A PRIMARY SCHOOL PROGRAMME
Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership hosts an annual Primary Schools Athletics Fest at the IT Sligo Athletics Arena open to primary schools all over the County.
The Fest has taken place annually since 2004 and is a hugely popular event amongst school children with over 1,000 participants involved each year. The event is kindly sponsored by Super Valu. County Sligo Athletics Association, Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership and Athletic Clubs jointly organise the event and are on hand on the day to oversee the running of an enjoyable event. The Fest is SSRP’s centrepiece event during European Week of Sport. A European Commission led initiative; European Week of Sport aims to increase the level of participation in sport and physical activity in the EU. European Week of Sport aims to tackle the inactivity crisis and reduce obesity levels by encouraging Europeans to embrace a healthier and more active lifestyle