The summer holidays have arrived in Exeter! Head down to Exeter’s Leisure sites this summer and find a range of activities to keep you active and connected throughout the holidays. Exeter Leisure’s new ‘School’s out, Summer’s In’ initiative will officially launch on the 28th of July and is running right up until the 28th August.

The summer campaign aims to get kids and teens active throughout the summer holidays by hosting a variety of group exercise classes, gym sessions, sport sessions and swimming sessions. These classes will be free for all their junior members, and just £3 for non-members.

You can also head to the The Living Café at St Sidwell’s Point after your session and take advantage of their teen café offers. The café will be running a special smoothie and milkshake offer for anyone who takes part in the ‘School’s out, Summer’s in’ activities, with a range of milkshakes for only £1.50 and smoothies for just £2.

Read on to discover activities you can get involved with this summer...

Teen Classes

With a mix of group exercise classes, including virtual cycling, dance fitness, boxing HIIT, indoor and outdoor circuits, there is something for everyone this summer

These classes will be available at St Sidwell’s Point, Riverside, Wonford and Exeter Arena, so find your nearest centre and book via the app, or on the Exeter Leisure website.


A full swimming timetable is available at St Sidwell’s Point and Riverside. There is no need to book for these sessions, just turn up and take a dip.

Swimming Pool at St Sidwell's Point

Sports Sessions

A full timetable of squash sessions will be available at Riverside, Teen Track at Exeter Arena, and 5-a-side at Wonford Sports Centre.

There is also a fantastic opportunity for athletics coaching by the award winning South West Athletics Academy. They will be running ‘Introduction to Athletics’ sessions at Exeter Arena, but places are limited and set to fill up fast, so download the Exeter Leisure app and book your space early to avoid missing out.

Teen Gym

With designated Teen Gym times available at St Sidwell’s Point, Riverside, Wonford and ISCA, you can be sure to get the most out of your workout. Qualified instructors will be on hand to ensure that you are training safely and effectively.

The centres will also be running Teen Gym Workshops to demonstrate how to use the functional training rig and help you build confidence and strength with the lifting equipment.

The Gym at St Sidwell's Point


The Softplay at St Sidwell’s Point will also be open for children up to the age of 8. This is free with a Junior Membership, or £2 a session for casual members. There is no need to book, just turn up and watch as your little ones burn of energy in a fun & safe environment.

‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎

‏‏‎ ‎

For more information on session times and to book your space, download the Exeter Leisure app. You can also book sessions at  


St Sidwell's Point Leisure Centre
Leisure/Swimming Pool
External shot of St Sidwell's Point

Welcome to St Sidwell’s Point, Exeter’s brand new, state-of-the-art leisure centre, in the heart of the city centre. St Sidwell’s Point is the first leisure facility in the UK to be built to the ultra-energy efficient Passivhaus standard, meaning energy consumption is reduced by 70% when compared with industry best practice standards. Visitors can also enjoy improved air quality, optimal air temperatures, and natural lighting due to the unique design and materials used to build our city’s new leisure complex. Find three pools at St Sidwell’s Point - 25 metre, 8 lane competition pool, a 20 metre learner pool, all of which has a moveable floor to suit various activities. Enjoy an exceptional swimming experience thanks to ultra-filtration an

Riverside Leisure Centre
Leisure/Swimming Pool
External Riverside Leisure Centre

Riverside Leisure Centre offers a fully equipped gym, Queenax functional training rig, group exercise classes, 25m swimming pool & learner pool, health suite with suana, steam room and whirlpool, sports hall, squash courts and indoor cycling

Exeter Arena
Leisure/Swimming Pool
Exeter Arena - Track

Just a stone’s throw away from the ISCA Centre, Exeter Arena offers; • Outdoor athletics track & field • Indoor Cycling Studio • Physiotherapy & treatment room • Free customer parking & WiFi Exeter Arena is available to hire for clubs affiliated with a Sport National Governing Body. Please call the centre for more information.



  1. Comment removed by Post Author

  2. Comment removed by Post Author

  3. Comment removed by Post Author

  4. Comment removed by Post Author

Comments are disabled for this post.