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BARROW RUNNERS

Affiliated: AAA Running Club
Activities: Road Running/Cross Country/Fell Running
Meeting Venue: Every Tuesday evening at Humphrey Perkins High School, Barrow
Time: 7.00 p.m.
Social Events: Discos, Skittles Nights etc.
Summer Training: Alternate Tuesday evenings from the Curzon Arms, Woodhouse Eaves (Running mainly off the road)

Contact:
Mr Mick Ballard
7 Coniston Road
Barrow-upon-Soar
Telephone: 01509 413586

BARROW-UPON-SOAR TABLE TENNIS CLUB

Five tables in use all years round.

League matches played September April.

All are welcome; experienced or inexperienced players for competitive or leisure table tennis.

Some coaching available

Meet: Tuesday 6.00 p.m.- 9.30 p.m.
Junior Coaching: 6.00 p.m.- 7.00 p.m.
Place: Humphrey Perkins School / Dining Hall
Visitors welcome - 1.00 per session

Contact:
Mr Alan Jones
12 Mountsorrel lane,
Sileby
Telephone: 01509 814106

TEAM BRADGATE

The Bradgate Road Club cater for all aspects of cycle racing.

Meetings are held 1st Monday each month at The Navigation Inn to discuss and plan our racing programme.

Winter training rides are held each Saturday during November to February.

More details and advice on training can be obtained from Senior Coach, Dave Wilkes.

Contact:
Dave Wilkes
30 Beaumont Road
Barrow-upon-Soar
Telephone: 01509 414608

BARROW TOWN CRICKET CLUB

Ground: Nottingham Road, Barrow-upon-Soar

Junior & Senior Cricket: Mid April - Mid September

Senior Cricket : Saturday and Thursday evening Leagues

Junior Cricket : Sunday morning and week day evenings

Friendly Fixtures : Sundays

Winter indoor nets available with coaching for junior groups

Contact:
Alan Willcocks
43 The Banks,
Barrow-upon-Soar
Telephone: 01509 413996

BARROW TOWN FOOTBALL CLUB

Ground: Meynell Road, Quorn LE12 8EN

Two Saturday sides/Seniors - 1 Midweek Youth Team

Training - Wednesday nights

Contact:
Mr Alan Dawkins
72 Beaumont Road,
Barrow-upon-Soar
Telephone: 01509 413288

LEICESTER SWIMMING CLUB

We are the oldest Swimming Club in Leicestershire dating back to 1881 and such we are the only club allowed to use Leicesters official crest.

We are primarily a competitive club with various teaching and training sessions throughout the City and County. We teach a great number of children to swim and these account for about half of our 250 membership. Home pools are at Spence Street Leisure Centre and Humphrey Perkins.

Contact:

Secretary:
Mr A Fenton
12 Tournament Road
Glenfield, Leics.
Telephone 0116 2875398

Day to Day Pool Use:
Mrs Dorothy Wright
Telephone: 01509 814777

Meeting Times at Humphrey Perkins
Monday 7.15 p.m. 8.15 p.m.
Sunday 9.00 a.m. 11.00 a.m.

HUMPHREY PERKINS SWIMMING POOL

PUBLIC SESSIONS:

Wednesday: 6.30 p.m . 7.30 p.m.
(Ladies Beginners): 7.30 p.m. 8.30 p.m.

Thursday: (Adults Only): 8.00 p.m. 9.00 p.m.

Cost:
Adults 1.80
Children / Senior Citizens 90p
Spectators 30p
Children under 3 years Free

Ladies Beginners Wednesday
1 hour 2.90
Senior Citizens 1.45

30 minute session 1.45
Senior Citizen 75p

BARROW SWIMMING CLUB:

Friday 4.00 p.m. 9.15 p.m.
1.25 per Half hour sessions Paid in half term sessions

PRIVATE PARTIES: 15.00 per hourly session
CLUBS: 13.00 per hourly session
REGULAR BOOKING: 12.00 per hourly session
LIFESAVER FOR PARTIES 5.10

Contact:
Secretary
Mrs Anne Perry
Telephone: 01509 414963

BELGRAVE SWIMMING CLUB

ATTENTION ALL SWIMMERS

We are a friendly competitive club. Why not contact us to get more information. All standards welcome.

Enjoy training locally with the opportunity to swim or your own club all over the Midlands.

Also active Social Club.

Contact:
Secretary
Mrs Pauline Rhodes
Telephone: 0116 267 1547