YOUR SWIM SCHOOL LAST LESSON DATES 2019

🏊‍♀️🏊‍♀️Your Swim School LAST lesson dates for 2019.
Lessons re-commence week commencing Monday 6th January 2020.🏊‍♀️🏊‍♀️
We realise Christmas is a very expensive time of the year, however, if possible can swimming lessons be paid for prior to 6th January. This would be greatly appreciated and hopefully ease a large queue at Reception the first week of the new swimming lesson block!
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SPORTING CHANCE SHEFFIELD – MEN AGED 50 AND OVER

Sessions at Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre on Mondays 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Badminton Table Tennis or Card Games. Quiz
 
The sporting chance Sheffield project run weekly sessions for men aged 50 and over. These can include activities such as Badminton, Table Tennis, Short Walks, Chair Based exercise, Cards Dominoes, Board Games, Quiz and discussions.
People can attend under their own steam, or can be referred via health professionals. The sessions are a great way to meet new friends and try new or old activities you haven’t done for a while; they also organise trips/visits etc
 
The first session is free then a nominal charge is made each attendance after that
All sessions include free tea/coffee and biscuits
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Over £800,000 awarded to SCLC to create accessible entrance and cafe area

Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre, closed by Sheffield City Council in 2013 and rescued by the local community – re-opening its doors in January 2014, has secured £831,464 grant funding towards a major refurbishment project.

Grants awarded by the Lottery Community Fund, Sport England, Well North and the East Peak Innovation Partnership will enable an extensive refurbishment programme, with an emphasis on improving disabled access to all parts of the centre, to go ahead.

The six-month high value building project includes significant alterations to the main entrance and front of house. These include a new fully accessible front entrance, a disabled-friendly Reception area, a new meeting / conference room and offices and a brand new café with spectacular views over the Upper Don valley.

A primary aspect of the refurbishment is to provide wheelchair access to both the swimming pools and sports areas, something that was lacking in the 1960’s-built building. This will be made possible with the installation of new wheelchair lifts. Also, as part of the on-going refurbishment programme, there will be improvements to the pool changing rooms and showers, in particular disabled persons facilities.

The new facilities are an integral part of the long-term plan to create a multi-use centre for health and well-being for residents of the Upper Don Valley. Supported by Stocksbridge, Deepcar and Oughtibridge surgeries, the centre will continue to work closely with local GP’s to ensure that local people have a facility on their doorstep to provide for both their physical and mental well-being.

According to Chief Executive, Andy Clarke, ‘this is great news for the long term future of the community-run leisure centre. In just over five years, local volunteers have turned a much- loved facility, destined for demolition by the Council, into a viable and sustainable amenity’.

He continued, ’we are extremely grateful to all the funders for awarding this grant funding and making this project possible, particularly the players of the National Lottery. This recognises the impact our centre is making in improving the health and well-being of our residents and the value that everyone brings to our growing reputation and on-going success’

‘Thanks to the overwhelming support received since our re-opening in January 2014, we have created a facility for all the family, second to none in the area. Now, thanks to this funding, we will be able to encourage even greater use of the building, in particular our physically less-abled visitors. It will also enable us to take advantage of new business opportunities for ensuring the Centre’s long term future.’

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CHRISTMAS FAYRE – SUNDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Come and enjoy seasonal fun and festive treats for all the family at our annual Christmas Fayre on Sunday 24th November 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Festive Market Stalls,  our popular Santa’s Grotto, Festive Music from local bands and choirs, Christmas Raffle, Tombola….and much more!

Hot and cold snacks.

To book your Market Stall click here to download our Christmas Fayre Stall Booking Form, then complete and save it before emailing it through to admin@stocksbridgeclc.co.uk. We can accept payment via debit/credit card on the telephone.

To print and complete a Stall Booking Form by hand you can download our Stall Booking form and hand the completed form in to Reception together with your payment. 

Stalls are £10 each payable upon booking.

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