British Blind Sport Opens Registrations for VI Sports Taster Day in Southampton

British Blind Sport is thrilled to work in partnership with Toynbee School to deliver a fun filled day of inclusive sports and activities specifically for children living with sight loss, aged 7 to 11yrs, in Southampton.

The Southampton VI Sports Taster Day, which takes place on Friday 27th September, is an annual event delivered by the Toynbee School in Eastleigh. This year, British Blind Sport are proud to be partnering with Toynbee School to support this exciting event; offering expertise and guidance to deliver quality inclusive sessions.

British Blind Sport will also be on-hand post event to support all participants to find local inclusive sports opportunities and projects that encourage young people with sight loss to develop skills and confidence to lead active lives.

Participants at the Southampton VI Sports Taster Day will be able to sample a range of inclusive activities including archery, cricket, football, goalball, karting, golf, boccia and much more!  For the young people attending, the event will be a wonderful opportunity to make friends and share positive experiences in an inclusive and safe environment.

5 photos of young people with a visual impairment playing a range of VI sports

Specifically for young people with a visual impairment aged 7-11yrs, The Southampton VI Sports Taster Day will take place on Friday 27th September, between 9am and 3pm, at Toynbee School, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 2PL.

This event is FREE to attend for participants, friends and family, however registration is essential.  To register, please email vicentre@toynbee.hants.sch.uk

BBS encourage everyone, no matter their previous experience in sport, to come along, have a go, but most importantly – have fun!

For further details, please visit http://bit.ly/HAGD-SOUTH, call British Blind Sport on 01926 424247 or email alex@britishblindsport.org.uk

Investing in local community activities is paramount to the health and welfare for people living with disabilities in the UK. British Blind Sport would like to thank The Grocers Charity for their generous funding that enables the charity to deliver these events.

British Blind Sport are always grateful of the support of volunteers to help out at these events.  If you can spare some time to help the attendees to enjoy the day fully, please get in touch.