Posted on Thursday 19th July 2012
Just one of the many FREE activities on offer during the school holidays at Rhondda Cynon Taf leisure centres
There is no need to be bored during the school holidays - a host of free leisure activities for children of all ages are available at all of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s 11 leisure centres.
Book your places now on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s High 5 and The Only Way is Sport programmes, which are being run across the whole County Borough throughout the six-week school holidays in July and August.
Children, young people and parents can take full advantage of a packed itinerary of FREE and exciting activities, aimed at all primary and comprehensive school pupils in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
The exciting High 5 and The Only Way Is Sport packed summer programme of sport and leisure activities offers something for everyone and is the perfect way to beat the school holiday boredom - whatever the weather this summer!
The fun and frolics are the perfect way to enjoy the school holidays to the full and will be an ideal introduction into what is on offer at all Rhondda Cynon Taf Council leisure centres.
Cllr Robert Bevan, Cabinet Member for Sustainable Development, Leisure and Tourism, said: “We are so proud of the High 5 and The Only Way is Sport programme and are sure it will once again prove to be popular and successful during the school holidays.
“We fully understand the issues school holidays can cause, in terms of keeping the children active and occupied. But whatever the weather, High 5 and The Only Way Is Sport offers free activities that can be enjoyed by children of all ages, as well as their families.
“Everyone can get involved, have a great time and, maybe develop a new leisure interest that they can continue to pursue after the holidays at their local leisure centre.
“High 5 and The Only Way is Sport will no doubt prove popular with youngsters and their parents, who will be keen to keep them occupied throughout the summer holidays.
Leisure for Life is a successful Rhondda Cynon Taf Council campaign that aims to get people of all ages into exercise in a bid to improve their health and wellbeing.
It’s all about taking simple steps to make exercise part of your daily routine and reaping the health benefits alongside potential weight loss and improving fitness - whatever your goal.
High 5 and The Only Way is Sport activities will include diving, snorkelling, canoeing, water polo, aqua fit, football, trampolining, basketball, running, rugby, circuits, street beats, badminton, hockey, boot camp, Zenith Fit Kids, street dance, rounders, kwik cricket, football, gymnastics, aero biking, street ball, basketball, running, ultimate Frisbee, table tennis, netball and lots more.
There is also an extensive range of FREE SWIM activities!
Please note, age restrictions and advanced booking apply to some of the activities on offer. Some of the classes are unsupervised while others are structured sessions run by qualified coaches and instructors.
To find out more about all of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s High 5 and The Only Way is Sport events and activities visit www.rctcbc.gov.uk/leisure or pick up a timetable from your nearest leisure centre and swimming pool.