Summer Activities 2017

-summer-brochure-front.jpgFor your free copy of the What's on Summer brochure call 01923 776611.

You will find lots of fun ideas and creative things to do with the children during the summer holiday.

Whatever you choose to do, we hope you have a brilliant time!

  play.jpgPlayschemes - Reception to Year 6

Freely chosen play, arts and crafts, outdoor games, cooking, den building, themed days and lots more fun!

Dates:  Weekdays from Monday 24 July - Friday 18 August 2017

NEW EXTENDED HOURS:  8.30am - 5pm weekdays


  • Bedmond Village School, Bedmond WD5 0RD
  • Maple Cross School, Maple Cross WD3 9SS
  • Yorke Mead School, Croxley Green WD3 3PX

Cost:  Three Rivers Residents £17 per day, Non-residents £25 per day, Referral places £3.50, £6.50

Bookings are taken by telephone and at the Council’s one-stop shop, located at Three Rivers House. Due to high call volume on the first day, call backs will take place in time order to complete your booking.

play-rangers-summer-2016.jpgPlay Rangers - 5 to 16 years

Monday 24 July - Friday 25 August 2017

Camp fire cooking, den building, rope swings, tree climbing, woodland arts & crafts and team games, plus lots more free play.

For times and places call 01923 776611

-summer-brochure-225-1.jpgTwo25 - 10-14 years

Monday 31 July - Friday 18 August 2017

Join in the fun with activities ranging from sports, dance, arts & crafts, baking and everything in between

Register in advance and pay on the day - £10 per child

To register email or call 01923 776611 with your child's name, dates attending and a contact telephone number


Under 19's

Swim FREE on selected days and times from Monday 24 July - Friday 1 September 2017

Sir James Altham Swimming Pool - 020 8421 0211

  • Tuesday & Thursday                            12 noon - 3pm

Watford Leisure Centre - Woodside (main pool)- 01923 892710

  • Tuesdays                              6.30am - 9.30 am, 10.30am - 1pm, 4pm - 7pm, 8.30pm - 10pm
  • Thursdays                             6.30am - 9.30am, 10.30am - 1pm, 3pm - 8.30pm

William Penn Leisure Centre 01923 771050

  • Mondays & Thursdays         9am - 12 noon, 3.30pm - 6.30pm

Rickmansworth School Pool

  • Wednesdays & Fridays - 10.30am - 11.30am

  This offer is open to Three Rivers residents only.  Advance registration at the pool you wish to swim at is required for all new participants.  Admission is subject to availability.

gym-web.jpgFree Gym 

Monday 24 July - Friday 1 September

Pre-book your free induction directly with your chosen leisure centre.  Once you have completed your induction, simply turn up during the specified day and times.

Charters Health Club, YMCA Woodlands - 01923 662222 (11 - 16 year olds)

  • Mondays & Wednesdays        12 noon - 1pm

The Centre - 020 428 4954 (11 - 15 year olds)

  • Fridays                                   10am - 4pm

William Penn Leisure Centre - 01923 771050 (12 - 15 year olds)

  • Fridays                                   10am - 4pm

Watford Leisure Centre Woodside - 01923 892710 (11 - 15 year olds)

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays            2pm - 4pm

skate-photo-jpg.JPGCroxley Skate Park - 8+ years

Supervised dates
Saturday 22 July - Sunday 27 August
10am – 7pm

Session times
Monday - Saturday
10am – 1pm skate only
1pm – 7pm BMX & skate

10am – 1pm skate only
1pm – 4pm BMX only
4pm – 7pm BMX & skate

The park only runs supervised sessions during Easter and summer holidays

All under 18s must wear cycle or skate helmets which can be loaned for a refundable deposit of £5 from the ticket office during supervised sessions

General enquiries 01923 776611

Croxley Skate park is located in Baldwins Lane, WD3 3LE.  Other skating facilities can be found at King George V in Mill End, Manor House Grounds in Abbots Langley, Scotsbridge Playing Fields in Rickmansworth, Oxhey Playing Fields in South Oxhey and Romilly Drive Playing Fields in Carpenders Park. 

Skate Jam 2011.JPGSkate Jam - Friday 11-Sunday 13 August

Friday 11 August - Scooter Jam

Saturday 12 August - Skate Jam

Sunday 13 August - BMX Jam + Stunt air bag

free-entry.jpgPrizes to be won in a variety of competitions

To find out more about the Skate Jam visit:

boy-with-magnifying-glass.jpgNature Activities

Free activities, booking required

Click here for our full programme

These exciting Three Rivers nature activities are planned for the summer:

Leavesden Country Park

Butterfly Walk

  • Sunday 18 June, 1pm-3pm
  • Sunday 23 July, 1pm-3pm

Bat Walk

  • Sunday 24 September, 6.45pm-8.15pm

Rickmansworth Aquadrome

We're going on a Bug Hunt

  • Sunday 25 June, 1pm-3pm

Wildlife Safari

  • Sunday 23 July, 10am-12 noon

Buggy Bugs

  • Wednesday 9 August, 10am-12 noon

Bat Walk

  • Sunday 17 September, 6,45-8.15pm

These are free activities, but booking is required - 01923 776611

tennis-2.jpgParks tennis

Low cost, local tennis coaching for all abilities in Three Rivers Parks

No booking required, turn up and play

Saturdays (all year round)

South Oxhey - 10am-11am, ages 4-10 years and 11am-12noon, ages 11 plus, £3 per session

South Oxhey Playing Fields, Green Lane, South Oxhey WD19 4LT

Scotsbridge - 10.30am-11.30am, ages 4-10 years, £4 per session

Scotsbridge Playing Fields, Park Road, Rickmansworth WD3 1AT

Play tennis free on these public courts any day, any time, no booking necessary (subject to availability)

  • Scotsbridge Playing Fields, Rickmansworth WD3 1AT - 3 adult courts
  • Leavesden Country Park WD5 0GN - 1 adult courts + 4 mini courts
  • Baldwin’s Lane, Croxley Green WD3 3LE - 2 adult courts
  • Eastbury WD3 7DA - 4 adult courts (open to resident’s association members only)
  • South Oxhey Playing Fields WD19 7PS - 2 adult courts
  • Maple Cross WD3 9SL - 2 adult courts
  • Manor House Grounds, Abbots Langley WD5 0DD - 1 adult court
  • Chorleywood House WD3 5FL - 3 adult courts