Sports Clubs

Mercian Divers Club

Mercian Divers is affiliated to the BSAC (British Sub-Aqua Club) and is based in Bromsgrove. We frequently go away on dive weekends around the UK coast, making use of our club boat. We train new & existing members weekly at the Dolphin Centre and we welcome experienced divers from any other diving agencies. We have a medium sized membership making everyone feel welcome and organise a variety of social events throughout the year.

All training is from qualified instructors and is free of charge to members. We lend you all the diving equipment you need to get started, so you don’t have to worry about buying loads of gear.

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Club Contact Details: Ian Johnston (Diving Officer) 01905 773406
Email: contact@mercian-divers.org.uk
Club Website: http://www.mercian-divers.org.uk/

Why not book a try dive today via our website?

Wyre Forest Gymnastics (From 3 yrs)

Wyre Forest Gymnastics School has been providing gymnastics in the Worcestershire area for over 20 years. Gymnastics classes take place at the Dolphin Centre:

Tuesday         16:15 – 18:15 / Wednesday   16:15 – 18:15 / Thursday   16:15 – 18:15


Contact details:
Email: wfgs2007ltd@tiscali.co.uk
Phone: 07734 805128


wyre forest gymnastics

TJK Jujutsu

TJK upholds the original concepts of JuJutsu and addresses all aspects of self defence both standing and on the ground. It’s structured and functional self defence syllabus is based on a blend of both traditional and modern aspects of the art and provides effective reality based self defence skills for beginners to black belt. TJK Jujutsu caters for men, women and children of all ages. Sessions are held at the Dolphin Centre on:

Friday 17:00 – 21:00

Contact details:
Phone: 07973 540013
Website: http://www.taijutsukai.co.uk/


Shukukai Karate is a great way to learn self-defence or to improve their fitness. Sessions run at the Dolphin Centre on:

Tuesday 19:30 – 21:00

Contact details:
Phone: Matthew Stoneman (+44) 01527 576382
Website: http://www.shukokaikarate.org.uk/index.htm

Kayaking Club

Upton Warren Canoe Club, based in Bromsgrove, is a friendly recreational club welcoming  both experienced paddlers and complete beginners. During the warmer months we use the open waters but move to the Dolphin Centre for the Winter. These sessions run:

Sunday 13:35 – 14:35 (Winter only)

Contact details:
Email: stew8.smith@btinternet.com.
Website: http://www.uptonwarrencanoeclub.co.uk/

Rauche Karate

Rauche karate offers family fitness and teaches self-defense at the Dolphin Centre on:

Saturday 08:30 – 09:30

Contact details:
Phone:  Ronnie Christopher – 07900 194010
Gary Beggan – 07946 348131
Website: www.karate-training.co.uk


The Feel Good Factor – Family fitness! Try something new with your kids, Judo in Japanese means the “gentle way”. Judoka’s are taught to take advantage of their opponents force by giving way, this teaches maximum efficiency with minimum effort. Great for self defence, fitness and building the courage to stand on your own two feet!

Monday 18:00 – 20:30 

Phone:  Dave Cottrill – 01527836168

Krav Maga

Learn what is described by the Sunday Times as “the world’s most effective self defensive system”. Krav Maga (translated as Contact Combat) is widely recognised as the most practical self defence system practiced today. It is characterised by its extremely efficient nature building on the bpdy’s natural reactions to deal with the full spectrum of modern violence. A hybrid system with its roots in the military, Krav Maga is now practiced by military units and law enforcement agencies worldwide due to its effective nature and its ease of learning.

Wednesday 19:30 – 20:30 

Contact Information:  Matt Degville- 07974 916984 / matt@km6.co.uk

Footie Bugs

FootieBugs,through its children’s football based activity programmes promotes individuality and encourages this by building confidence and self assurance. We
also ensure that children enhance their core skills by playing and learning with their peers. Programmes are designed age appropriately offering a clear step by step activity based programme that can be accessed by all. Together this encourages children to maximise their knowledge and understanding, their eagerness to participate and be a part of a team and above all enables children to develop to their full potential.

Thursday 09:30 – 10:30 (preschool) / Saturday 09:30 – 10:30 (3-5yr olds) / Saturday 10:30 – 11:30 (5-7yr olds)

Contact Information:  Cherylin Smallwood- 08458630698

Angelic Little Ones

Would you like to give your baby the very best start in life? Learn baby massage- a fun way to bond and get to know your baby in a relaxed and calm atmosphere,
whilst naturally soothing your baby and supporting their physical, social andemotional development!.

Thursday 11:30 – 14:00

Contact Information:  Susie Sharpe – 07970823969

Email :  angeliclittleones@gmail.com

Website:  www.angeliclittleones.co.uk


Tai Chi

Kai Ming Association teach Cheng Man Ching   style Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong at regular classes, throughout the   Midlands, covering all aspects from gentle exercise and stress management through   to the more martial aspects. Tai Chi is self-defense for life… you choose how to apply it. The association was formed to promote martial arts and their   traditional values.

Thursday 19:00

Contact Information:  Steve Taylor – 07905504357


Dance Challenge

These classes are a perfect way for boys and girls to enjoy funky dance   routines to popular chart music. Learning tricks and techniques to always   improve their skills. The classes are also for students working towards their   grade 1-4 UDO Syllabus Exams commencing from September.

Wednesday   17:00 – 18:00 (under 10 boys) / Thursday 17:30 – 18:30 (Chance To Dance Rehearsal) / Saturday 09:00 – 10:00 (Under 12’s) / Saturday 10:00 – 11:00 (Over 12’s) 

Website: http://bromsgrovesc.co.uk/


FA Skills run weekly sessions for boys and girls who want to improve their football skills outside of school. These Skills Centres are perfect for
children who want to develop their football ability and also if they want to have fun with their friends. We cater for all abilities from beginners to more experienced
players and provide the opportunity for children to develop technically, psychologically, physically and socially in line with the FA coaching model.

Monday 16:00 – 17:00 (5-7yr olds) / 17:00 – 18:00 (8-11yr olds)

Contact details: Phone: 07943550722 E-mail: rajab.noor@thefa.com

Brazilian Football

The Midland Futsal Academy deliver specialised Brazilian Football coaching sessions at the Dolphin Centre. Brazilian Football’s official name is Futsal and in contrast to traditional football it’s played indoors. Sessions take place at the Dolphin Centre on:

Sunday 09:30 – 10:30

Contact details:
Phone: +44 7790 638430
E-mail: r.newell@midlandfutsal.co.uk
Website: www.midlandfutsal.co.uk/

Keep on moving

These sessions are for disabled adults and are centred around sports participation.

Friday 11:00 – 12:30 (Generally term time)


Contact details:
Phone: Laura Kerrigan 01527 881691
Email: l.kerrigan@bromsgrove.gov.uk

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