News - April, 2016

Find out the latest news from activities and events that are going on in Dorset.

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April, 2016

Ping! Bournemouth Bounces in this Summer!

Ping! Bournemouth Bounces in this Summer!

Posted: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:00

Bournemouth will be going batty this summer when Ping! - the free street table tennis festival - bounces into town. The ping pong extravaganza will see over 20 ping pong tables springing up at various locations across the town including Central Gardens,... Read More »

Park School National Table Tennis Champions

Park School National Table Tennis Champions

Posted: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:23

After leaving school early on Friday afternoon for an exciting overnight stay in Hinckley, Park School's squad of 4 boys, Ewan, Max, Sam and Hugo, with their team manager Matt Spraggs and coaches Matt Ware and Grant Dimond, arrived at Hinckley Leisure... Read More »

Sign Up for the Poole Beach Soccer League 2016

Sign Up for the Poole Beach Soccer League 2016

Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:43

Tired of the usual 5 a side evening football leagues? Sign up for the first ever weekly evening Poole Beach Soccer League 2016, brought to you by the organisers of Bournemouth Beach Soccer Championships!

Taking place on Canford Cliffs Beach Soccer Pitches... Read More »

Poole Park Family Funday - Club Taster Sessions

Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:47

The Poole Park Funday will be taking place on Thursday 4th August, 10am – 3pm based around the Cricket Pavilion, and they are looking for clubs that would like to provide taster sessions on the day to promote their club.

This Family Funday is part... Read More »

Rally Behind Badminton

Rally Behind Badminton

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:52

If you are a current player then get behind the sport you love by encouraging friends and family to pick up a racket over the next month. This could be at the existing session you play or even taking time out to book a court outside of your usual session... Read More »

Special Olympics Great Britain - Recruitment for 2017 National Summer Games Officials

Special Olympics Great Britain - Recruitment for 2017 National Summer Games Officials

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:33

Special Olympics officials are recruited to ensure that the competition adheres to the rules of the sport and the policies of Special Olympics. They are integral to ensuring the Games run smoothly and to the highest possible standard.

On 5 April 2016 Special... Read More »

Winter Dorset School Games - Student Report

Winter Dorset School Games - Student Report

Posted: Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:36

As per usual the atmosphere at the School Games takes a matter of minutes to build up. Winton students in yellow, Purbeck in blue, Canford and Shaftesbury in white, Corfe Hills in orange and Budmouth in purple. With sports like volleyball, handball and... Read More »

Go Spike Big Weekend is Back for 2016

Go Spike Big Weekend is Back for 2016

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:00

There will two Big Weekends running again this year, one in May and one in August. Registrations are now open for May Bank Holiday Events, which can take place on:

  • Saturday 28th May
  • Sunday 29th May
  • Monday 30th May

Events can take any shape over the Go Spike... Read More »

New Opportunities Day

New Opportunities Day

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:44

The New Opportunities Day will be held on Thursday 26th May 2016 at Victoria Education Centre in Poole. The day will consist of a whole variety of sports including boccia, football, athletics, cricket (and table cricket.), balloon volleyball and kurling.... Read More »

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