The Colliers Wood Community Centre is a great local resource for all the community and is the venue for many local groups and activities. See below for the full list and contact details. As the Community Centre is a local charity, all hire fees go towards the continued running of the centre.

Call on 020 8543 6470 or email cwca@hotmail.co.uk to book the hall or find out more.

Roadmap out of lockdown – the Community Centre will be reopening for activities as follows :

From 12 April 2021

Open for all children’s activities 

Indoor Parent & Children groups (up to 15 parents)

All subject to Covid-19 rules

From 17 May 2021

Organised indoor sport (adult)

This includes Keep fit and Dance

All subject to Covid-19 rules

From 19 July 2021

All activities can return

All subject to review

Community Centre Activities

AFTERNOON WHIST DRIVE
This group meets once a week on a Monday afternoon, 1.45 to 4pm, to play whist and socialise.

For more information contact Tom on 07975756189 or cwca@hotmail.co.uk.

ACTING FOR ADULTS

This group meets every Tuesday from 6.45 to 7.45 pm. Come and join the fun for a creative hour of drama with like minded individuals.

For more information contact Angeline on 07507745585

BADMINTON
This group meets on Sundays from 2.30 to 4.30 pm. This diverse group is open to all ages and abilities.

For more information contact Simmons on 07916553251

BALLET (ADULTS)
This group meets on Thursday evenings, 8.15 to 9.30pm and has a tutor to teach all abilities.

For more information contact Tony on 07941480934

BALLROOM DANCE CLASS
This group meets once a week on a Sunday from 5 to 10pm and has a tutor to teach ballroom dancing to beginners, intermediate and the advanced.

For more information contact George on 0208 542 1490 or georgetudorhart@hotmail.com

CHILDMINDERS SUPPORT GROUP
This group meets on Tuesday mornings 9 to12.30 pm and Thursday afternoons 12 noon to 6 pm, offering support to childminders. It gives the children, in their care, an opportunity to socialise with other children and play in a safe environment.

For more information contact Claire on 07505216343

CLIMBING WALL
The climbing wall is used by user groups and open to the public by prior arrangement, when people of all ages and abilities can have a go.

For more information contact Peter on 0208 540 5780

COLLIERS WOOD ART GROUP
This group meets on Monday afternoons from 2 to 4pm. This is a small intimate group, with some 12 artists coming together in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere to share their knowledge and improve their skills.

For more information contact Jacqui on 0208 543 6470 or cwca@hotmail.co.uk

COLLIERS WOOD UKULELE ORCHESTRA
This group meets on Thursday evenings from 8.30 to 10.30 pm, to practice for their concert shows, which they perform at various local functions and charity events.

For more information contact Peter on 0208 540 5780

EVERY WEDNESDAY CLUB
This group meets weekly on Wednesday afternoons from 1.30 to 3.30pm, to meet old friends and make new ones, have a cup of tea and a biscuit and play bingo. They have Bring and Buy Sales and Raffles during the year to raise funds. 

FUNTIME BABY AND TODDLER GROUP
This Baby and Toddler group meets on Thursday mornings from 9.30am to 11.30am, providing a safe and welcoming venue for local parents and their children to meet socially, share knowledge and ideas, and work together to provide learning opportunities for the many babies and toddlers who attend.

For more information contact Jacqui on 0208 543 6470 or cwca@hotmail.co.uk

FUSION
This groups main focus is on bringing people together. They meet every Friday for Health and Well Being Sessions from 3 – 7 pm. They have tried their hand at Line Dancing, Aerobics, Polynesian Dancing, African Drum Workshops and Folk Dancing. They have a separate session on a Wednesday for yogalates.

For more information contact Andrea on 0208 646 4181 or a.colquhoun@btinternet.com

LADIES KEEP FIT
They meet once a week on Tuesday evenings, 8 to 9pm, with a regular group of active members. The session is adaptable to suit all levels of fitness and has members of all ages.

For more information contact Debbie on 0208 648 0810 or debbiepitt@hotmail.com

LITTLE TIGERS KARATE CLASS
Meets on Sundays from 10am to 1pm. This is open to all children and young people.

For more information contact Sensei Kevin 07412634026 or Sensei Ganesh 07956331892 or Sensei Ahalya 07865686811.

MODERN JAZZ DANCE
This group meets for beginners and intermediate 8 to 9pm, intermediate and advanced 9 to 10pm every Monday.

For more information contact Tony on 07941480934

OVER 50’s
This group meets most Monday mornings, from 9.30am to 1pm. They enjoy a keep fit session, and social interaction; a cooked lunch is partly prepared on the premises. They regularly invite visitors to take part in their various festivals.

For more information contact Jo Moorthy on 0208 669 8161

POLISH FAMILIES ASSOCIATION
• Fruity Fridays, Baby and Toddler Group  – 10 to 12 noon
• Art, Craft and Sensory Play 1 to 3 year old – Monday 10 to 11.30 am

For more information contact Slawek on 07917401064

SEQUENCE DANCE CLUB
Meet once a week on a Wednesday night from 7.45 to 10pm for an enjoyable evening of dancing and socialising. 

For more information contact Deanna on 0208 773 2793

TAP DANCING FOR ADULTS
This group meets weekly on a Wednesday from 7.30 to 9.30pm. It is a small group with those attending having a good time with enough space for them to practice.

For more information contact Tony on 07941480934

TUESDAY AFTERNOON TEA DANCE
This group meets on Tuesday afternoons from 1.45 to 4pm, to dance, socialise, have a cup of tea, meet old friends and of course make new ones.

For more information contact Tom on 07975756189 or cwca@hotmail.co.uk

U3A* PAINTING AND SKETCHING WORKSHOP
This group meets alternate Thursday afternoons. It gives artists the opportunity to practice working in a style they know and to try a method unknown to them.

For more information contact Sue on 07786981607 or thurlowsue@hotmail.com

U3A* SCIENCE GROUP
This group meets 4-weekly on Thursday mornings from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Meetings are based around an illustrated talk with contributions, questions etc from the audience.

For more information contact Merton U3A 0208 946 6024 or visit www.mertonu3a.org.uk

U3A* SPEAKING AND DEBATING
Meeting once a fortnight on Thursdays from 2 to 4pm this group has two aims and activities; Firstly, to build confidence in standing up and speaking to a small group and secondly to improve debating skills.

For more information contact Gwyn on 0208 785 6910

U3A* TABLE TENNIS
This group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 9 to 11.30am and Fridays 3 to 5 pm.

For more information contact Roger on 07801714966 

U3A* University of the Third Age

UNISON RETIRED MEMBERS
This group gets together on the first Friday of the month from 1 to 4pm, to meet old friends, make new ones, socialise and arrange regular outings. They have quizzes, raffles, Bring and Buy Sales and catch up on events over a cup of tea. They regularly have visiting Speakers, who cover a wide range of interesting topics.

WOODCRAFT FOLK
This group accommodates four age groups and encourages social change in children and young people. The weekly sessions offer a programme that includes drama, arts, crafts and co-operative games, to name but a few. The young people go camping in the better weather and often get together to go ice-skating or take trips to museums.

0 to 5 years: Wednesday contact Tom 07975756189

6 to 9 years: Thursday contact Sophie at sophie.f.godding@gmail.com

10 to 12 years: Thursday contact Peter on 0208540 5780

13 to 16 years: Monday contact Raphel at itsraphel@live.co.uk

PUBLIC MEETINGS, WEDDINGS AND ANNIVERSARIES
The hall is made available for a number of public meetings held in the evenings. Local residents/tenants groups took this up, the local council for neighbourhood meetings, planning consultations and policing and safety issues. Merton Seniors Forum have made use of the Centre. On Saturdays the building was available to the local community for weddings and anniversaries.

Call on 020 8543 6470 or email cwca@hotmail.co.uk to book or find out more.

THANKS TO OUR MAJOR DONORS
London Borough of Merton
Colliers Wood Surgery
Gibbs Estate Agents
Burge and Gunson

The Co-op Local Communities Fund