Birmingham City Council

Welcome to Yardley - Sheldon Community Centre

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Community Centre Programme

MONDAY

Aquarius - 11.00 - 4.00pm

Blakenhale Out of School Club - 3.45 - 6.00pm
Play Service - 0121 743 5662

Sheldon Youth Community Boxing Club (Run by Sheldon Police) - 3.45 - 5.45pm
Open to young people 12 - 17 years
See www.sycbc.wordpress.com
Interested in joining? Contact sycbc@hotmail.co.uk

Guitar Lessons for beginners - 6.30 - 7.30 pm
City & Guilds and Rockschool qualified tutor

Girls Club - 7.00 - 9.00 pm
Youth Service - 0121 303 6224

TUESDAY

Cayon Care Day Centre for Older Adults - 9.00 - 3.30 pm
We cater for those with dementia and disabilities. For further information contact Arabel on 622 7222 or 07947 422982.

Gentle Exercise to Music - 11.00 - 11.45 am
Extend exercise for joints

Home-Start Drop In - 12.30 -2.30 pm
For parents and children under 5 years

Blakenhale Out of School Club - 3.45 - 6.00 pm

Junior Club (4 -11 years) - 3.45 - 5.30 pm
Play Service - 0121 743 5662

Youth Club (12 -19 years) - 6.45 - 8.45 pm
Youth Service - 0121 303 6224

Cards R Us - 7.00 - 9.00 pm
Adult card making club

WEDNESDAY

Aquarius (Acupuncture) - 9.00 - 1.00pm

Fairway's Over 50's Dance Club - 1.00 - 2.30pm

Young at Heart (Arts and crafts) - 12.30 - 2.30pm

Aquarius - 1.30 - 2.30pm
Alcohol, drugs and gambling addiction support

Blakenhale Out of School Club - 3.45 - 6.00pm

Junior Club (4 -11 years) - 3.45 - 5.30pm
Play Service - 0121 743 5662

Sheldon Youth Community Boxing Club (Run by Sheldon Police) 3.45 -5.45pm
Open to young people 12 - 17 years

Weight Watchers (downstairs) - 6.30 - 8.00pm

Yardley Taekwon Do - 6.00 - 9.00pm
1 hour sessions Times according to ability
(Anthony Brennan - 4th Dan 07951 539926)

Boys Club - 7.00 - 9.00pm
Youth Service - 0121 303 6224

THURSDAY

Baby Clinic (Health Visitors) - 9.30 - 11.30am

WRVS - 1.00 - 3.00pm

Homecrafts - 1.00 pm - 3.00pm

Blakenhale Out of School Club - 3.45 - 6.00pm

Junior Club (4 -11 years) - 3.45 - 5.45pm
Play Service - 0121 743 5662

Youth Dance Group (13 – 19 years) - 6.45 - 8.45pm
Youth Service project work – 0121 303 6224

Craft Group - 7.00 - 9.00pm

FRIDAY

Dance Group - 1.00 - 3.30pm

Blakenhale Out of School Club (4 - 11 years) - 3.45 - 6.00pm
Play service - 0121 743 5662

Karate - 6.30 - 7.30pm
Children and adults
Clem Braithwaite - 6th Dan - 07531 859998

SATURDAY

Yardley Basketball Team
Year 3, 4, 5
- 9.30 - 11.00am
Year 6, 7, 8 - 11.00 - 12.30pm
Year 9, 10, 11 - 12.30 - 2.00pm

SUNDAY

Church of God of Prophecy - 11.00 - 2.00pm
Sunday School and service for the community
Monthly night-time meeting (dates vary)

Tae Kwon-Do - 6.00 - 9.00pm
Children and adults
Anthony Brennan - 4th Dan - 07951 539926

If you require any further information on any of the groups mentioned here either contact the telephone number already provided or any of our staff at Sheldon Community Centre by phoning 0121 743 5662. Alternatively, you can come to see us at the community centre.

Further Information

Are you interested is starting your own group up or holding training sessions here?

The community centre is available for new groups, meetings and training sessions during the day and some evenings depending on the availability of the rooms required.


Children's Parties

The downstairs area of the community centre is occasionally available for children’s parties on some Saturdays between 3.00pm and 6.00pm. Preparation time and clearing up by the person/s booking the rooms is included in the time the centre is booked. The cost is £25.00 per hour.

A booking form must be completed and a deposit of £25.00 paid on the date the booking is made. Full payment must be received before the day of the party. Deposits are non-returnable if parties are cancelled.

Alcohol is not permitted at Sheldon Community Centre as we do not have an alcohol licence.

Enquiries should be made to Chris Wilson, Senior Community Development Worker/Manager or Hayley Wilson, Caretaker/Cleaner on 0121 743 5662.

Play Provisions

Blakenhale Junior and Infant Schools

We provide a holiday play provision for children of working parents during most school holidays 10.00 am – 3.00 pm (except Christmas and Bank Holidays) Children must be aged 4 to 11 years.

The cost is £1.50 per hour. Extra parts of an hour are £1.50.

Children must bring a packed lunch with them and have their breakfast before arrival. When possible these hours may be extended.

We also provide an after school club facility for children of working parents who are attending Blakenhale Schools during school term. The schools provide a walking bus to this community centre and arrangements for the walking bus must be made through the school.

Playschemes

We are usually able to provide a playscheme at Easter and for two weeks in the summer between 10am and 3pm. Places need to be booked early and paid for before the start of the scheme. Payments are non-returnable.

Children must bring a packed lunch with them and have their breakfast before arrival.

If places are not paid for, then they will be given to someone else. It is up to the parent/carers to contact us as we are no longer able to phone to see if you would like a place.

Junior Club is held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 3.45 - 5.30pm for other children aged 4 to 11 years.

For enquiries or places on any of our play provisions please contact Vickie Gough between 12.00 - 5.45pm, Monday to Friday on 0121 743 5662.


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