The eighth week of the sports badge campaign is underway: on the hunt for fitness medals

After a two-year break due to Corona, she returns – the great fitness medal quest! The eighth edition of the sports badge campaign week runs until Saturday June 11 at three sports facilities.

About 2,150 enrolled students and 400 nursery children are expected. “But clubs, sports groups and individuals can also demonstrate their athletic ability,” says SSB President Gabriela Schäfer. “Therefore, we set up a free and open day of action on Saturday, June 11.”

Days of action for schools and nurseries

The sports badge campaign week of the Stadtsportbund Bochum eV has a permanent place on the Bochum sports calendar, but it was last held in 2019. In what is now the eighth edition of the event, three days of sports have been firmly booked. Campaign for Schools and Kindergartens: On Tuesday, June 7, the mini sports badge campaign day will take place at SV Langendreer 04 Athletics. This will be followed on Thursday June 9th and Friday June 10th. the action days for schools at the athletics facility in the Vonovia Ruhr stadium.

open to all

The open day on Saturday June 11 is open to all citizens interested in sport without the need for prior registration. Then, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Westenfeld sports hall, Lohackerstraße 9c, the athletics and swimming disciplines can be completed.

In addition, the swimming disciplines can be completed at the SV Blau-Weiß Bochum swimming pool in Wiesental, Am Wiesengrund 18: on Tuesday, June 7, Wednesday, June 8, and Thursday, July 9, from 6 to 7 p.m.

team competition

The family team competition will also be held again. Here, three people can form a team and take the exams for the German Sports Badge together. Nice incentive: The top three teams receive trophies and diplomas, and attractive prizes are raffled among all participating teams.

thanks to the followers

Gabriela Schäfer: “We would like to thank our volunteer helpers from the clubs and institutions as well as our loyal partners from Sparkasse Bochum and the Bochum municipal works. Without your support, we would not be able to carry out this gigantic campaign.” In total, the SSB expects almost 3,000 participants in this event, which will surely be unique in the country.
More than 150 volunteers, also from the Bochum sports clubs, are responsible for the smooth organization. “Without the fantastic help of volunteers, this mammoth task would not be possible. A big thank you to everyone involved today,” says SSB Event Manager Janina Goldfuss. “The offers of nurseries and schools were filled in a few days. We are delighted that our offer has been so well received!”

Enrollment of five people

As in the years before Corona, professionally prepared sports facilities are available to all comers. For organizational reasons, families or sports groups of five or more people are kindly requested to send an email to: [email protected] check in
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