Foundation now running six days a week

The Hunslet Rugby Foundation’s community sessions are now running six days a week with free activities being delivered in Belle Isle, Middleton and Beeston.

A new free community sports session for children aged 5-11 years has started a Clapgate Primary School, LS10 4AW each Monday from 4:30-5:30pm.

Tuesdays sees the team at Low Granges LS10 3DN from 3:30-4:30pm, then moving up to the MUGA at West Granges LS10 3AW from 4:45-5:45pm.

A new free seniors breakfast club has started at the Belle Isle Welcome Centre at St John & St Barnabas Church LS10 3DN on Wednesday mornings from 9am-12pm. You can enjoy bingo, table tennis, quizzes, coffee or tea and also the cafe will be open serving breakfasts.

The café has recently received a 5 star hygiene rating and is now also open on Tuesdays from 11am-2pm serving affordable meals.

The café is also open during the free youth club sessions, which are going from strength to strength. These run at the Welcome Centre on Thursdays 4:30-6:30pm and on Fridays 4-6pm. The sessions are open to all families and you can join in games and activities or just sit and chill.

Boys and girls rugby sessions run every Thursday at Leeds Corinthians LS10 4AX from 6:30-8pm. These free sessions are for children in Years 6-9 at school.

The Foundation also runs ParkPlay on Saturday mornings in Beeston. The sessions run at Brickfield Park on Lady Pit Lane, LS11 6BR from 10:30am-12:30pm and are open to children and adults playing a range of games and activities.

As if that wasn’t enough the team will be running sports activities at Belle Isle Gala on Saturday 6 July at Windmill School, sponsored by Leeds Federated Housing Association.

Then in August they host a festival of junior rugby league with teams coming to Leeds Corinthians from across the north of England on the weekend of 3-4 August. This is a huge event and if you can help them by volunteering some time on either day please contact

And finally, during the school holidays they are running a free Summer Camp for children who receive free school meals. This will run from 22 July to 15 August, 8:30am-1:30pm at Leeds Corinthians and feature a range of games, activities, arts and crafts.


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