Rooksdown Community Association - www.rooksdownonline.com

Welcome to Our Community Centre

The Centre is located on the eastern side of the parish by the green on Park Prewett Road next door to the Doctors? Surgery.

As well as providing a facility for Community events the rooms are also available for Hire.

All activities at the Centre can be viewed by following the link to our diary.

If you would like any more information about anything we do please drop in, attend one of our coffee mornings or telephone us on 0844 330 5231.

Hire rates, room sizes and standard hire terms can also be found by following the links below.

Diary

Rates (Requires Adobe Reader)

Hire T&Cs (Requires Adobe Reader)

Enquiry Form


Regular events



Badminton Club @ Everest Community Academy

Allstars Badminton aims to encourage all members of the local community to access the sport of badminton and ball skills inclusively.  Opening everyone up to the pathways into community and club badminton.

Adult, teen and children's session across Basingstoke.

3 - 4pm Sundays Junior Club @ Everest
4 - 6pm Sundays Teens & Adult @ Everest

£4 per session

07891 305179

www.allstarsbadminton.wordpress.com

Baby & Toddler Group

Every Thursday at the Community Centre.

Please speak to the Office for more information.

Hampshire Self Protection

We provide classes for everyone including Adults, Ladies Only, and Juniors 7-16 yrs.
 
Thursday Evenings
6:45    Karate Classes, Juniors 5 - 11 yrs, Seniors 11 yrs + Inc Adults
7:40    Martial Arts Classes 11 yrs +, Inc Adults
 
For more information or to book your first FREE no obligation trial lesson, please contact:

Ian Rand Chief Instructor 07888 660225
 
 
 
British Combat Association & British Combat Karate Association

BOKWA Fitness

BOKWA Fitness is the new up and coming dance fitness program comprised of cardio respiratory endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility.

BOKWA Fitness is energetic, exciting, exuberant and exhilarating and
consistently remains challenging.

And it is here every week

Monday 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Saturday 9am - 10am

Contact Kelly on 07853 401717

Freedom 2 Dance - Weekends & Wednesdays

Ballroom and Latin Kids Klub
Saturday's at 9am
Strictly new .... Registrations now open!


Adult Beginners & Advanced Classes
Wednesday evenings & Saturdays

ISTD Qualified Dance Teachers

Social Dancing
ISTD Medal Examinations and Competitions!

Also available for Private Lessons, Wedding Dance Tuition and corporate Events/Parties


www.freedom-2-dance.co.uk

For more information / registration contact

Jonathan 07545 075426 or email jonathan_sergio@hotmail.co.uk

Basingstoke Eagles Church


Basingstoke Eagles is a lively Pentecostal church who meet every Sunday from 10am - 12 noon. The service is lead by Minister Rose who lives in Rooksdown.  We cater for all age groups and we invite you to come as you are and experience gospel singing, prayer, preaching and teaching from the Bible that will bring newness of life.

For further information please visit: www.basingstokeeagleschurch.co.uk    
or call Minister Rose on 07525 348 007 or 01256 468012

Blossom Day Nursery

Providing a high quality service for young children aged from birth to five years.

  • Full time Nursery
  • Term time Pre-School

  • As well as:

  • Breakfast Club
  • After School Club
  • Holiday Club

  •  
    Monday - Friday from 7.30 am to 6.00 pm

    www.blossomdaynursery.com

    nursery@rooksdownonline.com

    For more information contact the nursery.

    Over 55s Coffee Morning

    Every Thursday 10am - midday

    Why not come and enjoy a drink and a chat with other members of the community

    Weight Watchers


    Do you want to lose a dress size by Christmas, with Weight Watchers you could! 

    Vanda has just taken over the Weight Watchers Meeting and would love to help you shed those excess pounds in time for Christmas.

    Vanda lost three stones with Weight Watchers nearly 10 years ago and has been a leader for 7 years. In this time she’s got hundreds of members to their Goal Weight and encouraged them to change their lives forever.

    If you’d like to find out more pop along to a meeting at the Community Centre any Thursday from 7pm or give Christine Nicholson on 0845 677 7788

    Zumba on Friday

    Come on in and join the party on Friday evenings at 8pm.

    Call Josie for more information on 07856 870559

    Are you interested in Pilates or Yoga?

    Do you want to get back into shape?  Do you want to feel calmer and more in control of your life?

    Regular exercise will help you increase your:


    Tuesday 6.30 - 7.30pm Pilates
    Tuesday 7.30 - 8.30pm Yoga


    Contact Marjorie on 07887 561919 or email enquiry@marjorienewton.co.uk

    Marjorie Newton, qualified teacher of Yoga, Pilates, Tai chi & Qigong

    www.marjorienewton.co.uk

    Beavers, Cubs & Scouts Groups

    Beavers (6 - 8 year olds) - Wednesday 6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Cubs (8 - 10.5 year olds) - Friday 6.30pm - 8.00pm

    Scouts (10.5 - 14 year olds) - Friday 7pm - 9pm

    All groups welcome boys and girls.  Group leaders also wanted.

    For more information go to http://www.basingstokewestscouts.org.uk/

    Messy Church

    Learn about god as a family in unexpected ways, for free!

    Fun, crafts & free food.

    Last Sunday of the month.

    4pm - 6pm

    Contact:

    07736 942873 - Jo

    info@wessexchristianfellowship.com

    Parish Council Meeting

    Normally held on the 4th Monday of the month (please check Centre diary no meetings in August and December).

    Members of the public welcome to attend.

    7.45 pm to 10.00 pm

    www.rooksdown.org.uk

    council@rooksdown.org.uk

    Around the site...

    News

    If you have some news let us know on news@rooksdownonline.com

    

    Minibus Hire - Licence Changes

    8 June 2015 at 09:36

    Anyone wishing to hire the minibus will need to supply a code to share their driving licence record before hiring the minibus.

    Driving licence paper counterpart has been replaced by this system from 8th June 2015.

    www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence

    Rooksdown Parish Council

    14 July 2015 at 09:47

    Over the next few months parish council meetings are:

    Monday 20th July - Cancelled
    Monday 21st September

    meetings start at 7.45pm in the Community Centre

    Rooksdown Parish Clerk email:  Parish.Clerk@rooksdown.org.uk

    Rooksdown's Borough Councillor holds his surgeries in the foyer of the Community Centre on the same days from 6.30pm - 7.30pm.

    email: Cllr.Simon.Bound@basingstoke.gov.uk

    2015 Office Opening Hours

    28 May 2015 at 19:22

    We aim for the Community Centre office to be open:

    Monday - Friday (closed Wednesdays)

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    To check additional office closures go to the centre diary.

    or call 01256 869626 to make an appointment.

    To hire a room email us.

    There is more on the news page...

    Events

    

    Love Parks - Pop Up Play Event

    8 July 2015 at 11:40

    Excitingly this year the Borough Council will be running pop up play sessions in Rooksdown where children get to design their own leaf.

    See these leaves in all their glory in the Basingstoke Discovery Centre as they come together in the Tree of Life display from 10 August to 21 August.

    For further information view Love Parks leaflet

    Rooksdown Park - behind the Community Centre
    Just look for the gazebos

    Everyday Monday 27th July - Friday 31st July

    2pm - 3.30pm

    Volunteering in Rooksdown

    9 February 2015 at 09:40

    Do you have some spare time, Rooksdown Community Association would love to hear from you.

  • Help organising an event
  • Helping out with a larger event i.e. Summer Fayre
  • Become a committee member
  • Fundraising by helping with the RDYC Car Wash as an example
  • Deliver the Rooksdown Reporter in your road

  • If you would like to make a volunteer please contact us on committee@rooksdownonline.com

    Blossom Day Nursery

    1 December 2013 at 21:38

    Check out the day nursery website on www.blossomdaynursery.com to see what services we offer.

    Places are limited please book your child's hours as soon as you can.

    There is more on the events page...