VISITORS to Cleethorpes in September will find a taste of this summer’s Commonwealth Games has come to the North East Lincolnshire resort, thanks to local community groups.
YMCA Humber are partnering with VANEL and Enfuse to deliver the Beach Sports Festival 2014, which will take place on the Kingsway portion of Cleethorpes Beach between 11am and 4pm on Sunday 7th September.
The event is part of YMCA Humber’s Community Games scheme, which offers opportunities for sporting participation for communities in the Humber Region. The Beach Sports Festival is a special event that is being held under Community Games’ community activation programme, which includes support from Sport England.
And the public are encouraged to come along on the day and take part in a range of different sporting activities, as well as demonstrations from local teams and groups.
Already confirmed for the Beach Sports Festival are an Ultimate Frisbee competition from Get Hooked on Positive Activities (GHoPA), basketball with local team Grimsby Snaprats and a martial arts demonstration – much more will be added in the coming weeks.
Organisers are now looking forward to a warm and sunny day on the East Coast that will entice crowds to the seaside resort.
Jenny Hodson, Community Games Co-ordinato
r for YMCA Humber said: “Hopefully it will be a lovely day in Cleethorpes for the Beach Sports Festival.
“There have been some fantastic days in Cleethorpes this summer and we hope that the Beach Sports Festival will round off the season in fine fashion.
“We have plenty to do for all ages, our Community Games events are really for all the family, so please come and join us on the beach for some fun!”
If you are interested in getting involved with the Beach Sports Festival or want more information on the day, please call Jenny on (01472) 315437.
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