Every week

IMPORTANT: Due to Covid-19 not all activities are currently taking place and some now require pre-booking.  If in doubt, please check with the organisers. Please do not attend any activity if you have COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive, or have been in close proximity with someone who has COVID-19.

There are plenty of regular weekly activities in the park, either free or at a small charge, so why not come down and join in! Contact us if you have ideas for other activities you’d like to see.

Mondays

1pm – 2pm Buggymovers session for new mums who want to get back in shape – all you need is a baby in a buggy and comfortable trainers or walking shoes. Cost: £6 per mum and buggy (dads and grandparents welcome too!). Meet at the cafe opposite the tennis courts.  Pre-booking is essential – please don’t just turn up! Contact Jackie on 07950 870950 for more details or to book. Sessions will run unless the weather is severe – if in doubt check with Jackie. You can find up to date info on the Buggymovers Facebook page too.

Tuesdays

Petanque1pm Join Huddersfield Petanque Club for a petanque (boules) session on the terrain by the Marsh gates. Newcomers and visitors welcome to come along and find out more about the game. The Club will put on taster days for groups by arrangement too.

Club membership costs £18 a year. You can find more details at Huddersfield Petanque.

6.30pm Huddersfield Croquet Club session on the lower bowling green – also Wednesdays and Thursdays. The Club plays social croquet, and also enters teams in two Yorkshire Croquet Federation leagues and holds Club tournaments. If you would like to join the Club or find out more, e-mail huddscroquet@gmail.com.

Wednesdays

11.30am – 12.30pm  Free weekly Health Walk aimed at people with disabilities organised by Huddersfield Town Foundation. Meet outside the top cafe opposite the tennis courts. Call Josh on 07741 671061 for more information.

12 noon Greenhead Wellbeing Walk organised by S2R. Meet at Huddersfield Leisure Centre for a gentle walk to and around Greenhead Park returning to the Leisure Centre. Booking is essential – call 07541 095455 or email contact@s2r – max 6 participants at present.

1pm – 2pm Buggymovers session for new mums who want to get back in shape – all you need is a baby in a buggy and comfortable trainers or walking shoes. Cost: £6 per mum and buggy (dads and grandparents welcome too!). Meet at the cafe opposite the tennis courts.  Pre-booking is essential – please don’t just turn up! Contact Jackie on 07950 870950 for more details or to book. Sessions will run unless the weather is severe – if in doubt check with Jackie. You can find up to date info on the Buggymovers Facebook page too.

1.30pm – 2.30pm Friends of Greenhead Park Drop-in session in the Greenhead Park pavilion by the bowling greens.

Every little helps

From 2pm Friends of Greenhead Park weekly gardening session  – weather permitting.

Join this friendly group who help park staff with weeding, planting and other seasonal tasks. Meet at the Pavilion by the bowling greens. Tools provided but bring your own gloves and come suitably dressed for gardening.

6.30pm Huddersfield Croquet Club session on the lower bowling green.

Thursdays

11am – 12noon Join Holy Trinity and Greenhead Walking for Health group for a safe, appropriately socially distanced walk in the park, starting at the Trinity Street gates near the conservatory.  The walks are led by a trained walk leader and are a great way to meet new people and enjoy a chat while doing something that can benefit your health.  All adults welcome – no need to book. Refreshments are available after the walk at Holy Trinity’s Cafe Connect.  All welcome – no need to book. For more information call 01484 513213 or email office@holytrinityhuddersfield.com.

11am – 12.30pm Gentle yoga class for less able people with ME, other neurological or  similar conditions in the Greenhead Park Community Room (next to the cafe by the tennis courts). Cost £6 – mats and other yoga equipment are provided. Currently online only.

12.45pm for 1pm start  Monthly MacMillan Health Walk on the first Thursday of the month for anyone affected by cancer. Meet at the conservatory. Call Helen, Mandy or Holly for more details on 01422 222709, 07554 415564 or 07796 937492.

1pm (6pm May to August) Huddersfield Petanque Club session on the terrain by the Marsh gates. Club membership costs £18 a year. You can find more details at Huddersfield Petanque.

6.30pm Huddersfield Croquet Club session on the lower bowling green.

Fridays

10am -11.30am Nordic walking – a fun and social activity for walkers of all ages which uses over 90% of the body’s muscles. Meet at the Greenhead Park Community Room (in the cafe building by the tennis courts). Training is provided for people new to Nordic walking, and you can now borrow walking poles free of charge. Not yet reopened.

10am – 11am Buggymovers session for new mums who want to get back in shape – all you need is a baby in a buggy and comfortable trainers or walking shoes. Cost: £6 per mum and buggy (dads and grandparents welcome too!). Meet at the cafe opposite the tennis courts.  Pre-booking is essential – please don’t just turn up! Contact Jackie on 07950 870950 for more details or to book. Sessions will run unless the weather is severe – if in doubt check with Jackie. You can find up to date info on the Buggymovers Facebook page too.

2pm – 3pm Join a friendly walking club organised by MHA Communities Huddersfield. Their aims are to help the over 55s to make new friends and enjoy activities whether that be through befriending, social and activity groups, lunch clubs, trips and outings. For more details, contact the team at the office by emailing huddersfield@mha.org.uk or calling 01484 515420.

Saturdays

9am Free weekly 5km timed run, open to everyone who has registered with the organisers, Parkrun. You can find out more and register at parkrun. For local information visit the Huddersfield parkrun Facebook page

Enjoying a ride on the miniature railway

1.30pm – 4pm The Greenhead Park miniature railway aims to open on Saturday afternoons from March to October  – weather and volunteers permitting. Fares are £2 a ride, and £5 for a family (up to 5 people). If you would like to help to keep the trains running, please contact Huddersfield Society of Model Engineers.

The train will also be running on Thursday afternoons in the school summer holidays, again subject to weather and staff availability.

Sundays

9am Huddersfield Junior Parkrun, a 2k weekly run especially for 4-14 year olds. Like the amazingly popular Saturday Parkrun, it’s free but you need to register with parkrun. You only need to register once, so juniors who already run on Saturdays don’t need to register again.

1pm Huddersfield Petanque Club session on the terrain by the Marsh gates. Club membership costs £18 a year. You can find more details at Huddersfield Petanque.