Are you looking for some fun, activity ideas to keep children entertained and active over the upcoming Summer holidays? True Physio, Sale, have shared their thoughts on why it’s important to maintain activity, the short and longer term benefits, and shared some of their local favourite activities with us.
Why is it important for children to stay active? It can be hard to keep our children entertained over the holidays (though we have had a lot of practice of them being at home recently). But keeping active is really important. Research shows that regular activity makes for stronger bones, promotes joint health, improves balance and stability on your feet, reduces the risk of obesity and improves physical fitness, as well as contributing to an improved psychological well-being and mental health.
Ultimately, getting children involved and actively encouraging a mindset of a lifelong involvement in activity, promotes good health, social interaction (making friends and developing ‘teamworking-skills’) and an improved well-being all around. This can only be a benefit to our younger generations.
Inactivity is directly linked to being overweight and significantly increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes, in addition to numerous other chronic diseases. However, more current research has now shown that if you are in a normal weight category, you can still have a risk of developing disease though being inactive. With that being said, it doesn’t matter when you start getting active, as long as you start……
At True Physio, we are often encouraging people to be more active and to get stronger to help prevent pain and other problems. There’s no better time to start than when your children are young. So, with the long summer holidays creeping up on us, True Physio have been talking to our local friends and clubs to put together some ideas for local Summer holiday clubs that your children can attend, be active, and get the chance to connect with other children over the Summer break.
GripAdventure Day Camps and Events Grip Adventure have been running camps for over 20 years, providing young people with the opportunity to learn in an outdoor environment. Enjoy an action-packed day of water and land-based activities. Our team is made up of multi-skilled staff who are able to deliver a variety of outdoor learning, adventurous experiences and reflective practice.
We offer a great day of activities from rock climbing and Bushcraft to kayaking and canoeing. Each day is different. All welcome from ages 7-16years.
Find us at The Adventure Cave, Rear of Kings Ransom, Sale
Book via www.gripevents.info Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org or via Facebook HERE
T50 Gymnastics Ltd Our coaching team consists of a master gymnast with 7 years international experience and a Great Britain Master Coach with over 20 years of experience. We have combined our knowledge and experience to provide a range of gymnastics themed activities that children of all ages can enjoy. We tailor our programmes to the occasion be it recreational or competitive gymnastics.
We offer Gymnastics Coaching – Gymnastics Parties – Holiday Clubs for primary aged children.
We are located at Walton Park Recreational Centre, Raglan Rd, Sale
Find out dates and more information HERE or email us on email@example.com
Sale Sports Club is a community based club and our aim is to get children active. We go into local primary schools offering lots of different sporting opportunities. We also run popular Holiday Camps during all the school holidays at reasonable prices. The aim is to keep children active during the school holidays as well as giving them a platform to develop there sporting ability and make new long-lasting friends. Finally, we offer Sale Sporties (2-5 yr olds) which is a Multi Sports session. We aim to give children the opportunity to try their hand at different sports to develop their basic movements and understanding. These sessions are a parent and child session, to give structure sessions for then to bond on a sporting level.
What do you offer: School Coaching – Holiday Camps – Sale Sporties
We offer these all year round for ages 2 to 12 years at Sale Sports Club, Clarendon Crescent M33 2DE
You can book via the website HERE or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Place for Space provides you and your children with the place (and the tools) for you to find your own space through a variety of relaxation and mindfulness-inspired techniques.
Weekly Mindfulness-inspired sessions for 3-13 year olds – Thursday 4-5pm (5-9 years); Saturday 9:30-10:30 (5-9 years); Saturday 11-12noon (9-13 years); Saturday 12:15-1pm (3-6 years – TBC); Story-based yoga sessions for 3-7 year olds; Tue 4-4:45pm and Wed 4-4:45pm
Based at Red Sky Yoga, 2a Hampson Street, Sale M33 3HJ, you can book HERE or you can contact email@example.com
Thank you to True Physio for sharing with us, and you can find out more about the services they provide in their clinic and online HERE.
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