Get active this summer!

Bradford Council is offering new BASE camps led by the  sport and culture service as a great way to keep the youngsters occupied and active this summer.

The programme will provide a wide range of sports including tennis, volleyball, dodge ball and dance; along with the more traditional sports such as football, cricket, basketball and athletics.

New to the programme this year is a football training camp offered for boys and girls aged 8-14 and will take place on the synthetic pitch at Zara Sports Centre. The price is the same as the other BASE camps.

Participants will need to bring their own suitable kit with trainers, a packed lunch and drinks. The sessions will last from 9.00am-3.30pm.

The base camps for five to 13 year-olds are scheduled as follows:

Monday, 24 July – Friday, 28 July – Richard Dunn Sports Centre

Monday, 31 July – Friday, 4 August – Richard Dunn Sports Centre, Odsal

Monday, 7th August – Friday, 11 August – Richard Dunn Sports Centre, Odsal

Monday, 21 August – Friday, 25 August – Zara Sports Centre, Heaton

Football Camp Scheduled as follows:

Monday, 14 August – Friday, 18 August – Zara Sports Centre, Heaton

Dance camps are scheduled as follows:

Monday, 24 July to Friday, 28 July (13 – 18 years) – Richard Dunn Sports Centre, Odsal

Monday, 31 July – Friday, 4 August (5 to 13) – Zara Sports Centre, Heaton

Monday, 7 August to Friday, 11 August (5 to 13) – Zara Sports Centre, Heaton.

Monday, 14 August to Friday, 18 August (5 to 13) – Zara Sports Centre, Heaton

Parents can book their children to attend the full four or five day camps or for single days. Day sessions are priced at £14 per child or £11 for Bradford Leisure cardholders (formerly passport to leisure holders). The full weeks cost £57 or £43 for each additional child Bradford Leisure cardholders.

The dance camps, which run from 10am – 3pm, cost £50 per person for the week or £38 for each additional child and for Bradford Leisure cardholders. Day sessions are priced at £12 per child or £9 for Bradford Leisure cardholders.

Dance for Life will be teaching breakdance, musical theatre and street dance, all leading up to a final performance at the end of the session.

Coun Sarah Ferriby, Bradford Council’s Executive Member for Environment, Sport and Culture, said: “Our Base camps are a great way for youngsters to try new sports, improve their skills and make new friends in a safe and enjoyable environment. I’m sure they will have lots of fun.”

Places are limited so booking is essential. To do so please book online at www.bradford.gov.uk/sport or for more information call  the Community Sports and Activities Development Unit on 01274 522750 or email sportsunit@bradford.gov.uk

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Football Base Camps 2017

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