Latest Sports Block
Please note, if your child does not gain a space on one of our sports activities this term, we will strive to ensure they get a space in the next term.
Register your interest in attending these sessions by emailing Majella.Kerr@hopeforautism.org.uk and highlight which session you would you like to join. Please include your child’s name and their age.
Monday – Taekwondo (Community Class)
Airdrie Academy, South Commonhead Avenue, Airdrie, ML6 6NX
45 minute taekwondo class in partnership with Andrew Chesworth Ultimate Force Taewkondo.
Tuesdays 6:00pm-6:45pm – venue TBC
Sunday Family Swimming and Lessons
St Philip’s School,
Plains, Airdrie, ML5 7JE
Monday: Fitness (ages 12+)
7:00pm-8:00pm, weekly and fortnightly places available. Siblings aged 12+ welcome.
Townhead Community Centre,
Townhead Road, Coatbridge, ML5 2HT
£3.50 per session.
Fun and friendly one hour gym session at Townhead Community Centre from 7 – 8 PM. The gym has a mixture of cardiovascular machines and weights machines for young people to access. We can provide visuals, schedules boards and there is a gym instructor present at sessions for inductions and general health and fitness advice.
Tuesday: Taekwondo (10 Week Block)
Airdrie Leisure Centre, Motherwell Street, Airdrie, ML6 7HU
45 minute taekwondo class in partnership with Andrew Chesworth Ultimate Force Taewkondo. This is a 10-week block that is free to attend.
Wednesday: Trampoline (ages 5+)
Three 45 minute sessions running between 6:00pm-8:45pm.
St Margaret’s High School, Waverly Drive, Airdrie, ML6 6EU
45 minute trampoline sessions, with separate area for games.
£3.50 per session. Please contact Majella.Kerr@hopeforautism.org.uk to register interest.
Friday: Gartcairn/ASD Football
Fridays, three separate sessions; 6:00pm-7:00pm / 7:00pm-8:00pm
- 6:00pm-7:00pm: Fun fundamental football and physical activitiy for ages 5-8, focusing on being active, sharing, turn taking, and communication. Parent/carers are encouraged to take part.
- 6:00pm-7:00pm: Incorporzating the above, plus fitness, football drills, and small-sided games
- 7:00pm-8:00pm: Football specific warm up and stretching, drills, positioning, communication, leadership, rules and games
All young people must have a parent/carer attend for the duration of their one hour session.
To book a place or for more information contact Majella.Kerr@hopeforautism.org.uk
Sunday: Family Cycling
Regular cycling meetups for members and families at various parks throughout Airdrie and Coatbridge. Previous locations have included Dunbeth, Drumpellier, and St Phillips School.
Contact Majella to find out details of upcoming events at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday: Learn to Ride a Bike
Having taught over 22 young people to ride bikes recently, HOPE are happy to make time to give lessons on learning to cycle to our member families. We use balance bikes at first, practicing and gradually progressing on to pedal bikes when the young person is ready.
Please contact Majella to book lessons and organise an available slot.