Acorn Youth, Community and Sports Centre

Acorn Youth, Community and Sports Centre are a youth community and sports centre located in Torquay.

Established in 1963. The centre is open 93 hours per week fo 50 weeks of the year. The area for which we provide services and facilities for is ranked in the top 10% of the most deprived wards in the UK.

Facilities Available

Multi use Sports Hall (4 x Badminton Courts, 5 ASide, Netball etc)
Computer Suite/Meeting room (8 Stations broadband)

Youth Work at Acorn

The Acorn centre has a wide varied activity programme for young people 11yrs to 18yrs. We operate with qualified youth workers who are all C.R.B. checked.
We encourage young people to take ownership of the session and are included in planning the programme.

All young people are valued and are not discriminated against.

Main Activities:

Opening hours – Sunday – Friday 9 am – 10 pm. Saturday – 9 am – 5 pm. 4 Court Sports Hall – Minor Hall – cafĂ© – computer suite – meeting rooms – kitchen etc. Youth Clubs, After School Clubs, Holiday Play Scheme, Playgroup, Family Workshops, Third Age Group, Adult Learning, Adult Leisure – Badmington, Martial Arts, Gymnastics and Football. To provide educational, social and sporting facilities for the community, in particular for young people in order to develop their mental, spiritual and physical capacities.

Contact Details

Ms Marilyn Martin
Acting Centre Manager

Acorn Centre
Lummaton Cross

Telephone: 01803 328819

Charity Number: 300991