For another year, SportMalta is launching the 18th edition of the ‘Summer on the Move’ program
which will be offered between July and September 2021 in accordance with the measures issued by
SportMalta and by the health authorities.
Through this program, SportMalta is continuing to drive a more active and participatory
Maltese society in sport and, apart from that, reach higer levels in the world of competitive sport,
and enjoy the health benefits associated with sport.
Parliamentary Secretary Clifton Grima said that so far there are more than 1,500 applications
for the ‘Summer on the Move’ program. This amounts to more than 4,220 sessions
a week for 35 different sports and will be run by more than 220
qualified teachers and coaches who are dedicated to providing quality service.
“The government is committed to further raising the level of sport in our country with more direct investment
in Maltese athletes. So much so, that in the coming days a massive investment will be announced that will see that
several athletes be prepared and achieve prestigious results at the Small Countries Games in 2023
which will take place in our country, ”concluded the parliamentary secretary.
The Director of Programs within SportMalta Robert Portelli explained that these activities are
offered in a number of centers around Malta and Gozo in a modern, state-of-the-art
The activities offered vary, from football, basketball and gymnastics, to karting and
martial arts. Water sports are not lacking; swimming, water polo as well as Sailing. For adults,
one finds yoga, pilates and fitness of different intensities, as well as badminton, swimming and
self-defense. This year the parent and child program will also be extended where in addition to
swimming, gymnastics and fundamentals will be offered.
‘Summer on the Move’ also includes lessons for adults where they take place at the same time as the
children’s activities so that those parents who bring their children can come as a family and
participate at the same time. SportMalta Chairman Luciano Busuttil said that this program is meant to entice
more and more people move and do physical activity while believing that everyone has
have accessibility to sport.