Free meals and sports programme at Macclesfield Leisure Centre for summer holidays

  Posted: 13.07.21 at 14:40 by Alexander Greensmith

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Free packed lunches and sporting activity places have been announced for Macclesfield Leisure Centre during the school holidays.

Everybody Sport and Recreation, who deliver services at the Priory Lane leisure site, have received funding from Cheshire East Council to provide the summer holiday programme.

It is part of the borough council's Holiday Activity Funding, to provide free holiday activity places and packed lunches provided by Taste for Life, for children who are entitled to receive free school meals.

Everybody Sport will be jointly delivering The Multi Activity Days with Cheshire Police as part of their Kops N Kids programme at Macclesfield Leisure Centre.

The Multi Activity Days are for aged eight yrs to school Year 8 (12-13), with lots of different sporting or recreational activities.

This including team games, which are great for building character, individual challenges and access to the swimming pool within the Macc premesis.

The Macclesfield programme lasts from Monday July 26 - Friday August 20.

Kerry Shea, Executive Director at Everybody Sport and Recreation shared “We are so excited to be offering our Multi Activity Days this summer, and receiving this funding allows us to offer free places for children who receive free school meals.

"We are delighted to be working in partnership with Cheshire Police on this Kops N Kids programme throughout the holidays, providing fun filled days for children to be active and have fun in a safe environment.”

Multi Activity Days will be starting from Monday July 26 - Friday August 20, Maxonian parents or guardians can book in for a day, a few days or the week to fit in with your summer holiday plans.

Places are limited, so Macclesfield families interested in securing a spot for their child should not hesitate to sign up. More information can be found on Everybody’s website.

The programme will be perfect for families that have kids but still have to work during the summer hols.

It takes place at Macc Leisure Centre on Priory Lane. (Image - Everybody)

Local Police Inspector Andy Smith said: “We’re really pleased to be getting on board with this year’s Kops and Kids organised by Everybody Sport and Recreation. Our officers and PCSOs will be supporting the team to help children stay active and healthy and most importantly, have fun.

"As well as getting kids fit in a fun environment, these events also strengthen relationships between police and young people and helps builds trust between them, which is vital in building better communities.

"This is just one of many initiatives we get involved with. We also have dedicated officers and PCSOs who go into our local schools on a regular basis to build on that vital relationship.”

Booking for this Macclesfield summer holiday programme is essential, please contact [email protected] to find out more about Everybody Sport and Recreations free places.

As well as funded places, Everybody Sport and Recreation’s Active Holidays programme will be launching across Cheshire East with places still available to book on to. Visit their website on this link to find out more.

Everybody Sport & Recreation – Everybody Sport and Recreation is a registered charity and company. As a Health and Wellbeing Charity, Everybody Sport and Recreation aims to provide ‘leisure for life’ by changing lives through healthy recreation.

The charity operates 16 leisure facilities across the Cheshire East region including Macclesfield. You can follow them on Twitter @ebleisure.

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