This April, Lee Valley Regional Park has plenty of activities for families to enjoy together, from hair-raising racing on the BMX track at the Lee Valley VeloPark to a Learn to Skate course at the Lee Valley Ice Centre. Whatever your age, Lee Valley Regional Park has something for all to enjoy this Easter.

Ride the Rapids

Kick start the Easter break in exhilarating fashion on a family rafting adventure, as you test your wit and skill on the Olympic course at Lee Valley White Water Centre. Friends and families can create memories together with raft charters (maximum 9 people) and individual seats available.

Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Road, Waltham Cross, EN9 1AB, until Tuesday, April 30. Details:

Condor Good Friday Racing

Taking place at Lee Valley Velopark, this event will feature an exciting programme of track cycling competition alongside an array of family fun activities from face painting and balance bikes to the Velodrome pump track and Juggling Jim’s Silly Bikes workshop.

Across the seven hour race programme, more than 100 participants, including Olympic, national and world champion riders will compete in a full schedule of sprint and endurance events. Bring the family and enjoy a fantastic spectacle of track cycling to start the Easter weekend.

Lee Valley VeloPark, Abercrombie Road, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, E20 3AB, Friday, April 19, from 1pm. Details:

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Learn to skate

Learn a new skill this Easter break and book onto an introductory ice skating course. This Skate UK program covers Level 1 and elements of Level 2 skating with qualified NISA instructors and provides a safe and fun way to learn the basics of skating.

The five day course includes; half hour group lessons, free skate hire, pass certificate and free entry onto the 11.00am to 1.00pm public skating session so you can practice what you learn on the course.

Lee Valley Ice Centre, Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, E10 7QL, until Thursday, April 18. Details:

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Easter Egg-stravaganza

The Easter Bunny is making a special guest appearance at Lee Valley Park Farms this April, bringing exciting treats for boys and girls who visit the farm during the Easter holidays.

Come and meet the Easter Bunny and join in his annual Easter Egg Hunt Trail, which will challenge visitors to find a prize hidden around the 17 acre family attraction using a series of clues.

The Easter Baby Boom will also be in full swing at the farms as the team set to welcome many new arrivals including chicks, lambs and more. Children can bottle-feed lambs, as well as saying hello to the other 300 animals at the farm.

Lee Valley Park Farms, Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, EN9 2EF, until Monday, April 22. Details: