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. 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 endless
  • The Boxing Club still runs three times a week and is as popular as ever. They competed in the HSK Boxing Cup in Copenhagen last month. 10 nations competed. The club won 1 Gold and 3 Silver. They have been invited to Gothenburg next year  
  • Whinfell School use the sports hall for their PE lessons including GSCE Physical Education
  • Leonard Cheshire run their Kendal Buzz Club fortnightly in term time on Tuesdays 6.30-8.30.    The club is inclusive and offers a range of activities tailored to the needs and interests of the young people. The group recently made a float for Torchlight amongst other things.
  • AURA is an organisation that offers activities for people with additional needs. They rent the sports hall for an hour on a Wednesday for badminton.
  • The Home Education group use the building to socialise- Tuesdays- fortnightly.
  • LifeSteps is a group aimed at people with additional needs aged 18-30. The group is ran by Y.E.S. The group cook a two course meal each Monday –term time. Members of the public can come for their dinner also. The group have served over 70 meals. The group are looking to work with Adult Education in January- looking at doing the NOCN accreditations
  • The Taekwondo Club have had a successful year also with members winning competitions in Scotland.
  • The sports that Oaklea Trust run are aimed at all abilities. Activities include  Zumba, team games, pedalling away on the exercise bike and boccia (bowling)


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