Green Space Ranger Activities

Knowsley’s Green Space Rangers and parks’ ‘Friends’ groups organise a variety of fun activities and events suitable for the whole family.

Regular Walking Sessions

Stadt Moers Environment Centre
Beginners: Approx 1 mile (45 mins)
Thursdays: 11am – 12 noon

Intermediate: 3 – 5 miles (approx 3 hours)
Tuesdays: 12:15 – 3:30/4pm

Advanced: 4 – 6 miles (approx 3 hours)
Thursdays: 12.15pm – 3.30pm/4pm


Halewood Park, Okell Drive. Halewood, L26 7XB
Walking for Beginners (Halewood Walking Club). Approx 1 mile (45 mins)
Mondays: Halewood Park: 10-11am. Please call 0151 488 6151 for more information
Intermediate  3 -4  miles (Approx 2 hours)
Tuesdays 1.00 - 3.00pm

Mill Dam Farm Park, Mill Lane Kirkby. L32 2AU
Advanced: 4 – 6 miles (approx 3 hours)
Mondays 10.00 – 1.00pm

Court Hey Park, Huyton, L16 3NA
Cardiac Rehab Walks approx 1 mile (45 mins)
Monday 11am – 12.30pm

Regular Cycling Sessions with Pedal Away

Please note that bikes and helmets can be hired at a cost of £1.

Stadt Moers Environment Centre
Beginners Cycling

Wednesday 10.00am – 11.00am

Halewood Park, Okell Drive, Halewood.
Cycle along Liverpool Loop Line
Friday 10.00 am start.

Wheels for All – adapted bikes for those with a disability or differing needs.
Friday 9.30am – 2.00pm

Court Hey Park, Huyton.
Health on Wheels
– Cycle along Liverpool Loop Line.
Tuesday 10.00am – 1.30pm

Evening Cycle ride
Thursday 6.00pm  start.

Mill Dam Park, Kirkby L32 2AU
Evening Cycle -  ride on lanes

Wednesday 6.00 start

Cycling Group – ride on lanes
Thursday: 10am start

For further information contact Pedal Away:
Lou Henderson on 07989399725 email: louhenderson@gmail.com or Kevin McCann on 07971476520 email: Kevin.mccann@cycling.org.uk

Other Regular Activities

Nordic Walking - All equipment will be provided
Halewood Park – Tuesday 11am– 12 noon
Court Hey Park – Thursday - 10 00 – 11.30am

Weekly Weight Management Group – including walk.
Court Hey Park – Wednesday – 10.00 -12.00 noon

Adult Art Club
Halewood Park – Wednesday - 7.00 – 8.30pm

Sea Cadets
Mill Dam Environment Centre – Monday and Thursday – 7.00 – 9.00pm
Contact jolly@hotmail.co.uk for further information

Volunteer events

Environmental Task Days (Halewood Park Volunteers)
Wednesdays: 10am - 12 noon. Please call 0151 488 6151 for more information.

Friends Groups

Friends of Court Hey Park – Meet in Friends meeting room 1st Monday of the month except bank Holidays (call 0151 443 3114 for more information)
Monday 1.30 – 3.00pm

Friends of Stadt Moers Park – Meet in the Environment Centre - 1st Wednesday of Month (call 0151 489 1239 for more information)
Wednesday 6.30 – 9.30pm

Seasonal Activities and Events

February 2017

Autumn / winter tree identification with a ‘Kelly Kettle’ lesson
Tuesday, 21 February 1 pm – 3 pm
Thursday, 23 February 1 pm – 3 pm   
Acornfield Plantation, (small car park) Spinney Road, Kirkby L33 7YX

Enjoy an afternoon walk with the Rangers. We’ll answer your questions about trees and help you identify them. You’ll also learn how to light a Kelly Kettle in the woods using natural materials and enjoy a hot chocolate drink. Small charge applies.

Contact the Kirkby ranger on 07766 205989 to book as places are limited


Make a bird feeder
Make a bird feeder for your feathered friends.
Monday, 13 February 1 - 3pm
Court Hey Park, Huyton
There will be a small cost for this activity

Make a bird feeder
Make a bird feeder for your feathered friends.
Tuesday, 14 February 1 -3pm
Ten Acre Pits, Huyton
There will be a small cost for this activity

Make a keyring
Be inspired and make a unique valentines gift for that special someone.
Tuesday, 14 February 1 - 3pm
Mil Dam Park, Kirkby
£1.50

Willow weaving workshop
Try your hand at crafting a funky bird feeder using natural products.
Wednesday, 15 February 1 - 3pm
Stadt Moers Park, Whiston
£1.50

Nest box making
Create and take home a nest box for the birds in your gardens.
Thursday, 16 February 1 - 3pm
Halewood Park, Halewood
£3

Mini bushcraft event
Learn about traditional woodcraft techniques with a shave horse, discover how to use a Kelly kettle and roast marshmellows over a fire.
Friday, 17 February 1 - 3pm
Millbrook Park, Kirkby

Call 0151 443 3682 for more information on these events.