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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Sue Sollinger tells Littleport Life how she became a Yoga teacher

Sue Sollinger tells Littleport Life how she became a Yoga teacher

“I decided at the age of 40 to change direction in my working career after being divorced and becoming a single parent to my two boys. I needed something that would fit in with the school time table and also help pay the bills. I had always enjoyed sport and fitness classes at various health clubs around the country, so I decided to take the RSA Exercise to Music, Step Reebok and Advance Study in…

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Littleport Leisure Centre

Littleport Leisure Centre

The Leisure Centre in the village has a new lease of life following into newly built facilities. Situated behind the old Leisure Centre on Camel Road, and next to Littleport and East Cambridgeshire Academy there is something on offer for all ages. Keen exercisers can make can make use of our bright and airy gym, which has newly purchased free weights, and fully serviced Little Fitness equipment. Gym sessions can be paid for individually, or…

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Boxing – the Noble Art in Littleport!?

Boxing – the Noble Art in Littleport!?

The future of boxing in Littleport looks bleak – unless a reasonably priced venue can be found! Potential boxing and kickboxing champions are in training with the East Anglia Kickboxing and Boxing Club that has been based at Littleport Leisure Centre on Mondays and Wednesdays. Under the experienced eyes of trainers Paddy Paddock, and past champion Mark Johnson, boys, and even girls, have come in to the sessions at £4 for under 16’s (£5 adults)…

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Littleport Leisure Centre – They also Served

Littleport Leisure Centre – They also Served

As I have mentioned in some of my previous articles, I have been associated with the Leisure Centre since 1989, when as Secretary of Littleport Town Football Club I wrote to the Parish Council asking for a new sports pitch for the football and cricket club, as the owners of Highfield were not allowing us to renew our lease on the old Highfield sports field. Since those early days when under the Chairmanship of Grenville…

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