Entries by Andy Brading

Young Dementia Exercise Group

We are pleased to support the Dementia Exercise Group at the Leisure Centre. If you know anyone who is interested in this group, please contact Louise Stevens directly.

An update on Hamish Reilly

The Maidstone Leisure Trust funded Hamish in 2018, covering training costs through their bursary scheme. The trust were so glad to help out in his younger days and are now very proud of what he has achieved so far.     A update from his mum: “He has had a much better year, moving out of […]

Community use defibrillator

We are very proud to have supported the installation of a public use, community defibrillator at Hermitage Park Community Centre in Allington, Maidstone.

Le Grand Tour Challenge

MORRISONS Supermarket in Sutton Road and Maidstone Riverside Rotary Club are coming together this year to undertake projects designed to support the local community. Le Grand Tour Challenge is one such event planned. Morrison Foundation’s chosen charity is “Together for Short Lives”. Through the Foundation, Morrisons Parkwood are locally supporting Demelza House, which provides specialist […]

The Inaugural Mote Park parkrun

Our chairman, Clive took park in the inaugural Mote Park parkrun on Saturday 4th June! It was a brilliant event which the parkrun team has worked very hard to plan and organise. There were around 240 runners, despite not actively advertising the event! The Maidstone Leisure Trust are pleased to have helped with the finances to […]

Reconnect Kent

Reconnect is a Kent County Council led, community based programme designed to get Kent’s children and young people thriving following the pandemic. Children can have fun together, catch up on missed learning, engage in sports and activities, regain their confidence and gain access to further opportunities. For more information, please visit – https://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/schools/reconnect  We’re proudly supporting […]

Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) Programme

The Maidstone Leisure Trust have been working with a number of partners to ensure the successful delivery of the Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) Programme. HAF provides opportunities for children who are eligible for free school meals to take part in activities at Maidstone Leisure Centre and includes a free hot meal. The overall programme has […]

Actively Involved Swimming Sessions

We are pleased to be working with Involve on their Actively Involved Project; a Kent service which improves health and happiness for those 55 and over, or living with complex health conditions. For more information, please visit – https://www.involvekent.org.uk/actively-involved-1

Junior parkrun’s 3rd birthday

It is three years since the Trust provided funding to set up the Junior Park Run at Parkwood, Maidstone. The organisers have done a grand job promoting the weekly run and the numbers of youngsters regularly turning out each Sunday morning is on the increase. There is a good pool of volunteers including our Trust […]

Christmas Activity Group session

We held a Christmas Circuits at todays Dementia group with family and carers taking part in our exercises and activities… followed by tea and cake! A lovely session to round off the year. Our group runs on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month; 11am-12pm.