User Group Update

• Springboard continue to rent the self-contained office to hold drop- ins and workshops. The new counselling rooms have made a big difference. Springboard used to rent a room at Stricklandgate House (additional cost incurred) for counselling • The Kendal Majorettes continue on a Thursday evening and a Saturday morning. They have been really busy this year. They have won in all age groups - Dinky, Tiny, Baby, Junior and Senior. Individual awards for Leaders and Mascots also- the list is endles… Read More

Posted: February 11, 2020

Additions to the Youth Facilities

We now have 4 bike parking stands as part of a grant from SLDC. The whole building has now been fitted out with LED lights- the sports hall being the last phase. Electricity bills have gone down from £93.00 a month to £58.00. Read More

Posted: February 11, 2020

Thank you for your support

The management committee, members and user groups would like to take this opportunity to say a very big thank you to two local companies for their support of the Kendal Lads & Girls Club. Gilkes of Canal Head in the town donated £12,000 over three years to support the club while it built up rental income to become sustainable. And Lakeland of Windermere who donated £10,000 towards the renewal of flat roofs on the sports hall, office and storerooms. The club was also supported by The Anglers I… Read More

Posted: October 2, 2017

Gardens and Skate Park Rebuilt

Thanks to funding from Cumbria Community Foundation Flood Recovery Fund and support from L & W Wilson from Endmoor who rebuilt the climbing frame and skate ramp after they were destroyed by last year’s flooding. The whole garden area is now looking good and has been enjoyed by many young people over the last few months. We are now looking for support to buy picnic tables to finish off the area and create a very useful outdoor space. Read More

Posted: November 17, 2016

Repairs to Skate Park

Kendal lads & Girls Club have been successful in gaining a grant of £8,402 from the Cumbria Community Foundation Flood Recovery Fund. This money will enable the club to repair the Skate Ramps, climbing frame and fencing. This work will be carried out over the next month ready for the summer programme. We ask our members and skaters to be patient and stay safe while the area is in such a rough and broken condition. Read More

Posted: May 20, 2016

Generous Donations

The Committee and Members of Kendal Lads & Girls Club would like to say a big THANK YOU to those groups who have donated funds supporting the club to purchase equipment and resources after the flooding that took place in December. YWCA Kendal £800, Epic Kids £487, High Sheriff £1,000 and Stage Coach Drama Group £150 The flooding had a big impact on the town, people’s homes and the club but with this generosity the Lads & Girls Club is getting back on its feet. Read More

Posted: March 21, 2016

Open for Business Again

The Kendal Lads & Girls Club is now up and running again after being flooded before Christmas. The building is still drying out but is clean, warm and welcoming for all who attend. The local groups are now running their clubs again and young people are once again enjoying the activities they provide. Read More

Posted: January 21, 2016

Flooding at Kendal Lads & Girls Club

The youth centre is currently closed due to damage caused by Storm Desmond which passed over the Lake District creating high winds heavy rain, the flooding of roads and rivers bursting their banks. The River Kent passes very close to the youth centre and on that Saturday night could not contain all the water pouring down from the hills and fields. The water rushed across the garden and play area causing great destruction through the force and currents. Inside the building the water filled th… Read More

Posted: December 15, 2015

Kendal College at KL&GC

Cinderella- a new adaptation Kendal College Performing Arts Students at The Box Theatre and On Tour Box Performances – Monday 30th November at 1.30pm & 6pm Tuesday 1st December at 10am 1.30pm Thursday 3rd December 7.30pm Tickets - 01539 814634 £5 /4 (Running Time 60 minutes) Audience Recommendation: All Ages Synopsis: Cinderella sleeps in the kitchen and works night and day watched over by her mean step sisters, Thisun and Thatun and her step mum. But she’s foun… Read More

Posted: November 23, 2015

Office available to Rent

Adjacent to the youth centre is a purpose built large office space over two floors with good light and river views. The space is self-contained with toilet, kitchen area, storage cupboards and gas central heating. For more information contact Liz Cornford on 0774 518 7524. Read More

Posted: November 9, 2015