Women in Sport and Health (WISH)
If you are a woman over 16 years of age and live in the Clackmannanshire area, we can offer you FREE sports and activities.
This programme is for women who feel isolated, want to get involved and need support to do that. We can help make it happen.
WISH aims to
• provide opportunities for women to participate in activities
• promote self esteem
• build confidence
• develop motivation
WISH activities are for members, and each month there are a range of activities and events to get involved in. Our programme is available in our Events Diary. You can also pick up programmes from Lime Tree House, the Leisure Bowl and your local library.
Come along and join us, meet new people and try something different!
If you want to book or discuss activities, please contact us by using the details below.
There is new criteria for the WISH membership card, and priority will be given to
• women who have been assessed and are referred by agencies;
• women who make self referrals.
This can include
• women who are unemployed
• women who are homeless or potentially homeless
• women who receive income support
• women who receive incapacity benefits
WISH members and services/agencies will require to provide information for the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of WISH.
Want to join?
If you wish to join or are interested in obtaining a new membership card, please contact us using the details below.
Membership card benefits
The membership card will offer members various benefits - all free of charge:
• 1 visit to the Leisure Bowl each week
• Pamper session at Forth Valley College Clackmannanshire campus (given by students undertaking training)
o Pamper sessions will be available to the value of £5.00 a month. You have to pay any additional costs yourself. Please contact Clackmannan Campus, 01259 220513 to book appointment.
• Access to monthly activities (occasional cost depending on activity)
• Buddies who can give you support if you need it
Leisure Bowl Corporate Membership Card 2009-2010
WISH members can also apply for the Corporate membership. This is a separate card for use at the Leisure Bowl only
100 WISH members have been offered the opportunity to apply for a corporate membership, which is on a first come, first served basis.
The cost will be £2.50 a week and will allow access to the Alloa Leisure Bowl to the value of £48.00 every 4 weeks. You can pay by
• cash at Lime Tree House
• phoning the Leisure Line on 01259 213131
• standing order through your bank account
Buddy with WISH
There will be a six session training course for members as we develop our buddy scheme to support women to participate in WISH. If you are interested, please contact us using the details below.
WISH have a Steering group made up of members and agencies/services who meet quarterly to share information. The Steering Group monitor and evaluate WISH to ensure we are responding and delivering effective activities and challenges to WISH members and to explore funding opportunities.
For further information contact:
Alloa Leisure Bowl, Parkway, Alloa, FK10 2AF
Tel: 01259 452394 / 450000 or 07522283566
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