Last week saw Fleetwood Town Community Trust supporting the EFL’s Day of Action with various activities throughout the day highlighting the positive work we do through football to impact young people’s lives in the community.
Fleetwood Town FC’s 1st team Chef, Anthony, met Active Thornton Families to talk about Healthy Food and Drink whilst answering some great questions. The families took part in fun games and made fruit smoothies.
Working with local schools, Fleetwood Town Community Trust deliver 12 weeks of health sessions for families whose children attend those schools.
Families will take part in fun based exercise games such as dodgeball, handball, benchball etc. and will also spend some time completing activities that will help them to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Fleetwood Town FC Head Coach, John Sheridan, gave a talk to our inclusion group during their visit to Poolfoot Farm Sports & Leisure Complex and our Challenge Through Sport Group (CSI) met with the team from Blackpool Community Trust for a game with manager Gary Bowyer and player Jim McAlister supporting the event.
The Challenge through Sport (CSI) has been set up in partnership with Lancashire Sport. It is a healthy lifestyle and behavioural change programme which helps people in drug treatment services stay drug free. The programme also aims to alleviate individuals with drug problems returning to the community from custodial prison sentences supporting them to change behaviours to break offending patterns.
Our Premier League Kicks team travelled to Rochdale for a fixture in the PL Kicks North West Division 2 league against Rochdale Community Trust. After a very close game finishing 10-9 Rochdale won by a single goal!
The Kicks project focusses on young people aged from 11-18 years old, “focusing on the aim to create safer, stronger and more respectful communities through the development of young people’s potential, whilst providing access to facilities, coaching and mentoring.”
Keep on the look out for regular updates to see the great work we do within the community and how we are supporting young and old through sport.