Record 400 Gozitan children attend the ‘On the Move’ fitness program
Each Saturday hundreds of Gozitan children are taking part in the On the Move program at the Sports Complex in Victoria.
The program On the Move program is a collaborative effort between SportMalta and the Gozo Sports Board.
The program involves organised activities where pre-kinder and kinder children take part in fitness sessions; there are also fitness sessions designed for people over sixty.
Also this year there are several new disciplines are attracting the most interest are badminton, horse riding, cycling, chess, rugby, yoga, athletics, tennis, squash, dance, martial arts and gymnastics.
The Minister for Gozo Anton Refalo reiterated the importance of sport and physical activity to improve the quality of life.
The Minister also mentioned the recently announced Gozitan swimming centre, which will be used by athletes and also for persons going through rehabilitation.
The Minister spoke highly of the Gozo Sports Festival, which this year attracted no less than 12,000 Maltese visitors to Gozo.
The festival won the Global Sports Tourism Summit in the sector of innovative ideas, which competed with no less than 190 countries worldwide.
There are also fitness sessions for people over sixty