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Make a DASH towards great holiday activities this summer.

Press Release   •   Jul 04, 2013 16:00 BST

Discover Activities in the School Holidays (D.A.S.H) is the new name for all children's holiday activities across East Staffordshire Borough Council.

Our brand new D.A.S.H summer holiday brochure is now available by simply visiting our website www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk or by collecting a brochure today from your nearest Leisure Centre or the Brewhouse Arts Centre.

Some of the highlighted activities this summer include:

Dodgeball Road Shows - Learn how to play the sport through, having the chance to learn different ways of playing the game. Gain the knowledge to organise your own small games of dodgeball with your friends, and gain a mini dodgeball leaders qualification. Available at all our Leisure Centres.

Archery - Hit the target and join in with our great Archery taster classes. Learn the basic skills of this Olympic sport with our experienced instructor. Come and enjoy a session with all the family. Session available throughout the holiday at Uttoxeter and Meadowside Leisure Centres.

Sport In The Hood – Free fun filled holiday programme which offers a wide range of sporty and fun activities to suit all ages and abilities, from football to dodge ball & stuck in the mud to parachute games. Available at a variety of community locations.

Swimming Lessons - Make a splash in one of our range of intensive swimming classes. Whether
your child is learning to swim for the first time or wanting to improve their technique, we have a class for them. Available at Uttoxeter and Meadowside Leisure Centres.

Star Trac Athletics - Come and enjoy this three day course full of various athletic events. Come and try an event you have never done before, or come and improve your technique under instruction from our expert coaching staff. Available at Shobnall Leisure Complex.

Music & Film Production – Come to the Brewhouse Arts Centre and learn how to make your own track in our recording studio or why not visit our editing studio to make your very own short film.

Councillor Bernard Peters, Deputy Leader for Service Commissioning, said: “The Council has
successfully provided a wide range of healthy, fun activities helping to improve the health and wellbeing of the children in East Staffordshire for some time. Our facilities have always offered a safe, friendly and fun environment for children to spend their days throughout the half term. This year the
facilities have gone all out to provide some new and innovative activities to continue the legacy started by the successful 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

You can find out more details on our range of holiday activities and all the latest news about our facilities by visiting our Facebook or Twitter Pages.

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