Monday, July 4

Pass’Sport, summer quarters… Emmanuel Macron in Seine-Saint-Denis to promote sport among young people

Traveling to Seine-Saint-Denis a few days after the incidents at the Stade de France, President Emmanuel Macron will address the theme of sport, especially with young people. Announcements are expected.

President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Clichy-sous-Bois (Seine-Saint-Denis) this Wednesday for a trip on the theme of sports practice, especially among young people. He should be accompanied by the new Minister of Sports, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra.

This visit to Seine-Saint-Denis a few days after the clashes around the Stade de France calls out. “It is not a coincidence because Seine-Saint-Denis is a young territory, which hosts the Paris 2024 Olympic Games”, underlined Tuesday Cyril Mourin, sports adviser for the 2024 Olympics, during the conference. phone call prior to this trip.

“I don’t want to suggest that what we do for sport comes down to Seine-Saint-Denis, on the grounds that they are hosting the Games, he warned. But obviously, the fact of placing a lot of ambition on the place of sport in society on the occasion of these games leads to a certain number of initiatives being taken in Seine-Saint-Denis. And moreover, we know that the local needs for sports equipment are particularly strong”.

The Pass’Sport extended to scholarship students

Emmanuel Macron must inaugurate, indicated the Elysée, a “solidarity dojo”, the opportunity to “take stock of the deployment of local sports infrastructures which are emerging in the districts thanks to the ‘Plan 5000 pitches'”. He must also attend breakdance demonstrations.

This plan announced in October 2021 provides for the construction with the help of the State of 1,000 citystades (multisports grounds), 1,000 dojos and combat sports halls, 500 3X3 basketball courts to boost practice, 500 padel tennis courts, 500 skateparks, 200 mobile sports sites such as pools, or “innovative” equipment using digital technology.

The Head of State must also return to the deployment of the Pass’Sport, a measure announced in May 2021 to support the resumption of licenses in sports clubs after the health crisis. The Pass’Sport allows young people aged 6 to 18, based on social criteria, to reduce the cost of their registration by €50. The system will be extended to scholarship students up to the age of 25.

In addition, the “summer quarters” – a device which allows the inhabitants of the priority districts of the city policy (QPV), to benefit from activities in the heart of the districts – and the “learning holidays” will be renewed.

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