Children and young people

The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games

The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games (SSYG) is the largest annual youth sports festival in the county, with more than 2,000 competitors taking part every year. The event is suitable for anyone between the ages of seven to 16 who wants to learn a new sport or develop skills with qualified coaches.

The main aim of the games is to encourage young people to develop their sporting skills and promote physical activity and fair play in sport.

Find out more about the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games.

Free Swimming

Under 8s (and over 80s) can swim for free at any of our leisure centres. The scheme has been extended and, in partnership with Places Leisure, we will continue to offer free swimming

Friday Night Project - Cranleigh and Farnham

The Friday Night Project is a youth club with a difference.

Every Friday Night: 5:30pm to 8:30pm at Cranleigh Leisure Centre and  Farnham Leisure Centre (Launch Postponsed) 

Access to:

  • Gym
  • Pool Table
  • Table Tennis
  • Workout Classes
  • Virtual Cycling
  • Racket Ball
  • Squash
  • Café

For £3.60 or £1.80 with a Waverley Borough Council Access to Leisure Card.

For more information, visit the Places Leisure website or contact Cranleigh Leisure Centre on 01483 274400 and Farnham Leisure Centre on 01252 723208.

Free BMX, scooter and skateboard coaching and competitions

Waverley hosts free workshops and competitions at our skateparks in Cranleigh, Farnham, Godalming (Aarons Hill) and Haslemere.

To find out more, check out our Skate Events page

Xplorer - Free Family Trail

Explore the park, find the markers, complete the challenge, have fun together.

Xplorer is a family friendly navigation challenge that is educational and fun and gives children a sense of adventure as they explore the park to find the markers. It involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making that the whole family can enjoy together.

To find out more, check out our Xplorer page

Guildford Junior Orienteers

If you enjoy Xplorer why not take the next step and join the junior after school orienteering club! It is a great way to learn how to map read, develop your skills, meet new friends and have fun! The sessions take place during school terms on Tuesdays at 5pm.

More details are available from the Guildford Orienteers website or contact

Page owner: Tom Crowe. Last updated: 29/06/2020 12:03

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