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Young women get active in Aston

US Girls Rocks Festival at Aston Leisure Centre. A free sporting event for young women from Aston Academy

US Girls Rocks Festival at Aston Leisure Centre. A free sporting event for young women from Aston Academy

Dozens of pupils from Aston Academy got physical in a special event aimed at encouraging girls to get active and have fun.

The Us Girls Rocks Festival saw 60 girls take part in a range of activities including Zumba at Aston Leisure Centre.

Emily Newman, sports development manager, said: “The Us Girls Rocks Festivals are all about bringing young women together to have fun playing sport, removing all the barriers such as cost, equipment, ability and body image.”

It is the third year that Us Girls Rocks festivals have taken place across the country and so far it has encouraged more than 34,000 young women to get involved in physical activity.

 

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