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Parklife activity sessions


Make the most of your local park and get fit with your family or friends by taking part in one or more of the activities on offer in the Parklife programme.

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Weekly timetable

DayTimeActivityVenueAge suitability and further informationPrice
Monday10.45am-11.45amActive4Life
Physical activity sessions with a social feel
Mickle Grove Community Centre, Leeholme, Bishop Auckland50+Free
Monday1.00pm-2.00pmActive4Life
Physical activity sessions with a social feel
Willington Methodist Church50+Free
Monday5.00pm-6.00pmMultisportWolsingham Sports Hall5+Free
Tuesday2.00pm-3.00pmActive4life Physical activity sessions with a social feelStanley way community centre (Billy Row)50+Free
Tuesday6.30pm-7.30pmMultisportStanhope Ashcroft MUGA8+Free
Wednesday9.00am-10.00amActive4Life
Physical activity sessions with a social feel
Eldon Community Centre50+Free
Wednesday9.00am-10.00amActive4Life
Physical activity sessions with a social feel
Stanley Crook, Village Hall50+Free
Wednesday10.30am-11.30amActive4Life
Physical activity sessions with a social feel
West Auckland Community Centre50+Free
Wednesday10.30am-12.00 noonActive4Life
Physical activity sessions with a social feel
Bishop Auckland Town Hall50+£2.00
Wednesday1.00pm-1.45pmWigglesBishop Auckland Town HallPre schoolFree
Wednesday6.30pm-7.30pmJNR AthleticsWolsingham St Annes Football Field8+Free
Thursday9.15am-10.15amActive4Life
Physical activity sessions with a social feel
Binchester Community Centre50+Free
Thursday10.30am-11.30amActive4Life
Physical activity sessions with a social feel
Escomb Community Centre50+Free
Thursday2.15pm-3.15pmActive4Life
Physical activity sessions with a social feel
Willington Methodist Church50+Free
Thursday5.00pm-6.00pmMultisportSt John's Chapel Village Hall (outdoor)8+Free
Thursday5.00pm-7.00pmMultisportRandolph Social Welfare Ground, Evenwood5+Free
Friday10.30am-12.00 noonSportsabilityTeesdale Leisure Centre16+£2.00
Friday4.30pm-5.30pmMultisportRookhope Village Hall (outdoor)5+Free

Activity types

  • Active4Life sessions are a mix of gentle exercise, games, cultural and social activities. Tea and coffee are provided.
  • Game Changer sessions are a mix of up to four games in one hour.
  • Sportsability is a session aimed at adults with all types of disability (carers are welcome to come along).
  • Wiggles is a preschool session encouraging movement through story time and play.

Other information

  • All children under the age of eight years of age must be accompanied by an adult (parent/carer) until a consent form can be completed.
  • Sessions are funded by a mix of partners including Sport England, The Area Action Partnership and Livin.
Contact us
Culture and Sport
03000 266 555
Our address is:
  • Regeneration and Local Services
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UL
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