Children's activities

Fun athletics activities, courses and events ideal for kids!

From term time fun to school holiday fun, we’ve got great activities for the kids to get involved in.

Parents need not miss out either; check out our parents offer for those with kids who attend the Athletics Academy. We also host birthday parties at Lee Valley Athletics Centre, perfect if you’re looking to have a totally unique party.

Athletics Academy

Athletics is fun and everyone can do it, it's a great way to keep fit and improve co-ordination skills.

You’ll be trained by experienced coaches and take part in sport alongside some of Britain’s finest athletes at our award winning athletics centre.


You’ll get a chance to take part in a range of activities on the same track as some of the world’s greatest athletes. Develop your skills in sprints and hurdles, jumps, throws and relays.

Just simply turn up and start enjoying your favourite athletic disciplines.

For more information call us on 020 8344 7230


Age groups Days (term time only) Times Cost
6 - 8 year olds Monday & Fridays  16:30 - 17:45 £5.00 per session or £50 per term
8 - 12 year olds  Tuesday and Thursdays
Saturdays 09:00 - 10:15
12 - 16 year olds  Mondays & Fridays 18:00 - 19:30
Please note sessions will not run on bank holidays

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Parents offer


Find the time to train while your child is keeping active. Buy an Athletics Academy ticket for your child and get an adult ticket for £3.00, with a saving of up to £3.50!

Ticket includes the use of:

  • All indoor and outdoor track facilities
  • Spinning bikes
  • Cross trainers
  • Rowing machines
  • And more!

Offer is valid on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursday and Fridays 16:00-18:00 (term time only). 


Birthday parties

Birthday parties at the athletics centre

Why not host a birthday party with a difference at Lee Valley Athletics Centre? Our parties are perfect for children aged 6-12 years old.

Our basic package includes:

  • One and a half hours of athletics coaching by a fully qualified coach for the birthday child and their friends.
  • Dedicated party room for half an hour— any food or drink to be supplied by the party holder and the room is undecorated.
Based on children aged 6-12 years old
Up to 10 children £180.00  
Up to 20 children £260.00  
Up to 30 children £360.00  

For special optional extras:

Birthday Invitations

Available upon request.

Decorated party room


  • Balloons
  • Decorations
  • Birthday banners
  • Hanging decorations
  • Party streamers

Additional cost: £20.00

To book or to find out more about Birthday Parties contact Peter Scott via email or

Alternatively, you can call 07985 197216

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