Get Into Barons Quay Summer of Sport!


Are you ready for a summer of sport at Barons Quay?


A four-week festival of activities is coming to Northwich, just in time for the summer holidays!  The free events will include a variety of sports, from football to martial arts, yoga to street dance – there’s something for everyone.

Taking place from the 29th July to the 20th August, in the Wildflower Meadow, free sporty activities will be happening every Friday and Saturday from 11am – 3pm.

Throughout the day families can take part in outdoor games including: badminton, swing ball, football, space hopper races, boules, table football, mini hurdles, egg and spoon races, sack races and hula hoops!  

There’ll also be a different theme for each weekend with activities and workshops available for children to take part in. 

Week 1: Mega Multi Sports 

Kicking off the festival with a day of traditional summer games on the Friday followed by martial arts workshops on Saturday, where participants can learn karate patterns and moves. Everyone who takes part will receive a medal to take home.

  • Friday 29th July – Summer Sports Day – 11am – 3pm 
  • Saturday 30th July – Martial Arts workshops: 11:30, 12:30, 13:30

Week 2 – The Big Restival

In week two, kids can learn some poses in the yoga workshops and on Saturday it’s a day of rest with some sporty crafting sessions. Children can choose from a sports mug or bag to decorate and take home with them.

  • Friday 5th August – Yoga Warriors 
    • 11:00 Traditional Yoga
    • 12:00 Yoga Storytelling
    • 13:00 Yoga Dance
    • 14:00 Traditional Yoga
  • Saturday 6th August – Sports Crafts – 11am – 3pm 

Week 3 – Heads Up

Inspired by the Lionesses at the Euros and the upcoming World Cup week three is all about ‘the beautiful game’! Visitors will get the opportunity to meet one of Europe’s best football freestylers and learn new skills in the fun workshops taking place throughout Friday and Saturday. 

  • Friday 12th August – Football workshops – 11am – 3pm
  • Saturday 13th August – Football Workshops – 11am – 3pm

Week 4 – Dance Week

Barons Quay Summer of Sport will end on a high with two days dedicated to dance! On Friday families can join in the energetic Zumba classes running throughout the day. Then it’s party time on Saturday as Northwich celebrates the Pina Colada Festival. They’ll be tropical themed street dance workshops to get everyone in the mood.

  • Friday 19th August – Zumba workshops: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00
  • Saturday 20th August – Pina Colada Street Dance; 11:00, 13:30, 14:30

All participants will receive a certificate and if you pose on the Summer of Sport Podium you could win a £50 gift card! Share your photos on social media and tag us in to enter, we’ll pick our favourite photograph on 1st September 2022.

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