Sports & Leisure Working Group

Members: Jane Spalton, Diane Jeffery, Julia Williams, Yvette Lydon

The results of the 2016 Questionnaire showed:

The existing facilities:
– The existing sports facilities are all important but there were many requests for new equipment
– The teenagers feel left out with no equipment specifically for them
– If possible, the existing football pitch by the school should be used more widely and for additional purposes

The annual Village events are all very popular, particularly:
– May Day fete
– Music on the Park
– Pantomime
– Village show

There was much interest in a wide range of new activities:
– Fitness, yoga/pilates & dance classes
– Badminton
– Adult education
– Family sports day
– Bonfire night
– Treasure hunt/Walks
– Village BBQ
– There is some interest in individual allotments, but more in a community garden/orchard


– Prepared a summary of the existing leisure activities in the local area, now in the CB Handbook

– Organised taster sessions for yoga, pilates, zumba, dance-fit, ballroom dancing and chair-based exercise and then helped tutors establish classes in suitable local venues

– Investigated land available for allotments and community garden/orchard

– Looked in to possibility of having more bridleways

– Organised taster session for film evening

– Set up a walking group which organises monthly walks

– Prepared leaflet with 3 local walks 

Activities were put on hold in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions but many have now restarted. Others will be resumed when the Methodist Chapel becomes available for hire again.

Click Here to see Action Plan for Sports & Leisure
Click Here to see the village walks leaflet
Click on Sports and Leisure Activities tab at top of page to see current classes available in Church Broughton

(Click here for more information on chair-based exercise)