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Active kids coming to Hutt City Council parks

Active kids coming to Hutt City Council parks
April 18, 2013

Hutt City Council's Active Kids park sessions are set to keep hundreds of children active and energised during the school holidays.

Offering two hours of fun and games in Hutt City's great parks the sessions have been designed to keep the entire family active during the holidays.

Active Kids aims to introduce children aged five to 12 years to sport and movement skills, in a fun, inclusive and supportive atmosphere.

Hutt City Council Recreation and Events Manager Duncan Chisholm says activities are suitable for all abilities and will run between 10am to 12noon and 1pm to 3pm.

Chisholm explains "these sessions are all about having fun and getting everyone involved - bring a picnic and make a day of it."

Participants are asked to wear shoes, a hat, comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle, sunscreen and a healthy snack for after the session. Parents and caregivers are required to stay with children throughout the programme.


Monday 22nd April: Trafalgar Park, Trafalgar Street, Waterloo: 10am to 12pm
Purser Grove Reserve, Purser Gr, Epuni: 1pm to 3pm

Tuesday 23rd April: Mary Crowther Park, Wise Street, Wainuiomata: 10am to 12pm
Karaka St Reserve, Karaka St, Wainuiomata: 1pm to 3pm

Wednesday 24th April: Pomare Playground, High Street, Pomare: 10am to 12pm
Walter Nash Park, Molesworth Street, Taita: 1pm to 3pm

Friday 26th April: Robert Street Reserve, Roberts Street, Epuni: 10am to 12pm
Hewer Crescent Reserve, Hewer Crescent, Naenae: 1pm to 3pm

Monday 29th April: CL Bishop Park, Marine Parade, Eastbourne: 10am to 12pm
Petone Recreation Ground, Buick Street, Petone: 1pm to 3pm

Tuesday 30th April: Te Whiti Park, Whites Line East, Waiwhetu: 10am to 12pm
Richard Prouse Park, Hine Road, Wainuiomata: 1pm to 3pm

Wednesday 1st May: Delaney Park, George Street, Stokes Valley: 10am to 12pm
Naenae Park, Gibson Crescent, Naenae: 1pm to 3pm

Thursday 2nd May: Kelson School, Taieri Crescent, Kelson: 10am to 12pm
Martin Reserve, Normandale: 1pm to 3pm

Friday 3rd May: Colson Street Reserve, Colson Street, Avalon: 10am to 12pm
Avalon Park, Fairway Drive, Avalon: 1pm to 3pm

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