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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.

Cycle4Sport Summer Sessions

Cycle4Sport Summer Sessions

 Sessions running over the Summer Holidays!

Double Trouble Summer Sessions

Double trouble summer

Don't miss our fun pool sessions....

Summer Soccer Sessions

Summer Socer Sessions

Book your places to avoid disappointment

Kick Around For A £1

Kick around for £1

Have fun with friends and keep active!

Summer Holiday Activities

Please note: It is essential that a parent/guardian remains on site during the period the child is attending an activity, in case they are needed or an emergency arises.

Equally, children MUST NOT be left unattended in our centres while the parent/guardian attends other activities in the centre.

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.
Monday 5, 12 & 19 August; Tuesday 27  August; Thursday 8, 15, 22 & 29 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

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. Excludes Bank Holidays.)
Palmer Park Sports Stadium: Monday to Sunday available from 9.00am to 4.00pm
South Reading Leisure Centre: Monday to Friday available from 2.00 - 4.00pm
Under 16 years, £1.00 per person

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

Mini Soccer
Monday 5 to Wednesday 7 August; Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 August

10.00am - 12noon, 5 - 7 years
£6.00 per session, per child. Please book
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

Soccer Skills
Monday 5 to Wednesday 7 August; Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 August
10.00am - 3.00pm, 8 - 12 years
£12.00 per session per child. Please book
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

Cycle 4 Sport: Our coaches will help you improve your cycling skills. Please bring your own bike, helmet and gloves. Children must be able to ride a bike independently.
Wednesday 7, 14, 21 & 28 August, 4.30 - 5.30pm
Ages 8+ years, £4.00 per child, per session. Please book.
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, Badminton & Squash, 4.00 - 5.00pm
Junior court rates apply. Subject to availability, excluding bank holidays. Please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Family Tennis: Our newly refurbished tennis courts are a great place for some family sport this Summer!
Monday* to Friday (*excluding bank holidays) From 10.00am to 2.00pm
£5 per hour, £2 racket hire with £5 deposit
South Reading Leisure Centre

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 1 & 8 August, 9.30am - 12noon
Age 4+ years and parents, £11.90 for 2 adults and 2 children, Please book
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Trampoline Taster: A great way for children to get active and learn a new sport in this fun introduction to trampolining.
Tuesday 30 July, 13 & 27 August, 1.00 - 2.00pm
Thursday 1, 15 & 29 August,  1.00 - 2.00pm
3+ years, £4.50 per child per session, please book.
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

Tots Play & Bounce: Lots of fun on the bouncy castle* and soft play equipment plus arts and crafts. *Friday session does not have a bouncy castle.
Monday 29 July, 5, 12 & 19 August, 9.30 - 11.30am
Friday* 2, 9, 16 & 23 August, 9.30 - 11.00am

Under 8 years, £1.50 per child per session
Meadway Sports Centre

Athletics Camp: Our week long holiday camp covers a variety of fundamental skills including running, jumping and throwing events in a fun learning environment. At the end of the week there will be a 'Mini Olympics' competition. Sessions are led by fully qualified UK Athletics coaches, who will be assisted by current competing athletes.
Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August, From 8.30am to 3.30pm
Ages 5 - 11 years, 1 full day £30 per day per child, Full week £125.00 per child
Please book
Palmer Park Sports Stadium Tel: 0118 937 5080

Reading Play Holiday Play Clubs: Children are fully supervised within an open play service and will enjoy a variety of safe and exciting activities in comfortable surroundings.
Green Park, The Mad House Soft Play and Party World, Monday 29 July to Friday 30 August
The Hill,
The Hill Primary School, Thursday 25 July to Friday 30 August
Waterloo Meadows, Katesgrove Children's Centre, Thursday 25 July to Monday 2 September
Aged 4 to 12 years, from £11.00 per session per child.
To book and for further information visit www.readingplay.co.uk
For enquiries email reading.play@reading.gov.uk  Tel: 0118 937 2632

Summer Fun Day: Don’t miss our Reading Play Summer Fun Day! Bring the whole family along for some fun in the park. There’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Friday 2 August, 11.00am to 4.00pm
For enquiries email: reading.play@reading.gov.uk or visit: www.readingplay.co.uk
Prospect Park

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 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 August, 1.30 - 3.30pm, under 16's, £1.00 per child
Meadway Sports Centre Tel: 0118 937 5060

For details of sessions at South Reading Leisure Centre see our Summer Holiday Swimming Timetables

Family Swim: Get the family together for some fun in the pool! Families only, no lone adults or children.
See our Summer Holiday Swimming Timetables for details of sessions.
£11.90 for 2 adults and 2 children/normal swim prices
South Reading Leisure Centre Tel: 0118 937 3399

Double Trouble Inflatable Sessions: Are you fun enough to take on the Double Trouble inflatable? Only competent swimmers (8+ years) are permitted in this session without adult supervision.
Wednesdays from 31 July to 28 August
1.45 - 2.45 & 3.00 - 4.00pm
8 - 14 years, £3.50 per session per person.
Limited spaces. During busy periods there may be a ban system in place.
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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