Now part of the Get Up and Go programme, Chorley is proud to have the Streetmark award to deliver Streetgames-style activity, offering up to 20 different sports with an urban style throughout the community on a regular basis. The project works closely with Streetgames, the national charity and is one of the few being delivered in Lancashire. It has gone from strength to strength over the last five years. delivering doorstep sport right to the heart of the community, utilising community open spaces, recreation zones, local community buildings and changing the way sport is delivered and taught.
Get Up and Go is our brand to tell people to do exactly what it says 'Get Up and Go' familys can take part. (Age restrictions apply to certain activities)
||Part of this programme is the dedicated DOORSTEP SPORT CLUBS. You will find these in the following areas: |
• Chorley North, every Friday @ Clayton Green Sports Centre 7pm till 9pm
• Chorley Town, now fortnightly on Saturdays @ All Season Leisure Centre 7pm till 9pm.
Male and females welcome at both of the above clubs, aged 14-18
|And our brand new third doorstep sport club which started November 5th:
• Chorley Us Girls, which will have a wide range of leisure activities for young women only aged 14-18. For more info please Contact Us.
Part of this ground-breaking project is our Streetgames Young Volunteer Programme.
This works with 16-25 year old young people aiming to give them the skills, confidence and positive responsibility to then re–invest their ability back into the community. For more information visit the Streetgames website or get in touch with us if you would like to join the programme (Minimum age 16 maximum age 25).
||Holiday Programmes |
You can find all you need to know for the holiday periods in our What's Happening magazine or the online booking system. Places are limited and will be updated prior to each holiday period.
Schools Events and projects
Following on from the superb schools festival programme, where we linked to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, a new programme of exciting competitions will be launched in early 2015.
With a wide and diverse range of events and festivals to further inspire our younger residents to choose sport and create a healthy lifestyle. With colour, vibrancy and real exit routes for children to take part out of school, in their community.
Sports such as Cricket, Squash, BMX, Crown Green Bowls, Handball, Football, Gymnastics, Rugby, and Table Tennis along with many skills, challenges and competitions will take place over a six month period.
Reach up and Go
|Chorley Council and their Community team is now also pleased to be able to offer a wide range of quality events and coaching programmes bespoke to any particular school, from curriculum time, breakfast club, after school activity and even projects supporting parents. This is done using innovative and unique methods to help enthuse and engage all participants of all levels of ability. If your school would like to know more or get involved then please contact us.
This is our unique programme funded by and working in partnership with Lancashire County Council, to provide activities for children and young people with disabilities. The project delivers specific programmes in arts and sport and also helps with assistance for young people to access regular activity.
Across the year we are successful in gaining support from many of our National Partners to deliver unique projects in Chorley for the benefit of our young residents. In 2014 we where one of a few projects in the North West to deliver “Pop Up Clubs” the first being in Tennis, linking to Wimbledon and getting more young people, especially those aged 14-25 in to sport. Other clubs have been linked to developing Rugby League and our commonwealth pop up club as well.
||Our current club1 project wiil see a minimum of 10 different experiences for young people, to help create a sporting habit for life, this club is aimed at young women.|