GSLA Annual Summer Sports Programme Final Week

Sport and recreational activities continue to grow during its final week of the 20th Anniversary Summer Sports & Leisure Programme.

For full information on activities available see the GSLA Website www.gsla.gi or pick up a Summer Sports and Leisure information booklet from Bayside Sports Complex, GSLA Swimming Pool Complex or Kings Bastion Leisure Centre.

Stay and Play Celebration Day will take place on Thursday 22nd August, starting at 10.40am in the Victoria Sports hall. 

The Celebration day will be attended by Gordon Paterson, Country Head of NatWest International, longstanding sponsors of the Summer Sports & Leisure Programme accompanied by Lorraine Gillingwater and Bianca Lester.  Mr Reagan Lima CEO of the Gibraltar Sports & Leisure Authority will be present along with Michelle Turner and Liam Payas from the Sports Development & Training Unit. The Celebration day will consist of a presentation of sport and physical activities undertaken by children and young people on the programme; the opportunity to view their artwork some of which is being utilised to decorate the sports circuit.  This will be followed by a visual presentation of the Stay and Play Programme, finishing with youngsters enjoying their favourite activity of Water Play.

Mini Island Games Competition - The final day of competition for this year’s Mini Island Games will take place on Thursday 22nd August, athletics on the track and in the orange area and badminton and table tennis taking place in the Tercentenary Sports Hall.  It is envisaged that Mr Gordon Paterson, Country Head, NatWest International will present prizes at approximately 12.15pm.

Water day - Friday 23rd August is the final day of the Summer Sports & Leisure Programme and will see Minister for Sport the Hon Steven Linares joining youngsters on the slip and slide and other water play stations from 11am onwards.