Category Archive: Sport

Child Friendly Leeds Sundays | A child’s idea becomes the highlight this summer!

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Child Friendly Leeds Sundays Every Sunday during the summer holidays is a Child Friendly Leeds Sunday. Rumani, one of our competition winners, dreamt of creating fabulous play spaces in the city centre, where… Continue reading

What to do in Leeds this summer? From a huge children’s festival with Cbeebies stars to 100s of activities across the city – Welcome to #ChildFriendlyLeeds

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Leeds city centre will come to life over the summer holidays with a jam packed calendar of activities for families starting at the end of July. Whether you want to relax on a… Continue reading

Tutti Frutti present Keepy Uppy celebrating FIFA World Cup 2018 by Evan Placey

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As football fever is set to sweep the nation when the FIFA World Cup starts this June, the much-admired Leeds theatre company tutti frutti is delighted to announce that it will be celebrating… Continue reading

New wristband challenge to get Leeds primary school children active

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Primary schools across Leeds are getting set to boost their pupils’ motivation for physical activity as they launch a new competitive wristband challenge in partnership with Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Active Schools.… Continue reading

Mental maths? Tagtiv8 brings in the fun through active learning.

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When someone suggested we become ambassadors for Child Friendly Leeds, we jumped at the chance! Any organisation with the aim, ‘We’re working to bring everyone together to make Leeds a child friendly city’… Continue reading

Enjoying the holidays (the old fashioned way)

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Around 20 (well maybe 30) years ago, when I was a kid growing up, the summer holidays were a time to look forward to. The sun always seemed to shine, we could play… Continue reading

Move More, Sit Less this summer once more!

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A new Change4life campaign encourages children to be more active. The 10 Minute Shake Up is a Disney inspired campaign and we hope our partners and Leeds children and families will get involved.… Continue reading

Youngsters learn from Leeds Rhinos how Smart Swaps mean healthy habits

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Newlands Primary Smart Swappers join Cllr Mulherin, Emma Strachan, Janet Munro and Rhinos Ash Handley and Robbie Ward As Health Eating Week got under way, children at Morley Newlands primary school were delighted… Continue reading

Marching on together – an independent visitor’s story

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The child friendly Leeds awards are your chance to nominate the places and people making Leeds a great place to grow up in, as well as being a platform for young people and adults looking after… Continue reading

Enjoying a family bike ride with Sky Ride Local

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A child friendly Leeds means making Leeds a place where children and young people, and their families are able to get out and get active! After the excitement of the Grand Départ, more… Continue reading