Get out and about

You can keep your children moving while schools out at your local children, young people and family centre by taking part in our wild world hero themed Get Up and Go activities and challenges.

There will be skipping, ball games, target practice, music and movement as well as an Olympic challenge.   The great news is everything is low cost or free of charge. 

What’s happening at your local children, young people and family centre

Download our timetable of events and activities.

This year, our events may look different with the number of families limited to play, but this may be subject to change. Watch this space for news and updates.  

Get reading this summer

Join in Leicester libraries reading challenge for children age 0-15 year. Read books to win your rewards!

Get walking

There are some beautiful parts of Leicester so why not go on an adventure to explore your local surroundings. Choose How You Move Leicester has over 200 routes for you to choose from, many are family friendly.  

Suggested activities whilst on your walk:

Get on your bike

There are lots of family friendly cycling routes in the city, but here’s a selection from British cycling. Choose How You Move Leicester also have lots of cycle maps too. There’s no better time to get on your bike and explore.

Suggested activities whilst out on your bike:

National Playday

Leicester’s Playday is back and set to take place at Town Hall Square on Wednesday 4 August, 11am – 3pm.  No need to book, just come along and join in the fun and games.

Due to COVID-19 numbers in Town Hall Square will be limited and play time will be set to 30-minute time slots.

Healthy children

Healthforunder5s and HealthforKids provide a full range of information to support healthy and healthy children from birth to 11 years of age.