Fun-filled summer activities programme 2017

Our Summer Activities Programme for young people is returning this year and will give our young people the opportunity to meet new friends, be entertained and most of all, have fun during the summer break.

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What will the programme include?

A wide range of activities will be on offer for young people aged between 8 – 16 including, sports for all, circus skills, t-shirt printing, nature walks, cooking lessons and lots more.

The activities will be run by experienced youth workers and skilled volunteers.

What should my child bring?

Most activities are free however the Friday night football sessions are £1 per person and the Wacky Days at Shepley Marina in Mirfield are £10 per person. Children don’t need to bring anything for the activities and should wear sensible clothing, footwear and bring a waterproof jacket and a drink.

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Here’s a selection of activities on offer:

Wacky Days – Shepley Marina, Mirfield

10.30am – 3.30pm, Tuesdays 25 July, 1, 8 August

A selection of activities for young people with disabilities, include DJ workshops, circus skills, digital photography, music, canoeing, cycling and fishing.

Cost:  £10 per person. To register for a Wacky Day call 01484 221000 when prompted ask for ‘Julie Martin’.


Yorkshire Mixtures Youth LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender)

Wednesday 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August

Sports, music, drama, dance, art and lots more.

For venue, times and more information please call 07528 988883.

Flame Event – Crow Nest Park, Dewsbury

11am-3pm Thursday 27 July

This event offers people of all ages and abilities the opportunity to have a go at a range of inclusive activities including cricket, football, wheelchair sports or a visit to the sensory tent. Find out more

Activity Fun Day – Windy Bank Back Park, Liversedge

1pm – 4pm, Tuesday 1 August

Activity Fun Day— Fieldhead Co-location Centre, Birstall

1pm – 4pm, Tuesday 8 August

Activity Fun Day – Hyrstmount, Batley

1pm -4pm, Tuesday 15 August

Sports & Recreation Activities – Meltham Skate Park, Meltham

1pm – 4pm, Mondays 31 July, 7, 14, 21 August

Sports & Recreation Activities – The Pavilion, Fartown

1pm – 4pm, Mondays 31 July, 7, 14, 21 August

Sports & Recreation Activities – Sands Recreation Ground, Holmfirth

1pm – 4pm, Tuesdays 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 August

Paddock Youth Club – Beech Street, Paddock

10.30am – 1pm, Saturdays 29 July, 5, 12, 19, 26 August

Play Day – Ashenhurst Park, Off Newsome Road, Newsome

1pm – 4pm, Wednesday 2 August

Sports & Recreation Activities – Skelmanthorpe Skate Park

1pm – 4pm, Thursdays 27 July, 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August


See the full Summer Activities Programme.

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