ABOUT US:

The Cambrian Community Centre is located on the Queen's Road Estate, in Richmond Upon Thames and has been supporting health and community for over 25 years. Read more about us here.
Have a look at our What's On page for a list of our current activities.
We also run a friendly Community Gym - check it out here.
Please see our Hire page if you are interested in hiring one of our rooms.
For news about the Cambrian Centre, please see the News page.

RECENT NEWS:


New Exercise Class

Victoria Anderson is starting a new “Full Body Workout” class on Fridays 9am-10am. This will be a 45 minute exercise session followed by a 15 minute chat and advice to desal with any specific issues/concerns .

The cost is £6 per session and this will be launching on Friday 5th March. A great way to keep those fitness levels up whilst we await the gym reopening!

Gym Reopening update

Hi all, We hope you are well!  Following the recent government announcements we are planning to reopen the gym for users from Monday 12th April.

Covid security measures that we had in place prior to our closure (limits to numbers, pre – booking via this website, one hour slots) will remain in place. This is all subject to the continuing drop in infection rates and we will of course keep you informed if plans change.

Online Activities During Lockdown

As before we have a range of activities online for people to enjoy. These are delivered via Zoom and you will need to contact us to request a meeting link to access the sessions.

Gym Sessions

General strength routine with Victoria – Tuesdays 10 am – 45 min session

Legs Bums and Tums with Paul – Thursdays 10.30am – 45 min session

General chat (gym/exercise advice) with Melissa from 10am Saturdays

We are considering making some short videos in response to particular requests/issues. If you would like some bespoke exercise advice and maybe a short video to outline any suggested exercise programme please let us know.

For gym sessions or exercise advice please email manager@cambriancentre.org

Centre sessions

Tai Chi with Paul – Mondays 3-4pm

Choir with Deirdre – Mondays 12.30am-2.30pm (starts Jan 18th)  

Gentle Yoga with Noreen – Tuesdays 11.30-12.30pm

Creative Writing with Gwen (1st Tues of the month)

Ukulele with Nicos Thursdays 8pm

Drawing with Claire  Fridays 10am and 1pm.

All of these sessions have a (minimal) fee to attend.

For new enquiries please email manager@cambriancentre.org . For existing participants please continue to communicate with the relevant tutor for your activity.

Ongoing Gym and Centre Closure

Following the announcement re Tier 4 restrictions in December and with no current plan to reduce these restrictions for Richmond as we move into the New Year we will be unfortunately continuing with the current closure of the Community Centre and gym.

We are awaiting news on the small of number of activity groups that have been permitted to continue – Largely those providing services and support for under 18s. The gym team will be meeting virtually next week to plan a small programme of online classes and support that we will offered during this enforced closure period. A newsletter outlining this programme will be sent out in the week of 4th January and details posted on this website.

Once again we send our apologies to all Centre users and gym members and hope you will bear with us during this period of disruption.

Have the happiest New Year that you can in the circumstances and we look forward to seeing you all again soon! Here’s to a better year in 2021!

Christmas Greetings

We would like to wish all of our users, friends and neighbours a very happy and safe Christmas and New Year. We have certainly had a tough year. We sincerely hope that 2021 will be better for all! As always we are here to assist in anyway that we can so please do keep in contact.

The Centre and Gym will be remaining open during most of the festive period so if you want to call,email or use the social media accounts we run please do feel free to do so.

From everyone at the Cambrian Centre

Opening hours for the festive period are as follows:
Friday 25th Dec         Closed
Saturday 26th Dec    Closed
Monday 28th Dec     Closed    
Friday 1st Jan            Closed  

Gym Re-opening

Following the recent government announcements relating to the easing of the national lock down we are pleased to announce that the Cambrian Centre gym will be re-opening from Thursday 3rd December. Members will need to book sessions by using the system on this website. This will be possible from this Thursday (25th Nov).

We still awaiting guidance relating to other Centre activities but we very much hope that the majority of activities can also recommence from the 3rd December. We will send out information on this as soon as we hear more.

See our news page for more/older news