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Love Parks is the perfect reason to get outdoors and enjoy an MEA Summer of Play!

We’re celebrating all that parks have to offer, so why not visit your local park during the campaign to show what it means to you?

We’re shouting about the importance of play all summer long through our MEA Summer of Play programme with play activities every Wednesday in our parks and open spaces.

The sessions are free and funded by the Northern Health and Social Care Trust.

To ensure attendees safety, numbers will be strictly limited.

Booking is essential.

Please complete booking form to secure your space. Attendees will be expected to adhere to current Public Health Agency guidance and Government Guidelines. Attendees are advised to check the weather in advance and wear suitable clothing and footwear.

Date Location Activity Details

Wednesday 6 July

10am to 12noon

People’s Park
Ballymena

Natural Play

Join NIFSA for a morning of natural play, connecting to the natural elements in an imaginative way.

2 x 1 hour sessions

Booking is essential

Book online at: https://forms.office.com/r/2caszqFKB4

 

Wednesday 20 July

10am to 12pm

Marine Gardens
Carrickfergus

Wiggle it

Come dance to the music with vibrant child friendly props and show us how you “Wiggle it”

Open to all abilities,

2 x 1 hour sessions

Booking is essential.

Book online at: https://forms.office.com/r/BeybaEGd6H

 

Wednesday 27 July

2pm to 4pm

Town Park
Larne

Wind Socks

Design and make your very own wind sock, from recyclable materials,  learn how to fly it high and take it home to enjoy all summer.

2 x 1hour sessions available

Booking is essential

Book online at: https://forms.office.com/r/XNLfWEZsUz

 

Wednesday 3 August

10am to 12noon

Town Park
Larne

Puppet Show

Enjoy this entertaining puppet show that will bring the classic fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood to life

2 x sessions available

Booking is essential

Book online at: https://forms.office.com/r/7Xd6J9dAmS

 

Wednesday 10 August

10am to 12noon

The Peoples Park
Ballymena

Lego

Bricks 4 Kidz

Join this free play session and let’s see what you can build

2 x 1 hour sessions

Booking essential

Book online at: https://forms.office.com/r/rbqHstpHHF

 

Wed 17 August

1pm to 3pm

Marine Gardens
Carrickfergus

Big Family Games Afternoon

Bring the whole family along for an afternoon of games including rounder’s, capture the flag and ultimate Frisbee.

Booking is essential

Book online at: https://forms.office.com/r/9VY1SeY3jP

 

Wednesday 24 August

10am to 12noon

Shaftesbury Park
Carrickfergus

Arts and Crafts

Enjoy some themed arts and crafts activities

2 x 1 hour sessions

Booking is essential

Book online at: https://forms.office.com/r/iKPD2bjuTu