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Stepping Out for Tavi Schools Dance Festival

Tavi Schools Dance Festival 2019230 Year-4 children attended the Tavistock area dance festival on 14th January. Split across two venues – King’s Community Church and Tavistock Scout Hall, the morning session had 134 attending, with 96 attending the afternoon session, including one surprise wheel chair user for whom the instructors altered their routines slightly to ensure everyone had a good time.
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OCRA Clubs Spring 2019

Fun activities for children, young people and adults

VOLLEYBALL (14+ yrs)
Exciting and fast-moving game, all abilities welcome.
Fridays, 7.15-8.30pm, £3, Parklands sports hall

BASKETBALL (15+ yrs)
Shoot some hoops! Great social club.
Wednesdays, 7-9pm, £3.50, Parklands sports hall

ADULT/YOUTH BADMINTON (11+ yrs)
Fun, social club. All abilities welcome.
Mondays, 7-9pm, £3.50, Parklands sports hall

PILATES (14+ yrs)
Flowing movement that aids fitness and well-being.
Tuesdays, 6-7pm, £4, Pavilion in the Park

ADULT GYMNASTICS (14-70 yrs)
Have fun learning floor, vault, beam, bar, trampolining, DMT, tumbling and Free-G!
Fridays, 8.30-9.30pm, £4, Oke College gym

OKEY COKEY MINI GYM (3-4 yrs)
Learn skills on floor, beam and springboard! Mondays, 2-2.40pm & Fridays, 11-11.40am, Okey Cokey

FREE-G (11+ yrs)
Learn parkour, freerunning and tricking skills!
Mondays, 3.45-4.25pm, £3.50, Oke College gym

SNAP (6+ yrs)
A fun social and activity club for young people with special needs. Thursdays, 6.45-8.15pm, £5, Pavilion

GYMNASTICS CLUB (5+ yrs)
Tumbling and artistic classes, led by SW squad coach: gymandtrampolineclub.ocrasport.org.uk.

TRAMPOLINE & DMT (5+ yrs)
Beginner and squad classes in trampoline and double mini-trampoline, led by South West squad coach. See gymandtrampolineclub.ocrasport.org.uk for details.

Call 01837 318010 or email vicki@ocrasport.org.uk

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News: Thank You from SNAP

Image: SNAP t-shirt SNAP is a social, creative and active club for young people with special needs that is run by recreation charity OCRA.

The group were receiving T Shirts ,music, activity and drama equipment from fundraising by a local group of young people who had come together over the summer as part of a National Citizen Service (NCS) course run by Argyle Community Trust. Continue reading News: Thank You from SNAP

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Join us at Pavilion Café’s Community Christmas Party!

Image: Decorations on a Christmas Tree

~ Festive Fork Buffet
~ Music
~ Relaxed Party Atmosphere

Saturday 15th December 7.30pm – late

A Community Christmas Party for small businesses, groups of friends, local clubs, families, couples and individuals.

Come and celebrate the festive season with other local organisations in a relaxed atmosphere with good food, good music and a licenced bar. Continue reading Join us at Pavilion Café’s Community Christmas Party!

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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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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)