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Category Archives: Sports
The St Albans Swim Club finished a very successful season of Learn to Swim lessons at Shirley Intermediate school recently, with a Tryathlon for three different age levels.
The St Albans Pool and Pavilion group has lodged a resource consent to build two outdoor heated pools and associated buildings at 43a Edgeware Road, on the site of the pool demolished by the Christchurch City Council in 2006.
The St Albans swimming club is offering affordable swimming lessons in Shirley Intermediate School’s laned, heated pool. The club is family friendly and often runs a barbecue at the lessons. The lessons run from Monday to Thursdays, from 4-5.30pm. For … Continue reading
Will the 2030 New Zealand tennis champion come from St Albans? Who knows with weekly coaching offered to young players at the St Albans Tennis Club in Dover St and lots of practice that could happen.
Location: St Albans Tennis Club, 37 Dover St Time: September 13 from 2pm Description: St Albans Tennis Club is opening for the 2014 season with a community day and welcomes new members to come along and have a go. St … Continue reading
Valerie Somerville reports that the St Albans Swimming Club wound up a successful season of lessons recently with a celebratory barbecue and prizegiving at the Shirley Intermediate school. Photographs of the event appear on the next page so click on … Continue reading
Sales of the recently launched St Albans Swimming Club and Edgeware Pool history will go towards installing a new pool in the area, writer Val Somerville says. She outlined how the story came to be told at the launch at … Continue reading
Location: 37 Dover St (near the Edgeware shops) Time: November 9 12:00 – 4.30 pm Description: Courts will be open to the St Albans community with sausage sizzle and lolly scramble for children and social tennis for adults. The first … Continue reading
Location: Shirley Intermediate School staff room Time: October 21 at 7:00 Description: St Albans Swimming Club is holding its AGM and planning for the future.
Zumba Classes have begun at the Potters House at 10 Berwick Street but anyone interested in a fun way to get fit can join in anytime.
Rugby Park will host its first rugby league game ever when the St Albans ground hosts the Canterbury Rugby League grand final on August 11.