Easter Holiday Activities

This Easter, Hull Culture and Leisure have a huge variety of free and low-cost activities for you to take part in across our leisure centres, parks, pools and zoos. These activities are funded by Hull Culture and Leisure, The Department for Education and Hull City Council as part of the Holiday Activities and Food Programme, locally known as Healthy Holidays.

Free Junior Swims

Our free junior swim programme returns this Easter. Children aged between 5 to 15 years can take part in free public swim sessions across our pools at selected days and times. There is no need to book, just turn up and take part

  • Albert Avenue Pools - Fridays 9.30am to 11am
  • Beverley Road Baths - Tuesdays 10.30am to 11.30am and Fridays 2.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Ennerdale Leisure Centre - Tuesdays 11am to 12pm and Thursdays 11am to 12pm
  • Woodford Leisure Centre - Tuesdays 11am to 12pm and Thursdays 4pm to 5pm

Please note - under 8's must be accompanied by a paying adult. Please check our Pool Safety Rules page before attending to check our adult to child swimming ratios for each pool - Pool Safety Rules


Junior Athletics

We have teamed up with FitMums and Friends to offer Junior Athletics sessions at Costello Stadium. We will be hosting camps for children aged 5 to 9 years and 10 to 15 years. Children can develop their athletic running, jumping and throwing skills with the help of qualified athletics coaches. A healthy snack will be provided for all participants.

Camp dates -

  • Wednesday 3 April from 9.30am to 11.30am (Children aged 5 to 9 years)
  • Wednesday 3 April from 9.30am to 11.30am (Children aged 10 to 15 years)
  • Friday 5 April from 9am to 11am (Children aged 5 to 9 years)
  • Friday 5 April from 9am to 11am (Children aged 10 to 15 years)

To book please see the link at the bottom on the page.


Girls Football Camps

Hull City Ladies are delivering free football camps for girls aged 6 to 12 years at Costello Stadium and Ennerdale Leisure Centre. Girls can book onto the camps and get coaching, get active and find out more about how to become the next generation of Lionesses! Food is provided as part of the camps.

  • Costello Stadium - Tuesday 26 March and Tuesday 2 April from 11.30am to 4pm
  • Ennerdale Leisure Centre - Thursday 28 March and Thursday 4 April from 11.30am to 4pm

Please note that the sessions are indoors so wear trainers for use in sports halls. Places are limited so book quickly.

To book please see the link at the bottom of the page.


Run and Ride with the Brownlee Foundation

If you love to ride your bike and love to run, then we've got an amazing day of activities at the Ennerdale Cycle Circuit for you! This Easter we've teamed up with the Brownlee Foundation to bring you our first ever Run and Ride sessions. Children aged 8 to 16 years can get coaching on cycling and running courtesy of the Brownlee Foundation and learn more about how to take part in Triathlon based activities. All of the equipment including bikes and helmets is provided for free as is the coaching. Please note that children must be able to ride a bike competently and need to dress appropriately for the weather.

Sessions are taking place on Wednesday 27 March from 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm. A packed lunch will be provided on the day.

To book please see the link at the bottom of the page.


Easter Zoo Activities

Why not celebrate new life and the return of Spring by participating in a variety of Easter craft activities; design beautiful Easter ornaments and create Spring animal art.

Or if you love all things creepy crawlies, come along and learn about some of the amazing, yet tiny, creatures that we might find in our own back gardens. Participate in some natural creepy-crawly crafts and develop your identification skills as you explore our wildlife areas with our Minibeast Mayhem sessions.

Both sessions are free and a packed lunch is provided. Sessions are bookable online only and places are limited.

Animal Education Centre

  • Monday 25 March from 11am to 1pm – Easter Crafts Session
  • Tuesday 26 March from 11am to 1pm – Easter Crafts Session
  • Thursday 4 April from 11am to 1pm – Minibeast Mayhem
  • Friday 5 April from 11am to 1pm - Minibeast Mayhem

Pickering Park Aviary

  • Wednesday 27 March from 11.30am to 1.30pm - Easter Crafts
  • Wednesday 3 April from 11.30am to 1.30pm - Minibeast Mayhem

To book please see the link at the bottom of the page.


How to Book

If you have never booked a session with us before:

  • Click on the Book An Easter Holiday Session link at the bottom
  • Click on the month button to see all of the sessions taking place
  • Select the session you are interested in.
  • If you are a member you can select the login to book option, or if you are not a member select book as guest.
  • Simply fill in all of the details required at this point.