Summer Holiday Activities

Our “Super Summer Saver” offer is back at just £85 per person!

 Snatch up our super summer saver offer this year between 22th July & 1st September for £85per person and get: 

All of the below activities (Except 1-2-1 swimming lessons)

All public swimming sessions including float sessions (excluding inflatable sessions)

All school holiday activities including soft play at the Arc (excluding junior canoe and roller skating)

Pass valid at Arc Leisure Matlock, Ashbourne Leisure Centre, Bakewell Swimming Pool & Wirksworth Leisure Centre.


Rookie Lifeguard

The Rookie Lifeguard programme aims to ensure that every child in the country has essential water skills to keep themselves safe and knowledgeable of what to do in an emergency, and to protect their lives should an accident occur in or out of the water.

For: Under 8’s - minimum stage 3   

Date:   Wednesday 31st July, 14th & 28th August

Time: 15:00-16:00

Cost: £5.00

For: Over 8’s - minimum stage 5+

Date: Wednesday 24th July, 7th & 21st August

Time: 15:00-16:00

Cost: £5.00 

Adults & Children 121 Swimming Lessons

30min lessons available throughout the holidays. Male and female instructors are on hand to teach children and adults whatever your capabilities or requirements.  Contact Reception for availability.

SPECIAL OFFER PRICE: £17.00            



Synchronised Swimming

Have fun this holiday by taking part in our synchronised swimming session. Learn new skills in the water that will make you stand out from the rest!

Date:Tuesday 23rd, 30th July & 20th August                 

Time:13:00 - 14:00             

Cost: £5.00   

 All Children must be able to swim 50m and tread water for 1min in deep water 

Crash Course Swimming Lessons for Beginners

For Toddlers, stage 1 & 2. Make the most of our learn to swim sessions! Our crash course lessons are short, sharp and super effective!

Date: Tuesday 27th  - Friday 30th August               

Time: 11.00 - 11:30  

Age: 3+yrs   

Cost: £17.50


Tag Rugby

Tag rugby is a fast-moving, non-contact invasion game suitable for boys and girls to play together. The key to the game is enjoyment, with scoring, running, and handling skills to the fore.

Age: 7 - 11 years              

Date:  Wednesday 24th, 31st July, 7th, 14th & 28th August          

Venue: Bakewell Sports Fields

Time: 09:30 - 11:30

Cost: £7.00


Mini Water Polo

It’s all the fun without the treading water! A great introduction to the sport of water polo for any aspiring players.

Date: Tuesday 6th, 13th and 27th August             

Time: 13:00 - 14:00  

Cost: £5.00                 

Ability: Stage 5+

Junior Gym

Challenge yourself at the junior gym session this holiday! Push yourself to the limits to achieve your goals while competing against others to see if you can beat your set targets!

Age: 11 - 15 years    

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 11:15 - 12:00

Cost: £5.00

Learn to Dive

Learn to improve your diving in a safe, friendly environment. Either just for fun or if you are looking to improve your race starts.

Date: Every Friday          

Time: 11:00 - 11:30

Age: 6+ years              

Cost: £5.00



Could you be the next Wimbledon champion? Come and try out our 4 days of tennis to smash, volley and serve your way to glory! Sessions take place at Bakewell Tennis Courts, please bring a packed lunch and water bottle.  

Date: Monday 19th - 22th August          

Time: 09:00 - 15:00    

Cost: £60.00 for 4 Days or £17.50 per day


Disney - Toy Story

Come along to our Disney inspired family swim sessions. To celebrate all things toys, and with your help, bring some magic to the pool. So come on down and join in the fun - to infinity!

Date: Every Saturday          

Time: 13:00 - 14:00  

Cost: £4.50 Adult £3.20 Child (non members)


Brand New Aqua Run - Double Trouble!

Come and try our brand new dual lane aqua run and see if you can beat your friends to the finish!

Cost: Adults £4.00, £2.70 Concessions (additional 50p for non-members)

Date: Every Wednesday 13:45 & Saturday 14:45          

Age: Suitable for confident swimmers  

Smaller floats and mats will available to play with in the shallow end of the pool.


contact us for more information or call 01629 814205