LBH Sports development

Abbigail Cleary is now Sports Development Officer and responsible for London Youth Games. She has replaced Michelle Gustavsen and will work 3 days per week.

           8 school assembly presentations re October Half Term were delivered across the borough. Target age groups being year 7 – 9. This along with a radio interview on Time FM saw lots of bookings on our half term activity program Nearly 300 young people taking part in our program of Activities across a range of different courses including people with disabilities

           Primary Panathlon event saw 8 schools take part in activities for young people with a disability. This was held at YMCA with Drapers Brookside winning the event.           

           LYG Cross Country – 60 young people took part and performed well with the U13 girls winning the event and the U15 girls placed as runners up. Overall Havering were 3rd in the girls section and 9th in the Boys.

           Abigail Ives won the U15 event with Stephanie O’Koro getting a bronze in the U13.

           Wheelchair Rugby (In association with Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby) confirmed to start in January 2019.

           4x taster sessions (Jan 10, 17, 24, 31) at the YMCA on Thursday evenings. The hopes are, if successful, it will become its own club that trains regularly and takes part in competitions across London and England. Sessions are for wheelchair users.

           February half term programme confirmed. Including more female focused activities this time.

           Chafford Sports Complex consultation closes on 10th December

           Hornchurch Sports Centre – temporary car park works started on 26th Nov with the main build scheduled to start in February.

             The Sports Council noted that the Chafford Sports Complex consultation seemed to only be aimed at residents in the immediate vicinity.

             Peter Bruce is attending a Para Active meeting.