A week of fun and leisure activities for children has been lined-up at sports centres and pools across Tendring starting on Monday (October 26).
A whole programme of indoor and outdoor sessions has been organised for sites run by Tendring District Council (TDC) in Brightlingsea, Clacton, Dovercourt, Harwich, Manningtree and Walton.
The activities include football with Colchester United, basketball, trampolining, karate, tennis, netball, kidzart, and cheerleading at Clacton Leisure Centre as well as pool fun and short swimming courses.
Brightlingsea is ready to provide basketball, cheerleading, racket-a-thon, fun athletics, fun squash, indoor tennis and family archery sessions while Manningtree has wall climbing, racket-a-thon, multi sports, a football fun day, athletics, archery and roller disco.
There is a whole range of pool sessions organised for both Dovercourt Bay Lifestyles (DBL) and Frinton and Walton Pool while DBL also has junior football on its astro pitch. Morning madness, kwik cricket, soccer stars racket-a-thon and bouncy castle are among the offers at Harwich Sport Centre.
Mick Skeels, TDC’s Cabinet member for Leisure, Tourism and Events, said that every effort is made to offer the widest possible range of fun and activities for all ages during the school holidays.
“In most cases you only have to turn up at the right facility and register,” he added. “However, some of the sessions only have a limited capacity so it is best to book in advance.”
Full details of the activities, venues, costs and timings are available from TDC’s centres and on TDC’s website, www.tendringdc.gov.uk
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