Cabinet approves Active Place Strategy

15 January 2021
Thurrock Council's Cabinet has approved the Thurrock Active Place Strategy, which will aid decision-making around future development for open spaces, sports facilities and sustainable routes under the Local Plan.
The strategy, which covers all things sport, will help inform how each area can be improved, increased and delivered as the Local Plan progresses.

Thurrock prepares for an action-packed half-term

11 February 2020
Looking for some family friendly fun this February half-term? Reconnect with nature and enjoy some free activities in Thurrock's parks and green spaces.
Thurrock Council is hosting its latest Active Parks programme of crafts and sports activities from Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February to enhance residents’ experiences in the great outdoors and the borough's parks. Daily morning and afternoon sessions will be held across the week in Grays, Aveley, Bulphan, Tilbury, Purfleet, Corringham, West Thurrock, South Ockendon, Chafford Hundred and Horndon on the Hill.

Halloween events take over borough parks this half-term

23 October 2019
There will be spooky goings-on in Thurrock's parks this October half-term with a fun-packed programme of Active Parks activities.
Thurrock Council has organised a number of free games and activity sessions from Monday 28 October to Thursday 31 October to boost residents' connection with nature, the great outdoors and the borough’s parks. All events, which take place from 10:30am to 12:30pm, are subject to weather conditions and demand on the day. Activities will be held at:

Make the most of the summer in Thurrock's parks

30 July 2019
Enjoy the sunshine and see what Thurrock's parks can offer in the school holidays with an action-packed programme of fun Active Parks activities.
Thurrock Council has organised a number of free sports and crafts activity sessions this summer to boost residents' links to nature, the outdoors and the borough’s parks.

Get out in Thurrock's parks this half-term

21 May 2019
All the family can enjoy the great outdoors this May half-term by taking part in free, fun park activities.
Following the successful 'Active Parks' Easter programme, which saw more than 300 people participate in events during the Easter school holiday, borough parks will host free morning and afternoon sessions from Tuesday 28 May to Friday 31 May – subject to weather conditions.

Get out and get active at Thurrock's parks this Easter

25 March 2019
Children and adults in Thurrock can take part in various park activities during the Easter half-term.
As part of the 'Active Parks' Easter programme, and subject to weather conditions, some parks around the borough will host a series of free morning, afternoon and fun day sessions from Monday 8 April to Monday 22 April. Events are being organised by Thurrock Council and local community groups, and include Easter egg hunts, trails and sports.