Sport & Leisure in Gibraltar

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Gibraltar is one of the most sporting nations in the world per head of population with 37 Sporting Associations registered with the Sports Department.

Sport & Leisure in Gibraltar

The Government of Gibraltar Ministry of Sport & Youth through the Sports Department, its Sports Development Unit and the Gibraltar Sports Advisory Council support local Sports Associations with free use of sports facilities, grants towards competing in official international competitions and sports development projects and advice on the development of individual sports.
The headquarters of the Sports Department is the Victoria Stadium, Bayside Road, Gibraltar.

* The Minister for Sport and Youth is the Hon Clive Beltran
* The Principal Secretary Sport & Youth is Mr Joe Hernandez
* The Sports Department’s Administrator is Mr Andrew Rowbottom
* The Sports Development Officer is Michelle Smallwood
* The Facility Supervisors based at the stadium are Mr Richard Bear, Mr Carlos Canessa and Mr Reginald Azopardi
* The Administration team includes Mrs Linda Freyone, Mrs Vivienne Short and Miss Rachel Fortunato

The Sports Department manages the sports facilities at the Victoria Stadium, Hargraves Court, the tennis courts at Queensway and The Mount, and also the community use of schools sports facilities, in partnership with the Department of Education & Training. Allocations are provided to sports associations to run their leagues and training sessions and recreational bookings for squash and badminton are also available throughout the year. The booking of other stadium facilities by sports associations; clubs and teams are available on a casual booking basis subject to availability throughout the year. Community Use of school facilities is allocated to sports associations, clubs and teams during school full day, term times on a seasonal basis.

The main pitch at the Victoria Stadium has just recently been resurfaced with a FIFA/UEFA approved New (Third) Generation synthetic turf and its athletics tracks with a new Bolidtan surface to IAAF specification. At present an ambitious project to expand the number and quality of the sports facilities is under construction. This is programme for completion in 2004.

Gibraltar Sports Advisory Council (GSAC)
The Gibraltar Sports Advisory Council, which is chaired by the Minister for Sport, is made up of democratically elected members of Gibraltar’s sporting community who advise the Minister on issues relating to sport. GSAC also makes recommendations on applications from Sports Associations for finance towards participation in official international competitions and sports development projects.

Sports Development Unit (SDU)
The Sports Department through its Sports Development Unit is available to advise and co-ordinate coach education programmes for coaches, volunteers and teachers. Generic training courses such as Sports Coach UK modules, Youth Sports Trust Tops Awards, SAQ and the British Sports Trust Sports Leadership Awards can be organised free of charge for sports associations if there is a minimum demand. The SDU also supports junior, senior and performance sports development initiatives on an ongoing basis. A sports reference library is also available for use by coaches and athletes.

Sports Specific Training
The Gibraltar Sports Advisory Council attaches priority to the accredited coach education of Gibraltar Sports coaches and invites applications for funding towards these courses from Sports Associations on an annual basis. Up to 50% finance towards approved training courses can be awarded.

The Sports Development Unit will support Sports Associations in the organisation of sports specific training courses.

For further information on facility allocations and advice please contact the Victoria Stadium on Tel: 20078409, Fax: 20042749 or e-mail:

For coaching and training courses please contact the Sports Development Unit on Tel: 20076522, Fax: 20042749 or e-mail:

Gibraltar Artistic Gymnastics Association (GAGA)
The GAGA runs an excellent club for beginners, juniors and squad gymnasts at Bayside school in the evenings. They have UK Gymnastics Association and South African Federation qualified coaches and take part in the Island Games competitions and organise inter-club competitions as well as providing exhibitions at many local events.

Contact Angela Perera 20070611 / Sally Holmes 20074661

Gibraltar Amateur Athletics Association (GAAA)
The GAAAA’s is affiliated to the International Amateur Athletics Association and takes part in a variety of international athletics competitions throughout the year – juniors, adults and veterans.

There are two main clubs in Gibraltar
· Calpeans – contact – Mr Charlie Flower, 20071807
· Lourdians – contact – Mr Hector Romero, 20075180

Both clubs hold training sessions for juniors and seniors at the Victoria Stadium.
The GAAA also run an active Road Running league throughout the year for adults, Veterans and juniors.
Contact Mr Freddie Chappory, President of the GAAA, Tel: 20070949, or Mr Frank Carreras, Treasurer, Tel; 20077422

Gibraltar Badminton Association (GBA)
The GBA is affiliated to the IBA and the EBA and runs leagues and training programmes for adults and the secondary school age group children locally. The GBA will be developing badminton opportunities for middle school age children in the near future. Their squads compete in the Island Games amd international competitions.
Contact Ivan De Haro, GBA Secretary, Tel 20044045, fax 20075536 or Linda Alvarez, President, Tel 20074753
Recreational Badminton is also available through the Sports Department weekdays at the Victoria Stadium. For details and allocations Tel 20078409.

Gibraltar Amateur Basketball Association (GABBA)
GABBA are affiliated to FIBA and participate in international competitions at all age groups. The have a Basketball Development Officer Randy Haefner. GABBA run extensive leagues and training for Mini, Passerelle, Cadets, seniors and Adults at a variety of levels, they also host veterans and fun tournaments and have an extensive schools development programme.

Contact John Goncalves – GABBA President, Tel 20077253, Randy Haefner – Basketball Development Officer, Tel 20040727 or Kirsty Neale – Mini Basketball, Tel 20049441.

Gibraltar and Billiards & Snooker Association (GBSA)
The GBSA is a member of the IBSA and runs an excellent programme of billiards and snooker leagues and competitions at a variety of venues throughout Gibraltar; they also participate in international competitions. They are always keen to attract new members.
Contact Eddie Newton GBSA Secretary, Tel 20072142 or Peter De La Rosa, Tel 20077307 / 20042723.

Gibraltar Amateur Boxing Association (GABA)
GABA is a member of IABA and has an excellent training and sparring gymnasium on Rosia Road opposite the Royal Naval Hospital. Adults and young people over the age of 13 years of age are welcome to join the association under the expert and safe tuition of ex-professional boxer Mr Ernest Victory.

Contact Mr Victory, Tel 20075513 (w), or Tel 20042788 (H), or Mr Andre de Barr, Tel 20044878.

Gibraltar Canoeing Association
One of Gibraltar’s newest Associations. Members are working to qualify local coaches in order to offer taster sessions to juniors and seniors. Canoeist can often be seen surfing on Catalan Bay during the winter months. The Association is keen to attract members who are interested in helping to develop the association.

Contact Nigel Jeffries, Tel 57271000 or 20052917 (H), or Mr Eugene Pons, Tel 58014000.

Gibraltar Cricket Association (GCA)
The GCA is a member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and regularly plays in international competitions at home and abroad. They run an intensive summer season of leagues and competitions at Europa Point and at the Victoria Stadium, they hold junior and senior training sessions throughout the year.

Contact Mr Tom Finlayson, GCA Chairman, Tel 20079461, or e-mail,, or Mr Adrian Hewitt, Secretary, Tel 20044281.

Gibraltar Cycling Association
Association members meet up to organise cycle tours of varying difficulty and distances in Spain throughout the year, they also organise an annual touring holiday for adults each year.

Contact Mr Uriel Bautista, Tel 20079359

Gibraltar Darts Association (GDA)
The GDA belong to the World Darts Federation. The have an extensive adult and junior programme of leagues and competitions and participate in international competitions on a regular basis.

Contact Mr Tony Dawkins, Tel 20070379, or Mr Harry Parody, Junior Darts, Tel 20041978 or 54015380

Gibraltar Football Association (GFA)
The GFA run an extensive programme of leagues and competitions for all age groups, the season runs from October to May. They also run a Futsal (five-a-side) league over the summer months at the Victoria Stadium.

For further information on GFA, Tel 20042941, Monday to Friday between 6 & 7pm, Fax 20042211, or visit their website at

Senior Football – Mr Albert Buhagiar, Tel 20041515 or Mr Joey Nunez, Tel 20077554
Junior Football – Mr Richard Manning, Tel 58654000
Women’s Football – Mr Brian Asquez, Tel 20052299

Veteran’s Football Club

Recreational football is played for veterans (over 35’s) with weekly training and special competitions and tournaments throughout the year. All matches are played to raise money for charities.

Contact Mr Richard Bear, Tel 20070320 or call in at the Victoria Stadium Bar.

Gibraltar Golf Union (GGU)
The GGU are members of and have a handicap system that links into the English Golf Union. They have an extensive competition programme along the Costa del Golf throughout the year. Junior coaching is also available through the GGU.
If you would like further information on Golf, please contact Mr Bernie Vaughn, Tel 20078844.

Gibraltar Hockey Association (GHA)
The GHA are members of FIH and EHF and play in a variety of international competitions. The game in Gibraltar is played at a very high standard with competitions and training for men, women and juniors.

GHA – Mr Eric Abudarham, Tel 20074156 (H)
GHA Junior Development Officer – Mr Peter Pizarro, Tel 20072730
Eagles Hockey Club – Mr Carlos Buhagiar, Tel 20075323 or 57689000
Collegians Hockey Club – Mr Nathan Stagno, Tel 20042919
Grammarians Hockey Club – Mr Louis Casciaro, Tel 20078296
Pirates Hockey Club – Mr Jason Ratcliff, Tel 20070100
Hawks Women’s Hockey Team – Ms Meredith Neale, Tel 20070850.

Gibraltar Judo Association
UKMAF recognised instructors provide a challenging training syllabus tailored for all ages and levels. Training held at the Budokai Martial Arts Centre in Wellington Front. Classes for juniors and seniors take place during the evenings throughout the week. The Gibraltar Judo Association also runs specialised courses in the use of weapons and different martial arts techniques throughout the year.
Contact Mr Charlie Conroy, Tel 20073116 or Mr Peter Conroy, Tel 20073225 or The Clubhouse, Tel 20043119.

Gibraltar Ju-jitsu Academy
Qualified instructors who undertake annual coach education with their UK based Governing Body lead all Ju-jitsu sessions. Training and gradings for juniors and seniors are held during the evening at the Ju-jitsu Academy Headquarters, 4 North umpers Bastion (Rosia Road opposite Alameda Estate).
Contact Sensei Tony Joaquin, Tel 20079855 (H), or Club premises, Tel 20047259

Gibraltar Karate-do Shotokai Association arate sessions for juniors and seniors led by qualified and committed instructors. Gradings and demonstrations are organised on an ongoing basis. All sessions are held at the Karate clubhouse 41/H Town Range.

Contact Mr Andrew Pons, Tel 20048908 or Clubhouse after 7pm, Tel 20042664

Gibraltar Motorboat Racing Association
The Gibraltar Motorboat Association is working in conjunction with the RYA in the UK to put Gibraltar on the map as a top international venue for the sport. They organise a series of local competitions throughout the season, and are represented in official competitions and are presently concentrating on qualifying members as officials and referees.

Contact Mr Wayne Warwick, Tel 20075211 or e-mail

Gibraltar Netball Association (GNA)
The GNA are affiliated to FENA & IFNA. They organise and run a very busy diary of competitions throughout the year. They also run senior and junior (years 6 to 10) leagues throughout the season.

Contact Ms Moira Gomez, Tel 20041795 or Ms Suzette Galligan, Tel 20041874 for further information.

Gibraltar Petanque Association
The Gibraltar Petanque Association plays Petanque at Giralda Gardens on Smith Dorrien Avenue. They are a relatively new association and keen to develop the sport in Gibraltar as it is an ideal activity for seniors and those not as able to participate in more physically demanding sports.

Contact Mr Francis Santos, Tel 20070929

Gibraltar Pool Association (GPA)
The GPA has a home and away league that is normally played on a Thursday evening throughout the season. They are also members of the EUKPF and represent Gibraltar in international competitions abroad on a regular basis.

Contact Ms Linda Alvarez, Tel 20074753 or Ms Jo O’Callaghan, Tel 0034 639 557 457.

Gibraltar Rhythmic Gymnastics Association
The Gibraltar Rhythmics Gymnastics Association run training sessions for girls 5 years to 18 years of age in this beautiful sport, they train one week day evenings and during the school holidays. The sport encompasses floor, hoops, ribbons, batons and ball disciplines and the squads regularly participate in competition with neighbouring Spanish teams and more recently with teams from the UK. Highly qualified coaches.
Contact Mr Richard Bear, President, Tel 20070320 (H) or 20078409 (W)

Gibraltar Amateur Rowing Association (GARA)

GARA is a full member of FISA. GARA and both the Mediterranean and the Calpe Rowing Clubs offer extensive development and competition programmes for juniors and seniors.
Contact club captains:
GARA – Mr Niky Vinales, Tel 20071819 or 5631000
Med Rowing Club – Tel 20073157
Calpe Rowing Club – Tel 20072605

Gibraltar Rugby Football Union (GRFU)
The GRFU organise training sessions for Colts, seniors and veterans. They play in the Andalusian 2nd division league – Oct to April. The Association organises rugby tournaments for veterans and tag rugby tasters and tournaments for middle school age children throughout the season.

Contact Mr Dennis Laferty, Tel 20074600, e-mail –
Mr Michael Lynch, Tel 20072982 or 5618000 or e-mail –

The Gibraltar Federation of Sea Anglers (GFSA)
GFSA are members of FIPS-M and CIPS and compete regularly to a very high standard in international competitions. The have hosted the World Shore Fishing Championships in Gibraltar in 2002 and successfully achieved first and third places in the team events. There are four local fishing clubs, two sea angling and two shore angling, and between them they have a superb calendar of fishing events and competitions.
Contact Mr Mario Ramos, Tel 20072622 (H) or Mr Charlie Carreras, Tel 20074337 (H) or 20055670 (W)

Gibraltar Shooting Federation
The shooting Federation is made up of three shooting disciplines:

* Rifle Shooting – The Association have possibly the best indoors & outdoors range this side of Madrid, located at Europa Point. They have severa

coaches who are NSRA qualified and are keen to attract young shooters over the age of 14 years into the sport. Contact Mr Joe Schembri, Tel 20074973
* Clay Pigeon Shooting – Clay pigeon shooting takes place at the range located on the East Side of the Rock. The Association brings over highly qualified coaches to mentor shooters on an annual basis and are always happy to introduce new comers to the sport. Contact Mr Harry Murphy, Tel 20074354 (H) or 20048218 (W)
* Pistol Shooting – The Association has excellent facilities based in the South of Gibraltar close to the Royal Naval Hospital and organises an extensive programme of leagues and competitions throughout the season. They also bring to Gibraltar highly qualified international tutors and shooters to mentor their members. Contact Mr Fidel Patron, Tel 20071990 or 20079005

All shooting disciplines take part in the Commonwealth Games and Island Games, and try to encourage informal competitions with neighbouring and foreign clubs. Adults and juniors over the age of 14 years are encouraged to ring the above contacts for further information.

Gibraltar Skating Association
The Gibraltar Skating Association in conjunction with the Gibraltar Government’s Ministry for Sport has developed a skate park at Coaling Island, Queensway for youngsters. There are now a number of different skating disciplines on offer at the park including roller hockey, aggressive and recreational skating and skateboarding. Training is available in all disciplines. The roller hockey team plays in the Andalusian B League and is always looking for new players.
Contact Mr Ernest Teuma, Tel 20074467 or e-mail – or Mr Eric Young at the Skate Park, Tel 20070710 after 5pm

Gibraltar Snorkelling & Spear Fishing Association (GSSA)
The Gibraltar Snorkelling & Spear Fishing Association practises their sport around the shores of Gibraltar on a regular basis. They welcome young people over the age of 14 years to snorkelling, and young people of the age of 16 years to Spear Fishing. (Snorkelers need their own mask, snorkel and fins and Spear Fisher’s must also have a wet suit).

Contact Mr Joseph Pitto, Tel 20075020 for further information.

Gibraltar Squash Association (GSA)
GSA is member of the WSF & the ESF. The Association runs an extensive programme of leagues and tournaments throughout the year for adults and seniors. They are also starting to participate in international competitions and offer junior and senior coaching with WSF qualified coaches. The Squash Centre has an excellent gym facility, male and female saunas and are the first centre in Gibraltar to offer Spinning Classes. Full and Gym only membership is available at the GSA.

Contact details:

The Squash Centre

South Pavilion Road

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Tel: Mr Ronnie Barabich: 200 44922 or Mr Barry Brindle: 200 73260 (W) or 200 79861 (H).

Gibraltar Sub-Aqua Association (GSAA)
Gibraltar has superb underwater scenery; marine life and wrecks, in addition to this we have clear and warm waters that are excellent for diving. Adults and young people over the age of 14 years (with parental consent) can try taster dives and can obtain expert tuition in sub-aqua from local sports diver clubs and the professional diving schools in Gibraltar. Contacts:
Voluntary sports clubs

* Mr Phil Smith – BSAC regional coach – Tel 20044606
* Mr Leslie Nuttall – GSAA secretary of Noah’s Dive Club – Tel 20079601 (W) or 20050133 (H)
* Mr Martin Figueras – 888’s Dive Club – Tel 20070944

Professional Diving Schools

* Dive Charters – PADI dive centre – Tel 20045649
* Rock Marine – 20073147
* Dive Hire – Tel 20073616

Gibraltar Amateur Swimming Association (GASA)
GASA is a member of FINA & LEN and organise an extensive programme of swimming disciplines for juniors and seniors. The programme includes:

* Swimming lessons for youngsters running weekdays after school and Saturday mornings – Contact Ms Rebecca Fortunato, Tel 20071342 or GASA, Tel 20072869
* GASA Swimming Club offers different level squad for the more committed swimmer – Contact Mr Joe Santos, Tel 20072869
* Swim joggers for adults weekdays – 7 to 9am, 12 noon to 4pm and 7.45 to 8.45pm
* Water polo for seniors and juniors – Contact Mr Chris Nunez, Tel 20072869 or 58518000

GASA Swimming Club competes in the Andalusian swimming league and participates in international competitions; they also hold annual club competitions and championships. GASA are keen to attract volunteers who would like to become swimming teachers and are committed to providing coach and teacher education for their swimming teachers and volunteers.

Gibraltar Table Tennis Association (GTTA)

The GTTA are members of the ITTA, the association run regular coaching sessions for juniors and leagues and competitions throughout the season for juniors and seniors. The Association is committed to the coach education of their players, competes in the Straits Games and is presently looking to develop their young players towards participation in the next Island Games.

Contact Ms Lizanne Pardo, Tel 20045071 or Mr Eugene Pons, Tel 58014000 for further information.

Gibraltar Taekwondo Association
The Gibraltar Taekwondo Association runs a wide variety of classes under the instruction of their qualified and committed instructors. Youngsters take their grading on a regular basis and participate in the Straits Games.
Contact Mari Carmen, Tel 20044142 for further information.

Gibraltar Tennis Association (GTA)
The GTA who are based at Sandpits Tennis Club organise an excellent junior development programme. They also offer taster courses for adults, paddle tennis and run tennis leagues and competitions in a variety of different categories and levels throughout the year.
Contact Mr Frank Costa, GTA President at Sandpits, Tel 20077035

Gibraltar Ten Pin Bowling Association (GTBA)
The GTBA are members of the FIQ and WTBA and participate in international competitions. The GTBA run several ten-pin bowling leagues at the Ultra Bowl and have over 500 members. The also organise training sessions for junior and squad members locally throughout the year.
Contact Mr Gary Turnbull, Tel 20042447 or Mr Charlie De La Rosa, Tel 20071125 or 20048357

Gibraltar Triathlon Union (GTU)
The GTU are members of the ITU and offer opportunities for athletes to train and compete locally and abroad. Members organise the annual Gibraltar triathlon, compete in competitions in neighbouring Spain, and squad members compete in international competitions abroad.
Contact Mr Chris Walker, Tel 20075857, e-mail or Mr Harvey Gurry, Tel 20055847.

Gibraltar Volleyball Association (GVA)
The GVA are members of the World and European Volleyball Federations and participate in international competitions and the Island Games. The GVA also organises an extensive volleyball programme locally throughout the year. The winter months sees training, leagues and competitions for juniors and seniors. The summer sees the GVA providing summer taster sessions for juniors and the famous beach volleyball competition for everyone.
Contact Mr Tony Avellano, Tel 20040478 or 58124000 or Mrs Elizabeth Wahnon, Tel 58306000.

Gibraltar Yachting Association (GYA)
The GYA in conjunction with the Royal Gibraltar Yacht Club organise an extensive competitive programme for Victory’s and Laser’s throughout the season (April to October). The GYA has also embarked on an impressive junior development programme, which sees summer sailing schools and the building of junior regattas into their annual programme.

Contact Mr Sydney Pilcher at the RGYC, Tel 20048847 for further information.

Other Recreational opportunities

* Yoga – The Integral Yoga Centre who organise a wide range of classes including Hatha, Kirtan and Pranayama yoga, meditation, relaxation and children’s yoga – 33 Town Range. Contact Ms Paddy Alcantra, Tel 20041389
* Tai Chi – at the Judo Centre, Wellington Front. Contact Mr Philip Taylor, Tel 54303000
* Line Dancing – Contact Helen, Tel 20050381 or Valerie, Tel 20076818
* Aerobics, Tae-bo, Step aerobics & Spinning classes – Contact Nicole, Tel 54134000 or Jerina, Tel 54019925 or Tracey, Tel 20050112
* Calanetics & toning – Contact Anna Marie, Tel 20040752
* Kick Aerobics – at the Ju-jitsu Academy, 4 North Jumpers Bastion. Contact Dylan Bocarisa, Tel 54529000
* Rambling – The Gibraltar Rambling Club organise walks and rambles in the beautiful neighbouring countryside. Contact Mr Ray Murphy, Tel 20071956

Health Promotions Unit
The Gibraltar Health Authority has a Health Promotions Unit, which is aimed at working with the community and health professionals to empower and promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Contact Mr Jason Easter, health Promotion Officer, Tel 20051335, Fax 20043864 or e-mail

Special Olympics
Gibraltar is very active in the Special Olympics Association and organises competitions and training events at home and abroad throughout the year. Contact Ms Annie Risso, Tel 20078309 for further information.

Dance Associations

* The Gibraltar Dance Association has many schools of dance registered, these schools teach a variety of dance from ballet to jazz to tap to modern to contemporary to line dancing. Contact Ms Pauline Finlayson, President, Tel 20040445 or 57292000
* Sequence Dancing Social Club teaches Waltz, Tangos, Cha Cha, Samba and Latin American Style. Contact Ms Anna Maria, Tel 20077905
* D.S.A. Dance Club teaches Ballroom, Modern and Sequence dancing. Contact Mr Wilfred Jurado, Tel 20070519
* Gibraltar Academy of Dance teaches Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary. Contact Ms Pauliner Finlayson, Tel 20040445 or 57292000
* Tarik Modern Dance Academy teaches modern and disco dancing. Contact Mr Derek Desoiza, Tel 20077758
* Danza Lara teaches Spanish, Flamenco and Sevillanas. Contact Ms Marie Luz Celecia, Tel 20077651
* Revelations Dance Academy teaches modern dancing – street, disco, hip-hop and break dance. Contact Mr Seamus Byrne, Tel 20048472 (W) or 20079758 (H)
* Danza Academy teaches Classical, Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Jazz and Standard Modern. Contact Ms Zuleika Green or Ms Ann-Marie Gomez, Tel 20045628 or 20044828
* Rumores teaches Flamenco, Rumba and Paso Doble. Contact Chiqui, Tel 20071678 or Mr James Neish at GBC, Tel; 20079760
* Gibraltar National Dance Organisation organises National Dance Championships and participation in international dance competitions. Contact Mr Michael Prescott, Tel 20041738

Gibraltar has a Chess Association that organises local matches and competitions for seniors. Recently they have also been running a junior chess club to introduce youngsters to the game.
Contact Mr Michael Prescott, Tel 20041738

The Scouts Organisation
The Scouts run a fantastic programme of activities for all age groups throughout Gibraltar.

* Beavers (6 to 8 years)
* Cubs (8 to 10 years)
* Scouts / Sea Scouts (11 to 14 years)
* Explorer Scouts (14 to 18 years)
* Network Scouts (18 to 25 years)

Activity programmes include: Outdoor and teambuilding, action and mental games, creative, global, caring and fitness building up to outdoor adventure activities including hiking, orienteering, survival and camping for the older age groups.
Contact number and names for the different divisions are:

* 1st / 4th Scout Group: Mr J Norton, Tel 20041770 (H) or 20078467 (W)
* 2nd Gib Scouts Group: Mr K Wahnon, Tel 20041854
* 3rd (Europa) Scout Group: Mr J J Rammage, Tel 20041424 (H) or 20047731 (W)
* Sea Scouts: Mr J Dalmedo Tel 20074562 (H) or 58780000 (W)

The Guides Association

Girlguiding Gibraltar has an extensive network of Girlguiding groups for all ages throughout Gibraltar. They run:

* Rainbow (4 to 7 years)
* Brownies (7 to 10 years)
* Guides (10 to 14 years)
* Senior Guides (14 to 26 years)

Appropriate to each age group include crafts, Outdoor activities and camping skills, Recreational games, Environmental projects, Community Awareness projects including fundraising and outings.

Contact Ms Karen Menez, Tel 20076595 or Ms Valerie Makey, Tel 20043029

Youth Services Gibraltar Youth Centre
Programmes include local history and places of interest, international and local charity appeals, neighbourhood involvement and development, creative and environmental work, club outings, trips abroad and social events.

Contact Youth Centre, Montagu Bastion, Tel 20075020 or 20040293

Dolphins Youth Club – Miss Rebecca Figueras, Tel 20040104 (D) or 20075754 (E)

Laguna Youth Club – Mr Francis Rumbo, Tel 20079440 (E) or 20078617 (D)

Plater Youth Club – Mr Mark Zammitt Tel 20070867 (D & E)

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
Bronze, Silver and Gold Award schemes are available through schools and the youth centres. Aimed mainly at young people between the ages of 14 and 25 years. However, there are opportunities for adults to be involved as mentors, instructors and assessors.

Bayside Comprehensive – Mr Manuel Enriles or Mr Darren Grech
Westside Comprehensive – Ms Belinda Bautista
Mr Michael Pizzarello, Tel 20059818, Fax 20051971 or email

Gibraltar Sports Department, Tel 20078409, Fax 20042749, e-mail

Sports Development Unit, Tel 20076522, Fax 20042749, e-mail

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
Bronze, Silver and Gold Award schemes are available through schools and the youth centres. Aimed mainly at young people between the ages of 14 and 25 years. However, there are opportunities for adults to be involved as mentors, instructors and assessors.
Bayside Comprehensive – Mr Manuel Enriles or Mr Darren Grech
Westside Comprehensive – Ms Belinda Bautista
Mr Michael Pizzarello, Tel 20059818, Fax 20051971 or email

Gibraltar Sports Department, Tel 20078409, Fax 20042749, e-mail

Sports Development Unit, Tel 20076522, Fax 20042749, e-mail

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