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Activities such as running, walking, basketball, swimming, dance and skateboarding can benefit your mental and physical health.

Stevenage Basketball Summer Festival 2021

Aimed at 11 - 16 year olds, the Basketball Festival will run from Mondays to Fridays between 2 August and 27 August.

Times and venues for the Basketball festival

  • Mondays at St. Nicholas Park between 2pm - 3pm
  • Tuesdays at Hampson Park between 2pm - 3pm
  • Wednesdays at Bedwell Park between 2pm - 3pm
  • Thursdays at King George V Playing Fields between 2pm - 3pm
  • Fridays at Hampson Park between 10am - 11am and at St. Nicholas Park between 11.30am - 12.30am

Prizes are up for grabs if you take part in 3 against 3 tournament.

If you are interested in gaining a free Basketball qualification, get in touch with the Hub.

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Street Cricket

If you're aged between 12 and 16 years old, why not come along to King George's Playing Fields for some free Street Cricket.

The sessions are weekly and will begin on Friday 9 July from 5pm to 6pm.

You don't need any equipment or kit and you don't have to be a Virat Kohli or a James "Jimmy" Andreson to take part. All we ask is that you have fun, that's what it's all about.

King George Playing Fields (Hard Courts)
Sish Lane

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Active Lifestyles Programme

This 12 week physical activity and lifestyles programme will include bootcamp and circuit style sessions delivered face to face by Fit Kidz at Marriots Sports Centre. These sessions are weekly and started on Tuesday 20 April. The sessions are held on Tuesdays from 4.30pm to 5.30pm. To sign up, please contact us.

So Active - Fit Kidz Bootcamp

Sessions are held at Fairlands Valley Park on Thursdays. To find out more information, or to register for these sessions, email

Further Support

7 Reasons Why Exercise Makes Your Life Better

Take a look at a blog by Health For Teens, highlighting 7 reasons why exercise is so great for us.

Sport Stevenage

Sport Stevenage aim to develop opportunities for all to participate in sport and physical activity in Stevenage. You can use their search option to find out the local sports clubs near you.

Herts Sports Partnership

Herts Sports Partnership is an organisation set up to work together to encourage more people to be more active more often.

Signing up to an activity

For more information on any of these activities, please contact Emily Clark, Young People’s Healthy Hub Co-ordinator, or complete a referral form.

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Young People's Healthy Hub

Stevenage Borough Council
Daneshill House