Unveiling London Ward Sports Hub to Nurture Indoor Sports
Written By James M Alumera
Nakuru County’s Department of Youth, Talent and Sports is in the process of identifying a space to nurture indoors games at a central location.
During the tour, Coach Michael Kariuki, representing the Nakuru Basketball Association, joined hands with Chief Officer Pastor Alex Maina to explore the expansive potential of the London Ward social hall. The hall’s ample space is set to become a melting pot for various indoor games, including basketball, table tennis, badminton, karate, and volleyball.
According to Coach Michael Kariuki, this initiative is poised to significantly increase the number of sports enthusiasts and athletes across the county. The social hall is anticipated to become a referral recreational center, fostering a vibrant sports community.
The Chief Officer urged the youth across the county moreover from the London Ward to seize every opportunity for their economic well-being. He emphasized the potential of the social hall as a catalyst for talent development and community engagement.
To ensure proper governance and management, multiple disciplines will be hosted under one roof. The basketball pitch will feature well-marked grounds with temporary goal stands, badminton pitches with distinctive yellow markings, and volleyball courts marked in white.The Nakuru Basketball Association, currently boasting 500 players, envisions a surge in numbers once the social hall activities kick off. The organizers have planned a series of shifts, allowing youth to engage fully in different disciplines throughout the day.
Mr. Rodgers, the personal assistant to London Ward’s MCA, highlighted the positive impact on the community, anticipating a decline in drug abuse and crime rates. The social hall emerges as a beacon of hope, combatting idleness and providing a platform for holistic youth development. As the activities unfold, London Ward’s sporting hub promises to be a transformative force, shaping the future of its youth.