Mind in Croydon

Category Archives: Get Set to Go

Croydon Eagles Flying high again!

Mind in Croydon’s football team, the Croydon Eagles regain The National Football Therapy Cup in superb tournament football performance. Over 100 young adults from clubs across England and Wales contested the 4th Lewes FC National Football Therapy Cup at The Dripping Pan yesterday, with the Croydon Eagles avenging their narrow defeat by Everton in the final last …

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Women’s Football Taster Session

Active Minds are running a taster session for Women’s Football. This will take place no Thursday 1st June, 12pm-1pm at Sanderstead Recreation Ground. For more information see the poster below or contact Matthew on 020 8253 8208 or matthew@mindincroydon.org.uk.

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New Outdoor Tennis Group

Active Minds have a New Outdoor Tennis Group starting Monday 15th May. The group will meet every Monday from 1pm until 2pm and will be supported by one of our volunteers. For more information see the poster below or contact Active Minds on 020 8253 8205/6/8 or activeminds@mindincroydon.org.uk

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Men’s Swimming Volunteer

As part of our Get Set to Go programme, Mind in Croydon are looking for a male swimming volunteer to support individuals who have experienced mental health problems in group swimming sessions for males. (Please note: this is not for swimming lessons). Sessions will take place once a week for around an hour on a …

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Palace Fans raise funds for Mind in Croydon

Crystal Palace Football Club (CPFC) Foundation are delighted to announce that all of the money has been collected from the Foundation’s 83 mile bike ride with Saints fans to Southampton which coincided with the last game of the season at St Mary’s. The money was shared equally between Mind in Croydon, which was one of …

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Five Week Golf Course

Active Minds are running a 5 week golf course starting on the 22nd February 2016. This course is suitable for complete beginners. It will teach you to develop the skills to play golf through a range of fun games and team competitions. On the final week we will take a trip to the driving range. …

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Walking Basketball starting end of January

Active Minds are starting a new course of Walking Basketball at the end of January! It’s just the same as normal basketball but you have to walk rather than run – the idea is that it makes the game more inclusive because you don’t have to be mega-fit or fast to participate. All abilities and …

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Croydon Eagles Victory in Brighton

The Croydon Eagles have just completed a brilliant Victory at Brighton’s mental health tournament. The competition took place to celebrate World Mental Health Day and featured teams from all over the South of England. The games were played in a competitive but very enjoyable way. The participating teams included sides from Brighton, Arsenal, Charlton, Portsmouth, …

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Make Ours A Treble

The Croydon Eagles are the Mind in Croydon and CPFC Foundation mental health football team. We’ve just completed our most successful season to date that ended with three trophies as well as hosting our first tournament. The season began with a trip to Walton-on-Thames to compete in our first competition in the Surrey League we …

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People with mental health problems put off sport because they are not ‘gym body ready’

New research, released today by Mind[1], shows that four fifths (80 per cent) of people with mental health problems who do not take part in sport, are put off because they feel self-conscious about their bodies. Nearly 70 per cent of people told Mind that they feel their mental health makes taking part too difficult. …

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