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Summer activities on offer in Torbay

28 August 2015
Torbay summe activity poster

Thanks to support and funding from Sanctuary Housing, a range of local organisations have come together to offer exciting summer activities across the Bay for community members of all ages.

Fun summer activities

The free summer activities (PDF 1.1MB) include lively sports sessions, green-fingered gardening fun and creative workshops, as well as community tidy ups and training to pass on important life skills like financial awareness.

What a summer!

Lynne Roberts, Sanctuary’s neighbourhood partnerships manager for Torbay, said: “What a summer we’ve got planned! Residents have told us the kind of things they’d like to achieve over the season and we’ve worked closely with a range of community-led organisations to set up this exciting programme of activities.

“I’d urge all Bay residents to come along and join in the fun.”

This summer programme has been part-funded by Sanctuary Group’s Community Investment Fund, supporting projects which benefit Sanctuary residents and their communities.

Sanctuary has worked with partner organisations to organise the summer activities, including Play Torbay, Great Parks Community Centre, ROC Blatchcombe, Totally Teens, So-Fly and Dreamscheme.

For more information follow Sanctuary Housing on Facebook or just turn up on the day.

Timetable of activities
Activity Day and time Contact
Totally Teen youth sessions, Great Parks and Foxhole Community Centres


Wednesdays and Fridays

Sophie 07713 453861
Dreamscheme – young people aged 8 and over can earn rewards for taking part in community projects (under 8s welcome with a parent or carer), Foxhole or Queen Elizabeth Drive Fridays from 31 July, 10am-1pm Sophie 07713 453861
Skint workshops – financial awareness training for young people aged 11 and up, Great Parks Community Centre Mondays from 27 July, 3-5pm Sophie 07713 453861
So-Fly football sessions, Great Parks and Foxhole Community Centres

4pm-9pm Thursdays (Great Parks) 

4pm-6pm (Victoria Park)

7pm-9pm (Foxhole) Friday evenings.

Jordan 07960 108894
Parkour – free running sessions for youngsters aged 8 and over, Great Parks Community Centre Mondays 2-3pm and Fridays 3-4pm from 27 July Nina 07929 335915
ROC and Mini ROC fun activity sessions, Great Parks Community Centre

Tuesday 4, 11, 25 August 2-4pm

Thursday 6, 13, 27 August 2-4pm

Hannah 07772 192443
Imagine fun creative activity session, Great Parks Community Centre Wednesday 12 August 4-6pm Lorrie Layne 07771 806870
Bambino’s parent and baby group (older children welcome during the school holidays), Great Parks Community Centre Tuesdays 28 July, 18 August, 1 September 11am-1pm Jenny 07816 392489
Wild Fox adventure playground Open every Wednesday during the school holidays (look out for community play days at Great Parks and Foxhole) Play Torbay (01803) 850157
Growing Connections – gardening fun Every Saturday 10am-1pm at Wild Fox, 11am-1pm at Great Parks Community Centre Play Torbay (01803) 850157
ROC Buddy summer fun day, Great Parks Community Centre Wednesday 5 August 12.30-2.30pm Kaff 07789 750406
Riviera Christian Centre summer fun day, Riviera Christian Church, Hodson Close Sunday 9 August 12.30pm onwards Kaff 07789 750406
Summer fun day at Great Parks Community Centre Saturday 29 August 11am-3pm Kaff 07789 750406