Watch: Prince William & Kate Middleton Stop By The Way Youth Zone To Talk About Mental Health & Play Sports With Kids

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May. 13 2021, Published 11:04 a.m. ET

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Got game? On May 13, Prince William and Kate Middleton brought out their inner athletes when they stopped by Wolverhampton's Way Youth Zone, "which works to motivate and inspire young people to transform their lives."

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"The Duke and Duchess joined young people who use The Way’s services for several wellbeing sessions, and also met a group of HeadStart ambassadors," the Cambridges' Twitter account reported. 

QUEEN LETIZIA OF SPAIN LOOKS GORGEOUS IN BEAUTIFUL FLORAL GOWN WHILE ATTENDING RED CROSS FUNDRAISING DAY IN MADRID — PHOTOS

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"Todays visit is all about understanding local organisations here in Wolverhampton," read another tweet. "Organisations that are motivating and inspiring young people to transform their lives."

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The photos and videos showed the couple doing archery, planting in a garden, playing ping-pong against each other (Kate came out victorious!) and juggling soccer balls.

One clip showed the father-of-three kicking up the ball a few times before it dropped. "(P.S blaming the shoes for [soccer ball] attempts)" they quipped on Twitter.

The visit came during Mental Health Awareness month, which the Duchess of Cambridge first marked by releasing a photography book, Hold Still.

The work featured photos of people amid the U.K.'s lockdown.

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In honor of its May 7 release, Kate hid free copies of the book throughout the country.

QUEEN LETIZIA OF SPAIN LOOKS GORGEOUS IN BEAUTIFUL FLORAL GOWN WHILE ATTENDING RED CROSS FUNDRAISING DAY IN MADRID — PHOTOS

"Let the search begin!" an Instagram post announced. "We’ve joined @bookfairies_uk for the day to share copies of Hold Still around the UK with you." 

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"Each copy is adorned with a gold book fairy sticker, gold ribbon, and has a letter from The Duchess tucked inside," the statement continued. "To make this activity even more special, book fairies, the Hold Still judges and participants of the final 100 images are leaving copies at places that gave them hope during the lockdown."

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The lucky few that found a copy shared what Kate wrote in the letter.

"The images tell the stories of the challenges we all faced, but also how we came together in the most extraordinary of times," the note read. "I am proud to have worked closely with the National Portrait Gallery on this project, and thrilled that the Book Fairies across the country are returning the images to the communities at the heart of Hold Still."

She signed off by writing, "Once you have finished looking through the book, please leave it somewhere else in your community for the next person to enjoy. With my very best wishes, Catherine."

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