Holiday Sport

Our holiday activities offer an extensive range of sports for children aged 3-16 years. Our experienced team deliver sessions that are perfect for new athletes and those looking to improve.

Sessions are designed to foster an enjoyment of sport by delivering professional coaching within the University's exceptional facilities.

‌Tennis

Our holiday sessions provide a fun environment for young players of all abilities to improve on-court under the expert guidance of our certified coaching team. As one of the largest indoor Tennis Centres in the South West, no-one knows Tennis like us! We can provide all of the equipment you need, but if you want to bring your own please ensure it is clearly labelled with your name. Our sessions are exciting and active, please ensure your child wears suitable sports clothing and equipment and plenty of drinks and snacks to last the whole session.

Mini half day Tennis Coaching (4-11 years)

At this age, tennis is all about having fun, so these sessions are filled with games and imaginative coaching activities to get players excited about tennis. Sessions build on the fundamental skills youngsters need to develop as a player, using specially designed equipment and foam balls to help develop control and technique in a fun and safe environment.

Upcoming dates - pick and choose the sessions you want to attend.‌

Customer Loyalty Prices not available when booking online.

DateTimeLocation

Prices

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May Half-Term        
Tuesday 30 May 2017 08:30/09:00-12:30/13:00 Indoor courts/ Covered courts Price per day: £14.50* 01392 724452
Wednesday 31 May 2017
Thursday 1 June 2017

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*Customer loyalty discounts are available to current customers and affiliated schools.

Full day Tennis Coaching (7-12 years) 

Upcoming dates - pick and choose the sessions you want to attend.‌

Customer Loyalty Price not available when booking online.

DatesTimeLocation

Prices

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May Half-Term

       

Tuesday 30 May 2017

08:30/9:00-16:00/16:30

Indoor courts/
Covered courts

Price per day: £24.00* 01392 724452

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Thursday 1 June

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*Customer loyalty discounts are available to current customers and affiliated schools.

Junior/Teen half day Tennis Coaching (11-16 years) 

We know that older players want a little more than just fun and games, so our junior/teen holiday programme gives them the chance to play friendly matches and learn how to become more confident on court with our LTA qualified coaches.

Upcoming dates - pick and choose the sessions you want to attend.

Date(s)TimeLocation

Price

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Tuesday 30 May 2017 13:30-17:00 Covered courts £14.50 01392 724452
Thursday 1 June 2017 13:30-17:00 Covered courts £14.50 01392 724452

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Booking

You can book onto any of our sessions online or by contacting the Sports Park on 01392 724452 or emailing tenniscentre@exeter.ac.uk. For further information on how to book online, please see our online bookings guide.

Cricket

Hit a six at one at our holiday cricket sessions, specially designed to provide expert coaching to young players looking to get into cricket or improve their game. Sessions are split into Mini (6-10 years) and Junior (11-14 years) age groups, and take place at the exceptional indoor Sir Christopher Ondaatje Devon Cricket Centre, whilst also making use of the Sports Park's outdoor spaces in fair weather.

Mini Cricket Coaching (ages 6-10 years)

Our Mini Cricket Coaching sessions provide an exciting and stimulating environment for young players to receive the best possible coaching from our ECB qualified team. These sessions use child-friendly equipment and cricket-based games including Bats, Diamond Cricket, and Dodgeball Cricket to teach the fundamental skills needed to progress as a player. This session uses child friendly equipment (provided) so all abilities are welcome.

Upcoming dates:

DatesTimeLocationPriceBook
Tuesday 30 May 2017 09:00-17:00* Devon Cricket Centre £25.00 01392 724452

* Half-day booking is available for £12.50, either 09:00 - 13:00 or 13:00 to 17:00.

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Junior Cricket Coaching (11-14 years)

Ideally suited to more experienced players, our junior coaching sessions utilise the vast experience of our coaching team and use full cricket equipment (including the hard ball). Our ECB qualified coaches follow a structured coaching timetable that incorporates drills, games and match scenarios. A typical session includes batting nets, bowling tuition, fielding exercises, match role-play and tactical advice. Sessions held at the Sir Christopher Ondaatje Devon Cricket Centre can also include the use of our state-of-the art bowling machines.

Please note: These sessions are for players with cricketing experience and can incorporate the use of bowling machines and the hard-ball. Participants should bring their own protective equipment such as pads and helmets.

Upcoming dates:

DatesTimeLocationPriceBook
Thursday 1 June 2017 09:00-17:00* Devon Cricket Centre £25.00 01392 724452

* Half-day booking is available for £12.50, either 09:00 - 13:00 or 13:00 to 17:00.

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Booking

You can book onto any of our sessions online or by contacting the Sports Park on 01392 724452 or emailing exetersport@exeter.ac.uk. For further information on how to book online, please see our online bookings guide.

Intensive swimming courses (3 years +)

Our intensive swimming courses allow children to come to St Luke's indoor pool for a 30 minute session on consecutive days. This daily contact with an ASA qualified swimming teacher allows the children to vastly improve their swimming and progress over a short period of time.

Designed for swimmers at Duckling level (entry level, age three years +) to stage 5, the sessions are ideal for current swimmers on our programme who are looking to improve, or for new swimmers who want to progress quickly. For further information on our swimming stages please view our swimming lessons page.

Dates and times

May Half Term

This year, we are running an additional Intensive Swimming Course over May Half Term. This will run in line with an ASA Level 1 teacher training course and so there will be trainee teachers present in the lessons as well. The course will run over 4 days, Tuesday 30th May - Friday 2nd June as follows:

TimeTuesday 30th May - Friday 2nd June4 Day
Course Price
09:30-10:00 Stage 1/2; Stage 3; Stage 4/5; Stage 6/7 £20
10:00-10:30 Stage 1/2; Stage 3; Stage 4/5; Stage 6/7 £20
10:30-11:00 1:1 lessons £60

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Booking

Participants are welcome to book multiple weeks, and children enrolled at the Swim School can use the pool for free during our casual swim times 

To book onto a course please contact us on 01392 724940. For further information on our Learn to Swim courses please fill out our online swimming enquiry form.

 

Kings Camps

'Inspiring children through sport'

Kings Camps will be using the facilities at St Luke's Sports Centre this summer to run their highly popular multi-sports camps. They have 25 years worth of experience throughout the UK organising school holiday activity camps and this summer it promises to be even more fun and enjoyable for the children, and staff!

Upcoming camps:

DateDayTimesActivityAgesVenuePrice & Booking
31 July - 4 August 2017 Mon to Fri 09:00-16:15 Kings Camps  4-17 St Luke's Sports Centre Visit King's Camp web information
7 - 11 August 2017 Mon to Fri 09:00-16:15 Kings Camps  4-17 St Luke's Sports Centre Visit King's Camp web information
14 - 18 August 2017 Mon to Fri 09:00-16:15 Kings Camps  4-17 St Luke's Sports Centre Visit King's Camp web information
21 - 25 August 2017 Mon to Fri 09:00-16:15 Kings Camps  4-17 St Luke's Sports Centre Visit King's Camp web information

Booking

You can book onto these camps by visiting Kings Camps online or by contacting them 01142632160.

Important information

In order to ensure that everyone has a great time at our holiday camps please ensure that you have read the terms and conditions of University of Exeter Sport and follow the instructions below.

Booking

Bookings for holiday activities can be made online or by contacting the Sports Park (Tennis & Cricket), St Luke's Sports Centre (Swimming) or King's Camp.

If you are unsure of how to book online, please view our "how to book online" guide.

What you will need

  • Appropriate and clean sports clothing and footwear and a towel if applicable.
  • We advise that all children bring a jumper, coat and sunscreen to the sessions, especially those taking place outdoors.
  • Plenty of snacks and a refillable drinks bottle for the duration of the session
  • Children staying for a full day, or taking part in a camp over lunchtime, should bring a packed lunch with them - lunchtimes will be supervised.
  • Unless otherwise stated, equipment will be provided, however children may bring their own racquets, bats or clubs if they wish.
  • Children taking part in our Junior Cricket camps must bring their own bat and protective equipment (including helmet) with them.
  • There are vending machines at the Sports Park and St Luke's Sports Centre if required.
  • University of Exeter Sport is cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage to property brought to these activities.

Wet Weather

  • In the event of severe weather outdoor sessions may be moved, rescheduled or cancelled. We will endeavour to inform all customers in these events. Please ensure you leave correct contact details when booking. See individual sport information for specific details.