Free Sports Venues and Training Programs Offered to Students During Summer Vocation
The Changsha Education Bureau announced on July 17 that 222 primary and secondary schools in Changsha will open their sports venues to the public free of charge this summer. There are 81 more venues than last year. From July 22 to August 30, there will be designated free swimming pools and sports training programs offered to primary and secondary students in the city.
The free school sports venues including stadiums, track-and-field grounds, and football fields, are mainly open to students. Their parents are encouraged to participate in parent-child sports activities. Residents, enterprises, public institutions, and social organizations near the schools can also get free admission.
Designated free swimming pools will be open from 14:00 to 18:00 every day. The timetable for free sports training programs will be determined later. These sports programs include swimming, football, basketball, table tennis, badminton, tennis, volleyball, chess, weiqi (the game of go), sports dance, and skiing (skating).
To participate in free swimming and training, students of primary and middle schools first need to follow the official WeChat account of the Changsha Sports Bureau Public Service Platform (WeChat ID: csstyj), register an account before making a reservation.
Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn