Sports and leisure

Easter 2019 in Thurrock's parks

Active Parks – children and adults in Thurrock can take part in a range of park activities during this year's Easter half-term.

Active Parks

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

Children and adults in Thurrock can take part in a range of park activities during Easter half-term.

As part of the 'Active Parks' Easter programme from Monday 8 April to Monday 22 April, parks around the borough are hosting a series of free half-day sessions and fun days.

These events – including Easter egg hunts, trails and sports – are organised by Thurrock Council and local community groups. All events are subject to weather conditions.

Activity days

Activity days run from 11am to 4pm and are a chance to get the whole family involved in fun sports and Easter events. You can join in the free fun at:

  • West Thurrock Memorial Ground, Grays, on Tuesday 9 April
  • Grays Town Park, Grays, on Thursday 11 April
  • Dilkes Park, South Ockendon, on Tuesday 16 April
  • Anchor Fields Park, Tilbury, on Thursday 18 April

Other events

As well as our main activity days, you can also take part in:

  • a mini sports day at Quince Tree Park, South Ockendon, on Wednesday 10 April
  • cage cricket at Grays Town Park, Grays, on Friday 12 April
  • an Easter trail at Coalhouse Fort Park, East Tilbury, on Sunday 14 April
  • an outdoor gym session and cage cricket at West Thurrock Memorial Ground, Grays, on Monday 15 April
  • cage cricket at Grays Town Park, Grays, on Friday 19 April

You don't have to book in advance ­– just turn up on the day and join in for free.

You can find more activities organised by community groups and friends of park groups at:

  • Bulphan Park
  • Gobions Park, East Tilbury
  • Hardie Park, Stanford-le-Hope
  • Purfleet parks