Energize Epsom and Ewell
DYK: Leisure Listings is a free online directory of leisure facilities and organisations within Epsom and Ewell. To promote your club or organisation please visit www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/leisurelistings and complete a permissions form.
For sport opportunities taking place across the borough visit our website - www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk There's something for everyone!
Specsavers Surrey Youth Games 2019 - registrations for Team Epsom & Ewell are open!
Aged 6-16? Be part of this year's Specsavers Surrey Youth Games, register online today for a chance to play for Team Epsom & Ewell at www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/syg
Now in its 23rd year, the county's largest sport competition offers young people aged 6-16 a fantastic opportunity to receive free coaching in a wide range of sports - Badminton, Boccia (a sport for young people with learning difficulties and physical impairments), Boxing (contact and non-contact), Couch to 2k running for fun, Football, High 5 Netball, Hockey, Judo, Lacrosse, Netball, Squash, Table Tennis and Tennis.
To be eligible to compete for Team Epsom & Ewell at the Games, participants must live or go to school in Epsom and Ewell and meet the specific eligibility requirements of the sport(s) they have chosen (age, gender and playing standard). All of the sports only allow players of sub-county standard to participate and in all sports participants must be non-club members.
Free training sessions take place from April to June. Please register online as soon as possible as some sport entries may close if they reach the maximum number of registrations.
Participants selected to represent Team Epsom & Ewell at the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games finals weekend on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, will compete with teams from ten other Surrey boroughs and districts. Team Epsom & Ewell will once again be sponsored by Better.
Last year 168 young people represented the borough at the Games. The free training sessions led by local sports clubs in the borough, offer participants a chance to play their chosen sport after the Games have finished.
Don't delay! Visit www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/syg to register online and for details of training times, dates and venues.
Help others, help yourself – try volunteering
Volunteers are reckoned to be healthier, happy and more plugged into their local community than the general population. Older volunteers gain most from being more active and socialising while younger ones can gain new skills and enhance their CV. And helping others intrinsically makes us feel good about ourselves.
If you’re over 16 and would like to dip a toe into the world of volunteering, the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games is looking for helpers around the weekend of 15/16 June. The Games are the biggest annual youth sporting event in the county and have been running for 22 years, but they couldn’t take place without a small army of supporters who help in event and general spectator management. To find out more and see just what volunteering can offer you, visit http://www.activesurrey.com/syg/how-to-volunteer
Save the date! Round the Borough Bike
Sunday 12 May
Start and finish at Horton Country Park local nature reserve
Register online for free for this year's event at www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/rbhb This popular annual event is open to all ages and abilites and covers a 20 mile, mainly off road route across the borough's plentiful open spaces and nature reserves.
Ebbisham Sports Club, Eastway, Epsom KT19 8SG
Ebbisham Racketball Adult & Junior graded half-day tournaments
Sundays 17 & 24 March
To enter or for more info, email: Jo Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org visit www.ebbisham.com
Ebbisham Sports Club Open Day
Saturday 13 April; 10am - 5pm
Free entry, no need to book! Exciting action-packed day for everyone. For more info contact Club Office, email: email@example.com, phone 01372 720647 or visit www.ebbisham.com Facebook @EbbishamSportsClub
Easter Tennis Camps at Epsom Sports Club
9 - 12 & 15 - 18 April; 10am – 3pm
Epsom Lawn Tennis Club, Woodcote Road, Epsom KT18 7QN
Absolute Tennis are running fun and varied tennis camps for 4-14 year olds that combine games, skill development and team competitions and are run by the club’s coaching team. The camps are a great taster for tennis but also a more condensed way to help develop the tennis skills. They are fun and something great to do with friends or family. Cost: £28 a day (or £92 for 4 days). For more information please contact Mike Lavey (Head Coach) on 07734 602063 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rainbow Leisure Centre, East Street, Epsom KT17 1BN
New! Women’s only walking football
Launch day Tuesday 26 February; 1pm - 2pm
Join us for a brand new women only walking football session in the Sports Hall, open to all ages and abilities. Our female football coach will take players through their paces with warm-ups and match play. Cost: £2.95 per session. Book your place at reception today or call: 01372 727 277.
Wednesdays (term time only); 4pm - 4.45pm (ages 5-8 years), 4.50pm - 5.35pm (ages 8-11 years)
Our football coach focuses on children having fun whilst learning. Each session includes drills, skills and mini matches to encourage team work and communication. Cost: £70.00 (14 week block). For more information call 01372 727 277.
Tuesdays (term time only); 2.15pm - 2.45pm
The perfect introduction to the wonderful world of dance! Little ones aged 3-4 year can take their first steps through music and movement following the RAD syllabus and is a fun way to develop balance, co-ordination and motor skills. Cost: £70.00 (14 week block). For more information please contact Joe Sawyer on 01372 727 277 or email email@example.com or to book a place vist the Better website.
Sport and leisure funding opportunities in Epsom and Ewell
Are you county level in your chosen sport? You could apply for FACS membership!
FACS (Free Access for County Sportspeople) is an initiative which aims to provide county level performers with the support that they require to help them reach their full potential.
The Epsom & Ewell FACS programme is open for applications from sportspeople of any age who:
• live in the borough
• represent their county in their chosen sport
The Epsom and Ewell FACS scheme is a partnership between Epsom & Ewell Borough Council, The Harrier Centre, NESCOT, and the Rainbow Leisure Centre. For more information, including conditions of use and how to apply, please our website www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/facs.
Epsom and Ewell Sports and Leisure Council is a voluntary group made up of people who are actively involved in sports clubs and organisations within our borough. The Sports and Leisure Council's objective is to support individuals and groups to pursue higher standards in sport and leisure. The Sports and Leisure Council holds regular meetings and can provide grants to both individuals and clubs in order to help them achieve their sporting and leisure goals.
Applications are invited from sports and leisure clubs as well as individuals for grant aid up to a maximum of £500 for clubs and £300 for individuals towards sport equipment purchase and training enhancement. All applications will be considered on their merit and how they meet the grant aid criteria.
For more information including the grant aid criteria and application forms please visit see our website