What is Goalball?

Goalball is an exciting, indoor, 3-aside team sport, of attack and defend – with
a unique twist!

Goalball is a truly inclusive sport as fully sighted players can also play alongside
those with visual impairment as all of the players wear eyeshades so that nobody
can see the ball. Players, therefore, have to rely entirely on their other senses. It is
suitable for all ages and abilities

Latest Goalball Events

Goalball in London – 28 June 2022

Venue:
The Castle Leisure Centre,  2 St Gabriel Walk, London SE1 6FG
Time:
6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Phone:
07885 591684
Date:
28th June 2022
Cost:
First session free then £3 a session.
More Info

Goalball in Croydon – 4 July 2022

Venue:
Harris Invictus Academy, 88 London Road, Croydon, CR0 2TB
Entry by the School front Entrance.
Time:
6 pm - 9.00 pm
Phone:
07889648925
Date:
04th July 2022
Cost:
Free
More Info

Goalball in Croydon – 11 July 2022

Venue:
Harris Invictus Academy, 88 London Road, Croydon, CR0 2TB
Entry by the School front Entrance.
Time:
6 pm - 9.00 pm
Phone:
07889648925
Date:
11th July 2022
Cost:
Free
More Info

Want to get involved?  
If you’re interested in playing or volunteering contact: 

London Elephants taking a break in July 2022, sessions will restart in August 2022 but do register your interest with Tracy below

Goalball History

The sport was originally devised in 1946 to help rehabilitate soldiers who had lost
their sight during the war. It has been played throughout the world ever since up to
the highest level as a Paralympic sport, by people who have visual impairments.

The ball contains internal bells so players are able to track its movement by its sound. The court is marked out with tactile lines so players can feel where they are.

The idea of the game is quite simply to score goals by bowling the ball along the floor, past the opposing team.

Goalball Links

Goalball UK – Transforming people’s lives

Website: http://www.goalballuk.com

The stated mission of Goalball UK is “To raise the profile of Goalball throughout the UK, promote participation in the sport and achieve success on the international stage.”

Blindfolds Links Below

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