Schemes at Ards
Holiday Schemes for kids at Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex
Summer Scheme 2019
Our Summer Scheme will run from 15 July to 16 August
Booking is now open for all schemes and swimming lessons.
Pan-disability Summer Scheme - new August week added
Availability update 16 July 2019
Mini Scheme - morning session - limited availability for weeks of 29 July, 5 and 12 August only
Currently there is still availability on all other schemes
4 to 7 year olds
Morning session: 9am to 12.30pm
Afternoon session: 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Activities include: soft play, Caterpillar Challenge, Blacklight Golf, arts & crafts, football and games. Weather permitting activities will take place outside on the grass or playground.
Cost: £32 per week, 2nd child (sibling) £24
Children should bring their own snacks and drinks. Please ensure food does not contain nuts.
for 8 to 13 years
All day: 8.30am to 5pm - New extended hours
Activities include: trampolining, basketball, archery, Caterpillar Challenge, tennis, football, kayaking, swimming, Blacklight Climbing Walls and Golf
Cost: £65, 2nd child (sibling) £55
Lunch is not included.
Children should bring their own snacks, drinks and packed lunch. Please ensure food does not contain nuts.
Lunch can be purchased from Parklands Cafe. The special scheme meal will include hot food, dessert and a drink. Lunch tickets can be pre-bought from Parklands Cafe on a daily or weekly basis so children do not need to bring money with them.
Cost: £3.50 per day, £15 weekly ticket (5 days)
All children will have lunch in the Function Room opposite the cafe.
Crash Course Swimming Lessons
for 5 year olds and over
Learn to swim or continue learning new swimming skills over the summer with our daily one hour lessons.
Courses run Monday to Friday weeks of: 1, 15, 22 and 29 July, 5 and 12 August
Course cost: £58
|Time||Minor Pool||Minor Pool|
|9am to 10am||Ripples||Ripples 1|
|10am to 11am||Ripples 2||Ripples 3|
|12 noon to 1pm||Ripples 4||Ripples 5|
|1pm to 2pm||Minor Pool||Main Pool|
|w/c 1 July||Ripples||Stroke & Stamina|
|w/c 15 July||Ripples 1||Ripples 6|
|w/c 22 July||Ripples 2||Personal Survival Bronze|
|w/c 29 July||Ripples||Personal Survival Silver|
|w/c 5 August||Ripples 1||Personal Survival Gold|
|w/c 12 August||Ripples 2||Ripples 6|
New for Summer 2019 - Friday evening Lessons
If you can't make our weekly lessons then, join one of our half hour lessons on Friday evenings from 19 July to 16 August.
|6.15pm to 6.45pm||Ripples||Ripples 1|
|6.45pm to 7.15pm||Ripples 2||Ripples 3|
|7.15pm to 7.45pm||Ripples 4||Ripples 5|
|8pm to 8.30pm||Ripples 6||Adults|
Adult lessons are male and female, beginners and improvers. All lessons take place in the Minor Pool.
5 week course, cost: £29
Booking a scheme or swimming course
All schemes must be booked on a weekly basis and paid for at the time of booking.
Schemes can be booked at the complex. Children must be registered by a parent or guardian.
Please note: only activities will be supervised by scheme staff. At all other times complex staff will endeavour to make the visit to the complex as safe and enjoyable as possible. Only Junior Scheme children will be supervised between 12.30pm and 1.30pm.
Please read our Holiday Scheme Information before booking a scheme.
Crash Course Swimming Lessons
Booking can be made in person or by telephoning the complex on 028 9181 2837
All lessons are part of the Waves Swim Programme.
Summer Fitness Membership
11 to 17 year olds can workout in the gym and swim throughout the summer holidays with our special 2 month summer membership.
Membership is valid throughout July and August.
Cost: Juniors (11 to 15 yrs) £35, Youth (16 & 17 yrs) £45
Proof of age must be provided at time of application. Swims can only be taken during public sessions. All Juniors and Youths new to the gym must have an Induction at which a parent or guardian must be present. Normal terms and conditions of use apply.