Coming up in June 2024

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Family Clubs

Our Family Clubs are returning for the week commencing the 10th June.

  • Tuesdays: This session is designed to get families active. Located in the Educating and Community Centre.
  • Wednesdays: This session is designed to help families learn together. Located North Stand Community Hub.

Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club will recommence on Friday 15th June.

Big Food Truck

The Big Food Truck will continue as normal.

Premier League Kicks

On 4th June, our Community Cohesion and Youth Sports Manager is attending the ‘Power of Youth’ event at Backlot Cinema to talk about social action and the youth voice opportunities we provide young people with as a part of Premier League Kicks.

Get Vocal

The next episode of our Get Vocal podcast will be released in June, with special guest Jordan Wylie MBE joining us to discuss how his mental health was affected during his Tower Power Challenge.

Female Football

Our very popular female football school delivery is expanding in June! We are pleased to announce we are delivering a new girl’s football after-school club in Our Lady of Assumption, in addition to our female football school at Roseacre, St Kentigerns and Thames Primary School.

Our Blackpool FC Girls and Ladies’ teams are looking forward to their end-of-season presentation evening which will see all our junior age groups come together to celebrate the end of the season on Thursday 6th June.

Our Blackpool FC Ladies 1st team are hosting trials on Tuesday 4th June. It’s not too late to register your interest, find out more here.

We are pleased to announce our FA Girls Emerging Talent Centre (ETC) are hosting trials for the 2024/25 season on 8th & 22nd June.

Our ETC are looking forward to their end-of-season celebration night on Friday 7th June.

We are excited to launch our new Girls’ Advanced Coaching Clinic, two-hour elite training sessions delivered by UEFA-qualified coaches to support high-ability players. These sessions are centred around technical and tactical development alongside strength and conditioning. This will take place on Tuesday 11th June and Tuesday 18th June from 7pm to 8pm for girls aged Under 12 to 14 and Under 15 to 18.

With Blackpool FC Community Trust now operating the Blackpool FC Girls and Ladies’ grassroots teams, our Weetabix Wildcats will be relaunched to highlight the direct partnership between the two and our Wildcats sessions will help to form new teams to feed into the grassroots teams.

High School Hubs

Our High School Hub Mentors will continue to support pupils to create personal targets and improve mental health through 1:1 mentoring sessions. Year 8 pupils from our partner high schools are preparing themselves for the Beaverbrook’s Enterprise programme in July.

Armed Forces

Our monthly Veterans Breakfast Club and Arboretum Gardening Club will be taking place on the 4th of June.

Our Armed Forces staff are attending the D-Day 80th Anniversary event with Visit Blackpool on the 6th June. This will include:

D-Day Service of Reflection
The Fylde Memorial Arboretum will host a special service of reflection commemorating the anniversary focusing on the historic events of that pivotal day. Arrivals at 10.15am for an 11.00am start at the Arboretum located on Moor Park Avenue, FY2 0LZ.

Bells Across Blackpool
At 6.30pm, the chimes of local church and town bells will resound in remembrance as part of the ‘Ringing out for Peace’ initiative, uniting us in honouring the spirit of unity and peace.

Shadows in the Sand” Sand Art Event
The evening begins at 6.30pm with “Shadows in the Sand”, a touching tribute to the heroes of World War II. Sand art stencils will be used to portray life-sized soldiers on the beach.

Join us at the Tower Festival Headland and etch these poignant figures into the sand. Watch as the images gradually fade with the tide, symbolising our remembrance of these extraordinary individuals.

Seaside Reflection” Mile-Walk
After “Shadows in the Sand,” everyone is invited to join cadets and veterans for a beautiful one-mile walk of “Seaside Reflection”.

Starting at the Tower Festival Headland around 7.30pm, the walk will take place on the beach, heading to Central Pier, turning round and walking towards North Pier, and returning to the Headland for the Beacon Lighting ceremony.

A piper will lead the walk, evoking memories of William (Bill) Millin’s historic march 80 years ago. For those who prefer an easier stroll, an alternative Promenade route is available, offering a smooth, level surface for a leisurely walk.

Beacon of Peace
The evening reaches its pinnacle at 9pm on the Tower Festival Headland when the International Tribute is read before the “Lighting of the Beacon of Peace” Ceremony. A special guest will have the honour of lighting Blackpool Tower in red, white, and blue, while the Beacon of Peace – a powerful beam of light – will shine over the Irish Sea, symbolising the emergence of peace from the darkness of war.

Our Veterans Walk and Talk will continue as normal in June. This takes place every Thursday. 1:30pm – 3:30pm at Blackpool Cricket Club.

Armed Forces Week takes place on June 24th – 28th. During this week our Armed Forces staff and participants will be taking part in various activities with Visit Blackpool.

Disability Sessions

Wellbeing Walking Football will be taking place on June 12th, with Lancashire FA TV in attendance at the session.

Manchester United Disability Supporters Association Cup (MUSDA). On Saturday 15th June 2024, our Pan Ability Under 16s team will take part in the MUSDA Cup with the support of Park Community Academy. The tournament is at Carrington Training Complex, Birch Road off Isherwood Road in Carrington.

22nd June – The Lancashire FA, Frenkel Topping Ability Counts Cup Competition Adult and Jr Pan ability team: Aims to provide regular football opportunities for people with disabilities/impairments and provide a clear pathway from grassroots disability football to elite disability football programmes.

Summer Holiday Camps Bookings will open

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 deliver various 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.

Dates, times and locations for all of our Summer Camps will be released in June so keep an eye out for these.

We also have our Holiday Activities and Food Camps (HAF) for children who receive free school meals which take place at local primary schools.

Finally, we have our Stars Disability Camp for children 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. To book, please email

We look forward to seeing you there!

Blackpool FC School

Our school students will continue to sit their GCSE exams throughout the month of June.

On June 11th our school students are attending an overnight camping expedition for their Duke of Edinburgh award.

Blackpool FC Sport College

Some of our college students will be continuing their GCSE exams throughout June, while seeing out the academic year.

Tiny Tangerines

Our Tiny Tangerine sessions will be continuing as normal in June. These sessions are for children aged 18 months to seven years. For more information, click here. :

Development Centres

Inspired by the Blackpool FC academy curriculum, our goalkeeper and outfield development sessions help players to refine and elevate their footballing skills within an enjoyable, engaging and developmental setting. This is for ages 6 to 12. For more information, please use this link:

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