Greenock Glenpark Harriers

Athletics

Over the year membership has increased by 34, from 214 in 2016-17 to 248 in 2017-18 this includes 19 new junior members and 15 senior members, ages ranging from 9 to 70s

In the year of the young person, and were proud that their junior membership thrived, in fact there is currently a waiting list for the junior training sessions.  

They were delighted to be awarded a subsidy from Inverclyde Council under the U19s Sports Grant scheme which means that we can continue to offer an affordable club membership fee that maintains a club that is inclusive to all ranges of social groups.  This in turn means they can continue to promote a healthy lifestyle for individuals and families, through exercise and diet, which in turn promotes good mental health.

 

Among many notable performances during the year, the Chisholm Mile produced a family win - U13 girl Ruby McGill was 4th in the ladies race and the first Glenpark female and her 15 year old brother Harry McGill finished first overall.

Over 40 club members took part in the Great Scottish Run including the junior races, the 10k and the half marathon. 15 year old Harry McGill was 1st Junior in the Great Scottish 10K and 20th overall from a field of over 7000 runners in a time of 33.56minutes, making him the 2nd fastest Junior athlete in Scotland in 2018.  

2018 afford the club many notable achievements and successes.

Inverclyde American Football Community Club

American Football

Inverclyde Mighty Ducks are a brand new team to Inverclyde under the Inverclyde American Football Community Club banner established in 2018. The age group ranges from 2 years old through to 12 years old, with the focus of the team to establish the fundamentals of American Football through the medium of non-contact flag football. 

 

The team have grown throughout the year, with 5 local people obtaining their British American Football Association Level 1 coaching badge. These 5 people currently coach the team under the tutelage of veteran coach Vince Gillen who is looking to hone their skills and develop each coach in the game of American football. 

25 kids have signed up to the team and actively train every Sunday utilising the Greenock Wanderers Facilities. In September the team hosted their own tournament with opponents from all over Scotland and Northern England in attendance. 

 

The foundations of the team have been built in 2018, with the coaching staff and team management moving forward with competitive games in a league format in 2019.

Port Glasgow Boys Club

Football

Our club coaches youth footballers from 5yrs of age through to 18yrs of age, we are a local well established club formed in 1979 and we have approx 40 volunteer coaches giving up there time every week. This year we had 2 league winning teams our 2004s in there first year at 11 asides and our U19s, both won the PJDYFL.

Port Glasgow Otters

Swimming

Port Glasgow Otters has continued to provide a crucial service for people living with both learning and physical disabilities within Inverclyde. The club provides a platform for people to develop new skills, socialise with others and compete at a variety of levels. On a local level, the club has continued to expand, offering a free service for people regardless of their age, disability or background. The club has competed at various competitions within the West of Scotland, consistently challenging for podium positions. The swimmers are always commended for the fantastic way they represent their club, and Inverclyde as a whole.

 

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Club of the Year

2018

FINALISTS