ELLESMERE Port is to host this summer's Cheshire Sports Partnership Youth Games.
With around 1,300 youngsters aged between nine and 19 representing their seven respective boroughs across Cheshire and Warrington, it will be a fun and enjoyable day for all.
The event promotes physical activity and fair play and has a huge emphasis on participation and inclusion for all. The Games aim to give all young people in Cheshire the opportunity to take part and engage in sport.
The event on June 25 comes to Ellesmere Port for the first time since the Games began back in 1999.
There will be two main sites on the day. Site one will be Stanney High School and the David Lloyd Leisure Centre which will host hockey, rugby, netball, boccia, aquathlon and athletics.
Site two will be Whitby Park and EPIC Leisure Centre for girls' cricket, girls' football, SLD (severe learning difficulties) football, basketball and swimming.
To make the event possible, it has taken months of planning and organisation by the Sport Cheshire team and other partners across the county.
The event will incorporate assistance from around 600 volunteers to ensure the day runs smoothly.
Additional financial help has come from AstraZeneca, Cheshire Healthy Schools Part-nership, Connexions Cheshire & Warrington, Drug Intervention Service (DISC), East Cheshire PCT, Ellesmere Port and Neston PCT, Manchester Airport, Manchester Metropolitan University, McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, University College Chester, Vauxhall and West Cheshire College.
On-site entertainment will be provided by Wirral's Buzz 97.1 with activities such as circus performers, athletics agility challenge, orienteering, ergo machines and mini squash taking place throughout the day.
The Games will get under way following the opening warm-up lead by Golden Star Boxing Club at 9.30am.