SPARC is St Peter’s Activity and Resource Centre.

Providing events, space and services to benefit the local community, SPARC will provide opportunities such as the following:

  • Job Club
  • Debt Centre
  • Release Life Skills
  • Care for the Family
  • Single Parents Help Group
  • Parenting Courses
  • Bereavement Support
  • Grandparents Support
  • Foodbank Drop Off Point
  • Messy Church

The Ark Softplay 

Coronavirus update
In light of the Government’s recent announcement we are now starting the process of ensuring that the Ark is Covid-secure. Whilst we remain closed for now we will keep you updated with any developments here and on the Facebook page.

The SoftPlay at SPARC was opened to the public in September 2017 and we are delighted at the interest we have received and the great customer feedback we have been getting. Why not come along and give us a try?

Please call on Saturdays to check on opening times as we do sometimes close on Saturday afternoons for exclusive parties.

Mon – Sat (excl. Wed): 9am to 5.30pm
Wednesdays and Sundays: Closed all day

0 to 9 months


10 months up to 2 years
2 – 3 years
4 – 5 years
6 years+

Why not let us take the strain of those birthday parties! No house clearing up afterwards and a great party for your child and their friends!

Standard Party using the SoftPlay equipment with other members of the public £7.75 per child, or £9.75 per child with a party bag, with a minimum of 10 children

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday, 3.30pm – 5.15pm
Saturday 1.00 – 11.45; 11.00 am – 12.45; 12.00 pm – 1.45 pm

Exclusive Party on Saturdays only after 2.00 pm with exclusive access to the SoftPlay area. Up to 20 children for only £200, including a party bag.

Toddler Parties at £5.75 per child with a minimum of 10.
Weekdays only in term time.
10.00 am – 11.45; 11.00 am – 12.45; 12.00 pm – 1.45; 1.00 pm – 2.45 pm.
All parties include 1 hour in the SoftPlay area, 45 minutes in a private party room, and a fabulous party food box for each child.