Centre looks to the future with exciting plans

Mytholmroyd Community and Sport Centre. Roger Osborne, Penny Daniels, Deborah Robinson and Chris Boggis.

Mytholmroyd Community and Sport Centre. Roger Osborne, Penny Daniels, Deborah Robinson and Chris Boggis.

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‘We are open for business’

That’s the message from Mytholmroyd Community Association as the community centre, which reopened last month, bounces back from the Boxing Day floods.

Big plans to remodel the centre at Caldene Avenue, Mytholmroyd, to include the much-fought for swimming pool are now gathering pace, but the association is encouraging people to make use of the facilities the centre can already offer.

They include the sports hall, squash courts, which have been fitted out with brand new flooring, a weight lifting room, a meeting room and the Gloucester Room, which can be hired out on evenings and weekends.

It’s hoped that as many people as possible will make use of the facilities so the association can cover the running costs of the centre from those alone.

Roger Osborne, a member of the association, said of the plans: “It is going to take a little while, but it’s really positive and the plans are beginning to move forward at a pace.

“We are now looking forward, rather than back at the floods.

“We are open for business.”

A number of activities already run at the centre, including Karate, Taekwondo and keep fit classes, but the association would like to see even more use of the centre.

Mr Osborne added: “We are feeling positive - we have a great team on the job and we feel very optimistic.”

If you would like to use any of the facilities the centre has to offer, whether for a sports class or an event, contact the community centre on 01422 883023, or alternatively contact Mr Osborne on 01422 883731.

You can also follow what is going on at the centre on Facebook - search ‘Mytholmroyd Community Centre’.