Active Dorset Charitable Incorporated Organisation
Active Dorset CIO is a Charity that has been established to support local people to become more active. We work with local communities and strategic partners across the public and private sectors in identifying underused spaces which provide opportunities for promoting active lifestyles. We focus on enhancing local facilities so that they are relevant for local people and sustainable for the long term.
All revenue and surpluses raised at Slades and Redlands will be re-invested to support the delivery of activity or to enhance facilities at the site and encourage a more active and healthy community.
Active Dorset is pleased to assume the operating leadership of Redlands in Weymouth. We have worked closely with the local clubs, community, College and Dorset Council and now look forward to continuing with this work as we look to adopt the same operating model that has proved so successful with Slades Park.
Our plans ahead...
The future of Redlands is an exciting one as plan to develop some key areas of the site over the coming months.
The first was the development of the online booking facility which is already live, meaning everyone can register and book facilities remotely. The online booking system can be accessed here.
As we look to adopt a similar model to Slades Park, we will look to invest and develop the following areas:
- Create a new catering facility and café in the function room, offering a selection of hot/cold drinks and snacks
- Create an indoor soft play area for children
- New lighting and flooring upgrades in the main sports hall
- Potential development of the current football pitches
- Introduction of a dog walking area
Further details of timescales and news will be communicated soon...