Ashton Community Trust
Location: West Belfast, Northern Ireland
Combat sport: Boxing
Focus areas: Recreation, environment, sport, education
Joined the FFP Alumni: July 2014
Contact: Colm Fanning
Colin Glen Trust is a cross community organisation, based in a park in West Belfast. The park is bordered by several different communities, and the Trust provides a neutral, natural shared space for activities and events throughout the year.
Colin Glen Trust delivers a wide range of sports, educational and personal development opportunities to nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary schools. They also provide a full time youth club, Golf Club, Driving Range, Gym, 3G Pitches, Climbing centre, a number of outdoor pursuits in the park such as hiking, archery, kayaking, laser Tag and fishing
Working with Fight for Peace, and with the support of Ulster Rugby and Big Lottery, the Youth Team at Colin Glen Youth team are developing a new gym that will house a boxing club that will target young people from a nearby interface area. Boxing activities will then be integrated with existing and new education and personal development opportunities.