In addition, sessions focused on particular sports, including Frisbee Fridays, have attracted beginners looking to try something different, while sports such as paddle boarding and wheelchair basketball making their first appearance in the programme have proved popular, indicating an appetite for new sports.
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One-off events have also proven successful, particularly when they are different from the normal sporting offer.Dominic said: The most popular sport in Colchester and Southend is badminton.It has helped identify potential untapped talent, said Dominic, though Just Plays primary purpose is to encourage people o get active, make new friends and have fun.Or simply just want to try something new?Our Just Play scheme, which encourages students to take up sport, has been highlighted by Sport England in an article on the success of the national Active Universities programme.Introducing free sport across all three of our Campuses has seen participation levels shoot through the roof.There has also been an increase in those playing sport more than once a week.The president of the swimming club volunteered to teach students to swim which led to the creation of the Just Play Learn To programme.".
Essex Students Union Sports Development Manager and Just Play Manager Dominic King said: We had 17 specific sports in mind when we launched the Sport England bid and have added a further 18 sports this year in response to demand.
Eight teams won their league and four teams made it to the finals in their cup.The swimming sessions at Clacton have also proved popular and led to one unexpected benefit.The expansion of Just Play and free sport has also boosted performance in the British University and Colleges Sports league tables.Dominic said: We are currently 37th and aiming to finish in the top local sex offender 35, up ten places on last year.With drop-in sport sessions each week, massive one-off events and LearnTo courses there really is something for everyone.Italy 4880804, wind, vodafone see SMS short codes for other countries.Find out more about Just Play drop in sessions, leagues and tournaments for Essex students.Over 88 of Just Play programme costs are covered through internal funding, making it as cheap as possible to take part.Dominic said: At the first session one student quietly came up to me and confessed that he had misunderstood and thought the session was about learning to swim as opposed to casual swimming.In Colchester the first year target was to reach 800 unique participants.All the sessions are full to capacity.
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