Kids Activities

Supervised programmes for children of all ages

Beechdown for Kids

Please note: Our Childcare and Kids Activity timetable can be found by clicking the following link - beechdown.co.uk/opening-plans

Beechdown Club is a haven for families... and as we all know, the most important members of the family are the smallest ones. If they're safe and happy, the adults can relax.

Beechdown Club provides much more than just care and coaching... but that's quite a good start already!! Extensive facilities for babies through to teens.

Read below for all details of the kids' facilities.

Children Under 16 are not allowed in Club without a parent present.

We're ready to welcome you back

We're open and excited to welcome our members back to Beechdown! You're now able to exercise in the gym, go for a swim, take part in a class and play a game of Tennis, Squash or Badminton.

The Great Beechdown Outdoors will remain open, with full access to the Alfresco Gym, Running Track, Bootcamp Court and all of our outdoor exercise classes.

If you have any questions, please see our FAQ box below, or you can call us on 01256 36 22 22

Our opening times are:

Weekdays: 7am-9pm

Weekends: 8am-5.30pm

Frequently Asked Questions

YOUR MEMBERSHIP

From Friday 17th July, all members were able to use the Great Beechdown Outdoors, classes and book tennis courts for free. From 25th July, all members will be able to use all indoor facilities. This is to compensate you for the 11 days in March when we were closed. Your first Direct Debit will be taken on August 1st.  You don’t need to do anything. If you pay annually, these days will be added to the end of your ‘year’.

GYM - NO BOOKING REQUIRED

  • There is no need to book the gym, the gym has been zoned and all areas have clear max numbers to ensure safety.  
  • We have ensured all equipment is appropriately distanced with defined boxes to maintain social distancing.
  • We have created temporary new gym spaces and so your favourite machine will be available to use.
  • Try the new Alfresco gym with access to weights and cardio equipment.
  • New cardio, weights and core areas have temporarily been created in Squash Court 2.
  • We require members to wipe down all equipment before and after use with the blue paper roll provided throughout the gym.
  • Please leave sweat towels at home  - Fitness Industry advice is that they are not allowed throughout the club.

CLASSES - MUST BE BOOKED

  • We have created two open air areas for classes. The Artificial Grass boot camp area offers a large capacity area and the Spin Terrace offers a 12 bike outdoor ride.
  • The Spin Studio and Main Studio will reopen with new social distancing measures in place.
  • We’ve reduced class sizes to ensure you can maintain social distance throughout your fitness class. 
  • You will also notice Instructors taking special measures to ensure you stay safe! There will be no sharing of equipment.
  • Class times will vary to allow our cleaning after every class, so you don’t need to.
  • We require members to wipe down all equipment before and after use using the blue paper roll provided in the studio’s
  • Again, we have lots of blue paper roll in the studios, so leave your hand towels at home!
  • We will use air-conditioning throughout the club and we have excellent ventilation in all of the exercise areas.

POOL AND SPA

  • We are not introducing a booking system for general adult swimming.  We are confident that our Pool Limit of 8 adults will provide enough capacity.
  • Children’s swim is restricted numbers and they must be booked from 12pm the day before by contacting Reception.
  • The pool will be segmented into leisure swimming and lane swimming.
  • Aqua Classes are limited to 12 participants and must be booked in advance online or by phone.
  • Rest assured, if demand increases we have a full booking system ready to go.
  • Family swim times are one hour duration and families must leave the pool at the end of their allocated time.
  • Chlorine level will be increased by 1 part per million as added protection.
  • Please arrive swim ready and avoid changing facilities if possible.
  • Showers and lockers will be available to use.
  • You will notice limited spectator chairs are spread around the pool hall.
  • Please ensure you bring a clean, fresh towel for use in the pool hall.
  • The Jacuzzi, Hot beds,  Foot Spa and experience showers will be available for use. Please ensure you wipe down before and after use.
  • We are sorry to say that the sauna and steam room will remain closed for now, as per Government guidelines.

CHILDCARE AND KIDZ ACTIVITIES

You may have one-hour childcare per day and if on the day there is extra space in KidzKlub, you are welcome to have two hours. These hours will be Monday-Saturday 09:00-13:00, we will also have childcare for age 3 - 8 years Monday and Friday 16:30 - 18:30. 

The Crèche is now more flexible with 1-hour sessions available to book at £4. 2-hour sessions are available at £6.50. All existing vouchers you have will be honoured for a 2-hour session. The 2-hour sessions will be between 9:00 - 11:00 or 11:00 - 13:00, Monday-Saturday.

All children will have their temperature taken on arrival to the club. We have hand washing, hand sanitising before and after each session.  Toys will also be deep cleaned daily. Numbers will also be limited and increased when able to. Children do not have to social distance, however, they will only be mixing with 6 children in each session.

Family Swimming  Times  – Please arrive ready to swim.  Call to book sessions from 1200 the day before.
To ensure safety we will restrict the number in the swimming pool following Swimming Association advice.
If practical you are encouraged to shower at home.
Weekdays – 11:00 – 12:00, 15:00 – 16:00, 16:30 – 17:30. 
Weekends 9:00 – 10:00, 12:00 – 13:00, 13:30 – 14:30 15:00-1600

RACKET SPORTS

Indoor Racket Sports such as Squash, Racketball and Badminton still have restrictions on play. We are monitoring the government advice and following the recommendation by the governing bodies. We will initiate changes as we are allowed to.

Currently, Squash is not allowed except amongst family bubbles. England Squash has launched a socially distanced game version called 'Sides'. CLICK HERE to see the video.

Sam will be leading two Mix-in sessions:

  • Monday  6-8pm 
  • Saturday 11-1pm

Our tennis coach will be running sessions every Thursday from July 30th...

  • 6-7pm Beginner
  • 7-8pm Intermediate
  • 8-9pm Advanced Players

Book online within the 'Book Class' tab 48 hours in advance of session or from 8am the day before with Reception.

DULT FOOTBALL

We are delighted that Adult Football can return in the evening from August 1st. We will follow all guidance from the FA is (like disinfecting the ball!) to help keep you safe. We will also reduce the number of players down to 6 aside to make more space on the pitch (and allow for that rusty first touch!) 

Football will be bookable on the Member Portal, within the 'Book Class' tab.

GUEST FEES

Adult members are welcome to bring adult and child guests into the club from 25th July. The normal guest fees apply.

BRASSERIE

The Brasserie will be open most of the day for hot and cold drinks, sweet and savoury snacks.  And for meals at lunchtime and early evening. Children's meals will be available.

OPENING HOURS

Initially, The Beechdown Club will be open Monday to Friday 7am to 9pm and Weekends 8am to 5.30pm. We will continue viewing these hours and extending.

Class timetable from 25th July

KEY: OUTDOOR AREAS    AG=Alfresco Gym B=Bootcamp  

KEY: INDOOR AREAS   G=Gym  P=Pool S=Studio Sp=Spin Room T= Terrace

  CLASS TITLE  LOCATION DURATION INSTRUCTOR
MONDAY        
7.10am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
8.00am SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
9.05am BODY ATTACK B 45 MIN LISA
9.15am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
10.05am BODY COMBAT B 45 MIN TASHA
10.30am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
11.00am QUEENAX G 30 MIN TANYA
11.05am BODY BALANCE S 45 MIN SARAH CH
12.15pm SPIN T 30 MIN TANYA
1.00pm PILATES S 1 HOUR VICKY
2.00pm SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
2.30pm FIT FOR LIFE S 45 MIN MANDY
4.30pm  RPM VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
5.15pm RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
5.00pm QUEENAX G 30 MIN SARAH
6.00pm SPIN T 30 MIN SARAH
6.00pm HITSTEP S 45MIN LINDSAY
6.30pm AQUAFIT P 45 MIN OLGA
7.00pm THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
7.15pm PILATES S 45 MIN ANNEKE
8.15pm SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
         
         
TUESDAY        
7.10am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
8.00am SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
9.05am BODYCOMBAT S 1 HOUR HEATHER 
10.00am SPIN T 30 MIN TANYA
10.15am PILATES S 1 HOUR HEATHER 
11.00am ALFRESCO FIT Ag 30 MIN TANYA
11.00am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
12.30pm BODY PUMP EXPRESS B 30 MIN SUE
12.30pm RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
1.00pm SYNERGY HATHA YOGA S 45 MIN ANNEKE
1.15pm THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
5.00pm QUEENAX G 30 MIN BEN
5.30pm SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
6.00pm BODYPUMP S 45 MIN COLIN
6.15pm SPIN Sp 30 MIN BEN
7.00pm RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
7.15pm BODYJAM S 45 MIN TERRI
8.00pm THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
         
WEDNESDAY        
7.30am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
8.00am SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
9.05am BODYPUMP B 45 MIN TANYA
9.30am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
10.00am QUEENAX G 30 MIN BEN
10.05am BARRE S 40 MIN MANDY
10.30am THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
11.05am PILATES S 1 HOUR VICKY
12.15pm SPIN T 30 MIN BEN
1.30pm AQUA P 45 MIN LISA
2.05pm PILATES B 45 MIN SUE
4.30pm RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
5.30pm ALFRESCO FIT Ag 30 MIN MATT
6.00pm SPIN T 30 min MATT
6.15pm BODY ATTACK S 45 MIN TANYA
6.45pm AQUAFIT P 45 MIN LISA
7.00pm THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
7.15pm BODYPUMP S 45 MIN NEIL
8.15pm SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
         
THURSDAY        
7.10am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
8.00 am  RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
9.05am SYNERGY S 45 MIN TANYA
9.30am THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
10.00am ALFRESCO FIT Ag 30 MIN SARAH
11.00am SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
11.30am FLOW YOGA S 45 MIN MANDY
12.15pm SPIN T 30 MIN SARAH
1.00pm FLOW YOGA S 45 MIN MANDY
4.30pm RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
5.30pm QUEENAX G 30 MIN TINA
6.00pm BODY COMBAT B 45 MIN SALLY
6.15pm SPIN T 30 MIN JENNY
7.00pm BODYPUMP B 30 MIN JENNY
7.30pm THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
8.30pm RPM VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
         
         
FRIDAY        
7.30am SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
8.00am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
9..05am BODYJAM S 1 HOUR ELLIE
10.05am SPIN T 30 MIN TANYA
11.05am BODYPUMP EXPRESS B 45 MIN SUE
12.00am QUEENAX G 30 MIN TANYA
12.15pm RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
12.05pm BODYBALANCE B 30 MIN SUE
1.15pm SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
1.45pm AQUA FIT P 45 MIN LISA
2.00pm ZUMBA EASY S 45 MIN SARAH CH
4.30 pm RPM VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
5.00pm QUEENAX G 30 MIN MATT
5.30pm RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
6.00pm BODYPUMP S 45 MIN NEIL
6.30pm THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
         
SATURDAY        
8.15am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
9.05am BODY ATTACK B 45 MIN TANYA
9.15AM RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
10.05am BODYPUMP B 45 MIN TANYA
10.05am SPIN Sp 45 MIN BEN
11.15am BOOTCAMP B 30 MIN SARAH
11.15 am THE TRIP Sp 30 MIN  
11.30am PILATES S 45 MIN ANNEKE
12.15pm SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
4.30pm THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
         
SUNDAY        
8.15am RPM VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
9.15am THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
10.00am BODYCOMBAT S 45 MIN JULIET
10.15am RPM Sp 45 MIN  
11.00am QUEENAX G 30 MIN MATT
11.15am YOGA S 1 HOUR MARK
11.30am SPRINT VIRTUAL Sp 45 MIN  
1.15pm THE TRIP VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
4.30pm RPM VIRTUAL Sp 30 MIN  
Class descriptions

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

CARDIO VASCULAR CLASSES

LesMills BODYATTACKTM  - A simple hi-energy class that caters for all levels. Combined sports training cardio moves,

with upper and lower body conditioning exercises.

LesMills BODYCOMBATTM  - Punch & kick your way to fitness in this awesome martial arts class set to music.

LesMills BODYJAMTM  - The moves and grooves to make you dance like the best; Funk, Latin, Hip-Hop and Broadway Jazz.

SPIN, RPM VIRTUAL, SPRINT & THE TRIP VIRTUAL - Indoor Cycling. An intense and motivating group workout.

BODY CONDITIONING CLASSES

BARRE STRENGTH - Ballet based class combining cardio, light weight exercises and stretching,

to condition the whole body.

LesMills BODYPUMPTM - Full Body workout using weights.

QUEENAX - Small group Functional training in the Gym.

WELLBEING CLASSES

FIT FOR LIFE - Sensible but effective cross training for the young at heart!

ZUMBA EASY - All the fun of traditional Zumba but at a lower intensity.

MIND & BODY CLASSES

LesMills BODYBALANCETM - Yoga, Tai-Chi, Pilates workout building flexibility and strength.

PILATES - Based on Joseph Pilates’ core stability exercises. These classes target

the deep postural muscles and are recommended for those with neck/back pain, sports injuries and stress related illness.

FLOW YOGA - Linking breath and movement. Gentle moves to warm up the body moving to more challenging flows/postures.

SYNERGY HATHA YOGA - Yoga with an emphasis on spinal mobility and joint health. Dynamic moving meditation linking postures with breath.

CROSS TRAINING CLASSES

HIITSTEP - New & innovative, high energy, using only your bodyweight and a step!

SYNERGY - Free-style innovative High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Class.

ALFRESCO FIT -  A mixture of outdoor strength and cardio training.

BOOTCAMP - Intense class full of body weight and equipment exercises.

AQUA CLASSES

AQUA FIT - Training smart: the only hi-intensity, no-impact workout, will challenge your fitness,

not your joints.

Childcare and Kid's FAQ's

Do we have to book childcare, swimming and activities?

Childcare and activities can be bookable the day before. Kids swim can be booked from midday the day before. Book by calling 01256 362206

These sessions can be booked in one-hour slots.  Creche may have two hours using the 2-hour Creche voucher at £6.50 or a one hour for £4.  If there is availability on the day you may have two hours in the Kidzklub.

How are you managing the COVID 19 transmitting?

When each person arrives at the club they will have their temperature taken, if the temperature is above 38.5 they will not be admitted.

There will be just 3 babies in Creche and 6 children in the KidzKlub in each session.  The children’s activities will also have 6 children in at a time.  We will not be making the children social distance, however, they will only be mixing with the 6 children in each session they attend.

We will be handwashing and using hand sanitizer before and after each activity.  The toys will also be cleaned after every session.

We will also have a 14 day exclusion period for anyone with any symptoms.

When will soft play open?

We will be following government guidelines, this is a temporary measure and things will ease with time.  Once we have been given the go ahead to open we will.

Childcare and Kid's Activities

Childcare Opening Times: Crèche, Beehive and KidzKlub will operate Monday – Saturday Mornings 9:00 – 13:00.
In addition on Monday and Friday Evening’s Beehive and KidzKlub will open 16:30 – 18:30.
Weekday themed sessions will run within the hour of childcare. 

Bookable sessions – All children’s sessions must be booked in advance.
Initially all childcare will be limited to 1 hour per day for Beehive and KidzKlub.
Childcare, Children’s Activities and Children’s swim times will be need to be booked via Crèche from 1200 the day before on 01256 362206.
Outside of childcare hours the reception will assist with bookings. Late booking can also be made on the day.

Family Swimming  Times  – Please arrive ready to swim.  Call to book sessions from 1200 the day before.
To ensure safety we will restrict number in the swimming pool following Swimming Association advice.
If practical you are encouraged to shower at home.
Weekdays – 11:00 – 12:00, 15:00 – 16:00, 16:30 – 17:30. 
Weekends 9:00 – 10:00, 12:00 – 13:00, 13:30 – 14:30 15:00-1600

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Movie theme!

 

Week 1 -

W/C

27/07/20

 

Week 3 -

W/C

10/08/20

 

Week 5 –

24/08/20

Frozen day

3 – 8 years

Disney Just Dance, Frozen themed art n crafts, ice play and more!

Create your own movie to perform to your friends!

 

Family Fit

8+ years

10:30 – 11:00

 

Multisport

4 – 6 years

10:30 – 11:00

7+ years

11:00 – 11:45

Trolls day

3 – 8 years

Rainbow crafts troll doll making and glitter playdough!

Create your own movie to perform to your friends!

 

Parachute games (included in childcare booking)

3 – 8 years

10:15 – 10:45

 

 

Superhero day

3 – 8 years

Cape making, design your own superhero competition and games!

Create your own movie to perform to your friends!

 

Tennis

4 - 6 years

10:30 – 11:00

7+ years

11:00 – 11:45

 

 

 

Lego day!

3 – 8 years

Lego creating, painting and giant lego building!

Create your own movie to perform to your friends!

 

Fun n Games (included in childcare booking)

3 – 8 years

10:15 – 10:45

 

 

 

 

Lion king day!

3 – 8 years

Disney sing star, animals on safari crafts, sand art and create your own movie to perform!

 

Football

4 – 6 years

10:00 – 11:00

7+ years

11:00 – 11:45

 

 

Tennis

4 – 7 years

9:00 – 9:45

8+ years

9:45 – 10:30

 

 

Family Fit

8+ years

10:30 – 11:00
Parent and child fitness class

 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Creative, sensory and science theme!

 

Week 2 –

W/C

3/08/20

 

 

Week 4 –

W/C

17/08/20

Playdough making

3 – 8 years

Make your own playdough, scents, colour and glitter!

 

Family Fit

8+ years

10:30 – 11:00

 

Tennis

4 - 6 years

10:30 – 11:00

7+ years

11:00 – 11:45

 

Slime day

3 – 8 years

Create your own slime, fluffy slime, glitter and neon!

 

Fun n Games

(included in childcare booking)

3 – 8 years

10:15 – 10:45

 

 

Cardboard box and ice play!

3 – 8 years

Save the animals in the ice!  Create your own castles, dens and decorate your box!

 

Football

4 – 6 years

10:30 – 11:00

7+ years

11:00 – 11:45

 

 

 

 

Gloop and shaving foam

3 – 8 years

Marble painting with shaving foam, gloop making and play!

 

Parachute games (included in childcare booking)

3 – 8 years

10:15 – 10:45

 

 

Science day!

3 – 8 years

Explosive, lava lamp, whirlwind, balloon inflating science fun!

 

Multisport

4 – 6 years

10:30 – 11:00

7+ years

11:00 – 11:45

 

Frozen 2 movie night!

Popcorn and drink included

7/08/20

3 – 8 years

18:00 – 19:30

 

Tennis

4 – 7 years

9:00 – 9:45

8+ years

9:45 – 10:30

 

Family Fit
8+ years

10:30 – 11:00
Parent and child fitness class

 

Bank holiday Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Party week!

 

Week 6

31/08/20

Party time!

3 – 8 years

 

All within the hour sessions.

We will be having a dance and party game fun session to celebrate end of summer and bank holiday!

 

Pass the parcel, musical bumps, musical chairs and lots more!

 

Biscuit decorating and balloon fun play!

3 – 8 years

 

Multisport

4 – 6 years

10:30 – 11:00

7+ years

11:00 – 11:45

 

 

Mask and party decoration crafts!

3 – 8 years

 

Fun n Games

(included in childcare booking)

3 – 8 years

10:15 – 10:45

 

 

 

 

Board game and competitions!

3 – 8 years

 

Tennis

4 - 6 years

10:30 – 11:00

7+ years

11:00 – 11:45

 

 

Talent show!

Practise your talents and demonstrate in order to win a prize, in every session!

3 – 8 years

Football

4 – 6 years

10:00 – 11:00

7+ years

11:00 – 11:45

Back to school disco!

Popcorn and drink included!

4/09/20

3 – 8 years

17:00 – 18:00

18:00 – 19:00

Tennis

4 – 7 years

9:00 – 9:45

8+ years

9:45 – 10:30

 

Family Fit

8+ years

10:30 – 11:00
Parent and child fitness class

 

The Beechdown Creche 0-3 Years

The Beechdown Creche is run with a team of qualified and experienced staff, providing a happy and safe environment for your child to play in whilst you use the Club's facilities.

The Creche is registered with OFSTED, on the voluntary register to care for children from 0-3rd birthday.

You may book up to one week in advance either in person or by calling the Creche direct on 01256 362206. One space per child per day and only for your own child. We operate a pay to book system.

The Creche is paid for using vouchers purchased from the main Reception. £60 for 10 or a single voucher can be purchased for £6.50. One voucher pays for one session.

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The Beehive 3 & 4 Year Olds

The Beehive is run within Creche, a fun, safe environment, giving the children the opportunity to explore their own creativity, whilst you enjoy the Clubs facilities. Activities include craft, physical play, imaginary play and stories.

This is a non-bookable facility, included in Kidz membership. Spaces are on a first come first served basis, for one 2-hour sessions per day. 

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KIDZKLUB 5-8 Year Olds

The KidzKlub is a supervised hang-out area for children. Pool table, basketball hoops, Xbox One, and many board games to create a fun environment that your kids want to visit! 

Dedicated arts and crafts activities throughout the month and collection service from some children's activities.

This is a non-bookable facility, included in Kids membership.

Children's Activities

 

There are organised activities and coaching for the Over 4's throughout the week. Additionally, there are play areas throughout the Club and Gardens for them to amuse themselves.

Once they have had a Gym Induction, over 12's may use the Gym with Parent supervision:

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KidZown

The place for all our young members with a kid's gym, Interactive Reaction WallGames, Table Football, Air Hockey, Playstations, Plasma TVs, Fabulous KidzGym. We also have the Jungle Gym - an indoor soft-play area with 2 floors, ball pit, slides and much more.

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Kids Swim

The Pool is the perfect place for splashing around with dedicated kids swim times every day. 
 
 
Swimming Lessons are available during school terms. We have regular courses for children from age  3 years. 
 
They are taken from Stage 1 where children cannot swim unaided right up until Stage 7 where they focus on developing their technique, endurance and efficient turns. 
 
Parents must supervise their children in the pool hall at all times. 
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