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Holiday Activities

Overview

During Reading School Holidays our swimming programme changes and we offer fun sessions in the pool. We also have some fun sessions running and details of all activities will be posted here.

Please see the bottom of the page for our leaflets, available for you to download before each holiday.

October Holiday Activities

Fun Sports

Wheelie Fun Cycling Sessions: Children can learn a number of cycling skills in a safe environment with qualified instructors. Balance bikes available for younger riders.
Monday 22 & Thursday 25 October, 10.00 - 11.00am
3 to 16 years, £3.10 per child, per session. Please book.
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

Trampoline Session: A fun introduction to trampolining, a great way for children to get active and learn a new sport.
Thursday 25 October, 10.00 - 11.00am & 11.00am - 12noon
Ages 3 - 11 years, £4.50 per child. Please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Kick Around for £1: Under 16's can have a kick around on our astro courts for only £1. Open for 5 or more individuals. (Subject to bookings and availability.)
Monday to Sunday, from 9.00am - 5.00pm
Under 16 years, £1.00 per person
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

Monday to Friday from 2.00 - 4.00pm (excluding bank holidays)
Under 16 years, £1.00 per person
South Reading Leisure Centre Tel: 0118 937 3399

Family Rackets: Get active and have fun with the whole family playing badminton or squash. 
Monday to Friday, 4.00 - 5.00pm Badminton;4.00 - 4.45pm Squash
Junior court rates apply. Subject to availability. Please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Tot Time Halloween Bounce: Come along and have a fang-tastic time! With fun on the bouncy castle, softplay shapes plus arts and crafts. Fancy dress optional. Siblings up to 8 years are welcome.
Monday 22 October, 9.30 - 11.30am
Under 5's, £1.50 per child. No need to book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Splash Fun

Please note: during busy times swimming may be limited to 1 hour.
Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied in the pool by an adult aged 16+ years.

The Eliminator: Are you ready for the ultimate Ninja challenge? Our new pool inflatable will test your agility to the max. Will you be able to get to the end without being eliminated? Suitable for competent swimmers, must be able to swim 10m unaided.
Saturday 27 October, 2.45 - 3.30pm & 3.45 - 4.30pm
8 - 14 years, £3.50 per session, please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Double Trouble: Are you fun enough to take on the Double Trouble inflatable? Suitable for competent swimmers able to swim 10m unaided.
Monday 22 October, 2.00 - 3.00pm
8 - 14 years, £3.50 per person, booking advisable
South Reading Leisure Centre Tel: 0118 937 3399

Splash Around for £1: A fun drop in session in the pool with floats and toys. During busy times swimming may be restricted to 1 hour.
Friday 26 October, 1.30 - 3.30pm, under 16's, £1.00 per child
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Tuesday 23 to Friday 26 October, 2.00 - 4.00pm, under 16;s, £1.00 per child per session
South Reading Leisure Centre Tel: 0118 937 3399

Family Swim: Get the family together for some fun in the pool!
Families only, no lone adults or children.
Monday 22, Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 & Friday 26 October, 10.30 - 11.30am
Friday 26 October, 6.30 - 7.30pm
Sunday 28 October, 2.30 - 3.30pm & 3.45 - 4.45pm
£11.90 for 2 adults and 2 children/normal swim prices
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Monday 22 to Friday 26 October, 9.00 - 10.00am
Saturday 27 October 9.30 - 10.30am
Sunday 28 October 9.15 - 10.15am
£11.90 for 2 adults and 2 children/normal swim prices
South Reading Leisure Centre Tel: 0118 937 3399

Free Holiday Swimming with YRP: During Reading school holidays children can swim free with a valid Your Reading Passport. Available during general swimming sessions, Monday to Friday from centre opening until 4.55pm. See our Holiday Swimming Timetable (download below) for details.

Reading Play

Spooky Play: Looking for some 'spook'tacular fun this Half Term? Come and join us for some pumpkin carving, Predator Assault laser combat, fire building, spooky mystery boxes, soft play, imagination playground and much more. Plus complete challenges to win spooky prizes!
Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 October, 11.00am - 3.00pm (last entry 2.00pm)
£7.00 per child, £12.00 for 2 children. Adults and under 2 years FREE.
Pay on the day, CASH ONLY
Prospect Park, Liebenrood Road, Reading.

FREE Holiday Swimming with Your Reading Passport

Your Reading Passport

Under 16's can swim for free during Reading School holidays with a valid Your Reading Passport as follows:

Monday to Friday
From 9.00am to 4.55pm
During General Swimming Sessions only

For details of how to obtain a Your Reading Passport click here.

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