Testimonials

Find out how Sandwell Leisure Trust has changed the lives and helped people enjoy more sport and physical activity.

If you would like to share your experiences then please contact us as we would love to hear from you. You can email us directly at info@slt-leisure.co.uk.
 

Parent who took part in a family sports project based at a local primary school – June 2013.

'Just wanted to let you know that me, Poppy and Olivia thoroughly enjoyed the last 6 weeks after schools club, we had great fun, it was entertaining, we laughed and laughed. Thanks for all your time and efforts.
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Compliment from Brandall Primary – June 2013.

'Karl (sports coach) has only worked in our school for a few weeks. We asked him to provide activities to support lunchtimes. He has proven to be a great asset and has impacted significantly on our pupils enjoyment and behaviour. He provides fun, exciting well led sessions and has high expectations for our pupils leading to good behaviour. We...
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Compliment from Options for Life- June 2013.

'Our service users are really enjoying the Tri Golf sessions – our thanks go to Gurby (sports coach) who makes the sessions really easy to understand and very enjoyable.'
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Hilary Boyce - Programme Executive, The Prince's Trust.

'Just wanted to drop you a quick note to say a big thank you to you, Craig and Liam for all your hard work in organising our tennis event today. All the young people and staff had a wonderful time. I really appreciated all your efforts.' (The Prince's Trust Tennis Initiative)
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Anna - Head Teacher St Pauls Primary, Tipton.

'Thanks for arranging cover, I have been really impressed with the staff and the children have really enjoyed the clubs. Yes we will be booking sessions for after Christmas, kind regards.'
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Jenny Whitham from BBC Learning - Mr Bloom Event, Get Set Grow 2012.

SLT delivered 12 weeks of multi skills and tennis after school coaching sessions with more bookings being planned for new year. “Thank you!! I just wanted to let you know how amazing Stacy was this weekend and how all the team praised her efforts and enthusiasm. Someone has even commented on the CBeebies official facebook page which is run...
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Jo Martin, Summerhill Primary School, regarding curriculum sports coaching sessions in Spring and Summer terms 2012.

"All the children and staff have enjoyed the coaching sessions and have learnt a lot from them. "Can I take this opportunity to thank you for all your help and if you could pass on our thanks to the sports coaches, it would be much appreciated."
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Thanks again, Louise Hughes, PE Co-ordinator, St.Pauls CE Primary, Tipton.

"Just a quick email to say thank you for the tennis coaching that our children at St.Pauls took part in. The children really enjoyed the sessions and our staff commented on how good the coach was."
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Feedback from local club supporting Easter Egg Hunt at Sandwell Valley Country Park.

"It was a pleasure as always to help Vina and her team ensure that the event was a success. My club is keen to bring the sport of orienteering to more people in the Black Country - it's a cheap and healthy way to make greater use of local parks and open spaces, so please let me know if there any events or schemes that we could be part of."
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Comment from a local school regarding the indoor athletics league.

"The indoor athletics league has been fantastic, thank you for all your hard work. I ve worked in Cumbria, Liverpool, Wolverhampton and this has been the best indoor set up I ve come across yet. All those certificates, trophies etc are fabulous. Connor who got the year 7 individual boys one is walking round school with it this morning showing...
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Feedback from Parent of child who attended Tournament.

"...Just a quick email to thank all involved in the Orange Tennis Tournament at the Tipton Sports Academy which my daughter attended we came up from Nottingham and it was well run tournament with a good standard of players in a super facility where all the staff we spoke to where helpful at all times so well done to all...!"
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Comment from Sandwell Council Officer relating to recent support of the Physical Testing programme in schools.

"… a big thank you for all of your hard work and support in delivering the physical testing programme over the past few months !"
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Comment from a member of Oldbury Swimming & Triathlon Club relating to the Bike Around the Valley event 2011.

"… thank you for Sunday’s event, great venue, the feedback we got from talking to both the public and others was very positive."
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Chair of the Golden Oldies group commenting on some taster sessions organised in West Bromwich.

“… couldn’t believe how much fun the group and she had from doing some basic moves and even the ladies with severe disabilities were able to take part. The music was fun and the tai chi was just marvellous. I watched the group’s faces and they really looked like they were enjoying themselves. Hope to do more sessions in the future”
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A participant commenting on yoga sessions delivered at Tipton Muslim Centre.

"This is another opportunity for us to be physically active doing a form of exercise we enjoy in and environment we feel comfortable in. We do it as a group so we are able to socialise and this means we have more motivation to do it".
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Comments about the Friday Night teen league project from participants.

"Good fun" "Gets you out of the house" "It’s out of this world" "Very good, and well organised" "Something to do on a Friday night" "Good fun and want it to carry on"
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Richard Gibbs - Winner of the Tipton Aquathon 2010 adult event comments on the experience.

"It is the first time I have entered an event like this. I really enjoyed it (once I had finished it), it was a very friendly atmosphere, well organised and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. Roll on next year!"
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Health Development Officer at Tipton Muslim Centre commenting on a recent yoga programme.

"The yoga sessions are one of the best forms of physical activity that the women have attended and they are all enjoying it and I hope that the sessions will continue."
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Sandwell Ladies FC.

“We started our first season in the Birmingham Women’s League this year. It was a struggle to begin with but with the help of Sandwell Leisure Trust, Sandwell Homes, West Bromwich Albion and local company IPU we started with only 9 players and now have a squad of 23 which only shows how the team is growing and progressing thanks to those...
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Back2Netball Participant.

“I went along and have done 3 sessions now and am absolutely loving it! The coaches are great and most of the ladies that go are really friendly. I will continue going until the 8 weeks are up but hope it carries on because there obviously is a need for a club like this. I enrolled 3 of my friend’s as well”.
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Exercise Class participant.

“Really enjoyed the classes and got to try classes which I wouldn’t normally do. Love to do it again."
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Sandwell Partnership.

“Thanks for organising the event on Saturday... I thought it was excellent and gave us an ideal opportunity to promote the Be Proud campaign. It was a great turn out. Once again many thanks for an absolute cracking event”.
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Steve Shore, Sandwell Games 2011.

"Just a quick note to thank you and all your colleagues for all your hard work that you all obviously put in in order to make yesterday such a great success. It can be hard enough trying to organise a cluster sports tournament involving six schools of one age group playing one sport at one venue so I can only try to imagine the work load involved...
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Eloise Davidson Fundraising Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support.

"We’d like to say a big thank you to you for choosing to support us. We were really pleased with how the day went and several people commented on how well it was organised etc."
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