Active Families


Active Families

We’ve teamed up with Crewe Town Council to offer free family activities for local residents throughout 2017.


Lego Sessions

The Crewe LEGO CLUB is your chance to be creative, build in with themes or do your own thing… All children are welcome and it’s free.

Where:  Crewe Library

When:   First Tuesday of the month (Next Session 1st Aug)

Time:    4.00 – 5.00pm

Who:     All the family 

Minecraft Open Sessions

Come along to one of our creative Minecraft sessions running on days below:

Come along and help us build Crewe in Minecraft. Run as part of the Shift project; a vibrant and interactive programme celebrating all things digital.

Where: Crewe Library 
Dates: Times Available for all dates:  
Mon 31st Jul 9.30am – 10.30am
Sat 5th Aug 11.00am – 12.00pm
Sat 12th Aug 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Mon 14th Aug 2.30pm – 3.30pm

John Kirk – One Man Show

Join storyteller John Kirk as he presents Jeremy Strong’s “The hundred mile an hour dog”.

Streaker is a mixed up kind of dog.  She’s got a lot of greyhound blood in her, along with quite a bit of Ferrari and a large chunk of whirlwind

Where:           Crewe Library 

Date:              10th Aug

Time:              9.30am-10.15am

Who:              Family storytelling for children age 6+.

Meet the Author – Christine Johnson

Join the author of “Max, Mole and the Dinosaurs” for a spellbinding story session followed by the chance to colour and take home an illustration taken directly from her book. There is even the chance to purchase a signed copy of one of her books.

Where: Crewe Library
Date: Times:
17th August 10:00am-11:00am

Summer Reading Challenge

There’s something peculiar happening at your local library this summer… it’s this year’s Animal Agents Summer Reading Challenge!

Help the Animal Detective Agency crack a case involving illegal graffiti and stolen goods by reading library books in order to receive a host of stickers, some with mysterious smells and all with clues to help you uncover the criminal. Animal Agents is a must for all eagle-eyed kids and will test their skills and ingenuity along the way.

From:           Sat 1st July – Sat 9th Sept

To register for the Summer reading Challenge or book your sessions please contact Crewe Library directly, in some cases numbers will be limited.

Phone:  01270 375295

Look out for our activities in both Crewe Lifestyle Centre and Cumberland Arena

Family Fun

Try sports, games, music and join in the bouncy castle mayhem.  Monthly feature events from Dance, Mini Circuits, Junior Zumba, plus lots more. All supported by our friendly staff.

When:            Every Saturday

Time:             11:45am -12:45pm

Where:           Crewe Lifestyle Centre, Moss Square, CW1 2BB

Who:              All the family

Every Wednesday afternoon through the holidays we have activities 2.00pm – 4.00pm at the Cumberland Arena. Come along and join the fun.

Mini Olympics Fun

Old school sports days for the whole family, balance the egg, try some throwing or even the 3 legged race.Athletics – Are you the next Olympic hopeful, try track and field events with our qualified staff, try your hand at relay races, long Jump, High Jump plus lots more.

Where:           Cumberland Arena

Date:              2nd Aug

Time:             2.00pm-4.00pm

Who:              All the family

Fun Circuits

Take family fitness outside to the track and field.

Where:           Cumberland Arena

Date:              Wed 9th Aug

Time:              2.00pm-4.00pm

Who:              All the family


Are you the next Olympic hopeful, try track and field events with our qualified staff, try your hand at relay races, long Jump, High Jump plus lots more.

Where:           Cumberland Arena

Date:              Wed 23rd Aug

Time:             2.00 – 4.00pm

Who:              All the family


Mini Matches, skill and challenges.  All abilities welcome to come along for a fun filled footy session for all.

Where:           Cumberland Arena

Date:              Wed 30th Aug

Time:              2.00pm-4.00pm

Who:              All the family

Are you up to the trails?  Turn up and try

Find feely boxes with the Countryside ranger service along the nature hunt trails. Children can only feel the objects in the feely boxes, Follow the trail map, find what they think are in the boxes.

The map asks questions and prizes are available on the completion of the map.

When:            Wed 16th Aug, Cumberland Arena, Crewe, CW1 2BD

When:            Wed 23rd Aug, Queen’s Park, Crewe, CW2 7SE

Time:             2.00pm – 4.00pm

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