Adult Make Your Own Christmas Floral Arrangements
During the evening you will learn how to make a creative selection of festive Christmas floral arrangements and garlands for your home.All materials will be provided.
Adults and adults with children over 11 years of age.
Adults Let's Get Pumpkin Carving
Pumpkin carving evening all materials will be provided. Everyone will gain new skills and carving confidence.
For adults, also adults can come accompanied by children aged over 11.
Adults Make Your Own Bubble-licious Bath Bombs
During the evening you will learn how to make bath bombs that not only look great and smell delicious they make perfect gifts for your family and friends.
Badminton - Beginner
Coached badminton sessions for young people of all abilities aged 7-16.
(£4.85 per session) Places must be booked and paid for each half term.
Badminton - Intermediate / Advanced
Coached badminton sessions for young people of all abilities aged 7-16
(£4.85 per session) Places must be booked and paid for each half term.
Cycling For Health: Weekly Rides
Improving your health is as easy as riding a bike! We offer a programme of weekly led rides at various locations through out Epping Forest and Lee Valley. Cycling is a great way to get active and improve your health without high costs or high intensity. If you would like to hire a bike, please book and add which bike size is required. If you don't require a bike simply turn up to ride with your own bike and pay at location.
Find more details such as bike sizes and locations here
Dementia Friends Session
What is a Dementia Friend? A Dementia Friend learns a little bit more about what it's like to live with dementia and then turns that understanding into action - anyone of any age can be a Dementia Friend. If you attend a Dementia Friends Information Session it is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help. From telling friends about Dementia Friends to visiting someone you know living with dementia, every action counts.
Information Sessions Each Information Session lasts around one hour. You will learn more about dementia and how you can help to create dementia friendly communities.
We are offering eight public information sessions across the district at Local Libraries.
Disability Inclusion Project - Multi Sports Camp
Join our sports camp for a day of activities. The coaches will be putting on a variety of fun sports sessions ranging from Short Tennis, Football, Tag Rugby, Athletics and Boccia to name just a few!
Your child will need a packed lunch, plenty to drink and please wear suitable clothing-some activities will take place outside.
Disability Inclusion Project - Own a Pony
Enjoy a morning of riding and all the fun that comes with owning a pony. Learn how to groom, tack up and feed ‘your’ pony, followed by a riding lesson. Limited spaces, must book in advance. This session is only for children or young people with disabilities/SEN.
Please wear suitable clothing and footwear.
Disability Inclusion Project - Trampolining
Join us for a fun social bounce session. Siblings welcome too.
Disability Inclusion Project Creative Dance and Movement
Rosie will be running a special Dance and Movement session. All the usual fun to music, exploring different dance styles. Come and show us your creative side. Siblings welcome.
Active Epping Forest will guide you through the step by step process on how to write a successful funding bid for two specific pots;
- Sport England's Small Grants (up to £10K)
- Epping Forest District Councils Grant (up to £5K)
We will also provide you the opportunity to discuss individual projects and share valuable information on types of funding available in your area.
Go Wild Team: Spooky Party
Take part in our spooky lunch party where you will make your very own spooky costume before taking part in our spook-tacular lunch party.
All materials, food and drinks will be provided.
Please inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking
Life walks privilege card (12 Months)
Life walks privilege card (6 Months)
Come and join our experienced coaches for a day of exciting activities. We believe that there is a sport and activity for everyone. At our Multi Sports days, young people can expect to get to try a mixture of traditional and non traditional sports from Tennis to American Football with some wacky games and competitions thrown in for good measure.
Paediatric First Aid
This Course has been designed for people who care for/work with children and infants. It is aimed for those who work in schools, creches, nurseries as well as child minders, volunteers, coaches and parents.
The course deals with common children's medical conditions including the following:
Asthma, Croup, Hyperventilation, Foreign Bodies (in the ear, nose and eye), Febrile Convulsion, Meningitis, Sickle Cell,
This course also covers:
Adult, child, infant resuscitation, Choking, Bleeding, Burns, Head Injuries, Accident books and recording,
The course requires 12 hours attendance; completed over 2 days.
Paths Unseen: Capturing a Moment with Poetry
In this adult workshop you will create beautiful and powerful written works of art that will capture your thoughts, feelings and memories using poetry techniques with poet Keely Mills. You will also get a chance to develop written, performance and craft skills. Please bring along your favorite stories about where you live and a valued object.
Pilates with Rosie
The class will run 9:30am-10:15am on the following dates:
November - 1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th
December - 6th, 13th
January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
Please note there will be no class on November 8th and December 20th, 27th and January 3rd.
Please wear comfortable clothing and it is essential that you let Rosie know if you have any medical condition or injury as some exercises may be unsuitable. Do check with your GP if you are worried about beginning any form of exercise for the first time.
Rural Soundscapes Workshop for Visually Impaired
During the morning you will have fun making the different sounds that would have been heard in homes in the past.
You will play simple musical instruments such as whistles; experiment with horseshoes, bird-scarers and replicas from the Rural Life exhibition as well as sing street-seller songs.
You will also help to make up a special song about rural life in the past.
Light refreshments will be provided. No previous musical knowledge or experience is needed.
Safeguarding and Protecting Children
Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.
Updated to address the impact of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.
Please note if you're a young volunteer in sport under the age of 16 "Keeping Safe in Sport: Safeguarding for Young Volunteers (13+) is the workshop for you.
Stay Well This Winter
Stimulating and interactive health and wellbeing events. Information stands & talks from:
- Community Nurses
- Specialist Health Advisors
FREE goodies bag, entertainment and lunch! Booking is required to reserve your place.
Three Acres and a Cow: A History of Land Rights and Protest in Folk Song and Story
Connecting the Norman Conquest and Peasants’ Revolt with fracking and our housing crisis via the Enclosures and Industrial Revolution, the show draws a compelling narrative through the people’s history of Britain. Park talk, part folk club sing-a-long, come and share these tales as they have been shared for generations.
Refreshments 6pm – 7pm
Yoga with Eve
Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.
The dates are as follows:
September 11th, 18th and 25th
October 2nd, 9th 16th not 23rd, 30th
November 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th
December 4th and 11th
Please wear comfortable clothing and it is essential that you let Eve know if you have any medical condition or injury as some exercises may be unsuitable. Do check with your GP if you are worried about beginning any form of exercise for the first time.
Please note the price increase for 2017/18 classes which now cost £5.60 per session