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.

Abingdon Swim School - Autumn Term

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.

Junior Triathlon Camp - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Aged: 10-14 years

This camp is ideal for 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:

Tuesday 26 – Thursday 28 October 2021 (click here to book)

9.00am – 3.00pm on each day.

The cost of this camp is £144 per person.

Rugby Skills Camp - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Participants: Aged 12-16 years

This is a high-quality coaching course led by Premiership Rugby Club Wasps. The sessions run by Wasps Community Coaches will be fun and engaging whilst challenging both the participants technical and tactical skills. Participants will learn and develop core skills such as catch and pass, tackle, breakdown, support, back play and set-piece play.

This course is aimed at participants who are currently playing or aspiring to play at first-team level at their school or clubs.

Participants should bring their own packed lunch each day, along with weather appropriate clothing. This includes swimwear and a towel, indoor trainers and outdoor boots.

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 25 – Wednesday 27 October 2021 (click here to book)

8.30am – 3.30pm on each day.

(Registration from 8.30am, course duration from 9.30am-3.00pm)

The cost of this 3-day course is £130.

Hockey Skills Camp - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Tilsley Park, Abingdon

Participants: Aged 11-14 years

All abilities welcome (beginners to JAC/PC)

Key areas of the course:

  • Fun and enjoyable hockey sessions full of skill development, gameplay and tactical aspects.
  • Develop your core skills and try new skills in a competitive and exciting environment.
  • Run by coaches with player development at the heart with years of experience in junior to performance hockey.

Students should bring their own packed lunch each day, along with weather appropriate clothing. Gum Shields and pads are compulsory. If students have their own hockey stick they should bring it with them.

Available dates:

Wednesday 20 October – Friday 22 October (click here to book)

9.30am – 3.00pm on this day.

(Registration from 9.30am, for a 10.00am start)

The cost of this 3-day camp is £130 per person.

Football Skills Camp - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Tilsley Park, Abingdon 

Participants: Aged 11-14 years

The camp will offer a structured environment for players to develop their individual skills, team tactics and confidence on the field. Each of the three days will have a specific focus with players improving their technical skills including controlling, passing, dribbling and shooting through a range of skill-based activities and competitions.

Each morning will consist of technical related practices to give each player the required coaching and time to develop each of the skills. This will then progress to more game based practices to ensure players are learning within the game.

The sessions are led by experienced UEFA Qualified coaches including staff from Fulham FC and Reading FC. The groups will be differentiated to ensure all players are challenged and improving across the 3 days.

Students should bring their own packed lunch each day, along with weather appropriate clothing.

Available dates:

9.30am – 3.00pm on each day.

(Registration from 9.30am, for a 10.00am start)

The cost of this 3-day camp is £130 per person.

Competition Level Tennis Academy - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Participants: Aged 11-15 years

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

We are very pleased to announce the return of our Competition Level Tennis Academy at Abingdon School Sports Centre, which focuses on developing each player to their maximum potential. This academy is aimed at competitive level players who have played for their school or are playing for a club. Led by Martin Butler, Abingdon School’s Head Coach.

This 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 on mentality – how to constantly strive for the next level on the court
  • Talk through a professional recorded match. Learn what is happening technically and
    tactically to the top players

Participants should bring their own packed lunch each day, along with weather appropriate clothing.

Available dates:

9.00am – 4.00pm on each day.

The cost of this academy is set at a promotional price of £285 per person (usually £360).

Development Level Tennis Academy - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Participants: Aged 11-15 years

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

We hope to welcome many children from our local community to take part in what promises to be an enjoyable week full of skill development, gameplay and tactical aspects. This academy is aimed at development level players who understand the basics of technique. Led by Martin Butler, Abingdon School’s Head Coach.

This 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 on mentality – how to constantly strive for the next level on the court
  • Talk through a professional recorded match. Learn what is happening technically and
    tactically to the top players

Participants should bring their own packed lunch each day, along with weather appropriate clothing.

Available dates:

9.00am – 4.00pm on each day.

The cost of this academy is set at a promotional price of £285 per person (usually £360).

Electrocraft Camp - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Abingdon School (Greening Court)

Participants: Aged 8-11 years

It lights up, it crawls, it spins! A fun, hands-on, child-friendly introduction into different elements of electrical circuits.

This fun and engaging course includes:

  • Learn how to create paper circuits with a copper tape and LEDs
  • Learn how to make a light-up origami frog
  • Explore how a mechanical tilt switch works and designing a tilt-switch 3D object
  • Learn about a vibration motor and use it to create a robot, making a spinning wire project with a homopolar motor and designing a light-up paper helicopter

10.00am – 4.00pm on each day

The cost of this 3-day camp is £150.

All materials and equipment are provided.

Available dates:

The World of Games - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Abingdon School (Greening Court)

Participants: Aged 11-17 years

Get your creative juices flowing and learn how to develop a 2D video game from start to finish. Simulate mechanical puzzles, create special effects and learn how to develop your own package of sprites. On this introductory course you will use Construct 3, a world-class game development kit.

10.00am – 4.00pm on each day.

The cost of this 5-day camp is £250.

All materials and equipment are provided.

Available dates:

Ultimate Activity Camps

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.

Ultimate Activity Camps will again be running their fun and engaging holiday programmes at Abingdon School and Abingdon Prep School during the Easter and Summer holidays.

For more information or to book, please visit the Ultimate Activity Camps website. Alternatively, you can call their friendly and helpful customer service team on 0330 111 7077.

Ultimate Sports Academies

Ultimate Sports Academies will be running their Athletics Academy at Tilsley Park from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August for all children of 7-14 years of age.

Ultimate Sports Academy coaches aim to inspire the athletes in all of the disciplines of track and field, from running, jumping and throwing. Dean Macey, a medal winning decathlete will be attending and coaching for two of the four days, he is full of energy and on hand to answer any questions, give tips and advice for competing and advice on improving techniques in any of the sports.

The academy will run from 8:30am until 4:30pm on each day.

The cost of this academy is £199 per person.

For more information or to book, please visit the Ultimate Sports Academy website. Alternatively, please call their direct line on 0330 111 9077.

Contact Us

Telephone Number: 01235 849 062

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

Abingdon Swim School - Autumn Term

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.

Junior Triathlon Camp - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Aged: 10-14 years

This camp is ideal for 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:

Tuesday 26 – Thursday 28 October 2021 (click here to book)

9.00am – 3.00pm on each day.

The cost of this camp is £144 per person.

Rugby Skills Camp - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Participants: Aged 12-16 years

This is a high-quality coaching course led by Premiership Rugby Club Wasps. The sessions run by Wasps Community Coaches will be fun and engaging whilst challenging both the participants technical and tactical skills. Participants will learn and develop core skills such as catch and pass, tackle, breakdown, support, back play and set-piece play.

This course is aimed at participants who are currently playing or aspiring to play at first-team level at their school or clubs.

Participants should bring their own packed lunch each day, along with weather appropriate clothing. This includes swimwear and a towel, indoor trainers and outdoor boots.

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 25 – Wednesday 27 October 2021 (click here to book)

8.30am – 3.30pm on each day.

(Registration from 8.30am, course duration from 9.30am-3.00pm)

The cost of this 3-day course is £130.

Hockey Skills Camp - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Tilsley Park, Abingdon

Participants: Aged 11-14 years

All abilities welcome (beginners to JAC/PC)

Key areas of the course:

  • Fun and enjoyable hockey sessions full of skill development, gameplay and tactical aspects.
  • Develop your core skills and try new skills in a competitive and exciting environment.
  • Run by coaches with player development at the heart with years of experience in junior to performance hockey.

Students should bring their own packed lunch each day, along with weather appropriate clothing. Gum Shields and pads are compulsory. If students have their own hockey stick they should bring it with them.

Available dates:

Wednesday 20 October – Friday 22 October (click here to book)

9.30am – 3.00pm on this day.

(Registration from 9.30am, for a 10.00am start)

The cost of this 3-day camp is £130 per person.

Football Skills Camp - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Tilsley Park, Abingdon 

Participants: Aged 11-14 years

The camp will offer a structured environment for players to develop their individual skills, team tactics and confidence on the field. Each of the three days will have a specific focus with players improving their technical skills including controlling, passing, dribbling and shooting through a range of skill-based activities and competitions.

Each morning will consist of technical related practices to give each player the required coaching and time to develop each of the skills. This will then progress to more game based practices to ensure players are learning within the game.

The sessions are led by experienced UEFA Qualified coaches including staff from Fulham FC and Reading FC. The groups will be differentiated to ensure all players are challenged and improving across the 3 days.

Students should bring their own packed lunch each day, along with weather appropriate clothing.

Available dates:

9.30am – 3.00pm on each day.

(Registration from 9.30am, for a 10.00am start)

The cost of this 3-day camp is £130 per person.

Competition Level Tennis Academy - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Participants: Aged 11-15 years

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

We are very pleased to announce the return of our Competition Level Tennis Academy at Abingdon School Sports Centre, which focuses on developing each player to their maximum potential. This academy is aimed at competitive level players who have played for their school or are playing for a club. Led by Martin Butler, Abingdon School’s Head Coach.

This 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 on mentality – how to constantly strive for the next level on the court
  • Talk through a professional recorded match. Learn what is happening technically and
    tactically to the top players

Participants should bring their own packed lunch each day, along with weather appropriate clothing.

Available dates:

9.00am – 4.00pm on each day.

The cost of this academy is set at a promotional price of £285 per person (usually £360).

Development Level Tennis Academy - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Participants: Aged 11-15 years

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

We hope to welcome many children from our local community to take part in what promises to be an enjoyable week full of skill development, gameplay and tactical aspects. This academy is aimed at development level players who understand the basics of technique. Led by Martin Butler, Abingdon School’s Head Coach.

This 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 on mentality – how to constantly strive for the next level on the court
  • Talk through a professional recorded match. Learn what is happening technically and
    tactically to the top players

Participants should bring their own packed lunch each day, along with weather appropriate clothing.

Available dates:

9.00am – 4.00pm on each day.

The cost of this academy is set at a promotional price of £285 per person (usually £360).

Electrocraft Camp - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Abingdon School (Greening Court)

Participants: Aged 8-11 years

It lights up, it crawls, it spins! A fun, hands-on, child-friendly introduction into different elements of electrical circuits.

This fun and engaging course includes:

  • Learn how to create paper circuits with a copper tape and LEDs
  • Learn how to make a light-up origami frog
  • Explore how a mechanical tilt switch works and designing a tilt-switch 3D object
  • Learn about a vibration motor and use it to create a robot, making a spinning wire project with a homopolar motor and designing a light-up paper helicopter

10.00am – 4.00pm on each day

The cost of this 3-day camp is £150.

All materials and equipment are provided.

Available dates:

The World of Games - October Half Term

This course is available to everyone

Based at Abingdon School (Greening Court)

Participants: Aged 11-17 years

Get your creative juices flowing and learn how to develop a 2D video game from start to finish. Simulate mechanical puzzles, create special effects and learn how to develop your own package of sprites. On this introductory course you will use Construct 3, a world-class game development kit.

10.00am – 4.00pm on each day.

The cost of this 5-day camp is £250.

All materials and equipment are provided.

Available dates:

Ultimate Activity Camps

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.

Ultimate Activity Camps will again be running their fun and engaging holiday programmes at Abingdon School and Abingdon Prep School during the Easter and Summer holidays.

For more information or to book, please visit the Ultimate Activity Camps website. Alternatively, you can call their friendly and helpful customer service team on 0330 111 7077.

Ultimate Sports Academies

Ultimate Sports Academies will be running their Athletics Academy at Tilsley Park from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 August for all children of 7-14 years of age.

Ultimate Sports Academy coaches aim to inspire the athletes in all of the disciplines of track and field, from running, jumping and throwing. Dean Macey, a medal winning decathlete will be attending and coaching for two of the four days, he is full of energy and on hand to answer any questions, give tips and advice for competing and advice on improving techniques in any of the sports.

The academy will run from 8:30am until 4:30pm on each day.

The cost of this academy is £199 per person.

For more information or to book, please visit the Ultimate Sports Academy website. Alternatively, please call their direct line on 0330 111 9077.