Disability Taster Day at Medway Park

Photo of Medway Dragons rugby league playersA sports taster day for people with physical disabilities will take place at Medway Park on Thursday, 23 August 2012.

Wheelchair rugby, goalball, boccia, wheelchair basketball and powerchair football will all be available to sample between 10am and 4pm.

Visitors will also be able to try out the new disabled gym equipment with guidance from Medway Public Health Team's new physical disability instructor.

An information stand will enable visitors to sign up to the various free taster sessions available, get details about the different activities and meet with the club coaches to find out more about disabled sports clubs in Medway.

The day coincides with Westfield Health British Transplant Games registration day and those taking part can also spectate the first event of the Games, Archery.

Kent's Paralympic Road Show Bus will be parked in the main car park throughout the day and will provide people with the opportunity to learn about the range of Paralympic sports including sitting volleyball, table tennis and powerlifting.

For more information contact phone John Hatchett on 01634 338763 or email sportsdevteam@medway.gov.uk.