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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 23 & Thursday 26 October 10.00 - 11.00am 
3 to 16 years, £3.00 per child, per session. Please book.
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

Cycling Racing: our coach will take you through the different time trials and races - see how you measure up. Children must bring their own bike and helmet.
Wednesday 25 October 4.30 - 5.30pm
Ages 8+ years
, £4.00 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 & Prospect Park

Junior Squash: our coach will teach you all you need to know about this fast paced game. Lots of game play and a chance to gain awards.
Tuesdays 4.00 - 4.45pm 5 - 7 years
Tuesday 4.45 - 5.30pm 8 - 11 years
£4.80/£4.60 with YRP per child, per session
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.

Fun In The Pool

Spooky Madness: the biggest and best swimming session! Great fun in all 4 pools with the challenger inflatable, inflatable slide and diving boards.
Thursday 26 October 2.30 - 3.30pm
£5 child, £3 Adult, limited numbers, please book in advance
Central Swimming Pool Tel: 0118 937 5070

Fun Slide Session: zoom and splash on the inflatable slide.
Wednesday 25 October 2.15 - 3.15pm
Under 16's, £3.00/£2.60 with YRP per child
Central Swimming Pool Tel: 0118 937 5070

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

Family Swim: Get the family together for some fun in the pool!
Fridays 6.30 - 7.30pm
Families only, no lone adults or children. £10.80 for 2 adults and 2 children
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Family Swim: Get the kids in the pool with all the family.
Fridays 6.00 - 7.00pm
Families only, no lone adults or children. £10.80 for 2 adults and 2 children
Central Swimming Pool Tel: 0118 937 5070

Bubbles: We provide the games and toys for great fun in the pool. For families only, no lone children or adults.
Fridays 7.00 - 8.00pm
Adults £5, Child £3, under 3's free
Central Swimming Pool Tel: 0118 937 5070

Free Holiday Swimming with YRP: During 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.

Under 5's Sessions

Tots Time Halloween Bounce: come along and have a fang-tastic time at our Halloween spook-tacular! With fun on the bouncy castle, softplay shapes plus arts and crafts. Fancy dress optional..
Monday 23 October 9.30 - 11.30am
Under 5's, £1.50 per child, no need to book
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Tuesday 24 October 2.00 - 3.30pm
Under 5's, £1.50 per child, please book
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

Halloween Fun

Halloween Disco: get your spooky costumes on for our Halloween Disco! Enjoy lots of fun and games plus dancing to the latest music. Parents must stay and supervise children during the party at all times..
Friday 27 October 3.30 - 5.00pm
4 - 11 years, £3.00 per person, please book
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Halloween Disco

halloween disco

Great fun for your little monsters!

Spooky Madness

spooky madness

Book your place today!

Slide Session

Slide Session

Spooky slide session!

Soccer Courses

Soccer Courses

Our Mini Soccer and Soccer Skills courses, coached by Reading Football Club, run during Easter, Spring and Summer school holidays at Palmer Park Sports Stadium.

The courses are full of action with lots of drills and skills. Participants receive free goody bags and a junior ticket for a home game!

Dates for the Holiday Soccer Skills courses are available to view in the Holiday Activity section leading up to each holiday period.

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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Holiday Swimming Leaflet

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October Half Term Flyer

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