Park Nights return for May Half Term

Active Sefton’s successful Park Nights are set to return this May half term!

The free evening events are designed to give youngsters across the south of borough the chance to enjoy a host of free and fun activities.

Hosted at various locations throughout South Sefton, the early evening events aims to divert young people away from anti-social behaviour by encouraging them to take part in fun filled activities

Throughout the week (Tuesday May 29 – Friday June 1) youngsters can take part in a raft of free activities including street golf, ultimate frisby, climbing walls and more!

Park Nights is organised by Active Sefton and funded by the Merseyside Police Community Cash Back Fund.

Activities include:

  • Dodgeball and Games at Bowersdale Park (5-7pm) Tuesday May 29
  • Street Golf and Football at Kirkstone Park (6-8pm) on Tuesday May 29
  • Ultimate Frisbee and Games at Derby Park (5-7pm) on Wednesday May 30
  • Climbing Wall at Netherton Activity Centre (6-8pm) on Wednesday May 30
  • Street golf and Football at Crosby Coastal Park (5-7pm) on Thursday May 31
  • Ultimate Frisbee and Dodgeball at Kirkstone Park (5-7pm) on Thursday May 31
  • Street Golf and Football at North Park (5-7pm) on Friday June 1

For more information contact the Active Sefton Team on 0151 288 6286.

 

Be Active is back for May half term!

Be Active is preparing to keep Sefton’s youngest residents entertained this May half term with a fun-filled line-up of activities set to take place from Tuesday, May 29th to Friday, June 1st.

A huge range of activities will take place at leisure centres across the borough including Bootle Leisure Centre, Crosby Leisure Centre, Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre, Dunes Splash World, Litherland Sports Park, Netherton Activity Centre and Maghull Meadows Leisure Centre.

The hugely successful Wave Rave pool parties are set to make a return along with a wide array of pool-based activities including swim and splash sessions, inflatable parties and the preschool swim crash course. Those looking to try something new can make the most of the water sports on offer at Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre during its Lakeside Adventure sessions.

For those looking to stay dry over half term, Be Active’s May-hem days will include obstacle courses, adventure games, tournaments, dodgeball and maybe even a bouncy castle!

The ever popular Everton Soccer School will return to Netherton Activity Centre and Football Camp will launch at Dunes Splash World in Southport. Sefton’s sportiest youngsters can also try their hand at gymnastics, fencing and archery thanks to Be Active’s Come and Try classes.

Fans of The Greatest Showman will love the dance workshops that are lined up with the opportunity to learn new, choreographed dance routines from the hit musical.

Cllr Ian Moncur, Sefton Council’s Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing, said:

“There is such an array of activities happening across Sefton that our youngest residents will be spoilt for choice this half term.

“I’m delighted that we have such a diverse sporting offer that will help keep children active and entertained while they’re enjoying a break from school.”

For the full line up of activities head to www.sefton.gov.uk/beactive. Places are limited and advanced booking is required so call 0151 288 6286 or 0151 934 4799 to secure a place.

Well Sefton Aims to Spread the Love on Pay It Forward Day

Well Sefton, the project dedicated to creating a brighter Bootle, has prepared a raft of activities aimed at spreading the love this Pay It Forward Day.

Pay It Forward Day is a worldwide movement that promotes random acts of kindness with the idea that those who experience an act of kindness pass it on to others.

Well Sefton has planned a series of activities that will embrace the power of giving and hopes to encourage the people of Bootle to spread the love among the community that will take place from Thursday, April 26 to Saturday, April 28.

Sefton Council celebrates ‘Allotment Fortnight’ – Put your mental health in bloom

Get your green fingers at the ready and go outside to do some gardening to mark allotment fortnight and support the 30 days of Sefton in Mind Campaign.

The benefits of gardening are endless, not only does it get you outside and moving but it also helps make your surroundings a lovely place to be in.

Getting involved with community gardening projects like can also help you to connect with others and keep active together.

Active Sefton launches ‘Spooktacular’ half term line-up!

Active Sefton has released its exciting line up of activities taking place over the October half term (October 23-28).

The ‘Spooky Spectacular’ timetable includes lots of fun activities available for 2-16 year olds to keep them entertained during the school break.

Sessions include themed workshops, Everton Soccer School, archery, Born to Move music classes and the ever popular ‘Spooky Spectacular’ days are set to make a grand return.

Latest News & Activities from ACC (Ainsdale Community Care)

“Time to Talk” Day at ACC – TOMORROW, Thursday 4th February

“Time To Talk” day- a National Initiative funded by the Department of Health, Comic Relief and The Big Lottery Fund.

Time to change is run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, it is aimed at raising awareness of Mental Health issues including Loneliness.

Ainsdale Community Care are holding a special Coffee day to assist in the campaign on Thursday 4th All are welcome to come along.

Relaunch of “Nit & Natter” Group

ACC is pleased to relaunch our “Nit & Natter” Group, which will be held on Wednesday afternoons at 2pm.

The group is only £1.00 per person, including Tea and Biscuits.

Attic Sale & Coffee Morning (next date: Saturday 27th Feb)

The Attic Sale and Coffee morning was received well and raised awareness of ACC’s activities.

The Next Attic Sale and Coffee Morning will be on Saturday 27th February between 9.00am and 1.00pm.  Tables £8.00.

To book. Please call Rebecca or Audrey on 01704 574838. Further details to follow.

Thank you to our fantastic volunteers!

The volunteer lunch was enjoyed by over 70 volunteers and it was a small token of our thanks for the difference that they make to others in the community.

The team at ACC really appreciate all they do for us.