Littleport Judo News

Littleport Judo News

Based at Littleport Leisure, the next couple of events are coming up quickly at Littleport Judo Club. In September the club are hosting The Eastern Area British Schools Regional Championships. This will be on Sunday the 15th of September. The regional schools events are a great build up to the national event held at the English Institute For Sport in Sheffield early in 2020, It is always great for the young judoka to represent their…

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A Great Community Day Out at Littleport Leisure!

A Great Community Day Out at Littleport Leisure!

Saturday 22nd June saw the return of our annual ‘Fun Day’, which this year was renamed as ‘Open Day’. The event was filled with lots of fun and activities the whole community could come along to enjoy. The smiles and laughter that could be seen and heard were testament to a job well done. For the youngsters we had an array of Inflatables, Zorbs, Face Painting, Storytelling, Nerf Wars and everybody’s favourite, the Fun Fair….

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Littleport Parkrun

Littleport Parkrun

Cathy Gibb-de Swarte tells us some heart-warming human-interest stories from the weekly Littleport Parkrun and how some are running the Littleport 10k for the MS charity on July 28! Parkruns have now become such a phenomenon that the whole world and their dog are taking part every Saturday morning just to experience that ‘get fit fix’ and Littleport is part of that global phenomena. Such a regular event does encourage that community spirit of togetherness,…

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The MS Society and Littleport Leisure

The MS Society and Littleport Leisure

Since starting the MS Society exercise class at Littleport Leisure 12 months ago, the number of people registered to join us has grown to 16. The session starts with chair-based exercises and progresses to using equipment such as motomed machines, balance bars, boxing gloves and with the help of volunteers Mike and Pauline together with our instructor Adam, we assist people that use wheelchairs and walking aids on to spin bikes, something that they would…

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Getting Fit at Littleport Leisure

Getting Fit at Littleport Leisure

Littleport Leisure takes great pride in being able to offer its guests the opportunity to train in a variety of settings and styles. The facility currently boasts three separate training areas, the main gym, a functional training suite, and a terrace, however we will also be offering a fourth training alternative soon in the form of an obstacle course. Each training zone has something different to offer,; be it battleropesbattle ropes, weighted sled, tyre flips,…

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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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