Council launches summer activity programme for children and young people

24th May 2019

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 Chair of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Councillor Siobhán Currie, said

“The Council is committed to creating opportunities for children and young people to lead a healthy and active lifestyle and the 2019 summer activity programme has so much to offer our young people.

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 will run throughout July and August at Leisure facilities and community centres across the district, and will include weekly camps, as well as daily specific sports and activity sessions.

Complimenting the summer activities programme, a range of summer schemes will also take place throughout July at the Council’s Community Centres at Strathroy, CKS and Hospital Road, Omagh and at West End Community Centre, Enniskillen.

Registration details for the Summer schemes at the Council Community Centres are as follows:

  • Strathroy Community Centre, Omagh – Monday 3 June at 6pm
  • CKS Community Centre, Omagh – Tuesday 4 June at 6pm
  • Hospital Road Community Centre, Omagh – Wednesday 5 June at 6pm
  • West End Community Centre, Enniskillen – Thursday 6 June at 6pm

Activity programmes will also be delivered in rural areas at a number of Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs) across the district while 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 be delivered 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.