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What to do today - our guide to enjoying the first day of the February half term with your children

20:47 14 February 2016

Will we see snow tomorrow?

Will we see snow tomorrow?

In the first of our daily guides to days out in Ipswich, we bring you rollerskating sessions, football and the possibility of snow play in Christchurch Park.

Football

Taking place outside on the all weather pitch at Gainsborough sports centre between 9.30am and 11am.

The session is open to children aged five to 14 and costs £2.70, no booking required.

Archery

If you call early you may still be able to book a place at Northgate for the family archery session.

It starts at 10am and runs until midday and is suitable for beginners and intermediates. It is open to those aged seven and over.

The cost is £8.80 and you can book by calling 01473 433611.

Family Fun Session

Grab your swimming costumes and head down to Crown Pools for a family fun session with waves, floats and rafts from 10am to midday.

Entry costs £4.10 per adult and £2.90 per child.

Aqua Splash

Swimmers can take part in Aqua Splash at Crown Pools from midday.

All children must be aged eight or over and must be able to swim.

Soft Play

Pre-schoolers can take part in a soft play session at Whitton sports centre between 12.30pm and 3.30pm.

Entry is £2.10 and children aged up to four can play in the ball pit, slip down the slides, play with the soft toys and ride the trikes.

Inflatable Slide

Back at Crown Pools the inflatable slide will be out between 2pm and 3pm.

Children aged eight and over are able to attend and entry is £2.90.

Family Rollerskating

The whole family can join in with the roller disco at Whitton sports centre between 2pm and 3.30pm, or at Northgate from 2.30pm to 4pm.

There is also a session at Maidenhall from 3.30pm to 5pm.

Entry is £2.70 per person and there is no booking required. If you have skates, please take them along as there are only a limited number to borrow.

Snow play

There may not have been much snow overnight, but the frosty start has left the town with a light, white coating.

Why not get out and take in the sights of Ipswich, get some fresh air and maybe encourage your children to take some photos?

Rushmere Heath, Broomhill Park and Alexandra Park are all ideal spots for a winter walk.

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