Summer on the Move programme in Gozo starts next month
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Summer on the Move – has been launched by the Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana, following on from the huge success of Sports on the Move which was held during the winter season.
She said that the Ministry for Gozo will once again be funding 50% of the cost. This means that those who wish to participate will pay only half the price.
The Minister for Gozo stated that we must continue to help children’s sport on the island, in order that they keep active, while at the same time continuing to fight the battle against obesity.
“Children during the summer will have a lot of spare time, so it is important to be active through activities which are held in safe and suitable environments and supervised by professionals,” she said.
“These activities help to maintain a healthy society and improve the talents of our children for their future. At the same time, we are also improving the socialising skills of our children during the school holidays,” said Dr Caruana.
Summer on the Move, which is being organised by the Gozo Sports Board and the Gozo Sports Complex in collaboration with Sport Malta, will be spread over a two-months between the 9th of July and the 7th of September.
Sessions will be five hours a day from Monday to Friday, morning and evening at the Gozo Sports Complex. The ages of participants can be between four and sixteen years, and there is also keep fit sessions, yoga and athletics aimed at young people and adults.
Further information can be obtained from the Ministry website or mobile app, mygozo.
Photograph: MGOZ/Terry Camilleri