Events

Mega Active Summer camp at Wales Recreation Ground

Date: 14th August 2017 - 17th August 2017

Every day

Location: Wales Recreation Ground

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Cost: £8 for week or £2.50 per day

Mega Active is back for a fun packed summer of sports and activities to keep the kids active this summer!

Ages 5 years to 14 years (children must be aged 5 years on the day)

Wales Recreation Ground; Kiveton Park, Sheffield S26 6QJ

Sport Activities include: Athletics, Basketball, Cricket, Dodgeball, Hockey, Football, Kangoo Jump, Tag Rugby, Tennis, Tri Golf and many more.

What to bring Checklist:

  • Packed Lunch & plenty of drinks and water bottle 
  • Suitable footwear e.g. Trainers 
  • Suitable clothing for weather e.g. waterproofs. 
  • Sun cream & Hat 

Booking is essential as places cannot be guaranteed on the day.

Bookings close for this camp on Friday 11th at 12noon.

Full refunds are available if cancelled 7 days prior to the camp starting.

Please book early and ensure you get a reply from the Active Rotherham team to ensure your place as you may be disappointed just turning up on the day.

To find our more please call 01709 363355 or to book and pay call 01709 822453.

Book online

Places are only completed/booked when payment is received.

Happening today, 22nd June 2017

Active Always gentle exercise classes

Date: 8th October 2015 - 14th December 2017

Every week

Location: Treeton Baptist Church

Location: Treeton Baptist Church

Cost: £3.50 (1st Session Free)

Gentle Exercise classes designed to improve your general fitness.

Please note - the following sessions have been cancelled:

  • Session with Carole on Thursday 20 April 2017

This class provides a range of activities including seated and standing exercise, improved mobility and strength.

We want you to feel safe and be assured you are getting a quality and effective session. We have been working with partners to ensure all activities advertised are Quality Assured. All instructors are specially qualified to teach health related exercise, and have the correct level of qualification and experience.

Call Carole Burgan on 07969 073 111

Citizens Advice Bureau advice session

Date: 22nd October 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every fortnight

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Cost: Free

Free and impartial help and advice

Losing sleep? Worried? Anxious? Let us help!

Free and confidential expert advice and support on a wide range of subjects - debt, housing, benefits, relationships, consumer advice and more.

Appointments only - please call Citizens Advice Bureau.

Call 0344 411 1444 to make an appointment

Citizens Advice Bureau advice session

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every fortnight

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

Free and impartial help and advice

Losing sleep? Worried? Anxious? Let us help!

Free and confidential expert advice and support on a wide range of subjects - debt, housing, benefits, relationships, consumer advice and more.

Appointments only - please call Citizens Advice Bureau.

Call 0344 411 1444 to make an appointment

Community Litter Pick

Date: 22nd June 2017

Location: Dinnington

Location: Dinnington

Cost: Free

Do you love where you live? Want to help keep your area tidy and meet new friends?

Meet at Tescos top Car Park Dinnington.

Looking to litter pick the market area.

Come along and help make a difference with people who care and willing to do something.

Litter pickers provided.

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear.

A real friendly group all welcome.

Find out more

Council housing advice session

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Greasbrough Library

Location: Greasbrough Library

Cost: Free

Free and impartial help and advice

Housing officers are on hand to discuss a wide range of property issues.

 

Drop-in, no need to book.

Disability employment advice

Date: 22nd October 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Cost: Free

Advice and support for people with disabilities wanting to move into to work.

Get help to search and apply for jobs. Find work and training placements to improve your skills and confidence.

This is a drop in service, no appointment required. 

Family History

Date: 5th November 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free

Sessions to help you get to grips with your family history.

This is a drop in session, no need to book.

Whether you're just unearthing the roots of your family tree, or you've got almost every branch and twig labelled, we can help! Come to one of our Family History Sessions where staff are on hand to guide you, and give you free access to sites such as Ancestry and Find My Past: We subscribe so you don't have to!   

Please phone for more information and availability.

Call 01709 544134 for more information

Free I.T. Support

Date: 18th June 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Aston Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Aston Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

Weekly free I.T. sessions to help you to improve your computer skills.

Want to improve your IT Skills?

Join this friendly group where you can receive basic IT support and gain new computer skills.

Use our computers free of charge or bring your own device to connect to the free Wi-Fi.

Gentle exercise in Ferham

Date: 9th February 2017 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Ferham Reach Centre

Location: Ferham Reach Centre

Cost: £3

Active Always is a programme of physical activity delivered all over the borough that will help you improve your health and wellbeing. If you have never exercised before, it’s not too late to start.

This class provides a range of activities including seated exercise, strength and balance exercises and gentle circuit and aerobic exercises.

We want you to feel safe and be assured you are getting a quality and effective session. We have been working with partners to ensure all activities advertised are Quality Assured. All instructors are specially qualified to teach health related exercise, and have the correct level of qualification and experience.

For more details about this class, please contact Katie Mapplebeck.

Email Katie

Gentle exercise in Kimberworth

Date: 9th February 2017 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Forty Martyrs Church Hall, Kimberworth

Location: Forty Martyrs Church Hall, Kimberworth

Cost: £3

Active Always is a programme of physical activity delivered all over the borough that will help you improve your health and wellbeing. If you have never exercised before, it’s not too late to start.

Please note - the following sessions have been cancelled:

  • Session with Sam on Thursday 20 April 2017
  • Session with Sam on Thursday 1 June 2017

This class provides a range of activities including seated exercise, strength and balance exercises and gentle circuit and aerobic exercises.

We want you to feel safe and be assured you are getting a quality and effective session. We have been working with partners to ensure all activities advertised are Quality Assured. All instructors are specially qualified to teach health related exercise, and have the correct level of qualification and experience.

For more details about this class, please contact Katie Mapplebeck.

Email Katie

Gentle exercise in Rawmarsh

Date: 9th February 2017 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Apollo Street, Rawmarsh

Location: Apollo Street, Rawmarsh

Cost: £3.50

Active Always is a programme of physical activity delivered all over the borough that will help you improve your health and wellbeing. If you have never exercised before, it’s not too late to start.

Please note - the following sessions have been cancelled:

  • Session with Sam on Thursday 20 April 2017
  • Session with Sam on Thursday 1 June 2017

This class provides a range of activities including seated exercise, strength and balance exercises and gentle circuit and aerobic exercises.

We want you to feel safe and be assured you are getting a quality and effective session. We have been working with partners to ensure all activities advertised are Quality Assured. All instructors are specially qualified to teach health related exercise, and have the correct level of qualification and experience.

For more details about this class, please contact Katie Mapplebeck.

Email Katie

Hearing aid repairs and battery supply (RNID)

Date: 25th June 2015 - 31st August 2017

On this day every month

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

Free repairs and battery supply service.

Batteries supplied free and repairs on NHS hearing aids carried out for free.

Drop in service - no need to book. 

ICT classes

Date: 15th October 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free

Join us for courses to help you to get started, and get the best out of your computer! No jargon, just simple plain English.

Help with everything from getting started; using a keyboard and mouse, to setting up an email account, surfing the internet and much more. In our friendly, informal courses you'll be able to go at your own pace and relax in the knowledge that staff are always on hand to help. We have computers available for you to use for free, and free internet access too!

We can also offer you free online access to many fantastic resources (we subscribe so you don't have to):

•    Ancestry
•    Find My Past
•    e-Magazines
•    e-Books
•    e-AudioBooks
•    Theory Test Pro
•    Language Learning
•    and many more!

Call 01709 544134 to book a place

ICT Classes

Date: 15th October 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free

Join us for courses to help you to get started, and get the best out of your computer. No jargon, just simple plain English.

Help with everything from getting started; using a keyboard and mouse, to setting up an email account, surfing the internet and much more. In our friendly, informal courses you'll be able to go at your own pace and relax in the knowledge that staff are always on hand to help. We have computers available for you to use for free, and free internet access too!

We can also offer you free online access to many fantastic resources (we subscribe so you don't have to):

  • Ancestry
  • Find My Past
  • e-Magazines
  • e-Books
  • e-AudioBooks
  • Theory Test Pro
  • Language Learning
  • and many more!

Knit and natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Greasbrough Library

Location: Greasbrough Library

Cost: Free

A friendly, relaxed group who knit and natter! All welcome!

Whether you're just learning to knit or you've been knitting for years - come and join us for a good knit and natter! Help and instruction given to those who need it, tea and coffee given to everyone!

Learn a new skill or master an old one; swap tips, patterns and gossip!

Knit and natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Location: Brinsworth Library

Cost: Free

A friendly, relaxed group who knit and natter! All welcome!

Whether you're just learning to knit or you've been knitting for years - come and join us for a good knit and natter! Help and instruction given to those who need it, tea and coffee given to everyone!

Learn a new skill or master an old one; swap tips, patterns and gossip!

Knit and natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Rawmarsh Library & Customer Service Centre

Location: Rawmarsh Library & Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

A friendly, relaxed group who knit and natter! All welcome!

Whether you're just learning to knit or you've been knitting for years - come and join us for a good knit and natter! Help and instruction given to those who need it, tea and coffee given to everyone!

Learn a new skill or master an old one; swap tips, patterns and gossip!

Knit and natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Greasbrough Library

Location: Greasbrough Library

Cost: Free

A friendly, relaxed group who knit and natter! All welcome!

Whether you're just learning to knit or you've been knitting for years - come and join us for a good knit and natter! Help and instruction given to those who need it, tea and coffee given to everyone!

Learn a new skill or master an old one; swap tips, patterns and gossip!

Knit and natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

A friendly, relaxed group who knit and natter! All welcome!

Whether you're just learning to knit or you've been knitting for years - come and join us for a good knit and natter! Help and instruction given to those who need it, tea and coffee given to everyone!

Learn a new skill or master an old one; swap tips, patterns and gossip!

Knit Stitch and Natter

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Riverside Library

Location: Riverside Library

Cost: Free

Learn how to knit in the library at Riverside.

Lunch with friends old and new.

Read books for ideas, patterns and projects.

Needles, wool and patterns are available to use.

Local History Group

Date: 4th June 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Small fee tbc

A gathering for those who are interested in exploring local history.

Come along and discuss the fascinating history of Swinton and the surrounding area.

Rhyme Time at Brinsworth Library

Date: 29th January 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Brinsworth Library

Location: Brinsworth Library

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. Songs, stories, actions and instruments for 0 - 5 year olds and their grown-ups.

Join us for Rhyme Time: our fun, friendly and informal song and story session!

We sing, dance and play along to a fantastic mix of music - classic nursery rhymes as well as newer songs; all are sure to become firm favourites!

The fun doesn't stop when the music does! Enjoy exploring beautiful stories, and unleash your creativity with our crafts.

There is no need to book, simply come along on the day! And be sure to ask us about our Bookstart Bearclub!
 

Rhyme Time at Greasbrough Library

Date: 29th January 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Greasbrough Library

Location: Greasbrough Library

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. Songs, stories, actions and instruments for 0 - 5 year olds and their grown-ups.

Join us for Rhyme Time: our fun, friendly and informal song and story session!

We sing, dance and play along to a fantastic mix of music - classic nursery rhymes as well as newer songs; all are sure to become firm favourites!

The fun doesn't stop when the music does! Enjoy exploring beautiful stories, and unleash your creativity with our crafts.

There is no need to book, simply come along on the day! And be sure to ask us about our Bookstart Bearclub!
 

Rhyme Time at Kiveton Park Library

Date: 15th October 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Location: Kiveton Park Library

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. Songs, stories, actions and instruments for 0 - 5 year olds and their grown-ups.

Join us for Rhyme Time: our fun, friendly and informal song and story session!

We sing, dance and play along to a fantastic mix of music - classic nursery rhymes as well as newer songs; all are sure to become firm favourites!

The fun doesn't stop when the music does! Enjoy exploring beautiful stories, and unleash your creativity with our crafts.

There is no need to book, simply come along on the day! And be sure to ask us about our Bookstart Bearclub!
 

Rhyme Time at Thorpe Hesley Library

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. Songs, stories, actions and instruments for 0 - 5 year olds and their grown-ups.

Join us for Rhyme Time: our fun, friendly and informal song and story session!

We sing, dance and play along to a fantastic mix of music - classic nursery rhymes as well as newer songs; all are sure to become firm favourites!

The fun doesn't stop when the music does! Enjoy exploring beautiful stories, and unleash your creativity with our crafts.

Please check availability before attending.

Call 0114 2457027 to check availability

Rotherham health trainer session

Date: 7th January 2016 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Swinton Library

Location: Swinton Library

Cost: Free

Health trainers help adults in Rotherham make healthy lifestyle changes. The service is free and confidential.

You may want to become healthier but dont know where to start.

Health trainers will work with you on a one-to-one basis, helping you decide what part of your life you want to change, and then help and support you along the way.

Health trainers live and work within Rotherham and understand the everyday problems of local people. Occasionally, the health trainer service will not be able to help you, in these cases, we will try and refer you to a service that can.

Like Rotherham Health Trainers on Facebook

Senior citizens advanced ICT classes

Date: 4th June 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Dinnington Library and Customer Service Centre

Location: Dinnington Library and Customer Service Centre

Cost: Free

ICT class for senior citizens run by the Senior Citizens Computer Club.

Mastered the basics and wondering what comes next? Why not join our advanced computer class?

This class is for the more advanced individual. If you feel ready to learn something more, then this is the class for you.

Free computers, internet and wi-fi available.

Booking is essential.

Call 01709 234426 to book

Springfield Bridge Club

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free to club members (contact for joining details)

A friendly group playing Bridge together!

We are a friendly group, but we take our bridge playing seriously! Contact the library for more information and to enquire about joining us.

Call 01709 544134 for more information

Story Stop

Date: 15th October 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free

A drop in storytelling session for children aged 5 to 11 years, every Thursday after school.

Join us after school for our fun storytelling session.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Call 01709 544134 for more information

Thursday night knitters

Date: 5th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Wickersley Library

Location: Wickersley Library

Cost: Free

A friendly, relaxed group who knit and natter! All welcome!

Whether you're just learning to knit or you've been knitting for years - come and join us for a good knit and natter! Help and instruction given to those who need it, tea and coffee given to everyone!

We also crochet; and sometimes work on projects together - although there is no pressure to do this.

Children welcome - we have lots of willing and patient teachers!

walk to run

Date: 11th May 2017 - 21st December 2017

Every week

Location: Herringthorpe Stadium

Location: Herringthorpe Stadium

Cost: free

weekly session aimed at improving stamina and fitness with progression from short runs then walks into longer distances

weekly run session for begginers/improvers, a supportive environment for those wishing to get fitter,or maybe progress to entering events or participating in parkruns etc.

Walking for Health Thomas Rotherham College Sport Centre

Date: 2nd March 2017 - 28th December 2017

Every week

Location: Thomas Rotherham College

Location: Thomas Rotherham College

Cost: Free

The walking for health progarmme in Rotherham offers you the change to be part of a group of local people who want to get out and about in their local area.

The walk is lead by freindly qualified walk leaders. The walk from Thomas Rotherham college is a gentle walk that may include some walking through canklow woods or to Boston Castle.

Setting off from TRC Sports Centre at 10am every Thursday starting on the 2nd March 2017.

Every Thursday (from the 2nd March 2017) . 10am start time

Length of Walk - 30mins. (Please arrive 15 minutes before the walk is due to start to complete walker registration form).

Contact Walk Leader: Julie Winter 01709 300700

Scheme Co-ordinator: Katie Mapplebeck 01709 363355

The walk is free and teas / coffees are available after the walk.

It is advised that the walk may be muddy and suitable footwear should be worn.

Venue: Thomas Rotherham College Sports Centre, Rotherham, S60 2BE (parking is available)

Call the walk leader on 01709 300700image

Call the scheme co-ordinator on 01709 363355image

Work club

Date: 29th January 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Location: Mowbray Gardens Library

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. Get into Work: expert help and advice to help you get into, or back into, work!

Join us for sessions covering everything from writing an excellent CV and applying for jobs online, to information on local opportunities and great interview techniques. 

We can help with information on careers and every aspect of looking for, and applying for, your chosen jobs.

We offer free access to computers and free internet access.

Get help individually tailored to your needs!

Work club

Date: 29th January 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Maltby Library

Location: Maltby Library

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. Get into Work: expert help and advice to help you get into, or back into, work!

Join us for sessions covering everything from writing an excellent CV and applying for jobs online, to information on local opportunities and great interview techniques. 

We can help with information on careers and every aspect of looking for, and applying for, your chosen jobs.

We offer free access to computers and free internet access.

Get help individually tailored to your needs!

Booking is essential.

Call 01709 812150 to book

Work club

Date: 12th February 2015 - 31st August 2017

Every week

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Location: Thorpe Hesley Library

Cost: Free

Every Thursday. Get into Work: expert help and advice to help you get into, or back into, work!

Join us for sessions covering everything from writing an excellent CV and applying for jobs online, to information on local opportunities and great interview techniques. 

We can help with information on careers and every aspect of looking for, and applying for, your chosen jobs.

We offer free access to computers and free internet access.

Get help individually tailored to your needs!