Bath Rugby Foundation has launched a wide range of Summer programme of activities for youngsters.

The varied programme covers the span of areas that Bath Rugby’s charity works in, aiming to provide opportunities for vulnerable children and young people.

The Foundation is offering inclusive sport rugby and golf sessions, family-friendly events (featuring our popular Slip and Slide!), girls-only activities and sport-based employability sessions to help sharpen skills over the summer.

Project Rugby

Bath Rugby Foundation will host Project Rugby hubs at two locations – in Bath and Wiltshire – with an aim of providing an opportunity for EVERYONE who wants to play the sport, no matter their ability or experience.

Project Rugby sessions are FREE and for youngsters aged 14+ and the Foundation’s coaches experienced with all abilities.

The two Project Rugby Summer Hubs start on the week commencing July 29 and run for five weeks at:

  • Bath RFC training ground, Lambridge, London Road, Bath. Sessions take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1pm to 3pm. Contact [email protected] for more information.
  • St Augustines School, Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, BA14 9EN. Sessions take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1pm to 3pm. Contact [email protected] for more information.

For more information about Project Rugby visit https://www.bathrugbyfoundation.com/free-project-rugby-summer-holiday-sessions-for-youngsters-in-bath-and-wiltshire

HI5! Golf

Bath Rugby Foundation has launched a new golf club for children and young people with special needs.

Hi5! Golf takes place at Saltford Golf Club every week.

The golf club is part of Bath Rugby Foundation’s successful Hi5! Sports Club – the only multi-sports club for youngsters with physical or learning difficulties in Bath and North East Somerset.

The whole family is welcome, whether disabled or not, meaning parents, siblings and friends can join in the fun!

The Hi5! Golf Club is FREE and takes place every Tuesday evening until the end of July from 5pm to 6.30pm.

Then, from August 1, sessions will take place during the Summer Holidays on Thursdays from 1.30pm to 3pm sessions

The club is a partnership between Bath Rugby Foundation, the Bath Area Play Project, Saltford Golf Club and Bath and North East Somerset Council.

For more information on Hi5! Golf visit https://www.bathrugbyfoundation.com/hi5-golf-club

Advantage

Bath Rugby Foundation has teamed up with Bath College to launch a new Summer course which will use the power of sport to improve job prospects for young people

In partnership with Bath College and the Department of Work and Pensions – Bath Rugby’s charity, will be deliver the ADVANTAGE course for four weeks in August 2019.

The intense summer course will run at Bath Rugby Foundation’s Learning Hub at The Rec on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 2.30pm. The course kicks off on August 6.

The course will target 18 to 24 locally who are NEET – Not in Education, Employment or Training -  or are in danger of becoming NEET. Students will be referred by both Bath Jobcentre plus and Bath College’s Community Adult Learning Department.

The ADVANTAGE course will combine sports and classroom activities to boost participants skills and confidence.

An Open Day for anyone interested in Advantage takes place on Thursday, July 25 from 10am at Jobcentre Plus, in Somerset Street, Bath.

For more information visit https://www.bathrugbyfoundation.com/advantage

Eat Active

After a successful launch in 2018, Bath Rugby Foundation’s family-friendly Summer Holiday activity sessions, Eat Active, return in 2019.

Eat Active will see youngsters take part in a fun activity, followed by a cooked meal. If the British Summer weather plays ball we will bring our popular ‘slip and slide’ to the sessions – so bring a towel!

The FREE sessions, which are open to children aged 5 to 16, take place at Combe Down RFC from 11am to 1pm on Tuesdays (from July 30) for five weeks over the Summer holidays.

As the name suggests, Eat Active has a dual focus on activity and nutrition, for both young people and their families.



For more information on Eat Active visit https://www.bathrugbyfoundation.com/eat-active

Us Girls

Over the summer holidays Bath Rugby Foundation will be offering girls-only social sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays.

The sessions will be an opportunity to catch up with friends and take part in relaxed physical activity. This is different to any other class as you decide what we do!

From one week to the next, the female coaches will organise expert coaches or provide equipment, such as badminton, cycling, yoga, we even have slip and slides and dodgeball equipment.

Meet at South Side Youth Hub, Twerton BA2 1NR and we’ll either use the dance studio or the local parks.

Us Girls kicks off on Monday 29th of July. Meet in the café and we’ll have a drink and discuss ideas before we head to the park.

Then we will see you every Monday (11am-12pm) and Wednesday (4pm – 5pm) at Southside Youth Hub.

For more information on Us Girls visit https://www.bathrugbyfoundation.com/us-girls-female-only-sessions-delivered-by-female-coaches

Sports Leaders

Bath Rugby Foundation’s Sports Leaders course uses sport to help youngsters build new life skills through leadership.

Using sport as the vehicle for learning and development, participants learn and demonstrate important life skills such as effective communication and organisation while learning to lead basic physical activities to younger people, their peers, older generations and within the community.

Throughout the programme Young People will be supported by Bath Rugby Foundation coaches who will mentor and support them to developing personal life skills not just a qualification.

Summer 2019 sessions take place on:

  • Monday, July 29, August 5, 12, 19
  • Wednesday, July 30, August 7, 14, 21, 28

All sessions run from 10am to 2pm, with a 45 min break for lunch (11.30am-12.15)

Participants will meet at the Bath Rec Sports Hub (Bath Rugby Foundation’s base) to start the course and subsequent sessions will take place in Bath Rugby’s South Stand hospitality area.

For more information on Sports Leaders visit - https://www.bathrugbyfoundation.com/sports-leaders

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