Romford Rifle and Pistol Club
The Essex Championships were held at Colchester this month and we had 10 entrants with a number of successes.
The winner was Geoff Webb who is County Champion 2019. Junior Champion was Edward McKee. The winner of C Class was Phil Oates. Three of the Pairs trophies went to Geoff Webb, Phil Oates and Jake Howe.
LBH Sports development
London Youth Games – with trials and qualifiers in full swing we are currently 3rd in the overall standings. Culminating in finals weekend on 6th/7th July.
Mini Marathon results were very good – Abigail Ives winning her category. 2 team golds and 2 team bronze across the 6 categories.
May half term booking going well with some really popular courses like Golf and Football camp.
Disability cricket event at Havering College (Quarles Campus) linked to cricket world cup – Thursday 13th June.
Applied for funding for £5k to run sessions to target at risk young people - Mayor of London Activities Fund.
Planning summer program and dance program for a Sept start.
We saw over 400 participants on our Easter program.
New Hornchurch Sports Centre progressing well, pools being dug, steel framework being erected starting in the next week or two. External drainage works are commencing this week that will see a traffic light system in operation on the roads around the existing centre. These works are unavoidable, and are likely to cause some disruption for which we apologise in advance.
Chafford Sports Complex – Council withdrawing from managing the Complex on Friday evening. Facility being handed back to school – pool and gym will not continue. Work is underway on a feasibility for a new sports centre in the south of the borough with a report expected to go to members for a decision in the Autumn.
May half term holiday activity programme uptake has been low, planning for Summer holiday programme underway.
Junior Badminton Programme launched at Central Park Leisure Centre with free trial sessions.
Sporting Champions School Sports event for schools (year 4&5) at Noak Hill Sports Complex on Tues 25th June - an opportunity for children to try a range of sports activities and meet our sporting champions.
Adult Mixed Netball Tournament taking place at Noak Hill on Thurs 20th June
Noak Hill Sports Complex open day being organised for Sat 20th July
Exercise sessions for people with dementia in partnership with Havering Memory Service starting at Central Park Leisure Centre in June
Pilot Weight Management Programme has finished – 10 participants completed and 9 lost weight – looking to develop the programme further.