Olympic inspired street games come to North Shields – Video

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AROUND 400 young people descended on the Parks Sports Centre for the StreetGames Regional Festival.

Sponsored by Coca-Cola Great Britain, who also provided refreshments on the day, there was a range of sports on offer, including Handball, Dodgeball, Streetgolf, Streetelite, Streetdance, Ping (a form of table tennis) and Dance mats.

Young people taking part in  the StreetGames Regional Festival in North Shields. Taster sessions included dodgeball,streetdance (pictured) and football.

Young people taking part in the StreetGames Regional Festival in North Shields. Taster sessions included dodgeball,streetdance (pictured) and football.

The afternoon offered a competition phase where the teams competed against each other in four sports (cricket, football, streetdance, basketball).

Each participant and volunteer also received a free StreetGames t-shirt.

To see a video from the day, click on the video player above...