A project for children and their families aimed at improving healthy lifestyle behaviors through practical cookery and educational sessions, using the power of the Rugby Club to engage with the young people. Over 40 participants have benefitted from the courses in 2015.
The Warrington Wolves Handball Club has recently established 4 satellite clubs at local High Schools, where 82 players are now registered with the Junior Club and regularly play at a competitive level. The Under 18’s Men and Women squads both reached the National semi-finals in 2015, with the Open Age Men’s team winning the 2015 League and Cup double in their first competitive year.
The Foundation Volleyball Club currently comprises of two male and two female teams who compete regularly within various competitions across the country. As a result of the increasing popularity of the sport, a thriving junior section now operates to develop players of the future
The Foundation’s very own Community Dance team, Fusion and Fused offer dance opportunities for boys and girls from the age of 4. The groups are part of the Join the Momentum initiative and along with local events in Warrington, have also performed at prestigious Rugby League events such as Magic Weekend and The Challenge Cup Final.
A project delivered with Golden Gates Housing Trust, delivering free sporting activities to 5-18 year olds in the more challenging estates in Warrington.
The Wolves Foundation are part of the Play Touch Rugby League Programme, encouraging individual and corporate participation in the social side of Rugby League.
Weekly sessions held by our Community Rugby League team for 5-11 year olds as their first introduction to Rugby League. Sessions are fun based and non-competitive and develop the sports core skills whilst offering a pathway to local Amateur Clubs.
An annual programme with our local Library Service and Literacy Trust to help encourage families, in particular males, to read together.
The Foundation coordinates the Children’s University Project for Warrington. This is a national initiative that provides 6-14 year olds with exciting and innovative learning experiences out of the usual school hours. At the end of the academic year, a Graduation Ceremony is held at St Elphin’s Church, with primrose and blue caps and gowns.
Live Life the Wolves Way is an exercise and lifestyle initiative designed for children aged 7-11 years who are over a healthy weight. The community programme is designed to provide children and their families with support and further education around nutrition, healthy eating and physical activity using the power of the rugby club.
In conjunction with Livewire Warrington, Fit to Tackle was developed to combat men’s health issues in the town. By introducing a combination of weekly educational and fitness sessions at The Halliwell Jones Stadium and the Livewire hubs, the men are encouraged to change their lifestyles over a twelve week period, with the guidance of trained Livewire staff. The first two programmes have resulted in a combined weight loss of 92 stone between the participants.
The Warrington Wolves Man of Steel awards is designed to recognise outstanding achievement and dedication within the Warrington Community Rugby League Clubs. Throughout the year data is collected from the coaches of Under 12s to Under 18s teams on players that stand out in games. The points are collated and a shortlist drawn up to decide the most deserving recipient of the converted Man of Steel award at that age group. Former Super League Men of Steel Jamie Peacock, Paul Sculthorpe, Ken Kelly and Sean Long were in attendance for the inaugural awards in 2014.
WOW WWI is inspired by the Centenary of WWI creating a unique performance in various sites throughout the Town; Warrington Museum and Art Gallery, the Peninsular Barracks, and The Halliwell Jones Stadium. WOW WWI takes the audience on a journey through the lives and experiences of people from Warrington in the time leading up to and during WWI.
Grow, Respond, Aspire, Create, Express is the health based dance company for the older people of Warrington and the surrounding areas. GRACE gives older people the opportunity to be part of an exercise and dance performance group with regular rehearsals and performance opportunities
Each year we hold a festival to celebrate our visual and performing arts groups, giving them the opportunity to perform on stage in front of their family and friends.