As part of the Active Sunderland programme of events and activities for 2017 a series of community sports festivals are being held in various areas of the city during the six week school holiday period.

Active Sunderland, working with partners and sports clubs, wants to increase the number of people being active across the city. At each area Sports Festival everyone is encouraged to take part, in a wide number sports and activities.

As well as sorts taster sessions provided by community sports clubs, a variety of other fun family activities will be available designed to appeal to people of all ages. Typically the sports and activities on offer will include:

Football, Rugby, Martial Arts, Netball, Cricket, Mini Golf, Volleyball, Trampolining, Led Runs, Walks and Cycle Rides, traditional Sports Day Games and many more family activities!

Wristbands will be available to buy at each festival for £1 which will allow access to all activities.


When and Where

26 July          BIG Community Sports Festival                            Seaburn Beach and Promenade

2 August       Washington Community Sports Festival              Princess Anne Park

9 August       West Community Sports Festival                          Barnes Park

16 August     East Community Sports Festival                           Mowbray Park

23 August     Coalfields Community Sports Festival                 Hetton Lyons Country Park

30 August     North Community Sports Festival                         Thompson Park