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West Devon Walk and Talk – Oct-Dec 2018

Why Walking WorksThe new West Devon Walk and Talk programme for October to December is available now (PDF file, 152KB).

  • Weekly short walks
  • Weekly moderate walks
  • Monthly Sunday walks

Grade 1 Walks have now been merged with the Tuesday Grade 2 walks. They take up to 30 minutes and will still take place fortnightly. For further information, please contact: David Arney – 01837 861829 or email – Darney382@aol.com

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Walking Football for October – Come Along

Image Walking Football 2018Great to see 10 people at last night walking football session all having a good time

ALL WELCOME – Please come along and promote next week’s session.

Tuesday 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd October.
Okehampton College All-weather pitch
6.30-7.15

Turn up and play or for more info email stuart@ocrasport.org.uk.

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Booking now: Sport and Art days – August 2018

Image: Sport and Art days 2018Try a range of activities at Sport & Art next Tuesday and Thursday, including gym, trampolining and art all day, football, fencing, archery, basketball, unihoc, ball games, tennis, cricket and more!

Children can choose the activities they would like to do each session. Only £12 per first child, £10 per second child, or book online at https://ocrasport.org.uk/get-involved/holidays/ to receive a £2 discount per child! Breakfast and afternoon clubs are also available – see our holiday page for more details. Continue reading Booking now: Sport and Art days – August 2018

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Super Sports Sunday is Festival Finale in Simmons Park

Image: OCRA Super Sports Sunday 2018Over 800 people came to try a variety of sports and activities at OCRA’s annual Super Sports Sunday in Simmons Park (Sunday 22 July).

OCRA, in partnership with Fusion’s Parklands Leisure Centre, with Okehampton Hockey, Cycling and Running clubs, plus Tavyside Badminton, offered more than 20 have-a-go tasters and competitions throughout the day. Continue reading Super Sports Sunday is Festival Finale in Simmons Park

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How well do you follow the 10 principles to make your activities more inclusive?

Image: Activity Alliance 10 principles to inclusivityHow well do you follow the 10 principles to make your activities more inclusive?

Activity Alliance (formerly EFDS) has developed 10 principles that can help sport providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities for disabled people. The principles are based on research published in their ‘Talk to Me’ report in October 2014. Find out more about the 10 Principles and their work at www.activityalliance.org.uk.

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SNAP (Special Needs in the Park)

Image: Natalie trampolining SNAPSNAP is a fun, social club for children and young people with special needs to make friends and learn new skills.

Led by Melissa Coyle, Elaine Lightfoot and Vicki Pritchard, children and young people meet every Thursday, 6.45-8.15pm, to enjoy music, dance, gymnastics, trampolining, and develop throwing, catching and other fundamental movement skills through games and other sports. Continue reading SNAP (Special Needs in the Park)