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Join the Squad

Join the Squad

For sports organisations across the country, Coronavirus guidelines have had a significant effect. Many organisations have had to provide delivery online, unexpectedly accelerating a digital transformation of the sector. TACKLING THE 5 WAYS TO WELL-BEING Delivering...

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The Official Newsletter December 2020

The Official Newsletter December 2020

Happy Christmas, a message from our Chair of Trustees Christmas has arrived and brought hope with it! A vaccination to support us to hopefully return to what we used to call ‘normal’ My first year as Chair has certainly been a challenge, but we have still very much...

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Can you spare £2 to help us?

Can you spare £2 to help us?

We’ve just gone past 6,000 people who like our Facebook page, WOW that’s AMAZING!! We hope it is ok to tell you a little bit of background information about us? Did you know we are the Official Charity of the Warrington Wolves and our home is the Halliwell Jones...

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The Official Newsletter November 2020

The Official Newsletter November 2020

It will be a year most of us will want to forget, life will always throw us challenges and we are here to support our community to overcome them. Our team are very resilient and have overcome barriers, they’ve worked out new ways of delivering activities and keeping...

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Strategy 2020

Strategy 2020

In a time when we all want to leave 2020 behind, the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation are launching their strategy to support positive change in our communities. The Foundation’s newly appointed Chair Peter Astley MBE and Warrington Wolves Rugby Club Chair...

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Warrington’s RLWC2021 Fixtures Confirmed

Warrington’s RLWC2021 Fixtures Confirmed

Some positive news for Warrington – our three fixtures have been confirmed for next year’s World Cup and I think it’s fair to say we have some exciting games to look forward too! Next year, the Halliwell Jones Stadium will play host to: New Zealand vs Lebanon - Sunday...

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Derek’s Volunteer Story

Derek’s Volunteer Story

I was fortunate to be selected to become a Game Changer at the original influx of Game Changers. As I had recently  retired I had some spare time on my hands, I read that the Foundation was looking for volunteers (Game Changers)  with a number of specific roles,...

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Phil’s Volunteer Story

Phil’s Volunteer Story

Remembering the sad and lonely state I was in, feeling isolated after the loss of my lovely wife, Carol, in April 2016. I was in a very difficult state of mind and health. My life was changed from being happy, friendly and a sociable guy to one who didn't want to...

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Angie’s Volunteer Story

Angie’s Volunteer Story

My background is teaching. I taught for 40 years, 29 of which were at Beamont (William Beamont) High School. I decided to retire in August 2019 and have a change of life!! Throughout my time at Beamont I was a member of the Leadership team as well as teaching ICT. I...

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Amelia’s Volunteer Story

Amelia’s Volunteer Story

I have been with the Foundation as a Young Trustee for 7 years and have had so many amazing opportunities. I've been to Kenya to help take Rugby League to a new community, a trip we had to help plan and fundraise for ourselves. From being a Young Trustee I also got...

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Cath & Bethany’s Story

Cath & Bethany’s Story

Bethany was born prematurely in 2009. At just nine months old she wasdiagnosed with Kabuki Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. She also suffers from associated learning difficulties, hearing loss, developmental delay, hypotonia, speech delay and sensory needs. When...

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Issac’s Volunteer Story

Issac’s Volunteer Story

I spent 2 years as a ball boy at Warrington Wolves and as this came to an end I still wanted to be involved with the club so I emailed Neil and he told me all about the Young Trustees and what they do and I joined from there. Since joining I've been on a life-changing...

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Graeme’s Volunteer Story

Graeme’s Volunteer Story

I became a volunteer with Warrington Wolves Foundation in 2011. Around September of that year, I was at a very low ebb, I was unemployed and had a few interviews but was always overlooked for the jobs. I then saw a volunteer opportunity for the club, who at the time...

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Man of Steel

Man of Steel

Our very own Man of Steel Awards celebrates all that is good about Rugby League in Warrington. Clubs, volunteers, match officials, and players are all invited in what has become a very special evening. To sponsor an award, contact neilkelly@wolvesfoundation.comTo book...

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Festival of Rugby

Festival of Rugby

Pitch your sun shelter and enjoy the inspiring and engaging work of The Foundation. From women to girls to physical and learning disability rugby league. While you’re feeling inspired, why not sign up to our family mile. ‘Just do it!’ More details on the day to follow...

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Bike Ride

Bike Ride

Our annual well-being ride takes us back to Newcastle this year. ‘The return to the Toon’ bike ride is a great way to challenge yourself, meet new friends, fundraise and watch The Mighty Wire in action. ‘It’s a kind of MAGIC’. This year, there will be two challenging...

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Beer Festival

Beer Festival

Our annual Wire 2 Wolves Beer Festival will return later this year on a different date, with the Challenge Cup Final being moved we thought we should put something in its place. We will celebrate all that is good about our heritage, the highs and the lows and a great...

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Gala Dinner

Gala Dinner

Our Gala Dinner is an engaging night that promises emotions to have you both crying and laughing. Held at the Village Hotel Warrington, a night that touches on all aspects of the Foundations amazing world. From tales of Rugby League from Adam Hills to dance moves from...

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Primary Schools

Primary Schools

Warrington Wolves Foundation delivers a full range of curricular and after school programmes for boys and girls KS1 and KS2. All coaching is carried out by our qualified, experienced coaches who are engaging with pupils and delivering positive experiences of Rugby...

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Secondary Schools

Secondary Schools

The Foundation is incredibly proud of the work undertaken with our local secondary schools. With an equal focus on girls and boys, the girls game is rapidly developing.. Through 3 competitions, players can access the Sky Try 9's and the Legends Local 13-a-side...

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Community Clubs

Community Clubs

If you're looking for a community club for your son or daughter then we have plenty of choice across Warrington. There are 7 Community Clubs open to boys and 1 for girls only. Bank Quay Bulls Burtonwood Bulldogs Crosfields Culcheth Eagles Latchford Giants Rylands...

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Holiday Activities

Holiday Activities

Our Holiday Camps are aimed at children who need to burn off some energy during the school breaks! Girls and boys who join in the fun are guaranteed an action-packed day with plenty of fun as well as making new friends along the way. Our camps are aimed at children...

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England Talent Pathway

England Talent Pathway

The Warrington Wolves England Talent Pathway is a route for all players to achieve their absolute best by facilitating the correct programme at the correct time for a child's development. The Warrington Wolves Foundation is able to provide opportunities to develop,...

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Sky Try

Sky Try

Sky Try is a ground-breaking collaboration between the RFL, Sky and the Rugby League Foundations. Sky Try is the biggest ever programme of Rugby League opportunities and in Warrington, our focus is on schools. Thanks to the funding from Sky, the Foundation is able to...

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Womens and Girls

Womens and Girls

In August 2018, Warrington Wolves Foundation launched its first girls Rugby League taster session. Through the hard work of our committed volunteers and amazing sponsors there are now Women's,U19's, U16's, U14's, U12's and U10's teams ready for a new season to...

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Digital Memories

Digital Memories

Thanks to Heritage Lottery funding we have been able to create a dedicated website to record the history of the Rugby Club. Visitors to the site can view the history of the Club and town as well as giving you the opportunity to virtually stroll down the Timeline and...

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Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Every year, we actively engage in local Heritage Open Days but organisations can also request an exhibition of certain memorabilia held by The Foundation. The exhibitions are passionately supported by Warrington RLFC Past Players who love to share their memories of...

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Wire to Wolves

Wire to Wolves

Wire2Wolves is the overarching name for all our heritage projects; however, it was originally used for the launch of the unique 100m heritage timeline in 2013. The Foundation was awarded Heritage Lottery Funding to create the interactive timeline to celebrate the rich...

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Holiday Camps

Holiday Camps

We have something special for you this summer ☀️ We are running 4 day Holiday Camps in August🐺 If that isn't special enough thanks to our partnership with Warrington Borough Council we will also provide lunch for every child who joins us each and every day. £60 per...

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Holiday Camps

Holiday Camps

Our Multi Sports Holiday Camps run in every school holiday except for Christmas. The Camps are funded by Children In Need and are officially open to 7-18 year olds who have additional needs. Each day follows a structured timetable with a variety of sports tailored to...

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Disability Rugby League

Disability Rugby League

Physical Disability Rugby League PDRL is an exciting all-action variant of Rugby League. Full of big hits and spectacular tries just like the able-bodied Super League. PDRL is a modified version of the game for anyone that has a Physical Disability and/or acquired...

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Wolf Club

Wolf Club

We host a weekly youth club for young people aged 12+ at Woolston 6th form college. Each week the young people are offered a timetable of activities to choose from including dance, cooking, sport, music, art and DJing! The success of the Wolf Club is through creating...

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Wolfpack

Wolfpack

Our Wolf PACK classes aim to help children's physical, social and emotional development through fun rugby-based activity. With children as young as 2 joining in, it's never too young to join our PACK. To join The PACK or for more information contact...

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Disability Football

Disability Football

Our Disability Football aims to promote a love of football through a positive and fun environment. Our coaches provide all players with the specific skills and opportunities to fulfil their potential. It is important to us, that we can instil a team focussed...

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PenPal Project

PenPal Project

Imagine when you were a child receiving a letter from your favourite sports star. It is well documented that many children struggle with basic literacy skills due to the popularity of new media. Through our Pen Pals project, we aim to engage children with the art of...

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SEND in the Wolves

SEND in the Wolves

A closed session in partnership with Warrington Borough Council Children's Services and Warrington Play and Sensory Centre, SEND in the Wolves provides children who have profound and multiple learning disabilities an opportunity to attend a holiday club. The sessions...

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Schools

Schools

Curriculum Support - The Foundation supports Special Schools and Designated Provisions in the delivery of curriculum PE working with school staff to achieve a multi-sport programme that includes dance, gymnastics and invasion games to name but a few. The Foundations...

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Young Trustees

Young Trustees

Young trusteesYoung People at the Heart of Our OrganisationThe Young Trustees are a group of 12-21 year olds who work as part of the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation to support and lead their community projects and provide a youthful presence to the Foundations...

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Game Changers

Game Changers

The Game Changers is a group of dedicated volunteers who help us to provide fantastic opportunities through the Foundation's projects. Volunteering is a great way to give something back, get involved in life changing projects and develop skills whilst meeting new...

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Women’s Football

Women’s Football

With almost 3 million female players, football is the biggest women's team sport in England and the new Warrington Wolves Women's Football Club is proud to play its part. Our friendly Club has enthusiastic and knowledgeable coaches who provide a rewarding environment...

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Volleyball

Volleyball

Volleyball is an energetic, non-contact sport for both sexes and all ages. It is a team game, played six-a-side on a full court and whatever your age or level of ability, the Warrington Wolves Volleyball Club offer a number of weekly participation and competitive...

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Handball

Handball

Handball is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the other team's goal. There are 6 outfield players and a goalkeeper on each team. The Warrington Wolves Handball Club is one of the most...

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Offload

Offload

Offload is a Big Lottery funded initiative, offering a creative, engaging and effective mental fitness project for men in Warrington. The project is a collaboration between Rugby League Cares and State of Mind Sport and offers men the opportunity to go behind the...

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Fit to Tackle

Fit to Tackle

The Warrington Wolves Foundation and LiveWire and have joined forces to offer the men and women of Warrington a chance to join a beginner's fitness and weight loss programme. Fit to Tackle is tailored to the needs of each participant, with a focus on group development...

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Connect 5 MH Training

Connect 5 MH Training

Working in partnership with Warrington Borough Council, the Wolves Foundation offer a free mental health training programme called Connect 5. The course is accredited by the Royal Society of Public Health and is delivered by a range of local accredited trainers,...

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Match Buddies

Match Buddies

Warrington Wolves Foundation, in partnership with the University of Chester, deliver a match day initiative which enables people living with dementia to attend and enjoy Warrington Wolves fixtures in a safe and supported environment. The scheme is one of the key...

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Active Ageing

Active Ageing

Older people are particularly vulnerable to isolation in later life where they may not participate in any activities in the local community. By 2030, it is estimated that the town?s over 65 population is expected to grow by more than 60% and the Active Ageing project...

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All Star Camp

All Star Camp

8th - 12th April? The All Star Camp is a week of fun filled activities running from 10am - 3.30pm at Beamont Collegiate Academy each day. Take part in Arts, sports, reading, problem solving, dance and much much more. By booking on the course you get all 5 days for the...

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Family Mile

Family Mile

22nd June 2019 A summer event which brings out the sunshine, by proving the inclusivity of the rugby league. Kicked started by our very own Wolfie and joined by players and their families. All money raised goes to the fantastic disability programme which involves...

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Watsons Solicitors Will Week

Watsons Solicitors Will Week

Warrington-based Watsons Solicitors is once again hoping to convert its support for a charitable cause into valuable funds as part of its annual Will Week event. Will Week, which runs between November 11-15, allows people to receive a free will in return for a...

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Offload at Christmas

Offload at Christmas

For many of us Christmas brings opportunities to socialise, spend time with loved ones, reconnect and refocus on whats important to us. As the darker nights draw to a close, we start to contemplate how we will fill our time, maybe making a commitment to doing...

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Curious Minds

Curious Minds

Trying to dance with oddly shaped balls.... Delivering a cultural programme within a sports organisation does come with its challenges but it's also ensured that I have become an expert advocate for arts and culture! Questions are raised as to "why does a sport...

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Offload Project

Offload Project

For many of us the summer months bring opportunities to socialise, spend time with loved ones, reconnect with the world and refocus on whats important to us. As the lighter nights draw to a close, we start to contemplate how we will fill our time, maybe making a...

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Wolfprint

Wolfprint

Supported by Children in Need funding, our Wolfprint programme allows children and young people with disabilities and additional needs to get creative and express themselves through dance, music and art. Our weekly activities offer participants the opportunity to...

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Firewalk

Firewalk

Halliwell Jones Stadium, WarringtonFor more information or to book email liamdonnelly@warringtonwolvesfoundation.com?or use the contact form.

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Dance And Arts Award Camp

Dance And Arts Award Camp

August 13th/14th/15th: 10AM - 3PM Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington ?35 For 3 Days Ages 6+For more information or to book email liamdonnelly@warringtonwolvesfoundation.com?or use the contact form.

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Rugby League Holiday Camps

Rugby League Holiday Camps

Tackle like Super Bennie Westwood Tuesday 29th May and Wednesday 30th May 10 till 3 Kick like Dec Patton Monday 30th July and Tuesday 31st July 10 till 3 Wolves Foundations Games Camp Tuesday 28th August and Wednesday 29th August 10 till 3For more information or to...

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Wirette Camps

Wirette Camps

30th July and 20th August: 10AM - 3PM Victoria Park Asics Stadium, Knutsford Rd, Warrington ?20 Per CampFor more information or to book email liamdonnelly@warringtonwolvesfoundation.com?or use the contact form.

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Girls Rugby Taster Sessions

Girls Rugby Taster Sessions

Under 7's - 10's 16th & 23rd August 10am - 11:30am Under 11's & 12's 16th & 23rd August 1pm - 2:30pm Under 13's & 14's 17th & 24th August 10am - 11:30am Under 15's & 16's 17th & 24th August 1pm - 2:30pm All sessions at university of...

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Summer Rugby Camps

Summer Rugby Camps

Warrington Wolves Foundation are happy to announce Summer Rugby Camps! The event will take place from 10am until 3pm on?30th - 31st July and 30th - 31st August 2018. The event will take place at Victoria Park, Antics Stadium, Warrington. Only ?40 per camp. Sign up to...

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Pen Pals

Pen Pals

This involves the children having a real life sporting Pen pal. The children will prepare their letter with support and purchase a stamp and post the letter.The player will be provided with support in writing an inspiring and motivational reply. All letters will be...

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Find a Rugby League Club

Find a Rugby League Club

Bank Quay Bulls Dallam Playing Fields, Longshaw Street Warrington Cheshire WA5 0DY Burtonwood Bulldogs Fir Tree Lane Warrington Cheshire WA5 4LH Chester Gladiators The Cheshire County Sports Club Plas Newton Lane Chester Cheshire CH2 1PR Crosfields Hood Lane...

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Supporter to Reporter

Supporter to Reporter

Supporter to Reporter provides young people aged between 11 and 18 years old with the opportunity to learn about sports journalism from the inside of a global professional organisation. The Warrington Wolves Media Team immerse young people in the world of journalism...

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Arts Festival

Arts Festival

Each year the Wolves Foundation hosts an annual arts festival to celebrate the success of all of its performing arts groups. This year our annual arts festival had a disability focus, where the Foundation invited performing arts groups from throughout the region to...

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Dance With Wolves

Dance With Wolves

We have created a high quality dance CPD programme for primary school teachers. This whole school training will look at using dance to deliver various curriculum subjects; developing the teachers skills, knowledge and confidence to deliver and a range of opportunities...

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Cultural Partnership

Cultural Partnership

Thanks to funding from Rugby League Cares, the Foundation is able to deliver arts awards within our community dance and music provisions and through local primary schools. The programme offers young people the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification...

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Mature Movers

Mature Movers

The Foundation currently delivers 7 Mature Movers dance classes and 2 seated exercise classes within different areas of the town. The dance classes are for people aged 50+ who want to stay fit and healthy for another half century! The groups offer social opportunities...

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Live Life The Wolves Way

Live Life The Wolves Way

Live Life the Wolves Way is a lifestyle and exercise initiative designed especially for overweight and obese children aged 7 - 11 years. The community programme is designed to provide children and their families with support and further education around nutrition,...

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Heads Up

Heads Up

The school environment has a significant impact on young people's emotional wellbeing. For youngsters to thrive during their time in education, the Young Trustees have devised a series of resources that can help teachers to build resilience and coping strategies for...

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Children’s University

Children’s University

The Foundation coordinates the Children's University Project for Warrington. This is a national initiative that provides 6-14 year olds with exciting and innovative learning experiences out of the usual school hours. At the end of the academic year, a Graduation...

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Holiday Hunger

Holiday Hunger

School holidays have become hard for low-income families. Research shows that many children on free school meals or in low income families are hungry, isolated and inactive during the holidays. A poor diet, lack of activities, and limited social engagement leaves them...

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Club Challenge

Club Challenge

In June we hosted our third Warrington Club Challenge for Under 7s ? 9s, sponsored by the Village Hotel. The event invites our local community clubs to enter a round robin festival and then play at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Finals Night. Each team taking part...

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One Community

One Community

The One Community programme is in place to help all 8 Warrington and Cheshire based clubs work as one to make Rugby League stronger. The clubs all meet regularly with us to discuss best practice and issues that have arisen. The Foundation support the Big Hit Strategy...

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Introductory Boxing Session

Introductory Boxing Session

Introductory boxing session for children aged 5-11 years old led by a qualified and experience coach from Pheonix Fire Boxing Club. -??????????Wednesday (5.00pm-6.00pm) at Westy Community CentreFor more information or to book email...

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