The Philippine Centre Youth Basketball Academy (PCYBA) will be participating in the London Winter of Sport which is a Mayoral initiative led by the London Development Agency (LDA) in partnership with the Greater London Authority (GLA), Sport England, London Councils, PRO-ACTIVE Partnerships, London Sports Forum for Disabled People, Youth Sport Trust, London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games and other key agencies who will be working together to ensure the programme is a success with the key objectives being met.

London Winter of Sport is keen to support sport and physical activity events/projects which provide both participation and coaching opportunities for young people and adults.  The ability of a participant to become enthused and interested in a sport and continue in that activity following the end of a London Winter of Sport event/activity and further increase regular sports participation in the build up to the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

The key aim of London Winter of Sport 08/09 is to encourage and provide free sports and physical activity opportunities, for anyone to participate in throughout London.  Activities will range from multi-sport festivals, to sport club open days to coaching/participation sessions – something for everyone.

As part of this
initiative, PCYBA will be offering its regular weekly basketball coaching/training session FREE OF CHARGE to all participants for the duration of the programme which will start on February 1st up till March 15th.  The training session is open to both Boys & Girls aged 7 - 18 years old regardless of abilities.   See details below for further information.

Please note that LDA and PCYBA will require to obtain a signed Parents Consent Form from all participants.  The information provided will be used by the LDA and the other partnership above for the purpose of monitoring the performance of the Project upon completion of the programme. 

Also, to help promote the PCYBA and its participants, official photographs may be taken during the training and the event .  These photographs may be used for official PCYBA and London Winter of Sport publications and/or websites.

Data collected will comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.

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