The MedwayGo Team
Here are some of the The MedwayGo Team who deliver a great range of activities for young people across Medway.
The Body Buddies is are a learning tool which help educate children and their parents about good nutrition and exercise in a fun and effective way. The engaging characters make it easy for children to learn about how to keep their body fit, healthy and strong.
Partner website: www.bodybuddiesnutrition.com
Jaspers Community Cafe
Jaspers Community Cafe is a not for profit cafe, run by Managers Becky and Simba, who are employed by the trustees of Cornerstone City Church. They work with a team of wonderful volunteers. The cafe is situated on the first floor of the adult education building in Rochester.
Partner website: www.facebook.com/jasperscommunitycafe/
Little Yoga Warriors
Set in the beautiful Kent countryside, our activity is a calming and memorable experience joining Lower Bush Alpacas. We aim to create a relaxing and inviting environment where children feel at ease. Exploring yoga through imaginative play and adventure helping them build strength, balance and confidence, empowering young minds and giving them a sense of calm.
Partner website: www.littleyogawarriors.co.uk
The Paramount Foundation exists to help improve the lives of vulnerable or disadvantaged people in our communities through practical help, support and intervention. We work with groups and individuals who share our values to improve their lives by providing them with the opportunities and skills to become stronger and more self reliant.
Partner website: theparamountfoundation.org
We are a respite provision that provides care for young people with various special needs in the school holidays from primary aged children all way through to adulthood (25). ROCC provides respite both with on-site activities at our hub and taking young people out into the wider community to enjoy many experiences. Our primary focus is supporting each individual ensuring that they are able to develop their self-esteem and have enjoyable experiences with peers and trusted adults. We endeavour to be a support to our families and go above and beyond in our care for each individual child.
Partner website: www.rivermead.org.uk
Strive PE and Sport run school holiday and after school clubs aimed at young people in year 1-6. These holiday activity camps offer packed sporting adventures that help children make new friends and improve sporting ability while having lots of fun! Activities are timetabled daily and run by qualified, DBS checked PE teachers and sports coaches.
Partner website: strivepeandsport.co.uk
Medway Youth Service
Medway Youth Service support young people to develop personal, social and emotional skills through a range of activities. These activities including arts and crafts, sports and music at various locations across the Peninsula.
Partner website: www.medway.gov.uk
Fit and Fed
Fit and Fed offers fun physical activities and nutritious, healthy meals to some of society’s most vulnerable young people.
Launched in the summer of 2017, the programme succeeded in reaching 15,500 young people across 251 sites, in just its first year of operation. During that time, a whopping 90,000 meals were served to young people in need!
Partner website: www.streetgames.org
Street Soccer Foundation
The Street Soccer Foundation is a sport-for-change charity which uses the global no.1 sport as a catalyst to improve the lives of vulnerable and homeless young people across the country. Our nationally acclaimed flagship programme, the Street Soccer Academy, is viewed as the no.1 football-led project tackling youth homelessness in England providing a learning and development opportunity for 18–25-year-olds. We also run a Street Soccer Schools’ programme for Primary Schools, providing vulnerable and disengaged children a combination of Football Coaching for physical and mental health and wellbeing, with facilitated workshops on mindset coaching and mentoring support, targeting social, emotional, behaviour and resilience training.
Partner website: streetsoccerfoundation.org.uk
Fuzion Active is a local sports and education organisation with many years of experience in delivering activities to children of all ages. With fun and energetic staff, the children they work with are looked after, cared for and given opportunities to try many different activities; and supported fully along the way. The Fuzion Active staff range from qualified teachers, sports coaches and experienced holiday club staff.
Partner website: www.fuzion-active.co.uk
Olympia Boxing CIC provides a great platform for anyone who would like to give boxing a try. Their coaches encourage and signpost participants to their local England Boxing affiliated clubs where they can advance their skills and have the chance to compete if they wish.
Partner website: www.olympiaboxing.co.uk
As the UK’s no.1 provider of sport and physical activity to primary schools Premier Education improve children’s health and wellbeing through active learning. Whether it’s after-school gymnastics, curricular fencing classes or Performing Arts Holiday Camps, Premier Education have been loved across the UK since 1999. Their sessions are designed for children of all abilities and are run by highly trained professionals.
Partner website: www.premier-education.com
Anchorians Football Club is an FA Charter Standard Community club based in Gillingham in Kent, with 75 teams and 1,000 members that participate each week across the South East of England. After being named the Kent FA Charter Standard Club of the Year 2018, we were extremely proud to be named the National Charter Standard Club of the Year 2018.
Partner website: www.anchoriansfc.co.uk
From their base at Frindsbury Lawn Tennis Club and satellite clubs at local schools and West Malling, Jimmy’s Tennis provide a comprehensive range of tennis coaching, competitions and activities across mid-Kent. Focused mainly on children age 4 to 18 upwards, families and those that need the extra help. Their full programme includes group tennis coaching, individual lessons and match play, holiday tennis camps, junior tennis competitions, the largest programme in the UK for disability tennis, and more.
Partner website: www.jimmystennis.com
Medway Sport is the sport and leisure service at Medway Council, responsible for delivering a wide range of sports participation and development activities within the community and at Medway’s sports centres.
The team has extensive experience delivering a wide range of activities for young people, including sporting activities for the Fit and Fed holiday hunger programme, and multi-sport Mini Youth Sports camps for 7-12 year olds at Medway Park and Strood Sports Centres.
Partner website: medway.gov.uk/sport
Arches Local is a local community group and part of the Big Local programme which is made up of 150 areas across England. In addition to all resident led action in our area we also provide a range of actives for the whole community. One of them being, together with our partners we deliver a Fit and Fed programme in the school holidays. Fit and Fed is an exciting programme that’s jam-packed with physical and creative activities along with nutritious meals for young people in need.
Partner website: archeslocal.org.uk