|Vast Choice of Summer Activities for Young People |
14 June 2012
Banbridge District Council is organising an exciting programme of activities for children and young people aged 5 to 17 over the summer months. This yearís programme has been developed to celebrate arts and sports in the run-up to the London 2012 Games.
Developed by the Council in partnership with Banbridge District Sports Association and Banbridge District Arts Committee, this yearís varied programme offers a great range of fun activities that will cater for the needs of children and young people with different interests.
Delivered by experienced coaches and tutors, the vast choice of sports and arts activities will aim to promote the Olympic values of respect and friendship, enabling children and young people to have fun, meet new friends, learn new skills and develop new interests.
For those who like sports, thereís a wide range of activities to choose from including angling, badminton, cricket, dance, hockey, multi sports, outdoor tennis, athletics and table tennis.
For those who prefer creative activities, thereís a wide range of arts and crafts courses in Going for Gold, Olympic Newspaper Sculptures, Pirates and Princesses and Couture Chicks and Designer Dudes.
A copy of the programme guide will give details of all activities and courses and are available from all Council facilities including the Civic Building, Banbridge Leisure Centre, Dromore Community Centre, Gilford Community Centre, Rathfriland Community Centre and the F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio.
The dates, fees and age groups vary by course and early booking is recommended as places are limited.
For further information about the summer activity programme, contact the Councilís Leisure and Development Department on 4066 0605.
The Council is also running a pound promotion for children aged 17 and under throughout July and August. This applies to all activities that are available until 5pm Monday to Friday at Banbridge Leisure Centre, Dromore Community Centre, Gilford Community Centre and Rathfriland Community Centre.
For further information, visit www.banbridgeleisure.com or contact Banbridge Leisure Centre on 4062 8800, Dromore Community Centre on 9269 9070, Gilford Community Centre on 3883 1708 or Rathfriland Community Centre on 4063 8188.