Coming Up in July 2024

Summer Camps 

Our school holiday Sports Camps are the perfect opportunity for children to have fun, make new friends and improve their sports skills. The Community Trust will be delivering a variety of exciting activities, including football, dodgeball, cricket, dance and many more. These camps are designed to provide a fun and challenging environment for children of all skill levels, ages 5 to 14.

Sports Camp @ Armfield Academy 9am – 5pm

Sports Camp @ Unity Academy Blackpool 8am – 5pm

Sports Camp @ Ansdell Primary School 8am – 5pm

Sports Camp @ Montgomery Academy 8am – 5pm

Sports Camp @ Roseacre Primary Academy 8am – 5pm
Week one – 22nd July – 26th July
Week two – 27th August – 30th August –
Sports Camp @ Moor Park Primary School 8am – 5pm
23rd July – 26th July

Our Football Camps at Aspire Sports Hub focus on all aspects of the game, improve your skills and take your game to the next level.

Football Camp: Ages 5 – 14 years old (8am – 5pm)

Girls Football Camp: Ages 7 – 14 years old (8am – 5pm)

We also have our Stars offer for children and young people living with a disability in the local area. This takes place from 11 am – 3 pm in the Education and Community Centre @ Blackpool FC excluding bank holidays.

  • ⁠⁠Stars Holiday Club: 7 – 18 years
  • ⁠⁠Stars Youth Group: 15 – 25 years (for young adults in education)
This camp offers a range of exciting activities, including
Weekly DJ Eddie Parties and Games
Arts and Crafts
Dance and Gymnastics
Lego Building
Sports and Multi-Skill Activities
Recreational Area and Games Room
…and so much more!
Our highly qualified staff work with young people every day, ensuring activities are engaging and inclusive. Concessions are available and LCC Short Breaks can be used. For more information and to register, contact us on 01253 348691 or info@bfcct.co.uk.

Community Programmes

Cost of living support 

Family Clubs

Family Clubs will run as normal at the North Stand Community Hub.

Tuesdays – Physical activity.

Wednesdays – Homework Club and Arts and Crafts.

Big Food Truck

The Big Food Truck will run as normal every Tuesday.

Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club will run as normal every Friday at the North Stand Community Hub.

Events

24th July – Olympic themed event at The Grange.

Premier League Kicks

On 3rd July, The Engage 4 Change programme will be holding its first quarterly partnership learning event. The purpose of the event is to bring together multi-agency partners who work on the project to share learning and develop future plans.

On 4th July, Participants from our PL Kicks programme will be representing BFCCT when they travel to Middlesbrough to take part in the annual PL Kicks Disability Festival. The day will involve competitive fixtures, activities and educational workshops.

On 22nd July, our PL Kicks team kick off the start of the summer provision which includes a variety of camps that are free for young people aged 8-16 on free school meals. There is a mixture of daytime and evening camps available for young people to attend that will focus on sports such as football, Kwik cricket, basketball, dodgeball and e-sports.

Active Minds

On 1st July, the launch of our brand-new football sessions to give people a release from the stresses of everyday life goes ahead. Active Minds intends to combat that and promote positive well-being through the power of sport. We aim to develop Active Minds to positively impact the lives of local people, creating a sense of belonging, encouraging new friendships, and improving physical and mental well-being. We want our participants to be part of something bigger, experiencing togetherness and self-achievement.

Aspire 5’s

Recruiting new teams for 2x 5 aside football leagues hosted at Aspire Sports Hub

7pm-8pm: Veterans league (for men aged 35+)
8pm- 9pm: 18-34 league
£30 per team per week

Olympic games event

On 25th July, we will be working alongside The Grange, Blackpool Coastal Housing, Boathouse Youth and Natwest, we are hosting a Grange Park Olympic games on. Families will be able to compete in many events before a presentation of medals for all in the afternoon.

Esports

Starting 22nd July our new NCS programme launches. This will continue over a three-week period. This programme is free to join and helps utilise student’s passion for gaming to develop crucial life skills.

For more information please click here or contact Tom Delaney on: 01253 348691 Esports@bfcct.co.uk

Armed Forces

Veterans Breakfast club

Veterans Breakfast Club will run as normal throughout the month of July:
When: Every first Tuesday of month
Time: 9:30am – 10:45am
Where: @thethegrange on Bathurst Avenue, FY3 7RW
Cost: FREE

Forces Football

Forces Football will run as normal throughout the month of July:
When: Thursday
Time: 6pm – 7:30pm
Where: Aspire Sports Hub, Garstang Road, FY3 7JH
Cost: FREE

Gardening Club

Gardening Club will run as normal throughout the month of July:

When: First Tuesday of the month (April – November)
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Where: Fylde Memorial Arboretum, Moor Park Avenue, FY2 0LZ
Cost: FREE

NAAFI Break

NAAFI Break will run as normal throughout the month of July:

When: Wednesday
Time: 10:30am – 12pm
Where: The Corner Flag, Bloomfield Road
Cost: £2 per sandwich, must order Monday before

Veterans Walk & Talk

Veterans Walk & Talk will run as normal throughout the month of July:

When: Thursday
Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Where: Blackpool Cricket Club, FY3 9EQ
Cost: FREE

Older Adults

Dementia Friendly Sporting Memories

Join us for an enriching experience tailored for individuals living with Dementia and their companions. Dementia friendly sport memories will be running throughout July.

When: Fridays
Time: 3:30pm – 4:30 pm
Where: North Stand Community Hub, Bloomfield RD.
Cost: Free

Female Football

On 8th July Our future lioness development centre participants are looking forward to playing a friendly against other local grass root teams to celebrate finishing the 6 week training block.

Friday night take over will continue to run throughout the month of July as normal.

Our ETC welcomes a new group of under 9s after a very successful Emerging Talent Centre trial process.

We will continue with our female football delivery at a number of school across Blackpool throughout the month of July.

Early years

Premier League Primary Stars

On 8th July our PLPS team will be running the Jimmy Armfield Tournament

BFC School

On 4th July BFC School are taking a trip to the Sea Life Centre, to understand the impact of pollution on sea life.

On 11th July BFC School are taking a trip to Blackpool Tower Dungeons, this is linked to project-based learning about Blackpool’s history.

On 18th July BFC School are taking trip to the Wild Discovery Zoo, to understand how conservation projects are important to supporting wildlife around the world.

On 22nd July BFC School are taking a reward trip to play foot golf.

On 25th July BFC School break up for the summer holidays.

 

WE NEED YOU!
We are looking for volunteers to help at our community sessions. Register your interest here.