• Oakleaf Sports Complex
  • Oakleaf Sports Complex

Fun in the Parks

Fun In the Parks is our carousel event – it visits 8 of our parks during 4 weeks of the schools’ summer holiday, on Wednesday and Friday.

7 events offer entertainment for younger children including Punch and Judy shows, magician, face painting, small fairground rides, balloon modelling, inflatables and fun games and its FREE. The Adventure Park is designed to bringing high energy fun to the older children of Newton Aycliffe, this event will be at Woodham Park and be aimed at 8 to 14 yrs, this will also be FREE.

Postcodes for parks


Schedule for 2020:

Wednesday 22nd July, Town Centre Park –  The fun kicks off with two face painters, two extra fairground rides, Bumpy Carz, Play Bus and Play Bed inflatable.

Friday 24th July, Oak Leaf Park- a visit from the Farmyard Flyer, donkey rides and Wackey Caterpillar inflatable.

Wednesday 29th July, Woodham Park  – Adventure Park, this event is aimed at children who are interested in the outdoors and taking on new challenges, there will be Climbing Wall, Cave Bus, Battle Bunker, Inflatable Assault Course and the Un-climbable Ladder.

Friday 31st July, St Oswald’s Park – This park will enjoy a visit from Oakey Bear, there will be a teddy bears surgery for any poorly bears, so bring your favourite teddy bear along with a picnic to experience the fun!

Wednesday 5th August, Moore Lane – Dot and Zooky will be teaching circus skills, there will be bungee trampolines body & tattoo artist, and a Bubbologist.

Friday 7th August, Horndale Park, details to be confirmed…….

Wednesday 12th August, Aycliffe Village Park – details to be confirmed………

Friday 14th August, Final venue Simpasture Park – plus two face painters Inflatable Slide, Play Bus & Bumpy Carz.

The best part is that it’s FREE. The fun starts at 11 am until 3 pm.

These events are aimed at children between 3 and 8 years (except Adventure Park), for safety reasons height and age restrictions apply to inflatables and fairground rides.


Oakey enjoying the fun!

Dot and Zooky will be at Moore Lane Park

Bumpy Carz will be at the Town Centre and Simpasture

Climbing Wall will be at Woodham Park

Donkey rides at Oak Leaf Sports Complex Park


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