Bat Walk flying

A Bat Walk around Leavesden Country Park

Come and discover more about these fascinating creatures of the night.

 Bat Detectors will be on hand, so you will be able to hear the bats as they navigate and hunt.

All ages welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Bookings should include all adults and children attending

 

£2.00

Basic First Aid

This is a Level 2 qualification which will provide candidates with the skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective first aid. The certificate is valid for up to 3 years. 

£40.00

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Be Creative Mixed Media Arts

Join a 10-week term of of 'Be Creative' classes, new for 2020 and the Hertfordshire Year of Culture! 
They’re friendly, run by professional artists and a great way to meet new people.
 
Be Creative…in Mixed Media art with Anna Schofield
If you'd like to experiment with a whole range of hands-on processes, give our mixed media art group a try. 
Over 10 weeks, you'll work on creative projects using drawing and painting, collage, mosaic and clay to name a few. This a NEW class for 2020 so don't miss out!
 
William Penn Leisure Centre, Shepherds Lane, WD3 8JN
10am – 12noon
Every Monday: 13 January – 23 March (10 week term, no session 17 February)
  • £7 per week including materials
  • Suitable for ages 16 +
  • Spaces must be booked in advance

*Please use the arrows to navigate to the dates you wish to book*

£7.00

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Be Creative Textiles

Join a 10-week term of 'Be Creative' classes, new for 2020 and the Hertfordshire Year of Culture! 
They’re friendly, run by professional artists and a great way to meet new people.
 
Be Creative...in Textiles with Sian Fenwick
If stitch is your thing, then get your threads ready and join our established textile group.
Perfect if you're new to working with textiles or more practised and looking for a challenge, over 10 weeks you can experiment with stitch, collage, applique, 3D construction and more! 

 
Croxley Green Baptist Church, 225 Baldwins Lane, WD3 3LH
12:15pm - 2:15pm 
Every Tuesday: 14 January – 24 March (10 week term, no session 18 February)
  • £7 per week including materials
  • Suitable for ages 16 +
  • Spaces must be booked in advance

*Please use the arrows to navigate to the dates you wish to book*

£7.00

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Beginners Running

Taking up running can seem like a scary prospect, especially if you feel out of shape or unfit. Aimed at beginners our learn to run course is the perfect way to start.

Whether you've never run before or if you just want to get more active, running is an easy way of getting fitter and healthier. You will follow a similar programme to couch to 5k programme with the help of a qualified instructor who will guide you each week. You will mix walking with running each week creating realistic expectations and making the challenge feel achievable right from the start. This builds up week on week to get you up to jogging 5k after eight weeks.

£25.00

Bird Box building

Bird Box Building

Come along and find out how to make a bird box. Having a bird box in your garden makes a safe place for their babies to grow up in.

We’ll show you how to make a bird box to take home for your garden, that will encourage birds to nest.

Bookings should include all children attending. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

There is a charge of £2.00 per bird box / child.

£2.00

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Create your own hanging basket

Learn how to plant up a hanging basket and enjoy watching it bloom over the spring in time for the Easter weekend. 

All plants and baskets provided. Just bring gloves if you have them.

£12.50 per person, booking required. Age 16+ event 

£12.50

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Croxley Yoga

A gentle flow Yoga class to helping to bring balance to the body & mind. Ideal for beginners, however those with a regular practice are more than welcome.

£4.00

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Garden In A Plant Pot

Come along and learn how to create a fabulous mini garden in the plant pot - decorate it, fill it and then take it home to enjoy! 

All plants and flower pots provided on a first come, first served basis. 

All ages welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

£0.00

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Holiday Skate Camps

Skate camps for children aged 5-12 are running during the Easter, May and Summer Holidays at Croxley and Manor House Grounds Skate Parks, providing young people the opportunity to come and learn how to skateboard.  

Skateboard and safety equipment provided. Sessions will be cancelled if it’s raining or if the skate park is very wet.

£20.00

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Make A Bird Feeder

As the birds are starting to nest and raise their young, help them by making a bird feeder

£2.00

Bug hotel

Make A Bug Hotel

Help mini beasts by building a home for insects in your garden. These fascinating creatures are important for pollinating our food plants and flowers. 

All materials are provided. 

All ages welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

£2.00

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Monoprinting for adults

Drawing a print - Line monoprinting with collage with Susan Erskine-Jones


Tuesday 28 January, 10am - 12.30pm
Watersmeet, Rickmansworth, WD3 1EH

As part of the Hertfordshire Year of Culture 2020, get creative with us and try a new activity! 

In this playful and experimental workshop, you’ll loosen up by making sketches of chosen subjects then using these as  a basis to make drawings in ink - monoprints.
Explore this further, incorporating collage as an integral part of the print.

Suitable for adults and those aged 16 + only
£7.50 including materials
Booking is required in advance and we cannot accept walk-ins.

£7.50

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Monoprinting for children

Line monoprinting & printing with found objects with Susan Erskine-Jones

Friday 21 February, 10.30am - 12.30pm
Watersmeet, High Street, Rickmansworth, WD3 1EH
 
As part of the Hertfordshire Year of Culture 2020, get creative with us and try a new activity! 
Children can explore two processes in this workshop! Make monoprints by drawing onto an inked surface and experiment inking found objects, then using them to print on paper.

Suitable for ages 7-15 only (adult is not required to stay and supervise)
£7.50 including materials
Booking is required in advance and we cannot accept walk-ins.

£7.50

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Moving Mums - Boxing Fit

Join us to get fighting fit! This boxing based class will get your heart rate up and help you de-stress at the same time. We use real mitts and boxing pads to do different drills to tone up. A super high energy and fun class.

£30.00

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Moving Mums - Stroller Strength Fitness

Get some fresh air while you get fit! The best part is baby gets the best seat in the house warm and cosy in the pram. This is a one hour class that intermixes walking, resistance exercises and mummy tummy toning all in one great class. Meet other mums, have fun and get fit.

£30.00

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Playscheme

Playschemes are situated at:

Yorke Mead School, Dulwich Way, Croxley Green, WD3 9SS for families living in Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, Mill End and Maple Cross areas

Bedmond Academy, Meadow Way, Bedmond, Abbots Langley WD5 0RD for families living in Abbots Langley, Leavesden & Bedmond areas

**ONE TO ONE SUPPORT: If your child requires one to one support, you must contact the Leisure Team before booking, on 01923 776611. Your place cannot be booked until the Leisure Team can confirm they are able to support your child.

From £20.00

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Playscheme Holiday Referral Scheme

Playscheme places for Three Rivers District Council Holiday Referral Scheme customers.

Band A - referral numbers starting with A e.g. A001

Band B - referral numbers starting with B e.g. B001

*You will need to supply us with your referral number on the booking form to continue your booking.

Playschemes are situated at:

Yorke Mead School, Dulwich Way, Croxley Green, WD3 9SS for families living in Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, Mill End and Maple Cross areas

Bedmond Academy, Meadow Way, Bedmond, Abbots Langley WD5 0RD for families living in Abbots Langley, Leavesden & Bedmond areas

**ONE TO ONE SUPPORT: If your child requires one to one support, you must contact the Leisure Team before booking, on 01923 776611. Your place cannot be booked until the Leisure Team can confirm they are able to support your child.

From £10.00

Safeguarding Children

Statutory training meeting the requirement of the ‘robust 3-yearly training’ for whole staff communities. This course is essential for all staff working with Children and Young People. Exploring Duty of Care in line with Safeguarding Partnership (formally LSCB) procedures – this training promotes understanding of national guidance and procedures, recognising the four categories of abuse, listening to children and awareness raising of key challenges including Online Safety, radicalisation, Criminal Exploitation (including County Lines and Child Sexual Exploitation) and HBV (Honour-Based Violence including FGM – Female Genital Mutilation).

£40.00

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Smartphone & Digital Photography Walks

Join us and get creative on one of our popular photography walks!

You will be accompanied by Pete, our professional photographer and friendly guides, taking in the scenery at a relaxed pace. Using your Smartphone, tablet or digital camera, you can pick up tips on how to capture some amazing photos, which will feature in our online gallery afterwards and be entered into our ‘best snap’ competition. No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome!

PLEASE NOTE:

Leavesden Country Park - this walk uses pathways, so it is suitable for wheelchair users.

Chorleywood House Grounds - please note due to the terrain, this walk is not suitable for wheelchair users.

The walks are suitable for people of all ages,  however, children under the age of 11 must be booked on with a paying adult.

£5.00

Capture Snowdrop

Spring Wildlife Walk

Join the Park Ranger to discover which early flowering plants, insects  and animals are starting to become more active in the woodland as nature gets ready for the season ahead. 

All ages welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Free Session - Booking Required 

£0.00

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Swimming After Stroke

Swimming after a Stroke is an opportunity to participate in specific water therapy exercises and practice your swimming led by a fully qualified swimming and aquatic therapy instructor.

The therapeutic properties of the water help to support the body by using the buoyancy and resistance of the water to move your body and build your muscular strength. 

£18.00

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with flowing movements. Regular practice has many health benefits including better balance and improved fitness, increased energy and relaxed body and mind.

This tailored session can be completed from a seated or standing position

£3.00

Winter Bird Walk

Come and discover what birds are in the park this winter. We will be keeping an eye out for winter visiting birds such as Redwings and Fieldfares.

£0.00

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Winter Wildfowl Walk

This guided walk is a great opportunity to see Winter Wildfowl in their habitat to find out more about them.

Bring your binoculars, as we’ll be on the look out for the more common visitors to our local winter havens and maybe spot some occasional visitors.

All ages welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Bookings should include all adults and children attending.

£0.00

Address
Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, WD3 1RL
 
01923 776611
leisure@threerivers.gov.uk
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01923 776611
 
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