SPORT E SALUTE 2022 - Who plays first base?



Duration: 12 Months: December 2022 – November 2023

Area of intervention:

The project has a national value and is carried out in 19 UISP Regional Committees and 117 UISP Territorial Committees

Applicant / Coordinator: UISP APS


Financing body: Sport e Salute spa year 2022

in collaboration with: Dipartimento per lo Sport / Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri




Financed by Sport e Salute spa, the project "Who plays first base?" is aimed at boys, girls and pre-adolescents (from 3 to 14 years of age) to offer opportunities for free sports practice aimed at developing basic motor skills (such as swimming, running and functional gymnastics skills) .



Counteract, prevent and reduce the sedentary lifestyle, obesity, isolation and psycho-social discomfort of the reference target, through the offer of opportunities for free sports practice aimed at developing basic motor skills (swimming, gymnastics and pre-athletics), on the whole national territory aimed at the youth target (children and pre-adolescents), thus contributing also to the reduction of health risks.

With reference to the offer of swimming courses, the project has the further objective of reducing the incidence of mortality from drowning, deriving from the high percentage of people in Italy (including children and pre-adolescents) who are not able to swim properly.



Phase I: Start of the project

Phase II – Capacity Building: Training of sports operators and personnel in charge of project management

Phase III – Project communication and promotion

Phase IV – Sports offer:

The sports activities offered range from various disciplines, with a wide range of opportunities, and each beneficiary is guaranteed at least 2 hours of free physical activity per week for a period of no less than 6 months.

The sports proposals are calibrated and differentiated for each age group according to the following scheme:

Children 3/6 years old _________________________ GYMNASTICS courses

Children 3/6 years Children 7/10 years ____________  SWIMMING courses

Children 4/9 years old Pre-adolescents 10/14 years ___ PRE-ATHLETICS courses


Phase V: reporting and project closure





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