Skating Taster – Private Hall Hire

Monday 21st December 10am-4pm

Within Tier 3 Covid restrictions, we can start with Single Households or Support Bubbles who can book the hall for one hour. Maximum of 6 people.

Bring your own skates (rubber wheels only), pads and helmets or borrow ours.

This is a taster session. The cost will be £5 per hour slot. Please visit the new Skating page to find out more.

Delivering festive cheer on Monday 21st December

We sadly cannot hold the Older Folks Christmas Lunch this year so we are going to deliver free “Festive Goodie Bags” containing treats and activities to those who might like to receive one.  If you know anyone who might appreciate one (young or old) please can you contact Georgie or Yvonne 07401 332213.  

We will also need a little help to collect and deliver the bags so if you can offer a little time on Monday 21st December please do get in contact.

North Tyne Youth Meet & Greet 14th & 15th December

Really excited to share details of our upcoming Covid-safe Youth Club Meet & Greet sessions. We will be at the Reed Hall, Bellingham on Monday 14th December (we know Thursday is the usual night, and we will be returning to that from January!), and we’ll be at the RTC at Otterburn on Tuesday 15th December. More info on the posters, please have a look. Really looking forward to seeing you all there.

Please see attached poster for more information.

RTC has a new Face Book Page

Please like and share our new Face Book Page RTCOTTERBURN

We are also still looking for donations of pads and skates (quad or inline, rubber wheels only) so that we can start our Skating sessions soon.

Do contact me on 07800 874056 or email and I will arrange to collect any donations you may have.

Thank you

Georgie (Activity Development Officer)

Otterburn Gym reopening

We are pleased to announce that the Otterburn Gym will be open again from Thursday 3rd December. All existing gym members should receive an email from Martin Chilvers with the necessary instructions for accessing the gym. The rules for using the gym are the same as those put in place in October and all gym sessions must be booked in advance on the gym website:

We are hoping to open up the gym to new members soon so please keep your eyes open for further updates.

Unfortunately, under tier 3 restrictions exercise classes will not be allowed to restart for the time being.

Pumpkin Decorating for Halloween

Why not bring the family along for a fun pumpkin decorating workshop to be held at the RTC on Friday 30th October at 11:30. Just bring along your standard sized pumpkin which has been ready scooped out. All other flowers, foliage and spooky decorations will be provided. Cost is £10 per pumpkin arrangement. Booking essential in family group or social bubble. For more information or to book see the RTC Facebook page: or call Diane at Purple Haze Flowers on 07804482856.

Exercise Classes at RTC

We are now in a position to start offering exercise classes again at RTC, Initially there will be two classes per week which will be led by Gill Chilvers. A mixed ability class will take place on Wednesday evenings at 7pm and will feature a warm up to music, a series of exercises for exercising and toning the whole body, followed by cool down and gentle stretches. The class on Monday mornings at 10am is a low impact class following a similar pattern.

Numbers are limited to 8 per session and each participant will be allocated a specific area in which to exercise to ensure social distancing. This means that you must book a place in advance each week. The cost for each session is £5, with all proceeds going direct to RTC. If you wish to book a space, please contact Gill Chilvers on

Netball Suspended at RTC

Following the advice from England Netball around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) , the organisers at Otterburn Netball have taken the decision to cancel the netball sessions at the RTC until further notice.

Other activities continue as usual for the time being. However, the situation is constantly changing and we will advise of changes as they occur.

Otterburn Gym remains open.

Health Walks Programme to June 2020 now available.

Health walks start from the RTC at 10am, fortnightly on a Tuesday. They are ideal for people who are new to walking and want to make walking a regular part of their lives. Walking is a great way to exercise and can help combat a number of health problems.

The full programme of health walks up to June 2020 is now available. Please see the Health Walks page: