We run 2-3 events of varying type each month:
- Saturday afternoon schools and newcomer series
- Tuesday / Thursday evening event & social series
- Sunday regional and national events (Level C & above)
Some of our newer members have said:
“The great thing about orienteering is that as a family we can all compete at our own level and work on our own goals.”
“One to one support is really nice - you've been really encouraging and helpful to us.”
“The children really like the whole club thing - the BBQs, the socials, the club champs, the great club kit and the atmosphere at the big events.”
“I really benefit from the regular coaching sessions.”
The club is one of the most successful in the country. In 2015 we were awarded club of the year by the sport’s National Body for our outstanding contribution to the provision and development of orienteering. We have finished in the top 2 of the CompassSport Cup inter-club competition almost every year since 2008 and have several British Champions amongst our membership. Some of our junior members train with the Yorkshire and Humberside Junior Squad and GB Talent Squad.
More than a dozen members of the club have represented Great Britain in International Competition and some club members have roles at the British Orienteering office near Matlock.
The club provides regular events in the South Yorkshire region and coaching / training sessions, sometimes with the University orienteering club ShUOC. New members are always welcome and enquiries should made through our contact form. Please feel free to come along and give orienteering a go at one of our events or training sessions (see fixtures page) before joining up.
We seek to make orienteering enjoyable and safe for all participants. The club achieved Clubmark status in 2007. For the benefit of all our members we work within the Health and Safety guidelines laid down by British Orienteering.
We take our duty of care seriously and seek to ensure that children and vulnerable adults have fun, learn and develop and to help us in this aim we have adopted and promote The British Orienteering policy on Protecting Young and Vulnerable People. We have codes of conduct for Officials and Volunteers, Parents and juniors.
We wish to be an inclusive club and seek to make sure that orienteering is an activity open to anyone who wishes to take part in whatever role. We support British Orienteering's Equality and Inclusion policy.