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Sporting community

We have four badminton courts and can be used for 5-a-side football, netball, short tennis and basketball amongst other sports and fitness classes. The sports hall is also equipped with an upstairs viewing gallery. If you have a group activity or event that you need a large space for then our sports hall, along with all are other facilities, is available for you to hire.

Call David to find out more.

Book for our Sports Hall below!

Dance / Function Room

Our fully equipped function room is used for a wide range of activities such as Aerobics, Dance, Judo, Karate, Bingo, Meetings, Kidz Club, Parties, Functions, to name a few. It can also be used as a training room. The function room is available for hire on either a regular or ‘one off’ basis. Hire of the function room costs £12 per hour for off peak (8.30am to 6pm) & £15 (6pm to 10pm)

Come and have a coffee with David to find out more.

Book for our Dance Hall below!

Skill sharing community

Skill sharing could turn you into an educational All Star and give you a platform to shine in your own community. If you love sharing what you know. If you are passionate about a topic that you’ve spent countless hours mastering it, the opportunity to ignite an interest in that topic in others is an immensely rewarding experience.

Come and have a coffee with David to find out more.

Business community

What are the potential benefits for your business? Aside from the very real feel-good factor you get from knowing you’re helping a charity, a charity partnership can also be good for business.

See what others have said about what’s on offer at the Acorn Centre and if you can spare us thirty seconds and have something good to say please write a review.  Just click the button on the right

Why are we asking?

Although other search engines are available let’s be honest Google rules the roost.  The more nice things people say about us the higher up the search we get.  The more people that know about the Acorn Centre the more services we can offer.



This month we are featuring the Acorn Centre itself.  Since we opened in 1964 times have changed and we are changing with them.

Why not drop in for a coffee or watch the video opposite now.

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Wargaming Club

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Youth Cafe

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Cooking Club

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The business

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Volunteering Opportunities

We always welcome new volunteers; there are roles to suit everyone. We know that the time you give as a volunteer is based on your other commitments, so if you can only do a few hours a month that is fine… if you can offer more than that, then great.
As a volunteer you will be part of a team, meet new friends, learn new skills and help a local charity.

Our Space Project not sponsored by elon musk

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Amazing what people power and a can do attitude can accomplish.If you are a local business that can help us with building or the garden we would love to hear from you.

Just ask for David to find out more.

Smarter collaboration

When organisations with a common aim work together, they can cut costs, improve outcomes and reduce duplication.  Collaboration is of particular importance to smaller charities who are looking for ways to create a sustainable long term future.

In simple terms let’s not continually reinvent the same wheel.
Lets share our ideas and talent so that all our communities benefit.

If you are a school, charity or not for profit drop David  a line and lets have a coffee and see how we could help each other.


Keep in Touch!


The Acorn Youth Community & Sports Centre Lummaton Cross Barton Torquay TQ2 8ET
Registered Charity No: 300991
Opening Times: Due to Covid-19 restrictions, our hours are currently flexible. Please contact us for more information.
Tel: 01803 328 819

Tel: 01803 328 819

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