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Get fit and healthy while enjoying Easter fun
From tennis and trampolining to basketball and park activities, there will be lots on offer across Lichfield and Burntwood for children and young people this Easter holiday. Lichfield District Council has launched its Easter holiday programme, which has plenty of active sessions to keep young people busy and engaged. The council's Getin2it sessions for young people aged from 7 to 25 will run throughout the two week holiday period. They include sessions in basketball, multi-sports, trampolining, football and parkour. Activities cost just £1 and do not need to be booked. Attitude Streetcheer, a fusion of street dance and cheerleading, and Serves Tennis, for anyone who wants to have a go at the game, are both back and cost £2 a session and also do not need to be booked.
Getin2it holiday activities take place at a range of venues across Burntwood and Lichfield, including Burntwood Leisure Centre, Chase Terrace Park, Redwood Park and Cherry Close in Burntwood, as well as Beacon Park, Saddlers Wood, Oakenfield and Shortbutts Park in Lichfield. Over at Beacon Park, families can continue to follow the Easter trail, which is available every day until 28 April. There are three sets of clues in this self-guided puzzle trail, so all the family can take part. Trails are available from the Ranger Station between 9am and 4pm and cost £1.50 each.
Children are also invited to take part in Carrot Day activities at Beacon Park, which is a celebration of all things carrot. Activities include: selfie carrot dress up, carrot painting, carrot whistles, carrot bunting, seed planting, carrot javelin and carrot orienteering. Carrot Day is taking place in the park's community garden on Wednesday 17 April, between 11am and 2pm. There is a small charge for activities. For the full Getin2it and Beacon Park Easter holiday programme, visit www.activelichfield.co.uk/holidayfun