Free multi-sport courses on offer for youngsters over half-term

Youngsters aged 5 to 21 in Croydon and Sutton get their chance to enjoy some great action during May half-term, when another programme of multisport and football will be on offer through the popular L&Q One Goal holiday programme of activities.

Following its hugely successful programme in April, the free activity will again be led by the Palace for Life Foundation at venues in New Addington and Broad Green.

One Goal is a sports and creative arts programme that motivates young people to be physically active, make healthy lifestyle choices and enjoy creative pursuits during the school holidays. The Easter programme attracted a record 3,641 young people around London and the south-east .

The scheme is delivered by eight professional football clubs across the capital: Charlton Athletic, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Leyton Orient, Millwall, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham.

The project is being funded by the L&Q Foundation with a £387,000 grant, which ensures all activities are free and that there is no financial barrier for young people to get involved.

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has welcomed the scheme. “London is world-renowned for its sport and culture,” he said.

“As Mayor, I’m committed to helping young people lead healthier, more active lifestyles, so I am really proud to see this successful partnership between some of the capital’s biggest football clubs and a valued housing partner continue for another year. I’m confident it will inspire even more young Londoners to get active and creative during their summer holidays.”

For more information about One Goal, go to www.cact.org.uk/lq-one-goal

For details of the half-term activities in Croydon, click here


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