St.Helens District Sports Council

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Membership News

The Sports Council endeavours to encourage the people of St Helens, particularly the young, to fulfil and develop their potential which will improve their health, well-being and enhance their quality of life.

It will do this by; 


  • Improving the quality of opportunity.

  • Encouraging lifelong learning.

  • Giving information and advice.

  • Providing sporting opportunity.

  • Encouraging health and social inclusion.


News Headlines

Anybody requiring Defibrillator training could get this for free from Jenny Leyland of Sutton JFA - email jeni12physio@hotmail.co.uk - and defibrillators could be obtained for £750 from the Oliver King Foundation (details from Jenny)


Seneley & Garwsood JFC & West Park Rugby Club offer similar training.


What's On

Cossack Shotokan Academy Seeks New Members

Pilkington Sailing Club


Open Day Saturday, 13th May, Eccleston Mere, Burrows Lane, Eccleston - see website for more information www.pilkingtonsailingclub.  Places available on Beginners' Course starts Thursday, 20th April.  For more information email pilkstraining@gmail.com


St. Helens Canoe Club


Easter Monday - Beginner 1 Star Kayak Course Age 7+ (must be confident swimmers) - £25 to include one day's training club membership and equipment hire.  See www.sthelenscc.co.uk 


Thatto Heath Crusaders


Girls' Rugby - Training Saturday 10.00 - 11.00 a.m. & Wednesday 7.00 - 8.00 p.m.

The Week in Brief

After a four week break, Haydock RL got back into action with a hard fought 28:22 win against Heysham.


The first Pilkington Rounders derby match of the season, saw Centurions beat Crusaders 8 1/2:8


Thatto Heath Crusaders showed their champion credentials with a 16-8 win over West Hull while the A team maintained their un-beaten start to their NW Men's League Premier Division campaign with a hard-fought 31:30 win over Ashton


Updated 17/05/17

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Cossack Shotokan Karate Academy of St.Helens are looking to recruit new members for the club. Training sessions are Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30pm - 8:30pm.


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There is a saying  - “we don’t give up sport

because we grow old: we grow old because we give up sport”


See what Pilkington Rounders Club has to offer>>>>

Fancy playing rounders?

St. Helens Tri in the news again!


Phil Ellison, Chris Green & Robert Chesters become sponsored athletes for 2017.  Colin Dobbs, Phil also took part in the Rainford time trial, coming second 2 seconds behind the winner and Chris was also in the top 10. Robert took part in the Mid Cheshire 5k and took 42 seconds off his personal best.  Gerry Banks & Shirley Fox represented Team GB at the ETU Duathlon Championships in Soria Spain.


Now you can promote your sports club or fitness classes directly to women? With HerMoJo


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The 2017 AGM and Open Meeting will be held in the Town Hall on Wednesday, 17th May; commencing at 7.00 p.m.    Nominations for Chairman & Treasurer are required; if necessary to work alongside the retiring incumbents for twelve months. They should be proposed and seconded by members of your club(s) and forwarded along with any other matters for the agenda to reach the Secretary 14 days before the meeting..


The annual accounts for 2016-2017 can be viewed in the Members Area ahead of the AGM