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Community Summer Activities

Community Summer School Holiday Activities

Please see list of collated community activities happening across the borough for families to take part in during the school holidays.

HALO Contact 01432 842075 or via the HALO website.

  • Feel Good for Life – Dementia Friendly Activity Session (Fridays 1.30-3.15pm North Cornelly). Each session costs £2.50. Carers go FREE and everyone gets complimentary tea/coffee and biscuits. Respite is an option. To book visit:

  • Autism Friendly Swimming Sessions for children 4+ in Ynysawdre HALO pool (4 day programme Monday 7th August - Thursday 10th August with 30 min slots (9:30; 10:00; 10:30; 11:00). Concessionary rate of £20.50 (Price subject to approval. Further concessions available for families qualifying for certain means tested benefits).

  • Teen Fit Hit Summer Pass (for 12- to 17-year-olds wanting to access the gym, group exercise classes, swimming & indoor climbing wall, with a summer pass! The pass is valid from 24 July to 3 September for £30, and is available to buy between 1 July to 31 July) To buy a pass contact local HALO site or visit the website.

The HALO dementia friendly programme is running a 'Dementia Friendly' physical activity session every Friday (13:30 - 15.15) at North Cornelly Community Centre.

The sessions provide opportunity for people living with dementia, loneliness and depression and their carers to participate in physical activist such as Boccia, Kurling and skittles, and to socialise/reminisce over tea and coffee.

Community Transport is also available upon request.

Book by contacting Jess Jaques at HALO.

Richard Price Centre

Please find attached poster with information for a second Richard Price exhibition to be held at the Richard Price centre in Llangeinor on August 4th.

Carers UK

Carers UK are running a survey on unpaid carers and ask that you kindly share the survey with members and ask them to complete it. This survey will close on Thursday 3 August and the results will be shared later in the year.

Huge thanks to colleagues across Carers UK for helping with the survey, as well as unpaid carers for offering their expertise.

SUMMER ACTIVITIES STEER Enterprise Contact: 01656 720009

  • Outdoor cinema (dates tbc)

  • Hens Shed (Thursday evenings 6-8pm) for women to come together. Steer Enterprise Tondu

  • Woodland Warriors (Wednesdays throughout summer 10am-12noon for children aged 6-10 years £10 each child) and Bushcraft Adventurers (Wednesdays throughout summer 1.30-3.30pm for young people aged 11-16 years £10 each person) Steer Enterprise Tondu

Impetus Dance CIC Contact: 07971497439

  • Young Adult Dance Taster Session (Wednesday 23rd August 6-7pm & Wednesday 6th September for young adults aged 17-35 years with Learning Disabilities & ASD who are standing dancers) Pencoed Comprehensive School Gym FREE

  • Adult Para Dance Welsh Club Taster Session (Wednesday 23rd August 7-8.30pm & Friday 1st September 6-7.30pm for adults 19+ who are wheelchair users) Pencoed comprehensive school Gym FREE

  • Family Fun Day (Thursday 31st August 10am-4pm Arch bishop Mc Grath School, Brackla. To book a space please book through your charitable group whom you have support from or contact BCBC Wellbeing Team) FREE

  • Come and Try Boccia & Table Tennis Day (Wednesday 9th August HALO Bridgend Sports Hall 11-2pm To book a space please book through your charitable group whom you have support from or contact BCBC Wellbeing Team) FREE

Inclusability Contact their website

  • Lots happening this summer including kayaking, limitless, play centres, beach meet ups, plantasia animal encounter, 3 big trips to the dinosaur park, Noah’s Ark and Cotswolds wildlife park and regular swimming sessions. Visit the site to book the activities. Ideal for families with young people with disabilities.

U Can Productions Contact: Hannah by email or by phone on 07825468384

  • Lots happening this summer including music and drama experiences, creative art workshops and visits to the BBC & Barry beach for families with young people who have a vision impairment.

AWEN For all bookings and full information go to The Awen Website

  • Outdoor Theatre Brygarw Park: First Three Drops/Y Tri Diferyn Cyntaf (Wednesday 26th July at 4pm in English and 6.30pm in Welsh & with BSL & audio description ideal for 2-9year olds) book tickets on AWEN box Office

  • Mini golf 4 hour slot in the afternoon, 1pm – 5pm 27th July in Maesteg Welfare Park

  • Outdoor Theatre Bryngrw Park: Frogs in Bogs (Tuesday 1st August at 2pm and 4.30pm. Suitable for age 4+) book tickets on AWEN box Office

  • Out of the deep blue – amazing large puppet and street theatre show in Maesteg welfare Park 13th August. This is a very special , accessible show that has a walk about puppet that will go round the park and will end with a street theatre show. Its amazing . Shows at 11.30am, 2pm and 4pm

  • Outdoor Theatre Bryngarw Park: MacHamLear for Shakespear lovers (Wednesday 2nd August at 7pm suitable for 9+) book tickets on AWEN box Office

  • Louby Lou’s Storytelling Trail: Goldilocks Great Escape (Monday 7th August at 10.30am and 1.30pm suitable for age 3-10 & all the family) book tickets on AWEN box Office

  • Outdoor Theatre Bryngarw Park: Wizard of Oz (Tuesday 8th August at 6pm) book tickets on AWEN box Office

  • Louby Lou’s Storytelling Trail: Dinosaur Dash (Monday 14th August at 10.30am and 1.30pm) book tickets on AWEN box Office

  • Outdoor Theatre: Bad Dad (Wednesday 23rd August at 6pm perfect for all the family) book tickets on AWEN box Office

INNER PEACE FITNESS Contact: Jo 07876747441

  • Chair based exercise sessions (Mondays 11am in Pilates Inner Peace Studio, Bridgend) email or ring to book.


  • Family Fun Day The funday Ogmore Valley Life Centre 29th July 11am-2pm.

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