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Fun in the parks


Come and join our play workers for free two hour sessions of sports, games and fun activities in the park. Activities are suitable for children aged 5 to 11 years. No need to book but please arrive in plenty of time as places may be limited. 

Play workers will not be responsible for supervising the children. A parent/carer will need to be present for the duration of the session.

Children will receive snacks and drinks for taking part.

Activities will be outside without facilities. Please wear clothing and footwear suitable to take part in informal sport.

Activities may be cancelled at short notice or delayed depending on the weather on the day.

Calderwood park

Calderwood Crescent, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6PJ (Map)

Tuesday 17 and Tuesday 24 August - 10am to 12noon

Thursday 19, Thursday 26, Tuesday 31 August, Thursday 2 and Friday 3 September - 1.30 to 3.30pm

Chase park

Chase Park, Front Street, Whickham, Gateshead, NE16 4EE (Map)

Meet at St George's field.

Monday 9, Friday 13, Monday 16, Thursday 19, and Monday 23 August - 10am to 12pm

Wednesday 25 August and Wednesday 1 September - 1.30 to 3.30pm

Ferndene park

Ferndene Park, Main Road, Ryton, Gateshead, NE40 3RS (Map)

Meet next to the tennis courts.

Monday 9, Friday 13, Monday 16 and Monday 23 August - 1.30 to 3.30pm

Wednesday 25 August and Wednesday 1 September, 10am to 12noon

Saltwell park

Saltwell Park, East Park Road, Gateshead, NE9 5AX (Map)

Meet next to the bandstand.

Friday 6, Monday 9, Friday 13, Monday 16, Wednesday 18, Friday 20, Thursday 26, Friday 27, Tuesday 31 August and Friday 3 September

10am to 12noon

Oliver Henderson park

Oliver Henderson Park, Wirralshir, Leam Lane, Gateshead, NE10 8DN (Map)

Meet next to the football field.

Friday 6, Monday 9, Friday 13, Monday 16, Tuesday 17, Wednesday 18, Friday 20, Tuesday 24 and Friday 27 August - 1.30 to 3.30pm

Thursday 2 September - 10am to 12noon

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