Parliamentary Secretary for Sport, Recreation and Voluntary Organizations Clifton Grima announced
how an area in Cospicua next to the Cottonera Sport Complex will be transformed into a family park with a project
made by SportMalta.
Parliamentary Secretary Clifton Grima explained how the currently identified site is in a state of disrepair and abandonment,
so this project will be a breath of fresh air to Cottonera families.
“This is a Government for the people and being for the people means coming up with projects and ideas that are at their core
there for people. It was SportMalta that came forward with a concept that is innovative and it sees Maltese families have a
space where they can enjoy their free time and find balance between work and the quality of life” said Parliamentary Secretary Grima.
He concluded by saying that we must continue to work and strive for this Government to continue to
difference in people’s lives.
This area, with a size of about 20,000m2 will be regenerated to offer a recreational space where families
Maltese can go and spend some rest time while enjoying an adventure-filled space for
all including ziplines, walking trails, archery and wooden structures. This park will be distributed
in various areas equipped for different ages, accessible to all, and will also include water attractions.
This regeneration will take place in such a way that the impact on the surrounding area will be
Cospicua Mayor Alison Zerafa Civelli, while welcoming this park project
for the family, she stressed how there is a rich history and culture and how it is also filled with large spaces with
greenery that can easily be regenerated for the benefit of all Maltese families. Finally she is
she stressed that she looks forward to seeing this project become a reality.
SportMalta Chairman Luciano Busuttil explained how SportMalta will be embarking on a project
unlike what is usually done for everyone to enjoy. He also stressed how SportMalta
is also undergoing various projects around Malta including the Olympic level indoor swimming pool in
cotton wool also. Finally, he said that SportMalta is committed to continuing to create innovative projects
that encourage people to move and do physical activity.
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