April Disability Sport Grampian Update

  • We’re now accepting applications for youngsters aged 10 – 18 with visual, physical or hearing impairments to attend our annual summer camp in Badaguish. It’s an action-packed 3 days of adventure & loads of fun…best of all, you’ll get a couple of child-free nights 😊 Check out https://www.scottishdisabilitysport.com/summer-camp-10-12-july-2019/ for more information.
  • Don’t forget to get your school-aged kids with physical, visual or hearing impairments signed up for this year’s FREE Grampian Parasport Festival. Loads of sports on offer to try including swimming, badminton, basketball & more! Sign up now here!
  • We’ve also got our annual Grampian Games on the weekend of the 25th and 26th May & are offering friendly competition opportunities for people of all ages with physical, sensory or learning disabilities in boccia, table tennis, swimming, indoor bowls and 10-pin bowling. Download the registration forms at http://www.grampiandisabilitysport.org.uk/event/grampian-games/
  • There’s a FREE Disability Inclusion Training workshop taking place in Keith, Moray, in May. If you’re a coach, teacher, activity leader, volunteer, helper, student or anyone keen to learn a bit more about how to make sport more inclusive, click here to book your space now & take advantage of the opportunity!
  • For clubs and developing athletes in and around north/central Aberdeenshire, check out Inverurie Youth Sports Foundation, who provide support for young athletes and clubs. They are a great organisation who have funded some of our top para-athletes. More info is available at https://www.iysf.org.uk/how-we-help
  • Finally, for any coaches, committee members, officials, leaders etc who need to renew their Child Protection training, Sport Aberdeen is now offering the new Child Wellbeing & Protection in Sport workshop. Click here for more details.

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