Fun @ The Riverside
of two, Peter Beardsley, officially opened the Universal Kidszone
during the first Norwich Union League game at the Riverside, between
Durham Dynamos and Warwickshire Bears.
Universal Kidzone, situated at the Lumley End of the ground, is
open throughout all eight of Durham's home Norwich Union League
games. All children are welcome within the fully supervised area,
which includes bouncy castles, face painting, bats 'n' stumps game,
throwing and catching games and cricket coaching. AND IT'S TOTALLY
Universal Kidzone is part of a range of initiatives Durham is currently
undertaking to encourage and increase the number of children and
families participating in and watching cricket. This season also
sees the launch of the Family Stand, which is alcohol free, and
the Family Picnic Area. As part of their sponsorship, Universal
Building Society has launched two savings accounts - Young Money
Spinner Account for U18s and a Money Spinner Savings Accounts for
Zone opens one hour before the start of play until close of play.
Bailey, Marketing Manager at Durham County Cricket Club said: "It
is our long term goal to appeal to and attract youngsters and families
to the game of cricket. Our partnership with Universal Building
Society has allowed us to progress this goal by providing a whole
day of family entertainment."
Heslop, Marketing Manager at Universal Building Society, said: "I'm
delighted that the Society is teaming up with Durham County Cricket
Club offering cricket lovers and their families an excellent savings
opportunity and a fun day out. This is a great partnership between
two winning organisations."