Physical Education

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION

The Physical Education department, the pulse of the industrial workers, participates in games and athletic events. The department helps the underprivileged and blue collared class workers of the area vent their frustrations and pressures through the construction channel of sports, instead of indulging in vices of alcohol, drugs, gambling and domestic violence.

ACTIVITIES

Basketball Coaching, Volleyball and Football Coaching, Coaching programmes for Schools & Colleges and for underprivileged children, Competitions for Schools, Colleges and Clubs, Workshops and Seminars for Coaches & Trainers, Promoting Athletes, Players, Coaches, Referees at State & National level, Gymnasiums & Indian Wrestling, Recognising outstanding performance, Management of Bombay Municipal Playgrounds

HISTORY DEPARTMENT OF PE

  • The first sports activity started at Apollo Bunder, in 1883, was Tennis. By adding cricket and football, the first Athletic Club of Bombay YMCA was opened for members who desired to play these games.
  • The Athletic Club, which had been conducting sports and games activities for its members for a number of years, decided to organise the first Annual Sports meet for two days on 16 and 17 March 1905 covering 23 sports events. There were 180 entries for various sports.
  • The PED organized the All India Open Sports Championship met on November 29 and 30, 1917. Bombay YMCA played its role in promoting the Olympic ideal in Western India.

YMCA Department Of Physical Education
Jhoola Maidan
Agripada
Mumbai – 400-001
Tel: + 91 22 2309-8274
Email: ped@ymcabombay.org

Physical Education