Free and low cost summer activities for kids in Newhaven

THIS summer will see a full programme of activities for Newhaven children at low or no cost from Monday July 25 through to Sunday September 4.

The programme was put together between East Sussex Targeted Youth Services (TYS), Newhaven Community Development Association (NCDA), NIPPERS, Newhaven Town Council and Wave Leisure.

Newhaven mayor Steve Saunders said: “I am delighted that such a comprehensive and exciting programme of activities is being organised for the young people of Newhaven this summer.” 

There will be two 50p discos at Shakespeare Hall, a Family Fun Day and Barbecue on Friday August 26 and a Skate Out at the Fort Road Skate Park.

NCDA will host youth clubs and youth drop-ins at Fort Road, Lewes Road and Denton Road,

NIPPERS will run a holiday programme from 7am-6pm Monday to Friday, offering free Play Out sessions every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and Play In sessions on a Tuesday 10am–3pm. Play In places are limited and must be booked in advance on 01273 514440.

Fort Road Recreational Ground will offer sport and activity sessions. Seahaven Swim and Fitness Centre will offer 50p swims on a Monday and Friday morning, as well as afternoon fun sessions throughout the holidays.

Find out more a Seahaven Swim and Fitness Centre, Newhaven Town Council or at