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Summer activities to keep the whole family entertained!

Posted on : 31 Jul 2023

Summer activities to keep the whole family entertained!
A variety of activities are planned for the School Summer Holidays to keep children and families entertained across Caerphilly County Borough.

We will be offering a range of activities including play, recreational and sport and leisure across the Summer. You can look forward to free swimming sessions, adventure days, storytelling, sports camps and more. These activities are being run by a variety of organisations including: Leisure Lifestyle, Sport Caerphilly, Caerphilly Adventures, Libraries, Adult Community Learning and Caerphilly Early Years Service.

Please find a full list of activities and how to book below.

Leisure Lifestyle
  • Swimming Crash Course available at Newbridge, Heolddu, and Caerphilly Leisure Centres.
  • Free Under 16 Swimming Sessions available at Caerphilly, Risca, Newbridge, Bedwas, Heolddu and Cefn Fforest Leisure Centres.
For more information visit

Sport Caerphilly
  • Athletics Camp
  • Football Camp
  • Disability Sport Scheme 
  • Summer Sport Scheme

All to be booked via the Leisure Lifestyle App.
Caerphilly Adventures
  • Junior Adventure Days - Book via the Leisure Lifestyle App

Summer Reading Challenge
The Summer Reading Challenge is here! Collect special stickers and rewards for reading. Head to your local library or join online:

Louby Loo Storytelling
Storytelling magic with Louby Loo’s Interactive Storytelling, available at:

Monday 31st July
Wednesday 9th August
Bowls with Sport Caerphilly – Free taster session
No need to book, simply turn up and give it a go. Suitable for all ages – children and adults, available at:

Monday 31st July
  • Caerphilly Library – 10am-12pm
  • Bedwas Library – 2pm-3pm

Tuesday 3rd August
  • Blackwood Library – 10am-12pm
  • Newbridge Library – 2pm-3pm

Wednesday 9th August
  • Risca Library – 2pm-4pm

Wednesday 16th August
  • Ystrad Mynach Library – 12pm-1pm
  • Abercarn Library – 3pm-4pm

Owls and Birds with Falconry UK
Free sessions on Wednesday 23rd August, available at:
Afrosheep Animations
Learn about the exciting world of animation, recommended age 7-12. Tuesday 22nd August, available at:
Play in the Park
Free open access play in the park event for parents and children to play together, available at:
  • Morgan Jones Park
  • Rhymney Park
  • Ystrad Mynach Park 
  • Bargoed Park
  • Waunfawr Park, Crosskeys
  • Blackwood Show Field

For more information on dates and times, visit:

Adult Community Learning Courses
Whether you want to pick up a new hobby, enhance your skills, or simply have fun, adult community learning has a wide range of courses and workshops for you to choose from.

For more information on the available courses, visit:

Keep an eye out on our Facebook and Twitter Pages for other activities and more information.

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