The IOMCA CricStart initiative consists of introductory cricket programmes for males and females to get them started on their cricketing journey including CricKids, CricSoft, Manx Youth Games and use of the ICC Criiio Cricket Programme.
Delivery is linked with the ICC’s Criiio Cricket programme which has been designed based on research, testing and feedback from a global community to deliver a fun first cricket experience for boys and girls in clubs, schools and community groups. The Criiio Cricket Programme has been designed to cater for all participants of all abilities and facilitators and deliverers are encouraged to get creative and deliver the best experience for the individuals regardless of ability.
Cricket and Pizza at the CricStart Celebration Event
Friday 3rd September saw the CricStart celebration event take place at Cronkbourne Cricket Club. The participants took part in a series of activities led by facilitators from a number of clubs and then children, family members and facilitators tucked into pizza. Everyone had lots of fun and thanks must go to the facilitators, Cronkbourne Cricket Club for hosting, all the clubs and facilitators who ran the CricStart sessions over the summer and Ravenscroft Group for their tremendous support of the programme.
Clubs will be running autumn and winter indoor CricStart sessions to keep the momentum going until next season. .
CricStart Celebration Event
To recognise the first phase of the CricStart programme a celebration event for the Isle of Man CricStart ‘Ravers’ has been organised for 6pm on Friday 3rd September at Cronkbourne Cricket Club. All those youngsters who have been taking part in the programme at cricket clubs across the Isle of Man have been invited alongside family members and club facilitators,
The celebration event will allow those children who have been attending the CricStart programme the opportunity to play and practice some of the skills they have been working on as well as play a number of games. There will be food provided for the participants, family members and facilitators.
IOMCA CricStart Programme 2021 Launched
Isle of Man cricket has been given a significant boost from the Ravenscroft Group. Ravenscroft will be sponsoring the brand new CricStart programme which is a new initiative from the Isle of Man Cricket Association which aims to provide a fun first experience of cricket for boys and girls aged 3 - 9 years-old. After signing up for just a £50 registration fee every child will receive: • Eight 60 minute sessions from trained CricStart Facilitators • A club membership • CricStart backpack including bat, ball, water bottle, cap and t shirt
The CricStart programme is being delivered by six clubs across the Isle of Man: • Crosby CC (Marown Playing Fields) Sundays 10:00-11:00 • Cronkbourne CC (Tromode Road) Thursdays 17:00-18:00 • Castletown CC (King William's College) Sundays 10:30-11:30 • Finch Hill CC (Ballafletcher Sports Ground) Sundays 10:00-11:00 • Ramsey CC (Ramsey Grammar School) Sundays 10:30-11:30 • Peel & St Johns CC (Mullen-e-Cloie) Saturdays 10:00-11:00
For further information please see the below flyer and registration can be completed using the below registration form. Any questions or a completed registration form can be sent to email@example.com
Isle of Man Clubs Looking for CricStart Facilitators Could you help grow cricket on the Isle of Man developing the next generation of Manx cricketers?
Castletown, Cronkbourne, Crosby, Finch Hill, Peel and St Johns and Ramsey Cricket Club are looking for CricStart Facilitators to help them run the new CricStart programme and provide introductory cricket programmes for 3-9 year olds. Facilitators will take part in a 3 hour workshop and need to be aged 14 and above. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be a CricStart Facilitator and be put in contact with your local cricket club.