The “Young Olympics” of Lagoa county will enter the 2nd period of 2019/20 with more children participating. During the 2019/20 school year, the 3rd edition of the Youth Olympics is taking place. "Promoting physical exercise and sports among the young is the objective of this project", assumes the city council of Lagoa.
For the 2nd period, the modalities chosen are, March 7, basketball, March 14, gymnastics and March 21, skating.
The Youth Olympics are held on Saturdays, each day corresponding to a different sport. According to the municipality, "the enthusiasm and participation in the Olympics is growing among the children of the 1st cycle of schools in the municipality of Lagoa, to whom this project is directed."
All children from the 1st CEB were invited to participate in this project. Responses approached two hundred participants.
Putting children in contact with different physical activities and the associative structures of the county, in a playful and fun way, the Youth Olympics are spreading the existing sports offer and encouraging healthy and sustainable practices and lifestyles.