County Durham Sport are offering FREE ideas for staying active during the Easter holidays. The activities have a focus on embedding physical activity, emotional health and well-being.
‘There is strong evidence that regular physical activity has numerous health benefits for children and young people. Benefits of physical activity include; strong bones and muscles, healthy heart, lungs and arteries, improved coordination, balance, posture and flexibility, as well as a reduced risk of becoming overweight or obese. Physical activity not only supports the physical health of a child, but it also promotes social and psychological wellness as well as cognitive function. Evidence also suggests it can boost cognitive function and engagement in academic learning!’ – County Durham Sport
All year round, the County Durham Sport website includes ideas of things to do around County Durham and links with local clubs. It is a fantastic way to discover what is on offer within the local community and to help keep the whole family fit and healthy.