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School Holiday Activities

Our Active Communities Team work across the district to help residents with their physical health and wellbeing.

Every school holiday they have an array of free and low-cost activities planned, including activities for families that are signed up to YouMove, you can find out more on our YouMove webpage.

Also take a look at the website for Cornerstone Arts Centre, they have plenty of shows and activities for kids and families to enjoy as well.

October Half Term 2023

Xplorer – Family fun orienteering, aimed at preschool and primary aged children. Explore the park and find the markers! All sessions are from 10am-midday. Book here in advance, or just turn up on the day!

  • Monday 23 October, Benson Recreation Park, Benson, OX10 6LZ
  • Tuesday 24 October, Ladygrove Park, Didcot, OX11 7GA

Community Funday – With activities from family nature walks, fun fitness, lawn games in the morning, and adult community walks, outdoor gym equipment session, tree wrapping removal and more in the afternoon there are activities for all. A coffee van will be on site all day for refreshments so come and along and get involved. For more information or to register interest please contact

  • Wednesday 25 October, 10am-4pm, Old Kiln Lakes, Chinnor, OX39 4DB

Multisport Party – Come along and join in with parachute, tag and ball games, obstacle courses and more! 1.30-2.30pm – 4-7 year olds, 2.30-3.30pm – 8-12 year olds. To register a place, please complete our online multisport booking form.

  • Monday 23 October, Didcot Leisure Centre, Mereland Road, OX11 8AY
  • Tuesday 24 October, Abbey Sports Centre, Berinsfield, OX10 7NR
  • Wednesday 25 October, Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, OX9 2BB

Contact us - Active Communities

01235 422240
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South Oxfordshire District Council
Abbey House
Abbey Close
OX14 3JE