Whiteley to host Learning Disability Games

Press Release: 22/06/2005

The Disability Games, a fun filled afternoon of competitive games for adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities, will be held at The Meadowside Centre in Whiteley on 5 July between 10am and 3pm.

The Meadowside Centre, in conjunction with the Learning Disability Community team of Fareham and Gosport PCT, care staff and coaching clubs such as Sportstars, Whiteley Oaks Basketball club and the Colin Murphy Academy of Tennis, will be at the event helping to make the day exciting and enjoyable for all participants.

James Wade, Meadowside Centre Manager said, 'it's a great idea to put on an event like this; it should be a brilliant day for everyone involved. We hope the event will attract up to 50 adults from local day centres and act as a pilot for establishing future larger events, hopefully developing the games into an annual event.'

There will be a whole host of exciting activities to suit all abilities, including boccia, foam athletics and creative dance, with participants receiving certificates and medals on the day.

If you know of, or are involved in a group that would like to take part please contact the Meadowside Centre on 01489 577464 for more information.