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Saints4Sport

Saints4Sport has teamed up with The Society of St James and Southampton FC’s Saints Foundation using sport as a catalyst for change. We offer daily activities and Pathways2Employment to support addiction recovery & treatment, reduce crime rate and aid the growing number of people suffering with mental health conditions and experiencing Homelessness.

These free leisure activities, courses and work experience help people to improve their quality of life, self-esteem, physical and mental health. Saints4Sport also creates pathways into volunteering, education and employment.

Sports include Box-Fit, Gym & Swim, Tai Chi, Kickboxing, 5 a side football, 11 a side football, Golf.

Our newsletter can be found here.

Saints4Sport is funded by the Big Lottery Fund, and helps people like Colin to turn their lives around:

Sports activities 

 

Day Sport Time
Mon
Box-Fit
Wutan Martial Arts Studio
1.00pm – 2.30pm
Mon
Football – 11-a-side
Mount Pleasant School
OR
Southampton Sports Centre
Training:
6.00 – 7.30pmMatches (team only):
7.00 – 8.30pm
(KO depending on league for times)
Tue
Gym / swimming
The Quays Leisure Centre
10.00am – 12.00 noon (or meet at 4 The Carronades, New Road 9.30am)
Tue
Horticulture
Riverside Community Garden
10.00am – 3.00pmMeet at 4 The Carronades, New Road 9.30am
Wed
Kickboxing
Wutan Martial Arts Studio
11.00am – 12.00noon
Wed
Tai Chi
Wutan Martial Arts Studio
12.00 – 1.00pm
Wed
Fish for Skills
FLE – Greenridge Farm
10.00am – 3.00pmMeet at 4 The Carronades, New Road 9.30am
Wed
Football – 11-a-side
Mount Pleasant School
OR
Southampton Sports Centre
Training:
6.00 – 7.30pmMatches (team only):
7.00 – 8.30pm
(KO depending on league for times)
Thurs
Gym / swimming
The Quays Leisure Centre
10.00am – 12.00noon (or meet at 4 The Carronades, New Road at 9.30am)
Thurs
Football – 5-a-side
Goals Soccer Centre
2.00pm – 4.00pm (or Meet at 4 The Carronades, New Road 1.30pm)
Thurs
Fishery Management
FLE – Greenridge Farm
10.00am – 3.00pmMeet at 4 The Carronades, New Road 9.30am
Fri
Golf:
Driving Range, Pitch and Putt and 9 Hole
11.30am-1.30pmMeet at 4 The Carronades, New Road 11.00am

 

Qualifications

The qualifications on offer include:

  1. Level One NVQ in Coaching (Football Association)
  2. TWICS (Training for Work in Communities) Gym, Health and Fitness
  3. ASDAN Fishing Qualification
  4. ASDAN Introduction to Fishery Management

Pathways2Employment

Course offered:
Lifeskills Employment Workshop TWICS – Training for Work in Communities
Fish for Skills 6 Week Course – Fishing skills & personal development

Accredited Courses:
FA Football Coaching Level 1  – Football Association
Active IQ Gym, Fitness, Health& Safety
Fishery Management Qualification
First Aid Course
Horticulture Growing & Sowing – Level 1

Saints4Sport also offers work placement schemes, which give people work experience, a reference and potential opportunity for employment. We currently work in partnership with Premier Inn and Costa Coffee.

How to get involved

If you would like to get involved with Saints4Sport, contact Karen Ringwald or Scott Jones:

Phone: 023 8088 1409

Email: karen.ringwald@ssj.org.uk or scott.jones@ssj.org.uk

 

Latest news

You can read the latest Saints4Sport newsletter here.

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Partners

Saints Foundation Active Nation

For Life Experiences Wu Tan Martial Arts