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Young People

Mini Youth Games logo

Medway Sport's work to engage young people in sports coaching and competitions has increased significantly in size and scale as a legacy of London 2012.

 

Mini Youth Games

The Mini Youth Games is the linchpin of school sport in Medway.Mini Youth Games football image

The flagship inter-schools sports programme provides more than 3,000 primary school pupils every year with the opportunity to experience the thrill of friendly, competitive team sport, to learn new skills, keep healthy and develop a sense of fair play.

Plus find out more about new MYG DigiLeaders scheme and the Mini Youth Games Opens Series.

 

Medway School MileSchool mile at Fairview Primary schoolMYG DigiLeaders in action at MYG badminton

The aim of the Medway School Mile is to improve the physical and emotional health of our children. It's a very simple programme, which any primary school can be part of.

 

Disability Youth Games

Medway Sport also run a Disability Youth Games, although we promote inclusivity in all our games series, this is a bespoke programme for Special Schools and special units within Schools.Disability Youth Games image 2013

 

Mini Youth Games Sports Camps

Medway's MYG sports camps have become one of the most popular activity programmes in our sports centres, offering children aged 7 to 12 the chance to enjoy quality sports coaching during the holidays.

 

Talent DevelopmentMedway sports coach Mark Roughsedge

The Medway Sporting Academy is our pioneering programme helping to identify and develop young athletes who show sporting potential. We also offer support to athletes competition at county level and above.

 

Medway Sport Development Centres

Our new programme of structured junior coaching sessions to enhance the skills of young people in a range of sports and activities outside of a club setting.

 

The PE and School Sport MYG packageMYG football team shot 2013

The Mini Youth Games is part of our wider PE and School Sport offer. Find out more by downloading our PE and School Sport Brochure 2017-18 (pdf 2.l3MB) or following the links below.

 

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Many of Medway's sport activities are recognised as a Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) activity which can be used towards gaining the physical, skills and volunteering sections of the Bronze, Silver and Gold award status.

Opportunities include a separate Junior Gymaquatic activities (swimming, diving, synchro and Lifeguarding) and volunteering

We are happy to work with leaders and students to record any relevant activity report. Please speak to a member of staff before beginning any activity and also check with your DofE leader before starting an activity so they can check that it fits the sectional requirements.  For more details or further enquiries, please contact medwaysport@medway.gov.uk

Community links

There are a great many sports clubs in Medway keen to welcome new members and build links with local schools. Schools interested in benefiting from club links should contact the Medway Sport Team to find out about the clubs in their neighbourhood.

The Medway Sport Team has an online Sports Club Directory that includes links to more information about sports clubs within Medway.

 

            MYG netball group photograph