Kick Start is an ambitious innovative project, aimed at encouraging more active and healthier lifestyles for adults in drug and alcohol recovery by getting involved in regular sport and physical activity.
The weekly programme which takes place at Fleetwood Rugby Club involves individuals taking part in weekly football sessions. The team also play monthly tournaments at Blackburn Rovers Community Trust, as part of the Blackburn Social Inclusion League against another eight or more teams from around Lancashire.
Participant A, “I have been coming to Kick Start for 18 months now. During this time I have lost over a stone in weight and more importantly been clean from alcohol for the last 9 months. Fleetwood Town Community Trust has played a large part towards my recovery.”