The Blackpool FC Community Trust has caught Paralympic fever and has delivered a number of Paralympic themed events to disabled people of Blackpool.
Blackpool FC Community Trust delivers a wide range of disability and inclusion sessions within the Blackpool and Fylde area.
The growth of the disability provision delivered by the Community Trust has significantly increased in the last 18 months with more sessions than ever taking place catering for impairments such as cerebral palsy, amputees, deaf, dementia, visually impaired, wheelchair users, moderate learning difficulties and specific learning difficulties as well as many more.
Owen Coyle, Inclusion Officer for the Blackpool FC Community Trust has been delivering the Paralympic themed events at Warren Manor which is held every Tuesday (10am-11am) and Wednesday (1pm-2pm)
The Warren Manor disability programme targets anyone suffering from a variety of different impairments and aims to increase social awareness. There are a number of Paralympic themed events at Warren Manor including Javelin (throwing activity), Boccia and as well as many more.
Owen said, “The Paralympics has been a great platform for all participants on our disability programmes. We have been running different events at our Warren Manor programme which increases social awareness and physical participation. I encourage anyone with a disability or impairment to get involved in any of the sessions that BFCCT deliver which are free of charge. Our programme also gives opportunity for participants on the course to meet new friends.”