Children and young people from across the Borough eager to try a new sport or to improve upon their existing skills, can now sign up for free sports coaching sessions, as part of this year’s Specsavers Surrey Youth Games.
The eight week programme of free coaching, tactics and skills sessions for those aged between 7 and 15, will be held from April to June 2018. Led by fully qualified local coaches, the sessions will culminate in an Olympic-style competition, where participants will represent Team Woking against the 10 other boroughs and districts hosted at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford and Woking Leisure Centre.
Age categories and eligibility vary from sport to sport with opportunities for both boys and girls of all abilities to participate in the following sports: Badminton, Basketball, Boccia (up to 18 years), Boxing (up to 16 years), Girls’ Cricket, Girls’ Football, Hockey, Judo, Lacrosse, Netball, Tag Rugby, Squash and Tennis.
Cllr Mark Pengelly Woking Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Cultural and Community Development, said: “These training sessions provide children and young people across the Borough a fantastic opportunity to try a new sport or improve upon their existing skills. I would encourage those who are interested, no matter what their experience or ability, to sign up, learn new skills and above all, have fun! Best of all, it’s free to participate!”
The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games will take place at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford and Woking Leisure Centre on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June 2018.
To sign up for free sports coaching sessions, or for further information about the Specsavers Surrey Youth Games, please visit www.woking.gov.uk/syg