Sports activities Fest planning is now underway because the occasion returns for the summer season of 2022.
Sports activities Fest might be again for its tenth anniversary, celebrating by that includes a variety of sports activities and wellbeing actions which might be appropriate for all ages and skills.
Sports activities Fest falls completely in the summertime holidays, with actions operating from 10am – 4pm every day in Coventry metropolis centre.
This yr, the occasion might be delivered by Coventry Metropolis council in partnership with CV Life and EnV Coventry. Actions will even be hosted by a variety of neighborhood organisations and sports activities golf equipment.
Councillor Kamran Caan, Cupboard Member for Public Well being and Sport, stated:
“Sports activities Fest is beloved by so many residents so I’m actually excited to see that it’s again once more.
“Sports activities Fest began 10 years in the past as ‘Sports activities Week’ as a London 2012 Olympic Video games legacy, so it’s actually particular that the tenth anniversary is being marked on the yr that Coventry hosts the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Video games.
“That is one among my favorite occasions that we host for the folks of Coventry and the town’s guests. Every year it has free actions that may be loved by households and people of all ages and skills. I stay up for internet hosting this occasion as soon as once more in Coventry’s metropolis centre.”
Earlier Sports activities Fest occasions which have been held attracted 1000’s of residents and guests. 2019 noticed greater than 14,000 folks attend throughout 10 days and 2021 noticed greater than 10,000 in six days.
Wendy Jackson, Neighborhood Engagement Supervisor, CV Life, stated:
“CV Life is actually excited to be part of Sports activities Fest this yr. As all the time, the occasion goes to be nice and I hope we get to see plenty of pleased faces and households get pleasure from what might be on provide.
“Native golf equipment, teams and organisations will present an entire host of actions to interact with a wide range of age teams, and this yr we’re going to pilot a variety of actions focused at older folks to make sure we’re being as inclusive as we are able to.”
This yr, Sports activities Fest will even have fun Coventry enjoying host to judo, wrestling and rugby sevens for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Video games.
As soon as once more, Coventry Ambassadors and Metropolis Hosts from EnV – who’ve supported the occasion since 2012 – might be supporting the occasion and signposting to the sports activities and actions on provide.
David Boughey, Managing Director, EnV, stated:
“We’re delighted to be part of Sports activities Fest once more, particularly as we attain the tenth anniversary. Being concerned with this occasion because it started in 2012 makes it much more particular for us at EnV, and our Coventry Ambassadors and Metropolis Hosts actually stay up for being there.
“The occasion might be one other platform for our volunteers to interact in an excellent native occasion, while offering a lot of wellbeing messages to help native folks.”
CV Life is on the lookout for native golf equipment and organisations to ship sports activities and well-being actions throughout the occasion. In case your membership would have an interest on this alternative, please e mail firstname.lastname@example.org.