School’s Out offers 8 to 15 year olds living in the city, the chance to try out a range of sports and play board games as well as trying their hand at arts and crafts during half term (15-19 February 2016).

School's Out

Sports sessions delivered by Notts County – Football in the Community coaches include: badminton, basketball, cricket, dodgeball, football, handball, hockey, rounders, athletics, mini tennis, table tennis and netball.

Sessions run from 9am to 4pm and cost £1 per day. (There is an additional charge of £1.40 for those wishing to swim at Nottingham City Leisure Centres. Swimming costs £1.50 at Portland Centre) There is no pool at Minver Crescent.

Sessions are running at the following venues:

  • Southglade Leisure Centre, Southglade Road, Bestwood, NG5 5GU
  • John Carroll Leisure Centre, Denman Street, Radford, NG7 3PS
  • Clifton Leisure Centre, Southchurch Drive, Clifton, NG11 8AB
  • Portland Centre (doesn’t run on a Tuesday), Muskham Street, Meadows, NG2 2HB
  • Minver Crescent Sports Centre, Minver Crescent, Aspley, NG8 5PN

These popular sessions can be pre-booked a week in advance although some places are kept spare for those coming on the day but these places are first come, first served and cannot be guaranteed.

To pre-book a place for Southglade LC, John Carroll LC or Clifton LC please call the Nottingham City Leisure Centre Customer Contact Centre on 0115 876 1600. Please note you are no longer able to pre-book at the sites.

To pre-book a place at Portland Centre please call 0115 859 9968

Minver Crescent site is unable to take pre-bookings. It is advisable to arrive early in order to secure a place.

Those attending will need to bring a Nottingham City Card and proof of age which would be a passport or birth certificate.

Participants will need to bring a packed lunch and plenty of water to last the day as well as swimming kit if required.

Councillor Dave Trimble, Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture said:  “School’s Out is a great way of keeping children active and entertained over the school holidays. We are pleased to continue our partnership with Notts County FC’s Football in the Community (FITC) programme across the city as they continue to deliver this exciting, well-established school holiday scheme on our behalf – a great way for any child in the city to spend their half term.”

For more information visit or call: 0115 955 7215