Adults take part in team building event at Craigavon Leisure Centre

Those who took part in Fit 4 U event in Craigavon.
Those who took part in Fit 4 U event in Craigavon.

Adults with learning disabilities from across the Southern Trust area, recently participated in a Fit 4 U 2 Team Building at Craigavon Leisure Centre.

Fit 4 U 2 provides physical activities and sports for people with learning disabilities.

At this event, 25 participants enjoyed a range of team building activities, including ice breaker games, archery, skittles bowling alley, mini assault course and team challenge games, facilitated by Mobile Team Adventure.

Rhonda Richardson, Fit 4 U Co-ordinator, Southern Trust, explains, “Fit 4 U 2 aims to empower people with learning disabilities to improve their health and wellbeing through participation in a range of day time physical activity and sports.

“This event was a great opportunity for participants from the different areas to come together, have fun and try some new activities that were tailored to meet their needs.”

Emily McCrory, participant, explains, “It was a really good experience, I enjoyed meeting new people and really enjoyed the mini assault course and skittles.”

Fit 4 U 2 is now operating in five Leisure Centres across the Southern Trust area, including Armagh, Dungannon, Craigavon, Banbridge and Newry.

For more information about Fit 4 U 2 and referral to the programme, please contact Rhonda Richardson, Fit 4 U Co-ordinator. She can be contacted on 028 3756 4490 or email rhonda.richardson@southerntrust.hscni.net

Fit 4 U 2 is funded by the Public Health Agency and led by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust in partnership with other organisations, including the localCouncil authorities and Sport NI funded Everybody Active coaches.