0 - 5 years

This page will be updated as new activities are offered.

Community Activities

50 things to do before your 5 app


There are plenty of opportunities to take part in 50 things for World Book Day this year!

Discover you’re little ones favourite nursery book rhyme and sing along for #6 Rhyme time

Grab your favourite book and snuggle on the sofa for #10 sharing books

Why not go a step further and dress up as characters from your favourite books with #15 dressing up

Share your pictures with us and be in with the chance of winning a book [age suitable for your child]

Download the 50 Things app today - Just click the relevant link below!

Apple store - https://apple.co/2BLNwJh

Google play store - https://bit.ly/3gCVsLw




The Hut, Airedale

The Hut is a modern and vibrant Community Leisure Centre located in Castleford West Yorkshire, offering a great range of facilities and activities for all ages.  The Centre provides a vital meeting point for the local community, whether you are looking for a regular exercise class, sports facility, ten pin bowling, meeting space or just a place to meet friends for coffee. Follow them on Facebook

Havercroft and Ryhill Sports and Youth Centre, Ryhill

Activities will be updated on the Facebook page as they become available

The Old Quarry Adventure Playground, Knottingley

We provide open access, free of charge play sessions for children and young people. Find them on Facebook or visit their website



Library, Museums and Attractions

Hepworth, Wakefield

Check here to find out what’s on

Wakefield Castles and Museums

Find out what's on at the districts museums and castles


Parks and Wildlife

The Great Outdoors

Why not take a walk or cycle round some of the districts many parks including Pugneys Country Park, Newmillardam or why not try the Room on the Broom Adventure Trail at Anglers Country Park. Click here for a list of the districts parks and countryside

Nostell Priory

A Peter Rabbit Adventure Trail at Nostell Priory, Weds to Sun, 11am-4pm, £2 Per child.  Click here for further information.


Sports, Leisure and Culture.

50 things to do before you are 5

Take a look for ideas and inspiration you can also download an app to go alongside. Download your check list and app here.

Cycling routes

Did you know Wakefield has many cycling routes, click here for more information

Days out with the kids

Discover things to do here.

Hemsworth Waterpark and Play world

With its two lakes, pedalo rides, sandy beaches, adventure playground and waterpark it is a great place for children of all ages. Find out more information here

National Trust

Get your Kids closer to nature with ’50 things to do before your 11 ¾ ‘Lots of activities to do from watching the sunset to creating wild art.  Find some ideas at https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/50-things-to-do

Wakefield Mumbler

See here for more autumn holiday activities and ideas




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