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Get Active, Stay Active this autumn

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With the summer holidays now a distant memory and school getting into full flow, a new activity could be a great way to kick start autumn.

Registration is now open for children to take part in Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Sports Development & Physical Recreation Get Active, Stay Active programme of activities.

This year’s programme comprises of the Activ8 Wildcats Club, Bambinos football sessions (in Coleraine and Bushmills) for children, Saturday Morning Live! Sport & Rec Club, Garvagh Phoenix Volleyball Club, Coleraine Junior Hockey, Coleraine West Table Tennis Hub, Coleraine Cougars Special Olympics Basketball Club,  Coleraine Strikers and Causeway Trampoline Club.

Talking about the exciting Bambinos Football sessions for children, Council’s Every Body Active Coach, Gary Fowler said; “Bambinos is back bigger and better than ever!  Our 4, 5 and 6 year olds will receive a fun, age-appropriate introduction to the sport that focuses on developing confidence on the ball.

The 7 years and older age group will continue this theme, learning the tricks and skills of their favourite players and encouraging their creativity through small sided games.”

A few of the programme highlights include:

  • Activ8 Wildcats: Wednesday’s from 21 Sept – 30 Nov (exc. 02/11/16); 4:30pm – 5:15pm @ CLC
  • Bambinos: Wednesday’s from 21 Sept – 30 Nov (exc. 02/11/16); 3:30pm – 4:15pm @ CLC
  • Saturday Morning Live sport & rec club: Saturday’s from 24 Sept – 03 Dec (exc. 05/11/16); 9:45am – 12:15pm @ CLC
  • Garvagh Phoenix Volleyball Club: Thursday’s from 22 Sept – 01 Dec (exc. 03/11/16); 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ JWSC,
  • Garvagh Causeway Trampoline Club: Wednesday’s from 28 Sept – 23 Nov (exc. 02/11/16); 4:00pm – 6:00pm @ CLC

The autumn Get Active, Stay Active Programme offers young people of various ages, abilities and interests something that is sure to cater for their specific requirements and individual needs. To find out more detailed information on each of the programmes please visit www.causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk under the sports development section.

To register your child on their chosen activity (exc. Coleraine Junior Hockey; please contact Stephen McCartney on 703 47234; Cougars Special Olympics Basketball Club & Coleraine Strikers please contact Jonny McFadden on 703 20022) please complete and return the appropriate application form(s) available from Council’s Leisure Services Department or Coleraine Leisure Centre to Roger Downey, Sports Development & Physical Recreation Manager, Leisure Services, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Cloonavin, 66 Portstewart Road, Coleraine, BT52 1EY or simply pop in to Coleraine Leisure Centre and register there and then!

Please note, spaces are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis.  For further information or to reserve a space please contact Roger or Stephen, Sports Development & Physical Recreation, Leisure Services on 028 7034 7234.

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