Events and Activities

These events are delivered by the Sports and Play Development Team or local community clubs and organisations.

 

If you or your organisation are delivering taster sessions, running courses or holding an event, please let us know as we can assist with promoting these activities at no cost to you.

 

 

Rotary Club of Barry Annual Duck Race and Fete

Saturday 21 July, 12.00pm - 4.00pm

Knap Gardens, Barry

The Sports and Play Team will be delivering a variety of free activities alongside the many activities, stalls and Duck Race organised by the Rotary Club of Barry.

National Play Day 

Wednesday 01 August, 3.00pm - 7.00pm

Romilly Park, Barry

The Sports and Play Team and the Family Information Service will be delivering a variety of free activities targeting families to celebrate National Play Day and a child's right to play.

 

Dinas Powys Family Fun Day

Friday 03 August, 11.00am - 3.00pm

Murchfield Community Centre

In partnership with Dinas Powys Community Council, the Sports and Play Development team will be delivering a variety of free activities targeted at families.

 

Barry Island Sports and Play Weekender

Saturday 04 August 12.00pm - 5.00pm 

Barry Island Promenade

The Sports and Play Team will be delivering a variety of free sports and play opportunities as part of the Council's Summer Weekenders event. They will be joined by local sports clubs.

 

Kings Square Family Fun Day

Friday 17 August, 11.00am - 3.00pm

Kings Square / Central Park, Barry

 

Football Fun Day 

21 August, 10.00am - 12.00pm

Victoria Park, Cadoxton, Barry

Free football session for ages 8 - 12 years. Places on this fun day must be pre-booked as there are limited spaces. Email sportsbookings@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk to secure a space.

Summer Play Schemes

The play schemes are run free of charge.

They are for children aged 5 - 11 and are run on an open access basis. This means that the children can only be supervised whilst taking part in the activities and cannot be prevented from leaving (please note this is not a care scheme). During the play schemes there will be a variety of activities available including arts and crafts, outdoor play and sports.

 

 

Dinas Powys Playscheme

Monday 30 July - Thursday 02 August, 10.00am - 12.00pm

Murchfield Community Centre, Dinas Powys

Run in partnership with Dinas Powys Community Council.

 

 

Llantwit Major Playscheme

Monday 06 - Friday 10 August, 10.00am - 12.00pm

Llantonian Hall, Llantwit Major 

Run in partnership with Llantwit Town Council and Vale Parent and Child Homework Club.

Summer Play Rangers

These sessions are for children aged 5 - 11 years.

During the sessions children will enjoy playing in the fantastic outdoor environments within the Vale. Activities could include den building, arts and crafts and sports.

 

Wick Play Rangers

Tuesday: 24 July, 31 July, 07 August, 14 August, 21 August, 28 August, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Wick Pavillion

Run in partnership with Wick Community Council.

 

 

Dinas Powys Play Rangers  

Monday 30 July - Thursday 02 August, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Caerleon Road, Dinas Powys

Run in partnership with United Welsh Housing.

Get Out and Play Sessions

Monday 06 - Friday 10 August, 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Llantonian Hall, Llantwit Major

Run in partnership with Llantwit Major Town Council

 

Barry Play Rangers

Thursday 16th & 23rd August, 10 - 12pm

Forest Park "The Dump", Salisbury Road, Barry, CF62 6PU

 

 

Penarth Play Rangers & Sports Sessions

Thursday 16th & 23rd August, 2 - 4pm

Plassey Square, Penarth, CF64 1HB

 

 

St Athan Playscheme

Monday 20th & 22nd August, 1 - 3pm

St Athan Community Centre

 

 

Hot Shot Sports Sessions

All sessions are 'multi-sport' so a range of activities will be on offer such as tennis, football, athletics, rounders and more.

Places on these sessions must be pre-booked as there are limited spaces. These sessions are free of charge. These are funded in conjunction with Sport Wales. E-mail sportsbookings@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk to secure a space.


Barry

01 August at Holm View Leisure Centre

10.00am - 12.00pm (6-8 years) and 1.00pm - 3.00pm (9 - 11 years)


08 August at Gladstone Gardens

10.00am - 12.00pm (6-8 years) and 1.00pm - 3.00pm (9 -11 years)


15 August at Colcot Sports Centre

10.00am - 12.00pm (6-8 years) and 1.00pm - 3.00pm (9-11 years) 

 

Eastern Vale

02 August at Hebron Hall

10.00am - 12.00pm (6-8 years) and 1.00pm - 3.00pm (9-11 years)


07 August at King George V Playing Field, Llandough

10.00am - 12.00pm (6-8 years) and 1.00pm - 3.00pm (9-11 years)

                 
14 August at Sully Sports Club, South Road

10.00am - 12.00pm (6 - 8 years) and 1.00pm - 3.00pm (9 - 11 years)

 

 

 

Western Vale

31 July at Cowbridge Leisure Centre

1.00pm - 3.00pm (6-8 years)

 

09 August at Llantonian Hall, Boverton Road       

1.00pm - 3.00pm (6-8 years)


10 August at Llantonian Hall, Boverton Road

1.00pm - 3.00pm (6-8 years)


16 August at Cowbridge Leisure Centre

1.00pm - 3.00pm (6-8 years)

 


We are also hoping to include additional activities within the summer programme so please keep visiting the page for updated information.