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Summer fun for young people in Chester

19 July 2018
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Young people in Chester can look forward to a fun and active summer thanks to a jam-packed sports and activity programme provided by Sanctuary Housing and local police community support officers.

Sanctuary will be hosting a series of multi-sports and youth activity sessions at Sycamore Field in Lache, Limewood Field in Kingsway and Wealstone Lane in Upton during July and August.

The multi-sports are open to young people aged 7+ and participants will be able to try a wide range of sports including football, basketball, hula hooping and rounders.

The youth activity sessions are for ages 13 to 19 and will offer the chance to socialise, play Xbox games and try out ‘Panna’ street football.

Libbie Stock, Sanctuary’s youth engagement officer, said: “We are committed to helping our residents lead happy and healthy lives.

“Our summer sports and activity sessions are a wonderful opportunity for young people to have fun and get active while making friends and learning new skills.”

The full list of sessions taking place is:

Sycamore Field, Lache:

  • Multi-sports – 1.30-3pm, Tuesdays 31 July and 7, 14, 21 and 28 August.
  • Youth activities – 7-9pm, Wednesdays 25 July and 1, 8, 22, 29 August.

Wealstone Lane, Upton:

  • Multi-sports – 1-3pm, Fridays 27 July and 10 August.
  • Youth activities – 1-3pm, Fridays 3 and 17 August.

Limewood Field, Kingsway:

  • Youth activities – 2-4pm, Thursdays 9 and 23 August.

To find out more about the summer sports and activity programme call Libbie Stock on 07557 285441 or email Libbie.stock@sanctuary-housing.co.uk.

These activities are funded by Sanctuary’s Community Investment Fund, supporting projects which benefit Sanctuary residents and their communities.


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