Summer Fun In South Bucks
Games in the Park
This summer, younger residents of South Bucks have the opportunity to try a variety of exciting sports and arts activities themed around next year’s Olympic Games. ‘Games in the Park’ is a FREE event, offering sports such as tennis, football, volleyball and athletics, as well as inspiring arts activities for children aged 6 to 16 years to try their hand at (under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult). The event follows on from our well established ‘Chillin’ in the Park’ programme.
South Bucks District Councillor Anita Cranmer, Portfolio Holder for Community says “As a host authority for the London 2012 Games this is a very exciting time for South Bucks District Council. With less than a year to go, ‘Games in the Park’ is one of many events taking place across the district aiming to inspire our residents to get involved. We hope that these events will encourage our younger residents to try out some of the sports that they will see at next year’s games, whilst keeping active over the summer break.”
Taking place from 10am - 3pm each day. Art activities will be available from 11am - 2pm. Where to find us:
Farnham Park Playing Fields- Wednesday 24 August
Iver Heath Recreation Ground- Thursday 18 August*
Stoke Poges: Bell’s Hill Rec- Tuesday 16 August
George Green: Harvey Memorial Rec- Wednesday 17 August*
Holtspur Recreation Ground- Monday 22 August
Beaconsfield: Malthouse Square- Tuesday 23 August
Iver Recreation Ground- Thursday 25 August
*Cycle Wise will be present at selected venues, so come along on your bike (bringing a helmet and lock) to test out your cycling skills! ‘Games in the Park’ is being supported by Asda Sporting Chance and Nexus Community, who will have a play ranger present at a number of the events.
Also taking place this summer is ‘Skate Weekz’. The first is taking place from the 1st to 5th August at The Beacon Centre in Holtspur, Beaconsfield, followed by a second at Burnham Grammar School, Hogfair Lane, Burnham starting on the 14th to 19th August, both start at 10am finishing at 3pm. At the venues youngsters can test their skills on a variety of ramps suitable for skateboarding, in-line skating and BMXing. There will also be music, competitions and prizes. Helmets, tuition and water will be provided along with the opportunity to borrow a skateboard if required. The cost per day is just £3. As with the Games in the Park; under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult.
For further information on ‘Games in the Park’ or ‘Skate Weekz’, please call 01895 837255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information please contact
South Bucks District Council,
Denham, Bucks. UB9 4LH