Children’s Activities


Due to a phased reopening plan some children’s activities are currently unavailable.

Soft Play

Soft play will be open at the following times, pre-booking is required for a maximum of an hours stay.

Monday – Friday
10.00am – 11.00am
12.00pm – 1.00pm
4.30pm – 5.30pm


Saturday – Sunday
10.00am – 11.00am
12.00pm – 1.00pm
2.00pm – 3.00pm

*Customer notice: Saturday 20th November there will be no soft play session 2pm – 3pm.

In between each session we will be cleaning the play structure, tables chairs and toilet facilities.

We ask that you observe the following during your visit:

  • Parents to supervise their child or children throughout their play
  • Drinks and snacks will be available.
  • Restricted numbers apply in the soft play area at any one time
  • Our soft play area is suitable for babies to 11 years’ old
  • Sessions are available in one hour slots
  • Adults and children to use hand sanitiser prior to entering the soft play area

Soft Play Prices

Age Non Member Price
Children £4.00
Adults £2.00

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.

Climbing Area

NEW! Climbing drop in session Thursday’s 6pm – 7pm

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.

Our climbing wall is open for parties and groups, minimum of 8 people. To find out more or book your group session, please contact us.

The 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.


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:

  • Laser Battle
  • Beat the Beast Inflatable Obstacle Course & Games
  • Climbing
  • Soft Play (exclusive hire available)
  • Football
  • Pool Inflatables & Floats

Our part package gives you flexibility, with your child’s choice of activity. If you would like to offer your guests party food then our party room is available to hire at a cost and you an bring your own food for your guests. Party food options are available if you prefer your party to be catered. For further information or to enquire email

Our party packages include:

  • Invitations for all guests
  • Thank you letters to download at your leisure and print as many as you like
  • 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.

Further information can be found here


Elstree School of Gymnastics will be running sessions for a variety of ages including:


Session day Session time Age Group
Monday /Wednesday / Thursday 9.30am – 10.15am 0 – 1 years
Monday /Wednesday / Thursday 10.20am – 11.05am 1 – 2 years
Monday /Wednesday / Thursday 11.10am – 11.55am 2 – 3 years

PreSchool (ages 3 – 4 years)

Session day Session time
Monday / Wednesday / Thursday 12.30pm – 1.15pm
Monday /Wednesday / Thursday 1.15pm – 2.00pm
Monday /Wednesday / Thursday 2.00pm – 2.45pm
Saturday 9.45am – 10.30am

Junior Plus (ages 4 – 5 years)

Session day Session time
Wednesday / Thursday 3.45pm – 4.30pm
Saturday 10.30am – 11.15am

Beginners (ages 6 – 7 years)

Session day Session time
Wednesday / Thursday 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Saturday 1.15pm – 2.15pm

Development (8 years and above)

Session day Session time
Wednesday / Thursday 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Saturday 1.15pm – 2.15pm

Intermediate (by assessment only)

Session day Session Time
Thursday  6.15pm – 7.30pm
Saturday 2.00pm – 3.30pm

For further information on the gymnastics sessions, please visit or email

Afterschool Short Tennis Club – currently closed

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.

Crèche – open

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 – open

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