Welcome to Havering Sports Council, our aim is to promote and encourage sporting activity throughout the borough by representing all our affiliated members. All sporting organisations and individuals are welcome to become members and attend our monthly meetings held at Romford Town Hall on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except for Aug & Dec).

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The next round of sports bursaries will finish at the end of Oct 2017 download the forms from here.

 

Havering Gymnastics - Sec. Mike Murphy

Everyone Active Sports Centres at Harrow Lodge/Central Park/Chaffords/ Noak Hill

The Art of Boxing Ltd - Sec. Alexandra Taylor

Havering Judo Club - Sec Roy Wain

 

Club Reports from the September Meeting:

Havering Athletics Club -The club's senior British League team have won promotion to National 2 Division. This places them in the top 25 clubs nationally, The Young Athletes' U13 & U15 Team placed seventh in the Youth Development League National Final at Birmingham - the first time that a club team have reached a national final since 2015 - The Eastern Young Athletes team were runners up in the league also in the end of season Top 6 Final at Bedford, winning the U13 boys & U17 Women's age group titles. - Club athletes won four medals at the England Athletics Age group championships at Bedford. Max Law won gold in the U17 javelin, and there were bronze medals for Mayi Hughes U17 triple jump, Jessica Mitchell U17 3000m and Lola Kuponiyi U15 shot.  Oliver Yexley has finished the season ranked number 1 UK U13 javelin thrower remaining unbeaten in his age group. 

  Havering 90 Joggers/Parkrun -  Club members hoping to win a place in the London Marathon 2018 will soon hear if they have been successful

SYM Sailing Club - Two members passed their RYA Powerboat level 2 course in September.- A day of racing and novelty events, attended by 38 members and friends, was held on 17th September to raise money for the Andrew “Bart” Simpson sailing trust.

 Havering Tennis Club - Achieved 4th place in men’s div 4, 2 places lower than last year, with 2 matches won, 4 lost and 2 drawn.  - Achieved 2nd place in mixed div 1 - with 3 matches won, 2 lost and 5 drawn.  One of the winning matches was against the division 1st place club giving that team their only defeat of the season.

  - The club took part in the Rise Park 80th Anniversary event and held a fastest serve competition with 40 people joining in with several taking part later joining the club. Thanks to all club members who helped with this event.

 Everyone Active  - Central Park Leisure Centre gym refurbishment due for completion the following week with an open weekend on 7th/8th October including free taster sessions.  - Public engagement sessions about the construction of the new Hornchurch Leisure Centre to take place there on Monday, 2nd October 1400-1700 and 1800-2130 and on Tuesday, 3rd October 1000-1300.  - Seeking feedback from people with a disability and their family/carers to assist with the development of inclusive/disability swimming sessions at the new Romford Leisure Centre - https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/8PML8NB  - Summer Female Futsal sessions were successful with 19 people taking part- Walking Netball held at Hornchurch Leisure Centre Mondays 11.30-12.30  - Walking Football at Central Park Sports Centre on Fridays starting 13th October 13.30-14.30 and at Hornchurch Sports Centre on Tuesdays 10.30—12.00. - Community Cycle Project held at Hornchurch Sports Centre with further sessions planned for October half term. - Para swim sessions continue at Chafford Sports Complex.  - Indoor athletic session planned for 6 weekly sessions at Hornchurch following funding received from the Community Athletics Project.  - Sportivate funding received to run mother and baby exercise classes at Central Park.

  LBH Sports development  - LYG 2018 finals will be 7th/8th July. - Panathlon (para multi sports day) to take place on 18th October at the YMCA for primary schools and on 3rd November for secondary schools. Winners go through to the East London competition on 11th January 2018.  - Para Active Multi-Sport starting back in ctober with funding won to run a 30 week programme.  - Para football added to half term with a weekly club to be developed if sufficient interest shown.  - Para Sport lebration event on 7th October to thank all participants for their involvement this year.  - Youth sport include 2 doorstep clubs - football at Central Park and dodgeball at Rainham Royals.  - Parkour session added to half term schedule along with a football camp collaboration with West Ham Utd.- Us Girls - fend basketball sessions to start in 2018 and ongoing development into new female sport participation  - Latin and Ballroom Dance programme relaunched running September to June  Clubs were asked to forward information on future events to the Sports Development team.

HDSA/Broxhill Archers - Summer novelty shoot went very well. - Both clubs start in October with the Jack Frost League and the Andy Harris League. 

Hornchurch Cricket Club   A very succession season: - 1st XI - finished 5th in premier division- 2nd XI - won division I and promoted to premier division- 2nd XI - won division I and promoted to premier division - 3rd XI - won division 1 and promoted to premier division- 4th XI - 8th in division 2- 5th XI - 8th in division 2 east Statistics include 12 centuries scored - highest 135.

Havering-atte-Bower Cricket Club - 1st team finished 3rd in div 2 which is a very good result following last year’s promotion from div 3.- 2nd XI have been relegated from div 6

 

Nominations are now being accepted for the prestigious Havering Sports Council Sports Awards. There are categories to suit all sports men and women, boys and girls and clubs and volunteers with the winners of the Junior Competitor, Sports Competitor and Disability Sports Competitor Awards receiving a cheque for £200.

The complete list can be found here along with nomination forms and an online form.

After nominations are sifted, finalists will be announced and prizes awarded at a presentation evening at Upminster Golf Club in February 2018.