London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames

Bored of the usual summer holiday activities?

Our sports and fitness centres offer a great range of activities this summer holidays….so there’s no chance of anyone getting bored!

Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre
We offer a wide range of swimming crash courses for children of all ages and abilities throughout the summer holidays. Our crash courses are a great introduction to swimming for your child. The aim of our courses is to build and improve water confidence / swimming ability in all age groups, to improve weak swimmers and to give the younger ones an introduction to water safety and structured lessons. These courses are designed both for participants already in our swim school and for those that have never used the centre before. 5 day courses will run w/c 24 and 31 July and w/c 7, 14 and 21 August.

Learn how to dive in our diving workshop.A chance to improve diving skills, learning how to do elementary dives, leading into racing dives from the side and the blocks. Diving is for children over 8 years, able to swim 25 metres of all strokes.
Workshops are available:
Tuesday 25 July, Tuesday 1 and Tuesday 15 August 10.30-11.15am

Are you a budding lifeguard? Why not try our Rookie Lifeguard workshop. This session will include rope throwing, towing and rescues. Rookie Lifeguard is for children over 8 years and able to swim 50 metres of an efficient stroke.
Workshops are available:
Tuesday 8 and Tuesday 22 August 10.30-11.15am

Don’t forget you can come and have fun with the floats in our fun time float sessions. These run every day during the school holidays, Monday to Friday 3.00 – 4.00pm and Saturday and Sunday 2.00 – 4.00pm.

Pools on the Park
Over the summer holidays Pools on the Park run swimming lessons for children aged 3 years and over. Holiday lessons are a great addition to your child’s term time lessons and to maintain their swimming skills over the summer break. They can also be used as an intensive course for children unable to attend regular lessons during term time.

The lessons run from Monday 24 July - Friday 25 August and during this period children can be booked into as many or as few lessons as you choose on any combination of days. Spaces are limited so early booking is advised.

Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre
Toddler Sessions at Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre
It’s time for Toddler Fun Time! Looking for something fun to do with the little ones this summer? It’s a dedicated toddler session where pre-school children can come along and enjoy our fantastic range of soft play equipment including bouncy castle and inflatable slide.
Monday 24 July – Friday 1 September (excluding bank holiday)
Price per session: &3.60 or &3.30 with a Richmond Card.
Please check with the centre reception before visiting to ensure the sessions are taking place.
Sessions are also available on Saturday and Sunday, 9.00-10.55am, throughout term time and school holidays.

Teddington Sports Centre
Play Beach Sessions at Teddington Sports Centre
Come and have fun at ‘the beach’ with the team from Brilliant Play. Sessions will feature arts, crafts, games and more. These sessions are suitable for toddlers and upwards and are available:
Monday 7 August 1.30-3.30pm
Thursday 10 August 10.00am-12 noon
Monday 14 August 1.30-3.30pm
Thursday 17 August 10.00am-12 noon
Please note that these are drop in sessions and not childcare.
Price per session: &2.00 and these sessions can be booked online, please visit:

For more information please call us on 020 3772 2999 or click here to download a copy of our Summer Fun leaflet.

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