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CITC kids football summer programme
Season 2008/09

Free fun in the park with CITC

  • 25 June 2009 11:30

"City in the Park" is coming your way next month. City in the Community will be providing a wide range of sports and activities in a park near you this summer, completely free.

The project, which is funded by the Premier League/PFA Community Fund and supported by Sport England and Manchester City Council, is geared to providing young people with the chance to experience new sports in their own neighbourhood.

Sports will include:

 Gaelic football
 Tag rugby
All these non-traditional sports will be played alongside mainstream sports such as football, cricket and basketball. There will also be arts & crafts, dance and much more available.

"City in the Park" is aimed at eight- to 13-year-olds, the only requirement being that a consent form is completed by a parent or guardian. The project is open access, so booking is not required. Consent forms will be available on the day or can be posted upon request.

Dates and venues:

 27–31 July - Crumpsall Park, Ash Tree Road, Crumpsall, Manchester
 3–7 August - Crowcroft Park, Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Manchester
 10–14 August - Boggart Hole Clough (David Lewis Rec), Charlestown Road, Blackley, Manchester
 17–21 August - Hewlett Johnson Playing Fields, Seymore Rd South, Clayton, Manchester
 24–27 August - Broadhurst Park, Lightbowne Rd, Moston, Manchester
Please note all sessions will run from 12–4pm. Participants MUST wear appropriate clothing and footwear. It is also advised that participants bring something to eat and drink.

For more information contact the CITC office on 0161 438 7713 or email Gavin Makel at


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