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Easter sport and activity camps extended across the Borough

Easter sport and activity camps extended across the Borough

Fri, March 02, 2018

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is extending its popular Easter sports programme for children.

For the very first time camps will be held across the Borough, providing new opportunities for young people in Ballycastle, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Limavady,

Organised by Council’s Sports Development department, the programme is aimed at children between the ages of 4 and 14. Activities will take place from Wednesday 4th April until Friday 6th April.

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Councillor Joan Baird OBE said: “I’m delighted to see the extension of the Easter sport and activity camps - the first Sports Development initiative which encompasses the whole Borough. This represents a fantastic opportunity for our young people to get active, develop their skills and make new friends. The programme is all about having fun, encouraging children to come together and enjoy the benefits of taking part in sport.”

In Ballycastle, there will be a Tennis Camp at the sea front while a Football Camp will take place at Quay Road astro-turf.

In Ballymoney, activities include a Football Camp at the 3G Pitch and a Girls ‘Allowed’ Fun Activity Camp at the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre.

Football and hockey camps will take place at Rugby Avenue in Coleraine with tennis on offer at Anderson Park.

In Limavady, the new programme includes an Indoor Cricket Camp at Roe Valley Leisure Centre and a Gaelic Football Camp on the 3G pitch at Dungiven Sports Centre.

The full individual price per camp is £18 for three days. A special family ticket priced at £45 is available for three or more participating children per camp, from the same immediate family.

Enrolment will begin on Friday 9th March at 10am at Coleraine Leisure Centre, Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre in Ballymoney, Roe Valley Leisure Centre, Limavady and Sheskburn Recreation Centre, Ballycastle.  Information leaflets with application forms are now available at all these facilities or go to www.causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk/live/sports-development.

For further information please contact your local Sports Development Manager:

John Fall (East / Ballymoney & Ballycastle) 028 276 60271

Stephen McCartney (Central / Coleraine) 028 7035 5048

Jonathan McFadden (West / Limavady) on 028 777 64009