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School Holiday Activities

Our Active Communities Team work across the district to help residents with their physical health and wellbeing.

Every school holiday they have an array of free and low-cost activities planned, including activities for families that are signed up to YouMove. You can find out more about YouMove on our YouMove webpage.

February Half Term

This February half term the Active Communities team have a variety of activities on offer. All activities are free and are aimed at preschool and primary aged children (unless otherwise stated) to do with their parent/guardians or grandparents. A brief description of each activity and how to book can be found below:

Drop in Art: movement themed art for the whole family, with foil sculptures, drawing and more. Stay for as long or as little time as you would like to!

Family Circuits: come and join this indoor circuits for children aged 11+ and parents/guardians to do together. Hop on a rower, use weights and do bodyweight exercises in this fun circuit to music session! Limited numbers please book early.

Family Yoga: a dinosaur themed family fun yoga session followed by an active dinosaur themed story-telling session. Limited numbers please book early.

Multi-sports: a range of ball and tag games, and other activities. Fun for all the family to do together!

Xplorer: a family-friendly fun navigation challenge that is educational and gives children a sense of adventure as they explore the park to find the markers. At each marker, children need to identify what is pictured and enjoy learning a fun fact to tell their friends.

Monday 12 February:

  • Drop in Art: Unit 24 Bury Street Precinct (between Boots and Poundland) Abingdon, OX14 3QT, 10.30-11.30am
  • Family circuits (for ages 11+ and adults): Unit 24 Bury Street Precinct (between Boots and Poundland) Abingdon, OX14 3QT, 11.45-12.15pm. Places limited, to book email:
  • Family Yoga and Storytelling, The Beacon, Wantage, OX12 9BX, 10-11am Family yoga. 11-11.30am storytelling. Numbers limited. ** Please note this session is now fully booked. **

Tuesday 13 February:

  • Multi-sports, Marcham Centre, Barrow Close, Marcham, Abingdon OX13 6TY, 10am-midday ** Please note this session is now fully booked **

Wednesday 14 February:

  • Multi-sports and family games, Fogwell Recreation Ground, Fogwell Rd, Botley, Oxford OX2 9SA, 10.30am-midday

Thursday 15 February:

  • Xplorer Shrivenham, Shrivenham Recreation Ground, Highworth Road, Shrivenham, SN6 8AU, 10am-midday

To book these activities please go to

Contact us - Active Communities

01235 422240
(Text phone users add 18001 before dialing)

Vale of White Horse District Council
Abbey House
Abbey Close
OX14 3JE