We operate a community centre for Strathpeffer and the surrounding district offering both activities for the community and a place where other community groups can hold activities. We operate as a learning centre, organise holiday crèches, provide a fitness suite, offer meeting rooms, provide full service for conferences, computer facilities, family gatherings. We organise community events like the science festival, art fair and a village market.
The Association was formed in May 2000. The aims of the association is to provide the inhabitants the opportunity to advance education and to provide facilities in the interest of social welfare for recreation and leisure time occupation with the objective of improving the conditions of life for the community.
Our board members are nominated and approved by the members at the AGM.
Karen Evans Chair - Peter Walling Vice Chair - Sheila McAulay
Linda Lawton Treasurer - Kate Derbyshire James Cameron Miranda Wharam
The centre employs a Centre and Learning Manager to oversee the running of the centre along with a number of staff to assist her.
Centre & Learning Manager - Trish Wedderburn Admin Assistant - Carol Mackenzie
Cleaner - Jane Simpson Centre Assistant - Pam Bradley
We also employ up to four evening or weekend staff. These are usually pupils from the local Academy who are over the age of 16. Job opportunities usually occur in the summer.
Membership of the Strathpeffer Community Association Ltd (SCA) is free and open to all residents of Strathpeffer and the surrounding area with members’ liability limited to £1 per member.
SCA is managed by a Board of Directors elected from its members who have the responsibility for managing the Company’s affairs. The Board currently comprises a total of 6 Directors with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. We are currently looking for 3 people to join the Board.
The Community Centre is the run by the SCA and over the past 15 years we have everything from ceilidhs, fitness classes, adult learning classes, bouncy castle parties, dancing, Science and Art Fairs and cooking demos.
We need your support :
Attending the various activities on offer—many are free or subsidised
Becoming a Member of the Association—benefits include an invitation to the preview of the Art Fair
Becoming a Board Member—please pop in to have an informal chat if you are interested
The number of people using the community centre and/or being a Member of the Association or Board can have an significant impact when we are applying for funding.