Free yoga sessions in the park run by Easthill Park Cafe. Instructor Indie, an experienced instructor, will lead this yoga course for people of all ages. For adults and children (if accompanied by an adult). Dates are:
20th July 2024
3rd August 2024
10th August 2024
Please supply your own mat or towel. Booking by email is essential. Times 10.30-11.45am. Email Tom on portsladepeople@aol.co.uk


Free after-school boardgames club 
Every Monday at 3:00pm - 4:30pm. 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  (Cafe opening times limited, see their Facebook page).


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 10.15-10.30am. Drop in to Portslade library. On the first Wednesday of the month. For more information please call 01273 290800


Play Reading Group 2.15-3.45pm. For more details call 01273 290800. On the first Wednesday of the month. For more information please call 01273 290800


Play and Learn sessions for the under 5's every Wednesday 9.30-11am (term time only) at North Portslade Family Hub, The Rise. Call 01273 293545 for more information.


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.. Friday's at 4:30-6pm (age 11+). Portslade Village Centre, Windlesham Close, Portslade, BN41 2LZ. Membership is free.  click here for more information on the Hangleton, knoll and Portslade Project or call Oly on 07519 279483


Free youth programme. Once children and young people become a member and regularly attend the youth clubs, they can also access free trips and sessions in the school holidays. For more information on what the has to offer in Portslade and Mile Oak call Oly on 07519 279483 or go to https://hkproject.org.uk/youthwork


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



Kid's activities

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 2024




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.




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



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



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



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)

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





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.


Southwick FC are currently looking for reception & yr1 football loving boys or girls to join the club & meet new friends. Southwick's little wickers will enjoy free football sessions Saturday mornings 9am - 10am. For more information www.southwickfc.org


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




The Skate Club skateboarding  courses at Loxdale english centre, BN41 2LA. For children aged 5-12. 1 hour sessions starting on 3rd June to 9th June 2024. To find out more details go to their website https://www.theskateclub.com




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 with Dolphin Tails. Summer crash courses. Course 1; 29th July - 2nd August 2024. Course 2; 5th August to 9th August 2024. Children of all ages 4yrs+ and all skill levels welcome. Group lessons, 1-2-1, and 2-2-1 sessions available. These are held in Hangleton Primary School Pool, Hove, To contact Dolphintails for further information, 

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




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










Clubs and Uniformed organisations

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/

Portslade Youth Club at the Village Centre run by the Hangleton and Knoll Project. A weekly club for young people aged 11+ where they can play table tennis, badminton, football or just chill out. There are also snacks and soft drinks. Every Friday between 4.30 - 6pm. A parent or guardian and a young person can apply for youth membership at www.hkproject.org.uk/docs  then e-mail the form to the Hangleton and Knoll Project at youth@hkproject.org.uk

Youth Bus at Portslade Aldridge Community Academy, BN41 2WS Monday's from 3pm. Available to local young people aged 11-19, and up to 25 for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Term times only and free. 

School Holiday Clubs

Summer holiday clubs 2024

Singing Workshop this Half Term for Ages 6-10 years. An exciting singing workshop. Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August (TBC). 10am-12pm at PACA in Portslade. Just £20 a day for our 4-day Workshop. For more information see their website here www.musicalpears.co.uk

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

 (Brighton & Hove locations)

Summer Adventure Camp is an Ofsted registered Adventure Camp for children aged 6+, Activities include Electric Scooters, archery, climbing, bushcraft, zorbs and so much more. All childcare vouchers accepted including Government Tax Free Childcare Payments. Bookings NOW OPEN for the Summer holidays at Cardinal Newman Catholic School (official) To find out more information go to https://summeradventurecamp.co.uk

Thirdspace holiday clubs 29th Jul - 1st Aug 2024 at Brighton Youth Centre
27th - 30th Aug 2024 at Hanover Community Centre 
Four days of theatrical adventure with an award-winning theatre company. Ages 7-11 and 12-16 years. All welcome & no previous experience needed, it's all about having fun! Hot lunch provided. Free HAF places for those on free school meals! To book go to https://eequ.org/experience/3668

October half term clubs 2024

Christmas Holiday Clubs 

Singing Workshop for Ages 6-10 years. An exciting singing workshop. Friday 27th December – Tuesday 31st December (TBC) in Portslade. For more information see their website here www.musicalpears.co.uk

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