With an extremely busy September now over and done with, we are now moving into the spooky season of October. This is what we have Coming up in October:
FIT Blackpool Football Sessions – FIT Blackpool Football Returns!!! We are launching at a brand-new venue, Lytham YMCA, on 7th October. FIT Blackpool Football will combine both the traditional FIT Blackpool format with a football twist. FIT Blackpool – BFCCT is a free 12-week programme which combines workshop-based interventions with physical activity. Sessions run weekly for 90 minutes, with the first half being the workshop interventions and the second half being small-sided football. Contact email@example.com for more information.
FIT Blackpool New Sessions – As well as Football FIT Blackpool returning, we have a new female FIT Combat starting 4th of October in the North Stand at Bloomfield Road, every week from 6 pm until 7:30 pm. FIT Blackpool – BFCCT is a free 12-week programme which combines workshop-based interventions with physical activity to create sustainable and effective weight loss results through healthier lifestyle choices. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sports Camps – Our half-term sports camps are back, starting up again on the 24th of October and running until the 28th of October. Places will go fast so if you want a place book here – Sports Camp – BFCCT.
Football Camp – Our half-term Football Camps are back, running from the 24th October up to the 28th October. We have a boy’s camp running at Unity Academy and a girl’s camp running at Armfield. Places will go fast so if you want a place book here – Football Camp – BFCCT.
Stars Camp – Our half-term Stars camp is back, beginning on the 24th of October and ending on the 28th of October. To book a place at our Stars Disability Camp, email email@example.com.
HAF Camp – Holiday Activity and Food Programme (HAF) is a government funded provision aimed to offer a diverse range of activities and enrichment to children eligible for and receiving free school meals. This programme aims to work with partners across Blackpool to deliver engaging activities such as sports and arts and crafts and provide health and nutrition information and free healthy meals each day to the participants.
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Contact email@example.com for more information on our new PL Kicks HAF Camp.
Tiny Tangerines – Our Tiny Tangerines sessions run weekly, every Tuesday at Armfield Academy and every Friday at Unity Academy, excluding half term. Tiny Tangerines are mini football sessions in place to help increase confidence, coordination and fundamental skills whilst allowing them to engage with others their age through football. Book on here – Tiny Tangerines – BFCCT
E-Sport PL Kicks session – We are in the process of developing a brand-new state-of-the-art games room located in the North Stand Community Hub based at Bloomfield Road Stadium. This will include the most up-to-date consoles, TVs and games for young people to be able to access when they attend our new E-sports Premier League Kicks – BFCCT session. Extra information will be posted on our social media pages.
FIT2GLOW – FIT2GLOW is a glow-in-the-dark football tournament for Year 2 students to compete in. This year the competition is being hosted at 3 different venues, Stanley Park Sports Centre, Palatine Leisure Centre and Moor Park Sports Centre. Pitches and goals will be marked out with special fluorescent tape with the students equipped with fluorescent bibs, headbands and wristbands ready for matches. The winners of each heat will earn a place at the FIT2GLOW grand final at Blackpool Tower. The overall winners of the tournament will receive the FIT2GLOW Trophy.
Awareness Days – As a Community Trust, we will be highlighting these key awareness days this month:
Black History Month – We will be working with Blackpool FC on this national celebration as we aim to promote and celebrate Black contributions to British society.
International Day of Older Persons 1st October – As well as all the sessions for our older people continuing, we will be celebrating the International Day of Older Persons. We support a lot of older people in our community, giving them a reason to get out of the house and giving them a chance to get together with similar people with similar interests.
World Mental Health Day 10th October – World Mental Health Day happens every year with this year’s theme being ‘Make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority’. We take part in this as we support a lot of the community who suffer from mental health problems. The sessions are here to boost people and make them feel positive about themselves and their lives.
National Coming out Day 11th October – National coming out day is a time for those in the LGBT community to finally be open about who they are to their friends, family and the world.
Rainbow Laces – The Rainbow Laces campaign has brought visibility for LGBTQ+ people in sports and awareness around our experiences. Make your friends and teammates feel welcome in sport by wearing Rainbow Laces. You can officially buy them here – Rainbow Laces – StonewallUK
Blackpool FC Home Games – Good luck to Blackpool FC | Blackpool Football Club in all their fixtures this month.
Norwich 1st October (Home)
Sunderland 4th October (Away)
Watford 8th October (Home)
Sheffield United 15th October (Away)
Hull 19th October (Home)
Preston North End 22nd October (Home)
Coventry 29th October (Away)
Food Bank – DID YOU KNOW… In partnership with Utilita, we are delivering our Food Bank service before kick-off at every home game. The drop-off places will be at the Education and Community Centre in the North Stand of Bloomfield Road and The Armfield Club an hour before kick-off.
The link to the article – Utilita Food Hub To Launch This Weekend | Blackpool Football Club (blackpoolfc.co.uk)