WELCOME TO SEPTEMBER E-NEWS
This month we are busy preparing for some fantastic events to kick start a great Autumn!
During September we are holding 2 forums, Sports and Physical Activity and our Club Forum. These events are FREE, so do come along to gain insights, gather feedback and network with like minded industry organisations from across Berkshire.
October brings our Sports Education week, starting on 21st October, a jam packed schedule of sport specific courses, workshops and events! This is your chance to RISE! All you need to do is follow the links below to book on.
We hope to see you there!
GET BERKSHIRE ACTIVE
GBA September FREE Forums
Sport and Activity Network Forum 19th Sep (Bisham Abbey) sharing good practice, creating new partnerships, gaining insight. BOOK
Club Forum 27th Sep (Academy Sport, Reading) A unique opportunity to hear about marketing for sports clubs, presenting your club well to the outside world and increasing your presence locally. BOOK
SPORTS EDUCATION WEEK
Your time to R.I.S.E!
Sport Education Week
TAKING BOOKINGS NOW
21st - 29th October 2017 (Bisham Abbey).
Reach Inspire Sustain Expand
Are you a sports coach, volunteer, club, leaders, teacher, professional or officer? Or aspiring to be one? If so, then our Sports Education Week is for you. It's your chance to RISE….. Reach your potential, Inspire new participants, Sustain your club and Expand your skills. BOOK
BOX Instructor Course
Location: St Joseph's College, Upper Redlands Rd, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5JT
When: Saturday 21st Oct 2017
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
BOX is a new fitness experience devised by England Boxing coaches who have worked with the best boxers in the country. Participants gain all-over body conditioning while learning the techniques used by Olympic boxers to succeed in the ring. Classes incorporate many different elements of boxing training, such as partner pad-work, skipping, punch bags and shadow boxing, ensuring participants get a great overall cardiovascular workout; developing core strength, co-ordination and fitness.
** Discount for female coaches or volunteers only - BOOK BEFORE 15th September 2017 and get the course for £100.00 – Project 500 DISCOUNT - Promo Code - "P500_SEW17" for 20% discount**
The Rise Of Women's Rugby
Location: Reading RFC, Holme Park, Sonning Lane, RG4 6ST
When: Wed 27 September 2017
Time: 19:00 – 21:00 BST
Interactive and insightful event around the rise to prominence of the female game.
-How is the game is set to evolve over the years to come
-What could the RFU be doing to further enhance and develop the sport
-How can the sport kick on.
3 fantastic speakers will offer different perspectives on the game:
Giselle Mather - Director of Rugby at Wasps
Clare Cooper - Womens Rugby Development Officer at RFU
Clare Daniels - Referee (most capped referee in women's Test matches and first female assistant referee in a Premiership Rugby match)
Join this exciting event!
Log them....Find them!
Local activities are easy to find, be it alone, with friends or finding new networks. Take a look at GBA's activity finder on our homepage to seek local organisations and clubs in your area and find activities of your choice.
Additionally, you can easily add your own club, organisaton and activity to GBA's website, simply sign up/log in to your account, then click "Add Club/Organisation icon" (see image to the right)
SPORT ENGLAND: Fund Update
Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage
Launching a £3 million fund on 6 September to tackle inactivity and economic disadvantage. Click here to see the full timeline.
Sport England are "looking for partners who really understand people in these groups, including the barriers that stop them from being active and the motivations that would encourage activity"
Value: £3 million National Lottery
Opening: 6 September 2017
Anticipated size of bids: £2m pot for awards between £25,000 and £500,000; £1m pot for awards between £25,000 and £100,000.
£150,000 will be ring-fenced from the total budged for small awards between £1,000 and £10,000.
Full details and prospectus: 6 September 2017
Workshops: mid-September to mid-October 2017
Deadline for expressions of interest and for small awards: 6 November 2017
Funding for tackling inactivity in lower socio-economic groups.
BRITISH NORDIC WALKING is coming to BLACK PARK in Berkshire on 15th October!
Bringing Nordic Walkers across the country together, come and enjoy a Nordic Walking Challenge and finish up at our feast table to meet other enthusiasts!
Yoga for the Brain
New time, New Venue
Do you have a diagnosis of dementia or care for someone living with dementia? Yoga for the brain is gentle seated exercise for all abilities, a social activity for people living with dementia and their carer.
New Venue: Thatcham Rugby Club, Henwick Lane, Thatcham, RG18 3BN – Free parking
New Time: Thursday 2pm to 3:30pm
21st & 28th September 2017
5th October 2017
2nd, 16th,23rd 30th November 2017
7th & 21st December 2017
Light refreshments will be served followed by gentle exercise with our friendly yoga instructor. For more information or to book a place please contact our Reading office on 0118 959 6482 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Autumn O2 Touch training
Join the Maidenhead RFC Mohawks for their Autumn O2 Touch training sessions on Wednesday evenings from 7-8.30pm at Maidenhead RFC, Braywick Park, Sl6 1BN. The Mohawks welcome all players of all standards to join them play fun warm up games, some touch rugby specific skills training and lots of social games.
Session cost is £25 for 8 weeks or £5 per session pay as you go.
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017
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Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2017
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Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2017
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Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - Sun, 10 Dec 2017
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Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017
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Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017
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Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2017
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Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2017
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Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2017
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Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2017
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Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018
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