Oasis at Wallacewell
A place ‘where the ordinary becomes extraordinary’. Opening in April 2014. The following programmes and activities will be on offer: Infant Massage, Tiny Tempers (movement classes for ages 1-4 years and their mums), Healthy Eating workshops for all ages, After School Homework Club for parents and children P1-P7, Saturday evening youth cafe ages 11-18, Family Night Dinners, Parenting classes, Coming Home Centre for veterans, Community Learning Centre in partnership with Glasgow Kelvin College, CAP Money Course, Time to Grow a Pair men’s nights, Family Days Out and so much more.
Come and see......
Sponsors of Oasis at Wallacewell:
- Go For it Fund
- Tearfund Active years
- Robertson Trust
- Glasgow Area Fund
- Glasgow Kelvin College
- Catinac Trust
Community Learning Centre Wider Access - provides access to our community learning centre for use of internet and courses offered thru Glasgow Kelvin College.10-2:30 mondays, 2:-2:45pm Tuesdays, 10-12noon and 1-2:30pm Wednesdays, 11-2:30pm Thursdays, 12-2:30pm Fridays
Coming Home Centre - provide lunch and use of facility to veterans who come weekly to chat and use as a base for community outings 10-2:30 pm
Baby Massage - builds strong bonds between mother and baby. Call for information.
‘Movin’ On Up’ - a motor movement and spacial awareness class for toddlers; parents or nursery workers accompany the children Tuesday's 1-2:00 pm and Thursday's 10-11:00 am
Big Cook - healthy eating workshops; each participant receives a book of recipes at the end of the term of all of the food they have prepared and all ingredients can be purchased at the local Aldi which is in walking distance for most residents
Stepping Stones/Wee Cook - a mums/tots group with an educational twist; mums/carers interact with children using sensory and fine motor developmental activities. The mums/tots finish this activity time by taking part in Wee Cook which is a healthy eating/cooking workshop; healthy snacks and lunch nibbles are prepared by those in attendance. Friday's 10-12noon.
Youth Cafe - ages 9-15yrs, this is held once a month but will expand to twice a month beginning Jan 2015. All volunteers are PVG checked. Children and young people attend from 7-10pm and enjoy games tables, Playstation, Nintendo Wii, board games, indoor games, tuck shop, etc. In partnership with Glasgow Kelvin College we offer Youth Access as part of the night for those 12 years and over in the Community Learning Suite
Time to Grow a Pair - men’s group that meets quarterly for encouragement, support and building quality relationships; food, fun and fellowship in a safe environment
Tru Colours - women’s group that meets quarterly; a safe place to meet other women, enjoy food and fellowship and be encouraged.
Quarterly Family Outings - we host family outings quarterly on a Sunday afternoon; everyone brings food and we carpool to various places that offer fun for the whole family.