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Cllr Charalambous in the swim for summer

Published Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Cllr Bambos Charalambous, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture Leisure Youth and Localism visited Albany Leisure Centre in Enfield yesterday to meet some children enjoying ‘Swim School’, and special guest ‘Ollie the Octopus’ to launch Enfield Council’s ‘Summer of Fun’.

Cllr Charalambous in the swim The Summer of Fun is a wide range of sports and leisure activities, starting at the end of July to keep the whole family occupied during the long holidays. It promises an exciting variety of activities to ensure that the school holidays are packed full of interesting things for children and young people of all ages to enjoy.

Run by Enfield Council’s Everybody Active Team the programme runs all summer long and includes great activities such as:

- Dance
- Football
- Horse riding
- Tennis
- Golf
- Sports camp
- Various come and try sessions such as basketball, football, tennis and more…

Fusion, Enfield Council's leisure partner is also offering free swimming and gym sessions for young people under 16 throughout the school holidays at all of its leisure centres.

Cllr Bambos Charalambous said “It was great to meet the children here today enjoying themselves in the pool, and learning how to swim.

“Enfield Council is banishing summer boredom with a packed activity programme where there really is something for everyone. Sometimes parents can be at a loss to know what to do with their kids during the long summer holidays, but our programme will hopefully assist parents in keeping their children occupied and entertained for the next six weeks."

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