Active Sunderland to host sports festival on seafront

Picture: North News and Pictures.
Picture: North News and Pictures.

Active Sunderland are hosting a community sports festival in Sunderland on Wednesday, August 10.

The event takes place from 12pm till 4pm on Seaburn beach and the promenade opposite the Seaburn Centre on Whitburn Road.

Working with partners and sports clubs to deliver the community sports festivals, the aim of programme is to create and deliver as many opportunities as possible for residents to take part in healthy activities and past-times.

One of the clubs taking part in the festival at the seafront is Washington Wolves Volleyball Team.

Eve Porter from the team said: “We’re thrilled to be part of this year’s area sports festivals.

“They are a fantastic opportunity to try new sports, including volleyball, for free, get outdoors and have fun”

Ms Porter added: “We are particularly looking forward to the festival at Seaburn as it is such a fantastic location, having some of the activities on the beach really will be fantastic”.

All activities are free and everyone, of all ages and abilities, is encouraged to come along and have a go.

Activities on the day include:

• Beach Rugby
• Beach Volleyball
• Beach Handball
• Mini Golf
• RNLI Flag Races
• Led Runs
• Climbing Wall
• Family games and challenges
• Cheerleading

The next area festival of the summer will take place on Wednesday, August 17 at Mowbray Park.

The festival will once again feature many free activities for all the family.

Check the Active Sunderland Facebook page to keep up to date with the activity programme or go to the Active Sunderland website for news and events.

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