We are committed to offering extensive, high quality courses and qualifications for your child 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.

Please note, childcare vouchers are accepted as payment however, cannot be redeemed when using our online booking form. Therefore, if you would like to use childcare vouchers, please contact us directly via the details below. Thank you.

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.

Swimming Intensives

(This course is available to everyone)

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

All children aged 4-11 years

Our five-day swim courses are aimed at speeding up children’s swimming progress and development. These courses are ideal for boosting children’s swimming skills and increase their confidence in and around the water – as well as being a fun and productive way of filling up holiday time!

Course fee: £50 per week

Session times: Between 1pm – 4pm

Available dates and times:

Monday 22 – Friday 26 August 2022

Climbing Course – 6-week tuition

Junior climbing courses available throughout the year

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Participants: Aged 5-15 years

Our junior sessions are group based activities, designed to give an introduction into the world of climbing. Whilst focusing on enjoyment, your instructor will teach climbing techniques and basic safety skills required to progress in this sport. Based over a six-week course, there are beginners’ and improvers’ sessions designed to target those new to the sport, or those wanting to brush up on their technique. Each session is 1-1.5 hours.

Course fee:
£66 per six-week course (aged 9-years and under)
£99.30 per six-week course (aged 10-years and over)

Available dates

Saturdays

Saturday 25 June – Saturday 6 August 2022 – Click here to book

(There will be no sessions running on Saturday 9 July)

  • 9.00am-10.00am (Beginners: Aged 9-years and under)
  • 10.15am-11.45am (Beginners: Aged 10-years and over)
  • 12.30pm-1.30pm (Improvers/Advanced: Aged 9-years and under)
  • 1.45pm-3.15pm (Improvers/Advanced: Aged 10-years and over)

Sundays 

Sunday 26 June – Sunday 7 August 2022 – Click here to book

(There will be no sessions running on Sunday 10 July)

  • 9.00am-10.00am (Improvers/Advanced: Aged 9-years and under)
  • 10.15am-11.45am (Improvers/Advanced: Aged 10-years and over)
  • 12.30pm-1.30pm (Beginners: Aged 9-years and under)
  • 1.45pm-3.15pm (Beginners: Aged 10-years and over)

High Performance Rugby, Athletics and Wellness Camp (Summer)

This course is available to everyone

Participants: Aged 8-15 years

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

This camp is lead by Sy Wiggall, who is a Strength and Mental Performance Coach with Oxford Harlequins and founder of the Oxford Youth Strength and Conditioning Academy. This camp is designed to teach aspiring young athletes to move correctly, efficiently and safely, while building full body strength and balance. Participants will be shown how to fuel themselves with the correct nutrition, to breathe correctly and to help them to achieve a mindset for a happy, positive and successful sporting career.

High performance (HP) isn’t just for athletes, entrepreneurs and Silicon Valley, it’s for anyone at any age. Everyone can change their mindset towards making better choices, which leads to better actions, better habits and eventually leading to better character traits. Therefore, learning HP skills allows participants to get the most out of any situation and grow into becoming the best version of themselves in life and in sport.

This camp includes:

  • Fundamental rugby skills and game-play
  • Sprinting technique
  • Agility, movement and proprioception
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Core strength and stretching
  • Correct breathing patterns and techniques for physical and mental health, as well as helping to reduce anxiety
  • Smoothie, juice and protein shake making
  • Mindfulness, mindset, goal setting and visualisation techniques

This camp is aimed at young athletes who have a desire to improve and grow in all areas of their life, on and off the pitch.

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

Available dates:

Summer camp dates: 

  • Monday 22 – Thursday 25 August 2022 (click here to book)

8.30am – 4.00pm on each day.

Early bird discount – 10% OFF if booked before 30 June 2022 

The cost of this camp is:

1 Day – £54 (usually £60)
2 Days – £90 (usually £100)
3 Days – £135 (usually £150)
4 Days – £175.50 (usually £195)

Please specify in the notes section of the booking form which days you would like to attend.

Football Skills Camp (Summer)

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.

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

Available dates:

Summer camp dates:

Monday 25 – Wednesday 27 July 2022 (click here to book)

9.30am – 3.00pm on each day.

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

Early bird discount – 10% OFF if booked before 30 June 2022 

The cost of this 3-day camp is £117 per person (usually £130).

Hockey Skills Camp (Summer)

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.

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

Available dates:

Summer camp dates: 

Monday 22 – Wednesday 24 August 2022 (click here to book)

9.30am – 3.00pm on this day.

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

Early bird discount – 10% OFF if booked before 30 June 2022 

The cost of this 3-day camp is £117 per person (usually £130).

Rugby Skills Camp (Summer)

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: 

Summer camp dates: 

Monday 18 – Friday 22 July 2022 (click here to book)

8.30am – 3.30pm on each day.

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

Early bird discount – 10% OFF if booked before 30 June 2022 

The cost of this 5-day camp is £180 per person (usually £200).

Multi Sport Camp (Summer)

(Internal Abingdon School pupils only)

Based at Abingdon School Sports Centre

Participants: Aged 11-12 years

This camp is aimed at our new Year 7 joiners.

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:

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

Available dates:

Monday 22 – Thursday 25 August 2022

9.00am – 3.00pm on each day.

The cost of this 4-day camp is £177 per person.

To book, please click here.

Design and Technology Workshop (Summer)

(Internal Abingdon School students only)

Based at Abingdon School

This summer the DT Department at Abingdon School is offering Design and Technology workshop sessions to current Second Year (Year 8) students, and to students who will be joining the Third Year (Year 9) in September 2022.

The workshops provide an opportunity to learn Design and Technology skills and meet other like-minded students. The projects have been designed so the students will use a range of tools and machines and complete a project from start to finish.

The workshop sessions will run over two mornings, with two separate sets of session dates available.

The cost of this workshop is £42 per person for two days.

9.00am-1.00pm on each day.

Available dates:

Please choose the dates that you would like to attend from the following list:

  • Thursday 14 – Friday 15 July 2022
  • Thursday 21 – Friday 22 July 2022

To book, please click here.

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

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 – 5.00pm 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 and a 2-hour pool session. Each participant will be required to wear shorts and t-shirt whilst in the pool.

The cost of this course is £235 (all course materials will be provided).

This qualification is valid for two years.

Additional Bolt on: AED

Available dates:

Monday 15 – Saturday 22 August 2022

To book a place, please click here.

SuperCamps

SuperCamps offers a wide range of fun and engaging activities for children aged 4 -12 years old throughout the school holidays, led by qualified and experienced staff. With flexible childcare options, their Multi-Activity camps are bookable as individual days or a week at a time, and with extended hour options to help working parents with early drop-offs and late pick-ups. As they are fully Ofsted registered, they also accept childcare vouchers and tax-free childcare as full or part payment.

These Multi-Activity camps offer an exciting programme of creative activities, team games and sports. From ball games and pedal karts to nature, art and messy-play, there’s something to suit all ages and abilities.

To book camps at Abingdon School Sports Centre during May half term and the Summer holidays, please click here.

To book camps at Abingdon Prep School during the Summer holidays, please click here.

Contact Us

Telephone Number: 01235 849 062

Email Address: [email protected]