Family and kids

We have a great programme of activities for the whole family at University of Nottingham Sport, with lots on offer for the little ones.  From children's swimming and climbing lessons to holiday camps and sports activities, there's plenty to choose from. 

Young boy swimming with his parent.

Activities for families

There is plenty of activities for all the family to enjoy at University of Nottingham Sport in a fun, friendly and safe environment. Bring your children with you for a range of activities including swimming and climbing - we even have a fantastic Kids Go Free offer during the holidays. 

We also offer our popular Swim and Climbing Schools, as well as opportunities with our partners Tumble Tots and Kings Camps. For older ones, our Young Person's sport and fitness membership is the perfect introduction to our fitness facilities. 

Children's climbing Kids activities

Want to bring your children swimming, climbing or for a game of badminton? £2.50 during term-time, our activities are free for children during University holidays.

Find out more
Young boy learning to swim with instructor Swim School

Our highly trained qualified teachers offer baby, toddler and junior swimming lessons that will teach your little ones to love the water.

Find out more
Young girl trying out climbing at David Ross Sports Village. Climbing School

We offer a variety of sessions and programmes to introduce children to climbing and give them the confidence and support they'll need to get to the top!

Find out more
Young male working out at Jubilee fitness centre Young Person memberships

16 and 17 year olds can take advantage of our great value Young Person membership and access our fitness facilities across all three campuses.

Find out more
Children playing at Kings Camp at David Ross Sports Village Kings Camps

These popular sports holiday camps for 5-17 year olds are based at David Ross Sports Village. University students and staff can access a special discount code by emailing

Find out more
Toddlers taking part in a Tumble Tots class. Tumble Tots

Hosted at David Ross Sports Village, each 45 minute Tumble Tots session has been carefully designed to enhance child's physical development skills alongside their social and cognitive development.

Find out more
Swim School at David Ross Sports Village
Bring your kids for free during the holidays!

Did you know - all University of Nottingham sport and fitness members and University of Nottingham students and staff can bring their children free-of-charge during the University holidays?

Activities include swimming, climbing, badminton and more - so why not bring the family down for some active fun? 

Bring your kids for free