MUGA Team September Update

Good afternoon all.

The MUGA has been well used since opening including weekly hockey games, tennis lessons, after school football games and even our carpet bowls team have been taking advantage of the facility. We are so pleased to have seen such varied and active use. However there are still plenty of time slots remaining for the court to be used so do go online and book it for some fun.

If you are, or were, a netball player we have heard several people are interesting in starting a fun game once a week so do get in touch if you are interested and we can try and put you all in touch with one another.

We had a MUGA Team meeting last week, to keep everyone updated here is some output:

– The court is reserved after school just for school children to use, both senior and junior school children. We just ask that all ages of children are considerate of each other share the facility and ensue all are having fun!
– There will be an AGM on Wednesday 19th February for all members of the MUGA Club to come along and help shape the future of the club and the use of the facility plus appoint some “officials” to manage the facility moving forwards. More details to follow nearer the time.
– The area each side of the entrance will be covered in artificial grass to help keep mud out during the winter months. Around this time a pair of benches will be installed as well as a bin including a recycling section.
– We are inviting external local clubs to use the facility in the winter months (eg for evening football training) at a fee of £25 per hour. If you know any teams that maybe interested please do contact us. These fees will help to cover the annual maintenance costs for the facility.
– The autumn maintenance will be starting soon which includes leaf clearance and moss control. It is very important that we do not allow mud onto the court so please ensure you change shoes if you are arriving with muddy shoes.
– Please can we ask users to close the gate after use to stop animals/pets getting onto the court.
– A You Tube video will be coming soon once we get it edited to show how to use the tennis nets including installing and removing the posts from the court.
– The court is also a great way of entertaining children for a birthday party and you can perhaps combine with hiring the sports field hut for food afterwards and toilets.

We will update you of any other news as we have it.

All the best and enjoy your sports!

MUGA Development Update

The new Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) is coming along well. The second layer of tarmac is down. The temporary lines are sprayed for the positioning of the inground sockets for the removable tennis posts. The final layer to go is the Astroturf style carpet. Within the budget we have managed to include a wide tarmac path towards the community hall car park, ideal for disabled access once finished.

MUGA April Update

MUGA Update
The new Multi Use Games Area project is moving along well.  Funding is secured, contractors are appointed and the MUGA Club Constitution and Membership details are being pulled together.
The next steps:
  • Club Membership details announced
  • MUGA Facility Booking system to go live
  • The build is expected to commence mid/late May (delayed a few weeks due to the wet start to year)
  • Public Meeting regarding the MUGA Club Constitution & Membership Details
So there is lots going on in the background by a team of volunteers and hopefully in a few weeks time we will see action on the playing field as construction begins.
Date for the diary: 
  • Public Meeting regarding the MUGA Club & Membership
  • 20:00 Tuesday 22nd May
  • Community Hall Meeting Room
  • All are welcome to come, find out more about the MUGA, how to participate and even join the team