Club Night

Club night in 2011,

*** There will be NO CLUB NIGHT on Wednesday 4 th October as it is the PFO AGM*****
Club Night is now based at Marl Pits, Rawtenstall. We meet in the pavilion next to the Rugby Club.
We meet every Wednesday night between 6.45 and 8.30pm. The club night is open to anyone - you do not need to be a member of PFO to attend (for your first few weeks).
If you are a non orienteering parent please down load the Sportlyzer Parent App - it’s free. On there you will find all relevant training sessions and events.
If you have any questions then please contact Hamish 07967318501

04th Apr 14  

Rossendale Orienteering

Rossendale Club Night is held on Wednesday nights during term time; from 6.45pm - until 8.30pm at Marl Pits sports centre, Rawtenstall. Come along. All Welcome no need to be a club member!

10th Sep 17  

Training Day

Fifteen PFO members of all abilities attended the training session planed by Gillian at
Peel Park Accrington. The exercises were based on sessions run
at North West Junior Squad training sessions with a number of different
exercises being run at the same time.

08th Feb 16  

Saturday Training

Springtime Saturday Training Activities: Tockholes and   Marl Pits   9th May & 6th June.
Marl Pits on Saturday 6th June is a whole club training session to which everyone is invited. There will be training for everyone from TD3-TD5.The Marl Pits Training session will be a combination of fitness training and fast navigation. We will be starting at 10.00 - walk up and meet at the Golf Range Car Park. We need to know numbers for the printing of maps so please can you inform use if you are planning to come.


22nd May 15  

CLUB NIGHT Wed 20th MAY - Session with a difference!

CLUB NIGHT WED 20th May,Staghills Wood.  Session with a difference,run by Jim Mitchell.
All welcome,especially would-be planners/planners/controllers!
See Club Night information at top of News section for more details of Club Night - St Nicholas’ School Newchurch.  6.45- 8.30pm

18th May 15  


S=O We have been running and will continue to run up until Easter some form of orienteering every week. So when there isn’t an event on at the weekend we will be meeting at Marl Pits at the end of the car park 10 –11 am. The date are, 21st Feb,7th March, 14th March, 21st March, 28th March.

All are welcome the sessions will be simple but progressive for those that attend each session. They are ideal for our younger members and their friends.

04th Mar 15  

Training Session Thursday 19th Feb

There will be a training session this - Thursday 19th Feb. This will be held 10-12 am at Staghills woods, meeting at Dark Lane where we have club night. It is open to anyone. We shall be looking at improving Uphill and Down hill running technique, Compass work especially for anyone who hasn’t used a compass before and navigating by contours for the older ones.

Please can you tell me if you are coming by Wednesday evening so that we print enough maps.

15th Feb 15  

Club Training

There will be a club training session on 31st August at Brun Valley, Burnley between 10.30am and 2pm. It will cover TD3-5 and relays. If you are interested please contact Gillian or Hamish.

13th Aug 14  

Map Mates 2014

Map Mates - orienteering fun for 10-15 year olds.
Pendle Forest Orienteers will once again be running the popular Map Mates days at Marl Pits on Monday to Wednesday, 4th, 5th and 6th August at Marl Pits, Rawtenstall. The days start with some skills training and finish with a competition. Each day gets slightly harder as your skills improve.  On the last day we have a final competition with prizes. These sessions are ideal for beginners or those who may have done a bit of orienteering at school.

28th Jul 14  

Introduction to Orienteering Events

PFO have held two introduction to orienteering sessions suitable for beginners and improvers this month.The first was at Marl Pits and the second at Whitaker Park.Gillian has done a mini write up about these events (see the read more section). This Saturday (24th May) there will be an event at Marl Pits with White and Yellow courses for newcomers to practice their skills and a novelty (Snook-O) course.  Snook-O is where you have to alternate a Red control with a Colour control, thus building up a score, the same as the game of snooker.  Each Red control can only be visited once.  All will be explained on the day.  Have fun!

22nd May 14  

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