Council Launches Summer Activities Programme
4th June 2018
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has launched its annual multi-sports and summer activity programme.
It will offer children and young people from across Omagh and Fermanagh the opportunity to get active and have fun this summer thanks to a range of activities available across the district.
Speaking at the launch of the programme, the Chairman of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Councillor Stephen McCann said “the Council is committed to creating opportunities for children and young people to lead a healthy and active lifestyle and the 2018 summer activity programme has so much to offer our young people.
The range of facilities being used will also ensure that more of our young people will have the opportunity to get involved and I encourage parents and guardians to take advantage of these extended opportunities. The programme offers a wide selection of activities across the district which will help to keep children and young people entertained during the summer holidays while at the same time developing new skills, make new friends and have fun.”
The summer programme which runs throughout July and August, includes weekly camps, as well as daily specific sports and activity sessions. Activities will take place at a number of Council facilities and venues across the district including Omagh Leisure Complex, Fermanagh Lakeland Forum, Enniskillen, Castle Park Leisure Centre, Lisnaskea and the Bawnacre Centre, Irvinestown.
Summer schemes will also take place throughout July at the Council’s Community Centres at Strathroy, CKS and Hospital Road, Omagh and a new summer scheme at the West End Community Centre, Enniskillen. Registration details for the Summer schemes at the Council Community Centres are as follows:
West End Community Centre, Enniskillen Monday 18 June 7pm
Strathroy Community Centre, Omagh Monday 18 June 7pm
CKS Community Centre, Omagh Tuesday 19 June 7pm
Hospital Road Community Centre, Omagh Wednesday 20 June 7pm
Activity programmes will also be delivered in rural areas at a number of Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs) across the district and at rural community centres in the Omagh area whilst the summer opportunity scheme bus will operate across the district area providing transport to a number of multi – sports activities and swimming. A disability swimming programme will also available at the Fermanagh Lakeland Forum, Enniskillen and Omagh Leisure Complex providing one to one swimming lessons designed specifically for children and young people with a disability.
Further details on the Council’s multi-sports and summer activity programme including times, dates, cost, and registration are available on the Council website at www.fermanaghomagh.com. Alternatively contact the venue directly or Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on 0300 303 1777 or download the programme directly.