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Sport Eastbourne Unveils Busiest Summer Programme Yet

Eastbourne youngsters are set for a busy summer as Sport Eastbourne unveils their biggest summer schedule yet, packed with sports camps and fun-filled playschemes across the school holidays.

Children will be kept active and entertained with various sports camps from Tekkers Football Camp to Tennis Camp. All camps showcase fun group sports from dodgeball and cricket to tag rugby, with additional sports such as dance and table tennis at Girls Active Camp.


Rascal’s playschemes are OFSTED rated ‘Good’ and run at Sport Eastbourne’s Hampden Park, Cavendish and Shinewater Sports Centres from 24 July – 1 September. The sessions are filled with an exciting range of led activities for kids aged 4-12 years. Youngsters can enjoy fun games, arts and crafts, sports, bouncy castles and the opportunity to play on gaming consoles such as the Nintendo Wii and Xbox consoles. After a busy day of playing, kids can unwind and chill out to a film.

Eastbourne Borough Council Lead Cabinet Member for Tourism and Enterprise, Cllr Margaret Bannister said “Sport Eastbourne’s new summer camps are a brilliant opportunity to keep children active and entertained during the holidays while discovering new talents and skills, they could even find the future Aegon International star in the tennis camp!”

Tennis Camp kicks off on 31 July – 1 August for youngsters aged 5-16 years. Children can have a go or practice their skills. They could be the future Aegon International star! Sessions last for three hours each and prices start from £7.50.

All Sports Camp gives children the chance to try their hand at different sports from 2 – 3 August. Amongst the activities is dodgeball, cricket, basketball, tag rugby, racket sports and plenty of fun group games. The day lasts from 9am-3pm and is suitable for 7-12 year olds at £15 per day.

7 – 8 August is Girls Active Camp which features the same sports as the All Sports Camp with the addition of dance, netball and table tennis to be enjoyed. The camp lasts from 9am-3pm and is for girls aged 7-12 at £15 per day.

Budding footballers can enjoy Tekkers Football Camp on 7-8 and 14-15 August at £15 per day and show off their skills in the Tekkers Football Tournament on 10 August for 13-16 year olds at £5 per player.

Sport Eastbourne will also be hosting a Summer Athletics Programme from 14 August – 18 August which gives children the chance to work towards an award throughout the week. The week long programme costs £90 for 5 days and includes a free t-shirt and goody bag each.

Infants aged 4-6 years can enjoy mini athletics in the Infant Athletics Morning Sessions on 14 and 16 August.

Camps must be paid for in advance when booking and camps can be booked for just one day except for the Summer Athletics Programme.

For more information, please visit or telephone 01323 509859.

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