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With the summer holidays under way, we’ve brought together information about free and paid-for activities taking place locally for different age groups. From arts and crafts, to sports camps and outdoor adventures, there’s something for everyone!

This summer children aged 5-16 who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals will also be able to enjoy healthy food and an exciting programme of free events and activities with HAF Fun Pompey. Visit the website and use the links there to book places directly with providers.

Activities, camps and clubs

WhatWhereFind out more
Fun and free Wild World Heroes summer reading challengeSign up at any library in
Go Wild in the Park eventsTamworth Park, Milton Park, Victoria
YMCA Portsmouth day campsCharter Community Sports Centre
Motiv8 activities –  from sports to cooking and creative workshopsVarious locations across the city
Street Strong Youth Projects – summer holiday activitiesVarious locations across the city
Watersports and land-based activities for 8-18 year oldsAndrew Simpson Centre, Langstone Harbour
Junior assault course and summer funFort Nelson
Free creative workshops for the whole familyAspex Gallery
PYC Portsmouth youth clubs and activitiesVarious locations across the city
Imagine Portsmouth photo and poetry competitionNo location
Stomp For StampsVarious locations
Port Solent Kids ClubPort Solent (every Tuesday and Thursday during summer holidays)

Family events

See what’s happening in the city on our Visit Portsmouth website.

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