Low cost activities in Bicester

Here is a sample of the low cost activities for all the family in Bicester.



Guides and Scouts in Bicester

Guides, Scouts, Cubs, Beavers and Brownies meet at the Activities Centre, Building 549, Brice Road, Upper Heyford, Bicester OX25 5TE Telephone: Nigel Heinrich or Candy Stallard on 01869 233383.

Bicester sports

Bicester & Ploughley Sports Centre offers swimming, sports and gym, fitness classes, a spa and a crèche. You can also hold birthday parties at the venue and summer camp happens most years. The centre is open all year round including bank holidays. All children’s activities are currently under £3 (per hour for crèche, per session for other activities).

Bicester & Ploughley Sports Centre, Queens Avenue, Bicester OX26 2NR
Telephone: 01869 253914

Bicester Aikido Club

Aikido is based on a Japanese martial art. It is non-aggressive and provides an opportunity for health and fitness.

Bicester Aikido Club is for people over the age of 14 with a separate children's club for the under 14s called Ai-KID-do.
Langford Village Hall, Peregrine Way, Bicester OX26 6XX Telephone: 01869 321375

Bicester Athletic Club

The Bicester athletic club is for people aged 8-70. You can take part in track, field and endurance activity as well as circuit training.  Membership is open to anyone over the age of 8.

The club meets in two centres:

Bicester & Ploughley Sports Centre, Queens Avenue Bicester OX26 2NR
Bicester Community College, Queens Avenue Bicester OX26 2NS

Bicester Bridge Club

£10 for annual membership, table money of £1.00 for members, £3 for non-members. Highfield Social Club, George Street, Bicester OX26 2EE
Mondays 7.15 pm

Bicester & District Table Tennis Club

Thursdays table tennis session from 6.30pm to 10pm. Juniors and beginners are offered coaching until 8pm. £10 for annual membership for adults, £5 for juniors. Practice free for members. Match fee £1.50 for adults and 75p for juniors.

Launton Sports and Social Club, Bicester Road, Launton, Bicester OX26 5DP

Boxercise and circuits for children aged 8-12

Tuesdays 4 - 5 pm £3 per session
7-9 St. Johns Street Bicester OX26 6SL Telephone: 01869 325252

Bure Park Juniors Football Club

£2.50 per training session, £50 annual subscription fee. It’s important you provide your own footwear and shin pads, food and drink. Training is on Saturday mornings at 9.30.

Lucerne Avenue, Bicester OX26 3BP

The Cooper School Sports Facility

The Cooper School Sports Facility is open during school term. Junior badminton court hire is £4.50 or £3.75 for block booking.

Churchill Road, Bicester OX26 4RS

Summer activities for children: arts & crafts, dancing, funfair, cooking

From July to September there are often a range of low cost activities at Bicester Avenue. Here are examples of the type of activity on offer: Breakfast & art club, baking with Becky and dance classes for babies and toddlers.

Bicester Avenue Home and Garden Centre, Oxford Road, Bicester OX25 2NY

The Courtyard Youth Arts Centre

Come and experience urban dance, visual arts and music open for young people age 11-19. Open term time. There are also digital arts Mon 4 – 5.45 pm (age 11-16), Urban Dance Mon 6.30 – 8pm (age 13-19)

Launton Road, Bicester OX26 6DJ Telephone: 01869 602555

Cherwell Theatre Company

Take part in street arts and street dance sessions if you're aged 10 to 16. Sessions are during term time and cost approximately £4.50 per session. Telephone: 01295 227177


Swimming for babies aged 6 weeks and up. From September to November.

Garrison Centre, Ambroseden, Bicester OX25 2LD Telephone: 01869 325499