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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.

Christmas Holiday Activities

Fun Sessions

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.
Thursday 27 December, 10.00 - 11.00am
3 to 16 years, £3.10 per child, per session. Please book.
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

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.)
Contact the centre direct for availability over the festive period
Under 16 years, £1.00 per person
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

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, excluding bank holidays. Please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Christmas Tots Activity Morning: Festive fun for toddlers including, bouncing castle, soft play equipment, arts and crafts, storytelling, Christmas imaginative adventure plus a visit and gift from Father Christmas.
Monday 17 December, 9.30 - 11.30am
Under 5's, £4.00 per child/£1 for under 1's, please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Waterloo Meadows Holiday Playclub: We offer an open play service with a variety of safe and exciting activities.
Katesgrove Children's Centre
Monday 24 December to Friday 4 January (excluding bank holidays), 8.30am - 5.30pm
Age 4 to 12 years, from £11 per session
Book online at www.readingplay.co.uk Enquiries reading.play@reading.gov.uk  Tel: 0118 937 2632

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.

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 4 January, 1.30 - 3.00pm, under 16's, £1.00 per child
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Wednesday 2 to Friday 4 January, 2.00 - 3.30pm, under 16's, £1.00 per child
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 24, Thursday 27, Friday 28 & Monday 31 December, 9.30 - 11.00am
Wednesday 2 to Friday 4 January, 10.30 - 11.30am

Friday 4 January, 6.30 - 7.30pm
£11.90 for 2 adults and 2 children/normal swim prices
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 December,  9.15 - 10.15am
Wednesday 2 to Friday 4 January, 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.

 

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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