Doon Valley Leisure Centre's pool will be closed for essential maintenance. Works are expected to be completed in approx 3 weeks and should re-open mid June. Apologies for any inconvenience. We will post updates on re-opening as soon as more information is available. Fitness classes, gym and sports halls remain operational as normal.
Easter Holiday Activities
Join us for fun family activities, many of them FREE across the Easter Holidays.
DEAN CASTLE COUNTRY PARK's outdoor activities are selling fast but you can still find a place at
Minibeast Hunt on Wednesday 12 April - sessions at 11am & 2pm where you'll navigate the ground beneath your feet and in the air and discover the fantastic world of minibeasts. £3
Tracks & Trails on Thursday 13 April also at 11am & 2pm - discover more about the wildlife of the park by looking at the signs they leave behind and learn how to create your own mammal tunnel. £3
Drop in to our MUSEUMS & GALLERIES where you'll find self led creative trails, Explorer sessions with Michaella as well as art projects based around current exhibition Georgia O'Keeffe: Memories of Drawing.
Visit Art & More! an exhibition of work by St Andrew's Primary School. Inspired by the recent Quentin Blake exhibition the display can be seen in the Young People's Gallery at The Dick Institute.
Starting on the 1st of April and continuing until 24 June - take part in our new self-led fun creative trails for early years and families this Spring! FREE
- I Spy...Rainbow Museum Hunt at the Dick Institute
- Wee Timorous Beasties Hunt at Burns House Museum
- Space Rock Hop Trail at the Baird Institute
Become an Easter Explorer - suitable for young children and their grown-ups. *No need to book but spaces are limited and on a first come basis, so come early to avoid disappointment. FREE
- Easter Explorers at the Dick Institute - 6 April, 2pm - 3pm
- Easter Explorers at the Baird Institute - 7 April, 11am - 12noon
- Easter Explorers at Burns House Museum - 7 April, 2pm - 3pm
Drop-in to Georgia O'Keeffe Drawing Studio in Dick Institute's Main Gallery and create an artwork to add to our studio wall. FREE
If you're inspired by your visit come along Georgia O'Keeffe Day where artists Fiona Fleming and Lorna Gallagher will take you through a relaxing and expressive art making process inspired by the exhibition. 14 April, 11am - 3pm. FREE Drop-in.
If your kids are interested in STEM and coding - LIBRARIES & Vibrant Communities invite you to join them at the Dick Institute on 12 & 13 April between 11am - 2pm (attendance required both days) for a No Screen Family Coding Workshop - experience the fundamentals of coding through hands on fun interactive, stem activities no wires attached. FREE but bookable.
Adults/parents and children will take part in the activities together. Maximum of 8 families. Book early to avoid disappointment. To book or for more information please contact email@example.com
Enjoy a visit to The McDougall's and the Magic Castle at Cumnock Town Hall on 6 April and Stewarton Area Centre on 15 April.
And don't forget our Active Club Membership gives 10 - 14yr olds free and discounted access to activities across our service from swimming to Party packages and more.