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Holiday Activities
 for young people
    in East Dorset
    The Priest’s
    House                                                                                                         In May 2011 the

    Museum &
                                                                                                                  museum began working
                                                                                                                  with professional

                                                                                                                  archaeologists and
                                                                                                                  volunteers from the
                                                                                                                  local community,
                                                                                                                  funded by the
                                                                                                                  Heritage Lottery Fund,
     The Museum of East Dorset                                                                                    to complete a full
     23-27 High Street, Wimborne, BH21 1HR 01202 882533                                                           excavation of part of
                                                                                                                  the museum’s garden.
                                                                                                                   Volunteers have been
    A Hat for All                      Earth Detectives                     Pulpy Paper and                        trained in archaeological
    Occasions                          Saturday 23 July                     Crafty Cuts                             techniques, from
                                       10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.                                                          digging to sieving,
    1 April to 31 October, Monday to                                        Thursday 18 August
    Saturday 10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.      Delve into our archaeological        10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last entry            finds washing, drawing
                                       past with a dig and activities.      3 p.m.)                                   and data recording.
    From smoking caps to football      There will be something for
    and school hats in this costume                                         Fun art and craft activities for          A selection of the
                                       everyone, with quizzes, trails and
    exhibition. A selection of                                              all the family. There will also            artefacts that they
                                       hands-on activities. Part of the
    wonderful head coverings from                                           be trails, quizzes and much,               have found are
                                       Festival of British Archaeology.
    the museum’s collection, ranging                                        much more. All materials will be
                                       All materials will be supplied. No                                               on display in the
    from the purely protective                                              supplied. No booking required.
                                       booking required.                                                                museum and a
    through to the uniform and the                                          Admission: £1.50
    fascinating.                       Price: £1.50 (free entry for Young                                                travelling display
                                       Archaeologists’ Club members
    Admission: Adults £3.50,
    Children £1, Concessions £2.50,
                                       with a valid membership card)        Stories of Old                                will be going out

                                                                                                                            to local venues.
    Families (2 adults and up to 3
    children) £8.50                    The Three Rs -                       Saturday 27 August
                                                                                                                             The excavation
                                                                                                                             continues until
                                       Schooldays in                        11 a.m.
    Archaeological                     East Dorset                          A few miles north of Wimborne
                                                                                                                             the middle
                                                                                                                              of July.
    Finds Surgery                      End July to 31 October, Monday
                                                                            lies a ruined medieval church,
                                                                            unusually constructed in
    Saturday 16 July                   to Saturday 10 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.     the middle of a prehistoric
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m.                  An exhibition on life in the         monument. These earthworks
    Have your archaeological finds     schoolroom.                          were built some 3,000 years
    identified by the county’s Finds   Admission: Adults £3.50,             before the first arrival of
    Liaison Officer. Part of the       Children £1, Concessions £2.50,      Christianity in Britain. Nearby is
    Festival of British Archaeology.                                        a deserted medieval settlement.       Further activities and
                                       Families (2 adults and up to 3                                             workshops are planned.
    Admission: FREE if you bring                                            Starting from the church, Keith
                                       children) £8.50                                                            Please contact the museum
    along a find for identification                                         Childs, a local archaeologist, will
                                                                            lead a guided tour of the site and    for a current events list. If you
                                                                            settlement. Part of ‘The Sting in     are visiting us on days when
                                                                            the Tale’.                            there are no family events
                                                                                                                  going on, there are quizzes and
                                                                            Admission: £3.50 adults / £2.50       trails for you to discover East
                                                                            children (booking is essential)       Dorset’s heritage. Children
                                                                                                                  must always be accompanied
                                                                                                                  by a responsible adult.
The Earthouse
Ancient Technology Centre Damerham Road, Cranborne, Dorset BH21 5RP
01725 517618

Vikings Galore!!                                                              ‘Sting In The Tale Festival
Open Weekend                                                                  of Storytelling 2011
Part of the Festival of British Archaeology 2011 - Saturday 30thand           Saturday 20th August
Sunday 31st JULY (10am - 4pm both days)
                                                                              SITT Festival Launch Party
Vikings invade Cranborne! Exciting show of living history, crafts and
                                                                              New Forest Storytellers:
skill on the battlefield! Try hands-on activities, listen to a storytelling
and enjoy homemade food and refreshments.                                     The Cyclops’ Other Eye
Tickets on the door only: £5 for adults and £2.50 for 16 - 4yrs and           A collection of Greek Oddities of love, laughter, war and
free entry to YAC Members.                                                    wisdom from Ancient Greece.
                                                                              This collection of tales, short and not so short, music and
                                                                              fun from the New Forest Storytellers is a show case of the
                                                                              art of crafting new stories from old tales. A labyrinth of tales
                                                                              leading to a great evening’s entertainment of storytelling
                                                                              featuring a wide variety of the New Forest Storytellers plus
                                                                              Sunday 21st August
                                                                              Storytelling Workshops
                                                                              Come and learn about the art of storytelling - details to be
                                                                              announced shortly.
                                                                              Saturday 27th August
                                                                              “Bosi and Herruad”
                                                                              Storytelling with Kate & Corwen and The Travelling Talesman
For more information on events in general, please contact:
                                                                              Full of magical beasts, cunning escapes and witty seductions
Pascale Barnes on 01725 517618 or                  this dark age tale takes the
Unless otherwise stated, please book in advance via East Dorset               kings son, Herraud and his best mate, the outcast Bosi from
Heritage Trust 01202 888992. Tickets purchased on the door                    their childhood misadventures through family feuds, heroic
will be subject to a surcharge of £1 per ticket. Please make                  quests in far flung lands, love found, lost and dramatically
                                                                              regained, to the final climactic sea battle.
cheques payable to 'ATC Friends Account' and send SAE to EDHT,
Allendale House, Hanham Road, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21                  Tickets for all SITT events available from East Dorset
1AS. If you book tickets but cannot come, please let EDHT know                Heritage Trust on 01202 888992: £10 for adults; £5 for 16
so that someone else can buy the tickets!                                     and under - suitable for children 12 years and up.
       The Hub
       Brock Way,
       BH31 7QE
       01202 828740

       Young at The Hub family cinema...
        Gulliver’s Travels (PG)             Gnomeo & Juliet (U)                  Megamind (PG)                        The Chronicles of
        Tuesday 26th 2pm                    Wednesday 10th 2pm & 7.30pm,         Tuesday 16th 2pm                     Narnia - Voyager of
        Wednesday 27th 2pm                  Thursday 11th 2pm August             Wednesday 17th 2pm & 7.30pm          the Dawn Treader (PG)
        Thursday 28th 2pm July              Running time 84 mins                 Thursday 18th 2pm August             Tuesday 23rd - 2pm
        Running time 85mins                 Animation comedy with the            Running time 95 mins                 Wednesday 24th - 2pm & 7.30pm
        Starring Jack Black, Jason Segel    voices of James McAvoy,              Animated action comedy               Thursday 25th - 2pm August
        and Emily Blunt.                    Emily Blunt, Ashley Jensen.          starring Will Ferrell, Jonah Hill    Running time 113 mins
        Directed by Rob Letterman.          A version of Shakespeare’s play,     and Brad Pitt                        Adventure fantasy starring
        In a modern take on the classic     set in the world of warring indoor   Megamind is the most brilliant       Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes
        tale, Lemuel Gulliver is a lowly    and outdoor gnomes.                  super-villain the world has          and Ben Barnes.
        mailroom clerk at a New York        Garden gnomes, Gnomeo and            ever known.....and the least         Directed by Michael Apted
        newspaper (Adventure comedy).       Juliet have as many obstacles        successful. Over the years, he has   Return to the magic and wonder
                                            to overcome as their quasi           tried to conquer the Metro City      of C. S Lewis’ beloved world - via
                                                                                 in every imaginable way. Each
        Yogi Bear (PG)                      namesakes when they are
                                            caught up in a feud between the      attempt a colossal failure thanks
                                                                                                                      the fantastic ship, the Dawn
                                                                                                                      Treader. Their mission - on which
        Tuesday 2nd 2pm                     neighbours.                          to the caped super hero, known       rests the fate of Narnia itself -
        Wednesday 3rd 2pm & 7.30pm                                               as ‘Metro Man’, until the day

                                                                                                                      takes the voyagers to mysterious
        Thursday 4th 2pm August                                                  that Megamind actually defeats       islands and a river that turns gold
        Running time 80mins                                                      him in the throes of one of his      to fateful confrontations with
        A new adaptation of the classic                                          botched evil plans.
                                              Children’s Lunch Boxes £2.95                                            magical creatures and sinister
        cartoon featuring the voices of                                                                               enemies, and to a reunion with
        Dan Aykroyd as Yogi Bear and                                                                                  their friend and protector, the
        Justin Timberlake as Boo Boo.
        Jellystone Park has been losing
                                                            Why not have a                                            great lion, Aslan.

        business, so Mayor Brown has
        decided to shut it down and                         Cinema Party?                                             • Staff and workshop leaders
                                                                                                                        are CRB checked
        sell the land. Yogi and Boo             Watch your favourite film on the big screen.                          • Outdoor play area.
        Boo will be tossed out of the                                                                                 • High- chairs and baby
        only home that they have ever                     Bring along your own DVD.                                     changing facilities
        known. Faced with their biggest         Sit back and relax, watch the film. Party food                        • Young person-friendly
         challenge ever, Yogi must prove
               that he really is ‘smarter      for you and your guests can be ordered at the
                 than the average bear’                  time of booking your party.                                  Film Admissions:
                 as he and Boo Boo join                          For information contact                              Adult: £4
                 forces with Ranger Smith
                 to save the park from
                                                                      01202 828740                                    U16: £2
                 closing forever.                                                                                     Hub/VLC member: £3.50
                                                                                                                      U16 member: £1.50

                                                                                                                                    Reg Charity No 1135753
Young at The Hub Events...
                                                                           Monday 22nd August
‘It is in playing and
perhaps only in                     Yoga Club                              Cube Theatre at the Merryfield Theatre
playing, that the child             Every Wednesday in August              Theatre and drama workshop
is free to be creative’             (3rd-30th) 11.15am-12 noon             10am-11.30am ( 6-13 years)
                                    £3.50 per session; £14 for all 5       £3.50 includes an introduction to working with puppets
                                    Contact Jackie Hayfield
                                                                           Pinocchio - the play
The Bistro
                                    0795 5587772
                                    Yoga is a fun and creative             2pm ( 5-11 years and families) £5.50; U16 £4.50; Family £15
Monday-Friday - 9am-6.30pm          way for children to increase           Pinocchio is a captivating tale, featuring spellbinding puppetry,
Saturdays - 9.30am-3pm              their natural flexibility, whilst      original music and a bundle of laughs!
                                    becoming calmer and more               Workshop and Play: U13 £8
Sundays - Closed
                                    focussed. Sessions include
Chill out with the papers while     postures, sound-work, stories          Drama - Day - Treat Workshop & Play
the kids play in the garden.        and relaxation. Children should        9.30am-4pm
Food 2 Go Lunch boxes - £2.95       wear lose comfortable clothing,        £13.50 per child (U13); £12.50 ( for Hub/Joint members)
                                    bring a blanket and drink. Mats        Let us supervise. Lunch in the Bistro. Collect the children at 4pm
                                    are provided.                          after the play.
Play in a Day                                                              Gepetto - a new play by Jon Welch
with Victoria Eldon
                                    Monster Bounce                         7.30pm (teenagers and adults)
                                    Friday 3rd June, 29th July,            £5.50; U16 £4.50; Family £15
Suitable for ages 6-13 years
                                    5th August, 12th August, 19th          Using two performers, combining Cube’s trademark electric
Tuesday 2nd, 9th and                August, 26th August                    dialogue with mesmerizing puppetry, Geppetto is a heart-rending,
16th August 9am-3.30pm
                                    Giant inflatables outdoors or          but often hilarious story of a broken man’s obsessive search for his
Show at 3pm
                                    indoors if the weather is bad.         own puppet-boy, and how the chance pairing of this odd couple
£13.50                                                                     offers them both a glimpse of something lost and something to be
                                    On the door £4.50
Dress for mess                                                             yet found.
                                    Gigantic, monster fantastic
Bring a packed lunch or             inflatables for children to play
Food 2 Go Lunch boxes
£2.95 from the Bistro
                                    on in two hourly sessions are
                                    fully supervised. The Monster        Pushy Mothers -
Imagine, improvise, create and
perform your own play based on
                                    inflatables will be set up in
                                    the garden if it is fine or in the   a core workout for Mums
a fantasy theme:                    Theatre if it is wet. Bring your     Buggy workouts good for you and your baby
• Pirates of the Hub - 2nd August   friends for an action-packed         Feel good, Enjoy Mother Nature, Make friends and burn the baby fat!
• Journey into Space - 9th August   time.                                Contact Louise 07790508014 or
• The Wild West - 16th August       Two hour sessions on the hour.


    Moors Valley
    Country Park
    Horton Road,
    Ashley Heath,
    nr Ringwood BH24 2ET
    01425 470721

    Nuts about Nature                      Meadow Mayhem                         Woodland Wisdom                        Wilderness Quest
    You can become a nature                Tuesday 26 July, 2, 9, 16, 23 and     These courses are designed             Wednesday 3 to
                                           30 August
    detective exploring ponds,                                                   for anyone with an interest            Thursday 4 August
                                           Between 10.30am and 12.30pm
    rivers, woodlands and                  or 1.00pm and 3.00pm                  in the great outdoors                  Wednesday 10 to
    meadows in search of the                                                     whether it’s cooking on                Thursday 11 August
                                           All ages, children must be
    creatures that live there and          accompanied                           an open fire or building a             From 10.00am on Wednesday to
    learn what you can make                £2.00 per child, adults free          shelter to sleep in all night.         12noon on Thursday
    using natural materials.                                                                                            8 to 10 years
                                           Grab a net and a magnifying pot
                                           then set out to discover who lives    Family Bushcraft Day                   £60.00 per child, including
                                                                                                                        evening meal and breakfast
    What Lies Beneath                      in the meadow and find out why        Saturday 9 July
                                                                                                                        This is a two day course with an
                                           Gus the Grasshopper is the most       10.00am to 4.00pm
    Thursday 28 July, 4, 11, 18 and        musical of all the insects. No                                               overnight camp. You will learn to
    25 August                                                                    8 years and over, all children
                                           need to book.                                                                track animals, cook over an open
    Between 10.30am and 12.30pm                                                  must be accompanied
                                                                                                                        fire and make a shelter to sleep
                                                                                 £15.00 per person
    or 1.00pm and 3.00pm                   Under 6’s                             Calling all Mums and Sons,
                                                                                                                        in. When it gets dark we’ll set
    All ages, children must be             Wednesday 27 July, 10                                                        off to discover the secrets of the
    accompanied                                                                  Dads and Daughters... You will         night and listen for owls and bats.
                                           and 24 August                         have the chance to build your
    £2.00 per child, adults free           Between 10.30am to 12.30pm or                                                Booking essential.
                                                                                 own shelter, try tracking, learn
    Discover what lurks deep in our        1.00pm to 3.00pm
                                                                                                                        Wilderness Week
                                                                                 traditional fire lighting skills and
    ponds and see if you can find          Up to 6 years, children must be       have-a-go at natural cordage.
    Neville the Newt and Dino the          accompanied                           Booking essential.                     Monday 15 to Thursday
    Dragonfly. Can you complete our
                                           £2.00 per child, adults free                                                 18 August
    pond bingo challenge? No need
                                           Lots of activities for our youngest   A Day in the Woods                     Monday and Tuesday 10.00am
    to book.
                                           explorers! You can go on a            Monday 25 July, 1 and 8 August         to 4.00pm, Wednesday 10.00am
    Family Bat & Moth Walk                 woodland walk, embark on a            10.00am to 4.00pm                      to Thursday 12noon
    Wednesday 27 July                      minibeast hunt or delve into          8 to 10 years
                                                                                                                        11 to 13 years
    and 31 August                          the pond to find the Nuts about       £22.50 per child
                                                                                                                        £120.00 per child, including
    8.00pm to 10.00pm                      Nature gang. No need to book.
                                                                                 A one day course designed as an        evening meal and breakfast
    8 years and over, children must        Woodland                              introduction to bushcraft. You         An advanced course for the
    be accompanied
    £4.50 per person                       Murder Mystery                        will have the chance to build          bravest explorers. Over the
                                                                                 your own temporary shelter             week you will learn many
    As the sun goes down lots of           Wednesdays 17 and 31 August
                                                                                 using ponchos, try traditional         wilderness skills including
    creatures begin to wake up. Use        Between 10.30am and 12.30pm                                                  fire lighting techniques, back
                                                                                 fire lighting skills and have a
    a bat detector and moth trap           or 1.00pm and 3.00pm                                                         country cooking, wild foods,
                                                                                 go at animal tracking. Booking
    to discover our more secretive         All ages, children must be                                                   archery, fishing, animal tracking,
    residents, find out who likes to eat   accompanied                                                                  whittling, natural cordage and
    who and how they catch them.           £2.00 per child, adults free                                                 shelter building. We’ll finish off
                                           Can you solve the murder                                                     with a campout and the chance
                                           mystery by taking tree finger                                                to listen to campfire stories,
                                           prints and searching high in the                                             play a stalking game, sleep out
                                           canopy and low on the woodland                                               under the stars and much more.
                                           floor? No need to book.

                                                                                                                        Booking essential.
  Enjoy a family day out at
  Moors Valley.
  Play on huge wooden Play
  Sculptures on the Play Trail,
  take a trip on the narrow-
  gauge steam railway or join
  in with one of the many
  Ranger-led activities.

  Ride with the Pack                   Dirt and Dust                         Hooked on Fishing                     Cast Away!
  Cycle with us and feel the                                                                                       Wednesday 3, 10, 17
                                       Wednesday 27 July or 24 August        These sessions offer a great
  call of the wild as we head                                                                                      and 24 August
                                       10.00am to 3.30pm                     chance for young anglers and          10.00am to 2.00pm
  into the forest for fun packed                                             families to enjoy fishing on
                                       10 to 14 years                                                              8 years and over
  days of cycling activity.                                                  Moors Lake whilst receiving
                                       £15.00 per child with own bike                                              £17.00 per child
  Whatever your level there’s a                                              expert tuition. All fishing
                                       For the more technical rider                                                These sessions are ideal for
  ride for you.                                                              equipment and bait will be
                                       who would like to have a go                                                 those with some basic angling
                                       at both technical and cross           provided by the coach and             experience. Expert guidance is
  Skills 1                             country riding. We will meet in       is included in the cost of the        provided to improve your fishing
  Monday 25 July or Tuesday            the Watchmoor area of Moors           session.                              skills and knowledge, while
  30 August                            Valley and spend the day using                                              enjoying a days fishing on Moors
  10.00am to 1.00pm
                                       the Low Shore structures and          Get Hooked                            Lake. Booking essential.
                                       pump track, as well as riding the
  7 to 8 years                         new singletrack course and other
                                                                             Monday 1, 8, 15 and 22 August         Get the Family Hooked
  £10.00 per child with own bike,      technical sections of terrain.        Tuesday 2 and 9 August                Tuesday 16 and 23 August
  cycle hire at extra cost             With this form of biking a higher     10.00am to 12.00noon or               10.00am to 12.00noon or
                                       element of risk is attached.          12.30pm to 2.30pm                     12.30pm to 2.30pm
  Start your journey into off road                                           All ages, children 7 years and
  cycling by joining us on a morning   Booking essential.                                                          All ages, one adult and one child
                                                                             under must be accompanied             per booking
  of fun activities and challenges
                                       Bike Club
                                                                             £8.50 per child, adults free          £16.00 per couple
  to help you gain the skills needed
  for off road riding. Booking                                               These taster sessions provide an      A great opportunity to introduce
  essential.                           Monday 8 to Wednesday                 introduction to the art of fishing.   adults and children to angling in
                                       10 August                             They teach participants the basics    a fun and friendly environment,
  Skills 2                             9.30am to 4.30pm Monday               of the sport in an uncomplicated,     with the added bonus of a fish or
                                       and Tuesday, 9:30 to 5.30pm           easily understood manner.             two! There are five slots available
  Tuesday 26 July or Thursday          Wednesday                             Booking essential.                    per session. Booking essential.
  25 August                            10 to 12 years
  10.00am to 2.00pm
  9 to 11 years
                                       £65.00 per child with own bike,
                                       includes BBQ on last day
                                                                                    Birthday                             Looking after
  £12.00 per child with own bike       A 3 day cycling course for kids               Parties                               East Dorset
  Continue your journey into           led by two qualified Mountain
                                                                             There’s no better place to                     Residents
  off road cycling with 4 hours        Bike leaders and cycle coaches
  of challenges and fun that will      offering the chance to try out         celebrate your birthday                 Save 10% on any bookable
                                                                                                                              event at Moors Valley
  help you improve your skill on a     all forms of off-road cycling as      than the great outdoors!                    listed on these two pages
  mountain bike. Booking essential.    well as exploring tracks and trails    Choose from a whole range of                      (excluding Birthday
                                       planning a cycling expedition and      activities - whether it’s taking                    Parties) when you
                                       some basic bike maintenance.          part in a nature trundle, going                quote SB10 on booking.
                                       The 3 days will finish with a BBQ      pond dipping, an exhilarating                     Call in at the Visitor
                                       and prize giving.                     adventure bike ride or camping                    Centre or phone the
                                       Booking essential                       out under the stars, there is                              Rangers on
                                                                                something for everyone.                                01425 470721
     t ac
            tive in your

                                         Activate 1000
                                         Moors Valley
                                         Country Park,
                                         Horton Road,
                                         Ashley Heath,
                                         nr Ringwood BH24 2ET
                                         01425 470721

                                         Way of Life                            Get Active Outdoors                    Fitness Buggy                        Adventure Cycling
                                         A varied, fun and exciting range       Linking with the ‘Green Active         Workouts, Colehill                   for Kids
                                         of activities that offer a great way   Club’ this session gives little ones   Specially designed workouts for      Explore the tracks and trails
                                         to get active outdoors, including      a great chance to get outside          parents with babies - a fantastic    throughout the Park and Forest
                                         Nordic Walking, have a go at golf,     and have some active fun. With         way for new parents to resume a      whilst learning new skills and
                                         Yoga, Tai Chi and subsidised bike      a wide range of fun games,             regular routine of exercise, enjoy   improving confidence and
                                         hire.                                  including human table football,        the fresh air and meet other         techniques; these sessions are
                                         Date:   Every Friday                   team races, swingball and much         parents. The sessions include        informal and fun.
                                         Time:   9.30am onwards                 more; what better way to make          basic stretches and exercises
                                                                                time for yourself safe in the                                               Date: Saturdays
                                         Age:    Varies by activity                                                    and are a great cardiovascular
                                                                                knowledge that your children are                                            Time: 10.00am to 11.00am
                                         Cost:   From £2.50                                                            workout.
                                                                                having active fun.                                                          Age: 9 to 13 years (if outside
                                                                                                                       Date: Every Tuesday                        of this age range, please
                                                                                Date: Every Saturday                   Time: 9.15am for a 9.30am
                                         Green Active Club                      Time: 9.50am to 11.10am                      start (1hr session)
                                                                                                                                                                  phone the Rangers on
                                                                                                                                                                  01425 470721)
                                         adults get fit, kids have fun!         Age: 5+ parents must stay              Cost: £2.50 per session              Cost: £2.50 per session, cycle
                                         Whilst the children are                      onsite                           Meet: Colehill Library,                    hire available at £2.50,
                                         entertained at our ‘Get Active         Cost: From £6.00 or £2.50 with               Middlehill Road,                     booking essential
                                         Outdoors’ or Adventure Cycling               an adult activity                      BH21 2HL
                                         sessions parents can enjoy a
                                         choice of instructor-led fitness
                                                                                Fitness Buggy                                                               Colehill Adventure
                                         classes all in the great outdoors.                                            Family Bike Rides                    Cycling for Kids
                                         Choose from BikeFit, Nordic            Workouts                               A great opportunity for the          Explore the tracks and trails of
                                         Walking or Tai Chi, safe in the        Specially designed workouts for        whole family to cycle our tracks     Canon Hill, whilst learning new
                                         knowledge that the little ones         parents with babies incorporating      and trails led by a qualified        skills and improving confidence
                                         are safe and getting active. Not       basic exercises and stretches,         mountain bike leader offering a      and techniques; these sessions
                                         only that, there is the option of      allowing new parents the chance        perfect opportunity to gain some     are informal and fun.
                                         family bike rides to get everyone      to resume a regular routine of         confidence whilst cycling with
                                         active together. Please phone for      exercise, enjoy the fresh air and      your little ones!                    Date: Saturdays 1st, 8th, 15th,
                                         details.                               meet other parents.                                                               22nd & 29th October
                                                                                                                       Date: Saturday July 23rd             Time: 1.00pm to 4.00pm
                                         Date:   Every Saturday                 Date: Every Tuesday until                    and Saturdays from
                                         Time:   10.00am to 11.00am                   September 27th and                                                    Age: 9 to 13 years (if outside
                                                                                                                             September 10th until
                                         Age:    Varies by activity                   every Thursday until                                                        of this age range, please
                                                                                                                             October 1st
                                                                                      September 29th                                                              phone the Rangers on
                                         Cost:   From £2.50                                                            Time: 10.00am to 11.00am
                                                                                Time: 9.45am for a 10.00am                                                        01425 470721)
                                                                                                                       Age: Especially for families,        Cost: £5.00 per session, no
                                                                                      start (1hr session)                    little ones from 9 months
                                                                                Cost: £2.50 per session                                                           cycle hire is available
                                                                                                                             and over
                                                                                                                       Cost: £4.00 per adult, children
                                                                                                                             free (normal cycle hire
                                                                                                                             charges apply)
                                         Booking essential for all events

                                         FREE PARKING for the duration of your event

                                                       Stay & Play
                                                       Day Care
                                                        01202 888543 or 07787 807471
                                                       At Stay & Play Day Care we aim to offer
                                                        a fun, safe happy environment for all

Wimborne Minster                                        children. We believe children develop
                                                          social and personal skills, through

Tennis Club                                            nurture, play and learning experiences.

                                                      We offer children the opportunity to grow
Rec Lodge, Victoria Rd,
                                                       strong and confident in a safe and secure
Wimborne BH21 1EW
                                                        environment, developing a range of life
Summer Holiday Tennis                                   Stay & Play is a high quality childcare
and Sports Days                                        setting in Wimborne for babies aged from
Professional Tennis & Sports Coaching                     6 weeks to children aged 14 years.
•     Fun Games
                                                      Our unique service caters for all families by
•     Indoor Facilities if poor weather
•     Tournament & Prizes                             providing a day care service and after school
•     Rackets supplied                                  club, school pickups and a holiday club.
•     Packed lunches required with plenty of drinks
•     Hot lunch available £3
Time:      8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday
Week 1: Monday 25th July - Friday 29th July
Week 2: Monday 1st August - Friday 5th August
Week 3: Monday 8th August - Friday 12th August
Week 4: Monday 15th August - Friday 19th August
Week 5: Monday 22nd August - Friday 26th August
Week 6: Monday 29th August - Friday 2nd September
Cost:      Members of Wimborne Tennis Club:
           Day £15.00
           Week: £55.00                                We are open from 7.45am to 6pm Monday
           Non Members:
           Day £18.00                                                  to Friday
           Week £65.00
                                                         Contact Deborah on 01202 888543 or
To book a place contact Phil Loose on 07812086441
                                                                     07787 807471
and send cheque made payable to:
                                                       Or email for
PL Tennis to WMTC, Rec Lodge, Victoria Rd,
Wimborne, BH21 1EW                                            more details and bookings.
     @ Walford Mill Crafts
     Stone Lane,
     Dorset BH21 1NL
     01202 841400
      An exciting six-week                 Shell Paintings                       Tick Toc Clay Clock                    Paint a Giant Picture
                                           with Caroline Parrott                 with Rebecca Johnson                   with Christine Hughes
      programme of summer
                                           Thursday 28 - 12 to 1pm               Tuesday 2 - 2pm to 4pm                 Wednesday 17 - 10.30am to 12.30pm
      workshops for children and           For age 7 years plus         £3       For age 8 years plus       £8          For age 5 years plus          £8
      young people age 5 and up.           Bring some shells and paint them      Bring £4 for clock movement and        Work as a team and create art on
      Booking essential!                   with your favourite beach scenes      a box for transport                    a ‘giant’ scale
                                           Little Boats                          Tie Dye                                Indigo Dyeing
     JULY                                  with Caroline Parrott                 with Tiggy Rawling                     with Tiggy Rawling
     Tick Toc Clay Clock                   Thursday 28 - 2.30 to 3.30pm          Wednesday 3 - 10.30am to 12.30pm       Wednesday 17 - 2pm to 4pm
     with Rebecca Johnson                  For age 5 years plus        £3        For age 8 years plus         £8        For age 8 years plus         £8
     Monday 25 - 2pm to 4pm                Come and make your own                Bring rubber gloves and 2 x 100%       Bring rubber gloves, an apron and
     For age 8 years plus       £8         colourful little boat                 white cotton t-shirts                  2 x 100% white cotton t-shirts
     Bring £4 for clock movement and       Spin Painting                         Tick Toc Clay Clock                    Didgeridoos
     a box for transport
                                           with Caroline Parrott                 with Rebecca Johnson                   with Caroline Parrott
     Papier Mache Big Cats                 Friday 29 July - 10.30 to 11.30am     Wednesday 3 - 2 to 4pm                 Thursday 18 - 10.30 to 11.30am
     with Helen Godfrey                    For age 5 years plus          £3      For age 8 years plus       £8          For age 5 years plus          £3
     Tuesday 26 - 10.30am to 3pm           Dress for ‘serious’ mess with this    Bring £4 for clock movement and        Be inspired by Aboriginal art
     For age 8 years plus            £15   fun and lively painting workshop      a box for transport                    to create your own decorative
     Bring a packed lunch, 1 empty,
     clean, 2 pint plastic milk bottle
                                           Bubble Painting                       Printmaking
                                           with Caroline Parrott                 with Lisa Lindqvist                    Funky Surfboards
     T-Shirt Designs                       Friday 29 - 12 to 1pm
                                                                                 Friday 5 - 10.30am to 12.30pm          with Caroline Parrott
     with Holly Gatrell                    For ages 5 years plus        £3
                                                                                 For age 5 years plus         £8        Thursday 18 - 12 to 1pm
     Wednesday 27 - 10.30am to 12.30pm     Have fun with bubbles of colour                                              For age 5 years plus         £3
                                           and create abstract paintings         A creative collage and print
     For age 5 years plus          £8                                            workshop                               Catch the creative wave this
     Bring a white or pale coloured        Picture Perfect                       Plaster Reliefs
                                                                                                                        summer and make a colourful
     plain t-shirt to decorate                                                                                          decorative surfboard for your
                                           with Caroline Parrott
                                                                                 with Lisa Lindqvist                    room
     Papermaking                           Friday 29 - 2.30 to 3.30pm
                                                                                 Friday 5 - 2pm to 4pm
     with Holly Gatrell                    For ages 5 years plus           £3
                                                                                 For age 7 years plus            £8     Camp Building
     Wednesday 27 - 2pm to 4pm             Use your imagination to build on                                             with Caroline Parrott
                                           existing pictures, creating your      Make a simple but effective
     For age 7 years plus          £8                                            plaster relief using natural objects   Thursday 18 - 2.30pm to 3.30pm
     Bring a pack of J-cloths and a tray   own fantastical drawings. Bring                                              For age 5 years plus          £3
     to take your paper home on            along your favourite holiday photo.
                                                                                 Papier Mache Pandas                    Use your imagination and work
     Create a Puzzle                       AUGUST                                with Helen Godfrey                     in a group to create a fantastical
                                                                                 Tuesday 16 - 10.30am to 3pm            and fun camp to play in.
     with Caroline Parrott                 Tie Dye                               For age 8 years plus           £15
     Thursday 28 - 10.30 to 11.30am        with Tiggy Rawling
                                                                                                                         DRESS FOR MESS
     For age 5 years plus          £3                                            Create your own cute little
                                           Tuesday 2 - 10.30am to 12.30pm        panda. Bring a packed lunch and
     Make a picture and turn it into a     For age 8 years plus          £8      a 1 or 2 pint clean milk bottle
     simple puzzle                                                                                                       You are welcome to bring a
                                           Bring rubber gloves and 2 x 100%
                                                                                                                               drink & snack

                                           white cotton t-shirts
  Chinese Lanterns                       Butterfly Pictures                    Firework Painting                  Drop-In Spark!
  with Caroline Parrott                  with Caroline Parrott                 with Caroline Parrott              During our Ancient Technology
  Friday 19 - 10.30am-11.30pm            Tuesday 23 - 2.30 to 3.30pm           Thursday 25 - 12 to 1pm            Event in the courtyard Caroline
  For age 5 years plus          £3       For age 5 years plus         £3       For age 5 years plus          £3   Parrott will be running drop-in
                                                                                                                  craft workshops for children and
  Create a Chinese lantern, which        Your world can never be filled        Get messy in this fun and lively
                                                                                                                  young people age 5 and up. £1
  you might like to bring to our         with too many butterflies. Use        painting workshop
                                                                                                                  to participate, drop-in any time
  Chinese day on Bank Holiday            them as inspiration to make a
  Monday 29th August                     beautiful picture                     Bead Jewellery                     between 11am and 3pm to have
                                                                                                                  some creative fun!
                                                                               with Caroline Parrott
  Collaged Books                         Colourful Bugs                        Thursday 25 - 2.30 to 3.30pm       No booking required.
  with Caroline Parrott                  with Caroline Parrott                 For age 5 years plus         £3    10 August Pixie Forest Castle
  Friday 19 August - 12 to 1pm           Wednesday 24 - 10.30 to 11.30am       Use a mixture of colourful beads   11 August Giant Paper Mosaic
  For age 5 years plus        £3         For age 5 years plus           £3     and buttons to make your own       12 August River Elf Thrown
  Use collage techniques to              Create a bug full of colour & magic   jewellery
  decorate a notebook. Books
  provided.                              Baby Bird House                       Batik Leaves                       FAMILY DAYS
                                         with Caroline Parrott                 with Caroline Parrott              Walford Mill Crafts are holding
  Fairy Masks                            Wednesday 24 - 12 to 1pm              Friday 26 - 10.30am to 11.30am
                                                                                                                  ‘Family Fun Days’ every third
  with Caroline Parrott                                                                                           Saturday between May and
                                         For age 5 years plus         £3       For age 8 years plus         £3    August, where families can
  Friday 19 - 2.30pm to 3.30pm           Make a funky little birdhouse and     Learn techniques of wax resist     come and take part in a
  For age 5 years plus           £3      who knows maybe we can dream          to create textured and colourful   variety of crafty activities and
  Blend in with the fairies in your      up some delightful occupants to       leaves                             performances creating an
  garden by creating a fantastical       live inside.                                                             exciting day out for all.
  mask                                                                         Collage and Print
                                         Collage Gardens                       with Caroline Parrott              Chinese Day
  Pirate Masks                           with Caroline Parrott                 Friday 26 - 12 to 1pm              Bank Holiday 29 August,
  with Caroline Parrott                  Wednesday 24 -2.30 to 3.30pm          For age 5 years plus        £3     10.30-4pm
  Tuesday 23 - 10.30 to 11.30am          For age 5 years plus          £3      A relaxing and enjoyable           Come to our annual multicultural
  For age 5 years plus        £3         Use your surroundings as              workshop creating a vibrant and    day. Sample the sights, sounds
  Make a fancy and flamboyant            inspiration to create a fantasy       lively picture.                    and tastes of China with plenty of
  pirate mask - ‘ooh arr, mi             garden picture                                                           opportunity for you to join in.
  hearties!’                                                                   Family Portraits
                                         Mini Paper Mosaics                    with Caroline Parrott              Much Ado About
  Racing Cars                            with Caroline Parrott                 Friday 26 - 2.30pm to 3.30pm       Nothing
  with Caroline Parrott                  Thursday 25 - 10.30 to 11.30am        For age 7 years plus         £3    Saturday 27th August, 7.30pm
  Tuesday 23 - 12 to 1pm                 For age 5 years plus          £3      Create your own family portrait    Adult: £13, Conc & Memb: £11,
  For age 5 years plus           £3      Carefully construct a mini mosaic     to display at home or send to      Child/5-15yrs: £8
  Create a racing car only fit for the   using a variety of vibrant and        friends                            Open 6pm for picnic. Seating
  most colourful of Grand Prix’s         textured papers.                                                         provided. Performance 7.30pm
                                                                                                                  Another fantastic open-air
                                                                                                                  production by the Rain or Shine
                                                                                                                  Theatre Company.

                                                                                                                                                       11                                PLEASE BOOK ALL EVENTS IN ADVANCE
        Chiltern Drive,
        Verwood, Dorset
        BH31 6UQ
        01202 821007

        Monster Bounce                      2-Day Dance                          4 Day                                  Cycle Training -
        Monday’s                            workshops                            Football Camp                          Level 1 ( 2 day course)
        @ Verwood Leisure Centre            @ Verwood Leisure Centre             @ Potterne Park - BH21 6RS             @ Potterne Park - BH21 6RS
        25 July, 8, 15 and 22 August        28 & 29 July, 11 & 12 and            Camp 1 - Mon 25 - Thurs 28 July        25 and 26 July
        10.00 - 4.00 pm (2 hour sessions    25 & 26 August                       Camp 2 - Mon 22 - Thurs 25 Aug         8 and 9 August
        on the hour)                        10.00 - 1.00 pm and                  10.00 - 3.00 pm                        22 and 23 August
        Age: 4 - 14 yrs                     1.30 - 4.30 pm                       Age: 6+ yrs                            10.00 - 12 noon
        Member £4.50                        Age: 6 - 10 yrs and 11 - 14 yrs      Member £40.00                          Age: 7+ yrs
        Non Member £5.75                    Member £25.00                        Non Member £45.00                      Member £13.50
        We have filled the sports hall      Non Member £30.00                    A fun packed camp where you            Non Member £15.50
        with Monster bounce giant           If you love music and dance then     will be training with friends          Start from the beginning and
        inflatable’s, so come along on      this is the workshop for you. Join   learning new skills, tricks and        learn the basic skills of becoming
        your own or with your friends       Natalie’s dance session’s where      shooting techniques, to help           a safe cyclist with our qualified
        and start your day the bouncy       you will enjoy dancing to the        improve your game. As you gain         instructor. A certificate and
        way!                                songs from the charts, and the       each skill you will be able to         badge will be awarded to every
                                            one’s by Michael Jackson. At the     record this in your own                trainee on completion of the
        Trampolining                        end of each workshop there will
                                            be a performance for family and
                                                                                 personal log.                          course.
        @ Verwood Leisure Centre                                                 Day 1 - Passing
        27 July, 10, 24 August
                                            friends.                             Day 2 - Dribbling                      Cycle Training -
                                                                                                                        Level 2 ( 3 day course )
                                                                                 Day3 - Shooting skills
        Session 1 - 10.30 - 11.30 am
        Session 2 - 11.30 - 12.30 pm.       Crafty kids                          Day 4 - Tournament day - put all
                                                                                 that you have learnt into action.      @ Verwood Leisure Centre
        Age: 5+ yrs                         @ Verwood Leisure Centre
                                            28 July, 10, 24, August                                                     25,26 & 27 July
        Member £4.50
        Non Member £5.75
                                            10.00 - 11.55 am.                    4 Day                                  8, 9 & 10 August

        Join our qualified coach, and       Age: 5+ yrs                          Multi-Sports Camp                      22, 23 & 24 August
                                                                                                                        2.30 - 4.30 p.m.
        learn the basics of this sport as   Member £4.50                         @ Potterne Park - BH21 6RS
                                            Non Member £5.75                                                            Age: 9 + yrs
        well as developing your moves                                            8 - 11 August
        and jumps.                          Let your imagination run wild                                               Member £ 20.00
                                                                                 10.00 - 3.00 pm
                                            in these craft sessions, and take                                           Non Member £22.00
                                                                                 Age: 6+ yrs
                                            all your creations home for                                                 Now that you have learnt the
                                            everyone to admire.                  Member £40.00                          basics, why not increase your
                                                                                 Non Member £45.00                      skills and knowledge and let our
                                                                                 This 4 day Multi Sports Camp is        excellent instructor show you
                                                                                 great if you are a sports addict.      how to be a safe cyclist on the
                                                                                 Sometimes you just never get           road. A certificate and badge will
                                                                                 enough of playing outside, and         be awarded to every trainee on
                                                                                 need to keep physically active. If     completion of the course.
                                                                                 you fit into this category, a multi-
                                                                                 sports camp could be the perfect
                                                                                 solution !!
  Mountain Bike                         Makeover                              Under 5’s                      Give us a Break
  Orienteering                          morning                               @ Verwood Leisure Centre and   Potterne Park Verwood
                                                                              Potterne Park                  BH21 6RS
  @ The Hub - BH31 7QE                  @ Verwood Leisure Centre
  3 and 30 August                       4 and 18 August                       Teeny Trampoline               Monday 25 July to
                                                                                                             Tuesday 6 September
  10.00 - 1.00 pm                       10.00 - 12 noon                       Wednesday 27 July, 10 and
  Age: 9+ yrs                                                                                                Age rising 5 to 13 years
                                        Age: 5 - 15 yrs                       24 August
  Member £10.00                         Member £4.50                          Session 1 - 1.30 - 2.15 pm     Option 1 -
  Non Member £15.00                     Non member £5.75                      Session 2 -2.15 -3.00 pm       9.30 am - 4.00 pm
  Get the map, read the clues and       Bring your friends along to           Member £4.50                   Member £13.50
  find the answers. A fun day of off    this luxury themed morning.           Non Member £5.75               Non Member £16.00
  - road biking under the guidance      Make a sparkly tiara, or another
  of our qualified cycle instructors.   accessory, make jewellery, have                                      Option 2 -
                                        your nails painted, with the          Teeny Football                 8.30 am - 6.00 pm
  Tennis Week                           colour of your choice, finished off
                                        with nail art. What more could
                                                                              Friday 29 July and 26 August   Member £17.50
                                                                              Session 1 - 10.00 - 11.00 am   Non Member £19.50
  Monday - Friday                       you want!!                            Session 2 -11.00 - 12 noon     This holiday club is our
                                                                              Member £4.50                   established all day holiday
                                        Face painting &
  @ Potterne Park - BH21 6RS
  1 - 5 August                                                                Non Member £5.75               activity, where we encourage
  15 - 19 August                        Bouncy Castle                                                        the children to join in games,
                                                                                                             sporting activities as well as art
  8.30am drop off for 9.00 am           @ Verwood Leisure Centre              Teeny Tumble &                 and craft. Each day has a fun
  start - 5.00 pm.                      4 and 18 August                       Bounce                         filled activity plan offering a
  Age: 5- 15 yrs                        Book in your appointment any                                         choice of activities to suit all, we
                                                                              Every Friday
  Member £52.50                         time between 1.00 - 4.00 p.m.                                        have themed days, guest days
                                                                              9.00 - 11.30 am                and should the weather allow,
  Non Member £60.00                     Age: 5+ yrs                           Entry £2.70                    trips to Moors Valley.
  This tennis week is perfect for       Member £4.50
  you to either take up tennis, or                                            Own supervision, free tea      Give us a Break holiday club
                                        Non member £5.75                      and coffee
  to improve your game. Our fully                                                                            supports structured free play,
                                        Book in for any time between
  qualified coach will help you if                                                                           encouraging children to make
                                        these hours to have your face
  you are a complete beginner or                                                                             choices and decisions as well
                                        painted, and bounce on the
  more of an advanced level. He                                                                              as taking part in organised
                                        bouncy castle with your friends
  will give you the opportunity to                                                                           activities. The only thing that
                                        while you are waiting.
  improve your skills, technique,                                                                            you have to bring is a healthy
  tactics and fitness. If you enjoy                                                                          packed lunch and yourselves!!
  this tennis week then why not                                                                              Give us a Break holiday club
  consider joining the Verwood                                                                               is Ofsted registered, all our
  Tennis Academy!                                                                                            staff are qualified and CRB’d
                                                                                                             to ensure a safe and secure
                                                                                                             environment for all the children.

      Queen Elizabeth
      Leisure Centre
      Blandford Road,
      Wimborne BH21 4DT
      01202 888208

      FUN FIRST CLUB                                                                “Whack it                            Teeny Topple
      Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday                                                 Wimbledon”                           Play Time
      26, 27, 28 July
      2, 3, 4 August
                                            Arsenal                                 One day of tennis                    Monday 25 July
      9, 10, 11 August                      Soccer School                           Friday 29 July
                                                                                                                         Tuesday 2 August
                                                                                                                         Thursday 11 August
      16, 17, 18 August                     Wednesday - Friday                      A week of tennis                     Tuesday 16 August
      23, 24, 25 August                     3, 4, 5 August                          Monday - Friday                      9am-12pm
      30, 31 August & 1st September
                                            Monday - Wednesday                      8 - 12 August                        Ages: 1-4 yrs
      8.30am - 5.30pm                       15, 16, 17 August                       22 - 26 August
      For ages 8+ years                                                                                                  £3.20 per session
                                            10am - 3pm                              9.30am - 4pm
      £16 per day,                                                                                                       Just Turn Up!
                                            Ages: 5 - 12 yrs                        Ages: 7-16 yrs
      £42 for any 3 days                                                                                                 Unlimited soft play and bouncy
                                            1 Day: £18, 2 days: £34,                £15.25 per day                       castle. Children must be
      £8 Half Day (8.30pm-1pm or            3 days: £44
      1pm-5.30pm)                                                                   £52 per week                         accompanied by a parent.
                                                                                    £95 for both weeks
      Zest Members
      £12 per day
                                            Mini Gunners                            Zest Members:                        Gym &
      £31.50 for any 3 days                 Course                                  £11.45 per day
                                                                                    £39 per week                         Trampolining
      £6 Half Day
                                            Wednesday 3 August                      £71.25 both weeks
      Welcome to QE Fun First Club          Monday 15 August
      offering a daily programme of                                                 Is playing tennis at the ultimate
                                            10am - 12.30pm                                                               Wednesday 3 August
      sporting activities and creative                                              tournament your dream?
                                            Ages: 4 - 8 yrs                                                              Wednesday 17 August
      arts and crafts, our aim is to have                                           Do you want to become a
                                            £8 per course                           ‘Wimbledon star’?                    1-4pm
      the ‘best fun’ this holiday!
                                            Join Arsenal Soccer School for a        Improve your ball skills, practice   Age: 5+ yrs
      • Free swimming with rafts and        full day of soccer skills coached                                            £8.50
         balls                                                                      keeping a rally but most of all
                                            by qualified coaches. Technique         have a great time. Beginners         Zest Members: £6.40
      • Wide range of Active Sports         training sessions which includes
         both in and outdoors                                                       and improvers tennis coaching.       Experience Gym and
                                            passing, dribbling, shooting,           Includes a free swim. Under          Trampolining, two Olympic
      • HUGE Bouncy Castle                  attacking and defending. Fun
      • Get messy with Arts and Crafts                                              8 policy applies. Interested         Sports in one workshop.
                                            games to practised techniques.          in playing every week? Then          combining the two disciplines,
      • Safe, friendly and fun              Small sided match and
         environment                                                                why not come along Saturday          experiencing routines and
                                            tournaments. All participants           mornings!                            techniques to ensure you score
      • Supervised by fully qualified/      will receive an official certificate,
         trained staff                                                                                                   a ‘10’
                                                                                    Short Tennis
                                            medal and booklet and entry into
      • Make new friends                    a prize draw to win two match
      • Suitable for the working parent     tickets to the Emirates Stadium!        Wednesday 31st August
      • Qualified First Aid trained staff                                           9.30am - 11.30am
                                            For more information contact:
      LOYALTY CARD                          Steve Manning 07530 639414 or           Ages: 5-8yrs
                                            Trevor Jenkins 07810 867354             £7.75
      Attend 10 Fun First Sessions and
      swim for 6 weeks for £1 at any        BOOK ON LINE AT: www.                   Zest Members: £5.80
      other time, includes Wet & Wild                  Ace Serve! Start here, basic ball
                                            southwest (£2 surcharge fee for         skills and remember, practice
                                            online bookings applies)                makes perfect!
  Junior Gym                           Rhythmic                             Bouncy Bugs                       INTENSIVE
  Challenge                            Gymnastics                           TRAMPOLINING                      CHOREOGRAPHY
  Monday’s                             Wednesday 10 August                  Monday 1 August                   DANCE
  25 July, 1, 8, 15, 22 August         Wednesday 31 August                  Friday 19 August
  9.30am - 10.30am                     9.30am-11.30am                       Tuesday 30 August
  Ages: 8-14 yrs                       Ages: 5-8 yrs                        9.15am-10.15am                    3 Day Workshop
  Instructor: Jocelyn                  £7.50                                Ages: 3-5 yrs                     Tues 23rd - Thurs 25th August
  £3.50 per session                    Zest Members: £5.60                  £5.50 per session                 10am - 1pm
  £5.80 Parent + 1 child               This workshop concentrates on        Zest Members: £4.30               Ages: 7 - 13 yrs
  Using the Cardiovascular             Gymnastic routines with coloured                                       £31.25
  equipment, including the             Ribbons, with a small element
                                       of ballet, gymnastics and dance.
                                                                            Biggg BOUNCE!!!                   Zest Members: £24.60
  Treadmill, Rowers and Cross                                                                                 Bring a drink and snack
                                       Rhythmic Gymnastics is a sport       Monday 1 August
  Trainers, Step boxes and small                                                                              Learn how to not only perform
                                       that’s works for the individual or   Friday 19 August
  weights. Workout to a gym                                                                                   like your favourite stars but how
  challenge set by a qualified         as part of a team. Why not bring     Tuesday 30 August
                                                                                                              to make dances like them too.
  instructor. Parents come along       a friend or two. This workshop is    10.30am - 12.30pm
  to!                                  part of QE Leisure Centre’s own      Ages: 6-12 yrs                    Put your creativity to the test.
                                       Gym Academy, ask at Reception        £7.75 per session                 Discover how ‘Swan Lake’ can be
                                       for more details.                    Zest Members: £5.81               made into a Modern Queen.
  • Rower Challenge
                                                                            With the 2012 Olympics just       Find out in this workshop how
  • Cardiovascular distance/calorie
    challenge                          QE Leisure Centre’s                  around the corner come and        you can turn something boring
  • Compete against your parents       Mini Match Of                        try out this Olympic Sport and
                                                                            experience all the moves and
                                                                                                              and old fashioned into something
                                                                                                              fantastic, new and interesting.
  Kids Cardio                          The Day                              routines to make you into a top   A great experience for any one
                                       Wednesday 27 July                    Gymnast Socks must be worn.       who loves dance!
  Every Tuesday and Wednesday
                                       Thursday 1 September
  Ages: 8-12 yrs
                                       9.30am-11am                          CREATIVE DANCE                    EnerJoy Dance Company
                                                                                                              has weekly classes at Queen
  £3.40 per session
                                       Ages: 4-7 yrs                        WORKSHOP                          Elizabeth’s Leisure Centre,
                                       £5.75 per session
  Zest Members: Free                                                        Tuesday 26th July 2011            check the website for more
                                       Zest Members: £4.30 per session
  Work out with your friends in                                             10am - 3pm                        details www.enerjoydance.
                                       This popular football session
  our new re-furbished Body Sense                                           Age: 7 - 13 yrs         
  Cardio Gym on a new range of         is back, first steps to Football
                                       where youngsters can get a feel      £10.95
  gym equipment, including top of                                           Zest Members: £8.20               Bring this booklet and get
                                       for this great game. Score great
  the range treadmills, bikes, cross
                                       goals, play mini sided games, take   Bring a drink and lunch           your first session free. Also
  trainers and rowers                                                                                         check out EnerJoy Dance
                                       penalties and learn new tricks.      Come and learn how to create,
                                       Medals can be won.                   explore and perform.              Company on Facebook
                                                                                                              and Twitter for classes,
                                                                            Dancing in the music videos or    performances and workshop
                                                                            on stage doesn’t have to just
                                                                            be a dream come and see what
                                                                            fun dancing and making dance
                                                                            can be!
     AQUA-ZONE                           PADI Snorkel &                         Cliff Hangers                         High Ropes
     Children’s                          Scuba Experiences                                                            Monday 8th August
     Intensive                           Monday 1 - Friday 5 August
                                                                                ‘Take it to                           Friday 26 August

     Swimming                            9 - 10.30am                            the Edge’                             8am-3.30pm
                                                                                                                      Ages: 10-14 yrs
                                         Ages: 8+ yrs
     Lessons                             Take your PADI Discover Snorkel/
                                                                                Indoor Climbing Courses               Cost: £45 per day
                                                                                                                      Zest members: £33.75 per day
     Monday 25 - Friday 29 July          Skin Diver course for £25.             Thursday 28 July and 18 August
                                                                                                                      Brenscombe Outdoor Centre’s
     Beginners, Beginners Advanced       You will be taught by qualified        Beginners                             High Ropes Course at Burnbake
     9.45am-10.15am                      PADI Instructors correct               9am-10.30am                           is one of the largest course in
     Beginners, Improvers                techniques for Snorkel and             Ages: 8-12 yrs                        Europe. It offers groups a fun
     10.15am-10.45am                     Breath hold Skin Diving, including     Beginners                             and challenging experience. All
     Ages: 3 upwards                     safety procedures                      11am-12.30pm                          sessions provide participants
     Cost: £20.50                        Why not try Scuba with a PADI          Ages: 8-12yrs                         with the opportunity to stretch
     Zest members: £15.40                Bubblemaker or Discover Scuba          £8 per session                        their own perceived boundaries
     For a weeks course                  experience for only £20, or £15 if     Zest members: £6                      under the guidance of fully
                                         taken alongside the Snorkel/Skin       Experience our newly extended         qualified and experienced
                                         Diver course.                          Edge Indoor climbing wall, under      instructors. You can also develop
                                                                                qualified instruction. All sessions   personal, social and team skills as
                                         Pre-requisites, at least 8 yrs + and
                                                                                will cover basic skills including     well as being a lot of fun and very
                                         be comfortable in the water.
                                                                                belaying, rope work, traversing       exciting on a course that ranges
                                         All equipment provided.                                                      in height and complexity.
                                                                                and vertical ascending.
                                         To book or for more information                                              All participants when attending
                                                                                Dancing Ledge
                                         please call Kev Craddock on                                                  this day must be punctual and
                                         07802 662665 or                                                              signed in by the Instructor by
                                         e-mail          REAL ROCK                             7.45am in Reception.
                                                                                EXPERIENCE                            Please note that the mini bus will
                                                                                                                      leave promptly at 8.00am and
      Swimming Lesson Criteria                                                  Thursday 4 August                     arrive back at 3.30pm.
      Beginners - Progression in the water without the parent, Improve          Monday 22 August
                                                                                                                      See page 17 for things to bring.
      water confidence through simple exercises and play                        8am-4pm
                                                                                                                      To attend this High Ropes Course
      Beginners Advanced - Suitable for a non-swimmer completely                Ages: 11-16 yrs
                                                                                                                      book and pay with Purbeck
      dependent upon arm bands.                                                 £50 per day                           Adventures Ltd.
      Improver - Swimmer who has completed 5 meters without                     (includes free transport)
                                                                                Zest members: £37.50 per day          QE Leisure Centre will be
      buoyancy aids and no longer requires arm bands.                                                                 providing transport from the
      Take those first steps in learning to swim. Excellent introductory        Schools Out climbing events are       centre at 7.45am
      course to allow us to teach your child to swim, learns basics and get     designed to provide climbing
                                                                                experiences for children who          Purbeck Adventures Ltd.
      use to the water, learn stroke technique and grow in confidence.                                                Sheilens, Hyde, Wareham, Dorset
      Each day is a half hour lesson.                                           want to experience climbing on
                                                                                real rock at a location near to       BH20 7NT
      We are offering a 20% off discount for those wishing to join main         Swanage.                              Tel: 01929 471455
      stream Lessons after completing an Intensive Swimming Lesson                                                    Mobile: 07985 709896
      Course. For more information contact Reception.                                                       
                                                                         Membership Includes:                                            •	 20% off Karibiner Climbing Club,
                                                                            Cadets Climbing Club
                                                                         •	 20% off Aqua Zone Swimming Lessons
                                                                         •	 25% off Holiday Activities
                                                                         •	 Junior Advantage Tennis sessions
                                                                         •	 Junior Open Badminton
                                                                         •	 Junior Football
                                                                         •	 Big Bounce Trampolining
                                                                         •	 Cardio Beat
                                                                         •	 Free Public Swimming,
                                                                            including Wet ‘n’ Wild
                                                                            (max. age 12 yrs)
                                                                         •	 50% off Squash, Tennis, Table Tennis
                                                                            & Badminton court fees (Off-Peak)
                                                                         Junior Membership
                                                                         for 8 - 13 year olds
                                 Queen Elizabeth Leisure Centre          Direct Debit: £15 per month
                            Blandford Rd, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 4DT                     £180 per year
                                          01202 888208

                                                                      Essentials PACKING YOUR BAG!
                                                                      Fun First Club   Packed lunch, plenty to drink, swim kit,
                                                                                       wet weather coat, sun block.
                                                                      Arsenal          Trainers, shin pads, drink, packed lunch,
                                                                                       training kit, sunblock, wet weather coat.
                                                                      Multi Sports     Packed lunch, plenty to drink, sunblock.
                                                                      Mini MOTD        Shin pads, drink and snack.
                                                                      Wimbledon Fever Raquet, packed lunch, plenty to drink,
                                                                                       swim kit, wet weather coat, sunblock.
                                                                      Short Tennis     Drink and snack.
                                                                      Gym n Tramp      Socks, drink and snack.
                                                                      Trampolining     Socks and drink.
                                                                      Dance Workshops Packed lunch (if all day) drink.
        Is it coming up to your birthday?                             Climbing Indoors Drink and snack, trainers or climbing
        Don’t forget that our Party Animals parties                   Dancing Ledge    Packed lunch, plenty to drink, wet weather
                                                                                       coat, sunblock, trainers or climbing shoes
        have something to suit everyone...                            High Ropes       Packed lunch, plenty to drink, sunblock,
        Sports, gym, swimming, soft play, bouncy                      Cardio Beat
                                                                                       wet weather coat, trainers.
        castle, climbing wall, disco, trampolining,                   Gym Challenge    Drink.
        dance mats or scuba diving                                    Topple Tots      Small drink and snack.
                                                                      Rhythmic Gym     Drink.
                     Monday                                                     Friday
                     6.30am-8am           Early Birds                           6.30am-8am           Early Birds
                     8am-9am              Public Swim                           8am-9am              Public Swim
                     9am-9.45am           50+ Swim                              9am-9.45am           50+ Swim
                     9.45am-10.45am       QE Fun First… Summer Course           9.45am-10.45am       QE Fun First… Summer Course
                     10.45am-12pm         Public Swim                           10.45am-12.45pm      Public Swim
                     12pm-1.15pm          Wet n Wild Inflatable                 12.45pm-1.45pm       Adults Lunchtime Swim
                     1.15pm-3pm           Public Fun Swim                       1.45pm-3.50pm        Public Fun Swim
                     3.05pm-3.40pm        Disabled Swim

                     Tuesday                                                    WEEK 2 - 1 to 5 August
                     6.30am-8am           Early Birds                           Monday
                        Public Swim                           6.30am-8am           Early Birds
                     9am-9.45am           Public Swim                           8am-9am              Public Swim
                     9.45am-10.45am       QE Fun First… Summer Course           9am-10.30am          Scuba Diving Course
                     10.55am-11.25am      P&B/Toddler Session With Instructor   10.30am-11am         50+ Swim
                     11.30am-1pm          Public Swim                           11am-12pm            Public Swim
                     1pm-1.30pm           Fun First Club                        12pm-1.15pm          Wet n Wild Inflatable
                     1.30pm-3.10pm        Public Fun Swim                       1.15pm-3pm           Public Fun Swim
                     3.15pm-3.55pm        Aquafit                               3.05pm-3.40pm        Disabled Swim

                     Wednesday                                                  Tuesday
                     6.30am-8am           Early Birds                           6.30am-8am           Early Birds
                     8am-9am              Public Swim                           8am-9am              Public Swim
                     9am-9.45am           50+ Swim                              9am-10.30am          Scuba Diving Course
                     9.45am-10.45am       QE Fun First… Summer Course           10.30am-10.55am      50+ Swim
                     10.45am-12pm         Public Swim                           10.55am-11.25am      P&B/Toddler Session With Instructor
                     12pm-12.30pm         Fun First Club                        11.30am-1pm          Public Swim
                     12.30pm-1.15pm       Adults Lunchtime Swim                 1pm-1.30pm           Fun First Club
                     1.15pm-3pm           Wet n Wild Inflatable                 1.30pm-3.10pm        Public Fun Swim
                     3.15pm-3.55pm        Way Of Life Swim                      3.15pm-3.55pm        Aquafit

                     Thursday                                                   Wednesday
                     6.30am-8am           Early Birds                           6.30am-8am           Early Birds
                     8am-9am              Public Swim                           8am-9am              Public Swim
                     9am-9.45am           Public Swim                           9am-10.30am          Scuba Diving Course
                     9.45am-10.45am       QE Fun First… Summer Course           10.30am-11.15am      50+ Swim
                     10.55am-11.25am      P&B/Toddler Session With Instructor   11.15am-12.45pm      Public Swim
                     11.30am-1pm          Public Swim                           12.45pm-1.15pm       Fun First Club
                     1pm-1.30pm           Fun First Club                        1.15pm - 1.45pm      Adults Lunchtime Swim
                     1.30pm-2.45pm        Wet n Wild Inflatable                 1.45pm-3pm           Wet n Wild Inflatable
                     3.05pm-3.45pm        Way Of Life Swim                      3.15pm-3.55pm        Way Of Life Swim
                     3.45pm-5.30pm        Public Fun Swim

            01202 888208
                                                                                                                             SWIMMING TIMETABLE
  Thursday                                                     Wednesday
  6.30am-8am             Early Birds                           6.30am-8am           Early Birds
  8am-9am                Public Swim                           8am-9am              Public Swim
  9am-10.30am            Snorkelling Course                    9am-10am             50+ Swim
  10.30am-10.55am        50 + Swim                             10am-12.45pm         Public Swim
  10.55am-11.25am        P&B/Toddler Session With Instructor   12.45pm-1.15pm       Adults Lunchtime Swim
  11.30am-1pm            Public Fun Swim                       1.15pm-1.45pm        Fun First Club
  1pm-1.30pm             Fun First Club                        1.45pm-3pm           Wet n Wild Inflatable
  1.30pm-2.45pm          Wet n Wild Inflatable                 3.15pm-3.55pm        Way Of Life Swim
  3.05pm-3.45pm          Way Of Life Swim                      Thursday
  3.50pm-5.30pm          Public Fun Swim                       6.30am-8am           Early Birds
  Friday                                                       8am-9am              Public Swim
  6.30am-8am             Early Birds                           9am-10.55am          Public Swim
  8am-9am                Public Swim                           10.55am-11.25am      P&B/Toddler Session With Instructor
  9am-10.30am            Scuba Diving Course                   11.30am-1pm          Public Swim
  10.30am-11.05am        50+ Swim                              1pm-1.30pm           Fun First Club
  11.05am-12.30pm        Public Swim                           1.30pm-2.45pm        Wet n Wild Inflatable
  12.30pm-1pm            Adults Lunchtime Swim                 3.05pm-3.45pm        Way Of Life Swim
  1pm-2.15pm             Wet n Wild Inflatable                 3.50pm-5.30pm        Public Fun Swim
  2.15pm-3.50pm          Public Fun Swim                       Friday
                                                               6.30am-8am           Early Birds
  WEEKS 3 -6 8 to 12August - 15 to 19 August -                 8am-9am              Public Swim
  22 to 26 August and 29 August to 2 September                 9am-10am             50+ Swim
  Monday (Including Bank Holiday 29th August)                  10am-12.30pm         Public Swim
  6.30am-8am            Early Birds                            12.30pm-1pm          Adults Lunchtime Swim
  8am-9am               Public Swim                            1pm-2.15pm           Wet n Wild
  9am-10am              50+ Swim                               2.15pm-3.50pm        Public Fun Swim
  10am-12pm             Public Swim
  12pm-1.15pm           Wet n Wild Inflatable                  Parent & Baby Sessions with no instructor present,
  1.15pm-3pm            Public Fun Swim                        normal cost of £3.30 for a swim will apply.
  3.05pm-3.40pm         Disabled Swim
  Tuesday                                                      SWIMMING ACTIVITY POLICY
  6.30am-8am             Early Birds                           East Dorset District Council’s Admissions policy for
  8am-9am                Public Swim                           swimming, stipulate that all under 8 year olds, must
  9am-9.45am             50+ Swim                              be accompanied by a responsible adult, the ratio of
  9.45am-10.55am         Public Swim                           supervision is one adult to two children.
  10.55am-11.25am        P&B/Toddler Session With Instructor   Therefore participants of the, Fun First Club and Wimbledon
  11.30am-12.45pm        Wet n Wild Inflatable                 Fever, who are under 8 years, will require parental
  12.45pm-1.15pm         Fun First Club                        supervision to swim during lunch time.
  1.15pm-3.10pm          Public Fun Swim                       Supervising parents will not be charged admission during
  3.15pm-3.55pm          Aquafit                               holiday activities.
                                                                                                                                   19 01202 888208
          Nuts about
           Moors Valley Country
           Park & Forest, Horton
           Road, Ashley Heath,
           Ringwood BH24 2ET
           01425 470721
                                                                               All events are completely FREE

          Discovering East Dorset                                              Poor Common                             Potterne Park
                                                                               Monday 25 July, 1, 8, 15 and             Wednesdays 27 July,
          through Play and Adventure                                           22 August                                10, 17, 24, 31 August
                                                                               Between 10.30am and 12.30pm          Between 2.00pm and 4.00pm
           Make the most of East Dorset’s                                      Poor Common can be accessed          Accessed via Potterne Way, off
                                                                                                                       Manor Road, Verwood
                                                                               via Casterbridge Road or Fitzpain
           countryside this summer by joining                                  Road, Ferndown
           the Rangers for a variety of fun filled                                                                   Join the Rangers to
                                                                               Parley Common                          celebrate National
           countryside activities.
                                                                               Monday 25 July, 1, 8,                       Play Day
           Since 2008 over 4300 children and                                   15 and 22 August                         Wednesday 3 August
           young people have been exploring the                                Between 2.00pm and 4.00pm            Between 11.00am and 3.30pm
                                                                                                                      Have a go at den building,
                                                                               Parley Common can be accessed
           district’s woodlands, heathlands and                                via the Heatherlands Centre,          search for creepy crawlies in
           meadows: hunting for creepy crawlies,                               Barns Road, Ferndown                  the meadow or river-dip for
           delving into ponds and rivers, getting
                                                                               Leigh Common
           creative with natural materials, making                             Tuesday 26 July, 2, 9, 16, 23 and   Fryers Field
           dens and playing games.                                             30 August
                                                                                                                   Thursday 11 August
                                                                               Between 10.30am and 12.30pm
           So if you like the countryside come                                 Leigh Common can be accessed
                                                                                                                   Between 2.00pm and 4.00pm
                                                                                                                   Accessed via Bond Avenue,
           along and join the Rangers on your                                  via North Leigh Lane, Wimborne
                                                                                                                   West Moors
           local site. We hope to see you there!
                                                                               Walnut Tree Field                   Sixpenny Handley
           Nuts about Nature sessions are delivered by the Rangers of East     Tuesday 26 July, 2, 9, 16, 23 and
                                                                                                                   Thursday 1 September
           Dorset’s Countryside Management Service. They are supervised        30 August
           nature based and play activities run on countryside sites and are                                       Between 10.30am and 2.30pm
                                                                               Between 2.00pm and 4.00pm
           open access, meaning that children and young people are free                                            Follow the signs from the church,
                                                                               Follow the signs from the church,
           to come and go as they please and no registration is required.                                          Sixpenny Handley
                                                                               Sturminster Marshall
           Those attending can only be supervised whilst engaged in play
           on that site and other than where related to safety are not
           restricted in their movements or confined to the play sessions,     Dewlands Common
           its grounds or prevented from going as they please.                 Wednesday 27 July, 10, 17, 24 and
           Open Access Play Schemes are not childcare. Children aged           31 August
           7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear            Between 10.30am and 12.30pm
           sensible clothing and footwear for the outdoors. Activities will
           vary depending on the event, location and time of year              Meet by the pond, off Dewlands
                                                                               Road and opposite Does Lane,
  Team                                                                                                                                          f RE E dOM
                     10:00 - 12:00   West Parley - Recreation Ground                          10:00 - 12:00 Woodlands - Village Green
  Mon 25th July
                     14:00 - 16:00   West Moors - Fryer’s Field             Mon 15th August                 Sixpenny Handley -
                                                                                              14:00 - 16:00
                     10:00 - 12:00   Wimborne - Redcotts                                                    Recreation Ground
  Tues 26th July                                                                              10:00 - 12:00 Sturminster Marshall - Village Green
                     14:00 - 16:00   Sturminster Marshall - Village Green   Tues 16th August
                     10:00 - 12:00   Ferndown - King George V Field                           14:00 - 16:00 Heatherlands - Recreation Ground
  Weds 27th July
                     14:00 - 16:00   Wimborne - Leigh Park                                    10:00 - 12:00 Corfe Mullen - Victoria Close
                                                                            Weds 17th August
                     10:00 - 12:00   Cranborne - Recreation Ground                            14:00 - 16:00 Colehill - Oliver’s Park
  Thurs 28th July
                     14:00 - 16:00   Alderholt - Recreation Ground                            10:00 - 12:00 Alderholt - Recreation ground
                                                                            Thurs 18th August
                     10:00 - 12:00   St Ives - Recreation Ground                              14:00 - 16:00 Cranborne - Recreation Ground
  Fri 29th July
                     14:00 - 16:00   Corfe Mullen - Recreation Ground       Fri 19th August   10:00 - 14.00 Sting in the Tale - Verwood Hub
                     10:00 - 12:00 Woodlands - Village Green                Mon 22nd August 10:00 - 12:00     West Parley - Recreation Ground
  Mon 1st August                   Sixpenny Handley -                                         14:00 - 16:00   West Moors - Fryer’s Field
                     14:00 - 16:00
                                   Recreation Ground                        Tues 23rd August 10:00 - 12:00    Wimborne - Redcotts
                     10:00 - 12:00 Sturminster Marshall - Village Green                       14:00 - 16:00   Sturminster Marshall - Village Green
  Tues 2nd August
                     14:00 - 16:00 Heatherlands - Community Centre          Weds 24th August 10:00 - 12:00    Ferndown - King George V Field
                     10:00 - 12:00 Corfe Mullen - Victoria Close                              14:00 - 16:00   Wimborne - Leigh Park
  Weds 3rd August
                     14:00 - 16:00 Colehill - Oliver’s Park                 Thurs 25th August 10:00 - 12:00   Cranborne - Recreation Ground
                     10:00 - 12:00 Heatherlands - Community Centre                            14:00 - 16:00   Alderholt - Recreation Ground
  Thurs 4th August
                     14:00 - 16:00 Cranborne - Recreation Ground            Frid 26th August 10:00 - 12:00    St Ives - Recreation Ground
                     10:00 - 12:00 Verwood - Memorial Green                                   14:00 - 16:00   Corfe Mullen - Recreation Ground
  Fri 5th August                   Three Legged Cross -
                     14:00 - 16:00                                          Mon 29th August 10:00 - 12:00 Woodlands - Village Green
                                   Recreation Ground
                                                                                                           Sixpenny Handley -
                    10:00 - 12:00    West Parley - Recreation Ground                         14:00 - 16:00
  Mon 8th August                                                                                           Recreation Ground
                    14:00 - 16:00    West Moors - Fryer’s Field             Tues 30th August 10:00 - 12:00 Sturminster Marshall - Village Green
                    10:00 - 12:00    Wimborne - Redcotts                                     14:00 - 16:00 Heatherlands - Recreation Ground
  Tues 9th August
                    14:00 - 16:00    Sturminster Marshall - Village Green   Weds 31st August 10:00 - 12:00 Corfe Mullen - Victoria Close
                    10:00 - 12:00    Ferndown - King George V Field                          14:00 - 16:00 Colehill - Oliver’s Park
  Weds 10th August
                    14:00 - 16:00    Wimborne - Leigh Park                  Thurs 1st Sept   10:00 - 12:00 Alderholt - Recreation ground
                    10:00 - 12:00    Cranborne - Recreation Ground                           14:00 - 16:00 Cranborne - Recreation Ground
  Thurs 11th August
                    14:00 - 16:00    Alderholt - Recreation Ground          Fri 2nd Sept     10:00 - 12:00 Verwood - Memorial Green
                    10:00 - 12:00    St Ives - Recreation Ground                                           Three Legged Cross -
  Fri 12th August                                                                            14:00 - 16:00
                    14:00 - 16:00    Corfe Mullen - Recreation Ground                                      Recreation Ground
  Special Sting in the Tale & Play Day Event on Friday 19th August 10 - 2 p.m. with fun and games in the Verwood Hub garden, join Artist Nick
  Crump to make your own willow fish to take home. Team Freedom activities are free. There will be a Sting in the Tale performance at 2p.m.
  with Booster Cushion ‘Theatre of Alan in Wonderland and the 3 goats plus’, £1 per person payable at the door. Monster Bounce will be at The
  Hub from 10 - 4 p.m. £4.50 for two hours play.
   Freedom to Play outside in safe environments FREE fun activities, outdoor play, sports, arts, crafts, storytelling and
  non stop fun, a chance to meet your friends and discover the imaginative world of play... for all ages all year round at a
  site near you... parents welcome too.
  This is not childcare, parents must accompany or be on site for Under 9’s.                                                 Big Lottery
  For more information about the Storytelling Festival events visit:
                                                                                                                             funded project
     & SPORTZ+
     School holiday arts
     and sports events for
     children with additional
     needs and their families
     01305 252250

     Artz+                                Artz+                               Sportz+
                                                                                                                   Information for
     Myself In Clay                       Jurassic Fantastic!                 Archery &                             parents/carers
     Clay workshop with                   Storytelling and other activities   Adventure                             Each event costs £4 per
     Becky Johnson                        with Pippa Brindley
     Thursday 28th July                   Thursday 11th August                                                     child participating (33 %
                                                                              Wednesday 24th August                  concessions available)
     10am-12 noon                         10am-12 noon
                                                                              10am-12 noon                          and must be booked in
     Community Learning Centre,           Somerford Children’s Centre,                                           advance. Support including
     41-44 King Street, Wimborne          Draper Road, Christchurch.          Butchers Coppice Scout               one-to-one is available if
     BH21 1EB                             BH23 3AS                            Camp, Holloway Avenue,                         needed.
     For ages 5-16 years                  For ages 5-16 years                 Bournemouth, Dorset
                                                                              BH11 9JW                                You are welcome to
     Shape and make a self-portrait in    Enjoy spellbinding stories about                                       participate in the event or
     clay! Make your model as realistic   the dinosaurs of the Jurassic       For ages 7-16 years                to relax on-site nearby. Or
     or abstract as you like and don’t    Coast and famous Lyme Regis         Fancy yourself as Robin Hood or      you can choose to leave
     forget to bring a box to take it     fossil hunter Mary Anning           Maid Marian? Come and have           your child and return to
     home.                                who discovered the incredible       a go at archery and also enjoy        the venue at the end of
                                          ichthyosaur!                        the camp’s fantastic adventure
     Sportz+                                                                  playground. Dress for weather,
                                                                                                                  the session. This may not
                                                                                                                    be possible if your child
                                          Artz+                               bring layers.                         has complex needs, has
     Team Games &                                                             to take medication during
     Trampolining                         Pirates Of The                                                          the event, or may present
     With the Action Van                  Caribbean                                                               challenging behaviour but
                                                                                                                   we can discuss this with
     Thursday 4th August                  Drama workshop with Curious                                                          you.
     2pm-4pm                              Arts
                                                                                                                      For a copy of our full
     Canford School, Canford Magna,       Friday 19th August                                                        summer programme of
     Wimborne, Dorset                     10am-12 noon                                                            events across Dorset and
     BH21 3AD                             Community Learning Centre,                                               booking form call 01305
     For ages 7-16 years                  41-44 King Street, Wimborne                                             252250 or email leisure@
     Take part in some fun games that     BH21 1EB                                                         
     will build team skills and develop   For ages 7-16 years
     hand/eye co-ordination. Have a       With a new movie out this
     go on the trampoline too.            summer, the pirates are back on
                                          the high seas. Grab your parrot     Artz+ Sportz+ is funded by Dorset County Council’s Short
                                          and climb aboard our fantasy        Breaks Transformation Project, Big Lottery, East Dorset Mencap,
                                          pirate ship.                        West Dorset District Council and East Dorset District Council.
                                               Artz+ Sportz+ is organised by West Dorset District Council.
19th - 29th August 2011
Sting in the Tale is the only storytelling festival
in Dorset, this is the 8th Festival and 2011 is
the biggest and best yet. Bring all your family
to our events there is so much to choose from.
We have storywalks, workshops, campfires &
marshmallows, theatre for children and dramatic
events teenagers will love. We invite you to visit
some fascinating venues like Knowlton Church,
The Earthouse, Viking Long House, Upton Romano
Farm, Poole Museum, Walford Mill Crafts, Scaplans
Court and many more wonderful places.
Join us for an enchanting hour or two of
The full Sting in the Tale programme is available on:
or join us on facebook & Flickr
         Sting in
         the Tale
         of Stories
         Friday 19th August                           Saturday 20th August                        Monday 22nd August                            Tuesday 23rd August
         Alan in Wonderland and                       The Cyclops’ Other Eye                      The Monster from Creepy Wood                  A Family Story Walk
         the 3 goats plus                             With The New Forest Storytellers            With Graham Rogers                            With Michele O’Brien
         With Booster Cushion Theatre                 and musicians                               Hear what happens when a young girl           Stories of Fairies and Invaders and
         A slice of Alice in Wonderland,              A collection of Greek oddities of           doesn’t listen to her mother’s warning        Knights and Ghosts.
                                                                                                                                                Age:     Family event for all ages
         a helping of Goats and a 3.5m                love, laughter, war and wisdom from         and takes a pond creature from                Time:    4 - 5pm (1 hour)
         concertina book.                             Ancient Greece.                             Moors Valley to keep as a pet.                Venue:   Meet at The Well at Point Mill,
         Team Freedom: free play day in the           Age:     10+                                Age:     4 to 7 years, all children must be            Christchurch
                                                      Time:    Doors open 6.45pm performance               accompanied                          Price:   Adults £5, Children £3,
         gardens of the Hub between                            7.30pm                             Time:    11 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm                Family of four £15
         10 - 2 p.m.                                  Venue:   The Ancient Technology Centre,              Meet 10 mins before start of event            (under 5’s free)
         Age:     3 upwards                                    Damerham Road, Cranborne,                   - 10 minute buggy friendly walk      Phone    07977 969080
                  Booster Cushion Theatre                      BH21 5RP                           Venue:   Moors Valley Country Park, Horton             Just turn up, no ticket required
                  2 - 3 p.m.                          Price:   £10 for adults; £5 for 16 and               Road, Ashley Heath, Nr Ringwood,              Weather permitting (please
                  Team Freedom                                 under                                       Dorset, BH24 2ET                              check on the night if the weather
                  10 - 2 p.m.                         Book:    01202 888992                       Price:   £6 per child, adults free                     is looking changeable)
         Venue:   The Hub, Brock Way, Verwood,                                                    Book:    01425 470721.
                  Dorset                              Sunday 21st August                                                                        Tuesday 23 August
                  BH31 6WW                                                                        Monday 22nd August
         Price:   £1 per person payable at the        Storytelling workshops                                                                    The Gingerbread Man
                  door. Team Freedom: Free
                                                      With Michele O’Brien                        Home Truths - Secret Stories of               With Treehouse Theatre
         Book:    (01202) 828740                                                                  Allendale House                               Dressing up, music making and singing
                                                      Let the ancient atmosphere inspire
                                                                                                  With Tony Horitz                              Age:     3 - 8 years
         Saturday 20th August                         your imagination and weave them                                                           Time:    1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
                                                      into stories.                               A unique trip back in time - human
         A Haunting walk through                                                                  stories behind the walls of Allendale
                                                                                                                                                Venue:   Poole Museum, 4 High Street,
                                                      Age:     7 - 12 years                                                                              Poole BH15 1BW
         Wimborne’s past                              Time:    10 - 4 p.m.                        House.                                        Price:   £5 per child Adults free
         With Malcolm Angel                           Venue:   The Viking Longhouse,              Age:     Family (7 plus)                      Book:    (01202) 262600
                                                               The Ancient Technology Centre,     Time:    3 p.m. (1 hour approx)
         Hear spooky stories on our ghost                      Cranborne                                                                        Wednesday 24th August
                                                                                                  Venue:   Allendale House, Hanham Rd,
         walk through Wimborne discover the           Price:   £6 on the day £5 book in advance            Wimborne BH21 1AS                    Stories of Old Knowlton
         darker side of its ancient history.          Book:    01202 888992                       Price:   Adults £6.50 Children £2
         Age:     Families , children 10+, children                                               Book:    01202 888992                         With Tony Horitz
                  must be accompanied                 Sunday 21st August                                                                        What secrets are held within the
         Time:    11 am to 12.30                                                                  Tuesday 23rd August                           ancient Neolithic rings of Knowlton?
         Venue:   Starting from the green outside     Boy Gwion steals the                                                                      Age:     Familes and Children (6 plus)
                  Wimborne Minster, finishing at      Witch’s potion                              Denizens of the Deep                          Time:    2 - 3 p.m.
                  Walford Mill Crafts centre for
                                                      With Madeleine Grantham                     and Born Lucky                                Venue:   Knowlton Church, Brockington,
                  lunchtime refreshments at the                                                                                                          Wimborne BH21 5AE.
                  Bistro at Walford Mill and to       Campfire, marshmallows and tales of         With Stone Soup                                        Visible from the road when
                  join in as part of Walford Mill’s
                  Family Day.                         our Celtic past.                            Stories of The Mer People, The                         travelling north on the B3078
                                                      Age:     Family (all ages)                  Selkies, and other strange creatures                   from Wimborne to Cranborne.
         Price:   £4 adults £1 children                                                                                                         Price:   Adults £3.50 Children £2.50
                  under 16                            Time:    5.30 p.m. - 7 p.m.                 that lived beneath the waves. Later
                                                      Venue:   Sandy Balls Holiday Centre,                                                      Book:    01202 882533
         Book:    01202 886116                                                                    hear stories of those that are born
                                                               Godshill, Fordingbridge SP6 2JZ                                                           Weather permitting (please
                                                      Price:   Free                               lucky, those that stumble upon it, and                 check on the day if the weather is
         Saturday 20th August                                                                                                                            looking changeable)
                                                      Book:    Booking not necessary              those that cannot find it.
         Little Red Riding Hood                                                                   Age:     3-10 years                           Tuesday 23rd August
         and Friends                                                                              Time:    11 a.m Denizens of the Deep
                                                                                                           2.30 p.m. Born Lucky                 Beowulf
         With Booster Cushion Theatre                                                             Venue:   Barrington Centre, Penny’s Walk,     With Graham Rogers
         A comical mixture of Fairy Tales with                                                             Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9TH
                                                                                                  Price:   Members £2.50                        A firelit outdoor performance of the
         audience participation and mime.                                                                  Conc. £2
         Age:     4 - 11 years                                                                                                                  classic Beowulf. A great show for the
                                                                                                           Under 5’s free                       teenagers.
         Time:    2 p.m.                                                                          Book:    01202 894858
         Venue:   St Nicholas Church Hall, Corfe                                                                                                Age:     11 plus
                  Mullen, Wimborne BH21 3LE                                                                                                     Time:    7.30 - 8.30 p.m.
         Price:   £3.50 per accompanied child.                                                                                                  Venue:   Upton Romano British House,
                  Adults Free                                                                                                                            Upton Country Park
         Book:    01202 886116                                                                                                                  Price:   Adult £7 Under 18 £5
                                                                                                                                                         Booking necessary 01202 262600
  Wednesday 24th August                        Thursday 25th August                        Saturday 27th August                         Saturday 27th August
  The Pied Piper                               The Bold Little Tale-er                     Discovering Old Knowlton                     Tall Tales on Short Legs
  Treehouse Theatre                            With Pete Castle                            With Keith Childs                            With David James
  Madness and fun with this                    Happy tales, sad tales, tales to            Starting from Knowlton church,               Stories long and short about little
  traditional tale.                            make you laugh, tales to make you           archaeologist Keith Childs will lead a       people around the world.
  Age:     3 - 10 years                        think, tall tales, extended jokes; and      tour of the site and settlement.             Age:     Family (all ages)
  Time:    10.30 a.m. - 12 noon                opportunity to sing some choruses.          Age:     Suitable for 11 plus                Time:    2pm - 3 pm
  Venue:   Colehill Sports and Social Club,    Age:     Family - all ages welcome          Time:    11am                                Venue:   Quarterjack suite, Allendale
  Price:   £3 per child (must be                                                           Venue:   The guided tour will start and               Community Centre, Hanham Rd,
                                               Time:    Doors open 10 a.m. storytelling                                                          Wimborne, BH21 1AS
           accompanied) Adults free                     from 10.30 - 11.30 a.m.                     end at Knowlton Church, SW of
  Book:    (01202) 886116                                                                           Cranborne just off the B3078.       Price:   Free
                                               Venue:   The Horton and Chalbury Village
                                                        Hall, Horton, Wimborne BH21        Price:   Adults £3.50, Children £2.50        Book:    Just turn up
  Wednesday 24th August                                 7JA                                Book:    01202 882533 or email
                                               Price:   £2.50 Adult £1 Child                      Sunday 21st August
  Holding Up the Sky                                    also                                        uk.
  With Cassandra                               Time:    Doors open 1.30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                        Raven and the Eye Juggler
                                                        storytelling 2 - 3 p.m.            Saturday 27th August 2011                    With Graham Rogers
  Uplifting tales from the forests of Asia     Venue:   West Parley Memorial Hall ,
  Age:     Families - all ages                          Stocks Lane off Christchurch Rd,   Bosi and Herruad: Vikings,                   Thrilling Native American adventure,
  Time     The Little Old Lady and the Giant            West Parley, Ferndown BH22 8SQ     violence and giant vultures.                 campfire, marshmallows at Folk Moot
           Pumpkin at 7 p.m. & The Very        Price:   £2.50 Adult £1 Child                                                            Circle
           Snooty Elephant at 8pm                                                          With Kate & Corwen and
                                                        Book either session: (01202)                                                    Age:     Family ( all ages)
  Venue:   Wimborne Minster Model Town,                 886116 or tickets on the door      The Travelling Talesman                      Time:    5.30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
           King Street, Wimborne Minster,
           BH21 1DY                                                                        Magical beasts, cunning escapes and          Venue:   Sandy Balls Holiday Centre,
  Price:   Entrance to the model town          Thursday 25th August                        witty seductions, family feuds, heroic                Godshill, Fordingbridge
                                                                                                                                                 SP6 2JZ
           Adult £4.50, senior £4,             A Cabaret of Stories                        quests in far flung lands …                  Price:   Free
           Child £3.50, once inside the                                                    Age:     Adults and children 12 years plus
           storytelling event is free          With the New Forest Storytellers                                                         Book:    Booking not necessary
                                                                                           Time:    Doors open at 6:30pm.
  Book:    01202 881 924                       An evening full of tales; funny,                     Performance starts at 7:30pm
                                                                                           Venue:   The Earthouse at the Ancient        Monday 29th August
                                               profound, dark, wise and wistful.
  Thursday 25th August                                                                              Technology Centre, Damerham         The Legend of the Lion Dance and
                                               Age:     Adult stories for 11+                       Road, Cranborne, Dorset
  Wimborne’s Legends                           Time:    8pm - 10pm                                  BH21 5RP                            Shooting Down the Sun
                                               Venue:   The Kings Christchurch Hotel,      Price:   £10 for adults and
  With local Author Malcolm Angel                       18 Castle Street, Christchurch,                                                 With Cassandra Wye
                                                                                                    £5 for 12 to 16 yr olds
  Tales of Pagan Nuns, Wimborne’s                       Dorset BH23 1DT                    Book:    01202 888992.                       Hungry monsters and the 10 suns of
  Pope, and Dorset’s most notorious            Price:   £8 (concessions £6)                                                             the world. Two stories throughout the
                                               Book:    01425653961 or tickets on
  smuggler in a story walk around                                                          Saturday 27th August                         Chinese Cultural Day.
                                                        the door
  Wimborne.                                                                                Much Ado About Nothing
                                                                                                                                        Age:     All ages, Families (Children must
  Age:     Families, children 10+, children                                                                                                      be accompanied by adults)
           must be accompanied                 Friday 26th August                          With Rain or Shine Theatre Company           Time:    The Legend of the Lion Dance
                                                                                                                                                 11.30am and Shooting Down the
  Time:    11am - 12.30pm                      When the Circus Comes to Town!!             A Shakespeare comedy about…                           Sunday 2pm
  Venue:   The Walk starts from the green
           outside Wimborne Minster,           With Taprisha                               eavesdropping; love, jealousy and            Venue:   Walford Mill Crafts, Stone Lane,
           Wimborne town centre and                                                        revenge.                                              Wimborne, BH21 1NL
                                               With Nellie the Elephant “at large and                                                   Price:   £2 for adults £1 for Children
           finishes at Pick More Daisies in                                                Age:     Adults & Children
           time for lunchtime refreshments,    out on the open road!” Mr Wobbles                                                                 Under 5s free
                                                                                           Time:    7:30pm grounds open from 6pm
           with special offers for             the clown must stand in …                            for picnics                         Book:    01202 841 400 or on the door
           storywalkers.                       Age:     5-12 years                         Venue:   Walford Mill Crafts, Stone Lane,
  Price:   £4 adults £1 children               Time:    11 am                                       Wimborne, BH21 1NL
  Book:    01202 886116                        Venue:   Wimborne Library, Crown            Price:   £13 Adults (£11 Conc, £8 Child)
                                                        Mead, Rear of 55-57 High Street,   Book:    01202 841400 Booking is
                                                        Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1HH                   recommended
                                               Price:   Free
                                               Book:    01202 882770
                                                        3pm (show time is 50 minutes)
                                                        Verwood Library, Manor Road,       For a copy of the full programme with further
                                                                                           events in Poole and Christchurch phone for a
                                                        Verwood BH31 6DS
                                               Price:   Free

                                                                                           brochure on (01202) 639012
                                               Book:    01305 762406                                                                                                                 25
      Ferndown Leisure Centre
      Cherry Grove, Ferndown, DORSET BH22 9EZ
      01202 877468
      Swimming Timetable                                                 `Thursday 28th July
                                                                         6.30-7.30am        Master Swim Coaching
      Monday 25th July
                                                                         7.30-8.45am        All welcome with swim lane
      6.30-8.45am      All welcome with swim lane                        10.30-11.15am      Aqua Therapy
      10.45-12.15pm    All Welcome with swim lane                                           All welcome with swim lane
      2.30-3.30pm      Aqua Fit                                                             (Activity children included)
      3.30-4.30pm      Snorkelling                                       2.30-3.30pm        Aqua Fit
      7.30-9.00pm      All welcome with swim lane                        6.35-7.30pm        Aqua Fit
      9.00-10.00pm     Masters Swim Coaching                             7.30-8.30pm        All welcome with swim lane
      10.45-1.00pm     Family Swim                                       7.30-8.30pm        Coached Fitness Session
      2.30-3.15pm      Under 5 Session                                   8.30-9.30pm        Adult Lane Swimming
      7.30-8.30pm      Family Swim                                       11.15-1.00pm       Family Swim
                                                                         2.30-3.15pm        Family Swim
      Tuesday 26th July
                                                                         6.35-8.30pm        Family Swim
      6.30-8.45am      All welcome with swim lane
      10.40-11.40am    Disabled Swimming                                 Friday 29th July
                       All welcome with swim lane                        6.30-8.45am        All welcome with swim lane
                       (Activity children included)                      10.30-11.15am      Aqua Therapy
      2.30-3.15pm      Fun Session with swim lane                                           All welcome swim with swim lane
      6.35-7.30pm      All welcome with swim lane                                           (Activity children included)
      6.35-7.30pm      Coached Fitness Session                           6.30-7.30pm        Masters Swim Coaching
      7.30-8.30pm      All welcome with swim lane                        7.30-8.30pm        All welcome with swim lane
      8.30-10.00pm     Adult Lane Swimming                               10.45-1.00pm       Family Swim
      10.45-11.40am    Disabled Swimming                                 6.30-8.30pm        Family Swim
      12.00-1.00pm     Family Swim                                       Saturday 30th July
      2.30-3.45pm      Fun Session
                                                                         10.30-11.30am      50+ Swimming
      6.35-8.30pm      Family Swim
                                                                         11.30-1.00pm       All welcome with swim lane
      Wednesday 27th July                                                2.00-4.15pm        Fun Session with swim lane
      6.30-7.30am      Masters Swim Coaching                             4.15-5.00pm        All welcome with swim lane
      7.30-8.45am      All welcome with swim lane                        10.30-11.30am      Adult & Child
      10.40-11.10am    Aqua Fit 50+                                      11.30-1.00pm       Family Swim
                       All welcome with swim lane                        2.00-4.15pm        Fun Session
                       (Activity children included)                      4.15-5.00pm        Family Swim
      2.30-3.45pm      Fun Session with swim lane
                                                                         Sunday 31st July
      7.30-8.30pm      Adult Swimming Lessons
      7.30-8.15pm      Deep Water Aqua Fit                               8.15-9.15am        Aqua Fit
      8.15-9.00pm      Aqua Therapy                                      9.15-11.00am       All welcome with swim lane
      10.40-1.00pm     Family Swim                                       11.00-12.00pm      Disabled Swimming
      2.30-3.15pm      Fun Session                                       2.00-3.30pm        Fun Session with swim lane
                                                                         3.30-5.00pm        All welcome with swim lane
                                                                         9.15-11.00am       Family Swim
           Main Pool       Please note:
                                                                         11.00-12.00pm      Disabled Swimming
                           Some sessions may be fairly busy due to the   2.00-3.30pm        Fun Session
           Teaching Pool   activity children having a swim
                                                                         3.30-5.00pm        Family Swim
Monday 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th August                  Thursday 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th August & 1st September
6.30-9.30am      All welcome with swim lane                6.30-7.30am         Master Swim Coaching
10.15-1.00pm     All welcome with swim lane                7.30-9.00am         All welcome with swim lane
1.00-2.15pm      Fun Session with swim lane                10.30-11.15am       Aqua Therapy
2.30-3.30pm      Aqua Fit                                  11.15-1.15pm        All welcome with swim lane
                 Snorkelling                               1.30-2.30pm         Fun Session with swim lane
                 (Sessions on 1st, 15th & 22nd Aug only)   2.30-3.30pm         Aqua Fit
                 All welcome with swim lane -              6.35-7.30pm         Aqua Fit
                 (No Session 29th Aug)                     7.30-8.30pm         All welcome with swim lane
                 Masters Swim Coaching -                   7.30-8.30pm         Coached Fitness Session
                 (No Session 29th August)
                                                           8.30-9.30pm         Adult Lane Swimming
10.15-1.00pm     Family Swim
                                                           11.15-1.15pm        Family Swim
1.00-2.15pm      Fun Session
                                                           1.30-2.30pm         Fun Session
2.15-3.15pm      Under 5 Session
                                                           2.30-3.15pm         Family Swim
7.30-8.30pm      Family Swim - (No Session 29th August)
                                                           6.35-8.30pm         Family Swim
Tuesday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th August
                                                           Friday 5th, 12th, 19th& 26th August & 2nd September
6.30-9.00am      All welcome with swim lane
                                                           6.30-9.00am        All welcome swim with swim lane
10.00-10.40am    Aqua Therapy
                                                           10.30-11.15am      Aqua Therapy
10.40-11.40am    Disabled Swimming
                                                           11.30-2.00pm       Family Swim
12.00-2.00pm     All welcome with swim lane
                                                           2.00 - 3.30pm      Fun Session with swim lane
6.35-7.30pm      All welcome with swim lane
                                                           6.30 - 7.30pm      Masters Swim Coaching
7.30-8.30pm      All welcome with swim lane
                                                                              All welcome with swim lane -
8.30-10.00pm     Adult Lane Swimming                       7.30-8.30pm
                                                                              (No Session 12th August)
6.35-7.30pm      Coached Fitness Session                   11.30-2.00pm       All welcome swim with swim lane
10.45-11.40am    Disabled Swimming                         2.00 - 3.30pm      Fun Session
12.00-2.30pm     Family Swim                               6.30 - 8.30pm      Family Swim - (No Session 12th August)
2.30-3.15pm      Fun Session                               No Pool Sessions on 5th August From 9:00am - 4:00pm
6.35-8.30pm      Family Swim
                                                           Saturday 6th, 13th, 20th August & 3rd September
Wednesday 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st August
                                                           10.30-11.30am       50+ Swimming
6.30-7.30am      Masters Swim Coaching                     11.30-1.00pm        All welcome with swim lane
7.30-9.00am      All welcome with swim lane                2.00-4.15pm         Fun Session with swim lane
10.40-11.10am    Aqua Fit 50+                              4.15-5.00pm         All welcome with swim lane
11.15-2.15pm     All welcome with swim lane                10.30-11.30am       Adult & Child
2.30-3.45pm      Fun Session with swim lane                11.30-1.00pm        Family Swim
7.30-8.30pm      Adult Swimming Lessons                    2.00-4.15pm         Fun Session
7.30-8.15pm      Deep Water Aqua Fit                       4.15-5.00pm         Family Swim
8.15-9.00pm      Aqua Therapy
10.40-2.15pm     Family Swim                               Sunday 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th August & 4th September
2.30-3.15pm      Fun Session                               8.15-9.15am         Aqua Fit
                                                           9.15-11.00am        All welcome with swim lane
                                                           11.00-12.00pm       Disabled Swimming
                                                           2.00-3.30pm         Fun Session with swim lane
                                                           3.30-5.00pm         All welcome with swim lane
                                                           9.15-11.00am        Family Swim
                                                           11.00-12.00pm       Disabled Swimming
                                                           2.00-3.30pm         Fun Session
                                                           3.30-5.00pm         Family Swim
                                                           Supervision Ratio
                                                           Children under 8 must be supervised in the water and the changing
                                                           rooms by a parent or adult over 18+. A maximum of 3 children under                      8 is permitted per parent/adult
     Leisure Centre
     Cherry Grove, Ferndown,
     Dorset BH22 9EZ
     01202 877468
                                                                                                                Time: 9:30 - 11:30am
     Wetside Activities                  Snorkelling - The                    Other Courses/                    Age: 8+ years
                                         Reef Explorers!                      Activities                        Cost: Member: £21.50
     National Pool                       In this snorkeling session you
                                                                                                                        Non member: £23.00

     Lifeguard                                                                Bikeability Level 1
                                                                                                                        Both Courses
                                         will be shown how to use a                                                     Member: £33.70
                                         snorkel, mask and flippers under                                               Non member: £36.25
                                                                              Understand and carry out
                                         the guidance of our qualified
                                                                              essential bike checks             Things to bring: A roadworthy
     With this new and improved          instructor. Swimmers must be
                                                                              •    Setting your bike up for a   bike, cycle helmet, and a drink
     Qualification, not only will you    able to swim 50metres with ease,
                                                                                   correct fit                  (with a sports cap, to avoid
     become a fully trained lifeguard,   be confident in deep water and
     you will also get qualified in      be happy swimming underwater         •    Cycling confidence
     using the defibrillator and
     cover emergency first aid at
                                         Day:    Monday 25th July & 1st,
                                                 15th & 22nd August
                                                                              •    Good bike handling
                                                                                                                NEW Bikeability
                                                                                                                Level 3
     work. These qualifications                                               •    Basic safety
                                         Time: 3.30-4.30pm
     are nationally recognised                                                •    Bike manoeuvres
                                         Age: 8+                                                                ALL enquiries to:
     and comprise practical and                                               Course 1 - Monday 1st and
     theoretical lifesaving skills.      Cost: £3.60                                                  
                                         Things to bring: Swimming Kit        Tuesday 2nd August
                                                                                                                Fencing Tasters
     Candidates Must have good           and snorkel, mask and flippers       Course 2 - Monday 15th and
     hearing and sight be able to        (if you want to bring your own)      Tuesday 16th August
     swim 100m on the front and                                                                                 Come and join Brian in this fun
                                                                              Course 3 - Monday 29th and
     back without stopping, using a                                                                             and exciting introduction to
                                                                              Tuesday 30th August
     competent breast stroke and                                                                                Fencing. You will learn all the
     front crawl. And be able to reach
     the bottom of the pool at the
                                         Intensive                            Times: 9:30 - 11:30am
                                                                              Age: 7+ years
                                                                                                                basic techniques and moves in
                                                                                                                this fast session. Engarde!!!
     deep end (2m).                                                           Cost: Member: £14.30
                                                                                                                See Reception for details
     Course: Sunday 24th - Friday        Lessons                                      Non member: £15.30
     29th July                           Booking is essential as limited
                                                                              Things to bring: A roadworthy
                                                                              bike, cycle helmet, and a drink   Flippas-n-Fins
     Times: Sunday 12-2.00pm and
             Monday-Friday 8.00am -
                                         spaces available                     (with a sports cap, to avoid      (Scuba Diving)
                                         Course 1: Monday 15th - Friday       spillage).
             6.00pm                                                                                             See Reception for details
                                         19th August
             Exam Starts 1.30pm
             Friday                      Course 2: Monday 22nd - Friday       Bikeability Level 2 Poole Harbour
                                         26th August
     Age: 16+
     Cost: Members and                   Times: 9:00 - 9:30am Pre School
                                                                              •  On the road teaching
                                                                                                           Canoe Club
                                                Pre school 1 & 2              •  Practical experience
             Non members £250
                                                9:30 - 10:00am Stage 3        •  Learning the Highway Code
     Things to bring: Swim wear,                                                                                See Reception for details
     shorts, t-shirt, whistle and               and Stage 4                   Course 1 - Wednesday 3rd,
     packed lunch.                       Cost: Only £20 per child per         Thursday 4th & Friday 5th
                                                course!                       August
                                                                              Course 2 - Wednesday 17th,
                                                                              Thursday 18th & Friday 19th
                                                                              Course 3 - Wednesday 31st Aug,
                                                                              Thurday 1st & Friday

                                                                              2nd September                                           Operated by DC Leisure Management on behalf of Dorset County Council
  All activities must be paid for at the
  time of booking. FLC accepts most
  major credit cards and payment
  over the telephone.
  To avoid cancellation please book
  early. The Centre reserves the right
  to change/cancel activities. No
  refunds can be given once a course
  has been paid for, unless the Centre
  cancels the course.
  Important - Children must be signed
  in and out on all activities.

  Corporate Fun Day                        Drop In and                             ‘Let’s Get                          Striker
  -linked in with the                      Workout                                 Messy’ Club                         Encouraging boys and girls
                                                                                                                       to participate and learn new
  Gold Challenge                           Booking is essential                    Booking is essential                skills, drills and techniques. The
  We are welcoming teams to take           You fancy a workout but can’t           Come and join us for fun packed     morning is to include penalty
  part in a Corporate Olympic Day          because of the kids? Well drop          sessions where each week we will    shootouts and fun football games
  as part of Gold Challenge. Teams         them off with our friendly staff        be exploring different adventures   in an enjoyable session.
  of 5 can enter to get coached            who will keep them entertained          using arts, crafts, puzzles &
                                                                                                                       Day:  Tuesday 26th July OR
  in sports such as archery and            with fun and games whilst you           games.
                                                                                                                             Thursday 1st September
  shooting and either pay or get           go in the gym or join in with a         Day:  Every Wednesday
                                           class for as little or as long as you                                       Time: 9:30 - 11:30am
  sponsored to raise money for                                                           (starting 27th July &
  local charity, Diverse Abilities         want.                                                                       Age: 4 - 7 years
                                                                                         finishing 31st August)        Cost: Members: £4.60
  Plus.                                    Day:  Every Monday, Tuesday,            Time: 9:30 - 11:30am                      Non members: £5.60
  Prizes will be awarded for                     Thursday & Friday                 Age: 4 - 7 years
  sporting ability, team spirit,
  best costume and highest funds
                                                 (Starting 25th July &
                                                 finishing 2nd September
                                                                                   Cost: Members: £4.60
                                                                                         Non members: £5.60
                                                                                                                       Mini Water Mania
  raised.                                        excluding Friday 5th                                                  An action packed morning for
  If you or your company are                     August)
                                           Time: Between 9:00 - 11:00am
                                                                                   Table Tennis Club                   all water lovers, with balloons,
                                                                                                                       soggy sponges and water pistols.
  interested, contact Sam Birkett
                                                                                   Come and have some fun in this      Be prepared to get wet!!!
  at Diverse Abilities Plus on 01202       Age: 4 - 7 years
                                                                                   fast bat and ball game. Learn
  718266 or email sam.birkett@             Cost: Members: £2.00                                                        Day:    Friday 29th July
                                                                                   basic moves and compete with to find            Non members: £2.50                                                    Time:   9:30 - 11:30am
                                                                                   each other in mini tournaments.
  out more!
                                                                                                                       Age:    4 - 7 years
  Day: Friday 5th August                   Bounce & Tumble                         Day:    Every Thursday (starting
                                                                                           28th July & finishing 1st   Cost:   Members: £4.60
  Time: 9:00 - 4:00pm
  Age: Adults only - Families
                                           Workshops                                       September)                          Non members: £5.60
                                                                                   Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm                 Things to bring: A towel and a
        Welcome                            Come and enjoy some bouncing                                                change of clothes
                                           on the castle and tumbling              Age: 4 - 7 years
  Cost: FREE - donations more
                                           through bricks and pieces of soft       Cost: Members: £4.60
        than welcome
                                                                                           Non members: £5.60
                                           play. The exciting morning will
                                                                                                                       Kwik Cricket
  Under 8 Activities                       also include some traditional
                                           party games to help develop
                                                                                           Book all 6 sessions for
                                                                                           only £20.00                 Get kitted up for this fast session
  All Activities must be booked in         social and individual skills.           Things to bring: If you have your   of cricket. Learn the basic skills of
  advance. Maximum of 16 places                                                    own bat, feel free to bring it      the game, to develop techniques
                                           Day:  Every Monday,                                                         for the real thing. With mini
  available.                                     Wednesday & Friday                along.
                                                                                                                       games from 2 to 16 players a
  Things to bring (unless otherwise              (Starting 25th July &                                                 game for all abilities, girls and
  stated): Snack and a Drink (Please             finishing 2nd September                                               boys welcome!
  bring drinks in a sports cap bottle            excluding 5th August)
  to avoid spillage).                                                                                                  Day     Tuesday 2nd August
                                           Time: 9.30-11.30am
                                                                                                                       Time:   9.30am - 11.30am
                                           Age: 9 months-6 yrs
                                                                                                                       Age:    4-7 yrs
                                           Cost: Members: £4.60
                                                 Non members: £5.60                                                    Cost:   Members: £4.60
                                                                                                                               Non members: £5.60
     Leisure Centre
     Cherry Grove, Ferndown,
     Dorset BH22 9EZ
     01202 877468

     Mini Rounders                       Mini Olympians                       Introduction into the                Climbing & Adventure
     Come and join us for fun packed     Be a sports star of the future.      world of Gymnastics                  Games @ Butchers
     sessions where each week we will    Come and try some Olympic            The beginners guide to learning      Coppice
     be exploring different adventures   sports, including athletics events   the moves in gymnastics. Learn       Booking is essential as only 16
     using arts, crafts, puzzles &       such as running, relay, long jump    basic tumbles, to handstands, the    spaces available
     games.                              and discus. All abilities welcome!   horse, beam and floor work, with     A fun packed day with learning
     Day:    Monday 8th August           Day:    Tuesday 16th August          our Qualified Coach.                 how to master the climbing
     Time:   9:30 - 11:30am              Time:   9:30 - 11:30am               Day:    Tuesday 30th August          wall up and across and even
     Age:    4 - 7 years                 Age:    4 - 7 years                  Time:   1:00 - 4:00pm                competitive races to beat
     Cost:   Members: £4.60              Cost:   Members: £4.60               Age:    4 - 7 years                  your opponent to the top! The
             Non members: £5.60                  Non members: £5.60           Cost:   Members: £6.90               afternoon will be filled with
                                                                                                                   games, adventure trails and team
     Crazy Tri - Golf                    Mini Sports Stars                            Non members: £8.40
                                                                                                                   building games.
     Welcome to the world of golf.       Not sure which one to choose,        Over 8 Activities                    Day: Tuesday 26th July
     Have fun practicing your drive,     well come and join us for this       All Activities must be booked in     Time: 9:00 - 5:00
     chipping and putting using Tri      packed morning where you             advance. Limited places available.   Age: 8+ years
     Golf equipment including testing    will be able to have a go at a
                                                                              Things to bring (unless otherwise    Cost: £35.00
     your new skills with some games.    wide range of sports, including
                                                                              stated): Swim kit, packed lunch      Things to bring: Suitable clothing
     Day:    Tuesday 9th August          the classics such as football,
                                                                              and a drink (Please bring drinks     for outdoor use
     Time:   9:30 - 11:30am              basketball & table tennis.
                                                                              in a sports cap bottle to avoid      Meet @ Butchers Coppice Scout
     Age:    4 - 7 years                 Day:    Friday 19th August           spillage).                           Camp and Community Outdoor
     Cost:   Members: £4.60              Time:   9:30 - 11:30am                                                    Centre, Holloway Avenue, Bear
             Non members: £5.60          Age:    4 - 7 years                  Survival Challenge &                 Cross, Bournemouth, BH11 9JW
                                         Cost:   Members: £4.60               Shooting with Swim                   Rockley Adventure @
                                                 Non members: £5.60           An eventful day filled with forest
                                                                                                                   Poole Park
                                         Mini Basketball Camp                 crafts, including the amazing
                                                                              challenge of building the best       Booking is essential as only 20
                                         Come and join us for a drills and    den. And what’s the best way         spaces available
                                         skills morning, then put what        to compete for Survival then a       A fun packed day with a
                                         you have learnt into a mini game     Shooting Competition, Using .177     mixture of sailing, kayaking
                                         and tournament. All abilities        Air Rifles in a safe environment     and windsurfing with qualified
                                         welcome.                             with our qualified instructor.       instructors.
                                         Day:    Tuesday 23rd August          Day:    Monday 25th July, OR         Day:    Wednesday 27th July, OR
                                         Time:   9:30 - 11:30am                       Friday 26th August, OR               Thursday 18th August
                                         Age:    4 - 7 years                          Tuesday 30th August          Time: 10:00 - 4:00pm
                                         Cost:   Members: £4.60               Time: 8:30 - 5.15pm                  Age: 8 - 13 years
                                                 Non members: £5.60           Age: 8+ years                        Cost: £35.00
                                                                              Cost: Members: £13.30                Things to bring: Swimwear, a
                                                                                      Non Members: £15.30          towel, packed lunch and a drink
                                                                              Things to bring: Long sleeve top     Meet @ Rockley Adventure,
                                                                              and suitable clothing for outdoor
                                                                              use and a signed consent form.       Pool Park, BH15 2SF
30                                           Operated by DC Leisure Management on behalf of Dorset County Council
  Shooting & Archery                   Dudsbury Golf Day                     Basketball Academy                    Badminton Camp
  Workshop with Swim                   Booking is essential as only 20       with Swim                             with Swim
  Learn how to shoot a .177 Air        spaces available                      In this fun packed day you will       Learn new techniques and
  Rifle in a safe environment with     Come and join our pros at, the        learn drills, skills and techniques   improve your game with a
  our qualified instructor and then    one and only Dudsbury Golf Club,      in the basketball world. You          qualified coach. There will
  compete against one another in       for a morning of basic coaching,      will then be able to have a fun       structured activities and
  a Shooting Competition. You will     putting, chipping and pitching.       session in the pool. Then come        organized games in this fun
  then have the opportunity to         Then into the afternoon you will      the afternoon you can put what        day as well as time in the pool
  have some time in the pool with      have the opportunity to play the      you have learnt into a game and       for a fun session. All abilities
  your friends. In the afternoon you   Academy course.                       mini tournament. All abilities        welcome!
  will learn the tricks of a bow and   Day:    Monday 1st August, OR         welcome                               Day:  Wednesday 10th August
  arrow, and challenge each other                                            Day:    Wednesday 3rd August                OR Thursday 25th August
                                               Monday 15th August
  to see who is the next ‘Robin                                              Time:   8:30am-5:15pm
                                       Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm                                                       Time: 8:30am-5:15pm
                                       Age: 8 - 16 years                     Age:    8yrs+                         Age: 8yrs+
  Day:    Thursday 28th July OR        Cost: £35.00                          Cost:   Members: £13.30               Cost: Members: £13.30
          Tuesday 9th August OR        Things to bring: A packed lunch,              Non members: £15.30                 Non members: £15.30
          Friday 19th August OR
          Monday 29th August
                                       a drink and golf clubs (if you wish
                                       to bring your own - please let us
                                                                             Olympic Games                         High Ropes Course
  Time: 8:30am-5:15pm                  no in advance so we can let the       with Swim                             @ Butchers Coppice
  Age: 8yrs+                           club know.)                           Come and join us for an eventful      Booking is essential as only 16
  Cost: Members £13.30                                                       day where you will be able            spaces available
                                       Meet @ Dudsbury Golf Club,
          Non Members £15.30                                                 to compete with each other            A fun packed day with high
                                       BH22 8ST
  Things to bring: A signed consent                                          in various sports and events          ropes including ‘giant see-saw’,
  form                                 ‘Balls Galore’                        throughout the day. Only one will     ‘gladiator challenge’, ‘Jacob’s

  Cricket Academy                      with Swim                             be crowned the champion…How
                                                                             much gold can you win?
                                                                                                                   ladder’, ‘high all aboard’ and
                                                                                                                   ‘leap of faith’.
  with Swim                            A multi sports day, fun packed
                                       with ALL ball sports, including       Day:    Thursday 4th August           Day: Thursday 11th August
  For all girls and boys no matter                                           Time:   8:30am - 5:15pm               Time: 9:00 - 5:00
                                       the favorites such as football,
  on your ability come and join the    basketball, tennis, table tennis,     Age:    8+ yrs                        Age: 8+ years
  team and learn the techniques        dodgeball, volleyball and many        Cost:   Members: £13.30               Cost: £35.00
  on how to bowl a spinner or bat      more!                                         Non members: £15.30           Things to bring: Suitable clothing
  a boundary ball. You will also                                                                                   for outdoor use
  get a chance to jump in the pool     Day:    Tuesday 2nd August            Netball                               Meet @ Butchers Coppice Scout
  for a swim session. Then use the     Time:   8:30am-5:15pm                 Development Day                       Camp and Community Outdoor
  techniques that you have learnt      Age:    8yrs+                         Guided by the popular coach           Centre, Holloway Avenue, Bear
  and put them into a game against     Cost:   Members: £13.30               Mandy you will develop all the        Cross, Bournemouth, BH11 9JW
  your opponents.                              Non members: £15.30           skills and techniques it takes
  Day:    Friday 29th July                                                   to become part of a successful
  Time:   8:30am-5:15pm                                                      Netball team.
  Age:    8yrs+                                                              Day:    Monday 8th August
  Cost:   Members: £13.30                                                    Time:   10:00am - 4:00pm
          Non members: £15.30                                                Age:    8+ yrs
                                                                             Cost:   Members: £12.00
                                                                                     Non members: £14.00                                                31
     Leisure Centre
     Cherry Grove, Ferndown,
     Dorset BH22 9EZ
     01202 877468
     Table Tennis Club                   Total Knockout                        Athletics                             Introduction into the
     Come along with friends to our      with Swim                             with Swim                             world of Gymnastics
     Table Tennis morning, where         The activity will consist of mixed    The activity will consist of mixed    The beginners guide to learning
     you can practise your ball skills   events for teams and individuals      events for teams and individuals      the moves in gymnastics. Learn
     and put these into full games &     during the course of the day.         during the course of the day. It      basic tumbles, to handstands, the
     tournaments                         It will include simple tasks and      will include long jump, running,      horse, beam and floor work, with
     Day:    Friday 12th August          more challenging ones such as         relay and triple jump to name         our Qualified Coach.
     Time:   8:30am - 1:00pm             the assault course, the dual,         a few.                                Day:    Thursday 1st September
     Age:    8+ years                    fitness tasks and sporting events.
                                                                               Day:    Tuesday 23rd August           Time:   9:00 - 2:00pm
     Cost:   Members: £5.00              Day:    Tuesday 16th August           Time:   8.30am - 5.15pm               Age:    8+ years
             Non members: £6.00          Time:   8.30am - 5.15pm               Age:    8yrs+                         Cost:   Members: £6.90
                                         Age:    8yrs+
     Dragons Cheerleading                Cost:   Members: £13.30
                                                                               Cost:   Members: £13.30                       Non members: £8.40
                                                                                       Non members: £15.30
     Taster                                      Non Members £15.30
     Come and join Emma for an
     exciting taster session, where      Football and Tri-Golf                 All Sports with Swim
     you will have the opportunity       with Swim                             A multi sports day packed with
     to experience stunts (lifts and     Join us for a football morning        all the favorites such as football,
     throws), tumbling (gymnastics       where you will practise your          basketball, tennis, table tennis,     End of Summer
     floor skills), jumps, formation     dribbling and shooting skills, then   dodgeball, volleyball, rounders,      Sports with Swim
     cheer-dance, chants & cheers. No    put them into games and mini          benchball, wide games & more!
                                                                                                                     The activity will consist of
     need to be super-fit or super-      world cup tournaments. Then           Day:    Wednesday 24th August         everything that the summer
     flexible to get started, as we’ll   after your swim you will have a go    Time:   8.30am-5.15pm                 has to offer! Filled with all
     start from the beginning. There     at Crazy Tri-Golf with chipping and   Age:    8yrs+                         sports indoor and outdoor,
     are opportunities for everyone      putting hoping each shot is par!      Cost:   Members: £13.30               archery, swimming, mixed
     in cheer, so come along and give    Day:    Wednesday 17th August                 Non members: £15.30           teams and individuals events
     it a try!                                   Time: 8.30am - 5.15pm                                               and some challenging fitness
     Day     Friday 12th August          Age:    8yrs+                         Water Mania                           tasks.
             2:30 - 3:30pm, OR           Cost:   Members £13.30                with Swim                             Day: Friday 2nd September
             Tuesday 30th August                 Non members £15.30                                                  Time: 8.30am - 5.15pm
                                                                               An action packed morning for
             11:00 - 12:00pm                                                                                         Age: 8yrs+
                                                                               all water lovers, with balloons,
     Age: 8+ years                       Tennis Academy                        soggy sponges, water pistols and      1st Activity booked: £15.50
     Cost: Members: £5.00                with Swim                             a session in the pool for more        2nd Activity booked: £13.50
             Non members: £6.00          Welcome to the next Andy Murray       games. Be prepared to get wet!!!      3rd Activity booked: £10.50
     Things to bring: Comfortable        or Venus Williams... Come and                                               4th Activity booked: £6.50
                                                                               Day:    Wednesday 31st August
     clothes and a drink                 join our coach and learn the                                                5th Activity booked: £3.00
                                                                               Time:   8.30am - 5.15pm
                                         rules, skills and techniques to                                             6th Activity booked: FREE
                                                                               Age:    8yrs+
                                         the game. You will then have the
                                                                               Cost:   Members: £13.30
                                         chance to participate in games and
                                         tournaments against one another.              Non members: £15.30
                                                                               Things to bring: A towel and a
                                         Day:    Monday 22nd August            change of clothes
                                         Time:   8.30am - 5.15pm
                                         Age:    8yrs+
                                         Cost:   Members £13.30

                                                 Non members £15.30

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