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Water & fun activities at Hopton

Pull on your swimsuits and dive right in...

Turquoise pools, waterslides, SplashZones – we just love being surrounded by water. Our outdoor pool is open from 22 May till the end of August – for sunny days. Our indoor pool is heated with a waterslide – great for those rainy days. Take a swim or join the kids on our SplashZone, or grab some time on our fun inflatables!
Outdoor pool at Hopton

Water activities

As well as being a great place to go for a swim, our pool is also a place where we've dreamed up all sorts of fun ways of getting wet - AquaJets, Water Walkerz, kayaks and lots more!

Water facilities

This is what it's all about - a whole range of amazing water-based facilities for every age and ability, and all completely free. It's all about having fun and gaining that extra bit of confidence in the water.

    Heated indoor pool

    Our indoor heated pools are free for everyone to use. They’re open every day, come rain or shine. And to top it off we also run a great variety of water activities for everyone from tots to adults. Fun for all is guaranteed. All we ask is that kids under eight and non-swimmers under 14 bring along an adult. Don’t forget your arm bands and goggles — and let’s make a splash!

    Indoor slide

    Most of our pools have a waterslide or two, so you can make those big splashes — from small water chutes for the little ones to epic water flumes for the thrill-seekers. All kids under eight years and non-swimmers under 14 do need an adult with them. And we ask that one adult only looks after up to two children at a time; just so no one feels out of their depth – so bring along all the family and let’s make a splash together!

    Indoor children's SplashZone

    Dodge the water as it squirts from the timed jets, let the water shower over you from the raining pineapple trees, or soak yourself in the spray of the drench points dotted around the SplashZones. All we ask is that kids under eight years and non-swimmers under 14 bring along an adult. And we like to make sure that one adult only looks after up to two kids at a time – just to make sure you haven’t got your hands too full. Swimsuits and trunks at the ready for a splashing time!

    Heated outdoor pool

    We know you’re brave cookies but we know you’d much prefer to dip your toes into a lovely heated swimming pool. So we’ve made sure that all of our outdoor pools are at just the right temperature for you. Why not enjoy a few lengths in the British summer weather (our outdoor pool is open from 22 May until the end of August - for sunny days)? If we’re lucky to have hot weather earlier on in the season, we’ll try our best to open earlier too. Bring along the whole family, because all kids under eight and non-swimmers under 14 need to be with an adult. Grab your towels and sun-cream and sink yourself into our warm waters.

    Water based activities

    As well as being a great place to go for a swim, our pools are also places where we've dreamed up all sorts of fun ways of getting wet. We've got various machines and contraptions to help you glide on or power your way under the water; kayaks and paddlers where you'll hopefully keep afloat; and lessons for the little ones to give them more confidence in the water.

      Aqua Gliders

      Aqua Gliders

      Our little water vehicles look like something between a floating dodgem and a Jet Ski. Your kids will just love riding around the pools. They’re great for four to eight year olds that fancy trying something a bit different. And it doesn’t matter when your holiday is because it runs all season too. Parents beware; your little one may end up asking for one for their birthday!

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 4-8 yrs wearing the life jackets provided
      • Activity pass value: 1
      • Duration of session: 30 minutes
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

      Aqua ZStomp

      NEW for 2015 Aqua ZStomp

      You may have heard of ZStomp (our teen dance session) but this version takes place in the water. With great music and fun routines it really gets your body moving. So if you’re eight years or older then come along and learn a few new dance moves in the water. Perfect for those who are looking to make a splash by adding a low impact, high-energy aquatic exercise to their holiday break.

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 8+ yrs
      • Activity pass value: 1
      • Duration of session: 30 minutes
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

      AquaJets

      AquaJets

      Let our underwater AquaJets take your kids on a ride around the pool. As they hold on tight they will swiftly glide through the water making twists and turns whilst chasing each other – you’ll be wishing you could join in too! Your little ones need to be aged eight or over for this activity and good swimmers too.

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 8+ yrs
      • Activity pass value: 1
      • Duration of session: 30 minutes
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be able to swim 25m unaided

      Junior Pool Party

      Junior Pool Party

      Expect party tunes, inflatables and plenty of splashing about! These pool parties are especially for kids aged between five and seven who are able to swim 25m unaided, grown-ups will need to come along with them too. So put on those goggles and warm up those singing voices for a truly splashing time! Our junior pool party runs throughout the season.

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 5-7 yrs
      • Activity pass value: 2 for 1
      • Duration of session: 30 minutes
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

      Learn2Swim

      Learn2Swim

      As you know being able to swim is a great life skill, brilliant exercise and lots of fun too. We’d love to teach your tots — so take advantage of our instructors’ expertise. They’ll teach your tots some basic strokes to really gain confidence in the water. If your little one is aged four years or over – we do advise you book more than one session to really make a lasting improvement. We run Learn2Swim throughout the whole season.

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 4+ yrs
      • Activity pass value: 1
      • Duration of session: 30 minutes
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

      Pool Kayaking

      Pool Kayaking

      There’s no need for seaweed and tides – grab your board and take to the water on one of our open-deck pool kayaks. We’ll kit you out and show you how to get the hang of paddling about. Our pool is lovely and warm so you’ll have no worries about bumping into a fish or two. If pool fun is more your thing, bring along the whole family, we provide buoyancy aids but we do ask that kids are aged eight and over and that they can swim 25m unaided.

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 8+ yrs (buoyancy aids will be provided)
      • Activity pass value: 1
      • Duration of session: 30 minutes
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be able to swim 25m unaided

      Pool Party

      Pool Party

      If you’re aged eight or over then you’re invited to our pool party this holiday! Get yourselves to one of our big, loud splashing parties. There will be games, our famous floats and inflatables – all waiting to be enjoyed with the latest chart topping tracks. Dress code: swimwear and a smile.

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 8+ yrs
      • Activity pass value: 2 for 1
      • Duration of session: 30 minutes
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be able to swim 25m unaided

      Turbo Paddlers

      Turbo Paddlers

      Your little tadpoles can really let off some steam as they quickly turn the handles that spin the double paddlewheels of these cute and colourful boats. It’s a great way to tire out particularly energetic youngsters! So if your kids are between four and eight years old, you’ll find Turbo Paddlers are available throughout the whole holiday season. Watch on as your bundles of joy race gleefully across the water – or why not pop your swim stuff on and get involved too?

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 4-8 yrs
      • Activity pass value: 2 for 1
      • Duration of session: 20 minutes
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

      Water Confidence

      Water Confidence

      Little ones feel safer and more secure when they're with mum and dad, so we've designed these sessions for you and your tots to enjoy together. With you beside them, we'll encourage them to paddle, splash, play and enjoy the pool experience.

      Things you should know:

      • Age Group: 6 months - 4 years
      • Cost: Free
      • Duration of session: 30 minutes
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult

      Water Walkerz

      Water Walkerz

      Who said you can’t walk on water? Jump inside our giant waterproof bubbles and let the good times roll as you spin and tumble across the surface of our pools. Kids aged five and over can use the Water Walkerz in inflatable pools and in 1.1m plus pools if they’re eight and over.

      Things you should know:

      • Age: 5+ yrs in inflatable pools and 8+ yrs in 1.1m+ deep pools
      • Activity pass value: 1
      • Duration of session: 5 minutes
      • Restrictions: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum weight limit of 16 stone/102 kg.

      Activity Pass - Enjoy more activities for less when you book in advance

      If you enjoy planning your holiday before you arrive (and saving money), then our Activity Pass is just the thing for you.

      When you buy an Activity Pass, you get a bundle of 6 or 12 spaces that you can redeem online before you get here against a whole range of activities - which not only means that you get here first to secure your place on the activity, but you also get to do the activities you want to do at a discounted price. And with our online booking system open up until midnight the day before you arrive, even if you book at the very last minute, you can still make the most of these great savings. 

      Don't worry if you don't buy your Activity Pass before you get on holiday - you can still buy your activities on park at our normal price, subject to availability.

        AquaJets at Haven

        Activity pass

        It depends on how big your family is and how many activities you plan on taking part in. One pack (6 passes) may suit you for a short break or you might want a couple for a week long holiday. Remember, should you need them, you can always purchase more Activity Passes once you arrive.

        Things you should know:

        • One Prepaid Activity Pack (6 passes)
          £36 online – £40 on park
        • Two Prepaid Activity Packs (12 passes)
          £60 online – £75 on park

        Aqua Gliders at Haven

        Water activities

        Activities that can be used with your prepaid activity vouchers include:

        • Aqua Gliders
        • Aqua ZStomp
        • AquaJets
        • Junior Pool Party
        • Learn2Swim
        • Pool Kayaking
        • Pool Party
        • Turbo Paddlers
        • Water Walkerz

        Activity Passes

        How to book

        The prepaid activity passes can be purchased as an optional extra for all holidays.

        New bookings:

        Just make a booking now and be sure to pick your choice of prepaid activity passes either 6 or 12 pack from the "Optional Extras".

        If you have already booked a holiday and wish to take advantage of this great offer please click on the "My Account" link at the top of this page*. Once you have logged into your account click on "view current holiday bookings", select your booking and click on "add optional extras". From here you can select either a 6 or 12 pack prepaid activity pass depending on your preference.

        Activity Passes

        Terms & conditions

        • It is recommended that activities are booked and allocated prior to arrival on park as we may have limited availability on park, particularly during busy periods.
        • Activities are subject to availability and may vary from park to park.
        • Guests must arrive 5 minutes prior to the start of the session as Health and Safety briefings are given.
        • Please arrive 5 minutes prior to activity commencing, we are keen to ensure you are fully briefed prior participating.
        • If you are late, and have missed the safety briefing, for your own safety you may not be able to take part in the session.
        • If you wish to cancel an activity, that's fine, we understand your plans change please give us 24 hours notice and we will happily provide a refund.
        • If you have purchased your activity pass prior to arrival and you wish to cancel, then please call customer services to discuss, pre purchased activity passes are non refundable on park.
        • Unfortunately if you miss your session we are unable to transfer you to another session or offer a refund.
        • If the weather is bad and we can't run an activity for this or some other reason, we'll always offer you an alternative.
        • Each of our prepaid Activity Passes comes with six available spaces and, for most of our activities; your Activity Pass will get marked once per person who takes part. However, please be aware that some activities may require more stamps per person.
        • Purchase a discounted activity pass online up to midnight the day before your arrival. The further ahead you buy your passes, the better your chances of redeeming them for the activities you desire. If you forget to buy beforehand, you may be able to buy on the park, but you'll miss out on the discount and you will not be able to pre allocate.
        • The company reserve the right to cancel any activity at any time, where possible we will transfer to another session, or an alternative activity.
        • The Team Member/Coach has the overall responsibility of health and safety of the activity and can stop the session or ask a participant to leave at any time. In this case no refund will be given.
        • Family Roller Disco: It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to supervise their child/children.
        • Bike & Kart Hire: The Company reserves the right to hold entertainment passes as well as a deposit. Persons hiring bikes or karts will be held responsible for any damage caused, and will be liable for all costs the damage incurs.

        * Age restrictions apply on some activities and the majority of activities available are for the over 8’s. Activity Passes are strictly subject to availability.

        Please note

        During very busy periods for reasons of safety, we may need to introduce session bathing at our pools. Just pop over to the pool, pick an available time for your family and we’ll give you colour coded bands for that session