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John Nike Leisuresport Complex

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Not too bad

Last outing before school starts, and it is what it is, an ice rink that was built 30 years ago... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
via mobile
Poor pantomime in tired location

I wasn't expecting too much for. The venue having been here last year for the pantomime, for 1 I... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Reading, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“snow tubing”(7 reviews)
“staff running”(2 reviews)
Ice Skating, Ice Hockey, Skiing, Snowboarding, Snooker, Bar, Café, Ice Karting and other Corporate events all available here.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
John Nike Way, Bracknell RG12 8TN, England
+44 1344 789000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last outing before school starts, and it is what it is, an ice rink that was built 30 years ago. And yes it's old and dated but that's the councils fault not the rinks. The staff were more than pleasant, we didn't have too long...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NickyY_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start? This place has enjoyed no visible maintenance or improvements since it opened in 1987. We went for a skating session on a Saturday which was maybe a little busy but by no means at capacity. But the queues! The queues! Everything...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank smu95rp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Emily Reis for an excellent ski lesson, your professional attitude and endless patience paid off in the end!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't expecting too much for. The venue having been here last year for the pantomime, for 1 I learnt my lesson and made sure I did not need to use the toilet facilities under any circumstances!! The seating we booked was messed up and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank LeeLee883
Reviewed December 14, 2018

I have recently had the misfortune of visiting this place and can only describe it as an accident waiting to happen, the whole of the place is absolutely freezing at 7 degrees celcius with doors dangerously slamming shut behind you at spees that could quite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank werf4
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Went to a family members 7th Birthday party with 11 of his friends to donutting. To start with we had to pay extra as the party rooms only allow two adults! We the booked the upstairs terrace. Food order was taken and we went to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Fatkat68
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Can’t believe how poor the ice is here! Anyone who cannot skate would think it’s their lack of ability. It isn’t! It’s the rental skates. Took 5 friend who had skated a few times at Slough ice rink. They couldn’t skate here at all! If...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Diane M
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We took 70 girls ranging in age from 7-15 for an "activity day" at John Nike. Staff were fantastic - from booking before the day with Kirsi, to the reception staff, our host Courtney and the staff running the activities. We had several bumps and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PetraA566
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

If you want a cost effective way to learn to Ski without snow then this is the place to start. It is cheap and the instructors are fantastic. My kids have been coming for Seven months now and both could not ski. Now they fly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank William2502
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The John Nike Centre is located a few minutes drive outside of both Bracknell and Wokingham, and is easy to find. However parking isn't so easy as the car park area to the side and back has a sign saying permit holders only. If/when management...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
My grandson had a party recently. Great fun. Just tell everyone to bring a change of clothes in case it’s wet. Our group got absolutely soaked! But still had fun