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 first Steyning Youth Triathlon was a great success last Sunday at Steyning Leisure Centre and Grammar School on the Shooting Field complex. The sun shone bright and 156 youngsters strutted their stuff with great aplomb with swim, cycle and run sequences in seven different age and ability race categories. Hedgehogtri did a great job of leading the organisation supported by a superb turnout of volunteers from Steyning Athletics Club's triathlon section.
Two teams each from both Castlewood School and Greenway School gathered at Ingfield Manor School, the home of Horsham Junior Baseball Club to compete in the Horsham District Primary Schools Baseball Tournament on Thursday 10th July. The Castlewood A team showed all their experience as they retained the trophy they had won the previous year by winning all three of their matches and securing nine points.
On Friday 11th July, 10 schools travelled to Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre as part of the traditional large school District Games. With 200 pupils all participating in 4 events at the start; standing long jump, 80m hurdles, 80m sprint and vortex throwing.
The first Road to Rookwood primary schools golf competition climaxed last week in beautiful weather on the Rookwood 9-hole course. 52 children from four schools in years 3-6 enjoyed the experience and supervised by their teachers it was not about doing a bunk from school, more about dodging the bunkers on the course.
Well done to St Mary's Horsham and All Saints schools from Horsham for recently taking the Horsham Area District Sports Small Schools Year 3+4 and year 5+6 titles respectively at Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre.
On Friday 11th July, the bigger schools within the Horsham area clashed at Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre with one aim, to become District Sports Year 3+4 Quadkids Champions 2014. The Year 3 competition was a real nail biter as Leechpool just pipped Billingshurst to the line by a fine margin of two points. Leechpool finished with an impressive 1262 points, Billingshurst with 1260. However, Leechpool held their nerve and bought home the Year 3 title. Greenway claimed third place with 1232 points.
The recent run of fine weather has been going down well in the local baseball community. Read all about the latest exploits of the Horsham Junior Baseball League at Ingfield Manor School, Five Oaks, Billingshurst.
Collyer’s is advertising a Sport and Fitness Level 3 Apprentice vacancy starting in September 2014. The appointed person will be assisting the physical education department and the premises team in the smooth running of the sports centre, delivering high quality customer service to students and staff. Duties include establishing personal training programmes, carrying out gym inductions, setting up sports practicals, looking after the sports equipment and maintaining facilities.
Local charity Horsham Matters is seeking to recruit two part-time youth worker positions in the Horsham District - one is based in Horsham itself and is 10 hours per week, flexibly deployed over a range of potential deployments and the other is 7.5 hours per week in the Steying catchment area, although more time defined on certain evenings. Rate of pay for both positions is £11.50 per hour.
Horsham Junior Baseball Club are up to week 4 of their season which runs out of Ingfield Manor School, Five Oaks, Billingshurst and there's some great matches taking place according to the reports being provided.