Meadowside News

Dodgeball Taster Sessions at Meadowside LC

Try this fantastic sport (new for Meadowside LC) at one of our taster sessions for free! Taster sessions will run on Wednesday 22nd / 29th November and 6th December - 5:00 - 6:00pm for ages 6 - 12 years. You can come to any or all of the sessions to try this sport!

No need to book just come along and join in the fun. More information can be found on our Dodgeball page in the Dry Activity Courses section of our website.

Boys Gymnastics Taster Sessions at Meadowside LC

Gymnastics is an inclusive sport and we want to make sure that boys and girls have every opportunity to take part in this fantastic sport. In the New Year we are hoping to provide Boy’s gymnastics classes for boys ages 4-12yrs. Boy’s gymnastics classes provide an opportunity for boys to be in a class with other boys. They will learn the ABC’s (Action, Balance & Co-ordination) and basics such as toe pointing, holding position etc., all required to get the shape they need to perform more advanced moves. They will also learn parallel bars, vault, floor and pommel (using a giant foam mushroom) and work toward the British Gymnastics Proficiency Awards. Mixed classes for boys and girls will continue to take place at MLC.

We are holding two taster sessions which will give children an opportunity to try a lesson ready for when the new Boy’s Gymnastics classes start in January 2018. The sessions will take place at 9:00am-10:00am on Saturday 25th November (4-6yr olds) and Saturday 9th December (7-12yr olds). To book a place please complete a Boy’s Gymnastics Taster Session booking form (available on our MLC website Gymnastics page or from reception) and return with session fee to Meadowside Leisure Centre.

Meadowside LC Car Park Closure - Thurs 23rd Nov

Please note - the car park at Meadowside Leisure Centre will be closed off entirely on Thursday 23rd November 2017 between 6am and 1pm. This is to allow contractors to undertake surface repair work. Permit holders will be allowed to use any other East Staffordshire Borough Council car park for that day only. Pay and display customer will need to use one of the other car parks in the area but please note that customers of Meadowside LC will not be able to gain refunds for your parking during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

World Prematurity Day - Friday 17th Nov

World Prematurity Day, Friday 17th November 2017 is to raise awareness of premature birth and the devastating impact it can have on families. We have a varity of activites going on throughout the day Friday 17th November to help Teresa raise money to purchase a vital piece of equipment for Burton Neonatal Unit needed to give good quality care to our babies and their families. If you would like to get involved, help raise money and learn more come down and join us to help purchase the equipment needed to help so many babies and families!

•12 hour Cyclathon 8am-8pm: help us raise awareness and funds by signing up for a 30 minute cycle session.
•Purple Zumba 10.30-11.30am: Shimmy & Shake in Purple!!
•Bake & Donate Cake Sale at River Café: Bake and donate something delicious to sell at our cake sale, hand your freshly baked good to River Café by 16thNovember.
•Information Hub lead by volunteers from Burton Neo natal Unit

If you would like to donate directly to their fundraising page please follow the link here. All JustGiving donations will be sent straight to Burton Hospital NHS Trust Charitable Fund and automatically reclaims Gift Aid if you are a UK taxpayer, so your donation is worth even more. Thank you all in advance for anything you are able to donate to this great cause.