Bedford International Athletic Stadium
offers a Playscheme for children aged 8 – 14 years during the
Easter, Summer & October holidays.
The Playscheme operates Monday to Friday
(except bank holidays). Morning sessions (8:30 - 12:30) consist of
the Aviva Startrack Athletics programme, followed by Afternoon
(12:30 - 16:30) Multi Activity sessions with sports, games &
Children can attend single sessions or stay
for the whole day, places must be booked.
Morning Sessions 8:30am - 12:30pm
8:30am – 10:30 am warm up games, 10.30am – 12.30pm Aviva
Startrack programme athletics coaching. Aviva Startrack, UK
Athletics flagship grassroots program, is a great way for kids to
have their first taste of athletics in a fun environment. The
scheme covers all aspects of the sport, as participating youngsters
are encouraged to run, jump and throw, the three basic skills
required of any athlete.
Cost: £8.50 per session (must be booked in
Afternoon Sessions 12:30pm -
Multi-activity sessions every day; sports, team games, treasure
hunts, arts & crafts, quizzes & Trips (Summer only
canoeing/swimming/cinema additional cost)
Cost: £6.75 per session (book in advance to
Information for Parents
All staff members recruited to work the
Playscheme at the Stadium have to be suitably qualified &
experienced before consideration. All staff have been security
checked (CRB) and references are also obtained.
Security and Safety
The arrival and departure of all children is
recorded using a numbered wristband registration system. Children
will only be allowed to leave the Stadium with their
parent/guardian unless a written child safety slip has been
completed in advance by the parent/guardian allowing the child to
leave in another way (i.e. walking, cycling or being collected by
Upon booking a place on the scheme, a
personal details form will be completed and retained by the stadium
in case of any occurrences that may require parental contact. This
form will include emergency contact details and any medical issues
that the stadium staff need to be aware of. A log is kept of these
and is treated as confidential information.