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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.

The Eliminator

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Double Trouble Summer Sessions

Double Trouble

Great fun in the pool this Summer...

Summer 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 30 July, 6, 13 & 20 August, Tuesday 28 August, 10.00 - 11.00am 
Thursday 26 July, 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 August, 10.00 - 11.00am
3 to 16 years, £3.10 per child, per session. Please book.
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

Wheelie Races: Our coach will take you through the different time trials and races so you can see how you measure up. Please bring your own bike.
Wednesday 25 July, 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 August, 3.30 - 4.30pm
Ages 8+ years, £4.00 per child, please book
Palmer Park Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5080

Trampoline Session: A fun introduction to trampolining, a great way for children to get active and learn a new sport.
Tuesday 14 & 21 August, Thursday 16 & 23 August, 1.00 - 2.00pm
Ages 3 - 10 years, £4.50 per child. Please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Multi Sports & Games: Come along and try out a variety of sports with our coach. Enjoy a selection of team games and sporty activities.
Tuesday 31 July & 21 August, Thursday 16 August, Friday 3 & 17 August, 9.30 - 11.00am
Ages 5 - 11 years. £4.50 per child per session. Please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Kids Time Bounce & Games: Keep the kids active this Summer. Our coach* will organise games, plus fun on the bouncy castle and soft play.
Monday 30 July, 6, 13* & 20 August, 9.30 - 11.30am
Under 8 years, £2.00 per child, per session.
*No coach on 13 August, session will cost £1.50
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Reading F.C. Soccer Sessions: Action packed football sessions coached by Reading F.C. coaches. Each child will receive a goody bag.

R.F.C. Mini Soccer
Course Dates:
Wednesday 25 to Friday 27 July
Monday 6 & Tuesday 7 August
Monday 13 to Wednesday 15 August
Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 August
Tuesday 28 & Wednesday 29 August
10.00am - 12noon, 5 - 7 years
£6.00 per session per child. Please book.
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

R.F.C. Soccer Skills
Course Dates:
Wednesday 25 to Friday 27 July
Monday 6 & Tuesday 7 August
Monday 13 to Wednesday 15 August
Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 August
Tuesday 28 & Wednesday 29 August
10.00am - 3.00pm, 8 - 12 years
£12.00 per session per child. 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.)
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

Coached Family Badminton: The whole family can learn the rules and techniques to play badminton with our coach this Summer. Rackets may be limited so please bring your own if you have one.
Thursday 26 July & 2 August, 10.30 - 11.30am
5+ years and parents, £11.90 for 2 adults & 2 children, please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Badminton Fun Session: Learn all about badminton this Summer! Our coach will go through rules, match play, technique and fun games. Rackets may be limited, so please bring your own if you have one.
Thursday 9 & 30 August, 10.30 - 11.30am
5 - 11 years, £4.50 per person, please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Junior Squash: Our coach will teach you the basic rules of the game. A great way to get some exercise and learn this fun sport.
Tuesdays, 4.00 - 4.45pm 5 - 7 years; 4.45 - 5.30pm 8 - 11 years
£5.00/£4.30 with YRP. Please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Family Racquet Sports: we offer table tennis, badminton and squash at Meadway Sports Centre. Please contact the centre direct to book. Badminton is available at South Reading Leisure Centre.

Fun In The Pool

Intensive Swimming Lessons: Our swimming lessons aim to give your child a real boost to their swimming skills over the holidays! The main emphasis will be on water confidence and basic skills taught in a fun environment.
Monday 6 to Wednesday 8 August & Friday 10 August
Monday 13 to Thursday 16 August
Stage 1: (6+ beginners welcome) 2.00 - 2.30pm
Stage 2: 2.30 - 3.00pm
£6.30 per child per session, please book
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

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.
Saturdays from 28 July to 1 September, 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: Splash-tastic pool inflatable sessions! Come along with your friends and have a splashing good time on our inflatable in the pool.
Tuesday from 24 July to 30 August, 2.00 - 3.00pm
£3.50 per person, per session. Under 3's Free, please book.
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 45 minutes.
Friday 3, 17, 24 & 31 August, 1.30 - 3.00pm, under 16's, £1.00 per child, per session
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060
Every Friday from 27 July to 31 August, 2.00 - 4.00pm, under 16's £1 per child, per session
South Reading Leisure Centre Tel: 0118 937 3399

Family Swim: Get the family together for some fun in the pool!
See our May Holiday Swimming Timetable flyer for details of sessions on offer.
Families only, no lone adults or children. £11.90 for 2 adults and 2 children/normal swim prices

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.

Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied in the pool by an adult aged 16+ years.

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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