A competition for BMX and scooter riders and skateboarders will be one of the highlights at Burnham’s first Sport in the Sunshine day.

Sports clubs in and around Riverside Park will be giving residents the chance to sample activities next Saturday from 10am-4pm.

There will also be a chance to try croquet and rugby, watch Burnham Cricket Club in action, find out about sailing and learn about activities on offer at Dengie Hundred Sports Centre.

Times for events are: Croquet with Burnham Croquet Club 10am – 12.30pm, Cricket at Burnham on Crouch Cricket Club from 1.30pm, Urban sports and competition 12noon – 4pm only, Rugby at Burnham Rugby Club and sailing at Burnham Sailing Club will be on from 10am-4pm.

Dengie Hundred Sports Centre will be open as normal and welcome visitors.