Activities and events in The Canch
The Canch/Memorial Gardens have become a popular venue to host many events, activities and fundraising initiatives throughout the year.
For a full list of activities planned for this year please see the Council's Events Diary.
Individuals or groups interested in using the park for an event or activity can submit a request to the Parks and Open Spaces Team by completing the 'Hold an Event' form which can be found on this web-page.
The main events field
An open grassed area edged with mature trees provides a location for the staging of community events and activities. The remainder of the north side landscape is occupied by lawns, mature trees and the former bowling green area which awaits redevelopment.
The Splash Park
The extremely popular outdoor splash pool attracts many visitors from both within and outside of the District.
This fenced-off safe area is further enhanced by a desert island theme which includes a ship-styled and other equipment for younger children.
The Splash Pool operates on a seasonal basis and will be open daily from May to September. Please note that the operating times may be subject to change at short-notice due to maintenance or adverse weather conditions.
The junior play area adjacent to the splash park provides more stimulating and challenging integrated play in the form of a zip wire, basket swings, climbing frame and much more.
The Adidas branded outdoor gym facility is open all year round come rain or shine so a walk or jog in the park can be followed by some toning activity to provide you with a great body work out, at any time of the day, completely free of charge.
The ‘plaza style' skate park was constructed in 2011 after wide-spread consultation with local users and community groups. now a firm favourite for skaters and riders of all abilities its features include; big red banked wedge, pole jam, euro gap and much more.
Last Updated on Wednesday, July 10, 2019