Youth get club to have sports

2017-02-28 06:00
The Sharevilla Sports and Fitness Club was launched recently.

The Sharevilla Sports and Fitness Club was launched recently.

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The Sharevilla Sports and Fitness Club was officially launched on an open field behind the nature reserve in Sharedon Park last Saturday.

The club was started in November to focus on the youth of Steenvilla and Sharedon Park.

Eric Bailey, president of the club, says they are trying to create a safe environment for everyone.

“There are a lot of social ills in these areas, such as drugs, gangsterism and a high rate of unemployment. We are trying to create a safe alternative for all the social ills that are playing out in our communities. We are using sports as a tool to have a safe environment and install a sense of pride in our youth,” he says.

The day of the launch started with a march with banners that was followed by various ball and board games. There was also food for those who attended.

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