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What is Active Life?

Our Active Life membership provides a wide range of fun and engaging programmes and drop in sessions. These are all created to encourage an Active lifestyle for children of all ages.

The membership gives weekly access to one programme at either GL1 or Oxstalls and options include swimming lessons, tennis lessons, martial arts and gymnastics, all from just £24.50 per month with the opportunity to add additional programmes.

In addition to our programmes, the membership provides a wide range of drop in sessions. This includes Toddler World, Fun Factory, multi sports club, public swimming, off peak racket sports and fitness classes.

There really is something for everyone!

Why choose Active Life?

Being active is part of a life long journey here at Aspire and we aim to provide every child with the opportunity to have fun, learn life skills and develop through a diverse range of programmes and activities.

Our dedicated team of qualified sports coaches and instructors are passionate about ensuring that every child is given the opportunity to improve and develop in their chosen activity. Our programmes are delivered at both GL1 and Oxstalls and are created to cater for all ages and abilities. All of our sessions are inclusive to the whole community.

Our Active Life membership is not only excellent value for money, we also offer try before you buy sessions on a variety of new and exciting sports which aims to keep children engaged in physical activity.

PLUS - Get 10% discount on all birthday parties and kids' camps just for being a member.

Find out more about the Active Life Junior membership here.

Children up to and including the age of 7 years old - Please note that a parent or guardian is required to remain in the building whilst your child is participating in an activity at our venues and must be available for us to call upon if needed.

LITTLE ONES: 4 MONTHS - 4 YEARS

GL1 Swim School offers swimming lessons for children from 4 months old. Our swim school provides the perfect introduction to the water with the aim of developing your little ones confidence through fun and play.

  Day  Time Venue
Aqua Fish - Turtles Daily Various GL1

 

Developed by British Gymnastics, the ''FUNdamental Movement Ideas for Early Years'' scheme has been designed to help young people enjoy physical exercise.

Day

Age

Time

Wednesday and Friday

2 - 4 years

9.30 - 10.00 and 10.15 - 10.45

Saturday

2 - 4 years

9.15 - 9.45

 

Pyjama Drama delivers drama and play classes. Play is an essential part of childhood. It develops skills that stay with us for life, and here at Pyjama Drama we're experts in play!

Our classes develop communication and language skills, concentration, social and motor skills (and more!), all whilst igniting the imagination. Children are led through magical adventures which allow them to learn about the world in which they live, develop essential life skills, make friends and have fun.

Wednesday
  Time Venue
Dewdrops 6 - 18 months 10.00 - 10.30 Oxstalls 
Raindrops 18 months - 2 ½ years 10.40 - 11.10 Oxstalls
Rainbows 2 ½ - 5 years 11.15 - 12.00 Oxstalls

 

Indoor rugby sessions for children aged 2-6 years

  • The sessions are lively, full of learning experiences but above all GREAT FUN!!!
  • Sessions combine core rugby and movement skills along with developing your child's physical literacy.
  • Parents are positively encouraged to engage in the technical side of their child's skill development.
Day Age Time Venue
Tuesday 2 - 4 years 13.45 - 14.30 Oxstalls

 

Kids: 5 - 12 years

Our swim school follows Swim England's Learn to Swim Framework. Our lessons for 5 - 12 year olds are delivered 50 weeks of the year by our fully qualified team. We cater for beginners through to pre-competition.

Day  Time Venue
Daily Various GL1

Gymnastics assists in the progressive development of core skills such as balance, strength, flexibility and co-ordination and incorporates compulsory pulse raising activities. There are 10 types of activity and 8 levels of attainment. Children will progress through a selection of 80 activities.

Day Age Time Venue
 Monday 5 - 11 years 18.00 - 19.00  GL1
 Thursday 5 - 11 years 16.00 - 17.00 GL1
 Thursday 5 - 11 years 17.00 - 18.00 GL1

 

An introductory class to martial arts, inclusive to all children from age 6 to 12. Taught by world renowned female instructor Sinead Byrne. Class covers all the fundamentals in a fun, friendly and well structured manner. With the joy of progression to more advanced classes later. The sky’s the limit!

Day Age Level Time Venue
Mon 5-9 Beginners 16.00-17.00 GL1
Mon 10-12 Advanced 17.00-18.00 GL1

 

The badminton programme enables children to develop, progress and celebrate their success. The programme covers five key skills:

  •   Grips
  •   Movement
  •   Forehand and Backhand Serving
  •   Underarm
  •   Overhead
Day Age Time Venue
Tuesday 5 - 12 years 16.00 - 17.00 GL1

 

Day Age Time Venue
Wednesday 5 - 10 years 16.45 - 17.30 GL1
Wednesday 11 years and over 17.30 - 18.30 GL1

 

Oxstalls, endorsed through the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), delivers a comprehensive mini and junior tennis programme from the age of 5. Players will work on technical & tactical aspects as well as fair play, fun and competition. All equipment provided.

Session Day Time Venue
Mini Red Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur 16.30 - 17.30 Oxstalls 
Mini Orange Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri Various Oxstalls
Mini Green Mon, Wed, Fri Various Oxstalls
Junior Yellow 5 - 1 Sun - Fri Various Oxstalls

 

Indoor rugby sessions for children aged 4-6 years

  • The sessions are lively, full of learning experiences but above all GREAT FUN!!!
  • Sessions combine core rugby and movement skills along with developing your child's physical literacy.
  • Parents are positively encouraged to engage in the technical side of their child's skill development.
Day Age Time Venue
Tues 4-6 years 15.45 - 16.30 Oxstalls

 

Teens: 11 - 17 years

Our swim school follows Swim England's Learn to Swim Framework. Our lessons for teens are delivered 50 weeks of the year by our fully qualified team. We cater for beginners through to pre-competition.

Day  Time Venue
Daily Various GL1

The badminton programme enables children to develop, progress and celebrate their success. The programme covers five key skills:

  •   Grips
  •   Movement
  •   Forehand and Backhand Serving
  •   Underarm
  •   Overhead
Day Age Time Venue
Tuesday 13 - 17 years 17.00 - 18.00 GL1

 

Day Age Time Venue
Wednesday 13 - 17 years 17.30 - 18.30  GL1

 

Oxstalls, endorsed through the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), delivers a comprehensive mini and junior tennis programme from the age of 5. Players will work on technical & tactical aspects as well as fair play, fun and competition. All equipment provided.

Session Day Time Venue
Junior Yellow 5  Sun - Fri Various Oxstalls
Junior Yellow 1 Sun - Fri Various Oxstalls

 

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