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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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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.

Watch the video below: Continue reading How well do you follow the 10 principles to make your activities more inclusive?

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British NDP titles for OCRA Flyers

image: NDP Finals 2018OCRA Flyers trampolinists have secured two British NDP titles at the individual trampoline, DMT and tumbling NDP finals, held at the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham.

Owen Pitman and Imogen Spooncer qualified for the national NDP finals at the regional team finals, a national event held at the Birmingham Arena in June, where Owen secured two individual gold medals in trampoline and double mini trampoline, and Imogen won a bronze medal in DMT. Both were representing the South West. Continue reading British NDP titles for OCRA Flyers

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OCRA Gymnasts Take Youth Games Title

West Devon team 2018 gold medalOCRA gymnasts, representing West Devon, won team gold at the South West Rotary Youth Games in Dawlish in July.

This is the third year running that OCRA gymnasts have won the event. The team was coached by Vicki Pritchard and supervised by Courtenay Bolt on the day. Continue reading OCRA Gymnasts Take Youth Games Title