Broadwood games event aims to encourage more families to take up sport

LASTING LEGACY: Minister for Commonwealth Games and sport Shona Robinson is pictured at the launch of this event at Broadwood Stadium earlier this year.
LASTING LEGACY: Minister for Commonwealth Games and sport Shona Robinson is pictured at the launch of this event at Broadwood Stadium earlier this year.

A FUN day which aims to encourage more families to take up sports as part of lasting legacy for the 2014 Commonwealth Games is being held in Cumbernauld.

The Games event will be held at Broadwood Stadium this Sunday, October 21, from 2pm to 6pm.

Those attending will be able to take part in sports activities, arts and music, cheerleading, drama workshops, and for the younger members of the family, face painting, bouncy castles and a soft play facility.

Graeme Atkinson, who is facility manager at Broadwood Stadium, said: “We have great day of activities lined up which will feature a number of Commonwealth Games sports and other popular sports demonstrations, come and try sessions and mini-competitions.

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