Children & Juniors at Riverside
Having young children does not have to be an excuse not to work out here at Riverside Sports & Leisure Club.
The crèche is a safe haven for your little ones to play in while you swim, work out or take part in the wide array of activities and classes we offer. The crèche takes children from 6 weeks up to 5 years. With a modern, safe area for your children, professionally trained staff will interact with them and keep them occupied with activities such as painting, soft play and reading.
The Crèche is open Monday to Friday, from 9.20-11.20am, Saturdays from 9.30-11.30am, and runs in line with our fitness class programme.
A small fee applies to the crèche at only £3.00 per child for the morning to members. For non members attending the charge is £3.50 per child.
For the older children, 4 – 8 years, Playzone indoor soft play area, is the perfect fun environment for them to run around and burn off that excess energy. A stimulating soft play area, complete with ball pond, slides and obstacles, even the 'big kids' enjoy this area.
Playzone is open on Monday's, Wednesday's and Friday's from 4.30-6.30pm, and on weekends from 9.30-11.30am. Playzone also runs alongside our fitness class timetable.
Members are welcome to drop their children off in playzone, free of charge. Non members are charged at £3.00 per child.
Before you know it they will want to come to the gym with you, then there's no excuse...
Martial Arts -
Riverside runs its own children's martial arts club, weekdays, after school, throughout the Gloucestershire school terms. Beginners to martial arts start off on a Wednesday,(cadets 4-5 years ) 4.15-4.45pm and (juniors aged 6 years upwards) 4.45-5.30pm. From there children can progress through the different belt gradings and onto further sessions each week. Junior members can participate in martial arts classes for free, with non members charged a fee of £3.00 per class. For more information on our martial arts please contact the instructor (Claire) direct on 07929949024.
Squash Coaching -
Our junior squash coaching looked after by our own junior and adult coach, Nigel Giffin( level 2 qualified coach, former Gurnsey, Gloucestershire, RAF and Combined Services player). Nigel runs sessions on a 1-2-1 basis, as well as catering for group lessons. All sessions are booked directly with Nigel, so please call him on 07753780335 for full details, rates and availability.
Children's Sports Hall Parties -
Children's sports hall parties, 5 a side football and netball, ideal for birthdays or gatherings. In the brand new sports hall, children's sports hall parties are available for bookings on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, with each party booking lasting an hour and a half. Each booking consists of one hours sports hall hire plus an additional half hour use of the conference room located in the bar area for food, drinks, and cake afterwards. Each party can hold up to 20 children, with coloured bibs, and balls available. You provide your own referee's and your own food! All for only £49.99. To check availability and to book, please call 01452 413214.
Children's Playzone Parties -
Playzone is available to hire during the week, and at weekends, for children's parties (aged 2-8 years). For only £39.99 weekdays and £64.99 on weekends, you have sole use of the area for one hour, for up to 30 children to run around and go wild! Then for an additional 30 minutes after your playtime, serve your own food in the bar and function room area. To check available dates and to book call the club on 01452 413214.
Children's Swimming Lessons -
Our children's swimming lessons are designed for children aged 4 years and above, and each 'term' is run over a 6 week period with lessons lasting between 30 to 45 minutes, depending on levels. Lessons follow the ASA guidelines and are taught by ASA qualified instructors. Lessons are typically on a Saturday or Sunday morning, between the hours of 8am and 10.30am. At the end of each term, children are awarded with a certificate of achievement. Call 01452 413214 today to enquire and make a booking.