Swim Schools, Sports Camps, Holiday Camps & Easter Revision Courses

Welcome to our Camps and Courses page! Here you will find full details on all of our upcoming Sports Camps, Swim Schools and Easter Revision Courses too.

Dean Close Swim School

Dean Close is offering swimming lessons for all ages!

Our swim teachers are fully qualified, ASA Accredited and DBS checked. We follow Swim England, ‘Learn to Swim Stage 1-7’ and with our small class sizes, we can give your child the encouragement they may need. 

Sessions run on:

Monday: 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Thursday: 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Sunday: 8.30am – 11.00am

5th September – 21st November 2021 (half term 24th – 31st October 2021 )

Classes are 30 minutes and allocation time is dependent on your child’s level.   


Sports Camps 2021 

Dean Close Services Sports Camps are back and we hope you are as excited about them as we are! All camps will take place at Dean Close School, will be delivered by our own specialist coaches and are open to all girls and boys! There will be a link to a bookings form coming very soon!

Tennis Camp: Dates: 28th – 30th July 2021 / Ages: 5 – 11 yr olds

Bookings for Tennis Camp have now closed. If you would still like to book a place, please email Lydia Day: enquiries@deanclosevenues.co.uk

Cricket Camp:

Dates: 2nd, 3rd, 4th August 2021

Ages: 6 – 11 yr olds

Times: 9am – 3pm daily coaching (we are offering drop off from 8.30am and collection until 5pm for an extra £10 daily fee)

Coaches: The camp is led by our Director of Cricket at Dean Close, who is also a former professional player for Glamorgan & Kent

Cost: £150 for 3 days coaching

What to expect: Each day will have elements of batting, bowling fielding skills with a game at the end of the third day. Bring your own bat and pads. Goodie bag and T Shirt for each participant at the end of the camp!

Rugby Camp:

Dates: 18th – 20th August 2021

Ages groups: U7s – U11s, U12s – U16s

Times: 8.30am – 5pm

Coaches: Dean Close are delivering the camp in partnership with Gloucester Rugby and so we are delighted that some of their coaches will be here taking the camp!

Cost: £150 for 3 days coaching. Gloucester Rugby are taking the bookings for the camp, so please click here to book.

Any email enquiries can be directed to: cdp@gloucesterrugby.co.uk.

Hockey Camp:

Dates: 23rd – 26th August 2021

Ages: Years 3-6 and Year 7 onwards

Times: Years 3-6 is 8.45am-12.45pm and Years 7 onwards is 1.45pm-4.45pm (we are offering drop off from 8am and collection until 5pm for an extra £5 daily fee)

Coaches: The camp will be led by our Director of Hockey at Dean Close School and also National League players coaching.

Cost: £100 for 4 days.

What to expect: Warm up drills, Hockey skills and coaching, team games, warm down drills, prize giving and goodie bags

We are also offering Goal Keeping training clinics, at the same times as the camp and at the same price. The GK clinics will be run by a GB Development Keeper.

Netball Camp:

Dates: 25th – 27th October Half Term 2021

Ages: 5 – 11yrs

Times: 9am – 3pm daily coaching (we are offering drop off from 8am and collection until 5pm for an extra £10 daily fee)

Coaches: The camp will be led by our Director of Netball at Dean Close

Cost: £105 for 3 days coaching

What to expect: The camp will involve warm up & agility, attacking, shooting, defending with game play in the afternoon. There will also be breaks and lunch throughout the day too and goodie bags at the end of the camp!


Ultimate Activity Camps

Ultimate Activity Camps will again be running their fun, safe and engaging holiday programmes at Dean Close School during The Easter and Summer holidays 2021.

Icon Description automatically generatedThey work with some of the best independent schools in the country and have a strong reputation for quality holiday programmes.

Established by a team with over 25 years’ experience of running high quality Ofsted-accredited holiday camps, children aged 4-14 years will have the chance to try over 40 exciting sports, games and creative activities each week.

Their activities will be delivered by engaging, enthusiastic and energetic staff who will instruct and encourage every child to try new activities and make new friends – and naturally have lots of fun!

See their website for full details of their activities, Covid-safe policies, and special offers www.ultimateactivity.co.uk or call their friendly and helpful customer service team on 0330 111 7077

Future UAC dates are as follows:

Summer 2021:                  19th July – 27th August 

October 2021:                  25th – 29th October 

  • Days run from 8:30am until 5:15pm
  • For children aged 4-14 years
  • Book by the day or week
  • Children get Some Fresh Air Fun, Meet New Friends and Try New Activities!
  • All covid secure measures put in place

Parents Activities

We extend our facilities and our expertise to all parents! Dean Close Services run weekly group Tennis lessons as an opportunity for parents to meet, socialise, improve their tennis skills, get fit and have fun.

At the start of this Trinity term, we were delighted that we could restart our Parents Tennis programme and it has been a pleasure to see parents back on court playing together in the spring sunshine – roll on more of this!
We have spaces available in our Wednesday Cardio, Thursday Intermediate and Friday Advanced lessons and would love to welcome lots of newcomers to any of these sessions.
Tennis sessions take place each week in term time, at the following times:
Wednesday Cardio Tennis: 8.45am-9.30am
Thursday Intermediate Tennis: 8.30am-9.30am
Friday Advanced Tennis: 8.30am-9.30am
We are looking at bringing back Monday Beginners Tennis, so if you are new and/or wanting to give Tennis a go, please get in touch!
If you are interested in any of the above sessions or would like further information, please get in touch with Lydia Day on:
E: enquiries@deanclosevenues.co.uk
T: 07469159825 (Commercial Lettings Mobile)

Easter Revision Course 2022

Sadly we weren’t able to deliver our Easter Revision Course this year. We hope to be back with the course next year though, so please do keep an eye out for the 2022 release dates.









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