Things To Do With Your Kids In Worthing


We all know the feeling, you’ve just moved to a new place, the kids are home and bored and you need some inspiration. Well here with a list of activities which are ideal for kids in Worthing. Obviously being a seaside town, there is plenty to do at the beach but if you are looking for something a little different, this list should provide some ideas to help you to get the kids out of the house.

Getting out and about is great for you and the kids, and all of these venues offer something different for kids and they all help to give adults a bit of peace and quiet! 


Activus Worthing Leisure Centre

Activus Worthing is a whole lot more than a standard leisure centre; with a 3,000 sq ft play area that can hold up to 150 kids, a multi-level play frame that is suitable for kids up to the age of 11 and a good sized swimming pool, Activus Worthing is an ideal place to take the kids for a day out. Want to relax and enjoy some peace and quiet while the kids are off playing? Activus Worthing has a well-stocked cafe (plenty of coffee!) and free WiFi so that you can make the most of a peaceful afternoon!

For those with children with additional needs, Activus Worthing also has a sensory room so that your little ones can have an amazing, sensory experience. Looking to hold a party? Activus Worthing also has 4 party rooms that are suitable for a variety of functions and party requirements. The staff on site are experts at putting on amazing parties, so if you are looking for a little help with party planning, have a word with them and see how they can help.

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Looking to get your kids active outdoors? WeMakeFootballers have a team of FA qualified coaches who offer structured coaching sessions for kids between the ages of 4 and 12 in Worthing. The company’s engaging and enjoyable sessions can be booked online and training sessions are held with a 1 coach to 10 child ratio – ensuring that your child gets focused coaching to not only have a great time (not to mention great exercise) but also to develop as a player. They have a long established background of excellent training and are based all over the UK, and are now thought of as the UK’s premier coaches for children.

All of the coaches have received FA training, as well as health and safety training that ensures a fun and safe environment for your little ones to enjoy the beautiful game. They also receive mandatory safeguarding training that means that your children are very well cared for. The coaching sessions are structured according to the age group of the child, and the motivational coaching style will ensure that your kids love playing week after week. Thinking of giving them a go? The company offers a free introductory session so that you can let your kids try it with no cost or commitment.

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Go Ape

Speaking of outdoor activities, if your little ones love to be out and about in nature then Go Ape is an excellent option. With treetop walkways, adventure play and even segway experiences, Go Ape offers a whole day’s worth of enjoyment for kids of all ages. As well as the adventure activities, the 162-hectare site has beautiful walks and gardens for those who enjoy something a little more sedate. There is also a boating lake where you can hire a range of boats, kayaks and paddle boards. By the lake, there is also an adventure playground. Getting bored here is impossible.

What about the adults? While the kids are off adventuring, the adults can enjoy a cup of coffee in the Walled Garden Cafe and do some of their own explorations through some of the beautiful landscape around the site. The site is home to many walks and cycling paths that you can literally while away hours in. Go Ape really does offer a huge array of options to keep the kids amused for a whole day’s worth of fun and adventure – your kids will sleep very well after going to Go Ape!

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Worthing Lido

Lidos are making a big comeback – the opportunity to take an outdoor swim is an invigorating experience that the kids will love. With loads to do around the site as well as lots of activities in the lido itself, Worthing Lido is an excellent stop off on a day out to the beach or a place where you can spend literally hours having fun in the water. Safety is at a premium and there are plenty of lifeguards on site to ensure that it is a great day out.

Being placed next to the beach in Worthing, there are lots of things to do in and around the lido. From live music acts to arcades and children’s rides, the lido offers great value for money. Fancy a bite to eat? The lido has a cafe and an ice cream shop to give your hungry kids (or yourself) a bite to eat while you enjoy your visit.

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Kids Days Out In Worthing

Worthing is a great place to take the kids for a day out. As you can see from our list, there are loads of great activities to do in the area that are suited to kids with all manner of tastes. As well as these activities, there is a thriving town and seafront that makes it a great day out beside the sea. There are also plenty of parks and a lovely beach that make Worthing an ideal place to head for a day out.