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Activities for young people

What activities are run for young people including holiday activities, twilight football, positive lifestyles, Us Girls and more!

What activities do you run for young people?

We provide a wide range of activities targeted at young people of various ages and abilities. Have a look at the table below for more information:

Activities for young people:
Activity Ages Further Information

Holiday programmes

We run a range of activities throughout the summer holiday in a variety of settings as part of the council’s School's Out programme.

Activities include beach sports, fun days on community play parks, archery and much more!

Ages 5-16

Information of all the Sport, Play and Arts activities are advertised on the School's Out web page.

Active Coast activities

Active Coast is about providing opportunities to get active, be healthy and enjoy life on the East Yorkshire coast. A main feature of Active Coast is the exciting Beach Sports programme which includes a vibrant beach volleyball scene with four semi-permanent Go Spike courts free to use. Why not also join in the weekly coaching sessions which will take place every week in the school holidays. So check out what’s on and hit the beach!

 All ages

Further information on all of the Active Coast activities, please go to the Active Coast page on the Visit Hull & East Yorkshire (VHEY) website

Positive Lifestyles

A national programme aimed at providing activities for young people to give them good experiences and steer them away from crime and anti-social behaviour. The programme provides a mixture of open sessions and sessions just for specific targeted groups.

Ages 11 -16

To view all Positive Lifestyles activities open to the public, please go to the events page (external East Riding website)

Twilight Football

Twilight football is an informal turn-up and play football based initiative, running as part of the Positive Lifestyles programme.

Sessions are available at Bridlington, Goole, Hornsea, Howden and Withernsea.

Ages 12-19

To view all the Twilight Football sessions, please go to the events page (external East Riding website)

Mobile Skate Park

Our Mobile Skate Park gives young people an opportunity to develop their skateboarding, scooter and rollerblading skills.  

The Mobile Skate Park is supervised by Sport, Play and Arts staff helping to keep young people safe whilst providing increased opportunity to stay healthy through increased physical activity and engaged in positive behaviour.

The team successfully deliver Mobile Skate Park sessions in partnership with schools, parish councils and community groups across the East Riding providing a valuable resource for young people in often isolated communities.

All ages 

Groups and organisations can hire the mobile skate park. 

The cost of hiring the skate park is dependent on the type of event being run and the group hiring.

Please see the pricing policy: 
Mobile skate park Pricing Policy (word 40kb opens in new window)

For all queries regarding the mobile skate park, please contact Mike Nicholson on (01482) 392537 or email  mike.nicholson@eastriding.gov.uk

Us Girls

Fun and varied sport, fitness and lifestyle activities for females aged 14+. Sessions include volleyball, dodgeball, arts and crafts, making slime and much more!

The sessions currently run in Bridlington, Goole and Withernsea

Females aged 14+

For all queries regarding the Us Girls, please contact Bernie Clarke on (01482) 392533 or email  bernie.clarke@eastriding.gov.uk

A lot of voluntary sports clubs also offer sessions for young people.  These activities can be found using our sports club finder.

Many leisure centres offer a number of sport and play sessions for young people.

For further information on our activities, you can contact the Sport, Play and Arts Service at: 

Email: sports.dev@eastriding.gov.uk

Last Updated: Monday, 04 June 2018