What’s on for Children & Young People

INCLUSIVE MULTI SPORT CLUB Wednesdays 4.30 – 6.00pm

Inclusive multi-sports club for all disabled young people, those with SEN and behavioural problems and their non-disabled siblings and friends.
For ages:- 8 -25 year old.  Only £1.50 per session. Come and play a different sport every week with qualified coaches, trained volunteers and other friendly children and young people.  For More Information call Shakespeare Hall Tel:01273 510784

ART

Start Art and Smart Art
Art classes for children at the Hillcrest Centre, also involvement in community art projects.Organiser: Carol Havard, 163 Lewes Road, Newhaven, BN9 9SU.Tel:01273 515033
Email:  info@art-techniques.co.uk.  Website: www.art-techniques.co.uk

CONSERVATION

Castle Hill Group
This site is a Local Nature Reserve, and lies adjacent to Newhaven Fort, occupying a prominent position on the cliff tops above Newhaven. It offers spectacular views in all directions, over the Ouse Estuary, the Downs, Seaford Head and over the sea. Adjacent to the dramatic Fort at Newhaven, Castle Hill offers not only a variety of interesting coastal and terrestrial habitats, it also has fascinating archaeological, historical and geological histories. The Castle Hill Conservation Group were set up to help look after the site, they meet at the top car park near the Fort on the first Sunday of the month from 10am – 12noon.  Anyone over 11 years old welcome.
Tel: Graham Amy on 01273 514942.
Email: seahavenPR@aol.com for details.  Website: http://www.lewes.gov.uk/leisure/11002.asp

DANCE

Norcross Dance Centre
Denton & Mount Pleasant Social Centre, Denton Road, Denton.  Principal: Alison Norcross Tel: 01273 516906 for details of classes.

Studio Tempo Dance Centre
33 High Street, Newhaven BN9 9PA
Studio Tempo Dance Centre opened in 1953, experienced and highly qualified teachers continue to enable people of all ages to discover the joy, friendship and magic the world of dance offers.
Freestyle, Disco & Street Dance – Stefanie Watts & Joanna Hatt Tel: 07852323990 or 07875084111

INFORMATION SHOPS

Connexions 360
New Youth directory for 11-20 year olds (25 with additional needs) www.connexions360.org Connexions 360 is a website for young people in East Sussex, featuring lots of useful advice and information, with everything you need to know about life in the county, including a ‘What’s on your doorstep’ search where you can discover what’s going on near you.  You’ll also find competitions, travel discounts, games and lots more.

SCDA Denton Island Community Centre
Drop In for 11-18 year olds. Tuesday & Thursday  4.00pm – 6.00pm.  Access to the Internet and access to free advice, workshops on issues affecting young people (sexual health, drug & alcohol misuse & healthy life styles).  Tel:  Kay Watts 01273 517250 or Email: kayw@sussexcommunity.org.uk for details.

SCOUTING & GUIDING

Scouting Association all Groups – Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers + Network – Form can be filled out online and they will send information of all local groups in the area Website: www.scouts.org.uk/join , alternatively Tel: 0845 3001818 & 020 8433 7100.

Beavers
2nd Denton & South Heighton Beaver Scout Group age 6-8 years.  Meet Fridays 5pm at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Denton.  Tel: Barbara Tapp 01273 513015 or Jane Jarvis 01273 5144673rd Newhaven Beaver Scout Group 6-8yrs.  Meet for Games – Visits – Day Camps and Achievement Badges every Thursday 5.00pm – 6.15pm at the Scout Hut, Fort Road Recreation Ground, Fort Road, Newhaven.  Tel: 0780 3073117

Cubs
2nd Denton & South Heighton “Ralph Reader’s Own” Cub Scout Group – for youths, ages 8-11yrs.  Meet Fridays 7pm to 8.30pm at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Denton.
3rd Newhaven Cub Scout Group 8-10 1/2yrs.  Meet for Exploring – Collecting – Visits – Camping and Achievement Badges every Thursday 6.30 – 8.00pm at the Scout Hut, Fort Road Recreation Ground, Fort Road, Newhaven.  Tel: 0844 414 6086

Scouts
2nd Denton & South Heighton Scout Group 10 1/2-14yrs.  Meet for Challenge Awards – Outdoor Skills and Adventure Activities every Monday 7.30pm – 9.00pm meet at St Leonard’s Church Hall, Denton. Contact Jane Scholls Tel: 01273 513558

Explorer Scouts
(14 years to 18 years) – Meet in Seaford Wednesday and Peacehaven Friday Tel: 0844 414 6086

Girlguiding UK
If you or your daughter would like to know more about joining.
visit www.girlguiding.org.uk/interested or call 0800 1 69 59 01

SERVICE ORGANISATIONS

Air Training Corps, Newhaven
Meet Mondays & Thursdays 5.00pm – 9.30pm.  Commanding Officer – Flt Lt K. Gorringe, ATC Hut, Transit Road, Newhaven, BN9 0BB.  Tel: 01273 513218.  http://www.aircadets.org Sea Cadets, Newhaven & Seaford Unit
HQ – TS Defiance, Chapel Street, Newhaven.  Tel:  01273 514060 – Helen Macaulay
Young Juniors 10-12yrs; Sea Cadets 12-18yrs.  Parade Nights Monday and Friday 6.45pm – 9.15pm.  Treasurer@tsdefiance.co.uk

Sussex Army Cadet Force
‘Last year I went surfing, rock climbing and abseiling.  I went on an expedition and shooting and we then went on a field training exercise.  What did you do with your year?  Well if this sounds good to you, join us at No 21 Newhaven Detachment, Army Cadet Force on Transit Road, Newhaven from 7.00pm – 9.30pm on Tuesday and Thursdays or contact our detachment commander 2LT Abigail Shepherd on 07973 858858 or email us   at no21newhaven@gmail.com

SPORT
Cyclists Touring Club (Seaford & Newhaven)
Contact:  Mrs A M Rix – Cycling every Sunday, also summer camping weekends & cycling for juniors accompanied by an adult.  Tel:  01323 894283 (weekdays only)

Cycle Seahaven
Hold regular club rides, both on-road and off-road.  The rides vary in length and pace, ranging from easy ‘beginners’ and family rides to faster club runs.  Our club aims to be inclusive and we welcome cyclists of all types and levels.
There are regular evening and weekend rides as well as ad-hoc rides arranged between members.  Annual membership is only £5.  http://www.cycleseahaven.org.uk

Denton & South Heighton Junior Football Club
Teams for under 6’s to under 16’s.  Denton & South Heighton Junior Football Club was founded by Buck Charman back in the 1970’s to provide football facilities for the children of the two villages.  Over time this has expanded to include Newhaven and nowadays we are welcoming children from a much larger catchment area, offering football opportunities to children aged from 5 to 16.  We currently have around 100 children involved in our club.
Secretary:  Paula Woolven Tel: 07710426321.  Email:  paulawoolven@hotmail.com

Hillcrest Amateur Boxing Club
Hillcrest Boxing Gym, Hillcrest Community Centre, Bay Vue Road, Newhaven.  Open 5 nights per week, coaching from professional ex-boxers who are fully qualified ABA coaches.  All inclusive classes that cater for juniors, female, competitive and recreational boxers.  Monday ABA Senior boxers 7.00-8.30pm.  Tuesday Master boxers (non-competition) 6.00–7.00pm.  Wednesday ABA Junior boxers 6.00-7.00pm, Female only boxers 7.00-8.00pm.  Thursday Master boxers (non-competition) 6.00-7.00pm,  ABA Senior boxers 7.00-8.30pm.  Friday Female only boxers 6.15-7.30pm. For more information Contact George Danaha 07720828388 or
Email: hillcrestboxing@gmail.com or vist new website www.hillcrestboxinggym.co.uk

Newhaven Archery Club
Has an active junior club for 10-18 year olds.  For further information please contact our Junior Club Reps, Steve or Roy at newhaven_archery@yahoo.co.uk

Newhaven Bowling Club
Play at Bowling Green, Fort Road Recreation Ground, Fort Road, Newhaven.  Junior Section age 7-18years Saturdays 10am – 11am.  50p per session.  Season starts May to September.  All you need is a pair of trainers or flat shoes – all other equipment provided.
Contact Stuart  Tel: 07401 663519           Email: nbowlscsocialmedia@gmail.com

Newhaven Cricket Club
Newhaven Cricket Club run a youth section catering for boys and girls from aged 6 to 16.  Coaching sessions are fun.  Held at Fort Road Recreation Ground, Newhaven every Saturday from the last Saturday in April until the 1st Saturday in August, from 9.15am to 10.30am.  There are boys’ teams at Under 10’s, 12’s, 14’s & 16’s and girls’ teams at Under 12’s, & 16’s.  For further information contact the Club’s Youth Development Officer, Gary Dove, by Email: gary@dove27.wanadoo.co.uk or Tel: 07761 786794. http://www.newhavencc.co.uk

Newhaven Football Club
If you are interested in playing in an Under 18s male youth team please contact Andy Lloyd Tel: 01273 517691

Newhaven & Seaford Sailing club
Newhaven and Seaford Sailing Club is an RYA and AALA Recognized Training Centre with an inland lake at Piddinghoe.  Offer taster sessions and cadet nights where young people can come and learn to sail at Piddinghoe as part of a family sailing club membership.  Other courses will be running during spring and autumn 2013.  For more details please contact Andrew Barns on 0788 190 1948 or visit www.nssc.org.uk or find us on Facebook.

Newhaven Tennis Club
Court Farm Road, Newhaven.  Categories of members:  Juniors, Youth and Adult.  Coaching at Club and at other venues.  After school clubs at all Newhaven Schools.  Club Secretary:  Robert Jackson.  Tel:  01273 512162.  Email:  mailrkjackson@yahoo.co.ukhttp://www.newhaventennisclub.co.uk.

Seahaven Harriers
Seahaven Harriers was the first dedicated Girls Football Club within the area of Newhaven, Seaford, Peacehaven and Lewes in East Sussex. Established in 2002, the Harriers have grown to be one of the biggest women and girls football clubs in Sussex and provide a fun and enjoyable environment for women and girls to play football with an ethos of development, respect and sportsmanship. If you require further information about Seahaven Harriers or you are interested in joining our club, either as a player or as a volunteer, leave a brief message and your contact details on our club answer phone – 07758 822198 or www.seahavenharriers.co.uk

YOUTH CLUBS

Breakout Centre (Opp. Peacocks)
Every Tuesday term time only 2.30pm – 4.00pm 11+ years.  Chill and Chat.  Sara Alexander  Tel: 01323 894766 for details.

Denton & South Heighton Youth Club
Every Friday during term time only 7.30pm – 9.30pm 11-16 years old preferably living in the Denton & South Heighton area.  Denton & Mount Pleasant Social Centre, Denton Road, Denton. Contact Lucy Hill Tel: 01273 517250 for more details.

Lewes Road Hut Youth Club
Meet Monday Evenings 8 – 12 year olds 5.00pm – 7.00pm and Wednesday Evenings 13 – 18 year olds 7.00pm – 9.00pm in term time at Lewes Road Hut, Lewes Rd Recreation Ground. Contact Lucy Hill Tel: 01273 517250 for more details.

Shakespeare Hall Fort Road, Newhaven, BN9 9DL.
Mon to Fri – NIPPERS After School Club daily collections from local schools 3-6pm 4yrs to 17yrs.
Mon – Teen Zumba 14-18 year olds 2.30pm-3.30pm (£3 per session)Tues – Rising Sun Karate 4-5pm.
Thurs – Sama Karate 5-6pm  –  6.30-8pm Newhaven Marching Band  7-9pm Rock Solid Youth Club Fri – Dance Moves 4.30pm – 6pm

Telephone 01273 510784 for details.
Newhaven Young People’s Forum.  Meet monthly on a Thursday 4-6pm Denton Island Community Centre. Advocate on behalf of young people in Newhaven, fundraise, plan and deliver fun activities. Training provided and support from youth workers. Please call Lucy Hill for the date each month 01273 517250.