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ParkLife is an education programme to encourage people of all ages to get outdoors and explore our parks.
It’s a great way for people to:
The main elements for ParkLife involve school visits and events with community groups.
The schools element of the programme has been running from 2007 and has been evaluated by Queen’s University Belfast as a positive learning experience for children.
We work with schools to offer children seasonal-themed visits and learning about:
Learning outside the classroom can help to improve students’ personal and social development. Every element of the ParkLife programme is closely linked to the curriculum.
ParkLife is available to schools within the Belfast City Council area. The programme is tailored to Key Stage 2 and aimed at Primary 4 and 5 (ages 7-9). The visits will take place in the nearest park or open space over three seasons autumn, winter and spring. There is no cost to the school for the sessions. If your school is not already involved in the programme, to register your interest, email firstname.lastname@example.org
We have developed seasonal educational resources and activities for individuals or groups. For a range of resources, email email@example.com.
The themes and activities for each month change and the activities include games, crafts, walks, mini beast hunts, bird identification and scavenging hunts.
Children of all ages can join a Saturday Club. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.
We run four free Saturday clubs.
ParkLife is available to people of all ages. If your community group or charity are interested in having an environmental themed session in one of our parks, to register your interest email firstname.lastname@example.org
ParkLife is available to community groups and charities working within the Belfast City Council area. Any park can be included as part of the programme. There is no cost to the group or charity for the session. To register your interest, email email@example.com