- Published on Monday, 15 February 2016 15:09
- Written by Super User
#FITCHEDDAR is a commnity initiative that aims to get the people of the Cheddar Valley active, bridging barriers to health and fitness. Below is a list of activities and venues where you can infact get active, find a hobby
USEFUL GENERAL WEBSITES:
Zing Somerset http://www.zingsomerset.co.uk/. This website and app finds classes and activities in the Somerset area. Also logs personal activity.
West Country triathletes http://www.westcountrytriathletes.co.uk
Cheddar Valley U3A has various sports and fitness groups. http://www.cheddarvalleyu3a.org.uk
SPORTS CENTRES AND GYMS:
Kings Fitness and Leisure . Kings of Wessex Sports Centre, Kings of Wessex School, Cheddar. www.kingsfitness.co.uk. Tel 01934 744939.
Focal point for many sports in and around Cheddar. Swimming pool, racket sports courts, sports hall, dance studio and gym. Offers facilities for users with disabilities. Open all year. Exercise and fitness classes including yoga and pilates. Exercise referral scheme. Personal trainers. Resistance zone. Free weights. Gym floor. Functional zone. Fitness induction. 25metre indoor heated pool. Racket sports. Unisex sauna. Lattetude coffee shop. Lounge with wifi.
Webbington Hotel, Loxton BS26 2HU Tel 01934 750100 info@heated pool and gym
Axbridge cycling group http://acg.bike/
Axbridge leisure cycling group http://cheddarcycling.weebly.com/
Somerset Cycling. http://www.somersetcycling.com
Sky Ride organised cycling. http://www.goskyride.com/
Burnham BMX Club. Secretary 07812 755398
Bikeability Level 1 and 2 combined. Ages 9+ Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939
Cheddar Running Club. http://www.cheddarrunningclub.co.uk/ Lynda Kenchington. 01934 842040
Cheddar Gorge Challenge. http://www.relishrunningraces.com/cheddar-gorge-challenge.php Relish Running Races.
Cheddar Walking for Health. Helen Morris helenmorrisfamily@, Gill Davies , Adrian Male adrianmale@ Easy walking. Trained leaders. Schedule February to May: *1st Wednesday of the month, 10.00 a.m, leaving from the Tweentown bus stop, north side of the road, *3rd Saturday of the month, 10.30 a.m. leaving from Cheddar library.
Winscombe Walking for Health. Walk leader 01934 842554 or Sport and Active Lifestyles team 01275 882730
Mendip Ramblers. http://www.mendipramblers.co.uk
Mendip Society walks. http://www.mendipsociety.org.uk/
Cheddar Walking (under the umbrella of Walkers are Welcome). http://cheddarwalking.org.uk
Cheddar Football Club. http://thefa.com Men, women, junior girls and boys.
Cheddar Five A Side Football. Kings Fitness & Leisure 5 a side football league. September - December.
Football teams in the area: Somerset has Yeovil Town and Bristol has Bristol City and Bristol Rovers.
Cheddar Tennis Club. http://www.cheddartennisclub.co.uk. Secretary Jennie Colton 01934 742703. Junior and senior lessons and sessions.
Table Tennis. Joe Hogan. 01934 744115 Monday nights, Kings of Wessex Academy. All ages.
Table Tennis. Winscombe Table Tennis Club. Community Centre, Sandford Road. Richard 07899753063. Wednesdays from 7.30pm. There is an affiliated ladies’ group. Sheila 01934 842305. Wednesdays 10am – noon.
Roundoak Badminton Club. Graham Nicholson 01934 842526
Wessex Badminton Club. G Burnell 01934 742725
Winscombe Badminton Club. Sarah Wright. 01934 741875
Mid Somerset Hockey Club. http://www.midsomersethc.co.uk Men, women, teenagers. Training at Wells Blue School Astro.
Cheddar Valley Youth Hockey Club.Tom Pearce 01934 740298. Ros Tyson 01934 743510
Cheddar Swimming Club http;//Kate Angus 01934 744839
Adult Front Crawl Courses http://www.swimsmarter.co.uk
Parent and Babe, Aqua Babes, Aqua Tots, Pre-school, ASA Learn To Swim, Rookie Lifeguard, Kingfishers Swim Club Kings Fitness pool. 01934 744939
High Flyers Trampoline Club. (Kings of Wessex Leisure Centre). Helen Moore. 01934 512929 Competitive and recreational lessons for children and adults.
Cheddar Tae Kwon-Do Club Kings Fitness and LeisureJane Lambert 01278 793422
Cheddar Judo Club. http://www.cfws.co.uk/cheddarjudo/index.htm Phil Craddock 01934 743288 Carole Bradshaw 01934 741858
Cheddar Ki Aikido Club Kings Fitness and Leisure Matt Bailey 07835 436079
Cheddar Karate Club Kings Fitness and Leisure John Ward 01934 744410
Judo. Beginners and Advanced 6+ years. £4 per session. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939
Cheddar Valley Rifle Club. Secretary 01934 518098
Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club. (Cheddar Reservoir) http://www.bristolcorinthian.org.uk Sailing and windsurfing.
Cheddar Indoor Bowling Club Brian Crashley 01934 743949
Draycott Short Mat Bowling Club Steve Young 01749 870987
Isle of Wedmore Bowls Club (closest to Cheddar) Keith Pettit 01934 733237 Indoor and outdoor facilities. Dual gender.
Cheddar Snooker Club. Find Cheddar Snooker Club on facebook
Cheddar Skate Park. Sharpham Road, by the reservoir.
Mendip Folk Dance Club. Pat Hicks. patriciahicks@01934 742853 8-10pm 2nd, 4th and 5th Mondays at St James Church Hall, Winscombe
Tea Dance. Draycott Memorial Hall. First Sunday every month. 2 – 4pm £5. Vincent Weaver 07769603937
Old Time and Modern Sequence Dance Club Brian Norris norris_cheddar@01934 741593
Line Dancing Heather Scourse 01934 743013 Cheddar Village Hall Beginners 9.30 – 10.30am Absolute Beginners 10.30 – 11.30pm. £2.50 All proceeds to Village Hall roof.
Dance Fitness Course Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Zumba Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Sh’Bam Hot, simple dance moves. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Salsa Aerobics. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Street Cheer. Ages 4-7 years and 8-13 years. From £60 a course, school terms. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939
Slimming World Catherine Jewell Cathjewell@01934 742528 Cheddar Catholic Church hall. Mondays 5.30 and 7.30pm. Thursdays 7pm
Slimming World Ellie Lewis 07927840974 elliesayinit@Cheddar Football Club Wednesdays 9 and 11am
Cheddar Cricket http://cheddarcc.play-cricket.com/
Indoor cricket nets Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939
Exercise for the Over Fifties: Age UK Cheddar Village Hall 2pm Fridays
Body Balance. Combination of Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go.
Pilates. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go.
Yoga (Iyengar) Class and Course. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go.
Express Hard Core 30 min abdominal workout Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Aquafit Exercise to music in the swimming pool. Good for joint/mobility problems. Great for non swimmers. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Circuits. Challenging station based session. Work to your own fitness capabilities. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Les Mills Body Attack. High energy interval training class. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Spinning Express Class All levels. Booking advised. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Synrgy Gym based circuit class Booking advised Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Body Conditioning Easy to follow using light hand weights. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Les Mills Body Pump Weights class. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Les Mills Body Vive Complete workout conditioning exercises Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Power Hoop Waist and core muscle strengthening Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 Pay as you go
Kettlecise One piece of equipment, one goal – fat liberation! Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939
Core and PureFitness and Leisure 01934 744939
Active Seniors Fitness Cheddar Baptist Church Tuesdays 1.30-2.15pm £4 per session. Mats provided Amanda 01934 820206 or 07814 392217
YOUTH Training Zone Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 13-15 years. Pay as you go £4. Term Time Mon – Fri 4-4.45pm and 4.45-5.30pm
EXERCISE REFERRAL CLASSES
These require a doctor’s referral. Usually for things like cardio rehab, cancer rehab, getting strength back after illness etc. There are many classes at Kings Fitness and Leisure. Classes range from Disabled/Remedial Swim, Supported Gym, Body Vive, Pilates, Body Balance, Yogas, Chair-based exercise, Yoga, Aerobics, Power Hoop, Zumba, Cardiac rehab, Cancer rehab…
Fitness class referrals are a 12-week programme. Pick up an Exercise Referral Class Timetable from Kings Fitness and Leisure or call Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939
GYMNASTICS /EXERCISE FOR CHILDREN
School terms. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939 From £60 per course 4-13 years.
11 -15 years. £3 per session. Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939