Welcome to the Horsham Leisure Link website. Leisure Link is a section of Horsham District Council's Community Development Department and our aims are to increase the quantity and quality of sport and physical activity for people in the Horsham District. Read more...
The BSUK Level 1 Baseball Assistant Coach course that was due to take place at Collyer's Sixth Form College, Horsham in November has been rescheduled to take place on 17th and 18th January 2015.
Horsham Road Baptist Church will host a disability awareness training event on Wednesday 12th November (9.30am-12.30pm) called 'Attitude is Everything'. The event will involve thought-provoking activities and discussion that will empower participants, change attitudes and provide ideas to use in various settings.
The dates for the Horsham District Youth Triathlons in 2015 have been announced by organising company Hedgehogtri. The Horsham event will run in Horsham Park on Sunday 21st June, Billingshurst Leisure Centre will host the next one on Sunday 19th July and Steyning Leisure Centre's event will run on Sunday 27th September. Let's hope for as much success next year as was achieved this year with over 700 entries across the three venues.
Football Futures is a programme that aims to recruit, retain, develop, reward and provide a progressive pathway for young leaders, with the aim of developing a skilled football workforce. The programme has been developed to incorporate six themes to provide young people an opportunity to get involved in football as a young leader within an appropriate sporting environment. Whether interest is based on coaching, refereeing or designing a club website, football needs young volunteers!
Sport Relief has just confirmed to Leisure Link event organiser Steve Denman that the 'Horsham Park Mile' raised £15,252.72 as part of a record breaking year raising an incredible £71.8 million in total nationally. Thanks go to volunteers, staff and clubs who supported the event that ran in March for their hard work which goes to helping make sure lives are transformed.
Sussex's county sports development team, Active Sussex, is recruiting for a new volunteer Chairman for its Board of Trustees. It is looking for an individual with the necessary blend of skills and experience and to provide committed leadership to the Board and Chief Executive, acting as a driving force to further develop the organisation's commitment and vision to increasing participation in sport and physical activity across Sussex.
Slinfold Primary School established themselves as early leaders of the Horsham District Primary Schools Netball League B Division last week courtesy of convincing wins over Shelley and St Peter's, Henfield. Slinfold aside the rest of the B division teams competed some tight matches. Heron Way lie in second position after a narrow win over Jolesfield and gaining a draw versus Steyning but after the first meeting the question is who can stop Slinfold?!
Leisure Link staff member Dom Evans is a basketball nut, both for playing and coaching in the sport. His enthusiasm is being put to good use in growing the sport in the Horsham area and Millais and Forest are the latest schools to engage Big Dom's services in getting their kids playing and improving. He's also involved in the coaching team at Horsham Hawks, is involved in running regional teams and has been instrumental in expanding the Horsham District Primary Schools League.
There was an abortive start to the new Horsham Primary Schools Netball League last Wednesday as the first meeting of its Division A was rained off. Draws will be awarded for all scheduled matches. Everyone will be hoping for better weather this coming Wednesday (22nd October) at Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre as Division B is planned to get underway.
A level 1 coaching course for baseball and softball is taking place on the 1st and 8th November at Collyer's Sixth Form College in Horsham. Fuller details and how to apply via
Mini Badminton Club
It's All About Men
Horsham Go Tri
Woods for Learning
Badminton Gold Academy
University of Third Age Table Tennis
Tatty Bumpkins Yoga