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Health and Wellbeing


Children’s Yoga Classes for 3-12 years.

Contact Enterprise Training on: 01475 745552/744404 |


Yoga and Meditation for all levels

Teacher: Jacci Stoyle YS (reg) 07790262124

Wed 7:00-8.30pm Boglestone Community Centre, Dubbs Rd, Port Glasgow


Yoga for all levels
Teacher: Aileen Hughes, YS(reg.)
01475 801613 |
Mon  2-3.30pm & Tue  2-3.30pm

Westburn Church, Nelson Street, Greenock.
 Hatha Yoga for all levels
Teacher: Flora MacKenzie

Wed 7-8pm Lyle Kirk, Union Street, Greenock

Yoga and Meditation

Teacher: Joanna Ritchie, Birsay Holistics

07518 373 073 | Email

Mon  9.30am and 8pm Skelmorlie

Tues  10am, 6pm and 7.45pm  Gourock

Wed  6pm  Wemyss Bay

Thurs  10am Largs,    6pm  Gourock,  8pm Largs

Fri  6.30pm  Meditation   Skelmorlie

Sat  8.45am Largs


 Yoga for all levels

Instructor: Jacqueline Gibson

07851 735357 | Email –

Tues 9.30-10.30am

Fri 9.30-10.30am

All in Kilmacolm


Yoga for all levels

Instructor:   Patricia A. Ralston SYTA (Reg)

01475 785685

Tues 7.45 – 9.15pm

Finnart St Pauls Church Hall, Bentinck Street, Greenock.


Beginners Yoga

Instructor:   Sara Marijuan-Tuck

07962 347950

Tues & Thurs 10:00 to 11:30

Freeland Church, Bridge of Weir

Thurs 7:00p-8:30pm

Scout Hall, Horsewood Road, Bridge of Weir




Pilates (all levels)

Instructor – Jenn Forbes

07713 643693 | | Facebook forbespilates

Wednesday 5pm & 6pm

The Beacon Arts Centre, Custom House Quay

Wednesday 8pm

Dazzles, 1 George Square, Greenock

Classes are £8 drop-in or guaranteed space in the 6-week block £48.


Katie Black Pilates and Physiotherapy)

Instructor  – Katie Black

Killellan Halls, Houston (behind the Houston and Killellan kirk).

Monday night 6.15-7.15 and 7.30-8.30


Other Classes

Ballet – Elite Academy of Dance

Inverclyde’s only Royal Academy Ballet School

RAD Teacher- Julie Gunn

Tel- 07753 246035


All ages for both Male and Female

Classes every day

The Studio

15a Watt Street


Silver Swans Ballet

Royal Academy of Dance Classical Ballet for the over 50s

RAD Teacher- Julie Gunn

Tel- 07753 246035

Tuesday and Thursdays 11am – 12pm

The Studio

15a Watt Street



The Fashion Class

Fashion Courses for children & teens, age 8-15.

Call Marilyn Thompson on 07793 591524 or visit

for more information.


Scottish Country Dancing Classes

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Scottish Country Dancing Classes are run at the Elim Pentecostal Church Hall, Kelly Street, Greenock on Monday evenings at 8pm.

Contact Jennifer Murrin – 01475 633096 for more information


Training Courses


MindMosaic Counselling Training 2016/17

COSCA’s (Counselling & Psychotherapy Scotland) Counselling Skills Certificate

MindMosaic are delivering our latest COSCA Certificate in Counselling starting autumn 2016. The COSCA accredited Certificate in Counselling provides a general introduction to the skills of counselling. For more information, contact Mind Mosaic on 01475 892208 or email


Local Churches

Messy Church held at Greenock Westburn Church


The next session starts on 10th September 2016 and every 2nd Saturday in the month thereafter i 8th October, 12th November and 10th December 2016.

It runs from 4pm-6pm in the church hall where we have crafts, stories, games and singing and also includes tea, juice and biscuits. We finish off by sitting down together and having a light dinner.

Our Summer Holiday Club is running Mon-Fri, starting 8th August 2016 from 10am -12noon.  Everyone is welcome to come along and have fun for a few hours.


Local Clubs

 Renfrewshire and Inverclyde Games Society (RIGS)

A friendly group of board and card game enthusiasts who meet every fortnight on Thursday evenings at the upstairs café bar of Amaretto in Bridge of Weir. The games played offer a wide variety of themes and styles.

For the date of the next meeting and contact information please visit or contact Keith on 07789 501605


Greenock Camera Club

Every Thursday at 7:30pm

St Bartholomews Church, Barrhill Road, Gourock


Kilmacolm Camera Club

Every Tuesday at 7.30pm

Kilmacolm New Community Centre, Room 1.01

Contact David Walker 01505 873883 for more information


Inverclyde Camera Club

Every Friday at 7.30pm

Cardwell Bay Sailing Club, Cove Road, Gourock

Ann-Marie Westwood on 07971607453 |


Fort Matilda Bridge Club

Meets Monday, Tuesday & Friday 7pm

Visitors always welcome

Tarbet Street, Gourock (turn right at Bluebird cafe on the main road.  The club is on the right hand side opposite ‘Duncan’s Ices’)

Ann MacLeod (Secretary): 01475 522181 |



Greenock Speakers Club

Ardgowan Square, Greenock

Helps people improve their public speaking skills in a friendly environment.  The Club meets fortnightly on alternative Thursdays from October to April within the Ardgowan Club, 7:30-10:00pm

Contact Tony Cowden on 01475 783228 or by email at

Greenock Writers Club

Ardgowan Square, Greenock

The club meets most Wednesdays from the middle of September from 7.30pm to 9.30pm with a break for tea and coffee. They are a small group affiliated to the Scottish Association of Writers’, who enjoy the chat and fun activities as much as the writing.

Contact: Mark Jones on 01475 713413.

Inverclyde Skywatchers

There is a programme of weekly talks which are given by invited guest speakers.

Anyone with an interest in Astronomy is welcome.

The group meet in the Greenock Southwest Library (Barrs Cottage) every Monday from 3pm till 5pm.

For further information telephone Marion on 01475 634976 or email


Inverclyde Ramblers

Inverclyde Ramblers’ Association is a group of people who enjoy walking in the countryside. Everyone is welcome, whatever age or level of fitness.

Most of the walks are within driving distance of Greenock. Walks are arranged for most weekends There is also a Wednesday walk which meets at Lunderston Bay on Wednesdays at 12:15

To find out more call Dave Souza on 01475 631654 or visit


Local Sports Clubs

 Greenock Cricket Club

Brisbane St, Greenock

The club fosters and develops cricket and squash throughout Inverclyde. Membership is open to all age groups. Anyone interested in joining should email

Inverclyde Cricket Club

If you are interested in giving cricket a go, whether you have played before or not, please don’t hesitate to contact the Club Captain via

Fort Matilda Tennis Club

Newark Street, Greenock

The Club has four artificial grass courts, in very good condition and has recently added floodlights to three courts.

Club Website:

The Ardgowan Club

Ardgowan Square, Greenock

The club has 2 bowling greens and 4 all-weather surface tennis courts, set in beautiful garden surroundings.

Club Website:

Contacts :  Gilbert McCracken or Dougie Warnock 01475 723418


Kilmacolm Bowling Club

The club is open for bowling from April to October. It is open to all ages.

Coaching and bowls available for those who have not played before.

Contact Jim Russell 01505 874239 or for further information


Royal West of Scotland Amateur Boat Club

Esplanade, Greenock, PA16 7SE

The Club also has an active social calendar with a monthly Folk night, sporting event functions and seasonal themed events.

Club website:

Contact  01475 723260