Sporting a FUNtastic summer in Coleraine

Participants at Council's 'Summer Recreation Programme' last year. The programme will this year offer participants the opportunity to take part in a range of courses. Full course details and enrolment forms for the Summer Recreation Programme are now available from Coleraine Leisure Centre. For further information please contact, Roger Downey, Sports Development.& Physical Recreation Manager at Coleraine Borough Council on 028 7034 7234.
Participants at Council's 'Summer Recreation Programme' last year. The programme will this year offer participants the opportunity to take part in a range of courses. Full course details and enrolment forms for the Summer Recreation Programme are now available from Coleraine Leisure Centre. For further information please contact, Roger Downey, Sports Development.& Physical Recreation Manager at Coleraine Borough Council on 028 7034 7234.

Coleraine Borough Council invites parents and children to join a fun packed ‘Summer Recreation Programme’ which will run from 30th June until 8th August.

This year’s programme offers more choice than ever before with seventy five courses covering thirty-one different activities.

The ‘Summer Recreation Programme’ will offer participants the opportunity to take part in a range of courses including: tennis; trampoline; hockey; golf; cheerleading; horse riding; rookie lifeguard; cricket; fly-fishing; body-boarding; and surfing.

Coleraine Borough Council’s Sports Development and Physical Recreation Manager, Roger Downey said: “Council’s Sports Development Team is committed to offering a wide range of quality activities for young people in the Borough and we believe this year’s Programme will exceed expectations.

“Council has introduced new activities such as Coarse Fishing, Courts Sports, Mountain Biking, Paddle Boarding, Racket Sports and an Indoor Intensive Skills Soccer Camp for four to eight year olds and adapted traditional courses to appeal to a wider audience. Each course is designed to increase the participant’s skill level but more importantly the emphasis is on having lots of fun.

“The sports courses will cost £30.00 per person, per course with special discount tickets priced at £24 per person, per course. Discounts will be available to those with a current Access to Leisure Card and enrolling for a minimum of three courses per household which must be booked at same time.

“Enrolment commences at Coleraine Leisure Centre on Saturday 7th June from 8.15am for all sports courses and we encourage those interested to get there early as space will be limited. Interested parties should also note that they will only be permitted to register one family on the initial day of enrolment.”

Council has planned a further ten summer schemes, aimed at supporting the local community, these are designed to ensure that everyone can join in the fun activities throughout the summer holidays.

The summer schemes will bring many of the activities of the Programme to children throughout the Borough.

It is encouraged that any young person with physical disabilities interested in taking part in activities such as arts & crafts, horse riding, swimming, canoeing, indoor games to join the SALT (Sport and Leisure Together) scheme organised by Council in conjunction with the Northern Trust.

The scheme is based in Coleraine Leisure Centre and will begin on Monday 7th until Friday 18th July.

Full course details and enrolment forms for the Summer Recreation Programme are now available from Coleraine Leisure Centre. For further information please contact, Roger Downey, Sports Development & Physical Recreation Manager at Coleraine Borough Council on 028 7034 7234 or visit Council’s website at www.colerainebc.gov.uk.