When does the We Do Sport programme run?

The We Do Sport programme is split into four blocks, coinciding with the West Dunbartonshire school terms:  

  • August – October 
  • October – December  
  • January – March 
  • April – June 

Please see our programme booklet for specific dates.

Holiday camps will be available during Easter, Summer & October School holidays.

How do I book and pay for my child to attend an activity? 

Please book and pay online.

  • You must complete the form with your child’s details
  • then click ‘next’
  • followed by the ‘Pay as you Go’ box to complete your registration.

Once you receive your child’s login details you can quickly log in and book and pay for their We Do Sport classes online. Please check your junk mail folder.

I can’t remember my child’s login details?

If your child is already registered and you are unable to retrieve the login details please email leisureservicesadmin@west-dunbarton.gov.uk with your child’s full name and date of birth, requesting their login details.

Can I book after a block has started?

Yes. If there are still spaces available. Your payment will be adjusted pro-rata so you pay for the number of sessions remaining in the block.

What should my child wear to the session?

Children should arrive ready to participate in appropriate sports clothing and footwear e.g. shorts/leggings/tracksuit bottoms and a t-shirt. They should wear trainers. 

If your child has long hair we would advise it is tied back during the session. 

If your child’s session is outdoors, please make sure that they have appropriate clothing for the weather.

Goal keeping session require goal keeping gloves. 

Please note:

Gymnastics – Children will participate bare footed so they are encouraged to wear sliders/wellies etc. which are easily removable prior to the session starting. Long hair should be tied back and gymnasts should wear clothing which covers their stomach and upper legs. 

What should my child bring to the session?

Any necessary medications e.g. inhaler, as well as a bottle of water/non-fizzy drink.  

How early can I arrive for my session?

Please do not arrive before your session start time. Please also ensure your child is changed and ready to participate or can remove small items of clothing easily.

You should avoid congregating before and after sessions and be mindful to maintain physical distance between yourself and others at all times.

Only one parent per household should attend with each child where possible.

Can I stay to watch my child’s session?

If your child is 4 years and under then YES*, you are required to stay at the session. 

*Please note – for Pre-Gym classes at Dumbarton Gymnastics Centre, parents are unable to stay in the building except in exceptional circumstances. Please contact us directly for more information.

If your child is 5 years and above then NO, you should leave the session and return to collect your child at the end.

Parents are required to stay at the disability football sessions unless discussed with the coaches. 

When should I collect my child?

Please arrive on time to collect your child. The coaches are responsible for your child during the advertised times of the session. We will try to contact you if you are late however if there is no response the Police may need to be contacted. 

What are your First Aid procedures?

Basic first aid will be provided to participants and coaches will wear appropriate PPE while doing so.

Will the coaches be wearing face coverings?

Coaches are not required to wear face coverings during the delivery of the session however if a coach chooses to wear a face covering they can do so.  They will wear face coverings in communal areas within the building (entrance hallway, toilets etc.).

Will equipment be cleaned?

Yes. All equipment will be wiped down and cleaned at the end of each session.

What are parents/carers expected to do to help keep everyone safe?

  • Do not attend any activity if you or anyone from your household displays any related symptoms of Covid-19. Please also do not bring your child to our sessions if anyone in your household are self-isolating as per Scottish Government guidelines.
  • Ensure your child washes their hands thoroughly before the session and arrives ready to participate
  • Ensure you and your child’s hands are sanitized immediately after the session