Falkirk engage with the local community as we believe that football can act as a catalyst to change people in so many different ways that may lead to lasting change for them and others. One of Falkirk’s key objectives is to build a prosperous community.
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Registered Charity: Falkirk Football Community Foundation
aged 35 -65 year
25th August 2014 for 12 weeks.
A further block of 12 weeks thereafter date to be confirmed The programme is aimed at males who have a waist measurement of over 100cm or a trouser waist size of 38 inches plus a high Body Mass Index. The purpose of the project is to improve diet, lose weight, become more active and make changes that last a lifetime. Each weekly session will involve some physical activity training and a classroom health education session where advice will be given about how to eat more healthily and how to continue the fitness in daily life. All sessions will take place behind the scenes at The Falkirk Stadium and will be supported by Head Physio, Kris Robertson.
Parents & Children from the Bo’ness area
Every Friday from 11.15am – 12.15pm at Bo’ness Recreation Centre
Participation in the project will enhance parent and child relationships by building confidence, reducing social isolation, increase motivation, offer learning experiences, provide access to early learning and play, and be a first step to additional activities for the people of Bo’ness community.
Children aged 13 – 18
Delivered during School holidays 3 days per week
This project is for young people you are carers at home and activities are organised so they can gain time away from adult responsibilities and to mix amongst their peers.
S4 pupils referred by their school
Project is subject to funding and delivered in consultation with schools This is a unique programme which combines employability and life skills using a combination of workshops and physical activity sessions. Our aim is to create a plan for pupils to move into a positive destination when leaving school.
13 week course, 3 days per week
scheduled to start end of September 2014
Our aim is for participants to secure sustained employment resulting in their removal from the welfare system. The project helps to develop their employability skills and improve their self-confidence and motivation.