Essex Sport

Children's activities

Children's sports camps and courses

Essex Sport Children's Activities

Children's sports camps and courses

We want to keep kids as active and healthy as you.

That's why our team are qualified, professional and friendly, offering a fun and nurturing environment for your little ones to grow, develop new skills and make friends.

We offer a range of sport courses for kids to sign up to, from karate to tennis and more. Plus we also run CHUMS holiday camps which are open to all children ages 5 to 14 years during school holidays.

 

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Sport courses

Courses timetables

All courses are held at the Colchester Campus Sports Centre. Find out more about our children's courses in tennis, futsal, basketball, karate and multi-sports for tots by downloading our children's sports courses autumn 2018 timetable (.pdf) and our autumn tennis timetable (.pdf).

How to book

CHUMS Holiday camps

CHUMS Holiday Camp

Our popular CHUMS Holiday Camp is open to all children aged 5 – 14 years.

Our Essex Sport team place the safety of your children at the forefront of everything we do. Our team are qualified, professional and friendly, offering a fun and nurturing environment for your little ones to grow, develop new skills and make friends.

Our CHUMS Holiday camps utilise the fantastic facilities available here at our University of Essex, Colchester Campus. Now including the recently launched Essex Sport Arena, which offers 21 courts suitable for basketball, netball, futsal and more!

Key information

  • Location: University of Essex Sports Centre, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Colchester CO4 3SQ



Prices

Day bookings

The prices below are per child per day:

  • Student: £20.00
  • Staff: £22.50
  • Public: £25.00

Activities

Activities will include professional coaching in a variety of popular sports such as tennis, football, basketball, and other fun team-based games.

Mini CHUMS offers a personalised program tailored to children aged 5 - 8 years old, with a fun range of different sports including group games, tag games and craft sessions.

Junior CHUMS provides a fun-filled bespoke programme of over 25 different sports which include favourites such as football, touch rugby, climbing, camouflage and kwik cricket, as well as offering professional coaching in tennis provided by our LTA Accredited coaches.

Children will have the opportunity to improve their skills across a variety of sports and learn how to play as a team, but most importantly, they will have lots of fun and meet new friends.

How to book 

Terms and conditions

What to bring

Children should bring a packed lunch. Some of the activities take place outside, so wet weather clothing or a change of clothes recommended.

Get in touch
Get in touch
CHUMS Holiday Camps Find out more about CHUMS holiday camp 
Telephone: 01206 873250
Sports Development Officer Find out more about current and future kid's courses 
Telephone: 01206 873250
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