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The Ridge Adventure Playground

Activities for children and young people can be found on the links below.

Activities for children under 5 years

Activities for children 5 to 11 years

Activities for young people 12+ years

A large pyramid tower and slide, timber tangle, zip slide, and Nottingham's first permanent urban beach.

Activities and Services

There is lots of exciting equipment for children and young people to explore, including a large pyramid tower and slide, timber tangle, zip slide, football and basketball court and Nottingham's first permanent urban beach. Activities such as cooking, music, gaming, arts and crafts, and much more will be taking place inside the Play and Youth Centre.



A membership form must be completed by a parent or carer for a child or young person to attend. This can be brought with them on their first visit. Membership forms can be picked up from the site and membership is free. Our Play and Youth Workers make sure that everyone who visits the site has fun safely and can help you complete the form.

We aim to offer positive experiences for children and young people. We welcome all children and we can make adjustments or provide additional support to include your child or young person.

If you have any questions please contact the team on the number below.

Open Access

Children and young people visiting the site are free to come and go as they please and our first aid trained Play and Youth Workers supervise children and young people whilst they are on site.

The Ridge Adventure Playground is available for hire

The Ridge Adventure Playground is a large urban venue incorporating outdoor play and exploration in green spaces, a dedicated sports area and indoor multi-use space. The Ridge is an ideal location to host sessions for children and young people.

Facilities include:

Timber tangle

Variety of green spaces for leisure and educational usage

MUGA (Multi Use Games Area)

Urban beach

Indoor multi-use space for activities such as gaming, music, cooking, arts and crafts


Hiring The Ridge for your group

The Ridge can be hired by charities and other local voluntary groups and is available in block sessions of 3 hours. The cost for hire is £90 per 3-hour session.

Information you will need to upload

Any group wanting to hire The Ridge must have the following documentation, which will need to be uploaded at the time of making a booking:

  • Valid Public Liability Insurance
  • A Risk Assessment for your session/activity

Site Induction (including proof of DBS Certification)

You must attend a site safety induction before your first session at The Ridge. You will select the date and time of your site induction as part of the booking process. When you attend the site induction you will have to bring proof of DBS Certification for anybody involved in delivering the session.


Online payment for your session will be taken at the time you make your booking. The booking process will only be completed and confirmed once the correct amount has been paid.

Check Availability

Click on the following link to check availability and make a booking.

The Ridge Adventure Playground Booking Form


Who to contact

0115 8833 540

Where to go

The Ridge Adventure Playground

Other Details


Other notes

For Timetables of Activities please see Downloads on the right column.

Local Offer


We welcome all disabled and non-disabled children. We can make adjustments or provide additional support to include you and your child. Please speak to one of the team if you would like to find out more.

Local Offer for children with Special Educational Needs and / or Disabilities (SEND)
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