The Active Coast Summer Programme for 2019 starts on 20 July, kicking off six weeks of activities to get active, be healthy and enjoy life on the East Yorkshire coast.
During the first week of Active Coast, there are exciting events happening from 20 July until 28 July at various locations along the East Riding coast.
The highlight of the week will be on Sunday, 28 July at Bridlington South Cliff beach, and will be the Beach Sports Festival. There will be many fun activities to enjoy, including boxing, beach tennis, beach football, face painting, beach volleyball, walking netball and family sport and play activities.
There will also be three competitions running during the Festival - a junior beach soccer competition, UKBT junior beach volleyball, and a junior cricket competition, all happening between 11am and 4pm. The entire festival is open to all and is free.
On Monday, 22 July there will be the Sand and Stone Art Family Workshop with Responsible Fishing which starts at 10am and ends at 4pm, and is open to all to come and experience free of charge at Withernsea beach, below the Pier Towers.
Wednesday, 24 July features Coastal Explorers at Mappleton Beach, starting at 1pm and ending at 3pm. Booking is essential for this event. There is also the Sport and Play session running from 12noon until 3pm at Withernsea Memorial Gardens, also open to all and free.
There are four activities happening on Friday, 26 July - a family fun day at The Hut in Withernsea from 11am until 3pm. which is open to all. Another free activity is beach cricket, which starts at 10am until 12noon, also on Bridlington South Cliff Beach. There is also beach tennis from 1pm until 3pm for ages 6 to 16 to join in at Bridlington South Cliff Beach. The last activity of the day is Nerf Zone from 1pm-3pm,which is available for anyone over the age of six and is located at Sewerby Hall and Gardens (usual admission charges apply).
There will be the Sewerby Parkrun at 9am (every Saturday) and the Humber Bridge Parkrun at 9am (also every Saturday) – new participants must register to take part in the runs at www.parkrun.org.uk/register.
Councillor Shaun Horton, portfolio holder for tourism, culture and leisure, said: “We hope to see lots of people taking part in Active Coast once again this year. It’s a great experience for all members of the family to enjoy, and to get fit and healthy at the same time, whilst making the most of the coast.”
For further information visit www.ActiveCoast.org or follow on social media:
Facebook - @ActiveCoastYorkshire
Instagram - @Activecoast
Twitter - @Active Coast