Walking in Sefton
Sefton Active Walks is a 'Walking for Health' programme, that provides a programme of walks across Sefton. The Walks are free to join and no booking is required, just turn up at the walk of your choice, meet our experienced walk leaders and enjoy the walk and the company. If you enjoy walking, but you don't want to walk alone, there are several walks available up and down the borough for you to come along to!
Here are just some of the Walking and Cycling activities available this Winter .
- Evening Torch Walks.
- Nordic Walking.
- Heritage Coastline Walks.
- Weekend Walks.
Independant Walk Packs
The routes within this pack have been mapped out for you to try on your own or with friends or family, each walk includes written directions, photographs, distance, calories burned and number of steps.
Use the download below to open the Walking and Cycling newsletter to find out more and what's available between January and March!
The Walking & Cycling team provide many different schemes several that are offered through our Active Sefton leisure centres.
For more information from the Sefton Council website click here.
- Sefton Walking & Cycling Newsletter
Swimfit, an exciting NEW programme designed to get fit, tone up
& have FUN!
After witnessing the world's greatest Olympic sporting event right here on our doorstep, swimmers in Sefton can now witness a world leading workout programme at Bootle Leisure Centre and Dunes Leisure Centre. Inspired by the structure of a gym programme, delivered by qualified instructors who will motivate and guide you, this is just the support you need at literally every stroke.
- Mondays at Bootle Leisure Centre from 6.45 to 7.45pm starting from 14th January 2013.
- Mondays at Dunes Leisure Centre from 6.00 to 7.00pm starting from 25th February 2013.
- £17.60 - £19.20 monthly direct debit payment. To register for a guaranteed place, please click here and a member of the Aquatics team will contact you to place you and to set up your Direct Debit.
- £6.00 casual pay as you go per session. There is no need to register, just turn up and pay*.
- £3.50 gym members discount per session. There is no need to register, just turn up and pay*.
Considering regular swimming lessons? Please click here
Please check back with us soon, we are currently working on the next promotions and they will appear here shortly. Thank you.
The Aiming High team in Sefton provides a range of activities for disabled children and young people.
Within Sefton the project works to give children who might not usually have been included within activities the opportunity to get involved in sport and other leisure activities.
We offer support, activities, services and more. To be directed to our new site please click here.
After school clubs are a great way to meet new friends and they stop you getting bored at home! So before you head home for you tea tonight why not try one of our clubs!
These clubs are taught by highly qualified CRB checked staff and are sure to improve the confidence of your child. Each class on average lasts for one hour and are a great way to introduce your child to a new sport.
We have just released the new line up for all Active Sports, please click here
Please see below for prices for both sessions;
£35 to sign up for all 20 sessions and make a saving!
Or £20 to sign up for 10 sessions!
A sport and physical activity holiday programme, which offers children and young people aged 2-16 years, the opportunity to access a range of sport and physical activities including;
- Multi Sports Coaching
- Sports Camps
- Active Totz and Active Kidz Sessions
- Specialised Sports Sessions
Be Active runs during all major school holidays excluding Christmas.
The activities are designed to be inclusive to all children, however there are a range of disability friendly sessions offered separately, organised by our Aiming High Team. Please click here to be taken to the Aiming High website.
Buy your own Be Active Annual membership NOW, from one of our six local leisure centres for £20 (5-7 years) or £30 (8+ years), to access all time tabled sessions within all venues (excluding sports camps).
Alternatively, become a Be Active, Pay-As-You-Play Member and pay £2.50 per session (excluding sports camps).
There will be an additional charge for 'Be Active Sports Camps' for those children who wish to specialise and progress in particular sport.
Discounts are available on Annual Memberships, Pay-As-You-Play prices and sports camps; please see the pricing structure document here.
Be Active is a great way to try something new during your school holidays
Please visit the site 2 weeks before your next school holidays to see what sessions YOU can get involved in!
Each Active Kidz session lasts an hour and consists of a warm up, a main activity and a cool down. The aim of each session is to provide a fun safe environment to promote the active learning of FUNdamental Skills, (Agility, Balance & Co-ordination) which can be used in a variety of Sport and Physical Activity.
The Active Kidz community programme aims to bridge the gap between school PE/Sport and Physical Activity within the community, providing clear pathways to a wide range of activities.
Sefton Council operates six Leisure Centres; Bootle Leisure Centre, Netheron Activity Centre, Litherland Sports Park, Dunes Splash World, Meadows and Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre. All of these centres offer many different activities, for both boys and girls, on lots of days though the week and convenient times. To see our current centre list please click here
Active Totz is the fun way for all children aged 2-5 years, to discover a healthy and active lifestyle through play and interaction. Activity is natural, children love to crawl, walk, run and climb and it's just as important for adults and children to play together.
Come along and join the fun!
Points are awarded for participation, so everyone has the opportunity to collect a reward for increasing their physical activity.
Please look click here to see a current list of all the sessions we are offering at some our Leisure Centres. For more information please call Nicola Finn at 0151 934 4799.
Need a creche? Netherton Activity Centre has an onsite facility; with a range of activities available in this specially designed facility, we ensure that all children feel safe, relaxed and enjoy their time with us. Refreshments are available for children throughout their stay and private toilet, changing and feeding facilities are on hand to ensure children feel comfortable and at ease in this exclusive facility. Complete with private chill out areas and a soon to be arriving outdoor sensory garden facility, our creche is the ideal location for children to relax and play.
Attendance at the creche is free to all members of the Netherton Activity Centre, alternatively there are charges with discounts available for all other users. Prices are quoted per visit and can also be downloaded and kept from our creche flyer. The creche is open Monday - Friday, and is available in the mornings.
Pay & Play: £2.00
Active Choices Level 1: £1.00
Active Choices Level 2: £1.50
Be Active 2013
Be Active Spring 2013
Tuesday 28th May - Friday 31st May (excluding weekends)
The wait is finally over, our Spring guide is now available for you to view online or download.
We have brand new activities taking place, so make sure your children don't miss out!
Even if your children are regular to Be Active, we would like you to read our important information and our pricing structure document as we've updated and changes things around a bit.
Olympic Sport in Sefton
With all the exciting sports taking place at the Olympics, would you like to get more involved with sport in Sefton? Join in the fun by yourself, or with friends and family, and try some new activities.
Olympic Sport: Football
Venue: King's Gardens, Southport. When: Saturdays 4pm-6pm. Suitable for all.
Olympic Sport: Come along to find out!
Venue: King's Gardens, Southport. When: Wednesdays 1pm-3pm. Suitable for all.
Olympic Sport: Badminton
Venue: Splash World. When: Fridays 7pm-8pm. Suitable for all ages. Click here for more information
Olympic Sport: Football
Venue: Netherton Activity Centre. When: Sundays 10am – 11am. Suitable for ages 2 - 5 years.
Venue: Dunes Splash World. When: Saturday 12pm – 1pm. Suitable for girls age 8 -11.
Olympic Sport: Rowing
Fridays 5.30-7.30pm. Aimed at beginners.
Fridays 7-8.30pm. Aimed at adult intermediate.
Saturdays 9.30–11am. Aimed at Juniors.
Olympic Sport: Fencing
Venue-Formby Raves Fencing Club
When: Mondays 7th Of September 7.45p-9.00pm children 10 and over
8.45-9.45pm for adults
For more information, please click here.
Athletics and More
Litherland Sports Park offers an athletics track, cycling academy and football for all.
Other Olympic Sports
Did you know we also have a club finder? This handy tool can direct you to many different clubs in your area. Please click here for more information
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