Activ8 Wildcats Let Loose!

donnelly kidsJust as the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games draw to a close Sport Northern Ireland Activ8 Wildcats are looking for new members of their club!

Inspired by the London 2012 Games, Activ8 encourages children and young people to do 60 minutes of physical activity every day and to eat a balanced diet. Activ8 uses eight simple steps to stay active and keep healthy and is now in its 5th phase with over 100,000 children engaged in the London 2012 “Inspire Mark” programme.

Activ8 Wildcats aim to increase participation in sport by offering children, aged between 3 and 11, a unique form of physical activity to help develop their ABC’s (agility, balance and co-ordination) in a club which isn’t sport specific.

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Activ8 Young Leaders Inspire!!

stpatsgroupnewsAs London 2012 fever grips us all, St. Patricks College Bearnageeha in North Belfast has been selected as one of 16 schools (from throughout the UK) that will provide activities for members of the public at the Olympic Park Stadium in an area called the 'Great British Garden' during the Olympics Games in London.

The school will be participating in the Activ8 Young Leaders programme in September and what better stage for future sports leaders in Northern Ireland to gain experience than at the London 2012 Games.

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Activ8 Olympic Champions

tryitsportsdayAs the eyes of the world turned to London for the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games, 400 young sports stars of the future experienced 18 different sports at the Belfast City Council ‘Try It Community Sports Day’ in Ormeau Park.

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Activ8 Road to London Challenge Winners!

Congratulations to all the Schools and Individual who have completed the Activ8 Road to London Challenge!

The first three schools to complete the Activ8 Road to London Challenge were:

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St Teresa's Primary School,

Derryhale Primary School,

Linn Primary School,

Read more: Activ8 Road to London Challenge Winners!


Activ8 National Playday 2012

playdayAugust 1st is National Playday 2012

On Playday thousands of children and their families get out to play at hundreds of community events across the UK. As well as a celebration of children's right to play, Playday is a campaign that highlights the importance of play in children’s lives.

Read more: Activ8 National Playday 2012


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