School holiday sports camps

Our rates are affordable and our operation hours fit in with parents' working hours

LSBU Holiday Sports Camps 2023

Our holiday sports camps introduce children to new sports activities and boost their physical, social and mental development.

Holiday Sport Camps with LSBU Active

Make new friends Learn new skills Create new memories

Every half term LSBU Active bring a jam-packed programme of Multi Sports so all children can find a piece of camp they love. From mini tennis to dance, from football to brand new games and activities and even ending each day with free choice.

We asked parents what skills their children learned at LSBU Active Sports Camps

  • Social Skills
  • Respect
  • Listening
  • Teamwork
  • Confidence

Our Sports Camps also provide LSBU students with real life experiences and employability skills which prepare them for their career after University plus they’re qualified, supportive and encouraging coaches with a passion for sport and physical activity!

Sports camps

“I got to learn new activities I have never done before – February 2022 Camper

The Sports Ambassadors were excellent and couldn’t have been more encouraging February Camp Parent

“I would love to carry on this journey as a sports coach and run my own Basketball Club – Jhon, Sports Ambassador, Year 1 Applied Science Student

About London South Bank University Holiday Sports Camps

LSBU Active offers a holiday Sports Camps programme for children in the local community. We cater for children aged 5 (and in Year 1 of school) to 11 years old. We can accept 12/13 year olds as well.

The holiday sports camps not only introduce your child to new sports activities, they boost your child's physical activity, health, development and social skills.

We offer a range of fun and engaging activities such as dance, mini tennis, athletics, football, basketball, and much more. We will end each day with free choice, so your child has the chance to try new activities!

Our holiday sports camps are open Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

We will be hosting the camps at our facility on London Road - LSBU Hub, 116-119 London Road, SE1 6LN

Due to our Ofsted regulations, children must be in Year 1 of school. We cannot accept any bookings for children who are 5 and in reception.

See our Safeguarding Policy (PDF File 1,307 KB).

Future Sports Camps

New dates are:

Summer Sports Camp

  • 24th July – 1st September


  • Week: £105.00
  • Day: £32.00

We offer a 10% sibling discount for our Summer Sports Holiday Camps and 10% discount for children of LSBU Students. Discounts cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts. Terms and conditions apply. Please contact

Registering your child for LSBU Active Holiday Sports Camps

You can find our camp registration form below. Please complete this and send it to using the subject “Sports Camp Registration Form”. Alternatively, you can email/ring to find out more information before you register your child.

Sports Camp Registration Form (DOCX File 66 KB)

For more information about our School Holiday Sports Camps and how to sign your child up please email or ring us on  020 7815 7812.

Help paying for childcare

As a registered childcare provider with OFSTED, LSBU Active can accept childcare vouchers and tax free childcare for all holiday Sports Camps we deliver. For more information on assistance available from the government towards childcare, please visit help with childcare costs on GOV.UK.

There are other payment support services which can also help enrolling your child on to our holiday sports camps. Please see our FAQs for more information on this.


Types of Payment Support Services for LSBU Active Sports Camps?

Universal Credit: If you are accessing universal credit you may be eligible for reimbursed childcare up to 80%. Ask your credit coach to find out if you are eligible.

Childcare Grant Payment Services for Students 2021/2022 Academic Year

You can get 85% of your childcare costs or a fixed maximum amount, whichever is less.

The maximum you can get is:

  • up to £179.62 a week for 1 child
  • up to £307.95 a week for 2 or more children

How to Apply

My child is 4 but is turning 5 this summer, can they still sign up?

Due to our Ofsted regulations, children must be 5 years or older as of September 2020 and in Year 1 of School.

What are the lunch arrangements for my child at LSBU Active Sports Camps?

Lunch will take place on our campus. Children must bring their own back lunch. Make sure it's hefty and there are lots of healthy snacks.

Will there be early drop off and late pick up options?

Unfortunately, no. Please be on time to pick up and drop off your child.

My child is new to sport and physical activity, can they still join?

Of course! LSBU Active Sport Camps welcome children of all abilities and experience. Our Sports Camps take pride on our inclusivity and aim to develop each child’s physical and mental health as well as their confidence and social skills.

How much will the camp cost?

1 week at camp (Monday-Friday) - £120

1 day at camp (9:00 am - 4:00 pm) - £28

Are there any discounts available for siblings?

Yes, if you are booking for siblings we will be offering a 10% discount. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts.

Are there any discounts for students and staff at LSBU?

Yes, if you are a student or staff member with a child at LSBU we will be offering a 10% discount if you book onto our camps. We will need proof of a student or staff ID Card to offer the discount. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts (Sibling).

What type of activities will be delivered at the sports camp?

LSBU Active Sports Camps will deliver a range of activities so that every child can find a piece of camp they love. From mini tennis to football, dance to fun games our highly qualified sports ambassadors will make sure each child are supported and encouraged through their time at camp.

Where is the location of LSBU Sports Camp?

We will be hosting our camps at LSBU Hub, 116-119 London Road, SE1 6LN

Do you deliver any after school sports clubs?

At the moment, no. However, we are planning delivery for September start at our new facility on London Road.

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