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Okehampton Sports and Fitness Festival 2015

Enjoy a fantastic week long Festival for children, young people and adults of all ages that has over 50 different SPORTS & ACTIVITY taster sessions, competitions and special offers. This is a thriving Festival which in n 2014 we had over 2500 participants. There is “Something for Everybody” so come along on your own, with friends, family and work colleagues and join the FUN. This is a great chance to “try something new” or return to something you have previously enjoyed


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Walking For Health


All across Devon Walking for Health groups are celebrating how their success and how they impact on peoples lives whether that be through walking regularly with the regular weekly groups or leading these walks. Walking for Health offer weekly walks in Okehampton and Tavistock with additional walks in Broadwoodkelly, Bow and North Tawton. Come along and celebrate with us – bring your friends, meet new people and enjoy walking in your locations. FREE to come along.

Did you know that walking can ….

  • Make you feel good
  • Give you more energy
  • Help you sleep better
  • Help reduce stress
  • Strengthen your heart
  • Help manage your weight
  • Achieve better mobility
  • Help make new friends
  • Walk with old friends and enjoy your community

Join us for FREE on all walks and join in the celebration walks as shown below

Tavistock – Grade 1 and Grade 2 walk – Tuesday 14th April – meet at the Wharf at 10.30am
Okehampton – Grade 1 and Grade 3 walk – Wednesday 15th April – meet opposite the post office at 10.00am
Tavistock – Grade 3 walk – meet at the Wharf for 10am – Thursday 16th April.
Please bring a little money to share coffee with us at the end should you wish to stay.
Grade 1 walk – up to 30 minute walk on local even ground – wheelchair and push chair friendly
Grade 2 walk – 50-60 minutes are are local on fairly even ground – wheelchair and push chair friendly
Grade 3 walk – 90 minutes during which can be steep, muddy and on uneven ground.
                                     COME AND CELEBRATE WITH YOUR LOCAL GROUP
                                                   A WARM WELCOME IS ASSURED
For programme of walks for Okehampton and Tavistock April – June 2015 please clink on link below

Okehampton Programme April June 2015

Tavistock Programme April June 2015

Walking for Health Website

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The Centre Parcs Schools Badminton

OCRA, working with England Badminton, hosted the prestigious The Centre Parcs Schools Badminton with over 140 participants from across Devon yesterday.

The standard of play was very high as keenness and clear enjoyment of playing.

Going forward to represent Devon at the SW Event are Churston Grammar (Girls KS3) Kings School (Boys KS3) Queen Elizabeth (Girls KS4) and Newton Abbot (Boys KS4).

Well done as well to the two Okehampton Girls team.

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May Half Term Holiday Scheme

The May 2015 Half Term Holiday Programme is now BEING PREPARED and will be available to download shortly. Once it is available it will be sent out through all the local primary schools and Okehampton College. Please complete the form and return to OCRA with payment to book places for your child.

Planned dates so far –

Tuesday 26th May – Sport & Art Day

Wednesday 27th May – Own a Pony for the Day, Athletics  Camp

Thursday 28th May – Sport & Art Day

Friday 29th May – Woodland and Bushcraft Day

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OCRA Summer Holiday Scheme 2014

The OCRA Summer Holiday Programme is wide and varied.It offers children and young people as many opportunities as possible to join OCRA over the summer. Programme and Newsletter available end of June 2015.

To give you a flavour of what to come these are some of the activities we ran in the summer of 2014.

Sport and Art Days – a fun packed day where children can come and choose from a wide and varied range of sport activities and art. These days are 10am -3pm and on the following dates –

Tuesday 29th July, Thursday 31st July, Tuesday 5th August, Thursday 7th August, Tuesday 12th August – NO SPORT & ART DAY ON THURSDAY 14th August – come and see us at Okehampton Show, Tuesday 19th August and finally Thursday 21st August.

Gymnastics and Trampoline Camp

Racquets Camp

Athletics Camp

Woodland & Bushcraft Day

Horse Riding on Dartmoor

A wide selection of football camps are available to suit all abilities and styles

Plymouth Argyle

Arsenal Soccer Schools 

Precision Soccer

All further information and booking form can be found on our newsletter for these exciting opportunities over the summer holiday


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The Pavilion in the Park


Pavilion in the Park
Pavilion in the Park

Situated in an ideal location between the All-Weather Pitch, tennis courts and cricket pitch, The Pavilion in the Park is now open.  Come along throughout the week and at weekends to enjoy delicious meals and snacks, hot and cold drinks and ice-creams.

The Pavilion in the Park is a beautiful modern building, designed and project managed by Oxenham Consult that offers the community, families and individuals a wide range of services including Sports, Arts, Music, Training and Educational courses, Disability Activities, Drama, Dance, Therapies, Pilates and Yoga studio.



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Devon Games to Inspire 2014

Devon Games to Inspire 2014
Devon Games to Inspire 2014

The Devon Games to Inspire is a festival styled sporting extravaganza aimed at children aged 8-18.  It brings together participants from across Devon to compete against each other and win points for their region.  Each region must hold an open trial for each sport, as well as supply the team with training, encouraging them to bond and have fun before representing their area at the games.  The whole process, through the trial, training sessions and transport to the games is entirely FREE to the participants.

This year’s DGTI is taking place at the fantastic new facilities at Exeter University on

Saturday 14th June

We are still looking for participants in

GIRLS BADMINTON (Year 7, 8 & 9)

BOCCIA (Year 7 – 13)

GIRLS CRICKET (Year 7 & 8)

GIRLS RUGBY (Year 9 & 10)

TABLE TENNIS (Year 5 & 6 and Year 9 & 10)

TENNIS (Year 6, 7 & 8)

VOLLEYBALL (Year 7, 8 & 9)

If you are interested, please contact

Matthew King on 07761416989

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OCRA Outreach

Adam Stansfield Foundation
Adam Stansfield Foundation

OCRA ACTION CLUB IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND in Chagford, Hatherleigh, Bridestowe, South Tawton, Boasley Cross, Northlew, Exbourne, Lewdown, Okehampton, North Tawton & Lydford.

OCRA are delivering OCRA ACTION CLUB in conjunction with the OKEHAMPTON LEARNING COMMUNITY and Football Drills & Skills in association with the ADAM STANSFIELD FOUNDATION.

The OCRA Action Club is an exciting after school club which invites children and young people to come along join in the fun and free play for two hours. The club offers children and young people the equipment and space to create their own free play and free choice of activities for the two hours.

OCRA will bring a wide range of sporting equipment, a varied range of art materials for children/young people to create their own masterpieces, sport specific coaches, for example fencing & archery, den/tent building tarpaulin, multiskills equipment and where possible we will bring bushcraft skills into your village setting. OCRA Action Club will use the play spaces/parks and/or your local Primary School grounds. 

Please come along and join in when you have finished school or when you get off your buses – we would love to see you there. OCRA Action Club is open to all children and young people even if you do not attend the school in the village location you have chosen.

For Primary aged children, registration forms are available at your local participating Primary School or direct from OCRA.