The councilman of Deportes of the City of Totana, José Antonio Valverde Queen and Jesus Serrano sports coach, presented the activities of the program "School Sports" for the year 2009/10 in the municipality, as of October 1 bid free activities until May.
This sports program, organized by the Department of Sports City of Totana, in collaboration with the Directorate General of Sports in the Region of Murcia and schools in the town, free offers a comprehensive range of sporting activities, with the novelty of which this year will be aimed at school children aged between 4 and 18.
Sports Councilman emphasized that the main objective of all school sport activities is to "promote and encourage physical activity in our schools, through knowledge and an introduction to different sports, with a methodology entertaining, fun and healthy, adapting to different ages and characteristics of students, and taking into account the fundamental principles of fair play, camaraderie and healthy sports activities, and where the competitive aspect always plays a secondary role. "
School Sports Centre, aimed at school children aged between 4 and 12 years, will be held Monday through Thursday in the sports of schools, between 16:00 and 18:00 hours for the kids (4 and 5 years), prebenjamín (6 and 7), Benjamin (8 and 9) and juvenile (10 to 12 years), where the initiation work multisport activities such as Basketball, Handball, Futsal and Volleyball, and well organized School Games, an adapted school competition on Friday afternoon.
They will also have the opportunity to participate in the School Championship by schools of the Region of Murcia, organized by the Directorate General of Sports.
On the other hand, the modules offered activities such as Chess Sports Center, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Handball, Futsal, Judo, Orienteering in Nature, Tennis, Table Tennis and Volleyball.
These sports events have a duration of 30 hours, and include classes in schools and local and regional competitions.
The schedule is set one week in advance in terms of registrations, with two classes per week.
For the implementation of the modules sports, the Sports Council with the collaboration of the Directorate General of Sports in the Region of Murcia, through economic subsidies, and Sports Clubs of Totana.
Throughout the school year will be organized several sports activities specific to the regional finals qualifying school organized by the Directorate General of Sports in the Region of Murcia, in different sports.
Along the same lines, announced that the Department of Sports and schools in Totana organized from 26 to 30 April, the Week of Health and Physical Activity, with a range of sporting activities and talks, aimed primarily at raising the educational community of the importance that can have ongoing sport and good food on health of schoolchildren.
Thus, Valverde Queen announced that during the school year will also convene a Writing Contest "Sport in Totana" among all participants in the various school sport activities, and participating centers will also have a grant from sports equipment the Department of Sports in terms of participation in different sports activities convened.
Also, throughout the year will develop specific activities such as school tournament table tennis, Chess, Cross People "Constitution Day", "School Badminton Tournament," Orientation Day in nature, Playing Championship School Athletics and Athletics Championship.
Finally, the mayor reminded that all students enrolled in the School Sports Programme will benefit from a sports accident insurance, by the General Directorate of Sports in the Region of Murcia.
Registration will take place through physical education teacher from each of the schools until 25 September (for students in elementary and primary), and until 16 October (for secondary pupils) , to begin classes on October 1 and end on 30 May.
To do this, handed out a brochure with a registration form.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana. Fotos: Totana.com