Wakefield Football Centre Community Trust (WFCCT) strives to raise the aspirations and achievements of the communities that it serves, providing high quality, innovative sports and training for children and adults. It takes a learner-centred approach towards sports education and lifelong learning opportunities that supports the learning needs of the local environment.
WFCCT learners pursue their goals in an inclusive environment that values and celebrates diversity, individually, mutual respect, civic responsibility and social integration.
Equality and Diversity is central to all practices and policies at WFCCT. It is an organisation where everyone respects each other and recognises their own responsibility in actively promoting equality.
Our aims are to ensure that we meet the needs of all, taking account of:
• Gender, ethnicity and culture
• Religion, creed and language
• Sexual orientation, age and health
• Ability and disability
• Social and economic circumstances
The trust is committed to the regeneration of the communities in which its learners live and is committed to working through collaboration, consultation and partnership with the wider community.
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE OF WAKEFIELD FOOTBALL CENTRE COMMUNITY TRUST
The promotion of community participation in healthy recreation in particular by the provision of facilities for playing football.
Wakefield Football Centre Community Trust will be for the benefit of the public within the Wakefield and surrounding 5 town area in West Yorkshire.
The aim will be to promote community participation in healthy recreation by the provision of facilities for playing football . The trust will also facilitate other sports such as boxing which also promotes health by involving physical or mental skills or exertion.
The CIO will be committed to the advancement of education (including social or physical training) in particular but not by way of limitation, among young people age 16-19 who are not in education, employment or training, through the use of the game of football and other sporting activities as educational tools.
As well as the provision of sports facilities for coaching juniors aged 6-12, the CIO will also offer support for young offenders.
The CIO will also promote the use of the sports facilities to the over 50 age group to encourage physical activity and the health benefits this brings. The focus of this will be the participation in walking football.
CURRENT COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN THE WAKEFIELD AND SURROUNDING 5 TOWN AREA
We are currently involved in the following areas:-
Alverthorpe Juniors providing a home and facilities at Wakefield Football Centre
Horbury Town Juniors Football
Lions Junior Football
Wakefield Jets Junior Football
White Rose Boxing providing facilities and support
Walking Football Being the Home of Wakefield Wanderers Walking Football Team
Fat Blasters Fitness Program running in conjunction with Wakefield City Councils adult fitness programme
To Contact the Trust Please tel: 01924 609198