Reconnect at Sandwich Leisure Centre

April 27 2022

Sandwich Leisure Centre will be part of the Reconnect scheme during summer 2022!

We are excited to welcome back the Kent Reconnect scheme this summer!

In partnership with Kent County Council we are pleased to offer discounted gym memberships and sports hire to our local community and young people:

Available to all children under 18:

50% off of all sports pitch or court hire – 3G Football, Outdoor Tennis, Outdoor Netball, Badminton, Squash, Table-tennis, (subject to availability, no pre bookings available, excludes membership discounts) – Age verification may be required for older looking children.

Adult guests (excluding carers, social or case workers) may need to pay a small admission fee when joining sports hire.

Sports hire can be booked on the day of play by calling 01304 614947.

Available to under 18’s receiving free school meals, a child in care or a care leaver up to the age of 21.

The Reconnect summer pass is available to purchase now until 31st August. for just £10. Carers, social workers or case workers may also attend these sessions with their child in care at no extra cost.

Gym Passes available are:

  • 7-11 years – off peak sports use (twice per week)
  • 12-13 years – cardiovascular equipment and body weight exercises only.
  • 14-15  years– cardiovascular and pin loaded resistance equipment and body weight exercises only.
  • 16+ – unlimited gym use (within off peak hours), group exercise classes.

All of these memberships include:

  • Free use of sports hall and squash court (restricted to 2 hours per week, subject to availability).
  • Rackets, paddles, shuttles and balls (excluding footballs) will be provided on a first come first serve basis (limited supply available).

A limited number of spaces will be made available on our summer holidays kids club – numbers and dates TBC but this will be on a first come first serve basis.

All under 18s will require a parent/guardian to visit the centre to sign up to the reconnect gym passes. Children in care or care leavers from 18-21 will require their social worker, foster carer or case worker to email liam.johnson@freedom-leisure.co.uk to confirm eligibility or bring evidence of eligibility on sign up. All free school meals children will need to show your voucher at reception when setting up the membership.

Please note a compulsory orientation for all under 18s must be completed before use of the gym.

Free school meal reconnect vouchers for these memberships can be obtained through your child’s school – please contact the school directly to obtain these.

Home Education PE

Home educated children are eligible to receive three free sessions when paying for the full term – not available for sibling discounted rates.

For more information on the reconnect scheme please see a member of staff at reception or visit Reconnect Kent.

Sandwich Leisure Centre reserves the right to make changes to these memberships and discounted schemes depending on availability and use.