VIDEO: BMX part of fun-filled weekend in Hartlepool

HARTLEPOOL had an action-packed weekend with a trio of events which had everybody smiling.

Families had a choice of three town events – a family day at Ward Jackson Park, off Elwick Road, a funday at Hartlepool’s Marina, or a BMX event for thrill-seekers at Summerhill’s bike track, off Catcote Road.

A Thundercat Race underway during the Marin a Festival

A Thundercat Race underway during the Marin a Festival

The Ward Jackson Park event saw kids enjoying rides, slides and picnics with their families, while down at the marina, youngsters enjoyed more funfair rides and demonstrations from speedboats.

Crowds of people also headed down to the BMX event which saw dozens of competitors of all ages zipping up and down the ramps and bumps, keeping the audience entertained with jumps and turns.

After the competitions, many people continued the fun by heading to the park’s play area.

The Hartlepool Hawks Cheerleaders Academy performing at the Ward Jackson fun day

The Hartlepool Hawks Cheerleaders Academy performing at the Ward Jackson fun day

The BMX event underway at Summerhill.

The BMX event underway at Summerhill.