Be well ac­tively

South Waikato News - - SPORT - By HEATHER GABY

Ac­tive & Well

Sport Waikato will be out and about in Toko­roa town cen­tre on Au­gust 4, from 10.30am till 12.30pm, pro­mot­ing the Ac­tive & Well pro­gramme.

Ac­tive & Well is about sup­port­ing peo­ple on a Green Pre­scrip­tion, work­ing with them to achieve a health­ier life­style through phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity and healthy eat­ing.

There are lots of phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity op­por­tu­ni­ties on of­fer through­out the district and Ac­tive & Well links with these to get peo­ple mov­ing.

Stop and chat with Pricey and Mandy next Thurs­day, out­side West­pac on Leith Pl to find out how you can be a part of the pro­gramme for free. School hol­i­day pro­grammes School hol­i­day ac­tiv­i­ties con­clude on Fri­day.

If you are look­ing for ac­tiv­i­ties to en­ter­tain your young stu­dents dur­ing the break, con­tact the Y on 886 8731. Pro­grammes at the Y will run on Wed­nes­day and Thurs­day from 9am till 4pm at the sta­dium on Princess Beatrix Ave in Toko­roa.

Fri­day is the trip to Auck­land zoo, so phone to see if places are still avail­able.

Equip­ment and in­flat­a­bles are avail­able for use at the in­door pools in Toko­roa from 12pm and Q Mas­ters on Bridge St in Toko­roa is open for ac­tiv­i­ties each day.

Buck­land Street Child Care con­tin­ues its school hol­i­day pro­gramme in Pu­taruru at the St John Hall on Overdale St from 7.45am to 5.15pm. Phone 882 1250 to reg­is­ter your child’s par­tic­i­pa­tion.

Sport Waikato’s pro­grammes con­tinue in Ara­puni and Ti­rau at the halls in both vil­lages – Wed­nes­day and Fri­day in Ara­puni and Thurs­day in Ti­rau from 10am till 12pm. For de­tails on the pro­grammes phone me on 886 9002.

Club work­shops

Do you vol­un­teer at a club and need or want some ba­sic train­ing in club ad­min­is­tra­tion?

Sport Waikato and WILSS are pre­sent­ing a se­ries of club de­vel­op­ment work­shops for ad­min­is­tra­tors, lead­ers, of­fi­cials and co-or­di­na­tors. These ses­sions will help mem­bers de­velop a bet­ter un­der­stand­ing of the re­spon­si­bil­i­ties and roles within vol­un­teer or­gan­i­sa­tions. Par­tic­i­pants can choose to at­tend all or some of the ses­sions.

Work­shop one will be held on Septem­ber 1 and cov­ers fund­ing op­tions – who to go to, how to ap­ply. Work­shop two on Septem­ber 8 will cover club plan­ning – how to set short term and long term goals. Work­shop three on Septem­ber 15 is on re­cruit­ing and re­tain­ing vol­un­teers – how to sup­port them and how to pre­vent burnout. Work­shop four on Septem­ber 22 cov­ers club sup­port mech­a­nisms – how to man­age meet­ings, de­velop role/ job de­scrip­tions and write pol­icy etc.

The work­shops will be held at the Toko­roa Com­mu­nity Link of­fices on Tor­phin Cres­cent from 5.30pm to 7pm and cost $5 per session.

Reg­is­tra­tions are es­sen­tial. Phone me at the Sport Waikato of­fice on 886 9002 to reg­is­ter your par­tic­i­pa­tion.


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