Sport and Leisure

MEActive Summer Programme

MEActive Summer Programme title

Mid and East Antrim’s MEActive team are providing a number of fun activity camps throughout the Borough.

Programmes will be delivered at several venues over the summer including at our 3 Leisure Centres as well as utilising some of our outdoor facilities.

PLEASE NOTE - the booking platform will only include the activities listed on this page from 6pm on Thursday 6 June 2024.

Book Schemes & Camps online

Adapted Bikes     MEActive Summer Schemes     MEActive Summer Camps

MEActive Adapted Camps     MEActive Community Camps

MEAqua Summer Lessons     MEActive Gymnastics Summer Camp 

As always they will be fun and packed with lots of activities for our young people to get involved in – all of which are led by highly qualified and professional teams of instructors.  

Please refer to each programme for further information - booking is essential.

Adapted Bikes

Our adapted bikes are available to book during June, July and August in Dixon Park, Larne and Shaftsbury Park, Carrickfergus.

Booking Form for Larne

Booking Form for Carrickfergus

MEActive Participant Consent Form

To book an adapted bike at your chosen location, participants must fill out the relevant booking form, as well as the MEActive participant consent form. Once fully completed and signed, please email both forms to inclusivebikehire@midandeastantrim.gov.uk.

 

Venue

Dates

Times

Cost

Carrickfergus

Shaftsbury Park

4 & 18 June 2024

2 July & 30 July 2024

13 & 27 August 2024

10 & 24 September 2024

3pm – 5pm

Free

Larne

Dixon Park

11 & 25 June 2024

16 July 2024

6 & 20 August 2024

3 & 17 September 2024

3pm – 5pm

Free

 

 

 

MEActive Summer Schemes

During July and August a number of 5 day schemes will operate in Ballymena, Carrickfergus and Larne. 

These schemes will operate between Monday – Friday and will be open to children aged between 6-12 years of age. 

Please note that the cost is per 5 day scheme and spaces are limited. 

To book a place please visit our Leisure Centre Booking platform.

 

Venue

Dates

Times

Cost

Ballymena

Seven Towers Leisure Centre

22 - 26 July​ 2024

29 July - 2 August 2024

5 - 9 August 2024

10am – 3pm

£57.75

Carrickfergus

Amphitheatre

Larne

Larne Leisure Centre

MEActive Summer Camps

This includes a number of 1 day activity camps across MEA.

The programme is open to children aged between 6-12 years of age with the opportunity to avail of 2 bookable slots either a morning OR afternoon.

Please note spaces are limited.

Children may book into both morning and afternoon slots but must be collected by parents and returned after lunch (children will not be supervised between 12 -1pm).

To book a place please visit our Leisure Centre Booking platform.

 

Activity

Venue

Date

Times

Cost

Ballymena

Dance & Fitness

Seven Towers Leisure Centre

Wednesday 14 August 2024

10am - 12noon

OR

1pm - 3pm

£4.60 per 2 hour slot

Carrickfergus

Dodgeball & Games

Amphitheatre

Thursday 15 August 2024

10am - 12noon

OR

1pm - 3pm

£4.60 per 2 hour slot

Larne

Multi sports

Larne Leisure Centre

Thursday 4 & Friday 5 July 2024

11am - 1pm

£9.20

MEActive Adapted Camps

This will consist of 2 day camps in Ballymena / Carrickfergus / Larne. 

The programme is open to children living with additional or special needs aged between 6-18 years of age with the opportunity to avail of morning bookable slots.

Please note spaces are limited. 

To book a place please visit our Leisure Centre Booking platform.

 

Venue

Date

Times

Cost

Ballymena

Seven Towers Leisure Centre

12 & 13 August 2024

10am - 12pm

£4.60 per day

Carrickfergus

Amphitheatre

2 & 3 July 2024

10am – 12pm

£4.60 per day

Larne

Larne Leisure Centre

19 & 20 August 2024

10am – 12pm

£4.60 per day

MEActive Community Camps

This includes a number of 1 day activity camps across MEA.

The programme is open to children aged between 6-12 years of age with the opportunity to avail of 2 bookable slots either a morning OR afternoon. 

Please note spaces are limited.

Children may book into both morning and afternoon slots but must be collected by parents and returned after lunch (children will not be supervised between 12 -1pm).

To book a place please visit our Leisure Centre Booking platform.

 

Activity

Venue

Date

Times

Cost

Whitehead

Multi-Sports

Whitehead Football Pitch, Castleview Road, Carrickfergus

17 July 2024

10am - 12noon

OR

1pm - 3pm

£4.60 per day

MEAqua Summer Intensive Lessons

These lessons are for swimmers ages 3 and above in all three Leisure Centres from 9am - 11.30am (1 x 30 minutes, approx, class per day).

Full schedule will be available once booking goes live.

Classes will be for Pre-School lessons (aged 3 and 4), Beginner lessons (aged 4+), Improvers (levels 2 and 3), Advanced Improvers (level 4 and 5), Advanced (levels 6+).

For further details please contact: MEAqua@midandeastantrim.gov.uk or visit our MEAqua page.

 

Venue

Dates

Times

Cost

Ballymena

Seven Towers Leisure Centre

15 - 19 July 2024

and

12 - 16 August 2024

9am -11.30am

£31.50 per week

Carrickfergus

Amphitheatre

Larne

Larne Leisure Centre

MEActive Gymnastics Summer Camp

These lessons are for gymnasts ages 3 and above in Carrickfergus Amphitheatre from 9am - 1pm.

Classes will include Kindergym (ages 3 and 4), Gym Club (ages 5 and 6), Ages 7 and 8, Ages 9+ for boys and girls.

For further details please contact gemma.brown@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

 

Class

Dates

Times

Cost

Amphitheatre, Carrickfergus

Kinder Gym

19 - 21 August 2024

9am - 10am

£18.90 per 3 days

Gym Club

19 - 21 August 2024

10am - 11am

£18.90 per 3 days

Ages 7-8

19 - 21 August 2024

11am - 12noon

£18.90 per 3 days

Ages 9+

19 - 21 August 2024

12noon - 1pm

£18.90 per 3 days

Please Note:

  • Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. 

    Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

  • Please ensure participants wear appropriate clothing for activities outdoors including footwear and you are advised to apply sun screen before arriving.

  • All activities are subject to revision, addition or cancellation should unforeseen circumstances arise, including weather conditions.

For more information please contact:

Ballymena area:

Katrina McCaughan
E: katrina.mccaughan@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

Carrickfergus area:

Gemma Brown
E: gemma.brown@midandeastantrim.gov.uk

Larne area:

John Grant
E: john.grant@midandeastantrim.gov.uk