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Smile Through Sport at Washington Old Hall

An afternoon of outdoor games and activities for children and young people aged 6-19 years with SEND and their families.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Have a go at a variety of games and activities, including boccia - a game related to bowls and petanque which tests precision and accuracy. At a Paralympic level the sport is designed for athletes with severe physical disabilities. However, boccia is played and enjoyed by people of all abilities.

This is a free event, but please book your place.

Smile Through Sport is a North East based disability sport charity. It was founded by Paralympian Stephen Miller MBE to provide events, sessions and education to improve the health and wellbeing of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities throughout the North East of England. They provide a range of services for organisations, individuals and families.

Times

The basics

Booking details

Call smilethroughsport.com/whats-on/

Suitability

Suitable for age 6-19. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting point

Head through the entrance gate to find the fun.

What to bring and wear

Wear comfy clothing and sensible shoes e.g. trainers.

Accessibility

This session is designed for children and young people with SEND. There is level access to the area the activities will take place in.

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