September 27th, 2016

Great Britain’s Paralympic celebrations continue at annual Solihull Gets Active Games

Great Britain’s Paralympic celebrations continue at annual Solihull Gets Active Games Great Britain’s Paralympic celebrations continue at annual Solihull Gets Active Games

AS THE PARALYMPIC games have drawn to a close Tudor Grange Leisure Centre will be celebrating Great Britain’s sporting success at the annual Solihull Gets Active Games on September 28.

The games – which have been spearheaded by Solihull Active – aim to encourage adults with disabilities to get involved in activities.

Parkwood Leisure, Bromford Housing, Solihull Community Housing and brain injury charity Headway are among the long-list of charities across the borough preparing to get into the sporting spirit.

There will be plenty of opportunities for participants to get stuck in and try their hand at a number of sports – including archery, martial arts and racket ball just to name a few.

Coaches from various sports clubs will also be offering advice and talking about the vast opportunities available in Solihull.

Cabinet Member for Stronger Communities & Partnerships, Coun Tony Dicicco said: “This is a great opportunity for people with disabilities to try something new, get active and have fun socialising in a sporting environment.

“With the excellent achievements of the British Paralympians in Rio it is a great time to get involved!”

The event will start at 10.30am and run until 2.30pm.

Participants must be aged 16 and over.

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