MHS and Sport Pembrokeshire Family Fun Day


Milford Haven School and Sport Pembrokeshire joined forces to bring Milford Haven a  fun filled Family Day  at Milford Haven Leisure Centre on Saturday 21st January.  

Rough and tumble, zorbing, hockey, basketball and swimming were among just a few of the activities on offer at the Family Fun Day held in Milford Haven this past weekend. Families of all ages were invited to attend Milford Haven Leisure Centre from 10am-2pm to enjoy multiple different physical activities. Free fresh fruit and cereal bars were available on arrival as well as an opportunity to enjoy a free soup and a roll or a hot dog at lunch time in the Leisure Centre Cafe. 

Milford Haven School teamed up with Sport Pembrokeshire to host the Family Fun Day at Milford Haven Leisure Centre to encourage people of all ages to try something new in 2023 and show how physical activity can promote not only positive health but positive well being.

Thanks to grant funding, Milford  Haven School were able to fund the day, with Sport Pembrokeshire running most of the activities. A representative from Sport Pembrokeshire was available throughout the day to answer any questions and offer people information about the clubs that are available to them in their local area. 

I was more than happy to team up with the school to organise this Family Fun Day, it is so important that everyone knows what is available to them in their local area and this provided us with a great platform to share with the community the opportunities that Sport Pembrokeshire has to offer.

Miss Losada Active Young Persons Officer at Sports Pembrokeshire

The Family Fun Day was a roaring success with one parent saying: 

“I think it’s amazing that the school has been able to organise something like this for their community, everyone was invited not just pupils from the school and it’s great to see people coming together to enjoy something.” 

Another member of the community said: 

“It has been so much fun, my son has asked about joining a football team and Sport Pembrokeshire were there to give me all of the information I needed about the camps they have on offer. Will be signing my son up. Well done everyone involved.” 

 When asked what was the best part of the day one family said: 

“We think it is brilliant that the school is noticing the needs of their community and putting on something like this. With the cost of living it is difficult and to be able to bring them somewhere like this where they are entertained and fed is amazing.” 

Thanks to funding from the Comic Relief Community in Wales grant, Milford Haven School has been delivering a wide variety of community events since October 2022. 

We are thrilled to be able to offer so many opportunities to our community thanks to grant funding. The aim of this event was to encourage physical activity to improve wellbeing and to give our community the opportunity to try something new. We adapted the event to include free breakfast and lunch to help those who are struggling with the cost of living crisis. The event was a huge success and we hope to be able to host something like this again.

Miss CrollaCommunications and Grants Officer