1V Cricket Academy was founded in 2017 to provide cricket coaching and development for boys and girls from age five upwards within Blackburn and Darwen.
The Academy started as a small junior section in 2017 and has developed into two different groups, and now includes the Girls Cricket Academy supported by Active Lancashire.
Ages 5 – 14 (two groups); Location Blackburn College; Times: Sunday mornings; Fees £2.50
Ages 11 – 18; Location Bangor St Community Centre; Times alternate Saturday mornings; No Charge
CRICKET ACADEMY GIVES CHILDREN ‘CONFIDENCE’
The 1V Cricket Academy, supported by Children in Need, has been described as ‘inspirational’ by parents who have noticed huge differences in those attending the weekly sessions. Read more
“I like playing with a bat and ball. I like making new friends and having fun. Cricket helps me to get healthy and fit.” Uzayr Ahmed
One Voice runs cricket coaching sessions for 5 to 14 year olds, based at Blackburn Leisure Centre. The hourly sessions are run by Level 2 qualified cricket coaches. Currently there are vacancies for those aged between 10 and 14. To join please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
See how the 1V Cricket Academy has helped children escape from social isolation. 1V Cricket Academy Report
LEADER LAUNCHES CRICKET ACADEMY
One Voice Blackburn have launched the 1V Cricket Academy with the help of Council leader, Councillor Mohammed Khan. Read more
One Voice Awarded BBC Children in Need Grant
One Voice Blackburn are delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded them a grant to fund the 1V Cricket Academy and help make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people right here in Blackburn. Read more