South Normanton Parish Council

Proudly serving the people of South Normanton


Locum Clerk/RFO: Brian Smyth
The Hub, Shiners Way, South
Normanton, Derbyshire DE55 2AA

Tel: 01773 814306

Active Communities Programme 2019/2020

Holiday Programmes Sports and Physical Activity Camps/Clubs May and August

Sessions include a wide range of formal and informal activities designed to keep children and young people active and occupied, including traditional sports, fun games and team challenges. Typically run over a number of days per week and for a minimum of two hours per session for 6 to 12-year olds.

Kwik Cricket World Cup Events

Family orientated softball cricket games and competition based around the Cricket World Cup which takes place across June and July.

Teams will be organised on the day. Kwik Cricket is a game where all players bat, all players bowl and fielders rotate positions every over so everyone is involved. Families with youngest member 7 years. Individuals included.

Street Sports

Informal sports sessions chosen by the participants, so one week might be football, the next basketball and another street hockey. The coaches do not deliver formal skills coaching in the sport (unless requested by participants) but are there to facilitate a game, knock about or competition. Participants do not have to wear sports kit and can come and go as they please. Participants will be registered by BDC staff on arrival at the session which will be two hours long and aimed at the 12 to 18 year groups, though anyone not noticeably younger will not be turned away. Sessions will be delivered on Multi Use Games Areas.

50+ Social Activity Hubs

Sessions are for adults aged 50+ years, and provide an opportunity for individuals to participate in low impact physical activities in a safe environment. Emphasis is on individuals having a go, becoming more active and providing an opportunity for them to socialise and meet new people. The session includes an opportunity to sit and relax with a drink. Drinks/refreshments/cups/ to be provided by SNPC. Participants will be registered by BDC staff on arrival at the session.

Various indoor activities can take place at any one time, dependent on the venue and participants are encouraged to come up with their own suggestions, aiding the likelihood of them regularly attending. Suggested activities can include short mat bowls, boccia, shuffleboard, kurling, badminton, table tennis and board games. Have a go taster sessions of the like of tai chi and yoga can be arranged.


Balanceability is the UK's first and only progressive accredited 'learn to cycle' program. Each session is constructed around games, challenges and new experiences using ergonomic balance bikes (no pedals or stabilisers) providing fun and physical activity whilst learning to balance, set off, break and stop safely. 3 to 6 year olds, with a maximum of 10 participants at a session. If these sessions are well attended SNPC can look at staging a full 10 week course. SNPC to list number of interested parties and contact details.

  • Any costs to participants and methods of payment to be decided by SNPC
  • SNPC to collate a register of participants prior to day 1 and to provide delivery staff with it on day 1. Unless stated otherwise.
  • BDC can provide registration/consent forms if required.
  • BDC will provide marketing and promotional materials in advance of activities with SNPC contact details on.
  • BDC and SNPC to circulate marketing and promotional materials
  • Maximum number of participants for programme is 32, unless otherwise stated, on any one day (16 per member of staff) SNPC to operate a reserve list after 32 is achieved.
  • It may be possible to rota another member of staff if numbers increase beyond 32 but this cannot be guaranteed and will incur further costs.
  • Walk ups are possible if there are spaces available on the day.
  • BDC will provide equipment