Active Tamworth provides summer holiday activity programmes for children. 2019's scheme saw more than 3,000 local children taking part in a variety of activities ranging from athletics, archery, swimming, tennis, street dance, SUP, boxing, climbing, skateboarding and many more. 2021 saw a reduced timetable of activities due to covid but we're back and even bigger and better now.
View the Summer 2023 Active Tamworth Playscheme brochure to see what activities we have this year. Programme runs from 31 July - 25 August 2023.
Sport for FREE in Tamworth
- We have seven Local Nature Reserves in Tamworth, for family walks, picnicking and outdoor fun. More information about the parks can be found at: www.visittamworth.co.uk/nature-reserves-country-parks
- The Tree Trail in Wigginton Park. More information can be found here: www.tamworth.gov.uk/treetrail.
- Two brand new table tennis tables in the Castle Grounds. Free to use just bring a bat and ball
- Outdoor gyms throughout the borough, including the new equipment in the Castle Grounds.
The outdoor gyms include:
Wigginton Park outdoor gym - Elizabeth Drive, Leyfields, B79 8DE
Dosthill park outdoor gym - Blackwood Road, Dosthill, B77 1JP
Birds Bush Road, Belgrave, B77 2NH
Amington, off Sheepcote Lane B77 3JD
Sporting Communities, funded in partnership with Staffordshire County Council and the Tamworth Community Safety Partnership, have also announced that they are operating children’s open access fun, multi-sport sessions, during the summer holidays.
Watch our video from a previous playscheme to see what it's all about.