October half-term at the Park

If you’re looking for a fun-filled October half-term, look no further as we have plenty to keep you and the little ones entertained at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 
 
Home to 560 acres of extensive parklands and floral gardens, why not put on your hiking boots and have an adventure of your own right in the heart of East London.   
 
Still buzzing from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games? Try our free London 2012 trail and relive the thrill and the sounds of the London 2012 Games. As you walk past the iconic venues, get active and see how you measure up against the best sporting stars in the world! 
 
Let the kids go wild in one of the Park’s free adventure playgrounds. Whether it’s Tumbling Bay located in the north of the Park, with rock pools and sand pits or Pleasure Gardens in the south, with oversized swings and climbing frames, the kids will be sure to enjoy. 
 
Wanting to learn a new sport this half-term? The venues on the Park are offering a range of affordable activities for the little ones to enjoy. From BMX and Mountain Bike sessions at LeeValley VeloPark, to holiday swim school and the infamous Aqua Splash at the London Aquatics Centre. Sessions will be very popular so be sure to book now to avoid disappointment. 
 
For some live sport this half-term, look no further. There’s a range of events happening across the Park. From the Netball All-star Fast five and the London Lions basketball match at Copper Box Arena, to Six Day Cycling at LeeValley VeloPark. You're bound to find an event that the family will enjoy. Find out all we have on this half-term here
 
If all the action has made you hungry, don’t worry we have a range of food and drink outlets here on the Park to eat in or takeaway. Why not visit they newly reopened kiosks along Tessa Jowell Boluveard, from vegan food and Greek cuisine to an American style diner and more, you're sure to find something for you. Hackney Bridge Kitchens also offer a range of cuisines with panoramic views of the River Lea, perfect if you’re looking to wind down after an action-packed day at the Park. 
 
Remember, the Park is free to enter and open daily - whether you plan on popping in for a quick visit or making a full day of it, getting to the Park is easier than ever with the London Overground, Jubilee and Central Lines as well as a range of other transport options within walking distance of the Park.  
 
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