Venues and Activities

Canford Heath Activities (by venue)    (Please note that these details are subject to change but indicate the range of activities.  Check the site Calendar for updates.)

Canford Heath Community Centre (and Baptist Church)

Canford Heath Community Centre

7 Mitchell Road, BH17 8UE
Tel 07546445386 or email: chrca_events@hotmail.com              Baptist Church –  Tel 01202 684161                                               or e-mail chbcoffice@gmail.com

  • Badminton Ladies – Tues 9am -12
  • Dance classes – Various days and times
  • Hula Hoop classes – Tues 7.30pm
  • Rugby Tots East Dorset – Thurs 9-11am
  • Slimming World – Wed 9am -1
  • Townswomen’s Guild –3rd Thurs 12-3pm
  • Toddler group – Friday am
  • Zumba – Wed 7.20pm

Canford Heath Library

Canford Heath Library

Mitchell Road BH17 8UE
Tel 01202 678955 or email: canfordheathlibrary@poole.gov.uk

  • Busy Bees Gardening club – 2nd Thur 8pm
  • CHAS – Canford Heath Arts Society – 4th Thur 7pm
  • Bookstart Storytime – Tues 2.15pm
  • Bookstart Rhymetime – Mon 10.30 am and Fri 2.15pm
  • Coffee Morning – Thur 10am
  • Computer Buddy drop in – Thur 10am
  • Knit and Natter – Tue 10.30am
  • Craft club/ Lego Club – Sat 10.30am
  • Mindfulness Adult Colouring – Thur 10am
  • Reading Group – Thur 2pm (monthly)
  • Scrabble Club – Mon 2pm
  • Wine Circle – 2nd Fri 7.45pm

Ashdown Leisure Centre

Ashdown Leisure Centre

Adastral Road, BH17 8RE
Tel 01202 604224 or email: ashdowninfo@everyoneactive.com

  • 6 a-side Football league – Mon 7pm
  • Badminton/Gymnastics/Martial Arts – various
  • Junior Football coaching – various
  • Poole Athletic club –Tues 6.15-8.30pm   Sat 10.30-12.30
  • Poole Hockey club –Tues 6.30/7.30pm
  • Poole Runners – Mon/Thur 7pm

Also various exercise classes and a fitness suite – various days/times


Limelights Youth Centre

Limelights Youth Centre

Learoyd Road, BH17 8PJ
Tel 01202 672318

  • Disco Mad Dance School – Thur 4.30 pm
  • Manic Mondays (18+ additional needs– Mon 7pm
  • Melodies in Motion (musical exercise) – Mon 10 am
  • Poole Men’s Shed– Wed 10 am
  • Youth club (years 5,6 and 7) – Tue 4pm
  • Youth club (years 7,8 and 9) – Wed 6.30pm
  • Youth club (years 9 onwards) – Fri 6.30pm

The Coffee House

The Coffee House corner

10 Adastral Square, BH17 8SA
Tel 01202 684366 or email: thecoffeehouse@email.com

  • Ceramic Painting – Wed 10am
  • Community Gardening – various
  • Craft at the Café – 3rd Fri 10am
  • Knit and Natter – Thur 10.30am
  • Memories on a Monday 1st and 3rd Mon 10am
  • Ukulele Club – Sat 2pm

For various other activities see noticeboards in cafe


Beacon Church

The Beacon Church

1-3, Mitchell Road, BH17 8UE
Tel 01202 687697 or email: Bookings@churc.co.uk

  • Badminton – Fri 8pm
  • Brownies/Guides – Tue 5.30pm/7.15pm
  • Cherubs Toddler group – Mon 9-11.30am term time
  • Little Dexters Youth football – Sat 9am
  • Gemini Baton Twirlers – Tue 6pm
  • Youth club (Energise for years 3-5) – Wed 6.30-8pm
  • Youth club (Ignite for years 6-8) – Thur 6.15-7.45pm
  • Youth club (Duracell for years 9+) – Thur 7.45 -9.30pm

St Paul’s Church and Church Hall (Church of England)

St. Paul’s Church

Culliford Crescent BH17 9DW
C of E – Tel 01202 605311 or email: stpauls.canfordheath@btinternet.com

  • Art on the Heath – Wed 6.30pm/Thur 1.15pm
  • Rainbows/Brownies/Guides – Thurs/Fri
  • Community Garden – various
  • Heath Social club (for seniors) 1st / last Fri 2pm
  • Heath Café (Youth) – Fri 5-7pm
  • Just Pop-in coffee morning – inc pottery painting and manicures – last Wed 10am
  • Line Dancing – beginners and improvers – Tues 7.30pm
  • Little Treasures Mothers and Toddlers –Thur 1pm in term-time
  • Lunch Club – Wed 12pm
  • Pop-in coffee morning – every Sat 10.30am
  • Slimming World – Mon 5pm
  • SPLAT+ – arts and crafts for children yrs R-2 – Thur 3.15pm fortnightly term time
  • Tea Dance – Wed 3pm

Scout Hall

Scout hall from the road

Sherborn Cres, BH17 8AP
Contact via website http://www.pnsg.org.uk

  • Beavers/Cubs/Scouts – various
  • Espada Fencing Club – Tuesday 6.45/7.45pm