Courtry: the Municipal Sports School is a success

Michel Lemsen deputy mayor in charge of sports and Christophe Nicolaids, Manuel Mangata and Lohan Heraclide, sports educators from the City of Courtry work all year round for the Emis. ©Canelle Corbel

Since the back to school 2021the city of courtryin Seine et Marne offers children aged 4 to 12 sports activities every Wednesday. These activities are offered by the Emis, namely municipal sports school. “It is a will of mandate to make physical activity and sports accessible to the children of Courtry”, confides the mayor of the municipality Xavier Vanderbise. ” It was necessary to install this project in the City to be able to claim a real sports policy of the municipality“, explains in turn, Michel Lemsen, deputy mayor in charge of sports affairs.

Three sports educators

This is how the Emis de Courtry was born for the first time in September 2021. Three sports educators, students from elementary and primary classes and sports… It does not take more for families to be conquered. “We offer several activities throughout the year. At each cycle we change activity. There is team sport and individual sport. We adapt to each age level and to the taste of the children“, explains Christophe Nicolaids, the referent of the three sports educators. “The original idea was to allow the children of the town to be part of a sports association. We therefore opened places, in priority to children who were not registered in any association. » And the Emis thus went from 76 members the first year to 106 members this week.

Three sessions on Wednesday morning

“We welcome children from the middle and large classes from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.; then CP and CE1 students, from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and CE2, CM1, CM2 and Sixth grade students, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ”, state the sports educators who receive good feedback from families. ” We also have affordable pricessince membership is 110 euros for the children of Courtry and 200 euros if they are siblings… Not to mention that in this tariff, there is tracksuit included“, announces Michel Lemsen.

Educators known by the inhabitants

“And the advantage of the Emis for children and families is that the sports educators are known within the structures of the City. They work with the elderly and young people,” explains the mayor. “We absolutely know all the children and we have set up an organization which is such that if children are registered with the Emis and are at the recreation center on wednesday, we have activity leaders who pick them up and bring them back to the leisure centre,” adds Christophe Nicolaids. An organization that conquered more and more families in Courtry, for the most great pleasure of the municipal council and the educators of the Emis.

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Courtry: the Municipal Sports School is a success