There were plenty of smiles on young faces at a local park thanks to the AFC Fylde Community Foundation.

In partnership with the Police and Crime Commissioner, the Foundation runs a youth club at Hope Street Park in St Anne’s which is proving incredibly popular with local youngsters and showing no sign of slowing down.

The youth club focuses on giving local children a safe and enjoyable environment where they can meet new friends and enjoy a variety of sports and activities.

It is one of the Foundation’s ongoing success stories with recent months seeing an impressive increase in numbers as the club goes from strength to strength within the community.

The Hope Street Park Youth Club hosts a variety of themed events as well as organising sport and activity based nights to ensure all those attending have an enjoyable, action-packed time.

The Hope Street Park Youth Club takes place twice a week at the following times:

  • Tuesday, 6-8pm (7-10 year olds)
  • Friday, 6-8pm (11-14 year olds)

Chair of the Hope Street Park Youth Club committee, Pam Curtis, appreciates the importance of the club to the local community and is understandably delighted at its great success. She said: “We are very grateful to the Police and Crime Commissioner for this funding. Without it we would not be able to operate and provide guided activities for young people in the area. It really makes a difference.”

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