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School Holiday Activities

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School Holiday's at The Sovereign Centre

We follow the East Sussex School Term Dates.  You can view the latest school holiday dates for East Sussex by clicking here

The Fun Pool with Waves and Flume

Our popular Fun Pool with Waves and Flume is available every day throughout the school holidays. 


Booking is highly recommended and can be done via our Fun Pool Booking Page. Please note the Waves and Flume do not operate for all sessions, details of what will be running in each session can be viewed on our Pool Timetable page

If you are planning to swim with children then to avoid disappointment please be aware of the following pool ratio's that apply:

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Pool Ratio for Swimming with Children

Please note if you are planning to visit the pool with children, Children aged 4-7 years must be accompanied by an adult (i.e. over the age of 16 years) on a maximum of a 2:1 ratio. Children under the age of 4 years must be accompanied by an adult on a maximum of a 1:1 ratio, we advise that they wear approved buoyancy aids.  

Family Swim Sessions are available when children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult on a maximum of a 2:1 ratio, we advise that they wear approved buoyancy aids.  

Aqua Challenge

Can you complete the Aqua Challenge?  Children and adults can slip, slide and splash their way from start to finish on this insanely fun inflatable assault course available every day during the school holiday!

Please note the Aqua Challenge is for those aged 6+ and you must be able to swim at least 25m to take part.  You may be asked to complete a swim test.  Pool ratio's apply and under 8's need to be accompanied by an adult on a 1:1 ratio.

For full information on the Aqua Challenge and to book your place please visit our Aqua Challenge Page. ​

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Sovey Tumblers Soft Play 

Sovey Tumblers soft play sessions for under 8's feature a giant bouncy castle, soft play, and a swim in the fun pool all included in the price.  Spaces are limited and are on a first come first served basis.

During the School Summer Holidays there will be crafts included as part of the session on 19th August.

Tumblers is available on a Monday and Wednesday during the school holidays, for full information on these sessions please see our Sovey Tumblers Page.

Did you know we offer a Tumblers Soft Play Birthday Party on Fridays 12:00-14:00

or 14:00-16:30 during School Holidays?

For more information visit our Birthday Parties Page.


The Cafe

A Cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks is open every day.

There are a wide range of family favourites available to buy, plus cakes and treats by the very popular puddings by post.

Opening hours:

Monday - Thursday 09:30-18:30.  Hot food served 11:00-18:00

Friday 09:30-19:30.  Hot food served 11:00-19:00

Saturday & Sunday 09:00-18:00.  Hot food served 11:00-17:15

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