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The holidays are here!

Welcome to our July eBulletin

The holidays are here and we have lots of great ideas to keep the kids occupied during the summer holidays and great ways to keep the adults fit and healthy too including our bring a friend for free fitness class offer at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre.

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Bring a friend for free!

Feel Good Fitness members can bring your friends along to Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre during July and August and they can take part in a free fitness class….yes free!

This offer is available on the following classes:

Tuesday 1.00-2.00pm
Thursday 8.00-9.00pm

Tai Chi
Tuesday 6.00-7.00pm

Yin Yoga
Friday 7.05-8.20pm

Dynamic Hatha Flow Yoga
Sunday 12noon-1.15pm

To claim your free session please quote code TPFC01 or present this email at reception. This offer is available until 31 August 2016. Codes can only be used once and places are subject to availability. Classes must be booked in advance.

For more information please click here or call Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre on 020 3772 2999.

We look forward to seeing you and your friends very soon!

Bored of the usual summer holiday activities?

Why not come along to Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre and try something different! We offer Diving and Rookie Lifeguard Workshops for children aged 8+years.

Diving Workshops

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 and able to swim 25 metres of all strokes.
Workshops are available:
Tuesday 26 July 10.30-11.15am
Tuesday 2 August 10.30-11.15am
Tuesday 16 August 10.30-11.15am

Rookie Lifeguard Workshops

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 9 August 10.30-11.15am
Tuesday 23 August 10.30-11.15am

Please click here for more information or call the centre reception on 020 3772 2999.

Schools out

A summer of fun is guaranteed here at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre.

We offer a wide range of swimming crash courses for children of all ages and abilities throughout the summer holidays.

Swimming 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.

Our holiday crash courses are designed both for participants already in our swim school and for those that have never used the centre before.

Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment!

Click here for more information on our summer holiday activities, call the centre reception on 020 3772 2999 or pick up a copy of our summer holiday brochure today.

This summer it’s time for Toddler Fun Time

Looking for something fun to do with the little ones this summer? Why not come along to Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre’s Toddler Fun Time sessions.

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.

Toddler Fun Time sessions are available during the school holidays, Monday to Friday 9.00am-4.00pm. Please check with the centre reception before visiting to ensure the sessions are taking place.

Sessions are also available Saturday and Sunday 9.00-10.55am.

Click here for more information or call the Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre reception on 020 3772 2999

It’s a great place for your little ones to burn off some energy!

Splash and have fun with the floats this summer

Add some extra excitement to your summer holiday swim by coming along to our Fun Time Float sessions at Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre.

This session is great fun for the kids with lots of floats in the water.

Summer holiday sessions are available:
Monday to Friday 3.00-4.00pm
Saturday and Sunday 2.00-4.00pm

Please click here for more information or call the centre reception on 020 3772 2999.

It’s never too late to learn how to swim

Many adults would like to learn to swim given the right opportunity. Swimming is an excellent form of low impact exercise with many health benefits including weight loss, muscle toning and cardiorespiratory improvement. It’s also good fun.

We understand that you may feel embarrassed or nervous about taking swimming lessons as an adult but please don’t feel like you’re the only one.

At Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre we have a range of adult lessons designed for varying abilities. It’s never too late to learn to swim. From lessons for the complete beginner who lacks water confidence to lessons for competent swimmers who want to improve their technique. Feel Good Swim School has it all!

We offer 6 week courses for beginners, intermediate or advanced swimmers. Our next term will start on Monday 5 September and booking is now available.

Please click here for more information or call the centre reception on 020 3772 2999.

Swimming is a total body workout that leaves you feeling energised and revitalised. So come and try one of our lessons today and get swimming.

Time to celebrate that special day

Make your child’s birthday party one to remember!

We offer a great range of children’s parties available at Shene Sports & Fitness Centre, Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre, Hampton Sports & Fitness Centre and Teddington Sports Centre.

Our birthday parties have been carefully devised to ensure that every child has an action packed and enjoyable time, filled with fun and games. We provide a happy, caring and safe environment for everyone.

For something different why not try our dance party? We can co-ordinate the party to suit your individual needs, whether it’s choreographing a routine to High School Musical, West End shows and current pop tracks, or helping the party children create their own funny dance moves. Whatever you require, we’ll make sure we offer it!

Fun Gym and Jolly Tots parties are ideal for those little ones. You can be sure they’ll have a great time on both our superb bouncy castle and playing with our impressive collection of soft play equipment.

Don’t forget that we offer lots of sports parties too. Sports include football, trampolining, karate, team games and roller skating.

For more information on our range of children’s parties please click on the sports centre below or call us on 020 3772 2999 to book:

Shene Sports & Fitness Centre
Whitton Sports & Fitness Centre
Hampton Sports & Fitness Centre
Teddington Sports Centre

Become a lifeguard

Pools on the Park run National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) courses throughout the year.

The RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the UK and Ireland; it is also internationally recognised and is a great starting point for anyone looking for a career in the leisure industry.

The NPLQ course is 36 hours long over 5 days with a practical assessment covering theory, pool rescue, first aid and CPR. All applicants must be 16 years or over on the last day of the course.

Over the summer Pools on the Park will be running the following courses:

27, 28, 29 July, 1 and 2 August

10, 11, 12, 15, and 16 August

24, 25, 26, 30 and 31 August

The course runs from 8.30am-6.00pm each day and 100% attendance is required in order to enter the assessment. Please note that this is a practical and oral assessment.

Before being able to book a course you must take a short swim test; 200m (6 lengths) in shorts and t-shirt in less than 5 minutes and demonstrating that you can get to the deepest part of the pool (3.6m).

The cost of the course is &258.

If you would like more information please contact Sarah at Pools on the Park 

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