• Polegate Town Council

    • Youth activities


      Polegate War Memorial Recreation Ground

      Please note that the field is open but the play area and outdoor gym are closed due to COVID

      Open access to grass field

      Basketball hoop

      Polegate Town Football Club - Saturday fixtures www.polegatetownfc.co.uk

      Polegate Cricket Club - Saturday fixtures pscross.play-cricket.com


      Polegate War Memorial Recreation Ground Play Area - Wannock Road, Polegate

      ages 1-12

      • swings
      • toddler climbing frame
      • junior climbing frame
      • roundabout (suitable for disabled, toddlers and juniors)
      • toddler turnstile
      • rocking seesaw

      Main surfaces are wet pour and grass.


      Brightling Road Recreation Ground

      Please note that the field is open but the skate park and is closed due to COVID

      • Skate Park/Scooter Park ramps and railings
      • BMX Track
      • Woodland Area with picnic benches
      • Dogs Welcome (Please use dog bins provided)
      • Miniature Railway

        Polegate and District Model Engineering Club click here to link to their website

        Mini Steam Railway rides for donations - May - Oct - 1st & 3rd Sunday's of the month 2-5pm

      Oakleaf Drive Recreation Ground

      Please note that the  play area is closed due to COVID

      New Park has now opened November 2019, includes equipment for under 12's

      • Swings
      • Climbing equipment / slides for Junior and younger children
      • Gravity Bowl
      • Horse Springer

      Main surface is play grade bark chip



      Cuckoo Trail

      Open to all for biking, walking and horse riding in certain places

      Links to Eastbourne, Hailsham, Heathfield and Abbotts Wood


      South Downs National Park

      Polegate has been designated a Gateway to the South Downs National Park click for link to the park visitor site



      Little Kickers 2-5 year old football

      Click here for poster

      Polegate Youth Project

      The Targeted Youth Service runs the Youth Project on Tuesday evenings, 7pm - 8.30pm term time only, at the Wannock Road Pavilion, Wannock Road, Polegate. 

      Programmed activities are open for anyone aged 11 to 19. New members are always welcome and there is no charge for attendance.

      Click here for more information, including contact details of the Youth Project workers.

      YZone Youth Club

      click here for downloadable poster for YZone Youth Club

      Boys Brigade

      For more info on the local Polegate group please go to the boys brigade website

      Dad's & Children Eat & Play

      2nd Saturday of Month 9.30-11.30am run by dads tel 01323 483298

      Karate Classes

      Polegate Jnr School Oakleaf drive (see notieboard for details)

      St John's Church

      Sunday Club -children aged 3-14yrsSunday from 10.30am -11.30am

      Tea & Tots -(Pre-school aged children)Thursdays 9.30am to 11.30am(Term-time only)

      Kidzone -(Primary age children)Wednesdays 4.00pm to 5.30pm(Term-time only) A Bible based club with Bible stories, activities, crafts and games. A tuck shop is open between 3.30pm-4.00pm, during which time children must be accompanied by a parent/carer; an ideal opportunity fora cup of tea and a chat after the school day.

      Pathfinders -(children aged 11-14yrs)Thursdays 7.00pm to 8.30pm(Term-time only)

      'CYFA'-(young people aged 14yrs and above)Tuesdays 7.30pm onwardsWe meet in the Church hall every Tuesday throughout the yearfor fellowship and fun.

      For more information about any of the  St John's Church events please contact the Church Office on 01323 483259


      Polegate Pre-School

      Polegate Pre-School Playgroup is a charity lead organisation that has been running since 1964 at the Community Centre. It provides Childcare for all of Polegate. The children range from 2 to 5 years of age and the sessions run each morning Monday – Friday 9.00am – 12.45pm and Monday and Friday afternoons.  They also run a Toddler group every Monday morning 9.15am-11am (term time only) £1.50 per family. More info is available via email address below or the website.

      Email: contact@polegatepreschool.co.uk

      Visit our website here

      Polegate School Nursery

      Polegate school nursery is a school based nursery. It is open term time only, we are open the same days as Polegate School. The nursery provides childcare for 2-4year olds. For further info please go to the Polegate School website or call 01323 482404.

      Polegate Rainbows, Brownies, and Guides

      Whether your daughter wants to join Rainbows (5-7), Brownies (7-10), Guides (10-14) or Rangers (14-18), start her begin by registering her interest and finding out about units in your area.

      Adventure, fun and friendship starts here.

      If you would like to Volunteer to help, or your daughter would like to join in the fun and adventure you can go to girlguide website and register your interest.

      1st Polegate Beavers,Cubs and Scouts

      They offer everyday adventure and activity to hundreds of thousands of young people across the UK. The Polegate section of Beaveers, Cubs and Scouts meet on a Friday at Polegate Community Centre.

      There are fun and exciting activities and opportunities in each of the five sections:

      • Beavers (ages 6–8)
      • Cubs (ages 8-10½)
      • Scouts (ages 10½–14)
      • Explorer Scouts (ages 14–18)

      To enrol your child, simply contact your local Group and make an enquiry using the contact details below



      St John's Ambulance Badgers and Cadets

      Willingdon Memorial Hall 6pm-7.30pm Tuesday

      Noah's Ark Pre-School Church Group

      St John's Church Wednesday 1.45pm-3.00pm 01323 483298

      Dance House UK

      Based at Willingdon Community School, DanceHouseUK offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, modern and many other types of dance, and caters for all ages from toddler to adult. Telephone Natascia Mazzucato on  07812 897646 for details. Follow the link for the facebook page DancehouseUk facebook page


      If you would like your Youth Activities included on this page please contact the office by phone 01323 488114 or email


      The charities and organisations listed are for information only Polegate Town Council does not endorse or approve any such services or any externally linked websites and their content