Summer Holidays Childcare Challenge: Holiday clubs in Lancashire 2018

As part of the Post's families Summer Holidays Childcare Challenge, we have compiled a list of holiday clubs and activities available for children.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 6th August 2018, 2:47 pm
Updated Monday, 6th August 2018, 2:48 pm
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Chorley Inspire Youth ClubThe Youth Zone, ChorleyJuly 23 to August 318am until 4pm £12 per dayTo book visit

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Buckshaw HubThroughout the summer holidays, 7.45am until 5.45pm£26 per day Discounts available: 10% off a full week booked Eldest sibling receive a 10% discount Call 01772 452244 or email [email protected]

Cheeky Holiday ClubFactory Lane, Whittle-le-WoodsJuly 23 to September 38am until 6pm £278am until 1pm or 1pm until 6pm £17Full week £120


First Kick PlayschemeWellfield High School, Yewlands Drive, Leyland, and St Michael’s High School, Astley Road, Chorley, 8am until 5pm.July 24 to August 31 £50. Two weeks are only four days at £40.One day £15.Local churches Discounts for siblings.To book call 07514316534 or 01772 428086

St Andrew’s Kids ClubWoodlea Junior School, LeylandThroughout the holidays, 8.45am until 6pm. £17 a day - for ages four to 12.Places limited. To book call 07710083186

South Ribble Borough Council Sports Development Active CampsNorthbrook Primary School, LeylandAugust 6 to 10Multi-sports, football, netball, tennis, archery, cricket, crafts and dance.Drop-off between 8.45am and 9.15am and pick up between 3.45pm and 4pm.A full week is £65, a full day £15 and a half-day £10.Call 01772 625625.

Leyland PlayschemeOld BTR cricket field at the junction of Stanifield Lane and Centurion Way, LeylandJuly 30 to August 3, 9.30am until 3.30pm. Can stay up to 5.30pm.Book via £70 and £75 for under 12’s and over 12s respectively for the whole week’s childcare including all trips and free bus service.

PrestonApoth-a-kidsDice and Donuts, Butler Street, Preston and 75 Church Street, LancasterJuly 23 to August 31, noon until 2pm. Free lunch.Includes board gaming, card games, including Pokemon, video gaming and a Dr Who day.Dice and Donuts is asking if anyone has an extra fridge to donate for the summer holidays to store food.To book call Dice and Donuts on 01772 824969 or 75 Church Street on 01254 542670.

FundaplayPreston’s College Sports Centre- all summer, 8.30am until 5pm.St Oswalds Primary School, CoppullAugust 6 to 17, 8.30am until 5pmWeekly deal: 8.30am until 5pm £70 or £60 until 4pmDaily: £25 8.30am until 5pm or £22 until

School’s Out LeaLea Community Primary SchoolJuly 23 to September 3, 7.30am until 6pm7.30am until 1pm or 1pm untl 6pm £16Full day £23Week £105Sibling discount three for two.For more information call 07866 810738

Cool Kidz at Brockholes Jigsaw Nursery, Brant Road PrestonJuly 23 until August 16Full day: 8.30am until 5.30pm £25Morning session: 8.30am until 1pm £15Afternoon session: 1pm until 6pm £15To book call 01772 491787

Preston Grasshoppers rugby campsJuniors: 12 upwards August 28, 29 and 30, 10am until 4pm. £25 per day or £60 for three days.Children aged six to 12 August 20, 21, 22 9am until 4pm £20 per day or £50 for three days.To book call 01772 863546 or visit

Discovery Vine ChildcareLongsands Community Primary School and Cottam Primary School Monday July 23 to Friday 31st August from 7.45am to 5.45pm. The cost for children aged three years and above is £26 per day, £13 for half a day (7.45 to 12.45/ 12.45 to 5.45pm). If children attend for a full week the cost is £22 per day.Visit

Preston North End KicksCallon all weather pitchesGrange Primary SchoolHartington Road, PrestonPreston Westview Leisure CentreRibbleton ParkSmiths RecEvery Friday or SaturdayFor 12 - 19 year oldsPlay football in a safe and secure environmentFor more information, call 01772 693309 or email [email protected]

AFC Fylde Multi Sports7 to 14 yearsMoor Nook Use Community CentreEvery Wednesday, 2pm until 4pm.

Free - For more information contact 01772 539460

Preston youth groups:Ashton Centre, Tulketh Crescent, holds a Youth Group for those ages 8-11 year’s running every Thursday, 4pm until 5.30pm. For more information contact 01772 531948Moor Nook’s Community Centre, Burholme Road, hosts sessions for pupils of high school age every Thursday, 7pm until 9pm. For more information contact 01772 539460SEND Youth Group for 13 to 25 year olds at Ashton Centre, every Friday, 6pm until 9pm.

Feel Good FridayEvery Friday, 10am until 4pmSion Park Community Hub, Preston.Contact Lisa Macdonald 01772 268037 or email [email protected]

Kings Camps - Preston and KirkhamHighfield Priory High School, PrestonJuly 23 to August 3Full week: £142 multi activity 9.30am until 4pm; £133 rookie academy 9.30am until 4pm.Day: £39 8.15am until 5.45pm.Kirkham Grammar SchoolWeeks: August 6 to 10 and August 13 to 17 8.15am until 5.45pmDay: £39Full week: £165To book call 0114 263 2160

Mad Science Holiday Camps - Preston, Lytham and Lancaster

Preston GrasshoppersJuly 30 to August 3, 9.30am until 3.30pm.Fylde Rugby Club, Lytham July 30 to August 3 and August 13 to 17Lancaster ChaplaincyWeeks: July 23- 27 and August 13- 17 and 20- 24 AugustOne day: £29.75 with early bird discount. Full price £35Full week (5 days): £127.50 with early bird discount. Full price £150To book call 01772 628844


The NestWhitefield Primary SchoolSix weeks Monday to Friday 8am until 5pm.£22 for a full day.To book email [email protected]

Getmessy Holiday ClubMiddleforth Scout hut at Middleforth Primary School in PenworthamFive weeks from July 30 - Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday ( unless a bank holiday then Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)£17 a day 8.30am until 4.30pmExtra £2.50 for early 7.30am until 8.30am Extra £2.50 for lates 4.30pm until 5pm.30pm Or book both on the same day for £4.Text 07903522979 to book

Schools Out at St Teresa’sSt Teresa’s Primary School, PenworthamJuly 30 to September, 7.30am until 6pm7.30am until 1pm or 1pm untl 6pm £16Full day £23Week £105Sibling discount three for two.For information email [email protected] or call 07548 239349


Wild OnesLongridge Cricket ClubWeeks: July 30 to August 3 and August 13 to 17 Breakfast club: 8am until 9am £4Main: 9am to 4pm £30Late: 4pm until 5.30pm £6

The Limes Holiday ClubThe Limes Nursery Berry Lane, Longridge. 8am until 5.30pm - £25 a day or £15 for half a day.To book email [email protected]


School for Stage (stage school)Garstang Community Academy August 6 to 10, 9am until 5pmLytham St Annes, AKS Independent School August 13 to 17, 9am until 5pmStandish, Location TBC, August 20 to 24, 9am until 5pm.£150 per location

Garstang Tennis ClubLancaster Road, GarstangJuly 31, August 2, 7, 9, 16, 21, 23 £10 - 9-11am 4-8 years £20 - 11.30-15.30am 9-16 yearsDiscounts for siblings.To book call Michael Cartmell on 07523866116 or [email protected]


Andrew Flintoff Cricket AcademyKirkham Grammar SchoolJuly 30 to August 39.30am until 4.30pmOne day: £44Three days: £125Full week: £120“Extra-time club” (8.30am-5.30pm): £6 extra per dayTo book call 01785 711 572


Hambleton Tennis ClubChurch Lane, BlackpoolJuly 30, August 1, 3, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24£15 or £20 for two. Full day 9-3pm.Ages 4-16 year olds. To book call Michael Cartmell on 07523866116 or [email protected]

Premier Sport Multi-Sport and Football Holiday CampsBlackpool Sports Centre West Park DriveWeek days during school holidays between 8.30am until 5.30pm.From £12 a day.To book call 01253 478474

The SaintsSt John’s School, Church Street, BlackpoolOver the next four weeks from 8.30am to 5.30pm at £20 or £15 half a day (8.30am to 1pm/1pm to 5.30pm).Call Jodie on 07960363386.

We are AdventurersFylde District Scout Headquarters, St AnnesAugust 6 to 31£30 per day (including snacks and lunch).To book call 0161 877 0759


Lancaster and Morecambe College Holiday Sports CampSports Centre, LancasterJuly 23 to August 31 (except bank holiday)Breakfast club: 8am until 10amActivities: 10am until 3pmLate stay: 3pm until 4pm:Activities: £10 per dayBreakfast and late stay: £2.50 eachSecond child goes half-price for activitiesTo book call 01524 521411

Local churches also host holiday clubs.Some of these include: Garstang Free Methodist Church, Windsor Road, GarstangAugust 13 to 17, 10am until noon FREE