The Lions Mid-Summer Sports Day and Fun Festival for Disabled People

The Lions Clubs of South East Essex are, for the eight year, organising this exciting event for disabled people at The King John School, Benfleet Road entrance, Benfleet Road, Essex SS7 1RG on Saturday 28th July 2018 which runs from 9.30 a.m. and closes at about 5.30 p.m.

The Lions Clubs will provide refreshments:  BBQ, fruit and biscuits, water, tea and coffee.

The day is organised so that the participants, no matter the type or severity of their disability, can participate in a variety of sporting activities, games and pastimes in the knowledge that their achievements will be recognised with medals, applause and a team trophy.   They can try many or just a few of the events.   To participate as an individual or a team, all that is needed is a completed entry form because the event is by invitation only.   The invitation includes  parents, relatives, carers and helpers.    All events are supervised.

Sporting events include archery, boccia, bowls, discus, javelin, new age kurling, shot put, and basketball (sitting or standing).

In addition there is a wheelchair slalom and a fencing demonstration with a reaction test.

The games include bags in buckets, bomber darts,shove ha’penny, sticky balls and various similar activities.

The art project is available and has proven popular.

Music interludes occur during the day and this is followed by entertainment provide by

The Music Man Project led by David Stanley.

The event caters for those whatever the type of impairment but it BY INVITATION ONLY.

The afternoon session includes music, entertainment, a raffle and medal presentation.   All participants receive at least one medal.   There is a trophy for the winning team.

Lions Clubs’ are being supported by Active Essex and their ‘All Together ambassadors’ as part of their object “Changing 1 Million Lives to get Essex Active”.

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