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Schools invited to enter West Devon Quad Kids athletics event

South West Youth Games 2017, 9 July.  - PHOTO: Sean Hernon/PPAUKAll schools are invited to the West Devon Quad Kids athletics event at Tavistock Track on Friday 4th May.

This is always hugely popular with those that take part and we have managed to acquire a curriculum time spot to hold it. It will start at 12.45 and finish by 3.30pm. Teams to arrive by 12.30pm. Continue reading Schools invited to enter West Devon Quad Kids athletics event

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NEW: Forest Chi commences May 10th at the Pavilion

Image: Forest-Chi (Kate Dixon)The practice of Tai Chi is well known to improve health in body and mind, easing stress and tension, strengthening core muscles and building vitality. This is combined with the mindfulness of focusing on the moves, on what is happening in nature in each moment and with the way that being out in nature can lift the spirits. This can be an uplifting and transformative practice for the whole person. Continue reading NEW: Forest Chi commences May 10th at the Pavilion

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OCRA Flyers take off for the Regionals

Image: OCRA Flyers team: Imogen Spooncer, Owen Pitman, Madison Vine, Miya Porter, Bethan Honey
OCRA Flyers team: Imogen Spooncer, Owen Pitman, Madison Vine, Miya Porter, Bethan Honey

Congratulations to OCRA Flyers Gym and Trampoline Club, who have taken six places in the South West trampoline and double mini trampoline squads.

The South West regional team qualifying competition was held at the University of Bath. The top two performers in each grade and age group in trampoline and double mini trampoline (DMT) qualify for places in the regional team, with performers who come third and fourth qualifying as reserves. Continue reading OCRA Flyers take off for the Regionals

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FANS (Free Access for National Sportspeople) – March 2018

Image: FANS, Fusion, OCRA logoThe FANS (Free Access for National Sportspeople) scheme aims to assist elite sportspeople to achieve their full potential by reducing the financial burden of training costs.

It is an important sports development initiative which aims to provide support and encouragement to the districts leading talented and elite sports performers giving them free access to Fusion Lifestyle gym/fitness and swimming pool facilities. Continue reading FANS (Free Access for National Sportspeople) – March 2018

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West Devon Walk and Talk – April-June 2018

Why Walking WorksThe new West Devon Walk and Talk programme for April-June is available now (PDF file, 434KB).

  • 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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South West Youth Games 2018 – Street Sports Teams

SWYG rotary wheeled games 2018To all Scooter, BMX or Skateboarding in school Year 4 – 11 . Do you want to be part of the fantastic South West Games at the legendry Mount Hawke Indoor Skatepark on the Friday 6th April? Contact OCRA, stuart@ocrasport.org.uk Continue reading South West Youth Games 2018 – Street Sports Teams

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Join Team West Devon for the SW Rotary Wheeled Youth Games 2018

Image: South West Rotary Youth Games 2018 – Wheeled SportsCalling all youth wheelers – less than a month to get the West Devon team together for this years event on the 6th April.

We can have up to 8 people (boys or girls) in school years 4 -11 ( Age 8-16 years) in each of the Skateboarding, Scooters and BMX events. Continue reading Join Team West Devon for the SW Rotary Wheeled Youth Games 2018

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OCRA and Fusion in partnership – Year 1

Image: Fusion LogoOCRA working in partnership with fusion to deliver “excellent” sport, activity & health development across West Devon – year 1

It’s been a fantastic year for OCRA’s Sport Development role, providing that essential support and glue that brings things together and makes them happen. We have had a great impact on local people’s access to services, facilities, events and activities that improve health outcomes and promote healthy lifestyles. Quest accreditation recognised our joint development plan structure and our positive impact on Community Outcomes at both centres as “excellent”. Continue reading OCRA and Fusion in partnership – Year 1