Community Centre Notes 16 Sept 2020

Cappoquin Community Centre Notes

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The Annual General Meetings of Cappoquin Community Development Company CLG and Cappoquin Regeneration Company Ltd were held in the Community Centre on Wednesday 9th September. The Annual Reports including Financial Statements were presented at these meetings and copies will be available in the Cappoquin Library shortly.

The following are the officers elected at these AGMs.

Chairperson: Dr Ben Murphy, Secretary: Mr Denis McCarthy, Treasurer: Mr John McGrath.

Management Committee: Mr Tom Feerick, Mr John Flynn, Mr David Keane, Ms Marian Looby, Ms Helen Looby, Mr Denis McCarthy, Mr John McGrath, Dr Ben Murphy, Ms Orla Nicholson, Mr Anthony Prendergast, Ms Maura Purcell, Mr Aidan Walsh, Mr Joe White, Mr Ollie Wilkinson.

Finance Committee: Mr John Flynn, Mr Tom Feerick, Mr John McGrath, Mr Ollie Wilkinson.

Childcare Committee; Ms Marian Looby, Mr Denis McCarthy, Ms Orla Nicholson, Ms Maria Uniacke.

Hall & Gym Committee: Ms Christina Johnston, Ms Helen Looby, Ms Anne McGovern, Mr John McGrath, Mr Anthony Prendergast, Mrs Maura Purcell, Mr Ollie Wilkinson.

Projects Committee: Mr David Keane, Ms Marian Looby, Mr Denis McCarthy, Dr Ben Murphy, Mr Anthony Prendergast.

Administration: Ms Anne McGovern and Ms Christina Johnston.

Blackwater House

We are expecting some incredibly positive news shortly in relation to the funding of the refurbishment of the Blackwater House. As soon as this confirmed we will place an additional item in these notes.

Childcare Extension

At the request of the Planning Authority additional information has been submitted and we expect to receive approval for the construction of this extension shortly.

Slimming World

Slimming World has now returned to its Saturday morning slot in the Community Centre at 8.30 A.M. If you wish to attend please contact Aisling on 085 7227822



The Gym opening for members only has worked well. It is currently open in 70-minute blocks from 11.00am to 9.30pm each weekday and from 9.00am to 1.30pm on Saturdays. The entire gym and equipment are thoroughly sanitised after each session. Access is restricted to existing and new members only. To book your time or become a new member or pay membership please ring or call to the office on (058)52746 between 9.00am and 5.00pm each day.

Top of the range equipment— cardio equipment, we provide a wide range of the lasted cardiovascular equipment, from cross trainers to rowing machines to help maximize your fitness.

Resistance equipment– These states of the art machines provide resistance against a certain movement, isolating the targeted muscle group. They operate using weight stacks, allowing total control of your work out. Up to 37.5 Kg Dumbbells, loaded machines including chest press, shoulder press, seated row; pull down, leg press, stack squat and new addition cable machine with large selection of handles and attachments including cable crossover (chest), single standing exercises and duel action pulleys.  Also, selection of racks including Olympic flat bar, incline and decline bench press and smith machine and adjustable benches. We have large selection of loose weights plates ranging from1.25kg to 20kg.


Functional Area, a dedicated area aimed to help improve fundamental strength, acceleration and endurance using the following equipment, Kettle bells, Swiss balls power bags, medicine balls dumb bells and suspension training.

Physical Trainers— Connor Prendergast (087/1247025) fully trained in strength and conditioning training (LIT Certified).  Claire Egan (087/9713895) Health and fitness Degree from UL. Both our gym trainers will help clients reach their goals with are expert knowledge, they will encourage you to work to the best of your ability whatever your level. These trainers will focus your fitness and training regime to work to your schedule, abilities, interests and life style, both can be contacted at any time to get you started in your new life style challenge.


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Just a reminder anyone interested in doing a wide range of courses contact Aoife Fitzgerald (058) 52570 first floor of the Community centre.


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Cappoquin Community Centre
Twig Bog,
Cappoquin, Co. Waterford,

Phone: +353(58)52746

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