children will experience our most popular activities such as our Climbing Wall, Low Ropes, Base Jump, and our Inflatable Obstacle Course. Adventurers must complete a series of team challenges. They will need to escape the ‘Spiders Web’, stay safe during ‘Toxic Waste’, avoid capture while stealing rings from the ‘Giants Finger’, and ensure they don’t fall into the crevasse when crossing on the ‘Teeta Totter’ bridge along with a variety of other missions.

Participants will finish the day with our Adventure Scramble, including the ever-popular Terminator Turmoil Inflatable Obstacle Course.

Ultimate Adventure Experience Day

Participants will go head to head in a variety of challenges in their groups to compete to become the ultimate adventurer. The teams will rotate around 6 activities to earn points for their team. To finish the day, the teams will compete head to head in small challenges to see who comes out on top. We currently have six different ultimate adventure days made up of a different combination of the following:


A minimum of three of our amazing HEADLINE activities…

  • Climbing Wall
  • Base Jump 
  • Wrecking Ball
  • Terminator
  • Archery
  • Archery Tag
  • Low Ropes 

And an addition three of our smaller activities and challenges…

  • Nerf Challenges
  • Water Slide
  • Team Building & Challenges
  • Camp Crafts
  • Sling Shots
  • Much more

To bring amazing added value to our Ultimate Adventure experience days not does each team get scored on their skills and abilities but also through displaying positive character and values, such as:

  • Determination
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Relationship Building
  • Team Work
  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Peer encouragement
  • Organisation
  • Leadership

Dream Team Challenge & Construction Capers Day

This activity day is made up of number of exciting school holiday activities which are guaranteed to engage all children and get them active.

The day includes challenges such as our Toxic Waste, Spiders Web, Countdown, Blind Build and the Matrix Board. Children will have to work together whilst making new friends and will practice dream-team work in a fun and friendly environment.


Mission Survival Day

Our Mission Survival Day is the ultimate test for all budding secret agents who would enjoy the thrill of an action-packed day with friends. The participants’ mission is to survive all the tasks they face while we put them through their paces.

This epic day includes learning survival skills, the art of disguise, code cracking, treasure hunts, shelter building and gathering evidence to identify a potential crime.

The day concludes with teams undertaking their very own secret mission! Agents will report home having had an unforgettable day.

Olympic Sports Day

Our Olympic Sports Day is a jam-packed day of active fun for champions of all abilities from start to finish, perfect for children with lots of energy and enthusiasm.

This day provides an opportunity for all children to experience a range of different sports and games by taking part in a running, jumping and throwing carousel of sporting activities.

The fun-filled day also includes some creative activities such as flag, head band and Olympic torch making and ends with a medal ceremony.


School Holiday Activities FAQ

You can book online using the ‘book now’ button, or you can book over the phone on 01234 340782

Yes, we do accept childcare vouchers. Payments with vouchers must be processed over the phone on 01234 340782.

Yes, we do. Payments via the tax-free childcare scheme must be processed over the phone on 01234 340782.

The age range for children who can attend is 5-12 years old.

Our Active Childcare is for children aged 5-12 years. Some of our Experience Days accommodate children aged 8-14 years. Please view our latest timetable for more details.

Yes, you will need to provide a packed lunch and a refillable drinks bottle. We also suggest a morning and afternoon snack as the children will stop for a break. If your child is booked on via the free school meals scheme, we will provide a packed lunch for them.

Children should wear comfortable clothing and sensible, closed footwear. Appropriate outerwear should be provided depending on the weather e.g. waterproof coats, sun cream and sun hats, as many of our activities take place outside.

Location: Alexander Sports Centre, Sidney Road, Bedford, MK40 2BQ.