Now that the nights are getting lighter and the bulbs are showing through, it is only a matter of weeks before the Bay starts to prepare for the summer months.
One of the most used attractions for local residents and visitors is the Geo Play Park on Paignton sea front. During holidays and weekends it is not unusual for over a thousand children to use the park per day.
The NHS recommend that children:
- Aim for an average of at least 60 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a day across the week
- Take part in a variety of types and intensities of physical activity across the week to develop movement skills, muscles and bones
- Reduce the time spent sitting or lying down and break up long periods of not moving with some activity. Aim to spread activity throughout the day. All activities should make you breathe faster and feel warmer
The Geo Park is a great place for children to use up a lot of energy, have fun and learn about the local area.
Originally funding by the National Lottery Fund, this very busy attraction is now mainly maintained by a small group of volunteers who do a fantastic job raising funds and keeping the area in good condition. But they really could do with a bit more help. So if you are handy with a broom, lawnmower or paintbrush and you would like to help, the link below will take you to their contact details.
You can join us on our social media pages, follow us on Facebook or Twitter and keep up to date with whats going on in South Devon.
Got a news story, blog or press release that you’d like to share or want to advertise with us? Contact us