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We are Sedbergh Youth & Community Centre – a registered charity – tackling health, social & economic issues affecting people from the local area and beyond.

Our Vitality Project is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and offers many low-cost social activities, sports and support resources to people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

Scroll down the page to see what we offer or visit the different sections of this website in the menu above.

Free 1-2-1 advice, information & guidance is available for anyone needing support. We can help with:

  • Benefit entitlements & appeals
  • Utility discounts & budgeting
  • Form-filling assistance
  • Foodbank referrals

Please call 01274 679843 or email us here to make an appointment.

 

Get Support - Live Better

Access to support will help you cope better during the current climate

Free 1-2-1 employment support is available for people looking for work or who want to improve their skills to advance their career. We can help with:

  • Job search, applications & CVs
  • Interview preparation/practice
  • Work experience/skill building

Please call 01274 679843 or email us here to make an appointment.

Feel Confident & Work Ready

Feel better supported in the job search process and build the skills you need to find employment.

Friendship & Craft Group

A regular get-together for people of all ages & abilities interested in building craft skills/making new friends.

  • Learn crafts & build skills
  • Sewing, card-making & upcycling
  • Enjoy a chat and refreshments

Open Mondays from 10.00 A.M. until 12.00 noon. Admission is £2.00. 

Get Crafty - Make New Friends

Crafting can help improve your well-being and reduce stress. Connecting with other people means you’ll feel more supported and confident.

Toddlers' Stay & Play

Regular active play and social activity sessions for pre-school children aged 0 – 4 years & their parents and carers.

  • Active play, messy play and soft play
  • State-of-the-art sensory room
  • Includes healthy snack break

Open Tuesdays & Thursdays 1.00 – 3.00 P.M. Admission is £2.00 & £1.00 for a second child.

Have Fun - Get School Ready

Interacting with other children of the same age can encourage child development, independence & supports parents.

Youth Club

Regular youth sessions for young people aged 6 – 13 years to connect with peers in a safe, supervised space.

  • Take part in arts, crafts and  baking
  • Enjoy team sports & games
  • Celebrate themed events

Open Tuesdays 5.30 – 8.00 P.M.  Admission: £3.00. Tuck Shop available.

Have Fun & Make New Friends

Youth clubs support young people to develop important life skills, confidence & independence. They provide great opportunities to explore new interests and make friends.

Carers' Group

A well-being group for carers of all ages to get together for a friendly natter, a game or two and a light lunch every 3rd Monday of the month.

  • Quizzes, games, arts & crafts
  • Updated information & support
  • Meet other Carers

Open Monday 19 Feb, 18 Mar, 15 Apr, 20 May, 17 Jun, 15 Jul, 19 Aug, 16 Sep, 21 Oct, 18 Nov & Dec to be confirmed. 10.30 A.M. – 12.30 P.M. Admission is £2.00 including lunch.

Time-out For Carers

Caring for someone can feel very lonely and isolating. This group will enable carers to join up with other people who understand.

Fibromyalgia & Joint Support

A session for people with fibromyalgia & joint, bone & muscle associated conditions to meet for fun activities, relaxation and support on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

  • Activities, quizzes & games
  • Info & pain management
  • Share resilience techniques

Open Wednesday 24 Jan, 21 Feb, 20 Mar, 17 Apr, 15 May, 19 Jun, 17 Jul, 21 Aug (day out), 18 Sep, 16 Oct, 20 Nov & Dec to be confirmed. 10.30 A.M. – 12.00 Noon. Admission: £2.00 including refreshments.

Get Support - Don't Feel Alone

Support groups provide important networks to talk to others with the same condition to help you feel less alone, more confident and able to cope better.

Man Shed

A weekly Shed session for men of all ages & abilities to work on basic woodwork projects and take part in social activities.

  • Upcycling & woodwork projects
  • Dedicated workshop & tools
  • Learn & share skills

Open Wednesdays 12.00 noon – 3.00 P.M.   Admission is £2.00 including refreshments.

An Exclusive Space For Men

Practical and social activities for men to encourage positive health outcomes and an increased sense of purpose & confidence.

Young at Heart

A weekly session for people of all ages & abilities to get together for fun, social activities.

  • Make new friends & connections
  • Play quizzes, games & Bingo
  • Have fun & lots of laughs

Open Wednesdays 1.00 – 3.00 P.M.  Admission is £2.00 including refreshments.

Connect With Others & Feel Supported

Social activities enhance overall well-being, self-esteem & confidence and will help you maintain a positive outlook on life.

Table Tennis

Table tennis

Fun table tennis sessions for people of all ages & abilities. Have fun & stay in shape. All levels welcome.

  • Keep fit & stay in shape
  • All equipment provided
  • Have fun & connect with others

Open Wednesdays 12.00 noon – 3.00 P.M. Admission is £2.00 including refreshments.

A Social Sport For All Ages

Regular physical activity helps maintain a healthy body and mind. Improve your strength, stamina, agility, hand-eye co-ordination and reflexes.

Sedbergh Boxing

Inclusive boxing sessions for children (age 6+), adults & female only. All levels welcome for fitness or to build skills to competition level.

  • Training, sparring & competitions
  • Modern gymnasium & equipment
  • Award winning boxing

Open various evenings throughout the week. Please call the coaches on 0796 1905325 for details.

Sedbergh Boxing Girl's Only Sessions Now Open Wednedays 5.00 - 6.00 P.M.

Get Fit - Feel Better

Regular physical activity helps maintain a healthy body and mind. You will feel fitter and have improved self-esteem, personal discipline, confidence & coordination.

Breathe Better

Gentle exercise sessions for the over 50s to help with fitness and well-being. 

  • Fun & friendly gentle exercise
  • Supports positive health, well-being & friendships
  • Includes half-time refreshments

Open Wednesdays 10.00 A.M. – 12.00 noon. Admission is free. Please call Endorphins UK on 0330 1332642 for details.

Get Fit - Breathe Better

Gentle exercise will help you stay active & healthy for longer. Regular exercise will strengthen muscles & joints as well as your heart & lungs. You will feel fitter and improve your self-esteem, confidence and co-ordination. 

Pro-dance Academy

Different styles of dance are available throughout the week for young people.

  • Fun & exciting dance classes
  • Annual shows, competitions, performance trips etc.
  • Audition & casting updates

Open various evenings throughout the week. Call 0771 3944471 or 0730 9852607 for details.

Get Fit Through Creativity

Dancing is good for your health & self-esteem. You will improve your flexibility, balance & co-ordination as well as feel fitter and more confident.