ANIMATION. On Saturday June 25, the French Union of Secular Physical Education Works (Ufolep) and the Haute-Marne Handisport Committee organized a sports afternoon at the Pergaud complex. An initiative to “discover different sports”, as explained by Khalid Bousabata, Ufolep sports educator.
The grounds of Vert-Bois therefore hosted games of fencing, tennis, judo, boxing, blowpipe, boccia petanque, laser shooting… In addition, two gourmet hikes were organized in the nearby forest. “Able-bodied people and people with disabilities in joélettes taste, at each stand, Haute-Marnais products such as beers, terrines, biscuits”, detailed Claire Lambert, from the disabled sports committee.
All generations were invited to participate in the event, which was the second edition. The free entrance facilitating the presence of the sportsmen of one day. “We had a lot of families, it’s true that young people were well represented,” added the young woman, who continued: “The purpose of this event is to introduce people to local activities and clubs. . »
This sports afternoon brought together between 70 and 90 people. The two organizing associations not following up with local clubs, it is impossible to know if the operation has an impact on the number of members.