Oct 12, 2019 305times

Fitness Fun Day

Fitness Fun Day

To celebrate the two years since the Employment, Immigration and Civil Status departments have joined as a Ministry, a “Fitness Fun Day” was organized by the social welfare committee of the Ministry on Saturday 12th October 2019 at Mt-Fleuri sports field.

The aim of the activity was to promote fitness and a healthy lifestyle amongst the staff and to create a great team building experience.

Despite the rainy weather in the morning, the staff turned up on the day and were looking forward to participate in the activities. The event took off with a Fitness Fun walk, led by Minister Telemaque, accompanied by the Principal Secretaries, Special Advisor and staff, starting from the Ministry’s office at Independence House at 08.30am via the Mont Fleuri Road until the Mont Fleuri playing field. Before the competition began, everyone present participated in a warm up session with some Zumba moves facilitated by Ms. Williana Dubois from National Sports Council.

Four inter-departmental teams were nominated to compete, and were categorized by color Blue, Pink, Green and Yellow teams.

The day unfolded with different kinds of sporting activities such as football, Volleyball, Netball, Tug of war, Obstacles race, egg and spoon, shuttle relay and also our traditional game such as Domino and “Lake mimi.”

The officers from the Ministry of Health were present on site to assist with general health queries.  The staff took the opportunity to do basic, check-up such as blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI) and sugar level.

The event ended with a prize giving ceremony, presented by Minister Miriam Telemaque and the Human Resources section.

The winner of the day 1st position was the Blue Team, 2nd Pink team, 3rd Green team and Yellow team in the 4th position.