sports clubs in Saône-et-Loire have largely anticipated the implementation


It is this Thursday, September 30 that the health pass comes into force for 12-17 year olds. In the main sports clubs of Montceau-les-Mines, this new measure was anticipated. Young people comply with this obligation. The number of licensees does not seem to be decreasing. Explanations.

Since this Thursday, September 30, the health pass is imposed on minors aged 12 to 17 years. It is particularly essential to go to sports clubs or swimming pools, whether indoors or outdoors. In Montceau-les-Mines (Saône-et-Loire), the measure was widely anticipated by parents and sports clubs.

Vaccinated « for sport » but not for « medical reason »

At the table tennis club, this Wednesday, September 29, minors are numerous … and vaccinated.

« We knew that, even for sport, the vaccine was needed, he was vaccinated even for the resumption of school » explains a father. Further on, a mother develops: « I vaccinated him so he could play ping-pong. Not for medical reasons. »

Cyril Berthier, the sports director of the UPCV confirms. Many young people are vaccinated and, on the contrary, the few recalcitrant are not legion: « There are some adults who are anti-vaccine so who have not renewed because of that. They may renew later, as soon as the health pass is no longer mandatory. But otherwise overall, we have not too many problems at the club. « 

No loss of licensees at the gym

Same story at the nearby gym. For parents and supervisors, there are no organizational problems to report. The start of the 2021 school year even went better than the previous one. The President of Montceau Gym, Damien Ayuso explains:

« Since the takeover, the number of licensees has increased compared to last year. We also see that the members need to practice and to find each other. »

According to the latest figures released by Public Health France, 64% of 12-17 year olds have a complete vaccination schedule. Across Burgundy, 79.4% of them received at least one injection.

To hope for a possible return during the season of the lost members, the clubs will have to wait for the lifting of the health pass.

Except, this Wednesday, September 29, the government spokesperson, Gabriel Attal, announced the will of the executive to be able to use the health pass until next summer.



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