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SUMMER OF SPORT

Welcome to Manchester's Summer of Sport!

Whether you're a junior, adult or a family, we have something that will excite you and get you active this summer!

Join us for one of our many different sports camps or activity sessions throughout the summer.

Check out what we have available below!

JUNIOR SPORTS CAMPS

Super Active Multi-Sports Camp

Come and join us at Manchester Regional Arena (on the Etihad Campus),
where your kids can discover their own super powers.

The perfect place for your mini-marvels of all abilities to enjoy a host of fun and energetic activities. All under the watchful eye of our heroic super team leaders, supported by Active Communities Network.

Camps start week commencing 26th July through to 3rd September

Super Active Camp | National Squash Centre & Regional Arena | Mon-Fri 10:00 – 16:00      6 – 14 years | £15 per day 

 

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Super Active Camp | Denmark Road Sports Centre |9th August - 27th August, Mon-Fri 10:00 – 16:00 | 6 – 14 years | £15 per day

To book for Denmark Road Sports Centre, please email:

Daryl.Dakin@GLL.ORG

 

Outdoor Water Sports Camp

Come and experience the thrill of outdoor activities at the fabulous Debdale Outdoor Centre.

Learn the basics of how to command your own vessel, sailing on the lake, canoeing, windsurfing, kayaking & raft building.

All equipment is provided along with life jackets. Changing facilities are provided. Participants will need to have swim wear, an old pair of trainers, a spare t-shirt and a towel.

Camps start week commencing 26th July - 3rd September

Outdoor Water Sports Camp | Debdale Outdoor Centre | Mon-Fri 09:00 – 16:00 | 6 – 18 years | £150 per week

 

To book, email

Martin.Ware@gll.org

 

I AM TEAM GB

The Manchester Regional Arena is excited to be hosting the I AM TEAM GB Hero event on Saturday 14th August. This fantastic event is open to everyone including families, so come and get active in a variety of sports in a world class facility supported by qualified coaches.

Experience a unique opportunity to interact with world class performing GB athletes where you can ask questions and compete against in one of our sports on offer.

I AM TEAM GB | Manchester Regional Arena | Saturday 14th August, 12:00 – 16:00| 

I AM TEAM GB

Junior Tennis Camp

Anyone for Tennis?

Has Wimbledon inspired you? Swing in and smash it at the Manchester Tennis and Football Centre in our summer holiday tennis camps.

Junior Tennis Camp | Manchester Tennis & Football Centre | Monday 2nd August - Friday 6th August, 13:00 – 16:00 | 5 – 14 years | £9 a day

Limited spaces available so secure your place now.

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Squash Camps

Looking for a fun way to get fit and learn a new sport? Come and join us on our brand new junior beginner squash camps! On our squash camps you will learn the fundamentals of agility, balance and coordination in a great social environment in a programme full of games. The squash camps are led by England Squash qualified coaches and equipment (rackets and squash balls) will be provided by the coach.

Squash Camp | National Squash Centre | 23-27th August, 10:30 – 12:00 | 6 – 11 years | £4 per day

National Squash Centre

 Squash Camp | Moss Side Leisure Centre | 2nd to 6th August, 10:30 – 12:00 | 6 – 11 years | £20

Moss Side Leisure Centre

 

Limited spaces available – secure your place TODAY!

Basketball Camp

Come down to our Basketball Camp at Belle Vue Sports Village and learn the fundamentals of basketball in a great social environment. No matter what ability, get yourself involved with this great sport which is radpidly growing in Manchester.

Play and learn in the Home of Manchester Giants - what could be better!

Basketball Camp | National Basketball Performance Centre | Monday 2nd August - Friday 6th August, 10:00 – 14:00 | 8 – 13 years | £5.60 per day

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Gymnastics Camp

Flip, jump and twist into our gymnastics camps at Moss Side Leisure Centre and Belle Vue Leisure Centre.

 Gymnastics Camp | Moss Side Leisure Centre | 2nd - 6th August, 10:00 – 11:00 | 5 – 7 years | £4 per day

Gymnastics Camp | Moss Side Leisure Centre | 2nd - 6th August, 11:00 – 12:00 | 8 – 11 years | £4 per day

Moss Side Leisure Centre

Gymnastics Camp | Belle Vue Leisure Centre | 9th - 13th August, 13:00 – 14:00 | 5 – 7 years | £4 per day

Gymnastics Camp | Belle Vue Leisure Centre | 9th - 13th August, 14:00 – 15:00 | 8 – 11 years | £4 per day

Belle Vue Leisure Centre

Swim School Short Courses

Whether you want to get a headstart on your swimming before heading back to school, if you need extra tuition getting the basics down, or simply want a sample of what our swimming lessons have to offer - our Summer Intensives are a great way to teach pupils essential swimming skills while ensuring they know how to stay safe in and around the water.

Swim School short courses run from 26th July through to 20th August!

£2.10 a session!

East Manchester Leisure Centre

 

North City Family & Fitness Centre

 

Hough End Leisure Centre

 

Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre

Cycling Day Camp - FULLY BOOKED

An action packed day of cycling lead by expert British Cycling qualified coaches. Experience BMX on the indoor track and Track Cycling on the velodrome at the National Cycling Centre along with Mountain Biking in Clayton Vale Mountain Bike Trails. Bikes and safety equipment provided. Coaches will ensure participants are fitted to the right equipment. Participants must be able ride a bike confidently.

A packed lunch will be provided on the day. Once you are confirmed to attend a lunch preference form will be sent where all dietary requirements can be recorded.

Camps start on 27th July and end on 31st August.

Cycling Day Camp | HSBC National Cycling Centre | Tuesdays, 08:30 – 17:00 | 9 – 14 years | £45

 

Book now by emailing:

CyclingCentre@GLL.ORG

 

BMX Camp - FULLY BOOKED

Join our expert British Cycling qualified coaches to test your BMX cycling skills on Platt Fields BMX Track.

Coaches will work to develop your cycling skills to ride the track confidently and progress through different areas of the track. Bikes and safety equipment provided.

Coaches will ensure participants are fitted to the right equipment. Participants must be able to ride a bike confidently.

Camps take place on 5th, 19th August & 2nd September

BMX Day Camp | HSBC National Cycling Centre | Thursdays, 10:00 – 15:00 | 8 – 14 years | £30

Book now by emailing:

CyclingCentre@GLL.ORG

 

Mountain Bike Camp - FULLY BOOKED

Join our expert British Cycling qualified coaches to test your Mountain Bike skills. Our Coaches will work to develop your cycling skills to ride different technical trail features and put it all into practice on the trails. Bikes and safety equipment provided. Coaches will ensure participants are fitted to the right equipment. Participants must be able ride a bike confidently.

Camps take place on 29th August & 12th, 26th August.

Mountain Bike Camp | Platt Field BMX Track | Thursdays, 10:00 – 15:00 | 8 – 14 years | £30

Book now by emailing:

CyclingCentre@GLL.ORG

 

ADULT ACTIVITIES

Velodrome Taster Sessions

If you have never ridden on an Indoor 250m Velodrome before, then this is your starting point. 

On our Taster Sessions, Novices riders will be coached in stages on how to access the track safely and ride the track amongst other solo riders.

Once you've completed a few Tasters, consider moving through the programme by learning the next level of skills and techniques at our Accreditation Stage 1 session, which once passed will allow you to attend Regular Riders and Stage 2 as an Intermediate rider.

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Women & Girls BMX

A great oppurtunity to try BMX in a welcoming environment. No BMX experience required, you just need to be confident on a bike. All equipment provided.

Wednesdays 7pm - 8pm

Age: 14+

From £5.90

Book now by emailing:

CyclingCentre@GLL.ORG

 

Adult Tennis

The Adult Tennis Programme is coached by LTA qualified Level 3 and 4 coaches. Players can progress through levels as their skills and experience increases. 

Beginner: new to the game with no previous tennis experience wanting to learn the basics of playing tennis.

Improvers: some previous tennis experience. Players have ability to rally at a slow tempo and looking to improve their technical skills and tactical understanding.

Competent: can rally at a good tempo, developing more consistency and looking to expand their tennis skills.

Advanced: players have competition experience and can rally consistently at a high tempo, wanting to refine specific aspects of their game.

 

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FAMILY SESSIONS

Family Badminton

Learn new skills on the badminton court with MCRactive. We now have dedicated family time at Moss Side Leisure Centre, Belle Vue Leisure Centre and Denmark Road Sports Centre.

Saturday

Moss Side Leisure Centre - 9am-11am
Belle Vue Leisure Centre - 11am - 1pm

Sunday
Denmark Sports Centre - 2pm - 4pm

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Family Squash

Squash is a great way to have fun and get healthy, whatever your age or level of ability.

We now have dedicated family time at Moss Side Leisure Centre!

Sunday 9am - 11am.

Book your court today!

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Family Basketball

Shoot some hoops together!

We now have dedicated Family time to play basketball at the National Basketball Performance Centre and Denmark Road Sports Centre.

Sunday

National Basketball Peformance Centre
10am - 12pm

Denmark Sports Centre
2pm - 4pm

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Family Mountain Bike Taster Session

Are you looking to try Mountain Biking for the first time with your family? Or even an experienced rider wanting to improve your skills, we have sessions for you at the National Cycling Centre!

Try out our MTB skills zone, followed by a fun ride out on the MTB trails, all lead by our qualified coaches and MTB Leaders. All participants must be able to ride a bike competently to take part. All Bikes and helmets provided.

Wednesdays, 21st July - 1st September

Book now by emailing:

CyclingCentre@GLL.ORG

Family Tennis

Anyone for Tennis?

Swing in and smash it at the Manchester Tennis and Football centre at our dedicated family sessions!

Weekends 

8am - 10am

Please note that we are not able to currently hire out rackets or balls.

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