As Medway counts down to the 2012 Games,
a major focus is on creating opportunities for sporting
competition for people of all ages.
The Medway Games series is one of the most extensive school and
community sporting programmes anywhere in the country, involving
thousands of people in sport each year.
The Games are run by Medway Council's 2012 and Sports
Development Team and supported by local sports clubs, school
sports partnerships and national governing bodies of sport.
Mini Youth Games
Mini Youth Games, a multi-sport programme of events,
runs throughout the school year. The series is open to
children in Years 4, 5 and 6 from all Medway Primary Schools and
invited external schools. The competition annually involves
thousands of children from more than 60 different schools.
Medway Disability Youth Games
This multi-sport programme of events takes place in three
stages. The first is the Winter Games, which involves a 10-week
skiing coaching programme and a fun and friendly competition.
This is followed by a Swimming Gala and then a Summer Games
Medway Disability Youth Games are open to all Medway
special schools and units
Medway Community Games
Medway Council's 2012 and sports
development team organises and supports a number of community
sporting competitions and events under the umbrella of the
Medway Community Games.
Medway Festival of Sport
Festival of Sport is a sporting celebration for the whole
The 2013 Festival of Sport will be a programme
featuring events ranging from schools tournaments and
mass participation events to elite competitions and
Medway Council is seeking new
sponsors to support the exciting Medway Games programme.