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Netball

Our netball sessions are fun and friendly and held every Monday evening. We have two sessions currently available:

  • 8-15 years old - 6-7pm
  • Over 16's - 7-8pm

The first session is free and then it is just £2.50 per session after that. All you need to do is just turn up and join in the fun. For more information please telephone 01246 242 365.

 

Badminton

A relaxed, social game - badminton is ideal for casual players of all abilities. Grab your mates and play this ever-popular sport. It is available to hire in one hour slots by telephoning 01246 242 365 for £7.70 (non-members) and £6 (members). 

We also have two structured sessions available to pre-book every Sunday from 11am-12noon and 12noon-1pm. Members can book these sessions via the app or our members portal, but non-members will need to telephone 01246 242 365.

 

Football Stars

We’ve rebranded our Futsal sessions to the brand new ‘Football Stars’. The scheme is about developing techniques through technical drills and small sided games. Players will be challenged each week on:

  • Running with the ball
  • Changing direction with the ball
  • Dribbling
  • Heading
  • Shooting
  • Passing and Control

Player’s progress will be monitored each week over the six tests and will be graded with scores between 1 and 6 stars with the aim of getting the highest score possible. Players will be awarded with certificates and a progress report.


Sessions take place on Tuesdays and Fridays. They are aimed at boys and girls aged 5-13 years and they cost £3.50 per session. For more details please telephone 01246 242571.

 

Super Tots

We run specific sessions aimed at children aged 18 months to 6 years old to help them undertake at least three hours of activity per day. This program is called Super Tots and includes sessions such as Balanceability, Football Fever, Mini Movers and Inflatable Fun.  They are free to 365 members and will need to be pre-booked.

They are aimed at engaging children in fun physical activity from an early age and together with parent participation, we hope will lead to a lifelong involvement in physical activity. Please note, our Super Tots sessions do not take place during school holidays. 

  • Balanceability - Balanceability is the UK's first and only progressive accredited 'learn to cycle' program. Each session is constructed around games, challenges and new experiences using ergonomic balance bikes providing fun and physical activity. Our next Balanceability course is starting in April 2018. To register your interest please telephone 01246 242364 or email.
  • Mini Movers - Mini Movers is a fun based session for young girls and boys aged 18months to 5 years. Support your child with developing their skills including agility, balance and coordination. The sessions take place every Monday and Thursday from 9.15-10am and costs £3 per person (free to 365 members).
  • Inflatable Fun - Jump, bounce, flip, roll...basically just have fun whilst bouncing and jumping around on our inflatables. Sessions are for boys and girls aged 2 to 5 years. The sessions take place every Monday  from 10-10.45am and costs £3 per person (free to 365 members).
  • Football Fever - Football Fever is a fun football based session for young girls and boys aged 18months to 5 years. Participants need to be confident walkers to take part. Sessions comprise of fun, games, warm ups and small sided football games. Parents and guardians are asked to attend with their child offering them support and positive encouragement. The sessions take place every Tuesday  from 9.15-10am and costs £3 per person (free to 365 members). 

To find out more about Super Tots or to book onto a session please telephone 01246 242 364 or email.

 

Swimming Lessons

Teacher led learn to swim programme following the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) learn to swim pathway. From beginners to competition standard, our lessons are based on continuous assessment to help build confidence and strength in the water, whilst also giving you a life skill. All lessons are undertaken by our fully qualified ASA teachers and participants receive badges and certificates at every stage through the scheme.

Children

Lessons for children start from post natal with our introduction to water and run right through various pathways to competition standard. Children will work their way through the various stages building water confidence, learning new skills such as treading water and aquatic breathing and then performing and perfecting different strokes.

 

Aqua Fun

Are you brave enough to take on our 15m pool inflatable?  It takes skill, nerves of steel, concentration, balance, co-ordination and determination to get to the other side. You will encounter slippery slopes and obstacles along the way. To add to the fun of being in the water, why not shoot down our flume at speed and splash into the water beneath - great fun for kids and adults alike! For the younger element why not play with the wide range of mats and balls available in the small pool. Aqua Fun sessions are available at set times. 

Please see our pool timetable for more information at http://www.goactive.org.uk/

Please note that for safety reasons users of the pool inflatable must be a competent swimmer and lifeguards have the discretion to restrict use.

 

Play Kingdom

Our three-tiered play kingdom will provide hours of fun for your children (aged up to 12) to explore, play and learn. There are separate play areas for infants and juniors which include games, soft building blocks, scramble nets, obstacles, slides and small ball pit! It is open every day and children must be supervised at all times by a responsible person aged 16 or over. 

To make a booking or for further information please download our leaflet, telephone 01246 242 365 or email us.

 

Sports Splash Holiday Activities

Keeping the kids entertained during the school holidays is tough, but there’s no need to worry anymore as we will take care of everything for you with our Sports Splash Holiday Activities. Our schemes include activities such as multi-sports, aqua fun and bouncy castle play and are available for children aged 6 to 13. Please note that under 8's cannot access swimming activities due to our pool policy. The scheme is free to 365 members, otherwise it is £12 per day payable upon registration.

Registration for the first three weeks our sumer Sports Splash Holiday Scheme (23 July - 10 August) opens at 9am on Saturday 30 June 2018. Registration for the second three weeks our sumer Sports Splash Holiday Scheme (13 August - 31 August) opens at 9am on Saturday 14 July 2018. Please see our Terms and Conditions for this scheme.

The procedure to book onto the scheme is as follows:

  • The scheme is for ages 6-13 years old.
  • The sessions run from 10am-3pm Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays)
  • The cost is free for 365 members, otherwise it is £12 per day per person.
  • Registration must be done in person at our reception and only immediate family (parents, siblings, grandparents, guardians) can book children onto the course and give consent to them taking part in activities. You can pick up a form from reception or download one and complete it ready for when the registration opens.
  • We have increased the numbers allowed to book onto each day from 60 to 80 (please note that on Wednesday’s and Friday’s this number is reduced to 60 as we have other activities taking place in the sports hall).
  • Please telephone 01246 242 365 to cancel a place. Cancellations will not be accepted via social medi

 

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