Community Sport Hub

Lochore Meadows is the home of Fife’s designated Community Sport Hubs (CSH). Community Sport Hubs are based in local facilities and aim to increase the number of people of all ages in sport and physical activity in local communities across Scotland.

Current clubs based at Lochore Meadows OEC are:

Fife Canoe Activities Group

Fife Canoeing Activities Group (FCAG) is an active, friendly club and is open to anyone who wishes to participate in paddle sport. The club runs weekly trips, evening pool sessions during the winter and coaching on the loch sessions in the summer on Tuesday evenings. FCAG hold various social events throughout the year for members, family and friends.

Meedies Bike Club

Meedies Bike Club is a community cycling club based at Lochore Meadows Country Park in Fife. The club is run by volunteers from the local community supported by staff from Fife Council’s Outdoor Education Centre. Find us on Facebook or call 01592 583388.

Meedies Running Club

The Meedies Running Club is a friendly new running club for the Benarty community established in 2015. We cater for all abilities, gender and ages.

Fife Sailability

The club offers all the support and facilities required for disabled sailors to enjoy the sailing experience. With the specially designed Challenger dinghy and Hawk 20 keelboat and an excellent core of volunteer instructors and sailing buddy’s the club is growing from strength to strength.

Kingdom of Fife Orienteers

Our membership includes people who enjoy the sport simply for fun of it as well as those who take it more seriously and compete at a national level.

Open Water Swimming

A swim session with safety cover is available on the loch from early May until early September every Wednesday from 6.30-7.30pm. This session is used by a number of swimming and triathlon clubs as well as individuals keen to train with safety support.

Bums Off Seats

Bums off Seats is a Fife Walking Initative. We provide free local health walking opportunities in Fife and all walks are led by a trained team of Volunteer Walk Leaders. This is a Fife Council funded project with support from Active Fife and Paths for All.

Outdoor Education Fife and Natural Connections

Our team of qualified instructors are committed to ensuring you enjoy taking part in a wide range of safe, enjoyable and challenging outdoor experiences. Natural Connections Meadies Midges levels 1/2 meets one Saturday each month. It is an outdoors activity and nature awards programme for young people age 8-16 years.

St Andrews University Sailing and Rowing Club

These two University Clubs use Lochore as their training base as well as to host racing events throughout the season.

RYA OnBoard Sailing Club

An RYA programme to provide quality sailing opportunities for young people age 8-15 years. Learn to sail and participate regularly at the On Board Club every Sunday April-October. 

Lochore Community Angling Club

The Lochore Community Sport Hub run a community angling programme for children and adults to learn how to fish. The programme will teach you the basics of angling in a welcoming environment. All equipment is supplied.

Young Outdoor Leaders

This is a leadership and coach education programme for young people aged 16 to 18 years. Participants will receive training in all the centre activities and have the opportunity to volunteer with the community sport hub clubs.