Qleisure offers go karting experiences for children aged 8 years+.
All sessions start with a NKA safety DVD briefing followed by further safety instructions from a NKA marshal. The talk includes how to drive the kart in the current weather conditions, how to take the bends, breaking points and drivers line. The kids are then kitted up with safety equipment; gloves, helmet, rib guard, neck brace and overalls.
Arrive and Drive is very popular with groups of friends and family because we are allowed to mix adults with Children on the track at the same time. Please note that these sessions are not races.
Children’s Birthday parties are also available. The party is broken into 2 x 15 minute timed sessions, there is a pace kart for the first session setting a safe speed for the kids to follow. After the practice if all children are successful at controlling the kart then there is a time trial to finish the party.
The Children’s outdoor go karting party takes place on our full 800m track with 120cc Biz Cadet Karts. We also offer exclusive track use.
Ages 14 - 17
We offer exactly the same as above but in our faster 200cc Biz Karts. Engines are running, hearts are pumping, the lights turn green and their off! Straight into the famous 'Hells Drop' the session has started. Generally for this age group there is no need for a pace Kart.
Lap times and positions are all displayed on the computer screens and these are also emailed to each driver after the party. We have trophy and medal packages available for a presentation at the end of the session, please ask us when making your booking.
The children will be outside and during the winter and wet weather the track becomes cold and very wet. We recommend the children wear appropriate footwear and clothing i.e. trainers, long sleeves and trousers. Gloves, overalls, and crash helmet are supplied.Get a quote Buy gift vouchers View all activities
Open Practice (120cc & 200cc) - 30 Minute Session - £40pp inc VAT
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What happens if it rains?
We carry on, its just a bit of water. We have worked very hard to make sure each activity has under cover areas so you will always have somewhere to escape to that's dry.
Is there a trophy?
You can upgrade your activity to include an individual or set of trophies, please confirm this when making your booking.
What happens if I'm late?
All drivers must have a safety briefing and practice sessions before racing therefore we cannot guarantee participation for late comers. All go Karting sessions have an allocated start time, please arrive at least 45 minutes before your start time.
How do I book?
To make a booking please call us on 01273 834403 we require a £20.00 deposit per person to confirm your booking with the remaining balance due 28 days prior to your event date.
What should I wear?
We provide all safety equipment including helmet, gloves and overalls, so it's not a problem to wear shorts and T Shirt during warm weather. The most important thing to think about is your foot wear. Trainers are most advisable; you will not be able to participate with flip flops / sandals / ballet pumps or anything that exposes the toes or upper foot.
Can we just turn up and drive?
All Karting sessions are pre-booked unless advertised as an 'Arrive and Drive' session; please check our website www.BrightonKarting.co.uk for dates and times.
Are deposits refundable?
All deposits are non refundable. All payments are non refundable from 28 days prior to your event date.
Is my activity session exclusive?
No activity sessions are exclusive unless specified by Qleisure at time of booking.
Is there a weight limit?
Drivers must be under 18 stone and below 6'6" tall in order to race. If you are unsure about any participant's suitability due to weight or height please contact Qleisure for clarification in good time before your event.
Is there an age restriction?
Yes, we offer karting for 8 years upwards. But please specify when booking as some of our 270cc go kart sessions require a minimum age of 17 years.
Is this activity available all year round
Yes, all of our activities at Qleisure are available year round