We are committed to offering extensive, high quality courses and qualifications for both adults and juniors to enjoy.

Our courses are open to everyone on a first-come-first-served basis, so we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment. All courses are run by qualified, experienced and DBS checked coaches and staff.

Ultimate Activity Camp


Established by a team with over 25 years’ experience of running high quality Ofsted-accredited holiday camps, children aged 4-14 years will have the chance to try over 40 exciting sports, games and creative activities each week.

Children will be inspired to try new activities, make new friends and ultimately have lots of fun in a safe environment.

For more information or to book, please visit the Ultimate Activity Camps website.

Academy of Sport

Academy of Sport have high quality coaches delivering progressive courses designed to improve players. Their star coaches work with every group, teaching the skills they have perfected, adding another layer of inspiration and an insight into performing at the highest level. Children will learn their chosen academies with new skills and a new enthusiasm for their chosen sport. Academies are run at Tilsley Park.

For more information or to book, please visit the Academy of Sport website.

Abingdon Swim School

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Abingdon Swim School is a friendly and caring swimming school situated in Abingdon School Sports Centre.

Swimming lessons are available for ages 4-11 years.

Click here for more information on prices and enrolment dates for your child.

Multi Sport Camp (Internal School Boys Only)

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Boys: Aged 11-13 years

Enjoy and experience a wide range of different sports throughout the week, led by qualified P.E specialists. Each day will comprise of a range of different sports, activities, games and competitions to keep children active throughout the day. The programme includes a range of sports such as:

  • Canoeing
  • Climbing
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Swimming

Available dates:

Monday 24 – Thursday 27 August 2020

9.00am – 3.00pm on each day.

The cost of this 4-day course is £168.

To book this course, please click here.

Rugby Skills Camp

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Boys: Aged 9-14 years

This is a high-quality coaching course led by Premiership Rugby Club Wasps. The sessions ran by Wasps Community Coaches will be fun and engaging whilst challenging both the participants technical and tactical skills. Everyone will learn and develop core skills such as catch and pass, tackle, breakdown, support, back play and set-piece play. This is aimed at participants who are currently playing or aspiring to play at first-team level at their school and clubs.

Course content:

  • Skills workshops
  • Games for understanding
  • Injury prevention warm-ups and workshops
  • Nutrition advice
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Positional skills
  • Recovery pool sessions

Available dates: 

Monday 27 July – Friday 31 July 2020
9.00am – 3.00pm on each day.

The cost of this 5-day course is £195.

To book this course, please click here.

High Performance Tennis Academy (Internal School Boys Only)

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Boys: Aged 11-13 years

A high-level Tennis Academy at Abingdon School which focuses on developing each player to their maximum potential. This academy is aimed at boys that play in tournaments or are in teams A, B & C only. This will be led by Martin Butler, Abingdon School’s Head Coach and Maria Llorca who has represented Spain at two Olympics as well as in the Federation Cup, won 10 WTA tour titles and is a world class elite WTA top 60 coach.

This high-level intensive & unique academy includes:

  • Before and after video analyses in order to measure improvement
  • Computer analyses of power, spin, contact point and serve motion
  • Tactical analysis
  • Match-play with statistics after the match
  • Talks from Maria on mentality, how to constantly strive for the next level on the court and in the classroom
  • Talk through a professional recorded match with Maria. Learn what is happening technically and tactically to the top players

9.00am – 4.00pm on each day.

The full cost of this academy starts from £395 per person.

Available dates:

Tuesday 26 – Friday 29 May 2020

– To book, please click here.

Monday 6 – Friday 10 July 2020

– To book, please click here.

Rowing Camp

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre and the Boat Club

This camp is available to boys moving up to the 3rd Year or joining Abingdon in September 2020. If you are interested in rowing you are invited to join us at the Boat Club. Learn to row, be part of a team, have fun and experience one of Abingdon’s most successful sports. There will be a pool swim test and capsize drill on the first day at the sports centre.

Available dates:

Tuesday 25  – Thursday 27 August 2020
9.00am – 2.00pm on each day.

The cost of this 3-day course is £185.

To book this course, please click here.

Junior Triathlon Camp

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Girls and boys: Aged 10-14 years

This camp is ideal for young up and coming or budding triathletes who have had some experience in swimming, cycling and running and want to improve their skills in the three sports and develop their triathlon proficiency.

The programme includes:

  • Triathlon swim skills
  • Bike handling skills
  • Running agility and transition practice

Available dates:

Wednesday 26 – Friday 28 August 2020

9.00am – 3.00pm on each day.

The cost of this camp is £144 (£48 per day)


Pay just £129.60 (£43.20 per day) if booked before 31 May 2020.

To book, please click here.

After School Athletics

Based at Tilsley Park 

Girls and boys: Aged 6-11 years

Our athletics sessions provide fun and inclusive activities introducing you to the fundamental stages of athletics, where you will focus on improving new and existing skills. These sessions aim to develop key movements that not only improve sporting ability, but everyday life tasks too. We will focus on running, jumping and throwing in particular.

Delivered by qualified UKA athletics coaches.


  • Fun and energetic warm-up activities
  • Stretching
  • Mobility
  • Agility activities
  • Track and field disciplines

Available dates:

Thursday 23 April 2020
Thursday 30 April 2020
Thursday 7 May 2020
Thursday 14 May 2020
Thursday 21 May 2020

4.00pm – 5.30pm on each day

The cost of this 5-week course is £37.50

To book, please click here.

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (with AED)

Integrated National Pool Lifeguard Qualification with (with AED)

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

The NPLQ is a internationally recognised qualification and will cover vital life saving skills, CPR, first aid and pool rescue techniques.

The course will run from 9.00am – 6.0pm every day. You must be 16+ years and in good health and fitness to attend this course.

The day is split into two sessions; theoretical/classroom based activities session and a 2-hour pool session. Each participant will be required to wear shorts and t-shirt whilst in the pool.

The cost of the course will be £220 and all course materials will be provided. Payment is to be made payable to Abingdon School Enterprises Ltd.

Upon the successful completion of the exam there is the possibility of working in the sports centre on certain shifts. If you are employed afterwards you will receive a 25% refund of the total price paid of the course.

This qualification is valid for two years.

Available dates:

Monday 3 August – Saturday 8 August 2020

To book a place, please click here.


Contact Us

Telephone Number: 01235 849 062

Email Address: ase.info@abingdon.org.uk