Since their establishment in 1997 Aspull Juniors FC have had a strong desire to become a forerunner in developing itself to support their members and the local community.
As the number of individuals accessing the club continues to grow, the club are looking to develop policies, programmes and activities that influence and promote healthy lifestyles.
New Springs Lions are a well established Rugby League club based in Woodshaw Park in Aspull.
They have a great community focus and have worked with Healthy Stadia for many years. The club have recently been awarded some funding to develop other physical activity offers for the wider community including the development of a club gym and fitness centre.
The History of Wigan Sports Club dates back to August 21st 1848, initially known as Wigan Cricket Club. It was only in November 2009 at the AGM, members voted to change Wigan Cricket Club name to Wigan Sports Club. This was to symbolise the recognition of all sports based at the club.
With three main sports at the club: Hockey, Squash and Cricket. The club is ever growing through new members taking part within existing sports and through bringing new sports to club.
Wigan and Ashton gymnastics club are based in Hindley and have been established club for over 35 years, working with young people form 2 years up to 17 years old.
They pride themselves in the opportunities they offer their members and endeavour to offer coaching qualifications in order to promote the benefits of sports participation to future generations.
Wigan St Judes was formed in 1980 to provide a much needed sporting facility in the Worsley Mesnes area of Wigan. It began with 20 children and now has some 300 players from age 7 through to adults. 6 teams play in the National Youth League. On average 250 children and adults play each week attracting up to 700 spectators in total. The club has developed over the years and in 1991 moved to its present site with 3 pitches and a clubhouse. During the life of the club some 30 players have progressed to play at professional level, a source of great local pride and an inspiration to our young players.
Leigh Miners Rangers ARLFC are one of the most successful clubs in amateur rugby league, having consistently blazed a trail on and off the field. They operate teams from under-7s through to open age and Masters, including two girls / ladies teams, with the first team playing in the National Conference League. The club runs from two bases, at Manchester Road (junior) and Twist Lane (senior).
The club still at their Green Lane ground but with a larger pavilion and function room, including fully licensed bar, kitchen and cosy snug, now boast separate fully equipped changing rooms and a large purpose built score box and score board.
Standish CC has three senior sides, and also a potential to field junior sides at under 15 under, 13 under, under 11, and under 9 age groups.
Over the years Standish CC has employed a variety of professionals from local successful players to those in or on the verge of international teams.
Aspull RFC were founded in 1947 and have been playing out of their home Woodshaw Park in Aspull since 1974, the club has a long and established history of finding and producing good young players who go on to gain representative honours at county and country level. The club currently runs Mini’s, Juniors, Colts, Seniors and Vets teams and welcomes new members from all walks of life. We pride ourselves on our warm welcome and strong team spirit.
Anybody interested in joining our little family should contact the club via email :firstname.lastname@example.org and for our juniors on 07732482834 and speak to Keith.
Highfield CC is a well established club having been founded in 1924 and is recognised by the ECB as one of its “Focus” clubs. The club runs 4 senior teams and 6 junior teams across five age groups from under 9′s. Highfield CC has traditional values and has become a focal point for the local community. It is respected as a place where young children can be coached and play cricket in a safe and child friendly environment, and has both achieved and retained Clubmark accreditation.
A large Rugby Union Club based in Leigh – with excellent sporting facilities and home to a number of other clubs including a bowling club and Lowton Drama Club.
Running with Bill is all about getting people running.
We provide running groups for Beginners; Intermediate & Endurance. Hill & Speed sessions for both on and Off-road. We also provide specialist training events for Night running.
We work with Individuals and corporate groups, as well as local and regional organisations that provide running events.
Based in North Cheshire / South Lancashire
We have been supporting the WLCT Sports Development and Active Living teams to provide supported beginners and Intermediate Community Running groups as well as introductory orienteering sessions through the Run Challange and Night Challange programmes.
Event Support: UKA Race Offical; TMO; Race/Route planning/directing; marshalling.
Formed in the lasting legacy of the 2012 London Olympic games, Leigh Judo Club has won accolade and support throughout the local community and wider areas. Since securing Sport England funding in 2012, following the construction of its purpose built dojo, the club has developed and grown at an unprecedented rate.
Still in its infancy, the club is already seen as the premier judo club in Leigh and a leader in the local and wider sports club network. Within its first 12 months the club was nominated for ‘Club Of The Year’ and was successful in winning ‘Coach Of The Year’ at the 2013 Wigan Borough Sports Awards.
The coaching at Leigh Judo Club is lead by Luke Brown (former GB International and BJA 3rd Dan). The judo club in the heart of Leigh is know for its friendly, welcoming atmosphere, high standards, and its supportive ethos and outreach into the wider community. As well as playing a pivotal role in raising the awareness of judo and participation levels within Leigh and the local area, Leigh Judo Club also helps to develop and influence the strategic development of judo within education with the British Judo Association.
Founded in 1872 Wigan Warriors Rugby League Football Club is a professional rugby league club based in Wigan Borough. The club competes in the Super League and is the most successful Rugby League Club in the World. They are the current Super League Champions, as well as Challenge Cup holders, having won the modern day double.
The club has a Community Foundation and this is Wigan Warriors official charity and uses the power of Sport and Rugby League to make a difference to people’s lives. Working across many areas in Wigan and the North West it delivers a wide range of programmes from Rugby League coaching through to programmes that improve health and wellbeing and improving the career prospects of young people and adults.
Wigan Cosmos Football Club is an FA Charter Standard Adult Club, with FA qualified coaches. We are based in Wigan, Lancashire, England, playing our home games at William Fosters in Ince in Makerfield. Our first team play in the South Lancashire Counties Football League Premier Division and we are currently looking to add Junior Teams in addition to our U18′s side.
If you would like to become involved in any way, manage, coach or volunteer at the club, as we have numerous positions available on and off the field or if you simply require more information then please don’t hesitate contact us by email at email@example.com or visit our website.
Ashton Bears ARLFC has been an established club since 1987 initially with a Junior division and more recently an open age section.
The club is a great supporter of health awareness campaigns and recently hosted a charity night in aid of male cancer awareness campaign ‘Balls to Cancer’.
The club was founded in 1896 and was initially known as Horwich RMI, the club’s name until 1995 when it relocated to Leigh and was renamed Leigh RMI. It’s name was changed again in June 2008 when the club became Leigh Genesis FC.
The club run and coordinate a football scholarship scheme were trainee’s will receive professional coaching with full time FA/UEFA coaches & gain a BTEC level 2 or 3 Sports qualification as well as NVQ level 2 Exercise and Fitness and FA Level One and Two Coaching Awards, over a period of two years.
Orrell RUFC have been established since 1927 as a club. Currently playing at two different locations, one for junior division and one for the open age adult teams.
They are committed to working with Wigan Borough Healthy Stadia and Sports Club Network in achieving recognition for their efforts to promote health and wellbeing to their members and the wider community.
Members of Wigan Academy of Karate follow the GoJu Ryu System of martial arts. They promote the study the Okinawan art of Goju Ryu Karate Do which promotes character, health, self defence and enjoyment.
Wigan Athletic have a Community Trust which employs 16 full time members of staff who work with over 9,000 people each year. Working across four areas: Sports Participation, Community Cohesion, Education and Health, during the 2011 season the scheme provided 85,000 opportunities for young people and families to engage with the football club.
The club plays a significant role in addressing some of the lifestyle risk factors associated with poor health and disease. With a reach of 500 active members and with several thousand supporters and external users of the facilities each year they are able to influence and engage their local community having a positive impact on health and well-being.
The first St. Patrick’s Youth Rugby team was formed in 1910 . The club have an esteemed history but probably the most celebrated of teams was one from the 1950’s who were unbeaten in three years.
Wigan St Pats are an excellent example of a community club that works hard to support its members whilst also ensuring it offers its premises to other local clubs and associations. As a club they have been engaged with the ‘Healthy Stadia’ agenda for over 12 months and are keen to continue to work with the Network.
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