Looking for childcare in Lymington over the holidays?

School holidays are great! Except when you have to work.

updated 6 July 2017

 

girl and boy at childcareFinding things for the children to do whilst you are working can be a real chore. In a bid to try and make things slightly easier for you, here is a summary of holiday children that is usually on offer in and around Lymington.

Do get in touch with us if you know of any other holiday childcare clubs that could help local parents juggle school holidays!

 

Full day childcare

  • Freedom Childcare can help with overnight childcare, inset days, short-term, long-term, back-up, training days, shift patterns, respite care, weekends, evenings, school holidays, before and after school, nanny recruitment, supply care for preschools and nurseries and any other childcare requirements you may have.
  • Stay and Play at Lymington Junior School are open during the school holidays. Please contact Danielle on 07867 534398 or Karen on 07885 821234 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and to make a booking. See also www.stayandplayholidayclublymington.co.uk.
  • Milford School Holiday Club is open school holidays, from 8.30am to 3pm. Whole days or afternoons possible. Contact 01590 644684 for further information about the club. See also http://www.milfordpreschoolplus.co.uk/out-of-school-care/
  • Sway Playscheme returns again this summer: Bookings being taken for Summer Holidays for children aged 2-7 years from 27th July to 18th August (spaces limited).  Find out more.

 

Children's holiday sports and activities in and around Lymington

  • Ballard School are holding Summer Holiday Camps which are open to everyone between the ages of 5 and 15 from 19th July to 25th August. There are a range of courses on offer including  a range of sport, dance, drama, music, crafts, skills and academics.  Find out more.
  • Lymington Tennis Club are running a Summer Holiday Tennis Club every day during the holidays from 8.30 to 4pm or 8.30am to 12pm. Kids sessions involve technical coaching, fun games, competitions and more. Please supply a pack lunch and drink for your child. Find out more.
  • New Milton Rugby Football Club's Summer Camp will be running from Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd August. Participants do not need to be a member of NMRFC nor do they need to have played rugby before. Find out more.
  • New Forest Hockey Club are running a summer hockey camp on 14th, 15th and 16th August in Lymington at the astroturf. For 7-15 year olds, beginners to experienced. Find out more.
  • Lymington Cricket Club are running a summer camp on Tuesday 22nd, Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th August at their sports ground in Lymington.  Full days 9am-3pm or half days. Find out more.
  • There is also a summer cricket camp at Pylewell Park with Andy Harris on 1st, 2nd and 3rd August. Find out more.
  • New Forest Academy of Dance are running a summer school from 31st July to 3rd August. Find out more.
  • Rising Star Academy are running 3 days of workshops - sing and dance - from 26th-28th July. Find out more.
      

Activity days near Lymington for children

  • New Forest Activities are holding Holiday Adventure Days at Hartford Woods on 6th, 9th, 16th and 22nd August. If you cannot make these dates then New Forest Activities are willing to put on extra Holiday Adventure Days for 4 or more children (If you have a group of 4 or more give them a call, or for 1-3 children register your interest for another date via the website). Two age groups (8-12 and 12-14) are at the same site but their activities will be separate. A full day of activities from 9am to 5pm. Learn new skills, make new friends and have fun in the stunning New Forest. Day includes bushcraft skills such as foraging and shelter building, target archery and high or low ropes depending on age. All equipment will be provided. Packed lunch & drinks will be required but water top ups available all day. Find out more.
  • Calshot have a range of Activity Days for the holidays - choose from skiing, snowboarding, track cycling, canoeing, archery, climbing, skiing and windsurfing - and much more! 
  • Hengistbury Outdoor Centre have a range of multi-activity days and watersports courses available.
  • Avon Tyrrell have fun days and half-days for children aged 5+. 

 

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