It is with huge regret that we have to cancel this year’s Specsavers Surrey Youth Games, previously scheduled for June.
We would like to thank the borough and districts, other partners, sponsors, and all those volunteers who had pledged their time (and already put in a huge amount of work) for the 2020 event.
We hope the full Games weekend and training will return in 2021. Until then, stay well and #StayActive !
The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games is the largest multi-sport youth event in the county. Spread over a single weekend every year it brings together 6-16 year olds (18 for disability sports boccia and cage cricket if still in full time education) from all Surrey's boroughs and districts who have received up to 8 weeks' free, local training.
The 2020 Specsavers Surrey Youth Games promises to be one of the most exciting yet with a variety of new activities to try. If you're looking to give your son or daughter a new interest, register to give them the chance to try out a brand new sport or physical activity - all for free.
You can also watch a short video about the Games
New for 2020 - Youth Games Values
To help children understand the ethos of the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games and what sport is all about, we're introducing four SSYG Values:
For the 2020 Games, we asked children to design the fourth 'Teamwork' value. The competition is now closed. We'll unveil the winning here soon.
Find out a little more about the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games by watching the video from a previous Games below:
The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games continue to grow and develop, especially with the valued support from our headline sponsors, Specsavers. And each year we are welcomed back to the world-class faciliies at Surrey Sports Park who act as venue sponsor.
Why we run the Games
The overall goal of the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games is to provide young people across Surrey with opportunities to be active both during and after the Games - whatever their ability. The target outcomes are:
- Increased positive engagement of less advantaged young people
- More young people reporting a positive attitude towards sport and active lifestyle through participation
- Increase in sustained levels of physical activity in inactive young people
The sports and age groups in the Games reflect this aim, with each event targeting specific participants to engage.
The event is organised by Active Surrey, in association with each borough and district council in Surrey and a range of local and national sport governing bodies.
The 2019 Specsavers Surrey Youth Games took place on 15 and 16 June at Surrey Sports Park, Guildford - see our press release for more details, and read whether the event met its aims in the 2019 Impact Report (4MB)
Medal tables - historical