National Fitness Day at Coolmine CS

October 4, 2018


On Friday the 28th of September, Coolmine CS celebrated National Fitness day with great enthusiasm. From 11am to 1pm the whole school participated in a 3.5km walk. During the walk we were met with exercise checkpoints where all walkers were invited to take part in a burst of exercises. These included lunges and jumping jacks. In the afternoon from 2pm to 3.50pm, students participated in a range of activities which were located across 11 zones in the school as follows:

  • Zone 1 : Zumba
  • Zone 2: Puck Fada
  • Zone 3: Spud and Spoon Race
  • Zone 4: 3 Legged Race
  • Zone 5: Dodgeball
  • Zone 6: 5 a side Soccer [Seniors]
  • Zone 7: 5 a side Soccer [Juniors]
  • Zone 8: Balloon relay
  • Zone 9: Tug of War
  • Zone 10: Basketball Shoot Out
  • Zone 11: Yoga

The day ended with a tug of war competition between staff and students. A wonderful day was had by the whole school community. Many thanks to Ms. Gallagher for her dedication to fitness in the school and for coordinating the event.