Join in with a summer of sport in Camden
Have you been inspired by the Olympic Games? Camden Council and its partners have plenty of opportunities to get involved with sport and exercise with a range of free and low-cost activities for children and young people over the summer holidays.
Camden has a full programme of sports activities to try out including boxing, orienteering, football, gymnastics and tennis. Talacre Sports Centre is offering ‘Girls Get Moving Monday's’, an opportunity for girls aged 8 to 14 years old to get active, make new friends, develop and learn new skills. Activities include trampolining, football, table tennis, badminton and more. Find out about local activities and visit our ‘Summer in Camden’ website at summerincamden.co.uk
“The Olympic Games have been thrilling and brought a renewed sense of focus on sports. Camden has many talented athletes competing at different levels, supported by our high-quality sport and physical activity network.
“I hope that the games have inspired more young people to get involved in sports and physical activity. From our many leisure centres, sports courts and parks and open spaces, there’s something for everyone and so many opportunities to get active in Camden.”
If you have been inspired, are aged 16-19 and want to work in sport and physical activity - The sports education and training programme at Talacre Community Sports Centre in Kentish Town provides a unique programme for young people who have a desire to pursue careers in sport and physical activity. Former participants of this successful vocational programme have gone on to university courses, work in play, sports coaching, school Teaching Assistants in schools, youth work.
Camden SPA are recruiting now for September’s Sports Education and Training Programme. To find out more about how you can join the Level 2 and 3 courses visit: www.Camden.gov.uk/children-young-people