Activities for children

We provide a range of activities and facilities for families to enjoy all year round. Here you will find things to do with children and things that children can do by themselves.   

Children's centres programmes

Children's centres in Brent all have timetables of fun activities, family learning, Citizen's Advice Bureau sessions and a wide range of health, special needs and parenting support which are changed regularly. 

The latest programme for all Brent Children centres can be viewed online below or download a timetable of children centre activities

 

Parks and play areas 

Brent has in excess of 1000 acres of public open space, including a nature reserve, a country park, formal parks and many recreational grounds. Search our parks and play areas for the ones nearest to you.  

There are a wide variety of activities that take place in parks and open spaces around the borough, including the provision of sports facilities, children's play areas, allotments and cultural events. 

Holiday playschemes 

Out of school care  

There are many after school clubsfor children to get involved in all over Brent. 

Arts and events for children in Brent  

An array of activities for children take place around the borough on a regular basis. To find out what's happening in your area check the Time Out section of The Brent Magazine and take a look at our event calendar

Sports activities  

There is a selection of sports activities available to children all over Brent.   

Libraries  

Many Brent libraries hold weekly sessions for under threes and under fives with their parents or carers, so they can enjoy storytelling, songs and other activities. Please contact your local library or check out what's on in Brent libraries for the latest information. 

A bookstart pack containing two free baby books, advice, information and an invitation to join the local library, is presented to parents at the time of their baby's seven to nine month developmental check, usually by a health visitor or nursery nurse.   

Museum and Archives  

Brent Museum and Archives provide a wealth of fascinating information about Brent's history, people and its diverse cultures. Visitors to the Brent Archives can examine real historical documents, photographs and maps, some of which are over 250 years old.   

The brand new Brent Museum is now open at the new Library at Willesden Green.