Multi-Sports at Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub
Metro Blind Sport has partnered with Goalball UK, Sportworks, Ealing Council and GLL to deliver multiple sport and physical activity opportunities for blind and partially sighted people.
Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund and is inviting Londoners to sign up. The project welcomes blind and partially sighted people of all ages and abilities from West London to engage in a variety of different sports.
The weekly sessions will include one of the following, football, tennis, goalball, cricket as well as many other activities throughout the year.
Multi-sports at Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub
Date: Every Sunday Time: 2 pm to 4 pm
Venue: Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub, Popes Ln, W3 8LQ.
The weekly schedule below
Please choose your preferred sport and date, click the link and use the online booking form to book your place
For more information.
Please contact Charlie Raven, Sports Development Officer Metro Blind Sport
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07956 292 046
The ‘Seeing the benefit of exercise’ project will be 2-hour weekly session on a Sunday afternoon, led by qualified coaches in a covid secure environment. The sports are all adapted specifically for blind and partially sighted people, using adapted equipment, and will rotate on a weekly basis to provide as much opportunity as possible for people to try new things.
Charlie Raven, Sport Development Officer at Metro Blind Sport said
“As the charity continues to grow, we are incredibly excited to be extending our reach towards West London to deliver more sport and physical opportunities at this great new facility in Gunnersbury Park. We believe these weekly sessions can have a significantly positive contribution towards the social, physical and mental health of visually impaired people within the local community and across London”.
Alex Bunney, Participation Lead at Goalball UK said
“We are delighted to be involved in this visual impairment specific multi-sport project alongside Metro Blind Sport and other key partners. The Hub at Gunnersbury Park in West London is a key location for us as we look to grow the number of accessible opportunities for people to play goalball in the capital”.
This past year has highlighted just how important it is to be active, and it is evident that disabled people have been hit hard by the pandemic. Metro Blind Sport want to deliver a programme in the new facility that is as welcoming as possible for blind and partially sighted people.
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