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Work completed in the sports hall

posted 17 Jan 2020, 06:53 by Bernard Purdy   [ updated 17 Jan 2020, 06:56 ]

The work in the sports hall at The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre has now been completed and the hall is now splendidly lit! The lighting now is much better than it ever was before.

Archery and crossbow will now be running every Thursday afternoon from 2.00 to 4.30
Our Saturday morning activities will still continue as normal

Trampolining Update

posted 15 Jan 2020, 00:20 by Bernard Purdy

The date set for the next RSDA trampolining session is Saturday 22nd February 2020. The following session will be on March 21st
Both trampolines will be used from 10.30am to 11.30am
This time has been chosen to make easier for those who want to have a swim first.
Participants are advised to wear either tracksuit bottoms or shorts rather than jeans and to remove shoes to avoid damage to the trampolines. They should wear socks to prevent injury to feet.
They should also avoid jewellery and have any long hair tied back to prevent injury.

For insurance purposes we keep a register of those taking part. Please ensure that your name is on the register before starting.
Next sessions:
February 22nd
March 21st

Membership Renewal

posted 26 Dec 2019, 07:26 by Bernard Purdy   [ updated 6 Jan 2020, 13:31 ]

For those of you who have not yet renewed your membership, now is the time to do it.
Life members and those of you who have joined since 1st October excepted that is.

You must renew before 15th February if you want to vote at the AGM on 7th March, but the sooner the better.
If you have misplaced the form at the back of the newsletter you can download the one attached to this notice or pick one up on a Saturday morning or Thursday afternoon.

Annual General Meeting

posted 9 Nov 2019, 09:09 by Bernard Purdy   [ updated 13 Nov 2019, 04:03 ]

Our Annual General Meeting for the year 2019 will be held at:
On Saturday 7th March 2020 at 10:30am.
Only those who are paid-up members by 15th February will be entitled to vote.
Light refreshments will be available on arrival.

The Clem Griffiths Championship

posted 14 May 2019, 04:33 by Bernard Purdy

Following the the reintroduction of The Club Championship this year we have now decided to bring back the Clem Griffiths Championship.
This championship originally started in 2011 in memory of Clem Griffiths, who was our chairman for a period of 16 years until his tragic death in 2010.
The idea of the championship is to encourage newer members to try different sports and have a go at competitions. It is only open to members who have joined in the last 5 years. 
The rules are attached.

RSDA tops World Crossbow Rankings

posted 29 Apr 2019, 04:13 by Bernard Purdy

Three members of Rugby Sport for the Disabled Association (RSDA) are in top places in the 
As of the end of December 2018:

Iris Bingham

 is ranked 1st in the Target Bow Indoor and Target Bow Outdoor rankings and 4th in the Sport Bow Indoor rankings.

Graeme Mooney 

is ranked 1st in Sport Bow Indoor rankings and 2nd in the Sport Bow Outdoor rankings. 

Kevin Rumble

is ranked 2nd in the Sport Bow Indoor rankings. 

In the 2018 World Indoor Championships Iris won 2 Gold medals on her own and 1 as part of a team with Graeme and Kevin.
Graeme won 1 Gold on his own and 1 as part of the team.
Kevin won a Silver on his own and a Gold as part of the team. 
Iris set 2 World Records on her own and 2 as part of a team with Graeme.

Price increase at The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre

posted 30 Mar 2019, 09:15 by Bernard Purdy   [ updated 26 Nov 2019, 00:47 ]

As of the beginning of April 2019, the admission fee to The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre for members  of Rugby Sport for the Disabled Association (RSDA) is  a still very reasonable £2.50

The Passing of KMLC

posted 9 Aug 2013, 11:44 by Bernard Purdy   [ updated 2 Oct 2017, 00:36 ]

The Ken Marriott Leisure Centre finally seems to have gone for good.

Now you see it

Taken on 8th August 2013

Now you don't

Taken on 10th August 2013

Apparently it came down on the afternoon of 9th August 2013

Meanwhile, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Centre is nearly there



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