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KEY DATES FOR WIMBLEDON 2016

Qualifying begins: 20 June

The Draw: 24 June

Pre-event Press Conferences: 25 & 26 June

Order of Play: 26 June

Championships begin: 27 June

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Wimbledon Foundation

The Get Set, Get Active Fund is supporting the following projects:

The Cardiac Exercise Club will run group exercise sessions helping people’s recovery from cardiac conditions, rehabilitation from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and maintaining physical health and wellbeing.

Catch 22 will provide up to 80 young people across Merton with the opportunity to participate in a four-week self defence martial arts course. The course is part of a wider range of workshops raising awareness of sexual health and substance misuse. 

CoDa Dance Company will deliver dance and creative movement based workshops for people living with L’Hermittes, an electrical sensation running down the spine often experienced by those living with MS and other neurological conditions.

Doverhouse Lions Youth & Disability FC is a football club open to everyone, regardless of skills or background. The grant will ensure that the children have waterproofs and jumpers making sure all players, especially the disability groups are warm during the winter months while training and travelling to matches.

Dundonald Development Foundation will offer female only soccercise classes aimed at women and girls who would like an introduction to the game or to be re-familiarised with football.

Endeavour Club will continue its successful dance group for the children and young people in Morden to enhance their health and wellbeing by getting them active in an enjoyable and non-competitive way. 

Ethnic Minority Centre will provide “Fitness Through Fusion Dance and Yoga” sessions for isolated members of the BAME community in East Merton.

Friends In St Helier, a lunch club for over-60s, will start an exercise class aimed at increasing physical ability and improving balance to help reduce trips and falls.

Generate Opportunities Ltd will introduce adults with learning disabilities to a range of new sports activities they would otherwise have difficulty accessing in mainstream venues.

Herne Hill Harriers Athletics Club will run athletics sessions to provide fitness training and help develop athletics skills for people of all ages in the local community.

Merton Weightlifting Club encourages girls to take part in the sport and their volunteers provide coaching for young people. The grant will enable them to purchase new weightlifting and indoor rowing equipment.

St George's Hospital Charity will hold dance and movement class for patients with progressive Parkinson’s disease.

St Marks Family Centre will run affordable dance exercise and tap dancing session for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Tennis For Free will run free tennis sessions at Joseph Hood Recreational Ground in Morden and Tamworth Recreation Ground in Mitcham, two of the more underprivileged areas in the borough of Merton with fewer accessible sporting facilities..

Wandle Valley Regional Park Trust will be running Wandle Wheelers to encourage families in Merton and Wandsworth to enjoy cycling and to support families who cannot afford to purchase equipment.

Wimbledon Park Bowls Club will be working with local primary schools in both Merton and Wandsworth to introduce them to the sport of lawn bowls.

22nd Wimbledon Scout Group will be purchasing archery equipment and training Scout leaders to provide access to a new sport for scout and community groups in the area.

Caius House will provide free fitness sessions including boxing, gym and circuit training for young people aged between 12-16 with some girls-only sessions to encourage female participation. 

Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability will support 12 high needs patients to play Boccia, a disability sport where players aim to propel balls close to a target.

Regenerate will deliver sports activities for young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) including ex-offenders and students at risk of exclusion.

London Athletics will set up three running clubs for three priority groups - inactive females, a youth group, and a mixed adult running group in Tooting Bec – to encourage people to get out and about and explore Wandsworth borough.

Providence House Youth Club runs grass roots football training and teams on the Winstanley estate in Battersea to engage children and young people who have low aspirations and few opportunities.

DP health fitness & education will work with schools in deprived areas to deliver non-contact boxing sessions offering young people the chance to participate in fun, safe, non-contact boxing.

Wandsworth Carers' Centre will offer yoga sessions in addition to their walking groups increasing opportunities for carers to socialise with one another and provide peer support.

Sport4Health Community Interest Company will run badminton sessions aimed at the over 60s from the BAME community on the Winstanley and York Road Estates.

Paul's Cancer Support Centre will start a one-to-one Physical Activity programme to inspire people affected by cancer to be physically active.

Westside Football Club is run by volunteer coaches and aims to empower young people from disadvantaged communities through football coaching and the opportunity to participate in competitive football matches. The grant will provide equipment and cover venue hire.

1st Wandsworth Scout Group will purchase new sports equipment for their indoor sports sessions.

St James’s Cricket Club will run weekly open cricket sessions targeting the local South Asian community where participants will learn the basic techniques of cricket including bowling, batting and catching.

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