More activities for young people

The president of the Diputación, Ángeles Armisén; Yesterday morning, the Deputy for Sports, Francisco Pérez, and the coordinator of the Sports Service, Enrique Hermoso, presented the program for the School Games for the 2022/23 academic year.

After the years marked by the pandemic, the new edition returns to normal. There are two types of activities that will be offered to a total of 42 schools in the province, and for which there is a budget of 162,497 euros.

competitive program. The competition program includes sports such as chess, athletics, badminton, basketball, handball, cross country, duathlon, futsal, orienteering, rescue and first aid, table tennis and volleyball.

Specifically, athletics activity has been reinforced, which will add more days, both indoor and outdoor and cross. Basketball and handball have also enjoyed improvements, responding to the demand of the different schools. They will be activities with a higher degree of competitiveness.

Not competitive. Secondly, a program of different activities is included in which leisure events will reign but without reaching an exhaustive competition itself.

To the XV Sports Storytelling Contest already presented in recent days, activities such as Sport and Culture are added, a program that will be held in February and that tries to “bring the province’s schoolchildren closer to the fascinating world of theater.” In March, the “already consolidated” White School Week will take place, which will transport 200 students to the Huesca town of Jaca to practice skiing. In April, time for the Month of physical activity, with “sports promotion days”, in which schoolchildren will be able to practice modalities such as basketball, handball or rugby, among others.

In addition, the introductory course to chess Enjoy learning to play chess continues, whose first edition was held last year bringing together a hundred young people.



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