Autumn Inclusive leisure programme

A 12-week inclusive leisure programme will take place at a number of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council’s leisure centres this Autumn.

The free programme, which will include a variety of low impact sports and activities, is funded by the Public Health Agency (PHA) as part of the Healthy Towns West Programme and has been organised by the Council to help more people in the district lead more active lifestyles.

Sports and activities on offer will include Chi-Me which involves controlled breathing and relaxation with slow, gentle movements; kurling – a form of the original curling game that is played indoors; and boccia – a game similar to bowls and pétanque. All activities on the inclusive leisure programme are suitable for people with limited mobility and can be played or undertaken in a seated or standing position.

The inclusive leisure programme will start at Omagh Leisure Complex on Tuesday 5 September 2017 at 2.30pm; the Bawnacre Centre, Irvinestown on Monday 11 September 2017 at 10.30am; Castle Park Leisure Centre, Lisnaskea on Tuesday 12 September 2017 at 11.30am and the Fermanagh Lakeland Forum, Enniskillen on Thursday 14 September 2017 at 1.45pm. All sessions will last for one hour.

The 12-week inclusive leisure programme is suitable for people aged 18 years and over. Participation is free however place are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Participants must complete and return a registration form which is available to download from the related files panel on this webpage, or alternatively, telephone Chris Elliott, on 0300 303 1777 (all calls charged at local rate).

For further information on the best ways to get active and also advice on healthy eating and setting targets for getting healthier visit the PHA’s website www.choosetolivebetter.com.

 

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Related Files
Inclusive Activities Participation Form
249.84 KB | pdf | 30 Aug 2017