Love Parks Week 2023 • Vision RCL

Love Parks Week 2023

Love Parks week is right around the corner and off the back of the incredible news that nine of Redbridge Parks have been awarded the Green Flag award it’s the best time to get out and show your local parks some love.

The parks team will be starting a new set of activities during Love Parks Week. Go Green Roadshow is organised by Our Neighbourhood and will feature activities for all the family. Some of the things taking place will include card making, reusable nappy demos, compost bottle making, a fashion show and trash dance, a litter relay and tin can alley and more! See more about when you can come along to the next event:

Barkingside Recreation Ground
Meeting Point: Car Park
Friday 4 August

Valentines Park
Meeting Point: Central Café
Thursday 10 August

South Park
Meeting Point: The Pavilion
Tuesday 15 August

There will also be opportunities to come and meet some of the teams that keep the parks maintained and tidy. On August 4 and 5 from 11am there will be gazebos being set up in South Park where you can come and chat to the team, find out more about maintaining the parks and get involved with some fun activities. Friday 4 August the space will be run by Redbridge Street Scene team who will be hosting a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy throughout the day.

Hainault Forest Activities

There are other park activities you can get involved with throughout the week as well. You could volunteer to help the rangers at Hainault Forest or even do some yoga or pilates there instead!

Parks Bingo

The Keep Britian Tidy team have even come up with a Love Parks bingo card! Can you find all nine features in our parks? Once you’ve completed your bingo card let us know about it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram!

Wellbeing Walks

Four elderly people walk together along a pathway in a park

Take a look at the community walks taking place across the borough throughout Love Parks Week. There are walks for all abilities

Mega Mix

There are a wide range on Mega Mix activities taking place in our outdoor spaces such as:

A teal blue background with the bright yellow Mega Mix logo in the centre. Around the top of the logo are three images, one of a young girl swimming on the left,  the centre is three children holding musical instruments in the right hand picture is a young boy holding a tennis raquet. Text around the images says "Taster sessions - 5-16 years - Open to Redbridge Residents Only"