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Active 4-16 Flintshire Sessions


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What is Active 4-16?

The programme is a ‘Sport and Physical Activity on Referral Initiative’ available to young people. The aim is to increase long term participation in sport and physical activity by raising awareness of the benefits of sport, physical activity and healthy lifestyles to young people and their families.

What do we want to achieve from Active 4-16?

We would like young people to receive a safe and effective introduction to sport and physical activity and be encouraged to continue to take part beyond the referral period, empowering clients to take control of their health and address lifestyle issues.

Who is referred onto the programme?

The programme is aimed for young people aged 4-16 who suffer from social, emotional and physical difficulties, these can include:

Diabetes (controlled)



Eating Disorders

Obsessional Compulsive Disorders

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


Low Confidence/Self Esteem

Learning disability

Cerebral palsy

Young people are referred to the Active 4-16 programme through Child Health Professions. These include:


Paediatric Dieticians

Occupational Therapists

School Nurses


Social Workers


Behaviour Support Team

Youth Workers

Support Workers

The young person will be referred for 10 "FREE" sessions of sport or exercise under the supervision of an experienced and qualified coach.  


All children will be screened by health professionals for their suitability to take part in Active 4-16

Club Address:

Deeside Leisure Centre

Chester Road West




Development Officers

Development Officers

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