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Specsavers Surrey Youth Games 2020

Registration for this year's free local activity taster sessions is now open.

SYG 2019
The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games is the largest annual youth sports festival in Surrey, involving over 2,000 young people over the course of the games weekend. In the lead up to the games, Guildford Borough Council, in partnership with local clubs and coaches, provides free taster sessions in various activities across the borough.
 

These sessions are beginner level for young people who want to try a new activity, make friends and have fun!

Registration for this year's free activity taster sessions is now open.


Before you register your child, please read the list of available sessions and criteria per activity. Your child needs to either live or go to school in the Guildford borough and be of the correct age/gender in order to register for Team Guildford's free taster sessions.

The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games weekend is set for Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June 2020.

For more information please contact the Sport Development Officer by calling 01483 444265 or email sportsdevelopment@guildford.gov.uk.

All activities are for beginners and young people who are new to the sporting activity! If you have previously participated in Team Guildford's taster sessions, why not try something new!

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Sporting activity and gender

Gender

Age

School year

Target audience:

All sessions are for beginners and young people who are new to the sport!

Taster session venue

Taster session dates

 

Taster session times

Badminton

 

 

 

 

Mixed

9 - 11yrs

Y5 and 6

 

 

Aimed at participants who are new to the sport and not a member of a badminton club.

 

 

Surrey Sports Park, Guildford
GU2 7AD

*Please note the first 3 weeks of the taster sessions are on a Thursday. The remaining 3 weeks are on a Wednesday.

Thursdays (Arena C) 30 April, 7 and 14 May 2020

Wednesdays (Arena B) 20 May, 3  and 10 June 2020

Exclusion date: 27 May 2020

5pm to 6pm

Mixed

11-14yrs

Y7, 8, 9

6pm to 7pm

Street Basketball

Girls

12 - 14yrs

Y8 and 9

Aimed at participants who are new players and not members of a basketball team or league.

 

 

Sports Hall Kings Community Sports Hub, Kings College Guildford, Southway, Guildford GU2 8DU

 

Mondays 27 April 4, 11, 18 May, 1 and 8 June 2020

Exclusion date: 25 May 2020

5pm to 6pm

Boys

12 - 14yrs

Y8 and 9

 

6pm to 7pm

Boccia

 

Mixed

7-18yrs

Y3-13 (inclusive)

Aimed at young people with either a learning or physical disability. The sport is not aimed at participants with mental health problems.

To be confirmed.

Please contact the Sport Development Officer.

To be confirmed.

Boxing Skills

Skills based training with pads and gloves

Mixed

11-16yrs

Y7, 8, 9, 10 and 11

 

 

Aimed at participants who are new to the sport with no experience and wanting to learn boxing skills

Boxers with a BCR1 card are not eligible to train or participate at the Games Weekend.

Ash Youth Centre, Ash Hill Road, Ash, GU12 5DN

 

Wednesdays 29 April, 6, 13, 20 May, 3 and 10 June 2020

Exclusion date: 27 May 2020

6.30pm to 7.30pm

Cage Cricket

Mixed

11 - 18yrs

Y7 - 13 (inclusive)

Aimed at young people with any disability.

The sport is not aimed at participants with mental health problems.

Three hub locations across Surrey available.

Please contact the Sport Development Officer.

To be confirmed.

Football

Girls

6 - 8yrs

Y2 and 3

Aimed at girls who are new to football and providing them with the opportunities to have fun, make friends and play football

Artificial Grass Football Pitch Kings Community Sports Hub, Kings College Guildford, Southway, Guildford GU2 8DU

Wednesdays 29 April, 6, 13, 20 May, 3 and 10 June 2020

Exclusion date: 27 May 2020

 

6pm to 7pm

Go Tri
Girls
(gym based activity to improve running, rowing and cycling)

Girls

13-16yrs

Y9,10 and 11

Aimed at participants who are new to running, rowing and cycling.

Guildford Spectrum,
Parkway, Guildford, Surrey GU1 1UP

To be confirmed.

To be confirmed.

Go Tri
Boys
(gym based activity to improve running, rowing and cycling)

Boys

13-16yrs

Y9,10 and 11

Aimed at participants who are new to running, rowing and cycling.Guildford Spectrum,
Parkway, Guildford, Surrey GU1 1UP
To be confirmed.To be confirmed.

Hockey SSP

 

 

 

Mixed

7-9 yrs

Y3 and 4

Aimed at participants who are new players and not members of a hockey club or junior programme.

 

 

Artificial Grass Pitch 2 Surrey Sports Park, Guildford
GU2 7AD

 

Sundays 26 April, 3, 10, 17, 24 and 7 June 2020

Exclusion date: 31 May 2020

10.30am - 11.30am

Mixed

9-11 yrs

Y5 and 6

Hockey GHC

 

 

 

Mixed

7-9 yrs

Y3 & 4

Aimed at participants who are new players and not members of a hockey club or junior programme.

 

 

Guildford Hockey Club Broadwater school, Summers Road, Farncombe GU7 3BW

Wednesdays 22, 29 April, 6, 13, 20 May, 3  and 10 June 2020 

Exclusion date: 27 May 2020

6pm to 7pm

Mixed

9-11 yrs

Y5 and 6

Judo

 

 

Boys

8-12 yrs

Y3, 4, 5, 6 and 7

Aimed at participants who are new players and have not participated in judo before.

Squash Courts Guildford Spectrum, Parkway, Guildford, Surrey GU1 1UP

 

Saturdays 25 April, 2, 9, 16, 23 May, 6 and 13 June 2020

Exclusion date: 30 May 2020

8am to 9am

Girls

8-12yrs

Y3, 4, 5, 6 and 7

Bee Netball

 

Girls

8-10yrs

Y4 and 5

Aimed at participants who are; new players, must not be Netball club members and are not affiliated to England Netball for the 2019-20 season.

Outdoor Netball Courts 3 and 4
Surrey Sports Park, 
Guildford
GU2 7AD

Mondays 27 April 4, 11, 18 May 1 and 8 June 2020

Exclusion date: 25 May 2020

6 pm to 7pm

Obstacle Challenge

Mixed

12-16 yrs

Y 8, 9, 10 and 11

Aimed at young people who are not playing sport and who are not regularly active.

Sign up with a friend or come and make friends

Start slow and progress at your own pace, there's no pressure and it's not a race.

Come in trainers and wear clothes to be outdoors. Go home wearing a smile.

To be confirmed.

To be confirmed.

To be confirmed.

Squash

 

 

 

Mixed

7-10yrs

Y3, 4, 5

Aimed at participants who; are new to squash, have not received squash coaching before and are not squash club members/played for a squash team.

Squash courts 3-6 Surrey Sports Park, Guildford GU2 7AD

 

Fridays 1 May, 15, 22, 29, May 5 and 12 June

Exclusion date: 8 May

5.20pm to 6.20pm

 

Mixed

10-13yrs

Y6, 7 and 8

6.20pm to 7.20pm

Table Tennis

 

 

 

Mixed

8-11yrs

Y4, 5  and 6

 

Aimed at participants who; are new players, are not members of a table tennis club and do not have a Table Tennis England ranking or a Surrey County Ranking.

Players who hold an ETTA membership (player or associate) are not eligible.

 

Gymnasium,
Kings College Guildford,
 Southway, Guildford GU2 8DU

Saturdays 25 April 2, 9, 16, 30 May, 6 June 2020 

Exclusion date: 23 May 2020

 

To be confirmed.

Mixed

11-15yrs

Y7,8,9 and 10

Tennis ASH

Mixed

7-8yrs

Y3

The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games tennis festival is aimed at new participants who do not have an LTA rating and are not members of a community tennis club.

Ash Tennis Club, Ash Hill Road, Ash, Guildford, GU12 5DP

Fridays 24 April, 1, 15, 22 May, 5 and 12 June 2020 

Exclusion dates: 8 and 29 May 2020

4.30pm to 5.30pm

Tennis SSP

Mixed

7-8yrs

Y3

The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games tennis festival is aimed at new participants who do not have an LTA rating and are not members of a community tennis club.

Outdoor tennis courts 6 and 7, Surrey Sports Park Guildford GU2 7AD

 

Mondays 27 April, 4, 11, 18 May, 1 and 8 June Exclusion date: 25 May

5pm to 6pm

 

Take a look at a video from a previous Surrey Youth Games weekend here: