If you have a registered club for children, please let us know on our contact page

Also, don't forget to check out the calendar pages for the Monthly highlights 2023
 

Sport

 

Bowls 

 

Bowls club in Victoria Recreation Ground, Portslade, BN41 1XD. If you have always wanted to give a bowls a try, come to our junior sessions. Booking contact Marion: By phone 01273 410555 or by text 07980 481241 or by email marionjw18@gmail.com.  See also the calendar pages for special events and promotions.

 

Boxing

 

Mile Oak Boxing Academy. An amateur Boxing Club affiliated with England Boxing for children ages 10 - 15 years old (16+ also available). All the coaches are trained to level one and level two standards, equipped with certifications in Safeguarding, DBS, and First Aid. A fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in boxing, regardless of their experience level or background. Based in Hill Park School (upper), BN41 2FU.

See their website for more details and to book a place click on the web address here https://mileoakboxingacademy.co.uk

 

Climbing

Boulder Brighton. Rock climbing packed with fun, fitness and friends. For 7+ to adults. Victoria Road Trading Estate, Portslade, BN41 1XQ

All sessions involving a supervised child must be pre-booked.
First time climbers and supervisors must book onto a First Time Climb session. For their website click here

 

Cricket 

Portslade Cricket Club. The Club House, Benfield Valley Park, Old Shoreham Road, BN3 7GD. They are always looking for new players, be they young or old or if you would like to know their fixtures to go and watch click here for their website

 

Dance

Compass Dance Studios, For 7+ years. A whole new selection of super affordable dance classes for children in Portslade Click here for more details on their website

 

Diverse Dance Works. Dancers have the opportunity to take 2 or 3 different style classes in Portslade on a Tuesdays at South Portslade Community Centre. 

STREET & JAZZ CLASSES (kids 3 -13yrs)
3.40pm - 4.10pm (group A 3-6yrs)
4.10pm - 4.55pm (group B 7-8yrs)

4.55pm - 5.40pm (group C 9-11yrs)
6.10pm - 6.55pm (group D 12-14yrs)
COMMERCIAL/STREET, JAZZ/SHOWDANCE MULTI STYLE CLASS** (teens 15yrs+ & young adults)
LYRICAL, CONTEMPORARY, TECHNIQUE & STRETCH CLASS (kids 8yrs+ & teens)

5.40pm - 6.10pm (group C 8-11yrs)
6.55pm - 7.40pm (group D+ 12yrs and up) Click here to see their website for more details or email ayse@diversedanceworks.com

 

Fitness classes

 

Sea City CrossFit 45-minute sessions will have a mixture of games, mini workouts, and skills development. For Kids 9-12 Years. Starting 11th January 2024 Limited to 10 Spaces. Thursdays at 16.30-17.15 at Unit 3, 25 Carlton Terrace, BN41 1XF

See their website for booking details and trial classes starting at £10, https://www.seacitycrossfit.co.uk/kids-classes

 

 

Football

 

Southwick Rangers have 16 youth football teams of all ages playing within the Sussex Youth Football - want to know more click here Southwick Rangers FC Under 16's girls specifically need some more teammates. If you want to try a new team or if your not getting enough game time at your current club or you just want to try something new. Every player will play with our all inclusive attitude.

 

Mile Oak Football - under  14's, 16's and under 18's  -  Chalky Road, Portslade, BN41 2YU click here for Facebook 

 

Gully's Mini Kickers Portslade Sports Centre, by Albion in the Community: Prices From: £7.00, full activity price: £70.00 & again 20th July - 5th October (Ages 3-4) to book and for more information click here

 

Portslade Sports Centre. Gymnastics, trampolining, toddler run, jungle run and more. Click here for their website

 

 

Swimming

Swimming lessons - All children 16 years old and under can get free swimming sessions in Brighton and Hove. Find out how to sign up, and where they can swim. - click here

 

Swimming lessons will be returning to Hangleton Primary School Pool, who are excited to welcome your children back to the pool for fun and enriching swimming lessons starting after the Easter holidays 2024.

Group & 1-2-1 lessons available. Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 3.30pm - 6pm. To contact Dolphintails for further information, 

email dolphintails2020@gmail.com or phone/message on 07724891824

 

 

Snooker. 

Portslade Sports Centre, are currently looking for players to form a snooker team, or possibly 2! The league runs from September to April, played on a Monday night from 7pm.

There are also plans to run a ladies competition, and a juniors one too in the coming months, so check with the centre for updates! If you're interested in joining this, or want to know more about the above, please contact the centre, on 01273 411100, or email olly.stewart@freedom-leisure.co.uk

 

 

 

Kids activities 

Clubs - Uniformed organisation


Beavers, cubs & scouts. The 14th Hove (St Andrews Portslade) group HQ is located in Vale Park, at the rear of 104 St Andrews Road, BN41 1DE- click here 
 
6th Hove Scouts HQ (Portslade) for 6 to 14 year olds - Scout hut, Hurst Crescent, Portslade, BN41 1SG  click here

Boys Brigade is a Southwick based Christian activity group for girls from 3 to 12 years old. They meet on Wednesdays Activities include games and contests, craft and cooking, bible knowledge and drill, and much more – all mixed in with fun and friendship. You can find more information on the Southwick Methodist Church website here https://southwickmethodistchurch.co.uk/wordpress/children/girls-brigade/

Girls Brigade is a Southwick based Christian activity group for girls from 4 to 18 years old. They meet on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7.30pm during term time. There are a variety of activities each week throughout the year including craft activities such as stained glass, colouring in, sawing, cooking and baking, games, quizzes, making a calendar, stories, camps, sleepovers, competitions, devotions and many other activities. You can find more information on the Southwick Methodist Church website here https://southwickmethodistchurch.co.uk/wordpress/children/girls-brigade/




 

Miscellaneous

MEGA BLASTER WORLD™ COMES TO PORTSLADE SPORT CENTRE - NERF combat fun and games will be in action all day on Wednesday 29th May from 10:30am until 4:00pm. NERF Moderators help guests work and use our huge armoury and stage games and fun throughout your session. More information and booking go to www.megablasterworld.co.uk 

 

Free after-school boardgames club 
Every Monday at 3:00pm - 4:30pm (Cafe opening after winter closure on Thursday March 14th 2024). Easthill Park Café is happy to provide an assortment of board games for use at the cafe, free of charge. Perfect for keeping the kids entertained in the afternoons! No sign up is required, just pop along. Facebook group for Easthill Park click here
 

 

Tumble tots fun activity classes. For ages 6 Months - school age. Also Gymbobs (School Age - 7 Years). For more details on their website click here For available sessions and booking details click here

 

Storytime for pre-school children at the Portslade library on the first Wednesday of the month 9.30am for 15 minutes. For more details click here

 

Support your toddlers speech and language development Or introduce pre-reading skills at classes using singing, dancing, props and games to help children aged 1-4 years develop important early literacy skills in a fun and engaging way. Our classes are regularly recommended by speech and language therapists for children with a speech delay.

Timetable: Tuesdays at Portslade Sports Centre for Preschool (aged 2.5 to 4) at 10.30am  then at 11.30am for Minis (age 1 up to about 2.5 year). For more information go to https://www.robotreg.co.uk/find-a-class

 

Portslade Old Village history trail. 1000 miles of history in a one mile walk. Visit www.portsladehistory.co.uk to get your free audio guide.

Easthill Park history trail. Discover the secrets of Easthill park. It was home to a wealthy victorian family.  It was also the scene of a tragic incident during WWII. Click here for your free audio guide.

Mile Oak Farm shop and café.  See the animals whilst you visit. Mile Oak Road Portslade BN41 2RF click here

 

Benfield Valley Project are a small group of local residents who are passionate about protecting and sharing the beauty of our local wildlife and wild spaces. They organise various events: litter picks, pathway clearance , nature walks, dawn chorus walks, bat walks, wildlife talks and a community nature day. See their website by clicking here

 

Youth Club. Portslade Active Youth Club, Friday's at 4:45-6pm (age 11+). Portslade Village Centre, Windlesham Close, Portslade, BN41 2LZ. click here for more information

 

Sussex Self Defence are teaching parents and kids about the dangers of knife crime and what you can do when running isn't an option. They teach awareness, de-escalation, avoidance and disarming. Any idiot can carry a knife, would you know what to do? If the answer is no, then the kid's club is every Thursday 5-6pm at Portslade Baptist Church followed by adult's/mixed 6-7pm. A friendly family run club. Drop them off or stay for a free coffee and chat. For Facebook page click here or email for more information to selfdefence@email.com

 

After School Bake & Learn French Club. Held at Portslade Community Centre, Church Road starting Thursday the 14th September 2023. 

For ages 4-7 at 3.45-4.30pm. Autumn 1, 6 sessions: £78 Autumn 2, 7 sessions £90. 

For ages 8-12, 4.45-5.45pm. Autumn 1, 6 sessions:£91 Autumn 2, 7 sessions:£105. 

To book email Sissi on latartesissi@gmail.com or on Insta/Fb: latartesissi

School holiday activities



BEE WILD HOLIDAY CLUB.  A woodland kindergarten site at Foredown Woods, open for children from 4-8 years old during the school holidays. Starts 9.30am-3pm for a day of adventure and play in nature, nurtured by Forest School practitioners. For cooking over a campfire, making friends, learning new skills, getting muddy, getting active and getting creative in the fresh air. Please note, at the moment the spaces for 3-year-olds are only available to children who already attend the kindergarten. All children aged 4 - 8 are welcome. Click here for more details on their website


Junior Adventurers Club Holiday club locations:
Mile Oak Primary School. Click here for website
Peter Gladwin Primary School. Click here for website

Portslade Play Scheme. Portslade Village Centre, 3 Courthope Close, Portslade, BN41 2LZ. Open to all children aged 4 (*must be in Reception Class) – 11 years old and runs in the Easter and Summer school holidays. Contact Extratime's website by clicking here


 

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