#FitCheddar

#FitCheddar

 

#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@webbingtonhotelandspa.co.uk  Indoor heated pool and gym

CYCLING:

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

RUNNING:

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.

WALKING:

Cheddar Walking for Health.    Helen Morris helenmorrisfamily@gmail.com, Gill Davies This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Adrian Male adrianmale@supanet.com  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

RUGBY:

Cheddar Valley Rugby Club.  http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/cheddarvalleyrfc  Club Sec Gareth Chew This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Men, women, junior girls and boys.

FOOTBALL:

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.

RACKET SPORTS:

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

HOCKEY:

Mid Somerset Hockey Club.  http://www.midsomersethc.co.uk  Men, women, teenagers.  Training at Wells Blue School Astro.

Cheddar Valley Youth Hockey Club. www.cvhc.co.uk Tom Pearce 01934 740298.  Ros Tyson 01934 743510

SWIMMING:

Cheddar Swimming Club http;//kingsfitness.co.uk/index.php/swimmingacademy/cheddar-marlins 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

TRAMPOLINE:

High Flyers Trampoline Club.  (Kings of Wessex Leisure Centre).  Helen Moore.  01934 512929 Competitive and recreational lessons for children and adults.

MARTIAL ARTS:

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

SHOOTING:

Cheddar Valley Rifle Club.   Secretary 01934 518098

BOATS:

Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club.  (Cheddar Reservoir) http://www.bristolcorinthian.org.uk  Sailing and windsurfing.

BOWLING:

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.

SNOOKER:

Cheddar Snooker Club.  Find Cheddar Snooker Club on facebook

SKATEBOARDING:

Cheddar Skate Park.  Sharpham Road, by the reservoir.

DANCE:

Dance classes.  Fairlands Middle School.  Contact:  The Dance Company, 9 Mountbatten Close, Kewstoke, Weston-Super-Mare, BS22 9LR.  01934 522959 http://www.learn2dance.co.uk  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mendip Folk Dance Club.  Pat Hicks.  patriciahicks@supanet.com  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@hotmail.com  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 CLUBS:

Slimming World  Catherine Jewell Cathjewell@talktalk.net 01934 742528 Cheddar Catholic Church hall.  Mondays 5.30 and 7.30pm.  Thursdays 7pm

Slimming World  Ellie Lewis 07927840974 elliesayinit@yahoo.com Cheddar Football Club Wednesdays 9 and 11am

CRICKET:

Cheddar Cricket http://cheddarcc.play-cricket.com/

Indoor cricket nets  Kings Fitness and Leisure  01934 744939

EXERCISE CLASSES:

Axbridge Tai Chi: Axbridge Town Hall 6-7pm Tuesdays. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pilates  http://www.cheddarphysio.co.uk/pilatesclasses.htm

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 Pure Stretch.Kings Fitness 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.

NETBALL

11 -15 years.  £3 per session.  Kings Fitness and Leisure 01934 744939