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Christchurch
Church Groups
After School Club (ASC) years 7-11, Mondays 3.45-5pm; Rock Band on Xbox, internet cafe, hang out with friends. 

EPIC age 11+, Sundays 7-9.30pm; sports, Xbox 360, games & other random activities until 8.30pm. Year 10 & over can stay till 9.30pm for a more chilled out hour. 
Double Mini Trampoline (DMT)
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
A gymnastic discipline, part of trampoline gymnastics available to all. 
Charges available on request. 
Hitchin Army Cadets
Cadet Forces
Tuesdays & Thursdays 7.30 - 9.30pm 
Age: 13+ 

Map reading, adventure training, drill, sports, first aid, fieldcraft, radios & weapon handling. 
No fees. 
Hitchin Christian Centre
Church Groups
Urban Saints - Wednesdays 7-8.30pm, years 7-13.
Fun, friendships, action-packed experiences. Regular theme nights look at big issues & questions in life, Hub nights are about fun, food, friendship & thinking about faith & spirituality. 
Hitchin Cricket Club Colts
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
Strong & enthusiastic club spirit; provides cricket for all abilities and ages. 
Junior section caters for young people in school year 3 upwards to year 11. 
Hitchin District Guides
Scout & Guide Groups
Oversees Uniformed Guide groups; organised as East & West Hitchin 

Enormous range of activities: outdoor challenges, new skills, international travel, community action projects. Friends & fun. 
Hitchin District Scouts
Scout & Guide Groups
Oversees the Uniformed Scout groups in Hitchin. Evenings - Mondays-Fridays
Scouting offers hundreds of activities from camping and hiking to surfing and paragliding. Join in and see for yourself

Beavers (6–8) Cubs (8-10½) Scouts (10½-14) Explorer Scouts (14–18) Scout Network (18-25)

Subscriptions: £80 - £150 annually; trips, camps & activities charged separately.
Cost is not a barrier; special arrangements can be made.
Hitchin East
Scout & Guide Groups
Rainbows - girls aged 5-7 
1st Walsworth - St Faiths Church - Tuesday 
4th Hitchin - St Ippolyts Village Hall - Thursday 
9th Hitchin - Walsworth Road Baptist Church - Monday 
11th Hitchin - Holy Saviour Church Hall - Monday 

Brownies - girls aged 7-10 
2nd Hitchin - Church House (St Mary's) - Tuesday 
4th Hitchin - St Ippolyts Village Hall - Thursday 
9th Hitchin - Walsworth Road Baptist Church - Thursday 
11th Hitchin - Holy Saviour Church Hall - Monday 

Guides - girls aged 10+ 
9th Hitchin - Walsworth Road Baptist Church - Thursday 
11th Hitchin - Holy Saviour Church Hall - Thursday
Hitchin Fencing Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
Hitchin Juniors is a friendly fencing club offering the art of sword fighting to boys and girls aged 9-18 
Mondays – 6.30 - 8pm 
Hitchin Judo Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
Juniors (8-16 years) - 7-8.30pm Tuesdays 
Cadets (12-16 years) - 8-9.30pm Tuesdays 
Seniors (16+ years) - 8.30-10pm Tuesdays 
Seniors & Cadets - 8-10pm Thursdays 
Fees: First 2 sessions free to beginners 
Juniors - £46 for weekly sessions for 6 months 
Seniors - £51 for weekly sessions for 6 months 
Hitchin Karate Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
New students and ESKA members looking to enhance their training are always welcome. Saturday 9.30-11.30am; juniors & adults all grades. 
Hitchin Ki Aikido Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
Ki Aikido promotes health, calmness & well-being in a fun way & is accessible to people of all ages & abilities. You do not need to be physically fit or strong. Our intention is to unlock our inner strength by performing movements and mental exercises that help us overcome our weaknesses & help us deal with the difficult situations we face in our daily lives. 

Wednesdays 7.45pm 
Annual membership: £18; charge: £5 per class. 
Hitchin Kickboxing Club
Hitchin Language Centre
Arts, Dance and Music
Ages 11+ 
Teaching emphasises practical usage, so that students can put into practice very quickly what they have learnt. Classes are small (up to 8), allowing plenty of speaking and listening practice in the target language. 
Hitchin Lawn Tennis Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
Three all-weather, floodlit courts; membership available to all ages. 
Special offer 2015: under 16's join for free with any parent/carer membership. 
Term time: Junior coaching (non-members welcome) Tuesday 4.30-5pm mixed (boys & girls) 5-11yrs: £1 
Tuesday 5-6pm, mixed 11yrs +: £2 
Wednesday 5.30-6.30pm, mixed 11yrs +: £2 
Hitchin Lego Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
A club for children and young people to meet and play with LEGO. The group provides the opportunity to make new friends and for parents and carers to meet. 

The group aims to meet twice monthly, term times, pre-bookings only. 
Hitchin Music Project
Arts, Dance and Music
Hitchin Light Orchestra - huge community orchestra playing eclectic mix of jazz, Latin, rock, film show & classical music; Tuesdays 7.30 - 9pm; cost: £45 per term. 
WD Radio - jazz, improvisation, contemporary music. All ages; Saturdays term time, 9.30 - 10.30am. £60 per term. 
Funky strings - string group playing eclectic mix of music as above; Thursdays 7.30 - 8.45pm. £60 per term. 
Phat Sax - saxophone group playing eclectic mix of music as above; Thursdays 6.15 - 7.15 pm. £60 per term. 
Rock School - mainly for guitar, bass, keyboard, drums & vocalists, but all welcome. Classical, contemporary rock & pop, and original composition. Saturdays 10.45 - 11.45am. £60 per term. 
WD Vocal Project - a capella singing group; all music learned by ear. Saturdays 12 noon - 1pm. £60 per term. 
Hitchin School of Russian Ballet
Arts, Dance and Music
Classes follow the Russian style (Vaganova method) of ballet training. Classes for all ages, starting from 2.5years, through to advanced level. Specialist boys training. Teen beginners. Free taster sessions. 

Weekdays & Saturday mornings. 
Fees: for 11 week term & 30 min. classes - £55 
11 week term & 60 min. classes - £66-£77 
Hitchin Scout Network
Scout & Guide Groups
Scout Network is for 18 to 25 year-olds who have a continued interest in Scouting and their own personal development. Network, being the next section up from Explorers, recognises that once you reach 18 you may require a less formal involvement with Scouting depending on your personal circumstances. 
Hitchin Swimming Club
Sports, Life Skills, Fitness and Leisure
A competitive swimming & water polo club with swimmers ranging from competent swimmer entry level up to national level swimmers & water polo players. Extensive programme of squad training. Full details on website.