Warwick district's Commonwealth Games countdown event this weekend

This weekend the Warwick district's first countdown event to the 2022 Commonwealth Games will take place.

Thursday, 25th July 2019, 5:13 pm
Felix, Olivia, Joseph and Eleanor trying out Commonwealth Games activities at St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre in Warwick. Photo supplied.
Felix, Olivia, Joseph and Eleanor trying out Commonwealth Games activities at St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre in Warwick. Photo supplied.

The event is the first of a trio of celebrations to mark the anniversary of the start of the Games on July 27 2022 in each of the district’s towns (Warwick, Kenilworth, Whitnash and Leamington).

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The countdown event will be taking place on the same day as Warwick Folk Festival celebrations, which also includes 'Party on Smith Street'.

Christina Boxer, Warwick District Council’s project manager and Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist, said: "As we count down to hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games Lawn Bowls and Para Bowls in our district we want to share the excitement, with a day of fun and lots of different activities in Warwick for the whole family to enjoy.”

At St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre there will be the option to try:

~ Active Antz - children’s fun soft play

~ Have a go – badminton and table tennis

~ Test your shooting skills- netball and basketball

Those interested in trying activities at St Nicholas Park Leisure Centre should ask at reception on arrival.