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Tai Chi – Short evening course from Feb 14th

Tai Chi - PavilionNew Class Starting 14 February

Wednesdays 6-7pm, OCRA Pavilion in the Park
Feb 14 & 21, March 7,14, 21 & 28
£5 a session /£27 course

Come and discover the flowing movements of Tai Chi. Known to release stress in muscles and mind, could it be what you want?

We will play with movements that encourage the flow of energy around your body and learn a mini form that you can use as a mindfulness practice.

Need to know more? Ring/text Pippa Cherrington: 07889 532 982

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Juniors and Adults fencing starting Tues 16th Jan

OCRA fencing archery dayA reminder that we are booking now for Spring term fencing courses:

Juniors Fencing

Introduction to foil fencing:
the sport of kings
4-week short course from Jan 16th.
Parklands Leisure Centre
£20 block payment

Adults Fencing

Introduction to Epee:
the spirit of the duel
4-week short course for adults and teens 14+
Okehampton College Dance Studio
£20 block payment


Robin Catling – 07956 409818


First Aid Course 1st and 15th November 2017

Image: CPR TrainingOCRA in partnership with Fusion and Joe Rice First Aid Training offer you the opportunity to attend Emergency First Aid at Work (with an element relating to Sports Injuries)

FAA Level 3 Award (QCF)

All learners will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to respond as Emergency First Aider’s, providing treatment to casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner. Course is certificated for 3 years and includes a first aid manual.

Continue reading First Aid Course 1st and 15th November 2017

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SNAP – Special Needs Activities in the Park

SNAP in the PavilionSNAP is a social club for children and young people with special needs. The club offers a fantastic opportunity to try lots of fun activities, socialise and make new friends.

Activity type / sport / club: Special Needs
When: Thursdays – term-time only
Time: 7pm and 8:30pm
Venue: Pavilion in the Park and Okehampton College Gym
Who it’s aimed at:
Cost: £5 per session
Contact:, 07851257733, 01837 659990 or see the SNAP page for further details

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Hockey / Back to Hockey

Junior Hockey - South West Youth Games at Simmons Park, Okehampton, Devon on 9 July. - PHOTO: Sean Hernon/PPAUKRegular and competitive hockey from men, women and juniors, plus the Back to Hockey sessions for returnees and first-timers.

Men’s – Tuesday 20.30-21.30 – All Weather Pitch
Women’s – Wednesday 19.00-21.00 All Weather Pitch
Back to Hockey – Fun, enjoyable sessions for people who haven’t played for a while or for first timers – Monday 20:00-21:00 – All Weather Pitch
Youth – Junior training session. Saturday 09.30-11.30 –  All Weather Pitch
Contact: Richard and Jane Jones – 01837 810167 –]

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Badminton Adult/Youth Club

during the South West Youth Games at Simmons Park,Come and Play at Parklands Leisure Centre. All equipment provided – great fun – meeting many people of varying abilities

Activity type / sport / club: Badminton
When: Monday Nights – Term time only
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Parklands Leisure Centre
Who it’s aimed at:
Cost: £3.50 p/w
Contact: 01837 318010 or

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Juniors’ Introduction to Olympic Foil

OCRA fencingJuniors’ fencing returns to Parklands Leisure centre:

  • Tuesdays, 5-6pm
  • Commencing Jan. 16th
  • Parklands Sports Hall
  • 4-week short course
  • Ages 8-14yrs
  • Equipment provided
  • £4.50 per session (block discount available)

Adults Introduction to Epée – the Spirit of the Duel!

Vicki Pritchard - Hampshire Epee Team

  • Mondays, 7-8pm
  • Commencing Jan. 15th
  • Okehampton College Sports Hall (TBC)
  • 4-week short course
  • Ages 15yrs+
  • Equipment provided
  • £4.50 per session (block discount available)

Contact: Robin Catling – 07956 409818 or

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OCRA Dance Project

OCRA dance ProjectOCRA Dance Project is a non-profit event dance group that is open to all, bringing our community together through dance, music and laughter. A variety of dance styles. Have fun learning new routines and be part of a dance group taking part in local events if you wish. Please like our Facebook page to find out more.

Currently preparing a performance for Okehampton Carnival – all welcome.

Activity type / sport / club: Dance
When: Friday
• 3:45-4:30 Teens (3-18)
• 4:30-5:30 All ages
Venue: Pavilion in the Park and other venues depending on programme
Who it’s aimed at: all ages
Cost: £1 per session
Contact: 07827787867 /

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Basketball Club

Basketball - OCRAShoot some hoops!

Activity type / sport / club: Basketball
When: Wednesday evenings – Term time only.
Time: 7.00 – 9.00 pm
Venue: Parklands Leisure Centre
Who it’s aimed at: 15+ years
Cost: £3.50 per week
Contact: 01837 318010 or

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Kempo Karate

Image: Okehampton Kempo Karate

Karate (IDENAP Creative Commons)Activity type / sport / club: Martial Arts / Karate
When: Tuesdays
• Juniors 6:00-6:45pm
• Adults 7:00-8:20pm
Venue: Okehampton College Gym
Who it’s aimed at: Juniors and Adults
Cost: Juniors £4, Adults £5.50
(Student and family discounts also available)
Contact: Roger Chesnut – 07886185281
First lesson free to beginners