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Fest of Sport Booklet Lr

Fest of Sport Booklet Lr

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Published by Phyllis Stephen
Edinburgh Festival of Sport programme from 24 August 2013
Edinburgh Festival of Sport programme from 24 August 2013

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Published by: Phyllis Stephen on Aug 19, 2013
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Making the Festival happen has been a huge eort and involved manyenthusiastic and passionate sporty people in the city. We’d like tothank our unders and partners who have played a part in making thisyear’s Festival our biggest yet.We would also like to thank the national governing bodies or sportand the many local sports clubs who have put in much time and eortto develop sports and activities or the programme this year.The Festival o Sport is taking place rom 24 August – 8 Septemberthis year. Bigger and better than in previous years, the event is abumper ortnight o sport or all to get involved in. It’s the perectopportunity to try a range o new sports, nd out about the clubs inyour area and all o the Festival activities are ree.In the programme or the Festival this year we are delighted toconrm Sport with the Stars and Sport with a Splash. Taking placeon 24 August, the events will kick o the estival with a bang, whereMeadowbank Sports Centre and the Royal Commonwealth Pool willhost a huge come and try sports estival.Sports club events are the oundation o the Festival o Sport. Eachyear local clubs have opened their doors, put on competitions andencouraged the local community to try their sport. This year is nodierent and we’re delighted that the Festival will eature more than26 sports and 90 individual events.More events are being added to the Festival programme all the time.To nd out more about the latest events and those listed in thisbrochure visit www.activity.ino/estivalosport
Designed by the City o Edinburgh Council Corporate Governance 13.269/CG/IF/August 2013
Edinburgh Leisure 27/8/13 and 3/9/13, 10-10.50am 
 Aquat uses the resistance o the water to give you an eectiveworkout that doesn’t put pressure on your joints. These tastersessions are suitable or people o all ages and tness levels. Formore inormation on Aquat check out www.edinburghleisure.co.uk 
How to get involved: 
Book in advance. To book emailino.rcp@edinburghleisure.co.uk or phone 0131 667 7211.
Royal Commonwealth Pool, EH16 5BB
 Age Criteria: 
16+ years
Edinburgh Leisure 26/8/2013 and 2/9/2013, 5–6pm (Meadowbank Sports Centre) 30/8/2013 and 6/9/2013, 2–3pm (Saughton Sports Complex) 
Run, Jump and Throw (RJT) is a programme designed to give childrenan opportunity to discover and participate in athletics activities allyear round. It is tailored to suit children o all skill levels rom beginnerto those who have already taken part in introductory athleticsprogrammes, holiday courses or local community junior competitions.The RJT programme oers children a wide variety o athletics eventsand techniques, and ocuses on the undamental movement skills,important in every child’s development.
How to get involved: 
Turn up on the day. For more inormation contactgavinmacrae@edinburghleisure.co.uk or call 0131 458 2180.
Meadowbank Sports Centre, EH7 6AE;Saughton Sports Complex, EH11 3HB
 Age Criteria: 
P4-P7 (Meadowbank Sports Centre);P1-P7 (Saughton Sports Complex)
Edinburgh Junior Baseball 25/8/2013, 1/8/2013 and 8/8/2013, 1-3pm 
Edinburgh’s Kids Baseball League is running ree come along and trysessions or anyone between 6-13 years. Try to pitch, hit, run yourway to glory and have a swing against our pitching machine! For moreinormation check out www.baseballedinburgh.com
How to get involved: 
Turn up on the day. For event inormation contactbaseballedinburgh@gmail.com or phone 0789 679 1207.
Warriston Playing Fields, EH3 5LA (the baseball eld can beaccessed via Inverleith Row, directly opposite the eastern entrance tothe Botanics)
 Age Criteria: 
6-13 years
Boroughmuir Blaze Basketball Club 14/9/2013, Midnight to Midnight 
Midnight Madness will launch a season o sporting participation atthe Crags or young and old, male and emale. 24 hours o basketball,volleyball and break-dance will be provided or new and existingparticipants.
How to get involved: 
Turn up on the day. For more inormation get intouch by email on boroughmuirblaze@gmail.com or phone 0131667 3334. For more event inormation check outacebook.com/cragssc and or general club inormation have a look atwww.blazebasketball.co.uk 
The Crags Community Sports Centre, EH8 9RY
 Age Criteria: 

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