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Some of the items listed require payment for participation. Please ask the contact/leader for details.

Bollington Health & Leisure Centre

Heath Road, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5EX
Tel: 01625−574774
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Swimming courses, squash courts, health studio including sauna and solarium. Gymnasium, soft centre. Centre for Phoenix Swimming Club.
The pool can be hired for parties and events. Clubroom with lounge and bar. There is a Centre Suite where all types of aerobic activities take place; martial arts, step classes, circuit classes, pilates and yoga. The suite can be hired for conferences, parties, weddings and other events. Treatment rooms for beauty therapy, remedial massage, reflexology and chiropody.

Phoenix Swimming Club

At the Leisure Centre (above)

Training sessions are Sunday 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm, and Monday 8.00 pm.  All enquiries to Bollington Health & Leisure Centre as places are limited.  Children need to be Gold Challenge standard.

Slimming World

Bollington Christian Life Church,
Hawthorn Road, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5JN

Contact: Barbara Hall
Tel: 07975 559999

Meeting on Tuesdays from 9.00am and 7.00pm


Yoga with Deborah
Bollington Civic Hall
Contact: Deborah
Tel: 07772 967746
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Bokwa Fitness Classes

Leader: Wendy Reid
Tel: 07515 385774
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BOKWA is an energetic and exciting dance class that combines cardio conditioning, strength training and flexibility. It integrates customary African dance with boxing manoeuvres, Capoeria and Dance Steps. Bokwa fitness is exciting, energetic, exhilarating and constantly remains challenging, however is tailored for every type of individual to boost fitness and assist with weight loss.

Class schedule ...  


9.30 am Peak Fit Mums - Bollington Recreation Ground
Post natal Outdoor fitness class for mums with babies in buggies. 

11.00 am Peak fitm Mums - West Park, Macclesfield
Post Natal Outddor Fitness Class for mums with babies in buggies

7.00 pm Bokwa Fitness - Bollington Civic Hall
Easy, energetic, dance fitness class, where you 'sweat the alphabet and dance the digits.

8.00 pm The Foo Foo Fun Club from April 2013 (Booking essential) - Bollington Civic Hall
6 week programme to restore and repair the Pelvic Floor and Core


9.30 am Bokwa, Bums & Tums - Bollington Civic Hall
Dance Fitness and Toning Exercises
Babies in buggies welcome too

10.30 am  The Foo Foo Fun Club (booking essential) - Bollington Civic Hall
6 week programme to restore and repair the pelvic floor.

A small fee is charged for these sessions.

Foo Foo Funclub

Zumba Fitness Classes

Leader: Janice Watkins
Tel: 01625-573449
Mobile: 07939 621434

The latest thing in fitness with fun available ...

Dean Valley School, Monday evening at 6.30pm - 7.15pm
St John's School, Wednesday evening at 6.30pm - 7.15pm

There is a £4 charge for these sessions.

Janice has also been licensed in Zumba Gold for the more mature mover and shaker! and has some classes up and running - please call or email for details.

Ballroom Dancing Clases

Bollington Civic Hall

Contact: Peter J Bailey, DanceTech Ballroom Academy
Bollington Civic Hall
Tel: 07742 104405
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Footloose Dance Academy

Contact: Footloose Dance Academy, Bollington Civic Hall
Tel: 07951 054547
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Bollington Bowling Club

Secretary: Alan Aked

Meetings are held on Mondays at the Dog & Partridge Inn. We are members of Macclesfield & District League and Alderley & Wilmslow League. Six members competitions (1 under lights in September). New members always welcome.

Bollington Cricket Club

Secretary: Gary Wood
Tel: 01625−572660
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132 years in 2017!

  nets practice

This very successful club meets for different purposes on several days each week. Please see the web siteExternal link for details ..

Kerridge Cricket Club

Contact: Geoff Allen
Tel: 01625-432345
or visit the ground on Tuesday or Thursday evenings from 6pm onwards during the season.

Captain: G Adamson
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Bollington Ladies Hockey Club

Contact: Jennifer Sayers
Tel: 07515−672806

Captain: Nicola

We play in Division Five (out of seven) on winter Saturdays with practice on Thursday evenings, 8.00pm to 9.00pm, at the Kings School, Macclesfield.

Bollington Athletic Football Club

Hon. Sec. Mr. A. Holmes
Tel: 01625−574913

Bollington United Football Club

Secretary: Nick Wood
Tel: 01625−424815
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Industrial Arts Football Club

Hon. Secretary: Les Hayman
Tel: 01625−575632

New members always welcome.

White Nancy Boys

Leader: Geoff Coe

This unlikely title announces a group of Mountain Bikers, a tough but popular sport in this hilly district. We meet most Sunday mornings, usually at the crack of dawn outside the The Turner's (New Con Club, Turners Arms). We spend several weekends a year in such places as the Lake District, Wales and the Yorkshire Dales. Each year we also take a foreign trip, the Costa Del Sol being a popular destination.

Crown Bikers

Meetings every Tuesday in the The Turners, Ingersley Road, Bollington, from 8.30pm. The group organise trips to the UK and Europe. Local rideouts if it ever stops raining. Trackday events. Annual end of season and new season party nights. No membership fees, no committees, no agendas, just good uncomplicated friendship and biking fun.

Groundwork, Cheshire

Executive Director: Dr Jane Staley

Yarwood's Arm, Navigation Road, Northwich CW8 1BE
Tel: 01606-723160
Fax: 01606-723170
web page

Responsible for many environment and heritage projects in the district.

Ranger Service

Cheshire East Council operate a countryside Ranger Service and they have an office at Adlington Road, Bollington, beside the railway viaduct - better known today as the Middlewood Way. Enquiries can be made there about the Middlewood Way, Lindow Common (Wilmslow), Jackson's Brickworks (Higher Poynton) and Poynton Coppice (Higher Poynton).

Tel: 01625−573998
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The Rangers provide very many outdoor events throughout the year across the east Cheshire countryside and at the leisure facilities belonging to the borough. Get a copy of their booklet  Get Out! for full details of their excellent programme.


Macclesfield Area Green Network - A branch activity of Groundwork

Contact: Sarah Balding

Groundwork, Yarwood's Arm, Navigation Road, Northwich CW8 1BE
Tel: 01606-723160

Magnet brings together and promotes a number of environment activities and they organise a programme of interesting events usually in the Spring and Summer.

Magnet also offer grants for small projects that meet certain criteria such as sustainability, environmental education aspects, promotes environmental recreation, public benefit, ongoing management plans and community involvement.

Bridge Club

Contact: Mrs S. J. Cash
Tel: 01625−575508

Meet at the Arts Centre Thursday 2.00pm to 4.30pm and Friday 7.00pm to 10.00pm

Bollington Art Group

Secretary: Graham Ritchie
Tel: 01625−820685

Art group web site

We meet at the Civic Hall, Bollington, on Monday evenings at 7.45pm. and at Bollington Arts Centre on Wednesday afternoons at 1.30pm. We hold an Annual Art Exhibition.

Professional tuition is given in all art subjects, also sketching parties and demonstrations.

Bollington & District Horticultural Society

Hon. Secretary: Mrs. Sheila Franks
Tel: 01625−572057 
web page

We meet at the Community Centre, Ovenhouse Lane, on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 8.00pm. Non members always welcome at meetings.

We hold a Spring Show on the first Saturday in March and an Annual Show on the first Saturday in September each year. Schedules are obtainable from the Secretary or online. See the web page for full details. Non-members always welcome at meetings.

Bollington Flower Club

Hon. Secretary: Mrs. D.W.A. Stoddart

Contact: Audrey
Tel: 01625−575082

We meet at the Community Centre, Ovenhouse Lane, Bollington Cross, on the 2nd Wednesday each month between 7.30 - 9.30pm. This is a working flower club and everyone is welcome. Trips out organised. A lovely pastime in a friendly atmosphere.

Bollington & Royal Oak Angling Society

Contact: Andy Brocklehurst
Tel: 07939 819341
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The Bollington and Royal Oak Angling Society is a small friendly fishing club which is located in the village of Bollington.

We have several pools in and around the village including a small stretch of the River Dean. All our pools are well stocked with mainly Roach, Bream, Tench, Perch, Pike, Carp and Gudgeon.

The club is open to anyone who wishes to join, we have reduced prices for OAP’s, Junior’s and lady anglers.

Please see our web siteExternal link for full details.

Prince Albert Angling Society

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Ramblers Association

East Cheshire Group
Membership Secretary: Keith Hartley
Tel: 01625−575443

Three walks of different lengths alternate Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Macclesfield & District Canoe Club

Contact: Rachael Clarke

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We meet in April through September at 7.00 pm, on Monday evenings on the Macclesfield Canal at Adelphi Mill, Grimshaw Lane, Bollington SK10 5JB and on Thursday evenings, 7.00pm, at Brereton Water Park, between Congleton and Holmes Chapel (map). We organise trips and training throughout the year, including pool sessions in the winter.

Walking Festival

Bollington runs a Walking Festival each year in the last week or so of September.

Organisation: Bridgend Centre
Bridgend, 104 Palmerston Street, Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5PWExternal link
Tel: 01625−576311
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