Every week

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: £4.50 per mum and buggy (dads and grandparents welcome too!). Meet at the cafe opposite the tennis courts.  Contact Jackie on 07950 870950 for more details. 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.

1pm & 2pm Pyjama Drama classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers in the Greenhead Park Community Room (next to the cafe by the tennis courts). Term time only, but look out for special holiday sessions too.  Each week there’s a different journey into the world of imagination – sailing with pirates, having tea with the King, swinging through the trees with Cheeky Monkey! If you’d like to book a three week trial (£15 per child) and find out what Pyjama Drama is all about, please email christine@pyjamadrama.com.

Tuesdays

Petanque1pm Join Huddersfield Petanque Club for a petanque (boules) session on the terrain by the Marsh gates. Newcomers and visitors welcome. Club membership costs £12 a year. You can find more details at Huddersfield Petanque.

6.30pm Huddersfield Croquet Club coaching session on the lower bowling green (April to September). For more information about the Club, e-mail huddscroquetclub@gmail.com, call Rena Souten on 07799 895350 or visit the Croquet Club’s Facebook page.

7pm – 8pm  Commando Fit outdoor exercise session (April to October only). You can get a free trial and there are various membership options. Meet by the skatepark.

Wednesdays

11am Breast Cancer Support walking group meets for a walk in the park every other Wednesday at the Trinity Street entrance near the conservatory. Call Maria on 07821 670438 for dates and more details.

11am – 12noon Buggymovers fitness session – as on Mondays.

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

2.15pm – 4pm 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 – come dressed for gardening!

Thursdays

11am Join a regular Walking for Health walk in the park starting at the Trinity Street gates near the conservatory.  These free Health Walks are suitable for all ages and abilities, particularly if you have not walked regularly for some time. They 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. Call Toni on 01484 513213 to find out more.

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.

1pm (6pm May to August) Huddersfield Petanque Club session on the terrain by the Marsh gates. Club membership costs £12 a year. You can find more details at Huddersfield Petanque.

7pm – 8pm  Commando Fit outdoor exercise session (April to October only). You can get a free trial and there are various membership options. Meet by the skatepark.

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. For more information, contact Sheila on 01484 427792.

11am – 12noon Buggymovers fitness session – as on Mondays.

Saturdays

8am – 9am  Commando Fit outdoor exercise session – all year round. You can get a free trial and there are various membership options. Meet by the skatepark.

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.

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 £12 a year. You can find more details at Huddersfield Petanque.

Saturdays & Sundays

1.30pm – 4pm The 2018 season of weekend train rides on the Greenhead Park miniature railway starts on Saturday 24 March (weather and volunteers permitting). Ticket prices: £1.30 a ride, family (up to 5 people) £3.50

Whenever possible, the train runs on Tuesday & Thursday afternoons during the school summer holidays too – and on Bank holidays. See our monthly events listings for special themed rides at Easter and Halloween.