In addition to our published timetable, The Base is also used on a regular basis by:

Young at Heart – An inter-generational group of over sixties and teenage volunteers from Robert Mays School. They have full use of all of our facilities (including games, pool and darts) and have even been known to get the go-karts and space hoppers out!

Please see the link to the YAH timetable below, or contact Claire Lambert for further details, on 01256 769794 or 07989 166220.

YAH Jan-April 2020

Basingstoke & Deane Veterans – A varied age group, dealing with both physical and mental health problems after leaving the Armed Forces. They meet at The Base on Thursday lunchtimes and it is primarily a social time to get together and talk about old times and life without pressure.

Sports Coach – Josh Chippington ( is a Sports Coach who runs our free sports session on Tuesday afternoons, dodgeball sessions on Tuesday evenings and our sports/fitness sessions on Thursday evenings. He privately hires the Base to deliver 1-2-1 personal training to young people (under 18) at varied times. During his sessions, he makes use of equipment such as benches, boxing gloves, mats and games. Our CCTV allows additional security for 1-2-1 sessions when looking at child protection.