Sport, hobbies, recreation

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Iyengar Yoga
A drop-in class, upstairs at St Ives Library, 9.30am, suitable for all. £9.

At 9.30am in Carbis Bay, £6. This class is suitable for beginners and people who are struggling with apin or long-term conditions, eg arthritis, but want to exercise in a safe environment with a physiotherapist. For details, email or call 07376 601061.

Carbis Bay Contract Bridge Club
At Carbis Bay Memorial Hall, 7 Trencrom Lane, Carbis Bay, 2pm-5pm. Come and play bridge with a friendly local group. Beginners welcome (includes tea and biscuits). For more information, call Graham on 01736 762512 or visit

Needles and Pins
St John’s Church Hall, 7pm-9pm. A group of enthusiastic sewers who meet each week to chat, drink tea, and work on individual designs or group sewing projects.

Hayle Amateur Dramatics Society (HADS)
At Hayle Day Centre, 7.30pm-9.30pm. New members are welcome, either on stage or backstage. Come along to a rehearsal, or for more information phone Ken or Lin on 07733 156530. Sessions are £2 a week for adults and £1 a week for children. The first week is free.

St Ives Camera Club at The Church Hall, St Anta, Carbis Bay, 7.30pm. From the first Monday in September until April. New members welcome.

Church bellringing
Pratice night at Towednack Church, 7.30pm-9pm. New and returning ringers always welcome. Excellent tuition available. Email or phone 01736 794750 for more information.


Knitting Group
At Café Art, The Drill Hall, Chapel Street, 3pm-4.30pm. Come along for a knit and a natter. All welcome. Refreshements available from the café.

St Ives Tai Chi Club
At St John’s in the Fields Church, 7.30pm-9pm. The teacher is Rachel Simpson, who is a Lee-style Tai Chi instructor with 30 years of teaching experience. Rachel started teaching Tai Chi at Chee Soo’s club in Leamington Spa.


Iyengar Yoga
With Lucy Aldridge at West Beach, Porthmeor, 8.30pm. To book, text 07817 968036. (Summer time only)

A full body aerobic workout using dance styles from around the world, with Martha Huntley, at Carbis Bay Memorial Hall, 10.45am. Find out more here.

Monthly, on the second Wednesday, 2pm-4pm, at St John’s in the Fields Church. Work on your craft project over a cup of tea with like-minded, friendly people.

St Ives Sailing Club
Meet 4.30pm at the sailing pen (Sloop car park, until autumn). There are club dinghies available for experienced sailors to use. Feel free to come and join in. Novices welcome. Details at

Carbis Bay Swim Club at St Ives Leisure Centre, 6.30pm. Free development swimming lessons, age 11-18, for swimmers who need to touch up their technique. Book now through the club’s Facebook page or at

Beginners’ guitar class at Barnoon Workshop, 7pm to 8.30pm. Learn to play the guitar in small, friendly groups. Details at

St Ives Bridge Club meet for duplicate Bridge at St John’s in the Fields Church Hall, St Ives, 6.45pm. For more information, contact Jim Barker on 01736 794134 or e-mail


Yoga with Lucy Aldridge
At Carbis Bay Memorial Hall. General class, 9.15am-10.30am; beginners class, 5.30pm-6.30pm; general/intermediate class, 7pm-8.30pm.

Yoga and Yoga Dance
A relaxing class which helps flexibility, designed for the over-40s and atught by Khalid Beg in Carbis Bay, 10am. To find out more, phone 01736 757919 or visit

Table Tennis for the Over-50s
At the Island Centre, St Ives, 10am-noon. For details, phone 07887 368191 or visit

U3A Art Class
At St Ives Arts Club, 2pm. From complete novices to budding Michelangelos, the group welcomes all U3A members.

St Ives Bridge Club
At St John’s in the Fields Church Hall, St Ives, 6.45pm. For more information, contact Jim Barker on 01736 794134 or visit


Craft Hive
Second Friday of the month, 1am-1pm, £3. Bring your work in progress to St Ives Library and enjoy a cuppa, craft, and chat.

St Ives Girls’ Skate Night
At the Palemon Best Recreation Area, 5.30pm-7.30pm. All wheels, levels, and ages welcome! Facebook/Instagram: @girlsskatestives

St Ives Judo Club
Behind the Island Centre, Island Road. Old, senior school age children and adults, 7pm. Qualified instructors, insured and enhanced DBS checked. Beginners and experienced enthusiasts all welcome. Permanent mat area. A great sport for fitness, respect and friendship. More details at


St Ives Surf Life Saving Club: training for all ages at St Ives Leisure Centre in the winter, and from its Porthmeor clubhouse in the summer. For times, see the SLSC website

St Ives Sailing Club meets in the Sloop car park at 12.30pm. The club welcomes watersport enthusiasts, novice, experienced, local or on holiday. We have storage for your craft, whether you sail a dinghy, kayak, or a paddle board. Feel free to come along and see us. Details at


Iyangar Yoga
With Lucy Aldridge at West Beach, Porthmeor, 8.30am (summer). To book, text 07817 968036. Find out more at

One-off events

2nd and 3rd July: Secret Gardens of St Ives. Twelve private gardens, in tucked-away parts of St Ives, are open for the public to explore. Proceeds to the St Ives Community Fund. Find out more and buy tickets here.