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Disc golf proves hit as Katanning kids take part in Get Up and Go Morning

Daniel RooneyGreat Southern Herald
Each basket had a different par.
Camera IconEach basket had a different par. Credit: Daniel Rooney

A large group of Katanning kids descended on Prosser Park on Monday to participate in the Shire of Katanning’s Get Up and Go Morning.

The aim is to get the disc into the basket.
Camera IconThe aim is to get the disc into the basket. Credit: Daniel Rooney

A range of sporting activities were held on the oval, including 3v3 basketball, cricket and disc golf.

Disc golf, a form of golf played with a flat plastic disc instead of a ball, had the children engaged and energised as they sent their coloured discs sailing through the air and into trees.

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The aim of the game, led by the Shire of Katanning’s Kristy Flugge, is to get your disc to land in the disc basket.

Baskets, like holes in golf, are assigned a par based on their difficulty.

Following the morning of sport, children were granted free entry to the pool where they were able to cool off and enjoy a sausage sizzle.

Children developed skills in no time.
Camera IconChildren developed skills in no time. Credit: Daniel Rooney
To get a disc in the basket is quite an art.
Camera IconTo get a disc in the basket is quite an art. Credit: Daniel Rooney
Kirsty Flugge with a disc golf basket.
Camera IconKirsty Flugge with a disc golf basket. Credit: Daniel Rooney
Emptying a full basket,
Camera IconEmptying a full basket, Credit: Daniel Rooney

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