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Rain doesn't stop play!

Posted by: Communications on 14 July 2023 12:41

It's been a pretty dreich start to school holidays and who knows what the weather's got in store for us over the coming weeks. But don't despair! There are still places left on some of our Sport & Leisure's summer programme. Have a look, see what works for your family and wave farewell to cabin fever!

At the swimming pools

There's lots going on in the water for a few weeks yet across Ayr Citadel and Prestwick, Maybole and  Troon Swimming Pools.

Kids Go Free Swimming Sessions

For ages 16 and under, available daily at Ayr Citadel, Prestwick, Maybole at Troon

For dates and times go to Kids Go Free Swimming Sessions

Fun & Float Sessions

For all ages, available at Ayr Citadel, Prestwick, Maybole at Troon

For dates and times go to Timetables



For 8 years +, who can swim 25m on a front stroke, jump into deep water and tread water for 45 seconds

Ayr Citadel - Tuesdays, 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Prestwick Swimming Pool - Fridays, 12.30pm - 1.30pm


Diving Crash Courses

For children in P1 and above, who can swim unaided for 15 metres

Ayr Citadel - Thursdays and Fridays, 1.30pm - 3.00pm, until 11th August

£7 per session

Book online at Diving Crash Course

Swimming Crash Courses

For ages 4+ and different levels of availability, available at Ayr Citadel, Troon and Prestwick

Each course runs for one week, Monday - Friday, 30 minutes per day

Book online at Swimming Crash Courses

£35 per week

Bounce & Play

A great way for youngsters to let off steam!

For P1 - P7, Thursdays at Ayr Citadel, on 20th July, 27th July (age 6 and under) 3rd and 10th August,

£3 per session

Book online at Bounce & Play


Action packed camps with lots of gymnastics and fun games. Suitable for P1 + beginners and those with more experience. 

At Whitletts Activity Centre on Wednesdays and Fridays in July.

£15 per session

Book online at Gymnastics

For children with additional support needs

Fun & Float sessions 

Ayr Citadel, Wednesdays (10.30am - 11.30am) and Fridays (11am - 12noon)

Swimming crash courses 

Troon Swimming Pool, 24 - 28 July (9.00am - 9.30am)

Citadel Swimming Pool, 7 - 11 August (9.00am - 9.30am)

Book any of these activities at Additional Support Activities

Last modified: 14 July 2023 13:30