Belfast Harbour supports NI Junior Paralympic Fun Day at Foyle Arena

Belfast Harbour is supporting the 3rd ‘NI Junior Paralympic Fun Day’ event at Foyle Arena on Saturday 3rd October 2015.

Linsey McKeown (DSNI), Mitchell House Pupils and Jenni Barkley (Belfast Harbour)

Staff from local charity Disability Sport NI and Paediatric Physiotherapists from across NI will be hosting the 3rd ‘NI Junior Paralympic Fun Day’ event at Foyle Arena on Saturday 3rd October 2015.

The event, which will run from 10am – 4pm in the Main Hall at the Arena and is supported by Belfast Harbour & Comic Relief is an opportunity for young people (5-17yr olds) with physical/mobility disabilities to come along and try out a range of sports: Tennis, Climbing, Wheelchair Rugby, Hand Cycling, Powerchair Football, CP Football, Archery, Boxing, Wheelchair Basketball, Badminton & Boccia, so it’ll be an action packed day.

Aubrey Bingham, Senior Development Officer from Disability Sport NI said:

“We have places available for 40-50 participants and they can try out 1 or 2 sports or all 10 on offer, so it’s a great opportunity to have some fun, learn new skills, meet new friends and see which sports you really enjoy”

Jenni Barkley, Belfast Harbour’s Communications and Corporate Responsibility Manager, said:

“We are delighted to be able to support this event which offers a fantastic opportunity for children of all ages to have fun whilst building new skills and friendships.”

Thanks to Irish Football Association, Rochesters & St Mary’s Boxing Clubs, Trailblazers Powerchair Football Club, Ulster Barbarians Wheelchair Rugby Club, Paul Logan Tennis, Foyle Valley Archery Club & Knights Wheelchair Basketball Club.

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