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Things to do with your children

Looking for activities to do at home with your child? Take a look at some of our activities on this page. We also have a quarterly newsletter sharing groups locally in your area.

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Summer holiday activities

Walsall leisure centres

Our leisure centres offer swimming, roller skating, racket sports, gymnastic camps and Acti-kids sessions. Find out more, including session times and how to book.

Parks and green spaces

There are three splash pads in Walsall, offering free water play from 11am to 5pm (weather dependent):

There are also parks all across the borough with play equipment and sporting facilities.

New Art Gallery

Walsall’s New Art Gallery runs a variety of arts and craft activities for a small fee.

Walsall Libraries and Archives

Take part in a range of activities at your local library, from reading clubs to baby and toddler groups.

Walsall Leather Museum

Walsall Leather Museum is free to visit, and has lots of summer holiday activities available for a small fee.

Walsall HAF programme

The HAF programme is for children and young people aged 5 to 16 years who are eligible for benefit related free school meals or on a plan. Children, young people and their families are able to access free activities during the Easter, summer and Christmas holidays. Find out more about HAF, including how to sign up and book onto sessions.

Other activities

There are also a range of activities and sessions at local community associations.

Online activities

Story sessions

You can watch our story telling sessions on YouTube:

Creative activities

Watch our YouTube videos for creative activity ideas: