Amphitheatre Wellness Centre, Carrickfergus

Ludo Soft Play Area

Ludo is an exciting children's soft play area that can be booked for birthday parties or used casually during one of our designated public sessions. Please familiarise yourself with the rules of play before booking or using the play area

Please note that we reserve the right to close areas of the centre from time to time at our discretion, e.g. for maintenance repairs, refurbishment or cleaning.

Age Restrictions & Maximum Numbers

Ludo is suitable for children from the age of 1, with an upper age limit of 12 years old, however children must not be taller than 148 centimetres. There are designated play areas for 1-3 year olds and 4+ years. Ludo can hold up to eighteen 1-3 year olds and up to fifty seven 4+ year olds at any one time.

Ludo Rules of Play

All children must be supervised at all times by an adult.
Parents are not permitted to enter the play area.
A child may not use the area if they are ill.
No personal possessions to be taken into the play area e.g. badges, money, watches, jewellery, toys, etc.
Shoes must not be worn.
Socks and top garments must be worn at all times within the play area.
Spectacles should ideally not be worn in the play area.
Food and drink are not to be consumed in the play area (including sweets and chewing gum).
Children using large slide must have socks on and arms covered.
Children under 4 are not permitted on the upper structure.
Use of photographic equipment is prohibited without prior formal agreement from the Amphitheatre Duty Manager.
Only a birthday cake and party bags are permitted; any other food must be supplied by the Pi Café.

Public Sessions

Hour long public sessions run at specific times of the day and cost £3.00 per child or £5.00 for two children from the same family. Unfortunately we cannot accept admission outside of these designated times and there is no discounted rate for children who arrive later than the session start time.

Public Session Times

Public Sessions run at the following times:

Monday to Friday 9am - 1.30pm Saturday 8am - 11.45am
  7pm - 9pm Sunday 9am - 11.45am

Private Sessions / Children's Birthday Parties

The Ludo Soft Play Area is available for private bookings on Saturdays and Sundays, which gives you sole use of the play area for one hour and the Concorida for 45 minutes. Private bookings cost £65.00 (unless otherwise stated) for the session and can be booked by calling Amphitheatre Reception on 028 9335 8342 or calling in to the desk. Maximum numbers and age restrictions apply.  Parental supervision is essential at all times.

Private Session Price List

Day Activity Additions Price
Monday - Friday Ludo - 2pm - 3pm Concordia 3pm - 3.45pm £65.00
Monday - Friday Ludo - 3.15pm - 4.15pm Concordia 4.15pm - 5pm £65.00
Saturday / Sunday Ludo - 12noon - 1pm Concordia 1pm - 1.45pm £65.00
Saturday / Sunday Ludo - 1.15pm - 2.15pm Concordia 2.15pm - 3pm £65.00
Saturday / Sunday Ludo - 2.30pm - 3.30pm Concordia 3.30pm - 4.15pm £65.00
Saturday / Sunday Ludo - 3.45pm - 4.45pm THIS SESSION DOES NOT INCLUDE THE CONCORDIA £60.00

Children's Birthday Parties

Children's Birthday Parties include sole use of the play area for the duration of your party for £65.00 (unless otherwise stated). Maximum numbers and age restrictions apply. Private session times can be found above.

No external food can be brought into parties.  If you wish to have party food this must be organised with Pi Café prior to session. Only a birthday cake and party bags are permitted.

Both of these options must be booked in advance and paid up front. Bookings can be made by calling Amphitheatre Reception on T: 028 9335 8342 or by calling in to the desk. Unfortunately due to high demand we cannot accept deposits or reserve places.

Please note that the centre closes at 5pm on a Saturday and Sunday so unfortunately you cannot book the Concordia Suite or organise catering following the 3.45pm - 4.45pm Ludo private sessions.

More information on Children's Parties