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Kids' Zone

There’s so much going on at Watergate Bay for families from supervised sessions, a newly refurbished games room complete with Lego station, early supper and babysitting options. 

Supervised sessions are included as part of your stay. 

What's planned for May half term

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Kids' Zone sessions

Booked through the mobile guest app or with the team ahead of your stay.

Staying soon?

View all upcoming Kids' Zone sessions below, you can book a space through our mobile app. 

Session bookings are released one month in advance. 

  • Toddler sessions (6m - 2yrs)
  • Kids' sessions (3-8yrs)
  • XA Club (8-12yrs)
  • Beach school
  • Baby monitoring
  • Babysitting
School holiday dates and sessions

Daily sessions: 1.30pm - 3pm or 3.30pm - 5pm

School holiday dates 2024
February half term: 10 - 17 Feb
Easter: 23 March - 13 April
May half term: 25 May - 1 June
Summer holidays: 5 July - 31 Aug
October half term: 18 Oct - 2 Nov
Festive: 23 Dec - 2 Jan

Term time dates and sessions

Toddlers (6m-2years)
Sunday – Thursday:

  • 8.30-10am or 10.30-12pm
  • 1.30-3pm or 3.30-5pm

Friday & Saturday:

  • 1.30-3pm or 3.30-5pm

Term time dates

22 Jan- 9 Feb
18 Feb - 22 March
14 April - 24 May
2 June - 30 June


Toddler sessions (6m - 2yrs)

Packed full of toys, arts and craft areas, and quiet corners for storytelling, our dedicated playroom for younger children is suited to a variety of activities.

Messy play, music, and rhymes, sensory and heuristic play in a calm, stimulating, and supportive environment. Each child’s routine, including feeding and nappy changes, is incorporated within their play session.

The outdoor play area will be available to use until 12.30pm on Friday and Saturdays, and from 5.30pm daily. 

School holiday dates and sessions

Kids (3-8yrs):
Daily sessions: 1.30pm - 3pm or 3.30pm - 5pm. 
Evening sessions: 6pm - 9pm

School holiday dates 2024
February half term: 10 - 17 Feb
Easter: 23 March - 13 April
May half term: 25 May - 1 June
Summer holidays: 5 July - 31 Aug
October half term: 18 Oct - 2 Nov
Festive: 23 Dec - 2 Jan

Term time dates and sessions

Term time sessions

Kids (3-8years)
Sunday – Thursday:

  • 8.30-10am or 10.30-12pm
  • 1.30-3pm or 3.30-5pm

Friday & Saturday:

  • 1.30-3pm or 3.30-5pm

 

Evening sessions for Kids (3-8years):
Friday and Saturdays only:

  • 6-9pm

Term time dates

22 Jan- 9 Feb
18 Feb - 22 March
14 April - 24 May
2 June - 4 July


Kids' sessions (3-8yrs)

Sessions include beach activities (wellies and coats essential), craft workshops, cookery classes, science experiments, and imaginative play.

The outdoor play area will be available to use until 12.30pm on Friday and Saturdays, and from 5.30pm daily. 

School holiday dates and sessions

Daily sessions:

XA Club (8-12yrs): 6pm-9pm

School holiday dates 2024
February half term: 10 - 17 Feb
Easter: 23 March - 13 April
May half term: 25 May - 1 June
Summer holidays: 5 July - 31 Aug
October half term: 18 Oct - 2 Nov
Festive: 23 Dec - 2 Jan

Term time dates and sessions

Term time sessions

Evening sessions for XA Club (8-12years)
Friday and Saturdays only:

  • 6-9pm

Term time dates

22 Jan- 9 Feb
18 Feb - 22 March
14 April - 24 May
2 June - 30 June

 


XA Club (8-12yrs)

XA Club activities include beach sessions, sports tournaments, film nights, cookery skills, team games, craft workshops, quizzes, and board game nights.

The XA Club sessions run in the evening on Fridays and Saturdays and every afternoon and evening in school holidays.

The outdoor play area will be available to use until 12.30pm on Friday and Saturdays, and from 5.30pm daily. 

From firepit cookery and bushcraft to imagination and storytelling, children will build confidence and social skills in Watergate Bay’s coastal environment. 

Beach school sessions take place during the school holidays. 

Beach school sessions

The baby monitoring service can be used in all our restaurants, including The Beach Hut.

If requested, you can collect a camera from the front desk team and we give you a tablet for you to use as you move around the hotel. If using the service, you are not permitted to leave the hotel grounds and it is recommended that you check on your children regularly. Responsibility for children remains with the parents at all times.

Currently, the baby monitoring service are not available in the Village family apartment.

Our registered babysitters are available between 6pm and 1am. Requests can be made by submitting an enquiry form ahead of your stay. 

All our babysitters are Kids’ Zone staff, with up-to-date DBS checks and Paediatric First Aid. The minimum booking time is two hours. Availability is limited, so please give as much notice as possible.

For same day cancellation, a two hour fee will apply.

Up to 2 hours: £35
Up to 3 hours: £52.50
Up to 4 hours: £70

Kids' Zone terms - babysitting

May half term in Kids' Zone

Book onto a regular Kids' Zone session to take part in some of these planned activities during May half term.

Book through the mobile guest app or with the team ahead of your stay.

Toddler Sessions (6m-2yrs)

25 May: Elmer day Animal printing

26 May: Lavendar sensory play

27 May: Baby and Toddler yoga

28 May: Water play  

29 May: National Biscuit Day – Biscuit making

30 May: The Very hungry Caterpillar inspired crafts

1 June: Dinosaur day  - Ice fossil exploration

Kids' Sessions (3-8yrs)

25 May: Colourful slime workshops  

26 May: Junk model character cress heads

27 May: Bug hunting and sketch kits

28 May: Creating Bug hotels

29 May: Stain glass biscuit making

30 May: Magical, mythical Piskie worlds

1 June: Celebrating The big lunch, with a Kids Zone community feast.

XA Club (8-12yrs)

25 May: Africa Day: African pancake Art

26 May: Quiz/games night

27 May: Talent show/skills night

28 May: Movie night

29 May: Bake off

30 May: Pin hole camera’s and photography session

31 May: Junk model challenge

1 June: Celebrating The big lunch with a Kids Zone Community feast.

Tribe And Us Feb 2024 Kids Zone Craig Williams (24)
Beach School Survival Skills

Family activities this May half term

Here's a taste of what to expect. Most are drop in sessions.

Saturday 25 May

Beach Guardians
10.30am - 12pm

Beach clean followed by weaving fish tails from washed up ghost rope.

 

Monday 27 May

Sea glass jewellery
9, 9.30 and 10am in the games room
Join local conservationist Amy Gosney to make a sea glass keepsake - choose from pendants, earings or keyrings. 30 minute sessions from 9am

Beach story session
3-4.30pm on the beach
Drop in family story session for under 5's. Marine focussed stories with giant bubbles

Free family bodyboarding
3.30-5pm at Wavehunters
Join free family bodyboarding sessions, with equipment hire included. Under 7's need adult supervision
Book with Guest services

Tuesday 28 May

Pocket sketch books
9.30-11am in the games room
Create a pocket tin - all you need to discover and sketch your favourite treasures

Beach games
3.30-5pm on the beach
Drop in session for those 8yrs and over to play competitive volleyball, dodgeball, rounders, football and more

Beer tasting
4-6pm on The Living Space deck
Drop in and sample local beers from our supplier Harbour brewery

Wednesday 29 May

Dragonfly family yoga
9.30-10.15am & 10.30-11.15am in the games room
Join Dragonfly yoga at 9.30 for families with under 5's or 10.30 for families with over 5's
Book with Guest services

Free family bodyboarding
3.30-5pm at Wavehunters
Join free family bodyboarding sessions, with equipment hire included. Under 7's to be supervised by an adult
Book with Guest services

Snug session
7-9pm in The Living Space snug
Join local artist James Dixon for a snug session

Thursday 30 May

Macrame beach poppets
9.30-11am in the games room
Discover macrame and the art of using knotting to create keyring 'poppets', keychains and bracelets

Beach games
3.30-5pm on the beach
Drop in session for those 8yrs to play competitive volleyball, dodgeball, rounders, football and more

Friday 31 May

Pancake art
9.30, 10.30 and 11am in the games room
Take your pancake game up a few notches with our pancake art. 30 minute session from 9.30am

Free family yoga
3.30-4.30pm at Wavehunters
Join the Wavehunters team for free family yoga. Limited places available
Book with Guest services

Saturday 1 June

Beach school taster session
9-10.30am on the beach
Join this family beach school taster session to try out whittling, building fires, rockpooling and more

 

The games room

Emphasising quality family time and young people's well-being, our reimagined games room now includes Lego stations, a Giant Connect 4 wall and bright new board games. Arts and crafts sessions, family yoga, storytelling, pizza making and much much more. 

The games room is free for you and your family to use, except when supervised sessions are running. 

The Games room in Kids Zone

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