Lets Get Telford Active

Dawley’s jam-packed programme of free summer activities is here

With something for everyone. Now is the time for you and your family to find something you love in Dawley this Summer.

By Thomas Cox

A jam-packed schedule of FREE activities for the summer holidays is about to be launched by Great Dawley Town Council as part of the Let’s Get Telford Active campaign.

Dawley is going to be buzzing this summer. There is so much going on and something to suit almost everyone.

Each event aims to be fun and friendly way for people to develop a love for activity if they are out of practice – or even for people to get active for the first time. Being active with others is just more fun, people can support and encourage each other while creating fun memories.

The free sessions have been made possible through a £4,000 grant from Telford & Wrekin Council as part of the Telford Get Active programme.

Something for everyone

Sessions are open to children and adults and a number of locations in Dawley.

  • Tennis, Crown Green Bowls, Outdoor gym sessions at Dawley Park
  • Dance taster sessions at the Deighton Dance studio
  • Cricket at Doseley Road Playing Field and St Leonard’s Field in Malinslee
  • Bikeability at Dawley Church of England School and Old Park Primary School

Sessions will be happening every week. All the sessions are free, but registration is required. 

Dates, times and the ability to book a sessions can be found on the Great Dawley Town Council website or on their Facebook page.

Specialist coaches will be on hand to help beginners or coach those who are more experienced.

Match funding has also been provided with £500 from Great Dawley Town Council and £500 from the Friends of Dawley Park.

Let’s Get Telford Active

This event has been funded by Telford & Wrekin Council as part of it’s campaign – Let’s Get Telford Acitve. View the full list of Let’s Get Telford Active events to find one near you.

The pot of £50,000 aims to encourage community-led activities, creating more chances for people to have a go at different activities and find something they love.

Find out more

If you are looking for some inspiration to get active this year then subscribe to our email newsletter and we’ll let you know about all the upcoming events.

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