Weekly centres specifically with children with disabilities or additional needs
Shrewsbury Town's Community Sports Trust has started their weekly activity development centres specifically with children with disabilities or additional needs aged between five and 14.
The children are receiving coaching from the club's community staff and are invited to take part in a variety of sports, among them basketball, netball, football, tag rugby, athletics, cricket and hockey.
The main aim of the course is to build confidence, independence, to improve and develop social skills and an understanding of team work, in a FUN and SAFE environment.
"We've been pleased with the numbers turning up so far but there's certainly room for more to join in," said Brian Williams, Shrewsbury Town's community manager.
"The feedback has been very good so far. The course has been very much welcomed by the parents of the youngsters taking part."
The centres operate each Thursday between 4pm and 5.30pm at Sundorne Games Hall for five to eight-year-olds, with the first block of six weeks just under way. It will run until March 2014.
There is also a centre each Friday between 4pm and 5.30pm at the STFC Power league, next to the Greenhous Meadow, for nine to 14-year-olds which will also run until March 2014.
The cost is just £2 per child each week and all income will go towards sustaining the programme in year two.
They will run in five to eight week blocks depending on when half term falls.
Then each child successfully attending a block of sessions will be invited to a Shrewsbury Town home match for their presentation where they will be awarded certificates and prizes before taking part in a group photograph on the pitch.
All parents/guardians, carers will also be welcome to attend the match although there may be some additional charges depending on numbers.
To get involved in this exciting scheme, call Lee Pugh or Jenny Daniel on (01743) 289177 extension 216/239 for more information.
You can also complete the 'All In' Shropshire Council registration form.
You can also download and view the flyer here - Community Sports Trust Short Breaks