WHSPAA AGM and Increasing Participation PresentationAt the WHSPAA AGM, 1st August, there were some changes and a very interesting presentation.
Peartree Fun Day - Was Great Fun!The sun shone and people of all ages had a great time with lots of stalls and activities. Deputy mayor councillor Barbara Fitzsimon opened the event.
Primary Schools' 'Gold Coast Games' at Gosling Sports Park, 14th July420 Year 5 children from 18 Welwyn Hatfield primary schools had fun with some 16 sports all day at Gosling Sports Park.
Northaw and Cuffley Village Day 8 July 2017There lots of things to do and see on this sunny Village Day
Sport Inspired Day for Five Hatfield Primary Schools at Herts Sports Village Two hundred and sixteen year four pupils from five Hatfield primary schools had a fun tournament at Hertfordshire Sports Village on Tuesday 13th June. The schools taking part were: Birchwood Avenue, Green Lanes, Howe Dell, Oak View, and St Mary’s Welham Green.
WHSPAA at WG Fire Station Open Day Promotes 'This Girl Can'The Fire Station hosted record crowds at their sunny Open Day, Saturday 10th June. There were many activities for all ages. WHSPAA with partners Child UK and WG Community Badminton Network (WHCBN) provided table tennis, ball-bounce and badminton. WHSPAA and WHCBN promoted sport for women and girls in the 'This Girl Can' programme with a hitting challenge with prizes.
The 36 stalls and several demonstrations drew large crowds to the fun at WG Healthfest, 13 MayOn this sunny day there were 36 Stalls, many with activities, and lots of demos, see stallholder details below, more photos on Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/40162084@N00/albums/72157684166527026 and YouTube clip: https://youtu.be/k734ahqC_Ag .
Record Crowds Turn up for Woolmer Green Village Day, 4th JuneThe sun shone and there were lots of stalls and activities for all ages.
Launch of Simply Amazing Welwyn Hatfield 2017 at SFOThe sun shone on the launch of the Simply Amazing WH Launch 2017 at Sir Frederic Osborn school 3rd April by Child UK and partners
Badminton Olympians visit local schools and give demontration matches with squads and clubsThe Yonex Badminton Olympians Tour visited Welwyn Hatfield Friday 16th December
Waitrose Community Matters Donates to WHSPAA's ProjectsWHSPAA were very pleasantly surprised to receive a cheque from Waitrose Community Matters scheme of £428 towards WHSPAA projects.
Hatfield Health Fest Brought in the CrowdsThis sunny Saturday event in White Lion Square had 27 stalls and lots of activities provided in a relaxed environment where the public could speak with local specialists and have a go at the ever changing activities.
Thousands Came and enjoyed Northaw and Cuffley Village DayOn the large playing field with over 50 stalls and loads of activities throughout the day there was something for everyone.
Road to Rio for WH Primary schoolsA simply massive event for 420 WH Year 5 primary school children from 14 schools took place at Gosling Sports Park on Friday 15th July. Some 20 different sports both inside and outside the stadium were tried with the help of school leaders and club volunteers coachs.
The place was truly buzzing at Peartree Fun DayThe place WAS TRULY buzzing!!!!!! People had so much to do, inside and outside. Facepainting, drumming, fencing, badminton, Irish Dancing, stalls promoting your organisations and services, martial art, family games, various activities for all.
Welwyn 2K and 10K were a great success for all agesThe sun shone and hundreds of participants decended on Singlers Marsh on Sunday 26th June for either the 10k Run or 2k Fun Run.
Great Fun at WG Fire Station and Birchwood Leisure CentreHatfield Festival at Birchwood Leisure Centre occupied the field and had bedminton in the sports hall The field played host to stalls for healthy walking, Child UK provided a variety of activities and WHSPAA club members manned the WHSPAA stall - with lots of visitors wanting information and taking leaflets.
Woolmer Green Village Day - AmazingWoolmer Green Village Day was a great success - lots of stalls and activities outside - and in.. Badminton in the village Hall All ages enjoyed the badminton povided by local coaches and leaders from Welwyn Hatfield Community Badminton Network. Finishing off with the parents v children tug-of-war..
WGC Healthfest - a very enjoyable successLots of activities and stalls of Come-&-Try and information in the centre of Welwyn Garden City 21st May. The list of stallholders and their websites is shown below. Child UK's stadia and trampette provided lots of fun. Thanks to everyone who attended and everyone who organised a very successful event!
Great Turn-out for AGM and This Girl Summit - Welcome the new WHSPAA ChairmanOver 30 people attended and thanked Dave Bartlett, Chairman of WHSPAA as he stood down after 10 years, and welcomed new chairman Rhian Hollyer. Rhian, who has lived in the area for many years is a member of Welwyn Hatfield Netball and she works as a Project Officer at Herts Sports Partnership.
WHSPAA Full Alliance MeetingUpcoming Welwyn Hatfield Sport and Physical events that clubs and organisations can be involved in
A Great Time at Hatfield Primary School GamesCharity SportInspired organised a fun tournament of 5 sports for 220 children at 5 Hatfield Primary schools at Hertfordshire Sports Village, 22nd March.
WHSPAA at WGC Libary's 'Herts Health for All'WHSPAA members promoted local sports clubs, organsations and activities to library visitors at Herts Health for All event Tuesday 16th February.
Launch of Simply Amazing Welwyn Hatfield ProjectThe launch of a '£250,000 boost to get young people active across borough' was held outside the Hub, Hatfield Town Centre with local MP Grant Shapps
Free January WHSPAA NewsletterThanks to all schools, clubs and organisations for your input - it makes a great read.
Welwyn Hatfield School Games Partnership Leaders YLA Badminton19 Leaders from Welwyn Hatfield School Games Partnership secondary schools attended the Badminton England Young Leaders Award course, sponsored by a Sport England Big Lottery grant to WHSPAA.
WH Sports Awards Nominations Now OpenWelwyn Hatfield Borough Council are delighted to announce that the 2016 Welwyn Hatfield Sports Awards is under starters’ orders as nominations are now open!
A very successful Weywyn Hatfield School Games Partnership Leaders Tennis WorkshopAn army of assistants from all 4 WH SGP secondary schools left the SE-WHSPAA-funded session at Gosling Sports Park Tennis Centre having worked very hard to develop their knowledge and delivery skills.
Another Great Uni Freshers FairLots of attendees, over 30 sports stalls and several demonstrations made this year's Freshers' Sports Fair one of the biggest and best, 30th September.