Children’s Activities

At The Venue Leisure Centre we have lots of different children’s activities for children of all ages, to keep them entertained and safe whilst you are using the facilities, or to burn off some energy before you take them home.

Children’s Parties

Looking for somewhere to host your child’s birthday party? Then look no further. Children’s Parties at The Venue Leisure Centre are fun, exciting and hassle free! We offer a Soft Play Party and an Aqua Pool Party, both of which can be booked with food served by the Café and includes a party host, so you can relax, watch your children have fun, and take lots of memorable pictures. You may even get a visit from our mascot, Leo the Lion! There are lots of options available and we can tailor a party package just for you.

Our party packages include:

  • Invitations for all guests
  • Welcome poster
  • Thank you letters to download at your leisure and print as many as you like
  • Party food
  • Trained staff on hand to entertain the children ensuring maximum enjoyment and fun leaving you to relax and enjoy!

Contact us now on 020 8386 9886 or email to find out about children’s activities at The Venue Leisure Centre.

Soft Play

If your child is under 8 years old, they can enjoy the fun of our Soft Play area including an underwater-themed section with ball pool and slides, climbing ladders and crawl-through tunnels. We have recently extended the Soft Play with a second area that includes a twin bump slide, cargo nets, hanging snakes, an interactive mirror, game board, ball pool and much more!

Children must be supervised by a parent or carer at all times.

Babies under 9 months old will be admitted free if accompanied by a paying sibling.

Opening hours:

  • Monday – Friday – 9.00am – 7.00pm
  • Saturday – Sunday 9.00am – 5.00pm

Last admission to the Soft Play is one hour before closing.

You can book online or with our reception team at the centre.

Summer Softplay Offer

FREE softplay session when you spend £5.00 in the cafe (per child). This offer is available Monday – Friday between 9am – 12pm.

Before attending your soft play session, please review our soft play etiquette 

Code Ninjas

With Code Ninjas sessions, kids learn to code while building their own video games. They gain problem solving, critical thinking and STEM skills in a fun, safe and inspiring environment.

  • Suitable for children aged 5-14 years
  • Term time after school sessions Monday – Friday, and Saturday morning.
  • Camps during the school holidays

To find out more or to enrol contact:

Starjumps Nursery Borehamwood

Starjumps Nursery Borehamwood is located in the BECC Family Centre in the middle of Borehamwood.
The nursery offers both full and part-time places for 40 places for children aged 2–5 years. They are open 50 weeks of the year, Monday to Friday from 08.00 – 18.00.

Starjumps Borehamwood at a Glance

Starjumps Borehamwood is Ofsted Graded ‘Good’ and offers childcare across 50 weeks of the year, from 8am – 6.00pm.

They have a highly skilled team, with a large garden space and easy access to London via Thameslink. Elstree and Borehamwood train station is a 5-minute walk away.

They also offer:

  • Close links to the Family Centre which is located in the same building
  • Onsite catering of all meals 50 weeks of the year
  • 4* Hygiene Rating
  • Purpose built, newly decorated setting
  • On-site parking for drop off and collection times

Ofsted Report

Starjumps Nursery Borehamwood was graded ‘good’ in May 2015.

The Inspector commented “Children thrive at the nursery. They are making very good progress because practitioners use their knowledge and experience to promote children’s learning through purposeful play.”

Please see the full report here

Get in touch

If you have any questions please contact the Starjumps Nursery Manager, Borehamwood

Tel: 020 8236 7564 or 020 8386 4038




The BECC Family Centre
Shakespeare Drive
Off Furzehill Road