Littleport Leisure hosts an exercise class for Cambridge MS Society every Monday Morning!

Littleport Leisure hosts an exercise class for Cambridge MS Society every Monday Morning!

Since we began a few of months ago the class numbers have risen to 14 and our excellent trainer Adam varies the seated exercises and has set up new equipment in a separate training room that we can all use. Motomed machines, spin bikes, battle ropes even a ski machine. Every week after the class we adjourn to the café for coffee / lunch and enjoy a social hour or so putting the world to…

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Littleport’s Successful Parkruns!

Littleport’s Successful Parkruns!

The need for a Parkrun in East Cambridgeshire has been known for a few years now, but several failed attempts in Ely have proven there simply has not been a suitable venue to meet the needs and requirements. Matt Holmes of Littleport had the idea to set up an event in Littleport in September 2017, and made some initial enquiries, and on the suggestion of myself, applied for a grant from the Parish Council to…

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Littleport Leisure Officially Opens!

Littleport Leisure Officially Opens!

On July 28th the official opening of Littleport Leisure was made by government Health Minister Stephen Barclay MP. The Minister gave a speech congratulating everyone concerned for their hard work that had brought the amenity to the village of Littleport. Manager Debra Jordan, who is also a parish councillor, did a magnificent job of laying on the morning’s reception and welcoming visitors that included the Mayor of Ely, Michael Rouse, and fellow parish councillors –…

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News from Ely Roller Skating Club

News from Ely Roller Skating Club

Littleport Life has sponsored one of the trophies for an event taking place on September 15 and 16. The Ely Roller Skating Club will be holding their first ever competition at the University of Cambridge Sports Centre. The event will be attended by over 200 skaters, competing for 14 clubs coming from all over the country. Skaters will compete in solo freestyle and figure events as well as team figure events. For some skaters this…

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Debra Jordan brings us News from Littleport Leisure

Debra Jordan brings us News from Littleport Leisure

There may be rain or sun – but there is still something for everyone at the Centre. All are welcome – there is no membership fee to join any of the classes, to view the centre, or to use the café. Sport is not everyone’s cup of tea! And so to give a more fun and social element in keeping active we are commencing our ‘Cheesy boogie nights’ where you can dance along with our…

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Ely Table Tennis Club comes to Littleport Leisure!

Ely Table Tennis Club comes to Littleport Leisure!

If you have ever played table tennis, or otherwise known as Ping Pong, you will appreciate that initially it is a little harder than it looks to push a small, white, hollow ball over a low net, but it is without doubt a lot of fun writes Karen Byford. The origins of the sport are thought to go back to the 1880’s when it was played by the British upper classes. Seen as a parlour…

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Roller Skating at Littleport Leisure Rolling to Success!

Roller Skating at Littleport Leisure Rolling to Success!

Ely Roller Skating Club will be hosting their first gala on 15th and 16th September this year. The club who train at Littleport Leisure Centre three times a week, will be using Cambridge University Sports Centre for the competition and are expecting over 500 skaters from a number of different clubs to attend. The club, who have 3 skaters heading to the German Cup, representing Great Britain in May, are busy fundraising to cover the…

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Littleport’s Roller Skaters are Doing Well!

Littleport’s Roller Skaters are Doing Well!

Last year Littleport based Ely Roller Skating Club achieved the best ever tally of medals, beating all records by winning 67 medals from 10 competitions. As well as clinching the title Visitors Club for the best performing club. And the record speaks for itself with a team of 35 and 27 skaters winning at least one medal a year. The Club competes in various levels of competitions from Galas, to National and British Championships, under…

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Littleport Leisure Centre

Littleport Leisure Centre

The new year has started in the new venue, with an explosion of activity. Many first time users and many regulars are visiting the centre for the new and the ever popular classes. We are all looking forward to the return of the Trikes at the end of May, and the 10K run in July looks to be bigger, better but fortunately, not longer! The Nerf gun parties are proving to be a ‘hit’ with…

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Good News from Littleport Judo Club

Good News from Littleport Judo Club

Littleport Judo Club held an official opening weekend in October to celebrate the launch of the club in the brand new sports centre in Littleport. On Saturday 21st October, the club welcomed Brian Jacks who officially opened the club. Brian Jacks won Britain’s first ever Olympic Medal at Judo in 1972 at the Munich games. Jacks was also the first Judo World Champion medallist for Britain, and won medals at the European Championships six times….

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