Srinagar: The Inter-School district level selection trial in swimming Youth Services & Sports Department for boys of different age groups was on Monday inaugurated by Joint Director Youth Services & Sports Department Kashmir, Waseem Raja here.
Hundreds of youth from different Government and Private Schools of Srinagar district participated in the trials on day 1st. The trials shall continue till 20th of the current month at Nehru Park Srinagar.
A contingent of girl students shall also participate in the trials of the sport on the concluding day of the camp.
Jt. Director while sharing his good wishes with the participants of the activity, assured that the Department would put in all the possible efforts to involve a maximum number of youngsters in various activities of water sports in the coming days.
“Great for fitness and fun, research shows water sports have a visible impact on mental and physical wellbeing of a person. Water sports is gaining popularity in Kashmir with each passing day and with the efforts of YSS and J&K Sports Council our youth are shining in the sport not only at the National level but at International level as well” he added.
JD YSS and other officers paid a visit to different sections of the Water Sports Excellence Centre at Nehru Park and expressed happiness over the establishment of such a great and state of the art facility.
District Youth Services & Sports Officer Srinagar, Ghulam Hassan Lone and other senior officers of the Department were also accompanying the chief guest on this occasion.