What is Rugby Pups?

Our renowned, certified and DBS checked coaches work with children aged 2 -11 to encourage a natural enjoyment of physical activity, implementing healthy habits for later life and ensuring that kids associate exercise with fun activities.
Age-appropriate, rugby-based activities promote health and exercise and develop vital early life-skills such as co-ordination, confidence and teamwork.

Rugby Pups – The Home of Exciting tag Rugby Clubs for Children from Toddlers to Year 6

We offer after school sessions at various primary schools in the area – please visit our Booking Page to book into a club offered at your school. We also host a range of Saturday Sessions, with time allocated to each age group.


We offer schools the opportunity to hire our coaches for themed rugby fun and fitness weeks, which work to promote fitness and healthy living habits throughout every year group.


We also offer private parties for birthday’s special occasions and family fun days – these include 90 minutes of fun activities for children, gifts for the birthday child, a pre-packaged pass-the-parcel game and stickers for every child attending.

Rugby-Based Activities for All Children Aged 2-11 Years in Colchester

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Improving children’s behaviour, developing vital life skills and having fun in a safe, active and enjoyable environment.

Improving children’s behaviour

Developing vital skills which will be useful throughout life.

Promoting Healthy Living

Helping children to fall in love with sport and become more active.

Growing Social Skills

Improving teamwork and making friends through sports.

Safe Environment

DBS checked, First Aid and RFU trained coaches.

Encouraging Learning

Our classes are designed to complement current school subjects.

Happy Students

Rugby Pups is the favourite time of the week for many of our students.

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