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Clubs, classes and group meetings at 'The Place', Pitsea

The following clubs and organisations use the facilities at The Place for regular weekly or monthly meetings.

If you would like information about taking part in the activities of any of the clubs and organisations listed below, we recommend you contact the club or organisation directly.

1640 Productions - Singing Lessons

Singing and musical theatre lessons for anyone aged 7 upwards who wants to get into the industry or just for fun!

Contact: Rachael Taylor 07951 196976.


Facebook: @mysingingtutoressex

Website: E.T.A. Studios

B.L.W. Basildon Church Group

A Christian Church group who want to give life a meaning and spread the gospel in the community.

Contact: Jenny Bajeh 07405 940321


BOKWA Punch and Strike

Bokwa Punch and Strike is a cardio workout combing the trademark Bokwa programme with combat moves. Guaranteed to get your heart rate up and burning the calories! Suitable for men and women. No booking required. Discounts for members.

Every Tuesday from 6pm - 6.45pm.

Contact: Lucy 07572 617835


((Bounce)) ™ Fitness Classes

Fun . Friendly . Fierce. 10 minutes at ((BOUNCE))™ is the same as a 30 minute run - plus the whole point of jumping on a trampoline is to have fun!

There's oodles of scientific research on the benefits, but most notably, NASA calls it "The most effective exercise yet devised by man" due to the extra gravitational force that the trampoline pad adds. Burn over 700 calories per class. 100% fun.

Trampolines provided.

More information and to book your place online, visit (click 'Book a class' then select 'Basildon' with the drop-down control).

Castlepoint Academy Of Dance

Dance Academy teaching I.S.T.D. Ballet, Tap & Modern grades and B.A.T.D. stage. Includes show and competition work and is open to adults and children of all ages.

Contact: Nina Browne on 07753 554 712

Email: Castlepoint Academy of Dance

Divinely Inspired Ministries

Church sessions which include counselling and moral support, praise and worship, singing hymns and spiritual songs, prayers and preaching the word of God to inspire, motivate, encourage  and train individuals.

Contact: Minister Eon McDonald 07947 228717             

Dolls and Dudes Creche

Quality child care for all ages provided by DBS checked and qualified professionals. The crèche is Ofsted Registered and compliant with all required health & safety regulations.

Competitive hourly rates with discounts offered for block bookings and siblings.

Discounts also offered for The Place members however, parents and carers do not need to stay on site to benefit from this service.

Places are allocated on a 1st come 1st served basis so booking in advance is recommended although casual/drop in bookings are also possible subject to ratios and availability.

Contact: Maria or Kathryn on 07909 228640


Home-Start in Basildon - Support and friendship for families.

Home-Start is a national family support charity that helps parents to build better lives for their children.

Home-Start in Basildon recruit and train parent volunteers to provide befriending, emotional and some practical support to local parents with at least one child under 5 years old.

Contact: Lorraine Ferguson or Angela Booth on 01268 550 300


Website: Home-Start (National website)

Love You Burlesque

Shimmy, wiggle and find your inner sparkle with Love You Burlesque. Perfect for keeping fit and having some fun with some likeminded ladies, regardless of age, shape or size.

Contact: 0330 041 5177


Pilates with Sue Hayes Health

Pilates improves flexibility and strength, tones and defines body shape and increases mobility of joints. Beginners welcome. Suitable for all ages.

Contact: Sue Hayes on 07973 123315



RCCG Majesty Connections

Majesty Connections goal is to help members through their journey of life and Christian spiritual growth. Free Bible Study, Lively music, Prayers and Sunday Service.

Contact: Pastor Victor Oladele on 07956 425 414

Website: RCCG Majesty Connections

Ryukyukan Karate & Kobudo - Matsuri School for Karate Excellence

Perfect for fun & fitness, defence & confidence, respect & discipline. £40 registration fee includes license plus receive the first lesson FREE plus a FREE karate uniform.

  • 10am -11am - Children from 6 - 15 years old
  • 11am - 12pm - Adults aged 16 years and above

Phone: 07795 197732 or 07584 286683


Slimming World

The Slimming World Group is open to anyone 11 years old and over where there are different meeting sessions throughout the week.

Contact: Carol Hayden on 01268 417 805


A spiritual evening with a different medium each week. The medium will be able to give various people a message.

Contact: George Snell 01268 453693

The Terence Higgins Trust

Free and confidential rapid HIV testing, sexual health advice and support, free condoms and lubrication product provided by Terence Higgins Trust.

Private clinic every Wednesday from 5.30pm - 8.30pm. Just ask at main reception to see 'Sophie'.

Contact: Sophie 07468 726059




The Training Course Company - Paediatric First Aid Level 3 courses

The Training Course Company is now signing up applicants who wish to gain a Paediatric First Aid Level 3 qualification, by attending one if their 2 day courses here at The Place, Pitsea.

This Paediatric First Aid Level 3 qualification meets and exceeds the requirements, laid down by Ofsted, EYFS, CSSIW and SureStart, for people such as childminders and carers, who must have a first aid for infant and child qualification.

The following 2 day course dates are available

  • Monday 23th - Tuesday 24th October 2017
  • Monday 20th - Tuesday 21st November 2017
  • Monday 19th - Tuesday 20th December 2017
  • Monday 15th - Tuesday 16th January 2018
  • Monday 12th - Tuesday 13th February 2018.

For details, fees and to book online see: Paediatric First Aid Level 3 course with Training Course Co.

Phone: 03333 440837


Website: The Training Course Company

Ultimate Dance NRG

Zumba! Come shake and shimmy, no need to book just come along. This class is for over 18 year olds.

Contact: Lucy Shadwell on 07930 475 476

Website: Ultimate Dance NRG Website

Wakarishin Ju-Jitsu

Ju-Jitsu classes for adults and children for self-defence, discipline and fitness. Beginners are welcome. First class is free. Minimum age is from 4 years old.

Contact: Ian Arbon 07889 506403



Facebook: Wakarishin and friends facebook page

Weight Watchers

Come along and get advice and support for healthy weight loss.

Contact: Suzanne Daniels 07813 892731 or Paulette Lailey-Blunden 07813 204512

Website: Weight Watchers Website

'YOUTH UNITY' Youth Group

Youth Unity is a Youth Group funded by the Heart Of Pitsea. Free entry every Wednesday for teenagers aged between 11-19 years. Great place to make new friends, chill and chat, create fresh ideas and choose the activities.

Contact: For more information call 07572 001671


website:  Heart of Pitsea Community Group

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