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Children’s Activities


Due to a phased reopening plan children’s activities are currently unavailable. Our Soft Play and Climb facilities remain closed.


Soft Play

Our new soft play offers a fantastic place to play with three tiers including baby, toddler and adventure zones, you’re little ones will have great fun on the giant spider tower and whizzing down the wavy and spiral slides.

Suitable for babies to aged 11 years old with integrated café and seating area it’s a great space to let the kids release some energy, in a secure environment. Why not enjoy a bite to eat and drink afterwards, purchased from our great range available in the café. View our full menu here

Soft Play Prices

Age Junior Member Non Member
Non-walking Free £2.00
Under 3 £4.00 £5.00
Over 3 £5.00 £6.00

Access is subject to availability and may be limited at peak times. Last entry one hour before closing.

Soft Play Membership

Unlimited access to soft play, let your little ones play as long as they want, as often as they want all year around with a soft play membership.

Annual and direct debit membership options available from just £15.00 per month, find out more.

Soft Play Term Time Offer

Let the Kids explore our multi-tiered adventurous soft play whilst you sit back and relax with a coffee during Term time Monday-Friday 9am-3pm and take advantage of our discounted rate.

Soft Play Childminder Offer

Are you an Ofsted registered Childminder? Furzefield Leisure Centre’s soft play is a brilliant way of encouraging children to be physically active and encourages social interaction with other children. It’s also a fantastic way for the children and yourself to make new friends or meet up with old ones! Come and join us for discounted sessions every Tuesday & Thursday, all day, term time only. Proof of OFSTED registration will be required.

Soft Play Laser Battles

Our brand new laser battle sessions are available for children aged 8 – 12 with games including Attack and Defend, Capture the Flag and Battle Royale sessions taking place every Friday between 5.00pm – 6.00pm price £5.50 per person.

Climbing Area

When making a booking online please make sure you check that your booking has been processed and you have received your email confirmation.

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The brand new climbing experience will challenge you to take on 17 different climbing walls including dual race track, dice tower and a giant staircase.

Suitable from age 4 to 94, there’s no experience necessary and we provide all the equipment you require, our team of trained instructors are on hand to ensure you have fun taking on the challenge of reaching the top.






Your climbing session will last a maximum of 60 minutes.  The first 15 minutes of your session will be to complete your safety briefing and getting kitted up, then you will have 45 minutes to climb.

Spaces are limited so please ensure you book your space in advance. Last entry one hour before closing.

Holiday Activities

We also host a variety of fun and exciting holiday activities to keep children entertained during the school holidays, from team games, sports and fun splash sessions to craft workshops.

Holiday Club

Join us for some school holiday fun in our Holiday Camp.  Full day sessions are available, plus early morning drop-off and late pick up. There will be a great range of activities available for children to enjoy including sports, arts and crafts and special trips.

Activities include:

  • Climbing Sessions
  • Soft Play
  • Fun Swim & Beat the Beast
  • Cinema Trip
  • Wide variety of Arts & Crafts
  • Sports Games
  • Bouncy Castle & Play
  • Themed Activities
  • Plus much more!

Children’s Parties

Looking for somewhere to host your child’s birthday party? Then look no further. Children’s Parties at Furzefield are fun, exciting and hassle free! We offer a wide range of party packages including:

  • New Laser Battle
  • New Beat the Beast
  • Climbing Experience
  • Soft Play (exclusive hire available)
  • Football
  • Pool Party
  • Bouncy Castle & Play
  • Gym Tots
  • Trampolining
  • Canoe Polo & Games

Parties can be booked with food served by the Café and includes a party host, so you can relax, watch your children have fun and take lots of memorable pictures. For further information on our full range of party packages download our brochure here

Our party packages include:

  • Invitations for all guests
  • Thank you letters to download at your leisure and print as many as you like
  • Party food
  • Trained staff on hand to entertain the children ensuring maximum enjoyment and fun leaving you to relax and enjoy!

You can download our Kids Party thank you template.

We offer Climb and soft play parties every day and other party types on Saturdays and Sundays. We have a new pool party time on Saturdays 6.30 – 7.30pm. Contact us today on 01707 850500 to find out more.


Gym Tots

Gym Tots is a pre-school gymnastics class that teaches your children to develop their physical skills in a fun and playful environment. The sessions teach your young children important skills like balance an co-ordination that will help them to improve their physical strength, flexibility and develop their confidence and self-esteem.

Gym Tot sessions will have a variety of equipment to explore including beams, bars, box top, trampette, trampoline, slides, soft play, benches and tunnels. Each session has structured activities that are energetic and exciting.

Session day and time Age group
Monday 9.30 am – 10.15 am Walking – 2 years old
Monday 10.15 am – 11.00 am 2 – 3 years old
Monday 1.30 pm – 2.15 pm 3 – 4 years old
Thursday 9.30 am – 10.15 am Walking – 2 years old
Thursday 10.30 am – 11.15 am 2 – 3 years old

Mini Gym

Mini gym sessions are ideal for children aged 3 – 5 years old, allowing them to begin to learn gymnastic floor moves as well as enjoying the gymnastic apparatus, including bars, beam and trampette.


Our popular gymnastic classes are for children aged 4+ , helping them to develop their flexibility, physical strength, balance and co-ordination. Learning core gymnastic skills by working on the floor, asymmetric bars, means, vault and trampette.

Session day and time Age group
Thursday 16.00 pm – 17.00 pm Beginners
Thursday 17.00 pm – 18.00 pm Improvers
Thursday 18.00 pm – 19.30 pm Intermediate & Advanced
Saturday 10.00 am – 11.00 am Mini  Gym
Saturday 11.00 am – 12.00pm Beginners & Improvers
Saturday 11.30 am – 13.30pm Advanced
Saturday 12.00 pm – 13.30pm Intermediate

Afterschool Short Tennis Club

Learn and develop your tennis skills. Improve your game under the watchful eye of our tennis coach. Available for 8 – 11 years old during term time only Friday afternoon 4pm – 5pm for £3.00 per session.


Our Crèche allows you to take some time out for yourself to enjoy the Furzefield Leisure Centre facilities whilst your child is looked after by our qualified and friendly staff in our nursery. We are able to look after children from 3 months to 4 years old. The Crèche is available to customers of the centre Monday – Friday between 9.30am – 11.30am. One hour sessions can be booked at a cost of £5 per child and two hour sessions at a price of £10 per child.

Starjumps Nursery

Starjumps Nursery Potters Bar is located on the first floor of the Furzefield Centre and offers childcare 50 weeks of the year, Monday to Friday. We’re open from 08.00 to 18.00, with a maximum of 40 children from 3 months to 5 years of age.

We offer friendly, qualified staff, on-site parking, an outdoor all-weather play area, and intake all year round.

Starjumps Potters Bar at a glance;

  • Free settling in sessions prior to your child’s first day
  • No registration fee for your second child
  • No minimum amount of sessions per week
  • 2 and 3 year old government funding available
  • Regular outings to our local environment
  • Strong connections with our local Children’s centre
  • Input from a Childcare Development Manager
  • Onsite catering of all meals (our hygiene rating is 5/5)

Ofsted Report

The most recent Ofsted report was conducted in March 2019. To view the full report – click here to read

Get in Touch

For further information please contact: Sasha Morgan, Nursery Manager, Tel: 01707 850 555

Furzefield Centre Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BW