Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) is taking a bold step towards engaging and empowering the region's young population by introducing a new Parkour activity in Telford Town Park. Aimed specifically at young individuals aged 16 to 30 who are not in employment, education, or training (NEET), this initiative seeks to provide an opportunity for personal growth, physical activity, and community connection. The best part? These sessions are entirely free of charge. Parkour, often referred to as urban acrobatics, is a discipline that involves navigating through various obstacles in the environment using movements like running, jumping, and climbing. It's not just a physical activity; it's a way of creatively interacting with the surroundings.
SYST recognises the potential of Parkour to inspire and motivate young people while fostering a sense of accomplishment and self-confidence. Starting from August 1, 2023, the Parkour sessions will be held twice a week - on Tuesdays from 3:30pm to 4:50pm and Thursdays from 4:30pm to 5:50pm. The venue for these exciting sessions is within Telford Town Park, near the climbing wall.